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Stories from Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Pictures from the 2007 Cherokee County Fair (07/18/07)
Motel planned for Marcus (07/18/07)
Another sign of economic growth for the Marcus area will be the forthcoming motel which will be built on Highway 3 just east of the Marcus intersection and northeast of the Marcus Junction truck-stop. The announcement of the proposed motel, Hometown Guest House, was made at city hall last week by members of the motel's board...
Family reverses birthday card tradition (07/18/07)
There are a lot of things to be said in support of longevity. After all, you can use old age as the reason for your crankiness, nobody expects you to do the dishes at family get togethers and you can laugh a lot every month when it's time for you to deposit your Social Security check...
Times Gone By (07/18/07)
100 years ago Many priests attended laying of the corner stone of the new Catholic Church. The corner stone of the new Catholic church was laid yesterday afternoon. Bishop Garrigan, of Sioux City and Monseigner Lenehan, of Ft. Dodge, conducted the imposing ceremony and were assisted by Fathers Heelan of Ft. Dodge, Masterson of Fonda, O'Reilly, of Marcus, and Warzawa of Mary Hill. The Woodman band of Cherokee furnished music for the occasion...
WHS girls tumble at Spencer (07/18/07)
SPENCER - The Cherokee Washington High softball team dropped an 8-3 Lakes Conference game at Spencer June 29. Cherokee tallied three runs on nine hits and committed a whopping 10 errors in the contest. Leading hitters for the WHS girls were Alanna Valentine - 2-2 with two doubles and a run scored; Emily Anderson - 2-2 with a run scored; Shauna Drefke 1-3 with a double; Kelsey Essick 1-3 with a double; Lacie Drennan 1-2 with an RBI; Kylie Dilla 1-4 with an RBI and run scored; and Lynn Carlson 1-3.. ...
Marie DeWitt (07/18/07)
Marie DeWitt, 87, of Cherokee, and formerly of Washta, died Friday, July 13, 2007 in the Cherokee Villa Nursing & Rehab Center following a one year illness. Funeral services were held July 16th at 10:30 a.m. at the Washta United Methodist Church. Rev. Carolyn Hollar officiated...
Ronald Lee Mueller (07/18/07)
Ronald Mueller, age 66, of Alta, died from a sudden illness on Wednesday, July 11, 2007, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa, surrounded by his family. Services were held at 10:00 am on Saturday, July 14, 2007, at the Alta High School Gymnasium, Alta, with Pastor Terry W. ...
From the Midway: Dead is dead in my book (07/18/07)
There is an old saying, you can judge a society by the way they treat their prisoners. South Dakota had its first execution in 60 years last week. Elijah Page was put to death by lethal injection for his role in the 2000 torture and killing of a 19-year-old man named Chaster Allan Poage...
Getting tough on illegals (07/18/07)
Federal officials appear to be taking a tougher stand regarding people who knowingly harbor illegal alien. A union representative and human resources worker were recently arrested at the Swift & Co. meatpacking plant in Marshalltown on charges of bringing in and harboring illegal immigrants...