Bogenrief gets 10 years for sexual abuse
(Local News ~ 08/03/07)
A well-known stained glass artist of Sutherland will serve up to 10 years in prison for sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl more than a decade ago. Mark Douglas Bogenrief, 57, was handed the maximum prison sentence Thursday morning in the Plymouth County courtroom with the victim and her family present, as well as Bogenrief's wife and other supporters...
(Births ~ 08/03/07)
Aaron and Melinda Bryan of Polk City are pleased to announce the arrival of their son, Aidan Thomas Bryan. Aidan arrived on July 14, 2007 at 7:06 p.m. at Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines. He weighed 6 lbs. 8 oz. and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Shannon and Deb Bryan of Jamaica, Iowa and Michael and...
Winding Roads: Staying on track
(Column ~ 08/03/07)
I have been reminded of why being a reporter can be totally frustrating. Putting it quite simple, you just can't work on cruise control or else you are going to blow it. I did that last week when reporting on a special Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn board meeting. ...
Role models still exist
(Editorial ~ 08/03/07)
Over the last few years, it has become increasingly difficult to read any newspaper sports section, listen to sports talk radio, or watch ESPN or other sports TV channels without coming across (or being hit by) stories about the off-the-field activities of sports figures. I'm not sure a day goes by without at least one "nasty" item, usually involving alcohol or drug abuse, possibly in combination with domestic abuse or physical abuse of somebody...
Hazel Eleanora Mohr
(Obituary ~ 08/03/07)
Hazel E. Mohr, 79, of Cushing, died on Wednesday, July 25, 2007, at her home, after a brief illness. Services were held at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 28, 2007 at St. John Lutheran Church in Cushing with Pastor Sheryl K. Ashley officiating. Burial was in the Holstein Cemetery. ...
Braves do it!!!
(High School Sports ~ 08/03/07)
Cherokee beats defending champs for 2A state baseball title DES MOINES - The 31-2 Cherokee Braves, rated number one in Class 2A in Iowa most of the season, cemented that honor by claiming a hard-fought 5-4 State Championship game over defending champion Davenport Assumption here Saturday afternoon...
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