Gray Matter: Reality versus imagination
(Column ~ 08/06/07)
Does it sometimes seem that life for today's children is almost too much of a "reality" show? I usually try to avoid touting the good old days, because I really dislike sounding like an old lady. What else should I expect at my ripe age, you might ask, but you know what I mean. Still, in our childhood, in the middle of the great depression, my sister and I had a few dolls, even fewer other toys and probably less than a dozen books...
Struck Strikes Out: State Champs! How sweet the sound
(Sports Column ~ 08/06/07)
As if the Cherokee Braves winning the Class 2A State Baseball Championship for the first time in school history isn't enough, we'd be remiss if we didn't all stand back to cherish the classy, stylish way in which they did it. From head coach Scott Koch and assistants Steve Sonka and Jared Koch and their team, to athletic director Neil Phipps and the faithful Cherokee Athletic Boosters, to the hundreds of loyal fans comprising the huge crowds that followed the Braves all season, we say, nobody could possibly have done it better.. ...
(Births ~ 08/06/07)
Amy Talbert of LeMars is pleased to announce the birth of her son, Brennen Lee Talbert. Born on July 27, 2007 at 4:18 p.m. He weighed 7 lbs. and 4 oz. and measured 19 inches long. Welcoming Brennen home is his big brother Jayden Johnson. Grandparents are Dana and Audrey Talbert of Washta...
Anna Mae Gochenour
(Obituary ~ 08/06/07)
Anna Mae Gochenour, 82, of Humboldt, died on July 29, 2007 at the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City. Funeral services will be held today at 2 p.m. at the Faith United Methodist Church in Humboldt. Burial will be at the Union Cemetery in Humboldt. Visitation with the family was held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at the Mason-Lindhart Funeral Home in Humboldt...
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