Aurelia Community Center awarded grant
(Local News ~ 08/16/07)
DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Vision Iowa Board approved $552,765 in grants to projects located in Bellevue, Aurelia and North Liberty, plus Adams and Madison Counties at Thursday's board meeting in Johnston. The grant for the Aurelia project is for $225,000, and will enable the city to complete the project as planned, when these funds are added to the amounts from the city, Aurelia Municipal Utilities, and the many individuals and businesses who have given to the project...
Glen Elmer Meyer
(Obituary ~ 08/16/07)
Glen Elmer Meyer, 80, of Carroll (formerly of Westside) died Thursday, August 9, 2007, at the St. Anthony Regional Hospital. Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 13, 2007, at the Dahn & Woodhouse Funeral Home in Carroll with the Reverend Carl Noble officiating. ...
We have reason to think positive
(Editorial ~ 08/16/07)
It seems that some people can't help but look for the dark lining in the silver clouds - finding negatives within what is generally regarded as good news. Higher prices for corn resulting from ethanol have generated laments about the higher prices for livestock and subsequently for meat. Now an Iowa State University expert is warning about the environmental impact of ethanol production...
From the Midway: Casino for Cherokee - wanna bet?
(Column ~ 08/16/07)
Does Cherokee really need a casino? Interesting question - my gag reflex tells me no. My common sense tells me no. I wonder- do people really understand what comes with this issue? This is a strong choice for the community to make, and should be well thought out. There are many hidden risks to having a casino in town...
Braves Ege, Ruehle earn IBCA honors
(High School Sports ~ 08/16/07)
Cherokee senior Cory Ege, one of the most decorated baseball players in Cherokee Braves history, received another high honor last week when he was named to the Iowa Baseball Coaches Assocation All-State Super Team. The team features 16 Iowa players the IBCA has identified as the best in the state, regardless of class (1A, 2A, 3A, 4A). Ege and the State Champion Cherokee Braves competed in Class 2A this past season...
- Photos from the Marcus Fair (Local News ~ 08/16/07)
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