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Stories from Thursday, September 20, 2007

Homecoming week at WHS (09/20/07)
Dettmer joins CMS staff (09/20/07)
Jeremy Dettmer has taken an interesting route to arrive at the Cherokee Middle School and Washington High School as a new teacher this year. A 1991 graduate from Wapsie Valley High School in northeast Iowa, Dettmer had originally planned on being an FBI agent...
Cherokee girls tumble Tigers (09/20/07)
The talented, quick-hitting Cherokee Washington High volleyball squad had its hands full with 3A rated Spencer here on Sept. 6, but had what it takes to overcome a quality opponent and a sauna environment in the poorly ventilated WHS gym to record a thrilling 3-0 Lakes Conference sweep...
Prunty/Schumacher (09/20/07)
Melissa Lynn Prunty & Joshua Alan Schumacher were united in marriage on June 2, 2007 at the First Presbyterian Church in Cedar Falls. Pastor Linda Pflugfelder officiated. The bride is the daughter of Kevin & Julie Prunty of Cleghorn, and granddaughter of James & Marilyn Prunty of Cleghorn, and Gerald and Marge Goodburn, of Cherokee...
Meyer/Rassel (09/20/07)
Wilbur & Donnette Meyer of Paullina wish to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Natalie Ann, to Jesse Jay Rassel, son of Elaine Rassel and the late Floyd Rassel of Marcus. Natalie is a 2001 graduate of South O'Brien High School and a 2005 graduate of Buena Vista University with a double major in marketing and management. She is currently employed at South O'Brien Insurance of Paullina...
Winding Roads: Preserve our resources (09/20/07)
Having been gone a short month, we were able to see and do quite a bit on a vacation. It was a learning experience in more ways than one and it got me thinking what is good and not so good for our country. It was a trip I was looking forward to as I simply wanted to see all the scenery I had heard about and then some. I had never been in Oregon, Washington or Idaho. I was a young girl when I was last in Montana...
Basic Biittner: Reliving the Good Old Rock 'n Roll Days (09/20/07)
As most regular readers of this column - all 3 of you - know, I am a long-time Rock and Roll fan. I got "hooked" early, right near the start of the era, in 1956, when I purchased Elvis Presley's 45 rpm record (kids - ask your parents or grandparents what those were) titled "Too Much." It wasn't too much, though, it was just the beginning of 45s - and later LPs, 8-tracks, cassettes, and CDs (again, ask someone older if the first two terms are foreign to you)...
Vietnam 'Wall' moves all (09/20/07)
We hope everyone who could, took the opportunity to visit the Vietnam "Moving Wall" at the Cherokee County Fairgrounds the past four days. The impressive structure is a marvelous undertaking and a poignant reminder of the many valiant men and women who gave their lives for their country...