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Stories from Thursday, October 11, 2007

MMC homecoming royalty (10/11/07)
Coronation of MMC royalty took place Thursday evening October 4th. Reigning over the festivities were Justin Henke and Andrea Doeden, King Tucker Petersen and Queen Samantha Taylor, Ben Mayer and Ashley Henke. Crown bearers were Madison Treinen and Douglas Gengler. Photo by Nancy Hohbach...
Aurelians meet to discuss district future (10/11/07)
Braves tumble 35-20 at UC (10/11/07)
Schuett's three TDs not enough for Cherokee ORANGE CITY - A hour and 45 minute delay - because no game officials showed up - only added to the bizarre nature of Cherokee's pivotal Class 2A, District 1 football game at Orange City Unity Christian Friday night, a most forgettable night that saw the host Knights abscond with a 35-20 victory...
MMC topples Westwood, 12-8 (10/11/07)
Eagle defense shuts down Rebel ground game MARCUS - The feisty Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn football Eagles scored a field goal, safety, and touchdown on their way to their first victory this season - a hard-earned 12-8 win over Westwood at Homecoming here Friday night...
Alice M. Stoelting (10/11/07)
Alice M. Stoelting, 91, died on Oct. 3, 2007 in rural Schaller, where she was a lifelong resident. Services were held on Oct. 6, 2007 at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake, with Pastor Clint Hogrefe of Oakdale Evangelical Free Church in rural Meriden, officiating. Burial was at the Immanuel Reformed Church of Christ Cemetery in rural Schaller. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake was charge of the arrangements...
Woods/Swanson (10/11/07)
Rachel Woods and David Swanson were united in marriage on June 30, 2007 at the Church of Saint Mark in St. Paul, Minn. Father Tony Schuster of Roundup, Mont, cousin of the bride's father, officiated. Rachel is the daughter of Doug and Val Woods of Cherokee. David is the son of Larry and Jamelle Swanson of Fairmont, Minn...
Winding roads: A fall trip (10/11/07)
Since a few folks commented about my trip columns, I thought I'd share about last week's short journey into Wisconsin. We had a family gathering on Sunday in West Des Moines. We decided to take off from there to find the Wisconsin Dells. We headed to Ames and went east on 30 towards Cedar Rapids to get to Highway 151 which angles northeast. ...
From the Midway: Where's a Roosevelt when you need him? (10/11/07)
I had a friend of mine call me the other night and we started talking about politics. Nothing too major, just what candidates we think are doing the best so far. On the Democrat's side of the fence there was high disappointment this last week regarding health issues and nobody who really stood out from the pack. But we both agreed that Hillary Clinton is the front-runner for the Democrats. Why, you may ask?...
Time for universal health care (10/11/07)
The veto by President Bush of funding for children's health insurance underscores the difficulties in having a patchwork system of private and public funding for health care rather than following a more consistent approach. In this country, we have Medicare and Medicaid programs to give coverage to the elderly and the indigent. The government provides little else besides tax deductibility as far as government assistance to the middle class and the working poor for health care...