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Stories from Thursday, October 18, 2007

The First “Green Chopper” (10/18/07)
The Iowa Farm Bureau was involved in developing a motorcycle that will educate Americans about ethanol and other renewable energy sources. The hit cable television show “American Chopper” began its new season on The Learning Channel, with a show filmed in the fields of Iowa. ...
Remember our troops! (10/18/07)
The Gardens to open in Cherokee (10/18/07)
Vintage Living of Cedar Rapids announces that the construction process is under way at The Gardens at Cherokee at 1610 Highway 3, in Cherokee. The Gardens, the second assisted living community to be developed and owned by Vintage Living, will be located on the north side of Cherokee, east of Highway 59, off Highway 3...
Constitution Challenge (10/18/07)
Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Middle School recently held a Constitution Challenge. Students were asked to find answers to various questions from the constitution. Peg Corrington's Homebase won the contest. Homebase representatives from her class pictured here are Brittany Radcliffe, Kristin Tentinger, Tanner Cronin, Michael Bush, and Paul Myers. Photo contributed...
Wastewater work scheduled (10/18/07)
The Cherokee City Council last week authorized Steve Casey, the supervisor of the city's wastewater department, to proceed with the engineering on disinfection systems at both wastewater treatment plants operated by the city, the one for the city itself and the industrial plant that handles wastewater from Tyson Foods...
Braves tumble to #1 CL/GLR (10/18/07)
Cherokee QB Jones one yard short of state passing mark Number 1-ranked Central Lyon/George-Little Rock, the defending Class 2A state champions who have won 19 of their last 20 games and now boasts a 7-0 record this season, performed as billed here Friday night, decking a game Cherokee squad 44-7 in District football action...
Aurelia Girls lose season-ender to Schaller-Crestland, 3-0 (10/18/07)
AURELIA - Aurelia volleyball coach Tim Ireland said his team “played our best volleyball of the year in the first part of the first game” Thursday night against Schaller-Crestland. Unfortunately, Ireland said the Bulldog girls “had a mental letdown, and never got it back,” losing to their conference foe by game scores of 19-25, 8-25, 9-25...
Barnes/MJM PRCA Rodeos stock featured (10/18/07)
OMAHA, NE. - Five bucking horses were selected from Barnes PRCA Rodeo & MJM Rodeos for the Wrangler Pro Tour - Omaha Round of the Ariat Playoffs held recently at the AkSarBen (River City Roundup) in Omaha. #1Z0 Cherokee Wild saddle bronc from the Barnes Ranch in Cherokee County was the only horse to buck a contestant off in the first round. Australian Anthony Bello was bucked off by Cherokee Wild...
Celesta Maxine Edwards (10/18/07)
Celesta Edwards, 82, of Storm Lake, died on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2007, at Trinity Regional Medical Center, Fort Dodge, with her loving husband, children, and grandchildren by her side. Celesta suffered a heart attack and a stroke. Funeral service were held at 10 am on Friday, Oct. 12, 2007, at United Methodist Church, Alta, with Pastor Terry W. Pollard officiating. Burial was at the Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery, Storm Lake...
Wedding at CRMC - Manthei/Nelson (10/18/07)
Sept. 29, 2007 was supposed to be Terry Nelson and Leah Manthei’s wedding day. Those plans changed when Leah was involved in a head-on collision on Sept. 12 near Worthington, Minn. Leah was transported to Worthington Regional Hospital and then transferred to Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls. She arrived at Cherokee Regional Medical Center on Sept. 26, where she is currently recovering from her injuries...
Wishing RAGBRAI well (10/18/07)
We hope the decision by the Crawford County Board of Supervisors to prohibit RAGBRAI from coming through that county will not be repeated in other counties. Most people in most communities have been pleased when they’ve learned that their town is on the route for the Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa. Hopefully, this will remain the case...