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Stories from Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Aurelia Band salutes "Pirates" films (10/23/07)
Paullina’s Queen (10/23/07)
Sara Burmakow was recently crowned Queen for Paullina's Quasquicentennial Celebration July 3, 4, 5, 6 of 2008. Sara is the daughter of Jim and Lori Burmakow of Paullina and is pictured with her grandparents Claude and Mary Whited of Cherokee. Picture courtesy of Hot Shots Photography/Krista Snyder in Paullina...
Arson follows domestic abuse charge (10/23/07)
The day after a Quimby man was arrested for allegedly injuring an infant, a fire that was determined to be arson occurred at the address of the alleged child abuse. On Thursday, the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department arrested Cody Foster, 25, and charged him with Willful Injury (Class D Felony), Child Endangerment (Class C Felony), and Domestic Abuse Assault, in connection with a Child Abuse Investigation involving significant injuries to a six-week-old child. ...
MMC deals with bullying (10/23/07)
The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn School Board approved the first reading of a policy dealing with bullying and harassment at their monthly meeting on October 15th. The board spent a good deal of time going over the policy and making sure it is hitting the mark when dealing with various situations...
Cherokee enrollment numbers given (10/23/07)
Superintendent John Chalstrom had good news and bad news for the Cherokee School Board on Monday. The bad news is that the school district lost 12 students since last year, going down to 999.6 students for the current school year (dual enrolled home schooled students are counted as fractions of students based on level of service provided)...
Aurelia Girls lose season-ender to Schaller-Crestland, 3-0 (10/23/07)
AURELIA - Aurelia volleyball coach Tim Ireland said his team “played our best volleyball of the year in the first part of the first game” on Oct. 11 against Schaller-Crestland. Unfortunately, Ireland said, the Bulldog girls “had a mental letdown, and never got it back,” ending their regular season by losing to their Northwest Conference foe by game scores of 19-25, 8-25, 9-25...
G-H vies in tough Heelan tourney (10/23/07)
SIOUX CITY - Playing in an awesome field of competition including Hull Western Christian (# 1 2A), Ankeny (#1 4A), Sioux Center, Sioux City North and Bellevue, Neb., the Galva-Holstein Lady Pirates competed in a volleyball tournamentat at Sioux City Heelan on Saturday...
River Valley gridders fall to West Monona, 41-21 (10/23/07)
River Valley football coach Kent Bass’ comment after the Oct. 12 District 1 game against West Monona was ,“We played too well to lose by twenty points.” Yet, that’s exactly what the scoreboard said at the game’s conclusion - West Monona 41, River Valley 21...
WHS wins Storm Lake title (10/23/07)
Cherokee boasts shiny 36-18 VB match record STORM LAKE - Showing continued improvement throughout the season, the Cherokee Washington High volleyball team put it all together here on Oct. 13 to win the Storm Lake Invitational with a 4-1 match record for the day...
Wildcats shut down MMC Eagles (10/23/07)
MOVILLE - Woodbury Central hung 30 points on the board in the first quarter on the way to overwhelming a banged-up Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn squad 48-0 in Class A, District 1 football action here Friday night. The Eagles managed just 47 yards rushing on 30 carries, with Jordan Petersen netting 34 of those on six hauls, and Lukas Nelson totaling 20 yards on 10 carries...
Rated Eagles shut out Pirates (10/23/07)
LAWTON - The undefeated and seventh-ranked Lawton-Bronson Eagles flexed their muscle here on Oct. 12 with a 28-point first half, on the way to a decisive 38-0 Class A, District 1 victory over Galva-Holstein. The 7-0 Eagles scored two touchdowns in the first quarter, two more in the second, and a TD and field goal in the third to finish out the game’s scoring, while the L-B defense shut out the 4-3 Pirates...
Bulldogs bomb R-A, 35-13 (10/23/07)
Jared Bruce has three TDs for victorious Aurelia AURELIA - The Aurelia Bulldogs got off to a quick start in District 3 8-man football action here on Oct. 12, rolling to a 20-0 halftime lead against Ruthven-Ayrshire. The ‘Dogs increased their lead to 28-0 in the third quarter against the winless Raiders, and wound up winning 35-13, moving their District mark to 5-0...
Helen Hayes (10/23/07)
Helen Hayes, age 88, of Clear Lake, S.D. died on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2007 at the Sanford Hospital Deuel County in Clear Lake, SD. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Oct. 17, 2007 at the Highland Lutheran Church in Brandt, S.D. Rev. Carlene Rhody officiated...
James Charles Smith (10/23/07)
James Charles Smith, 71, of San Marcos, Calif.died on June 13, 2007 due to Alzheimer’s complications. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 10 a.m. at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. Rev. Ray Kruger will officiate. There will be military rites at the graveside. The Boothby funeral home in Cherokee is in charge of the arrangements...
Robert A. Myers (10/23/07)
Robert A. Myers, 72, of Washta, died on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2007 at his home in Washta. Funeral services were held on Oct. 19 at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Pastor Bob Stout officiated. Robert Myers was born July 31, 1935 at Lavinia, to Harry and Ruby (Pridemore) Myers. He attended Quimby Schools. He was married to Sybil Olsen, and later married Delores Huck. He was married to Doris Regennitter on Nov. 20, 1982 in Washta...
JoAnne Stratton (10/23/07)
JoAnne Stratton, 79, of Cherokee, died Friday Oct. 12, 2007, at the Countryside Estates Nursing Home, Cherokee, following a brief illness. Memorial Services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 16, 2007, at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Cherokee. Rev. Armand Bertrand officiated. Burial was at the Mount Calvary Cemetery, Cherokee. There was no visitation...
Dennis A. Law (10/23/07)
Dennis A. Law, 58, of rural Quimby, died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2007 at his home. Funeral services were held on, Oct. 18, at 10:30 a.m. at the Quimby United Methodist Church. Rev. Carolyn Hollar officiated, and burial was in the Correctionville Cemetery...
Peggy Lavonne Rasmussen Crist (10/23/07)
Peggy Lavonne Rasmussen Crist, 77 of Tucson, Ariz. died on Oct. 12 at her home. She was cremated and graveside services will be held in Elko, Nev. with her children present. Memorial services will be held Oct. 27, at 1:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Schaller...
Meloy/Fitts (10/23/07)
Doris A. Meloy is delighted to announce the marriage of her youngest daughter, Molly Elizabeth Meloy to Jeffrey Poor Fitts on Sept. 21, 2007 at City Hall in New York City. Their families joined to celebrate their nuptials at the home of Nancy and Imad Qasim in Wilmette, Ill...
Smith/Rupp (10/23/07)
Tiffany Smith and Jason Rupp were united in marriage on May 26, 2007 at the home of the bride’s parents. Ryan Kolpin officiated at the 5:30 p.m. outdoor ceremony. Tiffany is the daughter of Lowell and Paula Smith of Aurelia. Jason is the son of Jeff and Kim Rupp of Cherokee...
Taylor/Dunkel (10/23/07)
Emily Taylor and Ryan Dunkel were united in marriage on July 28, 2007 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Dubuque. Parents of the couple are Greg and Bobbi Taylor of Marcus and Randy and the late Shari Dunkel of Worthington, Iowa. Maid of Honor was Samantha Taylor and bridesmaids were Brooklyn Stevenson, Katie Irwin, Paige Petersen and Missi Clark. ...
Basic Biittner: Who ARE these guys??? (10/23/07)
Though several people have assumed I lost interest in the baseball post season when a certain team from the Bronx took an early exit, I have, in fact, been following the League Championship Series in the American League and that other league. It was difficult initially, because I felt like Butch and Sundance in my favorite movie. Watching Colorado, Arizona, and Cleveland, I kept asking myself : “Who ARE these guys?”...
From the Midway: Drawn together (10/23/07)
Yesterday, while driving to work, I was listening to the ‘Morning Edition’ on NPR. On the program was David Michaelis, author of a new biography of legendary cartoonist Charles M. Schulz. The book is titled ‘Schulz and Peanuts’ and in his book Michaelis claims that Schulz used his comic strip to reveal secrets of his private life...
Gray Matter: Oktoberfests and 'The Chicken Dance' (10/23/07)
            It’s mid-autumn, and time once more for harvest festivals, those celebrations  that must have begun with our earliest ancestors.  Probably most common in the upper Midwest is some variation of the German Oktoberfest. The one best known in our area is held in Remsen, just over the Plymouth County line to our west " German, with Luxembourg overtones. ...
Expanded education access needed (10/23/07)
As candidates criss - cross our state, seeking support for the caucuses, a wide variety of issues are discussed, everything from global warming to health care to energy independence and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Some of the candidates are unveiling very detailed plans for these and many more topics, with detailed position papers that require more reading than many news accounts of campaign appearances can allow for...