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Stories from Monday, November 5, 2007

Times Gone By (11/05/07)
Girls Choir (11/05/07)
CMS presents (11/05/07)
Villa worker gets a car (11/05/07)
Care Initiatives, a not-for-profit organization, and Iowa's largest long- term care provider with over 53 locations across Iowa, gave away five corporate vehicles to deserving employees who were nominated by their facility's administrator. Lisa Campbell of Cherokee was chosen as one of the recipients. ...
Looking for the best (11/05/07)
All those who attended the chili cook-off at the Meriden Fire Station on Sunday Oct. 27 received a small cup in which to sample all the soups and chilis, then voted for the best three. Many of the cooks dressed in delightful get-ups. Everyone enjoyed tacos, ice cream and a beverage. Photo by Nancy Hohbach...
At-large seat contested in Cherokee (11/05/07)
The incumbent and a challenger are running for an at-large seat on the Cherokee City Council. City council terms are for four years and the election will be held Tuesday Nov. 6 for municipal offices throughout the state. Dwight Varce is the incumbent council member...
Aurelia MIA is accounted for (11/05/07)
An Aurelia native who has been listed as Missing In Action for four decades is one of five servicemen recently accounted for by the Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) The remains of the five U.S.Navy servicemen, missing in action from the Vietnam War, have been accounted for and will be returned to their families for burial with full military honors...
Claycamp joins WITCC staff (11/05/07)
Dori Claycamp, a resident of rural Cherokee, has joined WITCC as educational coordinator for Educational Talent Search, a federally funded pre-college program that helps students complete high school and enter post-secondary education. She is based at WITCC's Cherokee campus...
Manning clips Wolverines, 3-0 (11/05/07)
RV loses Regional Final; winner to state IDA GROVE - A tough Manning volleyball squad, a state qualifier last year with all starters returning for this season, defeated River Valley's courageous girls 3-0 in a Regional Final here Tuesday night, by game scores of 25-20, 25-13, 25-22...
G-H girls, SOS boys place (11/05/07)
Pirates 8th, Wolverines 14th at 1A state XC meet FORT DODGE - In Class 1A competition, the Galva-Holstein girls placed eighth and the South O'Brien boys 14th in their respective divisions at Saturday's four-class State Cross Country Meet here. Council Bluffs St. Albert won the 1A girls team title with 84 points, followed by runner-up Valley Community with 98 points. The G-H girls totaled 197 points for eighth place...
Aurelia falls hard in playoffs (11/05/07)
Rugged Glidden-Ralston hits ‘Dogs, 56-6 GLIDDEN - Glidden-Ralston scored an incredible six touchdowns in the final eight minutes of the first quarter to explode all over the Aurelia Bulldogs 56-6 in first-round state playoff action in 8-player football here Tuesday night...
G-H closes with win over Spartans (11/05/07)
Forristal to Cronin pass game's only score ONAWA - Mark Cronin hauled in a John Forristal pass in the second quarter and rambled 63 yards to paydirt to lead the Galva-Holstein Pirates to an exciting 6-0 season-ending victory over West Monona here Friday night...
Undefeated Lawton-Bronson rolls over MMC Eagles (11/05/07)
LAWTON - Undefeated and seventh-rated Lawton-Bronson flexed its collective muscle in the first half to storm to a 45-3 halftime lead on the way to a 45-24 Class A District victory over Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn here Friday night Oct. 26. The win casts 9-0 L-B into the state playoffs and ends MMC's season, the Eagles hanging up the cleats with a 1-8 record...
Kara Nelson named to All-GPAC XC team (11/05/07)
Cherokee Washington alumnus Kara Nelson has been named to the All-Great Plains Athletic Conference Women's Cross Country team. Nelson, a freshman, made a strong showing at last Saturday's GPAC Championships at Crete, Nebraska, finishing ninth in a time of 19:06.28...
Julia M. Patrick (11/05/07)
Julia M. Patrick, 91, of Marcus - and formerly of rural Meriden and Cleghorn - passed away on Friday, Oct. 26, 2007, at 12:45 a.m. in the Heartland Care Center in Marcus. Funeral services were held on Monday, Oct. 29, at 2 p.m. at the Grace United Methodist Church in Marcus. Pastor Gary McDonough officiated. Burial was in the Meriden Cemetery...
Frances Clemmensen (11/05/07)
Frances Clemmensen, 85, of Whiting, N.J., died Wednesday Oct. 17, at Community Medical Center in Toms River, N.J. Private cremation was arranged by Ocean County Cremation Service. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Nov. 11, at the Waretown, N.J. United Methodist Church...
Barbara Jenness (11/05/07)
Barbara Jenness, 68, of Quimby, passed away on Oct. 30, 2007 at Country Side Estates in Cherokee, following a lengthy illness. Services were Friday Nov. 2, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Quimby with Rev. Carolyn Hollar officiating. Burial followed at Silver Township Cemetery in rural Quimby...
Max Carl Ammons (11/05/07)
Max Carl Ammons, 82, Springfield, Mo., died at 3:14 a.m. Friday, Oct. 26, 2007, at the Strafford Care Center, Strafford, Mo. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Oct. 30, at Gorman-Sharpf Funeral Home, Springfield, Mo. 417-886-9994, with Pastor Jess Gibson officiating. Visitation was held at Gorman-Sharpf Funeral Home from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Oct. 29. Burial will be at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Aurelia at a later date...
Galles/son (11/05/07)
Nathan and Kim Galles of Humboldt are the proud parents of their third child, Grant Nathan, born on Oct. 23, 2007 at 9:38 p.m. He weighed 7 lbs. 13 oz. and was 20 ¾ inches long. Welcoming Grant home was his big brother Jacob and his sister Avery. Grandparents are Judy and Walt Gordon of Meriden, Larry Heschke of Cherokee and Ron and Pat Galles of Marcus. Great-grandparents are Rose Damrau of Meriden, Harold and Bev Heschke of Cherokee, Bev Galles and Ray Henke of Marcus...
Johnson/son (11/05/07)
Eric and Emily Johnson of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their son Carter Steven Johnson. Born on Oct. 28, 2007 at 5:26 a.m. he weighed 8 lbs. and 6 oz. and measured 21 ½ inches long. Welcoming Carter home was his big brother Jayden Johnson...
Smith/Buckendahl (11/05/07)
Molly Smith of Granville and Doug Buckendahl of Aurelia are pleased to announce their engagement and approaching wedding. The couple is planning their wedding ceremony for Dec. 29, 2007 at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cherokee, with a reception to be held at Western Iowa Tech in Cherokee...
Ross Rambles: Children terrify school officials (11/05/07)
A recent article in the Sioux City Journal reported that a high school freshman in Sioux City was suspended for writing a story about the murders of 35 classmates and faculty members. The boy's father says the boy is apologetic for his error in judgment...
From the Midway: Halloween history (11/05/07)
So did everyone have a safe and fun Halloween? Good, now that Halloween is over, it's time to kick off the real holiday season. True Halloween is a fun time but it's just a warm up for the Thanksgiving and Christmas season. Halloween is not a real holiday (note: I say that statement after Halloween is over, I did not want to spoil it for you). You don't get a paid day off and the mail is delivered. So why is Halloween celebrated?...
Gray Matter: When Genealogy takes interesting turns (11/05/07)
True genealogists search for their roots by digging in the past, tracing branches of their family tree to distant places.  If the tables are turned, they also enjoy finding themselves the object of someone else's search. When this rare event happens twice in the same family, as it did to Dr. Ray Drefke and his wife Ann who live in Marcus, it makes a remarkable story...
Don't pick on pumpkins (11/05/07)
The Iowa Dept of Revenue & Finance has changed back and forth regarding whether pumpkins should be exempt from sales tax as a food item. Iowa sales tax law exempts sales of food and food ingredients. Food and food ingredients are defined as substances that are sold for ingestion or chewing by humans and are consumed for their taste or nutritional value...
Time change change is good (11/05/07)
There was more light this year for trick or treating since daylight savings time will not end until 1 a.m. Sunday - the first Sunday in November- rather than the traditional last Sunday in October. We've always thought it didn't make sense to change from daylight savings time just before Halloween, increasing the danger to kids by prolonging the time they are out in the dark...
New moon race? (11/05/07)
In 2004, Pres. Bush announced a new space policy, the Vision for Space Exploration. The vision is an overview of where manned and unmanned space vehicles will be travelling in the years to come. It calls for the completion of the International Space Station by 2010, the same year that the Space Shuttle is to be retired. ...