Council accepts property bid (12/04/07)
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Council accepts property bid (12/04/07)
Making Connections (12/04/07)
Members from the Cherokee Arts Council, The Cherokee Chamber of Commerce, Cherokee Area Economic Development and several local business owners gathered at the Copper Cup on Monday to welcome an envoy from the Spencer/Lakes region. The delegation was part of ArtsLIVE. ...
L-B takes two from RV teams (12/04/07)
LAWTON - The River Valley boys and girls basketball teams traveled here on Nov. 27 for a pair of Maple Valley Conference games, and when the shooting was done, the Eagles had bested the Wolverines in both contests. In the girls opener, the Eagles won by 40 points, 64-24, to even their season record at 2-2. The Wolverines are now 0-2...
MMC basketball teams split with Rockets (12/04/07)
Boekhout's double-double leads Eagle boys MARCUS - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn girls placed four players in double figures on the way to an entertaining 59-51 victory over Remsen-Union here on Nov. 27. In the nightcap, the MMC boys dropped a hard-fought season opener, 64-53, to the visiting R-U Rockets...
Bulldogs split overtime games (12/04/07)
Glawe's buzzer beater gives girls the win AURELIA - The Aurelia Bulldog basketball teams played a non-conference doubleheader against Ruthven-Ayrshire here on Nov. 27, and both games went to extra periods. The Aurelia girls won their game, when Meghan Glawe put back a rebound as time expired in OT, to give Aurelia a 47-45 win over the Raiders...
Eagles, Stonecutters in double dual (12/04/07)
SCHALLER - Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn, Aurelia/Galva-Holstein/Schaller-Crestland, and Alta wrestlers competed in a season-opening double dual wrestling match here on Monday night. MMC defeated the AGH/SC Stonecutters in the first dual by a 42-33 score, and then AGH/SC beat Alta 46-33. The Cyclones defeated the Eagles in the other exciting dual, 39-36...
Mat Braves toppled twice (12/04/07)
Five open weights costly to Cherokee The youthful Cherokee Braves, with just two seniors in the lineup, toppled twice in their 2007-2008 wrestling debut here Tuesday night, falling 63-18 to Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto, and 51-19 to MOC-Floyd Valley. The Braves failed to fill five weight classes, thereby giving up 30 points to their opponents in both matches...
Keith W. Nibbelink (12/04/07)
Keith W. Nibbelink, 75, of Pella, died Monday, Nov. 26, at the Hospice of Pella Comfort House. Funeral services were held Saturday Dec. 1, at Calvary Christian Reformed Church in Pella. Burial was in the Oakwood Cemetery in Pella, with full military rites. The Van Dyk- Duven Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements...
Marjorie L. Frantum (12/04/07)
Marjorie L. Frantum, 87, of Jamaica, Iowa died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2007 at the Dallas County Hospital in Perry. Funeral services were held on Nov. 28, 2007 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Perry. Marjorie was born on Sept. 21, 1920 to Peter Garland and Mable O'Connell Garland. She was united in marriage to Ralph Frantum on June 14, 1941 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Bayard. They were parents of three sons...
Billie Jo Irwin and Ryan Kenneth George were married in a beachfront ceremony at Waimanalo Bay in Hawaii on July 24, 2007. Parents of the couple are Marty and Kris Irwin of Marcus and Kenneth and Gayle George of Meriden. Attending the bride were her sisters, Katie Irwin of Overland Park, Kan. and Kelli Irwin of Sioux City. Attending the groom were his brother, Jonathan George of Omaha, Neb. and friend, Justin Dennis of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii...
They are not rational (12/04/07)
Once again, a Muslim theocracy has demonstrated its inability to act rationally in the face of a perceived violation of Islamic law. Gillian Gibbons, a 54-year-old British teacher teaching in Sudan, was jailed for letting her class of seven-year-olds name a teddy bear Mohamed. She has been charged with insulting religion and inciting hatred. She could face up to 40 lashes and six months' imprisonment under Sudan's sharia law...