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Stories from Monday, December 17, 2007

Brown adds midtown lot (12/17/07)
Brown Chevrolet and Buick in Cherokee will have a new lot for display of vehicles to supplement the Hwy 59 South location. The project is being undertaken to improve the appearance of the lot, which is on the southwest corner of the intersection on North Second Street and Cherry Street. The lot just north of Subway has long been marred by debris, broken concrete and growing weeds...
Supervisors adjust comp numbers (12/17/07)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors are recommending to department heads that they base budget recommendations using wage increases of 40 cents for hourly employees and salary increases for elected officials of half that recommended by the Cherokee County Compensation Board...
Gray Matter : Local congratulations and a far-off story (12/17/07)
First, I want to congratulate the voters of Cherokee County on the outcome of the casino vote. I was almost certain if the county required additional income, our people would be able to figure a better way than depending on human weakness to get it. Then too, I felt if folks were looking for entertainment, there were already plenty of sources to fill the need. My initial reactions were validated and I am truly pleased...
MMC teacher arrested (12/17/07)
After a lengthy investigation, it was determined that Brian M. Williams 30, Le Mars, a school teacher and coach in the Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn School District, has allegedly been having inappropriate contact with a female high school student. As a result of the investigation, the Marcus Police Department arrested Williams on Dec. ...
AGHSC 2nd at S-O mat invite (12/17/07)
Loughlin, Parker, Yearous, Lehnhoff, Godbersen are champs SIBLEY - The host Sibley-Ocheyedan Generals captured the team title of their own Wrestling Invitational here Saturday, totaling 247 points, to runner-up Aurelia/Galva-Holstein/Schaller-Crestland (AGHSC), which scored 167...
Lady Pirates fall to Lawton-Bronson (12/17/07)
LAWTON - The Galva-Holstein Lady Pirates took on the ranked Lawton-Bronson team in girls' basketball play last week and fell to the Eagles, 71-36. G-H coach Ken Slater said his team fell behind quickly by 10 points, but then played L-B tough through the remainder of the first half, after the Lady Pirates settled down. However, said Slater, "they proved to be a very difficult team to stop, as they overpowered and outplayed us."...
MMC boys fall to Blackhawks (12/17/07)
HINTON - Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn boys basketballl coach Al Vasher said his Eagle team got off to a good start in the first quarter against Hinton here Friday, but had trouble holding it throughout the second quarter. " I think the lack of experience and depth on our side really started to show in the second quarter," said the Eagle coach. We had some good looks at the hoop, but just couldn't get anything to fall."...
Lowell D. Hills (12/17/07)
Lowell Hills, 85, of Aurelia, passed away on Dec. 10, 2007 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee Funeral services will held Dec. 14, at the First United Methodist Church in Aurelia with Pastor Harold Werley officiating. Burial was in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Aurelia. Military Honors were conducted by the Grashoff-McManus American Legion Post #390 of Aurelia and the Alta VFW...
Mary E. (Delperdang) Hanson (12/17/07)
Mary Hanson, 84, of Cherokee, died Dec. 10, 2007, at the Cherokee Villa Nursing and Rehab Center, following a lengthy illness. Services were held Dec. 14, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Cherokee. Rev. Armand Bertrand officiated. Burial was in the Mount Calvary Cemetery, Cherokee...
Be alert for winter dangers (12/17/07)
Winter weather brings more than colder temperatures, snowstorms and holiday celebrations. It also brings a significantly higher number of residential fires and accidental carbon monoxide (CO) poisonings, tragedies that can be prevented if appropriate safety precautions are in place...