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Stories from Monday, January 28, 2008

Supervisors approve support for LFD (01/28/08)
A quarter million dollar price tag on a building addition to the Larrabee Fire Department was an unpleasant shock for members of the Larrabee Fire Department three years ago, but members of the Larrabee Fire Association, which oversees revenue and expenditures for the Larrabee Fire District, did not give up on the idea of an addition...
Marcus returns to a two-person police force (01/28/08)
At the Jan. 14th Marcus Council meeting, two local citizens were approved to hire for the Marcus police force. There were several applicants for the position from around the area. The council has long thought that it is time to go back to a two-man police department rather than pay overtime to one officer. Neal Galles and Randy Weflen are interested in serving the community of Marcus...
Planning a future together (01/28/08)
Tricia Langholdt and Cory Koster are two students currently attending South Dakota State University at Brookings. Like many college students who are planning for their future, they are looking ahead down the long road. Tricia is the daughter of Terry and Dianna Langholdt and is a 2004 graduate of Washington High School in Cherokee. She is currently studying Early Childhood Education at SDSU...
Bulldogs drop two to Cyclones (01/28/08)
AURELIA - The Aurelia Bulldogs hosted their long-time conference rival Alta in Northwest Conference basketball action here on Jan. 15th in the second meeting of the season between the two schools. In their previous games on December 7, the Alta girls took a 59-42 win over the Bulldogs, and the number-one ranked Cyclone boys beat the Aurelia boys in a 78-27 rout...
BC-IG beats RV boys, 64-54 (01/28/08)
Hard-fought game goes to Falcons in the end IDA GROVE - The River Valley Wolverines and host Battle Creek-Ida Grove played a hard-fought Maple Valley Conference basketball game here Jan. 11th, with quarter scores of 13-12, RV; 32-31, BCIG; and 44-43, BCIG. In the end - largely because of a 20-22 free throw performance by the Falcons, as opposed to 6-13 by the Wolverines- BCIG won the contest by a 64-54 score...
River Valley girls take 1 of 3 (01/28/08)
The River Valley Wolverines played three basketball games last week - two of them Maple Valley Conference games against some pretty good teams, and the other a non-conference game against a young, rebuilding squad. On Tuesday, the Wolverines played the Lawton-Bronson Eagles at Correctionville and in RV coach Terry Jensen's words, "The girls really wanted to play well, but it was one of those nights where the ball bounced the wrong way." Down 21-7 after one quarter, things didn't get any better the rest of the way for River Valley, as they wound up on the short end of a 77-36 score.. ...
Le Mars out-shoots cold Braves (01/28/08)
Cherokee sinks just 11 field goals in game The visiting Le Mars Bulldogs gave credence to their 12-4 record this season after taking a 50-31 Lakes Conference basketball verdict from the Cherokee Braves here on Jan. 15th. Nate Miller scored 18 points, and Tyler Westphal 11 to lead the Bulldogs past the cold-shooting Cherokee boys, who managed a frigid 27 percent shooting from the field for the game, including 1-9 on three-balls...
WHS girls lose late to Le Mars (01/28/08)
Late rally falls short, 53-51 The battling Cherokee Washington High girls took visiting Le Mars to the wall here Jan. 15th, before dropping a tight 53-51 Lakes Conference basketball game. Lacie Drennan canned four big three-point baskets in the second half to help rally Cherokee from a 22-18 halftime deficit, and a 34-24 deficit entering the fourth quarter. ...
Royal D. Ritz (01/28/08)
Royal D. Ritz, 77, of Aurelia, passed away Tuesday morning, Jan. 15, 2008 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center following a short illness. Funeral services were held on Jan. 19, at 2 p.m. at the First Congregational Church in Aurelia. Pastor Bruce Rapp officiated and burial was in the Afton Township Cemetery at rural Cherokee...
We're still in a time warp (01/28/08)
Can a white person criticize, disagree with or even "not show respect" toward an African-American without being accused of racism? The question could be regarded as potentially divisive in itself, yet it has to be asked. To some, the question may appear to be a rhetorical device that attempts to shield subtly disguised racism. Others regard the answer to simply be "no"...