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Stories from Thursday, February 7, 2008

Bulldogs split with Schaller-Crestland (02/07/08)
Kolpin's basket at buzzer gives Aurelia boys win By Dan Whitney Staff Writer AURELIA - Senior Greg Kolpin's jump shot at the buzzer gave the Aurelia Bulldog boys an exciting 47-46 win over Northwest Conference rival Schaller-Crestland in basketball action here Friday night...
O-A girls stop G-H MVC hopes (02/07/08)
HOLSTEIN - The Galva-Holstein girls dropped a 50-33 verdict to Odebolt-Arthur in the opening round of the 2007-2008 Maple Valley Conference Tournament here last week. The visiting Trojans jumped out to a 17-11 halftime lead and then went on a 20-8 scoring spurt in the third quarter to put the game away...
G-H boys lose to BCIG in MVC (02/07/08)
MAPLETON - Galva-Holstein's boys basketball team "struggled scoring points in the second quarter," said coach Bob Lee, and Battle Creek-Ida Grove took advantage of that to build a 12-point halftime lead on the way to a 64-48 victory in the semifinals of the annual Maple Valley Conference Tournament here Friday night...
Loughlin is conference champ (02/07/08)
Jones runner-up in Lakes Championships SPENCER - Loaded with a handful of deep and talented squads, the 2007-2008 Lakes Conference Championships' team title went to host Spencer here Friday night, the Tigers totaling 237.5 points to runner-up Spirit Lake Park's 179.5...
Timmerman: No more thought of playing (02/07/08)
Cherokee graduate ends sparkling NFL career ST. LOUIS - There was a free-agent trip to Detroit last offseason, followed by a training camp visit to Jacksonville. But Adam Timmerman probably knew he was done as an NFL player when Washington wanted him to visit around Week Six of the regular season...
Thorson/son (02/07/08)
Scott and Jennifer Thorson of Holstein are pleased to announce the birth of their son. Quinn Ryan Thorson was born on Jan. 23, 2008 at 7:31 p.m. He weighed 8 lbs. and 8 oz. and measured 20.5 inches long. Welcoming Quinn home was his big brother Jack...
Kirsten and Bart Boyd (02/07/08)
Kirsten Siegel-Boyd and Bart Boyd of Ankeny, were united in marriage on Oct 24, 2007. The couple are planning a renewal of their wedding vows on June 14, 2008. Kirsten is the daughter of Jim and Sandy Siegel of Cherokee and a 1997 graduate of Washington High School. She is currently working as a dental assistant in an orthodontic office in Ankeny for Doctors Langwith, Hull and Roush.
From the Midway:Middle Class (02/07/08)
This past week I have heard a lot a talk about the middle class. Apparently the middle class is struggling in today's economy and Congress and the White House are now trying to put together an "economic stimulus package" to help prevent a recession and put a little cash in our pockets...
Gray Matters: World Travel II (02/07/08)
Today I want to conclude the story I started last week in which we were privileged to vicariously visit Shanghai, China with Jim Hoefling and Leone Sand. The two of them assured me that the Great Wall was among the most awe-inspiring things they saw. ...
Iowa imports 88 percent of its food? (02/07/08)
No, it's not a "Jeopardy" answer, it's a fact, according to Steven Smith, who been moderating discussions all over the state to find ways to get more food grown and consumed locally. Iowa, which for decades has led the nation in production of corn, soybeans and hogs, trucks in the vast majority of the food that we buy in grocery stores...