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Stories from Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Times Gone By (02/12/08)
100 years ago For some time negotiations have been pending between Landlord Merrill, of The Lewis Hotel and Mr. Hatton, late landlord of the Bradford, Storm Lake for the transfer of the lease of The Lewis. These were closed Thursday, and Friday morning the new landlord took charge of the hotel which Mr. ...
Jane's Sanford Lane Salon opens downtown (02/12/08)
Jane Schmillen has worked as a hairstylist in Cherokee for 30 years, and on Monday Feb. 4, she fulfilled a dream and opened her own business, Jane's Sanford Lane Salon, at 114 East Main Street in Cherokee. The business will provide hairstyling and other beauty needs for customers...
Aurelia Jazz Band wins at Sioux City (02/12/08)
Aurelia Community Center receives help from Farm Bureau (02/12/08)
The Aurelia Community Center recently received two checks to help them as they go into the stretch run in completing the new facility, which will probably open in mid-April. In the top photo, Phil Sundblad (left), Iowa Farm Bureau District Representative, presents a $5,000 check to Roger Redig, a member of the Aurelia Community Center Building Committee. The money will go toward the purchase of the sound system...
Wolverines split with Westwood (02/12/08)
Hansen leads RV boys with record 6 threes SLOAN - The River Valley basketball teams split a pair of games with Westwood here on Feb.5, the RV girls winning 48-45 in the Maple Valley Conference opener, and the host Rebels nicking the feisty Wolverines 40-39 in the boys' exciting nightcap...
RV boys pull away, beat K-P (02/12/08)
Wolverine girls have no problem CORRECTIONVILLE - The River Valley and Kingsley-Pierson boys basketball teams were tied at 10-10 after the first quarter of play in their Maple Valley Conference game at Correctionville on Feb. 1, but for the next two quarters, River Valley dominated the action as the Wolverines got out to a 54-22 lead by the end of the third quarter. River Valley tacked on a few more points to their lead in quarter number four, and beat the Panthers by a final score of 73-38...
Pirates sack Rockets, 68-63 (02/12/08)
HOLSTEIN - The Galva-Holstein Pirates and Remsen-Union Rockets hooked up in a close, exciting Maple Valley basketball game here on Feb. 5. Galva-Holstein led at the first and third quarter breaks by slim margins and the game was tied at 36 at half-time. When the final buzzer sounded, the Pirates had come away with a hard-earned 68-63 victory over the Rockets...
Nelson wins mile at Dordt meet (02/12/08)
SIOUX CENTER - Morningside freshman standout Kara Nelson, a 2007 Cherokee Washington graduate, continued her excellent frosh season Saturday at the Dordt College Invitational in Sioux Center. Nelson won the women's mile run with a time of 5:21.59, the only gold for the Mustang women's team...
Cole named new BVU wrestling coach (02/12/08)
STORM LAKE -- Buena Vista Director of Athletics, Jan Travis, has announced that current assistant wrestling coach, Sevond Cole, will be promoted to head coach following the conclusion of this season. Cole will replace Mark Schwab who announced his resignation, effective May 31, 2008...
Bartel closing in on 1,000 points (02/12/08)
SIOUX CITY - Autumn Bartel, 5-8 junior guard from Cherokee, has scored 983 points during her Morningside College career to rank 18th on the college's all-time scoring list. She needs 17 more points to become the 18th women's basketball player in Morningside history to score 1,000 career points. Bartel is 151 points behind Nicole Newberg's 17th place total of 1,134 points. Bartel has averaged 10.8 points per game during her Morningside career...
Fuhrman and Feierstien/daughter (02/12/08)
James Fuhrman and Thersia Feierstien of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter. Mykenzee Ann Fuhrman was born on Jan. 30, 2008 at 8:37 p.m. She weighed 7 lbs. and 12 oz. and measured 20 inches long. Grandparents are Reed Feierstien, Faith Morgan, Gerald Fuhrman and Kay Schmidt...
De Loera/son (02/12/08)
Jose and Christy De Loera of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their son. Jon Jayden De Loera was born on Feb. 1, 2008 at 11:28 a.m. and weighed 8 lbs. and 1 oz. and measured 20 inches long. Welcoming Jon home was his big brother Jose Austin...
Duckert/Peterson engagement (02/12/08)
Debbie Duckert and Justin Peterson of Aurelia are pleased to announce their engagement and approaching wedding. The Ceremony is to be held April 5, 2008 at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cherokee, with a reception to follow at Western Iowa Tech. Debbie is the daughter of Ron and Vicky Duckert of Algona and the granddaughter of Connie Johnson of Mason City. Debbie is employed at First Cooperative Association in Cherokee in Accounts Payable...
Let businesses decide (02/12/08)
We realize that we are standing against the prevailing tide of public sentiment regarding smoking in privately owned businesses. Sooner or later, more likely sooner, all such smoking will be prohibited in Iowa. We believe that the decision on whether smoking should be allowed in a business should be left up to business owners rather than the state legislature...