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Stories from Thursday, March 13, 2008

Puttmann book signing (03/13/08)
Washta native Ben Puttmann will be at the Book Vine in downtown Cherokee from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, March 15, to sign copies of his book, "Being Moore." Puttmann, a Graphic Artist in Des Moines, wrote the book chronicling his "other life" as a professional wrestler named Christian Moore...
Drug charges are dropped (03/13/08)
SIOUX CITY - Felony drug charges filed against a Cherokee man last week in Woodbury County have been dropped. On February 25 the Cherokee man, Chris Knebel, age 20, and Todd Funderman, age 25 of Cleghorn, were charged with possession with the intent to distribute marijuana and a drug tax stamp violation following a traffic stop in Sioux City...
Downs to run for supervisor (03/13/08)
For those folks who know Darrel Downs of Marcus, it's no surprise that he would have an interest in serving the residents of Cherokee County by serving on the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors. Downs moved into Marcus 40 years ago and over the years has participated on several committees...
The NASA 7 (03/13/08)
Aurelia High School math teacher and tech director Tim Limbert (far right) left for the Johnson Space Center in Houston on March 6th, accompanied by students (front row, left to right) Mike Pritchard, Steven Hults, Courtney Glienke and (back row, left to right)) Steven Draisy and Steven Berg. ...
Remember our troops! (03/13/08)
Seiler new BVU track & field coach (03/13/08)
STORM LAKE -- Buena Vista University Director of Athletics Jan Travis has announced the hiring of Renetta Seiler as the Beavers' new head track and field coach. Seiler will officially begin at BVU on August 1. "I am very delighted to have such a high-caliber individual as Renetta joining our coaching staff," Travis stated. "I have extreme confidence that she will do a great job and will lead our program to the next level."...
We Are the Champions (03/13/08)
The winner of the Women's City League Volleyball Championship, sponsored by the Cherokee Parks and Recreation Department, was the team "Dig It." Team members, left to right, are Charity Anderson, Jodi Mongan, Julie Hummel, Sherry Miller and Jenny Boger...
Winding Roads:What's a recession? (03/13/08)
Do we really need to label everything before we need to worry? We can consider ourselves fortunate that we are paying basically $3.10 a gallon for gasoline as it is much higher elsewhere. Perhaps that is one reason I'm in no hurry to go anywhere. What was really amazing was that President Bush had no idea that gas was beginning to hit the $4 level in some areas of our great land. ...
Let's be careful out there (03/13/08)
It's been a long, cold, tough winter. Beginning in early December and seemingly unrelenting until this weekend, the snow, ice and cold have driven many indoors for months. There's something else that has kept many indoors this winter: the flu. According to the Centers for Disease Control, this year's flu season is getting worse. You may have noticed more of your co-workers or classmates coming down with the illness recently...