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Stories from Thursday, March 27, 2008

RV orators to perform at IHSSA Speech Festival (03/27/08)
CORRECTIONVILLE - For the past several weeks, a convocation of young orators, thespians and assorted speechmakers have been competing in the Iowa High School State Speech Association (IHSSA) Individual Events Speech Contest. This competition has already taken place on two levels - District, which took place at Woodbury Central, and the State tier, which occurred in Manson...
Symphony finale on tap March 30 (03/27/08)
Popular 'Young Artists' to be featured The Cherokee Symphony Orchestra will present its annual "Young Artists" concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 30, at the Cherokee Community Center. Auditions were held in January at the Cherokee Community Center, and were open to all students who have not yet reached their 25th birthday. Selected to perform were Susan Le Mahieu, Abrea Hesley, Amanda Stout, and Sara Schuhardt...
Mongan Painting 'NACE' certified (03/27/08)
Nearly eight years ago, Rick Mongan and his son Matt started a painting contracting business out of their homes. The business, which specializes in industrial and commercial painting, has grown considerably since those days and now employs 26 employees...
Aurelia Sports Banquet honors Winter sports participants (03/27/08)
The annual Winter Sports Banquet was held at Aurelia High School on March 18, honoring participants in wrestling, cheerleading, and girls and boys basketball. Several of the highlights are pictured here.
Boekelman/son (03/27/08)
Stacey and Kalie Boekelman of Anthon are pleased to announce the birth of their son. Wyatt Joe Boekelman was born on March 13, 2008 at 7:01 a.m. He weighed 7 lbs. and 9 oz. and measured 21 inches long. Welcoming Wyatt home is his brother Izaak and his sisters Isabell and Sylvia...
Boeck/daughter (03/27/08)
Dan and Shannon Boeck of Alta, are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter. Madison Rae Boeck was born on March 9, 2008 at 9:39 p.m. She weighed 6 lbs. and 2 oz. and measured 19 inches long. Welcoming Madison home are her sisters Bethany, Kayla, Megan and Alyssa...
Segebart/son (03/27/08)
Russell and Stacy Segebart are pleased to announce the birth of their son. Nikolas Alan Segebart was born on March 17, 2008 at 2:40 p.m. He weighed 8 lbs. and 11 oz. and measured 21 inches long. Grandparents are Rich and Rhonda Segebart of Schaller and Robert Boiles of Arthur...
Sargent/daughter (03/27/08)
Jason and Kaira Sargent of Hartley are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter. Brook Lynn Mae Sargent was born on March 18, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. She weighed 6 lbs. and 1 oz. and measured 20 inches long. Welcoming Brook home are her brothers Brady and Noah and her sisters Shayla and Britney...
Erlandson/daughter (03/27/08)
Jerry and Natalie Erlandson of Iowa City are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Elise Ann. She was born Feb. 29, 2008 at 8:30 a.m. She weighed 5 lbs. 12 oz. and measured 19 inches long. Grandparents are Jim and Gayle Cedar. Great-grandparents are Bev Anderson-Zieman and Paul and Marilyn Cedar, all of Cherokee...
Winding Roads:Show your respect (03/27/08)
Recently I received a telephone call about the large number of folks who don't either know enough or don't care about pulling one's vehicle over when meeting a funeral procession as the bereaved drive to the cemetery. This used to be common courtesy to the family...
Some parents don't get it (03/27/08)
During recent parent/teacher conferences, it was alarming to learn of a disturbing trend of more and more parents becoming disinterested in their children's education. In talking with teachers, a few teachers admitted that some parents don't even show up for their child's conferences. "And, it seems likes there's more and more of them," lamented one veteran teacher...