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Stories from Monday, April 14, 2008

Officer receives recognition (04/14/08)
Cherokee police officer Adam Roberts, a two-year veteran of the force, was presented with a certificate of appreciation - the Federal Law Enforcement Victim Service Award - on Tuesday April 8. Roberts was cited for his alert and sensitive handling of two sexual assault cases in Cherokee. ...
School District OKs $11 million budget (04/14/08)
New levy of $14.63 down from last year's $15.45 After seeing and hearing a detailed power point presentation from Superintendent Dr. John Chalstrom, the Cherokee Community School District Board of Education Monday night unanimously approved the 2008-2009 budget, carrying a Total Spending Authority of $11,031.975...
Time for changes at MMC (04/14/08)
MARCUS - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn School Board held a special meeting on April 7 to discuss realignment of grades as a cost-cutting measure for the coming school year. Superintendent Jan Brandhorst proposed to move grades seven and eight to the high school building as a means of saving $176,000 which will go a long way to meet the necessary proposed reduction of $196,000 for the coming school year...
Barbeque benefits Timmins (04/14/08)
KINGSLEY - There will be a Benefit Barbeque accepting free-will donations for Bradley Timmins from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 20, in Kingsley. Timmins suffered a stroke in early August, 2007, and has spent nearly four months in hospitals in Sioux city, Le Mars, and Sioux Falls, S.D. He is currently confined to a wheel chair in his Pierson home. The benefit is to help Brad's family with a portion of the medical expenses involved...
Husman, Carlson pace WHS girls (04/14/08)
HMS wins 2008 Girls Tomahawk Relays title Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn captured the Class 1A title of the 2008 Girls Tomahawk Relays here on April 4, totaling 108 team points, to runner-up Emmetsburg's 77. Central Lyon placed third with 74 points, followed by Pocahontas Area 74, Galva-Holstein 48, MOC-Floyd Valley 48, Sioux Central 47, Cherokee 41.5, South O'Brien 37.5, Aurelia 20, Alta 11, and Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 3...
Diane (Mittlieder) Meyers (04/14/08)
Diane (Mittlieder) Meyers passed away March 30, 2008 in Lakewood, Colorado at the age of 60. Memorial services were held in Lakewood, Colorado on April 7th at the Lakewood United Methodist Church and in Washta, Iowa on April 12th at the Washta United Methodist Church...
Colleen K. Cunningham (04/14/08)
Colleen K. Cunningham, 71, of Quimby, passed away Friday afternoon, April 4, 2008, in the Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City following a brief illness. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, April 8, at 10:30 a.m. at the Quimby United Methodist Church. Rev. Carolyn Hollar officiated. Burial was in the Quimby Cemetery...
Joseph W. Cronin (04/14/08)
Joseph (Joe) Cronin, 84, of Marcus, died Friday April 4, 2008, at the Heartland Care Center in Marcus, following a brief illness. Services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday April 7, 2008 at the Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus and Rev. Eugene Murray and Rev. Gene Sitzmann officiated. Burial was held in the Maryhill Cemetery, rural Cherokee...
Murray/Case engagement (04/14/08)
Kelly Murray and Mitchell Case, both of Fort Dodge, are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding on May 17, 2008 at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Fort Dodge. Kelly is the daughter of Al and Rose Ann Murray of Fort Dodge. Mitchell is the son of Rich and Julie Case of Cherokee...
Bean/Eischeid engagement (04/14/08)
Sarah Bean and Nathan Eischeid are excited to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding on May 24 in Ames. Parents are Roger and Debbie Bean and Alan and Anne Coulter of Ames. Grandmother of Nathan is Elaine Kult of Cherokee. Sarah graduated form Ames High School in 2003 and Nathan graduated for Washington High School in 2003. The couple both graduated from Iowa State University in 2007, and they are both employed in Wichita, Kan...
Gray Matters:Oh, What a Beautiful Memory! (04/14/08)
The review of an area theater's production of the classic "Oklahoma!" sparked a stream of beautiful memories. The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, based on the play "Green Grow the Lilacs," premiered on Broadway, March 31, 1943. There was nation-wide publicity about this immediate and unusual hit. ...
'Tomahawk' works its magic (04/14/08)
You just had to be there. We're speaking of the annual Cherokee Tomahawk Relays hosted by Cherokee Washington High's track and field teams Friday night and Saturday. All told, there were 38 boys and girls track and field teams from throughout Northwest Iowa in Cherokee. ...