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Stories from Friday, May 2, 2008

World Awareness Day (05/02/08)
Cherokee Roosevelt Elementary School held the annual World Awareness Day in mid-April to promote the different cultures from around the world. Students were encouraged to dress in costumes from around the world and the winners of the best costumes were: (left to right) Skyler Staver (Australia), Tracie Tuttle (Germany), Makaelyn Glienke (Africa), Christian Lundy (India), Emma Wolterman (Sweden), Priscilla Salazar (Mexico), Trey Bush (Mexico) and Jasmine Ramirez (Japan). Photo by Mike Leckband...
MMC Board OKs moving junior high (05/02/08)
Some Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn parents attended the school board meeting on April 19th, as they had some concerns about moving the seventh and eighth grades to the high school building in Marcus
'Daylight Again' awes packed house (05/02/08)
Local Crosby, Stills, & Nash tribute a magical performance REVIEW It's been said that too many of us die with the music still in us. Well, that just ain't gonna happen to Randy Martin, Charlie Leissler, and Jimmy Davis, a magical vocal trio from Cherokee who have wondrously revived the memorable past of the music, life and times of the incomparable 1960s and 1970s recording artists, Crosby, Stills, & Nash...
Gray Matters: Tradition in the kitchen (05/02/08)
Most recent discussions of area historical centers have been about facilities and artifacts. But I feel there's another area of our heritage we're letting slip away, without affording it as much attention as we should. I'm not quite sure I totally understand it, but don't you think that in this era of pre-cooked edibles, take-outs, and the like, some of the culinary arts seem to be disappearing? I have a piece here which I'd written many years ago about the daughters of early settlers, Harry and Mary Alice Neir. ...
Poachers beware! (05/02/08)
We encourage Iowans to join with the Department of Natural Resources in the on-going effort to rid our state of thoughtless, law-breaking wild game poachers. Poaching is a crime. In essence, poachers steal our natural resources while giving all hunters and fishermen a bad name...