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Stories from Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Aurelia celebrates Grand Opening (05/21/08)
AURELIA - The citizens of Aurelia celebrated the Grand Opening of their new Community Center Saturday May 10, and didn't let the cold, rainy weather dampen their spirits. Tours of the new facility were given throughout the afternoon, and this reporter heard nothing but positive comments on the new facility. ...
Howey/son (05/21/08)
Patrick and Carol Howey of Aurelia are pleased to announce the birth of their son. Benjamin Patrick Howey was born on April 24, 2008 at 8:28 p.m. He weighed 7 lbs. and 7 oz. and measured 20 inches long. Welcoming Benjamin home was his two brothers Jacob and Kaleb...
Gustafson/son (05/21/08)
Dan and Libby Gustafson of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their son. Colton Paul Gustafson was born on May 1, 2008 at 6:54 a.m. He weighed 6 lbs. and 15 oz. and measured 19 inches long. Grandparents are Tim and Julie DeStigter of Aurelia and Steve and Gayle Gustafson of Cherokee...
Crum and Cooney/daughter (05/21/08)
Matthew Crum and Liz Cooney of Holstein are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter. Aubrey Elizabeth Crum was born on April 30, 2008 at 8:51 p.m. She weighed 7 lbs. and 11 oz. and measured 20 inches long. Grandparents are Jim and Gretchen Cooney of Holstein and Marlene Crum and Stan Crum of Galva...
BASIC BIITTNER - A Changing World (05/21/08)
The news of the recent flood in Myanmar brought this response from me : "Where is Myanmar ? - never heard of it." This type of reaction has been real common for me in recent years, I have often been confronted with country and city names with which I was unfamiliar. ...
Gray Matters:Growing old gracefully (05/21/08)
Growing old gracefully Some weeks ago I told you of a high school classmate of mine who had just returned from a trip around the world. She had gone with a daughter-in-law who was on a buying trip for her unique gift shop. Realizing that their original destinations of Bali and Bangkok would take them half way around the planet, my friend, Ruth, suggested they just continue on, instead of turning back and re-tracing the way they'd come. ...
BASIC BIITTNER - A Changing World (05/21/08)
The news of the recent flood in Myanmar brought this response from me : "Where is Myanmar ? - never heard of it." This type of reaction has been real common for me in recent years, I have often been confronted with country and city names with which I was unfamiliar. Bosnia? Darfur? Dubai? I didn't remember seeing any of those names when I was studying geography back in the 1960s. Where did some of these places come from, and where, exactly, are they located?...
Good luck and thanks (05/21/08)
The city of Cherokee could not have had a better spokesman for the community or a better mediator between different factions in the town than Denny Henrich. Unfortunately, Henrich, who served as mayor since Jan. 1, 2002, resigned his position last week...