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Stories from Monday, June 23, 2008

Transitional kindergarten offered (06/23/08)
Through a combined effort of Bright Beginnings Daycare and Preschool and the Cherokee School District, a transitional kindergarten will be offered this year at Roosevelt Elementary School. "We're really excited that parents will have this option," Barb Radke, elementary principal, stated at the June 16th Cherokee School Board meeting...
Ebel resigns as auditor (06/23/08)
Bonnie Ebel has resigned from her position as Cherokee County Auditor, effective at the end of this month. The announcement was made at the June 17th meeting of the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors. Ebel, an Aurelia resident, has served 17 years in the auditor's office, and has been the county auditor since October 2003...
Hobert K. Johnson (06/23/08)
Hobert K. "Hobe" Johnson 85, of Cherokee, passed away Tuesday, June 17, 2008 at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Funeral services were held June 21 at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee, with Rev. Magrey deVega, Rev. ...
Anderson/Knutson wedding (06/23/08)
Cathy Jean Anderson and Jason Alex Knutson were united in marriage on Dec. 22, 2007 in Columbia Heights, Minn. Parents of the couple are Clarence and Koreen Anderson of Cherokee and Larry and Rita Knutson of Maple Grove, Minn. Attending the bride was her sister; Cheri Beyer of Sioux Falls, S.D. Attending the groom was his brother, Alex Knutson of New Market, Minn...
Salverson/Rainboth engagement (06/23/08)
Brandie Salverson and Joe Rainboth, both of Vermillion, S.D., announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Parents of the couple are Elly Hall of Scottsbluff, Neb. and Gary Salverson of Hot Springs, S.D. and Clark and Vickie Rainboth of Marcus. Brandie is a 2001 graduate of Rapid City Stevens High School and earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from The University of South Dakota...
BASIC BIITTNER : A 21st Century revival of a classic (06/23/08)
In 1954, a book was published entitled "The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant" (a work of fiction, obviously) by Douglas Wallop (Wallop - how's that for the name of an author of a baseball book?). Anyway, the book was adapted into a Broadway musical by Wallop and George Abbott, and that musical, "Damn Yankees," was enough of a hit that it was then made into a movie...
Using the laws we have (06/23/08)
As oil and gasoline prices continue to climb, squeezing consumers, it appears that no one is listening to our concerns. Last week, windfall profits legislation failed to pass in the U.S. Senate. The bill included many measures, ranging from tax credits for alternative and renewable energy and provisions to regulate the trading of oil futures. Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley has taken steps to urge federal regulators to do their job and enforce existing laws regarding oil futures trading...