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Stories from Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Times Gone By (08/26/08)
100 years ago Sheriff Lawrey and family met with a serious accident about eight o'clock last evening while returning home from Storm Lake. Near the foot of the big hill east of town they met a team and in turning out one wheel went over the embankment and a moment later the machine was lying at the bottom of the grade having turned over twice and landed right side up. The occupants were thrown out and badly injured...
Tearing down the house (08/26/08)
On Aug. 18th, this house. located next to A to Z Liquor on East Maple Street in Cherokee, was razed to make room for a new storage building for Carey's Furniture. Chad Carey, owner of both the home and the furniture store, is excited about the new building...
Supervisors address Township officials (08/26/08)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors met Aug. 19 in the lower level of the Cherokee County Courthouse. Among the issues discussed on was Board approval of allowing the county's Townships to hold elections for the officials. Currently, nine Townships have officials appointed and seven Townships elect their officials. ...
Aurelia Board Okays Superintendent contract (08/26/08)
AURELIA - In a special School Board meeting on Aug. 18, the Aurelia Board approved a contract for sharing the services of Superintendent Lynn Evans with the Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn District. Evans was present at the meeting and gave his approval to the contract, which was drawn up by both districts, with some legal advice from the Aurelia District's attorney. ...
River Valley Board approves contracts (08/26/08)
CORRECTIONVLLE - Contract approval for an educational aide and bus driver, salary adjustments for teachers achieving continuing education credits, and a surprise birthday cake for the "boss" highlighted the August 18th meeting of the River Valley Board of Education here...
Pilot Rock Chapter DAR Awards scholarships (08/26/08)
Florence Frisbie's bequest to the Pilot Rock DAR allowed the Chapter to give scholarships to 14 recipients in 2008. Five graduating seniors from area high schools and selected by their respective school's scholarship committee received $200 each. These students were Jodi Husman form Aurelia High School, Kelesey Essick from Cherokee Washington High School, Adam Dreeszwn from Galva-Holstein High School, Alissa Bradey from Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn High School and Trisha Todd from River Valley High School.. ...
Long completes Basic Training (08/26/08)
Joel S. Long a 2008 Washington High School graduate completed Air Force Basic Training in San Antonio, Texas. He is on the Shepard AFB in Wichita Falls, Texas for technical school. He is the son of Ed and Karen Long of Cherokee
CYSBA team hosts benefit game (08/26/08)
In a pre-benefit softball game against their Dads, Moms and coaches recently, Holzhauer Motor's Senior League baseball team lost to their Dads, Moms and coaches in an end- of- season finale by a score of 7-4 in Chicago style 16" softball. Gloves were optional...
Men's Softball League (08/26/08)
League champs The Family Table won the 2008 Men's Softball League regular season with a 9-3 record, and also won the post-season tournament. Team members include, front row, left to right, Tracy Huff, Tommy Mortenson, Andy Harman, Steve Smith, Cuco. back, Dustin Casey, Pete DePuma, Brady Gravenish, Brett Phipps, Zach Johnson, Brandon Artist, Mike Miller. Photo contributed...
Anderson/Irwin engagement (08/26/08)
Stefanie Elaine Anderson and Nathan Michael Irwin are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jeff and Kathy Anderson of Tampa, Fla. and Gretchen Anderson of San Francisco, Calf. Stefanie is a 2001 graduate of Wharton High School in Tampa and received her RN degree from Hillsborough Community College in 2007. She is currently employed as a...
Basic Biittner: A legend passes (08/26/08)
Aurelia lost a legend recently when Paul Jones left us at the age of 91. Paul graduated from Aurelia High School in 1934, then went on to college at Iowa State Teacher's College (now the University of Northern Iowa), where he played both offensive and defensive end for the Panther football team. ...
Preventing identity theft (08/26/08)
The growing number of reported "identity thefts" running rampant worldwide can cost you considerably unless you take the measures to help prevent it. Identity theft is when someone obtains important personal information such as your Social Security number, or your bank account or credit card numbers to commit theft or fraud...