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Stories from Friday, September 26, 2008

Cherokee Symphony readies for season (09/26/08)
The Cherokee Symphony Orchestra and Board of Directors, and symphony supporters throughout the area, look forward with great anticipation to the 2008-2009 concert season. The three popular concerts will be held on Sundays at the Cherokee Community Center at 4 p.m...
WHS Class Officers (09/26/08)
Lady Pirates hike conference mark to 4-1 (09/26/08)
SLOAN -- The Galva-Holstein Lady Pirates defeated Westwood in a Western Athletic Conference volleyball match here on Sept. 23, downing the Rebels in 4 games, 25-17,15-25, 25-18, 25-21. The Lady Pirates' win boosted their season mark to 11-6 (4-1 in conference play)...
Galva-Holstein runs at Sheldon Classic (09/26/08)
The Galva-Holstein Cross Country team faced strong competition Sept. 23rd at the Sheldon Classic meet, and veteran Pirate coach Tim Thomas feels his team more than held its own. The G-H varsity girls placed third in team scoring with 115 points, trailing only Spirit Lake Park (42) and Unity Christian (62) in the field of 12 teams...
Eagles run well on stormy night (09/26/08)
Coach Ric Collins of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn said his cross country teams "started Homecoming Week off with some great races," despite rainy and windy conditions, when they competed at Sanborn in the Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Invitational on Monday September 22nd...
Cherokee girls 1-3 in Saturday invite (09/26/08)
The Cherokee Washington High volleyball squad posted a 1-3 match record at the Cherokee Invitational here on Saturday Sept. 20th, defeating Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 2-1 and falling to River Valley 2-1, eventual champion Sioux City East 2-0, and Hinton 2-0...
Marion W. Cresap (09/26/08)
Marion W. Cresap, 76, of Cherokee, passed away Saturday morning, Sept. 20, 2008, at his home in Cherokee, due to an apparent heart attack. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Sept. 23 at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Marion was cremated following the services, and burial will beat a later date in the Nemaha, Iowa Cemetery...
Prunty/Tribby engagement (09/26/08)
Kendra Jo Prunty of Marshalltown and Christopher Michael Tribby of Melbourne announce their engagement and approaching wedding. Kendra is the daughter of Marvin and Vickie Wieck of Creston. Chris is the son of Cliff and Connie Tribby of Melbourne. Kendra is a graduate from Buena Vista University. She has her Elementary Education degree and loves being at home with their three month old son; Caeden...
Gray Matters: Goin' Home (09/26/08)
Not long ago I asked two of our area's most loyal expatriates, both of whom are talented writers, to tell us why author Thomas Wolfe was dead wrong when he claimed "You Can't Go Home Again." Julia Meylor Simpson of Rhode Island delighted us with her observations while Bob Reed's reply was delayed. Some health problems had slowed him down a bit. But now, we are happy to report, our favorite Floridian is recovering and has sent this very special essay which I am so pleased to share with you today...
Choosing the right career path (09/26/08)
As they should, area high schools are encouraging their junior and senior students to attend, if possible, a Tri-State College Fair scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 5, at the Marina Inn Conference Center in South Sioux City, Neb. Some schools also encourage their sophomores to attend such fairs...
'Tis ours to share (09/26/08)
This land is your land, this land is my land From California, to the New York Island From the redwood forests, to the gulf stream waters This land was made for you and me. As I was walking a ribbon of highway I saw above me an endless skyway I saw below me a golden valley...