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Stories from Thursday, October 2, 2008

MMC Homecoming on September 26 (10/02/08)
Enjoying the Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Homecoming Coronation ceremony, left to right, are Jesse Addison and Myles Wurth, King Alex Roseen and Queen Katie Bauer, and attendant Alex Hoefling. The crown bearers are Kaelee Letsche and Coltan Pitts. A happy moment for all. Photo by Nancy Hohbach...
2008 WHS Homecomimg (10/02/08)
The man in Mongolia -- life in a ger (10/02/08)
(Editor's note: Cherokee Washington High and Iowa State University graduate Brett Campbell is serving a two-year stint with the Peace Corps teaching English in Mongolia. From time to time, he will be sharing his unique experiences in this "third world" country with our readers. We hope you enjoy Brett's writings and perspective as much as we do!)...
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (10/02/08)
The Centers Against Abuse and Sexual Assault (CAASA) reminds everyone that October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Their theme for the year is "Ending Domestic Violence-One Community…One Home…One Life at a Time." During this month, CASSA will intensify their efforts to promote public awareness of domestic violence issues...
Sign of the times (10/02/08)
The Cherokee Historical Preservation Commission (CHPC) recently presented Jackie and Richard Wittkop, owners of The Gasthaus Bar & Gille, with an historical plaque that lists their property at 214 W. Main St. on the National Registry of Historic Places...
Ballots are now available (10/02/08)
Absentee Ballots for the upcoming General Election are available in the Cherokee County Auditor's office located in the Cherokee County Courthouse at 520 West Main, Cherokee, Iowa. To Receive an Absentee Ballot by Mail: If you will be unable to vote on the scheduled Election Day, Tuesday, November 4, 2008, you may stop in or call the Auditor's office at 225-6704 to receive the absentee request form...
Bulldogs lose to Alta in straight sets (10/02/08)
AURELIA - The Aurelia Bulldog volleyball team hosted arch-rival and Northwest Conference foe Alta on Sept. 25 and, in the words of Aurelia coach Ann Dornack, "The girls worked hard and tried their best, but just couldn't get it done against the tough challenge Alta brought."...
Cherokee hits Clarion-Goldfield, 40-27 (10/02/08)
Cherokee's fleet junior receiver Nick Parker scored three touchdowns and Iowa's record-setting passing leader, senior quarterback Tyler Jones, passed for 351 yards and five TDs in the Braves thrilling 40-27 Class 2A District football match-up with 3-2 Clarion-Goldfield in Cherokee on Sept. 26...
Kristine Ann Schnoes (10/02/08)
Kristine Ann Schnoes,50, passed away on Sept, 25, 2008 at her home near Remsen. Funeral Services were held on Sept. 29 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen with Rev. William McCarthy, Msgr. Nicholas J. Ruba and Rev. Timothy Johnson concelebrating. Burial was held at St. Mary Cemetery in Remsen. Fisch Funeral Home of Remsen was in charge of arrangements...
Raymond Glassmaker (10/02/08)
Raymond Glassmaker, 85, of Cleghorn, died on Sept. 25, 2008 in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center, following a brief illness. Funeral services were held on Sept. 29, 2008 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee, with Rev. Armand Bertrand and Rev. Gene Sitzmann officiating. Burial was in the Maryhill Visitation Cemetery in rural Cherokee. Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee was in charge of arrangements...
Winding Roads: Getting the job done (10/02/08)
Lately I have had a number of experiences which have irritated me and I'm sure I'm not the only person who may identify with the similar situations. Basically it's people who go out to get a job and at the time of their hiring, they express how wonderful it is that they snagged that particular employment opportunity...
Harvest season in Iowa (10/02/08)
You know it by its beauty, the rows of golden corn stalks against the bright blue sky which the next day are rows of golden stubble against the deep, dark earth, or the fullness of the bright yellowgreen in the soybean fields. It is, indeed, a pretty time of year. It's also a dangerous time of year...