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Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Stories from Thursday, October 16, 2008

Rated Lady Pirates sweep O-A (10/16/08)
HOLSTEIN - The 18-7, 14th-rated Galva-Holstein volleyball team handled Odebolt-Arthur 3-0 here on Oct. 9th, claiming game scores of 25-11, 25-17, 25-15. The Pirates were 66-73 hitting with 33 kills, and served 66-73 for 90 percent efficiency, and 13 aces. The winners tallied 76 team digs, and registered 29 team assists...
South O'Brien girls lose to Hinton (10/16/08)
PAULLINA - In each of the games in their War Eagle Conference volleyball match against Hinton here on Oct. 7, the South O'Brien Wolverines had an early lead, surrendered it and had to battle back. Unfortunately for S.O.S., however, they were unable to battle all the way back, and the Hinton Black Hawks won all three games, by scores of 19-25, 11-25, 9-25...
WHS Class of 68 (10/16/08)
On Sept. 27, the Washington High School Class of 1968 held their 40th class reunion. Attending the reunion were: (front row) Bill Smith, Mike Bechtel, Paula Jenness Burch, Cathie Fuchs Flannagan, Doug Miller, Ardell Dessel and Doug Peck. Second row: Rhonda Grayson Saxen, Monica Clow Cowan, Julia Means Miller, Mike Scott, James Berglund, Margaret Reinert Duin, Rose Ruge Nixon, Janne Olson Johnson and Joan Waller. ...
WHS and IC Classes of '58 (10/16/08)
WHS and IC Classes of '58 The Washington High School and the Immaculate Conception Class of 1958 held a combined 50th class reunion on Sept. 27 at Koser Spring Lake Park Yacht Club in Cherokee. Attending the reunion were: (front row) Don Bechtel, Ann Alloway Holck, Beverly Witcombe Condo, Colleen Derby Harmon, Paul Fuhrman, Dale Miller and John Schmidt. ...
Field trip line-up (10/16/08)
The students in Connie Jensen's River Valley first grade class received a break from the classroom last week when they took a field trip to an area dairy farm. Lining up at their classroom door, the youngsters could hardly wait to hit the school bus that would carry them out into the country. Photo by Ron Flewelling...
Hy-Vee donates to KC (10/16/08)
The folks at Cherokee Hy-Vee Store, Hy-Vee Distribution Center, Hy-Vee Drug Store, Hy-Vee Pharmacy and Hy-Vee Gas donated $500 to the Cherokee Knights of Columbus' Project Out-Reach. This is the 16th year of the KC program, and all donations this year will go to the Cherokee County Work Services and the Iowa Special Olympics. Pictured above are Ken Lee, Tim Haupert, LeRoy Rupp and Tod Hockenson. Photo by Mike Leckband...
AHS students make donation to Mid-Sioux (10/16/08)
During their recent Homecoming week, teacher Diane Kannegieter and members of the Aurelia High School Student Council organized a "penny drive" and the high school classes were challenged to see who would win the most pennies during a week of various competitions...
Braves blitz Buffalo Ridge (10/16/08)
Cherokee's football Braves, improving each time out and gaining confidence on both sides of the ball, skinned the Buffalo Ridge Bison 54-7 after stampeding to a 41-0 halftime lead in Class 2A District 2 action here on Oct. 10th. In short, the hard-working Bison simply had no answer for Cherokee's speed in the backfield and at the receiver positions, as Kyle Schuett, Iowa's 100-meter champion, raced for five touchdowns on 12 carries for 173 yards...
Aurelia girls drop two VB matches (10/16/08)
AURELIA - Aurelia hosted Sioux Central in Northwest Conference volleyball action on Oct. 7, and, despite starting out strong and fighting until the end, lost the match in three sets. Game scores were 21-25, 18-25, 10-25. On Oct. 9, the Bulldogs hosted Remsen-Union and were swept 3-0 by the visiting Rockets...
Reduce, re-use, recycle (10/16/08)
We live in a throw-away society. We're wasteful. Not just on an individual level, but on a global scale as well. Our lifestyle is not sustainable in terms of the world's resources we consume. We must all change our lifestyles to reduce, reuse, and recycle. ...