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Stories from Monday, December 1, 2008

'The Grainery' part of this year's Tour of Homes (12/01/08)
T.T.T. will be having their annual Holiday Tour of Homes from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, December 7. Below is a brief description of one of this five year's featured homes, but all of the featured homes really need to be seen to be fully appreciated. "The Grainery," located at 1969 500th Street in Cherokee, is...
Rupp graduates from WITCC Law Academy (12/01/08)
SIOUX CITY - Stacey Alan Carlson of Sac City, Travis Rupp of Cherokee, and Matt Struve of Hinton have graduated from the regional law enforcement training academy of Western Iowa Tech Community College (WITCC), Sioux City. All the graduates are currently serving as law enforcement officers in Iowa. Carlson is with the Sac City Police Department, Rupp is with the Cherokee Police Department, and Struve is with the Kingsley Police Departmnet...
Supervisors tour Public Health (12/01/08)
The Cherokee County Supervisors took a tour of the Cherokee Regional Medical Center's Public Health offices after their regular meeting on Tuesday November 18th. Jan Carlson and Connie Mohn, who invited the Board to see the facility first-hand, hosted the tour...
Tobacco free WITCC Campus (12/01/08)
Cherokee Regional Medical Center, Janice Carlson, RN/FNP, Assistant Nurse Manager of Home Choice/Hospice/Public Health, and all those involved in Tobacco Coalition and Cessation activities have extended their congratulations to Western Iowa Tech Community College in Cherokee for becoming a tobacco- free campus...
Nelson finishes 45th at Nationals (12/01/08)
Cherokee Washington alumnus Kara Nelson, a sophomore at Morningside College, competed in the NAIA Cross Country National Championships in Kenosha, Wisconsin on Saturday Novemmber 22. Nelson finished 45th with a time of 18:25.8, the identical time given to Morningside teammate Erin Keitges, who finished 44th...
WHS grads in senior seasons at BVU, Morningside (12/01/08)
Katie Ebel and Autumn Bartel, sparkplugs of the acclaimed Cherokee Washington High girls' basketball team a few seasons ago, are wrapping up their stellar college careers this year. Bartel, the daughter of Dale and Linda Bartel, recently scored a career high 26 points against Northwestern, including 18 in the first half. The veteran Mustang squad (5-0) is currently ranked number 1 in the nation...
Struck Strikes Out: You only go around once (12/01/08)
As I begin to flit around to the various high school gymnasiums this winter season, I've been asking a rhetorical question to some coaches and parents I know and visit with - Is participation in the various prep sports declining? We've all heard the past few years that more and more high school kids are disdaining participation in athletics because they think they can't compete with other team members, or they want to focus on part-time jobs, vehicles, girlfriends or boyfriends, computer games, funky clothes, jewelry, CDs, DVDs, academics, college plans, family situations, careers, drugs and alcohol, etc.. ...
Struck Strikes Out (12/01/08)
You only go around once Monday, December 1, 2008 Paul Struck As I begin to flit around to the various high school gymnasiums this winter season, I've been asking a rhetorical question to some coaches and parents I know and visit with - Is participation in the various prep sports declining?...
Letha Irene (Small) Smith (12/01/08)
Letha Irene (Small) Smith, 90, of Aurelia, former long time Afton Township resident, passed away Friday, Nov. 21, 2008 at Sunset Knoll Care and Rehab Center in Aurelia. Funeral services were held Tuesday Nov. 25 at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee, with Rev. Magrey deVega officiating. Burial was in the Afton Township Cemetery, rural Cherokee. Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee was in charge of funeral arrangements...
Betty Gordon (12/01/08)
Betty Lou Gordon, 82, of rural Cherokee, died Wednesday Nov. 19, 2008 at her residence, surrounded by the love and support of her daughters. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday Nov. 22, at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee. Rev. Armand Bertrand officiated. Burial was held in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Cherokee. Funeral arrangements were handled by Greenwood Funeral Home of Cherokee...
Brandee M. Alexander (12/01/08)
Brandee M. Alexander, of Atlantic, passed away early Wednesday morning, Nov. 19, 2008, at the Cass County Memorial Hospital in Atlantic, at the age of 34 years, 9 months and 7 days, after a courageous battle with cancer,. Brandee Marie (Feldhacker) Alexander was born on Feb. ...
'REAP' benefits all Iowans (12/01/08)
According to the Iowa Natural heritage Foundation (INHF), many Iowans will never realize how much they owe to the Iowa Resource Enhancement and Protection (REAP) program for making our state a better place to live. REAP is funded by the Environment First Fund, which receives revenues from gaming receipts and the sale of natural resource license plates. With additional income from license plates and interest, REAP's 2008 budget totaled nearly $19 million - up from $15.5 million last year...