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Stories from Monday, January 5, 2009

US 20 Association to Meet on January 9 (01/05/09)
The US 20 Corridor Association will hold its next regular meeting on Friday, Jan. 9 at 10 a.m. The group will gather at the Galva-Holstein Middle School in Galva. The agenda calls for the US 20 Association to discuss plans for the upcoming Transportation Day at the Capitol scheduled for Jan. ...
Do you thee what I thaw? (01/05/09)
This sizable snowman, about eight feet tall, gracing the front lawn of a home on West Bluff Street, was victimized by recent thawing temperatures that caused his eyes, mouth, and nose to slowly erode and fall off, rendering him into the salacious look of a triple-decker vanilla ice cream cone, uh... with branches for arms. Photo by Mike Leckband...
Eric Klotz, Native Son (01/05/09)
(Jimmy Davis Interview, as told to Beth Cathcart) I'm excited that Eric Klotz, a Cherokee native son, has chosen to perform along with the Eric Klotz Trio at this years' Jazz and Blues Festival. Eric's approach is intellectual and primarily influenced by Jazz. ...
Rockin' the 'yatga' (01/05/09)
My first three months in Mongolia were spent in a small town where I received crash courses in language training and teaching. I lived in the town with 10 other soon to be Peace Corps Volunteers (PCVs) (we weren't actually Volunteers yet, we were only considered "trainees"). ...
Times Gone By (01/05/09)
Those who are inclined to think that the Cherokee State Hospital is a hard place to live should attend some of the entertainments furnished for their people by the state. The festivities began on Christmas eve when they had their Christmas tree and a children's program. ...
Santa stories from Roosevelt elementary (01/05/09)
The Day After Christmas Eve By Kammy Briggs Christmas is over and Santa came home. Mrs. Claus missed him. They went on a long vacation with all of his elves. They went to Texas and they bought their swimming suit because they went to the beach. Mrs. ...
Basic Biittner: Okay, I give in (01/05/09)
I don't know about you, but it seems like it took me a long time to get over saying "Nineteen ninety - whatever." But, you know what - this week we begin our 10th year of the new decade/new millennium (or 9th, depending upon your point of view), so I guess it's time for me to admit it. Thursday, January 1 brought in the year 2009 ...
'Sweet Little Sixteen' (01/05/09)
Like any of us, he's had his moments, but on the whole, it was sad to see Ron Wetherell, long-time member of the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors, officially retire from the Board last week. Wetherell, a Cleghorn businessman who built his family business from the ground up and has been astute enough to continually diversify and forge on undaunted through periodic tough economic times in Northwest Iowa, served Cherokee County 16 years as a Supervisor...