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Stories from Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Snowstorm hits Cherokee - again (01/20/09)
Snow hit the Cherokee area again on January 12, causing school cancellations and late starts as well as other weather-related problems, including several vehicular accidents.
Aurelia Commercial Club hosts Kick-off Dinner Jan. 26 (01/20/09)
AURELIA - The Aurelia Commercial Club will host its annual kick-off dinner Monday, Jan. 26, at the Aurelia Gikf Course. The social hour will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the dinner will begin at 6 p.m. This year's speaker is Mark Buschkamp, Director of the Cherokee Area Economic Development Corporation, from Cherokee...
US 20 group considers stimulus package proposal (01/20/09)
GALVA -- Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) District 3 Engineer Tony Lazarowicz addressed the US 20 Association at their meeting here last week. By the end of 2010, according to Lazarowicz, US 20 will be a four-lane roadway from Dubuque to Iowa Highway 4 just west of Rockwell City. ...
MMC grapplers split at A-W meet (01/20/09)
AKRON - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn wrestlers split a tough double dual with Akron-Westfield and Beresford, S.D. here last week, defeating the host Westerners 36-22, and falling by one point to Beresford, 37-36 in a thriller. Pin winners for the Eagles included Tyler Pearson at 125 pounds, Jacob Lehnhoff at 140, Jacob Pearson at 145, Russ Godbersent at 152, Jerad Letsche at 160, Blaine Dammann at 171, and Jordan Petersen at 189...
MMC wrestlers second at K-P (01/20/09)
KINGSLEY - Woodbury Central won the team title at the Jan. 10th Kingsley-Pierson Wrestling Invitational, scoring 178 points to runner-up Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn's 160. Lawton-Bronson placed third with 158.5, followed by Alta 148.5, K-P 135, George-Little Rock 113, Cherokee 88, Westwood 74, and Hull Western Christian 67...
River Valley boys lose to R-U, 65-53 (01/20/09)
REMSEN - Cold shooting and turnovers, a problem in recent games, continued to plague the River Valley boys as they were defeated 65-53 by Remsen Union in Western Valley-North basketball action here on Jan. 6th. Austin Hansen led the RV scorers with 21 points, while Anthony Volkert contributed a "double/double" with 12 points 11 rebounds for Coach Dean Norris' team. Ethan Todd had 3 Blocks and 4 steals for the Wolverines, and Sam Lundt led the way in assists with 4...
Knights handle MMC boys, 78-65 (01/20/09)
MARCUS - The rated Orange City Unity Christian Knights broke out to a 44-23 halftime lead on the way to a 78-65 win over Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn in War Eagle Conference boys basketball here on Jan. 9. Jordan Boekhout led all scorers with 30 points for MMC, including a superb 6-8 effort from the three-point line. He also pulled down seven rebounds. Will Hanson added 21 points for the Eagles...
Bulldog boys lose in 2 OT, 73-68 (01/20/09)
AURELIA - The Aurelia Bulldog boys basketball team gave "a great effort all night," said their coach Grant Peckenschneider, fighting back and coming from behind several times in their Northwest Conference game against Newell-Fonda on Jan. 9. Down by five points with less than a minute to go in regulation, Anthony Fowler hit a 3-point basket, then the team got a steal and Cam Meyer, who hit 10-14 free throws in the game, scored a couple big ones to send the game to overtime. ...
Robert W. "Bob" Booth (01/20/09)
Robert W. "Bob" Booth, 85 of rural Aurelia, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009 at the Cherokee Villa Nursing & Rehab Center. Funeral services were held on Jan. 17 at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Pastor Alan Dean of Living Word Outreach Ministries of Spencer officiated. Burial was in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Aurelia, Iowa. There were military rites at the cemetery...
Doris Haidsiak (01/20/09)
Doris Haidsiak, age 88, of Schaller, died on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2009 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services were on Jan. 13 at First Presbyterian Church in Schaller. Burial was in Schaller Cemetery. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Schaller was in charge of the arrangements...