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Stories from Monday, January 26, 2009

Remember our troops! (01/26/09)
AMN Nicholas O. Daum 325 W. Ent Ave. Unit 119A Peterson AFB, CO 80914-1639 A1C Benjamin M. George 14032 W. Mustang St. #3792 Luke ASB, AZ 85309 Brad Bunt 5813 Arnold St. #1304 Tinker AFB, OK 73145 Lucas P Pyle 1/25 SBCT HHC BTB K-9 FOB WARHORSE APO AE 09336...
Roosevelt students take a cultural road trip (01/26/09)
It was a very cold -26 degrees when the 4th grade students from Roosevelt boarded the bus to go to Sioux City to hear the Sioux City Symphony's Educational School Concert for Young Audiences. Despite the cold weather every 4th grader arrived on time. No one was sick or tardy on Thursday, Jan. 15...
Aurelia Board hears 'Core Curriculum' report (01/26/09)
AURELIA - The Aurelia School Board met for its regular monthly meeting on Jan. 16th, and Board members heard a presentation about progress made on the implementation of the Iowa Core Curriculum program, which has been mandated by the Iowa Department of Education...
River Valley boys win two games (01/26/09)
The River Valley boys won two Western Valley Conference games over the weekend of Jan. 16-17 On Friday, the Wolverines, according to their coach, Dean Norris, "played our best game of the year," in beating Class 2A Westwood (8-2) by a 49-35 score in Correctionville...
South O'Brien handles Cherokee girls (01/26/09)
With two senior leaders out of the lineup with injuries, the youthful Cherokee Washington High girls basketball team continued to courageously battle to little avail, dropping a 49-33 decision to visiting South O'Brien here on Jan. 17th. Freshman Jackie Wilson led Cherokee's scoring with 14 points, while Misty Bruhn tallied six, and Shelby Dilla five. Chelsea Rohrs led the Wolverines with 20 points, and Casie Rehder added nine...
Braves' defense downs SOS (01/26/09)
Cherokee's enigmatic Braves put the hammer down on defense here on Jan. 17th to overwhelm a good South O'Brien team 55-34, in boys basketball action. The Braves had three players in double figures, with sophomore post Brock Dagel leading the way with 18 points, followed by Matt Koch 14, and Tyler Jones 10. Kyle Schuck added six points and six rebounds for Cherokee...
Bulldogs drop games to Sioux Central (01/26/09)
AURELIA - The Aurelia Bulldog basketball squads played host to the Sioux Central Rebels here on Jan. 16th in Northwest Conference action, and were gracious hosts. In the girls opener, the Rebels scored a 61-24 victory - similar to the results of a Dec. 10 contest between the teams, which ended with a 58-24 Rebel win...
MMC girls handle Remsen St. Mary's (01/26/09)
REMSEN - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn girls captured a low-scoring War Eagle Conference basketball game over Remsen St. Mary's here on Jan. 16th by the score of 38-24. Erica Dreckman and Rachel McDermott each tallied 10 points to lead the Eagles to victory, while Kayla Foresman scored nine points...
Boekhout bucket saves MMC boys (01/26/09)
REMSEN - Opportunistic Jordan Boekhout drove to the basket with 2.5 seconds left in the game and made the shot to lead Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn to a thrilling 48-46 victory over Remsen St. Mary's in War Eagle Conference basketball action here on Jan. 16th...
Stonecutters compete in first WVC tourney (01/26/09)
WOODBINE - The AGHSC Stonecutters traveled to Woodbine to compete in the first Western Valley Wrestling Conference Tournament on Jan. 17. The Stonecutters competed well, finishing in 6th place out of the 11 teams. Final team standings: 1. Logan-Magnolia, 213.5 points; 2. O-A/BC-IG, 213; 3. Woodbury Central, 173;...
MMC's Lehnhoff, Godbersen win titles (01/26/09)
ROCK VALLEY - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn wrestlers placed fourth in the rugged Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley Invitational here on Jan. 17. The tournament was won by Sheldon-South O'Brien with 172 points. MOC-Floyd Valley was runner-up with 150 points, followed by Okoboji 144, MMC 122, West Sioux 101.5, Akron-Westfield 96.5, BHRV 95, Dakota Valley 71, Hinton 47, and Hull Western Christian 42...
George G. Wilkie (01/26/09)
George G. Wilkie, 89, of Cherokee, died on Jan. 16, 2009 at the Country Side Estates Nursing Home in Cherokee, following a lengthy illness. Funeral services were held on Jan. 20, 2009 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee, with Rev. Armand Bertrand officiating. Burial was in the Cedar Township Cemetery, rural Larrabee. The Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee was in charge of funeral arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.greenwoodfuneral.com...
Elaine J. Smith (01/26/09)
Elaine J. Smith, 88, of Cherokee died on Jan. 18, 2009 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee, following a brief illness. Funeral services were held on Jan. 23 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee, with Rev. Armand Bertrand officiating. Burial was in the Mount Calvary Cemetery in Cherokee. Greenwood Funeral Home of Cherokee was in charge of funeral arrangements...
Helga A. Lundquist (01/26/09)
Helga A. Lundquist, 93, of rural Washta, former long- time Meriden area resident, passed away Jan. 19, 2009 at Countryside Estates in Cherokee. Funeral services were held on Jan. 22 at the Meriden Evangelical Free Church, with Pastor Larry Ostercamp officiating. Burial was in the Liberty Cemetery, rural Meriden. Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee was in charge of funeral arrangements, and on - line condolences may be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com...
Rasmussen/daughter (01/26/09)
Thad and Tracy Rasmussen of Paullina are pleased to announce the birth of the daughter. BreLee Ann Rasmussen was born on Dec. 24, 2008 at 12:15 a.m. She weighed 7 lbs. and 7 oz. and measured 20 inches long. Welcoming BreLee home are her brothers, Bryce Allen and Beau Andrew...
Gray Matters:Mothering isn't a boring chore (01/26/09)
Today I am writing about a matter that seriously troubles me. At the outset, I want to make it perfectly clear that I do understand that times have changed and that, in some cases, it is absolutely necessary for women to work outside their homes. Still, when I keep hearing women, in various media outlets, going on about the terrible lives led by their mothers and grandmothers, members of my generation, I am disturbed. ...
Simple steps to save for college (01/26/09)
According to college planning experts, getting started with a savings plan has never been more important. With student loans drying up, parents have been dealt a huge wake-up call. But the good news is that the grim headlines are helping young families learn that saving for college right from the very beginning is the best option. The good news is that saving does not have to be difficult and every little bit does add up...