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Stories from Monday, March 23, 2009

Tiefenthaler brings home award (03/23/09)
The 73rd Annual Convention of the Iowa Meat Processors Association was held recently at the Gateway Hotel and Conference Center and the Iowa State university Meat Laboratory in Ames. The conference was attended by processors from 40 Iowa plants and vendors from a wide variety of companies displayed their products and explained their services to those in attendance at the Trade Show on Friday and Saturday...
Mid-Sioux Head Start program seeking 2009-2010 students (03/23/09)
The Mid-Sioux Opprtunity, Inc. Head Start is presently recruiting children for the 2009-2010 school year. Head Start is a free preschool program for children ages 3-4. To be eligible, children must be age 3 before September 15, 2009. Head Start Centers are located in Akron, Cherokee, Ida Grove, Le Mars, Orange City, Rock Valley, Rock Rapids, Sioux Center, and a Child Development Center in Hawarden...
Morningside Wins National Championship (03/23/09)
SIOUX CITY - Morningside College put the finishing touches on a storybook season when the Mustangs won the NAIA Division II National Championship with a 68-63 victory against GPAC rival Hastings College in Tuesday's NAIA II title game. The marquee match-up pitted two teams that had combined to win five of the...
Elsie Otto (03/23/09)
Elsie Otto, 93, Aurelia, died on March 13, 2009, at Sunset Knoll Nursing & Rehab Center in Aurelia. Funeral services were held on March 17, 2009, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aurelia, with Pastor Larry Lemke officiating, and burial took place in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, rural Aurelia. Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia was in charge of funeral arrangements...
Barbara Tamm Berglund (03/23/09)
Barbara Tamm Berglund, 80, of Cherokee, passed away March 14, 2009 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services were held on March 18 at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee, with Rev. Magrey deVega officiating. Burial was at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee was in charge of funeral arrangements...
Gray Matters:Bob Kranig--Remarkable employee and friend (03/23/09)
When Bob Kranig, a long-time employee, who was almost like family, recently passed away I wanted to write something about him, but scarcely knew how to begin. Fortunately, I was given a copy of a eulogy written by his son Cameron. I have told you of this multi-talented young man in the past and once again he has proven himself. With his permission, here are portions of his piece:...
Guest opinion: Budget makes hard choices (03/23/09)
These are extraordinary economic times. President Barack Obama told the American people openly and candidly that we face a trillion-dollar deficit, a financial crisis and a costly recession. Now we must be equally honest with ourselves about how we are prioritizing spending of our precious tax dollars...