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Scholarly story (04/21/09)
Cherokee celebrates National Week of the Young Child (04/21/09)
The Early Childhood Learning Center asks Cherokee to come together for children during the Week of the Young Child (April 20-24, 2009). As part of the national Week of the Young Child, Cherokee is honoring young children and all those who make a difference in children's lives...
East Entrance Artisans (04/21/09)
Heritage Players present comedic romp (04/21/09)
GRAND MEADOW - On April 24, the rafters of the Grand Meadow Heritage Center barn will once again rattle with laughter as the Heritage Players take to the stage in their annual spring production. For this one, the rural thespians will be treading the boards to "Virgil's Wedding," a two-act hillbilly hoot penned by Eddie McPherson...
False rumor angers Marcus residents (04/21/09)
MARCUS - A false rumor brought several folks to the regular monthly meeting of the Marcus City Council Monday evening as they thought the Council was going to hire a city manager at a cost of several thousands of dollars. After listening to a few of the folks, the Council responded with the question of why they haven't called or approached a member of the Council before jumping the gun. None of what was expressed held validity to the issue...
Librarian celebrates 25th anniversary (04/21/09)
Aurelia Prom this Saturday (04/21/09)
AURELIA - The Aurelia Junior and Senior classes will hold their Banquet and Prom this Saturday, April 25. The Grand March is open to the public, and will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the school gym. There is no charge to watch this event, but a free will donation will be taken at the door...
Tennis Braves handle Le Mars, 6-3 (04/21/09)
Cherokee's talented boys tennis team battled Lakes Conference nemesis and co-favorite Le Mars throughout all nine varsity matches here Thursday night, before claiming an exciting 6-3 victory to stay undefeated at 3-0 this early season. The loss was the first for Le Mars, which now sports a 2-1 record...
Bulldogs blank Cherokee tennis girls (04/21/09)
LE MARS - The tough and experienced Le Mars girls shut out visiting Cherokee 9-0 in Lakes Conference tennis action here Thursday night. In varsity singles for Cherokee, Demi Dunn lost 10-8 to Sam Rich in a highly competitive match at #1, Allie Parker fell 10-4 to Caitlin Bauerly at #2, Michelle McGarry lost 10-2 to Natalie Miller at #3, Jessica Cedar lost 10-6 to Molly Fischer at #4, Sydney Morton fell 10-6 to Erica Westhoff at #5, and Amanda Kohn lost 10-6 to Haley Wsitalski at #6...
Aurelia's Hill hits home run for Beavers (04/21/09)
STORM LAKE -- A key three-run seventh inning by Loras helped propel the Duhawks to a 7-5 victory over the Buena Vista baseball team last week, handing the Beavers just their first home defeat of the year. BVU opened with a single run in the first before junior Brandon Pietrzyk's two-run home run in the third extended the Beaver lead to 3-0...
BVU Wrestling Camp registration under way (04/21/09)
STORM LAKE-- Buena Vista head wrestling coach Sevond Cole has announced plans for a wrestling camp to be held on campus this summer. The team/technique camp is scheduled for July 23-26, and is open to all individuals going into grades 7-12. The camp is designed to build one one's technical skills, as well as gain essential mat time through competition. ...
Aurelia will host youth softball tourney (04/21/09)
AURELIA - Information is available for coaches planning on registering a team for the Aurelia Majors (grades 6-8) Youth Softball Tourney on May 16. For more information and registration forms, visit www.leaguelineup.com/ayl or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org...
You get more flies with honey than with vinegar (04/21/09)
Rudeness is one of my ultimate pet-peeves. I sometime expect rudeness from teenagers or somebody in their early twenties, for the fact that they are young and still learning to be part of a polite society. But when a person of advanced years is rude it really gets my sporting blood boiling...
What's bugging you? (04/21/09)
It's spring and that means warm weather and that means the bugs are back! With more than a million species of insects in this world, bugs are literally everywhere. But don't be alarmed because most of them - most of them - are harmless and beneficial...