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Stories from Friday, May 22, 2009

What a flag means for one family (05/22/09)
Memorial Day commemorates U.S. men and women who died while in the military service. Recently one family's journey, which began with the loss of a loved one on the shores of Okinawa in June of 1945, has completed another leg of that lone journey for closure...
Supervisors continue with Jail plans (05/22/09)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisor meet for the regular meeting on Tuesday. The Board received a new jail design for the proposed new Cherokee County Law Enforcement Center. The new design showed how the building would only be covered with bricks on two sides of the structure saving $50,000 in construction cost. ...
Miller receives Teacher of the Year in Sutherland (05/22/09)
The Iowa Masonic Lodge encourages local lodges to honor an outstanding teacher in their communities. School staff members work with the lodge to nominate an outstanding teacher who exhibits the traits of conduct, courtesy, responsibility, honesty, cheerfulness, kindness, consideration for others, and involvement in their community. ...
Times Gone By (05/22/09)
It appears that the suggestion made by the Times that when the Omaha excursionists were in Cherokee that their attention should be called to that thirty five mile gap between Onawa and connection with the main line, which prevents a direct through line from Sioux Falls to Omaha and which if closed would greatly increase the trade territory of Omaha and Council Bluffs is bearing fruit. ...
Athletic physicals will be available (05/22/09)
Cherokee Regional Clinics will be offering athletic physicals to area students for $25. If you believe your insurance covers yearly exams, please verify this with your insurance company and mention it when you schedule your appointment. Physicals will be offered by appointment at all CRC locations throughout the months of June, July and August. ...
Bacon Aquatic Center set to open Saturday (05/22/09)
Weather permitting (and rain is forecast), the Bacon Aquatic Center in Cherokee will open for public swimming on Saturday May 23. At least the pool is filled,and Cherokee Parks and Rec. Director Dave Ellis and a crew of lifeguards are ready to go.
Aurelia golf teams wrap up season (05/22/09)
The golf teams at Aurelia High School wrapped up their 2009 seasons this week with play in their respective Sectional Tournaments. On Friday, the Aurelia girls played the District Tournament at Rockwell City, and finished in seventh place in the team scoring, carding a team total of 423 strokes. ...
Bohnenkamp wins Senior Open title in Sioux City (05/22/09)
SIOUX CITY - Tom Bohnenkamp of Aurelia, who just completed his long career as the Aurelia High School golf coach on Monday, showed his former athletes how it's done here on Wednesday, battling heavy wind gusts to win the 17th annual Siouxland Senior Open at Two Rivers Golf Club. It was the second Senior Open victory for Bohnenkamp, who also won in 2004...
Darlene D. Hirschman (05/22/09)
Darlene D. Hirschman, 75, of Cherokee, died Thursday May 21, 2009, at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center, following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 23, in the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee. Rev. Armand Bertrand will officiate, and burial will be in the Mount Calvary Cemetery in Cherokee...
Schroeder - Rhea / son (05/22/09)
Morgan Schroeder and Jeremy Rhea of Marcus are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Keaton John Rhea, born on May 13, 2009, at 4:04 p.m. Keaton weighed 7 lb. 13 oz. and measured 21 1/2 inches at his birth. He has one brother, Kieler Rhea, and two sisters, Kapriece and Kyah Rhea. Grandparents are Terri Schroeder of Sutherland, Mark Schroeder of Paullina, and Kenneth and Colleen Rhea of Quimby...
Badtram / daughter (05/22/09)
Randy and Christy Badtram of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Ella Marie Badtram, born on May 5, 2009 at 12:49 p.m. Ella weighed 7 lb. 14 oz. and measured 20 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are David and janet Sullivan of Aurelia and Pat and Kathy Badtram of Sioux City. Great - grandfather is Dale Sleezer, sr. of Aurelia...
Are 'Frankenfoods' on the way? (05/22/09)
Quoting the New York Times, genetically modified fish and beef may be moving closer to your dinner table. After years of pondering the complexities, the Food and Drug Administration has finally issued draft regulatory guidelines that should open a pathway to commercialization for potentially useful products that have thus far been research curiosities...