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Stories from Monday, September 14, 2009

MHI holds 'Trial Run' for Tuesday's Task Force visit (09/14/09)
Members of the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce, state legislators, 61 Cherokee Washington High students, and other concerned citizens attended a "trial run" walk-through Thursday at the Cherokee Mental Health for the Sept. 15 (Tuesday) visit by a Task Force from the State of Iowa. A total of 103 guests were present...
Supervisors Canvass School Board election (09/14/09)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors met in a rare Friday meeting to canvass last week's school board election. Cherokee County Auditor Assistant Kady Brauninger presented the Board with an Abstract of Votes for each of the county's school districts...
Important meeting tonight for Aurelia citizens (09/14/09)
AURELIA - There will be a meeting tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Aurelia Community Center for all community members who would like to hear an update on the future of the Aurelia School District. School Board members and Superintendent Lynn Evans will be present to provide the latest informtaion and summarize the Board's actions and thoughts...
CRMC offers annual flu and pneumonia shots (09/14/09)
Cherokee Regional Medical Center will be offering annual flu shots and pneumonia shots to interested individuals. Influenza ("the flu") is a serious virus that spreads from infected persons to the nose or throat of others. Influenza can cause fever, cough, sore throat, headache, chills and muscle aches. ...
Braves sneak by Okoboji, 26-20 (09/14/09)
A roughing the passer flag on fourth down against Okoboji with one minute left in the game gave the Cherokee Braves new life and led to the eventual winning touchdown to hand the Braves an exciting 26-20 Class 2A District win here Friday night. Trailing 20-19 and facing fourth and long, Cherokee quarterback Matt Pitts hooked up with receiver Jakob Hummel on a pass play that was stopped just one yard short of a first down, giving the Pioneers ball possession and the probability of running out the 60 seconds left on the clock.. ...
Aurelia girls split two net matches (09/14/09)
The Aurelia girls played two volleyball matches last week. On Tuesday, the Bulldogs played Newell-Fonda in a Northwest Conference match in Newell, and lost 3 straight games. Bulldog Coach Ann Dornack said, "I would like to say that the girls played to win, but they did not." Game scores were 7-25, 11-25 and 16-25...
Rated G-H wins volleyball triangular (09/14/09)
CORRECTIONVILLE - Eighth-ranked Galva-Holstein ran its match record to 8-1 with a sweep of the Cherokee and River Valley teams in a volleyball triangular hosted by River Valley in Correctionville Thursday night. The Lady Pirates beat River Valley 2-1 by game scores of 20-25, 26-24, 25-17; and beat Cherokee 3-0 on game scores of 25-22, 25-10, 25-18. The RV girls beat Cherokee 3-0 on game scores of 25-15, 25-18, 25-18...
S. J. Brownlee (09/14/09)
S.J. Brownlee, 82, after battling declining health in recent years, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of Sept. 9, 2009, in the comforting surroundings of his Emmetsburg home, with his family at his bedside. A memorial service will be held today at 1:30 p.m. ...
Stanley C. Andreasen (09/14/09)
Stanley C. Andreasen, 89, of Fremont, died at a Lincoln, Nebraska Care Center Wednesday night. Services were held today at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church. Rev. Lee Forman and Rev. Walter Hickman officiating. Visitation was held Sunday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Dugan Funeral Chapel with the family present from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. There has been a memorial established to the First Baptist Church. Condolences may be left at www.duganchapel.com Interment will be at Memorial Cemetery...
Bernice A. Johnson (09/14/09)
Bernice A. Johnson, 91, of Cherokee, died on Thursday Sept. 10, 2009 in the Cherokee Villa Nursing and Rehab Center, following a brief illness. Services were held today at 10:30 a.m. in the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cherokee. Visitation was held on Sunday from noon to 8 p.m. ...
Leung - Hong Engagement (09/14/09)
Mr. and Mrs. Yiu -Wan Leung of Hong Kong, along with her American parents, John and Marcia Smith of Aurelia, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Christy Leung, to Alex Hong, son of Mr. Hong Yam Ming and the late Ng Sook Chun of Hong Kong...
Winding Roads : Staying busy is good (09/14/09)
I haven't dropped off the side of the earth but have truly been busy with family activities. Nearly 20 years ago, I had relatives on my mother's side of the family from Wales make connections with me. Actually, they wrote an uncle of mine who in turned asked me to explain how may there were of us in the states, where and so forth. They have made three trips to the States to see us with the last one being 10 days ago. We are delighted with their visits and learn more each time of our heritage...
One thing leads to another (09/14/09)
Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released additional guidance for child care and early childhood programs on how to respond to the H1N1 flu. Children in early childhood settings present unique challenges for infection control due to the highly vulnerable population, close interpersonal contact, shared toys and other objects, and limited ability of young children to understand or practice good respiratory etiquette and hand hygiene. ...