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Stories from Friday, September 18, 2009

Aurelia Board approves new equipment for Wellness Center (09/18/09)
AURELIA - The Aurelia School Board held two meetings Monday afternoon at the school. The first meeting, of the retiring board, started with the approval of minutes, finacial reports, and bills and claims. Principal Ann Sandine reported that the second annual "Back to School Night" on August 17 was very successful. The Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) served hot dogs at the event, and elementary students and their parents were able to sign the "Hands and Words are Not For Hurting" poster...
Marcus cuts police force (09/18/09)
MARCUS - The Marcus Council wanted a two-man police department and they were successful in hiring two young men. They paid for their training and everything appeared to be going just fine except for one thing - the city coffers don't have enough funds to cover all expenses incurred...
WITCC announces record enrollment (09/18/09)
Western Iowa Tech Community College (WITCC) has announced an all-time record enrollment for the fall semester. A total of 5,829 students have registered for classes, a 7.5 percent increase over fall 2008. Other records have been shattered this fall at WITCC, whose main campus is in Sioux City. ...
Cherokee Board greets 'new' members, makes committee appointments (09/18/09)
The Cherokee Board of Education conducted a meeting within a meeting Monday, concluding activities of the retiring school board, administering oath of office to the "newly elected" board, and appointing the annual Standing Board Committees. Unopposed incumbent Board members Larry Goodrich and Terri Weaver were re-elected to their posts in the September 8 elections, and the formality of swearing them in to the new Board was conducted Monday...
PLAN test Sept. 30 (09/18/09)
All sophomores at Washington High School will take the PLAN test on Wednesday, September 30 on the WIT campus. Sophomores will report to school at the regular time. They will be bused to and from the WIT campus. The testing time is scheduled from 8:15 to 11:00. Parents are asked to refrain from scheduling medical or other appointments for their sophomore students during this time period...
Times Gone By (09/18/09)
Mugge's INT helps Wartburg to 34-21 win (09/18/09)
WAVERLY -- Wartburg's offensive attack picked up right where it left off in Week One producing 460 yards in a 34-21 win over Augsburg College of Minneapolis, Minn. on Saturday. The Knights, leveling their season record at 1-1, are now just 34 yards shy of hitting 1,000 total yards of offense already this year. Head coach Rick Willis' squad went over the 500-yard mark in the season-opening 42-35 overtime loss at St. Norbert Sept. 5...
2009 IHSAA & IGHSAU Basketball Officials Clinics Announced (09/18/09)
Roger Barr of the IHSAA has announced that the 2009 IHSAA and IGHSAU basketball official's clinics and rules meeting will be held in your area within the next month, and invites any new or already registered official to attend a basketball official's clinic in their area. ...
Smith / daughter (09/18/09)
Kent and Rhonda Smith of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Kenda Renae Smith, at 6:47 a.m. on August 24, 2009. Kenda weighed 7 lb. 14 oz. and measured 21 inches long. She has one brother, Johnathan Racine, and one sister, Jesselyn Racine. Grandparents are Ed and Patty Smith and Carolyn Smith and Jerry Bengtson of Cherokee, Judy Powers of Shenandoah, and John and Kathy Powers of Red Oak...
MHI rally overwhelming (09/18/09)
If it didn't exist before, or perhaps has been lulled to sleep in the past, a poignant and powerful sense of community reared its beautiful head at Tuesday's historic meeting at the Cherokee Mental Health Institute with a special State Legislature's Task Force studying the possibility of closing one of Iowa's four MHIs...