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Stories from Friday, October 16, 2009

Aurelia Board approves purchase of whiteboards (10/16/09)
AURELIA - The Aurelia High School Board of Education held its regular monthly meeting Monday evening and in the 'Showcase on Education' portion of the meeting, the Board saw a video presentation about the "Eno By Polyvision" interactive whiteboard, presented by Principal Ann Sandine. ...
In step with LA Centre of Dance (10/16/09)
Within eight years Lisa Ann Hunter of Cherokee had worn out 18 pairs of dance shoes. That's a sign of the love, passion and commitment that Hunter has given to the art of dance. Hunter's love of dance began at an early age. She competed at many different levels of dance while attending high school in Jefferson Iowa, with her most memorable experience being her competing in the Bill Riley Talent Show at the Iowa State Fair...
Supervisors hold short meeting (10/16/09)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors conducted a short meeting on Tuesday. Among the items on their agenda was the Quarterly Revenue Report from Barb Staver of the Cherokee County Sheriff's Department. Staver presented the report and informed the Board of her department's rise in application of purchase permits for handguns. The Board then approved the Sheriff's Department's Quarterly Revenue Report as presented...
Council resolution addresses improper sewer connections (10/16/09)
The Cherokee City Council Tuesday night approved a resolution to establish process and timeline for disconnection of storm water and ground water from sanitary sewer lines in the Ament Addition in northeast Cherokee. Approximately 20 Ament property owners - largely the western half of the addition - who have drain tile systems or sump pumps connected to the City's sanitary sewer system now have options and a deadline to disconnect from the system. ...
City of Cherokee Fall Yard Waste Pickups (10/16/09)
The City of Cherokee recently announced that yard waste will be picked up by Sanitary Services, the town's regular recyclable service, on the following dates: West side of town (also Rock Island and Parkview Addition) on Thursday Oct. 22 and Thursday Nov. 19...
Cherokee Braves tailgate Friday (10/16/09)
The Cherokee Athletic Bosters are teaming up with Burkhardt and Dawson CPAs to sponsor a tailgate meal before the Braves' home football game against Humboldt this Friday, October 16. Serving time will be from 5:30 - 7 p.m. and will be set up across the street from George Hicks Field in the parking lot of the Bacon Aquatic Center...
Scott Weber Receives "Grow Your Business" Award (10/16/09)
Scott Weber, Agency Manager of Central Insurance at Central Bank, was recently recognized as a leading agent for growing his Wellmark book of business from October 1, 2008 to August 31, 2009. Scott was presented with the award on October 6, 2009 by KHI Financial Solutions, a Preferred General Agency with Wellmark Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Iowa...
Times Gone By (10/16/09)
While playing around the cellar being excavated for the Clark building north of M. Novinski's restaurant near the depot. Lyle Healess attempted to catch onto a wagon full of dirt, but missed his hold and fell to the ground beneath the wagon and the back wheel passed entirely over his body...
Regional Volleyball starts next week (10/16/09)
Regional volleyball play is just around the corner, as teams wrap up their regular seasons this week. In Class 1A tournament action, Aurelia will take on River Valley at Correctionville on Monday October 19, with the winner to face the rated Alta Cyclones on Wednesday Oct. 21 in Alta; Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn starts tourney play against Remsen St. Mary's at Marcus on Wednesday. Oct. 21; and Galva-Holstein plays host to Storm Lake St. Mary's, also on Wednesday...
U.S. to face Russia at wrestling dual meet in Mount Vernon (10/16/09)
IOWA CITY - A team of top U.S. wrestlers will compete in a freestyle dual meet against a team from Russsia in Mount Vernon, Iowa on Wednesday, November 18. The meet will be held at the Small Multi-Sports Center at Cornell College. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with wrestling starting at 7:00 p.m. The local organizing committee is the Hawkeye Wrestling Club...
Eagles run well in cold conditions at conference meet (10/16/09)
HAWARDEN - Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn junior Jay Welp ran his third strong race in a six-day period as he placed second in the War Eagle Conference Meet here on Monday. Welp earned All-Conference honors as he battled Unity Christian's Chris Postma, a top-5 state - ranked throughout the 5k course. ...
Olson / son (10/16/09)
Brian and Candice Olson of Quimby are happy to announce the birth of their son, Case James Olson, at 7:34 a.m. on October 10, 2009. Case weighed 8 lb. 4 oz, and measured 20 inches long, and joins brother Blaine and sister Riley in the Olson family. His grandparents are Jim and Dawn Olson of Flandreau, So. Dak., Leslie Sargent of Milford, and Donald Sargent of Hartley...
Fitch / son (10/16/09)
Cathy Fitch of Aurelia is pleased to announce the birth of her son, Jordyn Ray Fitch, at 3:37 p.m. on October 11, 2009. Jordyn weighed 8 lb. 4 oz. and measured 19 1/2 inches long. His grandparents are Grant and Susan Fitch of Correctionville.
Martin - Lane Wedding (10/16/09)
Leah Marie Martin and Jonathan Colbert Lane were united in marriage on the evening of May 30, 2009, in the Danforth Chapel on the University of Kansas campus in Lawrence, Kansas. Chris Vidiksis, friend of the bride, served as the officiant for the ceremony, and the bride was given in marriage by her father and stepfather, Robin Martin and Mark Cozine...
A worthwhile project (10/16/09)
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the Center for Injury Research and Policy at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) have announced a joint project titled "Strengthening the Impact of Fire and Life Safety Messages on Children."...