Four generations (11/11/09)
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Four generations (11/11/09)
Memories of War and the Honor Flight (11/11/09)
Aurelia Board disusses Accelerated Math (11/11/09)
AURELIA - At Monday night's monthly meeting of the Aurelia School Board, the "Showcase on Education" featured the Accelerated Math program which the school's 5th - 7th grade students have been studying for the past seven weeks. Their teacher, LeAnn Patton, explained the elements of the individualized program and distributed samples to Board members. ...
T.T.T. F.V. Christmas cookie and candy sale (11/11/09)
T.T.T. F.V. will have its annual Christmas cookie and candy sale on Sunday, Nov. 15, from noon to 3 p.m. Cookies will be sold in front of Wilson TV on West Main Street, and Hy-Vee Gifts & More on North Second Street. Trays of cookies will be available for $5 each, and all proceeds go to help the group send two girls to camp in the summer...
Soup Supper today (11/11/09)
The Cherokee American Legion Post 230 and Auxiliary Unit 230 will be holding their 5th annual Veteran's Day Soup Supper today from 5-8 p.m. at the former Garfield Elementary School at 516 W. Willow St.
The Final Inspection (11/11/09)
The soldier stood and faced God, Which must always come to pass. He hoped his shoes were shining, Just as brightly as his brass. 'Step forward now, you soldier, How shall I deal with you? Have you always turned the other cheek? To My Church have you been true?'...
Hy-Vee Recognizes Joe Schmillen (11/11/09)
Hy-Vee extends their congratulations to Joe Schmillen who was recently announced as Hy-Vee's Employee of the Quarter. Joe started in January of 1984 in the Hy-Vee Grocery department. In October of 1985, Joe accepted a regular-time position in the Hy-Vee Grocery department. ...
Bake Sale in Quimby (11/11/09)
The Pilgrim Lutheran Ladies will hold a bake sale on Saturday, Nov. 21, at the Quimby Community Center from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. There will be Christmas cookie trays, baked goods, craft items and a white elephant table. Coffee will be available.
Scholarships Awarded (11/11/09)
Two Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Ankeny Campus Commercial Horticulture students each received $500 scholarships from the Federated Evening Star Garden Club of Johnston. Brent Dunn (left) of Cherokee and Carmen Wolf of Ankeny are the scholarship recipients. ...
Aurelia's Witzel, Zadow All-District FB (11/11/09)
Aurelia senior running back/linebacker Taylor Witzel earned first-team honors and Bulldog senior lineman Elliott Zadow second-team honors on the 2009 Iowa 8-Player District 1 All-District Football Team. Other first-team selections were: Remsen St. Mary's - Seniors Tanner Kockler, Skyler Higgins, Zane Schroeder, Andrew Portz; junior Billy Steichen...
Morningside to NAIA XC Championships (11/11/09)
FREMONT, Neb. - Morningside College's women's cross country team qualified for the 2009 NAIA Cross Country National Championships to be held November 21 in Vancouver, Wash., with a third place finish at Saturday's GPAC Championships here. The Mustang women, ranked 12th nationally in the latest NAIA ranking, qualified as a team for the National championships for the first time in school history. ...
Floyd L. Nelson (11/11/09)
Floyd L. Nelson, 90, passed away on Oct. 30, 2009 in Florida. Floyd was born to N.K. and Agnes Nelson on October 4, 1919 and grew up on a farm north of Alta with his parents, two sisters, Ruth and Bernadine, and two brothers, Woodrow and Alvin. During high school at Highview School, north of Alta, he excelled in track and basketball. ...
Evart "Tony" Fulton Peterson (11/11/09)
Evart "Tony" Fulton Peterson, 77, of Cherokee, died Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Graveside memorial services were held at 9 a.m. on Monday, at the Oak Hill Cemetery, Cherokee. Pastor Ethan Sayler officiated. Burial was in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. There was no visitation. Online condolences may be left at www.greenwoodfuneral.com...
Lundell / son (11/11/09)
Eric and Kelly Lundell of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their son, Carson George Lundell, at 8:38 p.m. on November 6, 2009. Carson weighed 7 lb. 14 oz. and measured 20 1/2 inches long. His grandparents are Tom and Corrine Lundell and Neil and Jodi Phipps, all of Cherokee...
Davis / son (11/11/09)
Collin and Gina Davis of Holstein are happy to announce the birth of their son, Pierce Rokk Davis, at 4:26 a.m. on November 6, 2009. Pierce weighed 6 lbs. and measured 19 inches long at his birth. He has two brothers, Zack and Keagen, and his grandparents are Rokk and LuAnn Ridout and Vince and Sue Davis...
4-H Spotlight (11/11/09)
Here it is November already and soon will be Thanksgiving and the holidays. Can you believe it? Again, I don't know where this year has gone. In the 4-H world, things are gaining momentum. All the clubs have at least had their first meetings of the year. Everyone is busy filling out their enrollment forms and recruiting their friends...
CAEDC promotes progress (11/11/09)
Cherokee Area Economic Development Corporation is focused on assisting existing businesses maintain and expand, recruiting new business, assisting the development of the value-added agricultural process, developing alternative energy production, assisting advanced manufacturing and entrepreneurs, enhancing quality of life amenities, and promoting legislation that will benefit our county and its citizens...
From the Midway: Still doing OK without TV (11/11/09)
It's been over nine months now since the government took away my television. Back in February I wrote a column about how I'd be OK and I would get by. Since that time many in the community have asked me how I've been handling life without televison. Well, it's been great. I really haven't missed it all that much...
Watch for deer when driving (11/11/09)
Iowa drivers must be aware that deer pose a potentially dangerous threat to motor vehicles and their passengers on all Midwest roads - especially during the fall and winter months. As the fall harvest kicks in, crop and cover patterns change dramatically and quickly, daylight hours become shorter, and the deer breeding season begins, deer are on the move more than any time of the year. ...
College students and laundry (11/11/09)
Unless mom or dad has conducted an informative "Laundry 101" class for them, many new college students have little experience in the laundry room. What with going to class, getting acclimated to college life and making new friends, laundry just isn't a first concern. ...