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Stories from Friday, February 26, 2010

Dedication from destruction (02/26/10)
Lee Rainboth went to Haiti in 2007 as a short-term volunteer to help teach Haitians how to raise food and to assist some women there to market their original crafts in the United States. It didn't take long for Rainboth to grow fond of the people and the country as a whole for their deep appreciation for the little things of life and their cheerful temperament...
Supervisors receive update on MHI closure (02/26/10)
Cherokee Area Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Mark Buschkamp updated the Cherokee Board of Supervisors on the Iowa government reorganization regarding Iowa House Amendment 8045 and Iowa Senate File 2088, which charges the possible closure of one of the four state mental health institutes...
Times Gone By (02/26/10)
An important business change was announced last Friday--Hinz & Spears having sold out their general store business to George Mast, Henry Siemon and a traveling man, from Cherokee, named Richards. Mr. Mast has for several years been a trusty clerk in the store and Mr. ...
Historic Preservation Commission to meet (02/26/10)
The City of Cherokee Historic Preservation Commission will meet at the Cherokee City Hall on Monday, March 1 at 4 p.m. The public is welcome to attend this meeting. The agenda will include the renewal of the Historic Plaque Program.
Iowa Pork Regional Conferences scheduled (02/26/10)
Iowa pork producers are invited to learn more about pig comfort, energy efficiency and producer profits at the 2010 Iowa Pork Regional Conferences scheduled for early March. The Iowa Pork Industry Center (IPIC), Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA) and Iowa State University (ISU) Extension cosponsor this annual series at different sites around the state...
Egger playing tennis at Concordia (02/26/10)
Cole Egger of Galva, a 2009 Galva-Holstein graduate, is now a student at Concordia University in Seward, Nebraska and playing tennis for the Bulldogs. The team opened their 2010 season with an 8-1 win (8-1) over Doane University in the brand new Bulldog Fieldhouse in Seward on Februray 20...
Dolbeare - Simonsen Engagement (02/26/10)
Jenna Dolbeare of Ottumwa and Drew Simonsen of Boone are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Jenna is the daughter of Eric and Roberta Dolbeare of Pleasant Hill, Illinois and is a 2007 graduate of Iowa State University, where she majored in Agricultural Education. She is currently teaching in the Cardinal and Van Buren school districts in southeastern Iowa...
Struck Strikes Out: Rebels and Pirates 'pay it forward' (02/26/10)
"Paying it forward" is a relatively new and catchy phrase in today's society that continues to take on more and more significance as many among us so desperately try to recapture the good old days when love of all mankind, decency and compassion were among the most admired traits...
Basic Biittner : from H to Z (02/26/10)
By Dan Whitney Here is my third (and final - I promise) list of eponyms, which, if you recall, are items which are named after a person : the H a m m o n d O r g a n - L a u r e n s H a m m o n d the H e i m l i c h M a n e u v e r - H e n r y H e i m l i c h...
Bi-partisan Trust? (02/26/10)
Packing smart for trips (02/26/10)
With spring around the corner (maybe) and spring breaks and travel in store for parents and students alike, a great trip could be in the bag if you follow a few packing tips. That's the advice from experts who say that as bringing luggage on planes becomes increasingly costly, packing light could save you money. ...