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Stories from Thursday, March 4, 2010

Bucket list (03/04/10)
The past several weeks of winter weather have left most of our area's gravel roads looking like trails through the Siberian tundra. As a result, the county boys have been busy keeping the roads passable, ensuring that rural folks passing that way won't become stranded and eaten by a polar bear or something. In this photo, Secondary Roads payloader jockey Tim Preuss is seen pushing back the encroaching snow drifts on F Avenue near its junction with C-66...
Wellness Center to host free anti-tobacco event (03/04/10)
On March 8, 9, and 10, the Cherokee Regional Medical Center's Wellness Center, along with the Tobacco Free Coalition and JEL kids, will be hosting a free event during the Cherokee School's Spring Break. This event is open to all children from grades 3 through 8 and will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 pm. You do not have to be a member of the Wellness Center to participate in this event...
Chamber Coffee (03/04/10)
This week's Cherokee Chamber Coffee Friday morning at 9:30 will be hosted by Wa Tan Ye and will be held at Danny's Sport Spot.
Larrabee man to build K.I.T.T. car (03/04/10)
LARRABEE - If you grew up in the 1980's there were several TV shows and movies that featured cool cars, such as the Dukes of Hazard's General Lee, the A-Team van, Magnum PI's Ferrari, and the Back to the Future Delorean, just to name a few. But one of the most popular cars from that era has to be K.I.T.T. ...
Board explores football, track lighting system (03/04/10)
The aged lighting system at George Hicks Field at Cherokee Washington High School, more than 50 years old and in a state of decline and disrepair, desperately needs replacement, according to Cherokee Superintendent Dr. John Chalstrom and a spokesman for MUSCO Lighting based in Oskaloosa and Muscatine...
WHS to host Wrestling All Stars (03/04/10)
Cherokee Washington High School will be hosting the second annual Northwest Iowa Wrestling Coaches and Officials Wrestling All Star Meet Friday, March 12. The meet is open to senior Iowa State Wrestling Championships qualifiers from Northwest Iowa. The meet will start at 6:30 p.m. with introductions and wrestling to follow...
IHSAA Media Awards and Officials Hall of Fame inductees named (03/04/10)
DES MOINES - Four members of the media and seven officials will be honored by the Iowa High School Athletic Association at the Boys' State Basketball Tournament next week at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. The media presentations will occur during the intermissions of the Class 1A championship, Friday night, with the officials being honored at the halftime of the Class 2A championship, also on Friday, March 12...
Iowa Boys Basketball Hall of Fame recipients named (03/04/10)
DES MOINES - Three former basketball coaches and seven players will join the Iowa High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame at the Boys' State Basketball Tournament next week at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. The presentations will be Saturday evening at the intermission of the Class 4A championship game...
Iowa Boys State Basketball Tournament starts next week (03/04/10)
Bhakta / daughter (03/04/10)
Dhruti and Shirish Bhakta are happy to announce the birth of their first child, a girl. Arya Shirish Bhakta was born at 7 a.m. on February 25, 2010, and weighed 6 lbs. 7 oz. and measured 19 3/4 inches long at her birth.
Law / son (03/04/10)
Brad and Kristy Law of Marcus are delighted to announce the birth of their son, Cayden Jesse Law, born at 3:48 p.m. on Feb. 27, 2010. Cayden weighed 6 lbs. 7 oz., measured 18 1/2 inches long, and has two older brothers, Devon Ege and Levi Martz, and one sister, Hailey Law...
Jorgensen / daughter (03/04/10)
Kyle and Destiny Jorgensen of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Mariah Grace Jorgensen, at 12:19 a.m. on February 27, 2010. Mariah weighed 8 lbs. 12 oz. , measured 21 inches long, and was welcomed home by her big sister Madison...
Basic Biittner: Over the hill at 30 (03/04/10)
While many of us enjoy watching professional athletes do their thing on the playing field, those athletes also elicit another response from many fans . That response is one of the so-called 'seven deadly sins' - envy. Many people envy the athlete's considerable skills, many envy their lifestyle, and MANY envy the money they make...
Spring Olympics (03/04/10)
Town clock unique, heart-felt gift (03/04/10)
The more you think about it, the more you realize that it's the little things that make a community the best it can be. Most assuredly, the big things can make a difference and do, but usually we can anticipate the big things coming, focus on them, and plan and prepare for them. ...