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Stories from Monday, April 5, 2010

Omelets at Galva (04/05/10)
The Galva American Legion Auxiliary will host an Omelet Supper on Monday, April 12 at the Galva United Methodist Church. They will start serving at 5 p.m. All tickets are $6 except that children age five and under may eat free at the church. Carryouts will be available. The menu includes omelets, assorted fillings, sweet rolls, and beverages. The public is invited. Handicap accessible...
Public meeting about 4-H Betterment Project (04/05/10)
On April 13 from 7 - 9 p.m., the 4-H Facilities Betterment Committee will be hosting an open come-and-go meeting at the ISU Extension Office, which is located at 209 Centennial Drive, just off of Highway 59 North, in Cherokee. This meeting is designed to help answer any questions that the public may have about the goals and purpose for the construction of a new Expo Center and remodeling of the current cattle building on the Cherokee County Fairgrounds...
Renowned concert pianist to perform at Oakdale Church (04/05/10)
When Sam Rotman made his debut at the age of 16 with the San Antonio Symphony Orchestra, before an audience of 6,000 people, the Baldwin Keynote Magazine wrote, "Sam Rotman is a pianist with abundant potential." Rotmanwent on to earn his Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from the Juilliard School in New York City, where he was the recipient of multiple awards, scholarships, and prizes. ...
NHS at Aurelia (04/05/10)
Both current and newly-inducted members of the Aurelia High School National Society were recognized at a banquet in the Aurelia Community Center on Tuesday, March 30 . Front row - left to right, Hilary Zarr*, Amanda Felten*, Heather Ballantyne*, Erin Laursen*, Ashley Anderson*, Amanda Swanson*...
WHS, MMC and Aurelia compete at State Jazz (04/05/10)
The time is approaching for three outstanding Cherokee County High School Jazz Bands to travel to Des Moines and compete in the Iowa Jazz Championships. Cherokee Washington earned the honor of going to State in Class 2A, while Aurelia and Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn will compete in Class 1A...
Fields set for Tomahawk Relays (04/05/10)
The fields are set for the 2010 Cherokee Washington High Tomahawk Relays scheduled for Friday and Saturday at the beautiful all-weather track at George Hicks Field. There will be two classes again this year, featuring Class 1A and 2A competitions for both boys and girls...
Ready to return (04/05/10)
Cherokee Washington High School's first-year girls varsity tennis coach Tricia Koster, left, readies to return the ball to player Demi Dunn during a recent practice. The Cherokee girls travel to Spencer Tuesday to open the 2010 season, and the defending Lakes Conference Champion Braves host Spencer Tuesday in boys Lakes Conference action. Photo by Paul Struck...
Jack A. Blades (04/05/10)
Jack A. Blades Jack A. Blades, 85, of Cherokee, passed away Thursday, April 1, 2010 at Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Memorial services will be held Tuesday, April 6, at 10:30 a.m. at Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Rev. Magrey deVega will officiate. ...
Winding Roads: Remembering days gone by (04/05/10)
While waiting to see a doctor, I picked up a magazine which was quite delightful to read and see pictures of days gone by in the forties and fifties. One picture which caught my eye was that of a playground filled with young children playing. What brought back the memories was the fact that all of the girls were wearing dresses, with socks and leather shoes. No sneakers like we all wear today...
Basic Biittner: Punny You Should Ask ... (04/05/10)
A friend, who shall remain nameless , sent me these "groaner" puns the other day, and I thought I'd share them with you. Puns For Educated Minds (authors unknown , and probably wouldn't admit to it, anyway) − I thought I saw an eye doctor on an Alaskan island, but it turned out to be an optical Aleutian ...
Driving Away Supporters (04/05/10)
On your mark, get set, grill! (04/05/10)
After too many months of freezing, sub-zero temperatures, biting winds, and way too much snow and ice, the wondrously warm weather the past few days have folks thinking "outdoors." With the arrival of the "outdoor" season comes the outdoor cooking season (although some of us fire up the grill throughout winter) and health experts advise outdoor chefs to keep food safety in mind every time out...