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Stories from Friday, May 21, 2010

Science project blooms in Aurelia (05/21/10)
AURELIA - A group of science students at Aurelia High School were recently approved for a grant. Called the "Trees for Kids and Trees for Teens, " the grant is funded by the Iowa DNR Forestry Bureau, MidAmerican Energy, Black Hills Energy, Alliant Energy, Iowa Bankers Association, Trees Forever, Iowa Tree Farm Committee and the Iowa Woodlan Owners Association...
Sanford Planetarium program moved up a week (05/21/10)
The Cherokee Sanford Museum and Planetarium, located at 117 E. Willow St., normally presents a planetarium program, which is free and open to the public, on the last Sunday of each month. This month, however, the museum will be closed on May 30 and 31 because of the Memorial Day weekend, and the program for May will be presented on Sunday, May 23, beginning at 2 p.m...
Boosters eye WHS weight room project (05/21/10)
A proposed project unveiled at Monday's Cherokee Board of Education meeting by the Cherokee Athletic Boosters would upgrade and enhance the school's weight room with the addition of $46,000 in new weight training equipment and a spiffy new interior paint job...
Knights distribute Money Calendar funds (05/21/10)
The Cherokee Knights of Columbus have been selling "Money calendars" for 18 years. Each year the Knights donate the money generated from sales of the calendars to worthy causes, with five $200 scholarships going to area high school seniors and $1500 to two designated area organizations...
Times Gone By (05/21/10)
Last evening while riding on a railroad velocipede going from James to Leeds, Hugh Dogherty and George L. Burch, members of an Illinois Central carpenter gang were run down by an Omaha freight and instantly killed. During the day they had been working at James replacing the stock yards, which recently burned there. ...
Helping others (05/21/10)
Brianna Nixon, daughter of Rashel Nixon of Cherokee, presented Lee Rainboth with a hundred dollars to help the people of Haiti on Wednesday evening at a spaghetti fund-raiser supper. Pastor Ethan Sayler of the Memorial Presbyterian Church gave out 10 $100 bills to individuals who would in return give that money on to do some good for someone else. ...
Daniel Patrick McCarthy (05/21/10)
Daniel Patrick McCarthy, age 61 of Crystal Lake, Ill., and formerly of Cherokee, passed away Wednesday, May 12, 2010 in Crystal Lake. Memorial services will be held Saturday, May 15, in Crystal Lake. A funeral mass and burial will be held in Cherokee at a later date. Online condolences may be sent at www.greenwoodfuneral.com. Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee, is in charge of arrangements...
Margaret T. Trommelen (05/21/10)
Margaret T. Trommelen, 96, of Marcus, passed away on Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at the Heartland Care Center in Marcus. Funeral services will take place at 2 p.m. today at Peace Lutheran Church in Marcus. Rev. James Gruber will officiate. Burial will take place at a later date at the Newton Cemetery in Newton, N.J. ...
Nelson -- Knock Engagement (05/21/10)
Wallace and Kathy Knock of Willow Lake, So. Dak. and Kirk and Marcia Nelson of Aurelia are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Jared Dean Knock and Kati Lynn Nelson. Kati is a 2002 graduate of Aurelia High School and a 2007 graduate of Iowa State University in Ames, with a degree in Animal Science. She is currently living in Rock Valley, and is employed as a Bovine Embryologist for Trans Ova Genetics in Sioux Center...
Another Endangered Species (05/21/10)
High temps dangerous for dogs (05/21/10)
When the temperatures and high humidity levels soar during spring and summer months, we are reminded that man's best friend can have serious trouble coping with the heat. If a dog gets over heated, it could succumb to heatstroke with the possibility of not recovering. ...