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Stories from Friday, July 2, 2010

Supervisors hear flood report: County Engineer tells Board of bridge damage (07/02/10)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors was given an update on Cherokee County bridges that were damaged in last weekend's floodwaters. Cherokee County Engineer Dave Shanahan informed the Board that six bridges were damaged. Many of the bridges themselves remain intact but the approaches to the bridges suffered the bulk of the damage...
City explores Federal funds for flood damages (07/02/10)
City explores Federal funds for flood damages $400,000 damage caused to City public works More than 400 homes report damages It is still unknown what, if any, Federal monies may become available for Cherokee County after it was declared a disaster area by Iowa Governor Chet Culver in the aftermath of last weekend's horrific flooding precipitated by 6-8 inches of rain over a few hours...
New laws go into effect July 1 (07/02/10)
Be ready to drive safe or empty your wallets. A number of new laws came into effect Thursday (July 1) that will significantly increase the fines for simple traffic violations. If caught speeding more than 10 miles per hour over the speed limit, the fine has now increased from $92 to $133, and the more you speed, the more you pay...
Aurelia City Park get new playground equipment (07/02/10)
Thanks to a joint effort by several groups, the children of Aurelia as well as any youngsters visiting the community, have several new pieces of playground equipment on which they can play. The elementary students at the Aurelia school started things off for the drive for new equipment, as they collected and donated $100 worth of coins for that project to the city at this spring's "100th Day of School" celebration. ...
Send your well wishes (07/02/10)
Family and friends of Melissa Tabke are asking the public to help them shower Melissa with cards and well wishes as she recovers from a recent accident. You may send them to Creighton University Medical Center, Room 4317, 601 North 30th St, Omaha NE 68131...
Storm Lake blanks Cherokee girls (07/02/10)
STORM LAKE - The young Cherokee Washington High softball squad dropped a 10-0 Lakes Conference game at Storm Lake Wednesday night as Tornado hurler Blum fired a no-hit shut-out in six innings of work. Blum faced just 18 Cherokee batters in six innings and struck out five while dialing up her no-hitter...
River Valley girls suffer loss to LB (07/02/10)
LAWTON - The River Valley Wolverines took themselves out of a Western Valley Conference Tournament opportunity with a disappointing 3-1 loss to Lawton-Bronson on Wednesday. Had RV won the game, they would have qualified for the conference tournament with a number four seed...
Bergendahl / son (07/02/10)
Michael and Jeanna Bergendahl of Cleghorn are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Braxton James Bergendahl, at 8:09 a.m. on June 26, 2010. Braxton weighed 8 lbs. 13 oz. and measured 21 1/2 inches long. He was welcomed home by a brother, Ethan and a sister, Madyson. ...
Winding roads: What one needs in a tornado drill (07/02/10)
The weather certainly has been variable in temps and wind. actually, we could describe it as being uncertain as to what one gets. Marcus has had a couple of situations where the siren has sounded mightily. Mother nature seems to prefer putting on a tornado during evening hours as opposed to daylight...
Consumer fireworks dangerous proposition (07/02/10)
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and its Alliance to Stop Consumer Fireworks hosted a press conference this week to warn against the use of consumer fireworks. "Every year fire departments and emergency rooms across the country must respond to the devastating consequences of consumer fireworks," said James M. ...