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Stories from Friday, April 1, 2011

Spring is here! (04/01/11)
All is good - One of Spring's many pleasurable pursuits is to sit by a babbling stream channeling snow run-off, such as this scenic Cherokee County creek, and enjoy the warming temperatures and singing birds in the great Iowa outdoors.
Times Gone By (04/01/11)
** 100 years ago Some days ago the Times wrote to the assistant general manager of the Illinois Central railroad suggesting that the time was right for adding an additional train north in the passenger service. The railroad evidently didn't see the matter just as we see it, but has given some concessions to Cherokee by adding a passenger coach t
Marking 95 years (04/01/11)
Wayne Gaston of Aurelia will be celebrating his 95th birthday on April 7th. Gaston, a former recipient of Aurelia Citizen of the Year honors, is the father of three daughters - Carol, Janet and Kay.
Ridge View Relays today (04/01/11)
Harbinger of Spring - Prep track and field athletes practicing and honing their skills on an all-weather track is a sure harbinger of Spring. Here, Cherokee's Katy Hart, left, and Megan Hummel work on their relay hand-offs at a recent practice session. The Ridge View Relays kick off the outdoor season tonight in Holstein, weather permitting. Photo by Paul Struck...
Jocelyn J. Draper (04/01/11)
Jocelyn J. Draper of Holstein, age 8 , passed away on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. A funeral service will be held on Friday, April 1, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church of Holstein, with the Rev. ...
Allison Platt/Justin Taylor engagement (04/01/11)
Allison Platt, daughter of Marsha and Richard Platt of Waterloo, and Justin Taylor, son of Deb and Denny Taylor of Cherokee, are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Allison will graduate in May from Buena Vista University with a degree in Social Work and a minor in Women's Studies. Justin is a 2008 graduate of Buena Vista University and is currently employed as a Supervisor at Menard's Distribution Center in Shelby, Iowa...
Brain Damage (04/01/11)
Driving safety a must in bad weather (04/01/11)
As transportation incidents continue to be the number one cause of on-the-job deaths in the U.S., motorists are encouraged to navigate safely on our roads, especially during severe weather conditions. During inclement weather drivers are urged to be even more cautious when driving, not only for their passengers and themselves, but for fellow travelers and the thousands of workers whose vehicles are their office, such as law enforcement personnel, firefighters, emergency responders, post office workers, truck drivers, utility workers and more. ...