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Stories from Monday, May 2, 2011

Aurelia High School boasts great extracurricular history (05/02/11)
(Another in a series of articles on Aurelia High School, whose students will be attending class in Alta starting next fall.) Throughout its 100+ year history, the Aurelia School District has always encouraged its students to have a well-rounded education, including participation in extra-curricular activities...
Supervisors send response letter to ICAP (05/02/11)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors met for their regular meeting at the Cherokee County Courthouse last week, and among they items on the Board's agenda was the signing of a response letter to the Iowa Communities Assurance Pool (ICAP) that recently was in Cherokee County to conduct a site visit...
Ecofest in Cherokee (05/02/11)
Cherokee students took place in Ecofest last week, cleaning up around town. Hard at it Cherokee School students participated in Ecofest around town last week, including these Cherokee Middle School 5th grade boys who went to great heights in their labors, including removing plastic snagged in a tree. They are, Johnny Youngberg (in tree), Trey Phelps, Trent Benson, and Tanner Tjarks. Photo contributed...
Mary E. Feeney (05/02/11)
Mary E. Feeney, 88, of Kingsley, passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at the Kingsley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Mass of Christian Burial took place at 10:30 a.m. today at St. Michael Catholic Church in Kingsley. Father Mark J. Stoll celebrate Mass. ...
Sargent - McChesney / son (05/02/11)
Karissa Sargent and Jerome McChesney of Schaller are happy to announce the birth of their son, Connor James McChesney, born at 11:44 a.m. on April 21, 2011. Connor weighed 8 lbs. 8 oz. and measured 20 1/2 inches long. He has one brother, Jay McChesney, and one sister, Kylie McChesney...
From the Midway: Why I call Calumet home (05/02/11)
To me John Mellencamp said it best in one of his songs, "I can breathe in a small town." That is how I feel about Calumet. I've lived here going on 13 years. That's the most time I've ever lived in one spot. Growing up, I lived in several places. It seemed that my family moved every year. It wasn't until I was in high school that I lived in the same house for more than three years. Most of my early childhood we lived in Cherokee, but around the age of 11 we moved to Minneapolis, Minn...
The Anderson Report (05/02/11)
Another week has gone by in the Iowa Senate and still no clear path to adjournment. The powers that be have still not come to an agreement regarding important issues such as commercial property tax reform, renewable energy, or the budget. Being in the minority, there are a limited number of things Senate Republicans can do to move the process along. This is just one more reason we must capture the majority in 2012...
Teach your child to swim (05/02/11)
It's sad but true that too many children drown needlessly every year, and too many parents are either resistant to teaching their toddlers to swim, or teach them the wrong way. No child has to ever drown in a swimming pool if they are taught how to survive in the water the right way and at the earliest possible age...