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Stories from Friday, May 6, 2011

Aurelia High School has many distinguished graduates (05/06/11)
(Another in a continuing series spotlighting Aurelia High School, which will graduate its 120th and final class on May 15) AURELIA - Aurelia High School has seen many students graduate in its 120 year history of commencement ceremonies. Many of those graduates stayed in town after their graduation or returned to town after college or service time, and many became business people in their hometown...
Wa-Tan-Ye Luncheon (05/06/11)
On Wednesday, the Cherokee Wa-Tan-Ye service organization held its annual salad luncheon at the Cherokee Memorial Presbyterian Church. Proceeds raised go towards local scholarships to an area student, along with purchasing books for one of the libraries in Cherokee County. ...
Cherokee School Board hears ITBS/ITED overview (05/06/11)
The Cherokee Community School District Board of Education and School Administrators Monday night heard a power point presentation from Curriculum Director Beth Ebert regarding the District's results for the students' Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) and Iowa Test of Educational Data (ITED)...
SWCD Poster Contest awards presented (05/06/11)
The Cherokee County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) Commissioners are pleased to announce this year's conservation poster winners. From Cherokee, the fourth grade winners are Nicole McLaughlin -- First Place, Alexa Timmerman - Second Place, and Jake Zwiefel -- Third Place...
Iowa Master Gardener Program gets new look (05/06/11)
AMES, Iowa -- Multiple designs, several weeks, and 1,200 votes have led to a new look for the Iowa Master Gardener program. The new visual identity begins with a logo that will soon start showing up, and the coming weeks and months will add other materials, such as business cards, banners and clothing...
Yard and garden: grow tomatoes (05/06/11)
Tomato plants are the most popular vegetable in the home garden. Iowa State University Extension garden specialists explain varieties, growth habits and how and when to plant this vegetable of many sizes, shapes and colors. Gardeners with additional questions can contact the experts by calling or emailing the ISU Extension horticulture hotline at 515-294-3108 or hortline@iastate.edu...
Wartburg College students inducted into honor society (05/06/11)
WAVERLY -- Nineteen Wartburg College students were recognized with induction into the Kappa Mu Epsilon honor society during the Excellence in Teaching and Scholarship Convocation here on April 14. Kappa Mu Epsilon furthers interest in mathematics. Students must be in the upper 35 percent of their class and have completed at least three mathematics courses, including at least one term of calculus, and attained an average of B or better in all mathematics courses, for eligibility in the honor society.. ...
Apply now for Century and Heritage Farm Program (05/06/11)
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey recently reminded eligible farm owners that June 1 is the deadline to apply for the 2011 Century and Heritage Farm Program. The program recognizes families that have owned their farm for 100 years in case of Century Farms and 150 years for Heritage Farms...
Times Gone By (05/06/11)
Two weeks ago the Times recorded an accident which happened to Jay Gould, of Larrabee, but never dreamed that it would be called upon to record his death growing out of this accident. While unloading manure with a spreader it became clogged and Jay attempted to kick off a bunch of rubbish and is some way lost his balance and fell in the machine, a prong entering his leg while other minor injuries were inflicted...
Stoeltings to appear on Fox & Friends (05/06/11)
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Stacie Ruth and Carrie Beth Stoelting of Cherokee will be guests on the 'Fox and Friends' TV show this Saturday at 8:50 a.m. on the Fox News Channel. The Stoelting sisters will talk about activating the post 9-11 generation to be active patriots. The interview topic is called Post 9-11 Generation: Let's Roll...
Stoeltings to appear on Fox & Friends (05/06/11)
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Stacie Ruth and Carrie Beth Stoelting of Cherokee will be guests on the 'Fox and Friends' TV show this Saturday at 8:50 a.m. on the Fox News Channel. The Stoelting sisters will talk about activating the post 9-11 generation to be active patriots. The interview topic is 'Post 9-11 Generation: Let's Roll.'...
Bomb threats bring charges against Storm Lake boy (05/06/11)
STORM LAKE - A 14-year-old boy has been charged by Storm Lake Police with Terroristic Threats, a Class D Felony. Tanner Galbraith, 14, of Storm Lake, was charged about 4 p.m. Wednesday afternoon and transported to the Youth Detention Facility in Cherokee, pending a court date. The case has been forwarded to the Juvenile Court System...
Dagel leads Braves at SL invite (05/06/11)
STORM LAKE - Cherokee senior thrower Brock Dagel won the shot put event at the annual Storm Lake Tornado Co-ed Relays here Tuesday night, heaving the heavy ball a personal best 50-10 1/2. Dagel also placed third in the discus at the eight-team meet, with a throw of 138-10. Cherokee's Marc Husman also was third in the 400 meters in a time of 51.37...
Woods win shot put at Tornado Relays (05/06/11)
STORM LAKE - Cherokee junior Taylor Woods won the shot put and placed third in the discus to pace the Cherokee Washington High girls at the Storm Lake Tornado Co-ed relays here Tuesday night. Woods threw the shot put 37-0 to win first place, and recorded a personal best 105-9 effort in the discus for third place in the competitive field...
Struck Strikes Out: An elegy to a prep sports mama (05/06/11)
If I spoke of your colors, folks would figure it out, So your name or your school I will not spout. But you drive many wild, not just me, everyone, From your embarrassed hubby to your perplexed son. For a game called "gentleman's," you never fail to show,...
CAEDC Action Report (05/06/11)
There has been much speculation and conversation of late about U.S. manufacturers considering "on-shoring" or "re-shoring," essentially bringing production operations back home. Certain American manufacturers have learned the hard way that they could not best meet the needs of their U.S. ...
Basic Biittner : Being Someone Else (05/06/11)
My wife and I recently attended two very entertaining performances with a common thread : both shows featured performers portraying other real-life entertainers. The first show, "The Rat Pack Is Back," is basically a re-creation of a 1960's night club performance by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis jr. ...
Capital Gas (05/06/11)
Farmers, stay safe this spring (05/06/11)
The spring planting season is typically one of the busiest times of the year for farmers, and it is one of the times when most agriculture-related accidents occur. We urge all area farmers and farm employees to use some of these suggestions to prevent farm accidents:...