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Stories from Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Aurelia native featured on Speed Network TV show (01/04/12)
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. - These are heady times for Aurelia native Jason Jones, the son of Tom and Carla Jones. Last month, he attended the equivalent of his profession's Academy Awards - the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show, which was held at the Las Vegas Convention Center...
Aurelia woman killed in traffic accident (01/04/12)
NEWELL - Twenty-year-old Ashley Kruse of Aurelia was killed as the result of an accident which took place around 8:45 a.m. on Thursday, December 29 at the intersection of gravel roads 600th Street and 240th Avenue north of Newell. Investigating officers said Kruse was a passenger in a car that did not stop at a stop sign when approaching the intersection on 600th Street. ...
Veteran writer got start in Cherokee (01/04/12)
BRATTLEBORO, Vt. - One day in 1952, Frank Buckingham, the managing editor of the (Cherokee, Iowa) Daily Times, gave Richard Graber some news. "Frank was a good man, nervous as a cat," Richard recalls, sitting in an easy chair in his room at Hilltop House. His daughter Becky sits nearby...
Christmas cone trees (01/04/12)
Lynette Hyndman's Kindergarten class at Cherokee Roosevelt Elementary School, made ice cream cone Christmas trees for their Christmas party. Photo contributed
Cherokee schedules Christmas Tree pick-up (01/04/12)
The City of Cherokee Street Department will provide a city-wide Christmas Tree pickup on Monday, Jan. 9. Trees must be curbside only, with no plastic bags, tree stands, lights, decorations, or screws/nails in the trunk, as the trees will be run through a chipper...
KC Free Throw Championships (01/04/12)
The Cherokee Knights of Columbus Council 1722 will be sponsoring a Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship for boys and girls 10 to 14 years of age on Sunday Jan. 15, at the Cherokee Middle School in Cherokee. Registration will begin at 12:30 p.m., and the contest will start at 1 p.m. sharp...
Final deer season begins Jan. 11 (01/04/12)
The January antlerless deer season begins Jan. 11, for 42 counties, mainly in southern Iowa, and is the final deer season of the year. Even though there may be licenses left for a county not all areas in these counties need to have extra does taken. Hunters are encouraged to work with landowners to determine desired local deer population level and adjust their doe harvest accordingly...
Benefit for Bjork family (01/04/12)
LARRABEE - A benefit for the Robert Bjork Family who lost their home in a fire on Dec. 7 will be held on Sunday, Jan. 8, at the Larrabee Community Center from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Food items will be taverns, hot dogs, coneys, chips, bars and pies. A free will offering is being asked...
Wayne B. Herwig (01/04/12)
Wayne B. Herwig of Paullina, age 60, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011 at his residence in Paullina. His services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday Dec. 30 at the First Presbyterian Church in Paullina, with Andrew Hilla officiating.The Eldridge Family Funeral Home in Paullina is in charge of arrangements, and online condolences may be sent to eldridgefamilyfuneralhomes.com...
Dean Dwight Rollison (01/04/12)
Dean Dwight Rollison, 83, of Lisbon, Iowa, formerly of Webster City and originally from Cherokee, passed away Sunday morning, Jan. 1, 2012 at his residence. Dwight was born on July 23, 1928 in Cherokee, to Linton and Ruth (Stevenson) Rollison. He graduated from Cherokee Wilson High School and attended Buena Vista College in Storm Lake, graduating with Bachelor's Degree in Education (History). ...
Ashley M. Kruse (01/04/12)
Funeral services for Ashley M. Kruse, 20, of Aurelia, were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 31, at the First United Methodist Church in Aurelia, with Pastor Missy Brown officiating. Burial was in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, rural Aurelia. Visitation was Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., with the family present, at the First United Methodist Church in Aurelia. The Redig Funeral Home of Aurelia is in charge of arrangements...
Dierenfield, Ellis / son (01/04/12)
Shelby Dierenfield and Darin Ellis of Cherokee became the parents of a baby boy at 3:57 p.m. on December 26, 2011. Logan James Ellis weighed 5 bs. 11 oz. and measured 18 inches long, and his grandparents are Larry and Jackie Dierenfield of Aurelia and Mike and Kelley Ellis of Meriden...
Bundy, Schueder - daughter (01/04/12)
Kari Bundy and Jordan Schueder announce the birth of their daughter Brinlynn, who was born at Cherokee Regional Medical Center on December 20, 2011. Brinlynn weighed 7 lbs. 8 oz. and measured 20 inches long.
Baker - son (01/04/12)
Mikka Baker of Calumet became the mother of a baby boy at 1:44 a.m. on December 22, 2011. Kylaar Glenn Baker weighed 7 lbs. 0 oz. and measured 20 inches long, and his grandparents are Michael Hellmann and Wendy Baker of Calumet.
Basic Biittner : My Hall ballot (01/04/12)
Voting members of the Baseball Writers of America received their ballots for the 2012 election for the Hall of Fame in mid-November. There are 27 candidates - 14 "holdovers" and 13 new candidates. The writers must postmark their ballots by New Year's Eve, and the results will be announced on January 9, 2012. ...
Dress for the season (01/04/12)
As the annual winter weather and accompanying frigid temperatures descend upon us and we focus on making sure our homes, offices, and vehicles are ready for another long winter, we shouldn't fail to think about ourselves and proper clothing whenever we must venture out in frigid temperatures and wet conditions...