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Stories from Thursday, April 12, 2012

A-A wins Jazz Band Championship (04/12/12)
DES MOINES - The Alta-Aurelia High School Jazz Band won the Class 2A State championship in competition held here on Tuesday, topping second place South Central Calhoun. The Alta-Aurelia band was under the direction of Ryan Meyer, who is leaving the program to take a position at Harlan High School next year. The Harlan Jazz Band placed 2nd in the Class 3A competition on Tuesday...
Aurelia Board approves Certified Budget for FY 2013 (04/12/12)
AURELIA - In a special meeting prior to Monday evening's regular monthly School Board meeting, the Aurelia School Board held a public hearing for comments on the FY 2013 Certified Budget. There were no comments, and the Board approved the $6.9 million budget, with a tax levy rate of 10.8-cents per $1,000 property evaluation...
CMS program honors 'Students of the Week' (04/12/12)
This year, the Cherokee Middle School has started a "Student of the Week" program. The goal of the program is to encourage good behavior in the students. Students are nominated by teachers and staff for things like hard academic work, anti-bullying behavior, good citizenship, and modeling good values...
Ridge View Prom on tap Saturday (04/12/12)
HOLSTEIN - "The Titanic" is the theme for this year's Ridge View Junior-Senior Prom, which will be held at the high school in Holstein Saturday. All Ridge View juniors will be decorating for prom during the day on Friday, and any junior parents are welcome to help with the decorating...
Chamber Coffee (04/12/12)
Friday's Cherokee Chamber Coffee, at 9:30 a.m., will be at the new offices of CAASA, located on the second floor of the Ginzberg Building on the Cherokee Mental Health Institute campus.
Quimby firefighters stay prepared (04/12/12)
QUIMBY - In the brutal duty of fire service even the toughest equipment must be maintained and periodically replaced to ensure firefighters stay safe while using it. The Quimby Fire Department recently received some help keeping up its wardrobe and hardware thanks to a local farmer and America's Farmers Grow Communities...
Donald R. Kintigh (04/12/12)
Donald R. Kintigh, 71, of Meriden, passed away Monday, April 9, 2012 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Memorial services will be held Saturday, April 14, at 10:30 a.m. at the Meriden Evangelical Free Church. Pastor Larry Ostercamp will officiate. ...
Polzin-Tiefenthaler / son (04/12/12)
Abby Polzin and Andrew Tiefenthaler of Holstein announce the birth of their son, Owen Steven Tiefenthaler, who was born at 10:06 p.m. on April 7, 2012. Owen weighed 8 lbs. 8 oz. and measured 22 inches long. Grandparents are Steve and Lynette Tiefenthaler of Holstein, and Larry Polzin of Schleswig...
Ramirez / daughter (04/12/12)
Carlos and Letty Ramirez are the parents of a baby girl, born at 2:30 p.m. on April 1, 2012. Viviana Nicole Ramirez weighed 6 lbs. 4 oz. and measured 20 1/2 inches long. She was welcomed home by her big brother, Nathaniel.
Anderson / son (04/12/12)
Lee and Lacey Anderson of Alta are happy to announce the birth of their first child, a boy. Sage Charles Anderson was born at 8:08 p.m. on March 28, 2012 and he weighed 7 lbs. 11 oz. and measured 21 1/2 inches long.
At the Library (04/12/12)
The Children's Department had a special guest on Thursday, March 29, the Easter Bunny. Flashes of camera lights were going off as parents took pictures of their children greeting and talking to the Easter Bunny. Each child received an egg filled with candy egg from the Easter Bunny. ...
Make spring cleaning a breeze (04/12/12)
Spring is upon us and experts advise tackling spring cleaning "inside jobs" one at a time to be ahead of the game when the temperatures rise. Start by making a list of each room in your home and then each task that needs to be completed in that room. Depending on the amount of time you have, select a job you know you'll be able to finish. This way, you'll feel rewarded as you complete each task...