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Stories from Friday, April 27, 2012

Cherokee, let's see what you've got (04/27/12)
Cherokee, let's see what you've got 'RAGBRAI riders...share the glee,,,spending the night...in Cherokee!' The Cherokee Chamber of Commerce RAGBRAI Publicity Committee has announced the RAGBRAI Burma Shave Contest. Many of them remember driving down the highway and seeing humorous signs along the way advertising Burma Shave, such as... "Hardly a driver...is now alive...who passed...on hills...at 75."...
Times Gone By (04/27/12)
Expert Horse Thief Safely Housed Joe Lewis, Colored. Sent To Fort Madison Penitentiary--An Old Offender--Has Served Five Years--Convicted Of Stealing Lyon County Team Sheldon Mail: Joe Lewis, colored, the confessed horse thief, who has made his headquarters in Sheldon for some time, and who was sentenced last week at Rock Rapids to serve a term of five years in prison for stealing a team belonging to James O'Neal, of George, has a long criminal record, and is now serving his fourth term in the state penitentiary for horse stealing, according to statements made today by Sheriff Geo. ...
New FDA antibiotics 'initiative' poses challenges (04/27/12)
Dr. Scott Hurd, D.V.M., Ph.D, acknowledges his title in Iowa State University's College of Veterinary Medicine, in Ames, is a long one. However, he readily accepts the responsibilities accompanying that title -- assistant professor of veterinary diagnostic and production animal medicine...
Tabke sees successful animal health care despite antibiiotic changes (04/27/12)
MARCUS - There was little doubt the Saturday morning had been a busy morning for veterinarian Dr. Bruce Tabke as he pulled his pickup into the driveway of the Marcus/Remsen Veterinary Clinic at the southern edge of town. Tabke, along with Dr. Trevlor Martin and Dr. Kristi Mason, responds to livestock health needs within an approximately 40 mile radius of the Marcus office and associated clinic in Remsen...
Times Gone By (04/27/12)
2012 Iowa State Track & Field Meet Schedule (04/27/12)
9:00am Shuttle Hurdle Relay preliminary--- girls 2A Shuttle Hurdle Relay preliminary--- girls 3A 9:40am 3000 Meter Run final---girls 2A 3000 Meter Run final---girls 3A 10:10am 3200 Meter Run---boys 2A 3200 Meter Run---boys 3A 10:40am 100 Meter Dash preliminary---girls 2A...
River Valley competes at Sheldon meet (04/27/12)
SHELDON - The River Valley High School track and field teams competed in the Sheldon Invitational Co-Ed meet here on Monday, and the Wolverines' Brittny Shropshire took home a first place medal in the 100 meter hurdles, with her time of 15.97. The other top three finishes for RV included sophomore Olivia Goettsch, second place in the 1500 meter run with a time of 5:34.91; second in the Distance Medley (Mary Foley, Tonya Redenius, Brittny Shropshire and Olivia Goettsch), with a time of 4:44.31; and Brittany Hunwardsen, 3rd in the 3000 Meter Run. ...
River Valley girls run at Ida Grove (04/27/12)
IDA GROVE - The River Valley girls competed at the OA-BCIG track meet here on Tuesday, and finished 8th in the team standings with 23 points. Host OA-BCIG topped the team standings with 143 points, edging Woodbine, which scored 139. Brittney Shropshire was the only Wolverine to finish in the top three of an event, as she finished second in the 100 meter hurdles, in a time of 16.87. ...
A-A boys win, girls finish 4th at own meet (04/27/12)
ALTA - The Alta-Aurelia Co-Ed Relays were run in warm sunny weather here on Tuesday, with eight girls' teams and 11 boys' teams competing. Hinton was the class of the girls' field, taking firsts in seven individual and six relay events. Alta-Aurelia finished fourth. Other teams competing included Newell-Fonda, Storm Lake St. Mary's, Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire, Whiting, Remsen St. Mary's and Spalding Catholic...
Woods leads WHS track and field girls (04/27/12)
Cherokee senior thrower Taylor Woods won the shot put and placed third in the discus to lead her Washington High team in Tuesday's Cherokee Co-ed Relays run under sunny, hot weather conditions. Woods won the shot put with a 38-8 effort, and was third in the discus with a 115-2 personal best throw...
Husman, Adamson pace Braves track (04/27/12)
Cherokee's fleet junior sprinter Marc Husman won the 800 meters and placed second in the 400 meters to lead the Braves at Tuesday's Cherokee Co-ed Relays here. Husman clocked 2:04 to win the 800 meters, and was timed in 50.76 to finish runner-up in the 400 meters...
At the Library (04/27/12)
This month has flown by awfully fast. We've had a full and fun month at the library. During National Library Week prizes were given and special programs were offered for youth and adults alike. Congratulations to the winners in the youth department Javanni Wilkins, Madison Daum, Ben Hart, Hazzard Guthrie, and Mattison Lugar...
It's time to pay the piper (04/27/12)
There is a growing movement in the United States to force companies that make packaging and products - from soda bottles to printer cartridges to electronics and mattresses - to pay for the cost of collecting and recycling the waste they create. This idea is known as Extended Producer Responsibility, or EPR, and it has already resulted in significant waste reduction and increased recycling across much of Europe as companies have complied by instituting take-back provisions and less-wasteful packaging designs.. ...