Globe Chronicles: Archives from the weeks of Nov. 16-30

Compiled by Julie Pravecek.

This Globe Chronicles is taken from the archives of the weeks of Nov. 16-30.

10 years ago – 2007

SIOUX CITY – The Bishop Heelan High School Crusaders took to the field at the Cedar Falls UNI-Dome on Nov. 17 with hopes of capturing their first state championship in 25 years. Unfortunately, Keokuk beat the Sioux City team 42-7 for the Class 3A title.

VATICAN CITY – Pope Benedict XVI created 23 new cardinals from 14 countries. The group included Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, who was appointed coadjutor bishop of Sioux City on Aug. 19, 1997. He became the sixth ordinary of the Diocese of Sioux City on Nov. 28, 1998 and served in the diocese until his appointment to Texas on Jan. 16, 2004.

GRANVILLE – Spalding Catholic High School is once again performing a Live Nativity on Dec. 9. The Music Boosters sponsor the event and all proceeds go to the music department.  Performances will be in the historic Hoefler barn at Joe and Donna Ascherl’s acreage near Granville.

25 years ago – 1992

DENISON – Sixth grade students from St. Rose of Lima School in Denison are sorting and packing articles of food that were donated for the TAP (Temporary Assistance Program) for Crawford County. Under the direction of Father Andrew Hoffman, their religion teacher, Ms. Beverly Mayer, sixth grade teacher and their principal, Ms. Susan Thompson, they sorted, packed and delivered more than 700 items of food.

HOSPERS – Ronald Freking of Hospers was selected to attend the National Young Leaders Conference from Oct. 20-25 in Washington. Ron was among 350 outstanding high school students from across the nation at the conference sponsored by the Congressional Youth Leadership Council.

DIOCESE – According to Father Ed Girres, diocesan coordinator for World Youth Day activities, about 740 registrations and housing requests were sent to the World Youth Day offices in Denver on Nov. 25. World Youth Day, held in Denver from Aug. 11-15, 1993, is an event for youth and youth adults.

50 years ago – 1967

FORT DODGE – Beginning Sunday, television station KVFD-TV in Fort Dodge will carry the Sacred Heart Program in color. Color is a new venture for the show, said Miss Helen Zakarian, publicity director for the Sacred Heart Program.

STORM LAKE – Pep teams from 14 Catholic and 12 public high schools in the Sioux City diocese participated in the annual CYO cheerleading clinic Sunday afternoon, Nov. 12, in St. Mary’s high school gym.

CHEROKEE – Cherokee’s Irish basketballers of Immaculate Conception high school here have 12 more tilts to play, six at home and six away before their entrance into the annual Diocesan CYO Classic.


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