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Friday, July 11, 2014

Stories from Monday, April 25, 2005

Spring Rendezvous this weekend (04/25/05)
By Paul Struck Editor The Cherokee Ridge Runners annual Spring Rendevous is on tap for Friday and Saturday at the Little Sioux Wildlife Area south of Cherokee. The LSWA is located five miles south of Cherokee on U.S. Highway 59, west on County Road C44, south of River Road, east on 590th Street (gravel road), and south into entrance of the LSWA...
It was a good year for this Cherokee centenarian (04/25/05)
By Nancy Nelson, Staff writer It seems recently that there has been a rash of birthdays celebrating a century of living. It is hard for most of us to imagine living for 100 years, especially when we are all too busy with every day life to notice the time go by...
Bridging the Generation Gap (04/25/05)
By Nancy Nelson Every year one fourth grade class of students from Roosevelt Elementary in Cherokee take part in a year-long project that ties learning and community service together. Pat Friedrichson, the fourth grade teacher who has taken the project over for the retired Karen Thompsen has many good things to say about the project...
Horsemanship clinic planned (04/25/05)
By Paul Struck, Editor A free horsemanship clinic sponsored by area dealers for Purina Mills, LLC, will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5, at the Cherokee Arena. Those area dealers include Livestock Production Center in Marcus, Galva-Holstein AG LLC in Holstein, Ida Grove and Battle Creek, and Heartland Ag Service in Early...
Trey Valentine Tagged as Roosevelt's Reader (04/25/05)
By Ron Flewelling With winter fading away into the distance, we are fast approaching the early spring doldrums... You know...that period of time between winter and spring when a certain seasonal depression sets in. With a sigh, we note that all those chocolate Easter bunnies and other assorted holiday sweets have been polished off, March Madness is over with several months till the next hoops season and there's nothing on television except reruns...
Wallace / Reis (04/25/05)
William Lee Wallace II and April Ellen Reis were joined in matrimony at Las Vegas Garden of Love in Las Vegas, Nev. with the Rev. Chip Bendel officiating. Wallace is the son of Bob and Mary Jochims of Oologah, Okla. and Mike and Diane Wallace of Odebolt. He is a 1994 graduate of Ida Grove High School. He is currently employed as a supervisor at Tyson Retail Deli in Cherokee...
Cook / Webster (04/25/05)
The parents of Erin Cook and Nick Webster announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their children. Erin is the daughter of John and Jan Cook of Cherokee. Her grandmother is Jean Cook of Cherokee. She is a 1998 graduate of Washington High School and a 2002 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa with a degree in Communication/Theater Education. ...
Ross Rambles: Perception versus reality (04/25/05)
We often hear comments about how we might be neglecting some part of our coverage area. Surprisingly, the area most mentioned is the town of Cherokee. I say surprisingly because it's just not true. Sometimes when I point that out, I'm told, "Yes, but there's a perception that it's true."...
Gray Matter: Savoring small towns everywhere (04/25/05)
Last time I wrote in this space about the advantages of living in Small Town America.  At about the same time, Progressive Farmer came out with their list of the 100 Best Places to Live in Rural America.  I believe this  new appreciation for the joys of rural living has come about as people realize they no longer have to live in metropolitan or suburban areas to pursue mainstream careers. ...