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Stories from Monday, December 11, 2006

Creative Cutters hosts 'Locks of Love' (12/11/06)
Creative Cutters hosts 'Locks of Love' Creative Cutters at 102 E. Main St. in Downtown Cherokee hosted a benefit Saturday for "Locks of Love," a non-profit organization that provides children in need with a custom, vacuum-fitted hairpiece made entirely from donated human hair...
Stieneke wins special election (12/11/06)
The unofficial results of the Tuesday election for the ward 3 seat on the Cherokee City Council has Greg Stieneke winning the three way race with 62 votes, compared to 51 for Don Radmaker and 19 for Phillip Reinert. The 132 votes cast represent 11 percent of the 1,194 registered voters in ward 3...
New Presbyterian minister enjoying Cherokee (12/11/06)
Reverend Ethan Sayler came to Cherokee in the middle of August to begin his ministry at Memorial Presbyterian Church. Pastor Sayler grew up in Augusta, Kansas, near Wichita, and received his undergraduate degree at Sterling (Kansas) College. He likes the atmosphere in small Midwestern communities. ...
New Superintendent named at MHI (12/11/06)
Daniel W. Gillette MD, SM, FAPA, CHE was named the Superintendent of Cherokee's Mental Health Institute on Nov, 21. Dr.Gillette had been serving as the Interim Superintendent since Dr. Thomas Deiker's resignation in July. Gillette came to MHI in Jan. ...
Exploring the prairie (12/11/06)
After over a decade of planning, the Grand Opening of the Prairie Heritage Center was held on Nov. 30. On hand for the event were the Little Sioux Valley Conservation Association and the O'Brien County Conservation Board. The two groups are the overseers of Prairie Heritage Center, located southeast of Sutherland...
Cherokee girls deck SB-L, Boys lose (12/11/06)
Dilla, Messerole hit career scoring highs Senior point guard Kylie Dilla, a four-year varsity regular, tallied a career-high 23 points to lead the Cherokee Washington High girls to a decisive 67-42 victory over visiting Sergeant Bluff-Luton in Cherokee Saturday night...
Aurelia teams drop two at N-F (12/11/06)
NEWELL- Aurelia Coach Marv Munden said he was pleased that the girls' varsity team played "extremely hard from start to finish" in their Northwest Conference game here Friday night against the always-tough Newell-Fonda Mustangs. The Bulldog girls connected on 15 of 32 shots from the field (46.8%), 10 of 19 from the line (52.6%), and Tiffany Johnson made the team's only three-point attempt. ...
Pirates split with Trojans (12/11/06)
HOLSTEIN- The Odebolt-Arthur Trojans beat the Galva-Holstein Lady Pirates in Maple Valley Conference basketball action here on Saturday. The Trojans led at each quarter break, 19-11, 39-24, and 49-29, before posting the final 63-38 score. First-year coach Ken Slater's Lady Pirates were led in scoring by Allisa McGuire with 10 points. Teammates Brandi Wagoner, Heather Joslin, and Lindsey Joslin had seven, five, and five points apiece, respectively...
Braves wrestle at Okoboji (12/11/06)
Undefeated Halverson wins 130-pound class MILFORD - Sibley-Ocheyedan won the team title of the rugged Okoboji Wrestling Invitational here Saturday, totaling 204 points to outdistance runner-up Spencer's 199.5 points. Spirit Lake Park was third with 181.5, followed by Graettinger-Terril 160.5, West Hancock 148, Okoboji 95, Carroll Kuemper 83, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 78.5, Cherokee 61, and George-Little Rock 58.5...
Charles E. Stoner (12/11/06)
Charles E. Stoner, 78, of Cherokee, died suddenly, Thursday Dec. 7, 2006 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center, Cherokee. Services will be held Monday Dec. 11, 2006 at 2 p.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Cherokee. His body will be cremated following the service, with interment to follow at the Oak Hill Cemetery, Cherokee, at a later date...
Ruby B. Irwin (12/11/06)
Ruby B. Irwin, 80, of Kingsley, died Dec. 1, 2006 at the Kingsley Nursing & Rehab Center in Kingsley. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 4, at the Meadow Star United Methodist Church, rural Washta with the Rev. Bill Cotten officiating. Burial was at Grand Meadow Cemetery, rural Washta. Visitation was 2 p.m. Dec. 3, with the family present from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. all at the Rohde-Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley...
Norene Tewes (12/11/06)
Norene "Kay" Tewes, 70, of rural Larrabee, died Dec. 1, 2006 in the Spencer Hospital with her family at her side. Funeral services were held, Dec. 5, at 10:30 a.m. at the Oakdale Evangelical Free Church, rural Meriden. Pastor Clint Hogrefe officiated. Burial was in the O'Brien Liberty Cemetery at Calumet...
Seel/Kirschbaum (12/11/06)
John and Kim Seel of Cherokee and Bob and Kim Kirschbaum of Spirit Lake are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Kasey Seel and Jason Kirschbaum. Kasey is a 2005 graduate of Washington High School and is currently attending the University of South Dakota of Vermillion, where she is working towards a degree in business...
Gray Matters: A matter of perspective (12/11/06)
I recently read the book, "The Painted House" by John Grisham which was recommended to me by my daughter.  Knowing  I had never gotten into Grisham's legal thrillers, she assured me that  the author had taken an entirely different direction with this book.  "The Painted House," an autobiographical  work, is about his growing up in rural Arkansas, and I really did enjoy it. Of course, the fact that  his was a family of ardent St. Louis Cardinal fans only added to its attraction. ...
Holiday Food Safety (12/11/06)
When making your list and checking it twice, don't forget about food safety during the holiday season. According to federal estimates, about 76 million Americans suffer from food-borne illness, and at least 5,000 will die each year. This underscores the importance of food safety, especially during the holiday entertaining season...