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Stories from Thursday, January 25, 2007

LeRoy Jenness receives appointment (01/25/07)
Cherokee's LeRoy Jenness, a member of VFW Post 2253, has been notified by VFW Adjutant General Allen "Gunner" Kent of his appointment as "Special Aide-de-Camp to the Commander-in-Chief." Jenness had been recommended for the appointment by his Department Commander, for his "outstanding services to his Post, above and beyond the call of duty."...
Golf Etc. to close (01/25/07)
Owners trying to sell business, driving range An in-home hobby that grew into a thriving Main Street store front business in downtown Cherokee has run its course for two Cherokee men, who are retiring at the end of this month and either selling or closing their business...
Cherokee County day at the Capitol (01/25/07)
DES MOINES - A delegation from Cherokee County went to Des Moines on Tuesday to met with state legislators and department heads. The delegation was a mixture of Cherokee County elected officials, City officials from Cherokee and surrounding communities, and interested citizens of Cherokee County...
Woods and Waters: "Bo" hunting (01/25/07)
Former NFL, MLB star hunts Cherokee County Say the name Bo Jackson and it usually invokes visions of a powerful All-Pro running back plowing over linebackers or outrunning the swiftest defensive backs. Perhaps it is a 549-foot homerun blast to dead center at Kansas City Royals Stadium, or say the put-out when Bo gunned down a runner heading home while standing just inside the warning track in center field; no skip throw - just straight, low and hard...
Sibyl D. Wadsley (01/25/07)
Sibyl D. Wadsley, age 92, of Whitewater, WI, formerly of Cherokee, died on Monday, Jan. 15, 2006 at the Williams Bay Care Center, in Williams Bay, WI. Memorial services will be held at the Lutheran Church of the Cross, 1701 8th St. S/W, Altoona, 50009 at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, 2007...
Verlon Tesch (01/25/07)
Verlon "Pete" Tesch, age 68, of Paullina, died on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2007 at the Avera-McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D., Funeral services were held today at 10:30 a.m. at the Zion Lutheran Church in Paullina, with the Rev. Daniel Wagner officiating. Burial will be in the Prairie View Cemetery in Paullina...
Corzilius/Ruskamp (01/25/07)
Chris Ruskamp of Sergeant Bluff and Rachel Corzilius, formerly of rural Cherokee, were united in marriage on Aug. 5, 2006 at Immaculate Conception Church in Cherokee, with Father Gene Sitzmann officiating. The Ceremony was to be held at Maryhill Visitation Church, rural Cherokee until the Church was destroyed by destructive winds on Aug. 1, 2006. Parents of the couple are Ray and Robin Corzilius of rural Cherokee and Dave and Reldine Ruskamp of Sergeant Bluff...
Reviving the $1 coin (01/25/07)
The dollar coin has been a staple of U.S. currency for years, but has fallen out of favor (and use) since the Susan B. Anthony silver dollar and its successor, the golden Sacagawea has not fared much better. The U.S. Mint, fresh from it's success with the state themed quarters, next month will launch Presidential $1 coins, starting with George Washington...