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Stories from Monday, April 30, 2007

Council continues manager discussion (04/30/07)
An opponent of hiring a city manager tried again to divert the city from that course at the Tuesday meeting of the Cherokee City Council. Mick Mallory noted that the council didn't want to give more compensation to Deb Taylor, city clerk/treasurer, for her extra duties during the absence of a city administrator, so the other council members must not think there is extra work involved...
Cyclones take Aurelia Invitational Golf Meet (04/30/07)
AURELIA- The Alta boys' golf team eked out a two-stroke win over the Sioux Center Warriors at Saturday's Aurelia Invitational Golf Tournament. Alta also had the meet medalist, as the Cyclones' Adam Holton shot a 77 over 18 holes. Kingsley-Pierson's Matthew Young was runner-up medalist with his score of 80.T...
Long-time Cherokee business closes doors (04/30/07)
Quinn's Service Station, a long-time fixture on East Main Street in Cherokee, has closed its doors. The liquor and wine store, which has operated next door to the station for many years, and also carries the "Quinn's" name, has also closed. "However," continued Goslar, "In these economic times, it is extremely arduous to be an independent business owner in a corporate climate."...
Aurelia girls place 7th at HMS (04/30/07)
HARTLEY - The Aurelia girls' track team placed in several field events at the Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Hawk Relays at Hartley on Friday, getting the team off to a good start and allowing it to finish 7th in an 11-team field. The shuttle hurdle team of Jessica Cougill, Kristine Munden, Katee Dean, and Prisclla Otto won their event in a time of 1:11.69. That was the only first place Aurelia effort, but they did do well in several events...
Helen M. Rickett (04/30/07)
Helen M. Rickett, 74, of Sutherland, formerly of the Sioux City area, died on Saturday, April 21, 2007, at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Memorial services were held at the Sutherland United Methodist Church, Rev. Dennis Hopes officiating. Burial of the cremation ashes will be at Cherokee Memory Gardens Cemetery...
Roberta A. Kintigh (04/30/07)
Roberta A. Kintigh, 90 of Cherokee, died on Saturday, April 21, 2007 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, April 24, at 2 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Rev. Ray Hampton officiated. Burial was held in the Afton Cemetery, rural Cherokee...
Carmon (Petersen) Vos Gerau (04/30/07)
Carmon (Petersen) Vos Gerau of Clemmons, NC, died on Thursday, April 19, 2007 following a lengthy, but courageous, battle with cancer. She was born in Cherokee on June 15, 1935 to Adrian and Opal (Barnard) Petersen, grew up on a farm in Cherokee County, and was graduated from Holstein High School in 1953. She attended further schooling in Omaha, Neb., and was married to James Clark of Omaha. After moving to California, she worked for many years at a urology medical clinic and for Blue Cross...
Michael Justus Miller (04/30/07)
Michael Justus Miller, 46, of Arlington, Texas, a former Cherokee resident, died on Thursday, April 19, 2007 in a Fort Worth, Texas hospital.Memorial services were held Friday evening, April 27, at 7 p.m., at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Pastor Jim Steen officiated. Burial was at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee...
Peterson/Evans (04/30/07)
Jim and Julie Peterson of Washta announce the engagement of their daughter Jennie Peterson to Terry Evans, son of Steve and Colleen Evans of Holstein. Jennie is a 2004 graduate of River Valley. She received her AA from Kirkwood in 2006 and is now working towards her medical transcription certificate...
Basic Biittner: May Day (04/30/07)
Tuesday is May Day, which made me wonder, do kids even do the "May basket thing" these days? I remember exchanging little baskets of candy,etc. with my classmates in my early elementary school days, and I even got a couple in high school - one especially nice one from a friend who was very artistic. ...