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Stories from Tuesday, May 1, 2007

Times Gone By (05/01/07)
100 years ago John C. Bass, a Marcus boy, a senior at Morningside College, Sioux City is to have his name perpetuated in college athletics by having the college athletic park named Bass Field. As to the motive a press report says: Through the generosity of John C. ...
Making a batch of biodiesel (05/01/07)
Shayla Keyser, a Cherokee Middle School student, is talented in the kitchen, but not in the usual way. Rather than preparing a casserole or baking cookies, the 7th grader prepared a batch of biodiesel fuel. Converting soybean oil to biodiesel, using common household items, was a science project that Shayla entered in the Iowa State Science Fair for 7th Grade, earning her a second place finish...
DOT error in county's favor - collect $7 million (05/01/07)
Larry Clark, county engineer, pointed out to the Cherokee County Board of supervisors a typographical error in the Iowa Department of Transportation Farm to Market Road Fund quarterly statement. At least he thinks it's a typographical error, showing the county is receiving over $7 million more than expected...
WHS girls fall at Storm Lake (05/01/07)
STORM LAKE - There were bright spots for the Cherokee Washington High girls tennis team in a Lakes Conference match at Storm Lake Monday night, but the host Tornadoes came away with the match by a 6-3 score. In varsity singles action, Lynn Leonard lost 10-5 to Caren Sievers at number one, Shannon Schroeder lost 10-2 to Kelly Smith at two, Kristine Reeves lost 10-1 to Abby Smith at three, Jessica Cedar lost 10-1 to Sara Larson at four, Allie Parker beat Maddie Kies 10-7 at five, and Demi Dunn beat Katie Overturf 10-3 at six.. ...
Eagle golfers defeat WS Falcons (05/01/07)
HAWARDEN - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn boys defeated West Sioux's Falcons 171-183 in War Eagle Conference golf action here last week. Jordan Petersen carded a 40 to take home medalist honors for MMC, while teammate Jacob Lehnhoff was runner-up with a 41. Other low scorers for the Eagles were Darren Morse 44, and Tim Holmes 46. Also Luke Dreckman chot 47, and Jerad Letsche 49...
SOS golfers defeat A-W boys (05/01/07)
PRIMGHAR - The South O'Brien boys golf team stormed past Akron-Westfield here last week, carding a 164 to the Westerners' 195. Nic Steffens was medalist for the winning Wolverines with a 38, and Heath Brown was runner-up with a 41. Other low medal for SOS were Kyle Petrich 41, and Matt Cole 44. Also, Ryan Brasser shot a 48, and Andrew Powers a 49 for SOS...
Cyclones take Aurelia Invitational Golf Meet (05/01/07)
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...
MMC girls win golf meet (05/01/07)
Cherokee's Radke is medalist MARCUS - The host Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn girls claimed a golf triangular team title here Friday, carding a 230, while Cherokee scored 236, and Aurelia 238. Cherokee's Sarah Radke was medalist in the warm, windy weather conditions with a 52, and Katie Bauer of MMC was runner-up with a 53...
WHS girls compete at SC Relays (05/01/07)
Carlson wins open shot put with PB throw SIOUX CITY - Cherokee's Lynn Carlson won the open shot put with a personal best 40-5 1/4 throw to pace the Washington High girls at Saturday's Sioux City Relays. Cherokee also notched two fourth-place finishes in the loaded field, with distance ace Kara Nelson claiming fourth place in the 3000 meters in a time of 10:58.6, and the distance medley relay unit of Kelsey Essick, Julie Miller, Lauren Husman, and Alison Husman earning fourth place in a time of 4:32.15.. ...
Braves win Sioux City Relays (05/01/07)
Dawson, relays propel Cherokee to Class B title SIOUX CITY - The Cherokee Braves track and field squad notched two first-place finishes, one second, and three thirds on their way to the Class B team title of the rugged Sioux City Relays here Saturday...
Tennis Braves spanks Le Mars (05/01/07)
Cherokee gets rare win over Le Mars The fast-improving Cherokee Braves tennis team spanked visiting Le Mars 8-1 in Lakes Conference boys action in Cherokee last week. The Braves captured five of six singles matches and swept the doubles matches to notch the big win...
Bulldog girls are 6th at SC meet (05/01/07)
EARLY - The Aurelia Girls' track team posted several season-best times and distances, as they finished sixth out of 12 teams in the Schaller-Crestland Girls Invitational here on Monday. The Bulldogs scored 40 points. Aurelia did not capture any first-place medals, but their sprint medley, 4x800, and 4x400 relay teams all posted season-best times in placing 5th, 5th, and 6th, respectively, in a strong field...
Aurelia, MMC boys run at Early (05/01/07)
EARLY -- The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn and Aurelia boys competed at the Schaller-Crestland Invitational Track Meet here on Friday. The Eagles scored 80 points to place third in the meet, while the Bulldogs tallied 62 points to nab sixth place in the 8-team meet. ...
Braves win Aurelia triangular (05/01/07)
Cherokee's Johnson is medalist AURELIA - The Cherokee Braves captured the team title of a boys golf triangular here Friday, totaling a 174, to runner-up Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn's 181, and host Aurelia's 186. Mark Johnson of Cherokee was meet medalist with a 41, and Jacob Lehnhoff of MMC was runner-up, also with a 41...
Gatrost/Pickens (05/01/07)
Claudia Gatrost of Sioux City and Robert Pickens of Vermillion, S.D. are please to announce their engagement and plans for a July 7, 2007 wedding. Claudia is the daughter of Claude and Carol Gatrost of Cherokee. Robert is the son of Earl and Donna Pickens of Cherokee...
Yeltsin was a man of courage (05/01/07)
"We don't appreciate what we have until it's gone. Freedom is like that. It's like air. When you have it, you don't notice it." - Boris Yeltsin (Feb. 1, 1931 to April 23, 2007) Boris Yeltsin served as the first president of Russia, his time in that office running from July of 1991 to December of 1999. ...
When in India ... (05/01/07)
The first reaction by Americans to the arrest warrant issued in India against actor Richard Gere might be one of condescending amusement toward what, in our view, is an overreaction to a mild display of public affection. During an event to promote AIDS awareness, Gere embraced an Indian actress, Shilpa Shetty, and kissed her on the cheek several times...
Time to move on Doherty (05/01/07)
We had high hopes when Partners Management Group entered into an agreement last year with the city of Cherokee to sell lots in the Doherty Addition. The agreement called for the building of seven spec houses in the addition, with two to be built within six months...