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Stories from Thursday, June 21, 2007

Bookstore coming along (06/21/07)
Jimmy Davis (left) and co-owner Jay Loughlin work on the restoration of the former Golf etc. building on West Main Street, restoring the original brick storefront. Loughlin and his wife Mollie hope to open their new bookstore there as early as this fall. Photo by Dan Whitney...
Remember our troops! (06/21/07)
1st Lt Benjamin Voetberg AFRL/IF Rome Research Site 26 Electronic Pky Rome NY, 13441 AMN OLSON LISA P?1668 D ST P.O.BOX 408?ANDREWS AFB MD 20762 PFC Tony Cate 4 BCT, 1 CD (Echo Co. 2-7 CAV. Engr.) FOB Marez APO, AE 09334 Spc. Jaminet, Ryan EOD 725th...
Marcus plans a street dance (06/21/07)
Granting permission for a street dance was among the actions taken at the Marcus City Council Monday evening. Rod Ogren, representing the Marcus Fair Board, requested permission to hold a street dance on June 30 to serve as a fund-raiser. The dance will run from 8 p.m. until midnight with music provided by DJ Dean Hefta, a former Marcus resident...
County provides services for people with disabilities (06/21/07)
Cherokee County Community Services Department serves as the entry point for accessing county mental health funding for persons with disabilities. Some of these disabilities include mental retardation, developmental disabilities, brain injury, and chronic mental illness. ...
Council considers water problem (06/21/07)
The Cherokee City council deferred action on several agenda items at last week's meeting, awaiting further information. One matter that will need legal clarification is who is responsible for repair costs when a capped-off water line develops a leak...
Wibe resigns, criticizes county actions (06/21/07)
A letter from John Wibe, announcing that he will no longer serve as an assistant county attorney, was critical of actions by the county in transferring the county attorney's office from the law firm of Wibe & Phillips to the courthouse. A disagreement arose as to what secretary would occupy the front desk at the Wibe & Phillips law firm. Deb Dodd was terminated as county attorney secretary and subsequently hired by the Wibe & Phillips law firm...
For Nate (06/21/07)
It was an emotional time as the Cherokee Braves recently dedicated their new baseball scoreboard in the memory of Nate Schubert, a 2001 Washington High School graduate, who was killed in the war in Iraq in 2005 while serving with the United States Marine Corps. ...
Supervisors approve contract for LEC and road workers (06/21/07)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors approved two three-year contracts, one with the bargaining unit representing the county road workers and one with the bargaining unit representing the county workers at the Law Enforcement Center. Deputy Fred Claycamp was present on behalf of the LEC workers. ...
City manager attributes described (06/21/07)
A search committee presented a summary of desired attributes and qualities for a city manager to the Cherokee City Council and sought feedback on what role, if any, that the committee should take now regarding the search for a city manager. Rich Cook, Ed Otto, Mark Buschkamp, Jim Nelson and Jeff Hayes joined the council at the Tuesday meeting. The five have been working with Dwight Varce, council member; Dennis Henrich, mayor; and Deb Taylor, city clerk...
Rockin' The Little Sioux Valley' (06/21/07)
Cherokee Street Dance Saturday, June 30 The Cherokee Chamber of Commerce Promotions Committee is sponsoring "Rockin' The Little Sioux Valley" Cherokee Street Dance from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday, June 30. The annual Street Dance will be held on East Main Street in the Historic Entertainment & Cultural District in the heart of Downtown Cherokee, and will feature the music of the acclaimed rock and roll band, The Magnificent Board of Directors, from Sioux City...
Bulldogs fall to HMS (06/21/07)
HARTLEY - Aurelia took on Class 2A Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn in high school baseball action here on Thursday. The 'Dogs took a 2-1 lead after two innings, but were down 7-3 heading into the 6th, when the hosts scored six more runs to win by the "10-run rule," 13-3...
River Valley softball results (06/21/07)
RV vs. BCIG June 7th BCIG came out strong, beating the Wolverines 10-0. Wolverine hits came from Alissa Slota, Angie Edwards, and Amanda Mahrt. Jody Peterson took the loss on the mound allowing nine hits, walking two, and striking out two. Rv vs. Hinton June 9th (Woodbury Central Tourney)...
River Valley girls top Bulldogs, 6-2 (06/21/07)
CORRECTIONVILLE - The Aurelia High School girls were down 2-0 in the first, and 3-0 in the third inning in softball action here Thursday night, before they scored twice in the top of the fifth to close the gap to 3-2. The Wolverines scored again in their half of that inning, though, and added two more in the 6th to go on to a 6-2 win...
Aurelia boys drop two games (06/21/07)
AURELIA - The Aurelia Bulldogs committed nine errors on the way to a five-inning 10-0 thumping by the Sac City Indians in Northwest Conference baseball action here on Friday. Aurelia coach T.J. Schaefer said "the only bright spots in the offense were senior Tanner Winterhof and junior Jared Bruce each going 1 for 2."...
Braves blast E'Burg (06/21/07)
Braves blast E'Burg Cherokee wins big, 17-1 ... Ruehle shuts down E-Hawks as Cherokee bats erupt The state's second-ranked Class 2A baseball team - the Cherokee Braves - roughed up a very good Emmetsburg club in Cherokee Monday night to the tune of 17-1 in a five-inning donnybrook that was abbreviated because of the 10-run mercy rule...
Paul E. Pigott (06/21/07)
Paul E. Pigott, 93, of Cherokee, died Tuesday, June 12, 2007 in Country Side Estates following a brief illness. Services were held Monday June 18, 2007, at 10:30 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Cherokee. Rev. Armand Bertrand and Rev. Richard Ries officiated. Burial was in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee...
Gum/daughter (06/21/07)
Tim and Linzi Gum of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Macie Renee Gum. Born on June 7, 2007 at 8:02 a.m. She weighed 6 lbs. and 13 oz. and measured 19.5 inches long. Grandparents are Kari Steffen of Cherokee, Mark Bierman of Pierson and Ray and Judy Gum of Cherokee...
Tentinger/son (06/21/07)
Nathan and Abby Tentinger of Cleghorn are pleased to announce the birth of their son Benjamin Robert Tentinger. Born on June 6, 2007 at 11:15 a.m. He weighed 7 lbs and 11 oz. and measured 20 inches long. Grandparents are Kelly and Teri Perrin of Cherokee and Butch and Nancy Tentinger of Cleghorn...
Richardson/daughter (06/21/07)
Dustin and Amanda Richardson of Larrabee are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Braelyn Marie Richardson. Born on June 9, 2007 at 10:37 p.m. She weighed 8 lbs. and 6 oz. and measured 20.6 inches.
Pigott/Dyslin (06/21/07)
Jennifer Marie Pigott and Jacob Ross Dyslin, both of Cherokee, were united in marriage on Jan. 20, 2007 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cherokee. Joey Dyslin father of the groom officiated the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Frank and Jodi Pigott of Cherokee and Joey and Kathy Dyslin of Cherokee. Jennifer's father, Frank Pigott, gave the bride away in marriage...
Perrin/Cronin (06/21/07)
Valerie Perrin and Andrew Cronin are happy to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Valerie is the daughter of Timothy and Lisa Perrin, of Cherokee.
Case/Kinney (06/21/07)
Richard and Julie Case of Cherokee announce the engagement of their daughter Terra Case, to Don Kinney, son of Don and JoAnne Kinney of Newton. The couple will be married on the 6th of Oct. at the First Presbyterian Church in Newton.
Winding Roads: Let's be legal (06/21/07)
For three weeks the Hohbachs have been out east. I must say Ohio and Pennsylvania are two beautiful states. The rolling hills with all of the shrubbery and trees are inviting; at least in the Amish and Mennonite country. We really enjoyed it plus the roadsides were much cleaner than in the southwest corner of this country...
A welcome event (06/21/07)
Iowa has many professional sporting events but there have been few if any that could be called world class, until recently. The Iowa based food chain, Hy-Vee, should be commended for its sponsorship of a triathlon that will be the only U.S. stop on a 16-city tour...
Not enough attention? (06/21/07)
One of the candidates for the Republican nomination for president is complaining that the presidential candidates are not getting enough attention. Mike Huckabee, the former governor of Arkansas, is far down the list in name recognition among competing candidates but his criticism of the news media is not just about coverage of his own campaign. He is critical of the lack of coverage of the candidates in general...
Soybean price is a mixed blessing (06/21/07)
The price for soybean oil has hit 35 1/2 cents per pound on the Chicago Board of Trade. Soybean oil for December 2008 delivery was trading at just under 38 cents a pound, This is good news for soybean farmers but not so good for producers of biodiesel which relies heavily on soy oil...