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Stories from Monday, July 9, 2007

Cherokee Area Archives receives new leadership (07/09/07)
The Cherokee Area Archives recently had a changing of the guard. After years of service from Delores Richardson and the late Pat Ellerbroek as co-chairs of the Archives, Richardson has taken the position of secretary on the Archives board. Heading the new board will be Margaret Woltman and Joyce Pyle as co-chairs...
Nobby to celebrate 80th birthday (07/09/07)
Duane "Nobby" Buttenob, well-known (and well-loved) former coach at two Cherokee County schools - Quimby and Aurelia - for four decades, will be honored at an 80th birthday celebration on Sunday July 22. The celebration for Nobby, whose actual birthday is July 28th, will be held at the United Methodist Church in Aurelia, from 1 - 3 p.m...
Help Is Here' bus comes to Cherokee (07/09/07)
The 'Help is Here Express' bus tour came to Cherokee on Monday, stopping at the Cherokee City Hall to help uninsured Iowans find programs that provide prescription medicines for free or nearly free. The bus tour is part of the Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA), a national effort sponsored by America's pharmaceutical research companies which has helped nearly 4 million patients, including more than 37,000 in Iowa. ...
Street dance in Cherokee (07/09/07)
The Magnificent Board of Directors had people dancing in the street in Cherokee at the June 30th Street Dance. Photo by Ken Ross
CCCB hosts open house at Silver Sioux Lodge (07/09/07)
On June 23, the folks from the Cherokee County Conservation Board were the hosts at a special open house celebration at the Silver Sioux Lodge. This structure, located in the scenic woods of the Silver Sioux Recreation Area near Quimby, was originally built in the early 1970's as a warming shed for those enjoying the winter sports delight of the Silver Sioux Sliding Hill...
Bulldog girls shut out by Schaller-Crestland (07/09/07)
Boys split two games AURELIA - Aurelia High School softball coach Jason Heeren provided this capsule summary of Thursday night's Northwest Conference game with Schaller-Crestland : "It's hard to win ball games when you don't score runs - and it's hard to score runs when you don't hit the ball."...
Strong MV-AO squad defeats Lady Pirates, 13-0 (07/09/07)
G-H rebounds against K-P, 4-2 "It was one of those nights where not many things go right," was Galva-Holstein softball coach Scott Phelps' capsule summary of his team's 13-0 loss to a strong Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto team last Wednesday night. Heather Joslin's single was the lone hit for the Lady Pirates. Jaime Christensen took the loss on the mound for Coach Phelps' squad, walking three and striking out a pair of Rams...
Aurelia girls play well, beat Sac City, 4-2 (07/09/07)
Boys lose, 14- 4 SAC CITY - The Aurelia Bulldogs "put it all together" in Northwest Conference softball action here on Wednesday, beating the Sac City Indians by a score of 4-2. The teams were tied at 2 after the first innings, then traded zeros until the Bulldogs came through with some big hits in the 6th inning to put two more on the board and give the Aurelia team the win...
SOS softball team goes 2-4 (07/09/07)
The South O'Brien softball team racked up a 2-4 record against some rugged competition in recent action, including a 2-2 slate in the Okoboji Tournament. Top-ranked Akron-Westfield toppled the Wolverines 11-1 in War Eagle Conference action in Paullina. Aphton Roberts got the pitching loss, allowing seven earned runs on 14 hits and four walks, with one strikeout. Rachel Steinkamp, Carrie Egdorf, Roberts, Ashton Lansink, and Chelsie Rohrs had hits for the Wolverines...
Edythe G. Jacobe (07/09/07)
Edythe G. Jacobe, 80, of Long Beach, Calif., formerly of Cherokee, died on June 29, 2007. Services were held on July 3 in Long Beach. Condolences may be sent to Neil Jacobe, 4339 Patero Way, Long Beach CA. 90815. Edythe was born in Cherokee to Dewey and Gertrude Kennedy on Dec. 29, 1926...
Cody Daniel Schubert (07/09/07)
Cody Daniel Schubert, 21, of Holstein, died suddenly of drowning on June 30, 2007 at East Lake Okoboji. Services will be on Friday July 6, 2007 at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church in Holstein, with Father David Hemann officiating. Burial will be in the Calvary Cemetery, Holstein. ...
Rupp/daughter (07/09/07)
Trent and Michelle Rupp from Marcus are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Allissa Marie Rupp. She was born on June 18, 2007 at 12:18 p.m. and weighed 6 lbs. and 9 oz. and measured 19 inches long. Welcoming Allissa home was her big brother Michael...
Namanny/twin daughters (07/09/07)
Andrew and Cloudy Namanny of Des Moines are pleased to announce the birth of twin daughters. Melinda Elisabeth was born at 10:19 a.m. she weighed 7 lbs. and 6 oz. and measured 20 inches long. Stacy Arwen was born at 10:21 a.m. and weighed 6 lbs. and measured 19 inches long...
James/daughter (07/09/07)
Nathan and Abby James of Quimby are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Addison Ann James. Born on June 24, 2007 at 6:21 p.m. she weighed 7 lbs. and 1 oz. and measured 20 inches long. Grandparents are Wayne and Reta Todd of Holstein and Penny James of Dallas Center...
Basic Biittner: I-Phone, U-Phone, we all ... (07/09/07)
On June 29, many people lined up outside of Apple stores (not the fruit, the gadget company) waiting to purchase the latest "wonder toy," called the i-phone. As I understand it, this gizmo is a combination telephone/radio/tv/computer/mp3 player/ipod/answering machine/washer/dryer/dvd player and recorder/cd player and recorder/vacuum cleaner/dishwasher/refrigerator/table setter/bed maker and garbage taker-outer which is "so small it makes the blackberry look obese," in the words of one 'tech' reviewer.. ...
The direction of farming could change (07/09/07)
More and more farmers are staying active on the farm at an older age. One in four is at least 65 years of age. But eventually, these farms will be taken over by younger farmers. If the trend of the past continues, some farms will converge creating larger farms being operated by fewer people. This has caused a decline in both the number of people farming and the number of people providing support services to farmers...