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Stories from Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Remember our troops! (07/17/07)
CPL.Lenz K.J. 2/5 Fox Co. 1st. PLT. Unit 40360 FPO-AP 96426-0360 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 Cates 4 BCT, 1 CD (Echo Co. 2-7 CAV. Engr.)...
Marcus going for clean appearance (07/17/07)
By Nancy Hohbach Correspondent At its regular monthly meeting Monday evening, the Marcus City Council listened to a proposal by Jim Hunt presented on behalf of himself and his wife Diane. The couple has started a business which is referred to as "Nuisance Professionals". He explained how they would work on a case by case payment to assist the council in eliminating nuisances within the city limit...
Aurelia Board approves Wellness Center Purchase (07/17/07)
Meeting in their regular monthly meeting Monday, the Aurelia School Board listened to a detailed explanation about recommended equipment purchases for the new Wellness Center from Wellness Center Committee Board representative Jim Hultgren and Coach Grant Peckenschneider, who was representing Coach Myron Radke...
CSN Tribute draws crowd, evokes memories (07/17/07)
By Dan Whitney Staff Writer Charlie Leissler, Randy Martin, and Jimmy Davis paid tribute to the legendary late 60s-early 70s band Crosby, Stills, and Nash this past Saturday and Sunday at The Gathering Place, and put on a great show. The Saturday night performance drew an estimated crowd of 100, while 65 more people came Sunday afternoon...
All-night Catfish Tournament planned (07/17/07)
Little Sioux Fishing Club to host event at Correctionville CORRECTIONVILLE - The Little Sioux Fishing Club of Correctionville will hold its second "All-Night" Catfish Tournament of the summer beginning Saturday night, July 21. Registration will be from 4-6 p.m. July 21 at Little Sioux Park located south of Correctionville. Weigh-in will be Sunday morning at Little Sioux Park. All teams must weigh in their own fish...
Cherokee girls fall at Le Mars (07/17/07)
LE MARS - A quality Le Mars team claimed a 10-4 Lakes Conference victory over a battling Cherokee club here on July 11th in the final game of the regular season for both squads. Cherokee begins Class 2A District Tournament action at 7 p.m. Monday, facing 10th-ranked Battle Creek-Ida Grove at Battle Creek. Cherokee nicked the Falcons 6-5 in a non-conference game in Cherokee last Friday night...
Braves erupt for 16-1 win (07/17/07)
Cherokee bats boom in District win over MVAO The #1 Cherokee Braves broke open a tight contest against a quality opponent with a five-run third inning and then rolled on to a resounding 16-1 victory over Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto in Class 2A District Semifinal action here Wednesday night...
SOS handles HMS (07/17/07)
HARTLEY - South O'Brien exploded for 15 hits in a convincing 12-2 demolition of Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn here Monday night. Ashton Lansink led the Wolverine attack with a two run triple, a two-run home run, and a run scored. Taylor Julian was 4-4 with two RBI and a run scored, and Lindsay Woolston, Aphton Roberts, and Carrie Egdorf each rapped two singles...
All-WEC softball selections (07/17/07)
South O'Brien pitcher, junior Aphton Roberts, earned first-team All-War Eagle Conference Softball honors for her stellar play this season. Her teammate, junior Faith Wittrock was a second-team selection as an outfielder. Three other Wolverines earned honorable mention status, including sophomore Chelsie Rohrs, sophomore Ashton Lansink, and senior Lidsay Woolston...
9-run inning boosts Cherokee (07/17/07)
Cherokee girls beat Cougars, 10-7 The explosive Cherokee softball team lit it up big time with a nine-run fourth inning to overtake a talented Manson NW Webster squad by a 10-7 score here Tuesday night. After spotting the Cougars a five-run third inning thanks to a couple costly errors and some timely hitting by the MNW girls, Cherokee's offense rolled up its sleeves and hammered the Cougar pitchers for 10 runs on 16 hits from that point on...
Galva-Holstein girls 1-1 in tournament (07/17/07)
MONDAMIN - The Galva-Holstein softball team won one and lost one at the West Harrison Softball Tournament on Saturday at Mondamin. In the first game, G-H was defeated by West Monona 1-0. Jaime Peterson took the tough loss on the mound, giving up only one hit. Peterson walked two and struck out four. The Pirates had just three hits themselves, from Dani Boyle, Sam Grayson, and Sarah Lichter...
Aurelia boys end season (07/17/07)
The Aurelia boys finished their baseball season this weekend, losing badly to Storm Lake St, Mary's twice in a three-day span, but sandwiching a surprisingly close 2-1 loss to number 4-ranked Wall Lake View-Auburn in between. The first game at St. Mary's was a regular season game on Thursday, and the Bulldogs gave up 10 runs in the first inning, digging themselves a big hole. ...
SOS girls take two wins at home (07/17/07)
PAULLINA -- Coach Mary Helfter's South O'Brien Wolverines won two big War Eagle Conference games here in softball action last week. On Thursday, the opponent was Spalding Catholic. Spalding scored a run in the top of the fifth inning on two singles. ...
Alta girls beat Aurelia in 5 innings (07/17/07)
AURELIA - The Aurelia Bulldogs and Alta Cyclones met on the softball field here July 9th in a regular season Northwest Conference matchup, and the Cyclones took it to their neighbor, winning 11-0 in five innings. Jessy Bibler started on the mound for Alta, and was replaced by Turnquist with one out in the fourth after Kristine Munden's hard grounder to the mound ricocheted off Bibler's glove, striking her on the face. ...
Cherokee girls lose to E-LC (07/17/07)
ESTHERVILLE - The Cherokee softball team played a frustrating Lakes Conference game at Estherville on July 9th, ultimately losing 2-1. Cherokee loaded the bases in two consecutive innings and had no runs to show for it, "failing to execute with runners on base," in the words of Cherokee coach Tara Malausky. This execution breakdown was "the only thing that kept us from winning," said the coach...
Julia Orchard (07/17/07)
Julia Orchard, 86, of Cherokee died July 8, 2007 in Careage Hills of Cherokee. Memorial services were held on Saturday, July 14, 2007 at the Greenwood Funeral Home, Cherokee, with Rev. Lilette Johnston officiating. Memorials may be sent to All-Saints Episcopal Church or to Hospice, Cherokee Regional Medical Center...
Arline V. Steemke (07/17/07)
Arline Steemke, 83, of Aurelia, died on Friday, July 6, 2007 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City following a heart attack. Memorial services were Monday, July 16, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Aurelia, with Pastor Harold Werley oficiating...
Choate/daughter (07/17/07)
Teresa Choate of Cherokee is pleased to announce the birth of her daughter Samantha Jo Kist. She was born on June 29, 2007 at 12:28 p.m. She weighed 6 lbs. and 1 oz. and measured 18 inches long. Grandparents are Robert and Karen Kist of Eagle Grove.
Belden/daughter (07/17/07)
Barbara and Charles Belden of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of the daughter Carley Lee Belden. She was born on June 28, 2007 at 7:10 a.m. and she weighed 7 lbs. and 1 oz. and measured 20 inches long. Welcoming Carley home is her big brother Charles Belden III...
Wright and Gibson/daughter (07/17/07)
Lenvel Wright and Natatia Gibson of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Tavisha Rhee Gibson. She was born on June 25, 2007 at 5:21 p.m. She weighted 7 lbs and 12 oz. and measured 21 inches long. Grandparents are Lonnie and Sherri Benson of Cherokee...
Wede/daughter (07/17/07)
Brian and Nicole Wede of Paullina are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Larkin Elizabeth Wede. She was born on June 27, 2007 at 4:30 p.m. She weighed 8 lbs. and 9 oz. and measured 21 inches. Welcoming Larkin home was her big brother Nikolai Louis Wede...
Shilling/Thill (07/17/07)
Elaine French of Cherokee and Bill Shilling of Sutherland, announce the engagement of their daughter Sara Lynn Shilling to Dustin David Thill, son of Gail and Steve Thill of Cherokee. Saran and Dustin were engaged in April after dating for six years...
Anderson /Wright (07/17/07)
Amber Anderson and Mark Mba Wright are happy to announce their engagement and approaching marriage. Amber is the daughter of Randy & Deborah Anderson of Aurelia, Iowa. Mark is the son of Pablo Mba Nzang and Isabel Wright Bonoko, of Malabo, Equatorial Guinea...
Wheatcraft/Langholdt (07/17/07)
Jami Richelle Wheatcraft and Chad Michael Langholdt are pleased to announce their engagement and approaching marriage. Jami is the daughter of Cheryl Wheatcraft of Sioux City. She is a 1995 graduate of North High School in Sioux City and a 1999 graduate of Morningside College, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. She is currently employed by Iowa - Nebraska State Bank as Assistant Vice President in the Consumer and Mortgage Lending Department...
Frye/Clow (07/17/07)
Jessica Frye and Jarred Clow of Truman announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Brian and Mary Frye of Cushing Iowa and Cheryl Clow of Truman. Jessica is employed by Bank Midwest in Fairmont, and Volunteers as an EMT for the Truman Ambulance Squad. Jarred graduated from ATSN, Madison Wis. in 2006 with a degree in Operating Engineering and is currently employed as an Operating Engineer with Cedar Valley Corp. of Waterloo...
Ross Rambles: Setting them judge people straight (07/17/07)
The U.S. Supreme Court should have consulted me prior to making a decision in the case of Morse v. Frederick. I am qualified to advise the court since I studied law in college. I took a course titled The Law of Something or Other. I don't remember the actual name of the course, but I'm almost certain that I passed it...
Basic Biittner: Sports Network Kicks 'S' (07/17/07)
I, like millions of others, have really enjoyed watching the ESPN cable television channel for many years now, and certainly have not minded at all when they kept adding channels such as ESPN 2, ESPN Classic, and (my favorite) ESPN News. I'm starting to get a little concerned, though, about what exactly is considered a "sport," due to some of the programs which have been shown on ESPN lately...
Gray Matters: Concert in the Park (07/17/07)
In my estimation, there is no better way to spend a summer evening than attending a band concert in a park. If the park has a gazebo and a history of more than a century of continual performances, it only magnifies the pleasure. Band concerts were very much a part of my childhood, but most were performed from an improvised band stand on Main Street. ...
Yet another food trend (07/17/07)
It is with some amusement that we see from an Associated Press report that a few pork producers are getting premium prices by satisfying a specialty niche market on the east and west coasts. Gourmet chefs and boutique meat markets are creating a growing demand for pork with more fat...
A horrible tragedy (07/17/07)
We've all heard about gross negligence that results in the death of a child but it seems that it always happens somewhere else, giving the impression that such events are outside of our world, not a concern for the residents of our rural area of America...