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Stories from Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Lily of the Valley needs volunteers (05/07/08)
The Cherokee County Retired School Personnel (CCRSP) is asking the community for help this week in completing ongoing upkeep projects at the Lily of the Valley, One Room County School. Most readers may only have the experience of a country school from television shows like "Little House on the Prairie," but for many country residents attending these schools was a fact of life, be it as a student who attended these schools or as a teacher who taught at one...
Supervisors name new county engineer (05/07/08)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors met for their regular meeting at the lower level of the Cherokee County Courthouse on Tuesday, April 22. Top item on the Board's agenda was the appointment of a new county engineer. David Shanahan will start his new duties on June 2. Shanahan is currently the county engineer for Page County. Larry Clark, Cherokee County Engineer, will be retiring at the end of June and will work with Shanahan to show him the ropes for a few weeks...
Cherokee girls tumble 7-2 at E-LC (05/07/08)
ESTHERVILLE - The Cherokee Washington High girls dropped a 7-2 decision to Estherville-LC in Lakes Conference tennis action here on April 22. Cherokee's lone wins came at number three and four singles, when Demi Dunn defeated Sarah Christiansen 10-1 at three, and Michelle McGarry beat Kaylene Vos 10-6 at four...
Tennis Braves blitz Midgets, 9-0 (05/07/08)
The 5-2 Cherokee Braves blitzed visiting Estherville-LC 9-0 in Lakes Conference tennis action here on April 22. In varsity singles action for the Braves, Cole Egger beat Tyler Halstead 10-2 at number one, Kyle Ruehle beat Jim Mohler 10-2 at two, Cole Renken beat Joe Woodward 10-0 at three, Tom Wilson beat Phil Leffel 10-2 at four, Daniel Feser beat Adam Mustard 10-5 at five, and Nick parker beat Seth Orger 10-0 at six...
Bulldogs finish 2nd in golf triangular (05/07/08)
FONDA - The Aurelia High School Boys competed in a triangular golf match against Pocahontas Area and Pomeroy-Palmer on Thursday April 24, a match hosted by Pomeroy-Palmer on the Fonda course. Pocahontas Area won the match, posting a team score of 157. The Bulldogs were second with a 171 score, and Pomeroy-Palmer shot 200...
LaVonne M. Reed (05/07/08)
LaVonne M. Reed, 86, of Norfolk, Neb. a former long -time Cherokee resident, passed away Friday afternoon, April 25, 2008, in the Edgewood Vista in Norfolk. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, April 29th, at the First Church of Christ in Cherokee. with Pastor Tom Lewis and Pastor Gregg Johnson officiating. Burial was in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee...
Helen E. Mansfield (05/07/08)
Helen E. Mansfield, 97, of Marcus, passed away on Wednesday, April 23, 2008 at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services took place on Saturday, April 26, 2008 at Grace United Methodist Church in Marcus. Rev. Gary McDonough officiated. A family burial service will take place at a later date at the Marcus Amherst Cemetery...
Glenn Martinsen (05/07/08)
Glenn Martinesen, age 88, of Ida Grove, died Thursday, April 24, 2008 at Burgess Health Center in Onawa. Funeral services were held on April 30 at the First United Methodist Church in Ida Grove, under the direction of Christensen-Huffman Funeral Homes. The Reverend Russ L. Burnett officiated, with burial in the Ida Grove Cemetery...
David Simmons (05/07/08)
David Simmons, 85, died peacefully on April 19, 2008 at his home in Ridgecrest, Calif. Memorial service will be held on May 17, 2008 at 11 a.m. in the Holland and Lyons Chapel. A reception is planned for 1 p.m. that day at the Santiago Ridgecrest Estates' Club House...
Pareigis/Menke (05/07/08)
The parents of E. Ruta Pareigis and Nick Menke are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching wedding of their children. Ruta is the daughter of Dr. Alexander and Lynn Pareigis of Coal Valley, Ill. Ruta is a 2003 graduate of Alleman High School in Rock Island, Ill. and a 2007 graduate of The University of Iowa, with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology. She is currently attending Medical School at The University of Illinois...
Gray Matters: Spring tune-up (05/07/08)
I just returned from spending a few days at Mayo in Rochester, MN. My daughter calls it my "spring tune-up." The incredible surgeon who replaced my left shoulder always checks out his jobs after two years. He termed my surgery a total success, which I already knew. ...
Be a smart cell phone buyer (05/07/08)
If you're shopping for a cell phone service for the first time, or considering a new plan, the following information can be of great benefit to you...