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Stories from Friday, May 9, 2008

Ecumenical Institute hosts Alumni Reunion (05/09/08)
Enrollment for Clinical Pastoral Education under way Thirty-five people, including 21 alumni, attended the Ecumenical Institute (EI) reunion on Sunday at the Cherokee Mental Health Institute- the first such reunion in the history of EI. The reunion was a chance for alums to reconnect with each other and hear updates about EI. ...
Seminar for 'The Gardens' informative (05/09/08)
Another meeting to be held May 22 In a public seminar held at the Western Iowa Tech Community College Conference Center recently, the owner, general contractor, and operations manager of the new Assisted Living Retirement Community in Cherokee, "The Gardens," presented information about the new facility, and answered questions from the audience...
Escue celebrates 50 years as auctioneer (05/09/08)
In the spring of his senior year at Quimby High School, Frank Escue had a chance to go to an auction and work with veteran auctioneer Jim Bown. Thus began what is now a 50-year career for Escue. He started his own business after graduation and continues working today...
I.C. Carnival returns! (05/09/08)
For those of you who fondly remember the years the I.C. church and school ran their annual carnival, rejoice! Though the I.C. school is but a distant memory these days, the I.C. carnival was revived this year,and held on Saturday April 26. Several pictures of the fun event are included in this article...
Sokolowski seeks Iowa House seat (05/09/08)
Democrat Lori Sokolowski, a longtime Cherokee County farmer, is running for Iowa Representative Seat, District 53, including Cherokee County, and portions of Plymouth and Woodbury counties.
Aurelia Superintendent Vint resigns (05/09/08)
AURELIA - The Aurelia School District, already hit with the recent retirement of High School Principal Dave Hickman, suffered another administrative blow on April 28, with the resignation of Superintendent Tom Vint...
G-H boys, girls 2nd in MVC Meet (05/09/08)
MAPLETON - The Maple Valley Conference track meet was run in cool, windy conditions here on April 29, and when the meet concluded, Lawton-Bronson, Galva-Holstein and host Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto had finished 1-2-3 in both the boys and girls standings...
Aurelia teams run in NWC track (05/09/08)
The Aurelia girls and boys track teams participated in the Northwest Conference Track Meet here on April 28th, with Coach Marv Munden's girls finishing 5th of 8 squads, totaling 41 points.
Cherokee track squads compete at SL (05/09/08)
Girls tally three first-place finishes, boys two STORM LAKE - The Cherokee Washington High girls track and field team finished fourth in a six-team competition, and the Braves placed seventh in the eight-team boys competition at the April 29th running of the Tornado Co-ed Relays in Storm Lake...
Mustangs shatter record (05/09/08)
DES MOINES - The Morningside College women's 3200-meter Relay team finished 8th in the college division at the Drake Relays on April 26th, but shattered the previous school record in the event by nearly 14 seconds. Cherokee Washington grad Kara Nelson, a freshman, was one of three underclassmen on the team, which finished in a time of 9:42.53, shattering the former school record of 3:54,29 set in 1993. ...
WHS girls 2nd at Sheldon golf meet (05/09/08)
SHELDON - Host Sheldon carded a 220 team score to win a Lakes Conference girls golf triangular here on April 28, with Cherokee finishing runner-up with a 234, and Hull Western Christian following with a 250. Based on criteria, Sheldon's Sarah Wahlstrom was medalist with a 53, and Cherokee's Sara Sarchet was runner-up medalist, also with a 53...
Ruehle earns All-Lakes honors (05/09/08)
Cherokee Brave wins second-flight singles STORM LAKE - Cherokee senior Kyle Ruehle, the Braves number two singles player, won second-flight singles at the Lakes Conference Boys Tennis Tournament here April 26 to earn a berth on the 2008 All-Lakes Conference boys tennis team...
Cherokee duo fourth in Lakes tennis (05/09/08)
SPENCER - The going was tough and the weather cold and windy for the Cherokee Washington High girls tennis team at the 2008 Lakes Conference Girls Tennis Tournament here on April 26. For Cherokee, number one player Shannon Schroeder, and number two player Allie Parker teamed up in the first-flight doubles competition and placed fourth, just out of the money for an All-Lakes Conference berth...
WHS girls fall in tennis to Tigers (05/09/08)
Visiting Spencer swept Cherokee Washington High's girls tennis team 9-0 in Lakes Conference action here on April 28th. In varsity singles action for Cherokee, Shannon Schroeder lost 10-2 to Hannah Maertens at number one, Allie Parker lost 10-1 to Emily Wassom at two, Demi Dunn lost 10-3 to Beth Druvenga at three, Michelle McGarry lost 10-8 to Jennifer Barnett at four, Sofie Seliger lost 10-0 to MacKenzie Kabrick at five, and Marissa Leissler lost 10-2 to Holly McCloud at six...
Spencer handles tennis Braves (05/09/08)
Lakes Conference champion Spencer clipped the Cherokee Braves varsity tennis team 7-2 here on April 28, for the second team victory over the Braves this season.
Local team wins bowling tournament (05/09/08)
SIOUX CITY - Holton Custom Signs of Cherokee recently won the Northwest Iowa BPA Team Tournament Finals, held at Lewis Bowl in Sioux City. The event was held over two weekends in early April. Teams from all over Northwest Iowa qualified throughout the year at several other tournaments. The Bowling Roll-Off was the season-ending tournament...
Clark V. Skaggs (05/09/08)
Clark V. Skaggs 81, of Cherokee - a former long time rural Cleghorn resident- passed away Wednesday, April 30, 2007 at his home, following a two-month battle with cancer. Funeral services were held on May 3 at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Pastor Don Meyer officiated. Burial was in the Liberty Cemetery, rural Meriden...
Adella E. Springer (05/09/08)
Adella E. Springer, 81, of Cherokee, passed away Tuesday evening, April 29, 2008 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Friday, May 2 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Cherokee. Pastor Richard Arndt and Pastor Larry Lemke officiated. Graveside services and burial were on Saturday, May 3, at 1 p.m. at the Firth Cemetery at Firth, Nebraska. Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee was in charge of arrangements...
Mullins and Smith/son (05/09/08)
Jeremiah Mullins and Kelly Smith of Larrabee are pleased to announce the birth of their son. Jack Edwards Mullins was born on April 11, 2008 at 9:26 p.m. He weighed 7 lbs. 3 oz. and measured 21 inches. Grandparents are Roger and Rennae Smith of Meriden and Bonnie Mullins of Cherokee and Ray Mullins of Peterson...
Emery and Short/daughter (05/09/08)
Brian Emery and Mallory Short of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter. Brooklynn Ann Emery. Born on March 31, 2008 at 8:54 a.m. She weighed 6 lbs. 4 oz. and measured 20 long. Grandparents are Tim and Jenni Lockwood of Cherokee and Gary and Dennie Emery of Alta and D.J. and Dina Short of Maine...
BASIC BIITTNER : By the Numbers (05/09/08)
I had the chance recently to peruse some interesting numbers, and thought I'd share them with you. The numbers I'm referring to are from the "BEDS Document," and are available on the Iowa High School Athletic Association web site, www.iahsaa.org. The BEDS document is prepared each year, and consists of the enrollment figures for Grades 9-11 in each of the 395 school districts in Iowa. ...
Theft is 'everything we are not' (05/09/08)
We hope the lowlife who took the money bag containing $400 from the recent Crosby, Stills, & Nash Tribute Concert in The Gathering Place in downtown Cherokee put the stolen money to good use, like food for the family, a charitable donation, or much-needed medication for an illness...
Child labor laws nothing to scoff at (05/09/08)
With the school year entering its final 20 days, a new, young work force will emerge as seasonal employees for employers in need of such part-time help. The requirements for these positions may be different than full-time employees, but the following checklist will help lead potential employers down the right path...