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Stories from Thursday, June 5, 2008

Cherokee County redesigns county website (06/05/08)
The Cherokee County Auditor's office recently announced the release of the county's redesigned website. The new web site design focuses on the county government organization, citizen information, and "visitor friendly" features. The website now includes an election center, office profiles and duties, county events and announcements, regional and state events, Board of Supervisor minutes and agenda, photo galleries, local, state and federal links, county forms, area historical information, community information and more.. ...
Rodeo royalty (06/05/08)
On May 30, Danny's Sports Spot hosted a "Wild West BBQ feed" where the public had a chance to meet the reigning Miss Rodeo Cherokee, the 2008 Miss Rodeo Cherokee Contestants and other Rodeo personalities. Pictured left to right are: Dani Jo Lange (2007 Miss Rodeo Cherokee), Jessica Rausch (Miss Rodeo Cherokee Contestant), Katherine Henke, (Miss Rodeo Cherokee Contestant) and Madi Lange (Miss Rodeo Cherokee Contestant). ...
Fellowship offered to area youth (06/05/08)
Staff writer Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF) is a world wide non-denominational organization composed of born-again believers whose purpose is to evangelize boys and girls with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. CEF has different types of evangelistic programs, but the two most identified with the organization are the 5-Day Clubs and the Good News Clubs. These two ministries take place in neighborhood settings such as homes, backyards, schools and community centers...
Special Olympics Summer Games (06/05/08)
The Special Olympics Summer Games were held in Ames on May 22-23, and eight students from the Cherokee School District competed. Pictured in the front row . left to right, are: Jade Mews, Monica Daugherty, Matt Keyser, Corey Daugherty, Jordan Harms...
Times Gone By (06/05/08)
100 years ago Iowa is becoming a cradleless state. It is the home of race suicide and the spinster. To break even with the statistics of last year 26,000 babies should have been born last year in Iowa. These astonishing facts will be given to the world next month at the international Sunday school convention by Rev. ...
License reinstatement offered in county (06/05/08)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors gave the go-ahead for Cherokee County Attorney Ryan Kolpin to proceed with a license reinstatement program. Kolpin appeared at the May 27 meeting of the supervisors to explain the proposed program. Kolpin expects the program to have an initial cost to the county but will eventually recover part or all of the added expense. The first step has already been taken but full implementation will require hiring a full-time employee...
River Valley girls runner-up at K-P (06/05/08)
KINGSLEY - The River Valley girls notched a 2-1 record on the way to a runner-up finish at the Kingsley-Pierson Softball Tournament here on May 24th. The Wolverines beat Clay Central Everly 14-2 in the opener, with Jody Peterson pitching a one-hitter to lead the RV club. Kelly Miller, Shelby Chester, and Peterson each had two hits for River Valley, while Katie Carnes had one hit and three RBI. Alissa Slota, Amber Bauer, and Stephanie Shever also had hits for the Wolverines...
Way to go, Braves! (06/05/08)
For the first time in many years, the Cherokee Braves varsity golf team qualified for the Class 2A State Tournament, played lin May at the Lakes Panorama National Golf Course near Panora. Coached by James DeVos, the Braves placed sixth at State. Varsity members include, left to right, Paxton O'Connor, Andy Braun, Brock Benson, Scott Brown, Matt Pitts, Casey Cuthrell, and David Cook...
Bulldogs bury Cherokee girls (06/05/08)
Visiting Le Mars erupted for 14 runs on 11 hits to trample a solid Cherokee Washington High team 14-4 in five innings in Lakes Conference softball action in Cherokee on May 28th, Senior pitcher Shauna Drefke took the loss for Cherokee, giving up four earned runs on 11 hits and three walks, while striking out one. She faced 31 Bulldog batters in the five-inning game halted early because of the 10-run mercy rule...
#1 Cherokee blitzes Le Mars, 10-0 (06/05/08)
Ruehle fires 2-hit shutout as Braves goes to 4-0 Freshly back from playing in the State Tennis Tournament, Cherokee senior pitcher Kyle Ruehle didn't miss a beat in seeing his first baseball action of the season, firing a two-hit shutout at a dangerous Le Mars club in Lakes Conference baseball action here on May 28th...
Lady Pirates tumble to Cyclones, 5-0 (06/05/08)
ALTA - The Galva-Holstein softball team lost a 5-0 non-conference game to a good Alta team on a cool night May 28th. Although Galva-Holstein's Jaime Christensen took the loss on the mound, she threw seven strong innings, giving up just four singles and walking no one, while striking out 10...
Ruehle-Egger go 1-2 at State tennis (06/05/08)
Cherokee doubles team 14-4 for the season WATERLOO - Cherokee's doubles team of Kyle Ruehle and Cole Egger went 1-2 at the 2008 Class 1A State Tennis Tournament here last weekend. The Braves' duo, which rang up an impressive 14-4 doubles record this season and finished second in the Lakes Conference and in the Class 1A Districts, defeated Atlantic's Petersen and Van Cleave 6-2, 6-4 in the opening match Friday, but then lost to the #3 seed and traditional tennis power Maharishi Fairfield's Blake and Hills 6-1, 6-1. ...
Marilyn G. Wallace (06/05/08)
Marilyn G. Wallace, age 80, of Ida Grove, died Tuesday, May 27, 2008, at Horn Memorial Hospital in Ida Grove following a lengthy illness. Memorial services were held on May 31 at the First United Methodist Church in Ida Grove under the direction of Christensen-Huffman Funeral Homes. ...
Wych/son (06/05/08)
Tim and Kim Wych of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their son Gavin Timothy Wych. Born on May 16, 2008 at 12:02 a.m., Gavin weighed 8 lbs. and 3 oz. and measured 21 inches long. Welcoming Gavin home are his brother Charlie and his four sisters Karissa, Taylor, Maddie and Kammy...
Green is the way to go (06/05/08)
At last week's Cherokee City Council meeting, a discussion was held on the fact that city parks and other grassy areas of the city have large amounts of dandelions. This is apparently a bad year for dandelions and city owned property is not the only property in Cherokee to have a heavy infestation of dandelions. However, many people feel that the city should set an example and be held to a higher standard in the care of property...