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Stories from Saturday, September 6, 2008

Board OK's Voter Assist Terminals (09/06/08)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors met in the lower level of the Cherokee Courthouse on Sept. 2 for their regular meeting. The Board approved a purchase agreement with Premier Elections Equipment for eight Voter Assist Terminals, to be compliant with federal handicap requirements. The State of Iowa will pay for the new ballot marking devices, which are now required to be used in all elections...
Charlotte Leonard (09/06/08)
Charlotte Leonard, 87, of Cherokee, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Graveside memorial services were held on Friday, Sept. 5, at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. Ed Ford officiated. Charlotte's remains were cremated. Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee was in charge of the arrangements...
Ruth G. Hicks (09/06/08)
Ruth (Johnson) Hicks, 94, of Avoca, Iowa died on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008 at the Avoca Nursing and Rehab Center. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Aug. 29 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Avocam and a Rosary service was held on Aug. 28 at Pauley Jones Funeral Home in Avoca. Interment took place at Bellevue Cemetery in Bellevue, Neb.on Aug. 29...
Kaiser and Neddermeyer/daughter (09/06/08)
Rachel Kaiser and Just'N Neddermeyer of Marcus are the parents of a girl, Jordyn Jo Neddermeyer, born Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008, at 7:36 a.m. at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. She weighed 7 pounds 5 ounces and was 19 long. She has one brother Rylee Neddermeyer...
Northcutt/daughter (09/06/08)
Amanda Northcutt is the parent of a girl, Lola Jean Northcutt, born Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008, at 6:21 a.m. at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. She has one sister, Aurora Northcutt. Grandparents are Mike and DeAnna Taylor of Cherokee. Great-grandparents are Paul and Delores Taylor of Cherokee and John and the late Jean Smidt of Woden...
Cozine/daughter (09/06/08)
Cassy and Jerud Cozine of Cherokee are the parents of a girl, Anna Linda Cozine, born Friday, Aug. 8, 2008, at 10:02 p.m. at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. She weighed 7 pounds and was 18 inches long. She has one brother, Ethan Reid Cozine. Grandparents are Steve Blair of Remsen, Mark and Deb Cozine of Cherokee and Mark and Mary Jane Sprouse of Cherokee...
Hannel and Eilts/son (09/06/08)
Kimberly Hannel and Craig Eilts of Battle Creek are the parents of a boy, Kaisen Duane Eilts, born Friday, Aug. 8, 2008, at 11:33 p.m. at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. He has two sisters, Sierra and McKayla. Grandparents are Charis and Royce Hannel of Ida Grove, Sharon Hannel of Arlington, TX, Ruth Eilts of Massena and Duane and Dian Eilts of Massena...
Barker and Rickets/daughter (09/06/08)
Ky Barker and Ashley Ricketts of Alta are the parents of a girl, McKenna Nicole Rickets, born Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008, at 5:52 p.m. at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. She weighed 7 pounds 6 ounces and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Shelly Barker of Alta, Karl Barker of Lake of the Ozarks and Susan Ricketts...
McNabb and Millikan/daughter (09/06/08)
Crystal McNabb and Andrew Millikan are the parents of a girl, Alexis Ranae Ann Millikan, born Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008, at 6:40 a.m. at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. She weighed 7 pounds 13 ounces and was 21 inches long. She has one sister, Madison Vamas. Grandparents are Sherry McNabb, Chris McNabb and Tammy and Mark Millikan...
Lukins and Tiefenthaler/daughter (09/06/08)
Shawn Lukins and Krista Tiefenthaler of Holstein are the parents of a girl, Brooklyn Mae Lukins, born Monday, Aug. 11, 2008, at 4:10 a.m. at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. She weighed 8 pounds and was 21 inches long. She has one brother, Griffin. Grandparents are Steve and Lynette Tiefenthaler and Willy and Pam Lukins all of Holstein. Great-grandmother is Janice Tiefenthaler of Holstein. Great-great-grandmother is Grace Bush of Onawa...
Alesch/daughter (09/06/08)
Kory and Jamie Alesch of Remsen announce the birth of their first child. Chloe Lynn was born at 1:01 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, 2008, in Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D. She weighed 6 pounds 12 ounces and was 20 inches long. Chloe is welcomed by grandparents Meg Alesch, Ron and Pearl Henke all of Marcus and great-grandmother Berniece Henke of Cherokee...
Smith/renewal of vows (09/06/08)
Sarah and Timothy Smith announce the renewal of their vows on Sept. 20. Sarah is the daughter of Harold and Deb Medick of Cleghorn. Tim is the son of Marlene Ebert and the late Duane Smith of Marcus. Sarah received her A.A.S Degree in Cardiac Ultrasound Technology from STI in 2008 and is currently employed at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls as an Ultrasound Sonographer...
Winding Roads: Hurtful words (09/06/08)
All of us have probably experienced the situation when one is speaking about a third party and can color the conversation with adjectives or adverbs to give a situation a completely different meaning. Else, they go one step farther and completely exaggerate a situation and stretch the truth way beyond what is reality...
From the Midway: Exploring our local treasures (09/06/08)
Well, by all indications this summer is winding down but you still have a chance to go and enjoy the next couple of weeks. One suggestion that I would encourage people to do is to go out and check out some of the Cherokee County Parks. There are 20 parks located in Cherokee County, some are just perfect for a picnics, while others can accommodate a longer stay. My personal favorite is Martin's Access. For years I have enjoyed camping there...