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Stories from Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Celebrating 10 years (09/16/08)
The Cherokee Production Location of Pioneer Hi-Bred, located at 5311 Highway 7, three miles north of Aurelia, held an Open House on Friday, September 5, to celebrate the plant's 10th anniversary. Coffee and refreshments were provided by Family Table Catering of Cherokee, and tours of the plant were also offered. Photo by Dan Whitney...
Marcus agrees on county computer system (09/16/08)
MARCUS - The Marcus City Council had several visitors at its regular meeting on Sept. 8th. Jeff Fredrickson, chief deputy of the Cherokee County Sheriff's Department, told the council about the change of the county computer system whicht includes the City of Cherokee Police Department and Aurelia's Police Department. They also would like to see the Marcus Police Department make the change as well...
Library receives unique cookbook (09/16/08)
Earlier this year, local resident Cecil Akin donated a special book of his to the Cherokee Public Library. On Sept. 10, Akin gave the library one more book. This time the subject matter is one of a more practical nature. The book -entitled "The Hungry Sportsman's Fish and Cook Book" - is a collection of 'how-to' recipes for cooking animals such as squirrel, beaver, and moose, along with recipes for birds and wild berries...
Johnson, Creel, Paulsen get school board nods (09/16/08)
Incumbent Deb Johnson and challenger Jack Creel claimed the two open seats on the Cherokee School Board at the Sept. 9 Cherokee School Board elections. Of the 860 total votes cast, Johnson received 355, and Creel 264. Incumbent Kirk Sampson, seeking his third term on the Board, received 240 votes...
Class Reunion for WHS classes of 58,' 68' and 93' (09/16/08)
The Class Reunion of the WHS classes of 58,' 68' and 93' will be held on Friday, Sept. 26 at the Cherokee Community Center after the Homecoming game and events are scheduled for Sept 27. All friends and family are welcome. On Friday, events begin with the classes riding in the Homecoming Parade (meet at 2 p.m. ...
Cherokee's Cultural and Entertainment District (09/16/08)
As you have probably noticed when you dine out in Cherokee there are table tents available full of information on cultural and entertainment events in Cherokee. Also, you will notice a full-page advertisement in the Chronicle Times & Area Advertiser with this information. This all has come about due to Cherokee being deemed a "Cultural & Entertainment District"...
Learning the letter "G" (09/16/08)
New General Manager at WesTel Systems (09/16/08)
REMSEN - Robert Gannon has been named to the position of general manager and CEO at WesTel Systems. Gannon has a business degree in finance and accounting from Mankato State University. He most recently was general manager of Blackduck Telephone Company in Blackduck, Minn...
Marcus Lumber's Shopping Giveaway (09/16/08)
Steve Ogren of rural Marcus was recently chosen as the winner of Marcus Lumber's $1,000 Shopping Giveaway. Shown above is lucky winner Steve along with his wife Renea, and Clay Leavitt of Marcus Lumber with several of the products Steve were able to purchase with his winnings. ...
Lunch & Learn Sessions scheduled (09/16/08)
Iowa State University Extension has provided educational opportunities for generations of families. They will be presenting a series of "lunch and learn" sessions over the next several months at the Cherokee County extension Office, located at 209 Centennial Drive, Suite A...
CCEM announces new siren for Cherokee (09/16/08)
On Wednesday evening, Sept. 3rd, the Cherokee Fire & Rescue held an open house for the public to come and check out their new equipment and personnel van. Many of Cherokee citizens came out to show their support and have a chance to see for themselves the new van...
Sutherland celebrates 125 years (09/16/08)
The community of Sutherland celebrated its Quasquicentennial during the weekend of Aug. 29th. The four-day event culminated on Labor Day with the Sutherland Quasquicentennial parade, which drew large numbers of area residents to wish the town a happy birthday. Photos by Mike Leckband...
WHS volleyball team vies at SC West (09/16/08)
SIOUX CITY - The young Cherokee Washington High volleyball team won two of four matches at the rugged Sioux City West Volleyball Invitational here on Sat. Sept. 6. Cherokee defeated Remsen St. Mary's twice to account for the wins, claiming the first match by game scores of 21-16, 21-15; and the second 25-20, 25-19. In other action, the WHS girls lost 11-21, 20-22 to Hinton; and 20-25, 25-20, 10-15 to Denison-Schleswig...
Unity Christian blasts SOS, 40-8 (09/16/08)
PAULLINA - South O'Brien lost a 40-8 non-district football game to a "big and tough" Orange City Unity Christian here on Sept. 5, with the visiting Knights scoring on their opening drive with seven minutes left in the first quarter and then dominating the game the rest of the way...
Newell-Fonda hits Buffalo Ridge, 33-7 (09/16/08)
NEWELL - Undefeated and rated Class 1A Newell-Fonda turned a 21-7 halftime lead into a 33-7 victory over 2A Buffalo Ridge here on Sept. 5th. The visiting Bison scored their lone touchdown as time expired in the first half on a 15-yard TD pass from freshman Seth Johnson to Patrick McAreavy, with Johnson then kicking the successful PAT...
Aurelia Bulldogs shut out R-A, 13-0 (09/16/08)
RUTHVEN - The gritty Aurelia Bulldogs scored a touchdown in the first quarter and another in the second, and made them hold up for a tense 13-0 victory over Ruthven-Ayrshire here on Sept. 5. The Bulldogs' defense came to play this night, limiting the hosts to just five total yards rushing on 27 carries, and 10-25 passing for 64 net yards with one interception for a total of just 69 yards of offense for R-A...
G-H volleyball team nicks WC (09/16/08)
HOLSTEIN - Visiting Woodbury Central pushed rated Galva-Holstein to the wall here on Sept. 4 , before the Lady Pirates sustained in the fifth game to eke out an exciting 3-2 volleyball victory. G-H won by game scores of 20-25, 25-13, 25-9, 17-25, 15-11...
Bulldogs lose VB match to CC-E (09/16/08)
EVERLY - The Clay Central-Everly Mavericks beat the Aurelia Bulldogs in a non-conference volleyball match here on Sept. 4, winning by game scores of 25-15, 25-14 and 25-9. Shelby Dierenfield and Erin Laursen led the Bulldog hitters with seven successful attacks each, and Dierenfield had one kill. Dierenfield also led in digging with nine, while Chelsea Loucks had six...
Florence A. Hemmah (09/16/08)
The funeral for Florence A. Hemmah, 85, was held on Sept. 6 at Zumbro Lutheran Church in Rochester, Minn. with the Rev. Glenn Nycklemoe officiating. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens. Visitation was held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 5 at Ranfranz & Vine Funeral Homes in Rochester, and an hour before the service Saturday at the church...
Dorothy R. Wiebersch (09/16/08)
Dorothy R. Wiebersch, 88, of Marcus, passed away on Sunday, Sept 7, 2008 at Heartland Care Center in Marcus. A Memorial Mass will be held in October. The Earnest -- Johnson Funeral Home of Marcus is assisting Dorothy's family with arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Janice McCord Jones (09/16/08)
On Aug. 29, 2008 Janice McCord Jones, 83, passed away in San Carlos, Calif. A native of Iowa, Janice was born on May 3, 1925 at Cherokee. After completion of her college education in Minneapolis Minn., she was employed by Federal Government Agencies for thirty five years, first for the US Dept. ...
Dale Zimmer (09/16/08)
Dale Zimmer, 47, of Marcus, died of complications following surgery Sept. 4, 2008 at his home Funeral services were held on Sept. 8 at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus. Rev. Eugene Murray officiated. Burial was held in the Maryhill Visitation Cemetery in rural Cherokee...
Williams and Burgus/daughter (09/16/08)
Josh Williams and Alicia Burgus of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter. Jaylee Nicole Williams was born on Aug. 20, 2008 at 3:45 p.m. She weighed 7 lbs and 2 oz. and measured 19 inches long. Welcoming Jaylee home was her brother Jayms...
Johnson/son (09/16/08)
Frayne and Valerie Johnson of Sioux Rapids are pleased to announce the birth of their son Dylan Ray Johnson. Born on Aug. 20, 2008 at 4:23 a.m. He weighed 6 lbs. and 14 oz. and measured 19 inches long. Grandparents are Robert and Carole Kluender of Hartley and David and Carol Johnson of Linn Grove...
Kaiser and Neddermeyer/daughter (09/16/08)
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 (09/16/08)
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...
Radke/Robertson wedding (09/16/08)
Amy Sue Radke and Gregory W. Robertson were united in marriage on June 21, 2008. Pastor Perry Fruehling officiated the four o'clock ceremony at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Marion, Iowa. Amy is the daughter of Myron and Sue Radke of Aurelia, and the granddaughter of Lola Radke of Alta and James Stille of Alta. Parents of the groom are Thomas Robertson and Carolyn Robertson of Iowa City...
Gray Matters:Them's Fightin' Words (09/16/08)
'Hawkeye' and 'Cyclone' are the "fightin' words" I'm referring to. This really rings true on one Saturday in early September, the day of the Iowa -- Iowa State game. This year it falls on the 13th. However, there was a delightful preview offered a month ago at the Marcus Fair...
Sustained excellence (09/16/08)
As the many dedicated volunteers gear up for another season, the beat goes on both behind the scenes and on stage for the highly anticipated, annual performances of the renowned Cherokee Symphony. As we've said before in this space, the entire Cherokee area is fortunate to have "our" symphony, comprised of highly skilled musicians from throughout Northwest Iowa. ...