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Stories from Tuesday, September 30, 2008

2008 USD Inman recipients (09/30/08)
The University of South Dakota Foundation announced the 2008 recipients of he Darwin and Adele Inman Award for distinguished service. The Inman Award is the Foundation's highest award and is named in honor of Adele and Darwin Inman, who were instrumental as volunteers in the early years of the university...
New youth director shares her two passions (09/30/08)
If you're seeing more of a friendly face flitting around town and other areas of Cherokee County, let it be known that it belongs to Sarah Gengler, new Youth Christian Education Director for the Cherokee Memorial Presbyterian Church. Also the owner of a double BA degree in Journalism and Political Science from South Dakota State University in Brookings, S.D., Sarah will be putting her education to good use freelancing as a reporter/photographer for the Chronicle Times in her spare time...
Show the students how it's done (09/30/08)
The faculty at Washington High School participated in the traditional Bus Pull as part of the Homeroom Olympics held during homecoming week at WHS. Photo by Mike Leckband
Supervisors meet with county engineer (09/30/08)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday Sept. 23 at the Cherokee County Courthouse for their regular meeting. Dave Shanahan, County Engineer, addressed the Board for approval of plans for the L56 (River Road) from Keith Walker's Corner of L56 and 580th St. to Quimby. The Board approved the overlay and repair plans and Chairman Jeff Simonsen signed the plans...
Area economic developers join forces (09/30/08)
SHELDON - Regional economic development leaders in Cherokee, Lyon, O'Brien, Osceola, Plymouth, and Sioux counties recently presented a new, collaborative marketing and sales strategy to attract, retain, and grow business investment and workforce in the six-county region...
DAR to hold meeting (09/30/08)
Pilot Rock DAR Chapter will meet Saturday Oct. 4 at Danny's Sport Spot in Cherokee. There will be a board meeting at 11:30 a.m. At noon a "meet and greet" time will be held for arriving members. Regular meeting will convene promptly at 12:10 p.m. The program this month will be the NSDAR Traveling Trunk Show. Nancy Parrott will present the program. If you are interested in becoming a member please contact Peggy Corrington or Barbara Ivarson...
Central Bank announces scholarship (09/30/08)
Chuck Wulfsen, President at Central Bank in Cherokee is pleased to announce that the Dr. John W. Dewar Scholarship Fund has extended its scholarship award to Mark Wilson for the 2008-2009 school year. Wilson will receive $1,350 based on the current annual income of the trust administered by Central Bank. This brings the total scholarship paid to date to $59,930...
River Valley student wins State Composition Contest (09/30/08)
The Iowa Composers Forum has released the names of the 2008 Student Composition Contest winners, and River Valley student Jordain Volkert has been named the state winner for the 5th/6th Grade Division. Volkert's composition for flute trio, entitled "Flying Birds," will be performed at a concert at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, on October 11. ...
Hy-Vee recognizes Bryon Raper (09/30/08)
The Hy-Vee Distribution Center recently congratulated Bryon Raper for attaining 1 million safe-driving miles. Bryon has been a driver with Hy-Vee since March of 1995. Bryon reached his achievement on Thursday, Aug. 28, when he was returning home from delivering a load of groceries to the Hy_Vee Lincoln stores. ...
Council finally caps Webster Street issue (09/30/08)
As soon as the signs are erected in the near future, there will be no parking on the east side of Webster Street, the Cherokee City Council decided on a 4-1 vote on Sept. 23rd, with Council member Mick Mallory voting "no." Parking will still be allowed on the west side of Webster Street, according to the Council's approval of a new ordinance prohibiting parking on the east side of the congested thoroughfare...
O'Bryan paces Cherokee XC at Sheldon (09/30/08)
SHELDON - Nate O'Bryan led the Cherokee Washington High boys to the finish line at the Sheldon Cross Country Invitational here on Sept. 23, clocking 16:38 and placing 23rd in the rugged competition. Nick O'Bryan was 42nd in a time of 17:16, followed by Zach Mosbach 73rd in 18:57, and Kody Sump 84th in 19:51...
Lady Pirates win Sioux Central meet (09/30/08)
SIOUX RAPIDS -- The Galva-Holstein girls took five of the top 10 places at the Sioux Central Cross Country Invitational here on Sept. 25th, and that enabled the Lady Pirates to win the team championship with 29 points. Host Sioux Central placed second with 40 points, followed by Sheldon, with 65 points...
G-H volleyball team stays busy (09/30/08)
The busy Galva-Holstein volleyball team battled tough foes on the road last week, dropping a 3-0 match at Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto on Sept. 18, and splitting four matches at the rugged Carroll Invitational Tournament on Saturday Sept. 20. The Lady Pirates lost 25-13, 25-11, 25-21 at MVAO. In the Carroll tourney, G-H beat Rockwell City-Lytton 21-14, 21-16; beat Ogden 21-3, 21-12; lost 21-19, 17-21, 17-15 to Carroll; and lost 25-21, 25-18 to IKM/Manning in the semifinals...
WHS VB team falls at Spencer, 3-0 (09/30/08)
SPENCER - A talented Spencer volleyball team swept a hotly-contested match 3-0 from Cherokee here on Sept. 23, claiming game scores of 25-23, 25-23, 25-12. Kelsie Peterson led Cherokee in spiking with a 16-26 effort and six kills, while Julie Miller was 11-17 with two kills, Bailey English 4-7 with one kill, and Misty Bruhn 7-10 with two kills...
Cherokee PF to host youth shoot (09/30/08)
The Cherokee County Pheasants Forever chapter will hold its 8th annual "Ringneck Youth Shoot" on Sunday, October 5, at the Hidden Acres Skeet Range at the Jim Steffen acreage, located between Quimby and Washta on Highway 31. PF signs will be placed along Highway 31 at the entrance. The rain date is Sunday, October 12...
Frank O. Diamond (09/30/08)
Frank O. Diamond, 87, of Anthon, passed away Sept.22 at the Correctionville Nursing and Rehab Center in Correctionville with members of his family present. Services were held on Sept. 26 at the Anthon United Methodist Church, with Pastor Vickie Steffes officiating. ...
Cox and Joines/ daughter (09/30/08)
Chase Cox and Jodi Joines of Sutherland are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter. Chloe Elizabeth Cox was born on Sept. 13, 2008 at 9:31 p.m, and weighed 7 lbs.7 oz. and measured 21 inches in length at her birth. Welcoming Chloe home was her brother Cole...
Husman/son (09/30/08)
Matt and Dayna Husman of Urbandale are proud to announce the birth of their son, Jackson Wilfred, on August 27th at 11:27 a.m. Jackson weighed 7 lbs. 3 oz. and measured 19 inches long at birth. His grandparents are Dave and Nancy Ludwig of Pierre, S.D., Jim and Nina Ripley of Onida S.D., and Dennis and Pam Husman of Cherokee. Great grandparents are Newell and Lyla Ludwig of Onida S.D., Phyllis Haisington of Onida S.D., Wilfred and Bonnie Husman of Marcus, and Alice Wittkop of Marcus...
Ehlers/son (09/30/08)
Dwight and Melissa Ehlers of Arcadia are proud to announce the birth of their son, Devon Wilbert. He was born July 8th at 5:38 p.m. He weighed 8lbs. 12 oz. and measured 20 inches long. He was welcomed home by his brothers, Dalton and Damon. His grandparents are Wilbert and Dort Ehlers of Arcadia and Dennis and Pam Husman of Cherokee. Great-grandparents are Wilfred and Bonnie Husman and Alice Wittkop of Marcus...
Basic Biittner: A "Hairy" Anniversary (09/30/08)
Considering the nature of American pop culture and the tendency of the media to celebrate any anniversaries of cultural events, I was somewhat surprised to realize that a major American cultural event celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2008 and I don't remember seeing any mention of it...
Take the scare out of auto repair (09/30/08)
According to the Iowa Attorney General's Office, car repair complaints always rank high in Iowa, even though most repair shops treat their customers fairly. The most common complaints are that a repair shop charged more than the estimate, or that the shop did work the customer had not authorized...