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Stories from Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Sleezer Pork operation a family business (10/14/08)
Dale "Butch" Sleezer of Aurelia has been a successful pork producer for many years. In the 1990s, his business became two businesses, thanks in large part to his sons, Derrick and Dana, and Dana's wife Nicky. Sleezer, a 1963 graduate of Aurelia High School, had always had the able assistance of his wife Bonnie, also an Aurelia grad, and their sons helped out when they were in school, too...
October is Pork Month (10/14/08)
October celebrates one of Iowa's leading industries, as it is designated "Pork Month" each year.
Happy 120th to CSB (10/14/08)
Members of the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce gathered at Cherokee State Bank for Chamber Coffee on Friday Oct. 3rd. Cherokee State Bank is currently celebrating 120 years of banking in Cherokee. Photo by Chris Reed
Hometown Guesthouse to host Grand Opening (10/14/08)
MARCUS - Hometown Guesthouse announces the grand opening celebration for the new Hometown Guesthouse of Marcus. In celebration of the start-up of the 16-room lodging property, Hometown Guesthouse will host a public Grand Opening event celebration and Open House on Sunday, October 19th, from 2 - 4 pm. The motel, located at 207 Eagle Ave., opened for business on July 21st...
IC launches 100th anniversary of church dedication (10/14/08)
On Oct. 12 the Immaculate Conception Parish in Cherokee kicked off their celebration of the 100th anniversary of the dedication of the church with the blessing and dedication of their Prayer Garden. The Prayer Garden (pictured above) is located just east of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Photo contributed...
Valley Bank winner of 2nd Scarecrow Contest (10/14/08)
The winner of the 2nd annual Scarecrow Contest is Valley Bank. The bank won $100 in Chamber Bucks. The Cherokee Chamber of Commerce sponsors the contest.
Cherokee Villa to host Fall Bazaar (10/14/08)
A Fall Bazaar and Bake sale will be held in the living room of The Cherokee Villa at 1011 N. Roosevelt Ave. from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 18. Donations of: baked goods, craft items, white elephant and home canned goods and produce will be greatly appreciated and may be brought to the Villa on Friday...
October Shining Star (10/14/08)
Cherokee Regional Medical Center is proud to announce the October "SHINING STAR" is Darla McDonald. Darla is the OB Supervisor and has been at CRMC for seven years. As stated in her nomination letter, "Darla is a great person and a great OB nurse as well. ...
Barnes/MJM Rodeos PRCA stock excels (10/14/08)
OMAHA, Neb. - Chad Farley, Oelrichs, SD (2006 world champion) won the saddle bronc riding finals on MJM Rodeos Little Stone at the ProRodeo Tour-Omaha Round of the Ariat Playoffs held September 25-27 at the Qwest Center, Omaha, Neb. Chad scored 88 points in the final round on Little Stone to win $7500. ...
Buffalo Ridge falls to Okoboji (10/14/08)
HOLSTEIN - Okoboji stayed in the Class 2A District title hunt with a 34-14 victory over Buffalo Ridge here on Oct. 3. The Pioneers rushed 26 times for 156 yards and three touchdowns, and completed eight of 17 passes for 131 yards and two touchdowns...
Alta rambles past River Valley (10/14/08)
ALTA - The rated Alta Cyclones ran for three touchdowns and passed for two more on the way to a 36-6 District victory over River Valley here on Oct. 3rd. The visiting Wolverines scored their lone TD on a 30-yard pass from Zach Hullinger to Austin Hansen...
Jerald J. "Jerry" Sorensen (10/14/08)
Jerald "Jerry" Sorensen, 67, of Panora, formerly of Storm Lake, died Saturday, Oct. 4, 2008 at his home, surrounded by his wife and children, following a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services were held on Oct. 8th at the United Methodist Church in Storm Lake, and burial was in the Storm Lake Cemetery. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements...
Max Allen (10/14/08)
Max L. Allen, 82, of Zumbrota died suddenly on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008, at his home. A memorial service was held Sept. 13, 2008 at the New Life Church in Wanamingo, with Pastor Pat McBride officiating. Burial was in Grand Meadow on Oct. 11 Max Lyle Allen was born on December 12, 1925 in Washta, IA to Ralph J. ...
Lowell R. Gothier (10/14/08)
Lowell R. Gothier, age 81, of Obert, Neb., died on Friday, Oct. 3, 2008 at the Hillcrest Care Center in Laurel, Neb. Mass of Christian Burial was held on October 7 at Holy Family (Sacred Heart) Catholic Church in Wynot, Neb. with the Rev. James F. McCluskey officiating. Burial was in Sts. Philip & James Cemetery, with Military graveside rites by the Wynot American Legion Post #31...
Wieland/Niemeier Wedding (10/14/08)
Leah Marie Wieland and Daniel Joseph Niemeier were united in marriage on August 16, 2008 at four o'clock in the afternoon in the Sandals Negril Gazebo Gardens in Negril, Jamaica. The wedding reception followed on September 6, 2008 at seven o'clock in the evening at the Aurelia Community Center...
Gray Matters:Facing devastation (10/14/08)
Throughout this violent season of floods, tornadoes and hurricanes, many of us have looked on in shock and awe, with prayers on our lips. These have been prayers for the victims and prayers of thanksgiving that we have been spared. Throughout, I have been reminded of the experience, nearly twenty years ago, endured by my friend, Catherine Wendt, who now lives in Cleghorn. ...
Holiday jobs in short supply (10/14/08)
Americans hoping to make extra money to pay bills or buy presents this holiday season better start looking for their holiday job now. The number of jobs available will be less than last year -- and more people are expected to be vying for them -- according to a recent survey...
Are 'Frankenfoods' on the way? (10/14/08)
The facts are that genetically modified fish and beef may be moving closer to your dinner table. After years of pondering the complexities, the Food and Drug Administration has finally issued draft regulatory guidelines that should open a pathway to commercialization for potentially useful products that have thus far been research curiosities...