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Stories from Thursday, February 5, 2009

Tyson Deli planning to add new slicing lines to Cherokee plant (02/05/09)
In 2005, Tyson Deli in Cherokee had started its smokehouse expansion project on the east side of the plant. The project accommodated six new Alkar Smokehouses and Chillers. The smokehouses were up and running in 2007 but there still was part of that side of the plant that went undeveloped. ...
Aurelia Commercial Club holds Kickoff Dinner (02/05/09)
AURELIA - The Aurelia Commercial Club held its annual Kickoff Dinner on Monday January 26th at the Aurelia Golf Club. Following a delicious meal, Commercial Club President Bob Forbes introduced Mark Buschkamp, director of the Cherokee Area Economic Development Corporation, who was the featured speaker of the evening. Buschkamp presented a multi-media program on current and future technological trends in the marketplace, and asked small businessmen, "Are You Ready?"...
Cherokee Regional Medical Center's first baby of 2009 is a girl (02/05/09)
Tawney Castle and Shane Curtis are the proud parents of the 2009 New Year's baby born at Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. McKenzie Marie was delivered at 5:33 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 21 by Dr. Chris VandeLune. She weighed in at 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19½ inches long. Congratulations to the New Year's Baby. Photo contributed...
'Beauty of Northwest Iowa' photo winners announced (02/05/09)
The Tiel Sanford Museum in Cherokee had photographs depicting "The Beauty of Northwest Iowa" on display in their West Gallery throughout the month of January. Dr. Bruce Ellingson, professor of Media Studies at Buena Vista University, and Gary Fandel, a photojournalist from Des Moines, judged the photographs submitted by both amateur and professional area photographers, and the judges announced their awards at the Museum on Saturday evening, January 10. ...
Give hope, give daffodils, join the fight against cancer (02/05/09)
Spring is coming early this year--and so is the American Cancer Society Daffodil Days! Cherokee County residents have until Feb. 16 to place their orders for daffodils. Make a minimum $10 donation to American Cancer Society and receive a bunch of 10 daffodils to give to someone special. A bunch of daffodils and a vase is available for a $12 donation...
MMC's Godbersen, Letsche titleists (02/05/09)
IDA GROVE - Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn featured two champions out of six medal winners at the Battle Creek-Ida Grove Herb Irgens Wrestling Invitational here on Jan. 23 and 24. The Cherokee Braves had three medal winners in the two-day competition, which featured 229 wrestlers from 21 area high schools...
River Valley boys split weekend games (02/05/09)
The River Valley Wolverines played two tough Western Valley Conference boys' basketball games last weekend and came away with a split, as well as a third place finish in the conference. On Friday Jan. 23, Coach Dean Norris' squad traveled to Lawton to take on a tough Lawton-Bronson team, and balanced scoring and good team defense - strong suits of the Wolverine team all season - keyed a 49-41 win over the Eagles...
Bulldog teams drop two to Alta (02/05/09)
ALTA - The Aurelia Bulldogs took on the Alta Cyclones in the latest chapter of the long-running basketball rivalry here on Friday Jan. 23 , and the Cyclone teams were victorious in both ends of the Northwest Conference double dip. In the opener, coach Jeannie Henningsen's daughter, sophomore shooting guard Jordan Henningsen, notched 20 points in leading the Cyclones to a convincing 65-29 victory over the Bulldogs. Jessy Bibler added 11 points for Alta, and Emily Grieme scored eight...
Braves split two recent games (02/05/09)
CHEROKEE - Playing four games in six days, the Cherokee Braves split the games at Alta on Jan. 24 and here against rated Battle Creek-Ida Grove on Jan. 26, defeating Alta 50-42, and falling 55-46 to the 10th ranked (2A) Falcons, who now sport a shiny 14-1 record...
Alta girls handle young WHS team (02/05/09)
ALTA - The youthful Cherokee Washington High girls basketball team played their worst game of the season, according to coach Abby James, on the way to a 61-34 loss at Alta here on Jan. 24. Shanon Shaefer led Cherokee's scoring with 10 points, and Taylor Woods added five. Both are freshmen. Jordan Henningsen led Ålta with 21 points, while Emily Grieme and Jessy Bibler tallied 13 apiece...
Mustang Kara Nelson places twice at Ames (02/05/09)
AMES - Cherokee Washington alumnus Kara Nelson, a sophomore at Morningside College, had two of the three top 10 finishes posted by the Morningside College women in the Iowa State Open indoor track and field meet, run recently in Ames. Mustang junior Erin Keitjes finished eighth in the Women's 5000 meter race, with a time of 18:19.39 and Nelson finished ninth, in 18:30.61. Nelson also finished in 10th place in the women's mile run, with a time of 5:10.00...
Florence Buddenhagen (02/05/09)
Florence Buddenhagen 94, Aurelia, died on Jan. 24, 2009, at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Funeral services were held on Jan. 28, 2009 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aurelia, with Pastor Larry Lemke officiating. Burial was in the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, rural Aurelia. The Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia was in charge of funeral arrangements...
Hirschman/daughter (02/05/09)
Joel and Laura Hirschman of Ireton became parents of a baby girl, Taylor Lynn, on Dec. 18, 2008 at the Sioux Center Hospital. She weighed 8 lbs and 4 oz. and was 21 ½ inches long at birth. Garley Jo is her big sister. Grandparents are Willie Hirschman and Karen Hirschman and Gerald and Jo Anne Franken, and Great-grandparents are Bob and Alyce Hirschman and Bertha Franken...
Smith/daughter (02/05/09)
Charlotte Ann Smith, the daughter of Justin and Becky Smith of Goose Creek, S.C., was born Nov. 25, 2008 at 10 p.m. Charlotte weighed 8 lbs 12 oz. and measured 19 inches long at birth. Grandparents are Mark and Sandy Minger of Cedar Rapids and Don and Marty Avis of Cherokee. Great-grandparents are Russ and Shirley Penn of Cedar Rapids...