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Stories from Thursday, April 2, 2009

Sanford Museum presents Joey Gulizia (04/02/09)
The Sanford Museum Association will present "A Musical Trip Around The World" with Joey Gulizia at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Museum at 117 E. Willow St. in Cherokee. Admission is free and refreshments will be served. Joey Gulizia, the renowned drummer from Omaha who has performed in the Cherokee Jazz & Blues Festival at the Copper Cup Friday night pub crawl event each year since 2003, will present "A Musical Trip Around the World" beginning at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Sanford Museum...
CAASA host fundraiser (04/02/09)
The Centers Against Abuse and Sexual Assault (CAASA) Buena Vista County Center in partnership with Central Bank, University Style and Gold Key Mortgage announces their Spring Fabric and Bake Sale on Saturday, April 18, for 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1507 E. Lakeshore Drive, Storm Lake. CAASA receives donated upholstery, vinyl, denims, and various fabrics and these are being offered to the public as a fundraiser...
At the library (04/02/09)
March madness is usually associated with basketball but I think this year it was a great way to describe my job at the Cherokee Public Library. It's been a crazy month and I am definitely ready to move on to April. First of all I am glad to see April because it means I can quit cleaning toilets. ...
Using your marketing resources (04/02/09)
Cherokee County Action Report
Vivian Swegan is RV's April Reader (04/02/09)
Winter is fading away fast and a new season is now gearing up. Although it's a relief to be past all that snow, ice, more ice and frigid temps, springtime also heralds the onset of a new set of seasonal chores. Before you start tuning up that Briggs and Stratton for another marathon season of lawn mowing or wear yourself to a frazzle scratching in the dirt as you plant those new potatoes, take a pause for the cause and join the tome toters and other bookies down Washta way as they further celebrate spring with the announcement that Vivian Swegan has been named as the recipient of the honors as the River Valley April Reader of the Month.. ...
Peaceful demonstration held in Cherokee (04/02/09)
Sunday afternoon, nearly 40 people came together in downtown Cherokee to take part in a peaceful, public demonstration, known as Life Chain. This community out-reach project focuses on promoting the protection of all human life, at all stages of life. ...
Beta Sigma Phi Spring Craft Show Saturday (04/02/09)
For the past 17 years members of Laureate Gamma Eta of Beta Sigma Phi have hosted a Spring Craft Show at Western Iowa Tech Community College in Cherokee. Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. this year's Spring Craft Show will be held once again at WITCC...
Building diversity in the construction trades (04/02/09)
There are a growing number of opportunities for women and minorities who want to enter the construction trades. Today's commercial and industrial construction industry is facing a significant worker shortage. It is estimated that more than 1 million new jobs in the construction field will be created in the next 10 years. ...
Screening tests available at CRMC (04/02/09)
Stroke occurs when a blood vessel feeding the brain bursts or is clogged, causing a sudden disruption in the blood flow to the brain. Stroke is the third leading killer in the Unites States. Every 45 seconds someone has a stroke. On Thursday, April 23, Cherokee Regional Medical Center will offer two low cost screenings. ...
DAR to meet (04/02/09)
Pilot Rock DAR Chapter will meet Saturday April 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. Lynn Ivarson will...
Washta bake sale (04/02/09)
Jean Stone (04/02/09)
Jean Stone, age 80, of Storm Lake, died surrounded by her family on Sunday, March 29, 2009 at Buena Vista Manor in Storm Lake. Services for Mrs. Stone were held today at 11 a.m. on at United Methodist Church in Storm Lake. Burial was in the Poland Township Cemetery in Marathon. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Paulsen, Aguilar (04/02/09)
Alisha Paulsen and Omar Aguilar of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Omar Aguilar jr., on March 28, 2009 at 8:28 p.m. The baby weighed 7 lb. 4 1/2 oz. and measured 19 inches at birth.
Kannegieter (04/02/09)
Tyler and Jessica Kannegieter of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of a daughter, Leah Marie Kannegieter, at 7:14 a.m. on March 12, 2009. Leah weighed 7 lb. 10 oz. and measured 20 1/4 inches long at birth. A sister, Aubrey, welcomed her home. Grandparents are Rob and Diane Kannegieter of Aurelia and Bob and Karen Ferris of Meriden. Great grandparents are Phyllis Lindgren of Meriden, Eugene Ferris of Washta, and Bob and Marlene Kannegieter and Arnold and Marlene Techen, all of George...
Americans re-discovering ironing to cut expenses (04/02/09)
The National Dry-cleaning Association reports a 20 percent decline in business since last September, likely due to the fact that Americans are breaking out their ironing boards in full force, taking a do-it-yourself attitude toward getting the wrinkles out...