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Stories from Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Tyson Foods to close Oklahoma plant (04/08/09)
**Will be moving jobs to Cherokee
RV students perform at All-State Speech Festival (04/08/09)
CEDAR FALLS - The 31st annual Iowa High School Speech Association All-State Festival of Individual Events was held recently at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls. Two students from River Valley High School had been selected as Outstanding Performers at the State contest, and qualified for an appearance at the Festival...
Boy Scouts to host Camporee (04/08/09)
Boy Scout Troop 144 from Holstein will host this years Thundercloud District Spring Camporee. This event will be held at the Silver Sioux Access outside of Quimby on April 24-26. Units from: Estherville, Emmetsburg, Spencer, Storm Lake, Cherokee, Marcus, Everly, Holstein, Paullina, Okoboji, Sheldon, Hartley, Spirit Lake, Milford, Ocheyedan and Lake View, will be participating in this event...
Fourth grade field trip (04/08/09)
CFD to hold Anniversary Dance (04/08/09)
The Lutheran Lecture Series-Midwest (04/08/09)
Trinity Lutheran Church, Marcus, and Pilgrim Lutheran Church, Quimby, invites the public to attend The Lutheran Lecture Series-Midwest on Saturday, April 25, 2009. The program, entitled "Reason For Hope: The Lutheran's Defense in the Battle for our Minds, Bodies and Souls," will consist of four presentations given by prominent theologians and Pastors in the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. ...
M-C Community Library launches Spring Reading Program (04/08/09)
"Be Creative at Your Library" and explore the worlds of music, art, puppetry, books, and more. The Meriden-Cleghorn Community Library Spring Reading is open to young people, preschool through 5th grade. The fun will take place at the M-C Community Library in Cleghorn on Thursday, April 16, 23, and 30 at 3:30 p.m. Students in Marcus may ride the bus after school to Cleghorn...
Easter celebration at First Church of Christ (04/08/09)
The First Church of Christ will be holding their Gross of Roses Service on Good Friday at 7 p.m. Also on Sunday the Church invites the public to come and celebrate at their SonRise Service at 7:30 a.m. with breakfast to follow at 8 a.m. and Sunday School at 9 a.m. with Easter Service at 10 a.m. Any question contact the church office at 225-2667...
Easter Bunny to visit library (04/08/09)
The Easter Bunny will be at the Cherokee Public Library on Wednesday, April 8, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 pm. Bring the kids and the camera!
Mid-Sioux Annual Meeting May 1 (04/08/09)
Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc. will host its annual meeting Friday, May 1, at the Western Iowa Tech Community College Conference Center in Cherokee. Lunch will be served at 11:45 a.m., to be followed by a guest speaker at 1 p.m. and employee and volunteer awards presented at 1:30 p.m...
CRMC displays "Donate Life" flag (04/08/09)
Across the nation, thousands of, "Donate Life", flags will be flown and displayed throughout the month of April as part of an organ and tissue donor awareness initiative. Dubbed, "Flags Across America", the campaign is the brainchild of the Donate Life America (DLA) coalition. The goal of this effort is to honor and celebrate the hundreds of thousands of donors and recipients whose lives have been affected by organ, eye and tissue donation...
VFW Auxiliary Easter Egg Hunt Saturday (04/08/09)
The annual Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by the local VFW Auxiliary, will take place this year on the day before Easter - Saturday, April 11 - at Koser/Spring Lake Park in Cherokee. The event, for children ages 1 - 10, will begin at 10 a.m., and participants will be able to earn extra prizes, including "money eggs."...
VFW Auxiliary Easter Egg Hunt Saturday (04/08/09)
The annual Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by the local VFW Auxiliary, will take place this year on the day before Easter - Saturday, April 11 - at Koser/Spring Lake Park in Cherokee. The event, for children ages 1 - 10, will begin at 10 a.m., and participants will be able to earn extra prizes, including "money eggs."...
Proper pruning of trees (04/08/09)
The late dormant period (February to early April) is an excellent time to prune deciduous trees. The absence of foliage at this time of year gives the home gardener a clear view of the tree and allows him/her to select and remove appropriate branches. ...
Green patrol (04/08/09)
Tennis Braves slam D-S Monarchs, 8-1 (04/08/09)
Cherokee boys a Lakes Conference favorite
Pirates win G-H Relays team titles (04/08/09)
HOLSTEIN - The Galva-Holstein boys and girls track and field squads won their respective divisions in the Class B competition of the Galva-Holstein Relays Friday night in Holstein. The G-H boys tallied 341 team points (total team scoring), to runner-up River Valley's 270.5. Whiting was third with 262, followed by Kingsley-Pierson 246, Odebolt-Arthur 245.5, Schaller-Crestland 239, Remsen-Union 183...
Ruby A. Wester (04/08/09)
Ruby A. Wester, 79, of rural Cleghorn, passed away Friday afternoon, April 3, 2009 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held today at 10:30 a.m. at the Oakdale Evangelical Free Church, rural Meriden. Pastor Clint Hogrefe and Pastor Ryan Petersen officiated. ...
Richard J. Cedar (04/08/09)
Richard J. Cedar, 80, of Larrabee, died Friday April 3, 2009 at his home following a brief illness. Funeral services were held Monday April 6, 2009 at 2 p.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Cherokee. Rev. Leroy Riemer will officiate. Burial was in the Liberty Cemetery, rural Meriden. ...
Dorothy Catherine Hansen (04/08/09)
Dorothy Catherine Hansen, 87, of Cherokee, passed away, Sunday, April 5, 2009, at the Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 9, at 10:30 a.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Cherokee. Pastor Larry Lemke will officiate. ...
Harman / son (04/08/09)
Katrina and Joshua Harman of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Trey Michael Harman. He was born at 7:07 a.m. onMarch 31, 2009, and weighed 6 lb. 12 oz. and measured 19 3/4 inches at birth. Grandparents are Mike and Tammy Brown and Jim and Betty Haran, all of Cherokee...
Lockwood/Weathers (04/08/09)
Nicole Lockwood and Bill Weathers are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Nicole, the daughter of Craig and Lorrie Lockwood of Cherokee, is a 2002 graduate of Cherokee Washington High School, and earned her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the University of Iowa in 2006. She is currently employed at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center...
Reluctant Spring (04/08/09)
Do you suppose Mother Nature is in need of a hearing aid? In spite of all the talk of Global Warming she seems to be totally unaware of it in these parts. I am sure you are as weary of this weather as I am. Of course there is absolutely nothing we can do to change it, so the next best thing is to change the subject. ...
Easter egg safety tips (04/08/09)
According to child safety experts, parents would be well advised to become "egg-sperts" before making some Easter plans, because we all know, eggs are the main focus of most Easter celebrations. So, moms and dads, here are some common sense measures that parents can take to make sure Easter stays fun and safe for everyone:...