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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Stories from Thursday, April 9, 2009

'The Udder Place' brings back the Drive-in Restaurant (04/09/09)
HOLSTEIN - Twila Albers, the former food manager at the Holstein Pronto station, purchased the ice cream machines from the former Dairy Barn, a venerable Holstein business, last year, with the idea of bringing back the good old drive-in restaurant, an American staple of the Fifties and Sixties...
Sheriff's Department explains why a new jail is needed (04/09/09)
Planners of the proposed new jail for Cherokee County, including members of the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors and the Cherokee Sheriff's Department, along with the Cherokee County Jail Planning committee, have stated that the main reason that Cherokee County needs a new jail is centered around safety...
Tomahawk Relays Court (04/09/09)
There were many anxious moments as the 2009 Tomahawk Relays Court waited to learn who the King and Queen would be at last week's Tomahawk Relays Coronation ceremonies at Cherokee Washington High School. Queen candidates were, left to right, Sophia Haselhoff, Britttani Cates, Elisabeth Letsche, Lynn Carlson (Queen), and Jessica Cedar. King candidates included, left to right, Phillip Schulenberg (King), Zach Mosbach, Calvin Conley, David Cook, and Philip Bieber. Photo by Paul Struck...
Tastes & Sounds (04/09/09)
Cherokee Washington High band director Paul McEntaffer conducts orchestra members during last week's Tastes & Sounds program at Western Iowa Tech Community College in Cherokee,Proceeds from the popular event benefit the school's music departments. Photo by Paul Struck...
Supervisors hear Quarterly Reports from some county offices (04/09/09)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday for the regular meeting at the lower level of the Cherokee County Courthouse. Among items on the Board's agenda was the meeting with Cherokee County Engineer Dave Shanahan. Shanahan discussed spring projects that his department would soon be starting on. Shanahan also reported that the Aurelia bridge project on 560th Street would soon be completed. According to Shanahan, 80 percent of the project is completed...
Galva-Holstein school looking to the future (04/09/09)
HOLSTEIN - The Galva-Holstein School District has been working towards building a brand new Performing Arts Center for a few years now. The school's Foundation have been the primary movers and shakers of the project, raising funds and meeting regularly to keep the project moving. ...
Main Street Pharmacy offers another choice (04/09/09)
HOLSTEIN - Mary Letsche is a native of Cherokee, the daughter of Jim and Alice Schissel. After she graduated from Washington High School in 1983, Mary continued in the black-and-gold tradition, attending the University of Iowa and receiving both her Bachelor's Degree and Pharmaceutical Degree in Iowa City, the latter in 1988...
Rod's is a successful family business (04/09/09)
GALVA - Rod Brosamle began working in 1980 at Cropmate in Galva, and his son Jeff began working with him there in 1983. When the opportunity arose to purchase the Cropmate plant himself, located at 117 N. Main St., Brosamle did so, and began his business, Rod's Fertilizer and Sales, Inc., in 1985. Jeff and his daughter, Joy, soon joined the business...
Galva-Holstein company is a leader in Renewable Energy (04/09/09)
GALVA/HOLSTEIN - The use of renewable energy, in the form of E85, the 85% ethanol-based fuel, has been one of the prime interests of Galva-Holstein Ag, LLC, for several years. The company, which has offices in both Galva and Holstein, opened a service station that provided E85 as one of the fuel choices in May of 2005. ...
Java junkies rejoice! - you have a home (04/09/09)
HOLSTEIN - Elsewhere in this special section, you will find an article on the Main Street Pharmacy, located at 103 North Main in Holstein. If you go there and walk in the front door, though, you may initially think that you've got the wrong place. That's because the front half of the building - owned by Main Street's pharmacist Mary Letsche - is being leased to another Cherokee resident, Becky (Raveling) Elemond, and she is running her business, called Java Junkies, at that location...
Army Reserve Unit hosts Yellow Ribbon event (04/09/09)
The United States Army Reserve 103rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command hosted their first Yellow Ribbon Event with the 445th Transportation Company in Cherokee on April 4. The 445th TC Company is due to deploy this summer, and the briefings were a portion of the preparation for that deployment for the soldiers and their families...
Braves place second in Tomahawk Relays (04/09/09)
Sioux City Heelan won the Class 2A team title over runner-up Cherokee at Tuesday's Tomahawk Relays, totaling 139 points to Cherokee's 126. Spencer was third with 113 points, followed by Sioux City North 68, and Sioux City West 66. Emmetsburg won the Class 1A team crown with 139 points, followed by Sioux Central 118, South O'Brien 108, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 96, and Alta 85...
AD Thomas prepares for extended 'road trip' (04/09/09)
HOLSTEIN - Tim Thomas is in his 19th year as an educator in the Galva-Holstein School District, and as a coach for most of the last 37 years, he has seen his share of "road" games. This year, though, it will be the start of a different kind of road trip. ...
Aurelia Boys edge O-A in golf triangular (04/09/09)
AURELIA - The Aurelia High School golf teams hosted a triangular match with the teams from East Sac County and Odebolt-Arthur here on Tuesday, and the Bulldog boys edged O-A by a single stroke, 177-178, to take their half of the action. Aurelia's Camrin Meyer shot a 42 to take medalist honors, and teammates Jarrett Heubrock, Nick Hirschman and Cody Glienke were right behind with rounds of 44, 45, and 46, respectively...
Nelson wins mile run (04/09/09)
WAYNE, Neb. - Kara Nelson, daughter of Jim and Sue Nelson of Cherokee, won the Women's Mile Run event at the recent Wayne State College Wildcat Open track meet in Wayne, Nebraska. Nelson, a Morningside College sophomore, ran the event in a time of 5:13.88. ...
Kenneth Lloyd Potter (04/09/09)
Kenneth L. Potter, 57, of Aurelia, and formerly of Portsmouth, died Saturday April 4, 2009 at the Cherokee Villa following a brief illness. There will be no public visitation or services. A private burial will be held at the Oakland, Iowa Cemetery at a later date. Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.greenwoodfuneral.com...
Lee/daughter (04/09/09)
David and Bethany Lee of LeMars are pleased to announced the birth of their daughter. Jadelyn Jean Lee was born on March 11, 2009 at Orange City Health System Hospital, and weighed 7 lb. 9 oz. and measured 20 inches at birth. She has an older sister, Katelyn and brother, Treyton, who welcomed her home. Grandparents are Bill and Linda Lee of Cherokee and Dave and Cindy Stevenson of Marcus. Great-grandparents are Edwin and Dorothy Clow, Phoebe Mummert, and Lucille Gravenish, all of Cherokee...
Stoner/ daughter (04/09/09)
Wade and Anita Stoner of Peterson are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Ella Rose Stoner, born on April 1, 2009 at 6:56 a.m. Ella weighed 8 lb. 10 oz. and measured 20 1/2 inches at birth. She has one sister, Emma, and two brothers, Sidney and Chance. Grandparents are Vandy DeNio of Fostoria, Jacob and Arlinda McFarlane of Texas and Roger and Jane Stoner of Peterson...
Nicholson, Alishouse/ son (04/09/09)
Stephanie Nicholson and Jesse Alishouse of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of a son, born on April 3 at 5:14 p.m. The boy, whose name was not given, weighed 7 lb. 1 1/2 oz. and measured 19 inches at birth. He has one brother, Braden Nicholson. Grandparents are Sharon Nicholson and Kevin and Carol Alishouse...
Communication key to 'senior spring' (04/09/09)
Already into college, but not yet out of high school. That is the burden of more than a few twelfth graders struggling to reconcile the increasingly incongruous tasks of finishing childhood and starting adulthood -- perhaps making senior spring feel to them like, well, the duration of childhood all over again...