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Stories from Friday, April 17, 2009

Pancake Breakfast Sunday (04/17/09)
Cub Scout Pack 107 and Boy Scout Troop 107 will be serving pancakes and sausages this Sunday, April 19, from 8 a.m. - 12 noon at the Cherokee Community Center. Coffee, juice and milk will also be available. There is no charge for the delicious breakfast, but there will be a free-will donation, with the money going to pay for summer camp and other expenses associated with scouting...
City Council to restructure $710,000 G.O. Bond (04/17/09)
Proposed new County jail, Mediacom issues also discussed
Informing the public (04/17/09)
Saddle Raffle (04/17/09)
South O'Brien Jazz Band runner-up (04/17/09)
DES MOINES - The South O'Brien High School Jazz Band finished the year on a high note, so to speak, when it competed at the Iowa Jazz Championships in Des Moines on Tuesday, impressing the judges enough to advance to the finals of the Class 2A competition...
WHS Prom to be held Saturday (04/17/09)
This weekend many students at Washington High School will be experiencing a "Tropical Night" at this year's WHS prom. Doors at the Washington High School's Gymnasium will be open at 7 p.m. and the public is invited to the grand march will being at 8 p.m. on Saturday. There will be reserved seating for parents on the floor and students should have already pick up the reserved seating form from the school...
Cherokee spring flushing schedule (04/17/09)
The City of Cherokee recently announced the city's spring flushing schedule. On Monday April 20 the city will begin west of Hwy. 59 to the railroad tracks and north of Bluff St. to Victory Drive to include the Lundsgaard Addition, Fishman Addition and in the area of Autumn Park Apartments, Hy-Vee Food Store and Sioux Valley Drive...
Cherokee 7th-grade girls track (04/17/09)
The Cherokee Middle School hosted a dual girls' track meet with Storm Lake on Tuesday, and Cherokee's 7th Grade coach, Sue Ann Johnson, was very happy with the results that her team, which makes up with enthusiasm what it lacks in numbers, produced at their first meet of the year...
CMS 8th girls have 'great' meet (04/17/09)
The Cherokee 8th grade girls' track team competed in the first meet of the season Tuesday, a dual with their Storm lake counterparts, and Cherokee coach Julie Hummel felt that her team had a "great first meet. The girls competed hard." The Cherokee girls earned first place in several events, including Emily Cosgrove in the shot put, with a toss of 22-11; the 4 x 800 relay team of Megan Carlson, Hanna Henson, Megan Hummel, and Yesenia Castro, in a time of 11:44.29; Leah Peterson in the 7-flight hurdles, in a time of :16.73; Megan Carlson in the 800 meter run, in 2:43.76; and the 4 x 400 relay team of Katie Bice, Hanna Henson, Megan Hummel, and Yesenia Castro, in 5:11.32.. ...
Golf Braves win Lakes Conference season opener (04/17/09)
Cherokee's Cook runner-up medalist
RV's Hullinger to play at Morningside (04/17/09)
SIOUX CITY - Zach Hullinger, a 6-1 guard from Correctionville, is one of six high school recruits announced by Morningside College head men's basketball coach Jim Sykes. Hullinger earned second team All-North Division honors in the Western Valley Conference this season for his play with River Valley High School. ...
Aurelia boys finish 4th in NWC Meet (04/17/09)
AURELIA - Newell-Fonda took first place in the Northwest Conference Meet held on the Aurelia course on Tuesday. The Mustangs, led by medalist Alex Vanderhoff's round of 34, shot a 172 team total score, to edge Alta by five strokes. Sioux Central placed third, with a 182 team total, and the host Bulldogs were fourth, shooting a 184. Storm Lake St. Mary's was fifth (187), Laurens-Marathon sixth (189) and Schaller-Crestland placed seventh, with a team score of 251...
Aurelia girls place second in first NWC Meet (04/17/09)
NEWELL - The Northwest Conference played its first conference girls' golf meet of the season here on Tuesday, and the Aurelia Bulldog girls finished second among the six teams competing. Alta took first place with a 203 stroke total, while the Bulldog girls carded a 226 team score. Sioux Central shot a 237, Newell-Fonda 240, Laurens-Marathon 247, and Storm Lake St. Mary's a 256...
Gravenish/daughter (04/17/09)
Christa and Scot Gravenish of Cleghorn are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Alexa Lynn Gravenish, at 8:10 a.m. on April 9, 2009. Alexa weighed 8 lb. 6 oz. and measured 20 3/4 inches at her birth. She has one sister, Macy, and her grandparents are Dave and Linda Gravenish of Meriden and Mike and Char Shriver of Calumet...
Beware the con artist (04/17/09)
It's springtime and word has it that home repair scams are operating at record highs throughout the United States, with their focus remaining on the elderly and naive. Spring is prime time for such con artists as we all catch a slice of spring fever and begin contemplating fix-up jobs such as painting the house, barn, garage, or other outbuildings; shingling the roof; gutter repair or replacement; improving landscapes; trimming, removing, and/or planting shrubbery and trees, etc...