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Stories from Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Mayer performs in Cherokee (04/22/09)
Ridge Runners Spring Rendezvous nears (04/22/09)
The Cherokee Ridge Runners Club will be holding it's 35 anniversary Spring Rendezvous on May 1, 2 and 3 and the public is welcome during daylight hours. The School Day at the Rendezvous will be held on Friday, May 1. On Saturday, there will be a Novelty Shoot and a Hawk and Knife Throw events. ...
Meriden Church blooms through the years (04/22/09)
MERIDEN - Pastor Larry Ostercamp has been privileged to serve the Meriden Evangelical Free Church in Meriden for 20 years this May and has seen wonderful things happening during his tenure. The church, which was founded in 1945 by Oakdale Free Church, used to be located on the corner of 3rd Street and Main Street until the move to their current location in 1964. In 1989, Ostercamp came on board and has watched the church community grow since...
Wellness Center adjustments lifeguard class dates (04/22/09)
Due to scheduling conflicts, the Wellness Center has changed some of the dates of the lifeguard classes being offered. Classes will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on the following evenings: May 6, 8, 12, 15, 18, 19, 20, 26 and 27 (time for the class on May 27 will be determined later). ...
Calling all quilters (04/22/09)
BARC Puppy Carnival 09 (04/22/09)
All Northwest Iowa dog lovers are invited to participate in Buena Vista University's Annual Puppy Carnival on Saturday, April 25, on the Science Center lawn on Grand Avenue, on the BVU campus. Many fun activities are planned, including face painting and various games for the children. ...
Kiwanis Student of the Month (04/22/09)
In a recent meeting, the Kiwanis Club of Cherokee announced its April High School Student of the Month, Jenae Lundell. She is a senior at Washington High School. She is involved in many activities at school including Band, Jazz Band, Choir, NCACDA-Women's Honor Choir, Jazz Choir, Cheerleading, Tennis, Group Speech, Individual Speech-All State for Poetry, National Honor Society Vice President, Spanish Club, Spanish Honor Society, JETS, School plays and also community theatre...
Runyan, Witcombe receive honors at Morningside (04/22/09)
SIOUX CITY - Alicia Runyan, daughter of Norma Bush of Cleghorn, and Michele Witcombe, daughter of Michael and Debra Witcombe of Cherokee, were awarded honors at the annual Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) Honors Assembly, held on Wednesday April 15 at Morningside Colege...
On to Drake Relays (04/22/09)
Closing in (04/22/09)
MMC track girls have busy weekend (04/22/09)
The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn girls track team had a busy four days last week, competing on Thursday at the Sioux Center Invitational, Friday at the Hinton Invitational, and wrapping it up with the Sioux City Relays on a cool, very wet Saturday afternoon...
Braves, Bulldogs compete at Spencer (04/22/09)
SPENCER - The Cherokee Braves golf team placed fourth out of 14 teams at Saturday's rugged Spencer Invitational - the highest Cherokee finish at the golf meet in school history. The Braves carded a 314 to place fourth behnd winning Spencer's 298, runner-up Carroll Kuemper's 306, and third-place finisher Clear Lake's 306. Kuemper was awarded second place based on a tie-breaker after tying with Clear Lake...
Janssen - Webb/ daughter (04/22/09)
Ashley Janssen and Mike Webb of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their daughter on April 9, 2009 at 6:56 a.m. Isabella Violet Jo Webb weighed 6 lb. 3 oz. and measured 19 1/4 inches at birth. She has no siblings. Grandparents are Todd and Terry Webb of Cherokee and Jodi Williams and Mario Janssen of the Iowa Lakes area. Great- grandparents are Penny and Happ Janssen, Lester and Ruby Webb, Robert and Marilyn Bjork, and Edwin and Darold Gardner...
Historical society up-date (04/22/09)
I have been unable to visit our Marcus Historical Society--Reed Center for quite some time so it was a real pleasure when I was able to go there recently and see how nicely things are falling into place. The building it self, which was once a Lutheran church, has an aura of earlier days about it, which aids your transition from present to past the moment you step inside. First, you see the plaque honoring Carl and Hazel Reed...
Whither West Nile? (04/22/09)
In the past few years, the health-threat phenomenon in the Midwest, the mosquito-borne West Nile virus, is among the most unbelievable situations confronting public health in a long time, according to experts, who say they're shocked at how quickly it had spread across the country...