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Stories from Thursday, April 23, 2009

Registration deadline approaches at Bright Beginnings (04/23/09)
Deadline for the registration for the five-year old preschool will be on May 29 at Bright Beginnings Daycare & Preschool. For more information contact Brittany Christensen at 225-5728
A hug for the librarian (04/23/09)
WHS 2009 prom court (04/23/09)
Fitzgerald awarded (04/23/09)
Iowa Cattlemen's Foundation awards scholarships (04/23/09)
On April 4, the Iowa Cattlemen's Foundation (ICF) held their Youth Beef Team (YBT) scholarship competition at the Iowa Cattle Industry Headquarters in Ames. Five YBT members from across the state competed in this year's event, and three $1,000 scholarships were awarded to YBT graduating seniors...
Iowa Corn & Soybean County Yields for 2008 (04/23/09)
Cherokee County had highest average The 2008 average corn and soybean yields for counties and districts in Iowa were released in early March 2009. Information was collected by the USDA National Ag Statistics Service Iowa Field Office each year through a County Agricultural Production Survey. The office has released official county estimates for corn and soybean acreage planted, harvested, yield and production for 2008...
It's significant: 4'Hers become better citizens, leaders and communicators (04/23/09)
Iowa 4-H'ers are gaining something significant from participating in 4-H clubs --something statistically significant, Iowa State University Extension research shows. According to Keli Tallman, an ISU Extension 4-H youth development state specialist, a new study shows that Iowa youth credit their 4-H clubs with making them better citizens, leaders and communicators...
WHS tennis girls fall to Storm Lake (04/23/09)
The Cherokee Washington High girls dropped a 7-2 Lakes Conference girls tennis match to Storm Lake here Monday night. In varsity singles for Cherokee, Demi Dunn beat Amanda Helmbred 10-3 at #1, Allie Parker lost 10-5 to Linda Her at #2, Michelle McGarry lost 10-5 to Amanda Kavan at #3, Sydney Morton lost 10-1 to Samantha Kavan at #4, Amanda Kohn fell 10-5 to Emily Detes at #5, and Hillary Wilkie lost 11-9 to Iwa Chanthavang at #6...
Tennis Braves blitz Storm Lake (04/23/09)
Undefeated Cherokee making a noise in Lakes STORM LAKE - The undefeated Cherokee Braves tennis team overcame cold temperatures and high, gusting winds to slam-bam the Storm Lake Torndaoes on their home courts 9-0 in boys Lakes Conference tennis action here Monday night...
Galva- Holstein girls second in WVC Golf (04/23/09)
KINGSLEY - The Galva-Holstein girls placed second in the second Western Valley Conference meet of the season here on Monday. The G-H team shot a team score of 205, to trail fisrt place Remsen-Union by five strokes. G-H coach Mike Richard said, " I very pleased to see the consistent play of our six girls, and see us take seven team strokes off from our score at the first conference meet. ...
Carlson wins shot put at Sheldon Meet (04/23/09)
SHELDON - Cherokee senior Lynn Carlson led the Cherokee Washington High girls efforts at the Sheldon Invitational Track & Field Meet here Monday night, winning the shot put with a 38-2 1/2 throw. Cherokee's 4x100 meter relay was fourth in the rugged competition, clocking a 57.67 time with Sarah Ruehle, Katy Hart, Saraj Johnson, and Clare Tuttle aboard...
Beavers Move Back into First in IIAC Standings (04/23/09)
Aurelia's Hill has 4 hits in twin bill STORM LAKE - Brandon Pietrzyk doubled to left center field to drive home Mark Blum, giving the Buena Vista baseball team a thrilling 6-5 victory in game one of a doubleheader on Tuesday afternoon against Luther College. The Norse then got a seventh-inning home run in game two, giving them a 2-1 triumph...
Track Braves compete at Knight Relays (04/23/09)
ORANGE CITY - Due to injury and illness, a partial Cherokee Braves track and field squad participated in the Orange City Unity Christian Knight Relays here Monday night, with the Braves medley relay notching the team's highest finish - runner-up. Cherokee's medley relay of Sam Hinkhouse, Tony Hunt, Dan Bieber, and Philip Bieber clocked a 3:55 for second place...
Braves win Lakes golf at Spirit Lake (04/23/09)
SPIRIT LAKE - Cherokee's talented boys golf team battled cold and high winds to lay claim to a Lakes Conference golf triangular here Monday night after carding a 160, followed by host Spirit Lake 168, and Le Mars 174. Andy Braun and Brock Benson paced Cherokee, each carding a 38, with David Cook scoring 41, and Matt Pitts 43 in the victory. Other Cherokee scores were Jake Spindler 43, and Adam Pitts 44, two promising freshmen...
Aurelia harriers compete at Carroll (04/23/09)
CARROLL - The Aurelia High School boys and girls track teams competed at the Wildcat Co-Ed meet in Carroll on Friday, and the Bulldog girls finished fifth in team scoring with 47.5 points, while the Bulldog boys were sixth, scoring 26 points. For the Aurelia girls, Shaina Thevenin posted the best finish, grabbing second place in the 100 meter dash with her time of 13.94. ...
Track Braves compete at Knight Relays (04/23/09)
ORANGE CITY - Due to injury and illness, a partial Cherokee Braves track and field squad participated in the Orange City Unity Christian Knight Relays here Monday night, with the Braves medley relay notching the team's highest finish - runner-up. Cherokee's medley relay of Sam Hinkhouse, Tony Hunt, Dan Bieber, and Philip Bieber clocked a 3:55 for second place...
Evelyn M. Sassman (04/23/09)
Evelyn M. Sassman, 81, of Cherokee, passed away Wednesday, April 22, 2009 at Countryside Estates in Cherokee. Funeral services will be held Friday, April 24, at 1 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Joey Dyslin will officiate. Burial will be in the Poland Township Cemetery at Marathon. Visitation will be today from 1 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home with the family present from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. On-line condolences may be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com...
James Weins (04/23/09)
James Weins, 58, of Cherokee, passed away Tuesday, April 21, 2009 from cancer due to exposure from Agent Orange. His wife and children were by his side. Memorial services will be held at Friday at 2 p.m. in St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee. ...
James Nicholas Schueder (04/23/09)
James Nicholas Schueder, 83, was received by the Lord on April 18, 2009, with his wife and children at his bedside as he made the journey. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee. Rev. ...
Robert L. Cole (04/23/09)
Robert L. "Bob" Cole, 58, of Cherokee, passed away Sunday, April 19, 2009 at the Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, April 23 at 3 p.m. at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. Don Agostine will officiate. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 1 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee with the family present from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. On line condolences may be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com...
At the Library (04/23/09)
Hi! My name is Peg Wurth and I am pleased and excited to be your new Youth/Special Services Librarian at the Cherokee Public Library. I live just outside of Marcus with my husband Joe, who is a High School Special Education teacher in Marcus. We have two sons, Tom and Bob. ...
Basic Biittner: The Redbox is Coming! The Redbox is Coming! (04/23/09)
Last Sunday, April 19, was Patriot's Day, which is celebrated in Boston, if nowhere else. The holiday commemorates the famous ride of Paul Revere - a ride he made (on horseback, for you kids out there) 234 years ago, on April 19, 1775. During "Paul Revere's Ride," the silversmith rode through the town, warning residents "The British are coming! The British are coming!" The British, of course, were our country's enemy in those days, and in the years to come after Revere's ride, the rag-tag young Americans would fight and defeat the properly - attired British "Redcoats," and win our independence from the "Mother Country.". ...
Warm weather means bare feet (04/23/09)
At the beach, at the pool or just walking in sandals, it's the season where your feet get to breathe. But how do you keep your feet healthy as you expose them to dangers like athlete's foot and other maladies that can make your feet itch, swell, smell, or just look ugly?...