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Stories from Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Cherokee Theater Haunted? (04/29/09)
This Saturday, May 2, Mid-Iowa Paranormal will be back to investigate the American Theater in Cherokee. Mid-Iowa Paranormal is a group of investigators from the Des Moines area founded by Robert Sinclair. The team previously visited the site a year ago, and is anxious to return. ...
CCT celebrates its 50th Anniversary (04/29/09)
A large crowd turned out at the Cherokee Community Center Saturday evening to celebrate and commemorate the Cherokee Community Theatre's first fifty years. Several former CCT performers and Board members were present to chat with one another and reminisce during a social hour, and then sat down to a great meal. ...
Red Cross kicks off Cherokee campaign (04/29/09)
Starting today from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Cherokee area high school athletes are going door-to-door and will be asking each household to donate $1. The goal is to raise $5,000 for the Siouxland Area Chapter of the American Red Cross as part of its Heroes Campaign...
City of Cherokee city-wide clean up day (04/29/09)
The City of Cherokee is again sponsoring a City-Wide Clean-up Day. To make this job easier, City employees will assist on Monday, May 4 by picking up in all areas of the city -- provided arrangements are made in advance at City Hall. The City Council encourages residents to take advantage of this to help you clean up your property. ...
Sign up for the Rodeo parade (04/29/09)
The Cherokee PRCA Rodeo will be here soon. It's the 43rd year and the preparations are in full swing. Performances will be held on Thursday, May 28, Friday, May 29 and Saturday, May 30, 2009. The Cherokee Chamber of Commerce invites you to participate in their Rodeo parade. The parade will begin promptly at 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 30. Registration and line-up will begin at 2 p.m. at the Washington High School parking lot. All participants must be lined up by 3:30 p.m...
Mid-Sioux Annual Meeting May 1 (04/29/09)
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...
The CRMC Auxiliary Coffee and Bake Sale (04/29/09)
The Cherokee Regional Medical Center Auxiliary will be hosting their annual Coffee and Bake Sale as well as the Chamber Coffee on Friday, May 8. The Coffee and Bake Sale will be run from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. with the Chamber Coffee at 9:30 in the CRMC cafeteria. Community members are encouraged to come enjoy a cup of coffee and check out the treats. The CRMC Scholarship winners will be recognized during the Chamber Coffee...
Harmon retires from Air Force (04/29/09)
Master Sergeant Todd R. Harmon, the son of Larry and Colleen Harmon of Cherokee, retired from 25 1/2 years of service in the United States Air Force on April 1, 2009. During his time in the service, Msgt Harmon was given the opportunity to finish his education, as well as travel the world. Harmon earned his Bachelors degree and two Associate degrees during his years in the service, and was honored for many programs that he initiated...
5-0 tennis Braves bounce SLP-O (04/29/09)
The undefeated Cherokee Braves tennis team kept its foot on the pedal here Friday night, motoring to the finish line with a (beep-beep!) 8-1 rout of Spirit Lake Park-Okoboji. The 5-0 Braves drove to victory in five of six singles matches, and swept all three doubles matches for the final tally...
Braves compete at Sheldon invite (04/29/09)
SHELDON - The Cherokee track and field Braves, with several performers absent due to injury, collected a first and two third-place finishes at last week's Sheldon Invitational. The Braves lone first-place finish was the medley relay, with Kyle Schuck, Tony Hunt, Luke Pearson, and Dan Bieber clocking a 3:55. Cherokee's 4x400 relay of Dan Bieber, Philip Bieber, Schuck, and Pearson was third in a time of 3:43...
Cherokee girls fall at Spirit Lake-Okoboji (04/29/09)
SPIRIT LAKE - The Cherokee Washington High girls tennis squad dropped a decisive 9-0 decision to Spirit Lake Park-Okoboji in Lakes Conference tennis action here Friday night. In varsity singles for the WHS gals, Demi Dunn lost 10-5 to Ali Gerking at #1, Allie Parker fell 10-0 to Aubry Kolegraf at #2, Michelle McGarry lost 10-2 to Cassidy Clarity at #3, Sydney Morton lost 10-0 to Kathleen Rowley at #4, Amanda Kohn fell 10-0 to Kylie Stoll at #5, and Hillary Wilkie lost 10-0 to Olivia Skogerboe at #6.. ...
Cherokee girls prevail in golf triangular (04/29/09)
The Cherokee Washington High girls golf team won last Friday's triangular at the Cherokee Golf & Country Club after carding a 223 team score, followed by Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 228, and Aurelia 238. In the Le Mars Golf Tournament Saturday, the Cherokeek girls placed sixth out of 10 teams in the wet, windy, chilly weather conditions...
Nelson, Mustangs break school mark (04/29/09)
SIOUX CITY - Morningside College broke its school record in the Women's Distance Medley Relay during Friday morning's action at the Drake Relays in Des Moines. The Mustangs' quartet of junior Erin Keitges, sophomore Heather Hoefs, freshman Leah Nielsen, and sophomore Kara Nelson combined for a time of 12:21.57, to carve almost 3 seconds off the former Morningside standard of 12:24.46, which was established in 1993. Morningside finished 11th in the Women's College Division of the event...
Aurelia track boys finish 5th at S-C (04/29/09)
SCHALLER - The Aurelia High School boys track and field team participated in the Schaller-Crestland Invite on Friday, and Aurelia's Brandon Pedersen was a double winner, taking the 800 meters with a time of 2:14.20, and also the 1600 meters, with a time of 5:26.30...
Bulldog track girls 9th at HMS meet (04/29/09)
HARTLEY - The Aurelia girls, coached by Tim Galvin, finished 9th in the team standings at Friday's Hawk Relays at Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn. Aurelia's best showings were 4th place finishes by Shaina Thevenin in the long jump (14-7 1/2) and the 4 x 100 relay team of Ashley Anderson, Meghan Glawe, Erin Laursen and Shaina Thevenin (57.42)...
Pirate track teams 4th at O-A Meet (04/29/09)
ODEBOLT - The Galva-Holstein boys and girls each placed fourth in their respectve divisions at last week's Odebolt-Arthur Co-ed Relays. Southern Cal won the boys competition with 105 points, followed by Battle Creek-Ida Grove 80, Laurens-Marathon 74, G-H 59, Schaller-Crestland 56, East Sac County 52, Remsen St. Mary's 45, Kingsley-Pierson 34, Newell-Fonda 28, O-A 25, and BCIG JV 0...
Galva-Holstein girls 4th on Mapleton links (04/29/09)
MAPLETON - The Western Valley Conference - North Division staged their weekly Girls' Golf Tournament here on Monday, and Remsen-Union took the team title with a team score of 205 strokes. Odebolt-Arthur finished second with 215 strokes, edging Battle Creek-Ida Grove and Galva-Holstein, who posted team scores of 218 and 219, respectively...
Myrtle Ware (04/29/09)
Myrtle Ware, 99, of Cherokee, died Sunday March 29, 2009 in the LeMars Good Samaritan Village, LeMars, following a brief illness. Memorial services will be held Friday May 1, 2009 at 2 p.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church. A family prayer service will be held at 1:45 p.m. ...
Irene C. Meylor (04/29/09)
Irene C. Meylor, 78, of Marcus, passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2009 at the Heartland Care Center in Marcus. Mass of Christian Burial took place at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus. Father Eugene Murray officiated. Burial followed at the Holy Name Cemetery in Marcus. ...
Sheryl Kay Messerole (04/29/09)
Sheryl Kay Messerole, 66, of Sergeant Bluff and formerly of Cherokee, Iowa died Monday April 27, 2009 at the St. Lukes Regional Medical Center, Sioux City, following a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday May 1, 2009 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Cherokee. ...
Swanson/ son (04/29/09)
Rachel and David Swanson of Apple Valley, Minn. are proud to announce the birth of their son, Luke James Swanson. He was born on April 10, 2009 at 12:06PM, weighed 9 lbs. 7 ounces, and measured 21 3/4 inches long. Grandparents are Doug and Val Woods of Cherokee and Larry and Jamelle Swanson of Fairmont, Minn...
Law / son (04/29/09)
Jessica and Josh Law of Lee Summit, Mo. are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Tristen Joshua Law, on February 24, 2009. Tristen weighed 9 lb. 7 oz. and measured 21 inches long at his birth. Tristen was welcomed home by his sister, Avary. Grandparents are Sandy Taylor and the late Charles (Corky) Taylor of Cherokee, Betty and Bob Desko of Cranesville, Pa., and Rick Law of Cherokee...
Jason and Sarah Letsche (04/29/09)
Sarah Aubrey Berumez and Jason Michael Letsche were united in marriage on January 31, 2009, at Memorial Lutheran Church in Ames. Rev, David Beagley officiated. Sarah is the daughter of Dorothy and Fred Baker of Grundy Center and Robert Berumez of Waterloo. Jason is the son of Marty and Becky Letsche of Marcus...
Our society is made up of remarkable people (04/29/09)
When I promised last time to tell you about some of the volunteers who are working so faithfully to make the Marcus Historical Society--Reed Center a reality, I didn't realize what an impossible assignment I was taking on. There are so many remarkable individuals among the members of the society that one hardly knows where to start or stop...
Water conservation is vital (04/29/09)
Area residents are reminded that water conservation starts at home and proper applications can save home owners hundreds of dollars and thousands of gallons of water each year simply by following any and all of these tips: You will save both money and water by employing these tips. And always remember - just like oxygen, we can't survive without water!...