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Stories from Monday, May 18, 2009

Blaine's Culligan acquires Bergert Water (05/18/09)
One long-time Cherokee business ceased to exist effective May 1, when Butch Bergert, owner and operator of Bergert Water Conditioning for more than 27 years, retired. Bergert, however, feels confident that his customers will continue to be well-served, as he has sold his business to Blaine Burkhardt, the owner of Blaine's Culligan. ...
Laying the foundation for tomorrow (05/18/09)
Chad Brown, left, along with Lucas Straw and Cherokee County Conservation Director Ginger Walker, began pouring the foundation footings for three new log-style cabins that will be erected on the new section of the Martin's Access county park, east of Larrabee...
'Senior Portfolio' showcased at Aurelia Board meeting (05/18/09)
AURELIA - The "Showcase on Education" at the monthly meeting of the Aurelia School Board on Monday May 11 spotlighted the "Senior Portfolio," which has been a requirement for Aurelia High School students for the last several years. The showcase was presented by Guidance Counselor Barb Huseman, who shared a sample of a Senior Portfolio with Board members. ...
Free kids' fishing derby scheduled (05/18/09)
CORRECTIONVILLE - The Little Sioux Fishing Club and the War Eagle District Boy Scouts will be hosting an exciting, fun-filled day of fishing for kids and their families. Community youngsters are invited to come out to Little Sioux Park in Correctionville Saturday, June 6 to take part in a youth fishing derby. Registration for the event starts at 11:30 a.m...
In the fields (05/18/09)
Planting season continues - between rainstorms. Many area farmers are still making headway, despite the recent heavy rains. Photo by Mike Leckband
Braves win 1A District Tennis Title (05/18/09)
SPIRIT LAKE - The Cherokee Braves tennis team clinched a Class 1A Substate berth by winning the 1A District Tournament hosted by Spirit Lake High School here Thursday. The Braves, 2009 Lakes Conference Champions and owners of a sparkling, record-setting 10-1 match record this season, beat Spencer 23-16 for the District title...
Phylis D. Converse (05/18/09)
Phylis D. Converse 85,of Boone, a one-time Cherokee resident, passed away Friday, May 15, 2009 at the Boone County Hospital. Funeral services are pending at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee.
Ross C. Pinkerton (05/18/09)
Ross C. Pinkerton, 96, of Quimby, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2009 at Countryside Estates in Cherokee. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 19, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee. Rev. Magrey deVega will officiate. Burial will be in the Quimby Cemetery prior to the service. ...
Pritts/ son - and Pritts/ son (05/18/09)
Tanya and Justin Pritts of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their son, Brecken Michael Pritts, born at 5:09 p.m. on May 2, 2009. Brecken, who weighed 8 lb. 5 oz. and measured 21 1/2 inches at birth, has one sister, Brynn. Brecken's grandparents are Randy and Sandy Pritts and Terry and Mary Tuttle, all of Cherokee. ...
Winding Roads: Always changes to adjust to (05/18/09)
It's been a month since I've written a column as we have been busy going to doctors and enjoying the good old "golden" years. We keep hoping for a pattern change. I've had several folks ask me what I was going to take on next and to be honest, I had nothing particular in mind until the last couple of days. ...
Here's to you, graduates! (05/18/09)
"Where have you gone, Joe Dimaggio, the nation turns a lonely eye to you, ooh, ooh, ooh... Yes, those memorable Paul Simon lyrics from the 1960s movie, "The Graduate," ring true today as always, as many of us constantly search for deserving idols in Hollywood, collegiate and professional sports, television, music and theater...