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Stories from Thursday, May 28, 2009

Marcus Woman inducted into Iowa's Women's Bowling Hall of Fame (05/28/09)
Elsie Slagter of Marcus was recently inducted into the Iowa State United States Bowling Congress Women's Bowling Association (ISUSBCWBA) Hall of Fame in Cedar Rapids, an honor which many felt was long overdue. Elsie, 77, a graduate of Grand Meadow High School, began bowling at around the same time she moved to Marcus in 1950...
Faith in fellow man welds Barnes-Ridley friendship (05/28/09)
Thirty years ago Cherokee PRCA Rodeo producer Bob and Donita Barnes invited a young, novice photographer they had never met or knew anything about to come photograph the Cherokee PRCA Rodeo. That man - Robert Ridley of Marshall, Minn. - went on to become one of the most established, successful professional rodeo photographers in the world...
Shawn Mayer to sing after Friday's Rodeo (05/28/09)
'Nashville Star' singing sensation Shawn Mayer, formerly of May City, will be making an appearance Friday evening after the Cherokee PRCA Rodeo to sing some of her country hits. Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. rodeo Friday evening include the price of the show and are $15 in advance and $20 at the gate. Kids (12 and under) are $5 in advance and $10 at the gate, with kids under 3 getting in for free...
WHS girls lose in Regional Tennis (05/28/09)
SPENCER - The Cherokee Washington High girls tennis team saw its season end here Thursday in Class 1A Regional Tennis Meet action. In varsity singles action for Cherokee, Demi Dunn won two of three matches at #1, beating Megan Averill of Fort Dodge St. Edmond 8-6 (7-5 tiebreaker), 3-6, 6-3; beating Haley Switalski of Le Mars 6-3, 6-1; and losing to Sioux City Heelan's Katherine Merritt 0-6, 0-6...
Braves fall in Substate Tennis (05/28/09)
FORT DODGE - The Cherokee Braves tennis team beat Aplington-Parkersburg 5-3 in the semifinals of the Class 1A Iowa Substate Team Championships, and then lost 5-2 in the finals to the home team, Fort Dodge St. Edmond, here on Saturday. The Braves qualified for the Substate competition after winning the District at Spirit Lake May 21, defeating Spencer in the finals. ...
Schlenger Award (05/28/09)
Winning the Lyle Schlenger Most Dedicated to MMC Athletics Award at the recent Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn High School Senior Awards Day were Jacob Lehnhoff, Katie Bauer, and Jordan Boekhout. Photo contributed
Ronald Neil Hartliep (05/28/09)
Ronald Neil Hartliep, 83, passed away May 22, 2009. Friends may call at the Chapel from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 30, at East Lawn Palms Cemetery at 5801 E. Grant Road in Tucson, Ariz. 85712. An internment service will immediately follow. He was born Feb. 11, 1936 in Spirit Lake to Neil and Frieda Hartliep, who preceded him in death...
Pauline Getchman (05/28/09)
Pauline Getchman, 87, of Apache Junction, Ariz. passed away Sunday, May 24, 2009 at the Banner Gardens Hospice House in Mesa, Ariz. Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 30, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee. Rev. ...
Basic Biittner: Salute to a Good man and Good Ballplayer (05/28/09)
Over the recent Memorial Day Weekend, I made my first ever trip to North Dakota, to visit a niece and her husband in Fargo. While there, of course, I paid a visit to the Roger Maris Museum, something I had wanted to see for quite a few years now. Though the museum is located in the Midwest, Fargo is not exactly a short trip from here - something like 5-6 hours away. ...
At the library (05/28/09)
Things are hopping at the library during the month of May. The Youth in Action/4-H group enjoyed numerous games of bowling and delicious pizza at the Cherokee Bowl, Saturday, May 9 for their end of the year party. We'd like to thank Tim Gaydo for having us...
Reduce, re-use, recycle (05/28/09)
We live in a throw-away society. We're wasteful. Not just on an individual level, but on a global scale as well. Our lifestyle is not sustainable in terms of the world's resources we consume. We must all change our lifestyles to reduce, reuse, and recycle. ...