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Stories from Thursday, June 4, 2009

Like father like daughter (06/04/09)
LE MARS - This week, Le Mars resident (and Cherokee native) Staff Sgt. Steve Dolph is heading to training for his third tour of duty in Iraq. His daughter, Morgan, a senior at Le Mars Community School, doesn't want to say goodbye. She wants to go with him. The only thing that's standing in her way: basic training...
Correctionville anglers host first catfish contest of the summer (06/04/09)
On May 30, a bevy of area anglers blew away the dust that has been accumulating on their fishing gear these past several months and headed on out to once again match wits with the wily catfish of the Little Sioux River. The occasion of this aquatic outing was the Correctionville Little Sioux Fishing Club's premiere event of the season, an All-Night Catfish-Catching Marathon...
3D Tournament on Sunday (06/04/09)
The Full Draw Archery Club's first 3-D tournament will be this Sunday. at its outdoor range. located two miles south of Cherokee on Highway 59. The tournament features 235 different stations for 50 shots in varying terrain and surroundings. The tournament is open to all archers and is also open to the public. Registration is from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m, and the tournament will run until the last archer finishes the course...
Cherokee to Host Antique Tractor Ride (06/04/09)
KICD Radio in Spencer is celebrating its 10th annual Antique Tractor Ride with a two-day ride through the beautiful Little Sioux River Valley, June 12 and 13, based in Cherokee. Who knew that 10 years ago tractor rides all over the country would become so popular?...
Cowan All-Around winner at Cherokee PRCA Rodeo (06/04/09)
Steer Wrestling champion Clay Cowan of Highmore, S.D. claimed $1,515.25 and was declared the All-Around winner at the 43rd annual Cherokee Chamber of Commerce PRCA Rodeo , which concluded its three-day run at the Cherokee County Fairgrounds on Saturday night...
445th heads out of Cherokee for deployment (06/04/09)
Members of the United States Army Reserve's 445th Transportation Company gathered at the SP4 Ronald L. Means Army Reserve Training Center in Cherokee on Wednesday. They will meet up with rest of their unit in Waterloo, then depart to their mobilization station at Camp Atterbury, Ind...
County Fair deadlines approach (06/04/09)
The Cherokee County Fair is coming up soon (July 9 -12), and those who wish to enter are advised by the Cherokee County ISU Extension Office of the following entry deadlines: Livestock entries are due this Friday, June 5 Communication, Pet Show, Pride of Iowa, Clothing Revue, Clothing Selection, and $15 Challenge entries are due June 19th...
Remember Our Troops (06/04/09)
Cleghorn Ice Cream Day is Saturday, June 13 (06/04/09)
CLEGHORN - The fourth annual Cleghorn Ice Cream Day will be held on Saturday, June 13. Festivities will begin at 4 p.m., with kids' games, bingo, quack crap bingo, chuck-a-luck, kids' train rides, a dunking booth, cakewalk and much more. The American Legion Auxiliary will serve pie at the Community Center. With every piece of pie purchased, you will have your name entered in a drawing for a $25 cash prize, to be awarded later in the evening...
Area students named to Dean's List at Morningside (06/04/09)
SIOUX CITY - Each semester, Morningside College recognizes students who have achieved a grade point average (GPA) of 3.67 or better that semester, with no grade below a "C," while having a schedule of at least 12 credits, by naming them to the Dean's Honor List. Several area students were named to the Dean's Honor List for the 2009 spring semester, including :...
Cherokee Farmers Market starts today (06/04/09)
Starting today, from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., the Cherokee Farmers' Market at the historic Cherokee Railroad Depot will be starting it's sixth year. The market will be open every Thursday through Sept. 24. Jim Adamson, an organizer of the popular event, reports that vendors have been lined up for Thursday including vendors who have the training and certification needed to accept coupons provided to senior citizens through a state program...
MMC girls take 2-1 game at Kingsley (06/04/09)
KINGSLEY - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Eagles rode the pitching of freshman Kayla Foresman to another win here on Tuesday, beating Kingsley-Pierson by a 2-1 score. That was the score after five innings, and the host school had a shot at breaking through in the sixth, but failed to do so...
Basic Biittner: There's a word for it (06/04/09)
On Thursday, May 26, the National Spelling Bee was held. I watched a little bit of it (yes, it's a televised event), and came away with a few observations. #1. Please forgive my political incorrectness, but when the 11 finalists were introduced at the top of the program, I couldn't help but notice that very few of the contestants had "American - sounding" names. ...