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Stories from Friday, June 5, 2009

Welcome Center dedicated at Maryhill (06/05/09)
It's been nearly three years since the 101 year-old Maryhill church was destroyed by winds reaching from 60 to 90 mph. Since that time ,when the church's parish was displaced, parishioners have thad to have their spiritual needs met at other area churches...
Witcombe 55th anniversary (06/05/09)
The children of Tiny and Jane Witcombe are hosting a family dinner on June 6 for their parents' 55th wedding anniversary. On Sunday June 7th, they are serving a coffee fellowship at 1st United Methodist Church in Aurelia in honor of the parents' anniversary from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Cards may be sent to P.O. Box 205; Aurelia, IA 51005...
Times Gone By (06/05/09)
100 years ago Minus A Suit Cliff Reed Accommodates Stray Barber And Mourns. A New Hand at Perrin's Tonsorial Parlors Wants to Observe Memorial Day at Sioux City--Still Observing Somewhere. A new hand named Ross took fourth chair at Perrin's tonsorial parlors last weekend developed a longing Saturday night to observe Memorial day at Sioux City but lacked proper wearing apparel. ...
Hole-in-One (06/05/09)
Betty Woltman of Quimby registered the first hole-in-one of her career on Saturday May 30, on Hole #4 at the Quimby Golf Club. For that feat, she was awarded a Gold Putter by Holzhauer Motors. In the photo, Eric Goettsch of Holzhauer's presents Betty with her award. Photo contributed
North Star Presents Scholarships (06/05/09)
As a community based financial institution, North Star Community Credit Union annually designates funds to provide scholarship awards to talented young men and women who desire to continue their formal education. It is North Star's desire that these funds be used for students to pursue additional education, preparing them for future success, and to give back in the form of service to their future communities. ...
Supervisors hear deputy's presentation on new jail (06/05/09)
Cherokee County Chief Deputy Sheriff Jeff Friedrichsen presented a power point presentation for the proposed new Cherokee County Law Enforcement Center to the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors at their meeting on Tuesday. Friedrichsen will soon be showing this presentation on why the county needs a new jail in the hopes of educating voters in the county prior to the Aug. 4 special election...
Kiwanis Middle School Student of the Month (06/05/09)
The Kiwanis Club of Cherokee announced its Middle School Student of the Month for May at a recent meeting. Jaden Lux is the son of Mark Lux and Sue Lux, and is an eighth grader at Cherokee Middle School...
Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa holding Open House (06/05/09)
Have you ever wondered what Girl Scout camp is really like? Have you heard about it but never seen it? †Do you love camp and want to show it off to your friends? †Here is your chance to tour Girl Scout camp, ask as many questions as you want and see everything that we have to offer. ...
GHSC Lady Pirates lose to MVAO, 9-4 (06/05/09)
MAPLETON - The Galva-Holstein/Schaller-Crestland softball team dropped another tough Western Valley Conference game on Wednesday, losing to Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto , 9-4. GHSC's defense let them down, committing several errors. Leading the way at the plate for GHSC was Brea Slaybaugh, who went 4-4 with two runs scored and a stolen base. Emily Schiernbeck and Brooke Wiese each stroked doubles for GHSC and Brittany Ridder slugged a triple...
#1 Braves overtake Emmetsburg, 6-4 (06/05/09)
It was a bit of a struggle, as are most games against the rugged Lakes Conference baseball competition, but the #1 Class 2A Cherokee Braves had what it took to prevail over a dangerous and veteran Emmetsburg team 6-4 here Wednesday night. The win gives the defending Lakes Conference Champions a sparkling 5-0 record this early season and keeps up the momentum for coach Scott Koch's Braves and their exceedingly high expectations this year on the heels of a State Championship in 2007, and a runner-up finish last summer.. ...
MMC's Lehnhoff named Player of the Week (06/05/09)
WEST DES MOINES - During the 2008/2009 Iowa High School Baseball and Softball seasons, Iowa Network Services (INS) and your local Independent Telephone Companies are proud to support Iowa's athletes, and each week present a "Player of the Week" from Iowa's high school baseball and softball regular season play...
Leonard Korleski (06/05/09)
Leonard Korleski Leonard Korleski, 81, of Cherokee died Wednesday June 3, 2009 following a lengthy battle with cancer in the Mercy Medical Center, Sioux City. Funeral services will be held Saturday June 6, at 10:30 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Cherokee. ...
Thomas Chalma Andersen (06/05/09)
Thomas Chalma Andersen, 81, of Colorado, formerly of Cherokee, passed away Wednesday, June 3, 2009 in the Boulder Manor Care and Rehab Center in Boulder, Colo. Memorial services will be held Monday, June 8, at 10:30 a.m. at the Memorial Presbyterian Church in Cherokee. Rev. ...
Regina Bienlien (06/05/09)
Regina Bienlien, 75, of Cherokee, died Friday Dec. 5, 2008 at the Countryside Estates Nursing Home in Cherokee following a brief illness. Regina's wishes were to be cremated, but a graveside service will be held at 11 a.m.on June 11, 2009, at the Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Holstein Arrangements are under the direction of Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Online condolences may be left at www.greenwoodfuneral.com...
Marylu Scholl (06/05/09)
Marylu Scholl, 90, of Donna, Texas, formerly of Cherokee, passed away Monday, May 18, 2009. Services were held at the First Baptist Church in Donna, Texas. Her final resting place will be in the Afton Township Cemetery at rural Cherokee. Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee is in charge of the local arrangements. ...
At the library (06/05/09)
I'm sure everyone is looking forward to their summer vacation. It' s time for biking, swimming, skateboarding, going on picnics, and having fun with friends and neighbors. Don't forget to include the Cherokee Public Library in your summer plans. Come join us Friday, June 12 at 1 p.m. ...
Complacency fuels underage drinking (06/05/09)
As we approach the dangerous summer season, a time when the number of teen fatalities rises, let's make time to rally in defense of youth. Too often adults fail kids because of a complacency about underage drinking. What if all adults embraced and invested in the proven strategies that help to keep youth safe and alive?...