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Stories from Monday, June 8, 2009

Cherokee to host Antique Tractor Ride (06/08/09)
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?...
Farmers Market Nutrition Program coupons available (06/08/09)
Seniors Farmers' Market Nutrition Program Vouchers are again available in Cherokee. Coupons are available to eligible senior citizens when they fill out a form at the Hy-Vee Food Store in Cherokee during the hours of 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday...
The Penny-Pinching Spendthrift speaks out (06/08/09)
For the past year I have more or less been cut off from the outside world. However, the occasional internet experience has given me enough information to know that something other than horse droppings outside my ger (and inside my stove) is happening...
CRMC holds open house for the public (06/08/09)
During the recent open house of the renovated Cherokee Regional Medical Center,those attending were welcome to tour several different department within the hospital. The tour included the main entrance and chapel (left) which welcome patients,visitors, and employees to CRMC. The Chapel is a welcome addition as a place for quiet meditation...
Feedlot Monitoring Program Improved! (06/08/09)
The Feedlot Monitoring Program is not new, but it has been improved. "Producers told us that they would like to be able to view the performance of all pens of cattle on one sheet. The new download will do that," said Beth Doran, ISU Extension Beef Field Specialist...
Warmer weather brings health concerns (06/08/09)
With schools dismissing for summer and summer activities underway, the Iowa Dept. of Public Health (IDPH) reminds Iowans to be aware of illnesses and health concerns that are typically associated with warmer weather. Increased outdoor activities mean increased potential for exposure to ticks, waterborne illnesses like Cryptosporidiosis (Crypto) and other diseases. ...
Freshman Braves drop doubleheaders (06/08/09)
The Cherokee Braves freshman baseball team dropped two recent doubleheaders, falling 12-6 and 6-1 to visiting Storm Lake, and losing 7-0, 14-5 at Alta. In the first game against Storm Lake, Adam Pitts took the pitching loss, allowing seven run s on two hits and five walks, with two strikeouts in three innings of work. Marc Husman led Cherokee with two hits and four RBI, and Dillon Drefke had one hit and two RBI...
Lady Pirates beat R-U 12-2 in 5 innings (06/08/09)
GALVA - The Galva-Holstein/Schaller-Crestland softball team got back on the winning ways on Thursday, as they defeated Remsen-Union, 12-2, in five innings. Picking up the win on the mound for the Lady Pirates was Jaime Christensen, who threw five strong innings, giving up just two hits and two unearned runs. Christensen walked four batters and struck out three...
Emmetsburg blanks Cherokee girls (06/08/09)
A talented Emmetsburg E-Hawk team blanked youthful Cherokee 12-0 in a quick five-inning Lakes Conference softball game here Wednesday night, ended early due to the 10-run mercy rule. Cherokee managed just a lone single off Emmetsburg's winning pitcher Maddie Woodrift, who walked one and struck out 10 while facing just 16 Cherokee batters in the game...
Jansen / son (06/08/09)
Shannon Jansen of Aurelia is happy to announce the birth of her son, Quintin Edward Jensen, born on May 30, 2009, at 3:45 a.m. Quintin weighed 8 lb. 4 oz. and measured 20 1/2 inches long at birth. He has one brother, Tristan Jansen. Grandparents are Gary and Rita Jensen of Cherokee...
Rydgren - Bumann / daughter (06/08/09)
Erin Rydgren and Harlan Bumann are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Lily Doleil Bumann, born at 12:01 a.m. on June 1, 2009. Lily weighed 8 lb. 6 oz. and measured 20 1/2 inches long at her birth. Grandparents are Cindy and Lyle Hanner of Quimby, Dana Rydgren of Peabody, Mass., and Peg and Frank Chapman of Salem, Mass. Great-grandparents are Mary Kuhrts of Cherokee, Larry Bumann of Washta, and Shirley Carpenter of Tucson, Arizona...
Daum / daughter (06/08/09)
Misty and Joseph Daum of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Madison Jo Daum, at 7:35 a.m. on June 1, 2009. She weighed 7 lb. 12 oz. and measured 20 3/4 inches long at her birth. Madison has one sister, Allison Daum. Grandparents are Ralph and Diane Watts of Aurelia, Randy and Kim Daum of Alton, and Brenda Chalwell of Vinegrone, Kentucky...
Brader / Phipps Wedding (06/08/09)
Mary Kaylene Brader and Adam Conrad Phipps were united in marriage on April 27, 2009, at the Flamingo Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mary is the daughter of Tom and Jan Brader of Cherokee, and is a 2000 graduate of Cherokee Washington High School, and a 2004 graduate of the University of South Dakota, with a Bachelor's degree in Mass Comunications...
From the Midway: Do you think you could tell? (06/08/09)
There have always been many unwritten codes of being a man that most guys would never talk about. For example, we've always been taught that a real man figures things out, you don't ask for directions or let alone you never actually read any directions...
Controlling cooling costs (06/08/09)
We may cuss about their rates and the frequency of and slow reaction time to power outages, but, by and large, our utility companies are on the high road when advising consumers on how best to cope with the heat and the cold. And, during the upcoming summer months, coping with the high temperatures and humidity will be first and foremost in many people's minds...