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Stories from Thursday, June 11, 2009

Sanford's June Art Wall (06/11/09)
Many Cherokee County 4th Graders recently entered the Soil & Water Conservation Poster contest that is now on display until the end of June. This year's theme is "Dig It! The Secrets of Soil." Tracy Rasmussen, Secretary of the Cherokee County Soil and Water Conservation District, stands in front the Art Wall at the Sanford Museum. Photo contributed...
CRMC June "Shining Star" (06/11/09)
Cherokee Regional Medical Center is proud to announce the selection of Chris Rausch as the "Shining Star" for the month of June. Chris is the Respiratory Therapy Manager and has been at CRMC for 20 years. As stated in her nomination letter, "Chris has been really stepping up with some changes in the Ambulance Department. ...
75th 'Sioux Valley Am' to be special (06/11/09)
The qualifiers have already begun rolling in for the 75th annual Cherokee Sioux Valley Amateur Match-Play Golf Tournament scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, June 20-21 at the venerable Cherokee Golf & Country Club. Qualifying for this year's memorable 75th Northwest Iowa Classic began Saturday and runs through Friday, June 19. ...
More growth for Marcus Business Park (06/11/09)
MARCUS - In Monday's regular meeting, the Marcus Council held a public heairng prior to authorizing the sale of a lot, located in the new Marcus Business Park, to Mike Olson, owner of Mike's Construction. The price of the lot is $14,185 and Olson said he plans on erecting a building to house his business within a year. ...
Lady Pirates win 4 more (06/11/09)
Brother trio makes dairy thrive (06/11/09)
June is Dairy Month, so it would only be appropriate to talk with some of the men who are in the milking industry day-in and out. Fordyce Dairy is run by Dave, Dan and Matt Fordyce along with part-time helpers to ease the load during busy times. The 116 -cow dairy has been slowly growing since the brothers switched to raising a three-way cross breed in 2002. ...
Family dairy small but efficient (06/11/09)
Today's dairy industry might be few and further apart, but there is still a small family dairy just outside of Marcus called Wilcox Dairy. Mark Wilcox has been milking cows at the family dairy since he graduated from Iowa State University in 1976 with a Farm Operations degree. Mark moved home to the farm, which was known as 'Wilcox Brothers' at the time and was being run by his father, Ernest, and his uncle Les...
June is National Dairy Month (06/11/09)
June is the month set aside to celebrate one of our most trusted sources of nutrition. We also take time to celebrate the farmers, in this day of technological advancements, there are fewer farms and farmers. It's important during National Dairy Month to remember, by buying dairy, you are supporting the farmers who are across every state, and together produce more than 170 billion pounds of milk annually...
Aurelia softball girls split games (06/11/09)
The Aurelia High School softball team had two non-conference games last week, and came away with a split, beating Ruthven-Ayrshire on the road on Wednesday by a 10-6 score before losing at home to Clay Central-Everly on Thursday, 7 -3. At Ruthven-Ayrshire, Bulldog pitcher Erin Laursen struck out eight batters and didn't issue a walk, allowing just two earned runs to gain the win...
Bulldogs lose to Pocahontas, Schaller-Crestland (06/11/09)
AURELIA - The Aurelia Bulldogs fell to Pocahontas Area in a non-conference baseball game at Aurelia on Thursday by a final score of 12 - 0. The weather was beautiful, and the gnats seemed to take the night off, but, unfortunately, not much else went right for Coach Bob Mikos' young team on this night...
Hole-in-One at Aurelia (06/11/09)
Rod Galvin of Minneapolis, a former Aurelia High School student, scored a hole-in-one on Saturday at the Aurelia Golf Course. Using a 6 iron, Galvin got his ace on the 7th hole.
#1 Braves split Lakes road games (06/11/09)
The Cherokee Braves, Iowa's top-ranked Class 2A baseball team, split two recent Lakes Conference road games, bombing Storm Lake 16-1 in six innings Friday night in Storm Lake, and then losing a 5-1 verdict at Hull Western Christian Monday night for their first loss of the season...
Schulenburg leads Braves past D-S (06/11/09)
Gritty Philip Schulenburg stroked a two-run, walk-off double in the bottom of the seventh inning to rescue the #1 Class 2A Cherokee Braves and lead them to an exciting 8-7 non-conference victory over Class 3A 7th-ranked Denison-Schleswig here Tuesday night...
Cherokee girls tumble at Storm Lake (06/11/09)
STORM LAKE - The Cherokee Washington High softball team tallied just one fifth-inning run on the way to an 11-1 setback to Storm Lake in Lakes Conference action here Friday night. The Tornadoes' Katie Blum got the pitching win, allowing one run on seven scattered hits, with seven strikeouts in six innings of work...
Braves Basketball Camp registration time (06/11/09)
The Cherokee Braves new varsity basketball coach Bob Lee and the high school basketball coaches are organizing a fundamental basketball camp from Monday, June 29 through Thursday, July 2 at the Cherokee Middle School Gym. The camp is open to incoming 5th grade through 8th grade boys. The camp will focus on teaching the fundamentals of basketball throughout the five days. There will be a variety of contests and playing fun games related to basketball where campers can develop their skills...
MMC boys continue winning ways (06/11/09)
The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn baseball team continued to impress by winning a pair of tough War Eagle Conference road games last week, defeating Sergeant Bluff-Luton 5-2, and then taking out archrival Le Mars Gehlen 5-1. Will Hanson got the pitching win for the Eagles against SB-L, allowing two runs on six scattered hits, and five walks, with a whopping 13 strikeouts in seven innings of work...
Jeanne Ann Wolterman Mortenson (06/11/09)
Jeanne Ann Wolterman Mortenson, age 77, beloved wife of Royce Mortenson of Cherokee, passed away on June 9, 2009 after a brief illness. Funeral services fwill be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 16, at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus, at 102 North Elm Street , with a reception following the service...
Robert W. Brunk (06/11/09)
Charlene E. Conley-Lovell (06/11/09)
Sefcik / daughter (06/11/09)
Brad and Angie Sefcik of Marion are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Anna Lynn Sefcik, born on June 3, 2009 at 8:27 a.m. Anna Lynn weighed 7 lbs. 6 oz. and measured 20 inches at birth, and has a big brother Alex at home. Grandparents are Steve and Diane Beatty of Vinton and Tom and Lisa Sefcik of Pocahontas. Great-Grandparents are Jim and Margaret Heeren of Remsen, Charles Beatty of Vinton, Ruth Sefcik of Pocahontas,...