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Stories from Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Order 4-H License plates by July 1 (06/17/09)
Iowa 4-H supporters have until July 1 to apply for specialty 4-H license plates through the Iowa 4-H Foundation. The foundation must receive 500 pre-paid applications by July 1 for the Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) to issue the specialty plates, said Shelly Greving, the foundation's marketing coordinator...
CMS students tour John Deere Foundry (06/17/09)
WATERLOO - The Cherokee 7th grade Talented and Gifted class recently traveled to Waterloo for educational tours of the John Deere Foundry and Tractor Factory. The following students were accompanied by parent volunteers Marlin Stief and Mark Berding and teacher Lori Fordyce; Parker Berding, Nate Fowler, Zane Young, Nick Benningsdorf, Brett Walker, Marshall Stief, Alex Maurer, and Alec Shultz. ...
4-H Clothing Revue (06/17/09)
CSWC to hold meeting (06/17/09)
The Cherokee Soil & Water Conservation District will be having their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 23rd at 12:30 p.m. at the USDA Service Center - 314 Lake Street in Cherokee. Individuals with disabilities and/or special needs should notify Tracy Rasmussen at 225-4151 of their need for special services far enough in advance of the meeting to enable services to be secured...
Four area students named Roadman Scholars at Morningside (06/17/09)
The Roadman Award at Morningside College is named in honor of the late Dr. Earl Roadman, who was president of Morningside from 1936 - 1956. Roadman Scholars must be full-time students who have completed at least 45 semester hours of college work with a cumulative grade point average of 3.76 or above...
Galva- Holstein school awarded Vision Iowa Grant (06/17/09)
Iowa Governor Chet Culver announced the awarding of $6,327,000 in Vision Iowa grants to seven projects around the state on Wednesday, following the conclusion of the meeting of the Vision Iowa Board in Iowa City. Among the projects selected to receive grants, which are funded from the Community Attraction and Tourism (CAT) Fund of the Iowa Department of Economic Development, was The Performing Arts Center at the Galva- Holstein school. ...
Friday Opening Night for 'Beauty and the Beast' (06/17/09)
The Cherokee Community Theater will present the summer musical production for its 50th Anniversary season starting this weekend. Opening Night for the CCT production of Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" will be this Friday, June 19, at the Cherokee Community Center, with a curtain time of 7:30 p.m...
Aurelia Boys/Girls Coach-Pitch Fun-Day (06/17/09)
AURELIA - Each registered team is guaranteed to play a minimum of 2 games, with each participating child receiving an Olympic style medal. Sign-up Form and $35 Registration fee per team required by Friday, June 19. For more information, visit our web site at http://www.leaguelineup.com/ayl or e-mail Ed Johnson at aureliayouthleague@hotmail.com ...
Rain forces schedule changes at Aurelia (06/17/09)
AURELIA - Aurelia High School Athletic Director Grant Peckenschneider announced on Monday that several changes to the school's baseball and softball schedules have been made, due to the recent rains we have received. Baseball 1. The June 24th game with Schaller-Crestland has been moved to Early, as the teams played in Aurelia on the 8th. Varsity only, starting at 5:00 p.m...
GHSC girls split at South O'Brien tourney (06/17/09)
PAULLINA - The Galva-Holstein/Schaller-Crestland Lady Pirate softball team traveled to Paullina to compete in the South O'Brien softball tournament on Saturday, and came away with a split of its two games. In the opening game, GHSC defeated a young Clay Central-Everly team by the score of 9-5. ...
Aurelia girls drop twin bill to CR-B (06/17/09)
AURELIA - The Aurelia Bulldog softball team took on a tough Coon Rapids-Bayard team in a non-conference doubleheader here on Wenesday and lost both games by 10 runs, 13-3 and 10-0. Erin Laursen pitched the entire game for Aurelia in the 13-3 loss. She walked four and also struck out four. Only two of the Crusaders' 13 runs were earned runs. Laursen also had two of the Bulldogs' six hits. Lexi Tuttle, Kerstin Tuttle, and Courtney Bruce drove in the three Bulldog runs...
Cherokee girls drop four games (06/17/09)
The young Cherokee Washington High softball team continued down the rugged road last week, dropping Lakes Conference games at home to Estherville-LC (13-2) and Le Mars (10-1), and then falling twice to highly acclaimed teams at the Le Mars Tournament on Saturday, losing 18-1 to Sioux City North, and 9-2 to Sergeant Bluff-Luton...
Padres host baseball camp in Akron (06/17/09)
AKRON - The San Diego Padres will host a baseball try-out camp at Akron on Monday, June 29, at the Akron baseball field. The camp, under the direction of Hank Krause, a scout with the San Diego Padres, is for players age 15-19. Players must provide their own glove, shoes, and uniform, with the Padres providing the rest...
75th 'Sioux Valley Am' this weekend (06/17/09)
The qualifiers have been rolling in for the 75th annual Cherokee Sioux Valley Amateur Match-Play Golf Tournament scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, at the venerable Cherokee Golf & Country Club. Cherokee native Jeff Campbell of Niles, Ohio is the defending Sioux Valley Amateur Champion, defeating 2008 qualifying Medalist Kent Schroeder of Mapleton in the final Championship match last year...
Lorn R. Harrison (06/17/09)
Lorn R. Harrison, 71, of Braunfels, Germany, formerly of Washta, passed away on Saturday, May 16, 2009 in Wetzlar, Germany ,following a courageous battle with cancer. A Graveside Service will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 18, 2009 at the Correctionville Cemetery, followed by military honors performed by the Sioux Valley Post # 1750 of the VFW and the Mumford-Moon Post #79 of the American Legion. ...
Clarence H. Fessler Jr. (06/17/09)
Clarence H. Fessler Jr., 84, of Larrabee, passed away Sunday, June 14, 2009 at Country Side Estates in Cherokee ,following a l0 month illness. Funeral services were held today at 2 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Rev. Magrey deVega officiated. ...
Sister Mary Christina Rupp (06/17/09)
Sister Mary Christina Rupp OSM (Gertrude Rupp), 92, of Omaha Neb., died on June 14, 2009. Funeral services were held today at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Sorrow convent in Omaha, Neb., and a wake was held at Our Lady of Sorrows Convent on Tuesday at 7 p.m...
Delois A. Glover (06/17/09)
Delois A. Glover, 73, of Cherokee, a former Omaha, Neb. resident, passed away Friday, June 12, 2009 at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Funeral services were held today at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee, with Pastor Larry Nilson officiating. Burial was in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. . On line condolences may be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com...
Beverly A. Kintigh (06/17/09)
Beverly A. Kintigh, 78, of Cherokee, passed away peacefully Saturday, June 13, 2009 at the Cherokee Villa Nursing & Rehab Center . Funeral services were held on Tuesday, June 16, at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee. Rev. Magrey deVega officiated. Burial will be in the Cedar Cemetery at a later date. Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee is in charge of arrangements. On line condolences may be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com...
Kremer/ daughter (06/17/09)
Steve and Gail Kremer of Cherokee are pleased to announce the arrival of their daughter, Alayna Grace. Alayna was born August 15, 2008 in Seoul, South Korea, and the Kremer family welcomed Alayna home into their forever family on May 20, 2009. Alayna has two big brothers - Noah, 10, and Bryce, 7. Grandparents are Chuck and Marilyn Bjustrom of Algona and John and Linda Kremer of Cascade...
Regennitter / son (06/17/09)
Steven and Alecia Regennitter of Marcus are happy to announce the birth of their son, Logan Aron Regennitter, born at 5:03 p.m. on June 10, 2009. Logan weighed 7 lb. 11 oz. and measured 20 1/2 inches at his birth. Logan has an older brother, Reise, at home, and his grandparents are Tim and Debbie Johnson of Cherokee, Chad and Mary Regennitter of Odebolt, and Kathleen Trudel of Sioux City...
Gray Matters : Greenwood Le Flore (06/17/09)
Some years ago, during a trip to Montana, I became aware of the fallacy of our simplistic, cowboys-and-Indians concept of Native Americans. This realization was once more impressed on me while visiting with my sister's son-in-law in Louisiana. This tall, black-haired, newspaper editor is a great-great-great-grandson, of the famed chief of the Choctaw Nation, Greenwood LeFlore...
'Sunshine Laws' vital to public (06/17/09)
Iowa's "Sunshine Laws" - the Open Meetings Law, and the Public Records Law (Iowa Code Chapters 21 and 22) - assure public access to open meetings and open records at all levels of government. The following valuable information has been gleaned from past violations of our Sunshine Laws:...