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Stories from Monday, June 22, 2009

Bush selected for 2009 Celebration Iowa Singers and Jazz Band (06/22/09)
DECORAH, Iowa- Emily Bush, daughter of Bryan and Lori Bush of Cleghorn, has been selected to sing soprano with the Celebration Iowa Singers and Jazz Band, a select high school touring ensemble that will perform more than 30 shows across the state of Iowa this summer...
Bacon Aquatic Center Rates (06/22/09)
Season Passes: Family Season Pass- Five members or less (Members must reside in same household) - $125.00 ( Additional members are $10.00 each) A Caregiver season pass (must be at least 16 and must be with children) is $35.00 Individual Season Pass- $70.00...
Tyson Deli gleans national awards (06/22/09)
The Cherokee Tyson Deli production facility, a division of Tyson Foods, Inc., was recently named the 2008 YUM! Brands Inc. Overall Supplier of the Year. The facility was also honored as the Taco Bell Supplier of the Year and the Pizza Hut Supplier of the Year...
Bethlehem Lutheran dedicates Outdoor Ministry Building (06/22/09)
Congregation members at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cherokee have been blessed with a large lot at their location at 300 E. Bow Dr., allowing them to build a magnificent church building and have a good-sized parking lot. If one goes behind the church, they would also see a wonderful view overlooking the Little Sioux River Valley. ...
O'Brien CCB planning a eventful summer (06/22/09)
There are several fun activities currently being planned by the O'Brien County Conservation Board. If you are looking for an afternoon of treasure hunting or if you are headed out to an unknown destination, Global Positioning Systems (GPS) can be your answer. ...
City requests clean-up assistance of residents (06/22/09)
The City of Cherokee continues to request the assistance of residents in dealing with the removal of fallen trees and branches from the Thursday morning storm. If at all possible, residents are being asked to complete their own cleanup and take the limbs and branches to the Cherokee County Landfill. ...
Welcome to Cherokee (06/22/09)
The Cherokee Arts Council recently finished an attractive art mural welcoming visitors to Cherokee at the corner of Main & Second Streets downtown. See more about the art mural in the "Downtown Mural" Photo GAllery. Photo by Mike Leckband
Remember our troops! (06/22/09)
WHS girls split slugfests with SL (06/22/09)
After losing a 17-14 slugfest to the visiting Spirit Lake Indians here last week, the youthful Cherokee softball team knuckled down and pocketed the second game of the Lakes Conference doubleheader 10-7. Shanon Shaefer took the pitching loss in the first game as Cherokee let a quick 4-0 lead evaporate in the donnybrook that saw 31 total runs scored. ...
Koch powers Braves past NW Webster (06/22/09)
MANSON - Matt Koch stroked two home runs, including a grand slam, to power the top-ranked Cherokee Braves to a convincing 13-3 non-conference baseball victory over Manson NW Webster here Thursday night. Koch led a bevy of Cherokee bats producing big offensive nights, single-handedly totaling seven RBI with that grand slam, a two-run homer, and a sacrifice fly...
Bulldog girls lose 12-1 to SLSM (06/22/09)
AURELIA - The Aurelia High School softball team hosted Storm Lake St. Mary's in Northwest Conference action here on Wednesday night, and were held to five hits and a single run as they lost to the Panthers in six innings, 12-1. Kristun Tabler led the Bulldogs with two hits and losing pitcher Audrey Winterhof scored the Bulldogs' only run. Winterhof struck out two and walked two, allowing just four earned runs...
WHS girls split slugfests with SL (06/22/09)
After losing a 17-14 slugfest to the visiting Spirit Lake Indians here last week, the youthful Cherokee softball team knuckled down and pocketed the second game of the Lakes Conference doubleheader 10-7. Shanon Shaefer took the pitching loss in the first game as Cherokee let a quick 4-0 lead evaporate in the donnybrook that saw 31 total runs scored. ...
Young MMC girls win 3 straight (06/22/09)
CLEGHORN - The young Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn softball team continued to show marked improvement as this season progresses, with a doubleheader sweep of Orange City Unity Christian here Thursday night. The Eagles of veteran coaches Steve Blair and Leo Hupke won the War Eagle Conference opener 15-3 in four innings, and then scored a run in the bottom of the seventh in the nightcap to eke out a 6-5 victory...
Cherokee Swim Team season under way (06/22/09)
The Cherokee Swim Team started off the season with a chilly meet against the Laurens Swim Team on Wednesday, June 10. Despite the chilly air and water temperatures, the 67 swimmers participating for the Cherokee team were able to swim some great times and had five triple winners, two double winners and 12 single event winners at the meet. They also had 14 relay wins out of 20 relays and it was great to get a meet under their belt...
Linn / son (06/22/09)
Jeff and Kayla Linn of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their son, Lucas Jeffery Linn, at 5:10 p.m. on June 15, 2009. Lucas weighed 8 lbs. and measured 21 1/2 inches long. He has two sisters at home, Linsey and Abigail, and his grandparents are Richard and Sherri Johnson, Cheryl Linn, and Bruce Linn, all of Cherokee...
From the Midway: Where do they find the time? (06/22/09)
In recent global events, the Iranian Presidential election was held last week. For those of you who are not familiar with this event, the current president won the election with an overwhelming majority of the vote. The problem is, all polls prior to the election showed the races quite close, and not in the president's favor. The discrepancy showed over 2/3 of the vote going to winner, when at best it should have been 50/50...
Meatloaf making a comeback (06/22/09)
Food trends watchers have correctly predicted that meatloaf is reaching new heights in popularity this year. They based their predictions in 2008 that Year 2009 will be all about getting back to the basics and that classic foods that everyone grew up with would make a comeback. There are some really fun and creative ways to entertain with meatloaf, including some great and unique ideas to entertain guests with meatloaf and save dollars while doing so...