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Stories from Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Tyson Foods starts addition project at Cherokee plant (06/24/09)
Tyson Foods, Inc. spokesperson Gary Mickelson announced on Wednesday that the company has begun the process of adding production and jobs at their deli meat plant in Cherokee. "We're adding some deli meat slicing lines and other equipment to help us slice and package more products," said Mickelson. ...
Quimby's Watermelon Days promise summer fun (06/24/09)
QUIMBY - In spite of what the calendar has to say, the folks down around the southern end of Cherokee County do not consider summer officially here until Quimby celebrates Watermelon Days. Well, grab your sun block and put on your straw hat, because Friday and Saturday there's a hoot of a time on tap as the 2009 installment of that premiere seasonal event takes place once again...
Wellness Center Pool Will Close for Maintenance July 6 (06/24/09)
The pool at the Cherokee Wellness Center will be closed for maintenance and painting starting July 6 and will re-open sometime in August. Please watch for updates on an opening date. CRMC apologizes for any inconvenience this closing may cause.
Real beauties - (06/24/09)
These kids caught some nice catfish last week while fishing near Koser-Spring Lake Park on the Little Sioux River. They group reeled in five channel catfish, weighing 5-8 pounds each, and also a 29- pound snapping turtle. The young anglers are, left to right , Katherine Schallau, Kyle Schallau, and Brady Schallau. Photo contributed...
'Beauty and the Beast' a delight for the whole family (06/24/09)
The Cherokee Community Theater has done it again. Now in its 50th anniversary season, the dedicated troupe of theater-lovers has produced another classic musical production. "Beauty and the Beast," based on the hit Disney animated film of 1991, but enhanced with additional songs, was a hit on Broadway, and now it's a hit on Cherokee's West Bluff Street, too...
LSFC all-night Catfish Tournament this weekend (06/24/09)
CORRECTIONVILLE - The Little Sioux Fishing Club of Correctionville will hold its second "all-night" Catfish Tournament of the summer beginning on Saturday night. Registration is from 4-6 p.m. Saturday at Little Sioux Park south of Correctionville. Weigh-in will be Sunday morning at Little Sioux Park. All teams must weigh their own fish...
Retirement open house (06/24/09)
Father Eugene Murray will be honored on his retirement from the priesthood at an open house Sunday June 28. The event will be held in Holy Name Hall in Marcus from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Freshmen Braves sweep doubleheaders (06/24/09)
The Cherokee freshman Braves swept a pair of recent doubleheaders, beating Spencer 11-5 and 10-5, and defeating South O'Brien 8-4 and 7-5. Devon Mongan got the pitching win in the first game over Spencer, allowing no runs on just one hit and striking out two in 2 1/3 innings. Matt Aguirre pitched 1 2/3 innings and gave up five runs on four hits, with one K...
MMC boys run record to 12-1 (06/24/09)
The sparkling, under-the-radar Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn baseball team continued to roll last week, racking up three more victories, all on the road. The 12-1 Eagles of coach Al Vasher beat Granville Spalding 4-3 in extra innings in Granville, defeated South O'Brien 4-1 in extra innings in Paullina, and beat Storm Lake St. Mary's 12-2 in Storm Lake...
GHSC girls defeat Remsen-Union, 9-2 (06/24/09)
REMSEN - The Galva-Holstein/Schaller-Crestland Lady Pirates continue to play well, pulling out a 9-2 win over conference opponent Remsen - Union at Remsen on Friday. Notching the win for GHSC was Jaime Christensen, who threw all seven innings, giving fup our hits and one earned run while striking out five and walking none...
Lady Pirates top Bulldogs in 5, 14-0 (06/24/09)
AURELIA - Galva-Holstein/Schaller-Crestland took on a very young Aurelia team at Aurelia on Thursday and came out on top by the score of 14-0 in 5 innings. Picking up the win on the mound was junior pitcher Jaime Christensen, who pitched all five innings and gave up one hit, with no walks and had five Ks - her fourth consecutive game of not issuing a walk...
Aurelia girls lose two NWC games (06/24/09)
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...
Anderson Sioux Valley Am Champ (06/24/09)
J.D. Anderson, a personable West Des Moines resident and one of Iowa's finest amateur golfers, added a second Sioux Valley Amateur Men's Match-Play Golf Tournament title to his vast resume~here Sunday, defeating former Sioux Valley Am champ Brian Schultz of Le Mars 1-up in an exciting Championship final...
Sioux Valley Am Flight winners (06/24/09)
Beside all the hoopla surrounding the 18-hole matches of the Championship and First Flights of the annual Sioux Valley Amateur Men's Match-Play Golf Tournament here, six other Flights are contested and six more Champions crowned in entertaining 9-hole matches, often featuring skilled Championship Flight golfers who just missed the cut...
Priscilla H. Doupe (06/24/09)
Priscilla H. Doupe 76, of Council Bluffs, a former Littleton, Colorado resident, passed away Monday, June 22, 2009 at the Clarkson Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska. Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 26th, at 10 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. ...
Kade Michael Alishouse (06/24/09)
Kade Michael Alishouse, 10-week old child of Jesse Alishouse and Stephanie Nicholson, died Friday, June 19, 2009 in Lincoln, Nebraska of SIDS. Services were held on Tuesday June 23, 2009, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cherokee. Pastor Bill Steinbauer will officiated, and cremation followed the funeral services...
Donna Lou Stodden (06/24/09)
Donna Lou Stodden, 79, of Marcus passed away on Sunday, June 21, 2009 at Heartland Care Center in Marcus. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 24, 2009 at Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Marcus. Rev. Don Meyer and Vicar Mark Chepulis will officiate. ...
Glen Joseph Haselhoff (06/24/09)
Glen J. Haselhoff, 57, of Cherokee, Iowa died Saturday June 20, 2009 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center, Cherokee, Iowa following a lengthy illness. Memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday June 24, 2009 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Cherokee, Iowa. ...
Evangalene Jenness (06/24/09)
Evangalene Jenness, 80, of Sioux City, formerly of Sheldon and Sanborn, passed away Monday, June 22, 2009 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 26th at 2 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Pastor Missy Brown will officiate. ...
Carrie Serviss Schueller (06/24/09)
Carrie Lynn Serviss Schueller 32 of Aurelia, formerly of Cherokee, died on June 21, 2009, at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee, after a courageous battle eight-year battle with breast cancer. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 24, 2009, at St. ...
Wegner - Benker / son (06/24/09)
Elizabeth Wegner and Carl Benker of Glastonbury, Conn. announce the birth of their son, Collin Wegner Benker, born February 26, 2009 at 1:31 a.m. Collin weighed 6 lb. 11 oz. and measured 20 inches long at his birth. Grandparents are Keith Wegner and the late Carol Wegner of Cherokee and Carl and Valerie Benker of Rehoboth, Mass...
Gebers / son (06/24/09)
Vernon and Barbrae Gebers of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their son, Vernon Nicolas Lester Gebers III, on June 17, 2009 at 7:06 a.m. Vernon weighed 8 lb. 2 oz. and measured 20 inches long at birth. His grandparents are Vernon and Linda Gebers of Quimby and Bobbi Jo Mendoza and the late Rodney Lee Sr. of Washta...
Library News (06/24/09)
I was sitting at the computer this morning, wondering what I was going to write about, when the mail came. Since I wasn't having any brilliant flashes of inspiration, I decided to take time to open my share of letters, catalogs etc. A hand written addressed envelope with a Washington DC return caught my attention. ...