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Stories from Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Cabins closer to completion at Martin's Access (07/08/09)
Completion of three new cabins at the new section of Martin's Access is one step closer. The Cherokee County Conservation Department has been continuously working on the cabins. Cherokee County Conservation Director, Ginger Walker invites the public to put on their thinking caps. ...
2009 Conservation Tour (07/08/09)
The Cherokee County Soil & Water Conservation District Tour will be held on Tuesday, July 21, starting at the Cherokee USDA Service Center, 314 Lake St. in Cherokee at 5 p.m. On this year's tour, participants will be looking at two older Little Sioux flood prevention structures -- one that is losing hydraulic capacity due to sedimentation and one in which the concrete has begun to degrade. ...
Cherokee County Fair starts this week (07/08/09)
Plans and schedules are finalized for the 2009 Cherokee County Fair at the Cherokee County Fairgrounds Thursday through Sunday, July 9-12. Today is the entry day for 4-H Hogs from 6-8:30 a.m., Consumer Judging Contest from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and entry and judging of 4-H Exhibits from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m...
Did you know? tea at Marcus (07/08/09)
MARCUS - "Did you know? Memories of Marcus" is the theme for a summer tea to be hosted by the Marcus Historical Society on Saturday, July 25 beginning at 1:30 p.m. at the Faith Lutheran Church. The entertainment for the tea will feature a program originally prepared for Marcus' 75th Diamond Jubilee which wasn't used back in 1957. ...
Aurelia girls lose to SLSM, Alta (07/08/09)
The Aurelia High School softball team took on two nearby Northwest Conference rivals recently and came out on the short end in both games. Playing in a steady drizzle at Storm Lake on Friday, Bulldog Coach Tim Galvin's team lost to the St. Mary's Panthers by an 8 - 4 score...
Aurelia softball girls win 1, lose 3 (07/08/09)
The Aurelia High School softball team played four games over three days last week and things started roughly for the Bullldogs, but wound up on a positive note in game four. Tuesday night, coach Tim Galvin's Aurelia team traveled to Peterson to take on Sioux Central, and the Bulldogs were no-hit and shut out by the Rebels, losing 12-0 in 4 innings. Erin Laursen pitched for the Bulldogs, and she struck out one, walked one and gave up six earned runs...
20-3 Braves beat Sheldon, 4-1 (07/08/09)
A three-run fifth inning propelled the Cherokee Braves to a hard-earned 4-1 victory over Sheldon in Lakes Conference baseball action here Monday night. The win sealed the Braves fourth consecutive Lakes Conference Championship. Winning Cherokee pitcher Cody Ege gave up one unearned run on four hits and four walks, with 10 big strikeouts in seven innings of work for the 20-3, fourth-rated Braves...
WHS girls wrap up regular season (07/08/09)
The Cherokee Washington High softball team lost three recent Lakes Conference games and split two games at the Tiger/Knight Invitational in Carroll Friday. The youthful Cherokee team lost 7-1 at Le Mars Thursday night, and dropped a doubleheader to Sheldon by the scores of 7-3, and 13-2 in Cherokee Monday night. At Carroll Friday, the WHS club lost 15-0 to host Kuemper, and was leading Sioux City West 6-5 in the fourth inning when rains cancelled the game and the rest of the tournament...
Cherokee Volleyball Camp scheduled (07/08/09)
When: July 27, 28, & 29 Where: Cherokee Washington High School Times: 4th -7th grades 3:30-5:30 p.m. 8th-12th grades 5:30-7:30 p.m. Cost: $45.00 per person $65.00 for 2 person family $90.00 for 3 or more person family Sign up: Cherokee Washington High School in the office...
Hember wins SV Consolation tourney (07/08/09)
Aaron Hember of Cherokee claimed the Championship Flight of the recent Cherokee Consolation Men's Match-Play Golf Tournament at the Cherokee Golf & Country Club, beating Jon Meister of Le Mars 2-up in the finals. The tourney is comprised of all golfers missing the cut for the annual Cherokee Sioux Valley Amateur Men's Match-Play Tournament played each Father's Day weekend. The Consolation match-play tourney format includes 9-hole matches in all Flights...
It's Tournament Time... already? (07/08/09)
Though it may seem like the high school baseball and softball seasons just got under way, the tournament season begins tonight (Wednesday) for the girls, and some of the boys' teams get started on Saturday. Here is a listing of the tournament schedules for the six schools in our coverage area:...
Peggy Lynn Stieneke (07/08/09)
Peggy Lynn Stieneke, 37, of Holstein, passed away Monday, July 6, 2009 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, following a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee, with Pastor Bob Stoudt officiating. ...
Kenneth N. Watts (07/08/09)
Kenneth N. Watts, 70, of Cherokee passed away Saturday, July 4, 2009 at the Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Memorial services will be held Wednesday, July 8th, at 2 p.m. at the Memorial Presbyterian Church in Cherokee, with Rev. Ethan D. Sayler officiating. There will be flag presentation and taps at the church on Wednesday. Online condolences can be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com ...
Evelyn M. Birkman (07/08/09)
Evelyn M. Birkman, 90, of Cherokee passed away Friday, July 3, 2009 at the Cherokee Villa Nursing & Rehab Center. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 8th, at 10 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee, with Pastor . On line condolences may be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com...
Eva M. Nelson (07/08/09)
Eva M. Nelson, 91, of Quimby passed away Friday, July 3, 2009 at the Country Side Estates in Cherokee. Funeral services were held Monday, July 6th at the Quimby United Methodist Church, with Rev. Richard Layman officiating. Burial was in the Quimby Cemetery. Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee was in charge of funeral arrangements, and on line condolences may be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com...
Art Eide (07/08/09)
Art Eide, 89, of Cherokee, Iowa died Thursday July 2, 2009 in the Cherokee Villa Nursing Home following a brief illness. Funeral services were held on Tuesday July 7, 2009 , at the Greenwood Funeral Home, Cherokee, with Rev. James Steen officiating. Burial was in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Cherokee. Online condolences may be left at www.greenwoodfuneral.com...
Aleda Stief (07/08/09)
Aleda Stief, age 96, of Aurelia, formerly of Storm Lake, died on Wednesday, July 1, 2009, at Sunset Knoll Nursing and Rehab Center in Aurelia. Funeral services were held on Monday, July 6, 2009, at Grace Lutheran Church in Storm Lake, and burial was in the Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery in Storm Lake. The Sliefert Funeral Home of Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements...
Simon- Werkmeister / son (07/08/09)
Lindsay Simon and Troy Werkmeister of Cherokee are pleased to announced the birth of their son, Owen Lee Werkmeister, at 1:18 p.m. on June 29, 2009. Ian weighed 6 lb. 1 oz. and measured 18 inches long. Owen has one brother, Ian Lee Workmeister. His grandparents are Gary and Nancy Simon and Ken and Karen Toaus...
Harman / son (07/08/09)
Katrina and Joshua Harman of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Trey Michael Harman. He was born at 7:07 a.m. onMarch 31, 2009, and weighed 6 lb. 12 oz. and measured 19 3/4 inches at birth. Grandparents are Mike and Tammy Brown and Jim and Betty Harman, all of Cherokee...
Wych / son (07/08/09)
Tim and Kim Wych of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their son, Parker Paul Wych, at 6:52 a.m. on July 1, 2009. He weighed 9 lb. 2 oz. and measured 21 inches long. Parker has two brothers, Charlie and Gavin, and two sisters, Karissa and Kammy. Grandparents are Chuck and Sally Knoben of Cherokee and Rich and Carol Wych of Quimby. Great-grandparents are Jim and Mary Morgan of Quimby...
Crum - Baumann - son (07/08/09)
Kyle Crum and Brita Baumann are happy to announce the birth of their son, Kyler Stan Crum, who was born at 9:27 a.m. on July 2, 2009, and weighed 7 lb. 0 oz. and measured 21 inches. He has one sister, Naunika Amelia Crum, and his grandparents are Marsha Johnson, Paul Baumann. and Stan and Marlene Crum...
CAEDC Action Report (07/08/09)
Several weeks ago I had the opportunity to play the "Future Games". The concept of this game is to give individuals the opportunity to make the hard decisions that need to be made concerning economic development and then to see the outcome of those decisions, two (2), five (5), twelve(12) and even thirty (30) +years down the road. It was a great learning experience everyone involved...
Gray Matters: Some stories should not be forgotten (07/08/09)
Each time I go into the Reed Center, Marcus Historical Society, I am struck anew by the amount of devoted effort that has been put into this special place. I know that many of you have shared such feelings, whether it's in the Reed Center or in a similar facility in your own community. Although my contribution of hands-on labor is limited, perhaps my words can take up a bit of the slack. It is in this sense that I am writing today...
Preventing identity theft (07/08/09)
The growing number of reported identity thefts running rampant worldwide can cost you considerably unless you take the measures to help prevent it. According to reports, the global sensation of "tweeting," "blogging," and "texting" offers identity thieves a brand new opportunity to fish on line for your personal and financial information...