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Stories from Friday, July 10, 2009

Outreach to Space (07/10/09)
The Sanford Museum and Planetarium is hosting a traveling exhibit from the Imaginarium in Waterloo until July 27. The exhibit host eleven interactive stations make learning about space fun. The stations include: Space Colony (Lego table where participants can build space rovers and rockets), Astroscan Sunspotter, Space Suit (Two rubber dolls in a chamber, one has a space suit on, the other does not. ...
Supervisors approve hog confinement expansion (07/10/09)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors met briefly at the Cherokee County Courthouse on Tuesday. The only item on the Board's agenda was the approval of a hog confinement expansion permit for Swine 59 LLC owned by Dennis Holtrop of Silver Township. Motion of approval was made by Terry Graybill and seconded by Dean Schmidt with Larry Prunty, Mark Leeds and Chairman Jeff Simonsen voting with 'aye' to approve the permit...
Council mulls Parks issues, housing for Tyson employees (07/10/09)
In a special meeting Tuesday, the Cherokee City Council addressed replacement of a City Parks Department mower, recent storm damage to a restroom facility at Koser Spring Lake Park, and the impact on housing in Cherokee with additional jobs opening up at the Cherokee Tyson Deli due to recent expansion there and the closing of a Tyson plant in Oklahoma...
Times Gone By (07/10/09)
The board of supervisors adjourned Wednesday evening after wrestling for two days with the Washta bridge problem. There has been a change in the channel, so that the current is now striking the west abutments of the bridge and these have sunk four feet. A new span supported on piling was put in last year and the piling sunk fifteen feet, but the water has washed around these so that only about five feet remain covered...
Conservation Corner (07/10/09)
During early mornings when the grass is wet with dew, pheasant chicks can be found along roads or in open spots within and along field edges. They want to stay dry and do not run through wet vegetation. This is a good time to pick up some needed grit and seed and insects along the road. ...
Strub / Garniss engagement (07/10/09)
Erica Strub and Brian Garniss are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Erica is the daughter of Craig and Gay Lynn Strub of Marcus. She is a 1998 graduate of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn, and earned a Bachelors Degree in Health and Exercise Science from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Ola. in 2002. Erica is currently a self-employed massage therapist, and resides in St. Charles, Mo...
Braves slam Spirit Lake, 15-3 (07/10/09)
SPIRIT LAKE - Cherokee's explosive Braves erupted for seven runs in the third inning, and six more in the sixth to knock out Spirit Lake 15-3 in Lakes Conference baseball action here Wednesday night. The win ends the Braves regular season and gives Cherokee its fourth consecutive Lakes Conference Championship with a 14-2 record. ...
Cherokee Swim Team does well at Rockwell City (07/10/09)
Cherokee Swim Team does well at Rockwell City The Cherokee Swim Team continued their season when they traveled to Rockwell City on Wednesday, June 24 for another dual meet. The team had some great swims, and won 32 of the 87 events during the meet. Seventeen swimmers posted wins for Cherokee, with four swimmers winning all three of their individual events; seven winning two of their events; and six winning one event. The team also won 9 of their 14 relay events ...
NW Iowa Rough Riders play in Omaha this weekend (07/10/09)
Members of the Northwest Iowa Rough Riders baseball team this year include, front row, left to right, Parker Lange of Storm Lake, Peyton Boyle of Holstein, Brady Shelgren of Gilmore City, Bryce Radke of Alta, Eric Broich of Storm Lake. Middle row, Billy Brown of Spirit Lake, Michael Girres of Graettinger, Michael Demers of Storm Lake, Trey Valentine of Cherokee, Riley Maschino of Laurens. ...
Bulldog baseball team now 0 - 14 (07/10/09)
The young Aurelia High School baseball team has had a rough go of it this summer, coming up on the short end in all 14 games they have played thus far. In three of their recent games, the Bulldogs were defeated at Laurens-Marathon by a 17-2 score; lost to Newell-Fonda at Aurelia, 14 - 9; and lost in the rain at Storm Lake Mary's last Friday by the 'ten-run rule,' 13 - 1...
RV girls fall to #1 Wildcats (07/10/09)
MOVILLE - The top-rated Class 1A Woodbury Central softball team hammered youthful River Valley 11-0 in in Regional Tournament action here Wednesday night. Winning Wildcat pitcher Randi Ebert struck out 14 while firing a two-hitter in seven innings of work...
Allender - Reid / son (07/10/09)
Rebecca Allender and Royd Reid of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their son, Jaxson Jay Reid, born at 6:24 p.m. on July 2, 2009. Jaxson weighed 8 lb. 14 oz. and measured 21 inches long. Grandparents are Frank Allender and Charlie and Marci Reid...
Stormer / Fuller Engagement (07/10/09)
Angela Stormer and Simon Fuller of Cherokee are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Angela, the daughter of Louis and Evelyn Duncan of Denison, graduated from Denison High School in 2002, and earned an Associates degree in marketing from American Institute of Business in 2005 and a bachelors degree in business management from Upper Iowa University in 2007. She is currently employed in the Human Resources/payroll department at Galva Holstein Ag, LLC...
Winding Roads: It's the little things that count (07/10/09)
It is amazing how the things we never think about from day to day can end up being the most important elements in our lives. When things are going well we focus on the what many think is the larger things in life. For the young it means acquiring things such as toys, games, going to exciting places and having a good time...
Expiration dates - Who can you trust? (07/10/09)
At first we were shocked to learn that the many and various food pantries and other similar charities across the country actually have volunteers and/or employees whose sole job is to read the expiration dates on donated food items and toss those that have expired...