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Stories from Wednesday, July 15, 2009

2009 Cherokee County Fair Queen (07/15/09)
Demi Dunn of Cherokee was crowned the 2009 Cherokee County Fair Queen on Sunday. Demi is the daughter of Doug and Deb Dunn, and will be a senior at Washington High School in the fall. See more photos of the 2009 Cherokee County Fair Queen Coronation, see the County Fair Photo Gallery...
Violations cited at Marcus land waste area (07/15/09)
MARCUS - The Marcus City Council held its monthly meeting in the City Chamber with Main Street Director Vangie Cowen informing the council that the local police department is sponsoring a Bike Safety Program On August 2 from 6-8 p.m. Kids and some adult riders will gather on the south side of the fire station...
Astronomy Night (07/15/09)
The Sanford Museum and Planetarium invites the public to an Astronomy Night on July 24 beginning at 9:30 p.m. at the north end of the Cherokee Youth Summer Ball Association fields in the Sam Doupe Complex on Indian Street in Cherokee. The museum will have its telescopes available to look at Saturn and other objects in the sky. The museum staff will also point out the constellations. The public is welcome to attend...
Sanford Museum's '93 Million Mile Club' (07/15/09)
The Sanford Museum invites all kids from age five and up in the Cherokee area to join the "93 Million Mile Club." The museum will host a sun fun day on July 22 from 1 a.m. until noon. Several activities will be offered: looking safely for sunspots using the museum's solar scope, making several UV crafts, floating a giant solar bag, racing mini solar cars, and eating S'mores from their solar cooker...
Crazy Days start Thursday (07/15/09)
The Cherokee Crazy Days celebration is this week. This year's theme is "Cherokee Hoe Down with Low Down Prices" and will be held at various area merchants throughout Cherokee on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Plan to attend the Free Breakfast at the Gathering Place sponsored by the Cherokee Chamber Promotions Team. ...
Aurelia Board approves participation in new conference (07/15/09)
Aurelia Board approves participation in new conference Staff Writer AURELIA - The boards of control for the Twin Lakes and Northwest conferences have been discussing a possible merger for several months, and recently voted to proceed with the merger...
Couple to celebrate 70th wedding anniversary (07/15/09)
Marge and Bill Graverholt of Cherokee will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with their friends and family on July 19. The couple were married in Fremont, Nebraska on July 21, 1939, and lived in Seattle from 1954 until April of this year. when they were visiting their daughter and granddaughter here, and decided to purchase a home in our community and return to the Midwest in their golden years.Their daughter says, "According to the story I've heard many times over the years, my folks saw each other for the first time when very young at a joint country school event. ...
AHS Class of '59 (07/15/09)
The Aurelia High School Class of '59 recently held a 50-year reunion weekend. Members of the class attending included, left to right, Jerry Bruce, David Hench, Roger Anderson, Eugene Schipper, Chuck Lundquist, Lois (Mohn) Pingel, Beverly (Otto) Wurdemann, Bob Pingel, Cleo (Covell) Spence, David Ford, Shirley (Jones) Beck, Larry Fraser , Margaret (Dise) Ford, and Joe Grause. Photo by Dan Whitney...
Flint knapping at Prairie Heritage Center (07/15/09)
SUTHERLAND - The Prairie Heritage Center near Sutherland will be hosting a flint knapping event for the public on Saturday, July 18, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Since building the outdoor flint knap pit at the Center, participants will have several opportunities to hold stone tool-making sessions for those of you who have participated in the past or that already knap...
Koch leads Cherokee past SOS (07/15/09)
Senior pitcher Matt Koch fired a no-hitter and struck out 15 batters to lead Cherokee to a 7-0 victory over gritty South O'Brien in Class 2A District baseball action in Cherokee Saturday night. Koch was untouchable, walking just one batter in the seven-inning shutout bid, while gleaning 15 of the Wolverines 21 outs by strikeout...
Lady Pirates' season ends in tourney (07/15/09)
CARROLL - The first season of the shared Galva-Holstein/Schaller-Crestland softball program came to a sudden end Friday night when a veteran Carroll Kuemper Catholic squad beat GHSC by the score of 5-4, in a closely contested ball game which both teams had chances to win at the end...
Sioux Central stymies WHS girls (07/15/09)
PETERSON - The season ended with a thud here Friday night for a young Cherokee softball club, as highly regarded Sioux Central bombed the Washington High team 13-1 in four innings in opening Class 2A Regional action. Shannon Shaefer took the pitching loss for Cherokee, allowing eight earned runs on nine hits and five walks, with one strikeout in two innings of work. Autumn Shaefer gave up three earned runs on four hits and one walk in two innings of relief...
Walker / daughter (07/15/09)
Matthew and Stephanie Walker of Shawnee, Kansas are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Brooklyn Michelle, at 10:36 p.m. on June 30, 2009. She weighed 7 lb. 1 oz. and measured 19 inches long at her birth, and was welcomed home by her three sisters, Jenna, Lauren, and Ellie. Grandparents are Ken and Sue Walker of Aiken, So. Carolina and Betty Nelson and the late Ronald Nelson of Cherokee...
CAEDC Action Report: International Food Technology Show (07/15/09)
I recently had the opportunity thanks to our membership in the Northwest Iowa Development who sponsored my attendance to be at the 2009 International Food and Technology Show in Anaheim, California. There were over 800 exhibitors in Anaheim and nearly 200 educational sessions with more than 14,000 food professional attending the show to hear about the latest food science and technology developments, learn about the newest products and trends, and build stronger professional relationships...
Gray Matters : Two mirrors (07/15/09)
Perhaps I should warn you that today's Gray Matter may be of little interest to any of you younger than, say, seventy. Forewarned, you "kids" can go directly on to an item more to your liking, if you choose. First, I expect I should set the scene. You see, practically every one of us older folks who is reasonably mobile has been greeted with what we feel is a platitude when a younger person exclaims, "My, you are looking good." Our immediate reaction is to be a bit wary. ...
Enjoy nature; avoid ticks (07/15/09)
As we settle into summer and plan more and more outdoor activities, we caution residents to be aware of ticks - even the old fashioned "dog tick" - that can pass Lyme disease to its human host. Also, fleas, biting flies, and red ants in the Southern states have been know to carry Lyme disease...