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Stories from Thursday, July 16, 2009

Spanish Club's trip to Spain (07/16/09)
A group including members of the Washington High School Spanish Club took a trip to Spain on June 23 and returned July 2. Cities visited on the tour included: Madrid, Cuenca, Valencia, Tarragona, and Barcelona, ending with a stay at Pineda de Mar on the Costa Brava. ...
Local woman is named River - Cade finalist (07/16/09)
SIOUX CITY - The 10 finalists have been chosen to compete for the 2010 River-Cade Royalty here. Among them is Nichole Prunty of Cleghorn. Officials announced the results after a panel of Judges chose the finalist form a field of 31 entrants. The Queen of the River and two princesses will be chosen after several interviews...
Cherokee Board focuses on ball fields' improvements (07/16/09)
The Cherokee Community School District Board of Education Monday night approved new employee contracts and resignations, and discussed at length the District's position in the proposed seating renovation of the Washington HIgh School baseball and softball fields...
Sanford Museum's '93 Million Mile Club' (07/16/09)
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 Wednesday, July 22 from 10 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 today (07/16/09)
The Cherokee Crazy Days celebration began this morning throughout the town. This year's theme is "Cherokee Hoe Down with Low Down Prices" and will be held at various area merchants throughout Cherokee today, Friday and Saturday. The event was kicked off with a Free Breakfast at the Gathering Place from 7-9 a.m. today sponsored by the Cherokee Chamber Promotions Team...
Put on your thinking caps... (07/16/09)
The Cherokee Chamber of Commerce Promotion Team invites the public to put on their thinking caps and get ready for the third annual Scarecrow Contest, to be held in September. Categories are Individuals, Families, Groups, and Businesses, and anyone can enter...
VFW Ice Cream Social Saturday (07/16/09)
The Cherokee VFW will be host an Ice Cream Social on Saturday at their post headquarters, located at 113 E. Maple St., from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. They will be serving hot dogs, taverns, pie, bars and ice cream. There is no cost, but a free-will donation will be asked...
Astronomy Night at Sanford Museum (07/16/09)
The Sanford Museum and Planetarium invites the public to an Astronomy Night on Friday, 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...
Cherokee Area Farmers Market (07/16/09)
This week's Cherokee Area Farmers Market at the Railroad Depot from 4-6:30 p.m. today will include: Shirley Campbell - Cookies , Rhubarb, Bread Pie, (possibly) House Plants ; Loyd Reineke - Honey; Randy and Rochelle Hofmeyer -Whole Wheat Brea , Chocolate Chip Cookies, Sugar Cookies Banana Nut Bread Strawberry Nut Bread Italian Parmesan Bread Caramel Cinnamon Rolls Eggs Wayne Nafe Potatoes Kohlrabi Cabbage Cucumbers Zucchini Green Beans Onions Virginia Snip Rhubarb Lettuce Basil Collards Cabbage Broccoli Kohlrabi Peas (3 kinds) Hot Peppers Sweet Peppers Tomatoes Beets Beet Greens Scott and Deb Koch Beans Potatoes Lettuce Beets Broccoli Cabbage. ...
CSW to meet at Danny's (07/16/09)
The Cherokee Soil & Water Conservation District will be having their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 21 at Danny's Sports Spot in Cherokee. The meeting will begin at approximately 8:30 p.m. following the District's conservation tour. Individuals with disabilities and/or special needs should notify Tracy Rasmussen at 225-4151 of their need for special services far enough in advance of the meeting to enable services to be secured...
Cherokee swimmers excel at Emmetsburg, Algona (07/16/09)
The Cherokee Swim Team had its second away meet of the season - their fourth meet overall - in Emmetsburg on July 1. The Cherokee team had seven triple winners, five double winners, and four single winners during the meet, and also collected 13 relay wins.
MMC Eagles beat G-LR, 3-1 (07/16/09)
GRANVILLE - The 10th-ranked Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn baseball team clipped a solid George-Little Rock club 3-1 in a Class 1A District Tournament baseball opener here Tuesday night. The 22-2 Eagles of coach Al Vasher rode the superb pitching performance of Will Hanson, who struck out eight Mustang batters before being relieved by Jacob Lehnhoff in the sixth inning with the game tied at 1-1. ...
All-WEC Softball Teams announced (07/16/09)
South O'Brien landed four players on the 2009 All-War Eagle Conference Softball first team, and youthful Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn had three players named to the All-WEC second team announced this week. First team pitchers included senior Ashton Lansink of South O'Brien, junior Amber Zortman of Sergeant Bluff-Luton, and junior Jordan Harris of Akron-Westfield...
Braves 'Fit To Hit' Football Camp (07/16/09)
The Cherokee Braves "Fit To Hit" Football Camp is scheduled for Monday through Thursday, August 3-6 at the Washington High football practice fields. Players in grades 7-8 will participate from 4:30-6 p.m., with first-day check-in at 4 p.m. Players in grades 9-12 will participate from 6-8 p.m. with check-in at 5:30 p.m...
Paeper - Friedrichsen / son (07/16/09)
Amanda Paeper and John Friedrichsen of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Mitchell Lynn Thomas Friedrichsen, at 1:18 a.m. on July 9, 2009. Mitchell weighed 7 lb. 6 oz. and measured 19 1/2 inches long, and has a sister, McKenna, at home. Grandparents are Roy and Carol Mitchell of Mt. Home, Idaho and Kenny and Cathy Gamble of Omaha...
Ehrig - Sideris Engagement (07/16/09)
Tony and JoAnn Ehrig would like to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter Emily Ehrig to Tasso Sideris. The ceremony will be held on September 5, 2009 in Omaha, Nebraska. Emily is a 2000 graduate of MMC High School and a 2004 graduate of Briar Cliff University with a Major in Business Administration. She currently works at ConAgra Foods in Omaha as an SAP Configuration Analyst...
Basic Biittner: Learn from Our Successes (07/16/09)
Many of the projects proposed under the recent economic stimulus government grants have been criticized as unnecessary, frivolous, and so on. Maybe it's time to look back on a similar period of time in American history, and a similar proposed solution...
At the Library (07/16/09)
Tuesday, July 7 was exciting and fun as eighteen children attended the first week of our "Be Creative @ Your Library" summer reading program. Ginger Walker from the Cherokee County Conservation Office did a great job of helping the children discover many musical sounds you can hear as you listen to Mother Nature...
Poachers beware! (07/16/09)
We encourage Iowans to join with the Department of Natural Resources in the on-going effort to rid our state of thoughtless, law-breaking wild game poachers. Poaching is a crime. In essence, poachers steal our natural resources while giving all hunters and fishermen a bad name...