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Stories from Thursday, July 23, 2009

'One Woman Band' to perform at Good Time Place (07/23/09)
The Cherokee Senior group has made arrangements with a one-of-a-kind performer to provide the music for a series of dances to be held at the Good Time Place, on the lower level of the Cherokee Community Center. Shirley Brandt from Ashton is the modern-day equivalent of the proverbial "One Man Band."...
First Annual Inkpaduta Canoe Race to be held (07/23/09)
Grab your friends and get your team together. The O'Brien County Conservation Board and the Little Sioux Valley Conservation Association is sponsoring the 1st Annual Inkpaduta Canoe Race to the Prairie Heritage Center near Sutherland. The event will be held on Saturday, Aug. 15 beginning at 10 a.m. Canoes will enter the water at the Hwy 10 bridge near Peterson. The race will finish at the Prairie Heritage Center...
Wellness Center to re-open pool soon (07/23/09)
On July 6, the Cherokee Regional Medical Center's Wellness Center began draining their pool for routine maintenance and also to replace the grates over the drains on the bottom of the pool. The grates had to be replaced due to a federal mandate that requires pools of a certain age to have the covers replaced. The Wellness Center took the opportunity to repaint the pool while it was closed...
VT Industries to relocate Door Division (07/23/09)
HOLSTEIN --- In an effort to ensure future growth and achieve long-term goals, VT Industries has announced that the stile and rail door production will be relocating to VT's IDEAL Door Division located in New Albany, Indiana. "This move is a great opportunity to not only increase production of flush wood doors produced in Holstein but to increase production of our stile and rail doors and our high-end custom doors manufactured at the IDEAL facility", explains Jason Farver, vice president of VT Architectural Wood Doors. ...
Today at the Cherokee Farmers Market (07/23/09)
Available for sale from the vendors at the Cherokee Area Farmers Market at the Cherokee Depot today from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m : Wayne Nafe - Green Beans, Onions, Kohlrabi, Cabbage, Cucumbers, Zucchini, Egg Plant, Green Peppers, Red Potatoes . Randy & Rochelle Hofmeyer - Whole Wheat Bread, Chocolate Chip Cookies, Sugar Cookies, Banana Nut Bread, Strawberry Nut Bread, Italian Parmesan Bread, Caramel Cinnamon Rolls, Eggs...
Braves to State! Again! (07/23/09)
SIOUX CENTER - Cody Ege did it again. Appearing to throw with increased velocity and action on his fastball, slider and curve ball each time out, the Cherokee junior pitcher shut down a vaunted Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley offense to lead the Braves to a thrilling 4-1 Class 2A Substate Baseball Championship victory here Tuesday night...
Cherokee Swim Team finishes season on a roll (07/23/09)
The Cherokee Swim Team ended their home season on Wednesday, July 15, with a meet against a small contingent from Humboldt and Fort Dodge. It was a great chance to go for some records and to record a lot of first place swims. The team recorded their most first place finishes yet this season, with 45 individual victories and 15 relay wins. ...
Donna Fay Meier (07/23/09)
Donna Faye Meier, 75, of Holstein died Saturday, July 18, 2009, at a Sioux City hospital. Memorial services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in Holstein. Burial will be at a later date in Holstein Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Arrangements are under the direction of Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home in Holstein...
Library News (07/23/09)
The last weekend had my kind of weather, cool and breezy with sun, blue skies and white puffy clouds. It was a wonderful break from heat and humidity and I enjoyed every minute of it especially those I spent sitting on my patio with a glass of tea or a cup of coffee and a good book. Here are some suggestions from the Cherokee Public Library's new book shelf for anyone who likes to spend time the same way...
Don't take 4-H for granted (07/23/09)
Fully aware of the fact we live in a cold and growing colder "What have you done for me lately?" world, it is comforting to us at this time of year to know, just like every year, we will receive various written thank-yous from area 4-H kids and officials, thanking us for our participation in the recently concluded Cherokee County Fair and the upcoming Marcus Fair...