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Stories from Monday, July 27, 2009

Val Cedar named Iowa Horsewoman of the Year (07/27/09)
CRMC offers "Caring Hands" to Cherokee Relay for Life (07/27/09)
The Cherokee Regional Medical Center will be one of the major sponsors again this year for the upcoming Relay for Life on Aug. 7-8. The hospital has been very busy preparing for this event. A garage sale was held at the Wellness Center where over $740 was raised. Employees will also be donating cash or PTO hours, and purchasing Luminaries in honor or memory of a loved one...
Cherokee to host 'Relay For Life' August 7-8 (07/27/09)
The American Cancer Society's Relay For Life in Cherokee is an overnight community celebration where groups of friends, families, neighbors and co-workers form teams to walk or run around Koser Spring Lake Park, to raise spirits, awareness and funds to fight cancer through American Cancer Society research, education, advocacy and patient and family services...
Operation Sandy Kids (07/27/09)
As some of my fellow community members have surmised from my constant presence at pancake breakfasts throughout the years, I belong to the Greater Marcus Area Troop of the Boy Scouts of America. Because of my commitment to the scouts I have been moving up through the ranks on my way to becoming an Eagle Scout. ...
Cherokee County Fair 4-H Results (07/27/09)
4-H Swine Show Results (July 9, 2009) 2 Amber Neisius 3 Mitch Brady 4-H Rabbit Show (July 9, 2009) 4-H Poultry Show (July 9, 2009) Reserve Champion Senior Showmanship: 4-H Dairy Show (July 10, 2009) Senior Heifer Reserve Champion: None...
Cherokee County resident visits Senator Grassley (07/27/09)
WASHINGTON- Kate Tjeerdsma of Cherokee recently met with Senator Chuck Grassley at his office in Washington, D.C. Tjeerdsma is preparing to attend Wartburg College this fall, and was in Washington participating in the National Youth Science Camp. The National Youth Science Camp is a rigorous, science education program offered by the National Youth Science Foundation. ...
Hot On the Trail (07/27/09)
Grab your walking shoes and hit the trail before it gets too hot. The third in the series of Prairie Flower Parades will be held at the Prairie Heritage Center on Thursday, August 6 at 6:30 a.m. Meet at the center for to greet the daybreak with a walk exploring the flowers on the prairie...
Dance workshop (07/27/09)
Students from Deborah's School of Dance of Cherokee and Storm Lake recently attended a dance workshop in Minneapolis, Minn. on July 12-16. Students included were front, Addy Boettcher. Second row, left to right, Falisha Ohlson, Hannah Burkhart and Brianna Nixon Third row, Owner/Instructor Deb Dunn, Grace Weiland, Hanna Henson, Sarah Jo Fazio (Instructor from Workshop), Alicia Krier and Demi Dunn, Assistant Instructor. Photo contributed...
Go Braves! (07/27/09)
Cherokee Full Draw Archery Club hosts tourney (07/27/09)
The Cherokee Full Draw Archery Club will host the first leg of the North Iowa Triple Crown Archery Tournament at its 3D Archery Shoot here Saturday and Sunday. The second leg will be held August 22-23 at Humboldt hosted by the Humboldt Archery Club, and the third leg will be August 29-30 at Fort Dodge hosted by the Webster County Bowhunters & Archery Association...
Elmer F. Reinholdt (07/27/09)
Elmer F. Reinholdt, 86, of Marcus, passed away on Tuesday, July 21, 2009 at Methodist Manor in Storm Lake. Funeral services took place at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 24, 2009 at Grace United Methodist Church in Marcus. Rev. Gary McDonough officiated. Burial followed at Marcus Amherst Cemetery. Stories, memories and expression of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Lorraine Woodall (07/27/09)
Lorraine Woodall, 87, of Marcus, passed away on Thursday, July 22, 2009, at her home in Marcus. Funeral services took place today at 10:30 a.m. at the Grace United Methodist Church in Marcus, with the Rev. Gary McDonough officiating. Interment was in the Marcus-Amherst Cemetery in Marcus...
Thomas Vernon Steward (07/27/09)
Thomas Vernon Steward, age 25, of Storm Lake, died on July 21, 2009 in Storm Lake. Funeral Services were held on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Storm Lake. Burial was in the Storm Lake Cemetery. . The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements...
Winding Roads:The summer that never was (07/27/09)
I've been reflecting on past summers as a child when sweat was a common occurance. There were five kids in our family and we played a role in getting things done. Work began with a large lot that was planted with strawberries and it was up to us to keep them picked everyday. When Dad would come home at noon, he'd walk out and take a short walk and if he fund no berries, that was a good thing, If he found 3-4, he'd say, "It looks like a few got missed." We made sure the next day was a better one...
In good hands (07/27/09)
This summer season we should all pause to give thanks, and perhaps say a prayer, for the many dedicated storm spotters and emergency responders who lay their lives on the line in the threatening weather of spring and summer in the Midwest. From thunderstorms, floods, high winds, hail and lightning, to surprise spring blizzards and deadly tornadoes, these courageous men and women when summoned hurriedly man their "battle stations" to do their best to serve as vital cogs in the wheel of communication involved when threatening weather strikes.. ...