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Stories from Monday, August 17, 2009

City group seeking housing information (08/17/09)
ATTENTION HOME OWNERS Have you had a house for sale for the past few months with few prospects? Have you thought about finding that smaller home to retire in, but do not believe this is the economy to sell your larger home? Have you wanted to make improvements to your rental property, but questioned what type of return you will get on your investment?...
Explore the wonders of the Little Sioux River (08/17/09)
Red Ribbon Cutting - (08/17/09)
Red Ribbon Cutting - The Cherokee Chamber of Commerce held a Red Ribbon Cutting at Wilson's TV and Appliance during the Chamber Coffee on Friday. Wilson's TV and Appliance recently launched their I-Wireless Cell Phone, powered by C-M-L Telephone. Owner Steve Ebert cuts the ribbon. Photo by Chris Reed...
Conservation Corner (08/17/09)
Brought to you by your Cherokee County Chapter of Pheasants Forever "Brood Adoption" August is a good month for observing pheasant broods along roads. It is not uncommon to see one hen with two broods. Can both be her own? Physically impossible! The hen has probably adopted one brood. ...
Times Gone By (08/17/09)
Beginning a new season (08/17/09)
The Cherokee Washington High Braves football team is pictured as they are about to begin a recent practice session. The Braves are getting ready for a new season that starts on Friday, August 28 as the Braves host the Storm Lake Tornadoes in a non-district match-up of Lakes Conference rivals. Official practices for Iowa prep teams began August 10. Photo by Mike Leckband...
All-night Catfish Tourney (08/17/09)
CORRECTIONVILLE - The Little Sioux Fishing Club of Correctionville will host a bonus "All-Night Catfish Tournament" beginning Saturday night. Registration will be from 4-6 p.m. at the Little Sioux Park south of Correctionville. Weigh-in will be Sunday morning, August 23 at Little Sioux Park. All teams must weigh their own fish...
High School football rule changes (08/17/09)
BOONE - The Iowa High School Athletic Association has announced that here have been 10 rule changes in high school football, effective this fall, "some of which the typical fan will not notice, since they apply to definitions, field markings and equipment."...
Barbara J. Mahler (08/17/09)
Barbara J. Mahler, 72, of Pleasant Plains died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009 at St. John's Hospital. Visitation was held from 4-7 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 16, 2009 at Pleasant Plains Zion Lutheran Church with a lie-in-state from 9:30-10:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 17, 2009 Funeral Services was held at 10:30 a.m. with Reverend Don Pritchard officiating. Burial followed at Peter Cartwright Cemetery in Pleasant Plains...
Albert Crow (08/17/09)
Albert Crow, 86, of Cherokee, died Wednesday Aug. 12, 2009 at Careage Hills Nursing Home in Cherokee, following a brief illness. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29 in the United Methodist Church in Corning, Iowa. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Corning. Greenwood Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.greenwoodfuneral.com...
Kathryn Elizabeth Hand (08/17/09)
Kathryn Elizabeth Hand, infant daughter of Kelsey Hand, was stillborn on Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held on Friday, August 14, 2009, at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Rev. Magrey deVega officiated. Burial was in the Cherokee Memory Gardens. Online condolences can be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com ...
Hanson / son (08/17/09)
Dan and Tiffany Hanson of Holstein are happy to announce the birth of their son, Ian Daniel Hanson, at 3:37 p.m. on August 10, 2009. Ian weighed 7 lb. 14 oz. and measured 20 1/4 inches long, and has one brother, Odin. His grandparents are Ann and Rich Hanson of Arcadia, Wisconsin and Drew Kistenmacher and Doug and Tammy Pauley of Galva...
Tales from the Quimby Library (08/17/09)
We are wrapping up another summer of fun at our library. By now, most schools have started. I will miss all the activity at the library. Our "Be Creative @ Your Library" program was so much fun. Cletus Henke, the magician, led us off on Monday with some awesome magic tricks, including his beautiful ring-necked dove, magic rings, and ropes. The kids especially enjoyed the audience participation tricks...
Winding Roads: To have health plan or do without (08/17/09)
Riding in the car Wednesday, we listened to Fox News and CNN as we were curious how much of a storm of protest would greet Senator Grassley as he held his town meetings. I never thought I'd see the day when I would advocate people to raise their voices. As emotions begin to run high so did the volume but Iowans have a tendency to be a little more muted...
Managing credit card debt (08/17/09)
As our children prepare to soon begin or continue their college education in the next few weeks, an important lesson that many college students learn too late is that nothing is free - especially credit card purchases. A recent survey revealed that four in 10 people have signed up for a credit card to receive a free gift or special offer. More than half of those respondents - 52 percent - left college with credit card debt...