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Stories from Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Washta's Neighborhood Club marks 70th anniversary (08/26/09)
On August 16, a friendly convocation of country folks converged on the Washta Methodist Church for the summer get-together of the Neighborhood Club. Besides being an annual good-timing event, this summer celebration also marks the club's 70th anniversary...
13th annual Hanover Festival on tap Sunday (08/26/09)
The 13th annual festival at the Hanover Village will host two nationally known bands for your listening and dancing enjoyment this year. Bring your lawn chair and spend a relaxing afternoon as Barefoot Becky and the Ivanhoe Dutchmen from Cedar Rapids, and the Barry Boyce Band from Omaha perform from noon to 7 p.m...
All bikers welcome (08/26/09)
The Gold Wing Road Riders Association (GWRRA) is planning an interest meeting for anyone who would like to participate in a new local motorcycle chapter for the Cherokee area. Those interested should meet at Danny's Sports Bar and Grill in Cherokee on Thursday at 7 p.m. to find out more information and to have any questions answered...
Braves' Boosters plan Friday tailgate (08/26/09)
The Cherokee Athletic Boosters are teaming up with Central Bank to sponsor a tailgate meal before the Braves home football game against non-district rival Storm Lake Friday night. Serving time will be from 5:30-7 p.m. and will be set up across the street from George Hicks Field in the parking lot of the Bacon Aquatics Center. The tailgate menu Friday is a beef ribeye steak sandwich, chips, brownie, and drink for just $6...
Buffalo Ridge nicks River Valley (08/26/09)
CORRECTIONVILLE - Buffalo Ridge eased to a 13-0 halftime lead and then hung on for dear life as River Valley shut the Bison out in the second half and scored a third-quarter touchdown to tighten things up before falling 13-6 in the non-district football season-opener for the neighborhood rivals...
Delbert M. Crocker (08/26/09)
Delbert M. Crocker, 91, of Cherokee, died Saturday Aug. 22, 2009 in Countryside Estates in Cherokee, following a brief illness. Del's body was cremated and there was no visitation or service. Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee is in charge of arrangements. On-line condolences may be sent to greenwoodfuneral.com...
Raymond D. O'Neal (08/26/09)
Raymond D. O'Neal, 65, of Colorado Springs, Colo. and former resident of Cherokee, died July 30, 2009 in Colorado Springs, following a lengthy illness. A memorial service was held on Friday Aug. 7, 2009 in the Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver, Colo...
Marlin G. Seel (08/26/09)
Marlin G. Seel, 79, of Cherokee passed away Friday, Aug. 21, 2009 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Aug. 25, at 10 a.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Cherokee. Pastor Leroy Riemer officiated. ...
Barrett/daughter (08/26/09)
Kaitlyn Barrett proudly announces the arrival of her new baby sister, Kaylee Addison Barrett. Kaylee was born at 6 p.m. on June 18, 2009, weighed 6 lb. 1 oz. and measured 19 1/2 inches long. Kaitlyn and Kaylee's parents are Kenny and Rhonda (Lange) Barrett of Belle Fourche, S.D. Grandparents are Garry Lange of Sutherland, Kim and Frank Hedinger of Paullina, and Ken and Kim Barrett of Cherokee...
Gray Matters: Summer's End (08/26/09)
I am sorry that the deadline for last week's Gray Matter about Benjamin Radcliffe, came before I learned that the Radcliffe Family had been given special recognition at the Marcus Fair. Had I been at that event, I'm sure I would have adapted my piece a bit. Too, it was great to hear of the bench being gifted to the Fair by the Treinen's in Merle's honor. Tributes could not have been made to two more deserving gentlemen and their families...
Young and old - read this! (08/26/09)
Every 13 minutes, someone dies on America's roads, amounting to more than 40,000 deaths consistently each year. Traffic crashes are the leading killer of people ages 1-34, and the real calamity here is how complacent our nation has become about these very preventable tragedies...