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Stories from Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Heritage Players to present 'Charlotte's Web' (09/02/09)
The rafters of Grand Meadow's Old Barn Theater will once again be ringing with the echoes of emoting voices as the Heritage Center's pint-sized players take to the stage in the children's theater production "Charlotte's Web." "Charlotte's Web" is a two-act play penned by Joseph Robinette based on the beloved children's book written by E. B. White...
Gaining a new perspective (09/02/09)
Lauren Deichmann of Marcus recently went to Tanzania with a medical team. Enrolled in the nursing program at Morningside College, Lauren said she found the whole experience very rewarding as she participated in surgeries and various activities to bring joy to the lives of Tanzanian citizens...
Aurelia Boosters Tailgate Friday night (09/02/09)
AURELIA - The Aurelia Bulldog Boosters will be hosting their first Tailgate Meal of the 2009 football season behind the school Friday night before the Bulldogs' game against Ruthven-Ayrshire. The meal costs $5, and that gets you a pork loin sandwich, chips, bar and pop. Serving starts at 5 :30 p.m. and goes until kickoff at 7 p.m...
Football Tailgate Meal at Spencer Friday (09/02/09)
SPENCER - The Spencer Tailtwisters will be hosting a Tailgate Meal at Spencer's football home opener against Cherokee this Friday. Serving outside the Northwest Ticket Entrance to Dale Norton Field will begin at 5:45, and continue until the 7 p.m. kickoff...
17th annual outreach program starts this week (09/02/09)
On Sept. 1 , the Cherokee Knights of Columbus will kick-off their 17th annual Project Out-Reach fun drive for the Cherokee County Work Services (CCWS). For years the Knights have been working to help those with disabilities. Some of you may remember their annual Tootsie Roll Drive that led to a Phone-A-Thon and has evolved into their annual Project Out-Reach...
Labor Day weekend fun on tractors (09/02/09)
Join the Little Sioux Red Power Tractor Club on their Labor Day Weekend activities. On Saturday, Sept. 5, the club will leave the East Main green-space area (across from Norm's Body Shop) at 8:30 a.m. This ride will consist of a 58 mile ride throughout scenic Cherokee and Buena Vista counties. The group will stop at Lee Zylstras' of rural Alta, where they will view his tractor collection. A catered lunch will be served at the Zylstras' farm. Cost for this ride is just $8 for your lunch...
School Board Election on Sept. 8 (09/02/09)
Voters go to the polls next Tuesday, September 8, to elect their representatives to local school district Boards of Education, directors on their Communitty College Boards and in some districts, there will be other issues on the ballot as well. In Cherokee, there will be two at-large Board seats up for election, and incumbents Teri Weaver and Larry Goodrich are both unopposed. ...
Schallau 50th Anniversary (09/02/09)
Jim and Lois Schallau will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 5 with an open house from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Yacht Club at Spring Lake Park in Cherokee. The gift of your presence would be a cherished memory. Their children are Steve and Kathy Schallau of Iowa City, Kathy Houchin of Henry, Ill. Gary and Molly Schallau of Le Mars and Brad and Traci Schallau of Canton Ill. The couple has nine grandchildren...
Goodwill Trailer to receive local donations (09/02/09)
Goodwill's Ambassador Trailer will be receiving donations in Washta, Cherokee, and Aurelia in upcoming days. Donations will be received in Washta beginning today until September 9, with the Ambassador Trailer parked in the Cargo Espress parking lot south of the convenient store...
MMC falls to Boyer Valley in opener (09/02/09)
MARCUS - Boyer Valley inched out to a 14-0 halftime lead thanks to touchdowns in each the first and second quarters, and made that lead stand up to claim a 21-7 season-opening football victory over Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn here Friday night. The Eagles of coach Brad Cave talied their lone score in the third quarter on a one-yard pass from Neal Bunt to John Hoefling to draw the Eagles to within a 14-7 score...
Bulldogs have rough season opener (09/02/09)
GRAETTINGER - The Aurelia Bulldogs ran into a buzz-saw on the road when they faced Graettinger-Terril in their season opener Friday night. The Knights of Coach Karlton Hector scored four TDS in the first quarter and added four more in the second, as they rolled up a 54-0 lead at the half...
HWC throttles South O'Brien, 47-6 (09/02/09)
PAULLINA - South O'Brien's 2009 football season started out pretty rough Friday night. The Wolverines were beaten handily by the visiting Hull Western Christian Wolfpack 47-6. The Wolverines were held to a three and out on the opening series and punted to the Wolfpack. The Wolverine defense held them to a 4th and long, but a run over the right side was too much to handle and that put HWC up 7-0...
Women's Tuesday bowling league forming (09/02/09)
The Tuesday Siouxs, a women's afternoon bowling league at the Cherokee Bowl starts the 2009-2010 season Tuesday, September 8, with a meeting at 1 p.m. All new teams or anyone wanting to join a team are invited to attend the fun afternoon. For more information, call 225-4311...
Benefit Softball game scheduled (09/02/09)
On Sunday, September 20 at 1p.m., some of the 10th grade boys will play their third annual fast-pitch softball game against the 10th grade girls. The girls won the first outing in 2007 by a score of 9-7. Last year, as a benefit for Chase Wiese, the rematch was in the boys' favor by a score of 11-10...
Ronald C. "Ron" Klingbeil (09/02/09)
Ronald C. "Ron" Klingbeil, 72, of rural Marcus, passed away Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009 at his residence. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1 at the Cleghorn Christian Church in Cleghorn, with Robert Blair presiding. Interment was in the Grand Meadow Cemetery, rural Washta. ...
Shelby - Beau / daughter (09/02/09)
Shelby and Beau of Cherokee announce the birth of their daughter, Alyna Jo Menke, born at 7:17 a.m. on August 25, 2009. Alyna weighed 8 lb.3 oz. and measured 21 inches long at her birth. She has one brother, Bryce Robinson, and her grandparents are Karmen Brewer of Quimby, Cash Brewer of LeMars, Mark and Karen Fassler of Cherokee, and Rick and Jeanette Menke of Lincoln, Neb...
Nowatzke / daughter (09/02/09)
Raymond and Sonja Nowatzke of Alta are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Kaylee Rae Nowatzke, at 7:16 a.m., on August 27, 2009. Kaylee weighed 8 lb. and measured 19 1/2 inches long, and has one brother, Damon McDaniel and one sister, Charissa Nowatzke. Grandparents are Mike Nowatzke of Earling, David and Kathy Luke of Batesville, Indiana, and Ron and Karla Peters of Sac City...
Bevington - Lockwood / daughter (09/02/09)
Lea Bevington and Ben Lockwood of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Casey Mae Lockwood, at 3:10 p.m. on July 28, 2009. Casey weighed 7 lb. 1 oz. and measured 21 inches long. She has four siblings - brothers Josh and Micah Erdman and sisters Taylor Lockwood and Corra Kay. Her grandparents are Tim and Jenni Lockwood and Roberta Bevington of Cherokee and Carol McClain of Sheldon...
Johnson - Schleef / son (09/02/09)
Danielle Johnson and Anton Schleef of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their son, Brady William Johnson, at 7:12 a.m. on August 18, 2009. Brady weighed 5 lb. 15 oz. and measured 19 inches long. Grandparents are Deb Sundene of Cherokee, Dan Johnson of Spencer, and Joe and Vivian Schleef of Cherokee...
Smith / daughter (09/02/09)
Kent and Rhonda Smith of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Kenda Renae Smith, at 6:47 a.m. on August 24, 2009. Kenda weighed 7 lb. 14 oz. and measured 21 inches long. She has one brother, Johnathan Racine, and one sister, Jesselyn Racine. Grandparents are Ed and Patty Smith and Carolyn Smith and Jerry Bengtson of Cherokee, Judy Powers of Shenandoah, and John and Kathy Powers of Red Oak...
Gray Matters: Automobiles (09/02/09)
A recent mention of classic cars started a conversation with some younger members of my family. In the first place, I think they were a bit surprised to learn that "Grammy" wasn't a part of the Horse and Buggy Era. The fact is, my lifestyle always included automobiles. ...
Sutherland Labor Day Weekend worth attending (09/02/09)
If they haven't before and are looking for something to do this Labor Day weekend, we hope area residents consider attending the annual Sutherland Labor Day Weekend Celebration. The popular three-day affair kicks off Saturday when Adam Sandhurst & Jolly Jammers perform at the Legion Hall from 6-10 p.m. From 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., the band Judd Hoos plays for the Street Dance on Main Street...