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Stories from Friday, September 11, 2009

Bike Ride to 'Break the Cycle' of sexual abuse and assault (09/11/09)
The Centers Against Abuse and Sexual Assault (CAASA), along with sponsors Letsche Bike Shop and RJ Thomas Manufacturing, will be staging a 23-mile bike ride on Sunday October 4, 2009, with the theme "Break the Cycle - Ride Your Bike." The goal is to promote healthy, non-violent choices in life, as well as to have fun and enjoy what promoters hope will be a glorious, fall afternoon...
CRMC Auxiliary holds ISU-Iowa Cookie Sale (09/11/09)
Saturday is THE GAME - Iowa vs. Iowa State at Jack Trice Field in Ames - and the Cherokee Regional Medical Center Auxiliary got in the spirit by holding a Cy-Hawk Cookie Sale this week. Cookies decorated with either "ISU" or "I" were sold individually, or by the dozen, and purchasers would help determine the winner (of the cookie sales, that is)...
Loan interest rate drop saves City $120,000 (09/11/09)
The Cherokee City Council Tuesday night approved two resolutions authorizing an amendment to a pair of loan and disbursement agreements between the City of Cherokee, the Iowa Finance Authority, and Wells Fargo Bank, N.A....
Bacon Aquatic Center closes for the season (09/11/09)
The City of Cherokee thanks area residents for their patronage this season and apologizes that due to a staffing shortage they were not able to be open during the Labor Day Weekend as planned. The City looks forward to another great, and hopefully warmer, summer season in 2010...
MLS Yard of the Month (09/11/09)
William and Gloria Brady at 812 Park Avenue have been named the Multilable Listing Services Yard of the Month. They have lived there since 1973 and have been seriously working on it for about 15 years. The couple put a pond in about six years ago and they enjoy the satisfaction of watching the growth of the flower gardens. ...
Wilson awarded Central Bank scholarship extension (09/11/09)
Chuck Wulfsen, President at Central Bank is pleased to announce that the Dr. John W. Dewar Scholarship Fund has extended its scholarship award to Mark Wilson for the 2009-2010 school year. Mark will receive $1,300 based on the current annual income of the trust administered by Central Bank. This brings the total scholarship paid to date to $63,580...
Nelson / Leonard engagement (09/11/09)
Shawna Lynn Nelson of Webster City and Derek Keith Leonard of Holstein are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. The couple will be married on September 26, 2009, at Asbury United Methodist Church in Webster City, with a dinner and dance to follow in Williams, Iowa...
Times Gone By (09/11/09)
Nominees sought for City Election (09/11/09)
This year in Cherokee, the Mayor's position, the Ward 2 Council position, and one at-large Council position will be on the Nov. 3 ballot. All are for four-year terms of office. The City of Cherokee conducts business on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 7 p.m. at City Hall, with additional work sessions possible during budget season (December -- March) and special meetings when necessary. Council members are assigned as liaisons to the various city departments...
Spencer attorney new District Associate Judge (09/11/09)
SIOUX CITY - Spencer attorney Charles K. Borth has been selected to fill the vacancy created by retiring District Associate Judge Donavon Schaefer, it was announced this week by Leesa McNeil, District Court Administrator for the Third Judicial District...
MMC girls drop 3 tourney matches (09/11/09)
HOLSTEIN - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn volleyball team dropped three matches to high-quality opponents at Saturday's Galva-Holstein Invitational here. The Eagles of coach carla Weber lost 21-6, 21-7 to eventual tourney champion Carroll; 21-18, 21-9 to Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove; and 21-18, 15-21, 11-15 to Woodbury Central...
WHS girls improve at Sheldon tourney (09/11/09)
SHELDON - The Cherokee Washington High volleyball team rang up a 2-4 won-loss record at the rugged Sheldon Invitational Tournament here Saturday. The WHS gals beat Emmetsburg 2-0 on games scores of 21-17, 21-14; and downed Remsen-Union 2-1 on game scores of 15-21, 21-16, 15-11...
Marian M. Phipps (09/11/09)
Marian M. Phipps, 88, of Cherokee, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009 at Cherokee Regional Medical Center, following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held Monday, Sept. 14, at 10:30 a.m. at First Church of Christ in Cherokee. Pastor Tom Lewis will officiate. ...
Katherine Ehresman (09/11/09)
Katherine Ehresman, age 57, of Cherokee, died Sunday, Sept. 6, 2009 at Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge. Visitation was held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 9 at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake followed by a prayer service at 7 p.m. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Smith / sons (09/11/09)
Mark and Jennifer Smith of Nevada, Iowa, are the proud parents of twin sons, born on September6, 2009, at Mary Greely Hospital in Ames. Sterling Swede Smith was born at 5:30 p.m.,weighed 6 lb. 15 oz. and measured 20 inches long at his birth. Kye Christian Smith was born at 5:36 p.m. and weighed 6 lb. 5 oz., and measured 19 inches long. The boys join their 2-year-old brother Cedar at home...
At the Library: Just a little Labor Day trivia (09/11/09)
I hope everyone had a great Labor Day weekend. Labor Day is a holiday in the United States that is officially celebrated on the first Monday of each September. It's not dedicated to war heroes or to one remarkable person, but to all those who work hard to help make America great. President Grover Cleveland in 1894 signed a bill stating Labor Day as a national holiday...
Extension Line: Another one of those Accidental Invaders in your Home (09/11/09)
Fall is the bountiful time of year. The farmers markets have had lots and lots of produce coming to town, the lawn mowers have had plenty of grass to mow, and it seems to be another great year for cricket production. ...
In the swim of things - NOT! (09/11/09)
We sympathize with the many upset parents, caregivers, baby sitters, siblings, and children who were repeatedly broken hearted this past summer season as Cherokee's fabulous Bacon Aquatics Center was closed too often for seemingly no reason in good weather time after time...