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Stories from Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Aurelia Community discusses School District's future (09/16/09)
AURELIA - The people of Aurelia have always been a community-minded group of citizens who are concerned about, and supportive of, their children and the education they receive. They proved it again on Monday evening, as a crowd of more than 150 citizens of all ages - school children through senior citizens - filled the Aurelia Community Center for a meeting concerning the School District's future...
Little Sioux Red Power holds poker run (09/16/09)
The Little Sioux Red Power tractor club recently held a charity poker run ride for the Relay for Life on Sept. 6. The 13 tractors drivers rode from the Cherokee County Fair Grounds to Country Side Estates, the Cherokee Villa, The Gardens, Hy-Vee food store, the home of Mike Rupp, Koser Spring Lake Park and back to the fair grounds, for one quick hand of poker...
Cherokee teen injured in accident (09/16/09)
Cherokee teen injured in accident On Thursday at about 5:53 p.m., Buena Vista County Sheriff Deputies responded to a call at 847 480th St. for an individual who was injured after he fell from a moving car in northern Buena Vista County. Upon arrival and investigation, it was determined that Jacob Hayes, 19, Cherokee, had been riding on the trunk of a car with a 15 year-old. ...
Food Drive for CAP tonight (09/16/09)
Youth from Immaculate Conception Church in Cherokee will be conducting the 17th annual door-to-door "Scavenger Hunt for CAP." Today. They will be looking for non-perishable food and household products for the Christian Action Program (CAP) food pantry tonight from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m...
Six-vehicle accident injures three (09/16/09)
The Cherokee Police investigated a six-car accident on Monday at 5:12 p.m. at the corner of Bluff Street and US Highway 59. A vehicle driven by Ryan L. Halverson, 32 of Cherokee was southbound on US Hwy 59 approaching the intersection of Bluff Street. ...
Meriden Hamburger Fry Sunday (09/16/09)
MERIDEN - The Meriden Fire Department will be holding their annual Hamburger Fry on Sunday, Sept. 20 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Meriden Fire Department. On the menu will be hamburgers, hotdogs, potato, salad, baked beans, chips, bars and drink, Cost will be $5 for adults and $3 for children. There will be a raffle drawing at 1 p.m. plus many door prizes to be given away through out the event...
Marcus Fair Canning Department Results (09/16/09)
Lorraine Cave: Red tomato preserves, blue Maxine Shea: Tomatoes, stewed, blue; sauerkraut, red; salsa, blue; dill pickles spears, blue; dill pickles whole, blue; beet pickles whole, blue; mustard pickles, blue; corn relish, blue; asparagus pickles, blue; sweet pickles cut, blue; black raspberry jelly, blue...
South O'Brien clips Rebels, 34-19 (09/16/09)
PAULLINA - The South O'Brien Wolverines picked up their first win Friday night at home versus Westwood with a 34-19 decision. After allowing the visiting team a 52 yard pass with 9:43 to go in the first quarter, the Wolverines defense stiffened and picked up the first score of the second quarter. Ben Wagner picked up a fumble and scampered 60 yards for the score. Nick Massmann attempted the PAT kick but failed...
WHS VB girls play tough at Spencer (09/16/09)
SPENCER - The scores don't indicate it, but the young Cherokee Washington High volleyball team showed steady improvement against some rugged competition at the Spencer Invitational here Saturday. Cherokee dropped all four matches, including three against rated teams. ...
G-H girls are 1-2 at RC-L tourney (09/16/09)
ROCKWELL CITY - The 8th-rated Galva-Holstein volleyball team finished 1-2 at the rugged Rockwell City-Lytton Tournament here Saturday, defeating Fort Dodge St. Edmond 21-11, 22-20; and losing 19-21, 17-21 to Alta; and fallng 9-21, 16-21 to East Sac County...
Lady Pirates place 2nd at own XC Meet (09/16/09)
HOLSTEIN - The Lady Pirates of Coach Katie Tesch came in second at the Galva-Holstein/Schaller-Crestland Classic Cross Country Meet here on Saturday. GHSC was led by Jessie Mathes, who placed 7th with a time of 17:28.96. Katie Boyle's time of 17:34.23 was good for 8th, Ashley Drey was 10th, in 17:45.21, Meg Kofmehl,19th (18:19.18) and Sarah Rice 21st (18:29.19). Rachel Hunt and Sarah Forristal also ran for the Lady Pirates...
Aurelia snaps another streak (09/16/09)
WHITING - The Aurelia Bulldog football team is establishing a reputation as a streak-breaker this season. Unfortunately, they have not been breaking teams' winning streaks. Conversely, for the second consecutive week, the Bulldogs ended a team's losing streak. Last week, they helped Ruthven-Ayrshire break a stretch of 23 game straight losses, and Friday, District opponent Whiting was able to snap an 11 game streak, as they defeated Aurelia by a 54 -12 score...
Leroy Neustrom (09/16/09)
Leroy Neustrom Leroy Neustrom, 84, of Cherokee and Marcus, died Friday Sept. 11, 2009 in the Walnut Creek Hospital, near Valencia, Calif., following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held Friday Sept. 18, 2009 at 3:30 p.m. at the Greenwood Funeral Home, Cherokee. ...
Gray Matters: "Amherst to Amherst" (09/16/09)
It was a privilege to spend a recent morning with a delightful couple who were in Cherokee County on a most unusual mission. Robert "Bob" and Jackie Tuthill of Amherst, Massachusetts, had contacted Linda Burkhart of the Sanford Museum some time ago explaining their mission which was to visit all towns in the United States named Amherst...
Don't ignore smoke alarms (09/16/09)
Four of every 10 home fire deaths resulted from fires with no smoke alarms in 2003-2006, according to a new report released today by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). "Smoke alarms are one of the greatest fire protection devices of our time and have significantly contributed to the decline in home fire fatalities since the late 70's," said James M. Shannon, president of NFPA...