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Stories from Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Winter preview? (10/14/09)
Residents of Cherokee woke up to a preview of winter on Monday with a fresh blanket of snow as pictured above at the historic Cherokee Railroad Depot. The unseasonable snow shower came in fast but didn't last too long. Most of the white stuff was melted by noon. Photo by Mike Leckband...
Elliott to release 'Redemption Man' (10/14/09)
Iowa singer/songwriter Chad Elliott's much anticipated album "Redemption Man," will be released in Cherokee, on Oct. 16, 2009 at The Gathering Place. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. "I'm really looking forward to sharing these songs. Some of the tunes have been with me now for several years in my shows, but they weren't recorded yet. They just kept getting honed to the way that they sound on the album," Elliott said...
39th Needy Children Fundraiser kicks off (10/14/09)
This year represents the 39th year of the annual Needy Children Fundraiser in Cherokee County. Tom and Mary Keller from Cherokee will be taking care of the Cherokee area, and Bruce and Danae Dreckman of Marcus, will be handle the Marcus area. The purpose of this fundraiser starts with the Head Start children and then the pre-Head Start to outfit them with a full line of clothing. Recipients also include any names the Needy Children group receives from the area churches and public...
Mid-Sioux's 2nd annual Bowling Fundraiser (10/14/09)
Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.'s 2nd Annual Bowling Frames for Families fundraiser has been changed to Sunday, Nov. 15 at the Cherokee Bowl in Cherokee, with registration beginning at 1p.m. and bowling starting at 2 p.m. To register a team or would like to donate please contact Jackie Schlesser by calling 712-786-3428 or by e-mailing jschlesser@mid-sioux.org...
County Fund Drive under way (10/14/09)
The Cherokee County Fund Drive is under way to serve both children and adults throughout Cherokee County. The mission of the annual Fund Drive is to provide a variety of services to the residents of Cherokee County. The needs of the residents are constantly assessed and services then tailored to meet the emotional, physical, developmental, and social needs...
Fiftieth Anniversary for Joneses (10/14/09)
Ken and Nancy Jones will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on October 17. The couple have lived on an acreage northeast of Cherokee for approximately 40 of those years, and prior to that lived in Rio Linda, Calif. for eight years. Ken and Nancy have six daughters - Debra and her husband Jon Zupke, Donna and her husband John Wright, Denise and her husband Ken McMillen, Dawn and her husband David Hancock, Dee and her husband David Enderlin, Delores and her husband Preston Tanaka, and 27 grandchildren.. ...
Johansens mark 40th Anniversary (10/14/09)
The family of Dr. JR and Pat Johansen of Cherokee are honoring them with a card shower as they celebrate their 40th Wedding Anniversary. Jim and Pat were married at Memorial Presbyterian Church in Cherokee on October 11, 1969. Jim has a chiropractic practice in Cherokee, Pat is a Registered Nurse, and the couple also have a Shaklee business. They are the parents of two daughters. Amy and her husband Dave Stimes live in Beresford, SD and Leah and her husband Andrew Kneisler live in Oathe, Kansas...
Screening tests available at CRMC (10/14/09)
Stroke occurs when a blood vessel feeding the brain bursts or is clogged, causing a sudden disruption in the blood flow to the brain. Stroke is the third leading killer in the Unites States. Every 45 seconds someone has a stroke. On Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009 Cherokee Regional Medical Center will offer two low cost screenings. ...
Fall Luncheon and Bake Sale in Marcus (10/14/09)
Grace United Methodist Women will be holding a Fall Luncheon and Bake Sale on Thursday Oct. 22 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Grace United Methodist Church located at 303 East Fenton Street in Marcus. Bake Sale will begin at 11 a.m. and they will be serving a salad bar with ham loaves...
CSWCD to meet (10/14/09)
The Cherokee Soil and Water Conservation District will be having their regular meeting via conference call on Tuesday, Oct. 20 at 8:45 a.m. Phones will be available for public comment at the USDA Service Center - 314 Lake Street in Cherokee. Individuals with disabilities and/or special needs should notify Tracy Rasmussen at 225-4151 of their need for special services far enough in advance of the meeting to enable services to be secured...
Cherokee man wins $30,000 (10/14/09)
DES MOINES, Iowa -- A Cherokee man won the top prize of $30,000 playing the "Crossword" instant-scratch game. Jerrold Marble claimed his prize Monday at the Iowa Lottery's regional office in Storm Lake. He bought his winning ticket at Hy-Vee, 900 N. Second St. in Cherokee...
Stines / son (10/14/09)
Nick and Ashley Stines of Cleghorn and happy to announce the birth of their first child, a son, Brayden Christopher Stines, born at 8:42 a.m. on Oct. 7, 2009. Brandon weighed 6 lb. 7 oz. and measured 19 inches long at his birth. Grandparents are Rick and Kathy Stines of Cleghorn and Christopher and Jennifer Partridge of Fort Lupton, Colorado. Great-grandparents are Bob and Norma Mahnke of Cherokee, Lloyd and Arlene Stines of Correctionville, and Bill and Bonnie Talbert of Fort Lupton, Colo...
Ross / twins (10/14/09)
Tony and Kimberly Ross of Marcus are happy to announce the birth of their twins, Bailey Nicole and Benjamin Anthony, on September 10, 2009. Each twin weighed 5 lb. 11 oz. and measured 17 iches long at birth. Proud grandparents are Brian and Joanne Jenness of Marcus, Dorothy and Albert Schulz of LeMars, and Merlin Ross of Cherokee. Great grandparents are Dorothy Jenness and Agnes Day of Cherokee...
Aurelia drops VB match to K-P (10/14/09)
AURELIA - Aurelia volleyball coach Ann Dornack said she was very proud of how her team played in a non-conference match with Kingsley-Pierson here on Monday, even though the Bulldogs lost the match in three sets. "They came out strong and played hard, they just couldn't finish it," said Coach Dornack. Game scores in the match were 19-25, 23-25, and 11-25...
Aurelia Bulldogs fall to Woodbine, 47-8 (10/14/09)
AURELIA - The Aurelia Bulldogs battled the cold weather and small numbers Friday night in their last home football game of the season, which also served as Parent's Night. Mostly, though, they battled a Woodbine Tiger team which jumped out to a quick 19-0 lead at the end of the first quarter, then tacked on another 28 points in the second quarter to take a 47-0 lead over the Bulldogs at half-time...
Hinton overtakes gritty South O'Brien, 43-14 (10/14/09)
HINTON - Friday night the South O'Brien Wolverines traveled to Hinton for a District 1 matchup with the Blackhawks. While the final score of 43-14 doesn't look real positive, the Wolverines gave some great effort and led the game until about halfway through the third quarter...
Mary Ann Glover (10/14/09)
Mary Glover, 61, of Cherokee, died Friday, Oct. 9, 2009 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center at Cherokee. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at Immaculate Conception Church in Cherokee. Father Paul-Lewis Arts officiated. ...
Gay / daughter (10/14/09)
Dan and Alesha Gay of Primghar happily announce the birth of their first child, a daughter. Andie Michelle Gay was born at 11:59 p.m. on Oct. 8, 2009, weighed 6 lb. 5 oz. and measured 20 1/2 inches long at her birth. Grandparents are Rick and Peg Gay of Onawa and Mike and Julie Decker of Cherokee...
Brown / daughter (10/14/09)
Shane and Carey Brown of Sutherland are plesed to announce the birth of their second daughter, Lily Michelle Brown, who was born at 7:27 a.m. on Oct. 8, 2009. Lily weighed 8 lb. 10 oz. and measured 20 inches long at her birth, and she has an older sister, Josie, who will greet her at home. Grandparents are Greg and Cheri Brown of Peterson and Tom and Carol Parks of Spirit Lake...
Extension Line (10/14/09)
An article entitled "The Rural Brain Drain" written by Patrick J. Carr and Maria J. Kefalas in the October 6th edition of The Chronicle of Higher Education was brought to my attention. In this week's Extension Lines, I want to frame the situation described in the article and see how it relates to our region. ...
High heels: Friend or foe? (10/14/09)
Once might be a fluke, but when two Miss USAs fall while walking in high heels, you know women everywhere have a problem. Both tumbles happened during the evening gown competition in 2007 and 2008. And, we've all seen women in high heels trip and even tumble through the years after catching their heels in their flowing gowns and skirts, in flared slacks, stair steps, slippery surfaces, uneven walkways, grates, curbs, dance floors, rugs and carpeting. ...