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Stories from Friday, October 23, 2009

Named Outstanding Young Alumnus at ISU (10/23/09)
AMES - Ann Bryant Borders, the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Bryant of Aurelia, and a graduate of Aurelia High School, was recently named one of three Iowa State University alumni who were recently named as 2009's Outstanding Young Alumni by the Iowa State University Alumni Association...
New officer joins CPD force (10/23/09)
The Cherokee Police Department had a new officer join the force on Monday, October 19, but she is no stranger to Cherokee County, nor is she unfamiliar with the Cherokee Police Department. Alisa Dixson, the new officer, was born in Ottumwa and lived there for 14 years, until she moved with her mother to Cleghorn. ...
Cherokee XC teams run at Lakes Meet (10/23/09)
BRUNSVILLE - The Spirit Lake Park cross country squads swept the boys and girls titles of the 2009 Lakes Conference Cross Country Meet hosted by Le Mars on the Brunsville Golf Course here Monday night. The Indians won ther boy crown with 38 points, followed by Le Mars 52, Hull Western Christian 71, Spencer 75, Storm Lake 109, Emmetsburg 196, Cherokee 208...
Lily of the Valley hosts open house (10/23/09)
The Cherokee County Retired School Personnel (CCRSP) recently hosted an open house at the Lily of the Valley School house on Sunday, Oct. 11. Over 80 people come and toured the school from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. that day. The school is located on the campus of Northwest AEA on the Iowa Hwy. 3 bypass on the Northeast side of Cherokee...
Water shut off notice (10/23/09)
The City of Cherokee announces that the water will be shut off at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 28, weather permitting, to replace two valves at the corner of South Sixth Street and Locust Street. Water will be off for four hours barring any problem. ...
Supervisors discuss RAGBRAI (10/23/09)
Among the issues discussed by the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors at their meeting on Tuesday was the 2010 RAGBRAI. Mark Buschkamp of the Cherokee Area Economic Development Corporation addressed the Board to request its support on a letter Buschkamp would like to send to the RAGBRAI Committee asking them to consider having Cherokee County and the City of Cherokee on next year's route...
Hunters and Harvesters Breakfast in Aurelia (10/23/09)
AURELIA - The Aurelia Kiwanis Club will be sponsoring a Hunters and Harvesters Breakfast from 6 a.m. - 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 31 at the Aurelia Community Center. All proceeds from the event, which is open to the public, will go to the Aurelia DARE Program. ...
Remember our troops! (10/23/09)
Edwards, Joshua PRT MEHTAR LAM FOB MEHTAR LAM APO AE 09354 --- A1C Nick Daum PSC 1 Box 3405 APO AE 09009 --- A1C Benjamin M. George 14032 W. Mustang St. #3792 Luke ASB, AZ 85309 --- Seth Foresman 7th Communication BN. ALFA CO. SWAT PLT. Unit 35611 FPO AP 96606...
Bright Beginnings awarded 3 Star QRS Rating (10/23/09)
Bright Beginnings Day Care in Cherokee is proud to announce that they were recently awarded a 3 Star rating by the State of Iowa's Quality Rating System (QRS). QRS is a voluntary program that gives childcare settings guidelines on improving their quality of childcare. By participating, they have chosen to demonstrate their desire to improve the quality of care and education their children receive...
Hy-Vee Recognizes Kevin Lundy (10/23/09)
The Hy-Vee Cherokee Distribution Center recently congratulated Kevin Lundy for attaining one million safe-driving miles.Lundy, who has been a driver with Hy-Vee since October of 1998, recorded the achievement on Monday, Sept. 7, 2009 , when he was delivering a load of groceries to the Sioux Falls S.D. ...
Times Gone By (10/23/09)
District XC Meets postponed (10/23/09)
Wet weather conditions forced the postponement of Thursday's Class 1A District Cross Country Meet in Holstein, and the Class 2A Meet in Sheldon, affecting all area prep teams. The meets have been rescheduled for Monday, Oct. 26. At both sites, the girls' race will begin at 4 p.m., followed by the boys' race at 4:30 p.m...
G-H girls sweep St. Mary's, 3-0 (10/23/09)
HOLSTEIN - The Galva-Holstein volleyball team started Class 1A tournament trail out on the right foot here Wednesday night, sweeping Storm Lake St. Mary's 3-0 by game scores of 25-15, 25-11, 25-10. As a team, the Pirates were 54-63 hitting with 28 kills, and 61-70 serving with 14 aces. Team digs totaled 16, assists 26, and blocks 10...
Braves football game tonight moved (10/23/09)
The Cherokee Braves (6-2 over all, 5-1 District) pivotal Class 2A District football game against District leader Eagle Grove (7-1, 6-0) scheduled for Eagle Grove tonight, has been moved to Fort Dodge High School due to wet grounds at Eagle Grove. The Braves/Eagles game will begin at 4:45 p.m. today, and will be followed by the Class 1A District match-up featuring Fort Dodge St. Edmond versus West Hancock that was already scheduled...
Cherokee girls lose tight match (10/23/09)
IDA GROVE - The improved Cherokee Washington High volleyball team mounted a strong finish to its season the past few weeks, but it was not enough to triumph over a quality Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove squad here Tuesday night. The host Falcons withstood a stout challenge throughout the hotly-contested match to post a narrow 25-22, 20-25, 26-28, 25-20, 15-9 victory than ended Cherokee's season...
Ege in WWBA Baseball Tournament (10/23/09)
Cherokee All-State senior Cody Ege, who has been playing fall baseball with Perfect Game and the Iowa Select team, has been picked up by Bo Jackson's Midwest Team of Chicago, Ill. to play in the WWBA (World Wood Bat Association) Championships in Jupiter, Fla. now under way through Monday...
Parks and Rec Youth Basketball (10/23/09)
The Cherokee Parks and Recreation Department is now taking registrations for their Youth Basketball program. Coach Bob Lee, head varsity coach for the Braves and Coach Heath Hagberg, assistant varsity coach for the Cherokee girls team will be leading the program. ...
CAEDC Action Report (10/23/09)
A "Downtown Workshop" was held on Wednesday Oct. 7 here in Cherokee at the Gathering Place. The program offered through the Iowa Department of Economic Development afforded us this free workshop to share information with retailers and civic leaders...
Bowing for health (10/23/09)
Citizens of the world stand in fear waiting to see how far and how wide the H1N1 virus will spread, and whether or not it will reach pandemic levels of infection. Some believe that we could vastly improve the health of our citizenry and the citizenry of the world, and save billions of dollars in costs associated with colds, flu and other illnesses if we, as Americans, would adopt the practice of bowing when greeting one another, rather than shaking hands...