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Stories from Monday, October 26, 2009

Careage Hills names new administrator (10/26/09)
MMC nicks RSM 3-2 in VB Regional (10/26/09)
MARCUS - Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn nicked Remsen St. Mary's 3-2 in a highly competitive Class 1A Regional first-round volleyball match here last week. No game scores were submitted. Erica Dreckman led the Eagles in hitting with a 27-35 effort and 14 kills, followed by Kayla Foresman 21-28 and 11 kills, Jalyn Dodeden 22-25 and nine kills, Ashley Schneider 8-13 and five kills, and jenna Mittlestadt 9-12 and four kills...
No decision yet on Aurelia Sharing (10/26/09)
AURELIA - The Aurelia School Board held a special meeting Thursday evening to discuss the progress of ongoing sharing talks with the Alta and Cherokee School Districts, and once again, community interest was such that the location of the meeting had to be moved to the school gym. The group filled about one-half of the bleacher seating...
CMS repeats as Hy-Vee 'Smiles for Education' winner (10/26/09)
Each year the Hy-Vee Corporation sponsors an eight-week program during which the names of 10 Hy-Vee stores are drawn each week. When a store is drawn, the store then gets to pull one name from its own in-store registration box. The Cherokee Hy-Vee Food Store is one of 220 Hy-Vee stores in the Midwest which participate in the annual promotion...
Junior High/Middle School Honor Bands to perform (10/26/09)
The 42nd annual Northwest Iowa Junior High/Middle School Honor Band festival will take place on Saturday, Nov. 7 in Storm Lake. Approximately 425 seventh and eight grade musicians from 44 Northwest Iowa schools auditioned on Oct. 17 for places in one of two equal bands. These two honor bands will rehearse during the day on Nov. 7 , then present a concert that evening at 6 p.m. in the Storm Lake High School Gymnasium...
RV fourth graders have visitors (10/26/09)
Mid-Sioux offers heating assistance (10/26/09)
Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc. will be taking applications through April 30, 2010 for the Low-income Home Energy Assistance Program (LiHEAP). This program is funded by the Department of Health and Human Services through the Iowa Department of Human Rights/DCAA, and has been established to help qualifying low-income Iowa homeowners and renters pay for a portion of their primary heating costs...
Eagle Groves rushes past Braves (10/26/09)
FORT DODGE - Eagle Grove clinched the 2009 Class 2A District 2 football championship with a 45-18 victory over Cherokee here Friday night, in a game moved from Eagle Grove to Fort Dodge Dodger Stadium and its artificial field turf because of recent heavy rains that have rendered many Northwest Iowa natural grass fields unplayable...
Net Fest Basketball Registration Deadlines Approaching (10/26/09)
AMES - The Iowa Sports Foundation will be hosting the 13th Annual Net Fest Basketball Tournament, sponsored by Bankers Trust, on November 21. The tournament will be held at the Lied Recreation Center on the campus of Iowa State University in Ames, and registration deadlines are quickly approaching. Teams can register by visiting www.IOWASPORTSFOUNDATION.org...
Swim Team finishes regular season (10/26/09)
The Storm Lake Swim Team, featuring several Cherokee swimmers, competed in their final regular season meet Thursday night in Carroll, swimming in a double dual with a very strong host team and a Boone team which, said Coach Jodi B. Mongan, "We were pretty competitive with, despite the final score."...
Rated Alta sweeps River Valley, 3-0 (10/26/09)
CORRECTIONVILLE - Rated Alta swept River Valley 3-0 in second-round Class 1A Regional Tournament volleyball action here last week. No game scores were submitted by either school. Kari Ludvigson led the Wolverines in hitting with a 21-24 performance and four kills, followed by Mackenzie Fitch 20-24 and three kills, Tonya Johnson 19-21 and six kills, Kaylea Simons 14-16 and four kills, and Lexie Chester 12-12 and two kills...
Loyalty Programs Yield Big Pay Days (10/26/09)
While it's exciting to cut your grocery bill significantly with coupons, there are great ways to save on non-food items, too, especially personal care and cleaning products. Many national drugstore chains offer what the retail industry refers to as "loyalty programs" that often feature special deals on items in these categories. These store loyalty programs include coupons for store credit that shoppers receive when they purchase one or more of the promoted products...
Lela M. Rose (10/26/09)
Lela M. Rose, 79, of Cleghorn, died Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009 in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee, following an extended illness. Services were held today at 10:30 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee. Msgr. Kenneth Seifried and Rev. ...
Extension Line (10/26/09)
The Rural Brain Drain, part 3 For the past two weeks I shared portions of an article entitled "The Rural Brain Drain" found in the October 6th edition of The Chronicle of Higher Education. This week's Part 3 focuses on actions that can be taken to address the concern. Part 3 of 3: What can be done to plug the brain drain?...
4-H and You (10/26/09)
The Youth and 4-H Committee is an integral part of Cherokee County 4-H. The Committee helps with coordinating the county program, assists in planning and conducting educational activities, develops policies, interprets rules and regulations, and assesses the needs of youth in the county...
Closing up for the season (10/26/09)
To those fortunate enough to own vacation or recreational property, now is the time to prepare for winter's onslaught and take proper exterior weatherization and security measures. Many of these tips also can apply to home owners who "batten down the hatch" outside their homes before winter sets in...