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Stories from Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Christmas Snow Storm hits Cherokee (12/30/09)
Cherokee County was among the many Iowa counties hit by a snowstorm from Dec. 23 through Dec. 26, effectively canceling or postponing many scheduled family and public Holday celebrations. An estimated 18 - 20 inches struck, accompanied by blowing winds, making driving treacherous if not impossible...
CCLF accepting grant applications for 2010 (12/30/09)
The Cherokee County Legacy Foundation recently announced that the 2010 Cherokee County Legacy Foundation Grant Application is now availible. This grant form was developed to make the grant seeking process simpler and more efficient for nonprofits. It is available at the ISU Extension Office in Cherokee or you can mail requests to Sue Schwaller, ISU Extension Office, 209 Centennial Dr. Suite. A, Cherokee, IA, 51012...
Cherokee man faces federal child porn charges (12/30/09)
CHEROKEE -- A Cherokee man has been charged with transporting, receiving and possessing child pornography. Lucian Siepka, 56, has been charged with one count of transportation of child pornography, two counts of receipt of child pornography and three counts of possession of child pornography...
MMC wrestlers place 2nd in WEC (12/30/09)
AKRON - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn wrestlers crowned two champions and featured three runners-up at the recent War Eagle Conference Wrestling Tournament here. Sergeant Bluff-Luton won the team title with 229 points, followed by MMC 168, Akron-Westfield 151.5, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 144, West Sioux 139, and Hinton 73...
Bulldogs drop two at Charter Oak (12/30/09)
The Aurelia Bulldog basketball teams traveled to Charter Oak for a pre-Christmas non-conference doubleheader Tuesday night against the Charter Oak-Ute teams, and came out on the short end end in both contests. In the opener, the Bulldog girls lost to the Bobcats of the Western Valley South Conference by a score of 68-54. ...
Janice Lux (12/30/09)
Janice Lux, age 69, of Cherokee,passed away Friday, December 25, 2009 at her residence. Memorial services were held at 10:30 A.M., Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee,with Father Armand Bertrand officiating. Burial will be at a later date. Greenwood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.greenwoodfuneral.com...
Dale Lynn Fuhrman (12/30/09)
Dale Lynn Fuhrman, 67, Eden Prairie, Minn., died on Dec. 19, 2009. Funeral services were held on Dec. 22 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Andrew Lutheran Church at 13600 Technology Drive in Eden Prairie, Minn. Pastor Rod Anderson officiated. Interment as held at the Eden Prairie Cemetery in Eden Prairie, Minn...
Ramirez - Hernadez / daughter (12/30/09)
Raquel Ramirez and Hugo Hernandez of Storm Lake are the proud parents of a daughter, Nyla Lizeth Hernandez, who was born at 6:18 p.m. on December 21, 2009. Nyla weighed 6 lbs. 11 oz. and measured 19 1/2 inches long, and has one sister, Sevenasky Ramirez...
Peterson / son (12/30/09)
Cristie Peterson of Cherokee is happy to announce the birth of her son, Andrew Jacob Peterson, born at 7:06 p.m. on December 21, 2009. Andrew weighed 7 lbs. 15 oz. and measured 20 inches long at his birth. He has a sister, Isabella Ahlers, and his grandparents are Joe and Linda Peterson of Cherokee...
Hillman - Frye / daughter (12/30/09)
Kathleen Hillman and Luke Frye of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their second daughter, autumn Lane Frye, at 11:40 p.m. on December 26, 2009. autumn weighed 7 lbs. 12 oz. and measured 19 1/2 inches long, and has a big sister, Hannah. Her grandparents are Don and Lisa Hillman of Cherokee and Brian and Mary Frye of Cushing...
Bustos / son (12/30/09)
Naomi and Ricardo Bustos of Cherokee are the proud parents of their second son, Christian Andres Bustos, who was born at 5:08 p.m. on December 24, 2009. Christian weighed 7 lbs. 3 oz. and measured 18 1/2 inches long at his birth, and has a big brother, Alex Bustos...
Lundell - Patterson Engagement (12/30/09)
Mark and Ann Lundell of Cherokee are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Molly to Nathan Patterson, son of Mark and Betty Patterson of Cherokee. The bride and groom are both graduates of Cherokee Washington High School. ...
Bunt - Jo Engagement (12/30/09)
Michael and Ginny Bunt of Cleghorn are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Candace, to Brian Jo of Anaheim, California. Candace is a 1997 graduate of Cherokee Washington High School, and received her Bacherlor's degree in Exercise Physiology from William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey. She currently works as a Sports Performance Trainer and nanny in Southern California...
CAEDC Action Report (12/30/09)
2010 is just around the corner and this is a good time to review an earlier article from the Action Report. This will be a great year to learn something new to help strengthen your business. We recognize how difficult it is to find time in your already busy schedule to do some of these things. ...
Gray Matters: Resolutions for the New Year (12/30/09)
Bob Reed, devoted chronicler and promoter of our area, has written a delightful blog about New Year's resolutions, which I think needs a more extensive audience. With his permission I am paraphrasing a portion of it. His position on the matter is immediately obvious as he begins, "It's coming up again--the New Year. And with it...New Year's."...
Be ready for winter storms (12/30/09)
The ice and snow storm hitting much of the Midwest at Christmas time last week proves that we in the heartland are never free from dangerous winter storms until well into springtime. While total power outages don't happed very often, they do occur with enough frequency that should force families to be safely prepared if they're left in the cold and dark...