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Stories from Wednesday, January 20, 2010

'I love Cherokee and its people so much' (01/20/10)
The incredible sizzle of the 10th Anniversary of the recent Cherokee Jazz & Blues Festival is still percolating, according to this year's headliner, Mark Pender and his Band. Making his seventh appearance in Cherokee for the annual January Jazz & Blues Festival, Pender readily admits that he long ago fell in love with Cherokee and its people, and that, when it comes to hosting such an event, nobody does it better...
Central Bank announces Scholarship Extension (01/20/10)
Since 1992, the Dr. John W. Dewar Scholarship Fund has awarded a scholarship which provides money for college tuition over a four-year period to Cherokee Washington High School graduates, providing the recipient is a full-time student at an accredited college, vocational school or other post-high school institution...
It's for the birds (01/20/10)
The Cherokee County Chapter of Pheasants Forever has free shelled corn for wildlife in the county available. The wagon of shelled corn is located in the parking lot of Hy-Vee Food Store in Cherokee. Bring a pail and help yourself. Chapter President Tim Haupert notes that with the snow cover experienced this winter, many of the smaller wildlife are struggling to find necessary food. ...
Mardi Gras comes to Marcus (01/20/10)
Have you always wanted to go to Mardi Gras, but just didn't have the money or the ambition to fight the crowds in New Orleans? Well, this year you can join in the fun and you only have to drive to Marcus. Marcus will be celebrating Mardi Gras on Sat.Feb. 13 with a parade, gumbo, king cakes, hurricanes, prizes for the best costumes and "Karaoke with Maryoke."...
In the bag (01/20/10)
A small group of Cherokee County 4-H members and their parents have been shucking and bagging ear corn as part of a "squirrel corn" fundraising project. Shown making a delivery to the local Bomgaars store are (clockwise from upper right) Marlin, Maverick, Mitchell and Marshall Stief, Cavalier and Stockmen 4-H Club members. ...
K.C. Free Throw Contest held on Sunday (01/20/10)
Winners of the Knights Of Columbus Free Throw Contest,held in Cherokee on January 17, were, left to right, Jennifer Barritt, Kaely Hummel, Kaitlan Kennebeck, Emily Haselhoff, Tyler Richardson,Joshua Nichols, Jacob Husman and Jacob Fajardo. Photo contributed...
Recently wed (01/20/10)
Angela Rupp and Matthew Eiden of Cherokee are happy to announce that they were recently united in marriage. Photo by Pierson Photography.
4-H receives donation from Rodeo Board (01/20/10)
Recently, the Cherokee Rodeo Board presented a $5,000 check to the Cherokee County 4-H Clubs for the 4-H Facilities Building project. Photo contributed
Nelson gets 1st, 2nd at Dordt Indoor (01/20/10)
SIOUX CENTER - Morningside junior Kara Nelson, a Cherokee Washington High graduate, won the mile run at the Dordt College Invitational indoor track and field meet here on Saturday. Nelson's time of 5:22.37 beat out teammates Erin Keitges (5:27.23) and Tabiha Shepherd (5:36.27), who finished second and third in the event...
AGHSC wrestlers win double dual (01/20/10)
HOLSTEIN - The host Aurelia/Galva-Holstein/Schaller-Crestland (AGHSC) wrestling team captured both matches to win a double dual, also featuring Cherokee and Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn, here last week. The Stonecutters nicked MMC 39-36 in an entertaining match, then hammered Cherokee 57-16. MMC beat the Braves 31-24...
AGHSC finishes 7th at WVC Meet (01/20/10)
MOVILLE - The Aurelia/Galva-Holstein/Schaller-Crestland wrestling team competed in the tough Western Valley Conference Wrestling Tournament here on Saturday, and finished in 7th place out of 11 teams. Here are the final team standings: 1 - Logan-Magnolia, 249.0 pts.; 2 - OA-BCIG, 235.5 ; 3 - Woodbury Central, 159.0;...
Bulldogs lose two at Sioux Central (01/20/10)
SIOUX RAPIDS - The Aurelia Bulldogs played two Northwest Conference games against the host Sioux Central Rebels here on Friday, and it was a disappointing night for the Bulldogs, as both the girls and boys teams lost by 30 points or more. In the girls game , the final score was Sioux Central 66, Aurelia 27. ...
Ridge View boys win 1 of 3 games (01/20/10)
The Ridge View Raptors boys basketball team played three games recently, losing the first two before rebounding to win the third game. Last Thursday, the Raptors traveled to Kingsley for a Western Valley Conference match-up with Kingsley-Pierson. Ridge View coach Shannon Tesch said, "We had trouble getting things going in this one. Kingsley-Pierson shot the ball very well. It was a disappointing loss for us." The Hawks led all the way and won by a 67-61 score...
Cherokee girls clip South O'Brien (01/20/10)
PAULLINA - Winners of two of their last three games, the young Cherokee Washington High girls basketball squad is finding that winning is much more enjoyable than losing. Saturday night, Cherokee jumped out to a 9-0 lead in the first quarter to claim a 48-41 non-conference victory here over South O'Brien...
Tired Braves fall to Wolverines (01/20/10)
PAULLINA - Taken to the wall Friday night in a thrilling come-from-behind 64-53 overtime win over Lakes Conference arch-rival Storm Lake, the Cherokee Braves lacked energy and focus here Saturday night, on the way to a 46-41 loss to the talented South O'Brien boys...
Francis Eickholt (01/20/10)
Francis Eickholt, 73, of Cherokee, died Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010, at his home in Cherokee. Funeral services will be Friday, Jan. 22 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Anthon with Rev. Terry Roder officiating. Burial will be in Mt. St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery at Anthon with military graveside honors provided by the American Legion McNiff Post #389 of Anthon...
Reca Aldred Williams (01/20/10)
Reca Williams, age 91, of Muskogee, Okla. passed this life Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010 at Muskogee Regional Medical Center in Muskogee. Memorial services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, at the First United Methodist Church with Pastor Rusty Williams officiating...
Alta Erickson (01/20/10)
Alta Erickson, 99, of Cherokee, passed away on Jan. 15, 2010 at Country Side Estates in Cherokee. Funeral services were held on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cherokee. Pastor Jim Steen and Dr. Delmar Carlson officiated and burial was in the Liberty Township Cemetery at rural Meriden. ...
William Miller (01/20/10)
William "Bill" Miller, 59, of rural Marcus, died unexpectedly at his home on Friday, Jan. 15, 2010. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, at Peace Lutheran Church in Marcus. Rev. James Gruber officiated. Burial followed at Marcus Amherst Cemetery. ...
Extension Line (01/20/10)
Here's an opportunity for area farmers to assist non-profit organizations, such as the young people involved with the 4-H program, in each of our counties. A program sponsored by Monsanto's America's Farmers Grow Communities™ Project will give nearly $250,000 to organizations in Iowa...
Haitian Aid (01/20/10)
Avoiding those 'Four Foul Foods' (01/20/10)
Time off from work, out of your daily routine, coupled with an endless buffet of holiday feasts and treats before, during and after all the football bowl and playoff games, can leave people starting the New Year unhealthy and unfit. But, it doesn't have to be that way. There are many ways to keep people from looking like Santa Claus after the holidays...