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Stories from Thursday, February 11, 2010

South O'Brien students raise $1,300 for Haiti (02/11/10)
South O'Brien Elementary School will be presenting a check to the American Red Cross in the amount of $1,300 on Feb. 19 at 9 a.m. at the elementary site in Primghar. This check will be in the amount of $1,300 after the elementary students participated in a change drive recently to aid victims in Haiti...
4-H Robot Camp helps kids learn about robotics technology (02/11/10)
Last week 12 students from the Cherokee Middle School's 5th and 6th grade youth found their engineering and creative skills from participating in a "Robot Camp for Kids!" sponsored by the ISU Extension 4-H Youth Development Program. The four-hour 4-H technology camp involved youth from the Cherokee Community School District...
February brings excitement to the Sanford Museum (02/11/10)
The Sanford Museum is proud to present the members of the Little Sioux Spinners & Weavers Guild as its February Artist (or Artists) of the Month. Until the end of February the Museum's East Gallery will host the artwork and craft projects of over 20 members of the Guild...
Chamber Coffee (02/11/10)
This week's Chamber Coffee will be held at the historical Cherokee Depot at 9:30 a.m. on Friday. The Depot is located 119 S. Fourth St.
Courthouse employees show support for National Wear Red Day (02/11/10)
To raise awareness among local women that heart disease is their number one health threat, Cherokee County Courthouse Employees recently joined the 'National Wear Red Day' campaign. According to Kristi Petersen, Auditor's Assistant, "Our simple act of wearing red is a great opportunity to reach out to women we see every day and alert them to their personal risk factors for heart disease. ...
Jocelyn Draper Benefit (02/11/10)
of fundraisers for Jocelyn Draper. Westwood Student Council will have a bake sale and Snow Cone/Hot Chocolate and Warm Chocolate Chip Cookie Table during the basketball games. Tuesday's game is Westwood vs. Ridge View. Proceeds to go to Jocelyn Draper and her family...
'Curves' food drive under way (02/11/10)
Curves of Cherokee is encouraging women in the area to show their philanthropic strength by participating in the annual Curves Food Drive. The club is offering incentives for both existing and potential members who participate. From March 1 to 31, Curves of Cherokee will collect non-perishable items...
Students from USD recognized (02/11/10)
VERMILLION, S.D. -- Students at The University of South Dakota and The University of South Dakota School of Law have been honored academically for the 2009 fall semester. The University named 1,444 students to the Dean's List while 337 part-time students received Academic Recognition honors. ...
Mid-Sioux's Comedy Night Celebrates Viva Las Vegas (02/11/10)
REMSEN, IA -- Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc. will be holding their 8th Annual Comedy Night Fundraiser Vegas style on Saturday, March 13. 2010, featuring Iowa comedian Ed Vos. The event will be held at the Avalon Ballroom in Remsen. Social hour begins as 6pm followed by a fabulous meal catered by Timmy's Catering at 7pm. The entertainment portion of the evening will begin at 8pm where Ed Vos will entertain everyone with his unique humor...
Morningside Announces 26 Football Recruits (02/11/10)
Sioux City - Morningside College head football coach Steve Ryan has announced the names of 26 high school recruits who will join the Mustangs for the 2010 season. The recruits are: J.J. Amick, a 6-1, 180 lb. wide receiver from Johnston, Iowa. ...
Braves lose heartbreaker to Le Mars (02/11/10)
Cherokee's Braves, playing their hearts out throughout four quarters of stellar Lakes Conference basketball, dropped an undeserved 58-57 verdict to 10th-ranked Le Mars here on Monday night. The 14-3 Bulldogs, rated 10th in Class 3A, trailed the hustling Braves at every break, but managed to overcome an early 14-0 deficit, and outscored the Braves 16-14 in the fateful fourth quarter to sneak away with the win...
Le Mars clips battling WHS girls (02/11/10)
The young Cherokee Washington High girls basketball team, still struggling to find an identity in the rugged Lakes Conference, with a schedule packed with rated teams, played visiting Le Mars to the wall here Monday night before falling 34-30 in the final seconds...
Doris J. Humphrey (02/11/10)
Doris J. Humphrey, 76, of Cherokee, passed away Monday, Feb. 8, 2010, at the Happy Siesta Care Center in Remsen. Funeral services for Doris, along with her husband Frank Humphrey, who passed away on Jan. 19, 2010, will be held at Immaculate Conception Church in Cherokee at a later date in the spring. Online condolences may be sent to www.greenwoodfuneral.com...
Spence - Casaday / son (02/11/10)
Angela Spence and Earl Casaday of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their son, Aidan James Casaday, who was born at 2:23 a.m. on February 2, 2010. Aidan weighed 8 lbs. 2 oz. and measured 20 inches long, and his grandpaents are Michelle Pedersen of Cherokee and Earl and Sandra Casaday of Sioux City...
Lewis / daughter (02/11/10)
Nate and Amy Lewis of Aurelia are happy to announce the birth of their second child, a daughter. Bryn Ann Lewis was born at 6:39 p.m. on January 26, 2010, weighed 7 lbs., and measured 21 inches long. She was welcomed home by her big brother, Coy. Grandparents are Steve and Kelli Hirschman of Aurelia and Kent and Becky Lewis of Aurelia. ...
At the Library (02/11/10)
Children's Library Corner Here's something to smile about. There's only 37 days until the first day of Spring. "And now for the rest of the story" as Paul Harvey would say. The Cherokee Public Library continues to offer programs for different aged children. Every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. children ages three to five years old can come and listen to stories, do finger plays, action rhymes, sing songs and do a simple craft during Preschool Story Time...
Winter Priorities (02/11/10)
Preparing bedroom for a surprise guest (02/11/10)
Before your young college graduate finds his/her career choice, that special someone, or that chosen geographic location, you may want to think about getting that extra bedroom ready for a surprise guest. According to a recent survey, more than 48 percent of college graduates are returning home to live for at least six months. ...