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Stories from Friday, February 12, 2010

Timmerman to speak about 'My Life as a Pro' Saturday (02/12/10)
Adam Timmerman, Cherokee resident and Washington High alumnus (Class of 1989) will be the featured speaker at a program at the Sanford Museum Saturday at 7:30 p.m. His main topic will be about what he did after his graduation from South Dakota State University, where he excelled in the classroom and was also a consensus Division II All American for two years, with All-Academic Honors for three years, and was selected Division II Offensive Lineman of the Year his senior season...
'Great Pancake Day Race' to encore Tuesday in Cherokee (02/12/10)
Last year, a St. Paul's United Methodist Church adult Sunday School class discussion about Easter and Lent traditions cooked up an intriguing Cherokee event that promised and delivered both immense fun and celebration in conjunction with the Lenten Season...
Times Gone By (02/12/10)
Aurelia Kindergarten Assessment March 5 (02/12/10)
The Aurelia Kindergarten Assessment for students beginning kindergarten in the fall of 2010 will be held on Friday, March 5, 2010. Children must be five years of age on or before September 15, 2010 in order to be eligible to enroll in kindergarten. During the session, children and their parents will have an opportunity to visit the kindergarten room, visit with the teachers and have various assessments. ...
Register now for April ACT test (02/12/10)
IOWA CITY, IOWA--Registration is now open for the April 10, 2010 ACT achievement test. Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register before March 5, 2010. The ACT is a curriculum-based achievement exam. It tests what students have actually learned in school, not their aptitude for learning. ...
Cherokee girls start tournament play Saturday (02/12/10)
The Cherokee Washington High School varsity girls' basketball team will start on the 2010 Tournament Trail Saturday, when they travel to Orange City Unity Christian to take on the host team in Class 2A Regional Tournament action.
District wrestling tourneys Saturday (02/12/10)
The table is set for the Class 2A District Wrestling competition Saturday in Cherokee, with 11 Northwest Iowa teams represented by grapplers placing either first or second at last week's Sectional action in Holstein and Sheldon. The wrestling begins at noon Saturday at the Washington High gym here, with Cherokee qualifying Sectional champion Patrick Loughlin at 171 pounds, and runner-up Jack Letsche at 135...
Coaching authorization and Endorsement Program offered in June (02/12/10)
The Iowa Girls' High School Athletic Union, in partnership with the Iowa Farm Bureau and Heartland Area Education Agency is offering the sixth annual coaching authorization and endorsement program June 14 -- 17, 2010 at Drake University. The program provides the opportunity for 80 individuals to earn their coaching authorization or endorsement. ...
Evelyn E. Martin Willis (02/12/10)
Evelyn E. Martin Willis, passed away Feb. 2, 2010 at age 88 in Chandler, Ariz. Contributions in her name may be made to Hospice of the Valley, Phoenix, Ariz. or The Alzheimer's Association. Graveside services in Cherokee will be scheduled at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Messinger Indian School Mortuary, Scottsdale, Ariz...
Hanson / daughter (02/12/10)
Tim and Erin Hanson of Sac City are happy to announce the birth of their first child, a daughter, McKayla Marie. McKayla was born on January 16, 2010, weighed 9 lbs. 3 oz., and measured 21 1/2 in. long. Her grandparents are Mark and Sue Puhrmann of Newell and Tom and Penny Hanson of Perry, and her great-grandparents are Eggert and Inez Thompson of Newell and Sally Puhrmann of Cherokee...
Casey - Mc Cuiston / daughter (02/12/10)
Derek Casey and Tiffany McCuiston of Des Moines are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, McCaelyn Rae Casey, at 11:07 a.m. on Feb. 2, 2010. McCaelyn weighed 9 lbs. 1 oz. and measured 20 1/2 inches. Her grandparents are Steven and Susan Casey of Cherokee, Donna and Tony McCallion of Naperville, Ill., and Mickey and Melany McCuiston of Murray, Ky. Great-grandparents are Pat and Brenda Smith of Almo, Ky. and Sarah and the late Max McCuiston of Murray, Ky...
Snowmageddon (02/12/10)
Cutting home energy costs (02/12/10)
If you're looking to cut back on energy consumption, make sustainable choices and save up to 20 percent a year in heating and cooling costs, think about air sealing your home. As our brutal winter weather persists and temperatures rise and fall, homes tend to expand and contract, creating gaps that leave an incomplete "building envelope."...