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Stories from Wednesday, March 10, 2010

IHSADA honors MMC's Brighton (03/10/10)
The Iowa High School Athletic Directors Association is proud to recognize Mark Brighton as the 2010 Iowa High School Athletic Directors Association Middle School Athletic Director of the Year. Mark Brighton graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Westmar College in 1987 with a double major in physical education and elementary education. He completed his Masters Degree in educational administration from Drake University in 1995...
National Wa-Tan-Ye Week (03/10/10)
This week the Wa-Tan-Ye service organization is out promoting the National Wa-Tan-Ye week. This year Cherokee Mayor Mark Murphy issued a proclamation declaring this week as Wa-Tan-Ye Week in Cherokee. As part of their promotion the Wa-Tan-Ye invites the public to come and learn more about their organization through their display at the American Theater. ...
Home Show winner - (03/10/10)
On Saturday, Steve Nelson of Meriden registered to win a Pilot Rock picnic table that was being given as the grand prize at the 2010 Chronicle Times Home Show. On Monday Nelson received his prize and in return donated the picnic table to the Cherokee County Conservation Department that will be placing the table for all to use at Martin's Access. ...
Aurelia Board sets Budget Hearing (03/10/10)
The Aurelia School District Board of Education discussed the proposed Budget for the 2010-2011 school year at their regular monthly meeting Monday night and set a date for a public hearing on the proposed budget. Total revenues for the District are $3.532 million; total resources $4.764 million, and the proposed tax rate (per $1,000 taxable valuation) is 11.473...
Chamber Bowling Outing March 27 (03/10/10)
The sixth annual Cherokee Chamber of Commerce Bowling Outing is scheduled for Saturday, March 27, at 6 p.m. at the Cherokee Bowl. Cost is $20 per person and includes the four-person team format tournament, a large pizza per team, a pitcher of soda or beer, and prizes galore. Bowling shoe rental is not included...
Marcus Fair Board Fish Fry Friday (03/10/10)
MARCUS - The Marcus Community Fair board will be hosting a Fish Fry on Friday, March 12, at the Marcus Community Center from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m Menu includes fish, cheesy potatoes, green beans, coleslaw, dinner rolls, assorted bars and milk. Tickets can be purchased at the door...
Citizen of the Year to be announced Saturday (03/10/10)
The naming of the Cherokee Citizen of the Year will be one of the highlights at Saturday evening's Cherokee Recognition Banquet at the Western Iowa Tech Conference Center. The annual selection is made from candidates suggested by the public. Last year's Citizen of the Year was Bev Anderson Zieman. Below is a list of previous recipients of the honor:...
Conservation Corner (03/10/10)
In the wildlife management world, there really aren't any habitat projects you can complete where once it's established you can walk away from it and have great results for many years to come. The best wildlife benefits come from performing habitat management on an annual, regular basis. Here are a few quick habitat management tips that will produce great results for you...
MMC Swing Show Tuesday (03/10/10)
MARCUS - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Music Department will present their annual Swing Show at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 16, in the MMC Commons. The Swing Show will feature the award-winning MMC Jazz Band and Jazz Choirs. Admission is free.
Goodwill Trailer a success in Washta (03/10/10)
SIOUX CITY - Goodwill Industries of Sioux City thanks the many donors who contributed to the recent Ambassador Drive in Washta. During the last Ambassador Drive, Washta community Ambassador volunteers helped collect 1,106 pounds of donated materials which will be distributed to any or all of the 16 Goodwill regional store locations...
Cherokee County man wins $20,000 Lottery Prize (03/10/10)
DES MOINES -- A Cherokee County man won a $20,000 prize playing the lottery's "$35 Million Cash Spectacular" instant-scratch game. Steven Schachterle of Marcus claimed his prize Monday at the Iowa Lottery's regional office in Storm Lake. He purchased his winning ticket at Casey's, 4801 Hwy. 143 in Marcus...
Free, independent web course: Take Control of Your Money (03/10/10)
Iowans who want more for their money, are tired of being in debt or want to accomplish something different financially, should try Iowa State University Extension's newly updated free course - Take Control of Your Money. "The course is great for those whose finances are changing, who are just starting out on their own or who want to turn over a new leaf by truly being in control of their money," said Barbara Wollan, an ISU Extension family resource management specialist. ...
CYSBA seeking volunteer labor (03/10/10)
The dedicated Cherokee Youth Summer Ball Association (CYSBA) that organizes and manages all of Cherokee's youth baseball and softball programs, is forming a valuable new "Physical Labor Committee." CYSBA is in the process of organizing such a committee to help with preparing the CYSBA ball fields for the season...
Bernie Saggau Award of Merit (03/10/10)
Three outstanding examples of Iowa spirit have been at halftime of the Class 4A Iowa Boys State Basketball Championship game at the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines on Saturday. Mr. Kanaby has been Executive Director of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) since 1993. ...
One last Winter Memory (03/10/10)
These Cherokee track athletes took time out of their strenuous pre-season workout to pay homage to the rapidly-melting winter season. Photo by Paul Struck
Basketball lettermen (03/10/10)
The varsity lettermen for the 2009-10 Cherokee Braves basketball team were recognized by coach Bob Lee at the team's post-season potluck in the WHS Commons last week. Front row, left to right, Zac Woods, Matt Pitts, Cole Renken, John Hunt. Middle, Nolan Sampson, Jakob Hummel, Kyle Schuck, Cody Ege, Seth Mahnke, Cory Bryant. Back, Nick Parker, Brock Dagel. Photo by Paul Struck...
Larry Eugene Sargent (03/10/10)
Larry Eugene Sargent, the son of Lester L. and Mary B. (Robeson) Sargent, was born on November 4, 1947, in Cherokee, Iowa. He graduated from Washta-Quimby (Iowa) High School in 1967, and attended Western Iowa Tech Community College in Sioux City, Iowa, studying Auto Mechanics. ...
Ruby A. Webb (03/10/10)
Ruby A. Webb, 86,Cherokee, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, March 6, 2010. Funeral services will be held today at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Chaplain Don Agostine will officiate. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. ...
Frehse - Appleby / son (03/10/10)
Brooke Frehse and Brent Appleby of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their son, Carter David Appleby, born at 11:31 a.m. on March 2, 2010. Carter weighed 7 lbs. 11 oz. and measured 21 inches long at his birth, and was welcomed home by his older brothers, Evan and Macaib Appleby. Grandparents are David and Linda Appleby of Cherokee and Steven and Gloria Frehse of Nemaha...
Steffes / daughter (03/10/10)
Tim and Ronita Steffes of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Abigail Patricia Steffes, at 3:17 p.m. on February 26, 2010. Abigail weighed 7 lbs. 9 oz. and measured 19 1/2 inches long. She was welcomed home by her sisters, Jillian and Makayla, and her brother, Emmet. Grandparents are Bob and Sherill Glassmaker of Marcus and Daryl and Pat Steffes of Granville. Helen Glassmaker of Cleghorn is her great-grandmother...
Schueder - DeWitt Engagement (03/10/10)
Dan and Charlotte Schueder of Cherokee are proud to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Erica to Nathan De Witt, son of Stacia and Mike Schuur and Kerry and Coral De Witt, all of Sioux City. Erica is a 2005 Washington High School graduate and a 2009 Western Iowa Tech graduate, with a degree in Administrative Office Management. She currently lives in Sioux City and is employed full-time at Sioux Valley Community Credit Union...
Gray Matters: Looking Forward To Spring (03/10/10)
I don't know about you, but I can scarcely wait for spring. Here, however, we don't want to wish too hard. If the spring thaw comes too rapidly there is a real threat of flooding and this area couldn't survive another of those disasters. For that reason I am turning my spring thoughts to the Texas Hill Country. ...
The Spaced Out Program (03/10/10)
Arbor Day trees great idea (03/10/10)
There's no better way to celebrate the arrival of spring than by planting trees, and the Arbor Day Foundation is making it easy for people to participate. Everyone who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in March will receive 10 free white flowering dogwood trees. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Foundation's Trees for America campaign...