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Stories from Friday, March 19, 2010

New Chiropractic Practice Opening Monday (03/19/10)
Cherokee Washington graduate (Class of 2001) Kayla (Hatch) Ludvigson has returned to her hometown to open a chiropractic practice. Ludvigson, the daughter of Cam and Susan Hatch of Cherokee, earned her Bachelors degree in athletic training at the University of Iowa, then earned her Doctor of Chiropractic degree and Certificate of Acupuncture at Northwestern Health sciences in Bloomington, Minnesota in November 2009...
Flooding closes roads around Cherokee (03/19/10)
A fast-moving rise in the Little Sioux River between 2 p.m. and midnight Wednesday has flooded and closed several area roads and streets in and around Cherokee. By Wednesday evening, U.S. Highway 59 south, near the Little Sioux River bridge in Cherokee, was closed to flooding, as was East Main Street and several other side streets in the river's vicinity. They remained closed throughout Thursday and this morning. Some rural roads were also flooded...
Anderson announces bid for Iowa Senate (03/19/10)
At a gathering at the Daryl Bunch Agency in Cherokee on Wednesday, Bill Anderson of Pierson announced that he will run as a Republican candidate for the Iowa State Senate seat from District 27. The District covers the Northern Part of Woodbury County, the Eastern part of Plymouth County, and all of Cherokee County. The current Senator, Ron Wieck (R-Sioux City), has announced that he will not seek re-election in 2010...
Final Sermons a la Carte March 24 (03/19/10)
The mid-week Lenten Sermons a la Carte series at Memorial Presbyterian Church will come to an end for this year on Wednesday, with the sermon "Destination Sign: Where Are We Headed?" by Pastor Jim Steen from Bethlehem Lutheran Church. His message is based on the scripture readings Mark 6:31-33 and Luke 9:51...
Times Gone By (03/19/10)
To the Editor of The Homestead. Fifty years ago there was some excuse for bad roads, for the country was new and poor. Now there is no excuse, for the people are well to do and are able to provide the roads. A good road is always to be desired. It is a real source of comfort to travel over the level highway, while it is a source of aggravation to go bumping along over rough and rutty roads...
Aurelia Youth League needs teams for June 12 Peewee Tourney (03/19/10)
The Aurelia Youth League is looking for peewee teams to play in their June 12 baseball tournament This is scheduled to be a Round-Robin Tourney. We are looking for a minimum of 6 teams. 1st & 2nd place teams will receive Olympic style medals. For each additional 3 teams over 6, we will add a trophy. Sign-up form and $100 registration fee is required by Friday, May 28th. $10 discount if registered prior to May 14th...
Aurelia Youth League Early-Bird Girls Tournament May 15th (03/19/10)
Girls' Majors Early-Bird Round-Robin Tourney will be played on Saturday May 15. Tournament organizers are looking for six , and the first and secondteams will receive Olympic style medals. For each additional 3 teams over 6, we will add a trophy. Sign-up form and $100 registration fee is required by Friday, April 30th. $10 discount if registered prior to Apr 16th...
Aurelia Youth League needs teams for May 22 tourney (03/19/10)
A Girls' Minors Early-Bird Round-Robin Tourney will be held in Aurelia on Saturday May 22. The organizers are looking for a minimum of six teams. 1st & 2nd place winners will receive Olympic style medals. For each three additional teams over 6, we will add a trophy. Sign-up form and $100 registration fee is required by Friday, May 7th. $10 discount if registered prior to Apr 23th...
Helen Mathis (03/19/10)
Helen Mathis, 91, of Aurelia, passed away Thursday, March 18, at Cherokee Villa Nursing & Rehab Center. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, March 20, at 1:30 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Pastor Bruce Rapp will officiate. Burial will be in the Cedar Cemetery at a late date. There will be no visitation. Online condolences can be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com...
Jerra Hons (03/19/10)
Jerra Hons, 79, of Kingsley, passed away early Monday evening, March 15, 2010, at the Sanford Regional Hospital in Worthington,Minn., following a sudden illness. A "Celebration of Life" memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 20, 2010, at the United Methodist Church in Kingsley, with the Rev. Roger Kurtenbach officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date in the Kingsley City Cemetery...
Doris Laursen (03/19/10)
Funeral services for Doris E. Laursen, 73, of Cherokee, formerly of Spencer and Rush City, Minn., were held on Thursday, March 18, 2010, at the Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia, with Pastor Missy Brown officiating. There was no visitation. The Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia was in charge of funeral arrangements...
Van D. Parker (03/19/10)
Van D. Parker, age 83, of Alta, passed away on Saturday, March 13, 2010 at his residence in Alta Trinity Lutheran Church in Alta. Military Rites were conducted by Alta VFW Post 6172. Burial will be at a later date. The Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home in Alta is in charge of the arrangements...
Tough Pill to Swallow? (03/19/10)
Take control of driving habits (03/19/10)
Every 13 minutes, someone dies on America's roads, amounting to more than 40,000 deaths consistently each year. Traffic crashes are the leading killer of people ages 1-34, and the real calamity here is how complacent our nation has become about these very preventable tragedies...