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Stories from Thursday, April 1, 2010

Ouch bags become a hit (04/01/10)
The "Anti-Ouch Pouch" has become a hit and the Cherokee Quilt Batts took it upon themselves to make many of these bags for women who are cancer survivors. The bag was designed by Deon Mass and dedicated to her mother, Doris Lock, who had taught her to sew. Both women are breast cancer survivors and members of the American Sewing Guild...
O'Brien County celebrates Arbor, Earth Days in April (04/01/10)
The month of April brings with it the spirit of planting trees and caring for the outdoors. The O'Brien County Conservation Board is planning two events to help celebrate Arbor Day and Earth Day. On Thursday, April 8 beginning at 6:30 p.m. "Terrific Trees" will be held at the Prairie Heritage Center. ...
Iowa Artists Art Show scheduled for April 17 (04/01/10)
SPENCER - The Iowa Artists annual Area 1 & 4 Art Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 17 at Arts on Grand in Spencer. The show is open to all area artists age 18 and older. Counties in Area 1 & 4 are Cherokee, Lyon, Dickinson, Emmett, Sioux, Woodbury, Ida, Sac, Monona, Osceola, O'Brien, Clay, Palo Alto, Plymouth, Buena Vista, and Crawford...
Early Education Symposium on tap (04/01/10)
LE MARS - Northwest Early Childhood Iowa, formerly known as NW Iowa Community Empowerment, will host its fifth annual Early Education Symposium from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 10 at the Le Mars Convention Center, Lower Level. The Symposium focuses on engaging early childhood providers and giving them tools to help with the development of young children in home daycare, childcare centers, and preschool settings...
Chamber Coffee (04/01/10)
2010 Spring Sports Schedule - MMC (04/01/10)
Monday, April 5, Remsen St. Mary's at home Tuesday, April 6, Western Christian there Thursday, April 8, Hinton there Tuesday, April 13, Unity Christian at home Thursday, April 15, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn there Monday, April 19, Spalding Catholic at home...
2010 South O'Brien Spring Sports Schedule (04/01/10)
Monday, April 5, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn at Primghar Thursday, April 8, Gehlen Catholic at Primghar Monday, April 12, Remsen Union at Remsen Thursday, April 15, Spalding Catholic at Primghar Saturday, April 17, Unity Christian at Landsmeer Golf Club Monday, April 19, Sergeant Bluff-Luton at Sergeant Bluff...
2010 Ridge View (Galva-Holstein/Schaller Crestland) Spring Sports Schedule (04/01/10)
Tuesday, April 6, WVC Meet at OA-BCIG Monday, April 12, WVC Meet at Holstein Tuesday, April 13, OA-BCIG there Monday, April 19, WVC Meet at Kingsley Tuesday, April 20, Aurelia and Kingsley-Pierson at Holstein Saturday, April 24, Aurelia Invitational...
2010 Spring Sports Schedule - River Valley (04/01/10)
Tuesday, April 6, Conference Meet at Ida Grove Monday, April 12, Conference Meet at Holstein Monday, April 19, Conference Meet at Kingsley-Pierson Monday, April 26, Conference Meet at Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto Monday, May 3, Conference Meet at Woodbury Central...
2010 Spring Sports Schedule for Cherokee Washington High School (04/01/10)
Tuesday, April 13 at LeMars/Spirit Lake Saturday, April 17 at Spencer Invitational Monday, April 19 at home Hull Western Tuesday, April 20 at Newell-Fonda/Storm Lake Friday, April 23 at Aurelia/MMC Saturday, April 24 at Aurelia Invitational Tuesday, April 26 at Storm Lake/Spencer...
2010 Spring Sports Schedule for Aurelia High School (04/01/10)
Boys' Golf Tuesday, April 6, East Sac at Aurelia Tuesday, April 13, Newell-Fonda there Monday, April 19, Laurens there Tuesday, April 20, K-P, G-H at Holstein Thursday, April 22, Lake Creek there Friday, April 23, Cherokee, MMC at Aurelia Saturday, April 24, Aurelia Invitational...
Keane - Cave Engagement (04/01/10)
Joe and Betty Keane of Defiance announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Sarah Jean, to Brad James Cave of Marcus, the son of Gene and Patti Cave of Remsen. Sarah is a 2003 graduate of Irwin-Kirkman-Manilla High School and a 2007 graduate of Western Iowa Tech in Sioux City. She is currently employed as a physical therapy assistant at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake...
Extension Line (04/01/10)
With the recent warm weather, I'm going to take a chance to discuss spring garden chores. Some important springtime chores include applying preemergence herbicides to lawns, dividing perennials, pruning roses, and many others. Applying Preemergence Herbicide to Lawn: The key to successful control of crabgrass in lawns is the correct timing of the preemergence herbicide application. ...
Library News (04/01/10)
National Library Week has been celebrated in libraries across the United State since 1958. It is sponsored by the American Library Association as a time to recognize our nation's libraries and to appreciate their contributions to communities. This year National Library Week takes place from April 11-17...
Postal service (04/01/10)
Free Arbor Day shade trees (04/01/10)
The ideal way to celebrate National Arbor Day is to plant trees, and the Arbor Day Foundation wants people all across America to participate. As a way to celebrate, everyone who joins the nonprofit Foundation during the month of April will receive 10 free shade trees. National Arbor Day and Iowa's Arbor Day is celebrated on the last Friday in April, which is April 30 this year...