Auction/dance to benefit Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (04/15/10)
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Stories from Thursday, April 15, 2010
Marcus Cub Scouts hold Pinewood Derby (04/15/10)
Cub Scout Pack 113 held their annual Pinewood Derby at the Scout House in the basement of City Hall with a large turnout. Scouts, Scout leaders and family filled the room as Derby Cars almost screamed down the track. Cub Scout Cory Bouschard kept the stats and as fellow Scout member, Mike Dias started each race...
Cherokee All School Art Show (04/15/10)
The Cherokee All- School Art Show will be held at the Western Iowa Tech Community College Conference Center starting on Monday, April 19 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. The show will continue on Tuesday, April 20 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The show will finish on Wednesday, April 4 p.m. to 7 p.m...
Chamber Coffee (04/15/10)
This week's Chamber Coffee ( 9:30 a.m. on Friday) will be hosted by Ludvigson Chiropractic at 925 N. 2nd Street, and will also be a red-ribbon cutting.
Aurelia School/Community Reunion scheduled for July (04/15/10)
AURELIA - Every five years, the community of Aurelia celebrates its proud heritage with a weekend full of fun and reminiscing at the All-School/Community Reunion, and that time is coming again this summer on July 16-17. The fun this year will begin with two dances on Friday night (July 16). Charles Wharton has graciously offered to provide a band to play "big band era" music for a dance at the Aurelia Community Center, beginning at 7 p.m...
Ducommon joins Cherokee Regional Clinic (04/15/10)
Cherokee Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce that Lisa Ducommon, ARNP, will be joining the Cherokee Regional Clinic providers on May 3, 2010. Lisa will take the place of Linda Lewis in serving patients primarily in the Holstein clinic. As a mid-level provider, Lisa's patients have included newborns, children, adolescents, adults and geriatric patients. ...
National Economics Challenge (04/15/10)
A group of students from Washington High School were recently selected to participate in the "National Economics Challenge." These students qualified to participate at the state competition on April 1 on the campus of the University of Northern Iowa. ...
CAEDC Action Report (04/15/10)
Much of the information shared in this article comes directly from the Census 2010 website (www.2010census.org). I hope if you have time you will take a moment to go there and check it out for yourself or if you wish to speak to someone at the Census Bureau call 1-800-923-8282...
CSWCD to meet (04/15/10)
The Cherokee Soil & Water Conservation District will be having a meeting via conference call on Friday, April 16th at 9 a.m. Phones will be available for public comment at the USDA Service Center - 314 Lake Street in Cherokee. Individuals with disabilities and/or special needs should notify Tracy Rasmussen at 225-4151 of their need for special services far enough in advance of the meeting to enable services to be secured...
'Protecting children is a community's responsibilty' (04/15/10)
To spread the word that April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, several local organizations - including Parent Partners, M.O.M.'s, Family Circles, and Cherokee Healthy Families - recently met on the Cherokee Courthouse lawn to remind Cherokee County that "protecting children is a community's responsibilty." The "Pinwheels for Prevention" were "planted" by group members in the shape of the "Prevent Child Abuse Ribbon." The groups hope that this display will increase public awareness that child abuse can be prevented and that it "takes a village to raise a child." For more information, please contact Melony Storm at email@example.com or call 225-6941.. ...
Braves 3rd in Tomahawk Relays (04/15/10)
The Cherokee Braves racked up four first-place finishes, including double winner Brock Dagel in the throws, to claim third place in the Class 1A competition of the 2010 Tomahawk Relays in Cherokee Saturday. South O'Brien used team depth and five runner-up finishes to place second in the team race, with Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn tying for sixth place with three firsts, and Aurelia finishing ninth in the 9-team field...
Mud, Fun, and Running (04/15/10)
AMES -- The Iowa Sports Foundation will be hosting the 2010 ISF Mud Run, presented by the University of Iowa, on Saturday, May 8 at Sleepy Hollow Sports Park in Des Moines. Runners, athletes, kids, moms and dads are all invited to join in the fun of this unique trail running race. Register online or download an entry form at www.iowasportsfoundation.org ...
NW Conference Girls Golf Meet Results (04/15/10)
The first round of the Northwest Conference girls golf tournament was played on the Aurelia Golf Club course on Tuesday. The Alta girls took team honors with a team total of 195 strokes, led by meet medalist Annie Andersson's round of 46 and runner-up medalist Courtney Van Haaften's 49. Sioux Central finished second, with a team total of 228...
BV Raceway 2010 Schedule (04/15/10)
ALTA - Weather permitting, the Buena Vista Raceway at Alta will open with a kickoff "Test and Tune" event at noon on Sunday April 25, and the 2010 racing season opener will be May 5, with action on Wednesdays throughout the remainder of the summer. 2010 special events include the Hobby Stocks King of the Hill on May 12; Military Appreciation Night on May 26; the Faster Pastor races on June 2; a special race on June 16, with NASCAR favorite Kenny Wallace on hand; the Midseason Championship on June 23; the Built For Modified King of the Hill on July 7; the Buena Vista County Fair Races on July 22; Kids' Gold Rush on July 28; and the Season Championships on August 11.. ...
Herbert Rasmussen (04/15/10)
Herbert Rasmussen, age 82, of Storm Lake, died April 12, 2010 at Buena Vista Manor in Storm Lake. Funeral services were held today at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mark Lutheran Church in Storm Lake. Visitation was on Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. Burial was in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Aurelia with Military Rites...
Thorborg - Carstens Engagement (04/15/10)
Sara Thorborg and Rory Carstens of Holstein are happy to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding, which will be on July 3, 2010.
Library News (04/15/10)
National Library Week seems like a good time to write about a book discussion group. READit (Read, Eat And Discuss it) takes place each Thursday morning at the Cherokee Public Library. Each participant brings at least one book they're reading and we take turns talking. The books do not need to be library copies...
Your dream tax form (04/15/10)
Injuries leading cause of Iowa deaths (04/15/10)
Injuries are a leading cause of death among Iowans, with more than 1,500 injury-caused deaths each year - more than four per day - according to an inaugural report recently released by the Iowa Department of Public Health and the University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center...