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Stories from Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Look what they got at the Circus ! (04/21/10)
The second grade students from Cherokee Roosevelt Elementary School recently attended the Shrine Circus in Sioux City. The school thanks the Cherokee merchants for the generous donation of tickets. The students bought a busload of souvenirs to take back to Cherokee. Photo contributed...
Red Ribbon at Ludvigson Chiropractic (04/21/10)
Kayla Ludvigson, owner of Ludvigson Chiropractic at 795 N. Second St. in Cherokee, cuts the red ribbon Friday, signifying the opening of her new business. Present for the occasion were Kayla's mom and dad, Sue and Cam Hatch, Chamber Executive Director Julie Herring-Kent, and several members of the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce. Photo by Dan Whitney...
Community Theater auditions Monday (04/21/10)
The Cherokee Community Theater will present the musical "Annie" this summer, and auditions for roles will be held next week. The play has roles for 6-10 girls, ages 6 to 12. as well as a number of teen/adult roles, including Daddy Warbucks, President Roosevelt, Miss Hannigan, Rooster, a number of servants and other "walk-on" and "crowd" parts...
Cherokee County Parks open for season (04/21/10)
All Cherokee County Parks are now open for the 2010 season except for Ranney Knob Area located west of Washta. Clean up efforts are currently underway there from the large deposits of silt from the recent flooding of the Little Sioux River. For 50-plus years, the Cherokee County Conservation Board (CCCB) has made it possible for people to enjoy the Cherokee County Parks...
Seeking 2010 Fair Queen candidates (04/21/10)
It is now time to sign up to be a candidate for the 2010 Cherokee County Fair Queen Contest. Girls must be between the ages of 16 (as of August 1, 2010) and 20. You do not need to be a 4-H member. All Cherokee County young ladies are eligible and encouraged to enter...
Cherokee County Legacy Foundation Grants over $96,000 (04/21/10)
An invitation to Danny's restaurant for dinner recently was an offer too good to refuse for representatives receiving grant funds from this year's Cherokee County Legacy Foundation (CCLF) distribution. Some 14 of 19 qualifying organizations sent members who not only enjoyed dinner and dessert, but also donations for their various projects. Legacy grants ranging from $1,400 to $10,000 were awarded to individual groups throughout the county...
Morton joins National Honor Society (04/21/10)
Sampson 4th at Sioux City Relays (04/21/10)
SIOUX CITY - Because of the scheduled Cherokee Washington High prom Saturday, the Braves sent just two athletes to the annual Sioux City Relays. Nolan Sampson paced the Braves two-man team with a 6-2 high jump - good enough for fourth place in Class B. Sampson also finished 18th in the 110 high hurdles in a time of 18.34...
Tennis Braves fall to Lakes foes (04/21/10)
The Cherokee Braves, defending Lakes Conference champions, showed continued improvement despite losing two hotly-contested Lakes Conference boys tennis matches last week. The Braves lost a heart-breaking 5-4 decision to visiting Storm Lake Thursday night, and then had to come right back in a weather-make-up match at Spencer Friday night, where they tumbled 6-3...
Kara Nelson places in 2 events at Sioux City Relays (04/21/10)
SIOUX CITY - Cherokee Washington alumnus Kara Nelson, a junior at Morningside College, placed in two events in the College Division of the Sioux City Relays, which were run last Friday and Saturday at Elwood Olsen Stadium here. Nelson, the daughter of Jim and Sue Nelson of Cherokee, finished third in the women's 3,000 meter steeplechase, with a time of 11:24.99 and also finished fifth in the 5,000 meter run, with a time of 17:58.99. ...
Hershey Youth Track & Field Meet (04/21/10)
The Cherokee Parks and Recreation Department reminds everyone that the date for the annual Hershey Youth Track and Field Meet is fast approaching. This FREE meet will be held at George Hicks Field in Cherokee on Monday, April 26. Registration will begin at 5 p.m.,with the meet to begin at 5:45 p.m. This event is open to all area boys and girls between the ages of 9 and 14 years of age, and the children must be that age by December 31, 2010...
Golf Braves 5th at Spencer invite (04/21/10)
SPENCER - The Cherokee Braves placed fifth at Saturday's Spencer Golf Invitational, with Paxton O'Connor leading the way for the Braves with a 76 in the 18-hole competition. Other scores for Cherokee were Matt Pitts 80, Jake Spindler 81, Brock Benson 86, Adam Pitts 97, and Austin Winchell 97...
Alta girls take NWC meet on home course (04/21/10)
ALTA - The Alta High School girls golf team breezed to a win, in the second round of the Northwest Conference Girls Meet played here on Monday, totaling 190 strokes to runner-up Sioux Central's 211. Newell-Fonda was third with 215 strokes, Laurens-Marathon placed fourth with 230 strokes and Storm Lake St. Mary's totaled 260 strokes to place fifth...
Brian Lee Goetz (04/21/10)
Brian Lee Goetz 54, Sioux City, died at his residence on April 16, 2010, following a brief illness. Brian was born on May 18, 1955 in Omaha, the son of Margaret "Mickey" and Paul Goetz. He graduated from Blessed Sacrament Grade School, and Heelan High School in 1973.After high school, Brian attended Briar Cliff College. ...
Extension Line (04/21/10)
Spring is a great time of year to revisit some essentials to having and maintaining a healthy lawn. Many gardeners spend considerable time and money to produce a healthy, attractive lawn. Proper mowing and frequency are important aspects of lawn maintenance. In fact, many turfgrass problems can be traced back to improper mowing...
4-H Spotlight (04/21/10)
This week, let me introduce you to one of Cherokee County's 4-H clubs. The club this month is the Tilden Tillers. They are from the Marcus area. The Tilden Tillers are led by Stephanie Spieler and Becky Whited. The club consists of 30 plus kids in a wide range of ages and varied interests. ...
Gray Matters: Are these really pets? (04/21/10)
Some time ago in our weekly chat I told you of trying to discover just what it is about us humans that seems to program some to cherish their pets almost as if they were children, while others are just as avidly inclined in the other direction. I'm sure I made it clear where my proclivities lie. Now I want to tell you of a happening on Easter Sunday afternoon, which seriously reinforced my attitude...
Tea Party rebel (04/21/10)