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Stories from Thursday, April 22, 2010

Truck-train crash near Meriden injures Minnesota man (04/22/10)
The Cherokee County Sheriff's Department reported that on Tuesday at approximately 11:15 a.m. a single unit refrigerator box truck owned by New Metro Trucking of New Hope, Minn. and driven by Junzhi Xiao, 42, of Little Canada, Minn. was traveling west on Iowa Highway 3 and K Ave. in Cherokee County just west of Meriden...
Absentee Ballots for Primary Election available soon (04/22/10)
Absentee Ballots for the upcoming Primary Election will be available on April 29, 2010, in the Cherokee County Auditor's office located in the Cherokee County Courthouse. If you will be unable to vote on the scheduled Election Day, Tuesday, June 8, 2010, you may stop in or call the Auditor's office at 225-6704 to receive the absentee request form. The form may also be downloaded on the county's website at...
Donation to the Wounded Warriors (04/22/10)
Kim Barrett, co-owner of Quilt-N-Kaboodle, recently presented a check on behalf of she and co-owner Ginny Bunt to U.S. Marine veterans Ron Loucks (left) and Todd Elemond (right), representing the "Wounded Warriors" project. The check represented a percentage of the revenue the Cherokee business took in on April 9 and 10. ...
Cherokee School Board OKs CEA contract (04/22/10)
The Cherokee School District Board of Education Monday night ratified the Master Working Agreement with the Cherokee Education Association, and approved administration recommendations for budget reduction initiatives for the 2010-2011 school year. The Board ratified the 1-year CEA contract calling for a 2.1-percent increase in salary and benefits package...
Chamber Coffee at Main Street Pharmacy (04/22/10)
Friday morning's Cherokee Chamber Coffee will be at Main Street Pharmacy on West Main Street in honor of their first year anniversary.
May is Beef Month (04/22/10)
Whether it's the All-American hamburger or a thick steak fired up on the grill, Iowans have a love affair with beef. And with the coming season of outdoor activities and backyard barbecues, that relationship grows even stronger. In honor of this, May has been declared "Beef Month" in Iowa. ...
Annual Fireman's Dance April 24 (04/22/10)
The Cherokee Fire Department's annual Fireman's Dance is scheduled for 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday. The 128th annual dance will be held at the Cherokee VFW Club and tickets are just $5 per couple. This year's band is "The Senders," a popular, time-honored Rock 'n Roll band from Northwest Iowa...
Museum to host program on Saturday (04/22/10)
"Yup - Nope and Why Midwesterners Don't Say Much" is a program that will be presented by Barbara Lounsberry on Saturday at 7:30p.m. at the Sanford Museum. This program is free and open to the public, plus refreshments will be served Born and raised in Iowa, Professor Lounsberry from UNI believes Iowa culture, like its soil, is incredibly rich. ...
WHS girls win pair of golf matches (04/22/10)
The Cherokee Washington High girls varsity golf team ran its record to a sparkling 4-1 after winning a Lakes Conference dual against Hull Western Christian Monday night, and then winning a triangular also featuring Newell-Fonda and Storm Lake on Tuesday...
Braves' golfers continue winning (04/22/10)
The busy Cherokee Braves golf team continued its winning ways of late, winning a Lakes Conference match against Hull Western Christian 167-192 at the Cherokee Golf & Country Club, and then winning a triangular at Newell also featuring Newell-Fonda and Storm Lake...
Track Braves run at Knight Relays (04/22/10)
ORANGE CITY - The Cherokee track and field Braves tallied two runners-up and two third-place finishes at the recent Knight Relays hosted in Orange City by Unity Christian. Kyle Schuck placed second in the 110 hurdles in a time pf 15.92, and Nolan Sampson was second in the high jump with a 6-0 leap...
Marathon in Minnesota Memorial Day weekend (04/22/10)
Now in its second year, the Stillwater Marathon in Stillwater, Minnesota offers a great experience for runners and spectators alike. The race is held on the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, and runners are treated to a course that takes them along the St. Croix river, through historic downtown Stillwater, past Victorian mansions built by lumber barons, and through the rolling river valleys that surround the town...
Ridge View takes girls golf meet at Aurelia (04/22/10)
AURELIA - Led by Jaime Christensen and Sarah Forristal, who both shot rounds of 48 to take meet medalist and runner-up honors, respectively, the Ridge View girls won a triangular golf meet here on Tuesday. Ridge View posted a team total score of 198 strokes, with rounds of 51 by Anna Brondyke and Natalie Waller accounting for the rest of the team total. Kristina Vollmer (54) and Ashley Conover (55) also played for Ridge View...
Celestine "Sally" Warburton (04/22/10)
Celestine "Sally" Warburton, 84, of Cherokee, passed away Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls, S.D. Funeral services will be held Friday, April 23 at 10:30 a.m. at the Memorial Presbyterian Church in Cherokee. Rev. Ethan Sayler will officiate. ...
Ray / son (04/22/10)
Rhiannon and Cody Ray of Washta are happy to announce the birth of their second son, Thomas James Ray, at 7:13 a.m. on April 16, 2010. Thomas weighed 7 lbs. 4 oz., measured 21 inches long, and he has an older brother, Jack Ray. Grandparents are Deb and Jim Williams of Cherokee, Michelle and Robert McCampbell, Kevin and Alma Ray, Doris Regginnitter and Ron and MaryLou King, all of Washta, and Marion Schuck and Mike and Hilda Servera of California...
At the Library (04/22/10)
I would like to thank Linda Burkhart, Mary Jo Ruppert, Linda McClaren, and John O'Connor for helping the Cherokee Public Library celebrate National Library Week. I'd also like to thank Linda McClaren for providing the youth with popcorn from the American Theatre. The students enjoyed eating popcorn as each reader shared some of their favorite stories...
On your mark, get set, grill! (04/22/10)
After a few months of freezing, sub-zero temperatures, biting winds, and way too much snow and ice, the wondrously warm weather the past few days have folks thinking "outdoors." With the arrival of the "outdoor" season comes the outdoor cooking season (although some of us fire up the grill throughout winter) and health experts advise outdoor chefs to keep food safety in mind every time out...