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Stories from Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Cherokee 'Scouting for Food' Drive Saturday (04/28/10)
Cherokee Boy Scout Troop 107 will be conducting their annual 'Scouting for Food' drive this Saturday, May 1. The scouts spent last Saturday going door-to-door in Cherokee hanging up 1500 door hangers as reminders of the upcoming event. Thy ask that people please have their donations placed on your porch or steps- in plain sight- by 9 a.m. for the scouts to pick them up...
WIC clinic scheduled for May 6 (04/28/10)
The Cherokee Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) clinic is scheduled for Thursday, May 6 in the upper level of the Cherokee Community Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. You must come to the WIC clinic to receive your WIC checks. The Cherokee Clinic serves clients in Marcus, Cleghorn, Meriden, Larrabee, Quimby, Washta, Aurelia, Cherokee and surrounding areas...
More farmers using ISU Extension Farm Financial Planning Analysis (04/28/10)
An increasing number of Iowa farm families are turning to Iowa State University Extension for a farm financial and production evaluation before making changes. Mike Duffy, ISU Extension farm financial planning program director, said demand for the program has picked up in recent months. Forty families requested the analysis during the first three months of 2010, compared to 57 families served by the program the previous 18 months...
Izabela Clark benefit to be held Sunday (04/28/10)
Izabela Clark was your average toddler. She was learning to talk and feed herself. She also loves reading, puzzles, playing with blocks and keeping her parents busy. Her parents, Cory, a Quimby native, and Katie Clark of Sioux City, are not the type to run to the doctor after every cough, sneeze or bad night's sleep. Shortly after Izabela's second birthday on Jan. 22, 2010, she began to limp and complain of pain in her right leg...
WHS High School Concert Thursday (04/28/10)
The Cherokee Washington High School Band and Choir will be performing in the Washington High School Auditorium at 7 p.m. on Thursday. The evening will also include this year's Music Awards and Senior Recognition. Cost of admission is $3 for adults, and there is no charge for students...
Mid-Sioux teams up with the 'Sawtooth Players' (04/28/10)
IDA GROVE - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc. has teamed up with the "Sawtooth Players" from Buena Vista University in Storm Lake to bring murder, mystery, and mayhem to Ida County. The first Annual Mid-Sioux Dinner Theatre Fundraiser will take place on Saturday, May 8 at the Skate Palace in Ida Grove. "Desire & Deception in Dead Man's Gulch, or Clementine's Revenge" will take you back to the Wild Wild West when gold rushes, saloons, and the Pony Express reigned...
Cherokee girls fall to E-LC in tennis (04/28/10)
Estherville-LC swept all nine varsity matches to dispose of Cherokee 9-0 in Lakes Conference girls tennis action here last week. In varsity singles for Cherokee, Demi Dunn lost a heartbreaker 10-8 to Lexie Hash at #1, Denise Freed lost 10-1 to Erin Olson at #2, Amanda Kohn lost 10-1 to Kaylene Vos at #3, Sarah Ruehle fell 10-0 to Emily Swalve at #4, Hillary Wilkie lost 10-2 to Kelsie McCauley at #5, and Amber Haupert fell 10-1 to Morgan Kirchner at #6...
Ramona (Mona) Vae Beck (04/28/10)
Ramona (Mona) Vae Beck, 77, of Peterson, died after several years of respiratory illness on Saturday, April 24, 2010, at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer. Graveside services were held on Tuesday, April 27, at Oakland Cemetery in Peterson. Rev. Charles Hall and Rev. Michael Hyde officiated. Funeral arrangements were by Warner Funeral Home of Peterson...
Harold W. "Yubby" Anderson (04/28/10)
Funeral services for Harold W. "Yubby" Anderson, 89, of Aurelia, will be Wednesday, April 28, 2010, at 11:00 A.M., at the First United Methodist Church in Aurelia, with Pastor Missy Brown officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, rural Aurelia. Visitation will be Tuesday from 3:30 P.M. to 5:30 P.M., with the family being present, at the Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established...
Neal E. Rollison (04/28/10)
Neal E. Rollison, 87, Cherokee, passed away Saturday, April 24, 2010 at Cherokee Regiona Medical Center. Neal was born May 7, 1922 to Linton and Ruth (Stevenson) Rollison in Quimby. He graduated from Wilson High School in Cherokee in the class of 1941., and was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U. S. Army, being discharged as a Tech 5. Neal was married to Shirley Nelson, and worked as a switchman for the Illinois Central Railroad for 40 years, retiring in 1982...
Arnold - Brown Wedding (04/28/10)
Tera Arnold and Kevin Brown of Dakota Dunes, SD, were married at 6 p.m. on July 31, 2009, at the Cathedral of Epiphany in Sioux City, with Father William Vit officiating the ceremony. Sara Friedrichsen of Sioux City served as Maid of Honor, and bridesmaids included...
4-H spotlight (04/28/10)
Adult volunteers play an important role in the 4-H program. Volunteers coordinate local community clubs and help to plan and conduct local, regional, state and national 4-H events. It is because of the guidance these volunteers give that 4-H youth: Learn by doing, develop leadership and life skills, make new friends, give back to the community, build connections with others, and prepare, do and share...
Extension Line (04/28/10)
Springtime brings out the "big, black ants". "Big, black ant" is not a technical description, but it is a fairly common and accurate way for people to describe the insects they see walking on the kitchen counters, crawling across the pantry floor, or trudging up and down the old tree trunk next to the house...
Gray Matters: A kind and caring man (04/28/10)
A friend who has been helping me out with computer problems, of which I have more than I like to admit, told me recently of a book he had picked up at a used-book sale. It was an autobiography of Ronald Reagan written when he first became president. That reminded me of some half-forgotten "Dutch" Reagan stories from the past. When I started relating them, my "computer-geek" friend suggested they would be an interesting topic for a Gray Matter. I hope you will agree...
When choosing a home, ask about heating and cooling (04/28/10)
Energy experts say that heating and cooling bills account for more than half of the average homeowner's annual energy costs. Therefore, when shopping for a home, it makes sense to consider the home's heating and cooling system, and its efficiency level...
Kitty Kelley strikes Again (04/28/10)