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Stories from Thursday, May 6, 2010

Camling is Sanford's Artist of the Month (05/06/10)
Des Moines area resident Candace Trew Camling is the featured artist invited to the Sanford Museum for the month of May. Camling is a freelance illustrator and designer who specializes in children's art and custom artworks. Camling graduated as Class Valedictorian in May 2007 from the Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. ...
CYSBA ball fields clean-up Friday (05/06/10)
The Cherokee Youth Summer Baseball Association has scheduled Field Clean-up day for Friday from 5-7 p.m. at the Sam Doupe Complex on East Indian Street. Families and players on CYSBA teams should attend and be ready to work. Please bring rakes. CYSBA needs to move sticks, rake the fields, pull weeds, fill holes, and trim around the fields. If enough help shows up, the work gets done quickly...
Rainboth asks for more help for Haiti (05/06/10)
MARCUS - Grace United Methodist Church in Marcus received a plea from Lee Rainboth during Sunday's church services. He began his message with a familiar story that he has heard many times from Haitians when asked why would God do such a thing to these people. Very simply it occurred due to an argument between Jesus Christ and Satan and who has more power. As the story goes, it's basically who is the strongest is the one in control. Most importantly, whose side are you on - Satan or Jesus?...
WITCC to host 'WITSTOCK' Music Festival (05/06/10)
SIOUX CITY - Western Iowa Tech Community College (WITCC) will hold its annual WITSTOCK Battle of the Bands May 14 from noon to 10:30 p.m. The free public event features a day-long music festival and competition. The headliner is Dirty Secret, a cover band from Omaha, Neb. They will perform at 9 p.m., following the competition...
Voting hours, locations for 2010 Primary Election (05/06/10)
The Cherokee County Auditor's Office reminds voters that the polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 9 p.m. on Tuesday, June 8 for the Primary Election. All residents in the State of Iowa must vote in the precinct in which they reside on election day. Polling locations for Cherokee County residents are:...
Chamber Coffee at CRMC (05/06/10)
Friday's Chamber Coffee - at 9:30 a.m. - will be hosted by the Cherokee Regional Medical Center Auxiliary in the New Conference Room at the hospital.
'Stamp Out Hunger' Food Drive this Saturday (05/06/10)
The National Association of Letter Carriers is staging its annual "Stamp Out Hunger" Food Drive Saturday, May 8, and everyone in Cherokee can help. Just put some non-perishable food items in a bag and place it by your mailbox before the mail is delivered, and your letter carrier will pick it up and deliver it to the Mid-Sioux Food Pantry...
4-H Ground Breaking tonight (05/06/10)
Tonight (Thursday, May 6) at 7 p.m., the official ground breaking ceremony for the Cherokee County 4-H Expo Center, located on the Cherokee County Fairgounds, will take place. The public is invited to attend this special ceremony for the proposed multi-faceted 4-H Expo Center facility - much of it made possible through local donations.
Kara Nelson named Morningside track MVP (05/06/10)
SIOUX CITY - Morningside College recently announced its track and field award winners for the 2010 indoor and outdoor seasons, and two area athletes were among the athletes who were honored. Deidre Hinkeldey, a sophomore from Alta, was named the team's Women's Indoor Sprints MVP, and Cherokee Washington High School graduate Kara Nelson, a junior, was named the Women's Distance MVP...
Aurelia girls second in golf triangular (05/06/10)
AURELIA - The Bulldog varsity girls hosted a golf triangular with Alta and Pocahontas Area at the Aurelia Golf Club here on Tuesday. The potent Alta squad took top honors with a team score of 179, led by meet medalist Annie Andersson's round of 40. The host team finished second with a team total of 212 strokes. Jennifer Jensen and Amanda Swanson paced Aurelia's effort with identical rounds of 48. Amanda Felten shot a 51 and Kate Carlson a 65...
2010 Braves Golf Team (05/06/10)
Tennis Braves hammer Storm Lake (05/06/10)
STORM LAKE - The Cherokee Braves tennis team showed what it's capable of by avenging an early-season loss with a convincing 6-1 Lakes Conference boys varsity win over Storm Lake here Monday night. The fast-improving Braves blitzed the shell-shocked Tornadoes on their home courts by winning five of the six hotly contested singles matches and also claiming the #1 doubles match before rains cancelled the two remaining varsity doubles matches...
WHS girls fall to SL in Lakes tennis (05/06/10)
The hard-luck Cherokee Washington High girls varsity tennis team dropped a rain-shortened 5-1 Lakes Conference match to visiting Storm Lake here Tuesday night. After losing 5-1 in the singles competition, the Cherokee girls had things going their way in two of the three doubles matches before rain halted the action...
Virgil Buck (05/06/10)
Virgil Buck Virgil Buck 91, passed away on May 1, 2010 in Brighton, Colorado, in the company of his wife Joyce (Elliott) Buck and his second son and daugher-in-law, Joe and Linda Buck. A veteran's service and burial was held on Wednesday May 5, 2010, at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver, Colorado...
Roy E. Wester (05/06/10)
Roy E. Wester 87, of rural Paullina, passed away Tuesday morning, May 4, 2010 in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 8th, at 2 p.m. at the Oakdale Evangelical Free Church, rural Meriden. Rev. Clint Hogrefe will officiate, and burial will be in the Liberty Township Cemetery, rural Meriden. ...
Thomas Carl Rahbusch, Sr. (05/06/10)
Thomas Rahbusch passed away at his home in Sutherland on May 3, 2010, at the age of 71. Funeral services were held on May 5, 2010 at the Church of Christ in Sutherland, with Pastor John Erickson officiating. Interment was in the Waterman Cemetery in Sutherland. Warner Funeral Home in Sutherland was in charge of the funeral arrangements...
Rev. Richard L. Arndt (05/06/10)
Rev. Richard L. Arndt 66, of Cherokee ,passed away Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at his home. Richard was born December 23, 1943 at Blue Hill, Nebraska to Louis O. and Dorothy (Schunk) Arndt. He graduated from Blue Hill High School in 1962, and served in the U. S. Air Force during the Vietnam War, from 1962 until 1968. He then studied at St. John College in Winfield, Kansas, the University of West Florida and Concordia Theological Seminary in Springfield, Illinois, graduating in 1976...
Steward / daughter (05/06/10)
Jason and Kelly Steward of Cherokee announce the birth of their daughter, Kennedy Marie, at 6:38 p.m. on April 26, 2010. Kennedy was born at St. Luke's Hospital in Sioux City , she and weighed 7 lbs. 3.8 oz. at her birth. She was welcomed home by her brother , Peyton...
At the Library (05/06/10)
I'd like to thank Terri from AES in Alta for coming to the library last week and doing a program on wind generators in our area. The adults and the youth enjoyed hearing about the history of the generators and had lots of questions for Terri. Several youngsters got to try on the harness, the hard hat, and hold the enormous wrenches used to install and repair the generators...
Graduates managing credit card debt (05/06/10)
As our graduating high school seniors prepare to begin their college education in the next few months, an important lesson that many college students learn too late is that nothing is free - especially credit card purchases. A recent survey revealed that four in 10 people have signed up for a credit card to receive a free gift or special offer. ...