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Stories from Thursday, June 3, 2010

Cherokee Farm Bureau hosts 'Safety Day' Camp (06/03/10)
The Cherokee County Farm Bureau helps to make farm life safe and healthier for children through Ag Safety Day's education and training workshops. Agricultural operations by necessity have many hazards with the potential to seriously injure or kill. The main purpose of an Ag Safety Day program is to reduce the number of injuries and fatalities by educating children who are engaged in agricultural-related work through various training methods and workshops. ...
Marcus Historical Tea scheduled (06/03/10)
The Marcus Historical Society is going to host an event, "Remembering 1971-The Marcus Centennial Pageant" with photos and information to relive the event that marked Marcus' 100th birthday. The event, Historical Society Guest Day, is to take place on Saturday, June 19 at the Faith Lutheran church at 1:30 p.m...
It's Rodeo time! (06/03/10)
The 44th edition of the Cherokee PRCA Rodeo comes to the Cherokee County Fairgounds beginning today and will run through the evening performance on Saturday. Rodeo Stock Contractor will again be Northwest Iowa's own Rodeo Hall of Famer, Bob Barnes of Barnes/MJM PRCA Rodeo. The annual PRCA Rodeo is sponsored by the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce Rodeo Board...
Cleghorn's 5th Annual Ice Cream Day June 12 (06/03/10)
CLEGHORN - The fifth annual Cleghorn Ice Cream Day on June 12 is sure to be an evening of fun, food, and festivites. Activities will begin at the Cleghorn park at 4 p.m. with games for kids, Jumping Castle, ring toss, bingo, train rides for kids, a cake walk at 5 p.m. and quack crap bingo at 5, 6 and 7 p.m. An auction with many quality items will begin at 7 p.m., and from 9 p.m. to midnight, "Daylight Again" will be playing 60s, 70s and 80s music for dancing and listening pleasure...
Farmers Market items (06/03/10)
Chamber Coffee ... and more (06/03/10)
This week's Cherokee Chamber Coffee will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday at the Best Western La Grande Hacienda at 1401 N. Second St. Holzhauer Truck Center will also be holding a Grand Opening from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday at the former Brown Chevrolet & Buick building on Hwy. 59 South. Meet the rodeo queen contestants and rodeo personalities. Cherokee County Cattlemen will be grilling...
Living With Loss Group reunion (06/03/10)
The Living with Loss Grief Support Group will be holding the 1st Annual Grief Support Reunion on June, 15 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Spring Lake Park Shelter House. There will be a pot luck style meal served with meat, beverages, plates and utensils provided. Everyone is encouraged to bring a salad, side dish or dessert to share...
Alta-Aurelia baseball team is 3-0 (06/03/10)
The newly-formed Alta-Aurelia baseball team is off to a good start this summer. In the first game on Friday night, the Warriors defeated Okoboji 12-2 in six innings, as Ryan Friedrich pitched 5 1/3 innings, striking out 11 and giving up just three hits. Christian Weiland came in to finish the game and struck out one of the two batters he faced...
Aurelia girls upset Rebels in 10 innings (06/03/10)
SIOUX RAPIDS - The Aurelia High School softball team defeated the host Sioux Central Rebels for the first time in several years in an exciting 8-7,10-inning Northwest Conference contest here on Friday. Bulldog senior Erin Laursen went the distance on the hill, allowing 13 Rebel hits, but striking out five and walking just one batter as she allowed just three earned runs...
Koch brothers shine on the mound (06/03/10)
Brothers Jared and Matt Koch - former Cherokee Braves pitchers - continued to shine at their respective colleges last week, both pitching critical games for their teams. Jared, the senior ace of the South Dakota State University Jackrabbits, was starting pitcher and pitched four innings, allowing three runs and striking out three as the Jackrabbits won the game 6-5 in 10 innings...
Renken/Parker 5th in doubles (06/03/10)
WATERLOO - The Cherokee Braves decorated doubles team of Cole Renken and Nick Parker finished their prep careers in style with a 5th-place medal finish and a 4-1 record at last week's Class 1A IHSAA Boys State Tennis Tournament here. In Friday's first round action, Renken and Parker blew past Fort Madison's Hogan and Perry 6-0, 6-2...
Terry Howard Gould (06/03/10)
Terry Howard Gould, a.k.a. T. Howard Gould, 53, of Sioux City passed away peacefully Sunday, June 7, 2009, at his home with loved ones by his side. A year ago, according to his wishes, cremation took place. Memorial services will be 10:30 am. Saturday at First United Methodist Church in Sioux City, with the Rev. Roger Madden officiating. Internment will be at a later date in Cedar Cemetery, Larrabee...
Craig H. Frye (06/03/10)
Craig H. Frye, 55, of Cherokee, passed away Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at the Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Memorial services will be held Friday, June 4, at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Elder Brent Lawrey will officiate. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. today at the Boothby Funeral Home with the family present from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. On line condolences may be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com...
Darlene Mackowski (06/03/10)
Darlene Mackowski, 84, of Cherokee, passed away Sunday morning, May 30, 2010 in the Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, following a brief illness. Funeral services were held today at 10:30 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee. ...
Bolles / daughter (06/03/10)
Cris and Megan Bolles of Correctionville are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Danica Patricia Bolles, at 12:37 p.m. on May 26, 2010. Danica weighed 6 lbs. 14 oz. and measured 19 inches long, and has one older brother, Gage. Grandparents are Mary Lou and Ron King and Betsy Clark and the late Tom Clark, all of Washta...
At the Library (06/03/10)
I hope everyone had a chance to get out and enjoy the beautiful weekend. A sense of pride could be felt as one walked between the avenue of flags at the cemetery on Memorial Day. Holidays are a great time to get together with family and share stories, laugh, play games and just relax. ...
Struck Strikes Out: A special moment for a special guy (06/03/10)
It is often said good things happen to good people. Well, if you stay tuned, you're soon going to read about our Cherokee youths' biggest fan - positively "good people" - and a good...no, great thing some of our incredible Cherokee youths did at the recent Iowa State Track & Field Championships...
An apple a day ... (06/03/10)
The fan's guide to rodeo terminology (06/03/10)
It's hard to believe, but it's rodeo time again in Cherokee, with the three 7:30 p.m. rodeo performances on tap for today, Friday, and Saturday. Saturday is chock full of rodeo goodies, like the big Rodeo Parade at 4 p.m. and the sublime Western BBQ at the Cherokee Depot from 11 a.m. until whenever...