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Stories from Friday, June 11, 2010

Trek the Trail (06/11/10)
PETERSON, Iowa--Experience the sights and sounds of the Glacial Trail Scenic Byway during "Trek the Trail," an event full of games and activities Saturday, June 26 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. along the scenic byway. The event is being held the same day as "PATOOT," Peterson's Annual Tour on Old Tractors. The antique tractors will also make their way along the byway, enjoying the activities, stops and stations set up along the way...
From Cherokee to Russia: The beginnings of a brand new beef herd (06/11/10)
LARRABEE, Iowa- When Danil Gubanov first visited Tim and Mary Bierman of Larrabee in 1995, the thought of bringing 500 head of Iowa beef back to Russia to begin his own beef herd had never even crossed his mind. Now 15 years later, the idea is not only running through his head, it is slowing becoming a reality...
Talent Investment Project (06/11/10)
Memorial Presbyterian Pastor Ethan Sayler recently asked for 10 volunteers for a Talent Investment Project, one of them being Breeana De Vos, age 13. The volunteers were each given $100 and told to either give it away to someone who needed it (non family members) or to find a way to make it grow and use the money a different way...
Board hears reorganization update from DHS (06/11/10)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors heard from Tom Bouska and Jim Thompson of the Department of Human Services on Tuesday. The Board received a reorganization update from Bouska and Thompson. Effective July 1 several DHS offices around the state, including the one in Cherokee, will be downsized too less than fulltime status...
Scholarships awarded to area youth (06/11/10)
North Star Community Credit Union designates funds each year to provide scholarship awards to talented young men and women who desire to continue formal education. It is North Star's desire that these funds be used for students to pursue additional education, preparing them for future success, and to give back in the form of service in their future communities. ...
A fond farewell (06/11/10)
A farewell party was held recently for Gus Erickson of the Meat Department at the Cherokee Fareway store. Among the visitors who howed up to wish Gus (fourth from the left) a happy retirement were, left to right, Fred Greiner, Jon Curry, Mark Boldt, Marybeth Erickson, Jim Giardino and Rick Beckwith. Photo by Chris Reed...
IC Catholic Church Plans Welcome Coffee for New Members (06/11/10)
If you want people to feel like they belong, the first ingredient needed is a community of people who want to welcome them. The Immaculate Conception Catholic Church will host a welcome coffee for members from Quimby and all new members on Sunday June 13 following the 8:45 a.m. Mass...
MMC donates 110 pounds of pop tabs to Ronald McDonald House (06/11/10)
Marcus-Meridan-Cleghorn fifth graders, along with fifth grade teachers Ric Collins and paraeducators Judy Gravenish and Deb Mayer, enjoyed an exciting field trip at three locations in Sioux City on Friday, May 28. The first stop for the fifth graders was at the Lewis and Clark Interpretation Center where the fifth graders learned about the journey of Lewis and Clark on the Missouri River in the Sioux City area...
May Cherokee Treptow 230 Auxiliary and Legion Notes (06/11/10)
The American Legion men and Auxiliary met May 20 at the Legion Building. They talked about the thing that they had accomplished in the past month and what was coming up. First the Auxiliary had sent out plates of goodies to all the schools in Cherokee in April to show our appreciation of the hard work they do...
Goodwill donations reach 21,000 pounds in Cherokee (06/11/10)
Goodwill Industries of Sioux City takes this opportunity to thank the many donors who contributed to the recent May Ambassador Drive in Cherokee. During the last Ambassador Drive, community volunteers helped to collect 21,000 pounds of donated materials which will be distributed to any or all of 16 Goodwill Regional Store locations...
Times Gone By (06/11/10)
Twenty-six boys and girls concluded their studies in the Cherokee high school last week, and on Tuesday night at the Opera House the Commencement exercises were held. The house was crowded to its full capacity and standing room could hardly be obtained...
Ridge View gals beat OABCIG, 4-3 (06/11/10)
Ridge View continued to play solid ball as they defeated Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove, 4-3, in Western Valley Conference softball action Wednesday., as the Raptors got timely hitting in the bottom of the seventh inning for the second time in three nights...
Bulldog girls split at Coon Rapids (06/11/10)
The Aurelia Bulldogs played a pair of softball games at Coon Rapids - Bayard on Wednesday night and came away with a split, winning the first game, 8-6, before dropping the nightcap to the Crusaders by a 10-6 score. Senior Erin Laursen picked up a win on the mound in game one, allowing just one earned run (Aurelia committed five errors) in seven innings pitched. ...
Youth Tennis Camp starts Monday (06/11/10)
There's still time to register for the annual Youth Tennis Camp beginning Monday sponsored by the Cherokee Parks & Recreation Department. This two-week camp begins on Monday and runs for two weeks through Friday, June 25. Camp is held at the tennis complex on East Indian Street. Sign up for fun tennis instruction and games while getting great exercise. Sessions for ages 8-15 are in the mornings with times depending on the number of students participating...
4-H Spotlight (06/11/10)
Is the Clothing Revue only for those who know how to sew? No. Can modeling clothes be an educational experience? It can be in 4-H. Did you know that you can even go to the local thrift store, Goodwill, or shopping at the neighbor's garage sale can lead to an entry in the Clothing Revue. In fact the mere act of getting out of bed and selecting what to wear for the day is a learning experience in 4-H...
The solution to illegal immigration (06/11/10)
Graduates - Which road to take? (06/11/10)
Graduates - Which road to take? "Where have you gone, Joe Dimaggio, the nation turns a lonely eye to you, ooh, ooh, ooh... Yes, those memorable Paul Simon lyrics from the 1960s movie, "The Graduate," ring true today as always, as many of us constantly search for deserving idols in Hollywood, collegiate and professional sports, television, music and theater...