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Stories from Wednesday, June 16, 2010

'Creek Fest 2010' ready to rock July 17: 'Woodstock' comes to Cherokee; 5 bands to perform (06/16/10)
By Dan Whitney Staff Writer Last summer, area residents Fred Jaminet and Kurt Rasmus were talking about the 40th anniversary of the Woodstock Music Festival which was going on in New York at that time and mused about Cherokee putting on something like that...
Karters Speedway now open (06/16/10)
By Mike Leckband Staff Writer Karters Speedway, located at the Cherokee County Fairgrounds, recently opened for the season and has an exciting season ahead. Starting this Saturday, the speedway will be hosting the International Kart Federation Regional. With many specialty classes that will be fun to watch and Hot Laps beginning at 6 p.m...
Athletic physicals available at CRMC's clinics (06/16/10)
Cherokee Regional Clinic, on the campus of Cherokee Regional Medical Center, will be offering athletic physicals to area students entering the 8th through 12th grades. The cost for each athletic physical will be $25 with payment due at the time of the physical. If you believe your insurance covers yearly exams, please verify this with your insurance company and mention it when you schedule your appointment...
Braves fall to SL in 10 innings: Ege, Hummel stroke home runs (06/16/10)
By Paul Struck Editor The bitter taste of a Little League play gone bad stuck in the mouths of the Cherokee Braves baseball team and its devoted fans here Friday night during a heart-breaking 5-3 loss to Lakes Conference rival Storm Lake in a 10-inning thriller...
WHS girls 1-2 in Le Mars tourney (06/16/10)
LE MARS - The Cherokee Washington High softball team rang up a 1-2 record at last weekend's Le Mars Softball Invitational, defeating Le Mars Gehlen 10-9, and losing 10-0 to Hinton, and 9-6 to Sioux City North. In the win over Gehlen on Saturday, Autumn Shaefer came through with a game-winning single in the bottom of the seventh inning to score Megan Hummel, who had singled and stole second base...
Braves fall to SL in 10 innings: Ege, Hummel stroke home runs (06/16/10)
By Paul Struck Editor The bitter taste of a Little League play gone bad stuck in the mouths of the Cherokee Braves baseball team and its devoted fans here Friday night during a heart-breaking 5-3 loss to Lakes Conference rival Storm Lake in a 10-inning thriller...
Gus W. Ohlson (06/16/10)
Funeral Service for Gus W. Ohlson, former Aurelia resident, will be held on Tuesday, June 22 at 1 p.m. at Our Lady of the Ozarks Catholic Church in Forsyth, Mo. Cremation under the direction of Forsyth Whelchel Funeral Chapel. Military Honors and interment will be Wednesday, June 23 at 1 p.m. at Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield, Mo...
Glenn Sleezer (06/16/10)
A celebration of his life will be held for Glenn Sleezer on Friday June 18, at 2:30 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia in charge of arrangements. Glenn (GW) Sleezer passed away Nov. 1, 2009 in Corvallis Oregon at the age of 93. ...
Keith E. Benton (06/16/10)
Keith E. Benton, 81, of Marcus, passed away Sunday morning, June 13, 2010, at the Heartland Care Center in Marcus, surrounded by his family. Funeral services are being held today at 10:30 a.m. today at the Grace United Methodist Church in Marcus, with the Rev. Gary McDonough officiating. Interment will be at 2:30 p.m. at the Oto Cemetery in Oto, Iowa. Military respects will be provided at the cemetery by the F.I. Goodburn American Legion Post 517 of Marcus...
Patterson - Smith Engagement (06/16/10)
Re Nae Patterson and Zachary D. Smith, both of Cherokee, are happy to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Re Nae, the daughter of Mark and Becky Patterson of Cherokee, is a 2005 graduate of Cherokee Washington High School and is currently employed at Central Bank in Cherokee. Zachary, the son of Lowell and Paula Smith of Cherokee, is a 2003 graduate of Aurelia High School and is currently employed by the Department of Transporation as a State Inspector...
Chapman 50th Anniversary (06/16/10)
On June 19, 1960 Dan Chapman and Linda Miller were married in Oyens, Iowa. They currently reside near Meriden. You may send well wishes to the couple at 1311 510th St. Meriden, IA 51002. Dan and Linda have two daughters. Julie (Bob) DeYoung of McClelland, Iowa and Joyce (David) Rydstrom of Alta and four grandchildren, Robert DeYoung, John DeYoung, Matthew (Dusty) Rydstrom, Stephanie (Nathan) Lichter and on great-grandson, Caden Rydstrom...
Whatever happened to baccalaureate? (06/16/10)
A newspaper editorial from a small city in another state caught my eye recently and evoked that question. The service which initiated the week-long graduation festivities for generations seems to have all but disappeared from the scene and I think that is a travesty. ...
What is a father? (06/16/10)
A father is not a buddy or a pal. Rather, he is a loving companion, near when needed, available when requested. A father is not a confidant for secrets of the young. But he is a counselor who will listen, discuss and talk out problems, gently leading toward reasonable conclusions...