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Stories from Thursday, June 17, 2010

Little Sioux Summer Festival scheduled July 3-4 in Cherokee (06/17/10)
'Something Underground' returns to Cherokee By Katie Carnes Staff Intern Come celebrate, listen and dance to the sounds of "Rock Pilots" and "Something Underground" at the downtown Street Dance as part of the Little Sioux Summer Festival July 3 and 4 in Cherokee...
Greenwood-Schubert branches out to Marcus (06/17/10)
By Nancy Hohbach Correspondent MARCUS - Matthew Schubert has decided the time is right to expand his funeral home services by selecting Marcus as his second site which will be known as Greenwood-Schubert. He recently purchased a lot in the Marcus Business Park on Iowa Highway 3 south of Marcus...
Aspen Woodall hailed as Cleghorn's June Reader (06/17/10)
by Ron Flewelling In case you didn't hear the stampede, the 2009-10 school year has come to an official end. Our area's reluctant scholars have slipped the shackles of their classrooms and are preparing themselves for a healthy helping of summer fun and games, all of which will hopefully undo some of the brain drain caused by all those lessons that have been coming their way the past two semesters...
WHS girls drop 2 Lakes games (06/17/10)
The Cherokee Washington High softball team dropped two recent Lakes Conference home games, falling 12-0 to third-ranked Emmetsburg Monday night, and 15-3 to Storm Lake Tuesday night in a weather make-up game postponed last week. The young Cherokee squad was no match for the acclaimed 10-1 Emmetsburg team and pitching ace Molly Woodruff, who struck out 13 of 19 Cherokee batters in the six-inning game called early due to the 10-run mercy rule...
Dreckman leads Sioux Valley qualifiers (06/17/10)
76th Cherokee Match-Play Golf Classic Saturday & Sunday By Paul Struck Editor Final qualifying week for the 76th annual Sioux Valley Amateur Men's Match-Play Golf Tournament Saturday and Sunday is under way at the beautiful Cherokee Golf & Country Club and Le Mars golfer Nick Dreckman continues to lead a host of talented qualifiers through Wednesday afternoon with a 70 to grab the early lead medalist honors...
Daniel Patrick McCarthy (06/17/10)
Daniel Patrick McCarthy, age 61 of Crystal Lake, Ill., and formerly of Cherokee, passed away Wednesday, May 12, 2010 in Crystal Lake. Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, June 18, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee, with burial to follow at Mt. ...
Timothy Coombs (06/17/10)
Funeral services for Timothy Coombs, 60, of Aurelia, will be Friday, June 18, 2010, at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aurelia with Pastor Larry Lemke officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, rural Aurelia. Visitation will be today from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. with the family present from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia...
Carol S. Clark (06/17/10)
Carol S. Clark, 62, of Battle Creek, passed away Tuesday evening, June 15, 2010, in the Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, following a sudden illness. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 19, at 10 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Battle Creek. ...
Summer Vacation (06/17/10)
Summer vacation is in full swing and the children's department at the Cherokee Public Library has been buzzing with everyone enjoying the books, games, computers and puzzles. Just three more weeks and the Summer Reading Program, "Make a Splash---Read," will begin...
Expiration dates - Who can you trust? (06/17/10)
At first we were shocked to learn that the many and various food pantries and other similar charities across the country actually have volunteers and/or employees whose sole job is to read the expiration dates on donated food items and toss those that have expired...
D. A. D. (06/17/10)
It's time again to honor our dads with Father's Day. I like living in a country that has decided it's important to recognize and honor parents. We have a special day in May for our moms and then this Sunday in June for our dads. As I was pondering on this, I was reminded of a book I once read, taken from a scripture, entitled "There Are Not Many Fathers." The whole premise was about the importance of fathers being fathers and how few we have that actually understand the importance of fatherhood; what it takes to be a good, loving, supportive father, with the determination to be all they can be for their kids.. ...