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Stories from Wednesday, June 23, 2010

NASCAR simulator scheduled for Cherokee County Fair (06/23/10)
A new addition to the commercial building for the 2010 Cherokee County Fair includes a NASCAR simulator, brought to the fair by Chapman Motor Sports. Experience the thrill of Daytona International Speedway from behind the wheel of a real race driven car. From behind the wheel of the Elliot Sadler 2006 #38 M&M Ford Fusion, enjoy the feel of the track at 190+ miles per hour. This full scale NASCAR racecar brings the thrill of NASCAR to the Cherokee County Fair...
Cherokee County Fair scheduled for July 8-11 (06/23/10)
Plans are finalized and exciting entertainment, fun and games are on tap for the 87th annual Cherokee County Fair scheduled July 8-11 at the Cherokee County Fairgrounds. The four-day extravaganza promises tremendous family fun, with each day highlighted by an evening entertainment sure to please one and all, young and old alike...
Holstein's Clausen Center announces concert season (06/23/10)
HOLSTEIN - The Rosemary Clausen Center for Performing Arts in Holstein has not yet opened its doors, but that has not prevented its energetic volunteer staff from booking a blockbuster season of professional entertainment for 2010-11. There will be two distinct parts to the schedule. The six event Concert Series will be available on a season ticket basis, and that sale began June 21, 2010...
Two injured in motorcycle-pedestrian accident (06/23/10)
MARCUS - Two Marcus people were injured in a motorcycle-pedestrian accident on C Avenue in Marcus last week. According to the Cherokee County Sheriff's Department, Zachary Rassel, 31, was operating a motorcycle when it collided with pedestrian Melissa Tabke, 18...
Area students receive scholarships (06/23/10)
A new college scholarship fund has been established for graduating high school students. The Montiford and Mary Beck Doupe Scholarship Fund is a trust fund, administered by Cherokee State Bank, for the purpose of awarding tuition scholarships to students entering the medical field. ...
Brutaal Fight Night in Cherokee Saturday (06/23/10)
Brutaal Iowa Entertainment will be bringing Brutaal Fight Night to Cherokee Saturday night at the Fairgrounds. The show will begin at 7 pm in the Commercial Building with full contact mixed martial art fighting. Several local people will be fighting in this event. Tickets will be available in advance from the local fighters, or at the door the night of the event...
Cherokee Regional Medical Center notes (06/23/10)
for 6/10-6/16/10 : Total admissions - 38; total dismissals - 43; total outpatients - 584. Admissions included Harold Roberson, Cherokee (6/10); Margaret Fassler, Cherokee (6/11) and Richele Miller, Sioux City (6/16)
River Valley girls win 3 games (06/23/10)
CORRECTIONVILLE - The River Valley softball team pocketed three recent home wins, defeating Lawton-Bronson 6-4, nipping Ridge View 1-0 in eight innings, and prevailing 2-0 over Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto. Kelli Miller got the pitching win over Lawton-Bronson, allowing two earned runs on five hits and striking out five in seven innings of work...
Mathers wins Sioux Valley title (06/23/10)
A youthful, former multi-sport athlete who still works out to stay in shape, Bill Mathers of Cushing certainly doesn't look like the "oldest" player to ever win the coveted Cherokee Sioux Valley Amateur Men's Match-Play Golf Tournament. But, lo and behold, that's who he became Sunday at the Cherokee Golf & Country Club's 76th annual match-play golf classic when he bested young Brian Schultz of Le Mars 2-1 to win the Championship Flight of the 2010 Sioux Valley Am...
A-A Warriors baseball team busy (06/23/10)
The Alta-Aurelia Warriors baseball team played several games last week. On Thursday, the team lost their first game of the season, to Clay Central-Everly, 7-3, in non-conference action. Dylan Suhr pitched 3 innings for A-A and gave up four hits, two earned runs and walked four. Ben Stevens finished the game. going four innings and allowing three hits and two earned runs. Stevens struck out seven...
Charles N. Beaton (06/23/10)
Charles N. Beaton, 80, of Marcus, passed away on Monday, May 24, 2010 in Phoenix, Ariz. A Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 24, at Grace United Methodist Church in Marcus. Rev. Gary McDonough will officiate. Burial will follow at Marcus Amherst Cemetery. The Earnest -- Johnson Funeral Home of Marcus is assisting Charles' family with arrangements. Stories, memories and expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Garrison / daughter (06/23/10)
Jarrod and Jessica Garrison of Alta are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Grace Lynn, on May 31, 2010. Grace weighed 6 lbs. 12 oz.. measured 20 inches long, and joined a big brother, Lane, at home. Grandparents are Jeff and JoAnne Hirschman and Larry and Carol Garrison, all of Alta. Great-grandparents are Isabel Kastengren and Bob and Alyce Hirschman, all of Cherokee, Marvin and Rita Tiefenthaler of Early, and Bill and Carolyn Garrison of Nixa, Missouri...
Gray Matters: Combining Homesickness and Delight (06/23/10)
Do you know, I think I am getting a bit homesick. Bear with me, for, as some of you may remember I used to get quite a bit of static from my Cherokee County friends when I would proclaim to be homesick for the Texas Hill Country. Well, I'm right here in Iowa and I am feeling that sort of emotion for another part of my very own state. ...
For whom the bells toll (06/23/10)
Recent reports of a mountain lion sighting near Le Mars had police, animal control, Department of Natural Resource officials, and many concerned residents, hunters, and property owners on the look-out for the sizable, dangerous, carnivorous wildcat...