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Stories from Friday, July 16, 2010

City Council members hear resident flood complaints (07/16/10)
Several residents were present during the Public Forum portion of Tuesday's Cherokee City Council meeting regarding the heavy rains and flash flooding of June 27. City Administrator Don Eikmeier asked those present to state their concerns and he would address them when everyone had a chance to speak...
Crazy for 'Crazy Days' (07/16/10)
A crowd of people took advantage of the sun and sales scattered along the sidewalks of Cherokee's Main Street during the city's annual "Crazy Day," running Thursday through Saturday. Photo by Katie Carnes
Supervisors get update from Engineer (07/16/10)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors heard from County Engineer Dave Shanahan on Tuesday. Shanahan updated the Board on the progress that the Secondary Roads are making on county roads that were damaged due to the recent flooding of the Little Sioux River and Mill Creek...
Aides to Senator Harkin visit Cherokee (07/16/10)
During a recent visit to Cherokee, Amanda Nelson and Nathan VanderPlaats, aides from Senator Tom Harkin's Sioux City office, took a tour of recent grant projects completed in Cherokee. Barb Radke, Principal of the Roosevelt Elementary School and the Early Childhood Learning Center at Cherokee Schools, and Leroy Jenness, State Sergeant at Arms and Special Aide de Camp for Veterans of Foreign Wars, led the aide's tour through the local projects...
Times Gone By (07/16/10)
The dead body of Henry Engels, aged 54, a farmer living near Seney, was found alongside the track near that place this morning. Engels was in LeMars yesterday, and it is said he was drinking heavily. He boarded a night train for Seney. It is not known whether he fell or jumped from the train...
Tough Woodbury Central team ends Wolverines' season (07/16/10)
Errors in crucial situations and a lack of hitting was the story for a young River Valley baseball team Tuesday night , as Woodbury Central beat the Wolverines by a final score of 11-1 in Class 1A District play. Brody Riedemann took the loss on the mound for River Valley while Cole Hancock got the victory for the Wildcats...
Boosters Golf Tourney August 22 (07/16/10)
The 8th annual Cherokee Athletic Boosters Golf Tournament is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 22, at the Cherokee Golf & Country Club. The format is a 4-Person Best Shot, with registration deadline Monday, Aug. 16. Tournament organizers encourage participants to register early so they can plan accordingly for the popular fund-raiser benefiting the Cherokee School athletic programs...
MMC , SOS place players on All-WEC teams (07/16/10)
Vernon Owen Ludwig (07/16/10)
Vernon Owen Ludwig, age 74, of Cherokee, passed away, Wednesday, July 14, 2010, at his residence at The Gardens Assisted Living in Cherokee. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 17 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cherokee, with burial to follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. ...
Anderson / son (07/16/10)
Hillary and Luke Anderson of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their son, Noah Daniel Anderson, at 4:11 p.m. on July 12, 2010. Noah weighed 7 lbs. 15 oz. and measured 21 inches long, and has a big sister, Rianne. Grandparents are Rod and Marci Brown of Cherokee, Denny and Angie Goodman of Arthur, and Fred and Carol Anderson of Storm Lake...
Don't ignore eating disorders (07/16/10)
Experts in the field say that millions of men, women and children across the country have an eating disorder, including a growing number of teenagers who have "bought in" to the concept that thin is in. Compounding the problem is that teens and their parents get peppered frequently with the fact that teen obesity is also a fast-growing social problem in the United States...