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Stories from Wednesday, July 21, 2010

CRMC nursing staff utilizes cutting edge technology (07/21/10)
In a rapidly changing health care environment, Cherokee Regional Medical Center continues to advance by utilizing the latest technology. Inspired by the seemingly endless possibilities available at her fingertips, Jessica Mattioda, a nurse supervisor at CRMC, recently spearheaded a project to implement multifunctional Apple iPads into the facility's day to day nursing practices...
Local quilting business thrives (07/21/10)
MARCUS -It doesn't get any better than to create a thriving business from a hobby that you love doing. Working at what you love to do, makes going to work very enjoyable. Janette Woodall of Marcus will quickly verify that statement as her business, Janette Woodall & Custom Quilts & Long-arm Quilting, is in it's 10th year of stitching for others...
Rosemary Clausen Center announces open house (07/21/10)
The season ticket sales for the 2010-11 entertainment series at the Rosemary Clausen Center has been opened up to the general public, according to ticket director Ken Buell. Contributors to the capital campaign to build the facility were given three weeks to receive ordering preference for season tickets. ...
Get Your 4-H Family Favorites cookbook (07/21/10)
The 4-H Facilities Betterment Project Committee has collected the best recipes from 108 4-H members, family, leaders, and alumni and compiled them into an attractive keepsake cookbook. The cookbooks are on sale now, with all proceeds going to the betterment project at the Cherokee County Fairgrounds...
Beef show at Marcus Fairgrounds (07/21/10)
The Chuck Simons Memorial beef show will be held at the Marcus Fairgrounds in Marcus on Sunday Aug. 8 at 12:30 p.m. This is a sanctioned show for the Iowa Junior beef breeds association. There will also be feeder calf classes. A lunch stand will be available and is being run by the 4-H Expo Center Committee to continue fundraising efforts...
VFW Auxiliary notes (07/21/10)
Cherokee VFW Auxiliary met July 12 for their regular monthly meeting. President, Marian McNabb opened the meeting according to ritual. Minutes of previous meeting read and approved. Shirley Nation gave the treasurer report. Old business was the discussion of the upcoming Ice Cream Social to be held, Saturday, July 31 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Post Home...
CRMC conducting silent auction (07/21/10)
The Cherokee Regional Medical Center Relay for Life team has been conducting a themed gift basket silent auction fundraiser during the month of July. Various departments and individuals within CRMC have donated close to 30 different themed gift baskets for the auction, which is open to employees and the general public...
Book Vine hosts Book Signing July 22 (07/21/10)
Matthew Harding's book, "Introductions...a story about God," will be introduced to the Cherokee community during a book signing event at the Book Vine, Main Street, Cherokee, on Thursday, July 22 at 5 p.m. The book stemmed from Harding's post-college research interests. After studying philosophy and sociology at Arizona State University, Harding began the ultimate research project into God, eternity, and this world. The results became his story...
Cherokee tops West Lyon, 6-5 in extra innings (07/21/10)
SIOUX CENTER - The Cherokee Braves moved a step closer to a return trip to the Class 2A Iowa State Baseball Tournament when they pulled out a nine inning 6-5 win over the West Lyon Wildcats in the District finals here on Saturday. Jakob Hummel got the Braves' scoring started with his two-run single in the second inning. ...
Tourney champs (07/21/10)
The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn grades 3-4 baseball team won the year-end tournament consisting of 14 area teams. Team members are: front row, left to right, Joel Johnson, Colton Meyer, Drew Woodall, Conner Rassel. Middle, Micah Petersen, Tyler Whited, Douglas Gengler, Wyatt Rassel, Tristen Olson, Dean Jenness...
Hole-in-One at Quimby (07/21/10)
Pete Dixon of Anthon scored a hole-in-one on hole # 4 at the Quimby Golf Course on July 5, 2010, witnessed by Bruce Boock. in this photo, Pete is presented a gold putter by Quimby Golf Board member Rich Wych (left). Holzhauer Motors sponsors the award of the gold putter. Photo contributed...
Edith M. Baier (07/21/10)
Edith M. Baier, 86, of Le Mars, passed away Sunday, July 18, 2010, at the Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 23, 2010, at the Mt. Olive Cemetery in Randall. No public visitation is planned...
Brandon Michael Thomas (07/21/10)
Brandon Michael Thomas, 21, of Omaha, passed away Monday, July 12, 2010 at Creighton University Medical Center after injuries suffered in a July 8 motorcycle-car collision. Funeral services were held Thursday, July 15, at Temple Israel in Omaha, Neb...
Rita Mary Donaldson (07/21/10)
Rita Mary Donaldson, age 91 of Cleghorn, passed away Saturday, July 17, 2010, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11 a.m. today at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus. Father Armand Bertrand officiated. Visitation was held at 10 a.m. ...
Charles N. Beaton (07/21/10)
Charles N. Beaton, 80, formerly 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...
Hazel Jeanne (Peggy) Ammons (07/21/10)
Hazel Jeanne (Peggy) Ammons of Springfield, Missouri, formerly of Aurelia, Iowa, died Saturday, July 17, 2010 in the James River Care Center in Springfield. She was 88. Services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home, 1947 E Seminole, Springfield, Missouri 65804. ...
Gray Matters: A delightful trip back in time (07/21/10)
I expect a good many of you who have reached a certain age have had this experience, and I am certain you have found it as pleasant as I did. I'm speaking of hearing the voice of a dear friend one hasn't been in contact with for ages, and being instantly transported back in time. This happened...
Boomers key to economic recovery (07/21/10)
Baby Boomers should be renamed Economic Boomers. As a statistical demographic, they control more than half of the discretionary spending, they hold more than 70 percent of the country's wealth, and there's a behavioral trend that indicates that they are still spending that money, even during the recession...