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Stories from Thursday, July 22, 2010

Braves headed to Des Moines again (07/22/10)
The Cherokee Braves baseball team accomplished something no other team in the state has done Tuesday night. With a dominating 10-0 victory over Lakes Conference rival Sheldon in a Class 2A Sub-state game on the Orabs' home field, the Braves became the only team in any class to advance to the State Tournament for six consecutive seasons. ...
Chamber Coffee at Valley Bank (07/22/10)
This week's Chamber Coffee will be held at Valley Bank and Trust at 200 S. 2nd Street.
4-H results from the 2010 Cherokee County Fair (07/22/10)
2010 Cherokee County Fair Thursday, July 8 Reserve Champion Market Barrow: Amber Neisius Grand Champion Market Gilt: Sara Peters Reserve Champion Market Gilt: Kacey Wolf Grand Champion Market Individual Overall: Mitch Brady Grand Champion Pen-of-Three: Amber Neisius...
Sanford Museum welcomes special guests (07/22/10)
Galva-Holstein District purchases property (07/22/10)
Galva-Holstein Superintendent of Schools Dr. Harold Post has announced that the district has purchased an apartment complex on Davenport Street, where one enters the school from the west. The property was purchased from Tom Gardalen for $80,000. Gardalen is to remove the structure and level the ground, and the school will construct a new parking lot there next spring...
First Annual 'Dreams Made True' Pageant in Carroll this weekend (07/22/10)
Dreams Made True, Inc. was founded in 2010 by David and Dayna Teske of Carroll, who were inspired by their daughter, Daleney Marie Teske, now nine years old going on ten. Daleney was a premature baby, weighed just 1 1/2 lbs. at birth, and was also afflicted with cerebral palsy. Daleney has worked hard to overcome her obstacles, says her proud mom. She has learned to walk with the aid of a walker and the next goal will be walking with crutches...
Items for sale at the Farmers Market (07/22/10)
Here is the list of vendors and their items that will be for sale during the Cherokee Area Farmers Market at the depot under the canopy from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. this Thursday. Wayne Nafe will have green beans, cabbage, potatoes, egg plant, zucchini, cucumbers, green peppers, carrots, onions, yellow beans, beets, and rhubarb; Loyd & Sharon Reineke will have honey and beeswax; the Hofmeyers will have honey wheat bread, chocolate chip cookies, peanut butter cookies, morning glory muffins, rice krispie bars, brownies, cinnamon rolls, banana bread, strawberry bread, italian parmesan bread; Chuck Benson will have cinnamon rolls, zucchini bread, chocolate chip cookies, strawberry jam, zucchini, tomatoes, and gourds; Dave Carlson will have beets, tomatoes, cucumbers, soy nuts, and food grade soy beans; Ron Rickett will have potatoes, onions, zucchini, cucumber, cabbage, jewelry, lawn ornaments, and floral arrangements.. ...
Mill Creek Park Lodge receives renovation (07/22/10)
The Lodge at Mill Creek Park has received a long awaited renovation. Plans to modernize the lodge have been in the works for over a decade, and the project has now been completed. Upgrades include a new roof, siding, kitchen remodel, air conditioning and more. All of these changes have made the lodge more comfortable and energy efficient. Many of the maintenance issues associated with upkeep were also reduced...
New standard to benefit seed industry (07/22/10)
DES MOINES Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey recently highlighted recent action by the National Conference on Weights and Measures that will standardize testing methods and procedures for seed count labeling. The new procedures, which will go into effect Jan. ...
Times Gone By (07/22/10)
This year's corn crop is to be the best in every way since 1895, according to grain men who are identified with the publication of the weekly crop report of the Illinois Central railroad. The yield this year is from ten days to two weeks ahead of that of last year and the general yield and quality of all small grains will be at least one third better than that of last year. ...
Phyllis Mae (Peterson) Ricklefs (07/22/10)
Phyllis Mae (Peterson) Ricklefs, age 45, of Marcus, passed away on Saturday, July 15, 2010, at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. A funeral service was held at 10:30 a.m. at the Peace Lutheran Church of Marcus with Rev. Paul Egger officiating. Graveside services were held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the Grandview Cemetery in Quimby...
Jack N. Olson (07/22/10)
Jack N. Olson, 75, lifelong Cherokee resident, passed away Tuesday evening, July 20, 2010 at his home, surrounded by his family, following a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 24, at 10:30 a.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Cherokee.Pastor Larry Lemke will officiate. ...
Extension Line (07/22/10)
Last week we shared the process for obtaining your free credit report. This week we will cover the information contained in a credit report and what to do when any of that information is incorrect or inaccurate. As you may recall, there are three credit reporting agencies: Experian, Equifax, and Transunion. These agencies monitor your credit activity with lenders, your public information, and collection agency accounts, and then compile that information into your credit report...
Library News (07/22/10)
When I write about what I'm reading I tend to concentrate on fiction because that's what I like. However, there are many wonderful non fiction titles at the Cherokee Public Library. Maybe one of the following new ones will catch your attention. Biographies are always popular. ...
Eat, don't mistreat (07/22/10)
We concur with the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) concerning the proliferation of "greased pig contests" in Iowa and other states. As the state and county fair seasons fire up this summer, the HSUS urges residents to avoid one fixture - the greased pig contest - at many of the state's fairs...