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Stories from Friday, July 23, 2010

New lighting for Cherokee's George Hicks Field this summer (07/23/10)
(Ed. note: Prior to this week's storm damage to the lighting system at Cherokee Washington High, the school had aleady planned to replace the aged lighting system at George Hicks Field. The new system was scheduled to arrive this week. This article was written prior to THursday's storm)...
Storm hits Holton Signs Complex (07/23/10)
Quimby ramps up for RAGBRAI (07/23/10)
A parade of pedaling bikers will hit the pavement and make their way through Quimby next Sunday as part of the first day of RAGBRAI XXXVIII. And Quimby is gearing up and getting ready for the arrival of the riders. There will be no excuse for bikers to leave the streets of Quimby with any feelings of hunger. The Cherokee County Cattlemen will be serving rib-eye sandwiches and the Pork Producers will be grilling up pork burgers for the hungry bikers...
Washta is ready and waiting for RAGBRAI (07/23/10)
The third time's a charm as Washta prepares for the town's third visit from RAGBRAI riders in the great bike ride's history. The 38th annual RAGBRAI will be rolling through Washta on Sunday, July 25 as the riders make their way from Sioux City to Storm Lake, a 68.5 mile jaunt on the first day of the ride...
Cherokee Swim Team hosts final meet (07/23/10)
The Cherokee Swim Team hosted their final home meet of the season at the Bacon Aquatic Center against Algona on July 12. The host team boasted five triple winners, two double winners and ten single event winners at the meet and also won 10 of 18 relay events...
Cherokee Country Club 2-Ball Results (07/23/10)
The Cherokee Country Club held 2 ball Couples tournaments on Saturday July 10 and Sunday July 11. Will Cook and Laura Dawson of Cherokee won the Championship Flight on Saturday with their score of 75 and Marc and Amy Sarchet of Cherokee took the Championship on Sunday with a round of 80...
Betty J. Camarigg (07/23/10)
Betty J. Camarigg, 86, of Washta, passed away Wednesday, July 21, 2010 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held Monday, July 26, at 10:30 a.m. at the Washta United Methodist Church. Rev. Carolyn Hollar will officiate. Burial will be in the Sunset View Cemetery at Washta. ...
Esther L. Gaskill (07/23/10)
Esther L. Gaskill, age 85, of Holstein - formerly of Cherokee - passed away Wednesday, July 21, 2010, at the Good Samaritan Center in Holstein, IA. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 24, 2010, at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service on Saturday. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. Online condolences may be sent at www.greenwoodfuneral.com...
Controlling cooling costs (07/23/10)
We may cuss about their rates and the frequency of and slow reaction time to power outages, but, by and large, our utility companies are on the high road when advising consumers on how best to cope with the heat and the cold. And, during scorching July temperatures and the upcoming Dog Days of August, coping with the high temperatures and humidity is first and foremost in many people's minds...