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Stories from Friday, August 6, 2010

Spray day (08/06/10)
The time has come again for the spray planes and helicopters to return to rid the crops of bugs and fungus. This helicopter pilot, working with First Coop of Cherokee, is from Pennsylvania.
Tonight's 'Relay For Life' schedule (08/06/10)
The Schedule of Events for the 2010 Cherokee ACS Relay For Life tonight at Koser Spring Lake Park is as follows:...
Garden Day at ISU Research Farm near Sutherland (08/06/10)
The public is invited to a Demonstration Garden Field Day at the Iowa State University Northwest Research Farm located in O'Brien County near Sutherland, Iowa. The event takes place on Wednesday, Aug. 11 at 6 p.m. Root beer floats and roasted sweet corn will be served to all who attend...
Extension Council Nominating Committee appointed (08/06/10)
Four Cherokee County residents have been appointed to the Iowa State University Extension Council Nominating Committee. Committee members selected to nominate Extension Council candidates for the 2010 election are Mary Bierman, Larrabee; Don Drefke, Marcus; Al Henn, Cherokee; and Stephanie Spieler, Marcus...
City to explore possible new park facilities (08/06/10)
In a special meeting Tuesday night, the Cherokee City Council unanimously endorsed and approved three Resolutions in support of seeking possible grant monies for Koser Spring Lake Park facilities improvements from the State of Iowa's current I-Jobs Local Infrastructure Program...
Iowa beef producers help fund beef sustainability study (08/06/10)
A pound of beef produced today has less of an environmental impact than it did in 1977, according to a new study presented at the 2010 Cattle Industry Summer Conference held last week in Denver. Assistant Professor Dr. Jude L. Capper, researcher from Washington State University, revealed that improvements in nutrition, management, growth rate and slaughter weights have significantly reduced the environmental impact of modern beef production and improved its sustainability...
28th Governor's Charity Steer Show (08/06/10)
AMES -- Twenty-five entries from throughout the state of Iowa will participate in the 2010 Governor's Charity Steer Show. The show ring competition takes place Saturday, August 14, at 4 p.m., in the Pioneer Livestock Pavilion at the Iowa State Fair. Immediately following the competition the steers will be sold at auction with proceeds going to the Ronald McDonald Houses of Iowa. Both the show ring event and the auction are open to the general public...
28th Governor's Charity Steer Show (08/06/10)
AMES -- Twenty-five entries from throughout the state of Iowa will participate in the 2010 Governor's Charity Steer Show. The show ring competition takes place Saturday, August 14, at 4 p.m., in the Pioneer Livestock Pavilion at the Iowa State Fair. Immediately following the competition the steers will be sold at auction with proceeds going to the Ronald McDonald Houses of Iowa. Both the show ring event and the auction are open to the general public...
General CRP sign up informational meeting (08/06/10)
The Sioux, O'Brien, Plymouth & Cherokee County Farm Service Agency (FSA) in cooperation with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) & Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) will be presenting an informational meeting focused on the General Conservation Reserve Program General Sign Up starting Aug. 2 continuing until Aug. 27, 2010...
Hirschmans celebrate 60th anniversary (08/06/10)
Bob and Alice Hirschman of Cherokee were married on August 18, 1950, and the couple will celebrate their 60th wedding aniversary with their family on August 14th. The couple's children are Willis and Bev Hirschman of Sutherland; Kris and Larry Johnson of DeSoto, Kansas; Jeff and Jo Anne Hirschman of Alta; Jolene and Vern Fick of Cherokee; and Bryce and Jodi Hirschman of Edwardsville, Kansas...
Times Gone By (08/06/10)
George Carter is the name of a farm hand who gives his address as LeMars, Iowa, who will be a steady boarder at Hotel De Star until court convenes, and will then have his case submitted to the grand jury. George put in his appearance at the Peter Lux home at noon a week ago today in search of work and was engaged by Mr. ...
Area high school football schedules (08/06/10)
CLASS 2A - Cherokee Aug. 27 - @Storm Lake Sept. 3 - H-M-S, Hartley Sept. 10 - Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto Sept. 17 - @OA-BCIG Sept. 24 - JSPC, Jefferson Oct. 1 - Kuemper Catholic, Carroll Oct. 8 - @East Sac County Oct. 15 - @SCAL-RCL Oct. 22 - Missouri Valley...
Area girls earn softball honors (08/06/10)
Three area players have been named to the Iowa Girls Coaches Association Class 1A All-District Softball Team for the Northwest District. They are sophomore infielder Erica Dreckman of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn, senior pitcher Kelli Miller of River Valley, and sophomore infielder Kari Ludvigson of River Valley...
Touchstone Energy Golf fundraiser for kids' health care (08/06/10)
DAKOTA DUNES, S.D. - Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative, along with approximately 90 other golfers from other electric cooperatives, raised $34,615 in charity funds on July 19, 2010, during the 11th annual Touchstone Energy Midwest Golf Invitational at the Dakota Dunes Country Club in North Sioux City, S.D...
High temps dangerous for dogs (08/06/10)
When the temperatures and high humidity levels soar during the "Dog Days of August," we are reminded that man's best friend can have serious trouble coping with the heat. If a dog gets over heated, it could succumb to heatstroke with the possibility of not recovering. ...