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Stories from Thursday, August 26, 2010

Accepting life's bumps along the way (08/26/10)
MARCUS - Melissa Tabke knows what it is like to have your life take a drastic unexpected turn, - one in which you have no choice but to make the best of it or end up feeling sorry for yourself. Tabke is a healthy young woman with an attitude to live life to the fullest, while taking what life has to offer. She is a prime example of what any parent would want in a daughter...
CCWS provides services to area businesses (08/26/10)
One of the best-kept secrets in Cherokee is Cherokee County Work Services. This facility is located at 322 S. Lake St., in south Cherokee, just west of U.S. Highway 59. CCWS started here in 1968, and was known for many years as the Cherokee Work Activity Center. Don Agostine was the director of the facility for many years, and since Don's retirement a few years ago, Calvin Carver and Jan Cosgrove have served as the co-directors...
Cherokee area women attend 'Faith' conference (08/26/10)
A group of 54 women from the Cherokee area traveled by bus to Omaha to attend the Women of Faith Conference at the Qwest Center on August 13 and 14. The Women of Faith tour appears in several cities across the United States during the year. This year's conference has a theme of "Imagine," based on the text of Ephesians 3:20...
'Welcome to Medicare' seminar hosted by CRMC (08/26/10)
A free seminar is being offered by the State of Iowa's Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP), for Iowans who want to learn about Medicare Parts A and B, Part D Drug Benefit, Medicare Advantage Plans, and Supplemental Insurance . The seminar will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 21, in the First Floor Conference Room at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center...
Chamber Coffee (08/26/10)
This week's Cherokee Chamber Coffee will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Friday at the Cherokee Soil & Water Conservation office, located at 314 S. Lake St.
4-H Cavaliers to hold 'recruitment night' (08/26/10)
If you have ever wondered what the Cherokee 4-H Cavaliers is all about this is your opportunity to see for your self. The Cavaliers invite you to bring the whole family and join in a fun night of games and to learn what the Cavaliers can offer you. Their recruitment night will be held on Saturday, Aug. 28 at 6 p.m. at the Cherokee 4-H Arena located on the north side of the Cherokee County Fairgrounds. Plus a meal will be provided...
Items for sale at the Cherokee Area Farmers Market (08/26/10)
Here is the list of items available for sale during the Cherokee Area Farmers Market under the canopy at the depot from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. tonight. The Hofmeyers (their final week) will have caramel cinnamon rolls, italian parmesan bread, banana bread, strawberry bread, chocolate chip cookies, sugar cookies, peanut cookies, honey wheat bread, french onion bread, focaccia bread, morning glory muffins...
Simonsen wins Quimby Golf Club tourney (08/26/10)
QUIMBY - Kent Simonsen carded a 70 to win the 18-hole First Flight Championship of the Quimby Golf Club Men's Tournament here Sunday. Tim Fox was second in First Flight with an 80, and Bill Spears third with an 82. Doug Richey won the Second Flight with an 81, followed by Dale Benson 85, and Rod Brown 85...
Braves attend Challenge Camp (08/26/10)
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - A group of 11 Cherokee Braves senior football players and their coaches went to Sioux Falls, S.D. earlier this month to an Outdoor Challenge Camp that focused on Character and Leadership. The camp centered around results through teamwork that included numerous challenges that had the athletes thinking of ways to accomplish their tasks as a team. Each challenge had consequences and also the rewards of receiving a key to open a treasure chest at the end...
Henry Franklin Lawrence III (08/26/10)
Henry Franklin Lawrence III, 78, of Westminster, Colo., passed peacefully on Aug. 5, 2010 at St. Anthony's hospital in Denver, Colo. Henry was born Jan. 18, 1932 in Maryville, Mo. Robert and Carmen Dewar of Cherokee adopted him after his father passed. ...
Dolores M. Mahler (08/26/10)
Dolores M. Mahler, 78, of Cherokee, passed away Wednesday morning, Aug. 25, 2010 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Private family graveside services will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee at a later date. Online condolences may be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com...
Halverson / son (08/26/10)
Bryan and Tisha Halverson of Pauliina are happy to announce the birth of their son, Brechen Lee Halverson, at 7:20 a.m. on August 17, 2010. Brechen weighed 9 lbs. 5 oz. and measured 21 1/2 inches long. His grandparents are Dennis and Laura Taylor of Sutherland and Doug and Pam Halverson of Peterson, and his great-grandparents are Howard and Joyce Craig of Paullina and Janice McDonald and Phyllis Jones, both of Primghar. Irma Burgeson of Spencer is his great-great-grandmother...
Lam - Lau / son (08/26/10)
Bryan Lam and Quan Lau are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Terence Lam, at 10:25 a.m. on August 13, 2010. Terence weighed 7 lbs. 1 1/2 oz. and measured 20 inches long.
Kuhnes/daughter (08/26/10)
Dan and Janet Kuhnes of Marcus are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Kinsley McKenna Kuhnes, at 3:46 a.m. on June 30, 2010. Kinsley weighed 8 lbs. 15oz. and measured 20-3/4" long. Her grandparents are Kevin and Barb Kuhnes of Cleghorn and Joyce Venable of Hinckley, Minn. and Jim Jenness of Marshalltown...
Tales from the Quimby Library (08/26/10)
Who knew we'd have the wettest summer (June -- August) on record (per Ron Demers, KTIV 4) and record local flooding the same year our summer library program was "Make a Splash -- Read!" Even so, we had a splash-tastic time with this theme. First to make a splash at our library program on Monday, July 19, was Ginger Walker. ...
At the Library (08/26/10)
It's hard to believe that summer is over and it's time to hit the books again. The Cherokee Public Library will be starting our youth programs beginning Tuesday, Sept. 8. On Tuesday, Sept. 8 the Preschool Story Time will be back and will run from 10:30 a.m. -- 11 a.m. This program is for children three to five years old and will meet every Tuesday...
Egg Recall (08/26/10)
Ya'll come back now (08/26/10)
We understand that it's an election year and the politicians are stumping all over the place, but still, it was encouraging to see Iowa Governor Chet Culver and U.S. Senator Charles Grassley visit Cherokee earlier this week - Grassley on two occasions...