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Stories from Monday, August 30, 2010

Good eats for a good cause (08/30/10)
The Children's Miracle Network was the beneficiary of the proceeds from a meal served Friday noon in the Hy-Vee Pharmacy parking lot. North Star Community Credit Union, Hy-Vee Pharmacy, Fareway, Cherokee Regional Medical Center, Subway Restaurant and Kum and Go co-sponsored the meal of a pork burger, chips, soda and cookie, for just $4. Photo by Dan Whitney...
Farmers Market (08/30/10)
The Cherokee Area Farmers Market is held every Thursday at 4 p.m. at the Cherokee Depot until the end of summer. Pictured are area residents waiting for the beginning bell which opens the market. Last Thursday's opening was delayed a few minutes due to a train passing by the Depot. Go figure. Photo by Mike Leckband...
Erickson Family Benefit planned (08/30/10)
The Marcus Fire Department and the Marcettes are hosting a benefit burger supper for the Dan and Brea Erickson Family. On June 11, Owen Daniel Erickson was born nine-weeks premature at the Methodist Hospital in Omaha. Weighing just 2 lbs-9 oz. Owen was transferred to the Children's Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit where he spent the next several weeks...
FEMA'S home inspectors speed to assistance (08/30/10)
WEST DES MOINES More than 10,000 Iowans are expected to seek federal assistance for their losses from the severe storms and flooding that began June 1, according to disaster recovery officials. Recording the damage at each individual household is the responsibility of the inspectors sent by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). ...
Ask the ISU Gardening Experts (08/30/10)
What are the black spots or blotches on my apples? The problem may be sooty blotch and flyspeck. Sooty blotch and flyspeck are two different fungal diseases that often occur together on apples. Sooty blotch appears as dark brown to black, one-half inch or larger smudges on the surface of the apple. ...
State and private businesses coordinate flood response (08/30/10)
When the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) expanded operations last week, a stronger presence from the business community had a seat at the table. When activated, the SEOC acts as a central point to support local responders, prioritize safety missions, and coordinate resources for those missions. ...
Co-ed softball tourney Sunday to benefit cancer victim (08/30/10)
A benefit for Kelsie Peterson, a 2009 Cherokee Washington High graduate recently diagnosed with cancer, will be held Sunday, Sept. 5 in Cherokee. A Co-ed Slowpitch Softball Tournament at Wescott Park in Cherokee has been organized that day, with proceeds benefiting Peterson to help defray mounting medical costs...
Miscues haunt Braves in SL loss (08/30/10)
STORM LAKE - A scoreless first quarter turned into a nightmare for the Class 2A Cherokee Braves in the season football opener against 3A Storm Lake here Friday night, with the Tornadoes capitalizing on Cherokee mistakes and the resulting good field position with a 26-point second quarter on the way to a resounding 46-14 victory...
District/Regional Hosts for Cross Country (08/30/10)
The Iowa High School athletic ssociation and Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union have announced the sites of this fall's District and Regional Cross Country meets on Thursday, October 21, 2010. CLASS 4A - Cedar Rapids, Washington; Fort Dodge; Indianola; Marshalltown;...
Jack G. Perrin (08/30/10)
Jack George Perrin, age 90, of rural Cherokee, passed away Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010, at his residence with his family by his side. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. today at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee. Father Armand Bertrand officiated. ...
Gerald F. Coburn (08/30/10)
Gerald Franklin Coburn, 82, of Greeley, Colorado , a former long- time Cherokee County resident, passed away on May 16, 2010 in Greeley, Colorado. Memorial services will be held Thursday, September 2nd, at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee, Iowa. Rev. Ethan Sayler will officiate. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. There will be military rites at graveside by L. A. Wescott Post #2253 of the V.F.W. On line condolences may be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com...
Extension Line (08/30/10)
With fall approaching, a critical chore needing to be done around my home is to prepare for the annual invasion of the uninvited "multi-colored Asian lady beetle". The multicolored Asian lady beetle has become permanently established throughout the U.S. ...
Salmonella victim? (08/30/10)
College students and laundry (08/30/10)
Unless mom or dad has conducted an informative "Laundry 101" class for them, many new college students have little experience in the laundry room. What with going to class, getting acclimated to college life and making new friends, laundry just isn't a first concern...