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Stories from Friday, September 3, 2010

Vandals ransack Cherokee Washington High School (09/03/10)
Vandals caused several thousands of dollars in damages at Cherokee Washington High School late Wednesday night. According to Cherokee Superintendent Dr. John Chalstrom, the perpetrators either forced their way into WHS, or hid in the school before it was locked down after the custodial staff left for the day at about 11 p.m...
CRMC Offers Cholesterol and Diabetic Screenings (09/03/10)
Cherokee Regional Medical Center will be offering cholesterol and diabetic screenings at three separate locations in the month of September. Recent studies have reinforced the idea that cholesterol lowering is important for all Americans, regardless of age, sex or medical history. ...
Blood Center issues urgent call for donors (09/03/10)
SIOUX CITY --The Siouxland Community Blood Bank, a subsidiary of LifeServe Blood Center, is issuing an urgent call to donors with types O Negative and B Negative blood to donate as soon as possible. "We have seen a marked decrease in donations during the past couple of weeks," said Heather Marreel, Director of Recruitment at LifeServe Blood Center...
Times Gone By (09/03/10)
At 12:30 Wednesday a.m. there was an explosion on West Cedar Street which was heard all over town. It was at the residence of Guy M. Gillett and was the work of a dynamite fiend. A stick of dynamite had been placed under the northwest corner of the porch, a fuse attached and ignited. ...
Bacon Aquatic Center's 'last blast' (09/03/10)
The last chance for area residents to visit the Cherokee Bacon Aquatic Center for 2010 will be this Labor Day weekend. There will be open swimming from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Also, there will be open swimming from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Labor Day (Monday)...
County gets refund for low accident rate (09/03/10)
Scott Weber, left, of Central Insurance, is pictured presenting a refund check from the Iowa Cumulative Assurance Pool in the amount of $10,484 to Cherokee County Board of Supervisors' Chairman Jeff Simonsen. This refund is presented annually due to the low number of incident claims on County Workers for observing safety regulations. Photo contributed...
Area businesses targeted by scam (09/03/10)
Several Cherokee-area businesses have been contacted recently by a representative of "Premier Map Company" claiming to be selling advertising for a new city/county map, and/or a county guide, and leading people to believe this is through the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce and the City of Cherokee...
No paper Monday (09/03/10)
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'Special Guests' at Courthouse (09/03/10)
It seems that a flock of turkey vultures have made quite a home out of the Cherokee County Communication Tower, located behind the Cherokee County Courthouse. It seems like a logical spot and the view must be spectacular up there. Photo by Mike Leckband...
MMC VB girls fall to Le Mars Gehlen (09/03/10)
LE MARS - The talented Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn volleyball team couldn't get any momentum going on the way to a 3-0 loss at Le Mars Gehlen here Tuesday night. Kayla Foresman led the Eagles in spiking with an 9-14 effort and three kills, followed by Erica Dreckman 8-14 with two kills, Reagan McDaniel 9-11 with one kill, and Jalyn Dodeden 8-9 with five kills...
WHS girls open volleyball season (09/03/10)
ORANGE CITY - The promising Cherokee Washington High volleyball team started its 2010 season against rugged foes at the MOC-Floyd Valley Tournament here Tuesday night. The Cherokee girls finished with a 1-2 match record, defeating Spencer by game scores of 21-15, 18-21, 15-2; and losing 4-21, 21-19, 9-15 to Sheldon; and 16-21, 14-21 to Sergeant Bluff-Luton, two rated and highly acclaimed opponents entering this early volleyball season...
Braves crowd (09/03/10)
The Cherokee fans showed their support for the football Braves with many in the large crowd shielding their eyes from the glaring sun while attending the Cherokee opener against Storm Lake last Friday. Tonight, the Braves host sixth-ranked Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn in a home opener under the new $200,000 lighting system recently completed at the WHS George Hicks Field. Photo by Paul Struck...
Braves Tailgate Friday at Armory (09/03/10)
The Cherokee Athletic Boosters are teaming up with American Natural Soy to sponsor a tailgate meal before the Braves' home football game against Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn on Friday night. For this week's tailgate only, the tailgate will be set up at the Armory, located east of Washington High School, so everyone can come see the newly renovated Iron Works weight room in the Armory...
Schueder / daughter (09/03/10)
Derek and Jody Schueder of Laramie, Wyoming are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Aubrey Ann Schueder, who was born on August 17th at 7:21 a.m. Aubrey weighed 7 lbs and measured 20 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Dan and Charlotte Schueder of Cherokee and Kris and the late Ed Wold of Laramie, Wyoming...
Schnoor / daughter (09/03/10)
Tim and Amie Schnoor of Urbandale are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Landry Addison, on July 1, 2010. Landry weighed 7 lbs. 15 oz. and measured 20 1/2 inches long, and she has a 5-year-old brother, Preston, and a 3-year-old sister, Nessa...
Frank / son (09/03/10)
Nichole and Shannon Frank of Eagleville, Missouri, are happy to announce the birth of their son, Henry Phillip Frank, on July 14, 2010. Henry weighed 8 ls. 8 oz. and measured 20 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Andy and Patti Carlson of Cherokee and Robin and Debbie Frank of Hatfield, Missouri. Great-grandparents are Ron and Donna Conley and Margaret Carlson, all of Cherokee, and Fred Frank of Eagleville, Missouri...
Daugherty-Albright wedding (09/03/10)
Jill Elizabeth Daugherty and Joseph Scott Albright, both of Omaha, were married outdoors at the Sonshine Chapel, Camp Carol Joy Holling, in Ashland, Nebraska on August 5, 2010, with Pastor Jeff Dart performing the 4 p.m. ceremony. A reception followed at The Atrium at Nebraska Crossing in Gretna, Nebraska...
Handling the Economy (09/03/10)