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Stories from Thursday, September 16, 2010

School to receive $200,238 from 'Jobs Act' (09/16/10)
Money was the name of the game at the special meeting of the Cherokee School District Board of Education Monday night, as the District will soon realize $200,238 in Federal dollars through the Obama Administration's initiative to save jobs in education...
Fire hydrant test Thursday (09/16/10)
The Cherokee Water Department will be conducting a fire hydrant flow test in front of the Cherokee Regional Medical Center at 1 p.m. today (Thursday). There is a possibility of discolored water in the area due to the test.
Alleged fraudulent phone solicitation continues (09/16/10)
According to the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce, Cherokee businesses are continuing to get telephone calls soliciting advertising for community guides, emergency magnets, and/or maps. The callers are falsely claiming to be working on behalf of the Chamber of Commerce and/or Cherokee Emergency Services, or Sheriff''s Department...
Chamber Coffee at Godfather's (09/16/10)
Friday's 9:30 a.m. Chamber Coffee will be at Godfather's Pizza, Highway 59 North.
Aurelia Board holds organizational meeting (09/16/10)
AURELIA - The Board of Directors of the Aurelia Community School District held their 2010-11 organizational meeting at the school on Monday, selecting Board officers and committees to serve in the current school year. Board member Myron Radke, who was selected to replace departing Board member Paul Pingel and sworn into office previously, was officially acknowledged as a member of the Board, and extended full voting privileges. ...
Good Samaritan Society Celebrates Founder's Day (09/16/10)
The Good Samaritan Society-Holstein is joining Good Samaritan Society locations across the nation in celebrating the beginnings of The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society. The Society, founded by Rev. August "Dad" Hoeger, was incorporated on Sept 29th, 1922, and opened its first home, a six-room rented house, on March 1, 1923, in Arthur, N.D...
WHS Class of 1995 reunion (09/16/10)
The Cherokee Washington High class of 1995 has scheduled its 15th-year class reunion for Friday and Saturday, October 1-2 in Cherokee. The reunion coincides with the Cherokee Braves 2010 Football Homecoming game against Carroll Kuemper Friday, Oct. 1...
Reunion held for Wilson High Class of '40 (09/16/10)
Jared Zarr hosted a class reunion coffee for the Cherokee Wilson High School Class of 1940 at his home in Aurelia earlier this summer, with the assistance of his daughters and their spouses. Class members attending the get-together included Phyllis (Simmons) Torey ; Betty (Abels) Hantsbarger ; Jeri (Wilkie) Evans ; Alice (DeWitt) Noble ; Gladys (Schwenn) Schroeder ; Dolores and Bob Van Natta ; Opal (Nordstrom) Waldron; and host Jared "Bud" Zarr...
Items for sale at CAFM (09/16/10)
Here is the list of items that will be 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. Wayne Nafe will have potatoes, butternut squash, acorn squash, zucchini, cucumbers, onions, eggplant...
Sanford Musuem to host Laura Ingalls Wilder program (09/16/10)
Sarah Uthoff of Humanities Iowa will be presenting a program about Laura Ingalls Wilder at the Sanford Musem at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday. Laura Ingalls Wilder is that Midwestern girl that we have all come to know through her own stories and she will come to life with Sarah's program...
CYFL winners! (09/16/10)
The Cherokee Youth Football League (CYFL) grades 3-4 #2 team was all smiles after ringing the Cherokee Braves Victory Bell after winning a hard-fougt game over Galva-Holstein/Schaller-Crestland in Cherokee Saturday. The CYFL features teams in grades 3-4 and grades 5-6 playing area teams on Saturdays in the Fall. This team won their game Saturday by a 36-6 score. Photo contributed...
WHS, MMC-RU run at Holstein (09/16/10)
HOLSTEIN - The Marcus-Meriden-Ceghorn/Remsen-Union girls were 14th and the Cherokee Washington High girls placed 15th in Class A at Saturday's Ridge View Cross Country Meet here. Both the MMC-RU and Cherokee boys teams featured just four runners apiece and did not figure in the team standings...
Aurelia VB team falls to Panthers (09/16/10)
STORM LAKE - Aurelia played Storm Lake St. Mary's in a Northwest Conference volleyball match here on Tuesday, and the host Panthers swept the winless Bulldogs by game scores of 12-25, 14-25, and 15-25. Amber Loucks had three ace serves for the Bulldogs and Audrey Winterhof had two; Shaina Thevenin had two blocks on defense and also had two kills on offense; and Alyssa Phipps also had two kills. Regan Henkel had four set assists...
Carl J. Mayer (09/16/10)
Carl J. Mayer, 84, of Marcus, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010 at his home following a brief illness. Funeral services will take place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010 at Peace Lutheran Church in Marcus. Rev. James Gruber will officiate. Burial will follow at Marcus-Amherst Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. on Friday at Peace Lutheran Church in Marcus...
Steward - Sargent / son (09/16/10)
Sara Steward and Alyn Sargent of Aurelia are happy to announce the birth of their son at 6:47 p.m. on September 8, 2010. Kenley Alyn Sargent weighed 6 lbs. 3 oz. at birth. His grandparents are Kenny and Donna Steward of Cherokee and Terry and Donna Sargent of Quimby...
Manteufel / son (09/16/10)
Cameron and Cassie Manteufel are happy to announce the birth of their son at 9:24 p.m. on September 10, 2010. Dallas Michael Manteufel weighed 7 lbs. 11 oz. and measured 20 inches long. His grandparents are Randy Manteufel and Bob and Diane Sleezer. Great-grandparents are Jim and Marge Manteufel, David Bennett and Dale Sleezer sr...
Rupp / daughter (09/16/10)
Mike and Shelby Rupp of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their daughter at 4:51 a.m. on September 9, 2010. Eva Renee Rupp weighed 7 lbs. 4 oz. and measured 19 1/4 inches long. Grandparents are Greg and Renee Rupp and Nicole Thunder, all of Cherokee, and David Tice...
Smith / Beck (09/16/10)
Adam Smith and Amanda Beck are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Ava Nell Smith, who was born on August 17, 2010. Ava weighed 9 lbs. 5 oz., measured 21 1/2 inches, and shares a birthday with her daddy. Grandparents are John and Lynette Smith of Cherokee and Steve and Jami Beck of Pierre, S.D. Great-grandparents are Harold and Judy Ferrin of Cherokee and Marilyn and Ken Beck of Pierre...
Dempster/ son (09/16/10)
Jason and Tonya Dempster of Marcus are pleased to announce the birth of their son at 7:30 p.m. on September 9, 2010. Shyler Travis Dempster weighed 5 lbs. 8 oz. and measured 17 3/4 inches long. He has two brothers, Ryan Scott Dempster and Xavier Vincent Dempster, to welcome him home...
Library News (09/16/10)
Judging by the number of walnuts that hit my house through the night, it is time to think about fall projects. The Friends of the Cherokee Public Library are busy doing that as they start planning for their 2010 book basket fund raiser. This year will be number eleven for the annual event and we expect another successful season...
Bowing for health a good idea (09/16/10)
Many believe that we could vastly improve the health of our citizenry and the citizenry of the world, and save billions of dollars in costs associated with colds, flu and other illnesses if we, as Americans, would adopt the practice of bowing when greeting one another, rather than shaking hands...