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Stories from Friday, September 24, 2010

Sanford the Scene of 'Little House' Hoopla (09/24/10)
On Sept. 18, it was "Great Shades of Little House on the Prairie!" around the environs of the Sanford Museum as guest Humanities Iowa speaker and trundlebed tale teller Sarah Uthoff dropped in to present a program on beloved author Laura Ingalls Wilder...
2010 WHS Homecoming Court (09/24/10)
The 2010 Washington High School Homecoming Court was named on Thursday at the WHS Auditorium. This year's candidates for Homecoming Queen are, left to right, Emily Cook, Danielle Hansen, Sanna Miller, Jessica Cook and Liz Dawson. Candidates for Homecoming King are, back row, left to right, Brock Dagel, Kristian Freed, Curtis Ege, Jakob Hummel and Alanzo Ruble. Photo by Mike Leckband...
Learning the old fashioned way (09/24/10)
Students from Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Elementary School visited the Cherokee Lily of the Valley School on Tuesday. Teacher Karen Thomsen, left, is pictured giving the students a spelling quiz. The Lily of the Valley School is a one-room schoolhouse and is operated by Cherokee County Retired School Personnel. It is located on the Highway 3 By-pass. Photo by Mike Leckband...
Supervisors approve request from City (09/24/10)
Cherokee City Administrator Don Eikmeier addressed the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors to request the Board's support during the City of Cherokee process of updated its Comprehensive Plan. Eikmeier told the Board that the City of Cherokee is currently beginning the process of updating that plan the last time that was updated was in 1979...
Alta, Aurelia Boards eye shared Superintendent (09/24/10)
AURELIA - The Aurella and Alta School Districts' Boards of Education met in Aurelia on Tuesday evening for a joint session focusing primarily on the upcoming search for a shared Superintendent of Schools. The Alta Board had a brief meeting prior to the joint session to discuss an upcoming project their District has concerning the construction of a parking lot near the Alta Middle School. ...
Marcus Fair Sewing results (09/24/10)
Senior Citizens - 1 Entrant 1 Entry Helen Bilsland Blue Purse (Best in Class) Adult - 2 Entrants 3 Entries Katie Brady-Schluttner Blue Dress (Best in Class) JoAnn Erickson Blue Purse...
Marcus Fair results (09/24/10)
Grains, Fruits and Vegetables Soybeans Bundle First Brian Tuttle Soybeans Beanstalk First Alan Hoefling Second Brian Tuttle Beans, green bush First Sigrid Drefke Second Marirose Johnson Third Gwen Peters Beans, purple bush Second Makenzie Meyer Beans, pole...
Times Gone By (09/24/10)
The Cherokee County agricultural exhibit was awarded first premium by a new set of judges yesterday afternoon, following a threatened contest by the Cherokee representative on the ground of prejudice, Cass county, Ia., was ranked second, Woodbury county, third; Noble county, Minnesota, fourth, and Dakota county, Nebraska, fifth...
Cherokee XC runs at Sheldon (09/24/10)
SHELDON - The potent Orange City Unity Christian runners won both the boys and girls team titles at Tuesday's Sheldon Cross County Invitational. The Unity Christian boys totaled 68 points to win that competition, followed by Storm Lake 71, Spirit Lake Park 73, Hull Western Christian 105, Spencer 139, MOC-Floyd Valley 142, West Lyon 191, Le Mars 211, Sioux Center 250, Sheldon 259, and Cherokee 325...
MMC sweeps HMS in volleyball (09/24/10)
HARTLEY - The talented Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn volleyball team swept three games from Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn here Tuesday night, claiming game scores of 25-17, 25-22, 25-18. Erica Dreckman led a strong Eagle hitting effort with 29-34 and 13 kills, followed by Kayla Foresman 19-22 and nine kills, Jalyn Doeden 16-18 and 13 kills, Stephanie Specht 15-16 and three kills, Jackie Holmes 10-10 and two kills, and Reagan McDaniel 5-7 and two kills...
MMC sweeps HMS in volleyball (09/24/10)
HARTLEY - The talented Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn volleyball team swept three games from Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn here Tuesday night, claiming game scores of 25-17, 25-22, 25-18. Erica Dreckman led a strong Eagle hitting effort with 29-34 and 13 kills, followed by Kayla Foresman 19-22 and nine kills, Jalyn Doeden 16-18 and 13 kills, Stephanie Specht 15-16 and three kills, Jackie Holmes 10-10 and two kills, and Reagan McDaniel 5-7 and two kills...
Freshman football Braves shine (09/24/10)
A promising Cherokee Braves freshman football squad has racked up an impressive 3-1 record to date, winning three of the games by convincing margins, and dropping a closely contested fourth game. The Young Braves beat Hull Western Christian 20-0 to open the season, then decked Storm Lake 20-0, before losing 29-16 to Le Mars, and rebounding with a decisive 44-22 verdict over Estherville-LC here Monday night...
Keith Page Willis (09/24/10)
Keith P. Willis, age 59 of Cherokee, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010, at Council Bluffs, with his family by his side. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee. Pastor Magrey R. deVega will officiate. Burial will take place at the Kingsley Cemetery in Kingsley...
Dorothy Jean Ryan (09/24/10)
Dorothy Jean Ryan passed away Sept. 15, 2010 at Wel-life in Spirit Lake at eighty-two years of age. Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be submitted at turnerfuneralhomes.com. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be sent to Lakes Regional Healthcare Hospice, 2301 State Hwy 71, Spirit Lake, IA 51360...
David W. Renken (09/24/10)
David W. Renken, age 40 of Cherokee, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee with Father Armand Bertrand officiating. Burial will be at the Meriden Cemetery at a later date...
Not what you expected? (09/24/10)
Coping with illegal dumping (09/24/10)
We applaud all municipal, county, and state officials, and the Department of Natural Resources Energy and Waste Management Bureau's continuing efforts to raise awareness on illegal dumping in Iowa. It is no secret that the illegal disposal of solid waste presents serious environmental and public health problems. ...