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Stories from Thursday, September 30, 2010

Whitetails Unlimited Banquet at WITCC (09/30/10)
Whitetails Unlimited is sponsoring the Cherokee County Whitetails Banquet Saturday, Oct. 9, at the Cherokee Western Iowa Tech Community College Conference Center. The special event will feature a dinner, auction, and prizes, with a wide array of products such as firearms, outfitter packages, hunting and outdoor related equipment, artwork, and collectibles only available at WTU events. Proceeds from the fund-raising go to local projects that uphold WTU's mission...
Chamber Coffee (09/30/10)
This week's Cherokee Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by the Iowa State University Extension and held at the Sanford Museum on East Willow Street at 9:30 a.m. on Friday.
PF to hold Youth Shoot (09/30/10)
Cherokee County Pheasants Forever is holding a youth shoot for ringneck pheasants on Sunday, October 3. The hunt is open to anyone who is 12-18 years old and has a current hunter safety certificate. The event will be held at Jim Steffen's Hidden Acres Skeet Range, located between Quimby and Washta on Highway 31 - look for the PF sign for directions...
Bike ride will benefit breast cancer (09/30/10)
Letsche's Bike Shop in Cherokee is proud to be one of 102 Trek Bicycle Dealers across the United States and Canada that has scheduled a bike ride to help combat breast cancer. The bike ride will be held on Saturday, October 9, starting at 1 p.m. The ride will begin from Letsche's Bike Shop in downtown Cherokee...
'Iowans Helping Iowans' Housing Assistance Program (09/30/10)
Cherokee City Hall would like to remind those homeowners who applied to FEMA and received some form of FEMA housing assistance, that they may be eligible for Housing Repair/Rehabilitation Assistance from the Iowans Helping Iowans Program. Individuals whose homes were damaged by flooding and storms this summer may be able to receive financial assistance not to exceed $25,000 (this includes the amount you received from FEMA) for the necessary and reasonable cost of eligible repair...
Cherokee runners compete at HWC (09/30/10)
HULL - The Cherokee Washington High School cross country teams competed at the Hull Western Christian Invitational here Tuesday, with the WHS girls placing 8th with 228 points in the rugged field, and the Cherokee boys failing to count in the team standings due to low numbers because of illness...
Pilot Rock Chapter DAR celebrates U.S. Constitution Week (09/30/10)
The 233rd anniversary of the signing of the Constitution was commemorated from September 17-23, 2010. The weeklong event commemorated America's most important document and is one of the country's least known official observances. The Constitution stands as a testament to the tenacity of Americans throughout history to maintain their liberties and freedom and to ensure those unalienable rights to every American...
Jewett Chiropractic team (09/30/10)
Jewett Chiropractic's team finished in second place in this summer's Adult Co-Ed Softball League, then took third place in the League Tournament. Front row, left to right - Brooke Hohbach, Kristie Ebel, Kassie Miller, Katie Gravenish, Tyler Ebel. Middle - Bryce Lussier. Back row - Steve Nixon, Mike Miller, Nate Ullom, Tommy Mortensen, Thad Lussier, Andy Harman. Not pictured - Tracy Huff, Jen Huff, Holl Clark.Photo contributed...
Second in tourney (09/30/10)
The Master Batters team, sponsored by Jake's Lounge, took second place in the Adult Co-Ed League tournament. Front row, left to right - Melissa Bush, Kristi Langschwager, Karla Solko, Lindsey Olson, Kaylee Dreckman, Katie Gannon. Back row - Jason Dreckman, Mitch Langschwager, Jake Schutt, Matt Dreckman, Cody Ruden, Jim Olson.Photo contributed...
We Are the Champions! (09/30/10)
The Hy-Vee team won both the regular season and League tournament championships in this summer's Adult Co-Ed Softball League. Front row, left to right - Ali Syndergaard, Kristi Mason, Angie McLaughlin, Colleen Amundson, Chelsea Hogrefe. Back row - B.J. Gustafson, Tim Hogrefe, Andy Bierman, Scot Ladenthin, Mike McLaughlin. Not pictured - Amy Douglas, Josh Douglas, Jesse Garcia.Photo contributed...
Braves' Tailgate Friday (09/30/10)
The Cherokee Athletic Boosters are teaming up with Hy-Vee to sponsor a tailgate meal before the Braves' Homecoming football game against Carroll Kuemper this Friday, October1. The tailgate menu will be a marinated turkey tenderloin sandwich, chips, brownie and a drink for just $5. An additional sandwich is only $2...
Kingsley-Pierson routs River Valley, 66-22 (09/30/10)
KINGSLEY - Quarterback Tate Rohde passed for five touchdowns and ran for two more to lead Kingsley-Pierson to a explosive 66-22 District football win over River Valley in 8-player action here Friday night. Rohde hooked up with tight end Travis Neumann for 125 yards and three TDs on three catches, connected with receiver Tyler Campbell for a 41-yard TD, and passed 22 yards to Colin Henrich for another TD...
Ridge View girls make WVC finals (09/30/10)
MANNING - The Ridge View volleyball team advanced to the Western Valley Conference finals after posting an impressive 3-1 match record here Saturday, losing to host IKM-Manning, and defeating Boyer Valley, Whiting, and Woodbine. The Raptors lost 12-21, 19-21 to IKM-Manning, then beat Boyer Valley 21-11, 21-9; Whiting 21-7, 21-7; and Woodbine 21-9, 21-8...
River Valley VB team falls at L-B (09/30/10)
LAWTON - The River Valley Wolverines dropped a 3-1 volleyball match at lawton-Bronson last week. No game scores were submitted. kari Ludvigson led the RV girls in hitting with a superb 44-46 effort and 13 kills, followed by Lexie Chester 23-25 and two kills, Jacie Jepsen 16-18 and eight kills, Mackenzie Fitch 10-18 and two kills, and Olivia Goettsch 9-11 and four kills...
Library News (09/30/10)
Last week Judy and I spent two days at workshops sponsored by the State Library of Iowa and the Northwest Library Service Area. A main focus was technical issues. I think by now everyone is aware that public Internet access is one of the most popular services offered by Iowa libraries. Here are some interesting statistics about library computer use in the state and around the country...
The Pledge to America (09/30/10)
The TV Emperor wears no clothes (09/30/10)
We were amazed but not totally shocked when learning of the recent Sioux City female television reporter driving around the barricades at a flooded roadway near Akron and then becoming stranded on the roof of her vehicle in a life or death situation as the floodwaters overtook her vehicle...