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Stories from Thursday, October 7, 2010

IRSPA meets Friday at Danny's (10/07/10)
The Iowa Retired School Personnel Association of Cherokee County invites any retired school personnel to join the IRSPA. The purpose of the organization is to promote the social and economic welfare of its members. There are six meetings held throughout the year, with the first to be held Friday, Oct. 8, at Danny's Sports Spot at 9:30 a.m...
Area students named to Dean's List at BVU (10/07/10)
The following students have been named to Buena Vista University Professional & Online Studies Dean's List for terms five and six: Shana Kai from Aurelia attends at the Aurelia Buena Vista University Professional & Online Studies location, and she earned a perfect 4.0 grade point average for the two terms...
DMACC's summer graduation list (10/07/10)
More than 400 students graduated from the summer semester at Des Moines Area Community College's (DMACC's) Ankeny, Boone, Carroll, Newton, urban and West Des Moines campuses. Those recognized from Cherokee include Michael Boothby and Jason Slattery, both in Mortuary Science...
Sanford Museum to host Arts Council fundraiser (10/07/10)
The Cherokee Arts Council (CAC), along with the Sanford Museum, has launched a unique fundraiser to benefit the CAC. With help from several volunteers and local artisans, the CAC has produced several Barn Quilt Blocks that will be on exhibit in the Sanford Museum's West Gallery. The Museum will be holding an Exhibit Opening this Saturday at 7:30 p.m. to showcase the Barn Quilt Blocks,and beginning on Saturday, the public can begin bidding on the Barn Quilt Blocks as part of a silent auction...
Rosemary Clausen Center Opens Sale For Simon Estes Tickets (10/07/10)
HOLSTEIN - Internationally renowned bass-baritone Simon Estes, who enjoys the acclaim of audiences around the globe, will present a Christmas concert at the Rosemary Clausen Center for Performing Arts here on Sunday, December 12, at 2 p.m. For those who may not know, Simon Estes , a native of Centerville, Iowa, enjoys the acclaim of audiences and critics around the globe. ...
Fire Prevention Month (10/07/10)
October is Fire Prevention Month,and the Cherokee Fire and Rescue Department spent Monday and Tuesday giving Cherokee Roosevelt Elementary School students rides on back of one of their fire trucks to promote that.
Chamber Coffee (10/07/10)
This week's Chamber Coffee will be at the Cherokee Villa, 1011 N. Roosevelt.
Cherokee DRC transitions to SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Center (10/07/10)
The federal/state Disaster Recovery Center in Cherokee transferred to a Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) this week, announced Joseph Folsom, district director of the SBA's Iowa district office. The center in Cherokee County transitioned to a DLOC at 9 a.m. today. Located at the Cherokee Community Center, 530 W. Bluff St., Cherokee, IA, the Center's business hours will be Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m...
Breast Cancer Ride Route Announced (10/07/10)
Letsche's Bike Shop 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 1:00 p.m. The ride will begin from Letsche's Bike Shop...
Generals defeat South O'Brien (10/07/10)
PAULLINA - Sibley-Ocheyedan beat South O'Brien 42-12 in Class 1A District football action here Friday. The host Wolverines had trouble getting their offense untracked against the tough Generals' defense, scoring just two touchdowns in the game. SOS running back Tyler Draper tallied both of his team's TDs while rushing 12 times for 29 yards in the game. Quarterback Adam Paulsen rushed 10 times for 26 yards, and Matt Williams carried the ball five times for 27 yards...
MMC girls sweep Trinity Christian (10/07/10)
MARCUS - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn girls beat Hull Trinity Christian 3-0 in volleyball action here last week, claiming game scores of 25-11, 25-12, 25-8. Erica Dreckman led the Eagles in hitting with a 23-24 effort and 13 kills, followed by Jalyn Doeden 15-19 and five kills, Kayla Foresman 13-15 and seven kills, Jackie Holmes 11-11 and two kills, and Steph Specht 8-9 and three kills...
Cherokee VB girls tumble at #1 HWC (10/07/10)
HULL - The top-ranked Class 2A Hull Western Christian volleyball team, Lakes Conference champions every year since joining the conference 12 years ago, ran over the Cherokee Washington High team 3-0 here Tuesday night. The host Wolfpack claimed game scores of 25-7, 25-14, 25-11 to maintain its death grip on Lakes Conference volleyball...
Ridge View XC boys 1st; girls 3rd (10/07/10)
POCAHONTAS - The Ridge View boys placed first and the girls third in their respective divisions at the Pocahontas Area/Pomeroy-Palmer Cross Country Invitational here Saturday. Jason Kenny paced the Ridge View boys to the finish line, placing 6th in 18:04, followed by Christian Egger 7th in 18:05, Trevor Irwin 18th in 19:41, Sergio Carbajal 24th in 19:45, Riley Cosgrove 32nd in 20:05, Jordan Bremer 35th in 20:17, and Heath Clark 48th in 21:37...
Hinton boys shut out Ridge View (10/07/10)
HOLSTEIN - Keegan Bak scored three touchdowns while rushing for 126 yards on 18 carries to lead Hinton to a 40-0 whitewash of Ridge View here Friday night. The Blackhawks rushed 49 times for 358 yards and five TDs in the Class 1A District romp, while limiting the Raptors' ground game to just 26 yards on 19 carries...
Tailgate Friday in Alta (10/07/10)
The Alta-Aurelia Warriors Booster Club is sponsoring a tailgate meal at the Alta Shelterhouse on Friday, prior to the kickoff of the Warriors' Homecoming football game against South O'Brien. A pork loin sandwich, chips, bar and a drink costs $5, and just a sandwich alone costs $3.50. An additional sandwich costs $2. Serving time is 5:30 - 7 p.m...
Cook / son (10/07/10)
Roger and Kimberly Cook of Lincoln, Nebraska are proud to announce the birth of their son, Reece William Cook, on September 28, 2010. Reece weighed 6 lbs. 12 oz. and measured 19 inches long. He is welcomed home by a sister, Abigail Ruth. Grandparents are Donald and Marilyn Reitsma of Cherokee and Roger and Jan Cook of Lincoln, Nebraska...
Johnson-Brown engagement (10/07/10)
Teri Johnson of Virginia Beach, Va. and Scott Brown of Suffolk, Va. are pleased to announce their engagement and approaching marriage. Ms. Johnson, the daughter of Doug and Mary Johnson of Virginia Beach, graduated in 2000 from Ocean Lakes High School, and earned her Biology degree from Mary Washington College in 2004. She then earned her Nursing degree from Hampton University, and is currently a Registered Nurse in the emergency room at Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital...
CAEDC Action Report (10/07/10)
We receive multiple web letters from different sources. These informational pieces are free of charge, are educational and very helpful to those operating a small business. We suggest that you sign up with Drew and get his helpful tips throughout the month. He always shares important marketing ideas some old time favorites and others that are new innovative ideas...
At the Library (10/07/10)
Isn't this great weather? Last year the weatherman was telling us to look out for the white stuff. Hopefully, the farmers will be able to get their crops in and this weather will continue through the month of October. The Cherokee Public Library has several activities going on during the month of October...
College Fairs invaluable (10/07/10)
Last weekend, representatives from educational institutions in Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota were on hand to provide information and answer students' questions at a College Fair in South Sioux City, Neb. Four-year public and private colleges, community colleges, two-year schools, private career institutions, and the military were all in attendance to benefit area students and to tout their respective institutions...