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Stories from Thursday, October 14, 2010

CCWS Open House (10/14/10)
Cherokee County Work Services will be having its annual meeting at 322 Lake St. in Cherokee on Wednesday, October 20, beginning at 5:15 p.m. The meeting is open to the public.
Earth Science week at the Sanford (10/14/10)
Sanford Museum Astronomy Night (10/14/10)
The skies have been beautiful lately and the Sanford Museum would like to give the public a chance to view them up close. Tonight at 7:30 p.m., north of the Cherokee Youth Summer Ball Association ball fields, the Museum staff will have telescopes set up so you can view Jupiter and the moon. Constellations will also be pointed out...
Jewett Chiropractic to host "Food Day' (10/14/10)
Jewett Chiropractic in Cherokee has announced it will be sponsoring its annual "Food For The Needy Day" on Wednesday, Nov. 3. For current patients, Jewett Chiropractic will be collecting the normal charges, payable that day, and donating them to Mid-Sioux, Cherokee County Food Pantry...
River Valley Homecoming (10/14/10)
Dylan Fluke and Emily Ray were recently crowned as the 2010 River Valley Homecoming King and Queen at a coronation ceremony at River Valley High School in Correctionville. Photo contributed.
Trees are focus of Marcus City Council meeting (10/14/10)
MARCUS - The Marcus City Council met for a short meeting Monday night, with Steve Gettner approaching the Council addressing a couple of issues. Gettner serves on the Marcus Community Center Board. Since the Center has been updated, it has been kept busy with events that have turned out some good numbers. Consequently, parking for senior citizens has been difficult as there has been no designated parking for handicap parking...
Chamber Coffee at Fire Station (10/14/10)
This week's Cherokee Chamber Coffee will be Friday at 9:30 a.m. at the Cherokee Fire Station, 300 W. Elm St., in honor of Fire Prevention week.
Blood Drive in Cherokee (10/14/10)
The Siouxland Community Blood Bank, a subsidiary of LifeServe Blood Center held a blood drive at Cherokee Regional Medical Center on Oct. 1. They registered 17 donors and collected 12 units of blood. There was also one first time donor. Congratulations to Karen Mugge and Bennett Nelson who both reached the three-gallon donation mark. Thanks to all who took time to donate...
Nelson, teammate 1-2 at BCU Invite (10/14/10)
SIOUX CITY - Morningside College had the top two finishers in the women's division at Saturday's Briar Cliff University Invitational Cross Country Meet, held at Adams Nature Preserve in McCook Lake, S. D. Kara Nelson, a senior from Cherokee, ran the 5k course in 17:45.10 to top a field of 154 runners, and teammate Jessica Hudelson, a junior from Elk Point, S.D., was right behind in second place, with a time of 17:45.35. ...
Ridge View girls sweep SC North (10/14/10)
The Ridge View Raptors took on the Siux City North Stars in a volleyball match on Monday and the Raptors came away with a 25-22, 25-20, 25-22 win over the larger Sioux City school. Veteran Ridge View coach Scott Mitchell said his team "blocked very well" in the match. He also thought his team "did an excellent job of serving aggressively to zones," and he thought the Raptors scrambled well defensively and played good defense, as well as doing a nice job mixing up their shots on offense...
Spalding spanks River Valley (10/14/10)
GRANVILLE - Quarterback Ross Budden scored three rushing touchdowns on just four carries, and running back Riley Full carried the ball 13 times for 108 yards and two TDs to lead Granville Spalding to a 47-20 thrashing of River Valley in 8-player football action here Friday night...
Ridge View XC runners compete (10/14/10)
IDA GROVE - The Ridge View cross country boys placed fourth and the girls fifth at the recent Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove Cross Country Invitational here. Host OA-BCIG won the boys team title with 54 points, followed by Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto 103, Alta 111, Ridge Fiew 122, Woodbury Central/Kingsley-Pierson/Lawton-Bronson 130, Logan-Magnolia 143, Boyer Valley 189, South Central Calhoun 201, Pocahontas Area/Pomeroy-Palmer 204, Westwood 231, Woodbine 236, and West Monona 295...
Harvey G.Allen (10/14/10)
Harvey G.Allen, 77, of Cherokee, passed away Wednesday morning, Oct. 13, 2010 in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center following a lengthy illness with Alzheimer's. Memorial services will be held on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. ...
Greene / daughter (10/14/10)
RoShawn and Blair Greene are happy to announce the birth of their third child, a daughter. Tatyana Nicole Greene was born at 5:04 p.m. on October 8, 2010. She weighed 6 lbs. 15 oz., measured 20 inches long, and she has one brother, Devin Ward, and one sister, Kayla Ward. Grandparents are Don Oqin, James and Katie Greene, and David and Kathy Felkins...
Snyder / daughter (10/14/10)
Dennis and Mandy (Snyder) Davis of San Antonio, Tex. are pleased to announce the birth of their first child, a daughter. Mirabel Lucy Davis was born at 3:59 p.m. on September 15, 2010, and weighed 7 lbs. 8 oz. and measured 20 inches long. Proud grandparents are Mike and Rhonda Snyder of Cherokee and Don and Linda Davis of Pikeville, N.C. Great-grandparents are Faith Specht and her husband Don of Marcus and Jimmie and Agnes Green of Elm City, N.C...
Ballou / daughter (10/14/10)
Amy and John Ballou of West Des Moines are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Maya Jean Ballou, on August 27, 2010 at 5:21 p.m. Maya weighed 8 lbs. 1 oz. and measured 20 inches long. She was welcomed home by her big brother, Quinton. Grandparents are Dan and Barb Kratz of Cherokee and Lyell and Toula Ballou of Waukee...
Library News (10/14/10)
Undocumented Worker (10/14/10)
Fire Prevention Month targets safety procedures (10/14/10)
Each October since 1922, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has sponsored a fire prevention campaign to raise awareness about the importance of fire safety and fire safety education. U.S. fire departments responded to 400,000 home fires in 2009. These home fires killed almost 3,000 - roughly eight people every day...