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Stories from Friday, October 22, 2010

Supervisors hold brief meeting (10/22/10)
The Cherokee County Supervisors again held a brief meeting on Tuesday. Barb Staver of the Cherokee County Sheriff's Department was the only one to present business for the Board. Staver presented the Sheriff's offices Quarterly Revenue Report. The report showed $20,254 in county receipts. The Board then approved a motion to approve her report...
Springer benefit auction Saturday (10/22/10)
The Springer Family Auction is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday at the Cherokee Community Center, benefitting the family of Fred Springer, who was seriously injured and debilitated in a traffic accident last spring and has been unable to work since. The benefit auction features an impressive, valuable collection of antiques, collectibles, furniture, outdoor items, and miscellaneous items too numerous to mention...
Voter Pre-registration deadline is Saturday (10/22/10)
The Voter Pre-Registration deadline for the General Election is Saturday, Oct. 23. The Cherokee County Commissioner of Elections, Kris Glienke, encourages new residents of the county to register by downloading the registration form at www.cherokeecountyiowa.com/electiongener... or by stopping at the office to complete a registration form at the Cherokee County Courthouse -- 520 W. Main St., Cherokee, IA...
County prairie restoration creates firewood supplies (10/22/10)
One hundred fifty years ago, our homesteading great grandparents set in motion changes that slowly and persistently led to the transformation of Iowa's sea of rolling prairie into the landscape we see today. Determined settlers plowed under the prairie sod on the uplands to grow crops, while hillsides and wetlands were more likely to become pasture or hay. ...
Under pressure (10/22/10)
City workers have been busy this week doing several projects concerning Cherokee's water works. Pictured is a fire hydrant that was being flushed out on Walnut Street on Wednesday that produced an irresistible photo opportunity for this photographer. Photo by Mike Leckband...
FEMA OKs more than $1.5 million for NW Iowa (10/22/10)
FEMA has approved more than $1.5 million dollars in grants for Northwest Iowa residents affected by this past summer's flooding and severe storms. So far, FEMA has approved grants of about $480,000 for O'Brien County homeowners and renters who had storm damage in June, July or August...
Cherokee Symphony to present Fall Pops Concert (10/22/10)
The Cherokee Symphony will perform its Fall Pops Concert on Sunday, October 31. Maestro Lee Thorson and the Cherokee symphony will be performing: March of the Scaffold by Hector Berlioz, Funeral March of a Marionette by Charles Gounod, Pumpkin Eater's Little Fugue by Robert McBride, Symphonic Suite from the Lord of the Rings by Howard Shore, Pavane pour une infant defunte by Maurice Ravel, and an Irish Suite by Leroy Anderson...
Feeding the Farmers (10/22/10)
Recently, members of the Cavaliers 4-H Club gathered to make 300 sack lunches to distribute at the local grain elevators for farmers to have a lunch, as part of their community service project.
Five generations (10/22/10)
Five generations of the Helen Struck family recently got together for a visit in Cherokee. Pictured are Helen Struck, right, her daughter Jeanine Valentine, back, Jeanine's son Troy, and Troy's daughter Alanna with son Tyson Lee Fuller. Photo contributed...
Times Gone By (10/22/10)
Word has been received here of the death of Dr. H. M Stewart which occurred at Lincoln, Neb., on Tuesday, October 11th, 1910 and the funeral was held at the home of his daughter. Mrs. Will James at Carroll, Neb., on Friday last. Besides his mother Mrs. Mary R. Stewart, Dr. Stewart is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Wm. James, Mrs. Joe Cain, and Mrs. W. A. Carr...
Former Eagle Jay Welp still flying high (10/22/10)
Jay Welp had outstanding Cross Country and Track seasons for the Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Eagles last year as a junior, finishing 7th in the State Cross Country meet. I noticed, however, that his name has not been listed in the Eagle results this Cross Country season, and it turns out that Welp is still running, but he is competing for BCLUW in this, his senior season...
JV Braves (10/22/10)
Members of the Cherokee JV Braves football team this season are, front row, left to right, cheerleaders Haley Mummert, Mariah Clyde, Hanna Henson, Yesenia Castro, Katie Bice. Second row, Chase Wiese, Jordan Taylor, Andrew Freese, Zac Taylor, Eric Wilkie, Kyle Comstock, Skyler Mongan. ...
Freshman Braves (10/22/10)
Members of the Cherokee Braves freshman football team this season are, front row, left to right, cheerleaders Abby Lubeck, Hanna Benningsdorf, Briana McGarry, Jennifer Davis, Kristin Gerhardt, Hannah Lewis. Second row, Jared Conover, Levi Lundquist, Luke Zeimen, Carlos Aguilar, Nathan Dodd, Hunter Eaton, Brian Nelson. ...
Ridge View nips Manson NW Webster (10/22/10)
HOLSTEIN - The Ridge View Raptors clipped a solid Manson NW Webster team 22-21 in exciting Class 1A District football action here Friday. Tyler Kenny rushed 14 times for 89 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Raptors to the win, while Greg Davis caught seven passes for 83 yards and one TD to help seal the deal...
Lucille M. Kullman (10/22/10)
Lucille M. Kullman, age 92, of Storm Lake, passed away on Monday, Oct. 18, 2010 at the Buena Vista Manor Care Center of Storm Lake. A funeral service was held today at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church of Alta. Burial will be at the Scandinavian Cemetery of Alta...
Dale P. Taylor (10/22/10)
Dale P. Taylor, 95, of Cleghorn, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010, at his residence in Cleghorn. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Earnest-Johnson Funeral Home in Marcus. Thoughts, stories and condolences may be directed to the www.mauerjohnsonfh.com website...
Dorothy M. Peavey (10/22/10)
Dorothy M. Peavey, 91, of Marcus, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010, at the Heartland Care Center in Marcus. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 23, at Peace Lutheran Church in Marcus. Rev. James Gruber will officiate. Burial will follow at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, rural Marcus...
Seel - Hoskisson Engagement (10/22/10)
Together with their parents, Marilynn Jean Seel and Douglas Clifford Hoskisson are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Mari is the daughter of Roger and Peggy Seel of Cherokee, and Doug is the son of David and Deanna Hoskisson of Blackfoot, Idaho...
Revisionist History (10/22/10)
Safety a part of Halloween fun (10/22/10)
With Halloween bearing down on us, Cherokee, as well as all other towns, will celebrate the annual spookfest with trick-or-treat scheduled for Oct. 31. There are several safety suggestions from the National Safety Council that parents and families should keep in mind while making plans for the trick-or-treating sessions. Major among those are:...