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Stories from Friday, November 26, 2010

Loughlin book signing today at Book Vine (11/26/10)
Annie Loughlin, Cherokee native and Washington High graduate from the Class of 1970, will be at The Book Vine on West Main Street in Cherokee today fro 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Annie has been a member of the PGA and LPGA and an award-winning golf instructor for 22 years. Her company, Loughlin Golf, is based in Missoula, Montana, and she travels, teaches and speaks to individuals who desire to learn golf and understand its lessons...
Dorr begins work as 'Lutheran Witness' editor (11/26/10)
Adriane Dorr, a Marcus native, and more recently from Fort Wayne, Ind., recently began work as managing editor of The Lutheran Witness with The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod's Board for Communication Services (BCS). The magazine, which reaches 245,000 households in the LCMS, has been in existence since 1911...
Council finalizes $2 million West Cherry Street project (11/26/10)
The Cherokee City Council Tuesday night approved a series of resolutions concerning the proposed total renovation of West Cherry Street to begin in Spring 2011. That project carries an estimated $2 million price tag, with property assessments totaling approximately $400,000 of that, and the City responsible for the remaining $1.5 million, which will be funded by General Obligation bonds...
Supervisors take steps to get land back on tax roll (11/26/10)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors took another step on Tuesday to get some County-owned land back on the County tax rolls. For the past year, the Board has been looking into leasing or selling a handful of small pieces of property. One of the pieces is some 27 acres that was once used as a gravel pit south of C-44 in Pilot Township...
Times Gone By (11/26/10)
Lamb feedlot meeting (11/26/10)
Area lamb producers and agri-business professionals are encouraged to register by December 8 for a Lamb Feedlot Meeting to be held Dec. 13, 7:00-9:30 p.m. in Orange City. Dr. Dan Morrical, ISU Extension Sheep Specialist, will discuss "Ideas for Minimizing the Cost of Gain." Lamb prices are favorable to producers, but it is still important to control the cost of gain -- especially with $5 corn. ...
Cattle feeder workshop (11/26/10)
Cattle feeders are reminded to register for the workshop, "Margin and Risk Management for Cattle Feeders," by December 6. The workshop will be Dec. 9, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at the Community Center in Wall Lake. During the workshop, participants will market fed cattle and purchase feeder cattle and corn. The computer-simulation, which uses market prices, will provide immediate results about whether their marketing strategy was profitable...
River Valley gals post convincing 60-33 win (11/26/10)
CORRECTIONVILLE - The River Valley girls' hoops squad roared to a 60-33 win over Kingsley-Pierson here Tuesday in a season-opening Western Valley Conference contest. Brittany Shropshire led the Wolverines wih 16 points, followed closely by Mackenzie Fitch with 15. Rachel Bird led the K-P girls with eight points...
Lady Mustangs finish 15th at Nationals (11/26/10)
SIOUX CITY - Morningside College finished 15th in the women's team standings at the Nov. 20th NAIA Cross Country National Championships in Vancouver, Washington. The Mustangs, who qualified for the nationals for the second year in a row, finished 15th in the 32-team field...
Lady Eagles fly in Storm Lake, 70-37 (11/26/10)
STORM LAKE - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Eagles got their season off to a good start here on Tuesday, as they took a 22-5 first quarter lead over non-conference opponent Storm Lake St. Mary's and cruised from there to a 70-37 win. Erica Dreckman poured 28 points through the hoop to pace the Lady Eagles' effort, and she recieved ample support from teammates Jalyn Doeden and Kayla Foresman, who each scored in double figures themselves with 12 and 11 points apiece, respectively. ...
Ridge View girls top West Monona, 39-34 (11/26/10)
ONAWA - The Ridge View girls beat West Monona in a season-opening Western Valley Conference game here on Tuesday, 39-34. Egypt Calyton and Nicole Snyder each scored 10 points to lead the Raptors.
Warrior girls top SOS in opener (11/26/10)
ALTA - The Alta-Aurelia girls got their initial basketball season off to a good start here on Tuesday night, as the Warriors beat South O'Brien by a 60--43 score. Jordan Henningsen had a double-double for A-A with 20 points and 10 rebounds, and the senior added six assists and four steals for good measure; Courtney VanHaaften scored eight points, grabbed nine boards and had two steals; Meghan Glawe had eight points, seven rebounds and four steals; Haley Payne scored eight; Meagan Phipps had six points and four boards; and Audrey Winterhof added six points.. ...
Luke Llewellyn Boone (11/26/10)
Luke Llewellyn Boone, 93, of Maryville, Mo., went to live in his real home in heaven on Friday, Nov. 19 2010. Born Oct. 30, 1917 in Galt, Iowa to Luke Algernon and Rose Alma King Boone, Luke was a retired educator. Visitation will be held at the Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church in Maryville today from 5-7 p.m. Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, at the Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church Maryville. Burial will be at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Van Meter, Iowa on Monday, Nov. 29 at 1 p.m...
White/Hartnett engagement (11/26/10)
Boyd and Lisa White of Cherokee are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their son, Ryan Edward White, to Briana Elaine Hartnett, daughter of Mark and Denise Hartnett of Williamsburg, Iowa. Ryan is a 2007 graduate of Washington High School in Cherokee, and he is currently attending Grace University in Omaha, planning to graduate in 2011 with a degree in Business/Finance and Biblical Studies...
Library News (11/26/10)
Finding something to read at the Cherokee Public Library is never a problem. Here are some of my latest discoveries. Three new books by Donna Ball were delightful. 'A Year on Ladybug Farm,' 'At Home on Ladybug Farm' and 'Love Letters from Ladybug Farm' begin what I hope will be a series. ...
Resolving holiday party blunders (11/26/10)
Holiday entertaining blunders like a spilled drink on the new carpeting can easily embarrass a guest and cause the host to panic. The following tips for holiday party hosts may help them not miss a beat by identifying the most frequent holiday party blunders and quick clean-up solutions...