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Stories from Friday, January 21, 2011

'Beauty of Northwest Iowa' winners to be announced this weekend (01/21/11)
On Saturday Jan. 22, there will be a gallery talk and reception for all of the photographers who entered the "Beauty of Northwest Iowa" photo contest currently being held at the Cherokee Sanford Museum. The reception will begin at 7:30 p.m. for the public to meet and talk with the artists and will include a gallery talk from the judge who will determine the winners of the contest at that time. This year's judge is Rebecca Frates, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design at Buena Vista University...
Veterans Day at the State Capitol (01/21/11)
Senator Bill Anderson (R-Pierson) and Representative Daniel Huseman (R-Aurelia) greeted veterans from Cherokee for a day honoring Iowa's veterans at the Iowa State Capitol on Wednesday. Pictured, left to right, Senator Anderson, Leroy Jenness, Mark Patterson, Representative Huseman. Photo contributed...
Military medal ceremony rescheduled (01/21/11)
Iowa Congressman Steve King (R-5th District) was to attend a special event in Cherokee this weekend to participate in a presentation to give replacement medals to Veteran Danny Vawn of Cherokee. The presentation was to be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the VFW Hall in Cherokee (113 E. Maple St.). But Congressman King's office called early Thursday and stated that King will be tied up in Washington and would not be able to attend but will try to reschedule sometime in February...
New DHS Director nixes MHI layoffs (01/21/11)
DES MOINES -- The good news out of Des Moines for the Cherokee Mental Health Institute is that state Department of Human Services institutions will be spared the proposed employee layoffs, bed closings or service interruptions between now and June 30, the new DHS director told state legislators Wednesday...
Times Gone By (01/21/11)
The Cherokee Steam Laundry is no more. This useful Cherokee industry of varied history is a thing of the past. It went up in smoke early Sunday morning. At a little after 2 a.m. the flames were discovered breaking out near the roof by Mike Dunn at work at the Round house who telephoned an alarm and also at about the same time Dr. P. B. Cleaves, who on returning from a sick room, saw the fire and driving up town turned in an alarm...
Hustedt sparks Ridge View girls (01/21/11)
HOLSTEIN - The Ridge View girls scored 23 points in the fourth quarter to overcome a pesky Westwood team 48-37 in Western Valley Conference basketball action here Tuesday night. The Raptors trailed 15-4 in the first quarter, and 17-15 at halftime after limiting the Rebels to just two points in the second frame. Westwood took a 31-25 lead into the fourth quarter when Ridge View broke it open with a couple big baskets and a timely steal from Dana Hustedt off the bench...
Ridge View boys beat West Monona, fall to Westwood (01/21/11)
SCHALLER - The Ridge View Raptors broke open a close game by outscoring West Monona 27-8 in the fourth quarter, on their way to a 77-56 win in Western Valley Conference boys basketball action here on Saturday. Isaiah Miller registered another double-double for the Raptors, scoring 22 points and grabbing 14 rebounds, and he was ably assisted by Seth Johnson, who tallied 20 points and seven rebounds, and Kris Alesch, who scored 11 and grabbed nine boards...
Mat Braves compete in Le Mars Invitational (01/21/11)
LE MARS - Five Braves placed in Saturday's 10-team Le Mars Wrestling Invitational, with Zac Anderson finishing runner-up at 152 pounds, and Jack Letsche (140) and Miah Back (295) winnning third place. Sioux City North won the team title with 214.5 points, followed by Sergeant Bluff-Luton 195, Sheldon-South O'Brien 143.5, Denison-Schleswig 122, Le Mars 112, Sioux City West 108, Cherokee 77, West Lyon 69, Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln 54, and Hinton 39...
E-Hawks beat cold-shooting WHS (01/21/11)
EMMETSBURG - The Cherokee Washington High girls shot a dreadful 24 percent from the field and placed no player in double figure scoring to fall hard 49-38 at Emmetsburg Tuesday night. The loss avenged an early season setback for the E-Hawks, who were spanked 55-34 in Cherokee on Dec. 7...
Emmetsburg rips Braves, 55-22 (01/21/11)
EMMETSBURG - The enigmatic Cherokee Braves were drubbed by a good Emmetsburg club 55-22 in Lakes Conference basketball action here Tuesday night, with much of the second half goosed by a continuous clock after the E-Hawks had mounted a 19-2 scoring run in the third quarter to take an insurmountable 49-11 lead into the final period...
Borrink - Huffman / daughter (01/21/11)
Jennifer Borrink of Cherokee is pleased to announce the birth of her daughter, Sophie Pearl Huffman, at 4:15 a.m. on January 18, 2011. Sophie weighed 6 lbs. 14 oz. and measured 20 1/2 inches long. Sophie's father is the late Joseph Huffman, and she has four brothers and one sister - Dylan and Matthew Borrink and Robert, Justin and Klarissa Huffman. LuAnn Herzberg of Cherokee is her grandmother...
Knutson - Paulsen wedding (01/21/11)
Emily Sue Knutson and Jonathan Stephen Paulsen were married on September 4, 2010, at the Knutson Farm, with Pastor Seth Sundstrom officiating. Attendants were Sara Johnson, Andrew Paulsen, Gracia Hjermstad, Brian Young, Jennifer Knutson and Joe Johnson. Hannah Beyers served as flower girl, and the ring bearer was Lincoln Beyers...
Hoeppners celebrate 60th Anniversary (01/21/11)
Kenneth (Bud) and Alice Hoeppner of 1197 640th Street in Washta were married on January 21, 1950. The couple have been blessed with two children. Their son, Stephen, now lives in Sioux City with his wife Ann and their daughter Katie, and Bud and Alice's daughter, Twila Woolworth, lives in Laguna Hills, California, with her husband David and their sons, Calvin and Dakota...
Ask the Vet : Pregnancy diagnosis via ultrasound: what's the advantage? (01/21/11)
Currently, there are two chief methods to determine pregnancy diagnosis in cattle: rectal palpation and ultrasound. Both methods have their advantages and, depending on your production system, one may be more beneficial than the other. Pregnancy diagnosis determined by rectal palpation is the most common method used in the beef industry. The first time a positive pregnancy can be felt is approximately 32 days bred; at this time the embryonic vesicle is the size of a pea...
CAEDC Action Report: Just vote (01/21/11)
I would like to present you with an opportunity to help and community and economic betterment. If we all do this it won't take any of your money and very little of your time. All you have to do is vote. The Cherokee County 4-H Betterment Committee is pleased to announce that the Cherokee Country 4-H Expo Center's entry in the Pepsi Refresh Project has been accepted...
Ways to cozy up your home (01/21/11)
With the long, usually frigid winter months still ahead of us, we offer a few simple decorating touches that can add warmth to just about any home. Try an area rug. Nothing shows winter faster than cold floors on bare feet. Ward off chilly toes by placing area rugs in well-traveled areas of your home...