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Stories from Monday, January 24, 2011

DAR to honor Jim Adamson (01/24/11)
Pilot Rock DAR Chapterinvites the public to our Awards Program on Sunday, Feb. 6 at the Cherokee Community Center starting at 2 p.m. This is a program to spotlight area youth and adults. Pilot Rock Chapter is honored and pleased to announce thatJim Adamson will receive a NSDAR Community Service Award. ...
WHS Jazz Band meets with clinician (01/24/11)
Recently, nationally acclaimed Jazz Clinician Larry Green of Columbia, Mo. was in Cherokee to conduct a clinic with the Washington High Jazz Ensemble. Green is one of the co-founders of the Iowa Jazz Championships, and he has worked with the WHS band for many years...
Supervisors hold Budget Day (01/24/11)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors held its annual Budget Day on Tuesday. The Board met with various Cherokee County Department heads to go over their budgets and get a better understanding of the overall county budget. The Board has been facing a tough task this year. ...
WHS to host Student Aid 'ICAN' lab (01/24/11)
On Monday, Feb. 7, Cherokee Washington High School, in conjunction with ICAN (Iowa College Access Network), will host a lab to help seniors and parents of seniors fill out the FAFSA (Free Application For Federal Student Aid). Currently, a session is being set up for 5:30 p.m. ...
Sheriff's Office conducts firearms training classes (01/24/11)
The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office will be conducting firearm training classes as required by the Code of Iowa for persons wishing to renew their firearms permit to carry, or obtain a permit for the first time. The classes will be held at the Cherokee Law Enforcement Center, 111 North Fifth St. in Cherokee on the following dates...
CRMC to start diabetes support group (01/24/11)
Approximately 24 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes. Unfortunately, these numbers continue to rise rapidly as more than 1.6 million new cases of diabetes will be diagnosed in the U.S. this year alone! Almost everyone is affected by diabetes, whether they are diabetics themselves or simply by knowing friends or family members who suffer from diabetes...
Disaster Aid to Iowa after Severe Storms (01/24/11)
WASHINGTON -- Senator Chuck Grassley said today that eight Iowa counties have received a primary natural disaster designation and 27 Iowa counties have received a contiguous disaster designation from Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, due to severe storms that occurred in 2010.The following eight counties were named primary natural disaster counties due to severe storms that occurred from May 1 to September 20, 2010: Iowa, Jackson, Johnson, Louisa, Madison, Scott, Sioux and Washington...
More Than $1.4 Million to Iowa for Biofuels and Renewable Energy (01/24/11)
WASHINGTON -- Senator Chuck Grassley recently said that the U.S. Department of Agriculture will award or has already awarded funding totaling $1,445,435.18 to Iowa through the Bioenergy Program for Advanced Biofuels and the Renewable Energy for America Program (REAP)...
Spalding girls upset MMC, 54-50 (01/24/11)
MARCUS - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn girls outscored Granville Spalding 17-10 in the third quarter to overcome a 30-21 halftime deficit, but could not climb the mountain down the stretch to fall 54-50 ij exciting War Eagle Confernce basketball action here last week...
MMC boys fall to Granville Spalding (01/24/11)
MARCUS - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn boys erased an 8-point halftime deficit with a stirring 25-14 scoring run in the third quarter, but it was to no avail as Granville Spalding righted the ship and sank some crucial baskets to go along with 12-14 free throws in the fourth period to claim a 72-64 War Eagle Conference basketball game here last week...
Warrior grapplers wrestle at Poky (01/24/11)
POCAHONTAS - The Alta-Aurelia wrestlers traveled to Pocahontas in wintry weather Tuesday to take on Panorama and Pocahontas Area/Pomeroy-Palmer in a double dual. Though the undermanned Warriors wrestled gamely and won many individual bouts, they had to forfeit too many matches to be able to win either dual...
A-A 7th in conference wrestling (01/24/11)
ALTA - Manson NW Webster won the recent Northwest Conference/Twin Lakes Conference wrestling tournament here, scoring 218.5 team points. South Central Calhoun finished second with 171 points, followed by Pocahontas Area/Pomeroy Palmer (146), Graettinger-Terril (145), Laurens-Marathon/Sioux Central (91.5), Twin River Valley (83.5), the host Alta-Aurelia Warriors, 70, East Sac County, 67, and Southeast Webster Grand, 46...
Warrior grapplers shut out by MNW (01/24/11)
MANSON - The Alta-Aurelia wrestling team traveled to Manson on Thursday to wrestle Manson-Northwest Webster, and the Warriors were shut out by a score of 70-0. Alta-Aurelia had to forfeit eight matches because of a shortage of wrestlers, and of the five weights which were wrestled, the Warriors lost three by decision and two by fall...
Braves clip Alta-Aurelia, 65-62 (01/24/11)
ALTA - The Cherokee Braves, leading at all the breaks but never able to put Alta-Aurelia away, clipped the Warriors 65-62 in an exciting non-conference basketball tussle here Thursday night. The Braves enjoyed a 14-point lead early in the fourth quarter, but the spunky Warriors stayed the course and hit a couple big shots down the stretch to keep A-A in the game to the end...
Shaefer leads WHS girls past A-A (01/24/11)
Shaefer leads WHS girls past A-A By Paul Struck Editor ALTA - Shanon Shaefer fired in a career high 27 points, including an amazing 16 in the second quarter, to boost the fast-improving Cherokee Washington High girls to a scintillating 73-67 victory over a good Alta-Aurelia squad here last week...
Allen/ son (01/24/11)
Bill and Sandra Allen of George are pleased to announce the arrival of their son, Jacob Lynn, born on Jan. 5, 2011 in Sioux Falls. Jacob weighed 10 lbs. 1 oz., measured 22 inches long, and was welcomed home by a big brother, Aiden. Grandparents are Richard and Jeannette Ott of Cleghorn and Paul and Kathy Allen of Pomeroy...
Bowing for health (01/24/11)
Some believe that we could vastly improve the health of our citizenry and the citizenry of the world, and save billions of dollars in costs associated with colds, flu and other illnesses if we, as Americans, would adopt the practice of bowing when greeting one another, rather than shaking hands...