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Stories from Monday, February 7, 2011

Red Ribbon held at Break Time (02/07/11)
The Cherokee business community gathered on Friday Feb.4th to welcome Cary and Teresa Adams, center, the owners of Break Time Bakery,to the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce. A Red Ribbon ceremony was held to commemorate the event. Cary Adams was very grateful for all the support he has received from the members of the Chamber and the Cherokee community as a whole since he opened his business in downtown Cherokee in November. Photo by Mike Leckband...
'City Lights ... Women's Night' at WITCC Feb. 26 (02/07/11)
The annual "City Lights ... Women's Night" will be held on Saturday, Feb. 26, at the Western Iowa Tech Community College Conference Center, 200 Victory Drive, Cherokee. The cost is $25 per person and includes a meal, and reservations, with assigned seating, should be made with Julie Schulenberg at 712-225-5003...
Stroll through the prairie (02/07/11)
Looking for a great opportunity to get out and explore the winter landscape? Join the O'Brien County naturalist for a stroll through the prairie on snowshoes. Meet at the Prairie Heritage Center near Sutherland on Saturday, Feb. 12, at 1 p.m. for a snowshoe hike on the trails near the Center. Bring your own snowshoes or borrow a pair from the Conservation Board. There is no cost for this program, and it is open to people of all ages...
Visitors restricted at Careage Hills (02/07/11)
An upper respiratory Infection has affected several residents at the Careage Hills Care Facility at 725 N. 2nd St. in Cherokee and caused that facility to shut its doors to visitors on Friday. Residents were also not permitted to leave the facility, except for medical appointments, while the "no visitors" policy was in effect, according to Careage Hills Director of Nursing Sherrie Todd...
Give daffodils, give hope (02/07/11)
Spring is on its way -- and so is the American Cancer Society Daffodil Days! Cherokee county residents have until February 16th to place their orders for daffodils. "With Daffodil Days, the hope goes beyond the symbol of the flowers -- you know that with every bouquet you order, you're making an actual difference in the lives of real people fighting cancer," said Brenda Parker, Cherokee County Daffodil Days volunteer...
Le Mars too much for Braves (02/07/11)
LE MARS - The explosive Le Mars Bulldogs, rated in Class 3A and owners of a shiny 16-2 record, blew out to a 20-6 first-quarter lead and then withstood a stiff Cherokee challenge the rest of the way to record a 61-44 Lakes Conference basketball win here Friday night for their second win over the Braves this season...
Cherokee girls handle Le Mars (02/07/11)
LE MARS - The youthful Cherokee girls, steadily improving as the season progresses, stayed the course here Friday night to log a hard-earned 55-50 victory over Le Mars in Lakes Conference basketball action. Megan Carlson cashed in 6-7 free throws in the fourth quarter, and Katie Sambrano and Megan Hummel also hit crunch-time free throws to lead the Washington High gals to the win down the stretch...
Warrior boys give #2 SLSM a battle before losing (02/07/11)
ALTA - The hometown Alta-Aurelia boys hung with the #2-ranked Storm Lake St. Mary's Panthers for most of the first half in a Northwest Conference basketball match-up here on Thursday, even grabbing the lead for a brief time in the first quarter. St. ...
Warrior girls defeat improved Panther girls (02/07/11)
ALTA - Storm Lake St. Mary's coach Jim Demers had his team up by four points over his sister Jeannie Henningsen's Alta-Aurelia Warrior team after the first quarter of play here on Thursday night, but A-A went on a 14-0 run in the second quarter to take a 19-15 halftime lead. ...
Springers gymnasts compete in first meet (02/07/11)
The Springers Gymnastics teams Diamonds and Onyx had their first meet of the season, the Teddy Bear Meet at Jackson, Minn., recently. The Springers Diamonds Team scored 73.0 team points to place 7th in the team standings and the Springers Onyx team scored 55.55 points to place 10th...
River Valley girls clip Wildcats, 56-41 (02/07/11)
The River Valley girls defeated Woodbury Central in Western Valley Conference tournament play on Thursday. The Wolverines got out to an early lead of 14-3 after the first quarter and led 26-15 at halftime. They used a huge third quarter to break the game open, outscoring the Wildcats 17-3 to take a 43-18 lead into the fourth quarter and the score ended up 56-41...
Ridge View girls beat Rebels, 37-28 (02/07/11)
The Ridge View girls defeated Westwood 37-28 in a defensive struggle in Western Valley Conference girls basketball action Thursday night. The Raptors outscored the Rebels 25-10 in the second half to overcome an 18-12 halftime deficit, including a 14-2 scoring advantage in the fourth quarter...
Alvin "Al" Bruce Williams (02/07/11)
Al Williams, age 85, of Muskogee, Okla. passed this life on Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011 in Muskogee. Memorial services for were held 11a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 5 at the First United Methodist Church Chapel with Pastor Rusty Williams officiating. Service and arrangements are under the direction of Shipman's Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service, 1325 No. ...
Pigott / son (02/07/11)
Jason and Megan Pigott of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Wiliam Christopher Pigott, on January 29, 2011. William weighed 9 lbs. 0 oz. and measured 21 inches long, and his proud grandparents are John and Connie Wiemold and Frank and Joelle Pigott...
Sears - Gordon / son (02/07/11)
Chris Sears and Ryan Gordon of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of thier son, Connor Allan Lee Gordon, who was born at 8:39 a.m. on January 27, 2011. Connor weighed 9 lbs. 7 oz. and measured 20 3/4 inches long. He joins two brothers, Cody Ludwig and Dante Gordon, and two sisters, Hanna Ludwig and Khallie McLaughlin, in the family Grandparents are Gerald and Nancy Sears of Cherokee and the late Christine Daisy. ...
Driving safety a must in winter weather (02/07/11)
Traffic accidents continue to be the number one cause of on-the-job deaths in the United States, especially during severe weather conditions. During inclement weather, drivers are urged to be even more cautious when driving, not only for their passengers and themselves, but for fellow travelers and the thousands of workers whose vehicles are their office, such as law enforcement personnel, firefighters, emergency responders, post office workers, truck drivers, utility workers and more. ...