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Stories from Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Hultgrens named Iowa Master Farmers (03/23/11)
Jim and Jolene Hultgren, Alta, have been named Iowa Master Farmers by Wallaces Farmer magazine. They are among four Iowa farm families who were recognized during ceremonies in West Des Moines in March. This marks the 75th year the awards have been presented by Wallaces Farmer, and the 2011 selections bring the total to 429 Iowans who have been honored since 1926...
CEF Dinner and Auction eclipses previous proceeds (03/23/11)
The Cherokee Educational Foundation board of directors recently met to review the 6th annual fund-raising dinner and auction held at the Cherokee Community Center. The board expressed gratitude to all those individuals and businesses who helped to make this 6th Annual Dinner and Auction on Feb. ...
Presidential play (03/23/11)
Recently at Cherokee Roosevelt Elementary School, Dianne Klinker's third grade class performed a "Presidential play" based on the students' research of the Presidents of the United States of America. Each one of the students gave a short speech about the President they portrayed, and then the students sang patriotic songs for parents and guests...
Missionary Bruce to speak at Faith In Christ (03/23/11)
Missionary Ron Bruce has just returned from India and Japan. He left just before the earthquakes began and has been in constant contact with those he left behind. He has some good news concerning their supernatural safety and God's provision in the midst of all the devastation and destruction...
Curves Food Drive scheduled (03/23/11)
During the month of April, Curves of Cherokee will participate in the 13th annual Curves Food Drive to collect non-perishable food and cash donations to benefit their local food bank. Current members who make a $30 donation or an equivalent donation of food are eligible to receive a Curves reusable Food Drive grocery bag. And, from April 4-17, Curves will waive the membership fee for new members who donate a bag of non-perishable food or make a minimum donation of $30...
Waffles at Galva Church (03/23/11)
The Galva United Methodist Women will sponsor a Dad's Belgian Waffle Supper from 5 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 28 at the Galva United Methodist Church. The menu includes all you can eat waffles with sausages, flavored syrups, whipped topping and beverages. Tickets are $6 except children five and under may dine free at the church. Carry-outs will be available...
Pancake Benefit (03/23/11)
There will be a Pancake Benefit for 12 year-old Jakob King on Sunday, March 27, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Quimby Fire Department. The menu will include pancakes, sausage, coffee, and milk or orange juice. Jakob, the son of Arron and Wendy King, has been diagnosed with Rigid Spine Syndrome...
4th girls basketball (03/23/11)
This team of Cherokee 4th grade girls recently completed a very successful travel basketball season. The team tied for first in pool play at the Lawton-Bronson tournament, won a tournament in Sioux Center, and took second at the River Valley Tournament. The team was coached by Brandon and Wendy Slaughter. Team members are, front row, left to right, Yesenio Fajardo, Taylor Richardson. Back, Ashlynn Samsel, Sydney Zindel, Kassidy Pingel, Payton Slaughter, Lily Anderson. Photo contributed...
David A. Ruge (03/23/11)
David A. Ruge, 65, of Cherokee, passed away Monday, March 21, 2011 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 26, at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Pastor Mark Leeds will officiate. Burial will be at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery at Aurelia. Visitation on Friday, March 25 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. with the family present from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Boothby Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com...
Rodgers / son (03/23/11)
Amanda and Donathon Rodgers of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their son, Kyeson William Rodgers. Kyeson was born at 7:10 p.m. on March 18, 2011, weighed 6 lbs. 11 oz., and measured 20 inches long. He has two big sisters, LaKoda and Raelyn...
Johnson / son (03/23/11)
Bobby and Jenna Johnson of Meriden are happy to announce the birth of their son, Ryer Steven Johnson, born at 1:34 a.m. on March 16, 2011. Ryer weighed 8 lbs. 1 oz. and measured 20 1/2 inches long. He has one brother, Laiken, and one sister, Dreleigh, and his grandparents are Mark and Karen Johnson of Cleghorn and Steve and Lisa Schweitzer of Strang, Nebraska...
Struck Strikes Out: Iowa, leave the mourning doves alone (03/23/11)
Many years ago, in another life, I used to come home from work, slip into something comfortable, grab my guitar and a beverage, and journey out to my second-floor deck where i would while a way an hour or two playing and singing music - just me, myself and I...
Extension Line (03/23/11)
On Wednesday, March 16, four members of the Ida County Blaine Clovers 4-H Club gave a presentation on the Hands & Words Are Not For Hurting Project to the Ida County Extension Council. It was great to see the passion and commitment that these young people had for this program. ...
Be wary of private student loans (03/23/11)
An education beyond high school can be expensive and could require you or your family to take out loans to help pay for it. Student loans fall into two categories: federal loans and private loans. Federal loans are subject to oversight and regulation by the federal government. ...
March Madness (03/23/11)