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Stories from Thursday, April 21, 2011

Seniors Celebrate Easter Holiday (04/21/11)
More than 60 seniors attended the Easter Potluck held at the Cherokee Community Center on Thursday April 14. Special guest speaker for the Good Times Club of Cherokee was Betty Bilney, who displayed 12 homemade quilts and explained each pattern and the history of the quilts - one of which dated back to 1880...
Chamber Coffee (04/21/11)
Friday's 9:30 a.m. Cherokee Chamber Coffee will be at Main Street Pharmacy, 206 West Main Street, in honor of their second anniversary.
'Slice of the Earth' (04/21/11)
DUBUQUE - Sister Janice Hoffman ministers at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee and is a member of the Dubuque Franciscan Sisters. She was recently invited to exhibited one of her art pieces at the Dubuque Public Library during the time that the exhibit of "Women & Spirit: Catholic Sisters in America" is in Dubuque...
Cherokee DEC Team taking back unwanted prescription drugs (04/21/11)
On April 30, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., the Drug Endangered Children (DEC) team and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your medications for disposal to the Cherokee Police Department at 239 West Maple Street in Cherokee. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked...
Droegmiller Sales Engineer of the Year (04/21/11)
GREENVILLE, S.C. - Brad Droegmiller, Senior Territory Manager for ABB's Dodge Mechanical (Discrete Automation and Motor Division) received the company's first annual Sales Engineer of the Year award at a recent Dodge Management meeting in Rogersville, Tennessee...
Waller paces Ridge View girls golf (04/21/11)
MAPLETON - The Ridge View girls golf team placed fourth in a recent Western Valley Conference meet, carding a 226 team score at the Mapleton Golf Course. Natalie Waller was meet medalist with a 46, followed by teammates Whitney Gebers 58, Kristina Vollmar 59, and Maddi Schubert 66...
WHS girls tennis team falls at E-LC (04/21/11)
ESTHERVILLE - The Cherokee Washington High girls dropped an abbreviated 6-2 Lakes Conference tennis meet at Estherville-LC Monday night after rains halted play in several matches under way. In varsity singles action for Cherokee, Sarah Ruehle lost 10-3 to Erin Oldon at #1, Amber Haupert fell 10-3 to Corin Swalve at #2, Denise Freed beat Allison Hevern 10-3 at #3, Anna Lehrach beat Amanda Heinrichs 10-2 at #4, Taylor Meyerhofer lost 10-6 to Bailey Hagen at #5, and Shelby Bingham fell 10-4 to Tessa Bernholtz at #6.. ...
Braves compete at Knight Relays (04/21/11)
ORANGE CITY - The Cherokee Braves notched two first-place finishes at the rugged Orange City Unity Christian Knight Relays run in cold, windy weather conditions here Monday night. Cherokee's Brock Dagel won the shot put with a 50-9 3/4 heave, and the Braves' medley relay unit of Zac Taylor, Jakob Hummel, Sam Hinkhouse, and Marc Husman won in a speedy 3:51 clocking, with Husman blazing home on the 800 meter anchor leg in 2:06 on the heels of Hinkhouse's 53.9 quarter...
Braves blitz E-LC in Lakes tennis (04/21/11)
The Cherokee Braves varsity tennis team blitzed visiting Estherville-LC 6-0 in Lakes Conference action here Monday night before rains knocked out the finish of the doubles competition. Cherokee swept all six singles matches and had a probable chance to win the three doubles matches when rains rendered the courts too slippery to continue play...
Pastor Robert C. Alexander (04/21/11)
Pastor Robert C. Alexander, 91, of Cherokee, passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at the Good Samaritan Society in Holstein. Memorial services will be held Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. at the Memorial Presbyterian Church in Cherokee. Pastor Ethan Sayler and Father Gene Sitzmann will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held 1 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26 at Boothby Funeral Home with the family present from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m...
Michael Richard Kruger (04/21/11)
Michael Richard Kruger, age 37, of Aurelia, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, April 14, 2011, at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on April 18, at the First United Methodist Church in Aurelia. Rev. Missy Brown officiated...
Library News (04/21/11)
Silos are something commonly seen in the Iowa countryside. They are probably some of biggest storage bins ever to be had. In the library world there is an acronym SILO, which also represents a huge storage bin although it is of the virtual kind. SILO or State of Iowa Libraries Online is the computer database that runs our interlibrary loan system. ...
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Think before hiding those Easter eggs (04/21/11)
What's more fun at Easter than the traditional, time-honored practice in many homes of hiding colorful Easter eggs for the children to find, and then seeing the joy on their faces as they find each egg? Yet, common sense must rule in this entertaining Easter pursuit that is so special for children, parents, and grandparents...