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Stories from Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Book Signing at the Book Vine Thursday (05/04/11)
The Book Vine is hosting a book signing Thursday night from 5:30 to 7:30 with Roger Stoner, author of "Life with my Wife." Roger Stoner's column, "Roger's Remarks" was published for 15 years in the Peterson Patriot. The column broached subjects ranging from serious editorials to humorous observations, the most popular of which were inspired by the ordinary, day-to-day experiences of life as a married man...
Sanford Museum to host program about the Grand Canyon (05/04/11)
The Sanford Museum Association will be presenting the program "Our Trip to the Grand Canyon" with Dave Appleby and Craig Wiese on Saturday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m. The Museum invites you to join Dave and Craig as they share their adventure hiking South Kaibab Trail of the Grand Canyon...
Cherokee MHI hiring again (05/04/11)
It was mostly good news when the Citizens Advisory Board met at the Mental Health Institute here last week for their quarterly meeting. Superintendent Dr. Jason Smith introduced Dr. Stewart Fern as the new Clinical Director of MHI, which is now a contractual position. Dr. Fern previously worked as a psychiatrist at the Cherokee MHI several years ago and he is currently working with patients on the child/adolescent ward in addition to his duties as Clinical Director...
Driver's Ed sign up (05/04/11)
The Cherokee Community School's Driver's Education sign up is in progress now. The final day to sign up will be May 16. The fee is $225 for district students. All students must have a valid Iowa driver's permit. The state of Iowa requires 30 hours of classroom and six hours of Behind-the-Wheel instruction. Attendance is mandatory...
Extension Line (05/04/11)
With five of the six counties in ISU Extension's Region 6 recently being declared "disaster" counties (Buena Vista, Cherokee, Ida, Pocahontas, and Sac), I was reminded of the need for disaster preparedness. How prepared are you and your family? No matter what the disaster, big or small, following some simple preparedness steps can help to minimize the event's impact on your family. ...
Observe grilling safety (05/04/11)
The National Fire Protection Association reminds outdoor cooks not to forget about grill fire safety as the peak months for grill fires arrive. People with gas grills should take extra precautions. Although gas grills are used approximately one-and-a-half times more often than charcoal grills, they were involved in five times as many fires. The leading cause of these fires was something that could burn being located too close to the grill...
A-A girls win another NWC Meet (05/04/11)
SIOUX RAPIDS - The strong Alta-Aurelia girls team won their third consecutive Northwest Conference golf meet here on Monday, as they defeated runners-up Newell-Fonda and Storm Lake St. Mary's by 35 team strokes. The Warriors' Kelsi Snyder was meet medalist with a 42, and teammate Jennifer Jensen was runner-up medalist with a score of 43...
Struck, Enderlin win Lakes doubles (05/04/11)
LE MARS - The Cherokee Braves First Flight doubles team of Alex Struck and Matt Enderlin won the 2011 Lakes Conference Championship with a perfect 5-0 match record here Saturday in windy, chilly conditions.
SOS wins boys title at Eagle Co-ed (05/04/11)
MARCUS - South O'Brien won the boys division of the 2011 Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Eagle Co-ed Relays with 168 team points here Friday night, with Orange City Unity Christian finishing second with 148 points. Alta-Aurelia was third with 130, followed by host MMC 74, Remsen St. Mary's 8, and Granville Spalding 7...
Unity girls win Eagle Co-ed Relays (05/04/11)
MARCUS - Orange City Unity Chrisitian tallied 148 points to win the girls portion of the 2011 Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Eagle Co-ed Relays here Friday night, with runner-up Remsen St. Mary's scoring 110 points. Host MMC was third with 105, followed by South O'Brien 97, Alta-Aurelia 71, and Granville Spalding 34...
Marilyn Fett (05/04/11)
Funeral services for Marilyn M. Fett, 80, of Aurelia, formerly of Storm Lake, were held at 2 p.m.on Sunday, May 1, 2011, at the Grace Lutheran Church in Storm Lake, with Pastor Steve Schulz officiating. Burial was in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in Hanover. Visitation was Saturday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., with the family present from 6 to 8, at the Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia...
Rojane B. Witcombe (05/04/11)
Funeral services for RoJane B. Witcombe, 78, of Aurelia will be Thursday, May 5, 2011, at 10:30 A.M. at the First United Methodist Church in Aurelia, with Pastor Missy Brown officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Cherokee. Visitation will be held at the United Methodist Church on Wednesday with the family present from 4:00 P.M. ...
James M. Reinholdt (05/04/11)
James M. Reinholdt, age 29, passed away Sunday, April 24, 2011, in Emmetsburg. Funeral Services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 29, at the Resurrection of Our Lord Catholic Church in Pocahontas, with Fr. Andrew Hoffmann officiating. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery in Pocahontas...
Eleanor L. "Elly" Ruble (05/04/11)
Eleanor L. "Elly" Ruble of Cherokee,79,passed away Saturday morning April 30, 2011 at Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 3rd, at 10:30 a.m. at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cherokee, Iowa. Pastor Jim Steen officiated. ...