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Stories from Thursday, May 5, 2011

All aboard! (05/05/11)
There will be a new event hosted Saturday at the Cherokee Depot. For the first time, Depot Renovation, Inc. will celebrate National Train Day on Saturday, May 7. Members of Depot Renovation, Inc., the group responsible for saving and restoring the old Illinois Central Railroad Depot in Cherokee to its historic significance, invites the public to the depot to their first-ever celebration of National Train Day...
O'Brien County Conservation to participate in festival (05/05/11)
Birds, Swans, Water and Snakes highlight O'Brien County's offerings at the 17th annual Wings and Wetlands Festival. This spring event is celebrated in six counties in Northwest Iowa on May 14. In O'Brien County, start your day with "Breakfast for the Birds." Meet at the Prairie Heritage Center at 7:30 a.m. ...
Extension offers Learning With Lunch (05/05/11)
The Cherokee County ISU Extension along with Partners Western Iowa Tech Community College and Hy Vee will provide a Learning With Lunch presentation on Wednesday, May 11 from noon until 12:50 p.m. at Western Iowa Tech Community College in Cherokee. This highly informative educational opportunity is entitled...
Chamber Coffee (05/05/11)
Friday's Chamber Coffee is being hosted by the Cherokee Regional Medical Center, 300 Sioux Valley Drive, starting at 9:30 a.m.
Awards Night (05/05/11)
Retirement open house (05/05/11)
Roger Leavitt is retiring officially and leaving the computer behind. Anyone who has purchased building materials from Marcus Lumber in the last 50-plus years probably knows Roger. Please stop in at Marcus Lumber on Friday, May 13 to have a cup of coffee and a donut with him and wish him well. Photo by Nancy Hohbach...
RV, MMC girls excel at SB-L Relays (05/05/11)
SERGEANT BLUFF - River Valley's girls placed third in Class B in last week's Sergeant Bluff-Luton Warriorette Relays here, won by Westwood with 157 points. Whiting was second with 131, followed by River Valley 90, Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove 54, and an abbreviated three-member Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn squad 52...
A-A boys win golf meets (05/05/11)
The Alta-Aurelia boys golf team posted a pair of victories on Monday and Tuesday. The team played in a Northwest Conference meet in Laurens on Monday and the Warriors won the team competition by a single stroke over runners-up Laurens-Marathon and Newell-Fonda...
A-A Warrior girls win golf triangular (05/05/11)
ROLFE - The Alta-Aurelia girls' golf team, led by meet medalist April Goslinga's round of 42, won a triangular meet here on Tuesday against Pocahontas/Pomeroy-Palmer and Emmetsburg. A-A posted a team total score of 191 to Emmetsburg's 194 and PPP's 211. Other Alta-Aurelia scores were Courtney VanHaaften 47, Jordan Henningsen 49, and Maddi Meier 53. Kelsi Snyder (54) and Jennifer Jensen (55) also played for Alta-Aurelia...
Cherokee boys golf team stays busy (05/05/11)
Cherokee boys golf team stays busy The Cherokee Braves golf team battled the elements in four recent outings, including a couple weather make-up meets. Host Spencer won a Lakes Conference triangular at the Spencer Country Club after carding a 154, to runner-up Estherville-LC 184, and Cherokee 200...
Cherokee girls golf at Kuemper invite (05/05/11)
CARROLL - Ballard-Huxley won the recent Carroll Kuemper Girls Golf Invitational after carding a 363, to runner-up Kuemper's 365. Atlantic was third with 370, followed by Nevada 397, Spencer 399, Carroll 407, Fort Dodge St. Edmond 412, Missouri Valley 414, Newell-Fonda 449, Cherokee 473, and Jefferson-Scranton 480...
Woods a double winner at Spencer (05/05/11)
SPENCER - Cherokee junior thrower Taylor Woods was a double winner at the Spencer Track & Field Meet here Friday, claiming the shot put with a 37-6 effort, and the discus with a throw of 103-8. Katy Hart was second in the long jump with a 14-7 1/2 leap; and the distance medley relay of Hart, Megan Hummel, Danni Roethler, and Megan Carlson was third in a time of 4:54...
RV Weightlifters (05/05/11)
The River Valley Weightlifting Team recently competed at Sioux City East High School. The entire Wolverine team brought home awards. Team members include, left to right, Thomas Cobb, Parker Goettsch, Adam Schirmer, Coach Eric Goettsch, Skylar Shever, Dylan Fluke, Drew Payne, Jordain Volkert, Tanner Cobb. Photo by Jolene Smith...
KP/WC, Hinton take River Valley titles (05/05/11)
CORRECTIONVILLE - The Kingsley-Pierson/Woodbury Central boys and Hinton girls won team titles at the River Valley Invitational track meet here on Friday. KP-WC totaled 175 points to runner-up Ridge View's 110 in boys' action, while the Hinton girls' 144 points were just enough to edge Ridge View, whose 135 points enabled the Raptors to take two runners-up spots...
WHS tennis girls tumble at SL (05/05/11)
STORM LAKE - The improving Cherokee Washington High girls tennis team dropped a hard-fought 6-3 match to Storm Lake in Lakes Conference action here Monday night. Cherokee won two varsity singles matches and one doubles match to account for the three wins, with several matches close throughout...
Indians clip Cherokee boys in tennis (05/05/11)
OKOBOJI - Host Spirit Lake Park-Okoboji defeated the Cherokee Braves 7-2 in Lakes Conference boys tennis action here Monday night in cold, windy weather conditions. The Braves won two singles matches to account for their victories, with senior Alex Struck storming past Brandon Stoll 10-0 at #1, and sophomore Connor Ogren beating Tyler Bice 10-4 at #4...
Langschwager / daughter (05/05/11)
Mitch and Kristi Langschwager of Aurelia are happy to announce the birth of their daughter Addilyn Grace Langschwager at 7:11 a.m. on April 28, 2011. Addilyn weighed 7 lbs. 7 oz. and measured 20 inches lon, and she joins big sister Kadence Ann and brother Laeton Mitchell at home. Grandparents are Jim and Lorna Olson of Cleghorn and Meg Alesch of Marcus...
Seel- Hoskisson wed (05/05/11)
Douglas Hoskisson and Marilynn Seel were united in marriage in a private ceremony at The Gathering Place in Cherokee on December 28, 2010. Parents of the couple are Roger and Peggy Seel of Cherokee and David and Deanna Hoskisson of Blackfoot, Idaho. Doug and Mari Hoskisson live in Naples, Italy...
A Campaign Promise Kept (05/05/11)
Keeping your basement dry (05/05/11)
When heavy rains enter the forecast, basement flooding may weigh on the minds of homeowners. Rain water isn't the only source of water damage in the home, however. Water lines to washers or other appliances can break, leaking water through flooring, drywall, and more. Because water damage isn't always covered in a homeowners insurance policy, it's important to take preventive measures...