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Stories from Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Get your Rodeo tickets now! (05/25/11)
Advance tickets for the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce PRCA Rodeo scheduled for Thursday through Saturday, June 2-4 are now on sale. Advance ticket price for Thursday, June 2, Family Night at the Cherokee PRCA Rodeo is $10 for Adult and free for children 12 and under. Gate price is $12 for adults, and children 12 and under are free with paid adult...
Other county Memorial Day services ... (05/25/11)
There will be Memorial Day services held in several of Cherokee County Cemeteries on Monday, May 30. American Legion members and high school boys are invited to the Memorial Day breakfast at the Aurelia Community Center from 6 - 7 a.m. Following the breakfast, the Avenue of Flags will be put up at Pleasant Hill Cemetery...
Cherokee's Memorial Day Ceremony Monday (05/25/11)
On Monday, May 30 at 11 a.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery, the 38th Cherokee Memorial Day program will be held. This is a tradition that started even before the first program in 1973. Harry J. William, a World War 1 veteran spent many Memorial Day placing little flags on the graves of Cherokee County Veterans. After his passing his widow Edna approached Tom Boothby will a little bit of money to continue this tradition...
Northey comments on Iowa crops (05/25/11)
DES MOINES -- Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey recently commented on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is released weekly from April through October. "Between showers farmers have been able to make significant planting progress the last three weeks and moved ahead of the five year average for both corn and soybean planting," Northey said...
RV girls drop 4-3 softball game (05/25/11)
CORRECTIONVILLE - The River Valley girls opened their 2011 softball season here with a tough 4-3 loss to a good Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove team Monday night, as RV was unable to drive runners in from second and third at the end of the game...
A-A Warrior lady golfers earn State berth (05/25/11)
EMMETSBURG - The Alta-Aurelia girls finished second at the Regional Golf Tournament here on Monday, posting a team score of 400 to trail Regional champion Kuemper Catholic by 24 team strokes. With their second place finish, the Warriors of Coach LeAnn Patton will join the champion Kuemper team in advancing to the Class 2A State Tournament. Alta-Aurelia edged Sioux Center by just two strokes, with Okoboji another three strokes behind...
Area athletes excel at State track & field (05/25/11)
DES MOINES - The Ridge View girls led the charge for area prep athletes participating in the 2011 Iowa State Co-ed Track & Field Championships in Des Moines last week. With only four events qualifying for the State Meet, Cherokee had three events placing in the top eight...
Marlene E. Jenness (05/25/11)
Marlene E. Jenness of Cherokee, age 61, passed away Sunday, May 22, 2011, at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 25, 2011, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aurelia., with Pastor Larry G. ...
Johnson - Hielmeland engagement (05/25/11)
Mark and Karen Johnson, of Cleghorn, and Jack and Patti Hjelmeland, of Harmony, Minn., announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, LeAnn Johnson to Clayton Hjelmeland. The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn High School and a December 2010 graduate of Northwestern College in Orange City, where she majored in Writing and Rhetoric. LeAnn works as a reporter for the Le Mars Daily Sentinel in Le Mars...
The Anderson Report (05/25/11)
Regrettably, as this session concludes its 19th week, Iowans are becoming increasingly frustrated and cynical with government. Senate Republicans know that Iowans expect all sides to sit around the table, as Angie and I do, and hammer out compromises and agreements in a responsible and bi-partisan fashion...
Memorial Day's special significance (05/25/11)
Another Memorial Day nears, and although it marks the unofficial start of the summer vacation season, the holiday means much more than that. Memorial Day is the day Americans set aside to honor those who have died during military service to the United States, especially the nation's war dead...