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Stories from Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Wild Riders will thrill audiences (06/01/11)
Wild Riders will thrill audiences Providing nightly entertainment at this year's Cherokee Chamber of Commerce PRCA Rodeo will be the highly entertaining Wild Riders. A sister act that demonstrate the mastery of horsemanship. Abigail & Meishja Petersen have deep rooted backgrounds in horsemanship, public performance, and athletics; making their shows together absolutely stunning...
Rodeo time in Cherokee! (06/01/11)
The 45th edition of the Cherokee PRCA Rodeo comes to the Cherokee County Fairgrounds on Thursday, June 2, and will run through the evening performance on Saturday, June 4. Rodeo Stock Contractor will again be Northwest Iowa's own Rodeo Hall of Famer, Bob Barnes of Barnes/MJM PRCA Rodeo. The annual PRCA Rodeo is sponsored by the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce Rodeo Board...
Farmers' Market returns Thursday (06/01/11)
Another sure sign that summer is here - the Cherokee Area Farmers' Market (CAFM) returns this Thursday, June 2. The weekly event will be held each Thursday evening between 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. from June 2 - Sept. 29, at the historic Cherokee Railroad Depot, 119 S. 4th St. in Cherokee...
Important guidance on helping disaster survivors (06/01/11)
Cherokee County Emergency Management Coordinator Ben Shuberg has released the following advice for people wishing to donate relief items to the survivors of the recent national disaster in Joplin, Mo. Shuberg stated, "This might be of interest to people in the community wondering how to help in Joplin. ...
Twins say one last 'Goodbye' to Harmon Killebrew (06/01/11)
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - For 14 seasons, Harmon Killebrew was the cleanup hitter for the Minnesota Twins, the ferocious slugger who used his incredible strength to knock baseballs out of the park. At a memorial service on Thursday night for the Hall of Famer, who died last week at the age of 74 after a bout with esophageal cancer, Killebrew's shy, quiet wife, Nita, exhibited an entirely different, and perhaps even more impressive, kind of strength...
Ridge View Raptor girls over MNW (06/01/11)
MANSON - The Ridge View softball team improved its record to 2-0 on the young season with a five-inning 14-2 win over Manson-NW Webster here on Thursday. The Raptors pounded out 14 hits, led by Dana Hustedt, who went 4-4 with two runs scored and one RBI. Emily Schiernbeck went 3-3 with two RBI, Ashlynn Blenner went 2-3, and Roxanne Grundemeier went 1-3 with a double and one RBI...
MMC softball team opens with wins (06/01/11)
The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn softball team opened its 2011 season last week with a pair of impressive road wins, defeating Spencer 5-2 in Spencer, and Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 7-4 in Hartley. Kayla Foresman got the pitching win for coach Leo Hupke's Eagles, allowing two runs on six hits and one walk, while striking out five Tiger batters in seven innings of work...
Baseball Braves fall in season opener (06/01/11)
HUMBOLDT - Due to inclement weather, the Cherokee Braves played only one of three scheduled games last week, opening the season with an 8-0 loss at Humboldt Thursday night after rains canceled Wednesday's opener at MOC-Floyd Valley and postponed Friday's home game against Pocahontas Area/Pomeroy-Palmer...
A-A softball ranked 3rd in state (06/01/11)
The first girls' high school softball rankings of the season were released by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union (IGHSAU) on Friday, and they show Alta-Aurelia ranked #3 in the Class 2A rankings. The only other Western Iowa teams ranked in the Class 2A Top 10 were #7 IKM-Manning and #10 Estherville-Lincoln Central...
Marion R. Taylor (06/01/11)
Marion R. Taylor of Cleghorn,passed away Sunday, May 29, 2011, at the Heartland Care Center in Marcus at the age of 92. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 2, at the St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in Remsen, with the Rev. Craig Miller officiating. Interment will be in the Remsen Community Cemetery...
The Anderson Report (06/01/11)
All across the country this past weekend, in parks, cemeteries and schools, Americans joined with neighbors, family and friends to commemorate Memorial Day and pay homage to those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom and liberty. These moving tributes are an awesome reminder of the generations of Americans who answered the calling to serve a cause greater than them so that others could live in the greatest country the world has ever known...
Child labor laws nothing to scoff at (06/01/11)
With the school year ending, a new, young work force will emerge as seasonal employees for employers in need of such part-time help. The requirements for these positions may be different than full-time employees, but the following checklist will help lead potential employers down the right path...