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Stories from Friday, June 3, 2011

June Diabetes Support Group meeting (06/03/11)
According to the Centers for Disease Control, over 20 million Americans have diabetes- six million of whom are unaware they have the disease. Almost everyone is affected by diabetes, whether they are diabetics themselves or simply by knowing friends or family members who suffer from diabetes...
Farmers Market check booklets available (06/03/11)
Freshness abounds at local farmers markets. Available beginning on June 6, Farmers Market booklets will be available for Siouxland Seniors. Each booklet will have 10 checks for a total value of $30 and can be used to purchase fresh, Iowa grown produce and honey. Booklets are limited in supply and limited to one per senior...
Hy-Vee Floral wins award (06/03/11)
Hy-Vee recently announced that the Hy-Vee Floral Department in Cherokee has won another Borgen Cup. The winner this year is Katie Booth, Floral Manager. Booth won the Borgen Honor Cup for Best Color Harmony with the display she built for the 2010 Million Stem Rose sale. ...
Hyndman graduates from Vanderbilt University (06/03/11)
Daniel James Hyndman of Cherokee graduated from Vanderbilt University Law School in Nashville, Tenn. on May 13, 2011. He received a Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree. He is a 2005 graduate of Iowa State University in Computer Engineering and a 2001 graduate of Washington...
'Living with Loss' reunion (06/03/11)
The Living with Loss Grief Support Group will be holding its 2nd Annual Grief Support Reunion on Tuesday, June 14, 2011 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Spring Lake Park Shelter House. There will be a pot luck style meal served with meat, beverages, plates and utensils provided. Everyone is encouraged to bring a salad, side dish or dessert to share...
Cherokee FB holds 5th Annual Ag Safety Day (06/03/11)
The mission of Farm Bureau's Ag Safety Day is to help make farm life safer and healthier for children through their Safety Day's education and training workshops. Agricultural operations by necessity have many hazards, with the potential to seriously injure or kill. ...
Cleghorn Ice Cream Day features local bandleader (06/03/11)
Cleghorn native Jeremy Ehrig, the son of Tony and JoAnne Ehrig, will bring his three-piece combo, "Down to Here," to play for the evening street dance at Ice Cream Day in Cleghorn on Saturday, June 11. The band will be playing from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m...
Rodeo Historical Society honors the Barnes Family (06/03/11)
Special awards and national recognition continued to pour forth for the Barnes PRCA Rodeo Family of Peterson and Cherokee, with the announcement last fall that the esteemed Rodeo Historical Society has named Rodeo Producer/Stock Contractor Bob Barnes to its coveted Hall of Fame, and Bob's wife Donita as the recipient of the 2010 Tad Lucas Award...
Historical Society marks 75th Marcus Fair (06/03/11)
The Marcus Historical Society has been busy making plans for their third annual tea which have been quite successful. This year's theme focuses on the 75th anniversary of the Marcus Fair. The local history buffs are enjoying making plans for the event. They have found by sharing memories, there are many laughs to share also...
Times Gone By (06/03/11)
Memorial day was never more generally or more fittingly observed in Cherokee than on Tuesday and much of the credit must be given to the W. R. C. which took a leading part in the exercises and did a vast amount of labor in connection therewith. In the morning the procession to Oak Hill was very large, only the G. ...
Ridge View to host UNI VB camp (06/03/11)
HOLSTEIN - Ridge View Volleyball will host a volleyball camp at the Holstein school from June 29- July 1. The camp will be directed by Kim (McCaffrey) Davis, who is an assistant volleyball coach at the University of Northern Iowa. A native of Carroll, Davis was one of the best players in UNI history, being named to the Missouri Valley Conference All-Centennial Volleyball Team in 2006. ...
Gable receives high honor (06/03/11)
IOWA CITY-- The honors continue to roll in for former University of Iowa wrestling coach Dan Gable. Wrestling USA announced this week it has named Gable its 2011 Master-of-Wrestling, an award recognizing years of dedication and leadership through the sport of wrestling...
First week of baseball games at River Valley (06/03/11)
The River Valley Wolverines baseball team has completed their first week of game action. On Monday, Coach Eric Goettsch's team traveled to Ida Grove to take on a tough Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove team and came out on the short end of the score, dropping a 13-4 decision to the Falcons...
SOS boys top RU, 6-4 (06/03/11)
REMSEN - Adam Paulsen doubled in the top of the 7th to give the South O'Brien Wolverines a come-from-behind 6-4 win in War Eagle Conference baseball action here on Tuesday. South O'Brien senior Chas Biery struck out 10 Rocket batters and walked just one while allowing seven hits. R-U got all four of their runs in the third inning to overcome an early 3-0 SOS lead...
Eagle boys beat Spalding, 13-10 (06/03/11)
GRANVILLE - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Eagles had a good night at the plate, clubbing 15 hits en route to a 13-10 victory over Spalding Catholic in War Eagle Conference hardball action here on Tuesday. MMC's Tanner Utesch slugged two homers and a double, scored three runs and drove in four of the Eagle runs and John Hoefling also had a great night, collecting four hits in his five trips to the dish...
Alta-Aurelia girls finish 8th at State Golf (06/03/11)
ANKENY - The Alta-Aurelia girls finished in 8th place among the teams at the Class 2A State Golf Championship held at the Otter Creek course here on Tuesday and Wednesday. The A-A team shot rounds of 400 and 376 for a 776 team total, finishing 14 strokes back of 7th place Cascade...
Paul W. Rabe (06/03/11)
Paul W. Rabe, 88, of Cherokee, formerly of Paullina, went home to be with the Lord on Monday evening, May 31, 2011. It was with great sadness that he passed away but now he is resting in peace and free of all pain. Memorial services will be held Tuesday, June 7, at 2 p.m. ...
Making adjustments (06/03/11)
Since the first oil crisis hit in 1973, the American consumer has experienced periodic surges in demands for more energy efficient products. After each crisis fades, the demand for energy efficiency fades somewhat. An oil crisis never fades entirely, each one is worse than the previous one and we have been duly notified that our reliance on fossil fuels is expensive and ultimately doomed...