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Stories from Thursday, June 9, 2011

CrossRidge Church hires first Pastor (06/09/11)
HOLSTEIN - During CrossRidge's Pastor Candidate Weekend the congregation voted unanimously to hire Tyler Parson who currently serves as Pastor of Student & Family Discipleship at Christ Community Church in Sioux Center. A graduate of Northwestern College in Orange City, Tyler (the son of Terry and Mary Parson, is from Storm Lake, and his wife Melinda, the daughter of Rochelle and the late Randy Thies, is from Galva. They are the parents of Silas, and another child is due this summer...
Chamber Coffee (06/09/11)
This week's Chamber Coffee, at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, will be hosted by Quilt 'n Kaboodle, which is located at 420 West Main Street.
Hazard Mitigation Meeting Monday (06/09/11)
A special Hazard Mitigation Meeting open to the public is scheduled for 5 p.m. Monday, June 13, in the Board of Supervisors Room in the Cherokee County Courthouse. This Cherokee County multi-jurisdictional meeting is designed for citizens to assist in planning for disasters or hazards that could have a lasting effect on a community...
Ridge View boys fall to Eagles (06/09/11)
LAWTON - The Lawton-Bronson Eagles defeated the Ridge View Raptors, 5-2, in Western Valley Conference baseball action here on Monday. Ridge View got only one hit in the game and Dru Kenny and Seth Johnson scored the Raptors' runs. Ridge View coach Shannon Tesch said, "Lawton-Bronson is a tough team. They are fundamentally sound, and make you pay for mistakes. We didn't make big mistakes - just a few little ones that a team like Lawton-Bronson will take advantage of."...
Wolverine girls fall to rated MVAO (06/09/11)
CORRECTIONVILLE - River Valley saw a sixth inning 5-2 lead against 8th ranked Class 2A Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto vanish and could not mount a rally in a heartbreaking 8-5 defeat in Western Valley Conference softball action here on Monday. Bailey Fitch provided a key 2-out, 2-run single to give RV the 5-2 cushion, but a tough inning followed, as MVAO rallied for six runs. ...
RV boys are shut out at WC (06/09/11)
MOVILLE - River Valley's hurlers did a nice job against a veteran Woodbury Central team in Western Valley baseball action here on Friday, keeping their bases on balls allowed down. However, the Wolverines' defense hurt the team, as they committed five errors on the way to dropping a 7-0 decision to the Wildcats...
MMC girls win two recent games (06/09/11)
The talented Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn softball team recorded two recent road victories, defeating Granville-Spalding in Granville 5-0, and beating West Sioux in Ireton 11-1. Kayla Foresman got the shutout pitching win over Spalding, allowing just two hits and two walks, with seven strikeouts in seven inings of work...
Lockin wins Aurelia Men's Open (06/09/11)
AURELIA - Brian Lockin won the Championship Flight at the 2011 Aurelia Men's Open last weekend at the Aurelia Golf Course. Lockin's 73-38-111 edged fellow Aurelian Mike Kaskey (74-39-113) by two strokes. Tom James of Storm Lake was third with a 27 hole score of 114...
A-A girls beat PA-PP in 5 innings (06/09/11)
ALTA - The number 3- ranked Alta-Aurelia Warriors successfully avoided a let-down following their big win over Newell-Fonda Monday by besting Pocahontas Area/Pomeroy-Palmer, 12-2 in softball action here on Tuesday. The game was stopped after five innings due to the 10-run rule...
Ridge View boys pound K-P (06/09/11)
HOLSTEIN - The Ridge View Raptors baseball team scored a 14-1, 5-inning Western Valley Conference victory over Kingsley-Pierson here on Tuesday. Ridge View coach Shannon Tesch said, "We were very patient at the plate. We drew 17 walks, but when we got a good pitch, we hit it hard."...
Raptor girls edge K-P Panthers (06/09/11)
GALVA - The Ridge View Raptors improved to 6-4 on the season and 3-2 in the conference with a hard fought 4-3 victory over Kingsley-Pierson in Western Valley Conference softball actiion here on Tuesday. Picking up the win in the circle for the Raptors was Gretchen Kistenmacher, who pitched all seven innings, giving up three runs (one earned) on three hits, with five walks and six strikeouts...
Raptors lose to L-B boys (06/09/11)
LAWTON - The Lawton-Bronson Eagles defeated the Ridge View Raptors, 5-2, in Western Valley Conference baseball action here on Monday. Ridge View got only one hit in the game and Dru Kenny and Seth Johnson scored the Raptors' runs. Ridge View coach Shannon Tesch said, "Lawton-Bronson is a tough team. They are fundamentally sound, and make you pay for mistakes. We didn't make big mistakes - just a few little ones that a team like Lawton-Bronson will take advantage of."...
Spirit Lake girls blast Cherokee (06/09/11)
The 11-1 Spirit Lake softball team flexed its muscle here Monday night on the way to a decisive 14-1 Lakes Conference win over Cherokee. Shanon Shaefer took the pitching loss for the Washington High club, allowing eight earned runs on 15 hits and two walks in seven innings of work. Shaefer was plagued by shoddy defense behind her, with Cherokee commiting six costly fielding errors...
Linda Alquist (06/09/11)
There will be a graveside services for Linda Alquist, formerly of rural Meriden, at 2 p.m. June 11 at the Liberty Cemetery in Meriden. Alquist passed away on Oct. 10, 2010.
Struck - Davison wedding (06/09/11)
Michael Davison and Abby Struck were united in marriage on September 4, 2010 at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee. Officiating in the ceremony were Pastor Magrey deVega and Judge Charles Fagan, friend of the bride. Parents of the bride are Paul Struck and Linda Struck of Cherokee. The groom's parents are James Davison and the late Linda Davison of Omaha...
Extension Line (06/09/11)
Are you living paycheck to paycheck? Do you have money enough to accomplish your goals? "Finding" money for the things you want in life can be challenging! Since you can only spend a dollar once, allocating money for your goals or things you want requires you to look at your current spending habits. Do you ever have a $20 bill in the morning, and by evening it is gone and you can't remember what you bought? Do you ever go to write a check, only to find that your account is tapped out?...
At the Library (06/09/11)
Just a reminder that there will be no pre-school story time on Tuesdays during June and July. You are welcome to come to the Summer Reading Program, which is for three year olds to sixth graders. My last news article mentioned going on a scavenger hunt with Flat Stanley. Flat Stanley is a character in a book who became as flat as a pancake after an unexpected accident. At first he did not like his new look...
Vacation travel by car (06/09/11)
With Memorial Day celebrated last week, the official start to summer is upon us, and what better way to kick off the season than by planning a much awaited, highly anticipated summer vacation? And with all the ruthless price gouging at the gas pumps affecting all forms of travel, many families are planning shorter trips by car for their summer vacations...