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Stories from Friday, June 10, 2011

CCT summer musical 'Seussical' nears (06/10/11)
The summer musical at the Cherokee Community Theatre this year will be "Seussical," based on the stories and characters created by author Theodor "Dr. Seuss" Geisel. The cast of 51 local actors are busy rehearsing in preparation for Opening Night on Wednesday, June 22...
Aurelia woman dies in fall from horse (06/10/11)
A 60-year-old Aurelia woman died Sunday in a fall from the horse she was riding at Martin Access east of Larrabee. According to the Cherokee County Sheriff's Department, Judy Henke of Aurelia died after falling from her horse while trail riding in Martin Access about 1 p.m. Sunday...
CFD participates in Fire Marshal smoke alarms campaign in Iowa (06/10/11)
Nearly 8,000 children in 112 communities across Iowa, including Cherokee, need new smoke alarms or do not currently have smoke alarms in their homes. As part of the State fire Marshal's "100 Year, 100%" Campaign, over the past winter during parent teacher conferences, smoke alarms surveys were completed by participating school districts. The kindergarten through sixth grade students in Cherokee were also among the school that participated...
Just so you know... (06/10/11)
After consulting with the Department of Natural Resources regarding a multitude of problems being experienced in Cherokee with roosting turkey vultures, the City announced that the Police Department will be utilizing noise shells beginning Monday, June 13, in an effort to roust the large, troublesome birds...
Supervisors approve GO Bonds (06/10/11)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors held a pair of public hearings on the proposed authorization of two General Obligation Bonds on Tuesday. The first public meeting was to approve a bond for the amount not to exceed $2,008,000 for the express purpose being to pay costs of refinancing the outstanding 10-year bond and extend the new bond to 20 years in the hopes of lowering payments for the Cherokee County Landfill for the pellet operation...
Area students graduate from Morningside (06/10/11)
SIOUX CITY - Several area students were among the 255 students who received bachelor degrees from Morningside College during the college's 113th spring commencement exercises held Saturday, May 14. The students are: Kara Nelson, daughter of Jim and Sue Nelson of Cherokee. Nelson received a bachelor of arts degree with a major in psychology counseling. She graduated Cum Laude (with honor) for having a cumulative grade point average of 3.50 or higher...
Community involvement needed in City Plan project (06/10/11)
After more than 30 years, the City of Cherokee has initiated a planning process to create a new and visionary comprehensive plan. This plan is intended to guide the future improvement of the community's business climate, residential neighborhoods, parks, open spaces and street network for the next 20 years...
Flag Day brings flag disposal ceremony (06/10/11)
Many communities support summer time patriotic ceremonies and celebrations. The citizens of Cherokee support many of those throughout the summer season, including the most recent Memorial Day ceremony held at Oak Hill cemetery. If the Memorial Day ceremony is considered the season opener, then Flag Day will be second game of the season...
McGee, Anderson to show work at Worthington Gallery (06/10/11)
WORTHINGTON, Minn. - One paints horses and western scenes, the other recycles pieces and parts to make furniture and sculptures. What do they have in common? Vision, artistic talent and a joint show at the Nobles County Art Center in Worthington, Minn...
Times Gone By (06/10/11)
On Monday afternoon Amos Green, Wm. Green, Jos. McCoswold and Ole Johnson all decided that Cherokee wasn't a lively enough place so they went to Remsen. When they returned home in the evening they were certainly feeling happy and tried to liven up Cherokee, but the people wouldn't stand for it...
It's time for Sioux Valley Golf! (06/10/11)
Cherokee's 77th annual Sioux Valley Amateur Men's Match-Play Golf Tournament is, once again, ready to rumble at the venerable Cherokee Golf & Country Club Saturday and Sunday, June 18-19. Iowa's oldest Match-Play Golf Tournament, the Sioux Valley Am has long been a favorite for amateur golfers throughout the Midwest and for many Cherokee natives across the country. The $75 entry fee includes 18-hole practice rounds and 18 holes of qualifying...
HWC girls handle Cherokee (06/10/11)
The Hull Western Christian girls tallied five big runs in the fifth inning on the way to a 9-1 Lakes Conference victory over Cherokee Washington High here Wednesday night. Cherokee scored its lone run in the second inning after Jackie Wilson coaxed a walk, Taylor Woods singled her to third, and Wilson scored on a single off the bat of Kaitlyn Miller. Sarah Ruehle had Cherokee's only other hit...
River Valley girls blank L-B (06/10/11)
LAWTON - It was "The McKensie Fitch Show" here on Wednesday, as the River Valley pitcher threw a one hit, five strikeout shutout against Lawton-Bronson and also helped her cause at the plate, driving in three runs with a double and triple. It was all part of a 5-0 RV Western Valley Conference win over the Eagles. ...
River Valley boys lose to MVAO (06/10/11)
CORRECTIONVILLE - The River Valley Wolverines dropped a tough 6-5 game to Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto in Western Valley Conference baseball action here on Wednesday. Freshman Brennan Riedemann started on the hill for RV and went four strong innings, allowing two earned runs on two hits, while walking three and striking out six. Brother Brody Riedemann took the loss as he pitched the final three innings, allowing one unearned run on one hit. Riedemann struck out four Ram batters...
Raptor girls lose 4-3 to OA-BCIG (06/10/11)
IDA GROVE - The Ridge View Raptors lost a hard-fought 4-3, 8-inning battle to Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove in Western Valley Conference softball action Wednesday night at Ida Grove. Leading the way at the plate for Ridge View were Dana Hustedt, who went 3-4 with a double and an RBI, and Roxanne Grundmeier, who went 2-4 and also stroked a double...
"Connie" M. Johnson (06/10/11)
Constance "Connie" M. Johnson, 69 of Sioux City, passed away on Monday, May 23, 2011 at a local long-term care facility from complications of Diabetes and Alzheimer's disease. A Memorial Celebration of her life will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday June 11, at the Salvation Army Church, 1415 Villa Avenue, Sioux City. Abiding by family wishes, cremation has taken place, and Sea-Side Services will be held in California at a later date. Nelson-Berger Northside has assisted the family with arrangements...
Snelling / twin sons (06/10/11)
Tim and Jennifer Snelling of Cherokee are proud to announce the birth of their twin boys, who were born at St. Luke's Hospital in Sioux City on June 4, 2011. Braedon John was born at 12:09 p.m., weighed 3 lbs. 8 oz. and measured 16 1/2 inches long and Bentley Ray was born at 12:10 p.m., weighed 4 lbs. 1 oz. and measured 16 1/2 inches long...
Staver / son (06/10/11)
Andy and Dawn Staver of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their son, Lane Christopher Staver, who was born at 1:55 p.m. on June 6, 2011. Lane weighed 8 lbs. 10 oz., measured 19 1/2 inches long, and has a big brother, Nash, and a big sister, Ember...
High temps dangerous for dogs (06/10/11)
When the temperatures and high humidity levels soar during summer's hot weather, we are reminded that man's best friend can have serious trouble coping with the heat. And those of you who take your pets along on vacation, do not leave them in a hot car while you dine, shop, or sight-see. How many times have you seen dogs suffering and yelping in a hot car with their owner nowhere to be found?...