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Stories from Thursday, June 16, 2011

2011 Cherokee County Fair scheduled for July 7-10 (06/16/11)
The Cherokee County Fair will be Thursday through Sunday, July 7-10, at the Cherokee County Fairgrounds. Daily admission will be $6 for adults (13 and older) and $4 for kids, with ages four and under admitted free. On Saturday, Julu 9, after 3 p.m. admission will be $7 for adults and $5 for kids. Advance season tickets can also be purchased for $12 for adults and $6 for kids. Season ticket prices at the gate on July 7 will be $14 for adults and $8 for kids...
Hunter education online class offered (06/16/11)
Hunter Education is required for anyone in Iowa born after Jan. 1, 1972 to obtain an Iowa hunting license. Proof of completion of a hunter education course is often required for Iowa residents to obtain a hunting license in another state. The next Hunter Education class in Cherokee will be held Aug. ...
Hazard Mitigation Meeting held (06/16/11)
A Hazard Mitigation Planning Meeting was held on Monday at the Cherokee County Supervisors Room at the Cherokee County Courthouse. The Siouxland Interstate Metropolitan Planning Council (SIMPCO) organized the meeting. SIMPCO is contracted by Cherokee County to complete a Hazard Mitigation Plan...
Cherokee Area Farmer's Market (06/16/11)
Every Thursday afternoon during the summer, the Cherokee Area Farmer's Market is open at the Historic Cherokee Depot, starting at 4 p.m. The Cherokee Area Farmer's Market offers fresh baked goods, produce and a variety of specialty items from several vendors from around the Cherokee Area. See more photos in the 'June Area Happenings' Photo Gallery. Photo by Mike Leckband...
Chamber Coffee (06/16/11)
Friday's Cherokee Chamber Coffee at 9:30 a.m. will be hosted by the Chamber Agri-Business Committee, and will be a red ribbon cutting at the new main office of First Co-Operative Association at 960 Riverview Drive (formerly Holton Signs). The Agri-Business Committee will be putting on the coffee and cooking up made- to-order omelets...
Remember our troops! (06/16/11)
Doug Ockerman HQ ISAF BSG TRANS CO APO AE 09356 --- Daniel J. Holmes P.O. Box 15474 Norfolk, VA 23511 --- Joshua Edwards 451/EMSG/ELRS/LGRV APO AE 09347 --- Tyler Klotz F/334 BSB FOB LIGHTNING - GARDEZ APO, AE 09364 --- Long, Scott M. 320A Dewey Ave...
CSWCD to meet (06/16/11)
The Cherokee Soil & Water Conservation District will be having their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 21 at 1 p.m. at the USDA Service Center - 314 Lake Street in Cherokee. Individuals with disabilities and/or special needs should notify Tracy Rasmussen at 225-4151 of their need for special services far enough in advance of the meeting to enable services to be secured...
Raptor boys handle River Valley (06/16/11)
HOLSTEIN - The Ridge View Raptors topped the River Valley Wolverines, 5-2, in Western Valley Conference baseball action here on Friday. The Wolverines got off to a 2-0 lead after two innings, but the Raptors battled back, tied the game in the 4th, then added more runs in the 5th and 6th frames to post a big conference win...
River Valley girls win tourney at WC (06/16/11)
MOVILLE - In tournament action at Moville on Saturday, the River Valley girls finally had a breakthrough performance at the plate at the expense of 6th ranked Newell-Fonda, as the Wolverines rallied from a 7-0 deficit to tie the game in the 7th inning , then added six runs in the 9th to gain the 14-10 victory...
Ridge View boys top SOS, K-P (06/16/11)
The Ridge View boys overcame a 2-0 deficit to upend the host South O'Brien Wolverines in baseball action in Paullina on Saturday, scoring two runs in the 5th inning and the go-ahead run in the 6th. Great pitching by Josh Mohr and Kyle Wessling then held the Wolverines scoreless in the 7th , with Mohr getting the win and Wessling the save for the Raptors...
Ridge View girls edge River Valley, 2-1 (06/16/11)
GALVA - The Ridge View softball team continued playing some quality softball against very strong competition Friday, as they defeated River Valley in a tough Western Valley Conference contest here, 2-1. Picking up the win on the mound was Gretchen Kistenmacher. who threw seven quality innings, allowing one run on six hits while walking one and striking out two...
Sioux Valley Am medalist lead to Bret Taylor's 67 (06/16/11)
Bret Taylor of Council Bluffs Tuesday carded a scorching 67 on his first time playing the venerable Cherokee Golf & Country Club course to take the medalist lead in the 77th annual Sioux Valley Amateur Men's Match-Play Golf Tournament. Taylor, the former golf pro at Two Rivers and later at Dakota Dunes in North Sioux City, S.D., who has since regained his amateur status, fired rounds of 32-35 to take the medalist lead from initial leader Nick Dreckman of Remsen, who carded a 68 on Saturday on rounds of 31-37.. ...
Rated E-Hawks clip Cherokee girls (06/16/11)
EMMETSBURG - Cherokee Washington High's improving softball team played rated Emmetsburg close all the way before falling 5-3 in a well-played Lakes Conference contest in Emmetsburg Monday night. Losing Cherokee pitcher Shanon Shaefer gave up four earned runs on six hits and three walks, with six strikeouts in six innings of work...
Smith pitches Braves to victory (06/16/11)
EMMETSBURG - Cherokee's Zac Smith limited Emmetsburg to just one earned run on six scattered hits and two walks, and struck out eight batters to lead the Braves to a solid 7-2 Lakes Conference win over the E-Hawks here Monday night. Smith's big night was set up early as Cherokee lead-off hitter Jakob Hummel hit the first pitch of the game for a booming home run to centerfield to key a four-run outburst that was then capped off by a crucial three-run dinger by Nate Seliger...
River Valley girls win tourney at WC (06/16/11)
MOVILLE - In tournament action at Moville on Saturday, the River Valley girls finally had a breakthrough performance at the plate at the expense of 6th ranked Newell-Fonda, as the Wolverines rallied from a 7-0 deficit to tie the game in the 7th inning , then added six runs in the 9th to gain the 14-10 victory...
Raptor girls 2-0 at South O'Brien tourney (06/16/11)
PAULLINA - The Ridge View Raptors softball team went 2-0 in the South O'Brien softball tournament in Paullina on Saturday, edging Sioux Central, 10-9 in the first game, and then beating the host SOS team in the second game by a score of 14-3 in five innings...
Phipps-Shupe / daughter (06/16/11)
Sara Phipps and AJ Shupe of Ida Grove are the proud parents of a baby girl born on June 1, 2011 in Ida Grove. Danika Blanche Shupe weighed 7 lbs. 2 oz. Grandparents are Bob and Kristi Phipps of Aurelia, Rob and Brenda Fulling of Seattle, Washington, and Doug and Lela Shupe of Mapleton. Great-grandparents are Roger and Beverly Beck of Larrabee, Hank and Judy Phipps of Primghar, and the late Paul and Margerate Megarr of Mapleton...
Gordon / daughter (06/16/11)
Trisha and Michael Gordon of Loveland, Colorado are the parents of a daughter, Pieper Rochelle, born at 3:22 a.m. on June 8, 2011. Pieper weighed 7 lbs. 2 oz. and measured 19 3/4 inches long, and was welcomed home by one sister, Kenadee. Grandparents are Steven and Susan Casey and William and Cheryl Gordon, all of Cherokee...
Library News (06/16/11)
What a wild and crazy time we're having at the Cherokee Public Library. Lots of people in, lots of books and DVDs going out and computers busy from start to finish each day. It's been great! Here are some things to look forward to as we continue on through the summer...
The real meaning of Father's Day (06/16/11)
"The man before him was not an aging father but a boy, a boy much like himself, a boy who grew up and had a child of his own and, as best he could, out of a sense of duty and, perhaps love, adopted a role called Being a Father so that his child would have something mythical and infinitely important: a Protector, who would keep a lid on all the chaotic and catastrophic possibilities of life." --Tom Wolfe...