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Stories from Friday, June 17, 2011

Central College announces spring dean's list (06/17/11)
PELLA - Whitney Halder of Cherokee was named to the Central College dean's list for the 2011 spring semester. Whitney Halder is the daughter of Kevin and Kathi Halder and is a Junior majoring in Sociology. She is a graduate of Washington High School...
Graduates from Northwest Iowa Community College (06/17/11)
Two hundred and one students graduated from Northwest Iowa Community College on Friday, May 13, during commencement ceremonies held in the new Northwest Iowa Lifelong Learning and Recreation Center on NCC's campus. A list of students who received diplomas and degrees follows:...
Scholarships and student loans awarded (06/17/11)
Valley Bank & Trust and Robert Grant, Co-Trustees for the Carroll C. Mongan Trust are pleased to announce this year's recipients of the Carroll C. Mongan Trust scholarships and student loans. The Carroll Mongan Trust was established in 1995 to provide funds for Cherokee county students to further their post-secondary education...
Auxiliary notes (06/17/11)
Cherokee VFW Auxiliary met June 13 with a pot-luck supper with the post, followed by a meeting. President, Marian McNabb opened the meeting. Roll call was taken, minutes of the previous meeting approved as read. Shirley Nation gave the treasurer report...
CRMC Immunization Clinic (06/17/11)
CRMC Public Health Services has set the Immunization Clinic schedule for the third quarter of 2011. Immunizations will be given on the following Wednesdays... July 13, July 27, Aug. 17, Aug. 24, Aug. 31, Sept. 14, Sept. 21 and Sept. 28. All Immunization clinics will be held at the CRMC Public Health Services office from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on these dates...
Alanna Valentine Named to BVU Dean's List (06/17/11)
Alanna Valentine, a senior from Cherokee, was named to the Dean's List for the spring semester at Buena Vista University. Students named to the Dean's List must have a minimum grade point average of 3.5 for the semester based on a 4.0 grade point system and must have taken at least 12 hours of coursework...
Cherokee area Spring 2011 Graduates from ICCC (06/17/11)
There were 495 students celebrating their 2011 graduation from Iowa Central Community College on Saturday May 7th. It was Iowa Central's 44th commencement. Starting at about 9 a.m., the graduating students, wearing traditional blue gowns and caps, lined up outside as their friends and families gathered inside the Dr. ...
CRMC to hold health fair for younger families (06/17/11)
Cherokee Regional Medical Center will be holding a come and go Young Family Health Fair on Saturday, June 25 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is being offered at no cost and all young families are encouraged to attend. Various activities will be available including... ...
Board gets update on CCWS remodeling project (06/17/11)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors met with the Cherokee County Work Services Director Calvin Carver on Tuesday. Carver updated the Board on the remodeling project at the Cherokee County Work Services. The project is nearly complete, according the Carver...
Aurelia School Board approves several measures (06/17/11)
AURELIA - The Board of Directors of the Aurelia Community School District met at the school for their regular monthly meeting on Wednesday. Lynn Evans, who will assume his duties as the Shared Superintendent of the Alta and Aurelia districts on July 1, was in attendance at the meeting as a guest...
M-C Library to present programs (06/17/11)
The Meriden-Cleghorn Library will be presenting a program Monday called "Wonderful Windowsill Herb Gardens." The program is sponsored by Cherokee County ISU Extension and will be presented by Lisa Meusburger, Program Coordinator who serves both Cherokee and Buena Vista Counties...
Leonards host Santorum (06/17/11)
Mark and Sheryl Leonard of Holstein, left, hosted Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum, former Senator from Pennsylvania, during his visit to Holstein and Ida Groveon Tuesday. Photo by Jessica Mathes
Times Gone By (06/17/11)
Thinking you might desire some information concerning the count of mail in this office during the month of May, I submit the following figures: Numbers of pieces incoming mail handled, 205,438; number of pieces outgoing mail handled, 110,203. I merely submit these figures that you may use them if you wish. I have been requested to furnish the result of this count and am supplying each paper with a copy. Respectfully,...
Warrior girls beat L-M in six innings (06/17/11)
LAURENS - The Alta-Aurelia Warriors' softball team, ranked number 3 in the state in Class 2A, improved their season record to 15-3 and their Northwest Conference mark to 4-0 with a six-inning 14-1 triumph over Laurens-Marathon here on Wednesday. The Warriors' Kaitlyn McCormick picked up the pitching win, as she went the distance, giving up one earned run on four hits and striking out eight batters. ...
Lundsgaard Educational Fund (06/17/11)
E. Joe Lundsgaard has established an educational fund at Cherokee State Bank, with funds to be awarded to Cherokee Washington High School graduates who are attending the University of South Dakota. To be eligible, students should exhibit very good academic performance, high moral character, and a commitment to furthering and completing their post-secondary educational plans. ...
Doupe Scholarship winners (06/17/11)
Montiford and Mary Beck Doupe estabished a scholarship fund at Cherokee State Bank for graduating high school seniors in Cherokee County who plan to attend college majoring in a medical-related field. This is the second year that the scholarship has been given, and this year each of the scholarships is for $6,000. ...
National Commander pays a visit (06/17/11)
Richard L. Eubank, the National Commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, visited with veterans in several Midwestern states recently, and he stopped by VFW Post 2253 in Cherokee on May 10. Eubank is the second person from the left in this picture, and he is shown with,left to right, State Commander Darell A. Blasberg; former District Commander Larry Winther of Spencer; Ed Boger, Senior Vice Commander of VFW Post 2253; and VFW Post 2253 Commander Mark Patterson. Photo submitted...
Ridge View girls win a tight one (06/17/11)
FONDA - The Ridge View softball team played another close game Thursday, but came out on the winning end this time, defeating Newell-Fonda by the score of 2-1 in a non-conference game here. Getting the win on the mound in the exciting game was Gretchen Kistenmacher, who pitched all seven innings and gave up six hits and one (unearned) run. Kistenamcher struck out three and didn't walk anyone...
Wolverine girls over West Monona (06/17/11)
CORRECTIONVILLE - The River Valley girls won their fourth game in a row with a hard- fought 4-2 victory over West Monona here on Tuesday evening. Mackensie Fitch went the distance on the mound for the Wolverines, allowing one earned run on two hits, while walking two and striking out one, and she also helped her team's cause at the plate with an RBI double...
'Fore!' ever young (06/17/11)
Former Sioux Valley Amateur Men's Match-Play Golf Tournament Champion Jeff Campbell, right, a Cherokee native now living in Niles, Ohio, hooked up with high school pal Tim Anderson of Cherokee for a few practice rounds this week at the Cherokee Golf & Country Club. The popular golf tourney is Friday and Saturday. Photo by Paul Struck...
Johnsons Four (06/17/11)
Familiar tandems each year gracing the annual Cherokee Sioux Valley Amateur Men's Match-Play Golf Tournament are former Cherokeans the Johnson brothers, including Jim and Jeff (right), and Craig and Curtis. Although not related, the Johnsons are old friends and accomplished amateur golfers in their own right. Jim is from Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, Jeff from Phoenix, Ariz.; Craig from West Des Moines, and Curtis from Spirit Lake. Photos by Paul Struck...
Le Mars girls demolish Cherokee (06/17/11)
Visiting Le Mars scored 12 runs in the top of the fifth inning to decimate Cherokee's young softball team 22-3 in Lakes Conference action here Wednesday night. Bulldog pitcher Jordan Heidebrink shut down Cherokee batters in the five-inning game called due to the 10-run mercy rule, firing a one-hitter, walking two, and striking out six...
Braves tumble to Le Mars late (06/17/11)
Braves tumble to Le Mars late The Le Mars Bulldogs, undefeated in Lakes Conference play so far this season at 6-0, took the measure of the Cherokee Braves here Wednesday night, breaking away from a tenuous 7-5 lead late in the game to chart a 12-5 win...
Wolverine girls over West Monona (06/17/11)
CORRECTIONVILLE - The River Valley girls won their fourth game in a row with a hard- fought 4-2 victory over West Monona here on Tuesday evening. Mackensie Fitch went the distance on the mound for the Wolverines, allowing one earned run on two hits, while walking two and striking out one, and she also helped her team's cause at the plate with an RBI double...
Warrior girls win Emmetsburg Tourney (06/17/11)
EMMETSBURG - The Alta-Aurelia softball team, like their Warrior baseball counterparts, had a successful day on the diamond here on Saturday. The Warrior girls beat host Emmetsburg, 2-0, in their first game of a tournament, playing what Warrior coach Dave Turnquist called "possibly the most complete game of the year. (Pitcher) Kaitlyn (McCormick) was awesome and we had some timely hits."...
Janice (Kruse) Cuthrell (06/17/11)
Janice E. (Kruse) Cuthrell, 67, of Colorado Springs, Colo., passed away April 9, 2011 following a lengthy battle with cancer. A Celebration of Life Service for Janice, formerly of Cherokee, will be held Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. at St Paul's United Methodist Church, 531 West Main St. in Cherokee. Pastor Ron Kitterman officiating...
What is a father? (06/17/11)
A father is not a buddy or a pal. Rather, he is a loving companion, near when needed, available when requested. A father is not a confidant for secrets of the young. But he is a counselor who will listen, discuss and talk out problems, gently leading toward reasonable conclusions...