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Stories from Monday, June 20, 2011

The Dweebs to rock the Little Sioux Summerfest (06/20/11)
The annual street dance during the Cherokee Little Sioux Summerfest will be held on Saturday, July 2 on East Main Street in downtown Cherokee and gates open at 7 p.m. and the dance will last until midnight. This year's featured act will be the Dweebs, a six-piece family rock band which is based in Wisconsin and travels throughout the U.S...
Red ribbon cutting (06/20/11)
The Cherokee Chamber of Commerce held a red ribbon ceremony for First Cooperative Association during Friday's Chamber Coffee. First Cooperative has recently moved to a new corporate office complex,located at 960 Riverview Drive, near the Iowa Highway 3 By-Pass. Photo by Mike Leckband...
O'Halloran International celebrates milestone (06/20/11)
O'Halloran International is celebrating its 30th year in business. Despite a lagging economy, emissions regulations and fluctuating fuel prices, they have some fresh new things to talk about. They are happy to be serving folks in the Cherokee area for the past five years and are thankful that their customers stick with them...
Drug dog, land use compliance occupy City Council (06/20/11)
The Cherokee City Council Tuesday approved a proposed fund drive to assist the Cherokee Police Department in replacing its retiring drug dog, approved the purchase of two new one-ton pickup trucks for the Water and Wastewater Departments, and discussed at length a review of the land use ordinance involving Swain Motor Company at 100 E. Willow St., the former Cherokee Middle School building...
Cherokee All School Reunion events (06/20/11)
The 2011 All School Reunion will be held as part of the Little Sioux Summerfest in Cherokee from July 1 through July 4. On Friday, July 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. registration will be held at the Cherokee Washington High School for you to pick up tickets, informational booklets, Summerfest schedule, and handouts...
CRMC Immunization Clinic (06/20/11)
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...
Parsons Named Secretary/ Manager of "World's Greatest County Fair" (06/20/11)
Spencer, Iowa -- Jeremy Parsons, the current head of the Missouri State Fair Foundation, has been named secretary/ manager of the Clay County Fair in Spencer, Iowa. Parsons will begin work at the "World's Greatest County Fair" in August. He will replace longtime manager Phil Hurst when Hurst retires later in the fall...
Clow recognized for service (06/20/11)
Bud Clow, left, represented Cherokee County on the Cherokee County Solid Waste Commission from 1995 to 2011. Ken Slater presented a plaque to Bud recognizing his distinguished service at a retirement party during a recent meeting on June 9. Photo contributed...
Home run festivities (06/20/11)
Cherokee players congratulate teammate Nate Seliger at the plate as Alanzo Ruble, who had just hit a two-run home run, glides in from third base for a future high-fiving, fist-bumping ceremony at home during the Braves game against Le Mars last week. Cherokee plays at Spencer tonight, and hosts Sheldon Tuesday and Estherville-LC on Wednesday. Photo by Paul Struck...
Potent L-B Eagles smack Ridge View (06/20/11)
HOLSTEIN - The Ridge View boys only played five innings against Western Valley Conference foe Lawton-Bronson in baseball action here last week, but it was a long night for the Raptors, as they wound up on the short end of a 15-0 decision. Ridge View was out-hit by the Eagles, 19-1, and Ridge View coach Shannon Tesch's only comment on the game was, " Lawton-Bronson hit the ball very well."...
No-hitter highlight for Raptor girls (06/20/11)
GALVA - The Ridge View Raptor softball team continued to play solid softball Wednesday as they defeated Lawton-Bronson, 6-0 in WVC softball action here. Picking up the win on the mound for the Raptors was Gretchen Kistenmacher, who threw six innings of no-hit ball, walking one and striking out six...
Ridge View edges RV in JV Tourney (06/20/11)
CORRECTIONVILLE - Ridge View's Matt Wandrey got the win on the mound and also laced a pair of singles to give the Ridge View Junior Varsity a narrow 2-1 decision over River Valley Saturday afternoon in the Wolverine JV Tourney here. Mason Alitz took the loss for the Wolverines, going four innings and giving up one unearned run on four hits, whilw striking out five and walking one...
Raptor boys fall to rated St. Mary's (06/20/11)
STORM LAKE - Ridge View scored two runs in the top of the first, but that was all they got against a state-ranked Storm Lake St. Mary's team in a 9-2 non-conference baseball loss here on Tuesday. Chris Brosamle paced the Raptors at the plate as he collected two of the team's six hits, and pitcher Kris Alesch drove in the team's two first-inning runs...
MMC boys beat Unity Christian (06/20/11)
MARCUS - The gritty Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn baseball team scored the winning run in the fifth inning to break up a 2-2 tie game and secure a big War Eagle Conference victory over Orange City Unity Christian here last week. Dylan Spieler got the impressive pitching win for the Eagles of coach Al Vasher, allowing two runs on seven scattered hits and just one walk, while striking out seven batters...
WHS gals lose to MOC-FV (06/20/11)
The Cherokee Washington High School girls dropped a 6-2 decision to Maurice-Orange City/Floyd Valley in non-conference softball action here Thursday. Cherokee scored in the first inning when Autumn Shaefer singled in Jackie Wilson, who had doubled with two outs. ...
Iowa high school baseball team nears state record (06/20/11)
BOONE - The Martensdale-St. Mary's baseball team is making a bid for Iowa High School baseball history. The Blue Devils, who rolled to a 43-0 record in securing the State Class 1A Championship last summer, have started the 2011 campaign with 16 straight wins, bumping their current win streak to 59, which tied the Iowa record, set by Kee, Lansing during their back-to-back 43-1 seasons in 1991 and 1992...
Koedam / daughter (06/20/11)
Brent and Mandi Koedam of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter at 12:54 p.m. on June 13, 2011. Kenzie Sue Koedam weighed 7 lbs. 4 oz. and measured 21 1/2 inches long.
Richter - Urbalejo Engagement (06/20/11)
Jennifer Richter and Dustin Urbalego of Cherokee announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Jennifer, the daughter of Richard and Carmen Richter of Cherokee, is a 2005 graduate of Washington High School in Cherokee, and is currently a student at Western Iowa Tech Community College. Dustin, the son of Cheryl Urbalejo of Guttenberg, Iowa and Joseph Urbalejo of Tucson, Arizona, is a 2003 graduate of Clayton Ridge High School...
The Anderson Report (06/20/11)
Negotiations with the Senate Democrats have taken a step backward as they continue to come to the table with more demands for new state spending. In the last two meeting sessions, alone, the new spending demands have totaled more than $100 million. Republicans are absolutely committed to passing a sustainable budget that spends less than we take in, fully funds our obligations, and is balanced over the next five years...
Extension Line (06/20/11)
Baseball, softball, soccer, tennis, swimming and golf are just some of the organized sports children may be involved in this summer. The hours spent may be a time of fun or a time of stress. This largely depends upon how you, the parent, approach your child's participation. Remember, you are a role model and your actions and attitudes will impact your child's actions and attitudes...
Don't ignore flooding dangers (06/20/11)
Currently, we have seen many rivers and tributaries in Northwest Iowa swollen, bank-full, or spilling over due to snow melt in Northwest Regions, rains, and gross mis-management of the Missouri River flood-proofing system by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...