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Stories from Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Cherokee County Fair welcomes Redhead Express (06/22/11)
Redhead Express will be giving a performance at the Cherokee County Fair this year on Friday, July 8 at 8 p.m on the main stage. The Redhead express is a large family band that performs music from the 1950s and 1960s, as well as country, traditional, bluegrass, old time and original music...
Opening Night of 'Seussical' (06/22/11)
Tonight will be the Opening Night of the summer musical at the Cherokee Community Theater. "Seussical," based on the stories and characters created by Theodor "Dr. Seuss" Geisel. The cast of 51 actors is busy rehearsing in preparation for Opening Night...
Faith Lutheran Church Grand Opening (06/22/11)
Members of the Faith Lutheran Church in Holstein gather for a ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of their new church in downtown Holstein. The members have been holding services in the Loff Schumann Memorial Community Center since last September. Early this year, they decided to purchase the former Cro's Nest Restaurant & Bar from McGuire Auction Company in order to remodel it into a church. All the members are excited to begin use of their new facility. Photo by Jessica Mathes...
Cherokee County communities host popular weekend celebrations (06/22/11)
Those looking for some fabulous family weekend entertainment won't have to look far this weekend. Starting on Friday, the annual Quimby Watermelon Festival kicks off in Quimby with the kids parade events at 6 p.m., with the parade theme "The Great Outdoors."...
IRSPA District meeting (06/22/11)
The Cherokee Chapter of the IRSPA (Iowa Retired School Personnel Association) recently hosted the District meeting at the Aurelia Community Center. The IRSPA is a group made up of people who have worked in a school system. Pictures include Opal Wharton leading the singing while playing the accordion. Also featured are four of the prizewinners with Duane Buttenob, who made the prizes...
Legion notes (06/22/11)
The American Legion Post 230 and Auxiliary met for their monthly meeting on June 23 at the Legion Hall. Both groups had installation of new officers. The Post officers are Commander Ed Boger, Vice Commander David Brown, Adjutant Bob Wittrock, Sergeant of Arms Ralph Godfrey, and Chaplain David Brown...
DEC fundraiser Friday (06/22/11)
The Cherokee Drug Endangered Children Alliance will be doing their annual fundraiser on June 24 and the Cherokee County Pork Producers will be grilling pork burgers and hot dogs at the Fareway parking lot from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. They will also have chips and drinks and will deliver to local businesses. For delivery, call Kristal at 712-371-2472...
Items at the Cherokee Area Farmers Market (06/22/11)
The following is a list of items that will be available for sale during the Cherokee Area Farmers Market under the canopy at the Cherokee Depot from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. this Thursday, June 23. Dave & Sally Carlson will have beets, cabbage, peas, green beans, and tomatoes; Wayne Nafe will have radishes, kohlrabi, and onions...
Autographed Copy (06/22/11)
Cherokee resident JoAnne Loughlin-Sanderson stopped by the Book Vine on Saturday June 18 to purchase a copy of "Recycle, Restore, Repurpose: Create A Beautiful Home" signed by its author, native Cherokean Randy Florke. Photo submitted.
A-A girls improve to 16-3 (06/22/11)
AYRSHIRE - The number 3 ranked Alta-Aurelia softball team defeated Ruthven-Ayrshire here, 8-1, in non-conference play on Thursday. Haley Payne went 2-4, scored two runs and drove in one for the Warriors, and seniors Jordan Henningsen and Audrey Winterhof also had 2-4 performances at the plate, each of them scoring a run...
A-A boys win two at Ridge View tourney (06/22/11)
HOLSTEIN - Jaden Holton pitched a great game for Alta-Aurelia Saturday in the Raptor Tournament here, throwing a no hitter against a very solid Ridge View team in a 6-0 Warrior victory. A-A Coach Dan Wendel said that Holton seemed to keep the Ridge View hitters off balance all game long...
Taylor Made (06/22/11)
Bret Taylor of Council Bluffs, in his first visit to the Sioux Valley Amateur Men's Match-Play Championship at the venerable Cherokee Golf & Country Club, capitalized in the very best way - by winning the 2011 Championship Sunday.
Kotz / daughter (06/22/11)
Ryan and Teresa Kotz of Cherokee are the parents of a baby girl, born at 7:06 a.m. on June 16, 2011. Kayla Eileen Kotz weighed 8 lbs. 1 oz. and measured 21 1/2 inches long, and will be welcomed home by a big sister, Keara.
Hand - Van Roekel / son (06/22/11)
Kelsey Hand and Eric Van Roekel of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of a baby boy at 7:09 a.m. on June 14, 2011. Lance Jordan Van Roekel weighed 8 lbs. 11 oz. and measured 20 1/2 inches long, and he has an older sister, Arianna Stone.
Peterson - Haselhoff / daughter (06/22/11)
Nick Peterson and Sophia Haselhoff of Storm Lake are pleased to announce the birth of a baby girl, born at 5:22 p.m. on June 15, 2011. Isabella Sophia Peterson weighed 7 lbs. 2 oz. and measured 18 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Mark and Theresa Peterson of Reinbeck and Jim and Susie Haselhoff of Cherokee...
Nielsen / daughter (06/22/11)
Adam and Kara Nielsen are the proud parents of a baby girl, born at 5:35 p.m. on June 15, 2011. Tenley Jean Nielsen weighed 7 lbs. 8 oz. and measured 20 1/4 inches long. Her grandparents are Kerry and Carla Schubert of Holstein and Pete and Cindy Nielsen of Alta...
Lux - Kalkbrenner engagement (06/22/11)
Mark Lux and Suzanne Lux of Cherokee proudly announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Abby Lux to Aaron Kalkbrenner, son of Stephen and Ruth Kalkbrenner of Jesup. Abby is a 2002 graduate of Washington High School in Cherokee and graduated from Allen College in Waterloo Iowa with a degree in Radiology. She is currently employed at Covenant Medical Center in the Cardiac Cath Lab in Waterloo...
Struck Strikes Out: Sioux Valley Am's newest 'beau' (06/22/11)
For 77 years, the magical pull of the Sioux Valley Amateur Men's Match-Play Golf Tournament has drawn golfers of all shapes and sizes and abilities, with each year 128 of them qualifying in one of eight flights for the forever honor of becoming a Sioux Valley Am Flight Champion...
'Household CFOs' take charge (06/22/11)
Americans have found ways to take control of their household finances, even in tough economic times. Still, a recent survey of "Household CFOs"- individuals in charge of managing family finances - found that two out of three households in the U.S. do not have an emergency savings account. Analysts say that could put them at financial risk in the event of a crisis...