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Stories from Thursday, July 7, 2011

Mill Creek Celebration (07/07/11)
The O'Brien County Conservation Board is proud to be celebrating the 75th Anniversary of Mill Creek Park. Mill Creek Park, near Paullina, began serving the area as a state park in 1936 and has continued to be a destination attraction for Northwest Iowa to this day...
2011 Conservation Tour (07/07/11)
The Cherokee Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) will host its annual Conservation Tour on Tuesday evening, July 19. The tour will begin at the Cherokee USDA Service Center, located at 314 Lake St. at 5 p.m. The commissioners cordially welcome your participation...
Cherokee County Fair full of family entertainment (07/07/11)
The Cherokee County Fair opens today through Sunday 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 after 3 p.m. admission will be $7 for adults and $5 for kids. Season ticket prices at the gate are $14 for adults and $8 for kids...
Chamber Coffee (07/07/11)
This week's Cherokee Chamber Coffee will be held at the Cherokee County Work Services at 9:30 a.m. The Cherokee County Work Services is located at 322 Lake St.
Firemen's Ball in Aurelia July 16 (07/07/11)
AURELIA - The Aurelia Fire Department will hold its annual Firemen's Ball on Saturday, July 16. The evening will start with a delicious dinner at the Aurelia Community Center from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., with a meal of hamburgers, pork loin or turkey fillet, along with sides of baked beans, potato salad and chips and pop or water at a cost of just $6...
S.D. man held in Cherokee County Jail (07/07/11)
On Wednesday, the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office arrested Terrance James Gardner, 31, of Henry, S.D. on a felony warrant. The warrant was issued on June 27, 2011 in Lincoln County, S.D. on the following charges: Manslaughter (first degree), or in the alternative, Manslaughter (second degree), along with Possession of Marijuana and Interference with Emergency Communication...
Special Olympics Iowa needs your input at July 12 meeting (07/07/11)
Residents of Northwest Iowa are invited to a Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, July 12 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at Danny's Sport Spot at 1013 South Second Street in Cherokee. This is the first of five meetings held across Iowa this summer to gather information for the Special Olympics Iowa strategic plan. ...
Raptor girls top SC West (07/07/11)
SIOUX CITY - The Ridge View softball team continued its winning ways as the Raptors traveled to Sioux City and took on Sioux City West in non-conference softball action. The Raptors came out on top, 5-1, in a good, competitive contest. Picking up the win on the mound for the Raptors was Gretchen Kistenmacher, who threw all seven innings and gave up one earned run on three hits, while walking four and striking out four...
Raptor boys blank East Sac County (07/07/11)
SAC CITY - The Ridge View Raptors baseball squad scored seven runs in the first two innings and rode the one-hit pitching of Kris Alesch to an 8-0 win over East Sac County here on Thursday. Alesch had a no-hitter through 5 2/3 innings before East Sac's Marcus Stoltenberg broke it up with a single to left field. Alesch finished with a one-hit shutout, walking two and fanning eight...
Ridge View boys drop WVC game (07/07/11)
LAWTON - The Ridge View boys lost a first round Western Valley Conference Tournament game, 8-4, to a good Logan-Magnolia team here on Tuesday. Ridge View coach Shannon Tesch was disappointed in his team's defense. While saying that L-M was a very good team, he further noted that the Raptors, who committed five errors," kicked the ball around in this one and gave away too many runs."...
RV grabs first win of the season (07/07/11)
MAPLETON - The River Valley Wolverines played a pair of Western Valley Conference games here on Tuesday, dropping their first game, 12-2, to host Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto, despite three hits by freshman Brennan Riedemann. In their second contest, the Wolverines fared much better. With the frosh Riedemann on the hill, the Wolverines collected their first win of the season, 11-2, over Ar-We-Va...
RV notches first win of the season (07/07/11)
MAPLETON - The River Valley Wolverines played a pair of Western Valley Conference games here on Tuesday, dropping their first game, 12-2, to host Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto, despite three hits by freshman Brennan Riedemann. In their second contest, the Wolverines fared much better. With the frosh Riedemann on the hill, the Wolverines collected their first win of the season, 11-2, over Ar-We-Va...
Le Mars lambasts Cherokee girls (07/07/11)
LE MARS - It was over in a hurry for the Cherokee Washington High softball team in its final Lakes Conference regular season game here Tuesday night, with the host Bulldogs dismissing Cherokee 12-0 in a three-inning game called early due to the 10-run mercy rule...
MMC girls sweep doubleheader over Hinton (07/07/11)
HINTON - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn softball team continued its winning ways here last week, sweeping Hinton 1-0 and 5-1 in War Eagle Conference action. The 20-7 Eagles of veteran coach Leo Hupke relied on the stellar pitching performances of Kayla Foresman and Stephanie Specht in handling the 19-13 Blackhawks in their home domain...
Mud Volleyball Tournament at Creekfest (07/07/11)
One of the new features at this year's July 15-16 Creekfest will be a mud volleyball tournament. The tournament will be held on Saturday (July 16) at 1 p.m. Teams must pre-register for the tournament and pay a $100 entry fee, which includes Saturday's Gate Admission ($20). There will be a cash payout, with the amount dependent upon the number of entries received...
Joyce E. Pauling (07/07/11)
Joyce E. Pauling of Paullina, age 78, passed away Wednesday, July 06, 2011, at the Heartland Care Center in Marcus. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, July 9, at 10:30 a.m. at the Siloam Lutheran Church in Paullina. Pastor Elizabeth Pfeifle will officiate. Burial will take place at Prairie View Cemetery in Paullina...
William C. "Bill" Graverholt (07/07/11)
William C. "Bill" Graverholt, 90, of Cherokee, passed away Monday morning, July 4, 2011 at Countryside Estates in Cherokee. The family abided by William's wishes to have him cremated and there will be no services at this time. The Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee is assisting the family with the arrangements...
Law / daughter (07/07/11)
Brad and Kristy Law of Marcus are the happy parents of a new daughter, Ember Diane Law, who was born at 12:25 a.m. on July 2, 2011. Ember weighed 5 lbs. 14 oz., measured 19 inches long, and was welcomed home by three brothers, Devon, Levi and Cayden, and one sister, Hailey...
Hogg / daughter (07/07/11)
Stu and Kellie Hogg of Cleghorn are happy to announce the birth of a daughter, Eibhlin Mardell Hogg, at 7:03 p.m. on July 2, 2011. Eibhlin weighed 6 lbs. 7 oz. and measured 20 inches long, and she has a brother, Eoin, and sister, Elspeth, to welcome her home. Grandparents are Lorace and Arta Gregg of Cherokee and Elsie Hogg of Hartlepool, England...
Sauer / son (07/07/11)
Shane and Katie Sauer of Luverne, Minn. are the proud parents of a son, born at 9:20 p.m. on June 29, 2011. Hayden Michael Sauer weighed 7 lbs. 10 oz., measured 21 inches long, and was welcomed home by his two big brothers, Mitchell and Blake. Grandparents are Kathy Wittrock and Bob and Luann Wittrock, all of Cherokee, and Robert Sauer of Kingsley. Great-grandparents are Herb and Joyce Kay and Dorothy Wittrock, all of Holstein...
Gregory / daughter (07/07/11)
Chris and Ashley Gregory of Clive are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Amelia Sue, who was born at 9:17 p.m. on March 6, 2011. Amelia weighed 7 lbs. 3 oz. and measured 19 inches long. She has a step-sister, Claire, and her grandparents are Bill and Sue Schwaller of Cherokee and Jim and Laura Gregory of Des Moines. Great-grandmothers are Sally Corrington of Cherokee and Verna Mae Schwaller of Odebolt...
At the Library (07/07/11)
On Tuesday, June 28 seventy-four boys, girls, and adults met at the Sanford Museum and traveled to Russia with Nancy Reuter as part of our "One World, Many Stories" summer reading program. They learned that Russia is the largest country in the world and that the color red, which means "beautiful", is an important color in Russia...
Save $ with energy efficiency (07/07/11)
With summer in full bloom and temperatures steadily rising, now is the time for Iowa residents to make energy-efficient home improvements that can save them money on their energy bills, making their homes more comfortable year-round. Homeowners may be unaware that their windows, doors and attics can all be sources of energy loss...