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Stories from Friday, July 8, 2011

City's non-union employee salary package outlined (07/08/11)
The annual net wage increase of 5.5-percent for City Department Heads and non-union personnel approved recently by the Cherokee City Council for 2011-2012 resulted from the City's effort to better align City employees wages with other area communities of similar size...
Commercial Building at fairgrounds gets a new look (07/08/11)
For many years, the Commercial Building at the Cherokee County Fairgrounds has needed some work done to it. The Commercial Building is a source of revenue for the Cherokee County Fair Board. Not just during fair time, but all year long. The building hosts many varieties of events, from dances to wedding receptions to the annual Cherokee County Veterans Day. The Building is also used for rental in the winter to store campers, farm equipment, boats and cars...
Twins grant, volunteers renovate Marcus ball field (07/08/11)
MARCUS - A joint effort by the Marcus Lions Club and the City of Marcus, along with a $5,000 grant from the Minnesota Twins "Fields For Kids" Program, has led to the completion of City Park Ball Field renovations here. The Twins Community Fund works to enrich local and regional communities by providing clinics, scholarships, and grants for projects such as the Marcus Little League field renovation...
2011 SWCD Tour scheduled July 19 (07/08/11)
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...
A Lighted Tribute for Relay For Life (07/08/11)
A special part of the Relay For Life of Cherokee County, a team event to fight cancer, will be a luminary ceremony at dusk, August 5, at Koser Spring Lake Park in Cherokee. Candles inside of luminary bags will illuminate the walking path. Each bag will carry a message of remembrance, a prayer of thanks or words of hope...
Times Gone By (07/08/11)
Chas. Barnard, son of L. H. Barnard, living four and one-half miles northwest of Cherokee, committed suicide by shooting himself in the head with a 32-calibre revolver. He lived about an hour after shooting himself but was unconscious. The bullet entered his head at the right temple and came out on the left side. ...
Raptors' Wessling fires no hitter (07/08/11)
LAWTON - Ridge View's Kyle Wessling tossed a no-hit shutout against IKM-Manning here Wednesday night in a 6-0 win in the consolation game of the Western Valley Conference tournament. Wessling pitched seven innings, struck out eight and walked only two, as the Raptors closed their regular season with a 17-9 mark and were 11-3 in the conference...
Raptors end regular season with loss (07/08/11)
BOYDEN - The Ridge View Raptors softball team wrapped up its regular season Wednesday with a 6-4 non-conference road loss to a very tough Boyden Hull/ Rock Valley team. It was a good game, with two quality teams playing hard. Ridge View jumped out to a 3-0 lead and they were...
Joyce E. Pauling (07/08/11)
Joyce E. Pauling, age 78 of Paullina, passed away Wednesday, July 06, 2011, at the Heartland Care Center in Marcus. Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 9, at Siloam Lutheran Church in Paullina. Pastor Elizabeth Pfeifle will officiate. ...
Geraldine "Gerry" Wilberding (07/08/11)
Geraldine "Gerry" Wilberding, 83 years old, of Remsen, died Tuesday, July 5, 2011, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in RemsenFuneral service were at 10:30 a.m. today, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen with Rev. William McCarthy officiating. Burial was at the St. ...
Schnoes - DeWitt engagement (07/08/11)
Mark and Pamela Schnoes of Paullina and Jeffrey and Lila DeWitt of Luverne, Minn. announce the engagement of their children, Michael Schnoes and Elizabeth DeWitt. Michael is a 2001 graduate of South O'Brien High School in Paullina, a 2003 graduate of Iowa Lakes Community College, and a 2006 graduate of Bemidji State University, with a degree in Technology Education. ...
High temps dangerous for dogs (07/08/11)
When the temperatures and high humidity levels soar during the summer months, we are reminded that man's best friend can have serious trouble coping with the heat. If a dog gets over heated, it could succumb to heatstroke with the possibility of not recovering. Symptoms can include increased heart rate, labored breathing, weakness, stumbling, and even seizures and coma...