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Stories from Monday, July 11, 2011

Rock the Block on tap August 6th (07/11/11)
The annual "Rock the Block" fundraiser for Cystic Fibrosis will take place on Saturday, August 6 at the Cherokee County Fairgrounds. The gates will open at 5 p.m. that day for a Family BBQ, courtesy of the Cherokee County Cattlemen. A classic car Shine and Show will also be taking place, and there will be a "Kid's Zone" featuring inflatables, games, activities and prizes. There is no gate charge for the family evening...
Hering-Kent new Western Ia. Tourism Financial Officer (07/11/11)
Julie Hering-Kent, Executive Director of the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce, was elected as the Western Iowa Tourism Region's financial officer at the recent annual meeting in Dow City. "Julie already serves on the Board of Directors and her peers felt her enthusiasm, energy and commitment to the development and marketing of tourism opportunities in Western Iowa made her an excellent candidate for an officer position," said Shirley Phillips, President of the Region and Director of the Sac County Economic Development office.. ...
Mid-Sioux seeks food pantry donations (07/11/11)
The food pantry 'Mid-Sioux Opportunities of Cherokee' hands out food each mont to many area families who are experiencing hard times . From June to July of this year, there were 388 households and 984 individuals in Cherokee County who used the food pantry at Mid Sioux...
Cherokee 'Thunder Pull' July 29 (07/11/11)
The Outlaw Truck and Tractor Pulling Association will be hosting the Cherokee Thunder Pull on July 29 at the Cherokee County Fairgrounds. The show will begin at 7 p.m. Outlaw, from Carthage Missouri, was established in 1982 and since then has worked toward one main goal: "To provide the best in motorsports competition to you, the greatest fans in the world."...
Faith Lutheran dedicates church (07/11/11)
HOLSTEIN -Faith Lutheran Church dedicated its building and ministry to the service of God on Sunday, June 26, at a special 2 p.m. service at 113 N. Main St. in Holstein. Visiting pastors and worshippers from Holstein and surrounding communities joined the Faith congregation as they dedicated their work to the glory of God and extended their appreciation to all who have helped along the journey leading them to their new church home...
Firemen's Ball in Aurelia July 16 (07/11/11)
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...
Class of '56 holds 55th Class Reunion (07/11/11)
The Cherokee Washington and Immaculate Conception High School Classes of 1956 had a 55th Class Reunion Banquet at the Cherokee Country Club on Friday July 1, 2011, with 46 class members and spouses attending. Guests Bernie Saggau and his wife Janet and Lynn Schweir and his wife Donna brought the total in attendance to an even 50...
LSFC hosts All-Night Catfish Tournament (07/11/11)
CORRECTIONVILLE - The Little Sioux Fishing Club of Correctionville will hold its first "All-Night Catfish Tournament" beginning Saturday night. Registration is from 4-6 p.m. at Little Sioux Park south of Correctionville. Weigh-in will be Sunday morning at Little Sioux Park, and all teams must weigh their own fish...
Kasey Reilly joins Farm Bureau Financial Services (07/11/11)
Farm Bureau Financial Services is pleased to introduce Kasey Reilly as the most recent addition to the Cherokee Farm Bureau office. As an agent, Kasey is excited about the opportunity to help Farm Bureau customers prepare for the future and protect what matters most to them by providing products and services that protect families, individuals and businesses...
CRMC athletic physicals available (07/11/11)
Cherokee Regional Clinic, on the campus of Cherokee Regional Medical Center, will be offering athletic physicals to area students entering the 8th through 12th grades. The cost for each athletic physical will be $25 with payment due at the time of the physical. If you believe your insurance covers yearly exams, please verify this with your insurance company and mention it when you schedule your appointment...
RV girls end season with tourney loss (07/11/11)
MOVILLE - The River Valley softball team's season came to an end here on Wednesday when they dropped a Class 1A Regional Tournament game to Woodbury Central, 4-2. RV Coach Dean Norris said, "Lack of offense hurt us." Bailey Fitch had a single and Kari Ludvigson a two-RBI double. Mackensie Fitch was the hard- luck loser on the mound...
Lakes champs Le Mars rips Braves (07/11/11)
LE MARS - The 2011 Lakes Conference baseball champion Le Mars Bulldogs (18-10) made short work of the Cherokee Braves here last week, claiming an 11-1 rout in six innings to end regular season play for both teams. Le Mars pitcher Judd Herzberg shut down the Cherokee offense on one run and just three hits, with one walk and seven strikeouts in six innings of work...
WHS girls clip S-O in Regional opener (07/11/11)
The Cherokee Washington High softball team came through with some timely hits at opportune times to eke out an exciting 8-7 Class 2A Regional Tournament opener over Sibley-Ocheyedan in Cherokee Thursday night. Jackie Wilson came to play in this game, leading the WHS gals at the plate with a 2-4 night, including a home run, two RBI, and two runs scored. ...
Ask the Vet (07/11/11)
Fly control has become an important component of livestock production across the nation. When it comes to prevention, it is beneficial to know your foe. Horse fly (Tabanus sp.) and Deer Fly (Chrysops sp.) Horsefly: 25mm long, Deerfly: 6-10mm long Strong fliers and females are biters...
Complacency fuels underage drinking (07/11/11)
As we settle in to the summer season, a time when the number of teen fatalities rises, let's make time to rally in defense of youth. Too often adults fail kids because of a complacency about underage drinking. What if all adults embraced and invested in the proven strategies that help to keep youth safe and alive?...