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Stories from Monday, July 18, 2011

Genealogy Fair Aug. 6 in Le Mars (07/18/11)
The Computer Genies genealogy club is hosting the Northwest Iowa Genealogy Fair at its Saturday, Aug. 6 meeting at 10 a.m. in the Le Mars Public Library meeting room. The guest speaker will be Mary Holub of Le Mars, who will explain how to use the Cem-Editor software created for documenting cemeteries...
Subscription winner (07/18/11)
Ron Witcombe of Cherokee was the lucky winner of the drawing for a free subscription to the Chronicle Times at the Cherokee County Fair. The Chronicle Times' Dan Whitney presented the award to Ron's grand-daughter, Josi J. Solsa, who was visiting from Watertown S.D...
Alta-Aurelia Boards hold joint meeting (07/18/11)
ALTA - The Boards of Education of the Alta and Aurelia School Districts met in a joint session here on Thursday - the first joint session since Superintendent Lynn Evans officially began his duties as a Shared Superintendent on July 1. Items pertaining to issues in each district were dealt with at the meeting, as well as issues pertaining to the two districts' shared interests...
Water and sewer issues for Marcus City Council (07/18/11)
MARCUS - The Marcus City Council had several Marcus residents come before them to make sure the council was well aware of the difficulties the recent huge rainfall had made to their homes. Many had over four feet of water in their basements, as the gutters couldn't carry the rain away fast enough. ...
Local pastor receives Governor's Award (07/18/11)
Pastor Lois "Pinky" Person, of Cherokee's Faith in Christ Fellowship Church, was recently presented with the Iowa Governor's Volunteer Award by Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds, at the 28th Annual Governor's Volunteer Award Ceremony held at BV University's Schaller Chapel...
Legion, Auxiliary hold elections (07/18/11)
The American Legion Treptow Post 230 meetings for both the Legion and Auxiliary are held at the Kountry Klass Mall at 516 West Willow Street in Cherokee on the third Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. Both groups recently held elections to choose their 2011-12 officers...
Pitts gets ace (07/18/11)
Dan Winchell of Holzhauer Motors in Cherokee is shown presenting Matt Pitts, left, with a golden putter to commemorate his achievement of getting a hole-in-one on the 125-yard 8th hole at the Cherokee Golf & Country Club Monday evening. Pitts was playing with Brandon Brown and the shot was also witnessed by Marc and Amy Sarchet of Cherokee. ...
L-B boys bounce Braves, 12-3 (07/18/11)
The 29-4 Lawton-Bronson boys broke open a tight 3-3 game with a nine-run outburst over the final four innings to record a decisive 12-3 Class 2A District Baseball semifinal over the Cherokee Braves here last week. Cherokee ace Curtis Ege took the pitching loss for Cherokee, allowing six earned runs on 11 hits and no walks, with eight strikeouts in 5 2/3 inning of work...
MMC lands 4 First Team All-WEC picks (07/18/11)
The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn girls placed four players on the First Team of the 2011 All-War Eagle Conference, including unanimous picks Kayla Foresman and Erica Dreckman. Foresman, a junior pitcher, joined Akron-Westfield junior Brandi Davis (unanimous), and Hinton senior Shawnee Miller as First Team pitchers...
2011 Lakes All Conference Softball (07/18/11)
1. Emmetsburg (12-2 ,28-7 overall), 2.Estherville Lincoln Central (12-2 , 21-11);,3.LeMars (11-3, 21-12), 4. Western Christian (7-7, 14-9),5.Spirit Lake (6-8, 20-14), 6. Spencer (5-9, 10-21), 7. Cherokee (3-11,6-24), 8. Storm Lake (0-14, 2-21) Travis Birkey -- Emmetsburg, Megan Anderson, ELC...
Thomas R. Kruse (07/18/11)
Thomas R. Kruse, 70, of Weslaco, Texas, a former long- time resident of Cherokee and beloved band director at Cherokee Washington High School, passed away on July 13, 2011, following a lengthy illness. A celebration of his life will be held Tuesday, July 19, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee. Pastor Ron Kitterman will officiate...
Alesch - Lundsgaard engagement (07/18/11)
Molly Alesch and Kyle Lundsgaard are happy to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Dave and Arlene Alesch of Marcus and Steve and Mary Lundsgaard of Cherokee. The bride is a 2006 graduate of Marcus-Meriden- Cleghorn High School, and received her Bachelors degree in Ag. Business in 2010 from South Dakota State University. She is currently employed as the office manager at Foundation Analytical Laboratory in Cherokee...
60th Wedding Anniversary card shower (07/18/11)
WASHTA - Monteno and Bev (Zupp) Leonard will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on July 21, 2011. The family would like to honor them with a card shower. Cards may be sent to 1004 Alpine Avenue, Washta, IA 51061. Their children are Monica and Cole Bremer, Gina and Pat Edwards, Tina and Rene Bernard, Grant Leonard, Barry and Rhonda Leonard and Zane (deceased). ...
Household 'CFOs' take charge (07/18/11)
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...