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Stories from Thursday, July 21, 2011

Chamber Coffee (07/21/11)
This week's Cherokee Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be held at Riverview Chiropractic & Acupuncture at 9:30 a.m. Riverview Chiropractic & Acupuncture is located at 515 W. Main St.
Families, friends in Cherokee County use hearts and feet to fight cancer (07/21/11)
Cancer fighters will go around the clock in the battle against cancer when the 15th American Cancer Society Relay For LifeŽ of Cherokee County gets underway with teams gathering at Koser Spring Lake Park on Aug. 5. "Relay" brings together friends, families, businesses, hospitals, schools, faith-based groups . . . people from all walks of life - all aimed at celebrating the lives of those who have had cancer, remembering those lost, and fighting back against the disease...
Family's 3 generations of survivors strongly support ACS Research (07/21/11)
For many of us, cancer was not considered an appropriate conversational topic for many years, and that was also the case for Cleghorn resident Karla Prunty. A series of family health concerns over the last 11 years, however, have forced Karla and her family to become extremely aware of many of the varieties of 'the big C' that exist, and to become proactive in supporting the all-important work of the American Cancer Society in the search for a cure for cancer...
Cherokee Thunder adds new class (07/21/11)
The Cherokee Thunder Truck and Tractor Pull is excited to announce the addition of a new class of tractors that will be pulling at the Cherokee County Fairgrounds Friday, July 29. The Unlimited Super Stock Class is brand new to the Outlaw Pulling Association. ...
4H-Shooting Club receives donation (07/21/11)
Kevin Fowler of Cherokee County Whitetails Unlimited recently presented a $500 donation to Barb Kindwall of the 4-H Shooting Club. Pictured, left to right, Brian Nelson, AnnaLee Nelson, Barry Nelson, Josie Kindwall, Barb Kindwall, Kevin Fowler, and Jacob Kindwall. Photo contributed...
Local volunteers receive Governor's Volunteer Awards (07/21/11)
Thirty-one individuals, including Connie Haack of Marcus, and four groups who volunteer for Siouxland Aging Services received the Governor's Volunteer Award for their outstanding service from Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds in a special recognition ceremony at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake on Wednesday, July 6, one of four ceremonies throughout the state to honor volunteers...
Tim Thompson (07/21/11)
Tim "Batman" Thompson, 52, of Cherokee, passed away at his home Tuesday, July 19, 2011. Funeral services will be held Friday, July 22, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. at Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Pastor Dave Harkins will officiate. Burial will be in Meriden Cemetery, Meriden. ...
Galles / son (07/21/11)
Luke and Michelle Galles of Parker, Colorado are happy to announce the birth of their son, Aidan Lucas Galles, on Mother's Day, May 8, 2011. Grandparents are Janet Galles and Clip Schreuder of Aurelia, Tim Galles of Ida Grove and Judy Shoults and Nick and Velvet Shoults of Springfield, Missouri. Phyllisjune Waller of Cherokee and Rosemary Schmit of Salisbury, Missouri are Aidan's great-grandparents...
Basic Biittner : "Circle me Bert, and be home 'Bly 'leven" (07/21/11)
The year was 1970, and my young bride and I were at a Minnesota Twins baseball game at the old Metropolitan Stadium in Bloomington with my parents. Two things from that day stand out in my memory : first, I lost a pin from my prescription sunglasses,which I replaced that day with the metal from a bread wrapper and it stayed that way until I lost the glasses in the Colorado River 20 years later, and more imortantly, I got to watch a game pitched by a starting pitcher who was my age (19 at the time). ...
Extension Line (07/21/11)
Extending family time can be easy -- just add food and fitness. Iowa State University Extension offers the following tips on how to increase family time while encouraging children's healthy development. Science class in the kitchen: Your kitchen can be your child's summer classroom, using your kitchen as a science lab can help children stay in the school-mode several ways...
At the Library : Summer reading program a hit (07/21/11)
Give yourself a pat on the back if you participated in the One World, Many Stories summer reading program. Fortunately, the rainy weather did not discourage one hundred three people from coming to see Mr. Twister for the summer reading program finale...
Storms trigger power outages (07/21/11)
As Cherokee residents learned in the past after fierce thunderstorms rolled through the county downing trees, limbs, branches, and power lines, while total power outages don't happen very often, they do occur with enough frequency that should force families to be safely prepared if they're left in the dark...