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Stories from Wednesday, July 27, 2011

WHS to host Band Camp (07/27/11)
The Washington High School Band Camp will be held from Aug. 1 through Aug. 5 at Washington High School. WHS Band Director Paul McEntaffer stated that there would be something a little different about this year's camp. McEntaffer will be running lessons from 9 a.m. ...
Dentlinger Creighton Medical School graduate (07/27/11)
Renee Dentlinger, 2002 graduate of Galva-Holstein High School and 2006 graduate of the University of Portland in Oregon, successfully completed the required course work and boards to earn her degree from the Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska on May 14. She was one of 122 in the class of 2011...
Leavitt named Educator of the Year (07/27/11)
SIOUX CITY -- The Arc of Woodbury County recently honored Lorna Leavitt, associate professor of education at Morningside College, as its Educator of the Year. The Arc of Woodbury County promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes...
School District sells old tennis courts to CRMC (07/27/11)
The Cherokee School District Board of Education conducted a Public Hearing Friday seeking public input regarding the proposed sale of a parcel of land commonly referred to as the Roosevelt Tennis Courts to the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. The Board approved the sale after opening and then closing the Public Hearing when nobody showed up to provide any input or comment...
Eric Jobe excels in the classroom and on the gridiron (07/27/11)
MORGANTOWN, W. Va. - Eric Jobe graduated from West Virginia University in May with a degree in industrial engineering and a minor in business administration. A young man who knows how to manage his time efficiently, Jobe - the son of Cherokee Washington alumnus Mike Jobe - finished his academic career at WVU with a 3.48 GPA and was also a three-year starter on the offensive line for the Division 1-A Mountaineers. ...
Ribbon cutting held (07/27/11)
A special Red Ribbon cutting by the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce was held on Friday at Riverview Chiropractic & Acupuncture. Riverview is one of the businesses that relocated to a new home due to last year's tornado. Riverview Chiropractic & Acupuncture is located at 515 W. Main St...
Little Sioux Red Power Poker Run (07/27/11)
The Little Sioux Red Power Tractor Club will be hosting a poker run on Sunday, July 31. The tractor run will leave the Cherokee County fairgrounds at 1 pm that day and go to the first stop in Aurelia with additional stops in Cherokee. The fee for the ride is $10 per participant. One half of the proceeds will go to Cherokee County Relay for Life and the remainder will be awarded to the top three winning hands...
Relay For Life Ceremony Honors Cancer Survivors and Remembers Those Lost (07/27/11)
Cherokee -- A special Luminaria Ceremony to be held during the American Cancer Society Relay For LifeŽ of Cherokee County will remember those lost to cancer and honor those who have survived. Luminaria will be lit at Spring Lake Park on August 5th at dusk to represent these individuals...
Alta- Aurelia falls at State Tourney (07/27/11)
DES MOINES -- The Alta-Aurelia Warriors succumbed to 100 degree temps and University of Iowa recruit Calvin Mathews in an 8-0 quarterfinal loss to Davis County of Bloomfield at the Class 2A State Baseball quarterfinals Saturday at Principal Park. Davis County (31-4), the number 2 seed in the tourney, advances to Thursday's semifinal round at 2 p.m. against Council Bluffs St. Albert, while...
Walter W. Miller (07/27/11)
Walter W. Miller of Marcus,93, passed away on Thursday, July 21, 2011 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Monday at Peace Lutheran Church in Marcus. Pastor James Gruber officiated. Burial followed at Marcus Amherst Cemetery. ...
Judy Henke (07/27/11)
Graveside committal services for Judy Henke, 60, of Aurelia will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2, at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, rural Aurelia, with Pastor Missy Brown officiating. A time of remembrance will follow at the home of Joleen Hultgren, 162 560th St., Alta. The Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia is in charge of arrangements...
Dennis A. Baker (07/27/11)
Dennis A. Baker of Cherokee,age 72, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2011, at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Memorial services are being held at 2 p.m. today, at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Rev. Delmar Carlson will officiate. ...
J. Donald Patterson (07/27/11)
J. Donald Patterson, age 98 of Cherokee, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at the Cherokee Villa Nursing and Rehab Center in Cherokee. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3 at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Burial will take place at Pilot Cemetery, rural Cherokee...
Eleanor A. "Bobby" Brady (07/27/11)
Eleanor A. "Bobby" Brady, 88, of Marcus passed away on Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at Heartland Care Center in Marcus. Mass of Christian Burial took place at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, July 25 at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus. Father Armand Bertrand celebrated Mass. ...
Retirement not for old folks anymore (07/27/11)
The word 'retirement' conjures images of rocking chairs, sunsets and shuffleboard -- and the big night out every week is a bus ride to the bingo hall. For young people and even those who are approaching the top of that hill, these ideas are about as attractive as a long, slow root canal without Novocain...