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Stories from Friday, August 5, 2011

Northwest Iowa beef facilities tour and producer training offered (08/05/11)
HOLSTEIN -- Beef producers in northwest Iowa will want to circle Aug. 25 on their calendars for a beef facilities tour and Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) training in Ida County. Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach beef program specialist Beth Doran said the tour will feature stops at five facilities before dinner and include the BQA training after the meal...
Lovers of baseball travel to Cooperstown to honor Blyleven (08/05/11)
Do you consider yourself to be a true fan of baseball? If so, at some point during your lifetime you must experience the nostalgia and history, honoring excellence in Cooperstown, New York, at the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Cooperstown is a village located in Otsego County, New York, nestled in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains. It's a perfect small town setting, with a population over just over 1,800...
Mayor declares Aug. 7-13 as Farmers Market Week (08/05/11)
Cherokee's Mayor, Mark Murphy, recently issued a Proclamation to declare Aug. 7- 13 as Farmers Market Week in the City of Cherokee. This proclamation corresponds with National Farmers Market Week. At the signing, Mayor Murphy said the Cherokee Area Farmers Market is an important part of Cherokee's economic and social well - being, and it gives new and small scale farmers an outlet for their products...
Prairie Heritage Center to look to the stars (08/05/11)
It will soon be time again for one of the most reliable meteor showers in the Northern Hemisphere. The earth's orbit is crossing into the debris path of the Swift-Tuttle comet, which last passed through the inner solar system in 1992! The peak of the year's Perseid meteor shower will be competing with the full moon...
Open House at Jackson Recovery Center (08/05/11)
Jackson Recovery Center has moved its Cherokee office to the Voldeng building on the Cherokee Mental Health Campus. They are hosting an Open House on Tuesday, Aug. 9 , from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., with a program and ribbon cutting at noon. Everyone is invited to come and see the new facilities, including the Synergy Center and the Cherokee Outpatient Office...
Times Gone By (08/05/11)
On the 29th ult. the Postal Savings department became an established fact in Cherokee, but as the postmaster is forbidden to give out any information regarding depositors and deposits a vacant stare and I-don't-understand expression is all this reporter could get in the way of information. ...
Athletic Boosters Golf Day (08/05/11)
The Cherokee Athletic Boosters will be holding their 9th annual Golf Day at the Cherokee Golf and Country Club on Sunday August 28, 2011. The format will be a 4-person Best Shot, and registration needs to be done by August 23. There will be a shotgun start at 11 a.m. and a great buffet- style meal at the Chateau du Vue following the golf. Sponsors will be recognized and prizes awarded at the meal, and the the day will conclude with brief team reports by members of the Cherokee coaching staffs...
Tammy Ann Trout (08/05/11)
Tammy Ann Trout, age 43 of North Little Rock, Ark., passed away unexpectedly Saturday, July 30, 2011, at the Baptist Health Medical Center in North Little Rock. Graveside Funeral services will be held at 1:30 P.M. Saturday, Aug. 13 at the Meriden Cemetery in rural Meriden. ...
Shirley N. Vannorsdel (08/05/11)
Shirley N. Vannorsdel of Kingsley, 81, passed away on Monday, August 1, 2011 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. on Friday, August 5, 2011 at the Johnson - Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley, with Rev. Bob Blair officiating. Burial will take place at a later date. Stories, memories and expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Basic Biittner : Who's Next? (part 2) (08/05/11)
... in which the author continues to look at possible future members of the Baseball Hall of Fame: The Class of 2014 includes two pitchers who were long-time teammates on some good Atlanta Braves teams. One is Greg Maddux, who won 355 games, four Cy Young Awards and 19 time Gold Gloves, and has had his number retired by two different teams - the Braves, of course, but also by the Cubs, with whom he began his career and won his first Cy Young. ...
"There's nothing to do!" (08/05/11)
This is often the battle cry of area kids after the newness of summer vacation has worn off and the boredom of the same old thing moves in. It's not that kids can't find things to do, it's that they can't find things that they want to do. There are quite a few things for area children to do to take advantage of the summer months away from school while not having to vegetate in front of the television, computer or video games...