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Stories from Thursday, August 18, 2011

Cherokee dentist receives AGD Fellowship Award (08/18/11)
The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is a professional association of more than 37,000 general dentists who are dedicated to staying up-to-date in their profession through continuing education to better serve the public. The AGD is headquartered in Chicago, and on Aug. 2, they were pleased to announce that Dr. Tim Menke, DDS, FAGD of Cherokee had received the association's 2011 Fellowship award during the AGD's 2011 Annual Meeting and Exhibit, which was held in San Diego, Cal. from July 28-31...
Simonsen Mfg. expands global business (08/18/11)
QUIMBY - Simonsen Manufacturing has exported equipment manufactured here to many areas of the world over the years, and they recently added a new area. Rich Ravnsborg, head salesman for Simonsen Manufacturing, said that Simonsen's was contacted by an exporter from New York who expressed interest in exporting one of Simonsen's pull-type dry fertilizer spreaders to a company in the Middle East. ...
Chamber Coffee (08/18/11)
The Chamber Coffee this week will be held at Cherokee State Bank, 212 West Willow Street, beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Friday.
School Election Absentee Satellite location (08/18/11)
The Cherokee Auditor's office has recently given the following notice to the qualified electors of the Cherokee and Aurelia Community School Districts in Cherokee County, State of Iowa, that an Absentee Satellite for the School Election will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011...
Cherokee School District settles lighting system insurance claim (08/18/11)
At its regular monthly meeting Monday night, the Cherokee School Board of Education learned that the on-going insurance settlement issues of last summer's replaced lighting system at George Hicks Field have been resolved. The District and its insurance carrier EMC have been negotiating for several months to reach agreement on total replacement costs of the new $200,000 lighting system for the WHS football field and track and field areas after the system was severely damaged in the July, 2010 tornado that struck portions of Cherokee.. ...
Blood donors reach milestone (08/18/11)
LifeServe Blood Center, formerly the Siouxland Community Blood Bank, held a blood drive in Cherokee on Tuesday July 26, 2011. Forty-six donors were registered and 46 units of blood were collected. Congratulations to the following donors who reached new milestone donations: Karen Peck -- Three Gallons; Deborah Hankens -- Three Gallons; and Richard Robinson -- 10 Gallons...
CSWCD to meet (08/18/11)
The Cherokee Soil & Water Conservation District will be having their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 23 at 10 a.m. at the USDA Service Center - 314 Lake Street in Cherokee. Individuals with disabilities and/or special needs should notify Tracy Rasmussen at 225-4151 of their need for special services far enough in advance of the meeting to enable services to be secured...
CYFL scrimmage fundraiser Saturday (08/18/11)
The Cherokee Youth Football League will be holding a scrimmage and fundraiser at the Cherokee Middle School on Saturday, August 20 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. The $5 meal includes a pork loin sandwich or hot dog, baked beans, chips, dessert and a drink. Come support our young Braves!...
Athletic Boosters Golf Day (08/18/11)
35 point differential rule for football (08/18/11)
The 35-point differential rule is in effect for all games played in Iowa, grades 7-12. If there is a 35-point differential at the end of the first half or anytime after, the game will be continued with a running clock. Beginning with the ensuing kick-off when the 35-point differential becomes effective, the following changes, and only these changes, will be made regarding rules determining when the clock will and will not be stopped...
Charles Frank "Chuck" Shell (08/18/11)
Charles Frank "Chuck" Shell was born August 9th, 1945, to Andrew and Leona Shell in Oelwein, Iowa. He was the second of four children. Chuck was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Leona Shell, and one sister Hope. He is survived by his loving wife, Connie Kay Shell; his daughters Christine and Catherine; sons-in-law Ramesh and Rober; grandchildren Tatianna and Mahesh; his sister, Mary, and his brother, Steve...
Todd / son (08/18/11)
Kiley and Mary Kay Todd of Holstein are proud to announce the birth of their son, Easton Chandler, who was born at 12:58 a.m. on August 6, 2011. Easton weighed 9 lbs. 11oz. and was welcomed home by his sister Morgan and his brother Carter. Grandparents are Larry and Pat Schultes of Carroll and Gail and Nancy Todd of Holstein, and Nellie Meyer of Sioux Rapids and Loretta Schultes of Carroll are Easton's great-grandmothers...
Swanson / son (08/18/11)
Greg and Julie Swanson of Harris, Iowa, are happy to announce the birth of their son, Matthew James Swanson, who was born on Tuesday, June 28th, 2011. Matthew weighed 8lbs. 3oz., measured 21 in. long, and was welcomed home by his brother, Luke Gregory. Grandparents are Gail and Grace Swanson of Sutherland and Dallas and Diane Cobb of McCook, Nebraska. Matthew's great - grandmother is Ardyce Bick of Morefield, Nebraska...
At the Library (08/18/11)
Has anyone heard of the Westernaires? This last weekend, thirty-five high school riders and horses galloped into the horse arena at the Marcus Fair and gave an awesome performance. There were 'oohs and aahs' as riders jumped from one side of the horse to the other and stood on two galloping horses with one leg on each horse as the rider straddled several firelit poles...
Campus fire safety vital (08/18/11)
The National Fire Protection Association urges students returning to campuses around the country and their parents to take the time to educate themselves on life-saving fire safety information. Make sure your dormitory or apartment has smoke alarms inside each bedroom, outside every sleeping area and on each level. ...