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Stories from Monday, August 29, 2011

WITCC to celebrate 15th Anniversary (08/29/11)
Western Iowa Tech Community College is celebrating the 15th Anniversary of the Cherokee Campus with a reception and food and refreshments from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at 200 Victory Dr. At the same time, local WITCC officials we will be officially introducing the new President of the College, Dr. Terry Murrell...
Air Methods has ribbon cutting at CRMC (08/29/11)
Air Methods displayed the helicopter they use for their air transport to-and-from the Cherokee Regional Medical Center to interested Commercial Club members and others on Friday morning, at the heli-pad west of CRMC. Air Methods Regional Vice President Patti Klein then addressed the crowd and displayed her enthusiasm for the company's choosing Cherokee as the latest location for their hands-on medical transport business, saying that she had no doubt that in Cherokee they had chosen the right community. ...
Monarchs on the move (08/29/11)
Millions of monarchs are on the move. The mass migration is just beginning. You will soon see butterflies dodging into the branches in the evening and congregating on the edges of the branches. The O'Brien County Conservation Board is hosting their annual monarch-tagging event at Mill Creek Park on Thursday, Sept. 8 beginning at 5:30 p.m...
Free ESL adult classes at WITCC (08/29/11)
Free English as a Second Language classes for adults begin Thursday at Western Iowa Tech Community College at 200 Victory Dr. in Cherokee. The free adult ESL classes will be on Mondays and Thursdays from 4:30-7:30 p.m. and includes instruction on listening, speaking, reading and writing the English language...
RV's Fluke on BVU football team (08/29/11)
STORM LAKE - Dylan Fluke, a 2011 graduate of River Valley High School, is a member of the 2011 Buena Vista University football team. Dylan is the son of David and Cheryl Fluke of Quimby. Fluke will compete at running back for BVU this season following a high school career which saw him earn three letters for the Wolverines, as well as earning All-District accolades as a senior...
Helen Ruby Draper (08/29/11)
Helen Ruby Draper, 80, of Cherokee, passed away Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011 in Cherokee, following a 14-year battle with cancer. Funeral services are being held today at 2 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Pastor Tom Lewis will officiate. Visitation was from 1 p.m. ...
Duarte - Ekchan / son (08/29/11)
Jennifer Duarte and Pedro Ekchan of Alta are proud to announce the birth of their son, Elijah Zequiel Ekchan, at 6:48 a.m. on August 17, 2011. Elijah weighed 9 lbs. 7 oz. and measured 21 inches long, and was welcomed home by one brother, Jeramiah Hughes, and two sisters, Dianna and Isabel Ekchan...
Couples coping with stress (08/29/11)
Coping with the daily pressures of work, family and marriage can strain even the strongest couples and experts offer vital pointers in healthy, constructive communication between spouses. Along with the recommendations of what to do to deal with each other and any stress that befalls us, such as setting goals, negotiating, being flexible, planning time together and laughing, is a list of what NOT to do that grabbed our attention...