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Stories from Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Depot hosts Fall Family Fest, Photo Contest (08/31/11)
The Cherokee Depot Renovation, Inc. will be holding its 10th annual Fall Family Fest and Baking Contest on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the historic Cherokee Railroad Depot on South 4th Street in downtown Cherokee. The day will kick of at 9 a.m. with a bake sale and will go until everything is gone. So come and join the depot crew for free coffee and purchase some great homemade goodies...
Knights launch annual Project Out-Reach (08/31/11)
Thursday, the Cherokee Knights of Columbus will kick-off their 19th annual Project Out-Reach Funddrive for the Cherokee County Work Services (CCWS). For years the Knights have been working to help those with disabilities. Some of you may remember their annual Tootsie Roll Drive that led to a Phone-A-Thon and has evolved into their annual Project Out-Reach...
WITCC celebrates Anniversary today (08/31/11)
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...
Ruth M. Stevens (08/31/11)
Ruth M. Stevens, 92, passed away early Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, at Friendship Haven in Fort Dodge. A visitation was held Monday, Aug. 29, from 5-7 p.m. at the Celebration Center at Friendship Haven, 420 Kenyon Road, Fort Dodge. Services were held at 10:30 a.m. ...
Business booming in Aurelia community (08/31/11)
AURELIA - Things are booming and bustling these days in downtown Aurelia, as several local businesses are going through the processes of moving, opening, remodeling or refurbishing their businesses - and in some cases, more than "one of the above." "Mud on Main," owned and operated by Jessica Kannegieter, is a coffee shop which will occupy the south part of the building which in the past has been occupied by The Back Bar and then Studebaker's Restaurant...
A-A football tailgate in Aurelia Friday (08/31/11)
AURELIA - The Alta-Aurelia Music Boosters will be sponsoring a tailgate before the Alta-Aurelia and Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove football game in Aurelia Friday night. The $5 meal will include a pork loin sandwich, chips, bar and a drink, and the cost is $2 for an extra sandwich. The meal will be served from 5:30-7 p.m. at the north end of Valor Field...
A-A boys handle MVAO, 32-17 (08/31/11)
MAPLETON - Jalen Henningsen and Garrett Van Houten rushed for 282 yards and two touchdowns to lead Alta-Aurelia to a 32-17 victory over Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto in non-District football action here Friday night. Henningsen carried the ball 12 times for 165 yards, including a 60-yard TD scamper, and VanHouten rushed 11 times for 117 yards and a 59-yard TD run...
River Valley vaults past CO-U (08/31/11)
Riedemann connects on six TD passes
MMC hammers Westwood, 52-14 (08/31/11)
SLOAN - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn football Eagles righted the ship here Friday night, demolishing Westwood 52-14, one week after dropping an intense 22-19 verdict to a tough Sioux Central squad in Marcus. MMC rushed for five touchdowns and passed for two more on the way to the impressive road victory...
Simonsen wins Quimby Golf Tournament (08/31/11)
QUIMBY - Kent Simonsen won the annual Men's Membership Tournament Sunday at the Quimby Golf Club. After 18 holes, the top six Championship Flight players played another nine holes for the Championship. Simonsen carded a 109 total to win the 2011 title, followed by Doug Richey 114, Todd Goettsch 134, Tom Samuelson 134, Jerry Rollefson 137, and Garrett Ray 138...
LaVern C. Heesch (08/31/11)
LaVern C. Heesch, 82, of Daly City, California, formerly of Marcus, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011 at the Seton Medical Center in Daly City. Arrangements are pending with the Earnest - Johnson Funeral Home in Marcus. Stories, memories and expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Gay (08/31/11)
Dan and Alesha Gay of Primghar are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Nathan Michael Gay, at 9:42 p.m. on August 26. Nathan weighed 7 pounds 5 ounces and measured 20 1/2 inches long, and was welcomed home by his sister Ande Gay. Grandparents are Mike and Julie Decker of Cherokee, and Rick and Peg Gay of Castana...
Willer - Fassler wedding (08/31/11)
Erica Lynn Willer and Nickolas Adam Fassler exchanged wedding vows Saturday, June 18, 2011 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Schaller. Pastor David Lyons officiated the 4 p.m. ceremony. Erica is the daughter of Rick and Deb Willer, Schaller, and the grand-daughter of Ron and Carol Wendel of Schaller and Melvin Willer of Battle Creek. Nick is the son of Del and Denita Fassler and the grandson of Ron and Karen Peck, all of Peterson...
Hultmans celebrate 50th anniversary (08/31/11)
Roger and Arleen (Heiman) Hultman were married on August 6, 1961 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Estherville, and they recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family at Fillenwarth Beach in Arnold's Park. Roger and Arleen have two living daughters , Karen (Mark) Widel of Omaha and Janet (Michael) Iedema of Spencer. They also have three grandchildren in Spencer - Kaylee (7), Micah (4) and Anna (7 mos.). Their third daughter, Nancy, died in 1970 at the age of five months...