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Stories from Thursday, September 8, 2011

Cherokee County tree farmer Dr. Brian Fulton being honored (09/08/11)
AMES -- Iowa State University Forestry Extension, Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Forestry Bureau and the Iowa Tree Farm Association will host an educational field day from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Brian Fulton's tree farm near Cherokee on Thursday, Sept.22...
Supervisors appoint Des Moines firm to oversee bonds (09/08/11)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors held its regular meeting at the Cherokee Courthouse on Tuesday. During the meeting, the Board approved several resolutions for the two general obligation bonds for the Cherokee County Landfill. The resolution was to appoint a Paying Agent, Note Registrar, and Transfer Agent for the $2,775,000 and the $445,00 Taxable General Obligation Refunding Capital Loan Notes...
College planning offered for WHS students (09/08/11)
High school juniors and their parents can learn about planning for college during the free presentation offered by Cherokee Washington High School and the Iowa College Access Network (ICAN). This event will be held on Thursday, Sept. 15 in the WHS Library. ...
'Marcus, A Remarkable Town' (09/08/11)
The Cherokee Sanford Museum will be holding a special program called "Marcus, A Remarkable Town" on Saturday, Sept. 10 at 7:30 p.m. Nancy Hier of Marcus will be presenting the program. The history of this Cherokee County town is rich. Cherokee railroad icon John Insley Blair shooed away the prairie chickens, drove a stake in the sod, and named the location for his son, Marcus...
Chamber Coffee (09/08/11)
This Friday's 9:30 a.m. Chamber Coffee will be hosted by Hy-Vee Gifts and More, located at 800 North 2nd Street.
Bird paces MMC/RU cross country (09/08/11)
MILFORD - Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn/Remsen-Union's Sarah Bird placed 19th to earn a varsity medal at last week's Okoboji Cross Country Meet in Milford, clocking a 19:40 time over the 2.4 miles. Other top varsity finishers for the MMC girls were Alissa McDermott 44th in 23:35, Anna Wilcox 46th in 23:59, Jill Addison 47th in 24:10, Jeri Welp 51st in 28:15, and Chrstina Wilkens 52nd in 28:31...
OA/BCIG Falcons rip Alta-Aurelia Warriors (09/08/11)
AURELIA - Trever Ryen rushed 19 times for a whopping 254 yards and three touchdowns to lead Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove to a 35-8 demolition of Alta-Aurelia here Friday night. The undefeated Falcons scored all five TDs on the ground, with Pat Billings scoring a TD on six carries for 44 yards, and Quinn Westphal rushing three times for 24 yards and a TD. Kent Nishimura was 3-4 kicking PATs for OABCIG...
Mustangs open cross country season (09/08/11)
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The Morningside College cross country teams opened the 2011 season at Friday's Augustana College Twilight Meet in Sioux Falls. The Mustang women, ranked 15th nationally in the NAIA pre-season poll, had four runners finish in the top 15, led by senior Jessica Weborg, who toured the 3-mile course in a time of 17:17.24 to take fifth place. ...
River Valley splits two VB matches (09/08/11)
SIOUX CITY - The River Valley volleyball team split two recent matches in Sioux City, beating Sioux City Christian 2-0, and losing 2-0 to Remsen-Union. Lexie Chester led the Wolverines in hitting against Sioux City Christian, totaling 16-19 with five kills, followed by Kari Ludvigson 15-17 and seven kills, Mackenzie Fitch 6-8 and three kills, Olivia Goettsch 5-6 and two kills, and Brittany Hunwardsen 5-6 and three kills...
Ilene L. Nelson (09/08/11)
Ilene L. Nelson, 91, of Le Mars passed away Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011 at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 9, 2011 at the United Methoodist Church of Le Mars with Reverend John Battern officiating. Interment will be at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. ...
Badtram / son (09/08/11)
Randy and Christy Badtram of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their son, Brody Paul Badtram, born on July 27, 2011 at 12:43 a.m. Brody weighed 7 lbs. 12 oz. and measured 21 inches long, and was welcomed home by his big sister Ella. Grandparents are David and Janet Sullivan of Aurelia and Kathy and the late Paul Badtram of Sioux City. Dale Sleezer Sr. of Aurelia is Brody's Great-Grandpa...
Gergen / daughter (09/08/11)
Rick and Brenda Gergen of Paullina are pleased to announce the birth of their third child, a girl. Aspen Mae Gergen was born at 11:55 a.m. on August 30, 2011. She weighed 6 lbs. 15 oz., measured 20 inches long, and is welcomed home by a big brother, Dalton, and big sister, Chloe. ...
Library News (09/08/11)
It seems a little early to be thinking about the Christmas season but that is just what the Friends of the Cherokee Public Library are doing. They will meet next week on Monday, Sept. 12 at 4:15 p.m. to discuss and start preparations for their annual book basket auction...
Newspapers reach three in four adults (09/08/11)
More than 75 percent of adults, or 165.6 million people, read a newspaper in print or online in the last week. In addition, newspapers continue to attract consumers with buying power, with 80 percent of adults in households earning $100,000 or more reading a newspaper in print or online each week...