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Stories from Friday, September 9, 2011

Cherokee woman integral part of a 'Radical Journey' (09/09/11)
Bethany Beier of Cherokee is not new to mission work. In 2007 she spent time in Uganda, Africa with school children learning about the Bible. Her latest trip began on Aug. 26, 2010, when she left her life here in Iowa and spent nearly a year in Bradford, England...
T-shirt, button sales benefit VFW (09/09/11)
Cherokee County Work Services client Kelly Clark got a part-time job at the Cherokee Fire Department a few years ago, and that job developed into a friendship between Kelly and the CFD regulars. The CFD awarded Clark with a special plaque and he was always invited to the annual Fireman's Ball, held at the Cherokee VFW...
Galva-Holstein Board Sets Ballot for PPEL Vote (09/09/11)
The Galva-Holstein Board of Directors has officially submitted to the Ida County auditor's office a ballot referendum for the continence of the Physical Plant and Equipment Levy. The referendum will appear on the official September Board Election ballot so as to save on general election costs...
Grand Champion at State Fair (09/09/11)
The Carlson Family Cattle Company of Cherokee exhibited the Grand Champion Agnus Bull at the 2011 Iowa State Fair in Des Moines. Katie Cedar, also from Cherokee, led the bull, CFCC Black Jack 001, for the show. The champion bull was born in February 2010. Pictured with the champion are, left to right, Mark Carlson, Britt Carlson, and Katie Cedar. Photo submitted...
Question of the Week (09/09/11)
We asked several county residents the question "How has 9/11 affected you?" Their answers follow: Mary Goodburn, Cherokee-"It scared me. It was horrible. We were getting ready to go to the Spencer Fair." Nancy Brutsman, Cherokee-"I was working in the store when the news broke. so many people died that it seemed unreal that it happened here in the U.S."...
Times Gone By (09/09/11)
In last Thursday's issue we published a short article in regard to the illness of Dr. Fry. We glean the following additional particulars from the Marcus News: Last Friday about 11 a.m. Dr. Fry returned from a call and not feeling well took his auto to the barn. ...
MMC VB team drops opening matches (09/09/11)
The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn volleyball team dropped a pair of recent matches, falling 3-0 to undefeated, second-ranked Le Mars Gehlen in Marcus, and 3-1 at South O'Brien in Paullina. Against Gehlen, Erica Dreckman led the Eagles in hitting with a 15-20 effort ond two kills, while Kayla Foresman was 10-15 and one ace, Kayla Theisen 11-13 and one ace, Jalyn Doeden 7-12 and two aces, Alison Meehan 7-9 and an ace, and Alex Dreckman 7-9 and one ace...
Area teams compete in Cross Country in LeMars (09/09/11)
BRUNSVILLE - Several Cherokee County Cross Country teams competed in the Gary Meyer Invitational Cross Country Meet here on Tuesday. The Unity Christian teams took first place in both the boys and girls team competition, with Storm Lake finishing second in the boys' team race and MOC-Floyd Valley taking second in the girls' competition...
Hammerstrom - Schmidt / daughter (09/09/11)
Sarah Hammerstrom and Andrew Schmidt are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Mikacla Claire Schmidt. She was born at 1:27 p.m. on May 23, 2011, weighed 6 lbs. 12 oz. and measured 19 inches long at her birth, and was welcomed home by her brothers, Micheal and Hudson, and her sister Raylin...
Jorgensen / son (09/09/11)
Kyle and Destiny Jorgensen of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Allen Kyle Jorgensen, who was born at 10:16 p.m. on Sept. 2, 2011. Allen weighed 8 lbs. 5 oz. and measured 20 1/2 inches long, and he was welcomed home by his big sisters, Madison and Mariah. ...
Lewis - Purgett / son (09/09/11)
Jillian Lewis and Eric Purgett of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Carson William Purgett, who was born at 10:20 p.m. on August 31, 2011. Carson weighed 7 lbs. 14 oz. and measured 21 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Kent and Becky Lewis of Cherokee, Cindy Purgett of Holstein, and Dennis Shinkle of Sioux City. ...
Extension Line (09/09/11)
Working with animals on a farm setting can be a very dangerous task, especially for children. In order to keep kids safe in rural, farm or ranch settings, it is important for adults to teach children of the dangers animals pose and how to safely interact with animals...
Check adapters for energy waste (09/09/11)
They're called lots of names, such as external power supplies, power blocks, power bricks, and chargers, and they're an integral part of a wide variety of electronic products. Power adapters convert AC voltage from a wall outlet to the DC voltage that charges the batteries in - or directly powers - cell phones, cordless phones, laptop computers, calculators, tools, digital cameras, camcorders, answering machines, and many other devices...