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Stories from Monday, September 12, 2011

Depot hosts Fall Family Fest (09/12/11)
The Cherokee Depot Renovation, Inc. will be holding its 10th annual Fall Family Fest 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. Lunch will start at 11 a.m. until the food is gone. ...
CSB donates to 'Keeping the Faith' Fund (09/12/11)
Cherokee State Bank has donated $1,000 to the "Keeping the Faith Fund," a project to improve accessibility at the Cherokee VFW Club. Cherokee County Work Services is also selling 9/11 t-shirts and buttons for the project. Left to right, Cherokee State Bank President Mike Hunter, a veteran himself, presents CCWS co-Director Jan Wieland with the check as Cherokee VFW members Richard Waterbury, Al Kleihauer, Mark Patterson and Ed Boger observe. ...
MEFC Praise Band (09/12/11)
The Meriden Evangelical Free Church recently held a concert at its church in Meriden which featured local talent from both the Meriden Evangelical Free Church and Oakdale Evangelical Free Church. Pictured, left to right, upper stage, is the Meriden Evangelical Free Church Praise Band, Robin Bunch, Jan Tjeerdsma, Randy Hinds, Ben Cox, Michael Bush, and Baldo Pulido. ...
CBPW reorganizes into 'Cherokee Career Women' (09/12/11)
The Cherokee Business and Professional Women (CBPW) Chapter has reorganized, and charted a new organization called Cherokee Career Women (CCW). The purpose of CCW is to provide a social network of support of working women. Membership is open to all. If your daily responsibilities limit your opportunity to meet other working women, this is the organization for you...
WITCC Levy on Ballot (09/12/11)
On Tuesday's School Election Ballot, Western Iowa Tech Community College of Sioux City, with branch campuses in Cherokee and Denison, and satellite facilities in Le Mars and Mapleton, will seek renewal of the current physical plant levy. This levy is not a new tax. ...
Cherokee Symphony organizes for 2011-2012 Concert season (09/12/11)
The Cherokee Symphony Orchestra and Board of Directors look forward to great anticipation to the 2011-2012 concert season. Most people in the area are familiar with the Symphony's history. People who are new to the area, might wish to know the Symphony was co-founded in 1956 by local residents, Merle Robinson and Della Beth Thomson, when "orchestra" was offered by the Adult Education Program...
City Council progressing on Park facilities (09/12/11)
In a special workshop meeting last week, the Cherokee City Council explored ways to reduce the estimated $500,000 costs of constructing a new Yacht Club facility and a new Maintenance Shop building in Koser Spring Lake Park. After input from a handful of citizens at an August 23 Public Hearing, the Cherokee City Council voted unanimously to move forward with plans to issue an estimated $500,000 General Obligation Bond to finance a new Yacht Club and Maintenance Building in Koser Spring Lake Park.. ...
River Valley VB girls edge Ridge View (09/12/11)
By Paul Struck Editor River Valley's 8-1 volleyball team pocketed a hard-fought 3-2 match from neighborhood rival Ridge View (6-3) in an exciting triangular in Cherokee Thursday night. The Wolverines battled back to win the Western Valley Conference match by game scores of 25-16, 24-26, 17-25, 25-11, 15-12...
Cherokee girls split VB matches (09/12/11)
By Paul Struck Editor The Cherokee Washington High volleyball team split a pair of entertaining matches with neighboring Ridge View and River Valley here Thursday night, defeating Ridge View 2-0 on game scores of 25-22, 25-22; and falling 1-2 to River Valley by game scores of 25-12, 26-28, 8-15 after failing on a game-two match point...
Braves explode at MVAO, 53-28 (09/12/11)
MAPLETON - The so-far dormant Cherokee Braves bloomed in a rejuvenated offense to record a scintillating 53-28 victory over Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto in opening Class 2A District football action here Friday night. The Braves unleashed a potent rushing game and some timely defensive stops to post their first win of the season after totaling an 0-3 early season start, with three of four games on the road against tough competition...
Sioux Central sweeps A-A VB girls (09/12/11)
ALTA - Sioux Central swept Alta-Aurelia 3-0 in volleyball action here last week, claiming game scores of 25-14, 25-11, 25-22. Tyler Rohwer paced the host Warriors in hitting with a 7-11 effort and three kills, followed by Katie Turnquist 5-10 and three kills, Alexis Hernandez 4-10 and two kills, and Tena Heschke 3-5 and one kill...
JV, freshman Braves fall to Storm Lake (09/12/11)
Visiting Storm Lake overcame an 8-6 deficit in the first quarter with three unanswered touchdowns - one in each period - to claim a 28-8 win over the Cherokee JV Braves football team here last week. Cherokee scored its lone TD in the first quarter on a 93-yard kick-off return by Blake Booth keyed by hustle blocks from Luke Lamoureux and Zac Bennigsdorf...
MMC VB girls beat Spalding, 3-0 (09/12/11)
MARCUS - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn volleyball team defeated Granville Spalding 3-0 in War Eagle Conference action here Thursday night. Erica Dreckman led a spirited hitting attack by the Eagles, totaling 30-40 attacks and a whopping 18 kills. Jalyn Doeden was 21-26 hitting with nine kills, followed by Kayla Foresman 11-14 and five kills, Alison Meehan 9-12 and two kills, Alex Dreckman 11-13 and seven kills, and Kayla Theisen 5-8...