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Stories from Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Dynamic Women's Spa Night (09/14/11)
Dynamic Women will be having a Spa Ladies' Night Out event on Monday, Sept. 26 at the Family Life Center in the Meriden Evangelical Free Church in Meriden. Day-Spa Displays, open from 5:45 p.m. until 6:20 p.m., will give suggestions for making appointments and choosing activities for your own 'DIY at home' or 'Home-town' Day Spa Experience...
Fifth grade farm tour (09/14/11)
The annual Cherokee County fifth grade farm tour was held on Tuesday. Students from Cherokee, River Valley, Aurelia, and Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn spent the day visiting area agriculture centers such as the Little Sioux Corn Processors, Sand Seed, Fordyce Dairy and the Sullivan Hog Farm. Pictured are members of the River Valley fifth grade class as they explore the Sullivan Hog Farm. Photo by Mike Leckband...
Prairie Heritage Center plans family fun activities (09/14/11)
An "Evening Prairie Hike" will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. Meet at the Prairie Heritage Center for a mile hike. Wear sturdy shoes and bring your sense of adventure. The beauty and diversity of a tall-grass prairie peaks in the late summer. The Big Bluestem grasses take on an amber hue and reach for the sky with their towering height...
America to celebrate United States Constitution (09/14/11)
WASHINGTON, DC --Sept. 17, 2011, begins the national celebration of Constitution Week. The week long commemoration of America's most important document is one of our country's least known official observances. Our Constitution stands as a testament to the tenacity of Americans throughout history to maintain their liberties and freedom, and to ensure those inalienable rights to every American...
Legacy Foundation benefits Archery Club (09/14/11)
The Full Draw Archery Club of Cherokee received a $2,750 grant from the Cherokee County Legacy Foundation this past spring. The money received was used to purchase an enclosed trailer to store and transport targets and equipment used for the club's 3-D tournaments and special events...
River Valley whips winless Whiting, 48-6 (09/14/11)
WHITING - Skylar Shever scored three touchdowns and rushed six times for 44 yards to pace River Valley to a 48-6 demolition of Whiting here Friday night in 8-player football. Brennan Riedemann rushed nine times for 47 yards and a TD, and also threw a TD pass to Josh Pansegrau for the winning Wolverines. Brennan's older brother Brody, back from an early season injury, also threw a TD pass to Brennan good for 35 yards...
South O'Brien nicks Indians, 13-10 (09/14/11)
POCAHONTAS - South O'Brien's Zach Nieman rushed for two touchdowns, including a 20-yard scamper to pay dirt. to lead the Wolverines to a tense 13-10 District victory over Pocahontas Area/Pomeroy-Palmer here Friday night. Perhaps the story this night was the outstanding defensive effort of South O'Brien led by an amazing 21 tackles by Tanner Matthews, and a dozen stops by John Gray. Adam Paulsen was in on seven tackles, and Tim Jenness six...
MMC handles Belmond-Klemme (09/14/11)
BELMOND - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Eagles rushed for three touchdowns and passed for three TDs to share the wealth and pocket an entertaining 46-30 District football win over Belmond-Klemme here Friday night. MMC quarterback Tanner Utesch figured in on four TDs, completing 13-20 passes for 304 yards and two TDs, rushing for a third, and then being on the receiving end of a tricky 27-yard TD pass from receiver Zach Specht. ...
Warriors fall to ranked West Lyon (09/14/11)
INWOOD - Eighth-ranked West Lyon overcame a 6-0 deficit with three second-quarter touchdowns totaling 22 points on the way to a hard-fought 36-12 Class 1A District football win over Alta-Aurelia here Friday night. The visiting Warriors opened the scoring when an alert Jalen Henningsen picked off a pass and returned it 60 yards to pay dirt to stun the large West Lyon crowd and stake Alta-Aurelia to a 6-0 lead they would retain throughout the period...
Theresa M. Volkert (09/14/11)
Theresa M. Volkert, 55, of Cherokee, passed away Saturday afternoon, September 10, 2011 in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center following a lengthy illness. Funeral services were held today at 10:30 a.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Cherokee. Pastor Jon Riggert officiated. ...
Beverly A. Livermore Huth (09/14/11)
Beverly A. Livermore Huth, 70, of Washta, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, at Cherokee Regional Medical Center of Cherokee after a two-year bout with cancer. A funeral service was held at 10:30 a.m. today at St. ...
Joyce E. Woltman (09/14/11)
Joyce E. Woltman, 69, of Cherokee, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 07, 2011, at the Touchstone Living Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 12, at the Immaculate Conception Gymnasium in Cherokee. Father Armand Bertrand officiated...
Helen G. Bryan (09/14/11)
Funeral services for Helen Bryan, 92, of Aurelia, were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 12 at the First United Methodist Church in Aurelia, with Pastor Missy Brown officiating. Visitation was one hour prior to the service, with the family present, at the First United Methodist Church...
Upchurch/Winterhof engagement (09/14/11)
Dan and Lynn Winterhof of Aurelia and Kendall and Sue Upchurch of Zearing announce the approaching marriage of their children Alexandra (Allie) Upchurch and Tanner Winterhof. Allie is a 2007 graduate of Colo-Nesco High School and 2010 graduate of AIB College of Business with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration...
Extension Line (09/14/11)
"Are you planning a tailgate party?" asks Holly VanHeel, Iowa State University Extension Nutrition and Health Program Specialist. If you are, a few well-planned steps may mean the difference between a food safety nightmare and sure success. Although you can't see or smell them, and often can't taste them, bacteria are everywhere - especially on foods of animal origin. Under the right conditions, bacteria can grow, food may spoil, and food borne illness may occur...
Parents not in the 'no' (09/14/11)
The results of a recent study showing that children well-understand the effects of nagging until they get their way should come as no great revelation to most parents. Today's kids have made an art form out of nagging and begging for certain materialistic items until the poor parents toss their hands in the air and cave in just to quiet the persistent child...