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Stories from Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Special CSB fund benefits 'Baby Emmett' (09/21/11)
Cherokee State Bank has established a special fund to help defray medical costs for baby Emmett, son of Tina Woltman and Chad Zorr, and is planning a bake sale on Friday, Sept. 23 starting at 9 a.m. at the bank. Tina, the daughter of Glen and Bev Woltman of rural Cleghorn, worked as the bank receptionist for seven years...
Changes at City Hall (09/21/11)
Changes abounded at Cherokee City Hall last week,as the members of the City Council took their places in a newly arranged seating,and Leo Klotz retired from his years of service on the Board of Adjustment.
Depot hosts Fall Family Fest, Photo contests Saturday (09/21/11)
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. The day will kick of at 9 a.m. Also at 9 a.m. ...
Get your Homecoming Parade entry in (09/21/11)
The Cherokee Washington High School Student Council has announced that people or businesses interested in participating in the 2011 WHS Homecoming Parade on Oct. 7 have until Sept. 30 to submit their float entry. Parade float entries may be sent to fowlerbrianna@ccsc.k12.ia.us...
'Trash or Treasure' is back (09/21/11)
Sanford Museum Association will present "Trash or Treasure" with Charles Schoenknecht and Ward Paul. Ward and Chuck are professional estate appraisers who come to the Sanford each year for a fundraising event to benefit the Museum Association. For this event, you may bring up to two items to be appraised. Your items must be brought to the Museum on Friday, Sept. 23, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m...
Marcus teen killed in accident (09/21/11)
Sawyer Leavitt, age 16, son of Tom and Becky Leavitt from Marcus, died from the injuries he received in a one vehicle accident 1/2 mile South of C-38 on D Aveune. The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office responded to the accident at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18...
Chargers stampede River Valley (09/21/11)
CORRECTIONVILLE - Justin DaSilva rushed for four touchdowns and quarterback Alex Runneberg passed for four TDs and rushed for a fifth TD to lead Laurens-Marathon to a resounding 66-8 win over River Valley in 8-player football action here Friday night...
Warriors fall short against HMS (09/21/11)
ALTA - Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn (3-1 overall, 2-0 in District play) stopped host Alta-Aurelia (1-4, 0-2) on a two-point conversion attempt in the final seconds here on Friday and held on for a 45-44 win over the Warriors. Alta-Aurelia's Jalen Henningsen, who totaled 189 yards rushing on 18 carries, scored his second touchdown of the game to bring the Warriors within one point, but the Hawks stopped a similar effort for the two-point conversion and held on for the win...
Wolverines lose in OT to West Lyon (09/21/11)
PAULLINA - South O'Brien lost a heartbreaker to the visiting 8th-ranked West Lyon team Friday night on a blocked extra point in overtime. The game started well for the Wolverines when with 9:26 to go in the second quarter Adam Paulsen plunged in from one yard out to put SOS up 6 to 0. Michael Callahan kicked the extra point to make the score 7-0...
West Hancock hammers MMC (09/21/11)
MARCUS - Smarting from a loss to Le Mars Gehlen the week before that knocked them off their #1 perch in the State Class A rankings, the 4-1 West Hancock Britt Eagles soared by the Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Eagles 51-6 here Friday night. MMC tallied its lone touchdown when quarterback Tanner Utesch hooked up with Zach Specht on a 10-yard pass play. ...
Sawyer Leavitt (09/21/11)
Sawyer Leavitt, 16, of Marcus, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011 following a motor vehicle accident near Marcus. Funeral services were held today at 10:30 a.m. at the Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn High School Gymnasium in Marcus. Burial will follow at Marcus Amherst Cemetery. ...
Greenwood - Van Gilder Engagement (09/21/11)
Tim and Patty Greenwood of Cherokee proudly announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their son Patrick to Alicia Van Gilder, daughter of Tony and Connie Van Gilder of Hudson, Ohio. Alicia is a 2004 graduate of Hudson High School and earned a B.A. in Fashion Design in 2008 from Kent State University. She currently lives in Ft. Myers, Florida, and is employed as a design development manager for Jewelry at Chico's, F.A.S...
Extention Line (09/21/11)
This week, we bring you some good information about apple harvest and storage from Paul Domoto, ISU Extension Fruit Specialist: The cool temperatures we have been experiencing are optimum for promoting red color in apples. The red color comes from anthocyanin pigments in the skin that are enhanced by good exposure to sunlight and cool night temperatures that drop into the lower 50's and 40's. ...
Scarecrows, Fall Family Fest a joy (09/21/11)
Our hats are off to the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce and all the businesses who participate in the annual Dowtown Cherokee Scarecrow Contest, also in conjunction with the annual Cherokee Fall Family Festival on tap Saturday at the historic, restored Cherokee Rail Road Depot...