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Stories from Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Cherokee Symphony Pops Concert Oct. 30 (10/19/11)
This year's ever-popular Cherokee Symhony Pops Concert will be held Sunday, Oct. 30 at the Cherokee Community Center at 4 p.m. Admission fee for individual concerts is $10. Popcorn and punch will be available at no charge. Maestro Lee Thorson, a cellist and instructor from Storm Lake, has been conductor since 1981. Maestro Thorson will be recognized for his 30th year as conductor. Come and have some fun at the Symphony...
Heritage Center Spooks host spectral soiree (10/19/11)
Are you one of those individuals whose idea of having a high old time is getting the living bejeebers scared out of you so bad that your hands suddenly do a whole lot of trembling and you discover that you are no longer able to sleep without a nightlight?...
Fire Prevention Week (10/19/11)
Lynette Hyndman's Kindergarten class at Cherokee Roosevelt Elementary School rode with Sparky in the Cherokee Fire and Rescue's supply/equipment truck during Fire Prevention Week. However, a rainy day made it necessary to ride inside the truck. Photo contributed...
Needy Children Raffle and Auction Dec. 17th (10/19/11)
Year 2011 is the 40th year that Cherokee's Stan Sitzmann, assisted by many friends, including Mary, Tom and Naomi Keller, has been running a fundraiser for needy children. The Kellers have been helping Stan for the last 22 years. They will be selling raffle tickets door-to-door in Cherokee and the surrounding communities in the coming weeks, and a raffle will be held on Saturday, Dec. 17 at the Brightside Lounge in Cherokee...
Aurelia motorist struck by train (10/19/11)
An Aurelia man was taken to Cherokee Regional Medical Center with incapacitating injuries on Monday, after his car was struck by a train, the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office reported. At approximately 1:53 p.m., Eric Charles Herman, 35, was westbound on Cherokee county road C-43. According to the sheriff's office, Herman's vehicle struck the crossing arms on the train tracks at 550th Street. Herman's vehicle was then struck by a southeast-bound Canadian National train...
#2 E'Hawks crush Warriors, 48-6 (10/19/11)
ALTA - The #2 team in the state, the undefeated Emmetsburg E'Hawks, rolled into Alta on Friday, and when they left they headed north with a 48-6 win over the out-manned Alta-Aurelia Warriors. Emmetsburg rolled up 313 yards on the ground and also completed one of two passes they attempted, good for a 26 yard touchdown...
WHS girls compete in SL tourney (10/19/11)
STORM LAKE - Cherokee Washington High played some of their best volleyball to date at Saturday's Storm Lake Invitational, but could not translate that into victories, finishing the rugged tournament with a 1-4 match record. Cherokee lost 2-1 to Storm Lake in their opener, losing by game scores of 19-21, 21-18, 5-14; defeated Emmetsburg 2-0 on game scores of 21-14, 21-14; lost 2-1 to Spirit Lake by scores of 19-21, 21-19, 12-15; lost 2-0 to Estherville-LC by scores of 18-21, 15-21; and lost 2-0 to Storm Lake on scores of 22-25, 15-25.. ...
Ridge View stymies Cougars, 32-29 (10/19/11)
MANSON - Ridge View quarterback Seth Johnson passed for three touchdowns and ran for a another to lead the Raptors to an entertaining 32-29 upset win over Manson NW Webster here Friday night. Johnson hooked up with Kris Alesch for two TDs, and Ryan Garthoff for one, and also rushed for one TD...
Wolverines Improve to 5-4 on season (10/19/11)
HARTLEY - Friday night South O'Brien traveled to Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn for a tough War Eagle Conference football game against the Hawks. The Wolverines picked up a 20-0 win to make it three wins in row, the last two being shut-outs. With the win, South O'Brien guaranteed themselves a place in the 1A play offs - the first time since 1992 that the Wolverines have accomplished this...
Ridge View competes at WVC XC (10/19/11)
MOVILLE - The Western Valley Conference held its Conference Cross Country meet here on Saturday, with the Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto boys and the Woodbine girls capturing the team titles. Ridge View's varsity girls finished 8th and the Raptor boys were fifth...
Alta-Aurelia boys 2nd in TLC XC (10/19/11)
MANSON - South Central Calhoun scored 49 team points to win the Boys' team title in the Twin Lakes Conference Cross Country meet here on Saturday, edging the 2nd place Alta-Aurelia Warrior boys, who scored 64 points as a team. Sioux Central was 3rd, SE Webster-Grand 4th, and Prairie Valley 5th...
Raptors compete in Heelan VB Classic (10/19/11)
SIOUX CITY - The Ridge View Raptors played in another top-line tourney against tough opponents Saturday, competing in the Heelan Classic Volleyball Tournament at the Long Lines Center in Sioux City. The Raptors got off on the right foot, as they beat Western Valley Conference foe Lawton-Bronson in three sets, 21-19, 16-21, 15-6, but that was the highlight of the day for Ridge View. ...
SC takes Twin Lakes VB tourney (10/19/11)
LAKE VIEW - Sioux Central won the 11-team Twin Lakes Conference Volleyball Tournament, played over two nights at four venues last week. The Rebels came out of Pool B in Sioux Rapids, topping Prairie Valley, Manson/NW Webster, and Storm Lake St. Mary's in pool play. They met Pool A runner-up winner South Central Calhoun, which had played its pool games in Lake View, in the tournament semi-final game in Lake View on Thursday, and the Rebels won, 25-16 and 25-17...
Darleen D. Johnson (10/19/11)
Darleen D. Johnson, 87, of rural Quimby, passed away Sunday, October 16, 2011 at the Heartland Care Center in Marcus. Funeral services were held today at 10:30 a.m. at the Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Quimby. Pastor Don Meyer officiated. Burial was at the Quimby Cemetery...
Huitt / daughter (10/19/11)
Andrew and Heidi Huitt of Perry are happy to announce the birth of a baby girl, Madelyn Marie Huitt, born at 8:52 a.m. on September 13, 2011. Madelyn weighed 9 lbs. 4 oz. and measured 18 1/2 inches long, and she was welcomed home by her big sister, Sabrina Kaylynn, age 2 1/2...
Extension Line (10/19/11)
In anticipation of what is to come in weather, here are some chores to prepare the garden for winter. Roses: Modern, bush-type roses (hybrid teas, floribundas, and grandifloras) require protection during the winter months. Iowa's low winter temperatures can severely injure and sometimes kill unprotected roses. ...
Turn in those poachers (10/19/11)
With the hunting seasons upon us, we encourage Iowans to join with the Department of Natural Resources in the on-going effort to rid our state of thoughtless, law-breaking wild game poachers. Poaching is a crime. In essence, poachers steal our natural resources while giving all hunters and fishermen a bad name...