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Stories from Thursday, October 27, 2011

Quimby farmer wins tractor demo (10/27/11)
ORANGE CITY -- Ken Todd, a grower from Quimby, won a free 100 hour demo of a Case IH MX315 tractor for fall 2011. Todd was among the more than 500 growers who entered a drawing to win the tractor demo at the Pioneer Hi-Bred Research Center Open House and Field Day in Orange City this summer...
OCCB receives award for efforts (10/27/11)
The O'Brien County Conservation Board recently received a Wildlife Habitat Improvement Award from the Iowa Division of the Izaak Walton League of America. This award is presented to county conservation board agencies for their service in planting, preserving and restoring wildlife habitat within their county...
Retired Cherokee man "digs for treasure" (10/27/11)
When Phil Anderson of Cherokee retired from 25 years of working at Tyson's in December 2009, he was looking for something fun to do to fill his time. In the spring of 2010, the Aurelia High School graduate (Class of '66) purchased a metal detector, and soon discovered that he had found the entertaining hobby he was seeking...
Chamber Coffee (10/27/11)
This week's Chamber Coffee will be hosted by Careage Home Care, located at 212 West Bluff Street.
Scouts honor (10/27/11)
Along with the dedicated Cherokee VFW Color Guard and its 21-gun salute at every Cherokee Braves home football game, is the loyal, patriotic Cherokee Boy Scout Troop 107, which raises the flag during the National Anthem. Here, left to right, Scout Master Barry Nelson, and Troops Robert Klingborg, Brian Nelson, William Bateman and Benjamin Nelson. Photo by Paul Struck...
Cherokee men charged with child pornography (10/27/11)
Donald Coffey, age 23, and Justin Slattery, age 25, both from Cherokee, have been charged with one count of producing child pornography. The charge is contained in an Indictment unsealed September 29, 2011, in United States District Court in Sioux City...
Wildcats tame MMC 30-22 in finale (10/27/11)
MARCUS - Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn's Dalton Brady rushed for two touchdowns and quarterback Tanner Utesch passed for another, but it was not enough as visiting Woodbury Central tallied four TDs to eke out a 30-22 Class A District football regular-season finale here Friday night...
Wendell P. Urban (10/27/11)
Wendell P. Urban of Cherokee, 71, passed away Saturday morning, Oct. 22, 2011 with his loving family by his side. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. at Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Pastor Claude Hogle officiated. ...
At the Library (10/27/11)
Can you believe the beautiful fall weather? I see the farmers working hard to harvest their crops as I drive to and from work. I've always wondered what it would be like to ride in one of the huge combines. Would it be noisy? Would it be bumpy? Well, one of these last weekends I got to ride in a combine. To my surprise, it was not nearly as loud as I thought it would be and the ride was much smoother...
Appreciating Iowa's countryside (10/27/11)
Those Iowan's fortunate to live in the rural countryside of our State know what they have in the natural beauty, attractiveness and cleanliness of their homesteads, residences and surrounding land. Many of these Iowan's take the extra effort to show the pride in the place that they own and live. ...