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Stories from Monday, October 31, 2011

Two candidates seek City Council Ward 1 post (10/31/11)
Two candidates seek City Council Ward 1 post Peck, Miller on Nov. 8 City Election ballot By Paul Struck Editor There are two candidates for the Cherokee City Council's Ward 1 seat up for election in the Nov. 8 City Elections, including incumbent Jim Peck, and challenger Mark Miller, both Cherokee natives...
Discovering places unknown (10/31/11)
Nicole Hatch, a 2008 Washington High School graduate, began a internship in May for Daktronics of Brookings, S.D., a company that specializes in scoreboard, displays that includes video and sound. While juggling a dual internship in the Transportation Department and Service Sales, Nicole has had the opportunity to see new places while out on the open road...
Supervisors get update on counseling proposal (10/31/11)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors met with Cherokee County Human Resources Director Kristi Petersen on Tuesday to hear an update on an Employee Assistance Program Counseling Proposal. Petersen contends that this counseling program would be a benefit to county employees. The program would consist for five sessions per incident, per employee, along with members of their families who may be having mental health issues...
More changes in Aurelia (10/31/11)
AURELIA - The makeover of Main Street Aurelia continued this week with the purchase of the town's weekly newspaper, The 'Aurelia Star,' by veteran newspaper man Terry Holub. Cindy Hanner, the owner and editor of the Star for the last three years, has sold the paper to Holub, who earned his degree in Journalism from South Dakota State University in 1976, and has been involved in the newspaper business in Iowa or South Dakota ever since. Holub will publish his first edition of the paper this week...
Morningside runs in Mount Marty XC (10/31/11)
YANKTON, S.D. - Morningside College was the women's team champion and the Mustang men's team was runner-up at Saturday's Mount Marty College Invitational Cross Country meet here. The Mustang women scored 33 points to top a 12 team field, while the Morningside men had 45 points to finish 15 points behind Concordia University, which topped the 13 team field. ...
WHS Volleyball hands out awards (10/31/11)
The Cherokee Washington High School volleyball team recently announced the academic and athletic awards for which team members have been selected. Shanon Shaefer was named to the second team All-Lakes Conference team, while teammates Megan Carlson and Megan Hummel both earned honorable mention...
Hamblen - Peterson / son (10/31/11)
Nikki Hamblen and Derris Peterson of Cherokee announce the birth of their son, Daxton Anthony Peterson, who was born at 12:21 a.m. on October 22, 2011. Daxton weighed 8 lbs. 6 oz. and measured 21 inches long. His Grandparents are Wanda Miller of LeMars, Terry Hamblen of Sioux City and Rae Ann Peterson and Tony Peterson, both of Cherokee...
Swanson / daughter (10/31/11)
Dean and Giulia Swanson of Sutherland are the proud parents of a baby girl, Flaria Marie Ann Swanson, born at 2:35 p.m. on Oct. 20, 2011. Flaria weighed 8 lbs. 9 oz., measured 21 1/2 inches long, and was welcomed home by big brother Tyler and two big sisters, Brittney and Sydney. Grand[parents are Iltha V. Maziero and Adilson Maziero of Brazil and Mary Swanson and Norman Swanson of Hartley. A special thank you from the parents to Liz Stofferan, who helped out during the delivery...
Weiss / daughter (10/31/11)
Dan and Heather Weiss of Shenandoah are happy to announce the birth of their baby girl, Charlotte Michelle Weiss, on September 25th at 6:47a.m. Charlotte weighed 8 pounds, 11.6 ounces and measured 21 3/4 inches long. Proud grandparents are Michael and Ardy Urban of Cherokee and Dean and Debbie Weiss of Northboro, Iowa, and great-grandmother is Shirley Chase of Lincoln, Nebraska...
Basic Biittner (10/31/11)
I think it's time again to show the world just what "trivial" thoughts have been knocking around in my noggin recently. For many years, my friends and relatives have considered me a "Trivial Pursuit" genius of sorts, and want to be on my team if we are playing that game. ...
Cars of the future - ITS and more! (10/31/11)
Traffic tie-ups and fender benders may one day be a thing of the past, thanks to Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). In fact, the technology is there now to equip vehicles so that if ever stolen, they could be "instructed" to slowly grind to a halt and allow law enforcement to make the arrest!...