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Stories from Friday, January 6, 2012

First baby of 2012 is a girl (01/06/12)
David and Alisa Utesch of Remsen are the proud parents of the 2012 New Year's baby born at Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Madisyn Elizabeth was delivered at 3:56 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 2 by Dr. Chris VandeLune. She weighed in at seven pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches long. Congratulations to the CRMC New Year's Baby!...
Huseman announces bid for new House District 3 (01/06/12)
Royd Chambers, (R-Sheldon),has announced that he will not run again in 2012. Chambers, first elected in 2002, serves House District 5, consisting of Osceola, O'Brien, much of Clay and four townships in Sioux County. In the recent redistricting process, a new House District 3 was created made up of O'Brien and Cherokee counties, along with four townships in Sioux County and four townships in Plymouth County. Chambers was placed in the same district as Representative Dan Huseman of Aurelia...
It's easy! Be a team player and recycle, Cherokee! (01/06/12)
Effective Jan. 1, Cherokee residents now have a more efficient method to recycle, thanks to an amended City Recycling Ordinance approved in December. Much of the past year, the City has reviewed its recycling policies with Sanitary Services and the Cherokee County Solid Waste (Landfill) Commission...
Supervisors hold 2012 Reorganization meeting (01/06/12)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors held its 2012 Reorganization meeting on Tuesday at the Cherokee Courthouse. Kris Glienke, Cherokee County Auditor and Clerk to the Board of Supervisors, called the meeting to order and began the reorganization process...
Feenstra launches re-election bid (01/06/12)
HULL -- State Senator Randy Feenstra (R-Hull) launched his re-election campaign this week for the Iowa Senate and pledged to run an aggressive grassroots campaign to represent the newly created Senate District 2, which includes all of Sioux, O'Brien and Cherokee counties and the eastern four townships in Plymouth County...
Times Gone By (01/06/12)
In order to encourage the farmers of Cherokee County to grow better corn, the First National Bank of Cherokee, Iowa, has offered $10.00 in cash to be given to the exhibitor of the best ten ears sample of corn grown in this county at the ninth annual exposition and contest of the Iowa Corn Growers' exposition and contest of the Iowa Corn Growers' association...
MMC boys shut down Remsen St. Mary's, 52-29 (01/06/12)
REMSEN - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn boys reeled off a 15-2 scoring run in the fourth quarter to put away host Remsen St. Mary's 52-29 in basketball action here Tuesday night. The Eagles jumped to an 18-10 lead in the first period, and led 24-19 at halftime, before icing it with a solid second-half performance...
Brown/Hinterholzer engagement (01/06/12)
Carrie Brown of Paullina and Thomas Hinterholzer of Pfaffenschwendt, Austria are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Carrie, the daughter of David and Reba Brown of Paullina, is a graduate of South O'Brien High School, and is currently working in Innsbruck, Austria...
Scaletty, Renken to exchange vows (01/06/12)
Angela Scaletty and Ryan Renken, both of Overland Park, Kansas, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. The future bride is the daughter of Steve and Robyn Scaletty of Lawrence, Kansas. She is a 1998 graduate of Lawrence High School, and earned her Bachelor's degree in business from the University of Kansas in 2003. She is currently employed at Restaurant Technologies Inc...
Home fires can be avoidable (01/06/12)
Nearly three in four people killed in home heating fires in 2010 died in fires that involved (stationary or portable) space heaters. In 2010, heating equipment was involved in an estimated 70,000 U.S. home structure fires, 800 civilian deaths, 1,800 civilian injuries, and $10 million in direct property damage. The peak months for home heating fires are December, January, and February...