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Stories from Wednesday, January 25, 2012

CrossRidge Church celebrates Anniversary (01/25/12)
HOLSTEIN - Over 150 people celebrated CrossRidge's 1st Anniversary milestone on Sunday, Jan 8, held at Lohff Schumann Community Center (LSCC) in Holstein. The evening started with a free soup dinner served by CrossRidge (CR) youth group. Next, a worship celebration was held that ended with believers in Christ presenting individual goals to God for this coming year. ...
Marcus Cub Scout Pack 113 now recruiting (01/25/12)
MARCUS - Cub Scout Pack 113 is now recruiting new eligible boys who want a fun, educational scouting experience. Cub Master Cory Bouchard is looking for all boys beginning at age six with their parent's approval to come on our Scout Bus Tour in Marcus on Saturday, Feb. 4, beginning at 1 p.m...
'City Lights ... Women's Night' at WITCC (01/25/12)
The annual "City Lights ... Women's Night," sponsored by Centers Against Abuse and Sexual Assault, will be held on Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Western Iowa Tech Community College Conference Center, 200 Victory Dr., Cherokee. The cost is $25 per person and includes a meal. Reservations, with assigned seating, should be made with Julie Schulenberg at 712-225-5003...
Museum program rescheduled (01/25/12)
The Cherokee Sanford Museum had to postpone its Jan. 21 Woodturing Program with Perry Polson due to weather. The program has been rescheduled to Sunday Jan. 29 at 3 p.m. Polson will show a cross section of his work and examples of his creative process, and he will also show examples of before and after, as well as how to find the natural edge on a piece...
'Quimby 125' History Book (01/25/12)
Randy Bell of Bell Books, Rose Hill, Mo. was in Quimby last Wednesday to work with the history book committee doing a layout of the new 'Quimby 125' History Book. Books at the Early Bird Price of $47.50 can still be reserved till March 1, and after March 1 the price will be $55. Call Shirley Perrett, 712-445-2674 to reserve a book...
Pritts elected Chamber President (01/25/12)
Pictured is the new Cherokee Chamber of Commerce Board President, Justin Pritts, left, presenting a plaque to outgoing president, Scott Weber. The Chamber Board recently held election of officers with the following being elected: Justin Pritts -- President, Ben Shuberg -- Vice President, Jan Morton -- Secretary/Treasurer and Scott Weber -- Past President. ...
Ridge View vies at OABCIG meet (01/25/12)
IDA GROVE - The Ridge View wrestling team competed in the 42nd Herb Irgens OA-BCIG wrestling tournament this weekend and competed well. Ridge View finished in 11th place with 66 points with a "beat up" squad. Here are Ridge View place winners: 1st place, Nathan Myrice at 220 lbs.; 5th place, Luke Kliegl at 106; 6th place, Logan Schafer at 285; 7th place, Dru Kenny at 152; 7th place, Henry Sippel at 182...
Wolverine boys fall to 12-2 L-B (01/25/12)
CORRECTIONVILLE - The River Valley boys took on Lawton-Bronson in Western Valley Conference basketball here on Friday and, after trailing by a single point at the end of the first quarter, the Lawton-Bronson team began to pull away, increasing their lead to six at the half and then extending it throughout the second half, before posting a final victory by a 60-36 score...
Turnovers hurt Braves at HWC (01/25/12)
HULL - The Cherokee Braves managed to score just 14 second-half points in last week's 73-41 loss at Hull Western Christian, after falling behind 52-27 at halftime. Jake Spindler led the Braves offense with 17 points, while Eric Wilkie tallied 12. Spindler and Wilkie also led their team in assists with four apiece, and Marc Husman battled the superior Wolfpack height inside to come away with nine hard-earned rebounds...
HWC girls rip cold-shooting WHS (01/25/12)
HULL - The Cherokee Washington High girls shot just 27 percent from the field in a decisive 68-30 setback at Hull Western Christian here last week. Cherokee sank 12-45 field goals for 27 percent, including 2-13 three-pointers, and 4-14 free throws. The host Wolfpack made 24-57 field goals for a warm 42 percent, and converted 18-22 free throws...
Braves win double dual at SL (01/25/12)
STORM LAKE - The Cherokee Braves captured a Lakes Conference double dual here last week, defeating Hull Western Christian 31-30, and beating host Storm Lake 45-36. Luke Zeimen was a double winner for Cherokee with two falls to his credit, while Hunter Morrow, Jose Morales, and Miah Back also registered pin wins...
Wrestling Braves vie at OABCIG Meet (01/25/12)
IDA GROVE - Seven Cherokee wrestlers medaled at last weekend's Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove Wrestling Tournament, featuring a whopping 17 teams. In the team race, the Braves placed 10th with 67 points and had a couple grapplers missing the meet due to injuries. ...
A sound you can live with (01/25/12)
With winter bearing down on us and furnaces kicking in, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recommends smoke alarms in every bedroom, outside all sleeping areas, and on every level of the home, including the basement. Almost two-thirds of home fire deaths per year result from fires in homes with no smoke alarms at all or no working smoke alarms...