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Stories from Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Cherokee County Recognition Banquet Saturday (03/07/12)
The 17th Annual Cherokee County Recognition Banquet will be held Saturday at the Western Iowa Tech Community College Conference Center in Cherokee. The evening will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a social hour. Following the social hour will be a buffet dinner starting at 6:30 p.m. ...
Tuttle ISU Extension Program Coordinator (03/07/12)
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Cherokee County is pleased to announce that Mary Tuttle has accepted a position as County Program Coordinator. She began working in the position on February 24, 2012. Tuttle, a resident of Cherokee, previously worked as a Middle School Counselor in the Cherokee Community School System. ...
'Remembering Our Fallen' Sunday at Sanford Museum (03/07/12)
Beginning on Sunday, March 11, with opening ceremonies at 2 p.m., the Sanford Museum will be presenting a very emotional photo exhibit, "Remembering Our Fallen," a sad reminder of the ultimate sacrifice made by 79 Iowans killed in The War on Terror while wearing our country's uniform in Afghanistan or Iraq...
Special Aurelia Board Meeting March 13 (03/07/12)
AURELIA - The Aurelia School District will be having a special meeting on Tuesday, March 13 at 6:30 p.m. in the ICH Room (Room 7 in the former High School building). Tentative Agenda : 1. Call to Order 2. Approve Agenda 3. Welcome 4. New Business a. Presentation of revised renovation plans and cost estimates by Invision Architects...
Iowa Senator Feenstra files for re-election (03/07/12)
HULL -- State Senator Randy Feenstra (R-Hull) officially filed his nomination papers with Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz last week and pledged to run an aggressive campaign to represent Senate District 2, which includes all of Sioux, O'Brien and Cherokee counties, and the eastern four townships in Plymouth County...
85th Birthday (03/07/12)
Jerry Anderson of Aurelia will celebrate his 85th birthday, Saturday, March 10 with a family dinner. Jerry is a lifelong resident of Aurelia, and he retired in 1983 after 35 years as a sales manager for Moorman Mfg. Co. Jerry and his wife Betty are the parents of two children, a son, Gary, of Sioux City and a daughter, Chris (Mrs. ...
Totem tales (03/07/12)
For the past several days, the fourth grade students at RV Elementary have been reading about legends. One of the subjects touched on was the totem pole and what it meant in noting a tribe's history. Taking their lessons one step beyond, the students combined this new knowledge with creative writing and some craftsmanship and created their own totem poles. ...
Best Builders (03/07/12)
Fourth graders in Jan Brown's fourth grade science class at MMC Elementary were challenged recently with a building challenge: Using eight one inch strips of paper, could they construct a nest shape to hold blocks? No adhesives could be used. Eleven students found success with this activity. ...
County Democrat Convention (03/07/12)
The convention for the Cherokee County Democrats will be held in the Cherokee Washington High School Auditorium this Saturday, March 10. at 2 p.m. Registration will begin at 1:30 p.m.
Edward E. Rasch (03/07/12)
Edward E. Rasch, age 72 of Cherokee, passed away Friday, March 2, 2012 at his residence in Cherokee. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cherokee. Pastor Magrey deVega will officiate. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service at the church. ...
Donald J. Murphy (03/07/12)
Donald J. Murphy, age 79 of Cherokee, passed away Monday, March 5, 2012 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 8, at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee. Father Armand Bertrand will officiate...
Robert L. Robinson (03/07/12)
Robert L. Robinson, 63, of Cherokee, passed away Sunday afternoon, March 4, 2012 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 12 at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. ...
Lillie Emma Ewert (03/07/12)
Lillie Emma Ewert, 97, of Pierson, passed away peacefully, Thursday, March 1, 2012, at her home. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, at Salem Lutheran Church, rural Pierson, with Pastor Lorene Glant officiating. Burial was at Greenwood Cemetery in Pierson. ...
Kristen Barry, Luke Edwards to wed (03/07/12)
Michael and Caryn Barry of Marcus announce the engagement of their daughter Kristen to Luke Edwards, son of Roger and Mary Edwards of Pierre, South Dakota. The couple plan to be married Aug. 4th, 2012 at St. John's Lutheran Church in LeMars., and Luke and Kristen will make their home in Pierre, where she is an attorney at the Scheiber Law Firm and Luke is a Certified Public Accountant at Stulken Petersen...
Remember grilling safety (03/07/12)
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reminds grilling enthusiasts and basic backyard cooks alike to remember grilling safety as the outdoor cooking season heats up. U.S. fire departments annually respond to an average of 9,000 home fires involving grills, hibachis, or barbecues per year, causing approximately 150 injuries and $90 million in direct property damage...