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Stories from Monday, April 9, 2012

New business opens in Cherokee Tuesday (04/09/12)
A new business is opening in Cherokee on Tuesday, as Kathy Woodall opens an office at 213 N. 2nd St. as an independent distributor of Advocare health and weight loss products. Kathy, a Registered Nurse who has worked in Surgery at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center for the last 12 years, became interested in Advocare products last winter...
A-A Jazz Band to State (04/09/12)
All of the Alta-Aurelia K-12 students came to the gym in Alta Thursday afternoon for a "send off" celebration for the Alta-Aurelia Jazz Band, which will be playing at the State Jazz Band competition in Des Moines on Tuesday.The Jazz Band members display posters the elementary students made for them. Photo by Lorri Glawe...
Cherokee Driver's Education sign-up (04/09/12)
Driver's Education sign up is in progress for the Cherokee Community School Driver's education program. Washington High Students may sign up at the high school office now. Students in 8th grade who are 15 years of age or need a school permit will sign up in the near future at the Cherokee Middle School. Students must have an instructional permit in order to sign up...
Cherokee spring yard waste days (04/09/12)
The City of Cherokee has announced that yard waste will be picked up by Sanitary Services on your regular recyclable service day on the following dates: West side of Cherokee will be Thursdays, April 12, and May 3; and the East side of Cherokee will be Fridays, April 13, and May 4...
Easter Bunny comes to town (04/09/12)
On Wednesday the Easter Bunny, along with help for the ladies of the Cherokee Wa-Tan-Ye service organization, visited the children at the Early Childhood Learning Center and Bright Beginnings Day Care. The Bunny brought each child a easter treat to the delight of the kids who were over joyed meeting the Easter Bunny. Photo by Mike Leckband...
Cleghorn requests County funds for 125th Celebration (04/09/12)
The Cherokee County Supervisors held their regular meeting last week and among the people on the Board's agenda was Carrie Smeltzer of the Cleghorn 125th Committee. Smeltzer was requesting funds to help with the Cleghorn 125th Celebration, which will take place in June of 2015...
Iowa Wind Energy Association Conference (04/09/12)
The Iowa Wind Energy Association Conference will be held at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines April 9 through April 11. Keynote address by Denise Bode of American Wind Energy Association, with presentations on storage and alternative uses for wind energy, updates from regulatory agencies, electrical transmission project updates, along with small and community wind projects...
Book winner (04/09/12)
The Washta library has announced that Jacob Ebert is a recent winner in Librarian Ruby's reading contest. As his reading reward, Jacob will be adding a new book to his own library at home. Photo by Ron Flewelling
Rotary Student of the Month for March (04/09/12)
The Rotary Student of the Month for March was Brianna Fowler. During her high school career, Brianna was involved in Student Council, Tennis, Swimming National Honor Society, Drama, Cheerleading and Speech. Brianna is the daughter of Amy and Kevin Fowler. Photo contributed...
Joan Wilson Memorial 5k race in LeMars (04/09/12)
Le MARS - The 8th annual Joan Wilson Memorial 5K will be run at 9 a.m. on Saturday April 28 on the Maser Fitness Trail in the Le Mars Municipal Park. Particpants can register online at http://allsportcentral.com, or pick up registrations at the YMCA in Le Mars. Early bird registration discount expires April 13, 2012...
A-A Warrior Boosters to meet April 11 (04/09/12)
The Alta-Aurelia Warrior Boosters will be having a meeting in the High School Commons in Alta at 6 p.m. on Wednesday April 11. The boosters invite all parents of 7-12 grade Alta-Aurelia students who participate in sports to attend the meeting, where they will be able to meet the Booster Club's new Co-Presidents, Kirk and Marcia Nelson, and also thank past co-Presidents Al and Deb Stange for their service...
Braves compete in weight lifting meet (04/09/12)
GOWRIE - Five Cherokee Braves, led by Jack Letsche's and Skyler Mongan's first-place finishes, competed in the recent weight lifting meet at Prairie Valley High School here. Competing by weight class in both the bench press and hex-bar deadlift were Letsche, Nate Seliger, Stetson Dagel, Skyler Mongan, and Devon Mongan...
MMC girls clip R-U, HWC in golf openers (04/09/12)
The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn girls clipped host Remsen-Union 219-227 last week to kick off the 2012 War Eagle Conference golf season. The Eagles played at Hull Western Christian the following night and won on criteria by one stroke after the teams played to a 220-220 tie...
Tennis Braves tumble to Storm Lake (04/09/12)
The Cherokee Braves opened their 2012 Lakes Conference tennis season with a 7-2 setback at the hands of Storm Lake here last week. In varsity singles matches for Cherokee, Brett Walker lost 10-2 to Cole Anderson at #1, Matt Enderlin beat Storm Lake's Blake Overmohl 11-9 at #2, Eric Wilkie lost 10-1 to Jesse Luedtke at #3, Alec Schultz fell 10-1 to Geoff Converse at #4, Andrea Pavanello fell 10-2 to Taylor Friesen at #5, and Nathan Fowler lost 10-5 rto Ross Dewerff at #6...
Cherokee girls beat SL in tennis (04/09/12)
STORM LAKE - The youthful Cherokee Washington High girls tennis team defeated Storm Lake 5-4 to kick off Lakes Conference action for the new season here Tuesday night. In varsity singles for Cherokee, Denise Freed beat Alyssa Sievers 10-7 at #1, Emily Estala beat Emmerly Mai 10-6 at #2, Taylor Meyerhofer lost 10-4 to Erin Deters at #3, Megan Carlson lost 10-7 to Lan Houng Brown at #4, Shelby Bingham lost 10-5 to Noul Keovyphone at #5, and Brooke Luetkeman beat Paige Cavanaugh 10-4 at #6...
NWC Soccer signs Benson (04/09/12)
Alex Benson of Badger, Iowa recently signed a letter of intent to continue his soccer career at Northwestern College, beginning this fall. Benson is a 6-0 goalkeeper at Fort Dodge High School. He has been a two-year starter for the Dodgers, is a two-time All-Central Iowa Metro League (CIML) All-Academic honoree, and is also a member of the National Honor Society. ...
A-A girls beat St. Mary's (04/09/12)
STORM LAKE - The Alta-Aurelia girls' golf team scored another convincing victory here Thursday as they defeated Storm Lake St. Mary's, 193-253, in a Twin Lakes Conference dual meet at the Lake Creek Country Club. Alta-Aurelia's Kelsi Snyder was meet medalist with her score of 45, while teammate April Goslinga was runner-up medalist with a 48. Jenna Snyder also shot a 48 for the Warriors, while Erica Lockin had a 52 and Maddi Meier a 59...
Harold Brownmiller, Jr. (04/09/12)
Funeral services for Harold Brownmiller, Jr. of Aurelia, 80, were held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 7, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aurelia, with Pastor Larry Lemke officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, rural Aurelia. Redig Funeral Home of Aurelia was in charge of arrangements...
Loucks, Duncan engaged (04/09/12)
Steve Loucks of Cherokee is proud to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of his daughter, Chelsea, to C.J. Duncan of Mountain Lake, Minnesota. Chelsea, a 2009 grdauate of Aurelia High School, is currently attending the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, working towards a degree in History and Criminology...
Farm tractor rollovers a deadly problem (04/09/12)
Iowa farmers already are, or will soon be going full-bore planting their crops for the new growing season. Caution, farmers. Tractor rollovers are the single deadliest type of injury incident on farms and it is reported that of the 4.7 million tractors in the U.S. ...