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Stories from Friday, April 13, 2012

Sine Nomine Honor Band (04/13/12)
Recently, 17 students represented Cherokee Middle School at the 35th Annual Sine Nomine Honor Band, held this year at Le Mars Middle School. The band is comprised of students from the middle schools bands in Cherokee, Le Mars, Sheldon, Spencer, and Storm Lake. ...
Supervisors canvass Aurelia election results (04/13/12)
On Tuesday, the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors canvassed the results of the Aurelia School District special election held on Tuesday, April 3. Jill Titcomb, Cherokee County Deputy of Elections, brought the results to the Board to be canvassed...
City Council plows through busy agenda (04/13/12)
The Cherokee City Council Tuesday night reviewed and adjusted the City's health insurance, and property and liability insurance policies with local agents, and approved a special ordinance concerning vendor fees for RAGBRAI XL scheduled to overnight in Cherokee Sunday, July 22, bringing an estimated 20,000 people to town...
Cherokee spring flushing schedule (04/13/12)
The City of Cherokee has recently announced its spring flushing schedule. On Monday, April 16 flushing will be west of U.S. Highway 59 to the railroad tracks and north on Bluff Street to Victory Drive to include the Lundsgaard Addition, Fishman Addition and in the area of Autumn Park Apartments, Hy-Vee Food Store and Sioux Valley Drive...
WHS Prom April 21 (04/13/12)
The 2012 Cherokee Washington High School Prom - "Hot and Cold" - will be held on Saturday, April 21, with the Grand March beginning at 8 p.m. The doors will open for the public at 7 p.m. The cost for admission is $2 per person for balcony seating. As has been done in previous years, parents with WHS students attending prom will need to pre-purchase their lower level bleacher seats and they will be limited to two tickets per WHS student attending Prom...
Times Gone By (04/13/12)
Little Hilda Gellert, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Theo. Gellert, met her death in a peculiar accident at the school three miles east of town yesterday afternoon. In company with the teacher, Miss Grace Winters, Hilda and four other children started home. ...
PTO Luncheon in Aurelia Saturday (04/13/12)
AURELIA - The Aurelia School Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) is sponsoring a Baked Potato Bar and Ice Cream Sundae luncheon at the Aurelia Community Center this Saturday, April 15, from 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., and there will be a drawing for a raffle basket at 1:15 p.m...
Foresman to play basketball at NWC (04/13/12)
ORANGE CITY - Kayla Foresman (Cleghorn, Iowa) has signed a letter of intent to continue her basketball career at Northwestern College next year. Foresman is a multi-sports star who lettered four years for the Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn basketball team. ...
Spindler medalist at Spencer triangular (04/13/12)
SPENCER - Emmetsburg captured a boys Lakes Conference golf triangular here Tuesday night, carding a 175, followed by Spencer 176, and Cherokee 180. Cherokee senior Jake Spindler was meet medalist after scoring a 38. Emmetsburg's Mike Myers was runner-up with a 39...
A-A girls win another golf dual (04/13/12)
AURELIA - The Alta-Aurelia girls had another good outing on the home course in Aurelia on Tuesday, when they toured the course in 190 team strokes. The occasion was a Twin Lakes Conference dual match with Newell-Fonda, but the Mustangs didn't have enough players to field a complete team...
Lloyd R. Robinson (04/13/12)
Lloyd R. Robinson, 85, of Meriden, passed away Thursday morning, April 12, 2012 at his home. Graveside memorial services for Lloyd and his wife Lucille will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 17, at Meriden Cemetery in Meriden. Pastor Larry Ostercamp will officiate. ...
Betty E. Fell (04/13/12)
Betty E. Fell, 90, of Cedar Rapids, a former longtime Quimby resident, passed away Wednesday morning, April 11, 2012 at the Heritage Nursing Home in Cedar Rapids. Funeral services will be held Monday, April 16, at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. ...
Diane M. Unkrur (04/13/12)
Diane M. Unkrur (A.K.A. - Big Red), the daughter of Bernard F. Enneking and Margaret E. Dickson, was born on Aug. 2, 1942 in Marcus. She was one of seven children, and in 1960 graduated with the last class from Meriden High School. Diane worked as a nurses' aide at Sioux Valley Hospital where she met her future husband Leo "in bed" - while he was recuperating. In 1962 Diane married Leo Unkrur and together they had three sons: Paul, Pat and Pete...
'Earth Day' - The environmental alarm clock (04/13/12)
April 22 represents the 42nd anniversary of "Earth Day" - a day meant to focus our thoughts and renew our commitments to caring for this place we call home. It calls attention to how we manage our lives to assure the health and vitality of our landscape and resources that we enjoy. Just like the clock in our bedroom that goes off in the morning to wake us for a new day - Earth day is the alarm going off to remind us of a new future...