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Stories from Thursday, April 26, 2012

Council gives green light to proposed new Yacht Club (04/26/12)
The Cherokee City Council Tuesday night authorized an architectural contract for the proposed Yacht Club replacement project in Koser Spring Lake Park that will enable the volunteer Yacht Club Committee to continuing fast tracking towards the goal of constructing the new Yacht Club by the end of the year...
Eagle Scout Project benefits Holstein community (04/26/12)
When Ridge View High School junior Michael Perrett undertook an Eagle Scout project about a year ago, he not only successfully completed his project, he left an unforgettable imprint on the community of Holstein and especially the families of Holstein military veterans...
Ecofest volunteers needed today (04/26/12)
Adult volunteers are needed to help Middle School youth and teachers who will be cleaning up public areas on the east side of the city this (Thursday) afternoon. Please call City Hall, 225-2715 if you can help with this project. If you cannot help that day, please consider helping the high school youth on Thursday, May 3, as they clean up the City public areas on the west side...
Cherokee School Board approves CEA labor contract (04/26/12)
The Cherokee School District Board of Education, on the recommendation of Superintendent Dr. John Chalstrom, Monday night ratified the negotiated labor contract with the Cherokee Education Association for the 2012-2013 schol year. The new agreement calls for a 3.55-percent total package increase that will cost the District an estimated $263,000 if all employees of the District (including support staff contract yet to be ratified)) receive the 3.55-percent hike...
Chamber now accepting Rodeo Parade entry form (04/26/12)
The Cherokee Chamber of Commerce is now accepting entry forms for this year's Cherokee Chamber Rodeo Parade. The Rodeo Parade will be held on Saturday, June 2 at 4 p.m. The parade will begin lining up by 3:30 p.m. at Cherokee Washington High School...
Chamber Coffee (04/26/12)
This week's Chamber Coffee, at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, will be hosted by Rhoadside Blooming House, 205 Indian Street.
Absentee ballots available for Primary Election (04/26/12)
The Cherokee County Auditor's Office has announced that ballots for the upcoming Primary Election are available Thursday, April 26. Absentee ballots for the upcoming Primary Election are available in the Cherokee County Auditor's office located in the Cherokee County Courthouse at 520 W. Main St., Cherokee...
IDPH joins national Infant Immunization Week Observance (04/26/12)
The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) joins the CDC and local public health agencies across Iowa in recognizing April 21 through 28 as National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW). The observance is held every year to highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and to celebrate the achievements of immunization programs...
Cherokee tennis girls beat Storm Lake (04/26/12)
The improving Cherokee Washington High girls tennis teasm nicked Storm Lake 5-4 in Lakes Conference action in Cherokee Monday night. Cherokee won three of six singles matches and two of three doubles matches to record the team's fourth consecutive victory...
Tennis Braves fall at Storm Lake (04/26/12)
STORM LAKE - Cherokee's youthful Braves dropped a 7-2 Lakes Conference boys tennis decision to Storm Lake on the Tornadoes home court here Monday night. In varsity singles for Cherokee, Brett Walker lost 6-7, 2-6 to Blake Overmohle at #1; Matt Enderlin beat Jesse Luedtke 6-3, 6-2 at #2; Connor Ogren lost 6-3, 1-6, 0-1 (super tiebreaker) to Geoff Converse at #3; Alec Schultz lost 6-3, 2-6, 0-1 (super tiebreaker) to Taylor Friesen at #4; Eric Wilkie lost 1-6, 0-6 to Ross Dewerff at #5, and Alexx Maurer lost 0-6, 3-6 to Caleb Hinners at #6.. ...
Alta-Aurelia boys top MNW, 164-185 (04/26/12)
MANSON - The Alta-Aurelia boys defeated Manson-Northwest Webster, 164-185, in a Twin Lakes Conference golf dual here on Monday. The Warriors' Jaden Holton was the meet medalist, with an excellent round of one-under par 35, and teammate Nick Radke was runner-up medalist with a 42...
MMC girls win Remsen-Union Relays (04/26/12)
MARCUS - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn girls won the Rocket Relays hosted by Remsen-Union on the MMC track here Monday night. The Lady Eagles managed two firsts and eight runner-up finishes on their way to 156 points and the team title. Kingsley-Pierson/Woodbury Central was second in the team race with 150 points, followed by Remsen St. Mary's 103, R-U 76, Whiting 38, and Granville Spalding 28...
MMC girls win Remsen-Union Relays (04/26/12)
MARCUS - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn girls won the Rocket Relays hosted by Remsen-Union on the MMC track here Monday night. The Lady Eagles managed two firsts and eight runner-up finishes on their way to 156 points and the team title. Kingsley-Pierson/Woodbury Central was second in the team race with 150 points, followed by Remsen St. Mary's 103, R-U 76, Whiting 38, and Granville Spalding 28...
Young tennis Braves fall at Storm Lake (04/26/12)
STORM LAKE - Cherokee's youthful Braves dropped a 7-2 Lakes Conference boys tennis decision to Storm Lake on the Tornadoes home court here Monday night. In varsity singles for Cherokee, Brett Walker lost 6-7, 2-6 to Blake Overmohle at #1; Matt Enderlin beat Jesse Luedtke 6-3, 6-2 at #2; Connor Ogren lost 6-3, 1-6, 0-1 (super tiebreaker) to Geoff Converse at #3; Alec Schultz lost 6-3, 2-6, 0-1 (super tiebreaker) to Taylor Friesen at #4; Eric Wilkie lost 1-6, 0-6 to Ross Dewerff at #5, and Alexx Maurer lost 0-6, 3-6 to Caleb Hinners at #6.. ...
Dorothea (Dottie) June Escue (04/26/12)
Dottie Escue passed away on April 16 at home in Red Bluff, Calif. after a lengthy illness and a valiant fight. She was born on June 17, 1936 in Cherokee, to Lawrence and Lealdra Adolf. She married Albert Escue on Sept. 4, 1955 and had four children: Juanita Marie, James Brian, Nanci Anne and Bruce Craig. ...
Rollin Glawe (04/26/12)
Rollin Glawe, 45, of Le Mars passed away unexpectedly Monday, April 16, 2012 in Rochester, Minn. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 28, at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars, with Pastor Mike Hulinsky of the Le Mars Bible Church officiating. ...
Nielsen - Assad Engagement (04/26/12)
Dr. and Mrs. Daniel Assad of Rochester, Minnesota are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Katherine Assad, to Jon Nielsen, son of Peter and Cindy Nielsen of Alta. The couple will marry on May 19, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada...
Lightning a deadly natural force (04/26/12)
As weather experts, insurers, and homeowners keep a close watch on the hazards of spring storms, we caution people across the nation not to underestimate the destructive and deadly force of thunderstorms and lightning, which occur far more often and directly affect more of the U.S. than hurricanes...