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Stories from Monday, April 30, 2012

Marcus fund-raiser to benefit Hueser family (04/30/12)
MARCUS - There will be a fundraiser held Wednesday, May 16 at the Marcus Community Center from 6-8 p.m. for the Dan & Kelli Hueser family. Hamburgers, bars, chips and drink will be served with a free will offering, and to-go containers will be available...
Supervisors consider new mower purchase (04/30/12)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors met with Dave Driggs, Maintenance at the Cherokee County Courthouse, on Tuesday. Driggs brought the Board several price quotes from Builders Sharpening and Service for a replacement lawn mower for the Cherokee County Courthouse...
Aurelia School Board discusses building project (04/30/12)
AURELIA - The Aurelia School District Board of Directors met in a special session here on Thursday for a Building Renovation Workshop concerning this summer's building project. Matt Gillespie from Piper Jaffray Investment Services in Des Moines discussed the pros and cons of the various means of financing the project, including bond issues involving either property tax or sales tax...
Fessler Minnesota Hall of Fame inductee (04/30/12)
St. PAUL, Minn. - Calumet native and Sutherland High graduate Paul Fessler has been inducted into the Minnesota Coaches Hall of Fame. Fessler, named interim women's head coach at University of Concordia-St. Paul in 2000, inherited a program that struggled to post double digit wins in a season for nearly a decade. In his first season, Fessler guided the Golden Bears to a 12-win season as CU was the suprise of the Northern Sun Conference...
Indians topple tennis Braves, 7-2 (04/30/12)
The Spirit Lake boys handled the Cherokee Braves tennis team 7-2 in Lakes Conference action in Cherokee last week. In varsity singles for Cherokee, Brett Walker lost 4-6, 2-6 to Brandon Stoll at #1, Matt Enderlin fell 1-6, 2-6 to Wes Berquist at #2, Connor Ogren beat Trystan Wiedow 6-2, 6-7 (tiebreaker), 1-0 (tiebreaker), Alec Schultz lost 3-6, 3-6 to Connor Rowley at #4, Eric Wilkie lost 5-7, 2-6 to Andrew Ites at #5, and Alexx Maurer lost 1-6, 2-6 to Jackson Walsh at #6...
Braves golfers compete at Storm Lake (04/30/12)
STORM LAKE - Medalist Ryan Gutz carded a 35 to lead Storm Lake to the championship of a Lakes Conference boys golf quadrangular here last week. The host Tornadoes shot a 155 team score to defeat runner-up Estherville-LC with 177, followed by Le Mars 179, and Cherokee 186...
Cherokee's Woods 9th at Drake Relays (04/30/12)
DES MOINES - Cherokee senior thrower Taylor Woods placed 9th in the shot put at last week's Drake Relays here. Woods, bound for Morningside College on a track and field scholarship, threw the heavy ball 36-7 1/4 at Drake Stadium. Her best throw so far this season, and her personal best, is 39-2, although she has been over 40-0 in practice sessions...
Basic Biittner : Fun and Games? (04/30/12)
It kind of pains me to write this column, because I feel I've always been an optimistic, "glass half full"-type of guy, choosing to look at the bright side of things. Like many of you, I first became interested in sports as a youngster, initially participating actively, then, as the years went by, becoming more of a spectator...
Tree-care booklet valuable tool (04/30/12)
The Arbor Day Foundation is offering a handy tree-care booklet designed to help people plant and care for trees. Anyone can receive the "Conservation Trees" booklet simply by making a $3 donation to the Foundation. Conservation Trees is a user-friendly booklet that features illustrations, colorful photos and easily understood descriptions. ...