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Stories from Thursday, May 17, 2012

Renovated IC Church Pipe Organ Dedication Sunday (05/17/12)
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church will present an organ concert to celebrate the newly restored 21 rank Moeller pipe organ and the renovation/restoration of the worship space on Sunday, May 20 at 2 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public. ...
Hats off to RV Grads! (05/17/12)
Members of the River Valley Senior Class of 2012 are pictured tossing their mortar boards in the air to celebrate their graduation from high school on May 13. See more River Valley Graduation pictures in the RV Graduation Photo Gallery. Photo by Jolene Smith...
'Wings and Wheels' to air Sunday (05/17/12)
One of Cherokee's most popular traditions is the annual breakfast held at the Cherokee Airport.This year the event is bigger and better than ever. Not only will the breakfast feature great food, including pancakes, eggs, sausage and a beverage, but there will be plenty of airplane...
Aurelia Board approves $1.3 million in construction bids (05/17/12)
At Monday's monthly joint School Board meeting in Aurelia, the Aurelia Board held a public hearing to review and award bids for the renovation project to address ADA compliance, remodel and repair existing facilities at the Aurelia school. The Board approved the architect's recommendation of Woodruff Construction's bid of $950,000 for the project...
Chamber Coffee (05/17/12)
Friday's Cherokee Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be at the Cherokee Airport beginning at 9:30 a.m. The Airport's annual flight breakfast dubbed "Wings and Wheels Breakfast" is Saturday, starting at 7 a.m.
Cherokee 'Poppy Day' will be Saturday (05/17/12)
On Saturday, May 19 the Cherokee American Legion Auxiliary Treptow Post #230 members will be around Cherokee taking donations for poppies. The Auxiliary will be at K-Mart, Hy-Vee, Hy-Vee Drugstore, McDonald's, Bomgaars, and Fareway from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m...
WHS JV girls tennis team finishes season (05/17/12)
The Cherokee Washington High JV girls tennis team recently completed their season. Members of the team are : front row, left to right, Becca Sparks, Morgan Greene, Dallas Ellis, Abby Lubeck, Sammi Schoenherr, Amanda Kellen. Back, Kristen Gerhardt, Rachel Corken, Jennifer Davis, Lauren Yearous, Cassy Joines, Megan Hummel, Brianna Fowler, Katie Sambrano, Whitney Webb, Molly White...
Mustang's Schroeder earns GPAC honors (05/17/12)
SIOUX CITY - Morningside's Larry Mason was named the Great Plains Athletic Conference Women's Tennis Coach of the Year and his Mustangs placed five players on the All-GPAC first team, the league announced last week. Audri Smith made the squad at No. 1 Singles, Amanda Przymus at No. 2, Mary Horton at No. 3, Megan Solberg at No. 5 and former Cherokee Washington High prep Shannon Schroeder at No. 6...
MMC girls win 1A Golf District (05/17/12)
NEWELL - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn girls won their Class 1A Distict Golf Meet here Monday, carding a 402 team score and qualifying for Regionals Monday at Lake Park. Among individual qualifiers for MMC were Kayla Theisen with a 92, and Sarah McDermott 100. Other MMC scores were Alison Meehan 103, Alissa McDermott 107, and Anna Wilcox 116...
Schreier - Rhea / son (05/17/12)
Jason Schreier and Maegan Rhea of Sutherland are pleased to announce the birth of a baby boy, Gavin James Schreier, who was born at 4:34 a.m. on May 10, 2012. Gavin weighed 6 lbs. 13 1/2 oz., measured 18 3/4 inches long, and was welcomed home by his sister, Kapriece Rhea, and brothers, Kieler and Keaton Rhea. Grandparents are Denise Schreier of LeMars, Dave Schreier of Marcus, Mark Schroeder of Paullina, and Terri Schroeder of Sutherland...
Jordan - Myers / daughter (05/17/12)
Brittany Jordan and Paul Myers jr. of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their baby girl, born at 8:04 p.m. on May 11, 2012. Raelyn Mae Myers weighed 8 lbs. 5 oz. and measured 21 1/2 inches long. Her grandparents are Jacob and Amanda Jordan of Cherokee and Paul Myers sr. of Marcus...
Ernst - Wilson / daughter (05/17/12)
Shanel Ernst and Terry Wilson of Cherokee announce the birth of a baby girl, born at 3:09 p.m. on May 7, 2012. Haydenn Elizabeth Wilson weighed 6 lbs. 11 oz. and measured 18 1/2 inches long.
Cruz - McAlpine / son (05/17/12)
Isaac Cruz and Christina McAlpine of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of a boy, Ezra Isaac Cruz, who was born at 6:34 a.m. on May 10, 2012. Ezra weighed 8 lbs. 14 oz. and measured 21 inches long, and he was welcomed home by his sister, Alana Marley Cruz. Grandparents are John and Marlene McAlpine of Larrabee and Eva Cruz of Storm Lake...
Clausen / daughter (05/17/12)
Chad and Lia Clausen of Ida Grove announce the birth of their daughter, Julia Ruth Clausen, who was born at 7:25 a.m. on May 8, 2012. Julia weighed 6 lbs. 15 oz. and measured 20 inches long, and she was welcomed home by her big brother, Jacob. Grandparents are Laurence and Darlene Clausen of Holstein and Gail and Geri Aikey of Charles City...
Library News (05/17/12)
This seems like a good time to talk about weeds. They are everywhere, especially in my rock beds at home. However, in this case I'm not really talking about green stuff growing in the cracks of my driveway. Weeding is a term in library language used to describe the process of discarding items that are no longer useful. ...
Packing smart for trips (05/17/12)
With spring here, schools letting out, the Memorial Day Weekend on the near horizon, and travel in store for parents and students alike, a great trip could be in the bag if you follow a few packing tips. That's the advice from experts who say that as bringing luggage on planes becomes increasingly costly, packing light could save you money. ...