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Stories from Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Halverson one of Iowa's top nurses (05/23/12)
Cherokee Regional Medical Center's Dondee Halverson was recently named to the list of 100 Great Iowa Nurses for 2012. Halverson currently serves as the Emergency Room/Surgery Department Nurse Manager at CRMC. She and the other honorees were recently recognized at a ceremony in Des Moines...
Host homes/yards needed for RAGBRAI riders (05/23/12)
Host homes for RAGBRAI riders are needed for Cherokee's hosting of the first overnight og RAGBRAI XL on Sunday, July 22. The following are a few of the many requests for accommodations received at City Hall. Linda & friends, a group of six, average age 60, from Indianola wants to pitch a tent on your yard, also has a small RV. Bathroom facilities requested...
County voting hours, locations for Primary Election (05/23/12)
The Cherokee County Auditor's Office reminds voters that the polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5th for the Primary Election. All residents in the State of Iowa must vote in the precinct in which they reside on Election Day. Polling locations for Cherokee County residents are:...
Quimby to get it on for 125th Birthday Bash (05/23/12)
QUIMBY - The schedule is finalized and exciting plans are proceeding for Quimby's Quasquicentennial Celebration set for Friday, June 29 through Sunday, July 1. The town's 125th Birthday will be celebrated by three days packed full of entertainment, displays, a Flea & Craft Show, street dances, All-School Reunion, Golf Tournament, Antique Tractor Show, Quilt Shows, Beer Garden, Car Show, Parades, free watermelon, Midway, Bingo, and countless other fun and games for the entire family throughout all three days.. ...
A-A girls advance to State Golf Meet (05/23/12)
EMMETSBURG - The Alta-Aurelia girls golf team continued their season-long excellent play Monday on the Five Island Golf Club course here, cruising to a victory in the Class 2A Region 1 Golf Tournament. The Warrior girls posted a team score of 379 to beat runner-up Sheldon by 12 strokes. Both teams qualified for the Class 2A State Tournament, which will be held on the River Valley Course in Adel on Tuesday May 29 and Wednesday May 30...
SOS, A-A boys play in District Golf (05/23/12)
STORM LAKE - The South O'Brien and Alta-Aurelia boys golf teams both competed in the Class 2A Golf District Tournament at Lake Creek on Friday. and one individual from each school did qualify to move on to the State Tournament in Livermore. Alta-Aurelia's Jaden Holton and South O'Brien's Shaan Desai each posted an 18-hole score of 80 to tie with East Sac's Zac Mason for 4th plcae...
State Co-ed Track & Field update (05/23/12)
DES MOINES Cherokee's Marc Husman placed eighth in the 800 meters and teammate Eamon Adamson placed 11th in the 1600 meters at last week's 2012 Class 2A Iowa State Track & Field Championships at Drake Stadium in Des Moines. Also on Saturday's final day, Ridge View's shuttle hurdle relay of Kyle Wessling, Christian Egger, Derrick Williams, and Sergio Carbajal finished sixth in a time of 1:00.86...
Wilbur W. Sealman (05/23/12)
Wilbur W. Sealman, 87, of Cherokee, passed away Sunday, May 20, 2012 in the Iowa Veteran's Home in Marshalltown. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 24, at 2 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Ethan Sayler will officiate. Cremation will take place following the service and burial will be in the Grundy Center Cemetery at a later date. ...
Norman L. Robeson (05/23/12)
Norman L. Robeson, 91, of Cherokee, passed away Sunday, May 20, 2012 in the Countryside Estates in Cherokee. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 24, at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Carolyn Hollar will officiate. Burial will be in the Sunset View Cemetery at Washta. There will be military rites at the graveside by L.A. Wescott Post #2253 of the V.F.W...
Frances M. Vaughan (05/23/12)
Frances M. Vaughan, age 96 of Arthur, and formerly of Cherokee, passed away Monday, May 21, 2012, at Horn Memorial Hospital in Ida Grove. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 24, at St. Martin's Catholic Church in Odeboldt Father David Hemann will be officiating. ...
Pearl P. Jenness (05/23/12)
Pearl P. Jenness, age 83, of Cherokee, passed away Saturday, May 19, 2012 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee surrounded by her family. Funeral services were held on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee. ...
Memorial Day's special significance (05/23/12)
Another Memorial Day nears, and although it marks the unofficial start of the summer vacation season, the holiday means much more than that. Memorial Day is the day Americans set aside to honor those who have died during military service to the United States, especially the nation's war dead...