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Stories from Friday, May 25, 2012

No Paper Monday (05/25/12)
Due to the Memorial Day Holiday, there will be no paper on Monday, May 28.
Hunecke resigns as WHS Principal (05/25/12)
Cherokee Washington High School Principal Larry Hunecke announced his resignation Thursday after serving the District for the past 10 years. Superintendent Dr. John Chalstrom said the District will now begin the process of looking for a replacement. "We will cast a wide net in searching for the ideal candidate," said Chalstrom Thursday...
Supervisors hear update on Landfill (05/25/12)
At their weekly meeting on Tuesday, the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors were given an update on the operation of the Cherokee Landfill by Solid Waste Commission Chairman Mark Leeds, Vice Chair Jeff Bowen and Landfill Manager Brent Kach. The Commission has held several meetings recently to try and sort out the financial woes at the Landfill. ...
City ponders Head Start building as 'new' Parks maintenance facility (05/25/12)
Cherokee's City Council Tuesday night discussed at length a proposal that would relocate the existing Head Start facility north of the City Airport to a site adjacent to the City Industrial Well Field south of Lake Street on the west of Koser Spring Lake Park...
County supports Yacht Club (05/25/12)
A generous $50,000 donation has been made by the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors on behalf of Cherokee County for the proposed new Koser Spring Lake Park Yacht Club in Cherokee. Participating in the recent presentation were, left to right, Yacht Club Committee members Mark Hecox and Sheree Hausmann; Supervisors Jeff Simonsen and Terry Graybill; Committee members Jamie Roof and Dave Lucas; Supervisors Dean Schmidt, Mark Leeds and Larry Prunty; and Committee members Kay O'Connor and Steve Thomas. ...
Times Gone By (05/25/12)
The physicians of the County Medical Society met in the offices of Dr. L. A. Wescott on the evening of May 15 to formulate plans looking toward the building of a county hospital according to the law passed by the 33rd General assembly. A year ago the subject was talked of to some extent and the editor of the Times, at that time editor of the Sentinel, did some writing urging such a move, but nothing came of it and the subject has lain quiet to be revived now with the hopes of getting it before the voters at the fall election. ...
Ridge View students do well at State Industrial Tech Fair (05/25/12)
On May 2nd, at the Northwest Iowa Industrial Tech Fair in Kingsley, Ridge View High School Industrial Tech students had 41 projects which qualified for the State Industrial Tech Fair, and on May 11th, students took those projects to the State Industrial Tech Fair at SE Polk High School and did very well. Ridge View students received 24 blue ribbons, 16 red ribbons, and 1 white ribbon, and also came away with 9 medals...
Hirschman to celebrate 80th Birthday (05/25/12)
Richard "Dick" Hirschman, of Cherokee, will celebrate his 80th birthday on Thursday, May 31. Cards may be sent to him at 710 N Roosevelt, Cherokee, Ia 51012. His family includes Steve (Kelli) Hirschman of Aurelia, Renee (Dan) Conley of Cherokee, Jan (Peter) Koch of Batavia, Ill., Rick (Emily Birkenholtz) Hirschman of Des Moines, and Sue Hirschman of Fort Dodge. He has seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren...
Ridge View girls shut out MNW (05/25/12)
GALVA - The Ridge View softball team improved to 2-1 on the young season as they defeated Manson-Northwest Webster 10-0 in 5 innings here on Wednesday. Getting the win on the mound for Ridge View was Mandy Wolver, who threw five innings and gave up two hits, while walking one and striking out five...
Newell-Fonda tops Ridge View girls (05/25/12)
GALVA - In an early season battle of highly-regarded softball teams, the Ridge View Raptors hosted the very talented Newell-Fonda squad here on Tuesday night and the Mustangs hung a tough 3-2 loss on the Raptors in a very good ball game. Taking the loss on the mound for Ridge View was Gretchen Kistenmacher, who pitched all seven innings and allowed three runs, with only one being earned, on seven hits. ...
Alta-Aurelia girls top G-T, 9-6 (05/25/12)
GRAETTINGER - Alta-Aurelia softball coach Dave Turnquist was much happier with the Warriors' second game of the season, as his team beat Graettinger-Terril, 9-6 here on Tuesday. Sophomore Tayler Rohwer pitched well for Alta-Aurelia, giving up five hits in seven innings and striking out six. Only one of G-T's six runs was earned, as a couple of Warrior errors led to some runs...
WHS girls Basketball Camp June 11-14 (05/25/12)
The Cherokee Washington High girls basketball coaches are excited to invite area youths to attend their upcoming basketball camp. Registration forms are available at WHS and the Cherokee Middle School. The camp is available to incoming 5th through 8th grade girls. ...
Braves Basketball Camp June 25-29 (05/25/12)
The Cherokee Washington High School boys basketball coaches are organizing a fundamental basketball camp from June 25th to June 29th at the Cherokee Middle School Gym. The camp is open to incoming 5th grade through 9th grade boys. The camp will focus on teaching the fundamentals of basketball throughout the five days. There will be a variety of contests and fun games related to basketball where campers can develop their skills...
Lavonne "Tootie" Perrin (05/25/12)
Lavonne "Tootie" Perrin Lavonne "Tootie" Perrin, 84, of Grenada Miss., died May 23, 2012 at her residence. Visitation was held Thursday, May 24, 2012 from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. at Garner-Harper Funeral with Rosary that follow at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass was held at 2 p.m. at St. Peters Catholic Church. Interment followed at Woodlawn Cemetery in Grenada, Miss...
Basic Biittner : More anniversary dates (05/25/12)
... and here's another historic anniversary you don't hear much about ... The year 2012, if my math skills haven't completely deserted me, marks the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812. From an historic perspective, the War of 1812 is not considered "one of the biggies" among the many wars in which the United States has been involved. ...
No, freedom isn't free (05/25/12)
As Memorial Day arrives we all give pause to remember those we mourn who have passed from our lives. On this original "Decoration Day," also pay tribute in many ways to our fallen military heroes who have paid the ultimate prize to help ensure our freedoms, and to all those who follow them into serving their country...