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Stories from Monday, June 4, 2012

Cherokee Rodeo held (06/04/12)
The Cherokee Chamber of Commerce PRCA Rodeo kicked off on Thursday. Rodeo fans got lucky when the rain on Thursday finally stopped just in time for the 7:30 Rodeo performance. However, the rain made the arena at the Cherokee County Fairgrounds particularly muddy for riders such as this contestant in the Bareback Riding event...
Directory donation (06/04/12)
Oak Hill Cemetery Directory Committee member Richard Boothby, left, is proud to accept a donation in the amount of $1000 from North Star Community Credit Union manager Jeff Hayes. Boothby stated that the fundraising effort is going well, and construction on the Oak Hill Cemetery Directory will start this summer . Photo contributed...
Cleghorn Ice Cream Day funds for electronic sign (06/04/12)
The seventh annual Cleghorn Ice Cream Day will be held on Saturday, June 9, with activities beginning at 4 p.m. in the City Park and vicinity. Ice Cream Day is the major fundraiser for the Cleghorn Community Center Board. With past funds raised, they have contributed to the building of the Cleghorn Community Center, a patio onto the Center, a lighted cement basketball court, parking space for the Center, landscaping and furnishings for the Center, including a fully-equipped kitchen, and new playground equipment, among the major projects.. ...
County voting hours, locations for Primary Election (06/04/12)
The Cherokee County Auditor's Office reminds voters that the polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 9 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5 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:...
Living With Loss Grief support group reunion (06/04/12)
The Living with Loss Grief Support Group will be holding their 3rd Annual Grief Support Reunion on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Spring Lake Park Shelter House. There will be a pot luck style meal served with meat, beverages, plates and utensils provided. Everyone is encouraged to bring a salad, side dish or dessert to share...
City Council holds special meeting (06/04/12)
The Cherokee City Council held a special meeting on Tuesday at the former Head Start building, located at 324 Lake St. Along with the Cherokee City Council, City Administrator Don Eikmeier and Park Superintendent Duane Mummert were also in attendance...
City Council holds special meeting (06/04/12)
Bridge closed (06/04/12)
The Cherokee County Engineer's Office has released a statement that the M-21 bridge north of C-63 is closed, and it is currently unsafe for travel as there are no guardrails. The Engineer's Office also reminds the public that is unlawful to go around or to move the barricades that are in place...
MMC class camp-out (06/04/12)
Marcus Meriden Cleghorn fourth grade students recently got closer to nature as they participated in a class camp-out at Koser Spring Lake Park in Cherokee. This was the fourteenth year of heading the camp-out for Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn teacher Jan Brown and her husband Ron. ...
CRMC recognizes scholarship winners (06/04/12)
Each spring, Cherokee Regional Medical Center and the Cherokee Regional Medical Center Auxiliary give scholarships to area high school seniors who are interested in a career in health care. There were many outstanding applicants from the graduating class of 2012. ...
Ridge View boys get another mound gem (06/04/12)
EARLY - The Ridge View High School baseball team rolled to their fifth victory without a loss here on Thursday as they defeated Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove, 11-1 in five innings. The Raptors' pitchers continued their amazing mound performances, as Kyle Wessling threw a no-hitter, the second of his career. ...
RV gals take two games (06/04/12)
KINGSLEY - Participating in the Kingsley-Pierson Softball Tournament Saturday, River Valley upended Newell- Fonda, ranked 4th in the state, 1-0. Mackensie Fitch led off the sixth inning with a single and was bunted over by her sister Bailey. Newell-Fonda misplayed the ball amd Fitch went to third. ...
Alta-Aurelia girls fall to RSM (06/04/12)
ALTA - The Alta-Aurelia girls made contact in every at-bat in their non-conference softball match-up here with Remsen St. Mary's on Thursday, "Nobody struck out," said A-A coach Dave Turnquist, " but we couldn't find a hole. Remsen St. Mary's played great defense" on their way to a 4-0 win...
Mathes and teammates shatter school mark (06/04/12)
MARION, Ind. - Morningside College's women's 3200 Meter Relay team placed sixth at the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships here last weekend and their time of 9:07.02 shattered the former school record in the event, set in 2010, by more than five seconds. The Mustang girls had turned in a 9:18.06 time in the prelims, which was the seventh best qualifying time...
Anderson/Nedved engagement (06/04/12)
Steve and Diane Anderson of Cherokee and Tom and Jill Nedved of Pocahontas announce the engagement of their children, Kayla Marie Anderson and Maxwell Thomas Nedved, both of Iowa City. Anderson graduated from Aurelia High School in 2008 and Kirkwood Community College in 2011, with an associate's degree in Human Services. She is currently attending the University of Iowa working on her Bachelor's degree in Social Work...
Basic Biittner : London Calling (06/04/12)
Basic Biittner : London Calling For the second consecutive summer, in the immortal words of Paul Revere, "the British are coming, the British are coming!" Every so often, the Brits remind the United States and the rest of the world that, though they are small in size, there's an awful lot of tradition and talent in the British Isles...
Multiple benefits of swimming (06/04/12)
School is out, we've just celebrated Memorial Day and, in another sure sign of summer, the Cherokee Aquatic Center is open for the season. The advent of air conditioning has somewhat lessened the public pool's role as a source of summertime heat relief, though certainly not completely, but there are plenty of other reasons to head for the pool this summer...