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Stories from Friday, June 8, 2012

CCT to perform 'Nunset Boulevard' (06/08/12)
Members of the Cherokee Community Theatre are currently in rehearsals for their next production, "Nunsense," the latest addition to the hilarious "Nunsense" series of plays. The Little Sisters of Hoboken have been invited to sing at the famed Hollywood Bowl, and they are thrilled at the prospect - until they realize they were instead booked to perform at the Hollywood Bowl-A-Rama, a bowling alley with a cabaret lounge...
New Director of Nursing at Country Side (06/08/12)
Country Side Estates in Cherokee recently named Kerry Collins as their new Director of Nurses. Collins is a Cherokee native, and she has vast professional experience in nursing with a career that has spans over 27 years. Her education experience began at the University of South Dakota, and she then attended the University of Nebraska and the Nebraska Methodist Hospital School of Nursing. Photo by Mike Leckband...
Flag Disposal ceremony (06/08/12)
Cherokee Boy Scout Troop 107 will be conducting a Flag Disposal ceremony at the Cherokee Airport at 6 p.m. on Flag Day, June 14th. This is a public event, and people are encouraged to bring their lawn chairs. Anyone who has a flag that they would like to retire is also encouraged to contact Orville Saxby at 225-2642, bring it to the Saxby home at 209 N. 6th Street, or bring it to the airport ceremony on June 14th...
RAGBRAI Ride Right Committee in town (06/08/12)
On Monday, members of the RAGBRAI Ride Right Committee took some time out of their RAGBRAI inspection pre-ride to stop at Letche's Bike Shop and pose for a picture. The group started in Sioux Center on Sunday to inspect the selected roads for the big bike event coming in July. ...
Theatre Camp comes to Cherokee (06/08/12)
The Cherokee Community Theatre's CCT Jr. proudly announces plans for Summer Theatre Camp this summer. Open to youth who have completed 1st grade through 8th grade as of Spring 2012, the camp will provide an opportunity for the children of the Cherokee area to learn about theatre and perform this summer...
Supervisors Meeting (06/08/12)
At their weekly meeting Tuesday, the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors met with County Maintenance worker David Driggs to discuss his concerns about the lawnmower used on the Courthouse property. The mower has been repaired and the Board took no action on this item, but they will continue to look into the possible purchase of a new piece of equipment...
Sioux Valley Amateur coming up (06/08/12)
Qualifying for the Sioux Valley Amateur golf tournament will be from June 9-15 and the storied Match Play tournament will be played at the Cherokee Country Club on June 16 and 17. The very first winner of the Sioux Valley Amateur 84 years ago was David Sauter in 1925. ...
Times Gone By (06/08/12)
Some time during Tuesday night burglars made their annual visit to the Turner store in Marcus. This makes the seventh time that the store has been entered by burglars. They broke out the window in the front part of the store, entering and then breaking the lock on the back door so that they could easily make their getaway...
Warrior boys have good weekend (06/08/12)
ALTA - The Alta-Aurelia boys kicked off a great weekend of baseball with a 16-2. five-inning Twin Lakes conference win over Laurens-Marathon here on Friday. James Curbow went the distance on the mound for the Warriors, giving up two earned runs, while striking out three, walking two, and hitting two batters. ...
Police Reserves' Golf Tournament in Aurelia (06/08/12)
The Cherokee Police Reserves will hold their 8th annual Golf Tournament on Monday June 18 at the Aurelia Golf Course.The tournament is open to the public, and it will be a four person, Best Ball format. There will be door prizes, hole prizes, and much much more...
Gladys F. Hull (06/08/12)
Gladys F. Hull, 92, of Mason City went to her heavenly home Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at the Good Shepherd Health Center. Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 9, at Cedar Cemetery near Larrabee. There will be no visitation. Memorials may be directed to Iowa Hospice. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.majorericksonfuneralhome.com...
Robert (Bob) Lee Lundquist (06/08/12)
Robert (Bob) Lee Lundquist, 75, of Cherokee, passed away at Cherokee Regional Medical Center, in Cherokee, on June 6, 2012, following a courageous 11-year battle with cancer. A service of remembrance will be held at Tuesday June 12 at 11 a.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cherokee. ...
Jenness / son (06/08/12)
Matthew and Erika Jenness of Moville are happy to announce the birth of their son, Korver Rowley Jenness. Korver was born at 10:36 p.m. on May 24, 2012. He weighed 7 lbs. 2 oz., measured 20 1/2 inches long, and was welcomed home by his sister McKinley...