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Stories from Monday, June 11, 2012

June Art Wall (06/11/12)
Tracy Rasmussen, left, State/District Secretary at the Cherokee County Soil and Water Conservation District , and intern Rachel Husman are pictured hanging all the poster artwork from the recent CCSWCs Conservation Poster Contest at the Cherokee Sanford Museum. The artwork will be featured in the Museum's East Gallery during the month of June. Students from around Cherokee County competed to have the best poster, using the theme "Soil To Spoon."...
Deborah's School of Dance celebrates 35 years (06/11/12)
It's a blessing to be able to do what you love in life as a profession. For the past 35 years, that's what one woman has been able to accomplish. Sharing her love of dance with countless students in Northwest Iowa. Deb Dunn, owner of Deborah's School of Dance, of Cherokee and Storm Lake, began her life as a dancer instructor in her senior year in high school...
'Summer Pantry Party' (06/11/12)
Jewett Chiropractic, along with Irwin Family Chiropractic, will e sponsoring a "Summer Pantry Party" on Wednesday June 27. They are asking for donations of paper products and non-perishable food items to replenish the Mid-Sioux Cherokee County Food Pantry, and for every five items donated, the donor's name will be entered into a drawing for a door prize. Door prizes are being donated by local businesses...
Free Parenting Program at Roosevelt Elementary (06/11/12)
Rooosevelt Elementary School will present a three -part program - designed to give parents practical parenting skills they can use immediately - on three upcoming Tuesday evenings, June 12, 19 and 26, from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. The program, called "Becoming a 'Love and Logic' Parent and Early Childhood Parenting Made Fun" will help parents answer questions...
Talent Show sign-up (06/11/12)
The Bill Riley State Fair Talent Search will be held at the Cherokee County Fair starting at 10 a.m. on Sunday, July 8. You can enter this show by calling 712-225-4306 or email sharonlheld@hotmail.com. The ages are two through 13 for sprouts, 13 through 21 for seniors...
'Renew Rural Iowa' program (06/11/12)
The Iowa Farm Bureau's "Renew Rural Iowa" program is offering a business success seminar on June 26, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at Northwest Iowa Community College, 603 W. Park St., Sheldon, IA. Do you need help taking your business to the next level or finding appropriate talent or funding?...
Four generations (06/11/12)
Four generation of the Robert Compton family recently got together. Pictured are, front row, Robert Compton of Cherokee, who is holding his great-granddaughter, Emily Kate Compton. Back row, Allan Compton of Garden Ridge, Texas, and Aaron Compton of Plano, Texas. Photo contributed...
River Valley girls win one of four (06/11/12)
CORRECTIONVILLE - River Valley used a strong pitching performance from MacKensie Fitch and a defensive web gem from Olivia Goetsch to upset 10th- ranked Ar-We-Va, 5-3, in a game played here on June 1. Fitch allowed three hits and struck out seven, and helped her own cause at the plate with a two-run double, while Goettsch made a fine running catch in center field, then threw out the runner at the plate to end an Ar -We- Va bases- loaded rally early in the game...
Warrior gals win 3, lose 1 (06/11/12)
ALTA - The Alta-Aurelia girls evened their season record at 5-5 with a 12-7 Twin Lakes Conference win over Laurens-Marathon here on Friday June 1. Alexis Hernandez was 2-4 at the plate for the Warriors with three RBI; Rachel Husman also drove in three runs with her 2-4 plate performance; and Katie Turnquist was 3-3 and knocked in two runs. ...
Warrior boys top CC-E (06/11/12)
Alta-Aurelia hosted Clay Central-Everly on Thursday, and the Warriors' Ross Friedrich got his first start on the mound. A-A coach Dan Wendel was very pleased with Friedrich's effort, saying the freshman "pitched a great game and seemed to be in command all night," as Alta-Aurelia won, 14-4, in six innings. ...
South O'Brien boys win three more (06/11/12)
PAULLINA- The South O'Brien boys scored in each of the first six innings on their way to an 8-3 win over Remsen Union last Monday. "This was a big win for us against a pretty good RU team," said Wolverine coach Heath Reichle. "We have a game every night Monday through Thursday and then two more games on Saturday, and we talked a lot about going out and setting the tone for the entire week, and I feel like they did a pretty good job of that after the 3rd inning. ...
South O'Brien girls have busy week of softball (06/11/12)
The South O'Brien softball team played some tough competition at a two-day tournament in Sheldon on June 1st and 2nd. In their first game, they took on the Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley nine, and the Wolverines' seven errors in the field contributed heavily to the game's outcome as they fell to BHRV, 14-1. South O'Brien had six hits in the game to BHRV's ten. SOS hurler Emily Riedemann gave up 14 runs (only five earned) on 10 hits, while walking four and striking out three,...
Ridge View boys fall to KP, MVAO (06/11/12)
HOLSTEIN - The Ridge View boys rolled to their sixth win without a loss this season when they beat Boyer Valley,10-0 in five innings, in Western Valley Conference baseball action in Dunlap on Friday June 1. The Raptors, who had received no-hit mound performances from Kris Alesch and Kyle Wessling in recent games, turned to Seth Johnson against Boyer Valley, and he shut out the Bulldogs on just one hit while striking out 11. ...
Fowler / son (06/11/12)
Jeremy and Kristine Fowler of Holstein are happy to announce the birth of their son, Joseph Allen Fowler, on June 3, 2012. Joseph was born at 6:18 p.m., weighed 7 lbs. 12 oz., measured 22 inches long, and was welcomed home by two brothers, Donte and James, and two sisters, Sariah and London. Grandparents are Mark and Gina Fowler of Holstein and Roger and Deb Pietsch of Cherokee...