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Stories from Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Phipps to be named interim WHS Principal (06/13/12)
Cherokee Washington High School Activities Director Neil Phipps has been asked to serve as interim WHS Principal for the 2012-2013 school year to fill the vacancy created after current WHS Principal Larry Hunecke resigned after the school year in May. Cherokee Superintendent Dr. ...
Burkhardt & Dawson donate to Yacht Club Project (06/13/12)
For the cause - Burkhardt & Dawson CPAs of Cherokee recently donated $5,000 to the Koser Spring Lake Park Yacht Club Committee for the proposed new Yacht Club to be constructed in the park later this year. Holding the symbolic check are Laura Dawson. left, and Committee Co-Chair Sheree Hausmann, along with Donna Burkhardt, right. Also, Committee members, back, left to right, Steve Thomas, Jamie Roof, Dave Lucas, and Mark Hecox. Photo contributed...
Soil and Water Conservatiom District Board seeking members (06/13/12)
If you're a resident in Cherokee County who is eligible to vote in a general election, you're an eligible candidate for the Cherokee Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) Board. In Iowa, Conservation Districts are managed by five commissioners elected on the general ballot to serve four-year terms with one commissioner per township...
Quimby 125 Quilt Raffle (06/13/12)
The Quimby 125 Committee is currently selling raffle tickets for this quilt which measures 102 inches x 102 inches, along with two matching pillow cases and a table topper. The winner will be drawn the final day of the Quimby 125 Celebration to be held Friday, June 29 through Sunday, July 1. ...
Giving back to the community (06/13/12)
Each quarter,Dr. Kayla Ludvigson of Ludvigson Chiropractic donates new patient fees to a charitable organization in the community. In this photo, Dr. Ludvigson presents the check for this quarter to CAASA Director Julie Schulenberg, accepting on behalf of CAASA...
Quimby 125 Parade entries sought (06/13/12)
The Quimby 125 Committee is seeking parade entries for the 125 Parade, to be held on Saturday, June 30, at 2 p.m. The parade is part of the 125 celebration, to be held from Thursday, June 29 through Sunday, July 1. Line up for the parade begins at noon on that Saturday...
WHS Class of 1992 plans reunion this Saturday (06/13/12)
The Cherokee Washington High School Class of 1992 is planning a 20-year class reunion Saturday, June 16, 2012, in the Koser Spring Lake Park shelter. There will be an 11:30 a.m. picnic in the Park, and a 6 p.m. dinner at The Gathering Place in downtown Cherokee...
Sioux Valley Golf Tournament this weekend (06/13/12)
The 78th annual Sioux Valley Amateur Men's Match-Play Golf Tournament will tee off Saturday and Sunday at the venerable Cherokee Golf & Country Club. The 2011 Sioux Valley Am Champion Bret Taylor of Council Bluffs is back to defend his title, along with 2010 Champion Bill Mathers of Cushing, 2007 and 2009 Champion J.D. Anderson of Des Moines, 2008 Champion Jeff Campbell of Niles, Ohio, and 2005 and 2006 Champion Todd Sapp of Sioux City...
SOS girls play several high-scoring games (06/13/12)
PAULLINA - The South O'Brien softball team was involved in a number of high-scoring contests last week, winning some games and losing some. On Wednesday, the Wolverines beat Unity Christian, 18-7, in six innings. Though South O'Brien did not score until the 4th inning, they scored four in the 4th, five in the 5th, and eight in the 6th...
Ridge View girls suffer tough loss to WC (06/13/12)
Ridge View girls lose heartbreaker GALVA - The Ridge View Raptors came out on the short end of a hard- fought Western Valley Conference softball match-up with a very talented Woodbury Central squad here on Monday, losing to the Wildcats by a score of 7-6. ...
Ridge View softball girls win two of three (06/13/12)
The Ridge View softball team traveled to Sloan to take on Westwood on Friday night and came away with a disappointing 8-6 loss, which dropped the Raptors to an 8-6 overall mark and 5-2 in the conference. Taking the loss on the mound for Ridge View was Gretchen Kistenmacher, who threw six innings while giving up eight runs (four earned) on 10 hits, while walking three and striking out two...
Ridge View boys split games (06/13/12)
The Ridge View baseball team took a 17-2, five inning victory over Westwood at Sloan on Friday, as winning pitcher Kris Alesch pitched four innings, allowing two runs on one hit and striking out eight hitters. Alesch was also 2 for 5 at the plate and scored twice. ...
Raptors win 1-0 game over WC (06/13/12)
HOLSTEIN - The Ridge View Raptors got on the scoreboard in the bottom of the first inning in their baseball game against Woodbury Central here on Monday, and that was the end of the scoring, as the Raptors won the Western Valley Conference contest by that 1-0 score...
River Valley girls notch two wins (06/13/12)
The River Valley girls scored a couple of impressive wins on the softball diamond over the weekend. On Friday, the Wolverines' MacKensie Fitch twirled a one- hitter and struck out seven, and Kari Ludvigson carried the offense with a 4-4, 3 RBI performance, in a 8-1 win over West Monona. Olivia Goetsch added two hits for RV, while Abbey Miller, Lexie Chester, and Bailey Fitch each stroked doubles and Jordain Volkert and Jacie Jepsen added singles as the RV offense came alive...
Warrior girls top Pocahontas Area (06/13/12)
ALTA - The Alta-Aurelia softball team took on Pocahontas Area/Pomeroy-Palmer here on Friday in Twin Lakes Conference action, and the Warriors came away 6-2 winners. Sophomore hurler Tayler Rohwer continued her impressive development with a complete game 8-hitter, allowing just two runs, while striking out eight and issuing no bases on balls. ...
A-A boys continue winning ways (06/13/12)
The Alta-Aurelia baseball team kept their winning streak going with three more victories over the weekend. On Friday, the Warriors hosted Pocahontas Area/Pomeroy-Palmer and A-A scored 13 runs in the first inning en route to a 17-0 three-inning victory over the Indians...
Ruth Irene George (06/13/12)
Ruth Irene George of Cherokee,age 96, passed away Monday, June 11, 2012, at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 14, at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee. Father Armand Bertrand will officiate. ...
Mary L. Utesch (06/13/12)
Mary L. Utesch, age 81, of Correctionville, passed away on Thursday, June 07, 2012 at her residence in Correctionville. A celebration of her life was held on Tuesday, June 12, at 10 a.m. at the Grace United Methodist Church of Correctionville, with Sheryl K. ...
Earl Eugene Webb (06/13/12)
Earl Eugene Webb of Guthrie Center, a native of Cherokee, died Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at the New Homestead Nursing Home in Guthrie Center, at the age of 81. There was memorial service on Sunday, June 10, at 1:30 p.m. at the Twigg Funeral Home in Guthrie Center. A fellowship followed at the United Methodist Church in Guthrie Center. Memorials can be made to Iowa Hospice...
Tractor rollovers a deadly problem (06/13/12)
Tractor rollovers are the single deadliest type of injury incident on farms and it is reported that of the 4.7 million tractors in the U.S. today alone, one-half of them are without rollover protection for the operator. A tractor can turn over suddenly and if it is not equipped with a 'Rollover Protection Structure' (ROPS) and a seatbelt, there is a good chance the tractor could crush the driver...