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Stories from Thursday, June 14, 2012

CCT's performance dates and cast of 'Nunset Boulevard' (06/14/12)
Members of the Cherokee Community Theatre are currently in rehearsals for their next production, "Nunset Boulevard", the seventh and latest of the hilarious "Nunsense" series of plays. The Nunsense concept originated as a line of greeting cards featuring a nun offering tart quips with a clerical slant. ...
Cherokee RAGBRAI t-shirts now available (06/14/12)
The Cherokee RAGBRAI Committee is pleased to announce that the Cherokee RAGBRAI t-shirts are now available for sale to the general public. The fun and colorful logo will make these shirts a priceless addition to everyone's wardrobe. Plus, those wearing their Cherokee RAGBRAI t-shirts will receive free admission to the Beverage Garden and Food Tent the evening Cherokee hosts the RAGBRAI riders -- Sunday, July 22, 2012...
Main Street Pharmacy donates to Yacht Club Project (06/14/12)
Cherokee's Main Street Pharmacy recently donated $2,500 to the Koser Spring Lake Park Yacht Club Committee for the proposed new Yacht Club to be constructed in the park later this year. Those participating in the check presentation were, left to right, Pharmacy co-owner Tony Puffett, and Committee members Steve Thomas, Jamie Roof, Sheree Hausmann, and Mark Hecox. Photo contributed...
Chamber Coffee (06/14/12)
Friday's Chamber Coffee will be hosted by Mazurek Law Firm at 227 W. Maple St., beginning at 9:30 a.m.
Aurelia Board approves kitchen, gym purchases (06/14/12)
ALTA - At their monthly joint School Board meeting here on Monday, the members of the Aurelia and Alta Boards took part in a brief activity facilitated by Superintendent Lynn Evans. The Boards were presented with five real-life scenarios and asked to answer the questions "Whose Job Is it?" and "What are the School Board's Responsibilities?" in response to the scenarios presented. ...
South O'Brien girls scare #1 A-W (06/14/12)
PAULLINA - The South O'Brien softball team got a chance to play a pair of games against the #1-ranked Class 1A team in the state here on Monday, and the Wolverines were able to provided the Akron-Westfield Westerners with a real challenge. Game One wound up in A-W's favor, 9-1, and although the final score doesn't look like it was much of a contest, consider these facts:...
Pitts leads Sioux Valley Amateur qualifiers with 67 (06/14/12)
Matt Pitts of Cherokee continues to lead the medalist race for the 78th annual Sioux Valley Amateur Men's Match-Play Golf Tournament in Cherokee after firing a sizzling 33-34-67 at the revered Cherokee Golf & Country Club course last week to take a solid lead...
Sargent / son (06/14/12)
Alyn and Sara Sargent of Aurelia are happy to announce the birth of their son, Brantley Tatum Sargent, at 6:57 p.m. on June 7, 2012. Brantley weighed 7 lbs. 1 oz. and measured 21 Inches long, and he has one big brother, Kenley. Grandparents are Kenny and Donna Steward of Cherokee and Terry and Donna Sargent of Quimby...
Grohe / son (06/14/12)
Danielle and Wesly Grohe of Cherokee are happy to announce the recent birth of their son, Parker Michael Grohe. He was welcomed home by his brother, Devontez Grohe/ Grandparents are Sabrina Lewis and Kenny Moore of Cherokee and tammy Renken of Quimby,...
Earp / daughter (06/14/12)
Brad and Julie (Angell) Earp of West Des Moines are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Megan Marie, on May 31, 2012. Megan weighed 8 lbs. 6 oz., measured 21 inches long, and was welcomed home by a brother, Owen, and a sister, Lauren. Grandparents are Rick and Janet Angell of Cherokee and Marvin and Jane Earp of La Crosse, Wisconsin...
Deubner / son (06/14/12)
Benjy and Ona Deubner of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their son on June 8, 2012. August John Deubner was born at 10:28 a.m. and weighed 7 lbs. 14 oz. and measured 19 inches long. He was welcomed home by his big sisters, Edith Joyce and Frances Marie...
Kellen, Long exchange vows (06/14/12)
Nicole Lynn Kellen, daughter of Kent and Audrey Kellen of Cherokee, and Scott Matthew Long, son of Elizabeth Graves of Salt Lake City, Utah and Edward and Karen Long of Cherokee, exchanged wedding vows on June 1, 2012 in Portsmouth, Virginia. Scott, a 2010 Cherokee Washington High School graduate, is in the U.S. ...
Paige Gehling and Adam Thomas to have a fall wedding (06/14/12)
Paige Gehling, the daughter of Brent and Janis Gehling, grew up in the town of Roselle, Iowa, 10 miles southwest of Carroll, and she has been living and working in Cherokee for the last three years, following a brief period as a student at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake. ...
Jungers, Voetmann engaged (06/14/12)
Nicole Kathryn Voetmann, daughter of Jim and Kay Voetmann of Armstrong, and Bradley Charles Jungers, son of Dale and Cheryl Kaskey of Aurelia, happily announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Nicole is a 2005 graduate of Armstrong-Ringsted High School and earned a B.A. degree in elementary education from the University of Northern Iowa. She is currently employed as a Grade 6-8 Reading and Language Arts teacher at Graettinger-Terill Community School in Graettinger...
Struck Strikes Out (06/14/12)
The photo accompanying this column represents the circumference of a majestic circle that stretches from Iowa to New Zealand to the PGA Tour and the world over that took nearly 50 years to complete. You see, for some strange reason - be it my Dad, uncle Jigs, a dominant right eye, a long-ago Little League coach, or maybe a lack of right-handed bats - I've always batted left-handed. It just came naturally to me...
CAEDC Action Report (06/14/12)
I am often amazed that many businesses or communities have no idea what their brand represents. When asked, "What is your brand and what does it represent?", their responses range from "I don't know," to a long-winded recital of their mission statement. The next question needs to be "If I were to ask your customers or your citizens this question, how would they answer?"...
Library News (06/14/12)
As promised, here is "READit recommendations part 2". READit is the book discussion group that meets at the Cherokee Public Library on Thursday mornings. Please come join us at 10 a.m. for a great time talking about books! Jean Miller chose 'The Dressmaker' by Kate Alcott. ...
Thank you, school boards (06/14/12)
School Board Recognition Week was celebrated in the month of May, and we would be remiss if we didn't pause to recognize all of our area school board members who serve so diligently and unselfishly, as Our volunteer school board members spend thousands of hours each year doing everything from hashing out budgets and making sometimes unpopular decisions to keep those budgets in line, to advocating for new programs in order to ensure every Iowa student receives an excellent education, the likes of which is valued and envied throughout the country.. ...