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Stories from Friday, June 22, 2012

'Nunset Boulevard' starts tonight (06/22/12)
The Cherokee Coummunity Theatre will begin its summer production of the hilarious play, "Nunset Boulevard" tonight with a performance at 7:30 p.m.There will also be 7:30 p.m. performances on June, 23, 29 and 30, and there will be Sunday matinee performances, at 2 p.m., on June 24 and July 1. All performances will be at the Cherokee Community Center. Pictured during one of the play's many dance numbers are, left to right, Marci Brown, Holly Ohlson, and Lisa Lindeman. Photo by Mike Leckband...
LSCP gets a visit from Lt. Gov. Reynolds (06/22/12)
MARCUS - Iowa Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds spent much of Tuesday traveling around Northwest Iowa visiting Ag facilities such as the Little Sioux Corn Processors Ethanol Plant near Marcus. Reynolds stated that she has been trying to get up to the area for a while to take a tour of the LSCP and to talk about the importance of the Ethanol Industry. ...
Repair work on C-38 (06/22/12)
Cherokee County Secondary Roads Department will be doing repair work on County Road C-38, and they plan to begin the first phase of repair on Monday June 25, weather permitting. The first phase will be from L-51 to L-40, and that stretch of road will be closed, except to local traffic, from June 25 - June 30. Motorists will be detoured to C-44...
Community Bank in Holstein moves to new location (06/22/12)
HOLSTEIN - Community Bank will open its doors at its new location here on Monday June 25th. The new building is located at 411 N. Main St. in Holstein. The drive-up hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday thru Thursday and 8-5 on Friday. Lobby hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday thru Friday. Officers will be available nights and weekends by appointment...
School Board OKs Administrative contracts (06/22/12)
The Cherokee School District Board of Education Monday night approved a 3.5-percent total package wages and benefits increase for Administrative contracts for the 2012-2013 school year. The new agreement calls for a 3.55-percent total package increase identical to the same wage and benefits increases previously negotiated and approved by the Board for the Cherokee Education Association (teachers), and District Support Staff...
Cherokee RAGBRAI is fast approaching (06/22/12)
On July 22, an anticipated 15,000 to 25,000 visitors will be coming to the City of Cherokee for an overnight stay of great food, excellent entertainment and Cherokee hospitality. These visitors will be staying in various locations throughout town, including the Green Space along the Little Sioux River, the High School, Community Center, bacon Aquatic Center area, the Middle School, the Fair Grounds, and Koser Spring Lake Park...
Times Gone By (06/22/12)
E. Turner, for twenty years a leading merchant of Marcus, on Tuesday sold his stock of goods and good will of the business to Mich & Cass, who for five years have conducted a general store in the same block in which the Turner block is located. Invoicing began at once and will probably be completed some time today. Then the new firm will at once take possession...
Alta-Aurelia boys lose two games (06/22/12)
ALTA - Alta- Aurelia's 13-game winning streak came to a halt over the weekend. The Warriors lost to Ridge View at Holstein on Saturday, 4-1, with Austin Delp taking the loss on the mound, going 1 1/3 innings and allowing four runs (one earned) on five hits, while walking two and fanning two. Cody Cameron finished up, pitching 2 2/3 innings, allowing no runs on one hit, while walking one and striking out four...
Warrior girls lose three in a row (06/22/12)
The Alta-Aurelia girls' softball squad had a rough weekend, losing three games in three days. On Saturday, the Warriors competed in a tough tournament at Akron, and in their first contest, against West Lyon, the Warriors held a 5-0 lead after their at-bat in the 5th inning, but West Lyon got four runs in the bottom of the 5th, then exploded for nine more in the 6th to take a 13-5 victory...
Rain scrubs several area games (06/22/12)
A heavy rain Wednesday forced the postponement of several area High School baseball and softball games.
Ridge View wins own baseball tourney (06/22/12)
HOLSTEIN - Ridge View High School hosted a baseball tournament last Saturday and the host Raptors wound up winnning the tournament, beating Ar-We-Va and Alta-Aurelia to earn the title. In their first game, Ridge View's Travis Hoeppner held Ar-We-Va to just one hit en route to a 1-0 win. Hoeppner also struck out five batters, and he was 1-2 at the plate,...
MMC baseball team stays busy (06/22/12)
The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn baseball team won one of four recent games, falling to Hinton 10-1, beating George-Little Rock 5-4, losing 3-2 to Remsen-Union, and falling 6-2 to South O'Brien in Paullina. The Eagles of coach Ed Smith talied their lone run against Hinton in the fourth inning when Tanner Utesch smacked a home run. The Blackhawks erupted for five runs in the first inning and five more in the fifth inning to salt away the game...
Frances M. Niemeier (06/22/12)
Frances M. Niemeier, 86, of Cherokee, passed away Thursday, June 21, 2012 at Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 23, at 10 a.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Cherokee. Pastor Jon Riggert will officiate. ...
Loughlin / son (06/22/12)
John M. and Amy Loughlin of Cherokee are the proud parents of a baby boy, born at 6:01 p.m. on June 13, 2012. John Oliver Loughlin weighed 7 lbs. 2 oz. and measured 20 inches long. Grandparents are Wayne and Mary Frederes of Perry and John P. and Mollie Laughlin of Cherokee. Great-grandparents are Jo and Jack Sanderson of Cherokee...
Hannel / daughter (06/22/12)
Mindy Hannel of Ida Grove became the mother of a baby girl on June 13, 2012 at 3:09 p.m. McKenleigh Reigh Hannel weighed 8 lbs. 6 oz. and measured 20 inches long, and was welcomed home by her big brother, Kaeden.
Smith/Machovec engagement (06/22/12)
Mark and Lisa Smith of Sutherland and Roger and Kathy Morgan of Ankeny announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Brittney Erin Smith, to Nathen Randall Machovec. The bride-elect graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a Bachelors degree in Social Work in May 2012. She is an on- call supervisor with Easter Seals of owa...
If you want to feel good, volunteer (06/22/12)
There are few ways to feel as good about yourself as volunteering. We realize that many of us are wrapped up with work and family, trying to make ends meet, so the idea of volunteering can seem like it's just another "have-to" to write into the already crowded calendar. However, if you do it right, it can be a great stress reliever and a source of true joy in our lives...