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Stories from Friday, July 20, 2012

Pottebaum completes service training session (07/20/12)
Leon Pottebaum of Marcus Lumber has just completed a four-day Andersen Window Service Training session in Bayport, Minn. This training qualifies Marcus Lumber of Marcus to be part of the Andersen Dealer Service Network program. Pottebaum's training included comprehensive product overviews, hands-on service training covering all core Andersen product lines and warranty. ...
Meet River Valley's new Superintendent (07/20/12)
CORRECTIONVILLE - The River Valley Community School District is proud to announce its new Superintendent, Donita Joens. Joens brings a wealth of experience to the district, primarily in the areas of raising student achievement scores, forming partnerships with the community, and promoting student leadership...
Let's Ride! (07/20/12)
As RAGBRAI is rapidly approaching this weekend there will be literally thousands of people descending upon Cherokee from all over country and even the world. There are even some from Cherokee who will brave the blistering heat to tour the state by bicycle. J.R. and Pat Johansen, life time residents of Cherokee County, are just one couple enjoying the experience. However, their experience involves two people riding one bike...
RAGBRAI entertainment will thrill all comers (07/20/12)
Entertainment for the overnight stop in Cherokee Sunday of RAGBRAI XL promises to be varied, exciting, fun and, most of all, full of talent. The main stage entertainment begins at 4 p.m. Sunday in the Beverage Garden located in the parking lot on West Maple Street in Cherokee...
Creekfest 2012 starts 3-day run today (07/20/12)
The annual Cherokee Creekfest, beginning today two miles north and two miles west of Cherokee, has been expanded to three days this year, featuring eight bands. Headliners include the Rude Band tonight, Arch Allies Saturday night, and The Innocence Sunday night...
Five generations (07/20/12)
Virginia Kischer of Quimby, Rosalynn Larson of Alta, Amy Meyer of Alta, and Amanda Pressley of Kingsley, holding her son Brody Dean, got together recently and posed for this Five Generation photo. Photo submitted.
Theater Camp held in Cherokee (07/20/12)
The Cherokee Community Junior Theater Camp began this week on Monday, and runs until today. There will be a free performance of "Percival the Performing Pig" this afternoon at 5:30 p.m. in Gillette Park (weather permitting). The camp was for grades one through eight, and the children learned about acting, stage movement, auditioning, costuming, makeup, and scenery. Photo contributed...
Times Gone By (07/20/12)
It is with regret that the Times is called upon to record a shocking and disastrous accident that occurred near the Caswell Foundry Tuesday afternoon when Mr. Harty, a citizen of Cherokee, and his grandson, Neil Doherty, aged about eleven years, were thrown from Mr. Harty's auto. As near as we can learn the facts are as follows:...
RV boys earn All-WVC Baseball honors (07/20/12)
CORRECTIONVILLE - River Valley sophomore Parker Goettsch has been selected 1st Team All Western Valley Conference Baseball for 2012. Goettsch posted a .455 batting average, .581 on base percentage, and had a .545 slugging percentage. Goettsch was 12 for 14 in stolen base attempts and contributed 11 RBI's in conference play...
Cleghorn softball tourney benefits 125th (07/20/12)
CLEGHORN - The Cleghorn Quasquicentennial Fundraising Committee will be hosting a coed slow pitch softball tournament on Saturday August 18th, 2012 at the softball fields in Cleghorn. The cost is $150 dollars per team and the monies will go towards Cleghorn's 2015 celebration of 125 years. ...
Carlson named pre-season All American (07/20/12)
ORANGE CITY - Five Norhtwestern College athletes were named to the USA College Football Preseason All-American team announced Wednesday. This includes Jordan Carlson, a senior defensive tackle who earned third team NAIA/AFCA All-American and first team all-GPAC honors last season after leading the Raiders defensive line with 51.5 tackles, including an impressive 14.5 for a loss of 44 yards. ...
Eddie Beck, Jr. (07/20/12)
Eddie Beck, Jr. age 70, of Peterson, died on Sunday, July 15, 2012 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Funeral Services were held today at 11 a.m. at the First Congregational Church in Peterson. Steve DeGangi and Michael Hyde officiated...
Deichmann, Williams engaged (07/20/12)
John and Mary Deichmann of Marcus are proud to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughte, Lauren Deichmann, to Alex Williams, son of Dave and Julie Williams of Omaha. Lauren, a 2006 graduate of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn High School, earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Morningside College in 2010, and is currently employed as a Registered Nurse at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha...
High temps dangerous for dogs (07/20/12)
When the temperatures and high humidity levels soar during the summer and the "Dog Days of August," we are reminded that man's best friend can have serious trouble coping with the heat. If a dog gets over heated, it could succumb to heatstroke with the possibility of not recovering. ...