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Stories from Monday, July 23, 2012

CAASA names new Cherokee/Ida Coordinator (07/23/12)
Connie Tofteberg was recently named the new Centers Against Abuse & Sexual Assault (CAASA) for Cherokee and Ida Counties. Tofteberg has been living in Cherokee for the past couple of years after her family moved here from Alaska with her husband Chris Tofteberg, who is the Business Manager at the Cherokee Mental Health Institute...
Prairie Heritage Center programs (07/23/12)
SUTHERLAND - Did you know that rubber comes from trees or that glass comes from sand? Do you know what happens to your trash after it's thrown away? This is just a few of the things children ages eight through 13 will discover during the "Trash Detectives" children's day held on Thursday, Aug. 2, at the O'Brien County Prairie Heritage Center near Sutherland...
School Board OKs contracts, resignations (07/23/12)
The Cherokee Community School District Board of Education last week reviewed the District's plans for participating in RAGBRAI XL that stayed overnight in Cherokee Sunday, and plowed through a lengthy list of staff contracts and resignations that will address many vacancies for the 2012-2013 school year...
Finishing touches (07/23/12)
On Friday members of the Cherokee Regional Medical Center were busy setting up a first aid station along South U.S. Highway 59 along the RAGBRAI route between Locust Street and Beech Street. The Cherokee County Emergency Services' Mobile Headquarters was also set-up at this location to help the first aid station with any emergency that may have surfaced over the Cherokee RAGBRAI weekend. ...
Why Do I Relay? (07/23/12)
Cherokee Relay for Life team captains were recently asked why they participate in the Relay for Life, which will take place Friday, August 3, 2012 at Koser Spring Lake Park. Kent Lundquist, team captain Cherokee Regional Medical Center: "As an employee of Cherokee Regional Medical Center, it is important for me to actively support this cause. ...
Former Maple Valley Conference to return (07/23/12)
Conference realignment does not just apply to the college ranks anymore, as it has sunk down to the high school level and will begin in the fall of 2013 in western Iowa. The conference realignment at issue here started back in 2008 when the former Boyer Valley Conference merged with the Maple Valley Conference to form the two-division 16-team Western Valley Conference...
Cherokee Athletic Boosters Golf Tourney (07/23/12)
Cherokee Athletic Boosters Golf Tourney The Cherokee Athletic Boosters have scheduled their 10th annual Golf Tournament fo Sunday August 26th at the Cherokee Country Club. The format for the tournament will be 4 Person Best Shot, and the registration fee is $50/golfer, and it includes 18 holes of golf, a buffet dinner at the Chateau, and lots of fun. Deadline for registration is August 22nd...
Age 13 and under Braves (07/23/12)
The Cherokee Braves age 13 and under youth baseball travel team finished a successful season recently, competing in seven tournaments, including Spirit Lake, Storm Lake, Rock Valley, South Sioux City, Okoboji, Alta, and Orange City. Team members include, front row, left to right, Kyle Johnson, Trey Valentine, Noah Kremer, Tyler Ziemen, Caleb Claycamp. ...
Thayne L. Curtis (07/23/12)
Thayne L. Curtis, age 78 of Cherokee, passed away Friday, July 13, 2012 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Funeral graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 28 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. Pastor Magrey deVega will officiate. The family will greet friends 20 minutes prior to the service at Oak Hill Cemetery. Military rites will be conducted by the V.F.W. L.A. Wescott Post #2253 of Cherokee...
What's bugging you? (07/23/12)
It's summer and that means warm weather and that means the bugs are out in full force! With more than a million species of insects in this world, bugs are literally everywhere. But don't be alarmed because most of them - most of them - are harmless and beneficial...