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Stories from Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Why I Relay (08/01/12)
Brenda Parker: "My family started a team in support of my dad. He had been diagnosed with lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia a few years before. We wanted to help raise money to find a cure because Dad was always strong and a fighter. He lost his fight December 22, 2011. I continued to relay so that we can cure this disease so others won't have to go through this. I also relay to raise awareness so others realize what cancer patients and their families go through"...
Yacht Club group to host concert (08/01/12)
The Koser Spring Lake Yacht Club Committee, in the midst of completing its fund-raising effort for a new Yacht Club in the Park, will host a music concert Saturday from 8-10 p.m. in The Gathering Place in historic downtown Cherokee. Several talented local musicians will headline the concert, including Charlie Leissler, Andy Juhl, Laura Bernhardt, Bridget Durst, Brooks Begay, Tim Anderson, and Steve Alingh...
School Registration at Aurelia (08/01/12)
The Aurelia Community School will be having student registration on Monday August 6th, from 7:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. in Room 402 of the Middle School. Students will be registered and fees collected at that time.
Polygraphy a 'useful tool' at CCUSO (08/01/12)
Unit's patient numbers continue to grow At Friday's Quarterly meeting of the MHI/CCUSO Citizens' Advisory Board, members of the Board heard about something which CCUSO Superintendent Jason Smith said has been a "very useful tool" for the CCUSO Program...
Inkpaduta Canoe Race to the Prairie Heritage Center (08/01/12)
Grab your friends and get your team together! The O'Brien County Conservation Board and the Little Sioux Valley Conservation Association are sponsoring the Annual Inkpaduta Canoe Race to the Prairie Heritage Center! After a couple years of struggling with high water, this year provides the opposite extreme. The event will provide a fun opportunity to be out on the river! This year there will be two divisions -- one for canoes and one for kayaks...
Thomas Family supports Oak Hill Directory (08/01/12)
The Oak Hill Cemetery Directory fund-raising has received a significant contribution. The cost of the maps and signboards made by Pilot Rock Signs has been donated by the Thomas family. The amount of the Thomas donation equals approximately one-third of the total project cost. ...
M-M-C Softball girls hold end-of-year banquet (08/01/12)
The successful Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn softball team recently held their end-of-the-year banquet
Lundsgaard, Andresen to wed (08/01/12)
Steve and Mary Lundsgaard of Cherokee and Jerry and Anne Andresen of Holstein are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Julie and Evan, on Aug 18, 2012. Julie Lundsgaard is a 2008 graduate of Washington High School, Cherokee and a 2012 graduate of Iowa Central Community College, with a degree in Nursing. She is currently working toward her Bachelors of Nursing degree through the University of Iowa...
Hansen/Ludwig engagement (08/01/12)
Bridget Hansen, daughter of Janet Hansen of Cherokee and Nick Ludwig, son of Dawn Bjork and Tim and Brenda Ludwig of Larrabee are pleased to announce their upcoming wedding. Bridget is a 1998 graduate of Cherokee Washington High School and is currently employed as a full-time Kitchen Supervisor at Casey's in Cherokee...
Teach your child to swim (08/01/12)
It's sad but true that too many children drown needlessly every year, and too many parents are either resistant to teaching their toddlers to swim, or teach them the wrong way. No child has to ever drown in a swimming pool if they are taught how to survive in the water the right way and at the earliest possible age...