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Stories from Thursday, August 9, 2012

Book signing at Book Vine Saturday (08/09/12)
DES MOINES - From the rolling corn fields of Iowa to the narrow streets of old Jerusalem, author Mike Struck has chronicled a fictional modern-day thriller that takes an Iowa farm couple from the point of struggling to conceive a child to a point of having the most recognized child on earth...
The Lone Rider (08/09/12)
Tracy Delp of Port Orchard, Wash. began a cross country journey on horseback on Mothers Day 2011,in honor of her late mother, Millie Delp, and others who have succumbed to cancer. Delp and her horse Sierra, along with her dog Ursa, recently stopped about three miles outside of Cherokee to camp for the night...
Chamber Coffee (08/09/12)
This week's Cherokee Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be at The Gasthaus, 214 W. Main St., at 9:30 a.m. on Friday.
Perseid Meteor Party Saturday Night (08/09/12)
The Sanford Museum Association will be hosting a Meteor Shower Party on Saturday, August 11th, beginning at 9 p.m. Viewers may see up to 80 meteors an hour when 2012's best shower peaks Saturday night Come to the north end of the CYSBA (Cherokee Youth Summer Ball Association) fields on East Indian Street in Cherokee. The Sanford staff will have telescopes available for you to see night sky objects while watching for meteors...
Speelmon donates to Yacht Club Project (08/09/12)
Friends gathered at the Gasthaus recently to accept a check from Danny Speelmon for the proposed new Koser Spring Lake Park Yacht Club. Here, Yacht Club Committee members Mark Hecox, Steve Thomas, Linda Burkhart, and Sheree Hausmann accept Speelmon's, right, donation. Others are encouraged to donate to the cause to help the Committee reach its $375,000 goal. Photo contributed...
Church youth group benefits Haiti (08/09/12)
HOLSTEIN - Thirty two orphan girls in Haiti will be exceptionally happy to receive accessories and hygiene items that were collected by CrossRidge Youth Group, of Holstein. The teens doubled their goal by collecting 64 items such as nail polish, hair accessories and deodorant. The Haiti orphanage is associated with the International Humanitarian Aid Foundation Consolation Center and served by missionaries Les and Catherine DeRoos, from Alta...
Madonna Rose (Cates) Robinson (08/09/12)
Madonna Rose (Cates) Robinson of Cherokee, 63, formerly of San Antonio, Texas, passed away Wednesday morning, August 8, 2012 at the Cherokee Villa. Funeral services will be held on Saturday August 11th at 2:30 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Pastor Tom Lewis will officiate...
Ruby E. Gallick (08/09/12)
Ruby E. Gallick, 95, of Indianapolis, Indiana, formerly of Quimby, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 6, 2012, surrounded by friends and family at Brookdale Senior Living at Fall Creek, in Indianapolis, where she had resided for the past three and a half years...
Otto Frangenberg (08/09/12)
Otto Frangenberg of Marcus, age 102 , passed away on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012 at the Heartland Care Center in Marcus. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, August 8, 2012, at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus, with a prayer service following at 7 p.m. Burial was at Holy Name Cemetery in Marcus. The Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Marcus assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.greenwoodfuneral.com...
Rodne - Agnitsch / son (08/09/12)
Jessica Rodne and Austin Agnitsch of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their son, who was born at 3:48 p.m. on July 26, 2012. Aiden Lee Agnitsch weighed 8 lbs. 11 oz. and measured 21 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Kathy Huff of Cherokee, Tom Rodne of Duluth, Minnesota, Marty Agnitsch of Cherokee and Corey and Jennifer Dailey of LeMars. ...
Library News (08/09/12)
Lately on Facebook, there have been a surfeit of pictures with the admonishment to hit "like" if you know what the item is. They range from a portable hair dryer (I still remember the smell of that plastic) to a manual meat grinder to drive-in theater speakers to my personal favorite, a pop bottle topped with a sprinkler head for ironing. ...
Newspapers reach three in four adults (08/09/12)
An estimated 75 percent of adults, or 170 million people, read a newspaper in print or online in the last week. In addition, newspapers continue to attract consumers with buying power, with 80 percent of adults in households earning $100,000 or more reading a newspaper in print or online each week...