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Stories from Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Timmermans honored at State Fair (08/15/12)
DES MOINES - The Kent and Natasha Timmerman family of Cherokee was recognized as one of six recipients of The Way We Live Award at the 2012 Iowa State Fair. The family was honored in an award ceremony on Saturday, August 11, at 10:30 a.m. on the Christensen Farms Stage in the Paul R. Knapp Animal Learning Center...
A-A boards discuss school year (08/15/12)
ALTA - The Alta and Aurelia School Board members heard about plans for the 2012-13 school year at their monthly meeting here on Monday. Students begin their classes on Thursday morning in both districts. High School Principal Tom Ryherd reported that current enrollment figures show a High School enrollment of 215-220 students, down slightly from last year's 228 students. ...
Screenbuilders donates to Yacht Club Project (08/15/12)
Screenbuilders of Cherokee has donated $3,000 for the new Yacht Club in Cherokee's Koser Spring Lake Park. Participating in the check presentation were, left to right, Yacht Club Committee member Steve Thomas, Mike Hart, Heath Ross, Jamie Roof, Jim Perrin, Brenda Perrin, Alan Phipps, Rob Peters, Derek Lewis, Ralph Lumsden. Screenbuilders was started in 1993, selling and installing screen rooms, 3-season and all-season patio rooms...
Buffalo Bill program at Sanford Museum (08/15/12)
This Saturday the Sanford Museum Association will present "Remembering Iowa's Buffalo Bill: Never Missed and He Never Will" with Roy R. Behrens. The program will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Sanford Museum located at 117 E. Willow St. Behrens will share the tragic and heroic parts of the life of William F. Cody (1846 - 1917)...
Items for sale at the CAFM (08/15/12)
Here is the list of vendors and the items they will be available for purchase during the Cherokee Area Farmers Market this Thursday from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. under the canopy at the Cherokee Depot : Wayne Nafe will have carrots, kohlrabi, red potatoes, white potatoes, Yukon gold potatoes, cucumbers, peppers, tomatoes, white onions, yellow onions, and zucchini...
Central Bank scholarship (08/15/12)
Chuck Wulfsen, right, President at Central Bank in Cherokee, is pleased to announce that the Dr. John W. Dewar Scholarship Fund has extended its scholarship award to Jacob Lewis for the 2012-2013 school year. Jacob will receive $870 based on the current annual income of the trust administered by Central Bank. This brings the total scholarship paid to date to $70,650. Jacob is attending the University of Northern Iowa and is the son of Kent and Becky Lewis of Cherokee. Photo by Mike Leckband...
Youth Soccer deadline (08/15/12)
Cherokee Recreation Director Dave Ellis said that Wednesday, August 22 is the deadline for youths to sign up for the Fall Soccer season. The cost to register is $25, with discounts available for coaches, kids and multiple children. You may register at the Bacon Aquatics Center, the Cherokee Community Center, City Hall, or online at www.cherokeeiowa.net...
Braves 'Sports Drink' Game Friday night (08/15/12)
The Cherokee Braves 2012 football team will host a "Sports Drink" meet the team night at 7 p.m. Friday at George Hicks Field at Washington High School. There will also be a short parents meeting following the annual football scrimmage to discuss team/player policies and for coaches to answer any questions parents might have...
Roger E. Leavitt (08/15/12)
Roger E. Leavitt, 87, of Marcus, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on today at Grace United Methodist Church in Marcus. Ron Rice will officiate. Burial followed at Marcus Amherst Cemetery. Military honors were conducted by F.I. Goodburn Post # 517 of the American Legion...
George F. Moore (08/15/12)
George F. Moore, 90, of Cherokee, passed away on Sunday afternoon, August 12, 2012 at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 18, at 10:30 a.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cherokee. Magrey deVega will officiate. ...
Dorothy Laviegne Loebig (08/15/12)
Dorothy Laviegne Loebig, of Sioux Falls S.D., age 78, passed away suddenly at her home on Friday, Aug. 10, 2012. A graveside service will be held at the St Joseph Cemetery, Wesley today at 1:30 pm. Please join the family following the internment for refreshments and St Joseph Church, Wesley IA. Chapel Hill Funeral Home of Sioux Falls assisted the family...
Black, Green announce engagement (08/15/12)
Abbie Black and Andrew Green, both of Carlisle, are happy to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Abbie is the daughter of Jon Black of Hillsboro, Oregon and Andra Black of Carlisle. She graduated from Carlisle High School in 2004 and earned a Master's degree at St. Ambrose University in 2010. Abbie is currently employed as an Occupational Therapist at ChildServe in Johnston, Iowa...
Retirement not for old folks anymore (08/15/12)
The word retirement conjures images of rocking chairs, sunsets and shuffleboard -- and the big night out every week is a bus ride to the bingo hall. Many experts in the mental and physical health fields now take the view that retirement doesn't mean retreating from life, but rather, embracing it and all the things that drive our passions and fuel our fire...