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Stories from Thursday, August 23, 2012

Chad and Keely Dutler start a Shrimp Farm near Holstein (08/23/12)
Chad Dutler was looking for a way he could stay on his farm north of Holstein and not have to work elsewhere before coming home to farm with his father and brother on nights and weekends. The Dutlers have a cow/calf herd and also raise corn and soybeans...
Oak Hill Directory project reaches next phase (08/23/12)
The Oak Hill Cemetery Directory Committee is pleased to announce that construction has begun on the new Oak Hill Cemetery Directory. Last week the 28 foot by 28 foot concert base was poured by members of the Cherokee City Parks Department as part of the City's donation to the project...
Supervisors approve Building and Utility Permits (08/23/12)
At a brief weekly meeting Tuesday, the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors approved a Utility Permit presented by County Engineer Dave Shanahan on behalf of Frontier Communications of Iowa. Frontier's project will consist of replacing a buried copper telephone cable under County Road C-66 in Section 33 of Grand Meadow Township. The new cable will be placed at the toe of the back-slope...
Chamber Coffee (08/23/12)
Friday morning's Chamber Coffee, at 9:30 a.m., will be hosted by the Yacht Club Project Committee at City Hall, 416 West Main Street.
Make a trip to the Cherokee Area Farmers Market (08/23/12)
The Cherokee Area Farmers Market (CAFM) gathers at the Cherokee Depot grounds where area farmers and gardeners sell the fruits of the labor. Fresh foods and handmade arts and crafts are available at the Cherokee Area Farmers Market every Thursday (including today) from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the restored, Historic Illinois Central Railroad Depot in Cherokee...
Preseason Iowa High School volleyball rankings (08/23/12)
The preseason rankings for the Iowa Girls High School volleyball teams have been released by the IGHSAU. Here are the Top Ten teams in Classes 1A and 2A : 1. Grundy Center; 2. LeMars Gehlen Catholic; 3. Janesville; 4. Holy Trinity Catholic; 5. Tripoli; 6. Bellevue Marquette Catholic; 7. Stanton; 8. East Union; 9. Bedford; 10. Lisbon...
Cherokee cross country teams open (08/23/12)
SPENCER -- "It's always nice to shake off those nerves of the first race of the year," said Cherokee first-year cross country coach matt Hoskinson. "We ran up in Spencer Tuesday night and saw a good variety of competition." The Cherokee Washington High girls were led by Hanna Benningsdorf with a time of 19:50, followed by Breeanna DeVos in 20:05, Danni Roethler 21:22, Sydney Hart 21:27, Abby Lubeck 25:03 and Amber Lundquist 25:09...
Ridge View VB girls sweep SCC (08/23/12)
SCHALLER - Ridge View won its season opening volleyball match here on Tuesday, defeating South Central Calhoun in three games, 25-17, 25-22 and 25-20. Gretchen Kistenmacher had 18 kills to lead the Raptors at the net, while Kaitlynn Madsen added eight. Anna Davis was 15-15 serving, as the Raptors served at an .873 clip as a team. Kistenmacher was one of three Ridge View players in double figures in digs, as she and Ashlynn Blenner each had 11. Dana Hustedt led the team with 14 digs...
Braves Football Tailgate Friday (08/23/12)
The Cherokee Athletic Boosters are teaming up with Central Bank to sponsor a tailgate meal before the Braves' home football game against Storm Lake this Friday, August 24. Serving time will be from 5:30 - 7 p.m., and will be set up across the street from George Hicks Field in the parking lot of the Bacon Aquatic Center. The tailgate meal this Friday will include a beef ribeye steak sandwich, chips, brownie and drink for only $6...
Warriors drop opener in close match (08/23/12)
ALTA - The Alta-Aurelia volleyball team faced Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove in their season opening, non-conference match here on Tuesday, and In an exciting match that went the five set distance, the Warriors fell to the Falcons 21-25,13-25, 25-20, 25-23, 13-15...
Darel Heschke (08/23/12)
Darel Heschke of Cherokee, age 91, passed away Monday, August 20, 2012 at the Countryside Estates Nursing Home. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, August 24, 2012 at the Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Pastor Greg Johnson will officiate. ...
Viola M. Allbaugh (08/23/12)
Viola M. Allbaugh of Cherokee,age 94, passed away on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 25th, at 1:30 p.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Cherokee, and Pastor Don Meyer will officiate. ...
Phyllis A. Torrey (08/23/12)
Phyllis A. Torrey of Cherokee, 89, passed away Monday, August 20, 2012 at Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 25th, at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Rev. Magrey deVega will officiate. ...
Jolly / daughter (08/23/12)
Todd and Carolyn Jolly of McGuire Air Force Base, near Trenton, New Jersey, are the proud parents of a daughter, Susanna Marie, who was born on August 11, 2012. She was welcomed home by her brother, Jackson. Proud grandparents are Lynn and Diane Jolly of Cherokee...
Alishouse / daughter (08/23/12)
Jesse and Stephanie Alishouse of Cherokee are the proud parents of a baby girl,born at 5:33 p.m. on August 17, 2012. Addilyn Rae Alishouse weighed 7 lbs. 3 oz. and measured 20 3/4 inches long. She was welcomed home by a brother, Braden Sonksen. Grandparents are Sharon Nicholson of Cherokee and Kevin and Carol Aliishouse of Mankato, Minnesota...
Communicate with kids about the economy (08/23/12)
Not surprisingly, parents may be reluctant to discuss difficult economic times with their children. Viewed as the province of adult anxiety, the burdens imposed by tumbling stock prices, falling home values, exorbitant gasoline and fuel prices, and rising food costs and unemployment are a powerful force, with 8 out of every 10 Americans blaming the U.S. economic crisis for much of the stress in their lives, according to a poll by the American Psychological Association...