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Stories from Friday, August 24, 2012

Bomgaars family donates $40k to 4-H Expo Conference Center (08/24/12)
On Wednesday members of the Cherokee County 4-H Expo Center Planning Committee along with members of Cherokee County Fair Board met with Jim Nelson, Manager of the Cherokee Bomgaars Store, who represented Roger and Jan Bomgaars and the Bomgaars Supply, Inc.., who has pledged $40,000 towards the Cherokee County 4-H Expo Building at the Cherokee County Fairgrounds that was constructed two years ago...
Another donation for the Yacht Club (08/24/12)
Chesterman Coca-Cola-Aurelia has donated $10,000 to the new Cherokee Yacht Club Committee project. Chesterman has been in Aurelia since 1971, employing six full-time and four part-time employees. Headquartered in Sioux City, Chesterman has been distributing Coca-Cola products for almost 80 years. ...
Braves Football Tailgate tonight (08/24/12)
The Cherokee Athletic Boosters are teaming up with Central Bank to sponsor a tailgate meal before the Braves' home football game against Storm Lake tonight. 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 Aquatics Center. The tailgate meal will include a beef ribeye steak sandwich, chips, brownie and drink for only $6...
Outdoor facilities, food service woes confront Cherokee School District (08/24/12)
The Cherokee School District Board of Education Monday night heard troubling reports on the District's outdoor athletic facilities and the adverse governmental impacts on the food services program. The Board also approved the addition of a competitive bowling team for Washington High School, precipitated by interest from a growing number of students and parents requesting the program...
CRMC Auxiliary "Iowa vs. Iowa State" cookie sale (08/24/12)
For the fourth year running, the Cherokee Regional Medical Center Auxiliary is conducting its "Iowa vs. Iowa State" cookie sale fundraiser. This is a great opportunity to show your team spirit and support a great cause leading up to the big intrastate rivalry football game between the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Iowa State Cyclones on Saturday, Sept. 8...
Iowa -- 'A place of beauty' (08/24/12)
The origin of our State's name was derived from a Sioux Indian word, "Ayuxwa" -- in French "Ayoua" and in English "Ioway." The Iowa River is really the namesake of our State, and through the years the word Ioway has taken on another meaning - "a place of beauty."...
Times Gone By (08/24/12)
Homer Patterson, who has earned free transportation and living expenses to the State Fair, with his 500 word essay on Iowa, seems born to accomplish great things if he continues to follow the course which he had already mapped out. We print with pleasure the essay which was judged the best from Plymouth County. The contest was for boys between the ages of 12 and 16. The essay follows:...
Area prep football season kicks off (08/24/12)
The 2012 Iowa High School football season kicks off tonight with six area coverage teams seeing their initial action of the season. The Cherokee Braves open with a non-district game against Lakes Conference rival Storm Lake in Cherokee, Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn begins its first year of 8-man football in a home game against Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire, Alta-Aurelia travels to Pocahontas Area/Pomeroy-Palmer, River Valley hosts CAM Anita in 8-man, Ridge View plays at Lawton-Bronson, and South O'Brien travels to West Sioux Hawarden.. ...
Cross Country District host schools (08/24/12)
The Iowa High School Athletic Association and Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union have announced the sites for Qualifying Meets for the 2012 State Cross Country Meet. In Class 2A, Ridge View High School in Holstein will host one of five Qualifying Meets, along with Columbus Junction, Gilbert (at ISU), Monticello and Panorama...
River Valley opens volleyball season (08/24/12)
MOVILLE - The River Valley girls dropped two volleyball matches in a triangular here Tuesday night, falling 25-12, 25-16 to West Harrison, and 25-12, 25-11 to host Woodbury Central. Against West Harrison, Olivia Goettsch led the Wolverines in attack attempts with eight and three kills, while Paige Korver tallied three with two kills, and Jordain Volkert three with one kill. Bailey Fitch led in assists with three...
Library News (08/24/12)
Library Column Mary Jo Ruppert On Saturday when I was getting into my car I noticed several pretty leaves plastered on it by the rain. I know we've had a dry summer but I was a little surprised to see colored maple leaves already. Guess it all goes along with the sign I saw north of Orange City last week announcing that Pumpkinland opens in 19 days. Well, I love fall and I'm tired of summer so I am definitely ready to think about September!...