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Stories from Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Ebenezer Scrooge, an unlikely fund raiser (08/29/12)
Dave Zelle heads up the Cherokee Community Theater's fund raising drive for the upcoming season. Cherokee Community Theater is in full swing with its annual season ticket drive. Every July, CCT sends out over 700 letters to the people on its mailing list to encourage them to become members and purchase season tickets for the new season which begins in the fall. Dave Zelle, CCT board Treasurer, has spearheaded this effort for the last seven years...
Pack 113 to hold Cub Scout recruitment (08/29/12)
MARCUS - The Cub Scout Program is based on age-appropriate activities. The boys are divided into small groups of 6-8 boys (called dens) according to their grade in school. Boys in first grade through fourth grade are eligible to join Cub Scouts. Scouts work on achievements at den meetings and at home to earn their ranks...
Quimby Library joins WILBOR Consortium (08/29/12)
QUIMBY - Patrons of the Quimby Public Library can now check out audiobooks and eBooks from the library, at your home or on yourmobile device. As part of the WILBOR consortium, the Quimby Public Library now offers audiobooks and eBooks to download and enjoy...
Carey's Furniture donates to Yacht Club Project (08/29/12)
Carey's Furniture of Cherokee has made a $2500 pledge to the Yacht Club fundraising project in Koser Spring Lake Park. Here, owner Chad Carey, left, along with his parents Dave and Carol Carey, presents the ceremonial check to Kay O'Connor, second from right, accepting on behalf of the Yacht Club Committee. ...
Rembrandt man faces 66 sex abuse charges (08/29/12)
A 36-year-old Rembrandt man faces 66 felony charges of sexual abuse for incidents involving two 15-year-old girls, according to Buena Vista County Sheriff's officials. Cory Dean Wernimont was earlier charged with sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl at least four times Aug. ...
WHS Yearbooks arrive (08/29/12)
The 2011-2012 Yearbooks have arrived at Cherokee Washington High School. Any 2012 WHS Graduates may pick up their yearbooks in the WHS office.
Cross Country District hosts named (08/29/12)
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...
SOS wins opener over West Sioux (08/29/12)
HAWARDEN - The South O'Brien Wolverine football team opened up the 2012 season with a 13-0 win over the West Sioux Falcons here on Friday. The game was a back-and-forth affair in the first quarter, with the Falcons retaining possession of the ball for all but six plays of the quarter...
Pocahontas Area tops Warriors, 21- 8 (08/29/12)
POCAHONTAS - The Class 1-A Pocahontas Area Indians got off to a 14-0 halftime lead over Alta-Aurelia in a non-District football contest here on Friday on their way to a 21-8 victory in the season opening game for both teams. Pile-driving fullback Garrett VanHouten ran the ball 14 times for 79 yards to lead the Warriors' ground attack and fellow senior running back Alex Stephan gained 37 yards on nine carries. ...
MMC tramples Titans in opener (08/29/12)
MARCUS - Running back Andrew Hoefling and quarterback Tanner Utesch accounted for three touchdowns apiece to lead Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn to a decisive 48-12 pasting of a solid Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire team here Friday night, in a game marking the Eagles' first foray into 8-man football...
Myrtle "Fern" Petlon (08/29/12)
Myrtle "Fern" Petlon, of Aurelia, passed away Monday morning, Aug. 27, 2012 in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center at the age of 97 years, four months and 13 days. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee...
Gehling-Thomas wedding day approaches (08/29/12)
Paige Gehling and Adam Thomas, both of Cherokee announce their engagementand approaching marriage. A 2:30 p.m. ceremony on September 22, 2012 at Holy Angels Catholic Church in Roselle is planned, and a reception and dance will follow at the Hausbarn Heritage Park in Manning...
Rodgers - Buschkamp engagement (08/29/12)
Jim and Melissa Rodgers are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter Sarah to Kallyn Buschkamp, son of Mark and Carolyn Buschkamp of Cherokee. The couple are planning an October 2013 wedding.
A Quiet Hero Departs (08/29/12)
'Trees for America' has great value (08/29/12)
Everyone from Iowa who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in September will receive 10 free trees as part of the Foundation's Trees for America program. Through Trees for America, everyone is encouraged to plant trees for the benefit of the environment and quality of life...