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Stories from Friday, September 7, 2012

RV Homecoming tonight (09/07/12)
River Valley High School's 2012 Homecoming game against Kingsley-Pierson will be played tonight in Correctionville. Photo by Jolene Smith...
Mongan Painting donates $10,000 to Yacht Club project (09/07/12)
Mongan Painting of Cherokee has made a $10,000 donation to the new Cherokee Yacht Club project. In addition, Mongan Painting will provide the labor to paint the interior of the Yacht Club once it is constructed. Pictured with the ceremonial check are, left to right, Rick, Matt, and Jodi Mongan. The Yacht Club Committee thanks the Mongan Family for their great community spirit and encourages others to donate to help reach the $400,000 goal. Photo contributed...
Battle Creek man joins 4th Congressional race (09/07/12)
A Battle Creek man has been nominated by petition to seek the Iowa District 4 United States Representative seat currently held by Steve King (R-Kiron). Martin James Monroe is running for office as an Independent and will face off against King and Democrat challenger Christie Vilsack (D-Ames) in the November General Election...
'Learning With Lunch' series continues at WITCC (09/07/12)
ISU Extension and Outreach in Cherokee County, along with Western Iowa Tech Community College will kick off the Learning With Lunch series on Wednesday, Sept. 12, with a program on Canning and Preserving. "Canning, drying and preserving food is an old art that is making a comeback. It's all part of the trend to know where your food comes from, what is in it, and to eat fresh, local foods," states Renee Sweers, ISU Extension Nutrition and Health Program Specialist and program presenter...
CCCB is Online (09/07/12)
As the times change and technology becomes further advanced, more and more people are going to the internet to disseminate information. To accommodate that change, the Cherokee County Conservation Board (CCCB) is unveiling a new website and electronic newsletter...
Times Gone By (09/07/12)
Rev. H. Grefe, pastor of the Lutheran church in Germantown, tonight at 12 o'clock was burned to death before the eyes of his children and several other persons when he was pinned beneath a wrecked motor car. He had not lost consciousness. He died heroically...
Four Generations (09/07/12)
In this recent photo, 97-year-old Marcella Glover of Cherokee holds her great-granddaughter, McKenzie Thomsen, while second and third generation members Jean Heinen (left) and Stacie Thomsen look on. Photo contributed.
Alta-Aurelia boasts new wrestling room (09/07/12)
ALTA - The Alta-Aurelia Warriors wrestling team will have a new practice room this year. Starting with the sharing of athletic programs a few years ago, plans were put in progress to complete a new practice facility for the Warriors and their youth counterparts...
WHS XC results at LeMars Meet (09/07/12)
BRUNSVILLE - In Tuesday's Gary Meyer Invitational Cross Country Meet at Brunsville, the Cherokee girls team, according to Coach Matt Hoskinson, "turned in a fine performance, working in pairs to maneuver through the race." The team was led by Breeana DeVos, whose time of 19:50 earned her a 33rd place finish. ...
Football Tailgate tonight in Cherokee (09/07/12)
The Cherokee Athletic Boosters are teaming up with Mongan Painting to sponsor a tailgate meal before the Braves' home football game this Friday against Central Lyon/George-Little Rock. 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...
ISU eyes more success against Iowa (09/07/12)
AMES - It's Iowa-Iowa State week and it won't take much for the Hawkeyes or Cyclones to get up for 60th meeting between the rivals Saturday at 2:30 p.m. in Kinnick Stadium. But if there are any Cyclone fans brave enough to do it, there is one thing that will get ISU' s A.J. Klein's blood boiling...
4-H Spotlight (09/07/12)
Cherokee County 4-H is open to any youth in grades 4th through 12th. New members can join 4-H at any time of the year. We encourage new members to join in the fall, so that they can experience the complete 4-H year, and don't feel like they have missed something...
Farmers, have a safe harvest season (09/07/12)
Good weather and daylight hours always seem to be at a premium when Iowa farmers are trying to harvest a crop in top condition. Planned maintenance and skilled equipment operation can curb downtime and reduce the potential for accidents during harvest...