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Stories from Thursday, September 13, 2012

CPD purchases defibrillator (09/13/12)
The Cherokee Police Department recently purchased an Automated External Defibrillator with monies granted to them by the Cherokee County Legacy Foundation. The defibrillator cost nearly $1,800, and will be kept in a patrol car for medical emergencies such as cardiac arrest, according to Police Chief Steve Schuck...
Mounted Meadowlark donated to Grand Meadow (09/13/12)
A special gift was recently given to the Grand Meadow Heritage Center by the Bryant Family of Aurelia. A mounted Meadowlark was presented to Grand Meadow Secretary and Treasurer Roy Townsend by Dr. Bob Bryant and his wife Becky. Earlier this year, Bryant, who is a Veterinarian, was out for a walk on one of his acreages, located in Grand Meadow Township, and as he describes, "I was walking down the lane taking a hike and coming back I saw something gold. ...
Aurelia, Alta Boards discuss Federal Nutrition Standards (09/13/12)
ALTA - The Aurelia and Alta School Boards met in Alta on Monday night to wrap up business from the 2011-12 school year, organize for the 2012-13 school year, and take care of some new business as well. The final bills and financial report from 2011-12 were approved...
Chamber Coffee (09/13/12)
This week's Cherokee Chamber Coffee is at The Weeping Willow, 423 W. Main St., starting at 9:30 a.m. on Friday.
Parking at Braves-Orabs football game (09/13/12)
Cherokee Washington High School officials remind Braves fans traveling to Sheldon for Friday night's District football game against the Orabs to park in the Middle School parking lot east of the High School and football field. The Braves will dress in the Middle School. There also is a ticket booth on the visitors' sideline on the east side of the field...
Cherokee XC teams run at Storm Lake (09/13/12)
STORM LAKE - Cherokee Washington High was one of 14 teams to compete in the Storm Lake Invitational Cross Country Meet here on Monday. The WHS girls finished 14th in the Team Standings, with a team total of 372 points.Their highest finisher was Hanna Bennigsdotf, who ran the 4k course in a time of 19:07.93 to place 56th. Breanna DeVos was 63rd, with a time of 19:40.99; Danni Roethler finished 83rd, with a time of 21:13.74; Amber Lundquist was 93rd, finishing in a time of 23:57.07...
Braves travel to Sheldon Friday (09/13/12)
The Cherokee football coaching staff will lead the Braves in another tough District match-up Friday at Sheldon. The staff includes, front row, left to right, assistant Mike Nixon, head coach Travis Schipper, assistant Austin Todd. Back, assistants Chad Osler, Scott Koch, Lynn Jolly, and Bruce Dagel. Photo by Pierson Photgraphy...
Ridge View falls to Cougars, 34-28 (09/13/12)
HOLSTEIN - Manson NW Webster clipped Ridge View 34-28 in Class 1A District football action here Friday night. The Raptors rushed the ball 52 times for 223 yards and four touchdowns from four running backs to account for their point total. Ridge View quarterback Ryan Garthoff completed 17-30 passes for 222 yards and two interceptions and no TDs...
River Valley pastes K-P, 56-33 (09/13/12)
CORRECTIONVILLE - River Valley made its 2012 Football Homecoming game count big time with an exciting 56-33 victory over District foe Kingsley-Pierson in 8-player action here Friday night. Wolverine quarterback Brennan Riedemann was one hard dog to keep under the porch Friday night, rushing for a whopping five touchowns and passing for two more to pace the River Valley offensive onslaught...
South O'Brien boys win WC XC (09/13/12)
MOVILLE - The South O'Brien boys team took first place at Tuesday's Woodbury Central Cross Country Invitational Meet, run on the Meadows Golf Course here. The Wolverines scored a team total of 58 points to edge host Woodbury Central, which totaled 63 team points...
Stewart - Gonzalez / son (09/13/12)
Cassandra Stewart and Roberto Gonzalez of Alta are the proud parents of a baby boy. born at 5:25 p.m. on September 5, 2012. Zander Ezra Gonzalez weighed 10 lb. 8 oz. and measured 20 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Maria and Roberto Gonzalez of Storm Lake and Christine Stewart and Ayendy Alvraado of Alta. Great-grandparents are Murray and Lamoon Mariatt of Newell...
Jipp / son (09/13/12)
Joshua and Amber Jipp of Chicago are happy to announce the birth of a baby boy on September 7, 2012. Lukas Joshua weighed 9 lbs. 8 oz., and he was welcomed home by his big brother, Josiah Wayne. Grandparents are Randy and Kay Jipp of Aurelia and Jo Francis of Kansas City, Missouri. Great-grandparents are Alvin and Gladys Jipp of Sioux City...
Frank / daughter (09/13/12)
Chad and Sara Frank of Sutherland are happy to announce the birth of their baby girl at 10:46 a.m. on September 8, 2012. Hazel Ann Frank weighed 6 lb. 8 oz. and measured 20 inches long. Her grandparents are Tim and Wanda Pauling of Paullina, Jerry and Cheryl Jensen of Sutherland and Robin and Debbie Frank of Hatfield,Missouri...
Cafaro / son (09/13/12)
Joseph and Mecal Cafaro of Peterson are happy to announce the birth of their son at 9:04 a.m. on September 9, 2012. Michael Joseph Cafaro weighed 7 lb. 0 oz. and measured 20 1/4 inches long. Grandparents are Beth Cathcart of Linn Grove, Fred and Kathryn Shannon of Omaha, Michael Cafaro of Columbia, South Carolina and Sheri Cafaro, also of Columbia, S.C...
At the Library (09/13/12)
As I mentioned in my last article, it has been rather quiet in the children's department since the beginning of school. Everyone is getting back into a routine where they are learning new things, seeing old friends, and participating in activities before and after school. I hope part of your routine will include the Cherokee Public Library and the programs we have to offer...
Preparation key to safe harvest (09/13/12)
With the fall harvest season nearing full swing many area farmers have already, or will soon, incorprate these handy harvesting tips: Equipment should be made harvest-ready in the off-season, or at least several weeks before use. It takes time to get machinery into safe, efficient operating condition. You may also need lead time to get replacement parts...