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Stories from Thursday, September 27, 2012

SOS boys, A-A girls win Warrior XC meet (09/27/12)
ALTA - The Alta-Aurelia Cross Country Meet was run here Monday on the East Golf course in beautiful weather. The South O'Brien boys took the boys varsity race by a narrow margin, 42-45, over the host Warrior boys, and the Alta-Aurelia girls varsity won their race, scoring 51 points to runner-up Sibley-Ocheyedan's 67. The South O'Brien girls finished 5th...
Miles new County Democrat Chairman (09/27/12)
Terence J. Miles has taken over the Chairmanship of the Cherokee County Democrats. "It is my honor and privilege to succeed retiring Chuck Clark as Chairman of the Cherokee County Democrat Party," stated Miles. Miles is a native of South Dakota and attended music school at Souh Dakota State University in Brookings. He is a six-year veteran of the Army Band system, having served in Missouri, Norfolk, Va., Germany, Seoul, South Korea, Chicago Ill., and Kansas...
Chamber Coffee (09/27/12)
This week's Cherokee Chamber Coffee will be hosted by Cherokee Villa, 1011 N. Roosevelt Ave., at 9:30 a.m. on Friday.
Absentee Ballots available today (09/27/12)
Absentee Ballots for the upcoming General Election are available starting today in the Cherokee County Auditor's office located in the Cherokee County Courthouse at 520 W. Main St. If you will be unable to vote on the scheduled Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, you may stop in or call the Auditor's office at 225-6704 to receive the absentee request form...
Teachers convene for Iowa Core Curriculum (09/27/12)
POCAHONTAS - Over 500 educators from the Albert City-Truesdale, Alta-Aurelia, East Sac County, Gilmore City-Bradgate, Laurens-Marathon, Newell-Fonda, Pocahontas Area, Ridge View, Sioux Central and West Bend-Mallard school districts met recently for an all-day collaborative professional development session focused on improving student achievement through developing a deeper understanding of the Iowa Core Curriculum...
Fall Family Fest this Saturday (09/27/12)
On Saturday, the 11th Annual Fall Family Fest will be held at the Historic Cherokee Railroad Depot located at 119 S. Fourth St. from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. You are invited to start the day with the organizers of the event at a free coffee at the Annual Fall Family Fest Bake Sale at 10:30 a.m., the perfect time to purchase some great homemade treats...
Raptors third in WVC VB Tourney (09/27/12)
MAPLETON - Ridge View fell to Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto here Monday night in the semifinals of the Western Valley Conference Volleyball Tournament. The Raptors, who went 5-0 in pool play in Saturday's first round of the tournament, won their quarterfinal match Monday against West Monona, 25-12, 25-8, before losing in the semis to the host Rams, 25-19, 18-25, 13-15...
Cherokee XC teams run at HWC Meet (09/27/12)
HULL - Eamon Adamson placed fourth in the boys division to pace the Cherokee Washington High cross country teams at Tuesday's Hull Western Christian Invitational here. Adamson clocked 17:10 for his medal finish, while teammate Jaden Lux also medaled with a 16th-place finish in a time of 17:52. Andy Pitts was 64th in 21:26, as the Braves did not field a full squad and did not figure in the team standings...
#2 St. Edmond clips Ridge View, 26-7 (09/27/12)
HOLSTEIN - Second-rated Fort Dodge St. Edmond clipped a gritty Ridge View team 26-7 in Class 1A District football action here Friday night. Junior quarterback Ryan Garthoff paced the Raptor offense with 14 carries for 63 yards and one TD, while Dru Kenney led the Ridge View ground attack with 22 carries for 69 yards, and Matt Wandrey hauled the ball five times for 22 yards...
Marjorie J. O'Neal (09/27/12)
Marjorie J. O'Neal, 85, of Washta, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 25, at the Heartland Care Center in Marcus. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee.
Niemeier / daughter (09/27/12)
Dan and Leah Niemeier of Aurelia are happy to announce the birth of their baby girl, born on September 17, 2012. Gracelyn Marie Niemeier was born at 8:09 a.m., weighed 9 lb. 5 oz., measured 19 1/2 inches long, and was welcomed home by her big brother, Gavin...
Futrel - Kennebeck / daughter (09/27/12)
Paige Futrel and Colton Kennebeck are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, born at 11:15 p.m. on September 21, 2012. Novanann Debbie Marie Kennebeck weighed 7 lb. 3 oz., measured 21 inches, and was welcomed home by her big brother Ryan Kennebeck...
Hayden / son (09/27/12)
Tristin and Krista Hayden of Holstein are the proud parents of a baby boy, born at 4:10 p.m. on September 20, 2012. Shayne Evan Hayden weighed 7 lb. 5 oz., measured 21 inches long, and was welcomed home by his big brother Brenyn Hayden, age 2.