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Stories from Friday, September 28, 2012

CRMC Wellness Center Anniversary Oct. 7 (09/28/12)
On Sunday, October 7, the Cherokee Regional Medical Center Wellness Center will host a 10th Anniversary Open House to celebrate its 10 years of fun and fitness in Cherokee. The Open House will run from 1-3 p.m. and is free and open to the public "We have a fun afternoon planned. Bring the whole family and help us celebrate," said Matt Hoskinson, CRMC Wellness Center Manager. "There will be kids' activities, snacks, and a few surprises throughout the event."...
New bistro/gift shop opens in Alta (09/28/12)
All right readers, today's Final Jeopardy answer is : "A small passenger train car, or a combination bistro, gift shop and small meeting room" And the question is - "What is a Hoodlebug?" Yes, you read that correctly. A "hoodlebug" is indeed a slang term for a small passenger train car that once provided commuter service in parts of the United States, normally in rural areas between towns or from towns to factories or mines before the advent of bus service...
'Start Somewhere' Walk is Wednesday (09/28/12)
In support of Iowa's goal to become the healthiest state by 2016, Cherokee will be holding its second annual Healthiest State Initiative walk (the 'Start Somewhere' Walk) on Wednesday, October 3rd at Gillette Park by the Bacon Aquatic Center. The event will start off with a free will donation healthy lunch being served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The meal will include a pork burger, apple slices, carrot slices and water...
Supervisors support Regional Housing Trust Fund (09/28/12)
At their weekly meting on Tuesday, the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors heard a presentation by Dwight Lange, Kristi Quinn and Judi Meyer of the Siouxland Interstate Metropolitan Planning Council (SIMPCO) on the Western Iowa Community Improvement Regional Housing Trust Fund...
Times Gone BY (09/28/12)
One death and two cases of serious illness from infantile paralysis has resulted in closing the public schools here. The schools will not be opened until the end of next week, at least, states C. W. Manning, superintendent. Those who suffered attacks of the disease are:...
Iowa cattle sickened by EHD (09/28/12)
DES MOINES -- The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship on Thursday said that more than fifteen cattle herds, primarily in western Iowa, have had animals contract the Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD) virus. EHD is a virus that is spread by biting midges and primarily affects deer. A hard freeze kills midges and will stop the spread of the virus...
Adult City Volleyball Leagues forming (09/28/12)
Registration deadline is Oct. 12 for the Cherokee Parks & Recreation Department's Adult Volleyball League, which starts play on Oct. 24 and 25. The Women's League will play on Wednesday nights, and the Co-Ed league plays on Thursday nights. Cost is $130 per team, and participants can register online or at the Cherokee Community Center...
Warriors look good in VB matches (09/28/12)
ALTA - The Alta-Aurelia girls played several volleyball matches here this week, starting on Saturday, when they hosted the Alta-Aurelia Invitational. The Warriors posted a 2-2 record at their own tournament, which was played the day after Alta-Aurelia's Homecoming...
Cherokee girls win A-A volleyball tourney (09/28/12)
ALTA - The Cherokee Washington High volleyball team captured first place at Saturday's Alta-Aurelia Volleyball Invitational here, posting a 3-1 record in the five-team tourney. Cherokee defeated Clay Central-Everly 21-7, 21-15; Graettinger-Terril 21-8, 21-8; and Remsen St. Mary's 18-21, 21-18, 15-13; and lost 12-21, 21-23 to host A-A...
Cherokee Football Tailgate tonight (09/28/12)
The Cherokee Athletic Boosters are teaming with Hy-Vee to sponsor a tailgate meal before the Braves' Homecoming football game against Sioux Center 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 Aquatic Center...
WHS drops close volleyball match at Spencer (09/28/12)
SPENCER - The Cherokee Washington High volleyball team dropped a hard-fought 3-0 match at Spencer in Lakes Confernce action here Tuesday night, losing by game scores of 26-28, 22-25, 20-25. Alexia Gerdes led Cherokee in serving with 15-17 and two aces, while Megan Hummel was 10-11 and four aces, Kaely Hummel 9-9 and one ace, Sara Ramirez 8-10 and one ace, and Maddy Woodall 8-10...
Ridge View XC teams run at Denison (09/28/12)
DENISON - The Ridge View boys and girls competed here on Tuesday in the Dension-Schleswig Invitational meet and the Raptor boys finished 10th in a strong field, while the Raptor girls were 12th. The varsity boys' meet was won by Storm Lake with 70 team points, with Harlan, Denison, Carroll Kuemper and South Central Calhoun rounding out the first five finishers...
Marjorie J. O'Neal (09/28/12)
Marjorie J. O'Neal, 85, of Washta, passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at the Heartland Care Center in Marcus. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Oct. 2, at 11 a.m. at the Washta United Methodist Church. Carolyn Hollar will officiate. Burial will be in the Sunset View Cemetery at Washta...
Carver / twin sons (09/28/12)
Willis and Angela Carver of Cherokee became the proud parents of twin sons on September 21, 2012. Greyson Gregory Carver was born at 7:15 a.m., weighed 7 lb. 0 oz. and measured 21 inches, and his brother, Colten Steven Carver, was born at 7:16 a.m., weighed 6 lb. 15 oz. and also measured 21 inches long...
Milleson - Burgus / daughter (09/28/12)
Brihana Milleson and Mark Burgus of Cherokee are the proud parents of a baby girl, born at 10:04 p.m. on September 24, 2012. Abriella Amata Burgus weighed 8 lb. 10 oz. and measured 21 1/2 inches. Her grandparents are Amy and Devin Draper and Shannon Gnazzio...
Harvest safety still a concern (09/28/12)
We know the recent spell of fantastic fall weather has allowed most area farmers the opportunities to complete the fall harvest. However, area farmers, residents, and motorists are cautioned that there is still plenty of activity in the fields and on the rural roads as farmers continue after harvest with the baling and field prep work...