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Stories from Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Marcus Historical Society Cemetery Walk Saturday (10/03/12)
MARCUS - On Oct. 6 at 6:30 p.m. the Marcus Historical Society will again hold their annual Cemetery Walk at the Holy Name and Marcus/Amherst Cemeteries. They will begin their walk at the north gate of the Holy Name Cemetery. Please park in the Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn High School lot and walk across the street to the Holy Name Cemetery...
Cherokee County Pheasants Forever Youth Hunt (10/03/12)
This past weekend Cherokee County Pheasants Forever held their annual youth mentor hunt out at the Buettner Outdoorsman Hunting Club in Webb. Youth from the area were invited to come have a day outside with area mentors. The youth were instructed on gun safety, ethics of hunting, and treatment of the land. ...
Champion Electric donates to Yacht Club Project (10/03/12)
Champion Electric of Cherokee has joined many other community supporters with a $1,000 donation to the Yacht Club project now under way in Koser Spring Lake Park. Here, left to right, Yacht Club Committee member Cindy Wilberding participates in the ceremonial check presentation with Champion Electric owners Marcia and Randy Reeves, and Yacht Club Committee members Dave Lucas and Sheree Hausmann. Photo contributed...
Cherokee County Democrat Headquarters (10/03/12)
The Cherokee County Democrat Party has again located its County Democrat Headquarters for the 2012 General Election in the former Lewis Hotel at 231 W. Main St. The Democrat Party will host a "Meet The Candidates" from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, where the public has the opportunity...
Cherokee County Republican Headquarters (10/03/12)
The Cherokee County Republican Party has rented the south room of the renovated Depot building from Depot Renovation, Inc. to use as its County Republican Headquarters for the 2012 election cycle. The County Republicans will use their headquarters as a work center as well as to host political events during this election cycle. A Grand Opening is planned for October 4th...
List is new Le Mars Daily Sentinel Publisher (10/03/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - Randy List of Greencastle, Indiana, is the new Publisher and part owner of the Le Mars Daily Sentinel, as well as the Cherokee Chronicle Times and weekly newspapers in Remsen, Kingsley, Anthon and Correctionville. List, a native of Yankton, S.D., began his new duties on Monday, September 24...
Grand Champion (10/03/12)
During this year's Clay County Fair Open Show a Gelbvieh Bull owned by Darrel Paulsen of the Paulsen Cattle Co. of Larrabee took Grand Champion. The bull was shown by Bailey Gaydo of Cherokee and assisted by Dylan Kohn of Cherokee. Photo contributed
Supreme Champion Bull (10/03/12)
Carlson Family Cattle Company Black Jack 001, known as "Beefy" to his family, defended his title of Supreme Champion Bull at the 2012 Clay County Fair. On the way to his Supreme Champion Bull, "Beefy" also won the title of Grand Champion Angus Bull. ...
Mariah & Tumbleweed (10/03/12)
Mariah Hocking, sophomore student at River Valley High School, recently shared how to put a bridle and saddle on her horse, how to prevent accidents, and grooming/care for a recent demonstration speech. Mariah bought Tumbleweed four years ago and enjoys riding her whenever she can. It was easy to see why Mariah likes spending time with Tumbleweed and the class had a great time seeing how Mariah made this difficult work seem easy. Photo contributed...
Area football games on tap Friday (10/03/12)
Area high school football teams face stiff challenges Friday, with the Cherokee Braves (0-6) hosting East Sac County (0-6) in Class 2A District 1. In Class 1A District 1, South O'Brien (5-1) hosts North Sentral Kossuth/Armstrong-Ringsted (1-5), and Ridge View (2-4) plays at Pocahontas Area/Pomeroy-Palmer (4-2)...
Associated Press Iowa High School football rankings (10/03/12)
1. Boyden-Hull-RV; 2. Mediapolis; 3. State Center West Marshall; 4. Carroll Kuemper; 5. Spirit Lake; 6. New Hampton ; 7. La Porte City Union; 8. Bondurant Farrar; 9. Dyersville Beckman; 10. Waukon 1. Iowa City Regina; 2. Dike-New Hartford; 3. Calmar South Winneshiek; 4. IKM/Manning; 5. Emmetsburg; 6. Aplington-Parkersburg ; 7. Fort Dodge St. Edmond; 8. Council Bluffs St. Albert; 9. St. Ansgar; 10. Mount Ayr...
Kenny paces Ridge View past MVAO (10/03/12)
HOLSTEIN - Dru Kenny rang up two touchdowns rushing on 25 carries for 158 total yards to lead Ridge View to a tight 29-28 Class 1A District football upset of Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto here Friday night. The Raptors ran their record to 2-4 with the win, while the Rams drop to 3-3 with three games left in regular season play...
South O'Brien Rolls Past HMS (10/03/12)
PAULLINA - South O'Brien started fast and never looked back in a 37-14 win over the Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Hawks here on Friday. The win culminated the week's Homecoming events for the Wolverines. The first quarter proved to be all Wolverines, as they put up 20 points. ...
Braves' Friday night Football Tailgate (10/03/12)
The Cherokee Athletic Boosters are teaming with Burkhart & Dawson CPA and The Grainery to sponsor a tailgate meal before the Braves' football game against East Sac County this Friday. 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...
#7 West Lyon downs A-A Warriors, 42-7 (10/03/12)
INWOOD - The West Lyon Wildcats, rated #7 in the state in Class A, rolled to a 42-7 victory over Alta-Aurelia in District football action here Friday. The Wildcats' Brandon Snyder rushed for 122 yards and three touchdowns and teammate Kaleb Heyer rushed for 126 yards on 13 carries to pace the Wildcats, now 5-1 overall and 3-1 in the district. Snyder also passed for one score...
7th-ranked MMC clobbers Whiting (10/03/12)
WHITING - Undefeated Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn (6-0) scored eight rushing touchdowns on the way to a 70-8 dismantling of Whiting (1-5) in District 8-player football action here Friday night. The 9th-ranked Eagles rushed the ball 36 times for 321 yards, with Andrew Hoefling leading the way with 12 carries for114 yards, followed by Tanner Utesch three carries for 87 yards, Derek Erdman five hauls for 67 yards, and Connor Holmes five carries for 28 yards...
Robert E. Torrey (10/03/12)
Robert E. Torrey, 89, of Cherokee, passed away Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at his home in Cherokee. Funeral services will of held Saturday, Oct. 8, at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Magrey deVega will officiate. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery at Cherokee prior to the services on Saturday morning. ...
Dianna Lea "Dee Gee" Blair (10/03/12)
Dianna Lea (Conner) Blair, known to friends and family as "Dee Gee," of Cherokee and formerly of Sioux City, died on Sept. 28, 2012, at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, Minn., following complications from surgery for esophageal cancer. She was 66...
Beverly Ann (Nelson) Emert (10/03/12)
Beverly Ann (Nelson) Emert, beloved mother and grandmother, age 70, of Pendleton, Oregon, died Sept. 16, 2012 at her home in Pendleton. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, Oct. 6, at 11 a.m. at the Larrabee United Methodist Church. Pastor Kwang-Seok Song will officiate. Condolences to the family may be sent in care of Lois Mae Nelson, 4745 Old 21 Road, Cherokee, Ia. 51012...
4-H Spotlight (10/03/12)
Cherokee County 4-H will be observing National 4-H Week from October 7-13th. Several activities have been planned. Friday, Oct 5th - 4-H will host Cherokee Chamber Coffee Monday, Oct 8th - Listen to KCHE for 4-H Trivia and prizes Tuesday, Oct 9th - Thank a Leader/Volunteer Day - Be sure to thank your leader in a special way with a tray of treats, flowers, etc...
Newspapers are number one (10/03/12)
Newspapers are the number one source of local news. Except for perhaps a few well-known papers that market themselves as national, every newspaper in the land considers local news its bread and butter. Consider all the newspapers in the country. Their combined news staffs dwarf those of any other medium...