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Stories from Thursday, October 4, 2012

Rhoadside delivers donation to Yacht Club project (10/04/12)
Pictured are Melissa, Donna, Bethany, Kristen (Peterson), John and Nichole Beier,presnting a check for $1,000 from Rhoadside Blooming House for the new Cherokee Yacht Club. The Beiers purchased the business in 2003 and have tripled production space since then as well as adding outdoor gardens. The business employs a total of 12 people and folks from all over the area come to buy plants from both the Rhoadside outdoor garden center and their greenhouses. Photo contributed...
First place Scarecrow (10/04/12)
State Savings Bank's "Sammy the Scarecrow" took first place in this year's Cherokee Chamber of Commerce's Scarecrow Contest. Sammy wants you to have an awesome autumn. Photo contributed
Wellness Center will be closed for maintenance (10/04/12)
The CRMC Wellness Center will be closed starting at noon on Friday, Oct. 5 and all day on Saturday, Oct. 6 for maintenance. The Wellness Center will reopen for its 10th Anniversary Open House on Sunday, Oct. 7 at 1 p.m. The Open House will be held from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. and is free of charge and open to the public...
2012 Artisans Road Trip this weekend (10/04/12)
The Artisans Road Trip (A.R.T.) once again invites area residents to meet the artists and visit the studios of Northwest Iowa. This year's event is being held this weekend starting on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. The Artisans Road Trip is a free, self-guided, open studio tour planned every fall when the textures and color of Iowa's landscapes are ever changing. It is a two-day event held annually in October when artisans open their studios to the public...
Ducks Unlimited Banquet Saturday (10/04/12)
The 32nd annual Little Sioux Chapter of Ducks Unlimited Banquet is set for Saturday night at the Cherokee Western Iowa Tech Community College Conference Center, with doors opening at 5 p.m., dinner at 6:30, and auction and raffle to follow. For tickets or more information, contact Kevin Christensen at 436-2229, or Kevin Campe at 225-1016...
2012 Cherokee County General Election FAQs (10/04/12)
No. Each Supervisor position has a requirement that he or she must live in the district they run for and represent. However, all Supervisor positions are voted upon at large, meaning all registered voters in the County vote for every position. Each precinct in Cherokee County will have all Supervisor races and candidates on it...
Area resident helps coordinate campuswide service project (10/04/12)
SIOUX CITY -- Demi Dunn, daughter of Douglas and Deborah Dunn of Cherokee helped to coordinate to a service project where over 750 Morningside College students, faculty and staff left the classroom and went to go "Into the Streets" for a morning of community service on Wednesday, Oct. 3...
Chamber Coffee (10/04/12)
This week's Cherokee Chamber Coffee, in honor of National 4-H Week, will be hosted by the Cherokee County 4-H at the Sanford Museum, beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Friday.
RV drops VB match (10/04/12)
STORM LAKE - The River Valley girls traveled to Storm Lake Monday to take on St, Mary's in a non-conference volleyball match, and the Wolverines gave the Panthers all they could handle, winning the first game of the match before falling in four games. Game scores were 19-25, 25-20, 22-25, 24-26...
L-B wins RV volleyball tourney (10/04/12)
CORRECTIONVILLE - Lawton-Bronson won five matches on their way to winning the invitational volleyball tournament here on Saturday, hosted by River Valley. L-B won three game matches over Newell-Fonda (21-12,17-21,15-13) and host River Valley (19-21, 21-14, 15-12), and also beat Charter Oak-Ute, 21-7, 21-11, and Westwood, 21-7, 21-11, before defeating an Alta-Aurelia squad, 21-17, 21-14, for the championship...
SOS boys take K-P XC Invite (10/04/12)
KINGSLEY - The South O'Brien Cross Country runners continued to shine as they ran at the Kingsley-Pierson Invitational Meet , run on the Kingsley Golf Course on Tuesday afternoon. The Wolverines won the Boys Varsity team competition, scoring 45 points to runner-up Woodbury Central/Kingsley-Pierson's 71. ...
Braves' Friday night Football Tailgate (10/04/12)
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...
Braves' Friday night Football Tailgate (10/04/12)
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...
Ridge View, A-A run at Pocahontas (10/04/12)
POCAHONTAS - The Alta-Aurelia varsity boys placed second at the Pocahontas Invitational Cross Country Meet run here last week, scoring 59 points to South Cental Calhoun's winning total of 31 team points. Ridge View placed 4th in the Boys varsity competition, scoring 96 points...
Schmillen / son (10/04/12)
Dustin and Holly Schmillen are proud to announce the birth of their son, Zander Christian Schmillen, who was born at 8:56 p.m. on September 25. 2012. Zander weighed 6 lb.. 13 oz., measured 20 inches long, and was welcomed home by his big sisters, Alivia and Gretchen...
Edwards / daughter (10/04/12)
John and Katie Edwards of Correctionville are happy to announce the birth of a baby girl, born at 5:16 p.m. on September 28, 2012. Gracelynn Michele Edwards weighed 7 lb. 10 oz., measured 20 inches long, and was welcomed home by her big brother, Carson Keith Edwards and big sister, Makinlee Jean Edwards...
The Great Debate (10/04/12)
Library News (10/04/12)
This past week I had the opportunity to attend the Association of Rural and Small Libraries (ARSL) annual conference in Raleigh, North Carolina. It was a wonderful experience and I would like to share some of the highlights. First, traveling with two colleagues was great. ...
When choosing a home, ask about heating and cooling (10/04/12)
Energy experts say that heating and cooling bills account for more than half of the average homeowner's annual energy costs. Therefore, when shopping for a home, it makes sense to consider the home's heating and cooling system, and its efficiency level. ...