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Stories from Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Halloween Hike at Silver Sioux Recreation (10/10/12)
The Cherokee County Conservation Board (CCCB) is hosting a Halloween Hike on Saturday, Oct. 20 at Silver Sioux Recreation Area. The night will be filled with activities for everyone from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The evening will begin with trick-or-treating in the campground from 5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The CCCB is hoping to fill the park on this crisp October evening by offering free camping that Saturday to those willing to hand-out candy to the little princesses, ghouls, and monsters...
KCHE contributes to Yacht Club Project (10/10/12)
KCHE Radio in Cherokee recently donated $1000 to the Cherokee Yacht Club project. Employees include, left to right, Shirley Fuller, Andrea McIrwin, Keith Crane, John O'Connor, Kay O'Connor, Jeff Fuller, Hallie Dessel, Curt Carlson. The Yacht Club also held a radio-thon at KCHE recently to raise funds for the Park project. ...
Museum to host Kennedy retrospective (10/10/12)
The Cherokee Sanford Museum Association will present a program called "The Kennedy Assassination Almost Fifty Years Later: Why We Can't Know What We Don't Know" with Dave Curbow on Saturday starting at 7:30 p.m. Curbow has been an English and History teacher at Alta High School for 28 years...
South O'Brien Royalty (10/10/12)
South O'Brien High School in Paullina recently held its Homecoming festivities. Making up this year's Homecoming Court were, front row, left to right, Matt Devos, Kaitlyn Alberson, Shelby Holtkamp, and Hunter Fiddelke. Back row, Kody Nelson, Perri Nieuwenhuis, Queen Terran Ebel, King Will Friedrickson, Emily Riedeman, and Sam Weber. Photo contributed...
Letsche's to host Breast Cancer Ride (10/10/12)
Letsche's Bike Shop in Cherokee is proud to be one of 100 Trek Bicycle Dealers across the United States and Canada that has scheduled a bike ride to help combat breast cancer. The bike ride will be held on Saturday, October 13, starting at 1 p.m. The ride will begin and end at Letsche's Bike Shop on West Main Street...
Reminder to register to vote (10/10/12)
The Voter Pre-Registration deadline for the General Election is Saturday, Oct. 27. The Cherokee County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections encourages new residents of the county to register by downloading the registration form at www.cherokeecountyiowa.com/electiongener... or by stopping at the office to complete a registration form at the Cherokee County Courthouse - 520 W. Main St. - Cherokee, IA...
Supervisor forum tonight (10/10/12)
The Cherokee County Farm Bureau Financial Services will be hosting a candidate forum for the candidates running for Cherokee County Supervisor tonight at 7 p.m. in the Cherokee Middle School Library. Cherokee County Farm Bureau President Tom Oswald will moderate the event...
Absentee Ballots available at Auditor's Office (10/10/12)
Absentee Ballots for the upcoming General Election are available at 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...
South O'Brien rocks North Union (10/10/12)
PAULLINA - South O'Brien's Wolverines picked up their sixth win of the football season here on Friday, as they defeated the visiting North Union Warriors, 38-0. Zach Nieman led all rushers with 20 carries for 161 yards and four touchdowns, and also scored a two-point conversion in the second quarter. Michael Callahan made 3 of 4 extra points and also chipped in with a 28-yard field goal. Kody Nelson completed 3-9 passes for 91 yards...
Warriors fall to #3 Akron-Westfield (10/10/12)
ALTA - The Alta-Aurelia Warrriors scored three touchdowns against the undefeated and #3 ranked Akron-Westfield Westerners in Class A District football action here on Friday, but it was a case of "too little too late" for the Warriors, as the Westerners were able to get off to a 21-0 lead thanks to three second quarter scores, and the final tally was Akron-Westfield 34, Alta-Aurelia 18...
MMC explodes 80-38 over RV (10/10/12)
MARCUS - Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn quarterback Tanner Utesch passed for four touchdowns and ran for three more to lead the undefeated, 7th-ranked Eagles to an 80-38 victory over a gritty River Valley squad here Friday night in 8-player football. The neighborhood battle also saw MMC's Andrew Hoefling rush for two TDs and tally another on a scintillating 68-yard kick-off return to help pace the explosive Eagles...
Pam K. Petersen (10/10/12)
Funeral services for Pam Petersen, 63, of Aurelia, were held today 10:30 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Aurelia, with Pastor Missy Brown officiating. Visitation was held on Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., with the family present, at the First United Methodist Church in Aurelia. The Redig Funeral Home of Aurelia is in charge of arrangements...
Rupp / daughter (10/10/12)
Andrew and Meagan Rupp of Marcus are happy to announce the birth of their daughter on October 3, 2012. Elise Annalee Rupp was born at 3:41 p.m. and she weighed 6 lb. 11 oz. and measured 19 1/2 inches long. She was welcomed home by her big brother, Emmett Joseph. Grandparents are Gary and Karen Rupp of Marcus; Mary Anderson of Ruthven; and the late Larry Darling, who lived in Curlew...
Leonard / daughter (10/10/12)
Jim and Katie Leonard of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their daughter on October 3, 2012. Jacey Jo Leonard was born at 2:04 a.m., and she weighed 6 lb. 10 oz. and measured 19 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Jim and Ann Robinson and Wally and Konnie Leonard, all of Cherokee. Great-grandparents are Richard and Sally Henke and Bill and Mary McIntosh, all of Cherokee; Clyde and Jan Leonard of Sioux City; and Lois Goth of Meriden...
Bolles / son (10/10/12)
Cris and Megan Bolles are happy to announce the birth of their son on October 7, 2012. Case Roger Bolles was born at 3:40 a.m., and he weighed 6 lb. 9 oz. and measured 20 inches long. He was welcomed home by his brother Gage and sister Danica. Grandparents are Betsy and the late Tom Clark and Mary Lou and the late Ron King, all of Washta...
Litter is everybody's problem (10/10/12)
Fall is the time of the year that we experience leaves turning color, cooler weather and football events. Professional, collegiate, high school, and middle school football are all in full swing. That is the good news. The bad news is that with each game come litter and trash in the stands, parking areas, streets and tailgating sites...