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Stories from Friday, October 12, 2012

Over the top! (10/12/12)
On Wednesday the Cherokee RAGBRAI Committee presented the Cherokee Yacht Club Committee with a check for $3,000, and this donation officially put the Cherokee Yacht Club Fundraising efforts over the top of its goal of $400,000. Members of both committees include, front row, left to right, George Wittgraf, Cindy Wilberding, Dave Wilberding, Julie Hering Kent, Craig Weise, Kay O'Conner, Mark Hecox, and Sheree Hausmann. ...
Supervisors OK Marcus FD equipment upgrade (10/12/12)
At their weekly meeting on Tuesday, the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors heard a report from Dennis Brady of the Marcus Fire Department on the Department's need for an improved cot for the ambulance, and approved $12,464.76 for the purchase of a power cot...
A-A Board discusses Building Trades Program (10/12/12)
ALTA - At Monday's monthly meeting, the Alta School Board approved leasing three new copy machines to replace machines which are at the end of their 5-year lease. The Board approved a bid of $956.91/month by Office Elements of Storm Lake to provide the copiers and provide local service for them. The costs have come down considerably from the school's previous machines...
Anti-Bullying speaker at Alta-Aurelia (10/12/12)
ALTA - October is National Bully Prevention month. At 6 p.m. on Thursday (October18th) in the Alta-Aurelia High School Gym in Alta, Trooper Vince Kurtz will talk with parents about what they can do if their child is either being bullied or taking part in bullying behavior...
Sewing for awareness (10/12/12)
Cheri Hasenwinkel of Aurelia recently completed over 100 tissue covers to help promote Breast Cancer Awareness during the month of October. The fabric and patterns were donated by Quilt N Kaboodle of Cherokee, along with her own materials. The covers took Hasenwinkel about six weeks to complete and a total of 150 tissue covers were donated by Quilt N Kaboodle to the Cherokee Regional Medical Center's Radiology Department for anyone who has a mammogram. ...
Grand Meadow Heritage Center hosts haunted house (10/12/12)
Halloween is fast approaching and for those of you who love a good fright during the Halloween season, you're in luck. For the seventh straight year the Grand Meadow Haunted House will be opened to satisfy your ghoulish needs. Beginning on Oct. 19 and Oct. 20 the Grand Meadow Haunted House will be open from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m...
CRMC Public Health Immunization Clinic schedule (10/12/12)
CRMC Public Health Services has set the Immunization Clinic Schedule for the 4th quarter of 2012. Immunizations will be given on the following Wednesday - October 17, October 31, November 28, and December 26. All Immunization clinics will be held at the CRMC Public Health Services office from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. on these dates...
Ridge View FFA receives donation (10/12/12)
The Ridge View FFA Chapter had a recent visit from area sales manager, Dave Soderholm and Veterinarian, Dr. Steve Dudley, of Prairie Livestock Supply of Worthington, Minn. They generously gave a $468 donation to show their appreciation of our community business. ...
Tri-State College Fair October 14 (10/12/12)
SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. - The Tri-State Area College Fair is Sunday, October 14 from 12:30-3:00 p.m. at the Marina Center in South Sioux City. The fair will feature representatives from colleges across the state and region - and will also include financial aid presentations. Admission is free...
4-H fundraiser this Saturday (10/12/12)
The Cherokee County 4-H'ers, in partnership with the Cherokee County Pork Producers and Chesterman Coke, will be hosting a pork burger grilling fundraiser for the Cherokee County 4-H Foundation on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Fareway Parking Lot in Cherokee...
Times Gone By (10/12/12)
Paving has started in Cherokee and may it never end till every important street in town has been paved. Paving the alleys first looks like starting at the wrong end but that does not matter much since it has started, for now it is going it will not be hard to keep in motion...
Eagles try to keep record perfect (10/12/12)
Eagle lands - Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn's Andrew Hoefling dives for yardage during the undefeated, 7th ranked Eagles recent rout of Whiting in Marcus. Closing in to assist are MMC teammates Connor Holmes (23) and Levi Letsche (99). MMC plays at winless Clay Central Everly tonight. Photo contributed...
WHS VB girls defeat E-LC, 3-1 (10/12/12)
The determined Cherokee Washington High volleyball team stayed the course throughout to turn back a good Estherville-LC squad 3-1 in Lakes Conference volleybll action in Cherokee Tuesday night. Cherokee won by entertaining game scores of 21-25, 25-22, 25-22, 25-23...
Cherokee competes in Lakes XC (10/12/12)
STORM LAKE - The Cherokee Washington High cross country teams posted some of their best times of the season at Tuesday's Lakes Conference Cross Country Meet here. The Cherokee boys' team didn't field enough runners to figure in the team title race, but two Braves finished high enough to notch All-Lakes Confernce honors, including Eamon Adamson, who placed sixth in 17.26, and Jaden Lux, 13th in 17.51 in the rugged competition. Andy Pitts was 41st in 20:12...
Luverne "Dutch" Darrell Nielsen (10/12/12)
Luverne "Dutch" Darrell Nielsen, age 88, of Spencer, formerly of Sutherland, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, at V.A. Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D. He was born on Oct. 6, 1924, in Sutherland, to Niels and Marie (McCosh) Nielsen. Dutch graduated from Sutherland High School in 1943, before serving his country in the United States Navy. Dutch worked for many years at Spencer Foods in the maintenance department and farmed...
Fire Prevention Month targets safety (10/12/12)
Each October since 1922, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has sponsored a fire prevention campaign to raise awareness about the importance of fire safety and fire safety education. U.S. fire departments responded to 400,000 home fires last year. These home fires killed almost 3,000 - roughly eight people every day...