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Stories from Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Cherokee Athletic Boosters raise $14,000 at Golf Outing (10/31/12)
The Cherokee Athletic Boosters raised $14,000 at their 10th Annual Golf Outing on August 26 at the Cherokee Country Club. The Boosters will be able to use the money to continue their support of Cherokee school athletes and coaches. Boosters President Karla Wilkie and Secretary/Treasurer Kelly Pitts thank all of the sponsors of the event, including Corporate sponsors Tyson Foods, Central Bank, Cherokee Regional Medical Center and Chesterman Bottling; Co-Corporate sponsors Hy-Vee and Cherokee State Bank; Hole sponsors Gregg Computer, KCHE, Holzhauer Moors, Subway, Letsche's Bike Shop, American Natural Soy, Rasmussen Ford, Halselhoff Construction, Cook Law, Pilot Rock Signs, Burkhardt Dwason, Lundell Construction, Marcus Lumber, Main Street Pharmacy and Wilkie Trucking/Creative Cutters; and Sign (and other) Sponsors Family Table, Wilson Electric, Streeter Agency, North Star Community Credit Union, Cherokee Villa, Champion Electric, State Savings Bank, Wilson TV, Farm Bureau, Top Notch Repair, Darren's Clothing, Taco John's. ...
Brown hopes to bring new perspective to Board (10/31/12)
Marci Brown, Democrat, has been a life-long resident of Cherokee County and is current seeking the fifth district seat for the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors. Brown lives in Cherokee with her husband Rod and has two grown Children and one grandchild...
Mid-Sioux's 4th annual Mitten Campaign (10/31/12)
Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc. is hosting their 4th annual mitten fundraiser by partnering with local businesses in five counties to provide assistance to needy families. You can help by purchasing a mitten at any of the participating businesses for $1. ...
Limited amenities in County parks (10/31/12)
As the temperatures cool and campers become winterized, the Cherokee County parks are preparing for the winter weather. Starting Thursday access to water for camping purposes will cease at Martin's Access, Silver Sioux Recreation Area, Steineke Area, and Ranney Knob. Restroooms and showerhouses will also be closed at Silver Sioux and Martin's Access...
Trick-or-treating tonight (10/31/12)
According to City Hall, Halloween trick-or-treating in Cherokee has been designated from 5-7 p.m. today. The City urges motorists to be on the look-out for the many little goblins and spooks who will be on the sidewalks and in the streets, and encourages parents to take all possible safety precautions when trick-or-treating with their children...
New Yacht Club under way (10/31/12)
An architect's rendering of the new Cherokee Yacht Club now under construction in Koser Spring Lake Park reveals how the structure will fit into the Park's scenic landscape. The Cherokee Yacht Club Committee's fundraiser to pay for the facility reached its $400,000 goal recently. Photo contributed...
CRMC Wellness Center to host weight loss challenge (10/31/12)
The CRMC Wellness Center is happy to bring back the F.I.T.- In Cherokee mini weight loss challenge this fall. F.I.T. represents "Forever in Training," and the focus is to encourage participants to forever train themselves to make health a lifestyle. The program is for people of all ages and activity levels looking to take an active approach to leading a healthier lifestyle in the future...
Careage Hills' Festival of Tables Friday (10/31/12)
On Friday Careage Hills is hosting its sixth annual Festival of Tables at the Cherokee Community Center. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner sill be served at 6:30 p.m. Tickets for this fundraiser is $15 and includes a meal that is provided by Central Catering of Hawarden and that evening's entertainment with award winning singer/songwriter Ron Semler, aka elvis...
Pro-Ag 2012 Outlook forums offered (10/31/12)
As harvest comes to a close, producers, Ag lenders and suppliers turn their attention to planning ahead for the next production cycle. Melissa O'Rourke, Farm & Agribusiness Management Specialist for Iowa State University Extension in northwest Iowa wants area Ag professionals to know that help is on the way...
Schuck's 4 TDS pace Morningside (10/31/12)
SIOUX CITY - Morningside blanked Dordt College 41-0 last Saturday at Elwood Olsen Stadium behind another dominant performance from its defense. The Mustangs, who have never allowed a point in five victories against Dordt since the series began, held the Defenders to a paltry 117 yards total offense...
1975 Marcus Eagles (10/31/12)
The last Marcus football team to post an undefeated regular season were the 1975 Eagles, including, front row, left to right, Rick Dreckman, Gary Flanagan, Tom Roese, Rollie Hanson, Ray Addy, Doug Roseen, Terry Ames, Greg Weber, Bill Cronin. Back, Loren Mohning, Joe Galles, Dan Schreier, the late Doug Grauer, Jim Braun, Blane Case, Randy Kauffman, Jim Leavitt, Kevin Brady, John Schwarz. ...
Perfect MMC rolls past Chargers (10/31/12)
MARCUS - With Laurens-Marathon scoring last minute touchdowns at the end of both first and second quarters, the undefeated Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn football team found itself in a dog fight at halftime, clinging to a 14-12 lead. However, what the potent Eagles figured out at halftime and what first-year coach Kyle Oswald told them lit some kind of a fire, as MMC stormed out to score 41 second-hal points to just 13 by the Chargers and claim the second-round 8-player State Playoff game 55-25...
Darrell J. Stowater (10/31/12)
Darrell J. Stowater, 79, of Marcus, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services took place at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27 at Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Marcus. Don Meyer and Vicar Phillip Beyersdorf officiated. Burial followed at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, rural Marcus...
Jack Agnitsch (10/31/12)
Jack Agnitsch, age 73 of Cherokee, passed away on Friday, October 26, 2012, at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee. Pastor Gregg Johnson will officiate. ...
CAEDC Action Report (10/31/12)
Twenty years ago, businesses were wondering whether or not they needed a website. Ten years ago many wanted one but didn't know how to implement it. Today you need one. You need a fast, accessible website that tells people your story and can help you sell your products or service. You need a professional constructed and highly functional site...
Trick-or-treating precautions (10/31/12)
Halloween is a fun time for kids, but parents need to take precautions in order to keep their little ones safe while they are trick-or-treating tonight. State Farm has released the results of a study it commissioned that found kids have a greater chance of being fatally injured by a car on Halloween than on any other day of the year...