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Stories from Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Jung's Tae Kwon Do holds Open House Saturday (01/09/13)
Jung's Tae Kwon Do of Cherokee has recently relocated to a new and larger location. The owner, Master Rita Pearson, is hosting an open house this Saturday, January 12, from 1-4 p.m. The new dojang is now located at 105 E. Willow St., which is the Old Masonic Temple building, west of the Sanford Museum...
Artists of the Month (01/09/13)
This month's Sanford Museum Artists of the Month are the members of The Good Times Place Painters. Pictured are, left to right, Morgan Graverholt, Luke Lucas, Betty Harrison, Sally Peters, Phyllis Eickholt, Carylee Cline, and Dale Cline. Their artwork will be displayed at the Museum's East Gallery during the month of January. Photo contributed...
WITCC Instructional Equipment Election (01/09/13)
Notice is hereby given to the qualified electors of the Cherokee and Aurelia Community School Districts in Cherokee and Buena Vista Counties, Iowa, that a Special Election will be held on Tuesday, February 5, 2013, from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Poll Locations are at the Cherokee Community Center at 530 W. Bluff St., Cherokee, and the Aurelia Community Center at 235 Main St., Aurelia...
Sanford Museum announces 2013 programs (01/09/13)
The Cherokee Sanford Museum has announced their programs for 2013. The first program will be presented this Saturday - "Farmscape: The Changing Rural Environment" with Iowa's Poet Laureate Mary Swander. This program is sponsored by the Humanities Iowa and will begin at 7:30 p.m...
SWCD is now accepting scholarship applications (01/09/13)
The Cherokee Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) is now accepting scholarship applications from High School seniors residing in Cherokee County who will be pursuing programs of study in any field of agriculture or natural resources. Criteria for consideration will be 60% for leadership (service, character, and self-motivation) and 40% for scholastic achievement. ...
Hanover Historical Society meets Sunday (01/09/13)
The Hanover Historical Society will hold its Annual Meeting on Sunday, Jan. 13 at 2 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church near the Hanover Village on County Road C-65. All members and people interested in historic preservation are encouraged to attend. Activities of the past year will be reviewed, and plans will be announced for future events and restoration projects...
Police identify suspect in SL bomb threat (01/09/13)
On Monday, December 3, 2012, at approximately 4:12 p.m., the Storm Lake Police Department was dispatched to the Storm Lake High School in reference to a written bomb threat which was located at the school. Upon arrival, police were directed to a men's restroom in the school where a message had been written on a wall stating, "I'm going to bomb Casey's."...
Ridge View girls top Westwood (01/09/13)
HOLSTEIN - The Ridge Girl girls grabbed a nine-point lead after one quarter and hung on to post a 42-30 win over Westwood in Western Valley Conference action here on Monday. Nicole Snyder led the way for the Raptors, posting 15 points on 5-for-8 shooting from behind the three-point arc. Dana Hustedt added 11 points, as she made 3 of 5 treys...
SOS boys upend MMC, 66-42 (01/09/13)
PAULLINA - South O'Brien had four players crack double figure scoring to upend a good Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn boys team 66-42 in War Eagle Conference basketball action here Friday night. Matt De Vos led the Wolverines with 19 points, followed by Bret Puhrmann with 16, and Daniel Haden and Sam Weber 10 apiece...
South O'Brien girls deck MMC (01/09/13)
PAULLINA - The South O'Brien girls pocketed a quick 22-10 lead in the first quarter and then sealed the deal with an 18-3 scoring advantage in the third frame to put away a young Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn team 68-33 in War Eagle Conference basketball action here Friday night...
Warrior boys win big, 74-24 (01/09/13)
ALTA - The Alta-Aurelia boys rolled to a convincing 74-24 win over Southeast Webster Grand Friday night in Twin Lakes Conference basketball. The Warriors jumped to a 27-5 lead after one quarter of play, and SE Webster scored in single digits in each of the four quarters...
Wrestling Braves drop double dual (01/09/13)
SPENCER - The Cherokee Braves came up on the short end of a rugged Lakes Conference wrestling double dual at Spencer last week, falling 59-18 to the rated Tigers, and losing a tight nail-biter 40-39 to Estherville-LC. Earning pins for the Braves in the double dual were Drake Bechtel at 106 pounds, Blake Booth at 152, Luke Ziemen at 160, and Micheal Rosewall at 285...
Braves crown 2 champs at A-A (01/09/13)
ALTA - The busy Cherokee Braves wrestlers featured two champions and three runners-up at Saturday's Alta-Aurelia Wrestling Invitational here. Claiming titles in their respective weight classes were Hunter Morrow at 126 pounds, and Micheal Rosewall at 285...
Frieda Mohn (01/09/13)
Funeral services for Frieda Mohn, 93, of Aurelia, formerly of Cherokee, were held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7 at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aurelia, with Pastor Larry Lemke officiating. Burial was in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, rural Aurelia. Visitation was held on Sunday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the St. Paul Lutheran Church, with the family being present. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established. The Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia is in charge of arrangements...
Margaret Louise Ferrin (01/09/13)
Margaret Louise Ferrin, age 85 of Gretna, Neb. and formerly of Marcus, passed away Wednesday, January 2, 2013, at the Gretna Community Living Center in Gretna, Neb. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cherokee...
Stevenson / daughter (01/09/13)
Dave and Roxanne Stevenson of Holstein are happy to announce the birth of their baby girl at 12:14 p.m. on December 31. 2012. Olivia Renee Stevenson weighed 8 lbs. 2 oz., measured 20 inches long, and was welcomed home by her big brother Aiden and big sister Evy. Grandparents are Dave and Bonnie Stevenson and Renee AuMiller, all of Holstein, and Paul Harwaith of China, Maine...
Bi-partisan (01/09/13)
Driving safety a must in winter weather (01/09/13)
As transportation incidents continue to be the number one cause of on-the-job deaths in the U.S., we offer driving tips to help motorists navigate safely on our roads, especially during severe weather conditions. During inclement weather drivers are urged to be even more cautious when driving, not only for their passengers and themselves, but for fellow travelers and the thousands of workers whose vehicles are their office, such as law enforcement personnel, firefighters, emergency responders, post office workers, truck drivers, utility workers and more. ...