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Stories from Friday, January 25, 2013

Supervisors review Election, Survey equipment (01/25/13)
At their weekly meeting Tuesday, the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors reviewed a report from County Engineer Dave Shanahan on three bids he had received on new surveying equipment, and approved Shanahan's recommended bid from Trimble. The equipment will cost $44,525, and Shanahan said he has the money in his budget to cover the cost...
Pork Producers to hold cooking contest (01/25/13)
AURELIA - The Cherokee County Pork Producers will have a Bite of Pork cooking contest on Feb. 17 at the Aurelia Community Center in conjunction with their Annual Banquet. Come and be inspired and show off your favorite recipe and how you are inspired and excited about cooking with pork. This is a People's Choice contest with banquet attendees voting for their favorite entry...
Pilot Rock DAR to hold Awards Day (01/25/13)
The Pilot Rock DAR Chapter invites the public to attend their annual Awards Day on Sunday, February 3 at 2 p.m. at the Cherokee Community Center Auditorium. The program will present achievement and service awards to area youth and adults. Awards will be presented to four high school seniors chosen by their schools as DAR Good Citizens. ...
2013-2014 school calendar challenges Cherokee District (01/25/13)
The Cherokee Board of Education Monday night learned of the many challenges facing the District's 2013-2014 school calandar, and also heard a report on possibly shutting down the District's free summer lunch program that targets low income students, but is available to all students...
Times Gone By (01/25/13)
Iowa's only case of Pallagra, a wasting disease prevalent in the south, was reported in full today before the members of the Sioux Valley Medical association, in session at the Martin Hotel. The report concerned a woman living at Cherokee. She suffered three years and finally died...
Ridge View speech students compete (01/25/13)
The Ridge View Speech Students, under the direction of Mary McAreavy, competed in the District Speech contest at Sioux City East on Saturday January 19, 2013. The results for each Ridge View group are as follows: 9th Improv - II Rating - Alex Pickhinke, Montana Else...
K of C January Honorees (01/25/13)
The Cherokee Knights of Columbus recently announced their January Honorees. From left to right, Haley Mummert (Student Of Month), Steve and Mary Volkert (Family Of Month), Ron Berg (Lifetime Member), Terry Boisen (Knight Of Month), and Jeremy Jensen (Grand Knight). Photo contributed...
Ridge View splits wrestling dual (01/25/13)
HOLSTEIN - Ridge View wrestled a pair of dual matches with Western Valley Conference foes here on Tuesday and the Raptors came away with one win and one loss, defeating Kingsley-Pierson 60-24 and falling to Woodbine, 46-36. 126: J.D. Graeber, RV, pinned Alex Whiteing in 4:37; 132: Sergio Carbajal, RV, won by forfeit; 138: Tristin Stibbens, RV, won by forfeit; 145: Malachi Mentink, W, won a major decision, 13-5, over Jason Kenny; 152: Tanner Hedstrom, W, won by forfeit; 160: Reed Block, W, pinned Joe Kenny, in 3:44; 170: Mason Mentink, W, won by forfeit; 182: Nate Rudd, W, pinned Dru Kenny in 1:57; 195: Matthew Monahan, W, pinned Kyle Schiernbeck in 3:39.; 220: Darin Peterson, W, pinned Henry Sippel in 3:18; 285: Nathan Myrice, RV,won by forfeit;106: Zach Kenny, RV, won by forfeit; 113: Kelby Wunschel, RV, won by forfeit; 120: Lucas Hedstrom, W, pinned Dylan Richards in 1:38.. ...
Spirit Lake boys smash Braves (01/25/13)
SPIRIT LAKE - Trailing 21-6 after the first quarter, the Cherokee Braves proved no match for the talented Spirit Lake boys here Tuesday night, falling hard 75-38 in Lakes Conference basketball action. Cherokee sank 12-39 field goals for a chilly 31 percent shooting effort, including 4-11 three-pointers. The Braves notched 10-13 free throws...
Indians handle Cherokee girls (01/25/13)
SPIRIT LAKE - The ranked Spirit Lake girls outscored Cherokee in every quarter on the way to a resounding 66-36 Lakes Conference basketball victory here Tuesday night. Megan Hummek tallied 20 hard-earned points to pace the Cherokee offense, but it was too few and too far between to make a difference in the final 20-point setback. Kaely Hummel added 11 points for the Washington High lasses, and Megan Carlson chipped in eight, and Ariana Smith five...
Arbor Day Foundation, free trees (01/25/13)
Joining the Arbor Day Foundation is an ideal way to get in the mood for spring planting. Anyone from Iowa who joins the Foundation in February 2013 will receive 10 free Colorado blue spruce trees to plant when the weather turns warm. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Foundation's Trees for America campaign. The Tree City USA program has supported community forestry throughout the country for more than 35 years...