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Stories from Monday, January 28, 2013

Iowa DNR to host workshop at Prairie Heritage Center (01/28/13)
Ever wondered what the earliest nesting birds in Iowa are? Or why Herons nest in groups? Have you ever seen a Bald Eagle soar and wondered where it raises its young? Do you want to be a valuable part of wildlife conservation Iowa? If you answered yes the Iowa Department of Natural Resources' (IDNR) Volunteer Wildlife Monitoring Program (VWMP) is for you...
Area veterans honored at State Capitol (01/28/13)
Northwest Iowa veterans traveled to Des Moines last Wednesday for the annual 'Veterans Day on the Hill' at the Capitol. Veterans from Cherokee, Sheldon, Lake Park, Holstein, and Aurelia were welcomed by members of the Iowa Legislature, including Senator Bill Anderson (R-Pierson), Senator Randy Feenstra (R-Hull) and Representative Chuck Soderberg (R-Le Mars). ...
City funding available for West Cedar Street RR crossing (01/28/13)
Cherokee's City Council last week tabled action pending further review that would authorize an agreement with the Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT) and CN Railroad to install crossing arms and signals at the West Cedar Street railroad crossing...
Bedrock to Boulders to Dust in the Wind (01/28/13)
Things are "rocking" at the O'Brien County Conservation Board. On Saturday, February 9, a whole afternoon at the Prairie Heritage Center will be dedicated to the earth beneath our feet. Dr. Ann Lundburg from Northwestern College will be sharing a presentation -- "Bedrocks to Boulders to Dust in the Wind." Her talk will focus on the geology of the Siouxland area. This program will begin at 2 p.m...
Genealogy group meets Saturday (01/28/13)
The Computer Genies, a genealogy club, invites any interested people to attend its Saturday, February 2. The meeting will be held in the genealogy section of the LDS church in Sioux City from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. A short program on LDS resources will be presnted by the staff at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Q & A session and individual research time. Refreshments and a short business meeting will conclude the morning activities...
RV boys lose to Lawton-Bronson (01/28/13)
The Wolverine boys lost an away game at Lawton-Bronson last Friday night, January 18th. The boys were down at halftime with a score of 17-40 and a final score of 22-68. The two RV players with the most scored points were junior Mason Alitz and sophomore Wyatt Fitch both scoring six points each. ...
RV boys beat Charter Oak-Ute (01/28/13)
The River Valley Wolverines beat Charter Oak-Ute at home last Tuesday, January 15th. It was the fourth win of the season for the boys, and they have six more games to play. Junior Brennan Riedemann was the Wolverine's top scorer with 12 points and four rebounds. Junior Mason Alitz led in rebounds with 10 and was second in scoring with 11 points...
RV girls lose two games (01/28/13)
Friday, January 18, River Valley girls faced off against Lawton-Bronson. At the end of the first half the score was 8-67. The final score was 15-86 with Lawton- Bronson taking the win. Leading scorer for RV was Allison Brown with 6 points. The leading scores for LB were Josie Kopal with 21 points, Taylor King with19 points, Ashley Williams with 14 points, and Brooke Hunwardsen with 11 points...
River Valley girls fall to Charter Oak-Ute (01/28/13)
Tuesday, January 15th, River Valley went up against Charter Oak-Ute. At half time Charter Oak Ute had the lead 20-19. The final score was 49-35 with Charter Oak-Ute taking home the win. The leading scorer for River Valley was Carley Burke with 16 points. The leading scorers for COU were Ashley Goslar with 12 points, and Ciera Carlson with 10 points. The leading rebounders for RV were Carley Burke with 7, and Olivia Goettsch with 5...
IGHSAU Coaching Endorsement Clinic (01/28/13)
DES MOINES - The Iowa Girls' High School Athletic Union, in partnership with the Iowa Farm Bureau and Heartland Area Education Agency, will offer the 9th annual coaching authorization/endorsement clinic June 10-13, 2013, at Drake University in Des Moines...
Deichmann, Williams exchange vows (01/28/13)
Lauren Deichmann and Alex Williams were united in marriage on September 8, 2012, at Heartland of America Park in Omaha, Nebraska, with Pastor Mike Harris officiating. Parents of the couple are John and Mary Deichmann of Marcus and Dave and Julie Williams of Omaha...
Preparing for that winter vacation (01/28/13)
As many area residents plan a winter get-away vacation, either for a long weekend or an extended period of time, it is wise to have your vehicle serviced, inspected, and ready for safe travel to that special vacation destination. Have your car examined before you leave. The last thing you want to worry about is your car breaking down, stranding you far from home. Take it to your local auto shop for a quick once over, and make sure your tires are winter ready and properly inflated...