Winding Roads: Parents and children in distress

Whenever I think we have had a bad week of news for this country, the next week seems to try to outdo it. I don’t know where to start. The 416 children taken control of by the state of Texas will be a challenge for all of those responsible agencies and groups who have the authority to manage what will […]

In good hands

This time of year we should all pause to give thanks, and perhaps say a prayer, for the many dedicated storm spotters and emergency responders who lay their lives on the line in the threatening weather of spring and summer in the Midwest. From thunderstorms, floods, high winds, hail and lightning, to surprise spring blizzards and deadly tornadoes, these courageous […]

Tennis Braves slam Storm Lake

Cherokee boys now 3-0 for season The undefeated Cherokee Braves varsity tennis team ran its record to 3-0 last week by defeating visiting Storm Lake 6-3 in an exciting, competitive Lakes Conference match. Cherokee’s Tom Wilson carefully eyes his serve in recent Lakes Conference tennis singles action in Cherokee. The undefeated Braves play at Le Mars Monday, and host Spencer […]

WHS girls fall at SL

STORM LAKE – The Cherokee Washington High girls varsity tennis team dropped a 5-1 Lakes Conference verdict at Storm Lake Tuesday night in a meet cut short by cold, threatening weather. The teams completed the six singles matches and then called the doubles matches off after the Tornadoes came away with an insurmountable 5-1 lead. Michelle McGarry was Cherokee’s lone […]

Carol A. Ames

Carol A. Ames, 60, of Sutherland, Iowa, passed away Thursday afternoon, April 10, 2008 at the Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa following a seven year battle with cancer. Funeral services were held on April 14 at the Bethel Lutheran Church in Sutherland, Iowa. Pastor Leroy Riemer officiated. Burial was in the Liberty Township Cemetery at rural Meriden, Iowa. […]