Breyfogle/ son

Grant and Angie Breyfogle of Holstein are happy to announce the birth of their son, Maxwell Scott Breyfogle, at 8:27 a.m. on January 25, 2010. Maxwell weighed 7 lbs. 1 oz. and measured 21 inches long, and was welcomed home by his big brother Jake . Grandparents are Dennis and Kathy Breyfole and Dean and Sandy Breyfogle of Holstein.

Hughes – Slininger Engagement

Michael Slininger and Rachel Hughes Rachel Hughes of Shawnee, Kansas and Michael Slininger of Bettendorf are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Rachel is the daughter of Jim and Linda Hughes of Cherokee. She is a 2004 graduate of Cherokee Washington High School, received her Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and Management from Iowa State University in […]

Schubert – Nielsen Wedding

Kara Schubert and Adam Nielsen Kara Jean Schubert and Adam Charles Nielsen were united in marriage on January 16, 2010 at BelAir Collection Resort in Cancun, Mexico. Parents of the couple are Kerry and Carla Schubert of Holstein and Pete and Cindy Nielsen of Alta. A wedding reception will be held at a later date.

Morningside track women perform well

Kara Nelson 3200 Relay, with Nelson, qualifies for Nationals in school-record time SIOUX CITY – Morningside College competed at the Buena Vista Invitational Graphic Edge Open Indoor Track Meet in Storm Lake Saturday, and the Women’s 3200 meter relay team, led off by Cherokee Washington alumnus Kara Nelson, a junior, won first place in a scool-record time of 9:39.44, qualifying […]

B. L. “Barney” Hester

Barney Hester B. L. “Barney” Hester, 90, of Cherokee, passed away peacefully in his sleep, Saturday morning, Jan. 30, 2010 at The Gardens in Cherokee. Memorial services will be on Saturday, Feb. 6, at 11 a.m. at the St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Cherokee. Rev. Magrey deVega will officiate. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee […]

RV Boys post win over Boyer Valley

Hansen’s 32 points lead Wolverines CORRECTIONVILLE – River Valley gained a huge 65-53 victory over a 12-4 Boyer Valley team in Western Valley Conference basketball action here on Friday night. Austin Hansen led the way for RV with a 32 point performance, while Andrew Volkert had a double/double with 12 points and also dished out five assists in the victory. […]

Curtis – Frangenberg / daughter

Christy Curtis and Fred Frangenberg of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their second child, a daughter. Zoe Christina Ann Frangenberg was born at 11:10 a.m. on January 28, 2010, and weighed 6 lbs. 8 oz. and measured 19 1/2 inches long. She was welcomed home by a big brother, Austin. Grandparents are Harlan and Trish Curtis and […]

Supervisors hold budget work day

County departments submit 2010-11 budget requests The Cherokee County Board of Supervisor got off to an early start during last week’s regular Tuesday meeting, starting an hour earlier from the normal start time of 9 a.m. The main focus of the Board’s agenda was a budget work day. The Board heard from 11 Cherokee County Department heads that summated their […]

Fire hits Simonsen Industries

QUIMBY – Shortly after 1:30 p.m. on Friday, the Quimby Fire Department responded to a fire at Simonsen Industries. According to one of the company’s owners, Jeff Simonsen, “The fire was in one of our old buildings that we don’t use any more. We noticed about 1:30 p.m. that flames were coming out of the roof of that building. We […]

Gray Matters: Guitarist extraordinaire

I am now living too far from Cherokee to have enjoyed any of the great musical events, which took place there recently. Of course, with the weather you’ve been “enjoying,” I might not have gotten there anyway. Be that as it may, two recent stories from the Texas Hill Country about related musical matters have piqued my memory. I am […]