2010-07-21

VFW Auxiliary notes

Cherokee VFW Auxiliary met July 12 for their regular monthly meeting. President, Marian McNabb opened the meeting according to ritual. Minutes of previous meeting read and approved. Shirley Nation gave the treasurer report. Old business was the discussion of the upcoming Ice Cream Social to be held, Saturday, July 31 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Post Home. […]

CRMC nursing staff utilizes cutting edge technology

Jessica Mattioda (sitting) shows CRMC’s 3rd Floor Nurse Manager Terri Nobles (left) and Jeannie Williams from the Medical Records department, a few capabilities of the new Apple iPads purchased recently by Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Mattioda took the lead on implementing the new cutting edge technology at CRMC. Photo contributed In a rapidly changing health care environment, Cherokee Regional Medical […]

Cherokee tops West Lyon, 6-5 in extra innings

Driving in two – Jakob Hummel connects for a two run single in the second inning to account for the Braves’ first first two runs in Saturday’s District win over West Lyon. Photo by Jeff T. Benson, Lyon County Reporter Braves advance to substate game on Tuesday SIOUX CENTER – The Cherokee Braves moved a step closer to a return […]

Tourney champs

The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn grades 3-4 baseball team won the year-end tournament consisting of 14 area teams. Team members are: front row, left to right, Joel Johnson, Colton Meyer, Drew Woodall, Conner Rassel. Middle, Micah Petersen, Tyler Whited, Douglas Gengler, Wyatt Rassel, Tristen Olson, Dean Jenness. Back, coaches Lonnie Bentz and Mike Olson. Photo contributed

Hole-in-One at Quimby

Pete Dixon of Anthon scored a hole-in-one on hole # 4 at the Quimby Golf Course on July 5, 2010, witnessed by Bruce Boock. in this photo, Pete is presented a gold putter by Quimby Golf Board member Rich Wych (left). Holzhauer Motors sponsors the award of the gold putter. Photo contributed.

Local quilting business thrives


Janette Woodall uses this cutting table to organized pieces which will go together to form hangings and other items to be quilter by her. Note the whimsical cat banner. She is enjoying her new shop set up nearby their home in Marcus. Photo by Nancy Hohbach MARCUS -It doesn’t get any better than to create a thriving business from a […]

Rosemary Clausen Center announces open house

Center also widens season ticket sales The season ticket sales for the 2010-11 entertainment series at the Rosemary Clausen Center in Holstein has been opened up to the general public, according to ticket director Ken Buell. Contributors to the capital campaign to build the facility were given three weeks to receive ordering preference for season tickets. “That was the fair […]

Get Your 4-H Family Favorites cookbook

The 4-H Facilities Betterment Project Committee has collected the best recipes from 108 4-H members, family, leaders, and alumni and compiled them into an attractive keepsake cookbook. The cookbooks are on sale now, with all proceeds going to the betterment project at the Cherokee County Fairgrounds. The spiral bound cookbook contains 384 well-loved recipes. Each divider features a different Cherokee […]

Beef show at Marcus Fairgrounds

The Chuck Simons Memorial beef show will be held at the Marcus Fairgrounds in Marcus on Sunday Aug. 8 at 12:30 p.m. This is a sanctioned show for the Iowa Junior beef breeds association. There will also be feeder calf classes. A lunch stand will be available and is being run by the 4-H Expo Center Committee to continue fundraising […]

Gray Matters: A delightful trip back in time


I expect a good many of you who have reached a certain age have had this experience, and I am certain you have found it as pleasant as I did. I’m speaking of hearing the voice of a dear friend one hasn’t been in contact with for ages, and being instantly transported back in time. This happened a few days […]