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Stories from Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Creek Fest lineup set (04/24/12)
Cherokee Creek Fest returns this year, and will partner with June E. Nylen Cancer Center to raise money for cancer treatment. A poker run, a walk/run and a mud run through the creek and hillside are planned. A mechanical bull will also be on hand. The 2012 Creek Fest becomes a three-day festival, Friday July 20-Sunday July 22, and will coincide with the Across Iowa biker rally...
Food booth applications available for Star Spangled Spectacular (04/24/12)
Non-profit organizations now have the opportunity to register to operate a food booth during the 2012 Star Spangled Spectacular Wednesday, July 4. Applications are now available and must be returned to event organizers by May 18, 2012 to be eligible. There are a limited number of slots available...
Edith Pearson (04/24/12)
Edith Pearson, age 103, of Albert City, died Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at the Pleasant View Nursing Home in Albert City. Funeral services were held Monday, April 23, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Albert City. Burial was in the Fairfield Township Cemetery in Albert City. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City was in charge of the arrangements...
Ruth Davis Kohrt (04/24/12)
Ruth Davis Kohrt died quietly in her arm chair on April 13, 2012. She was born into the pioneer family of George and Sadie (Merrill) Davis of Webb on Aug. 27, 1921. It wasn't an easy time, but she graduated from Iowa State Teachers College and Augustana College, and went on to a 42-year career in Iowa and Minnesota schools, teaching in settings from one-room schools through town high school...
Dave Emery Nelson (04/24/12)
Dave Emery Nelson, age 80, of Spirit Lake, passed away Wednesday, April 18, 2012, at Countryside Estates in Cherokee. He was born on Aug. 11, 1931, in Lake Mills, to Nels Johannes Nelson and Ida Josephine Holland. Dave graduated from Lake Mills High School in 1949, and St. ...
John Rune Gustafson (04/24/12)
Rune Gustafson, age 87, of Alta, passed away on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at the Sunset Knoll Care & Rehab Center of Aurelia. A funeral service was held on Friday, April 20, at the Trinity Lutheran Church of Alta with the Rev. Don E. Rothweiler officiating. ...
Doris Johnson (04/24/12)
Doris Marie Johnson, daughter of Joel and Emma Jane (Ridgley) Johnson was born on Dec. 21, 1916. Doris, 95, of Wesley Acres in Des Moines, died peacefully on Tuesday, April 17, 2012. Funeral services were Friday, April 20, at Iles Funeral Homes-Dunn's Chapel, Des Moines. Burial will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 21, at Poland Township Cemetery in Marathon...
Clifford R. Christensen (04/24/12)
Clifford R. Christensen, age 85, of Alta, died April 18, 2012 at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Funeral services were held Saturday, April 21, at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. Burial was in the Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery in Storm Lake. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements...
Elbert and Radke to exchange vows (04/24/12)
Troy and Jeanne Elbert of Pocahontas are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Hope Lillie Elbert, to Samuel Ryan Radke, son of David and Janda Radke of Galva. The couple will be united in marriage June 30, 2012, at Faith Lutheran Church, rural Palmer...
Vik and Wolff to exchange vows (04/24/12)
Theodore Wolff and Maren Vik, both of Coppell, Texas, are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Theodore is the son of Rick and Patti Wolff of Newell. He is the grandson of Darel and Kay Burns of Storm Lake and Nancy and the late Joe Wolff of Newell. He graduated with a bachelor's degree from Iowa State University in technical communications. He is employed as a Technical Writer at Texas Instruments in Dallas, Texas...
Time for teams to join Relay for Life (04/24/12)
The Relay for Life, a fundraiser for cancer prevention and services, will be held Friday, June 22 at the Storm Lake High School track. The theme for 2012 will be "Relay For Life Olympic Games: Where Survivors Win the Gold" Events begin at 5:30 p.m. ...
4 local blood drives set (04/24/12)
Blood donors are heroes who give selflessly of themselves to save the lives of hospital patients. Just one donation can help save the lives of up to three different hospital patients, including people with cancer, blood disorders and victims of car accidents. Be a hero and make a difference in your community today!...