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Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015

Ridge Runners hold Fall Rendezvous this weekend (10/09/15)
The Cherokee Ridge Runners Fall Rendezvous is this weekend, Oct. 10 & 11, at the Little Sioux Wildlife Area, located off the River Road between Cherokee and Quimby. Re-enactors will represent the era between 1740 and 1880, and events include novelty and shotgun shoot, a hawk and knife throw and kids' and women's games...
Absentee voting begins (10/09/15)
Cherokee County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections Kris Glienke has announced that absentee ballots for the Nov. 3, 2015, City Election will be available to be voted in the Cherokee County Auditor's Office on Monday, Oct. 5. Absentee ballots may be cast in the Cherokee County Auditor's Office at 520 W Main St., Cherokee, during regular office hours from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, through Nov. 2...
Times Gone By (10/09/15)
One of the worst hail storms ever experienced in this locality struck Alta about 7:30 Sunday morning. Old settlers say that sixteen years ago and again twenty-four years ago this vicinity experienced similar storms. Sunday morning the hail continued to fall for nearly a half hour and was followed by a deluge of rain. Hail...
Columbus Day (10/09/15)
Columbus Day is this coming Monday, October 12th. Columbus Day is a public holiday in the United States that commemorates the voyage of Christopher Columbus to the Americas in 1492. Federal observation of the holiday began in 1937, but Americans have been observing the anniversary of the voyage since colonial times...
'Shot Down' author appears in Cherokee (10/09/15)
Steve Snyder, author of 'Shot Down, the true story of pilot Howard Snyder and the crew of the B-17 Susan Ruth,' will be appearing for a book signing at The Book Vine in Cherokee on Wednesday Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. Snyder's connection to the community is that his grandfather, Howard Snyder Sr., was born in Cherokee and his great-great-grandparents, George D. and Mary (Lindsey) Snyder, are buried at Oak Hill Cemetery...
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