Basic Biittner: The new face of "The Other League"
As a lifelong fan of the New York Yankees, I have naturally been a lifelong fan of the American League as well, generally paying no attention to "The Other League" until World Series time. In the "old days," the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers were often the NL's representative in the World Series, and in the 1970s, Cincinnati's "Big Red Machine" dominated NL play. ...
At The Library
I have been passed the baton! Miss Peg Wurth, our previous Youth Services Librarian will be a tough act to follow, but I will do my very best to follow in her footsteps. With all the coaching from Mary Jo Ruppert and Judy Grienke-Miller, I hope I will have earned my place at the Cherokee Public Library!...
Basic Biittner: Saluting the Sioux Valley Conference
Today's column is a salute to one of the finest high school athletic conferences in the history of the state of Iowa - the Sioux Valley Conference. It's inconceivable to me, as I'm sure it is to many of our readers, that close to 25 years have passed since the Sioux Valley Conference existed as an entity...
I participate on a website called Goodreads. Each time I read a book I list it and rate it, sometimes with comments, in a range of 1 to 5 stars. It's been fun as I have friends I follow and people who follow me. Here are some of the latest novels, all available at the Cherokee Public Library, that I've read with the star rating I gave them. I do not award 5 stars very easily or very often so take it from there...