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Stories from Tuesday, December 6, 2005

Opportunities to serve (12/06/05)
The city of Cherokee has boards and commissions that affect the community but most citizens have little awareness of. Those who serve on these boards and commissions are appointed by the Cherokee City Council, usually at the recommendation of the chairman...
Season of worship (12/06/05)
Season of worship By Nancy Nelson Staff Writer The turkey is all gone, thanks was given, and now people will look toward the next big holiday. Christmas brings with it a season of giving, sharing, and more importantly worship. After all the birth of Christ is the reason the holiday is celebrated...
Jazz & Blues Festival on its way! (12/06/05)
**Mark Pender Band, new groups highlight annual Cherokee party weekend Batten down the hatches, shut the windows, and open your eyes and ears because it's time for the sixth annual Cherokee Jazz & Blues Festival sure to rock this town like never before...
Area man seeks top ag position (12/06/05)
Mark Leonard of Holstein is a cattleman, farmer and banker who would like to be the Iowa Secretary of Agriculture. He believes his background, combining both finance and direct agricultural experience, provides the perspective needed to lead a department that is crucial to the state...
Cafe opens in Aurelia (12/06/05)
We all know how it goes when taking a long family trip, the kids are asleep in the back and at last, mom and dad can have a conversation. For Debbie and Bryon Kelley that is how they developed the plan to purchase the building in Aurelia to start their own business called the Aurelia Cafe. They know that owning a business is very gratifying and they wanted to offer something that was needed in the community...
RV sells property to Cushing (12/06/05)
After hearing input from about 20 citizens, the River Valley School Board voted to sell the former school building in Cushing to the city of Cushing for $1. The action taken at a special meeting on Monday was by a four to one vote, with only Lyle Paulsen voting against that motion. The offer from the city was one of three proposals for purchase of the building...
New bakery coming in 2006 (12/06/05)
**Klee brings an international taste to Cherokee David and Judi Klee recently purchased the building located at 222 West Main in Cherokee (formerly Hawley-Allison's) with future plans of opening a bakery and kitchen store. The couple is originally from Delaware and spent most of their adult life in Georgia and then in Nebraska City up until five years ago when David Klee took a position at Buena Vista University as a music professor. ...
Telephone upgrade considered (12/06/05)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors is considering going to a T-1 phone line for the county in order to save money. The T-1 line would reduce the number of incoming lines, thus reducing the monthly tax, but would actually carry more calls on a single line, according to Mike Scott of Scott Telephone and Telecom out of Emmetsburg, who appeared at the Tuesday morning meeting...
Mundil / Grauer (12/06/05)
Gayle Mundil and Jared Grauer were married Sept. 10, 2005 at Saint Paul's Lutheran Church in Uehling. Gayle's longtime high school friend, the Reverend Katie Low, officiated the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Edward and Joan Mundil of Hooper, Neb. and Keith and Linda Grauer of Cherokee. The groom's grandparents are Shirley and the late Kenneth Skadeland of Cherokee, and Vernon and Rhoda Grauer of Marcus. The bride's grandparents are the late Virgil and Lucille Sila of West Point, Neb...
DeWitt/Hubble (12/06/05)
Amber Nicole DeWitt and Geoffrey Allen Hubble were joined in marriage on October 15, 2005 in Lisle, Ill. at the Hyatt Lisle. Amber is the daughter of Rita and Bob DeWitt, formerly of Cherokee and Geoff is the son of Ginny Flessor of Greenville, S.C. and Mark Hubble of Wheaton, Ill...
Cargin/Chetty (12/06/05)
Kristin Cargin and Ansel Chetty were united in marriage at an evening ceremony on August 6, 2005 at Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Plano, Texas. Monsignor Henry Petter officiated the ceremony. A reception was held at Stonebriar Country Club in Frisco, Texas, immediately following the ceremony...
Cobb/Swanson (12/06/05)
Julie Renae Cobb and Gregory Gail Swanson were united in marriage on Aug. 6, 2005 at Cornerstone Berean Church in Kearney, Neb. with the reverand Doug Shada officiating. Parents of the couple are Dallas and Diane Cobb of McCook, Neb. and Gail and Grace Swanson of Sutherland. ...
Brandhorst/Wirth (12/06/05)
The parents of Jennifer Page Brandhorst and Nathan Thomas Wirth announce the engagement of their children. Jennifer is the daughter of Randall and Melinda Brandhorst and the late Cynthia Brandhorst of Waterloo. She is a 2004 graduate of Univesity of Northern Iowa with a degree in family services. She is currently employed at the University of Missouri Extension in Warrenton, Mo. as a Family Nutrition Education Program Associate...
Ross Rambles: All there is to know about music (12/06/05)
In a recent two-part Gray Matter column, Margaret Dorr quoted extensively from Bob Reed, a former Marcus resident who maintains a blog site. Reed believes, and Dorr concurs, that the music young people listen to these days lacks the quality of music from the good old days. Their critical view of today's youth culture clearly marks both Dorr and Reed as curmudgeons. But that's OK. I'm a curmudgeon myself...