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Stories from Wednesday, January 2, 2008

Times Gone By (01/02/08)
100 years ago J. B. Demerest Has Hand Drawn Late Planing Machine at Sioux City and Terribly Lacerated. Demarest, a carpenter in the Lytle Construction Co., met with a terrible accident Friday afternoon, which practically deprives him of one hand. While planing a plank the plank split and his hand was drawn into the knives. His forefinger was cut nearly off, and a big piece was cut out of his middle finger and his thumb. One finger was thrown out of joint...
Locals participate in Pasadena parade (01/02/08)
Two Cherokee natives will be among the participants in one of the most famous and watched parades in the world. The Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year's Day in Pasadena, Calif., will feature five college marching bands, including the marching band of South Dakota State University at Brookings...
Patricia K. Chase (01/02/08)
Patricia K. Chase, 73, of rural Washta, Iowa passed away Friday, Dec. 21, 2007 at her home. It was Patricia's wish to be cremated. Memorial services will be held at a later date. The Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee is in charge of the arrangements She was born on Feb. 14, 1934 at Quimby, to Kendell & Bernece (Smith) Palmer. She graduated from Quimby High School in 1952. She was married to Walter Leroy Chase and to this marriage, three children were born, Scott, Rocky and Tammy...
Woodall/daughter (01/02/08)
Jerry and Kathy Woodall are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter. Grace Kathryn Woodall was born on Dec. 5, 2007 at 6:02 p.m. She weighed 7 lbs. and 5 oz. and measured 19 inches long. Welcoming Grace home was her sister Maddison and her two brothers Matt and Tanner...
Kannegieter/son (01/02/08)
Kelly and Kristi Kannegieter of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their son. Brock Robert Kannegieter was born on Dec. 17, 2007 at 6:16 p.m. He weighed 8 lbs. and 6 oz. and measured 19 inches long. Grandparents are Rob and Diane Kannegieter of Aurelia and Chuck and Sally Knoben of Cherokee. Great-grandparents are Jim and Mary Morgan of Quimby and Bob and Marlene Kannegieter of George and Arnold and Marlene Techen of George...
Basic Biittner : On a first - name basis (01/02/08)
Throughout the many political ads and news stories about would-be Presidential candidates, I have noticed that one of the candidates often seems to be called by her first name, rather than her surname. I have a couple of theories about why this is. Theory number one is that people don't want to refer to her as "Clinton" because of a recent president with the same surname. ...
Take part in Democracy (01/02/08)
We urge members of a political party to participate in the Iowa caucus process on Thursday Jan. 3. There are people who will not participate because they are independents, not affiliated with either party. We respect this decision. What we don't support is a decision not to participate because a person doesn't understand the process...
Facing post-holiday blahs (01/02/08)
With Christmas recently over and New Years soon to be over, many people are facing, or soon will face, the post-holiday blahs. There are no major celebrations on the horizon and most of the cold and dark winter lies before us. For some people, winter depression can be a serious condition. Most people don't experience clinical depression because of winter but many do suffer some degree of weariness this time of year...