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Stories from Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Times Gone By (03/11/08)
100 years ago Thursday of last week was a gala day in I.O.O.F. circles when Cherokee Lodge chartered a special train and to the number of 80 accompanied D. D. G. M. Lawrey, to Larrabee where a new lodge starting with 43 members was established. All but six of these were made members by initiation, the six being charter members. ...
CMS students to Choir Festival (03/11/08)
Kaitlan Kennebeck, right, daughter of Doug and Monica Kennebeck, and Libby Peterson, daughter of John and Karen Peterson, both of Cherokee, have been selected to participate in the North Central Regional Elementary Honor Choir Festival of the American Choral Directors Association. ...
A special gift (03/11/08)
Cecil Akin, long time Cherokee resident, gave a special gift to the Cherokee Public Library this week. Akin donated his copy of "But With The Dawn, Rejoicing" by Mary Ellen Kelly. What makes this gift so special is Akin's personal memory of the author. During the 1950's Akin worked as a Conductor for the Illinois Central Railroad. From time to time he would encounter Kelly, who was a passenger on the train...
Squads named for Shrine Game (03/11/08)
Campbell, Bruce among players on North squad The squads for the annual Shrine All-Star football game in Ames on Saturday July 26 have been selected, and a couple of Cherokee County standouts are included on the 46-man North squad. Aurelia's Myron Radke is the head coach of the North team, and Bulldog Jared Bruce and Cherokee Brave Chris Campbell have been selected to play on the North team. Campbell excelled at wide receiver for the Braves, while Bruce played quarterback for Aurelia...
Bartel named to All-GPAC team (03/11/08)
SIOUX CITY - Morningside College's Dani Gass, a 5-10 junior guard from Sioux City, and J.J. Hall, a 5-9 sophomore guard from Exeter, Neb., have both been named to the All-Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Women's Basketball First-Team as selected by the league's head coaches...
Lynda L. Collins (03/11/08)
Lynda L. Collins, 62, of Quimby, passed away Wednesday morning, March 5, 2008 at her home in Quimby. Funeral services were held on Saturday, March 8, at 10:30 a.m. at the Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Quimby. Pastor Don Meyer officiated. Burial was in the Quimby Cemetery. The Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee was in charge of arrangements...
Lucy Clark (03/11/08)
Memorial services for Lucy Clark, 62, of Storm Lake were held on Saturday, March 8, 2008, at the First Baptist Church with Pastor Tom Hinshaw officiating. A memorial fund has been established. The Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia is in charge of arrangements...
'Lemon Law' protects you (03/11/08)
What can you do if a new car or pickup that you purchased or leased turns out to be a "lemon" - a vehicle with a defect or problem that just can't be fixed? Well, Iowa's motor vehicle "Lemon Law" may give you the option of obtaining a refund or replacement vehicle...