Braves fall in championship
(High School Sports ~ 07/29/08)
Assumption gains revenge with 4-2 win DES MOINES - The #1 Cherokee Braves stranded a dozen base runners, including three each in the pivotal fourth and fifth innings, on the way to a heart-breaking 4-2 defeat at the hands of perennial Iowa baseball power Davenport Assumption in the Class 2A State Baseball Championships here Saturday afternoon...
From the Midway: How to teach a telemarketer to fish
(Column ~ 07/29/08)
A wise man once told me that if you give a man a fish, he would eat for a day. If you teach a man to fish, he will eat for a lifetime. But if you take that fish and beat him with it, he will never bother you again. I am not advocating beating up a homeless person or rolling a bum for a quick couple of bucks. I am referring to the scum of the earth, telemarketers...
Ribbon cutting at HOBS
(Local News ~ 07/29/08)
Jan Morton, manager of the HOBS (Hill Of Beans) Coffee Company, located in the Family Table Restaurant in Cherokee, cut the red ribbon on July 25. The HOBS Coffee Company serves beverages, including a variety of coffee drinks and smoothies.
(Births ~ 07/29/08)
Deena Hudson of Holstein is pleased to announce the birth of her son. Brayden Bryce Hudson was born on July 21, 2008 at 8:16 p.m. He weighed 6 lbs. and 13 oz. and measured 21.5 inches long. Grandparents are Jeff and Dawn Nelson of Holstein and Craig and Jackie Hudson of Laurens...
Scott David Van Roekel
(Obituary ~ 07/29/08)
Funeral services for former Cherokee resident Scott David Van Roekel 43, of Spirit Lake, were held on July 26, 2008, at Good News Community Church in Okoboji, with Rev. John Messer officiating. Interment was in Lakeview Gardens in Spirit Lake. Turner Funeral Home of Spirit Lake, Iowa was in charge of arrangements...
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