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Stories from Tuesday, October 7, 2008

'Taste of Home Cooking School' coming to Cherokee (10/07/08)
'Tis the season to be jolly! Gathering with family and friends, sharing good food, laughter and perhaps exchanging gifts; what better way to celebrate the season? If you are hosting a party, warm holiday sentiments could quickly give way to overwhelming anxiety...
Auditor's office prepares for General Election (10/07/08)
With Election Day fast approaching, the Cherokee County Auditors office has been busy making this year's election easier for residents of the county to vote. In fact you don't have to wait for Election Day or avoid long lines at the polls, you can vote right now...
Times Gone By (10/07/08)
W. W. Finton who for nine years has been a very well respected citizen of this city conducting a successful laundry business in partnership with his son, H. A. Finton, after a comparatively short illness died at his home in this city Friday afternoon at five o'clock. Mr. Finton had a stroke of paralysis about two weeks ago and from the first it was feared he could not recover and he was unable to rally in the least and grew worse suffering intensely all the while...
WITCC to present publishing seminar (10/07/08)
SIOUX CITY - Author and publishing industry consultant Peter Davidson will present a seminar, How to Self-Publish Your Book, at Western Iowa Tech Community College, Sioux City, Oct. 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The seminar will present everything a person needs to know in order to write, self-publish, and market his or her own book...
G-H girls 2nd at cross country meet (10/07/08)
DENISON -- Galva-Holstein's cross country teams ran at the Denison-Schleswig Invitational here on Tuesday Sept. 30, and turned in some notable individual and team performances in a strong field which included such larger schools as Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln and Harlan...
Lady Pirates sweep foes in WVC (10/07/08)
HOLSTEIN - The Galva-Holstein volleyball team swept all four opponents in pool play of the 2008 Western Valley Conference Tournament here on Saturday Sept. 27. The Pirates defeated Remsen-Union 21-13, 21-9; Lawton-Bronson 21-9, 21-6; Kingsley-Pierson 22-20, 21-12; and Woodbury Central 19-21, 21-9, 15-13...
Basic Biittner - Bi-partisan humor? (10/07/08)
After reading this Associated Press sampling of the political comedy from Tuesday night's late-night television hosts, I have but one question. Do you think that maybe - just maybe - those in the entertainment industry lean a little bit to the left?...
Thinning the deer population (10/07/08)
A recent study showing collisions between vehicles and deer in Iowa are on the rise have some legislators saying it might be time to thin the state's deer herds for the safety of motorists. In the past 20 years, the number of collisions involving deer has grown from 4,805 a year to more than 16,000 as the deer population in Iowa has mushroomed by 280 percent...