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Stories from Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Final Night at the Bates Motel (11/04/08)
Last Friday was Hallowe'en - and what better night to close the doors on Aurelia's Haunted Bates Motel. Founded in October 1999, the Bates has scared the beejeebers out of visitors ever since, thanks to a spooky group of hosts, including Denny and Pam Allen, John Miller, Bob and Amy Mikos, Rod and Cheryl Hasenwinkel, and a whole group of more-than-willing volunteers...
City garbage rates to increase $2 per month (11/04/08)
Pending a new ordinance being drawn and instituted, Cherokee residents will see a $2 per month increase in their garbage rates in the near future. At their meeting on October 28th, the Cherokee City Council approved the $2 per month hike after hearing from Sanitary Services, which is contracted by the City for its municipal garbage collection...
Visitors from the Netherlands (11/04/08)
Cherokee County recently had the opportunity to play host to two young couples from the Netherlands who are considering a move to the United States to recreate their dairy operations here. We had short notice of this tour two weeks ago, and quickly put together a brief itinerary that showed them several sites in the county and an overnight stay here in Cherokee...
Hy-Vee kicks off $17 million expansion project here (11/04/08)
Hy-Vee kicked-off the construction of its new addition to the Cherokee Distribution Center in Cherokee on Oct. 28th. Special guest Senator Chuck Grassley attended the groundbreaking ceremony, along with representatives from Hy-Vee and the Cherokee Area Economic Development Corporation, as well as county and city officials...
Aurelia church hosts Harvest Dinner (11/04/08)
AURELIA - The United Methodist Church in Aurelia is gearing up to serve one of the best meals you'll ever eat - their annual Fall Harvest Dinner. The meal will be served from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Sunday, November 9 at the church, which is located on the east edge of Aurelia, south of the Aurelia school...
MMC's Welp 4th in XC District (11/04/08)
HOLSTEIN - The Class 1A District Cross Country meet was run on the Holstein Golf Course on October 27th, featuring 26 schools, and over 130 girls, competing in the girls' 4k. Defending State Champion Council Bluffs St. Albert won the meet, followed by West Sioux of Hawarden. St. Albert, led by individual champion Abby Schlater, scored 36 points, followed by West Sioux (57), Galva-Holstein (74), Sioux Central (104) and Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn (163)...
River Valley drops football finale (11/04/08)
MOVILLE - River Valley dropped a hard-fought, season-ending District football game at Woodbury Central on Oct. 24, despite shutting out the host Wildcats in the second half. Woodbury Central tallied 18 points in the first half and then held the Wolverines to just eight points the rest of the way to claim the 18-8 contest...
Indians drop Bison in District final (11/04/08)
EARLY - Pocahontas Area/Pomeroy-Palmer erupted with a 22-point third quarter to break away from a 19-6 halftime score and cruise to a 49-6 victory over Buffalo Ridge to close out the regular season in Class 2A District football action here on October 24...
Shelby to state (11/04/08)
Shelby Bechtel, fifth grade student at Aurelia Community School, participated in the Northwest Area District Special Olympics bowling competition in LeMars on October 18 and won first place in the singles division for ages 8-11. Shelby's win means she can advance to the state competition on Saturday November 22 in Des Moines. Way to go Shelby! Photo contributed...
Lois Marie Buddenhagen (11/04/08)
Lois Marie Buddenhagen, 61, of North Patchogue, N.Y., passed away on Oct. 24, 2008. Religious services were conducted on Monday, Oct. 27 at Ruland Funeral Home in Patchogue, N.Y. with Rev. John Fleischmann officiating. The family received friends on Sunday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment followed in Calverton National Cemetery...
Rose Mongan (11/04/08)
Rose Mongan, 68, of Cherokee, died Monday, Oct. 27, 2008 in the Country Side Estates following a lengthy illness. Funeral services were held on Oct. 31, 2008 at the Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Rev. Magrey deVega officiated. Burial was in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee...
Hy-Vee expansion a boon to Our Town (11/04/08)
In these times of rampant corporate greed and corruption, it's comforting to know that some companies still have the moral fiber and courage to take the time and effort to study a situation fully to better help them make rational decisions that just might benefit their employees and communities...
Symphony again works its magic (11/04/08)
The musical talent oozing out of the the Cherokee Community Center on Sunday afternoon, October 26, during the Cherokee Symphony's annual Pops Concert has no equal, unless, perhaps, the Symphony's next scheduled performance, slated for Sunday, February 22, 2009...