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Stories from Thursday, November 20, 2008

It's an animal's world here (11/20/08)
Animals are the life blood of Mongolia. They are used for food, housing, protection, sports, and games to name a few of their many uses. Mongolians herd sheep, goats, cows, camels and every so often you can see pigs roaming around. They raise horses and keep dogs sometimes as pets, but usually as a security system. Animals are everywhere in this country (the understatement of my journalistic career), and that's exactly what I'm going to talk about, species by species...
Supervisors canvass election results (11/20/08)
The Cherokee County Supervisors canvassed the 2008 General Election results on Wednesday, Nov. 12. Total votes for the presidential race from Cherokee County are: John McCain/Sarah Palin - 3372 Barack Obama/Joe Biden - 2890 Chuck Baldwin/Darrell Castle - 11...
Book Baskets Auction under way at the Library (11/20/08)
The ninth annual Friends of the Library Holiday Book Basket project is now under way in Cherokee. Friends of the Library is an organization committed to helping the library purchase items which are not in their yearly budget, and the Book Basket Project is their major fund raising project...
Fund-raiser Pool Party for Ava Simonsen (11/20/08)
A Pool Party fund-raiser was held on Nov. 9 to help defray medical expenses for the family of Ava Simonsen, a three-year-old Cherokee girl recently diagnosed with leukemia. Ava is the daughter of Derek and Rachel Simonsen, and the grandaughter of Tim and Lisa Perrin and Craig and Bev Simonsen...
County Officials get sworn in (11/20/08)
Koch to Louisville (11/20/08)
Cherokee Washington High senior pitcher Matt Koch last week accepted a scholarship offer and signed a national letter of intent to play Division I baseball at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Ky. The 6-3, 185-pound righthander is one of the top-rated pitchers in Iowa, and helped lead the Braves to the Class 2A Iowa State Championship in 2007, and to the State runner-up spot in 2008. ...
James A. Berg (11/20/08)
James A. Berg, 59, passed away on Nov. 10, 2008 in Tacoma Wash. Berg was born on June 22, 1949 in Charter Oak, Iowa, and his early years were spent with family on the farm in Charter Oak and Mapleton. His family moved to Cherokee in 1959. James' military career in the U.S Army began in 1969, and he retired on May 23, 1989 , at which time he began his real estate career. ...
Corrington/Sumner wedding (11/20/08)
Melanie Corrington and Matthew Sumner were united in marriage on Aug. 31, 2008 at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee. Pastor Magrey deVega officiated the ceremony. Melanie is the daughter of James and Peggy Corrington of Cherokee, and Matthew is the son of Doug and Carol Sumner of Hutchinson, Kan...
BASIC BIITTNER - When you assume... (11/20/08)
When I first read, last summer, that the state of Nebraska had passed a "Safe Haven" law, I noticed in the article that no age limit was listed for the children who could be left at Nebraska's hospitals, and joked about parents dropping off their "problem" teenagers...
Be a smart cell phone buyer (11/20/08)
If you're shopping for a cell phone service for the first time, planning to buy a cell phone for a Christmas gift, or considering a new plan for your cell phone, the following information can be of great benefit to you...