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Stories from Thursday, December 4, 2008

Letsche Home part of Tour of Homes (12/04/08)
T.T.T. will be hosting a Holiday Tour of Homes from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 7. Five homes are on the tour, and $10 will get you admission to all five homes. Tickets may be bought in advance at Valley Gifts, Hy-Vee Gifts, Valley Bank (both Cherokee and Marcus locations), Central Bank and Cherokee State Bank. Tickets may also be purchased on the day of the tour at any of the homes...
Jenness retains national VFW post (12/04/08)
LeRoy Jenness of Cherokee has been re-appointed by the Commander in Chief of the Veterans of Foreign Wars to serve as National Deputy Chief of Staff for the second year in a row. According to Allen Kent, Adjutant General, the appointment of Jenness was made because of his continued willingness to commit his time and efforts and outstanding services to Posts and his Department above and beyond the call of duty...
Sanford Museum to hold photo contest (12/04/08)
The Sanford Museum is accepting entries for the 2009 "Beauty of Northwest Iowa" photo contest. There is no age limit for the contest. This year's contest will have two categories, both professional and amateur entries will be accepted. Entries must be original photos, taken by the entrant. The photos must be 8 x 10 inches in size and all photos are to be "loose,' no mats, frames allowed...
Memorial Presbyterian Church offers LOGOS program (12/04/08)
When people think of church, they don't necessarily think of 30 children from the ages of five to 12 filling the pews and classrooms, but at Cherokee Memorial Presbyterian Church that's exactly what happens every Wednesday night. "We have a program called LOGOS ("the word;" a biblical translation from the Gospel of John) that we hold Wednesday nights," said Sarah Gengler, Christian Education and Youth Director for the church. ...
Council targets Eikmeier for City Manager (12/04/08)
The hunter became the hunted in a pleasant sort of way for the City of Cherokee and interim City Manager Donald B. Eikmeier last week. Eikmeier, founder of Innovative Government Services in Elkhorn, Neb., and his company, were previously hired by the Cherokee City Council to aid in the search for a new city manager, and he has been serving as interim city manager here since September 15...
"Locks of Love" (12/04/08)
Breeana DeVos, 11, recently made a donation to the "Locks of Love", a non-profit organization in the United States that helps children suffering from long-term medical hair loss from any diagnosis.DeVos is seen holding the bundles of 7-inch-long hair she had cut off at Jane's Salon. The donation can be used to make wigs, eyelashes and other items for cancer patients and costume wear. Photo by Sarah Gengler...
Students describe the Thanksgiving meal (12/04/08)
Recently, Kelly Pitts, Second Grade teacher at Roosevelt Elementary School asked here students how to make a turkey and what ever else they had with their Thanksgiving feast. How to get ready for a Thanksgiving meal. I would buy the turkey at Hy-Vee. Then I would go home. Then I would wash it. I would cook it for 50 degrees. When the turkey is done the turkey has to go on a plate. I would put with the turkey vegetables and potatoes...
Aurelia holds Fall Sports Banquet (12/04/08)
Aurelia High School held its Fall Sports Banquet on November 24 to honor the athletes who competed in fall sports. The cheerleaders, cross country runners, volleyball players and football players were honored at an awards ceremony following the banquet, held in Aurelia's gymnasium...
Nelson 45th at Nationals (12/04/08)
KENOSHA, Wisc. - Cherokee Washington High graduate Kara Nelson, a sophomore at Morningside College, competed in the NAIA Cross Country National Championships in Kenosha, Wisconsin on Saturday, November 22. Nelson finished 45th with a time of 18:25.8, the identical time given to Morningside teammate Erin Keitges, who finished 44th...
Lila Maranell (12/04/08)
A funeral service for 94 year-old Lila Maranell of Sanborn was held on Dec. 1, 2008 at the Sanborn Funeral Home Chapel in Sanborn. Lila passed away at the Prairie View Nursing Home on Tuesday, Nov. 25. The Sanborn Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. You may send condolences to www.sanborn-hartleyfuneralhomes.com...
Marthena Scott (12/04/08)
Marthena Scott, 77, of Meriden, died Wednesday Nov. 26, 2008 at the Heartland Care Center in Marcus. following a brief illness. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Dec. 2 at the Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee, with Pastor Bruce Rapp officiating. Burial was in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. Online condolences may be left at www.greenwoodfuneral.com...
Henke-Hagan wedding (12/04/08)
Kristi Henke and Chris Hagan of Kingsley exchanged wedding vows on Oct. 18, 2008 at Kingsley United Methodist Church with Pastor Roger Kurtenbach officiating. Parents of the couple are Ron and Pearl Henke of Marcus and Mike and Joan Hagan of Kingsley. Grandparents attending included Berniece Henke of Cherokee, Bob and Helen Hagan and Sylvia Beelner, all of Kingsley...
Decorative lighting and you (12/04/08)
By taking extra precautions, abiding by safety rules and practicing energy efficiency, families can save money and help prevent accidents when placing decorative Christmas lighting inside and outside their homes this holiday season. Many holiday mishaps, electrical shocks and dangerous fires can often be prevented by following the dos and don'ts provided by Alliant Energy to keep the holidays happy and safe...