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Stories from Friday, December 26, 2008

Local boys to bring down the house (12/26/08)
On Friday, Jan. 2, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. the Northwest Iowa Musicians will be kicking off the annual Cherokee Jazz & Blues Festival by playing at The Copper Cup. The Pub Crawls will from 9 p.m. to midnight with The Eric Klotz Trio at Corvo's, The David Zollo Trio will be performing at the Cherokee Bowl's Blue Room Lounge, Something Underground will be performing at The Other Place, and Tom Gary Blues Band will be performing at The Gathering Place...
Mid-Sioux provides many with Christmas (12/26/08)
The Christmas Holiday brings out the best of the human spirit when it comes to giving to others. Due to that community spirit in Cherokee, many area families will be having Christmas despite experiencing hard times. Mid Sioux Opportunities of Cherokee handed out Christmas packages to needy families around Cherokee County on Dec. ...
Jail architect meets with Supervisors (12/26/08)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors met with architect Rick Emswiler of Missouri Valley on Dec. 16th to discuss the current needs and possible designs for a new county jail. Emswiler has designed three other county jails in Iowa, and the Supervisors like what he did in Crawford County...
A fun hour at the Sanford Museum (12/26/08)
The Cherokee Roosevelt Elementary 3rd and 4th Grade classes and their teachers, Diane Klinker and Kim Miller, were treated to an hour of fun and games, treats and a viewing of "A Charlie Brown Christmas" at the Sanford Museum on Wednesday morning, Dec. 17th, as a reward for those classes' winning the Charlie Brown Christmas Tree competition...
Spalding hits Aurelia boys, 70-59 (12/26/08)
AURELIA - Granville Spalding captured a 70-59 foul-plagued, non-conference tussle from Aurelia in boys basketball action here on Dec. 18th. Aaron Bruce paced the Bulldogs with 23 points, four rebounds, four stels, two assists, and one blocked shot. Camrin Meyer added 18 points, seven boards, and four steals, along with four assists. Nick Hirschman tallied 16 points and two rebounds, and Anthony Fowler totaled five boards, Keith Gustafson seven, and Jordan Glawe five for the host 'Dogs...
Aurelia girls fall to Spalding, 54-28 (12/26/08)
AURELIA - The Aurelia Bulldog girls trailed by just five points at the half in non-conference girls' basketball action against Granville Spalding Catholic here on Dec. 18th, but were outscored 11-4 in the third quarter, and wound up losing the game, 54-28...
Cherokee girls tumble to Storm Lake (12/26/08)
STORM LAKE - The Cherokee Washington High girls basetball team was never in it during a resounding 78-18 setback to undefeated Storm Lake (6-0) here on Dec. 19th. The quick-striking Tornadoes exploded to a 27-0 lead in the first quarter, and held a 50-5 margin at halftime on the way to the 60-point victory over a youthful Cherokee squad that couldn't buy a basket in the game...
Braves stymie Storm Lake, 52-40 (12/26/08)
STORM LAKE - The vastly improving Cherokee Braves continued to lay it on the line with intense, half-court pressure defense and a quick-striking offense that may or may not reap benefits, depending if the shots fall, on the way to a sweet 52-40 victory in Lakes Conference boys basketball here Fon Dec. 19th...
Marjorie Loyetta Christenson (12/26/08)
Marjorie Christensen, the daughter of Guy R. and Bernice (Clark) Miller was born April 25, 1923 at Des Moines, Iowa and departed this life December 15, 2008 at the Stewart Memorial Hospital in Lake City, Iowa. She lived her life to the age of 85 years, 7 months and 20 days...
Winding Roads: Tis a season to be thoughtful (12/26/08)
It's been nearly three months since I last wrote a column. It's not that I didn't have an opinion about anything but seeing all the letters on the the computer was a struggle. It is just amazing how much better I see after eye surgery. As like many of you, it is a busy season preparing for the holidays, and there is always something to do. ...
Be ready for winter storms (12/26/08)
The ice and snow storms hitting the entire Midwest the last few weeks proves that we in the heartland are never free from dangerous winter storms until well into springtime. While total power outages don't happed very often, they do occur with enough frequency that should force families to be safely prepared if they're left in the cold and dark...