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Stories from Friday, January 2, 2009

Cherokee - the Birthplace of Music? (01/02/09)
Jazz & Blues Festival rocks Cherokee this weekend! (01/02/09)
The 2009 Cherokee Jazz and Blues Festival kicks off Friday Jan. 2, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., with the Northwest Iowa Musicians playing at The Copper Cup. The Friday Pub Crawls will from 9 p.m. to midnight, with The Eric Klotz Trio at Corvo's, The David Zollo Trio performing at the Cherokee Bowl's Blue Room Lounge, Something Underground performing at The Other Place, and Tom Gary Blues Band performing at The Gathering Place...
Jazzy Juniors (01/02/09)
The Cherokee Middle School Jazzy Juniors filled the Washington High School Auditorium with the sounds of the season last week during the Middle School Music Concert. Photo by Vanessa Reusch
Crowd pleasers - (01/02/09)
The colorful Aurelia Dance Team performed its lively state competition routine at recent Aurelia boys and girls basketball games in Aurelia. The Dance Team is directed by Shelley Ballantyne. Photo by Sarah Gengler
Back to work (01/02/09)
Barbara Ann Campbell (01/02/09)
Barbara Ann Campbell, 80, of Cherokee, died Dec. 26, 2008 at her home, following a lengthy illness. Memorial services were held on Dec. 31, 2008 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee, with Rev. Armand Bertrand officiating. Burial will be at a later date in the Mount Calvary Cemetery in Cherokee...
Van De Weerd-Spencer/ daughter (01/02/09)
Lance Van Der Weerd and Sara Spencer of Aurelia are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter. Karlie Booke Van Der Weerd was born on Nov. 23, 2008 at 9:38 a.m. She weighed 8 lbs. and 5 oz. and measured 20 inches long. Welcoming Karlie home was her sister Maddie...
Moore and Siebrecht/son (01/02/09)
Thomas Moore and Sara Siebrecht of Rembrandt are pleased to announce the birth of their son. Thomas James Moore Jr. was born on Nov. 23, 2008 at 6:53 a.m. He weighed 6 lbs. and 15 oz. and measured 20 inches long. Welcoming Thomas home is his brother Chase and sister Mercedes...
Pruett/son (01/02/09)
Matt and Carrie Pruett of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their son. Cael Leonard Pruett was born on Nov. 20, 2008 at 1:37 a.m. He weighed 7 lbs. and 14 oz. and measured 21 inches long. Welcoming Cael home are his brother Nolan and sister Taylor...
Carlson/daughter (01/02/09)
Jay and Julie Carlson of Urbandale are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Paige Margaret, on November 13, 2008. Paige weighed 8 lbs. 6 oz. and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Richard Barker and the late Margaret Barker of Winterset and Larry and Val Carlson of Cherokee...
Langholdt/Koster wedding (01/02/09)
Tricia Lynne Langholdt of Cherokee and Cory Aron Koster of Windom, Minn. were united in marriage on July 19, 2008 at 4 p.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cherokee with Pastor Jim Steen officiating the ceremony. Her father, Terry Langholdt, gave the bride into marriage...
Gray Matters:Significance of the holidays (01/02/09)
The lights are extinguished, the music silenced, church bells again ring only at regular worship times. Christmas is over for another year, but that is not quite as it should be. The true meaning of Christmas should remain in our hearts for the months that lie ahead...
Making holidays the best they can be (01/02/09)
The holidays upon us should be a time filled with joy and love, yet for some it can be a season of great sadness and regret. Experts offer these simple coping strategies and new interpersonal approaches to consider in the days ahead. Leave the ghosts of holidays passed in the past. ...