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Stories from Thursday, July 30, 2009

Marcus Ladies dedicated to preserving history (07/30/09)
These nine ladies came up with the idea of having an old-fashioned tea party, which they hosted last Saturday afternoon at Faith Lutheran Church in Marcus. From the left, Sherree Ogren, Edith Bilsland, Nancy Hohbach, Arlene Hollenbeck, Mary Peterson, Betty Mosier, Pat Ducommun, Bonnie Husman and Faith Specht. Take note of the vintage clothing on display in the background. Photo contributed...
City Council accepts, rejects zoning changes (07/30/09)
Following the required Public Hearing, Cherokee's City Council Tuesday night approved the first reading of an amendment to the City Zoning Code that would change the zoning of a lot in Block 1 of the Doherty Addition from R-1 to R-2 to allow for the future construction of a four-bedroom house for Cherokee County Residential Services...
Cherokee Farmers Market Celebrates Farmers Market Week (07/30/09)
Cherokee Area Farmers Market is celebrating the 10th Annual Iowa Farmers Market Week/National Farmers Market Week August 2-8 as recognized by Mayor Pam Pierce, who kicked off the local celebration of the State and National observances when she proclaimed Thursday, August 6, 2009 as Cherokee Farmers Market Day...
WHS 'Back To School Dance' (07/30/09)
The Cherokee Washington High Cheerleaders will host their annual "Back To School Dance" from 9 p.m. to midnight Friday, August 14, in the west parking lot adjacent to the WHS gym. Cost of the popular "Back To School Dance" is $5 per person, with free snacks available, and water and pop for sale...
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation to rock this weekend (07/30/09)
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will present a concert on Saturday at the Cherokee County Fairgrounds staring the Nadas. All are welcome to this fund-raiser, and any proceeds from the event will benefit the CFF. Gates open at 8 p.m. and the Nadas are slated to play 9:30 p.m. to midnight. A beer garden and concessions will also be available throughout the evening...
Norma Longstaff (07/30/09)
Norma Longstaff died on Saturday, July 18, 2009 at the Kavanaugh House. Norma was born on Nov. 15, 1928 and resided in Hubbard with her parents, Earnest and Elizabeth Kuhlman. She was baptized and confirmed at St. John's Lutheran church. The family moved to Hampton during her junior year of high school, where Norma graduated and remained for several years...
Marcia Dawn Gallegos (07/30/09)
Marcia Dawn Gallegos, passed away of breast cancer at her home in Camarillo, Calif. on July 7, 2009. There was no funeral service. She was born in Spencer, to Richard and Margie Burgeson. She attended school in Sutherland and graduated from high school in Cherokee in 1975 and N.E. ...
Frankie J. Allender (07/30/09)
Dr. Frankie J. Allender, 58, of Cherokee passed away Monday, July 27, 2009 at his home. Funeral services will be held Friday, July 31, at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Rev. Ray Kruger will officiate. Graveside services will be held Monday, Aug. ...
CAEDC Action Report : CEO Roundtable (07/30/09)
Northwest Iowa Development would like to invite you to a C.E.O. Roundtable. The purpose of this event is to allow you to network with your peers from the area, to learn from experts on pertinent issues and to give you the opportunity to seek synergistic opportunities with your peers...
At the Library (07/30/09)
Our "Be Creative @ Your Library" reading program is over for this year. But what fun we had. A total of fifty-seven children participated in our reading program and did a great job of reading. The pre-school through 2nd graders read four books per week and the 3rd through 6th graders read two books per week at their reading level. Some read more than that which was great...
Basic Biittner : In my Opinion ... (07/30/09)
Yes, you read correctly. Despite my recent declaration that I have no strong opinions about anything, and that this column should not be thought of as an "opinion" column, there are a couple of news items recently about which I feel the need to express an opinion...
Get used to it (07/30/09)
As the powers that be continue to threaten an outright ban, we tire of the continuous complaining and wringing of hands about how today's high-tech swim suits are responsible for all the world records being set in the recent Olympics and all other international, "world class" swim competitions...