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Stories from Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Citizens Advisory Board updated on MHI, CCUSO (11/04/09)
The Citizens Advisory Board met on Friday at the Cherokee Human Resource Center for their quarterly meeting, and board members were updated on activities at the Cherokee Mental Health Institute and Civil Commitment Unit for Sexual Offenders (CCUSO)...
Benefit concert in Cherokee Nov. 15 (11/04/09)
Another concert to benefit a worthy cause is coming to Cherokee on Sunday, November 15. A nationally touring Christian metal band, Hope For The Dying, will be performing at the Cherokee Community Center to help bring in donations to help infants and toddlers. Two popular area acts will also be performing: the Christian band, Till Flames Fall, from Holstein, and Mersa, from Sioux City. These bands will also bring their messages of faith, hope, and respect for life to the audience...
MMC to present comedy Saturday (11/04/09)
CLEGHORN- The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn High School Drama Department will present Pat Cook's hilarious comedy "Don't Try to Wake Him, Hand Me the Shovel" this Saturday. Join Helen Highwater (yes, that is her real name) and Carlisle Livermore, two intrepid news reporters, as they investigate the rumors of a ghost at Billingsgate Mansion. ...
The Lesters to perform in Meriden (11/04/09)
On Sunday, Nov. 15 at 6 p.m., The Lesters, from St. Louis, Mo., will be appearing in concert at the Meriden Evangelical Free Church. No admission will be charged, however, a free will offering will be received. MEFC invites the entire community to come out and experience the unbelievable music that will be presented on this evening. ...
Girl Scouts enter in new adventures (11/04/09)
The Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa which includes all Girl Scouts in Cherokee (and surrounding areas) is on its way to new adventures and journeys this year. If you have not had an opportunity to check out all they have to offer, now is the time. Girl Scouts can join in the fun and excitement at any time of the year, but, why wait?...
Timmins 65th anniversary (11/04/09)
Claude and Shirley Timmins of Okoboj,originally from Cherokee, are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary today. They were married in Waukegan, Illinois on Nov. 4, 1944. The Timmins reside at 1700 Country Club Dr, Villa 8 Okoboji 51355. Photo contributed...
WHS, Aurelia host Veterans Day programs (11/04/09)
Cherokee Washington High School will present a program honoring our servicemen on Veterans Day, Nov. 11 at 8:30 AM in the WHS Auditorium. Members of the public, especially our veterans, are invited to attend. There will be VIP seating for the honored guests...
US 20 Association to Meet November 13 in Holstein (11/04/09)
The US 20 Corridor Association will hold its next regular meeting on Friday, November 13 at 10 a.m. in Holstein at the Lohff Schuman Memorial Community Center. The agenda calls for discussion of the status of four-lane US 20 in western Iowa, the federal highway bill, and Transportation Day 2010...
Galva-Holstein bows out of volleyball tourney (11/04/09)
LAURENS - The Galva-Holstein Lady Pirates volleyball squad took on a strong North Sentral Kossuth team in Regional Volleyball semi-final play on Friday night and Lady Pirate Coach Scott Mitchell said his team "completed about 85% of our game plan."...
Stieneke paces SL Swim Team (11/04/09)
FORT DODGE - The Storm Lake Girls' Swim Team completed the 2009 season on Saturday with a trip to the Regional Swim Meet in Fort Dodge. The team scored a total of 46 points in the meet, but posted six individual bests and one relay best during the meet...
Area runners shine at State XC (11/04/09)
FORT DODGE - Cool fall weather greeted runners as they competed in the 2009 State Cross Country Meet here on Saturday, and they responded with excellent showings. Of particular note are the performances of several area athletes. Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn junior Jay Welp became his school's first-ever All-State performer by finishing in the Top 10 in the Class 1A race Saturday. ...
M. Louise Droegmiller (11/04/09)
M. Louise Droegmiller, 83, of Strawberry Point, formerly of Cushing, passed away Sunday Nov. 1, 2009 at St. Luke's Hospital, Cedar Rapids, of a sudden illness. Funeral services for Louise will be held on Thursday, Nov. 5 at the First United Methodist Church in Cushing at 10:30 a.m. ...
Arlene J. Pinkerton (11/04/09)
Arlene J. Pinkerton, 90, of Cherokee, formerly of Quimby, passed away Friday morning, Oct. 30, 2009 in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held today at 11 a.m. at the St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee. Burial was at 9:30 a.m. ...
Nancy Jo (Ganger) Farrington (11/04/09)
Nancy Jo (Ganger) Farrington, 62, of Sioux City and Cherokee, originally from Peterson, passed away Sunday morning, Nov. 1, 2009 in the St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Nov. 6, at 11 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. ...
Symphony Concert another stunner (11/04/09)
Symphony Concert another stunner We'd be remiss if we didn't pause to comment on the tremendous Cherokee Symphony Concert Sunday at the beautifully renovated Cherokee Community Center. As always, the symphony performance was magnificent, as the packed house marveled at the stunning, professional sounds filling the Community Center Hall for 90 minutes of joyous, error-free music...