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Stories from Friday, November 6, 2009

Holiday Arts and Craft Show November 14 (11/06/09)
The Xi Zeta Eta Chapter of the non-profit community service oriented sorority Beta Sigma Phi will be hosting their 30th annual Holiday Arts and Craft Show at the Western Iowa Tech Community College Conference Center at 200 Victory Drive in Cherokee on Saturday November 14, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m...
H1N1 vaccine arrives in Cherokee County (11/06/09)
Leanne Hammer and Connie Mohn of the Cherokee Regional Medical Center's Public Health updated the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday on the county response to the H1N1 outbreak. Hammer and Mohn informed the Board that as of Tuesday that the county has received only 300 units of the H1N1 vaccination. ...
Handy craftwork (11/06/09)
Viola Allbaugh is pictured making some pumpkin ornaments at a recent craft day at The Gardens. Allbaugh and other residents at The Gardens frequently use ornament decoration for their doors to their rooms depending on what season it is. Photo contributed...
CCT musical postponed until December (11/06/09)
The Cherokee Community Theater production of the musical "Bee Hive," which had been scheduled for mid-November performances, has been re-scheduled, and will now be perfomed on Dec. 10, 11, 13, 18 and 19.
Sioux City to hold first 'Adoption Saturday' (11/06/09)
Sioux City -- Sioux City will hold its first ever Adoption Saturday on Nov. 14, at 10 a.m. at the Woodbury County Courthouse. Adoption Saturday is a national event celebrated during November's national Adoption Month when the dreams of thousands of children come true as their adoptions from foster care are finalized. Five children from northwest Iowa will be adopted at Sioux City Adoption Saturday...
Area 4-H thanks Gustafson Realty (11/06/09)
Brenda Medick, Cherokee Co. 4-H Youth Director, left, recently presented Gustafson Realty with a plaque in appreciation of their support of the Cherokee County 4-H during the Cherokee County Fair. Accepting the plaque on behalf of Gustafson Realty was Sandy Siegel. Each year Cherokee County 4-H picks a Cherokee Chamber of Commerce member to be given a plaque of appreciation. Photo by Mike Leckband...
Times Gone By (11/06/09)
RJ Thomas donates to 4-H (11/06/09)
Recently, RJ Thomas Mftg of Cherokee, gave a $2,000 donation to the Cherokee County 4-H Facilities Betterment Project. Pictured from left: Steve Thomas, Dan Anderson, Donna Lucas presenting to Melissa Tabke- 4-H representative from the 4-H Facilities Betterment Project. ...
Valley Vet makes donation to 4-H (11/06/09)
Pictured from left: Rachael Johnson, Steve Benson, Britt Carlson, Mark Carlson presenting a check for $1,000 on behalf of the Valley Veterinary Center and Pfizer to the 4-H Facilities Betterment Committee represented by Bill Schwaller. Next to Bill are local Cavalier 4-H Members that are helping with the project (front row) Jaron Wood, Emily Woltman, Cale Wood, Zane Young. (Back row) Green Shirt: Melissa Tabke, Katie Cedar, Kelsey Sears, Kacie Weiland, and Paige Kraft. Photo contributed...
Fall Garden Chores (11/06/09)
November 4, 2009 Fall is a busy time of year. Our house and cars need to be prepared for the upcoming winter season. It's also time to get our garden and landscape plants ready for winter. The following are a few garden chores that should be completed before old man winter arrives...
KC Cream Chicken and Biscuit Dinner (11/06/09)
Terry Boisen, left, and Jeff Wilson, right, wish to invite the public to the Knights of Columbus "Cream Chicken and Biscuit Dinner" Sunday Nov. 15, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the KC Hall, 137 Union Street. Cost is $6 adults and $4 for children. Carry outs available. Photo contributed...
Hospice Trees of Light (11/06/09)
Cherokee Regional Medical Center Hospice will once again have lighted Christmas Trees in Cherokee, Marcus, Aurelia and Holstein during the holiday season. These trees are a special way of remembering your friends and loved ones. You may help light the trees through a tax-deductible donation of any size. The money that is raised through this holiday tradition is used to help Hospice continue to serve and provide end-of-life and bereavement care in the area...
You betcha! (11/06/09)
Galva-Holstein/Schaller-Crestland runner Sarah Forristal, left, stays focused on the task at hand and the trail in front of her, while teammate Tami Bertrand is obviously enjoying herself during the Class 1A State Cross Country Meet in Fort Dodge Saturday. Photos by Roy Tucker...
Wrestling clinic/forum here Saturday (11/06/09)
Cherokee Washington High will host a free wrestling clinic/forum Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Area athletes, coaches, officials, and parents are encouraged to attend and interact with Aaron Wernimont, a two-time National Champion from Wartburg College. His topic will be - "Attacking off your opponent's shot, and using his tie-up to score."...
Braves, Bison All-District Football (11/06/09)
Six Cherokee Braves have earned 2009 Class 2A First Team All-District Football honors, along with one Second Team selection. Four Braves earned First Team offense, including seniors Matt Pitts, a 5-10, 180-pound quarterback; Kyle Schuck, a 6-1, 175-pound receiver; Zach Woods, a 6-2, 260-pound lineman; and junior Brock Dagel, a 6-8, 240-pound lineman...
Jean E. Peterson (11/06/09)
Jean E. Peterson, 88, of Cherokee, passed away Tuesday evening, Nov. 3 in the Careage Hills. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 7, at 10:30 at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Rev. Ray Kruger will officiate and burial will be in the Afton Township Cemetery at rural Cherokee. ...
At the Library (11/06/09)
Can anyone believe how fast October came and went? Maybe it seemed to go fast because Judy and I attended a three-day conference in Des Moines. About 700 librarians from around the state gathered for the annual ILA conference. We enjoyed delicious food, interesting and informative sessions about various library topics, visited with vendors, and stayed out of the rainy weather as much as possible...
High-fructose corn syrup myths (11/06/09)
Whether your children pack or buy school lunch, do not overlook the beverage portion of their meals. Chocolate and other flavored milks are an increasingly popular option for kids, but some parents, school administrators and teachers may object to this choice because of the added sugars. ...