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Stories from Friday, November 13, 2009

Times Gone By (11/13/09)
A particularly sad case was the sending of Mrs. Frank Weigman to the insane asylum at Cherokee Monday evening. The family lives a couple of miles south of Larchwood and are among the most prominent and well-to-do citizens of that neighborhood. Mrs. Weigman was in the asylum a short time six years ago but was let out apparently as well as ever, and has shown no signs of insanity since until the day before she was taken away. ...
It's beginning to look ... (11/13/09)
A worker from Mid-Amercan Energy hung up the city's "snowflake" decorations on Thursday as city workers decorated the town for the Christmas season. Photo by Dan Whitney.
T.T.T. F.V. Christmas cookie and candy sale (11/13/09)
T.T.T. F.V. will have its annual Christmas cookie and candy sale on Sunday, Nov. 15, from noon to 3 p.m. Cookies will be sold in front of Wilson TV on West Main Street, and Hy-Vee Gifts & More on North Second Street. Trays of cookies will be sold for $5 each. All proceeds go to help the group send two girls to camp in the summer...
Board gives $60,000 to 4-H betterment project (11/13/09)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors granted a funding request from the Cherokee County 4-H Council on Tuesday for the amount of $60,000. The Cherokee County 4-H Council members Val Cedar and Bill Schwaller made their request at last week's meeting but no amount was discussed at that time. ...
Marcus Council hears updates (11/13/09)
Vangie Cowan, representing Marcus for Progress, informed the council that the Marcus web site which was established back in June 2002 by Rod Ogren through WesTel Systems as a service to the city of Marcus for providing service to the town for the Progress program. each year the contract is automatically renewed and Marcus for Progress has paid the fees. Donated money from WesTel for updates has been depleted...
City Council tables alley vacation request (11/13/09)
The Cherokee City Council Tuesday night tabled action on a proposed resolution to vacate a platted but undeveloped alley off Clark Street, heard General Fund and Bacon Aquatics Center reviews from City Administrator Don Eikmeier, and held swearing-in ceremonies for newly-elected Mayor Mark Murphy...
CSWD to hold meeting (11/13/09)
The Cherokee Soil & Water Conservation District will be having their regular meeting via conference call on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 8:45 a.m. Phones will be available for public comment at the USDA Service Center - 314 Lake Street in Cherokee. Individuals with disabilities and/or special needs should notify Tracy Rasmussen at 225-4151 of their need for special services far enough in advance of the meeting to enable services to be secured...
Local students perform at BVU homecoming (11/13/09)
Area students recently performed in the Buena Vista University homecoming concert.Allison Elliott from Cherokee is a member of the BVU concert band.She is a freshman majoring in elementary education. Brian Janssen from Aurelia also performed in the concert band. He is a junior majoring in political science at BVU...
Henke named in academic directory (11/13/09)
SIOUX FALLS - Kayla Henke from Larrabee, is one of forty-five Augustana College students included in the 2010 edition of Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. Campus nominating committees and editors of the annual directory have included the names of these students based on their academic achievement, service to the community, leadership in extracurricular activities and potential for continued success...
Morningside's Nelson and Keitges named All -GPAC (11/13/09)
SIOUX CITY - Morningside College's Dave Nash has been named the 2009 Hauff Mid-America Sport/Great Plains Athletic Conference Women's Cross Country Coach of the Year. Nash led the Mustangs to a third place finish at last Saturday's GPAC Cross Country Championships in Fremont, Nebraska, where the Mustangs qualified for the upcoming NAIA Cross Country National Championships for the first time in school history. Morningside was ranked 12th nationally in the final regular season NAIA poll...
Dorothy Gano Steenblock (11/13/09)
Dorothy Gano Steenblock, age 83, of Kanawha, IA, died, Monday, November 9, 2009 at the Belmond Medical Center, Belmond, Iowa. Visitation will be the Kanawha United Methodist Church, Friday, November 13, 2009, from 6-8 PM with a public service to be held Saturday, November 14, 2009, at 10:30 AM at the Kanawha United Methodist Church. ...
Diane Swisher (11/13/09)
Diane Swisher, 63, of Huron, S.D. died Sunday, Nov. 8, 2009 at Huron Regional Medical Center after a brief illness. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Nov. 11, at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Huron, S.D. with Rev. Leonard Kayser and Rev. Steven Brandsrud officiating...
James Anthony Schallau (11/13/09)
James Anthony Schallau, age 71, of Cherokee, entered peacefully into the arms of the Lord on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009 at Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Visitation will be held Sunday, Nov. 15 with family present from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Greenwood Funeral Home. ...
Marjorie J. Pritts (11/13/09)
Marjorie J. Pritts, 84, of Cherokee, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009 in the Cherokee Villa Nursing and Rehab Center. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Nov. 14, at 10 a.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee. Rev. Magrey deVega will officiate. ...
Basic Biittner : Watching Sports (11/13/09)
There are basically two ways in which sports enthusiasts can watch their favorite sporting activities. For most of you other than my colleague Mike, one of the ways is watching the contest on television. There are many sizes of television screens on which you can choose to watch these days. ...
Tips to help care for aging pets (11/13/09)
Pet ownership in the U.S. is at its highest level with an estimated 69 million households owning a pet, according to the 2005-2006 American Pet Products Manufacturers Association's National Pet Owner Survey. The survey further reported that 75 percent of those homes are estimated to have aging pets...