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Stories from Monday, November 16, 2009

10th Annual Cherokee Jazz and Blues Festival Jan. 8 - 10 (11/16/09)
The plans for the 10th annual Cherokee Jazz and Blues Festival have now been set. The always-popular event will take place on Friday Jan. 8 - Sun. Jan. 10, 2010, and this year will feature the return, after a few years' absence, of one of the favorite entertainers from past Cherokee festivals, trumpeter Mark Pender and his band...
Popular '80s -'90s area band 'Phoenix' to reunite for benefit concert (11/16/09)
By Dan Whitney, Staff Writer The chronology of rock and roll bands can be fascinating stuff. Taking a look at the various bands the members of Crosby, Stills and Nash have played in, for example, leads one to The Byrds, Hollies and Buffalo Springfield among others. Though the bands may not be as notable (pardon the pun) as these, a look at many other group's histories can also lead to a web of short-lived and long-lived other group affiliations...
Marcus Council hears updates (11/16/09)
MARCUS - Vangie Cowan, representing Marcus for Progress, informed the Marcus City Council last week about 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. According to Cowan, donated money from WesTel for updates has been depleted...
Allender Chiropractic donates to Mid-Sioux (11/16/09)
Recently Allender Chiropractic donated several bags of groceries along with a check of $260 as part of their annual "Food for the Needy" program held on Nov. 4. Members of Allender Chiropractic staff, back row, left to right, are Kristie Ebe, Lynora Gehrke, Lynn Mortensen and Lisa Ann Hunter. In the front row are Dr. Travis Jewett and Joan Forcier, Mid-Sioux Opportunity Director. Photo by Mike Leckband...
10th Book Basket Auction under way (11/16/09)
The 10th annual Friends of the Library Holiday Book Basket project is now under way in Cherokee. Friends of the Library is an organization committed to helping the library purchase items which are not in their yearly budget, and the Book Basket Project is their major fundraising project each year...
Screening Tests Available at CRMC (11/16/09)
Stroke occurs when a blood vessel feeding the brain bursts or is clogged, causing a sudden disruption in the blood flow to the brain. Stroke is the third leading killer in the Unites States. Every 45 seconds someone has a stroke. On Thursday, December 3, 2009 Cherokee Regional Medical Center will offer two low cost screenings. ...
2nd Annual Mid-Sioux Bowling Frames For Families cancelled (11/16/09)
The Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.'s 2nd Annual Bowling Frames for Families fundraiser has been cancelled. However, the Cherokee Bowl will be hosting an "Open Bowl for Mid-Sioux" day on Saturday, Dec. 12 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend and a portion of the day's game proceeds will be donated towards Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc. ...
Bake Sale in Quimby (11/16/09)
The Pilgrim Lutheran Ladies will hold a bake sale on Saturday, Nov. 21, at the Quimby Community Center from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. There will be Christmas cookies trays, baked good, craft items and a white elephant table. Coffee will be available.
Celebrating confirmation (11/16/09)
On Nov. 8, the parishes of Holy Name, Marcus and Immaculate Conception, Cherokee gathered in Cherokee for Confirmation at Mass concelebrated by Bishop Walker Nickless (bishop of the Diocese of Sioux City), Fr. Armand Bertrand (pastor of the two parishes), and Fr. Gene Sitzmann (retired pastor of Maryhill)...
Back at it (11/16/09)
Reader Mail: Are Photocopies of Coupons Legal? (11/16/09)
Thank you, Mayor Pierce (11/16/09)
We whole-heartedly join the City Council and the entire City of Cherokee in bidding fond adieu to outgoing Mayor Pam Pierce. Pierce was "recruited" by a special committee to serve as our Mayor after the resignation of former Mayor Dennis Henrich with one year left in his four-year term. The Cherokee businesswoman did not run for the post in the November 3 Municipal Elections...