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Stories from Thursday, November 19, 2009

Students honored with National Leadership Award (11/19/09)
Students honored with 'National Leadership Award' Justin Cave and Nathan Wendt of Marcus have been awarded the American Youth Foundation's National Leadership Award in recognition of personal integrity, balanced living and potential for leadership. The honor was presented by Brenda Medick at the Cherokee County 4-H awards banquet held on Sunday in Aurelia...
Toys for Tots donation (11/19/09)
Dorothy Jenness, left, and Wilma Porter, right, are pictured recently donating two personal checks and one check from the Cherokee VFW Ladies Auxiliary to Cherokee Police Sergeant Curt Moye for the CPD's annual Toys for Tots fundraiser. Photo by Mike Leckband...
Hayes selected to All-State Band (11/19/09)
Abby Hayes of Washington High School in Cherokee has attained the highest individual honor available to an Iowa high school musician by being selected as a member of the 2009 All -State Band. Abby, the daughter of Jeff and Kim Hayes of Cherokee, plays the E -flat clarinet, and is an instrumental student of Paul McEntaffer, as well as a private student of Dan Kratz...
Holiday Hoopla in Aurelia Saturday (11/19/09)
AURELIA - The Aurelia Community Center and the Aurelia Commercial Club have partnered to celebrate the holidays with the first annual Holiday Hoopla Celebration at the Aurelia Community Center from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. this Saturday, November 21. Come and shop local vendors for great holiday gifts!...
Remember our troops! (11/19/09)
Edwards, Joshua PRT MEHTAR LAM FOB MEHTAR LAM APO AE 09354 --- A1C Nick Daum PSC 1 Box 3405 APO AE 09009 --- A1C Benjamin M. George 14032 W. Mustang St. #3792 Luke ASB, AZ 85309 --- Seth Foresman 7th Communication BN. ALFA CO. SWAT PLT. Unit 35611 FPO AP 96606...
Picking the winners (11/19/09)
Kurt Clabaugh and Barb Clabaugh are pictured drawing the winning names for two $200 Fashionette gift certificates to conclude the T.T.T. EZ Chapter's Raffle. Barb, who is a member of T.T.T. EZ, also represented the Chapter as the names ofLaura Voge and Chris Feltman were drawn as the winners. The remainders of funds raised from the month-long raffle will go to help fund T.T.T. EZ's primary causes - sending girls to summer camp and helping provide scholarships for area students. Photo by Mike Leckband...
Lewis finishes third in debate tournament (11/19/09)
The Cherokee Debate Team recently traveled to Spencer for a tournament on Nov. 14. The day was successful for all the students who debated for Cherokee. Jacob Lewis, center, a Lincoln-Douglas debater, finished the tournament in 3rd place with a great 3-1 record. ...
Free Thanksgiving Meal at Carey's (11/19/09)
The First Church of Christ will host their annual Thanksgiving meal on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday November 26. The free meal will be again be held at Carey's Restaurant, 115 South Second Street in Cherokee, and is open to anyone who would like to enjoy the fellowship and a meal of turkey with all the trimmings. Serving will be from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m...
First Baptist to host free Thanksgiving meal (11/19/09)
The First Baptist Church of Cherokee will be hosting a Thanksgiving meal on Nov. 21 at 6 p.m. at 118 E. Willow Street. No charge for the meal but you need to RSVP at 225-4143 by the end of today.
MMC Highsteppers (11/19/09)
The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Highsteppers treated the Eagle football crowds with their dancing and music this season. They are, front row, left to right, Ashley Schneider, Taylor Hohbach, Taylor Rhodes, Carly Lehnhoff. Middle, Jennifer Gross, Megan Deichmann, Ashley Weber, Bailey Schneider. Back, Amanda Hoefling, Mellissa Tabke, Stephanie Specht, Jena Mittlestadt. Photo by Paul Struck...
Ridge View girls coaches (11/19/09)
Things are hectic this early season as the Galva-Holstein and Schaller-Crestland basketball teams combine into one program to reportedly be called Ridge View. Leading the Ridge View girls basketball team this year is new coach Lindsay DeHaan, middle, who will be assisted by JV coach Leah Maunus, and freshman coach Tyler Phelan. Photo by Paul Struck...
Extension Line (11/19/09)
In many homes after Thanksgiving, adults and children alike get excited to purchase that perfect Christmas tree for the holidays. The Christmas tree is a holiday tradition that began in Germany in the seventeenth century. German immigrants and Hessian soldiers hired by the British to fight the colonists during the American Revolution brought this tradition to the United States...
Stand by your pan this Thanksgiving (11/19/09)
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is calling on cooks across the nation to include fire safety in their recipes because Thanksgiving is the leading day for home cooking fires. U.S. firefighters responded to roughly 1,300 home fires involving cooking equipment on Thanksgiving in 2007, roughly three times the daily average of cooking fires, according to NFPA...