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Stories from Thursday, December 3, 2009

Headliner Mark Pender to rock Cherokee Jazz and Blues Festival (12/03/09)
The 10th annual Cherokee Jazz and Blues Festival will be taking place on Friday, Jan. 8 through Jan. 10, 2010. Back by popular demand will be Mark Pender, along with his band, simply titled 'The Mark Pender Band.' Pender and the boys will be laying down their jazz, funk and jumping blues on the main stage at the Cherokee Western Iowa Tech Community College Conference Center from 7 p.m. ...
Nashville musician to perform on KCHE (12/03/09)
Nashville musician Jimmie Allen will be doing an in-studio performance and interview with Billy Bezoni on KCHE 92.1 FM in Cherokee on Tuesday December 8th, starting at noon. Jimmie will be performing a few songs off his upcoming album and also answering any questions from staff members as well as local listeners. ...
Sanford Museum to hold annual photo contest (12/03/09)
The Cherokee Tiel Sanford Museum is now accepting entries for the 2010 "Beauty of Northwest Iowa" photo contest. There is no age limit and both professional and amateur entries will be accepted. Entries must be original photos, taken by the entrant. The photos must be 8 x 10 inches in size and all photos are to be loose, no mats, frames allowed...
Road closure means winter in County Parks (12/03/09)
The Cherokee County Conservation Board typically announces park closures in late fall amidst snowy and icy weather forecasts. All things considered, the weather has been relatively mild this fall season in Cherokee County. The CCCB rule of thumb is to close remote park roads at the first significant winter weather, or at the start of shotgun deer season, whichever comes first. This year, it appears that the latter will win the race...
Northey comments on Iowa crops and weather report (12/03/09)
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey recently commented on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is released weekly from April through October. "This has been a historically slow harvest, but now at least most farmers continue to make progress," Northey said. ...
Braves drop OT opener to Tornadoes (12/03/09)
STORM LAKE - The hustling Cherokee Braves had trouble finishing their inside shots and defending Storm Lake shooters at crunch time, which led to a disappointing 60-52 overtime loss to the Tornadoes here Tuesday night in the season opener for both teams...
Rated SL clips young Cherokee girls (12/03/09)
STORM LAKE - The young Cherokee Washington High girls basketball team played hard and stuck with the game plan here Tuesday night, but could not contain the 10th-ranked Storm Lake girls, losing 80-58 in the season opener here. Cherokee used balanced scoring to keep pecking away against the taller, more experienced Tornadoes, but the combination of scoring from Storm Lake all-staters Slone Master (30) and Cassie Meylor (24) was too much to bear,...
River Valley boys fall to OA-BCIG (12/03/09)
IDA GROVE - For the second time in two nights, the River Valley boys basketball team came up a little short, as they dropped a tough 55-50 game to Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove here Tuesday night. RV was held scoreless for a four minute period in the second quarter, and that - along with 27 turnovers and poor free throwing shooting - contributed to the Wolverines'defeat...
Meyer / son (12/03/09)
Andrew and Gina Meyer of Marcus are happy to announce the birth of their son, Carson William Meyer. Carson was born at 11:24 p.m. on November 27, 2009, and weighed 7 lb. 12 oz. and measured 21 inches long. His grandparents are Rev. Don and Gayleen Meyer, Kim and Cathy Carlson and Jim and Lynette Conley...
Olhausen / daughter (12/03/09)
Nick and Mary Olhausen of Sioux City are proud to announce the birth of their second child, a daughter. Emily Ann was born at 3:53 pm on November 19, 2009, weighed 8 lbs 13 oz., and was 22 inches long. Emily is joined at home by her big sister, Lauren...
Basic Biittner: No "CyDogs" or "Bullclones," please (12/03/09)
As talks progress between the administrations and athletic departments of the Aurelia and Alta School Districts regarding their future whole-grade sharing, all kinds of rumors, innuendoes, etc., etc. have (predictably) sprung up "out there." Please, everyone. Take a deep breath, relax, enjoy the Christmas season and your families. Rest assured, a variety of issues which will need to be addressed are being considered and discussed by the people in both districts whose job it is to do so...
CAEDC Action Report (12/03/09)
On Thursday, Nov. 19, we attended a workshop presented by UNI at the Northwest Iowa Community College Campus in Sheldon. The workshop was offered to government, economic development and citizens interested in helping entrepreneurs, a part of the business assistance program "myentre.net."...
Resolving holiday party blunders (12/03/09)
Holiday entertaining blunders like a spilled drink on the new carpeting can easily embarrass a guest and cause the host to panic. The following tips for holiday party hosts may help them not miss a beat by identifying the most frequent holiday party blunders and quick clean-up solutions...