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Stories from Friday, December 4, 2009

Greg McQuistan new VP at Cherokee Hy-Vee Distribution Center (12/04/09)
The Cherokee Hy-Vee Distribution Center is one of the community's largest employers, and with its recent expansion of facilities has become an even more important part of the future of Cherokee. Greg McQuistan is the new Assistant Vice President at the Hy-Vee Distribution Center in Cherokee, taking over that position on October 1 when the former manager, Tod Hockenson, accepted a promotion and moved to West Des Moines...
Panel recommends not closing Mental Health Institutes (12/04/09)
URBANDALE (AP) -- A task force reviewing the operation of Iowa's four state-run mental health institutions recommended Wednesday against closing any of the facilities. The 12-member task force instead will recommend the state strengthen its community-based mental health system...
The Glenn Alexander Trio returns to Cherokee J & B Festival (12/04/09)
Among the many acts that are returning to Cherokee of the 10 annual Cherokee Jazz and Blues Festival will be the Glenn Alexander Trio. Glenn and the boys will be play at the Cherokee VFW Club on Friday, Jan. 8 from 9 p.m. to midnight during the Jazz and Blues Festival held from Jan. 8 through Jan. 10...
CRMC holds Toys For Tots fundraiser (12/04/09)
Cherokee Regional Medical Center's employees participated in a fundraiser to help the local Toys for Tots program through the Cherokee Police Department. Approximately 75 employees at CRMC raised $4,500 that will help make Christmas a little more special for a few area kids. ...
Times Gone By (12/04/09)
MMC grapplers split double dual (12/04/09)
MARCUS - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn wrestlers kicked off their season with a tough double dual meet here Monday night, also featuring the Aurelia/Galva-Holstein/Schaller-Crestland, and Alta squads. MMC dropped a hard-fought 45-36 doozy to Alta, and then rebounded with a 45-18 dual victory over AGHSC...
Lady Eagles top R-U, 65-21 (12/04/09)
REMSEN - All 11 Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn players saw valuable minutes and nine scored at least four points as the Lady Eagles cruised to a 65-21 non-conference victory over host Remsen-Union Tuesday. MMC coach Shane Williams felt his team played very well and he was especially pleased with the even distribution of points, rebounds, assists, steals, "and even turnovers" among his players. ...
Kara Nelson honored at Morningside (12/04/09)
SIOUX CITY - Cherokee Washington alum Kara Nelson, a junior, and senior Erin Keitges, who were the top two finishers in every meet this season for the Morningside College Cross Country team, were recently named as Co-Most Valuable Runners on the women's cross country team. ...
At the Library (12/04/09)
I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! I'm really thankful we didn't get any snow. Even though it is past Thanksgiving I would like to share a little trivia about how Thanksgiving became a national holiday. Let's step back in time to remember another harvest time where pilgrims from England landed on the shores of America and started a new life in the year of 1620...
Extension Line (12/04/09)
This week's Extension Lines is sharing portions of an article from Iowa State University (ISU) on promoting healthy video game choices. I hope parents find it useful as they venture out for their holiday shopping. Parents often find themselves in a holiday quandary when deciding on which video games to purchase for their kids. They know that their children want video games, but they also want to ensure that they are giving gifts that are good for their children...
Think safety for the holidays (12/04/09)
The holiday season is among the most treasured times of year. But for many of us, December also is the most harried and stressful month, even without unexpected pop-ins from the in-laws or toy instruction sheets that don't seem to be written in English. It also has the potential to be the most dangerous...