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Stories from Monday, December 7, 2009

Kevin Mahogany to perform at Cherokee Jazz and Blues Festival (12/07/09)
Appearing at the 10th Annual Cherokee Jazz and Blues Festival on Sunday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Cheorkee Community Center will be Kevin Mahogany. Mahogany's arrival in the early 90's on the jazz scene created an unprecedented stir and resurgence of vocal jazz. ...
Aurelia Heritage Society Museum gets 'organized' (12/07/09)
AURELIA - Betty Wieland of Aurelia, a member of the Aurelia Heritage Society Board, was recently contacted by Dawn Trujillo of Webster City, regarding a possible donation to the Aurelia Heritage Museum. Trujillo had an Estey children's organ which was purchased in Aurelia in 1911 and wanted to return it to the town of Aurelia...
'Bee Hive' next CCT production (12/07/09)
The musical "Bee Hive," featuring 1960s-style music, will be the opening production of the Cherokee Community Theater's 51st year. Amy Sarchet will serve as the Musical Director and Holly Ohlson as the Technical Director for this lighthearted romp, which features the singing "Girl Group" of Sarchet, Ohlson, Cheryl Ellis, Lisa Hunter, Heidi Church and Janet Brown, and their back-up band, made up of local musicians Jimmy Davis, Steve Thomas, Brad Dirks, and Tim Anderson...
Parade float winners named (12/07/09)
Julie Hering-Kent, the Director of the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce, announced the winners of the float competition at the December 3 Wonderful World of Christmas Parade at the Chamber of Commerce coffee, held the next morning at Careage Hills Nursing Facility...
Snow Olympics in O'Brien County (12/07/09)
Do you need to do some last minute shopping or do the children need to get outdoors? The O'Brien County Conservation Board may have the solution for you. A Snow Olympics will be held at the Prairie Heritage Center on Saturday, Dec. 19 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Youth, ages 5 -15, will be sure to enjoy these outdoor games. The event also includes indoor winter fun and a snack...
Ridge View boys split games (12/07/09)
The newly formed Ridge View Raptors boys basketball team split two games last week, defeating East Sac County at Schaller 58-52 in overtime, and falling to ranked Lawton-Bronson 66-36 in Holstein. Isaiah Miller led the Raptors to the win over East Sac County with a superb 29-point and 14-rebound performance for an impressive double-double. Miller's heroic three-point basket at the end of regulation tied the game at 50-50 heading into overtime...
Rated Cougars maul WHS girls (12/07/09)
Rated Manson NW Webster tore apart the youthful Cherokee Washington High girls basketball team here Thursday night, racing to a 26-5 lead in the first quarter, and expanding that to 49-16 at halftime, on the way to a 78-31 non-conference victory. The Cougars' tall and talented inside duo of 6-1 Mika Rodewald and 6-0 Lauren Christianson scored 19 points apiece to lead the winners, despite sitting out much of the second half due to the insurmountable lead already established in the early going...
Braves bash Manson NW Webster (12/07/09)
That's more like it. The Cherokee Braves, embarrassed by a lack-luster overtime loss at Storm Lake in their season opener last week, hit the ground running here Thursday night against a good Manson NW Webster team, blowing out the cocky Cougars 72-42 with a 40-point salvo in the second half...
Couponing's Best-Kept Secrets: Learn When Less is More (12/07/09)
This week's Super-Couponing secret may surprise you because it goes against just about everything shoppers believe about saving money and shopping. Are you ready for a head-scratcher? Secret #5: Smaller-Size Items are Often a Better Value Yes, you read that right. ...
Struck Strikes Out: All them dogs is about the same (12/07/09)
To quote that little-known lyrical genius, singer/songwriter John Prine, "Actually, all them dogs is about the same." And, while I'm on the subject, I'll quote one more unrivaled lyricist, Neal Young, who once sang, "When the losers in the best bars meet the winners in the dives."...
Be careful out there (12/07/09)
As our annual winter weather settles in, the portent of icy, snowy, wet and slick walkways and roadways becomes a reality threatening both pedestrians and motorists. After all, winter affects to some degree 250 million people in the United States and an incredible 2.5 billion people worldwide, as the risk of slipping on ice and snow makes the season a precarious time for all...
Preparing for the holidays (12/07/09)
With the holidays right around the corner, here are some timely tips for getting yourself and your home prepared for holiday diners and guests. 1. Clean the refrigerator: Take advantage of Clean Your Refrigerator Day on Nov. 15 and clean the icebox before it is loaded with turkey, mashed potatoes, and all those holiday treats. ...