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Stories from Monday, December 14, 2009

J & B Fest welcomes back The Hatchlings (12/14/09)
'The Hatchlings' will be performing at the 2010 Cherokee Jazz and Blues Festival after a two year absence. The group will be performing at the Cherokee Bowl from 9 p.m. to midnight on Friday Jan. 8, and again on Saturday Jan. 9 at The Other Place, from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. The band will also be hosting this year's Jam Session at The Gathering Place on Saturday, Jan. 9 from noon to 3 p.m...
Supervisors transfer funds (12/14/09)
At Tuesday's regular meeting of the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors, the Board approved an inter-fund operating transfer of funds, in the amount of $685,500, from the Rural Basic Fund to the Secondary Road Fund. In other business, the Board heard from Cherokee County Community Services Director Lisa Langlitz, who presented a five-year budget projection for the Board's review andalso reported on the success of the Cherokee County Residential Service program...
H1N1 vaccinations available to all Iowans starting today (12/14/09)
The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced Friday that beginning today (Monday), all Iowans will be eligible to receive an H1N1 flu vaccination. "Local public health agencies have done a tremendous job during this vaccination campaign, and in getting those at highest risk vaccinated," said IDPH Director Tom Newton. "We feel confident that it is now time to expand H1N1 vaccinations to the general public."...
Cherry House holds open house (12/14/09)
On Thursday, members of the Cherokee Cherry House held their annual open house and Christmas party at the First Church of Christ. Pictured are, left to right, are: Lynn Smith, Dawn Pingle, Bruce Oentrich, Nancy Statler, Lisa Woltman, Kara Klingborg, Becky Hoeppner, Dennis Bahr, Kelly Clark and Dick Baker. Photos by Mike Leckband...
The Garden of Trees (12/14/09)
There are 19 miniature Christmas trees from local businesses, organizations and others in the community which are currently up for silent auction until Dec. 19 at The Gardens Independent Living Facility in Cherokee. There are sheets by each tree where people can see the highest bid to date, and if they choose,they can bid themselves by putting their name and phone number down. All proceeds raised will be donated to the local Hospice...
Cherokee County Farm Bureau recognized (12/14/09)
Cherokee County Farm Bureau recently received gold star recognition for its 2009 programs related to policy development; policy implementation; ag education; influencing the general public; increasing farm profitability; promoting livestock, value-added agriculture and rural vitality; engaging volunteer leaders and promoting the benefits of membership...
Mid-Sioux Teams with Siouxland and NW Iowa Regional Transit Systems (12/14/09)
Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc. has teamed up with the Siouxland Regional Transit System (SRTS) of Sioux City, and the Northwest Iowa Regional Transit Authority (RIDES) of Spencer to provide transportation vouchers for low-income families. Eligibility is restricted to persons who are at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. ...
E-Hawks drill short-handed Braves (12/14/09)
EMMETSBURG - Sacrificing 36 team points to forfeits for not filling six weight classes, the out-manned Cherokee Braves wrestling team was steamrolled 75-6 by perennial mat power Emmetsburg/Armstrong-Ringsted here Thursday night. Cherokee's lone winner was undefeated heavyweight Nick Keith, who gives up about 70 pounds when competing in the 285-pound heavyweight class. Keith won his match by fall in 3:57 to earn his team's six points in the fast-moving Lakes Conference encounter...
Braves spank pesky Spencer (12/14/09)
Cherokee's Braves, improving each time out after a disappointing upset loss in the season opener at Lakes Conference rival Storm Lake, ran their early-season record to 3-1 with a quality 62-47 victory over a solid Spencer team here Friday night. The 2-1 Tigers, averaging 30 three-point shot attempts per game in their first two wins, found the going tough against the feisty Braves' defense, which limited them to just 14-36 total field goals throughout for a so-so 39 percent shooting effort. ...
Rated Spencer handles WHS girls (12/14/09)
The battling Cherokee Washington High girls just kept playing hard throughout the game here Friday night after giving up a 21-7 scoring advantage to visiting Spencer in the second quarter, ultimately falling 68-47 to the Class 3A rated Tigers. Spencer mounted an 11-6 lead after the first quarter, but went on a 19-0 scoring tear in the second period to go in at halftime with a 32-13 lead. ...
Stoeltings begin nationwide media and concert tour (12/14/09)
Christian singers Stacie Ruth and Carrie Beth Stoelting of Cherokee have embarked on a nationwide media and concert tour. The daughters of Dr. Wendell and Mary Stoelting of Cherokee, have just released their first CD, "Heavenly," recorded in Nashville, Tenn. in both the Ricky Skaggs and Ronnie Milsap studios...
This Week's Area High School Sports (12/14/09)
(varsity games only) Basketball - Whiting at River Valley Wrestling - Sheldon/SOS at Sgt, Bluff - Luton --- Basketball - Laurens-Marathon at Aurelia (make-up game) Hull Western Christian at Cherokee Remsen St. Mary's at MMC River Valley at Lawton - Bronson (boys)...
E-Hawks drill short-handed Braves (12/14/09)
EMMETSBURG - Sacrificing 36 team points to forfeits for not filling six weight classes, the out-manned Cherokee Braves wrestling team was steamrolled 75-6 by perennial mat power Emmetsburg/Armstrong-Ringsted here Thursday night. Cherokee's lone winner was undefeated heavyweight Nick Keith, who gives up about 70 pounds when competing in the 285-pound heavyweight class. Keith won his match by fall in 3:57 to earn his team's six points in the fast-moving Lakes Conference encounter...
'Black & Gold' Baseball Camp Dec. 27 (12/14/09)
Cherokee Washington High varsity baseball coach Scott Koch will host the annual Black & Gold Baseball Instructional Camp from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 27, for players in grades 6-12. Grades 6-8 will be at WHS gym from 1-2:30 p.m. for pitching and catching instruction, and at the former Harley-Davidson building on North Second Street from 2:45-4:15 p.m. for hitting instruction...
Stonecutters go 1 - 2 in WVC duals (12/14/09)
The AGHSC wrestling squad traveled to Logan to take on Logan-Magnolia, Lawton-Bronson & West Monona in Western Valley Conference action here on Tuesday night, and lost two dual matches before rebounding to post a win in their third match. Lawton-Bronson 50 AGHSC 34...
Couponing's Best-Kept Secrets: Keep Your Eyes on the Prize (12/14/09)
I'm sure you know by now that I love getting groceries for free with coupons whenever possible. But we can't get everything for free all of the time. Here's a fun way to maximize coupon savings and get items very inexpensively, even when they're not completely free...
Lucas / daughter (12/14/09)
Doug and Angie Lucas of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Jena Elizabeth Lucas, at 7 a.m. on December 6, 2009. Jena weighed 6 lb 12 oz. and measured 20 inches long at her birth, and she has three big brothers - Jordan Frahm and Austin and Skyler Lucas...
CAEDC Action Report (12/14/09)
As the end of the year rolls around we all begin to take a hard look at the past year. It's a time to look for all the good things that have happened, count our blessing and to take time to thank friends, family and our community for any help that we received. It is also a good time to review what we have done to help our community, friends and family and make a commitment to better serve our fellow citizens...
What if the lights go out? (12/14/09)
Here's a bright idea: Your business should be prepared for a power outage. Too many are not. According to a recent survey, only 39 percent of small businesses have backup power systems which can keep the lights on, the computers running, and employees working during outages. ...