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Stories from Thursday, January 7, 2010

Johnsons celebrate 50 years together (01/07/10)
Larry and Ruby (Smith) Johnson were united in marriage on January 16, 1960 at the United Methodist Church in Cherokee, and will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on that date this year. The Johnsons have two sons. Kirk and his wife Kami have three children - Kortney, Molly and Mia; and Kerry has a daughter, Kaysie...
'Tonight Show' tandem plays Cherokee Saturday (01/07/10)
"Paul, I didn't have to be convinced, I just needed to fit it in my schedule," e-mailed Richie LaBamba Rosenberg when asked what finally convinced him to participate in the Cherokee Jazz & Blues Festival that hits Our Town this weekend. Labamba, the demure brunt of many of Tonight Show host Conan O'Brien's jokes, and a superbly skilled trombonist and band leader, is accompanying his pal Mark Pender, the incredible trumpet player next to LaBamba in the Tonight Show house band - The Max Weinberg 7 - to the Cherokee Jazz & Blues Festival this year and will perform with Pender's Band at the Saturday night Main Concert at Western Iowa Tech Community College from 7-10- p.m.. ...
Simonsen to chair Board for 2010 (01/07/10)
County Auditor Kris Glienke , who also serves as the Clerk to the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors, called the first Supervisors meeting of 2010 to order on Monday January 4, 2010. The first order of business was the election of the Chairman of the Board, and...
Simonsen to chair Board for 2010 (01/07/10)
County Auditor Kris Glienke , who also serves as the Clerk to the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors, called the first Supervisors meeting of 2010 to order on Monday January 4, 2010. The first order of business was the election of the Chairman of the Board, and...
Staying ahead of the snow (01/07/10)
Snow once again fell in Cherokee on Wednesday and downtown businesses tried their best to keep sidewalks clear in front of their stores in spite of the heavy amount of snow. Tony Puffett, co-owner of Main St. Pharmacy, is pictured shoveling in front of his business. Photo by Mike Leckband...
Soup Supper at WHS Jan. 15 (01/07/10)
The Cherokee Washington High School After Prom Committee will be hosting a soup supper at the Washington High School Commons on Friday, January 15, the night of the Storm Lake/WHS boys and girls basketball games. The meal will consist of homemade chili, chicken noodle soup, hot dogs, and cinnamon rolls. Serving will be from 5-7 pm and the cost is $5 for adults and $3 for kids 12 and under...
Central College student to study abroad spring semester (01/07/10)
Whitney Halder of Cherokee is participating in the Central College Abroad program during the 2010 spring semester. Halder is a graduate of Washington High School,and is currently a sophomore sociology major at Central. She will be studying in Merida, Mexico...
Chamber Coffee (01/07/10)
This week's Chamber Coffee will be hosted by Bruce Jones' Farm Bureau Financial Services, 515 West Main Street, at 9:30 a.m. Friday.
Build a better workforce (01/07/10)
Recently one of the nation's leading providers of occupational performance testing, Occupational Performance Corp., proudly marked a milestone, welcoming the 100,000 client to undergo a Physical Capacity ProfileŽ (PCP) strength assessment and Cherokee Regional Medical Center helped contribute to the milestone...
Horse and Bull Sale to be televised (01/07/10)
The Benny Binion's World Famous Bucking Horse & Bull Sale held in Las Vegas, NV December 5-6. 2009 at the South Point during the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo will be televised on In Country Television Channel 344 Direct TV or Channel 230 Dish Network January 15, January 22, January 29 7-9 pm eastern time. Barnes Rodeo of Cherokee was one of the stock providers...
Next Week's Area High School (varsity) Sports Schedule (01/07/10)
Latest Bowling Results from the Cherokee Bowl (01/07/10)
River Valley boys over Ridge View, 52 - 39 (01/07/10)
CORRECTIONVILLE - The River Valley boys picked up their fourth win in a row here on Tuesday night with a workman - like 52-39 victory over Ridge View in Western Valley Conference basketball action. Sam Lundt led the way for the Wolverines with 15 points, while Austin Hansen added 11 points and seven assists, and Andrew Volkert grabbed 10 rebounds. Ryan Kettelson hit three treys to open things up and also added four steals on the defensive side...
Library News (01/07/10)
One of the first things on my schedule for the New Year at the Cherokee Public library was to line up the Stories 2000 readers for the January WIC clinic. Our connection with the WIC clinic began in 2000 as part of a literacy effort by Christie Vilsack. ...
Finger Pointing (01/07/10)
Young and old - read this! (01/07/10)
Every 13 minutes, someone dies on America's roads, amounting to more than 40,000 deaths consistently each year. A majority of those occur in the winter when snow, ice, winds, low visibility, and speed too high for road conditions contribute to the tragedies...