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Stories from Monday, January 18, 2010

Robot camp for kids scheduled at CMS (01/18/10)
Area students in 5th grade will participate in activities to design and build robots at an upcoming Thursday, February 4, 2010 "Robot Camp for Kids!" led by ISU Engineering Students and the ISU Extension 4-H Technology Members. The camp will be held at the Cherokee Middle School from 1- 5 p.m. Registration flyers were distributed to all 5th grade students in surrounding schools with a Friday, January 29th deadline for registration...
New Iowa License Plates (01/18/10)
Two new Iowa license plates were recently unveiled at the REAP Congress by Lt. Governor Patty Judge.
CAASA launches stalking awareness (01/18/10)
January is National Stalking Awareness Month, a time to focus on a crime that affects 3.4 million victims a year. This year's theme "Stalking: Know It. Name It. Stop It," challenges the nation to fight this dangerous crime by learning more about it...
Red Ribbon Cutting at Aventure (01/18/10)
Aventure Staffing, 107 S. 2nd St. in Cherokee, had a red-ribbon cutting at their business Friday morning. Pictured, left to right, are Cherokee Chamber Director Julie Hering-Kent, Gail Anderson, Vice President of Operations for Aventure (holding the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce membership plaque), local office manager Jennifer Nixon, and Chamber President Mary Ann Miller, along with other Aventure staff and Chamber members who were present at Friday's Cherokee Chamber of Commerce Coffee. ...
Remember the Troops! (01/18/10)
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WHS Debate Team having successful season (01/18/10)
Cherokee Washington High School's Debate Team braved the snowy weather and traveled to the Okoboji Invitational Tournament in December, and the team experienced success, with three students bringing home awards. Maggie Lubeck (left) received fifth place in Lincoln Douglas Debate with a 3-1 record.; Jacob Lewis (center) also debated for the Lincoln Douglas team, and earned first place as the only debater with a 4-0 record; Nicole Springer (right) took fifth place in the Student Congress House B. ...
'Living with Loss' educational series offered by CRMC Hospice (01/18/10)
Cherokee Regional Medical Center Hospice is offering "Living with Loss" , a five-week grief support program, on Monday evenings from Feb. 1 through March 1. The program is free of charge, and is offered to anyone who has experienced a loss through death three months or more prior to attendance. This format combines grief education with peer support in a small group atmosphere...
Four area students graduate at ISU's winter commencement (01/18/10)
Four Cherokee area students were among the 1,560 students who received degrees at Iowa State University's recent Winter Commencement ceremonies. Douglas L. Davis of Aurelia earned a Master of Family and Consumer Sciences in Family and Consumer Sciences; Alison Nicole Wright of Correctionville earned a Bachelor of Science in Apparel Merchandising, Design, and Production; Melody Mae Babcock of Holstein earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting; and Nathan Douglas Roseen of Marcus earned a Bachelor of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. ...
Evan Lundell makes Dean's List at Northwestern College (01/18/10)
ORANGE CITY - The Academic Dean's List for the fall 2009 semester at Northwestern College includes 403 students. The Dean's List includes students who achieved a semester grade poit average of 3.50 or above, while carrying a minimum of 12 graded hours...
Tornadoes too much for WHS girls (01/18/10)
The fast-improving Cherokee girls played Class 3A 8th-ranked Storm Lake tough throughout the game here Friday night, but the Tornadoes had too much experience and fire power and claimed a 59-36 Lakes Conference victory. The potent Tornadoes placed three players in double figures to chart the win, with seniors Slone Masters and Cassie Meylor leading the way with 17 and 16 points, respectively, and sophomore Morgan Vandersloot totaling 14...
Braves beat Storm Lake in OT (01/18/10)
Cherokee's 9-2 Braves washed the icky taste from their mouths after losing 60-52 in overtime at Lakes Conference nemesis Storm Lake in the season opener December 1, and paid back the dirty deed here Friday night with a 64-53 overtime win over the shell-shocked Tornadoes...
RV takes two games at Aurelia (01/18/10)
AURELIA - The Aurelia Bulldogs and River Valley Wolverines met here in a non-conference basketball doubleheader Thursday night, and the Wolverines came out on top in both games. In the opener, the teams played pretty close all the way, with Aurelia usually holding the lead. ...
CAEDC Action Report (01/18/10)
It's not enough these days to simply say "Hi, welcome to our store." You should have a reason why your business is the perfect spot for them to have entered. That doesn't mean every day has to be some kind of Open House celebration-event. It just means that you should be prepared to tell customers what they are going to find today when they are in your business...
Jazz & Blues Festival shines! (01/18/10)
The massive undertaking called the Cherokee Jazz & Blues Festival was, once again, beautifully staged and celebrated this past weekend in Our Town, weather be damned. With horrendous icy, snowy conditions from the worst of winter weather in Iowa, enhanced by extremely bitter cold temperatures, it was thought that this year's Festival was wrecked and surely organizers would be heart-broken, and the future of the popular event would be threatened from a lack of people and their revenue...