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Stories from Friday, January 22, 2010

Aurelia Commercial Club Kick-Off February 1 (01/22/10)
AURELIA - The Aurelia Commercial Club will be holding its annual Kick-Off Dinner on Monday, February 1 at the Aurelia Community Center. Social hour is at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner, catered by Les and Carolyn DeRoos of Alta. The event is open to the public at a cost of $10 per person for the meal. Reservations should be made to Cindy Krause at 434-5895...
'Cherokee is truly a magical place' (01/22/10)
The accolades keep rolling in from the internationally acclaimed musicians who played the recent 10th annual Cherokee Jazz & Blues Festival. The common theme is of the musicians being amazed at the quality of the Festival for a small rural Iowa town, and the expertise, friendliness, and charm exhibited by the event organizers, volunteers, supporters, and music-loving fans...
Hazardous icy conditions impact Northwest Iowa (01/22/10)
Northwest Iowa's wintry weather continued to blast the area this week, as sleet and rain hit the area Wednesday and Thursday, making driving (and walking) hazardous. Mid-American Energy did not receive any reports of power outages from Cherokee County or O'Brien County, but there were 255 reports in Ida County, affecting 7.94% of their customers, including three locations in Galva and four in Holstein. ...
Times Gone By (01/22/10)
A handsomely dressed woman, supposed to be Mrs. Emma Farnsworth, of Sheldon, Io., is a patient in the observation ward at the city hospital, suffering from aphasia. She was found wandering around the union station in St. Louis last night, after alighting from a Chicago train...
Remember our troops! (01/22/10)
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2010 Census begins soon (01/22/10)
Every 10 years, a census of the population of the United States is conducted. The results help determine how federal funds are spent in communities on things like roads, parks, and other public services, as well representation in government. Census takers help to make sure that everyone in the community is counted...
Goodwill trailer postponed due to weather (01/22/10)
The Goodwill's Ambassador trailer due to be accepting donations in Cherokee this week and last until Wednesday, Jan. 27 has been postponed due to weather. The new dates for Cherokee will be May 19 through May 26. The trailer location will remain at the southwest corner of the Bomgaars parking lot in Cherokee...
Wrestling Braves drop double dual at Spencer (01/22/10)
SPENCER - The Cherokee Braves lost both ends of a Lakes Conference double wrestling dual here Monday night, falling 33-15 to Estherville-LC, and 58-21 to Spencer. The Braves gave up five matches and 30 points in forfeits to Spencer. Patrick Loughlin won both his matches by fall for the Braves at 160 pounds, Zac Anderson also had a pin win for Cherokee at 145, and Miah Back registered a pin at 285...
Bulldog teams fall at Laurens-Marathon (01/22/10)
LAURENS - The Aurelia Bulldog basketball squads came to town for two Northwest Conference games against the host Laurens-Marathon Chargers Tuesday night, but neither game was much of a battle and the Bulldog teams returned home with a couple of losses...
Volkert to join NWC Red Raiders (01/22/10)
ORANGE CITY - Andrew Volkert has signed a letter of intent to continue his football career at Northwestern College next year. Volkert is a 6'1", 160-pound quarterback and defensive back who played four years for River Valley High School. He earned first team all-district honors as a defensive back after posting 39 tackles, one interception and one fumble recovery. Volkert also gained nearly 450 yards of total offense his senior year...
Frank J. Humphrey (01/22/10)
Frank Humphrey, 87, of Cherokee passed away Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2010, at the Floyd Valley Hospital in LeMars. Funeral services will be held in the spring. Online condolences may be sent to www.greenwoodfuneral.com.
Lost and Found (01/22/10)
Choosing generic or brand name drugs (01/22/10)
Understanding more about generic and brand name drugs could be good for your wallet and your health. First, what's the difference, anyway? Branded medicines result from years of research and major financial investments by pharmaceutical and biotech companies. These medicines are protected by patents. Generic drugs are copies of branded medicines, allowed after patents expire. Before a patent expires, no generic may be available...