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Stories from Friday, October 15, 2010

Vocal Concert , informational meeting Tuesday (10/15/10)
The Cherokee School Music Department will present a 7-12 vocal concert this coming Tuesday, October 19, at 7 p.m. in the WHS Auditorium. The concert will feature the 7/8 Chorus and the WHS Concert Choir, as well as a number of soloists and small groups singing a variety of songs from the Civil War era...
CSD dismisses early today (10/15/10)
The end of the first quarter for the Cherokee Community School District is today, with classes dismissing early, at 1 p.m. for staff development.
Flintknapping at the Sanford Museum (10/15/10)
The Northwest Chapter of the Iowa Archaeological Society will host a flintknapping session on Saturday October 16 from 10:00 am to Noon at the Sanford Museum. The flintknapping (or stone tool making) demonstration will be lead by Pat Hashman of Story City and museum archaeologist Jason Titcomb...
Times Gone By (10/15/10)
Tuesday afternoon Miss Ada Smith and her guest, Bessie Anderson, were driving in a buggy and when near the Talger Creek bridge the sudden appearance of an auto driven by Gus Hahn of this city, frightened the horses and these making a quick turn overturned the vehicle spilling out the young ladies. ...
County Auditor's Office will be open Saturday (10/15/10)
The Cherokee County Auditor's Office will be open on Saturday, Oct. 30 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for absentee voting. The Pre-Registration deadline for the November 2010 General Election was Oct. 23, therefore, any new voter registrations will require a current photo ID and proof of residency...
Crops for Scholars (10/15/10)
The MMC Education foundation has instituted a program, "Crops for Scholars" where farmers can donate grain to provide funds towards scholarships for MMC graduates who wish to further their education at the post-secondary level. The grain may be donated in any amount fron one bushel to a wagon load at any of the area grain elevators...
2010 General Election results to be available on County Website (10/15/10)
General Election results will be available on the homepage of the Cherokee County website on election night as soon as all precincts have reported. www.cherokeecountyiowa.com Polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 9 p.m. in all Cherokee County precincts on Tuesday, Nov. 2...
WHS XC teams run at Lakes meet (10/15/10)
SPENCER - The Cherokee Washington High girls cross country squad finished sixth out of eight teams, and the Cherokee boys did not field enough runners to qualify for the team scoring at Tuesday's Lakes Conference Cross Country Meet here. "We ended our regular season with a great conference meet," noted Cherokee coach Jolene Hultgren. "We went back to a course we had run earlier in the season, so it was a good test to see how much improvement we have gotten over these last few weeks."...
Frederick E. 'Freddie' Buenger (10/15/10)
Freddie Buenger, 81, of rural Preston, passed away at Saint Mary's Hospital in Rochester on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at the Riley Funeral Home in Chatfield, Minn. A private family memorial service will be held Saturday, at the Riley Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jim Rushton of Christ Lutheran Church in Preston officiating. Interment will follow at the Carrolton Cemetery in rural Fountain...
Ruschmann / son (10/15/10)
Brandon and Crystal Ruschmann of Cleghorn are happy to announce the birth of a son, Max Joseph Ruschmann, at 5:15 p.m. on October 11, 2010. Max weighed 7 lbs. 7 oz. and measured 21 1/4 inches long , and he will be welcomed home by his brothers Connor and Thomas. Grandparents are Loni and Rosanne Loucks, Linda Ruschmann, and Terry Ruschmann...
Struck Strikes Out : May God and baseball show us the way (10/15/10)
Despite all the hoopla surrounding the National Football League and America's passion for college football, there is no denying the intrinsic values and global impact of baseball - truly and forever our National Pastime. Just this season, the game of baseball and its basic goodness has grabbed many of us by the heartstrings on several occasions when the Boys of Summer have stepped up to reveal an awareness and grasp of humanity that they aren't afraid to wear on their sleeves, or are too embarrassed to display publicly because it might not be "cool.". ...
Not-so-eager Incumbents (10/15/10)
Farmers, have a safe harvest season (10/15/10)
Good weather and daylight hours always seem to be at a premium when Iowa farmers are trying to harvest a crop in top condition. Planned maintenance and skilled equipment operation can curb downtime and reduce the potential for accidents during harvest...