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Stories from Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Friedrichsen to host safety program (10/27/10)
Cherokee County Chief Deputy Jeff Friedrichsen will be presenting an Internet Safety program at the Cherokee Public Library on Nov. 8 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The program is designed to inform parents of the dangers on the Internet so they can educate their children. File photo...
'Smart boards' come to Cleghorn (10/27/10)
Promethean is the proper name for what many refer to as "smart boards". The technology is used with one's computer loaded with software which allows one to send information to a white board which prints or shows what the sender wants the observer to see...
WITCC Fall 2010 Cherokee Community Education Classes (10/27/10)
There's still time for area residents to take advantage of the Western Iowa Tech Community College Fall Community Education Classes now under way at the Cherokee WITCC Campus. Although some popular classes have already been completed, or are now under way, several intriguing, informative, fun, and educational pursuits at really reasonable fees are still available...
Cherokee Symphony Fall Pops Concert Sunday (10/27/10)
The Cherokee Symphony will perform its popular Fall Pops Concert on Sunday. Maestro Lee Thorson and the Cherokee symphony will be performing: March of the Scaffold by Hector Berlioz, Funeral March of a Marionette by Charles Gounod, Pumpkin Eater's Little Fugue by Robert McBride, Symphonic Suite from the Lord of the Rings by Howard Shore, Pavane pour une infant defunte by Maurice Ravel, and an Irish Suite by Leroy Anderson...
Aurelia School to present Fall Play (10/27/10)
AURELIA - The Aurelia High School Drama Department will present its 2010 Fall Play, "The Ransom of Miss Elverna Dower," on Friday November 12th and Sunday November 14th. If somebody kidnapped your least favorite teacher, would you want her back? In an award-winning comedic tale, Casey and Tim nab their demanding English teacher to avoid having to take a test, but they find that no one wants her back! It's bad enough that she corrects the grammar in their ransom note and makes them rewrite it, but when the captive teacher assigns them a research paper on famous kidnappings in history, the young kidnappers find themselves doing more school work than ever!. ...
Warriors drop finale to Generals (10/27/10)
Remsen St. Mary's rips River Valley (10/27/10)
REMSEN - Remsen St. Mary's blistered River Valley 48-13 in an 8-player District football game that ended the regular season for both teams. The visiting Wolverines scored a touchdown rushing and passing, with Dylan Fluke accounting for both TDs. Fluke rushed three times for five yards and one TD, and caught four passes for 73 yards and a TD to lead the Wolverines. He also picked off a pass for River Valley...
MMC tumbles at Woodbury Central (10/27/10)
MOVILLE - Playoff-bound Woodbury Central (5-4) rapped Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 48-6 in Class A District football action here Friday to end the Eagles' 3-6 season. Neal Bunt caught four passes for 96 yards and one touchdown to account for MMC's points. He was on the receiving end of quarterback Tanner Utesch's pass. Utesch completed 11-27 passes in the game for 158 yards, with the Eagle offense stymied throughout by four interceptions...
Dennis Ray Nelson (10/27/10)
Dennis Ray Nelson 57, Cherokee, passed away Saturday, October 23, 2010, at the Cherokee Villa in Cherokee. Funeral arrangements are pending at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Online condolences may be sent at www.greenwoodfuneral.com.
Merlin W. Sawvell (10/27/10)
Merlin Sawvell 76, Cherokee, passed away Sunday, October 24, 2010, at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Funeral services will be held at a later date. Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences to the family may be sent at www.greenwoodfuneral.com...
Schueder/De Witt Wedding (10/27/10)
Erica Rae Schueder and Nathaniel Drake De Witt, both of Sioux City, were married on June 11th 2010 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee, with Father Armand Bertrand officiating. A reception and dance followed at Western Iowa Tech in Cherokee...
Recruiting in 2010 (10/27/10)
Focusing on Halloween safety (10/27/10)
Many hallmarks of Halloween -- lit jack-o-lanterns, candle decorations and billowing costumes -- all pose fire safety hazards. As kids and families select costumes and decorate their homes for the season, we encourage everyone to implement simple safety precautions to ensure that this year's Halloween remains fun and fire-free...