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Stories from Friday, October 29, 2010

Rehearsals underway at CCT (10/29/10)
Rehearsals are under way for the Cherokee Community Theatre's fall production, "The Christmas Belles," which will be presented at the Cherokee Community Center Nov. 12 -14 and Nov. 19 - 21.
'Bread of Stone' to share 'An Evening of Praise' (10/29/10)
HOLSTEIN- On Thursday, Nov. 4 at 5:30 p.m. at the Rosemary Clausen Performing Arts Center, in Holstein, Bread of Stone, a contemporary Christian band that is currently on the Reinvention Tour with Super Chick, will be in Holstein for a benefit concert for the families of Alisha Droegmiller and Jocelyn Draper who are fighting cancer...
MMC Foundation fundraiser (10/29/10)
On Sunday, Nov. 7, the Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Education Foundation is hosting a brunch at the local Pizza Ranch from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The group will be serving breakfast pizza, waffles, a wide variety of breakfast rolls and breads, fruit cup along with fruit juice, milk and coffee. A free-will offering will be taken for the scholarship fund...
Marcus Historical Society welcomes visitors (10/29/10)
MARCUS - Members of the Marcus Historical Society decided they needed to have some public hours so people can stop in to see the various exhibits. The group's building was opened three Sundays in October and found the building was fairly busy with new visitors. They received many positive comments and decided to open it again for three more Sundays...
Supervisors hear report from County Services (10/29/10)
Board hears report from County Services By Mike Leckband Staff Writer Cherokee County Community Services Director Lisa Langlitz Tuesday informed the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors that there might be changes regarding her department's Pre-Vocational Services...
Times Gone By (10/29/10)
The times in its Thursday issue contained an account of the robbery of the Galva bank on that morning. The Galva Tribune gives these additional particulars: "The vault was opened by a charge of explosives and another charge was tried on the burglar-proof safe inside the vault but no money or valuable was gotten from it. The front of the safe was torn off but its door was not opened...
Fall Festival of Food (10/29/10)
United Methodist Women's Fall Festival of Food, Fun & Fellowship at St. Paul's United Methodist Church . Luncheon and Bake Sale will be held on Nov. 2 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost $7.
Special Olympics District Bowling (10/29/10)
LE MARS - On October 16 members of the Cherokee Special Olympics team competed in the District Bowling Tournament at the Sweet 16 Lanes in Le Mars. Athletes include students from grades 3-12. Competitors enjoyed the day of bowling, with a number of the bowlers having personal best games. Athletes were grouped by age and bowling average. Those earning a blue ribbon will go on to the State Bowling Tournament in Des Moines on November 20...
Hummel 2A INS Player of Week (10/29/10)
Cherokee senior wide receiver Jakob Hummel was named the Iowa Network Services (Radio Iowa) Class 2A Player of the Week after Friday's performance against Missouri Valley in Cherokee. The Braves won their final game of the season 35-0, with Hummel catching six passes for 139 yards and two touchdowns, passing for a two-point conversion, and intercepting a pass on defense in the end zone that stopped a Missouri Valley scoring threat...
Thinning the deer population (10/29/10)
A recent study showing collisions between vehicles and deer in Iowa are on the rise have some legislators saying it might be time to thin the state's deer herds for the safety of motorists. In the past 20 years, the number of collisions involving deer has grown from about 5,000 a year to more than 15,000 as the deer population in Iowa has mushroomed by 260 percent...