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Stories from Thursday, November 11, 2010

'Break Time Bakery' coming to Cherokee (11/11/10)
A popular restaurant chain once had a slogan that stated "You deserve a break today." Soon, a new business will open in downtown Cherokee to accommodate that classic slogan. The Break Time Bakery will offered its customers a wide variety of treats, including fresh baked breads, doughnuts, pastries, fresh cakes, and dinner rolls, along with plenty of retail snack items (candy bars, chips and hard candy)...
Holiday Open House on tap this weekend (11/11/10)
The annual Cherokee Holiday Open House Saturday and Sunday offers shoppers many discount specials as Cherokee merchants kick off the holiday season. Cherokee stores will be open Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m., with discounts and savings storewide. Holiday refreshments and snacks also will be available in several businesses...
Kid2Kid Consignment under new ownership (11/11/10)
The Kid2Kid Consignment store in Cherokee came under new ownership on November 1, when Alecia Maurer, the former owner, sold the business to Cara Ohrtman. Ohrtman is leasing the building which houses the business, located at 201 W. Main St. Ohrtman, who lives in Cherokee with her eight-year-old daughter, Destiny, was previously employed for two years at the Hy-Vee Distribution Center in Cherokee...
Cherokee VA encourages Veterans to file claims (11/11/10)
Cherokee County Veteran Affairs Director Dana Evens is currently encouraging area veterans and their family to file claims if they were exposed to Agent Orange. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has begun distributing disability benefits to Vietnam Veterans who qualify for compensation under recently liberalized rules for Agent Orange exposure...
Christmas Parade scheduled for Dec. 2 (11/11/10)
Cherokee's "Wonderful World of Christmas Parade" is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2 through Downtown Cherokee. Floats must have a Christmas theme and the annual Parade's overall theme is "Wonderful World of Christmas." The use of lighting and music is encouraged for all floats...
Chamber Coffee at Library (11/11/10)
This weeks Cherokee Chamber Coffee will be at the Cherokee Public Library on Friday at 9:30 a.m. The Friends of the Library have their Book Baskets on display and will be taking silent bids. The Cherokee Public Library is located at 215 S. Second St...
Braves All-District football honors (11/11/10)
The Cherokee Braves landed four players on the First Team District 2 All-District Football team announced this week, two on Second Team, and two more on Honorable Mention. Three Braves earned First Team honors on offense, including Brock Dagel, a 6-7, 250-pound senior lineman; Jakob Hummel, a 6-1, 165-pound senior utility player; and Seth Mahnke, a 6-5, 175-pound senior wide receiver. The Braves Kristian Freed, a 6-1, 200-pound senior linebacker, was named to First Team on defense...
Braves football lettermen (11/11/10)
Varsity lettermen for the 2010 Cherokee Braves were acknowledged at Monday night's post-season banquet at Western Iowa Tech Community College in Cherokee. They are, front row, left to right, Stetson Dagel, Nate Seliger, Jack Letsche, Andrew Chaffin, Adam Pitts, Austin Mongan, Alanzo Ruble, Marc Husman. ...
Class 1A -- District 1 Football (11/11/10)
District record,Overall record Hinton 7-0 8-1 Lawton Bronson 5-2 7-2 IKM-Manning 5-2 5-4 Ridge View 4-3 4-5 Manson NW Web. 2-5 2-7
Library News (11/11/10)
There's been lots of activity in the alley behind the Cherokee Public Library this past week including digging, wall repair and removal of greenery. The project has been in the works since last spring but didn't get off the ground until now. It all started with a few small furry critters who managed to make their way into the building. ...
Honoring All Who Served (11/11/10)
Nearly half of the men and women who have served in U.S. military foces during times of war are alive today. On Veterans Day we salute them and all who have served. America's War Toals : 41,882,000 participants; 1,091,200 deaths in service; 18,968,000 living veterans...
Thanksgiving top day for cooking fires (11/11/10)
Thanksgiving remains the leading day for cooking fires, with three times as many cooking fires as an average day. According to the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association, cooking equipment fires are still the leading cause of U.S. home fires and fire injuries, and the third leading cause of fire deaths. On Thanksgiving 2008, U.S. fire departments responded to 1,300 home cooking fires compared to 420 such fires on an average day...