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Stories from Friday, November 12, 2010

The Hit Parade Hits Holstein (11/12/10)
The Hit Parade Hits Holstein The Girl Singers of the Hit Parade glided on stage at the Rosemary Clausen Center for Performing Arts last weekend in a haze of sequins and net overlays. It was prom night circa 1952; it was "Name That Tune"; it was songs on the radio on hot summer afternoons...
City ordinance resolutions require additional study (11/12/10)
The Cherokee City Council Tuesday night tabled two proposed resolutions amending City ordinances to give the measures more study as more details and questioned emerged since the resolutions were first proposed at the last Council meeting. The Council approved the first readings of the two resolutions at the last meeting but tabled the measures for further study by a special committee Tuesday night. ...
Board canvasses election results (11/12/10)
Jill Titcomb, Cherokee County Auditor's Election Assistant, presented the 2010 General Election Results to the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors at the Cherokee County Courthouse to canvass on Tuesday, making the following results official. Total votes for the Cherokee County were 4,782 out of 8,939 registered voters in Cherokee County (a 53.5 percent turnout)...
Times Gone By (11/12/10)
With Nelson permanently out of the game Cherokee went against Storm Lake Saturday. Storm Lake had already lost to Sioux City and LeMars and they came to Cherokee on their nerve ends to retrieve these losses. They were expecting to win and came nearer doing it than the locals cared to have them...
Annual Craft Show this Saturday (11/12/10)
The Beta Sigma Phi Fall Craft Show has been a tradition in Cherokee for 31 years. This years' craft show will be held Nov. 13 at the Western Iowa Tech Community College Conference Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Doors will open at 10 a.m. and admission is $1. Coffee, rolls and bars will be served all day with a savory lunch being served from 11 a.m. -- 2 p.m...
Friends of NRA banquet (11/12/10)
Friends of NRA banquet The Friends of NRA (National Rifle Association) banquet will be held on Sunday, Nov. 21 at The Pub located at 119 East Main St. in downtown Cherokee. Doors will open at 5 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m. If you are planning on attending, get your tickets early...
Knights of Columbus Dinner (11/12/10)
The Cherokee Knights of Columbus will be holding their annual Creamed Chicken and Biscuits Dinner on Nov. 14 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Cherokee Knights of Columbus Hall, located at 137 Union Street. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for children.
CRMC donates to 4-H Betterment Project (11/12/10)
CRMC employees donated funds during the month of October and the CRMC Board of Directors provided a matching contribution to raise a total amount of $2,441.78. The funds are to help offset the building cost and future planned improvements to the new community building located at the Cherokee County Fairgrounds. ...
Kara Nelson named to All-Conference team (11/12/10)
Cherokee's Kara Nelson, a senior at Morningside College, has been selected as a member of the 2010 All-Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Women's Cross Country team, as has teammate Jessica Hudelson, a junior. Morningside coach Dave Nash has also been named the Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Women's Cross Country Coach of the Year. ...
CMS 7th-8th basketball postponed (11/12/10)
The Cherokee Middle School 7th and 8th grade boys' basketball game with Sheldon scheduled for Monday Nov. 15 has been postponed and will be rescheduled. The Sheldon Orabs requested the postponement because their high school football team is playing in the State Playoffs at Cedar Falls that afternoon...
Braves football lettermen (11/12/10)
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. ...
McAlpine - Eaton / son (11/12/10)
Tony McAlpine and Jasmine Eaton of Larrabee are happy to announce the birth of their son, Braxton Anthony McAlpine, at 3:35 p.m. on October 29, 2010. Braxton weighed 6 lbs. 4 oz. and measured 20 1/4 inches long. His grandparents are Randy and Carol Eaton of Cherokee, John McAlpine and Marlene Prostrollo...
Pruett / daughter (11/12/10)
Matt and Carrie Pruett of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of heir fourth child, a daughter. Avalyn Lorraine Pruett was bon at 3:45 p.m. on November 3, 2010, and weighed 7 lbs. 13 oz. and measured 21 inches long. She joins two brothers, Nolan and Cael, and a sister, Taylor, at home. Grandparents are Merl and Barb Pruett of Cherokee and Kevin and Marilyn Zadow of Aurelia. Great-grandparents are Joyce Kastengren and the late Leonard Kastengren...
Iowa -- 'A place of beauty' (11/12/10)
The origin of our State's name was derived from a Sioux Indian word, "Ayuxwa" -- in French "Ayoua" and in English "Ioway." The Iowa River is really the namesake of our State, and through the years the word Ioway has taken on another meaning - "a place of beauty."...