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Stories from Thursday, November 18, 2010

MMC Fourth grade class reaps reading rewards (11/18/10)
The young readers of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn's fourth, fifth and sixth grades are firm believers in the fact that there are few entertainments to rival diving into the story found in a good book. Every school day finds a veritable stream of voracious young readers wending their way to the Cleghorn library in search of a literary adventure...
T.T.T. 'Tour of Homes' Dec. 5th (11/18/10)
It's time to mark your calendars for the Cherokee T.T.T. Chapter FV "Tour of Homes" which occurs every other year. This year's tour is set for Sunday, Dec. 5, from 1-4 p.m. Tickets cost $10 each and may be purchased at any local bank, Hy-Vee Gift Store, Paula's Hair Design, and any T.T.T. member. You may purchase tickets before or on the day of the tour...
'Pianopalooza' at Aurelia Golf Club (11/18/10)
AURELIA - Aurelia High School graduate Tony Bohnenkamp returns to his hometown once again on Friday, November 26 with his partner Jared Hall, for their exciting "dueling piano" program, which they call "Pianopalooza." The two will be entertaining the crowd with hit songs from the 60s to today at the Aurelia Golf Club, 601 Valor Road, from 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. on the night after Thanksgiving, a traditional gig for the duo...
Alta, Aurelia Boards mull shared administrators (11/18/10)
AURELIA - At last week's monthly Aurelia School Board meeting, Principal Ann Sandine showed a Power Point presentation that is being prepared for the upcoming November 30 site visit by the Iowa Department of Education, and Superintendent Jack Johnson and Sandine reviewed the recommendations made by the School Improvement Advisory Committee at its recent meeting...
Rhoadside Blooming House expands (11/18/10)
Cherokee Rhoadside Blooming House is currently adding a new greenhouse adjacent to its main greenhouse. In the accompanying photo, Mongensen Construction of Cleghorn is shown putting up the framework of the new greenhouse. Photo by Mike Leckband
Pancake and Ice Cream Buffet in Aurelia Saturday (11/18/10)
The Kiwanis Club of Aurelia is hosting a pancake and ice cream buffet at the Aurelia Community Center on Saturday from 5 - 7 p.m. The menu will be pancakes, sausage and a drink for $5 a serving, and diabetic syrup will be available as an option. Ice cream and toppings will also be available at a cost of $1 per serving...
Chamber Coffee (11/18/10)
This week's Chamber Coffee will be at Perkins Office Supply, 320 E. Main Street, at 9:30 a.m. on Friday. They are celebrating their 14th anniversary.
Chamber kicks of Twelve Days of Christmas promotion (11/18/10)
The Cherokee Chamber of Commerce has recently kicked off the shopping season with the Holiday Open House in Cherokee, but they still have many events taking place in the coming weeks. The theme that the Chamber Promotions Team has set for this year's Holiday promotion is the Twelve Days of Christmas in Cherokee. They want to highlight additional events and activities that the Promotions Team is working on this Holiday Season:...
And the winners are ... (11/18/10)
T.T.T. EZ chapter members Aileen Larson and Barb Clabaugh recently drew the winners for the annual fundraising event. This month long event helps to fund the organizations projects, which include sending girls to camp and yearly scholarships to graduating area seniors. Each of the winners receives a $200 Fashionette gift certificate. The winners are.... Jean Haselhoff and Inez Wilson, both of Cherokee. Photo contributed...
Christmas Parade scheduled for Dec. 2 (11/18/10)
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...
IHSAA FB Hall of Fame (11/18/10)
CEDAR FALLS - At the halftime of the Class 4A State Football Championship Friday night the annual awards presentations will be held. Six former high school players will be inducted into the IHSAA Hall of Fame. Those being honored are Paul Laaveg, Belmond; the late Mike Courey, Bishop Heelan, Sioux City; Dennis Gibson, Ankeny; Todd Twachtmann, Marion; Michael Burger, Harlan Community, and Tim Dwight, Iowa City, City High...
Margaret Fassler (11/18/10)
Margaret Fassler, 101, of Cherokee, formerly of Quimby, passed away on Tuesday afternoon Nov. 16, 2010, at Country Side Estates at Cherokee. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 20, at 10:30 a.m. at the Quimby Methodist Church in Quimby. Rev. ...
Wilson / son (11/18/10)
Lisa Ann and Andy Wilson of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their son, Andew Michael Wilson, at 7:11 a.m. on November 11, 2010. Andrew weighed 8 lbs. 1 oz. and measured 21 inches long. Grandparents are Connie and Donald Wilson and Michael and Nancy Hunter, all of Cherokee...
At the Library (11/18/10)
Hasn't the fall weather been amazing. A lot of sunshine and just a little bit of snow has graced our area. I've heard people say this winter is going to be as harsh as last year and others say it is going to be mild. I'm hoping for the milder version...
Basic Biittner: Don't blink or you'll miss it ... and that's too bad (11/18/10)
Come close and I'll tell you a secret ... On Thursday November 25, our nation will be celebrating something called Thanksgiving Day. Last I heard it was some kind of national holiday or something. Never hear much about it anymore, though. It seems like the tv shows, theatres and stores start whooping it up for the non-holiday called Hallowe'en about mid-September, and as soon as it passes, they go full-bore for Christmas...
Freshman Orientation (11/18/10)
Have a healthy, happy Thanksgiving! (11/18/10)
It's soon time for Thanksgiving - a time when families and friends get together to enjoy a bountiful feast. Holidays can be wonderful, but they can bring added stress and excesses. Hosting the Thanksgiving dinner, visiting with family and friends, and having house guests can lead to upsets if you have unrealistic expectations of yourself or others. ...