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Stories from Friday, November 19, 2010

Cherokee School Board hears insurance update (11/19/10)
The Cherokee Board of Education Monday night received an update from Superintendent Dr. John Chalstrom regarding portions of the District's insurance settlements to date in the aftermath of the July tornado that damaged school facilities and other areas of Cherokee...
Book Vine to host Hopkins book signing (11/19/10)
Former Northwest Iowa resident Bruce Hopkins will be at The Book Vine on Saturday from 2-4 p.m. to renew old acquaintances and sign copies of his latest book, "When Foxes Wore Red Vests." In the book, Hopkins writes about life in the Catskills mountains in a series of short stories, poems, and illustrations, including some amazing pencil drawings. ...
Schmillen home on 'Tour' (11/19/10)
Kent and Kathy Schmillen of Cherokee are among local homeowners featuring their home to be on the Cherokee TTT Chapter FV "Tour of Homes" to be held on Sunday, Dec. 5 from 1-4 p.m. The couple has resided in this house for five years now and gradually has been putting their personal touches on it. ...
Road closed (11/19/10)
Work began on Wednesday to repair a damaged storm sewer that forced the City of Cherokee and the Iowa Department of Transportation to close U.S. Highway 59 at its intersection with Cedar Street near downtown Cherokee. City officials estimate that the project will take about a week before it is completed. Photo by Mike Leckband...
Guitar Shop Open House (11/19/10)
The Cherokee Guitar Shop on East Main Street in downtown Cherokee will host an Open House from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Guest speaker is knowledeable guitar technician Mick Polich. Refreshments will be served and there will be storewide discounts in effect...
Supervisors hear update on River Road bridge (11/19/10)
Cherokee County Engineer Dave Shanahan gave a quick update on the L-56 River Road bridge project on Tuesday to the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors. Shanahan stated that if the weather holds out , the project would be completed in the next two weeks...
Special Olympics Bowling (11/19/10)
These Aurelia Community School students competed in the Northwest Iowa District Special Olympics Bowling Competition in LeMars in October. They are, front row, left to right, Sierra Kracht, 11th grade; Shelby Bechtel, 7th grade. Back, Bill Alt, 11th grade; Jason Cole, 9th grade; and Christian Williams, 11th grade; Sierra and Jason each earned a 3rd place ribbon in their group, and Shelby and Bill each earned a 5th place ribbon. ...
Kaitlyn Cedar is new member of American Angus Association (11/19/10)
CRMC Hospice Trees Of Light (11/19/10)
Cherokee Regional Medical Center Hospice will once again have lighted Christmas trees in Cherokee, Marcus, Aurelia and Holstein during the holiday season. These trees are a special way of remembering your friends and loved ones. You may help light the trees through a tax-deductible donation of any size. ...
Elevate gives back (11/19/10)
The Cherokee/Ida County Elevate Chapter did some "reverse" Trick or Treating at the end of October to give back to their local communities. On Oct. 25, elevate members went door to door in Cherokee requesting donations for the local food pantry, located at Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc. The group collected approximately 169 non-perishable items in one hour...
Remember our troops! (11/19/10)
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Times Gone By (11/19/10)
M. J. Foley, an old resident of Cherokee, passed away at his home on West Willow Street Monday morning at 10:30 o'clock. About eleven years ago he suffered a stroke of paralysis since which time he has been an invalid being cared for by friends in the most loving manner...
Blood Bank coming to Cherokee (11/19/10)
The Siouxland Community Blood Bank, a subsidiary of LifeServe Blood Center will be at the Cherokee Community Center located at 530 W. Bluff in Cherokee on Tuesday Nov. 23 from noon to 6 p.m. They ask you to please take the time to donate the gift of life...
WITCC, Extension to offer 'Learning with Lunch' (11/19/10)
Have you ever wanted to attend some short, fun classes, but wondered where you'd have the time to fit them in? Lunch time is a great opportunity to fit some quality education into your life and have fun while doing it. Iowa State University (ISU) Extension in Cherokee County is partnering with Western Iowa Tech Community College and Hy-Vee to offer the new Learning with Lunch Series. The series consists of educational workshops with different topics scheduled...
Cherokee wrestlers selling softener salt (11/19/10)
The Cherokee Braves wrestling team will again join hands with Blaine's Culligan of Cherokee to sell softner salt to area residents at a discount price. Residents can purchase the salt at $6.50 for a 50-pound bag by contacting any Cherokee Braves wrestler, or Washington High varsity wrestling coach Jason Wood at 229-1970, or e-mail at jwood@ccsd.k12.ia.us...
Special Olympics, Taco John's partner (11/19/10)
Special Olympics Iowa (SOIA) has announced it is partnering with Taco John's Restaurants in northwest Iowa for an upcoming awareness and fundraising campaign set to begin on November 22. Donations will be calculated from December 1 - December 31 with a portion for each Nachos NavidadŽ sold to benefit Special Olympics...
BVU to host holiday tennis clinic (11/19/10)
STORM LAKE - Buena Vista head men's and women's tennis coach Kevin McCadams will be conducting the fifth annual Co-Ed Holiday Tennis Clinic on December 27 and 28, inside of the Lamberti Recreation Center on the BVU campus. The clinic is open to all high school Varsity - level female and male athletes. It will run from 1-4:30 p.m. each day with cost set at $35 per day per person...
Beatlemania rules! (11/19/10)
Common cooking sense at Thanksgiving (11/19/10)
According to National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), there were 1,500 home structure fires involving cooking equipment last year, which is more than three times the daily average. Cooking is the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries. ...