[Masthead] Fair ~ 24°F  
Feels like: 16°F
Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014

Stories from Wednesday, December 1, 2010

WITCC to house Wind Energy Program in Cherokee (12/01/10)
Good news abounded at last week's Cherokee Western Iowa Tech Community College's semi-annual Advisory Board meeting when WITCC President Dr. Bob Dunker acknowledged that the college's proposed Wind Energy Program and wind turbine would be located in Cherokee...
Huseman appointed to leadership role (12/01/10)
Iowa House Speaker-elect Kraig Paulsen (R-Hiawatha) has appointed Rep. Dan Huseman (R-Aurelia) as Chairman of the House Transportation, Infrastructure and Capitals Appropriations subcommittee. "Representative Huseman brings a tremendous amount of knowledge and expertise to this budget area," said Paulsen. "He is highly-regarded for his work in this area on behalf of Iowa taxpayers."...
CRMC recognized for 20 years of SHIIP sponsorship (12/01/10)
Cherokee Regional Medical Center was recently recognized by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and the State of Iowa, in appreciation of their 20 years of service as a sponsor of the Senior Health Insurance Information Program known as SHIIP...
Depot Christmas Open House (12/01/10)
The Cherokee Depot Renovation, Inc. will be hosting an Open House at the Depot following the Christmas Parade on Thursday. The parade starts at 6 p.m. The public is invited to come on in to the Depot to enjoy cookies, coffee, and hot chocolate. Along with viewing the model trains of the Little Sioux Valley Model Railroad there will be a special treat of students from the Cherokee Middle School performing Christmas Music under the Direction of Casey Kingdon...
Legion Auxiliary notes (12/01/10)
Cherokee American Legion and Auxiliary Treptow Post and Unit held their monthly meeting on Nov. 18 at the Legion Hall. Discussed was what to do with the profits from their Annual Veterans Day soup supper. It was decided to make a donation to the American Red Cross as well as have a Christmas Party for the Active Servicemen and women's children...
Christmas boxes at Central Bank (12/01/10)
Central Bank of Cherokee would again like to send boxes to our soldiers who will be away from home for Christmas this year. If you would like to help Central Bank fill the boxes, they need to be mailed close to Dec. 4 so they will arrive before Christmas. For more information, please call Central Bank at 225-2546...
Raptors' grapplers score wins over Warriors and Eagles (12/01/10)
HOLSTEIN - The Ridge View Raptors won matches against Alta-Aurelia and Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn in non-conference wrestling double dual held here on Monday. 103 - Luke Kliegl, RV, won by forfeit 112- Jason Kenny, RV, won by forfeit 119 - Jorge McDonald, A-A, won by fall over Zack Naberhaus in 1:55...
Warrior teams sweep Ridge View (12/01/10)
SCHALLER- The Alta-Aurelia Warriors won two non-conference basketball games here against the Ridge View Raptors on Monday night, with the Warrior girls winning by a 50-47 score and the boys topping the Raptors, 62-50. In the girls' contest, the Warriors of Coach Jeannie Henningsen led at all the quarter breaks - 15-5, 29-16, and 39-28 - before posting the final 50-47 score...
Elsie B. Chapman (12/01/10)
ElsieB.Chapman, 97, of Cherokee, formerly of Meriden, passed away Monday morning, Nov. 29, 2010 in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee.Pastor Daniel Houghtaling will officiate.Burial will be in the Liberty Township Cemetery at rural Meriden. ...
Verl E. "Whirly- Bird" Ritter (12/01/10)
Verl E. "Whirly-Bird" Ritter, age 81 of Cherokee, passed away Monday, Nov. 29, 2010, at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Memorial services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11 at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Rev. Magrey deVega will officiate. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service. Online condolences may be sent at www.greenwoodfuneral.com...
Raymond N. Flanagan (12/01/10)
Raymond N. Flanagan, 90, of Marcus, passed away early Monday morning, Nov. 29, 2010, at the Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 2 at the Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus with the Rev. Armand Bertrand officiating. Interment will be in the Holy Name Parish Cemetery, Marcus, Iowa. Military respects will be provided by the F.I. Goodburn Post 517 of Marcus...
Deloris Julia Benson (12/01/10)
Deloris Julia Benson, age 82 of Cherokee, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Visitation began at noon on Sunday with the family present from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday night. Burial was at the Meriden Cemetery at Meriden. Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent at www.greenwoodfuneral.com...
David Erik Radke (12/01/10)
David Erik Radke, 44, of Charlotte, N.C. died tragically in a plane crash on his return home from an annual hunting trip in the Dakotas with his brother. The family is being served by McEwen Funeral Home, Mint Hill. N.C. Services will be held at Morning Star Lutheran Church Sanctuary at Morning Star Lutheran Church at 12509 Idlewild Road with visitation for friends and family on Dec. ...
Koppenhaver-Duran/ son (12/01/10)
Alan Koppenhaver and Ambrea Duran of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their son, William Thomas Duran, at 7:22 p.m. on November 21, 2010, which was also his daddy's birthday. William weighed 6 lbs. 14 oz, and measured 21 inches long. Grandparents are Jean Duran of Cherokee, Lorenze Duran of Giddings, Texas, and Valerie and Jeff Koppenhaver of Washta...
Nelson and Knock Exchange Vows (12/01/10)
Kati Lynn Nelson and Jared Dean Knock were united in marriage on July 31st, 2010 at an outdoor ceremony north of Akron, Iowa. Officiating was preacher Jason Hawk, from Sheriden, Missouri, uncle of the bride. Parents of the couple are Kirk and Marcia Nelson of rural Aurelia and Wally and Kathy Knock of rural Willow Lake, South Dakota. ...
Stodden/Box Engagement (12/01/10)
Dennis and Joan Stodden of Cherokee are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Leslie Stodden, to Jeremy Box, son of Dean and Donna Box of Galva. Leslie is a 2000 graduate of Washington High School in Cherokee and attended Morningside College. ...
50th Wedding Anniversary (12/01/10)
A 50th Wedding Anniversary Open House in honor of Harry and Carol Bradstreet will be held on Dec. 11 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Danny's Sports Spot. Please join the couple as they celebrate 50 years of being together.
Ask the Vet (12/01/10)
Family feasts, abundant desserts, and dog-loving children can make it very difficult to control what your pets eat over the holiday season. Follow these pointers to avoid any pet-related digestive upsets this winter. Avoid feeding your pet any high fat foods such as meat trimmings, gravy, grease, etc...
Basic Biittner : This is football? (12/01/10)
I guess I must be getting old. I guess I should have suspected as much when it first dawned on me that the only time I listen to "new" music these days is when an old favorite artist of mine, like Van Morrison, Bob Dylan or Neil Young, releases a CD of new material (although, come to think of it, I haven't really listened much to their last 2-3 releases, either)...
Maybe if ... (12/01/10)
The dos and don'ts of window decorating (12/01/10)
As the Christmas and New Year's holidays near and many residents and businesses decorate their windows in traditional holiday fare, we pause to point out some safety-conscious tips: What colorful ways to view the holidays!...