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Stories from Monday, December 6, 2010

Wonderful World of Christmas Parade a success (12/06/10)
Hundreds of people lined up on Main Street in downtown Cherokee on Thursday to watch the annual Cherokee Chamber of Commerce's Wonderful World of Christmas Parade. It seem that Mother Nature cooperated this year by keeping the temperature a comfortable 31 degrees as the 35 parade entries made their way down Main Street from the Cherokee County Courthouse to First Street...
Aventure Staffing moves (12/06/10)
Aventure Staffing moved from its previous location to a new location at 112 N. 2nd Street (the former Hankens Law Firm office) on November 29. Though they still have to get their signage in place, Branch Manager Amy Frederes, who has been in that position since mid-October, said that the business is open from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. She added that they are always looking for new customers, as well as new employees,...
Northwest Iowa Native to open Main Concert (12/06/10)
The Adam Schroeder Quartet will be the opening act for Levee Town on Saturday, Jan. 8, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Main Concert at Western Iowa Tech Community College Conference Center. Los Angeles based Baritone Saxophonist Adam Schroeder has rapidly become a major force throughout the global jazz scene. ...
Cherokee Schools to hold winter concerts (12/06/10)
On Dec. 9 the Cherokee Middle School will be holding its winter concert at the Cherokee Washington High School beginning at 7 p.m. The concert will feature the Sixth through Eighth Grade Band and the Sixth through Eighth Grade Choir. This is a free concert for the public...
Masonic Lodge Breakfast (12/06/10)
The Cherokee Masonic Lodge will be holding a fundraising breakfast with profits going for scholarships for area students. The breakfast will be held Dec. 12 from 7:30 a.m. to noon at the Cherokee Community Center's Upper Level. There will be biscuits & gravy, pancakes, ham & eggs. Cost is $5 per person but pre-school age children eat free...
Braves burn Manson NW Webster (12/06/10)
MANSON - The Cherokee Braves showed their potential for this season with a hard-earned 60-49 non-conference basketball victory over a tough, battling Manson NW Webster team here Thursday night. The Braves rode the backs of Brock Dagel, Jakob Hummel, and Curtis Ege to gain the win in a game they led most of the way but just could not deliver a knock-out blow to the resilient Cougars on their home floor...
Slow start dooms Cherokee girls (12/06/10)
MANSON - The hard-working Cherokee Washington high girls fell behind 21-10 in the first quarter and could not recover on the way to a 78-54 non-conference basketball setback to a good Manson NW Webster team here Thursday night. The major woe for Cherokee was an inability to corral solid lefty post player Amanda Bush, who had her way inside with a game-high 26 points, including several uncontested lay-ups on timely passing by the fast-paced Cougars. ...
2nd half lifts L-B past Ridge View (12/06/10)
LAWTON - Trailing 26-25 at halftime, the Lawton-Bronson boys came roaring out of the chute in the second half to outscore Ridge View 40-14 and claim a resounding 65-40 Western Valley Conference basketball win here Thursday night. Isaiah Miller led the Ridge View boys with a game-high 22 points and 11 rebounds for a double-double performance, and also had three blocked shots in a superb effort. Josh Mohr added nine points to the Raptors' cause...
Charles W. Hill (12/06/10)
Charles W. Hill, 95, of Cherokee, formerly of rural Aurelia, passed away Thursday morning, Dec. 2, 2010 in the Cherokee Villa Nursing and Rehab Center. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 7, at 11 a.m. at the Zion Lutheran Church in Paullina. ...
Steven Ray Schmillen (12/06/10)
Steven Ray Schmillen, 63, passed away Nov. 22, 2010, when the plane he was piloting crashed near Norfolk. Nebraska. Funeral services were held Nov. 27 at Bethany Lutheran Church in Elkhorn, Neb. Steve Schmillen was born in Le Mars on March 29, 1947, to Ray and Marian (Stowater) Schmillen. He grew up in Marcus, where he was active in football, track, fishing, hunting, and helping on the family farm...
4-H Spotlight (12/06/10)
Any Cherokee County 4-H'er who is interested in exhibiting a market beef steer, market beef heifer, a dairy market steer, or Advanced Cattle Feeding (Pen of Three) animals at the Cherokee County Fair, any district or state fair, and/or Ak-Sar-Ben must bring their animal(s) to the Market Beef Weigh-In on Jan. 8, 2011, in the show arena at the Cherokee County Fairgrounds...
Preparing for holiday guests (12/06/10)
For millions of Americans, the upcoming holidays mean more guests, more foot traffic and less space in your home. Recognizing that most of us have little time (and money) to prepare for the potentially overwhelming blitz of family and friends, we offer several useful tips to ready your home for overnight guests and make them comfortable without making yourself crazy...