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Stories from Friday, December 10, 2010

Northwest Iowa Musicians back for Jazz & Blues Festival (12/10/10)
Dave Napier, Stephen Smith, Ray Guntren, Joey Gulizia and Eddie Dunn make up a group they call the Northwest Iowa Musicians, and they will be returning to the Cherokee Jazz and Blues Festival in 2011. The group will be performing at the Copper Cup from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Jan 7...
'Living Windows' bring Christmas memories (12/10/10)
Plans have been made for a terrific evening in downtown Cherokee for the whole family on Thursday, Dec. 16, from the hours of 6 to 8 p.m. This is the evening that the stores are generally open for business, but this night will be also be a fun time as many of the front windows of downtown businesses will be sporting an activity. Each one is quite different from the other, and should remind folks of Christmas fun...
Marcus Hometown Christmas tonight (12/10/10)
MARCUS - The Marcus Hometown Christmas will be held tonight from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in downtown Marcus. Most of the stores will be open with special bargains to take advantage of. The Merchant Mall, which is basically a place for children to purchase neat gifts for family and friends at a reasonable price, will be open. All items will be in a range of $1 to $10, and is open to all ages. This year it will be located in the Community Center, along with all of the decorated Christmas trees...
Board of Supervisors hold short meeting (12/10/10)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors met briefly on Tuesday. On the Board's agenda was a meeting with Cherokee County Environmental Health and Emergency Management Agency Director Ben Shuberg. Shuberg asked for the Board's approval to appoint an agency to distribute funds that the County received from the "Iowans Helping Iowans" fund...
Times Gone By (12/10/10)
On Wednesday afternoon Fred Stubblefeldt came to town in his automobile to get some repairs for the Wm. Smith clover miller. The next morning he delivered the repairs and was cranking his automobile to start home. In some manner his left leg struck the protruding tongue of a wagon and the small bone of his leg was broken. ...
Marcus Lumber awards $1000 shopping giveaway (12/10/10)
MARCUS - Christmas will be a little merrier this year for Patti Cave and her family. On Nov. 29, Patti was the lucky winner drawn from the thousands of names entered in the Marcus Lumber $1,000 shopping spree sweepstakes. Celebrating its 90th year of operation, Marcus Lumber is happy to give back to the local community. Past local winners of this $1,000 Grand Prize Event include Steve Ogren, Joel Carver, Milt Wurth, and Jason Galles...
'Breakfast with Santa' at RR Depot Saturday (12/10/10)
On Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon, Santa will be at the Historic Railroad Depot in Cherokee for "Breakfast with Santa." This event has become a Christmas tradition for many families and would be a great one to start for your family, too. Santa will be available all throughout the morning to have his picture taken with your children. Freewill donations will be accepted for the breakfast with proceeds going to Depot Renovations, Inc...
Vascular screening tests available at CRMC (12/10/10)
On average, every 40 seconds someone in America has a stroke. Stroke occurs when a blood vessel feeding the brain bursts or is clogged, causing a sudden disruption in the blood flow to the brain. Stroke is a leading killer and the number one cause of adult disability in the Unites States...
'Iowans Helping Iowans' to benefit flood victims (12/10/10)
DES MOINES -- Iowans whose primary homes were damaged by the 2010 natural disasters may be eligible to receive financial assistance for repairs to their damaged home or down payment assistance towards a new home through the Iowans Helping Iowans Housing program...
Ridge View boys slam Ar-We-Va (12/10/10)
SCHALLER - The Ridge View boys slammed Ar-We-Va 65-31 in basketball action here Tuesday night after taking a 20-4 lead in the first quarter and expanding that to 38-15 at halftime. Isaiah Miller paced the Raptors to their first qin this early season, scoring 22 points and pocketing 10 rebounds for his second double-double this season. ...
Braves wrestlers drop dual match (12/10/10)
The youthful Cherokee Braves wrestling team dropped a 54-18 team verdict to visiting Pocahontas Area/Pomeroy-Palmer here Tuesday night in the Cherokee Middle School gym. The Braves claimed two matches by fall, with Jack Letsche pinning his foe at 140 pounds, and Miah Back pinning his opponent at 285...
MMC boys nick Spalding at end (12/10/10)
GRANVILLE - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn boys watched in desperation as 47-37 lead disappeared in the fourth quarter, but battled to hang in there long enough to escape with a tense 50-49 War Eagle Conference win over Granville Spalding here Tuesday night...
MMC girls race past Spalding (12/10/10)
GRANVILLE - The undefeated Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn girls overcame the loss of four-year starter Kayla Foresman due to injury on the game's first play and persevered to a 57-33 win over Granville Spalding in War Eagle Conference basketball here Tuesday night...
Lonny Gail Boardman (12/10/10)
Lonny Gail Boardman, age 55 of Cherokee, and formerly of Sutherland, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010 at his residence in Cherokee following a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, at Bethel Lutheran Church in Sutherland. ...
Dorothy A. Davidson (12/10/10)
Dorothy A. Davidson, 92, of Cherokee, formerly of Madison, Wisconsin, and originally from Alta, passed away Wednesday morning, Dec. 8, 2010 at Careage Hills in Cherokee. Graveside services will be held at the Roselawn Memorial Cemetery in Madison, Wisc.. The Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee is in charge of the local arrangements. Online condolences can be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com...
4-H Spotlight (12/10/10)
Different perspective (12/10/10)
Avoid fire risk for holidays (12/10/10)
While it may seem Scrooge-like to think about fire hazards during the holidays, many of the activities people engage in -- cooking, entertaining, and decorating -- all present increased fire risks. Cooking equipment fires are the leading cause of U.S. home fires and fire injuries, and the third leading cause of home fire deaths. Relative to an average day, the number of home cooking equipment fires is 55% higher on Christmas Eve and 68% higher on Christmas Day...