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Stories from Thursday, December 16, 2010

Marcus Council hears of town's progress (12/16/10)
MARCUS - Reports of progress in the town was pleasant news to the Marcus City Council at their meeting Monday night. A report showed an increase of roughly $1 million in evaluations which has been the addition of homes, remodeling of homes, and new businesses...
'Jimmy Davis and Friends' to play at Jazz & Blues Festival (12/16/10)
Jimmy Davis & Friends will perform at The Gathering Place during the Friday night Pub Crawl at 9 p.m. to Midnight at the 11th annual Cherokee Jazz & Blues Festival, Jan. 7-9. This group of independent musicians are currently collaborating on "A Tribute to Progressive Rock" scheduled to open late Spring 2011...
Chamber Coffee at Gathering Place (12/16/10)
This week's Cherokee Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be held at The Gathering Place at 9:30 a.m. This will be the last Chamber Coffee for the year due the Holidays. The Gathering Place is located at 207 W. Main St. in downtown Cherokee.
Christmas Time at Mid-Sioux (12/16/10)
Several Cherokee County area residents will enjoy delicious hams this holiday season provided by the Cherokee County Pork Producers. The local pork producers organization has donated 33 Christmas Hams to help fill the food pantry at Mid-Sioux Opportunity. ...
Aurelia Board discusses accessibility (12/16/10)
AURELIA - The Aurelia School Board met on Monday for the regular monthly meeting. Board members discussed the recent compliance visit by the Iowa Department of Education and discussed ideas for improving accessibility. They decided they would schedule a workshop with an architect or engineer to get some ideas about what accessibilty updates to the school facilities are feasible or practical...
CPD Open House (12/16/10)
On Tuesday the Cherokee Police Department held a community open house at its new offices at 239 W. Maple St. Many area residents took up the invitation to take a brief tour of the new police headquarters from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. photo by Mike Leckband
CSWCD to meet (12/16/10)
The Cherokee Soil & Water Conservation District will be having their regular meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 21 at 11 a.m. at the Cherokee County Conservation Board's meeting room - 629 River Road in Cherokee. Individuals with disabilities and/or special needs should notify Tracy Rasmussen at 225-4151 of their need for special services far enough in advance of the meeting to enable services to be secured...
Ridge View boys nip Sioux Central (12/16/10)
SCHALLER - The Ridge View boys eked out a 51-47 victory over Sioux Central in boys basketball action here Friday night. Isaiah Miller led the Raptors with another double-double, scoring 18 points and grabbing 12 rebounds. Seth Johnson tallied nine points for Ridge View, while Kris Alesch totaled eight and Blake Woodke eight...
Fuhrman Wrestling Invitational Saturday (12/16/10)
Nine Northwest Iowa schools have teams entered in Saturday's Paul Fuhrman Wrestling Invitational at Cherokee Washington High School. The popular annual meet is named in honor of Paul Fuhrman, retired Cherokee Coach, Teacher, and Principal, who, to this day, remains very active in helping WHS staff direct wrestling and track and field meets in Cherokee...
Wolfpack beats WHS girls late (12/16/10)
HULL - The Hull Western Christian girls outscored Cherokee 15-6 in the fourth frame on the way to a 58-43 Lakes Conference basketball victory here Tuesday night. The young Cherokee squad stayed with the Wolfpack much of the way and was within two points early in the fourth quarter when the hosts went into a delay game offense, forcing Cherokee to foul, and then meshing several free throws down the stretch to seal the deal...
HWC destroys Cherokee Braves (12/16/10)
HULL - Hull Western Christian, the state's defending champions and top-ranked Class 2A boys high school basketball team, exploded out to a 27-0 lead in the first quarter over shell-shocked Cherokee and pranced on to a 68-24 Lakes Conference win here Tuesday night...
Gary Dean Einerwold (12/16/10)
Gary Dean Einerwold, 63, of Cherokee, passed away Friday, Dec. 10, 2010 at his home. A time of sharing and remembrance will be held Friday Dec. 17, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Online condolences may be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com...
Leiding / son (12/16/10)
Cole and Katie Leiding of Primghar are happy to announce the birth of their son, Landyn Claire Leiding, born at 5:33 p.m. on Dec. 9, 2010. Landyn weighed 7 lb. 8 oz. and measured 19 3/4 inches long. Grandparents are Deb and Jerry Schueller of Primghar, Bruce and Sue Ziemann of Fairmont, Minn., and Doug Leiding of Ceylon, Minn...
Extension Line (12/16/10)
What would the holiday season be without the traditional poinsettia? However, the poinsettia is a relative newcomer to the American Christmas tradition. They were practically unheard of 60 years ago. The poinsettia, a native of Mexico, was brought to Europe by Franciscan priests after the Spanish conquests. The colorful flowers were used in their nativity processions...
Struck Strikes Out: Sorting through thick and thin (12/16/10)
I've accidentally discovered a way to diminish those annoying global e-mail bombardments force-feeding recipients discount prices on Viagra and Cialis, Rolex knock-offs, earn cash at home ventures, greening America, and how to miraculously make your lady happy by growing things...
At The Library (12/16/10)
I'd say Old Man Winter has arrived! This is the time of the year when schedules and programs at the library might be rescheduled or cancelled. Several ways to obtain this information include tuning into KCHE (92.1 FM) for announcements and updates, checking the library's facebook page on our website, or calling the library at 225-3498...
Coping with the cold (12/16/10)
As temperatures across the Midwest have recently hovered at or near record lows, homeowners and business owners need to focus on avoiding property damages during the cold snaps. Keep indoor temperatures above 65 degrees Fahrenheit, when possible. This will help keep pipes inside walls from freezing...