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Stories from Monday, December 27, 2010

The warmth of memories (12/27/10)
Richard Waterbury of Cherokee received a very special Christmas gift this year. A former Navy shipmate of his, Hal Dennis of Okalahoma, sent Waterbury a custom-made quilt that documented, with photographs, their service together while on the U.S.S McGinty DE-365 during the 1950s...
Volunteers needed for Jazz & Blues Festival (12/27/10)
Volunteers are still needed for the 2011 Cherokee Jazz & Blues Festival in Cherokee Friday through Sunday, Jan. 7-9. Organizers thank those who have already stepped forward, but are seeking other volunteers to help conduct the popular Cherokee Jazz & Blues Festival featuring many great national musicians in Pub Crawls Friday and Saturday nights Jan. 7-8, and at venues Sunday...
'ICAN' presentation for WHS seniors (12/27/10)
High school seniors and their parents will be able to get information on the college financial aid process during a free presentation offered by Washington High School and the Iowa College Access Network® (ICAN). The event will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 11 in the WHS Library. ...
Parents start fund for MHI playground equipment (12/27/10)
A Northwest Iowa family has begun a campaign to raise $25,000 for new playground equipment for the resident children at the Cherokee Mental Health Institute. Upon their first visit to the facility last fall, it was immediately apparent to Sioux Center residents Mark and Miriam Buss that something needed to be done about the facility's "first impression" appearance...
Remember our troops! (12/27/10)
Daniel J. Holmes P.O. Box 15474 Norfolk, VA 23511 --- Tyler Klotz F/334 BSB FOB LIGHTNING - GARDEZ APO, AE 09364 --- Long, Scott M. 320A Dewey Ave. BEQ 632 Room C213a Great Lakes, IL 60088 --- Recruit Long, Justin T. 2nd Bn Golf Plt. 2141 35001 Midway Ave...
Unity Christian boys clip MMC (12/27/10)
MARCUS - The out-manned Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn boys battled valiantly against the tall Orange City Unity Christian Knights here last week, trailing by just one point at 23-22 at halftime, before the Knights stayed the course with their superior depth and forged a 58-41 War Eagle Conference win...
MMC girls trip Unity Christian; now 8-1 (12/27/10)
MARCUS - The tireless, ever-hustling Erica Dreckman fired in a game-high 23 points and registered six steals to lead the talented Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn girls to a superb 54-44 War Eagle Conference win over traditional Northwest Iowa power Orange City Unity Christian here last week...
Extension Line (12/27/10)
With the number of wind turbines in our six-county region, this article caught my eye; "Wind Turbines on Farmland May Benefit Crops". Below are portions of the research article written by Gene Takle, researcher from the Ames Laboratory. Wind turbines in Midwestern farm fields may be doing more than churning out electricity. ...
Resolving holiday party blunders (12/27/10)
Holiday entertaining blunders like a spilled drink on the new carpeting can easily embarrass a guest and cause the host to panic. The following tips for holiday party hosts may help them not miss a beat by identifying the most frequent holiday party blunders and quick clean-up solutions...