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Stories from Thursday, January 20, 2011

Anderson discusses Cherokee MHI with DHS (01/20/11)
Iowa Senator Bill Anderson (R-District 27) met with the newly appointed Director of the Iowa Department of Human Services, Chuck Palmer, on Tuesday, to discuss the proposed budget cuts that would affect the Cherokee Mental Health Institute. "We must fulfill our obligation to Iowa's most vulnerable by taking care of them and their caretakers," said Anderson. ...
Evans accepts shared A-A Superintendent position (01/20/11)
AURELIA - The Boards of Education of the Aurelia and Alta School Districts met in an important joint session here on Tuesday evening to conclude the business of hiring a Superintendent to serve their shared districts. The evening began in closed session with the last of four interviews conducted by the Boards and several focus groups. ...
'Honk Jr.' to be presented Jan. 29-30 (01/20/11)
The Cherokee Community Theatre will be presenting a special educational performance of the musical "Honk Jr." for elementary students on Friday, January 28 at the Cherokee Community Center. The play will then be performed for the general public at 2 p.m. each day on Saturday, Jan. 29 and Sunday, Jan. 30...
Promoting higher education at MMC (01/20/11)
MARCUS - Chris Bork, Bishop Heelen Catholic High School Principal, will be the main speaker Saturday, Jan. 29th at 6 p.m. in the MMC High School commons. Bork has served Heelen for 12 years now. He started as a teacher, coach, assistant activities director, dean of students and now serves as principal...
CYSBA Baseball Clinic at CMS (01/20/11)
The Cherokee Youth Summer Ball Association (CYSBA) is sponsoring a free Baseball Clinic for boys in grades 3-8 the next two Sundays from 2-4 p.m. at the Cherokee Middle School gym. The baseball coaching staff from Northwestern College in Orange City will be present to instruct on pitching, catching, and general fundamentals...
#1 Falcons zip by Ridge View girls (01/20/11)
IDA GROVE - Iowa's #1 rated Class 2A Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove girls basletball team ran out to a commanding 51-19 halftime lead on the way to a 77-49 victory over Ridge View in Western Valley Conference action here last week. The 15-0 Falcons placed four players in double figures, led by Jessie Pauley 19, Morgan VanderSloot 15, Katie Kallin 12, and Lexi Olerich 10...
Ridge View wins MMC wrestling double dual (01/20/11)
MARCUS - Ridge View won a double wrestling dual, featuring teams from Cherokee and host Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn, here last week. The Raptors defeated MMC 36-30, and Cherokee 57-24, to claim the team title, while the host Eagles beat the Braves 27-24 in a tightly-contested match...
OA-BCIG boys handle Ridge View (01/20/11)
IDA GROVE - In a yeoman effort, Ridge View's Isaiah Miller rained in 32 points and snagged a whopping 21 rebounds for a massive double-double performance against Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove here last week, but it wasn't enough as the host Falcons put thee players in double figures to chart a 68-58 win in Western Valley Conference play...
River Valley girls beat WC Wildcats (01/20/11)
CORRECTIONVILLE - The River Valley girls led by 10 points after the first quarter and never looked back as they cruised to a 65-51 Western Valley Conference win over Woodbury Central here Tuesday. The Wolverines led by as many as 18 points at one time, then made just enough free throws down the stretch to hold on for the 14 point win...
River Valley boys fall to Wildcats (01/20/11)
CORRECTIONVILLE - After trailing by only two points at the half, the River Valley boys were unable to stop a 3-point barrage by Woodbury Central in the third quarter, and WC went on to post a 59-44 win in Western Valley Conference basketball action here on Tuesday...
Betty Morton (01/20/11)
Born on May 22, 1930 in Marcus, Betty Morton passed away peacefully on January 17, 2011 in Council Bluffs. Memorial services will be held in Cherokee at a later date, as Mom generously made the decision to donate her remains for anatomical study at UNMC. She felt that if something could be learned from her illness to help others, it would be one of the best contributions she could make in this life...
Library News (01/20/11)
It seems that Santa made a late stop at the Cherokee Public Library. We are happy to announce that we will soon have a color copier for the public to use. Thanks to a generous Merry Christmas check from a former Cherokee resident, the first year costs of leasing the machine are covered...
Astrological Changes (01/20/11)
Check adapters for energy waste (01/20/11)
They're called lots of names, such as external power supplies, power blocks, power bricks, and chargers, and they're an integral part of a wide variety of electronic products. Power adapters convert AC voltage from a wall outlet to the DC voltage that charges the batteries in - or directly powers - cell phones, cordless phones, laptop computers, calculators, tools, digital cameras, camcorders, answering machines, and many other devices...