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Stories from Thursday, January 27, 2011

'Honk Jr.' to be presented this weekend (01/27/11)
The Cherokee Community Theater will be presenting a special educational performance of the musical "Honk Jr." for elementary students at 1 p.m. on Friday, January 28 at the Cherokee Community Center. On Saturday, Jan. 29 and Sunday, Jan. 30, the play will be performed for the general public, with a 7 p.m. performance on Saturday and a matinee performance at 2 p.m. on Sunday...
Council approves $346,000 North 11th Street project (01/27/11)
A handful of disgruntled North 11th Street property owners attended Tuesday night's Cherokee City Council Public Hearing for the City's proposed $346,000 street reconstruction project from West Cedar Street to just north of West Bluff Street. The property owners abutting the North 11th Street project had each been provided a copy of the project costs, the estimated assessment for their respective properties, and notice of the Public Hearing...
Cherokee WHS ITED scheduled Jan. 31-Feb. 4 (01/27/11)
Washington High School will be administering the Iowa Test of Educational Development (ITED) to the freshmen, sophomores and juniors from January 31 through February 4. It is important for students to come prepared to do their best on each test. For this reason, it is recommended that everyone get a good night's sleep each night and to eat a good breakfast each morning...
County to receive copy of Constitution (01/27/11)
Gary Stephenson of Fort Dodge addressed the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday to request their permission to donate to the County, through sponsorships, a copy of a 1934 U.S. Constitution lithograph. Stephenson is on a quest to have one copy of this Constitution lithograph placed in every county courthouse in Iowa. Of the 99 counties, Stephenson has finished 22 so far. He began this endeavor to honor his father, the late Daniel B. Stephenson...
Chamber Coffee (01/27/11)
This week's Cherokee Chamber Coffee will be 9:30 a.m. on Friday at Aventure Staffing, 112 N. Second St.
CRMC Hospice Trees of Light Thank You (01/27/11)
The Cherokee Regional Medical Center Hospice held its annual Trees of Light lighting ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010. This is an annual fundraiser in which Christmas trees are lit in Cherokee, Aurelia, Marcus and Holstein throughout the holiday season in memory of friends and loved ones through tax-deductible donations...
A-A girls lose to Mustangs, 58-40 (01/27/11)
NEWELL - The Alta-Aurelia Warrior girls took on Newell-Fonda in Northwest Conference basketball action here on Tuesday. After a close first quarter, Alta-Aurelia was never in the game, as the Mustangs out-scored the Warriors, 20-8, in the second quarter to take a 16-point lead at the half, on their way to a 58-40 win...
Warrior boys edge N-F Mustangs (01/27/11)
NEWELL - The Alta-Aurelia boys edged Newell-Fonda 58-56 on Tuesday, in an exciting Northwest Conference basketball game that was close all the way. Jalen Henningsen led A-A's scorers with 18 points, while Ryan Friedrich chipped in with 12. Austin Glawe had a double-double for the Warriors, scoring 11 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. Neil Marshall scored eight points, and Jaden Holton six. Henningsen also stole four passes, while Friedrich swiped three...
Ridge View girls win two recent games (01/27/11)
The Ridge View girls, improving each time out, won two recent basketball games against tough foes, including a tense 51-48 victory at Woodbury Central to end the Western Valley Conference season, and a WVC Tournament opener 50-43 over Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto in Holstein...
RV boys give #1 seed WC a battle (01/27/11)
MOVILLE - The eighth-seeded River Valley boys fought gallantly against #1 seed Woodbury Central in Tuesday's first-round Western Valley Conference Tournament, but the Wolverines could not come away with the victory, losing a well-played, high-scoring game by score of 78-71...
Raptors fall to L-B at WVC Tourney (01/27/11)
LAWTON - The Ridge View Raptors boys team lost to a very good Lawton-Bronson squad, 57-49, in a first-round Western Valley Conference Tournament game here on Tuesday. Isaiah Miller continued his streak of double-double games for the Raptors, who fell to 5-10 on the season, as he scored 20 points and took down 11 rebounds. ...
At the Library (01/27/11)
The warming trend this week is a welcome change. It makes you feel like you'd like to get out of the house and go do something. So come join us at the library as we continue with our programs for the youth. Preschool Story Time for three to five year old children meet every Tuesday from 10:30 -- 11 a.m. for stories, actions rhymes, rhythm activities, and crafts. The first Tuesday of February is coming soon. So don't forget to turn the page on your calendars...
Arrive alive! (01/27/11)
Every 13 minutes, someone dies on America's roads, amounting to more than 40,000 deaths consistently each year. Traffic crashes are the leading killer of people ages 1-34, and the real calamity here is how complacent our nation has become about these very preventable tragedies...