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Stories from Wednesday, October 5, 2011

LWML Rally held at Germantown (10/05/11)
The Cherokee Zone of the Lutheran Women's Missionary League held its Fall Rally at St. John Lutheran Church in Germantown on September 29. The event began with delicious desserts, coffee and tea, served by the host committee. The program was a presentation about the June 2011 LWML National Convention in Peoria, Illinois, which Zone delegate Jeanette Hinkeldey and five other members attended. ...
Class Officers selected at WHS (10/05/11)
Washington High School in Cherokee has selected Class Officers for each of the four High School grades.
WHS Homecoming week (10/05/11)
Students at Cherokee Washington High School were dismissed early on Monday to start decorating for WHS Homecoming. Pictured are members of WHS Junior class as they decorated the fence and sidewalk at George Hicks Field in anticipation for Friday's football game, when the Cherokee Washington Braves take on the East Sac County Wolverines. Photo by Mike Leckband...
Homecoming at Alta-Aurelia (10/05/11)
Alta-Aurelia celebrated its Homecoming last week, and Lindsay Hall and James Curbow were selected as the 2011 Homecoming Queen and King at Thursday evening's Pep Rally. Photo by Dan Whitney
City of Cherokee water shut down on Thursday (10/05/11)
The City of Cherokee has announced that water will be shut off at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6, for about five hours that day to replace a valve at North Roosevelt Avenue and South Craig Drive. Officials report that the area affected will be North Roosevelt Avenue from Sleezer Road to Highway 3 By-pass. Also, Valley View Drive and South Craig Drive from North Roosevelt Avenue to Susan Avenue...
City Council candidates announce Town Hall meetings (10/05/11)
Cherokee City Council candidates Mark Miller, Jason Johnson, and Barry Lewis will be holding a series of Town Hall meetings at the Cherokee Community Center, 530 W. Bluff St., starting on Saturday, October 8. There will be a series of five Town Hall meetings on successive Saturdays at 2-4 p.m. The dates of the Town Hall meetings are October 8, October 15, October 22, October 29, and November 5...
Sanford Museum celebrates its 60th year (10/05/11)
The Thiel Sanford Museum in Cherokee is celebrating its 60th year, and invites the public to rediscover the Northwest Iowa treasure that is the Sanford Museum. This Saturday, the Museum will host a short program on the history of the museum, and groups will then be able to take a special "Behind the Scenes" tour...
Burn ban issued for Cherokee County (10/05/11)
The office of Ray Reynolds, the Iowa State Fire Marshal, has received a request pursuant to Iowa Code 100.40(1) (1995) from Cherokee County Emergency Management Coordinator, Ben Shuberg, representing each fire department having all or part of their fire district within Cherokee County, that the State Fire Marshal prohibit open burning in Cherokee County...
Raptors win wild VB match, 3-0 (10/05/11)
SCHALLER - The Ridge View Raptors defeated Kingsley-Pierson, 3-0, in a Western Valley Conference volleyball match here on Thursday. The 3-0 score belies the difficulty the Raptors, now 4-1 in conference play and 22-9 overall, experienced in overcoming the Panthers, as Ridge View took game one by 30-28 score, then won games two and three by scores of 25-20 and 25-19...
Girls' b-ball clinic scheduled (10/05/11)
STORM LAKE-- Buena Vista head women's basketball coach Janet Berry, along with her staff and players, will be conducting an Offensive Skills Clinic inside of Siebens Fieldhouse at BVU on Saturday, November 5th, 2011 for girls in grades 8 -12. Cost of the camp is $25, and drills will run from 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Among the areas that will be focused on are: various shooting drills, ways to get open, post and perimeter work and shooting off screens...
Dale V. Wester (10/05/11)
Dale V. Wester, 88, of Cherokee, passed away Sunday evening, Oct. 2, 2011 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Oct. 7 at 2 p.m. at the Oakdale Evangelical Free Church, rural Meriden. Pastor Clint Hogrefe will officiate. ...
Esther V. Bleakly (10/05/11)
Esther V. Bleakly, 94, longtime Cherokee, resident, passed away Friday morning, Sept. 30, 2011 in the Gordon Memorial Hospital in Gordon, Neb. Funeral services were held today at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee. Magrey deVega officiated. ...
Strange / daughter (10/05/11)
Greg and Stacy Strange of Peterson are happy to announce the birth of their baby girl, Loalei Lyn Strange, at 10:24 p.m. on Sept. 29, 2011. Loralei weighed 8 lbs. 5 oz. and measured 20 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Ricky and Judy Webster of Randilph, Illinois and Danny and Jan Strange of Macomb, Illinois...
Meyer / son (10/05/11)
Andew and Gina Meyer of Marcus are happy to announce the birth of their son, Brody Marvin Meyer, who was born at 4:26 p.m. on September 29, 2011. Brody weighed 8 lbs. 5 oz. and measured 21 inches long. Grandparents are Don and Gayleen Meyer, Kim and Cathy Carlson and Jim and Lynette Conley, all of Marcus...
Of course - newspapers are number one (10/05/11)
Newspapers are the number one source of local news. That's the theme of National Newspaper Week, October 2-8. Well, duh. Of course they are. Except for perhaps a few well-known papers that market themselves as national, every newspaper in the land considers local news its bread and butter. Consider all the newspapers in the country. Their combined news staffs dwarf those of any other medium...