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Stories from Friday, October 14, 2011

Sanford Museum to present two programs on Oct. 22 (10/14/11)
The Sanford Museum Association will be presenting two spooktacular programs on Saturday, Oct. 22. The first will be held at 10 a.m. and is called "American Theater Ghostly Tour" with Curt Strutz. Snacks, along with a presentation of the Cherokee American Theater episode of "Paranormal Generation" will be held at the Sanford Museum...
On second thought... (10/14/11)
Tuesday night the Cherokee City Council, acting on a recommendation from City Attorney Wally Miller Jr., voted to reauthorize a $29,700 contract with architects for the design of the proposed new Yacht Club building at Koser Spring Lake Park. On a 3-2 vote, the Council, at a special meeting Sept. 29, had approved authorizing a contract with Cannon, Moss, Brygger Associates for design services not to exceed $29,700 for the estimated $275,000 Yacht Club facility...
CPD seeks donations for new drug detection dog (10/14/11)
The Cherokee Police Department purchased a drug detection dog in 2001 with the help of generous donations from the citizens of Cherokee. Chief Steve Schuck purchased a 2-year-old female black Lab mix named Shiloh from Performance Kennels in Minneapolis. Officer Jim Buck was chosen to be Shiloh's handler and completed a two-week course before he and Shiloh were able to work together...
WHS students raise Breast Cancer awareness (10/14/11)
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the Cherokee Washington High School varsity football cheerleaders, along with some members of the senior class, are having a fundraiser to help find a cure. Five senior Braves Jake Spindler, Rick Weaver, Colton Trent, Jared Roethler and Adam Pitts, are battling each other to find out who is "Tough Enough to Wear Pink."...
Hopkins book signing here Saturday (10/14/11)
Jeanette Hopkins, an author of children's books ('The Ladybug Waltz') from Sioux City, will be at the Book Vine in Cherokee from 3-4 p.m. Saturday for a book signing of her latest book, "The Juggler," a delightful story pulsating with rhyme, rhythm and repetition, embellished with eye-popping. vibrant illustrations by Stormy Mochal...
Ask the Vet (10/14/11)
Colostrum is the term used to describe the milk a cow or heifer first secretes after calving. Colostrum is especially important in the bovine species because the bovine placenta does not allow the mother's antibodies to pass directly to the calf in utero through the bloodstream, as it does in other species. ...
Cherokee County farmers can support local fire departments during October (10/14/11)
MERIDEN -- Volunteer firefighters are more than just a rescue service. They are teachers, farmers and mechanics; they are fathers, daughters and friends. The communities served by volunteer fire departments depend on these brave men and women to be their first line of defense in the case of an emergency...
Times Gone By (10/14/11)
A petition is being circulated this week directed to Congressman Hubbard asking that he use his influence to secure an appropriation for the purchase of a site for a postoffice and the erection thereon of a suitable building. Attention is called to the growth of Cherokee and that it is now the second city in population in the Eleventh district; that there is every prospect of a healthy future growth and that even if speedy action is taken additional facilities will be badly needed before a building can be erected.. ...
New Twin Lakes Conference alignment (10/14/11)
Two Northwest Iowa high school athletic conferences - the Twin Lakes Conference and the Northwest Conference - have merged this school year, with two divisions in the "new" Twin Lakes Conference. The Northwest division includes the teams from the old Northwest Conference: Alta-Aurelia, Laurens-Marathon, Newell-Fonda, Sioux Central and Storm Lake St. ...
Cherokee girls fall 3-1 at E-LC (10/14/11)
ESTHERVILLE - The Cherokee Washington High girls battled all the way before losing a 3-1 Lakes Conference volleyball decision at Estherville-LC Tuesday night, falling by game scores of 21-25, 25-11, 19-25, 25-27. "We did some good things, but just came up short," said Cherokee coach Julie Hummel. Our blocking and serving was much improved from previous games...
Michael Kohn (10/14/11)
Michael Kohn, age 57, of Yankton, S.D., passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011 at his residence in Yankton, S.D. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 17, at the Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Chapel, Yankton with Branch President Randy Campbell officiating. Burial will be at the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Yankton, S.D. Visitations will be from 6-8:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 16, with Scripture service at 7 p.m. Visitations will resume one hour prior to the service at the funeral home...
Complacency fuels underage drinking (10/14/11)
Too often adults fail kids because of a complacency about underage drinking. What if all adults embraced and invested in the proven strategies that help to keep youth safe and alive? The good news is that some things have changed. Almost systematically, more progressive schools have ramped up education and enforcement efforts, instituting everything from awareness assemblies to Breathalyzer exams, fortunately focusing on all types of school events and activities. ...