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Stories from Friday, October 28, 2011

Three candidates seek City Council At-Large post (10/28/11)
Three candidates are vying for the Cherokee City Council At-Large seat being vacated by incumbent Linda Burkhart, who is not seeking re-election to the post. Those three include Mike Morrow, Barry Lewis, and Chad Brown, with Morrow and Brown lifelong Cherokee natives...
National Vigil for Hope at Koser Spring Lake Park (10/28/11)
November is National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, and community volunteers have partnered with the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network to sponsor a 'Purple Light National Vigil for Hope' at Koser Spring Lake Park in Cherokee on Saturday, November 12, beginning at 7 p.m...
Alta-Aurelia students to present 'Schoolhouse Rock Live' (10/28/11)
ALTA - Anyone who is approximately 35-40 years old - or has children who are roughly that age - probably remembers the following songs: "Just a Bill" (yes, I'm only a bill), "Lolly,Lolly Lolly" (get your adverbs here) and "Conjunction Junction" (What's Your Function?)...
Legion's District Fall Convention held here (10/28/11)
The American Legion 9th District Fall Convention was hosted by the Cherokee American Legion & Auxiliary Treptow Post #230 on Saturday Oct.22, at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee. Cherokee City Manger Don Eikmeier is shown here, encouraging those in attendance to spend some time in Cherokee and get to know the community. Others on the dais include, left to right, 9th District Commander James Kessler, District Chaplain Merlin Schipper, and 9th District President Donna Flewelling...
Feeding the farmers (10/28/11)
The Cherokee County Cavaliers 4H group recently got together to make 340 sack lunches for area farmers who are bringing grain to the local elevators. The sack lunches included ham sandwiches, a bag of chips, a Rice Krispie treat, and a bottle of water. The club received donations from both Tyson Foods and Hy-Vee Distribution Center to help in putting the meals together. Photo contributed...
WHS PLAN test announced (10/28/11)
Cherokee Washington High School will administer the PLAN test to all sophomores on Wednesday, Nov. 2 on the Western Iowa tech Community College campus in Cherokee. Students will be bused to and from the testing site. All students will board the buses at 8:15 a.m. that morning and will return to the high school around 11 a.m. when testing is completed...
Times Gone By (10/28/11)
100 years ago Have We Won It? Cherokee High Gives Boone Its First Defeat of The Year A Hard Fought But Manly Battle Cherokee Makes Two Touch Downs And A Goal In Last Quarter Wasn't that a pretty game of football Saturday between Cherokee and Boone? Slugging tactics were not indulged in to any extent though in one instance a Boone player was seen to give an unnecessary twist to the neck of a Cherokee player, but in the absence of other unlawful tactics this may well be attributed to the excitement of the moment and not to intent.. ...
RV girls top Whiting 3-0 in Regional (10/28/11)
MONDAMIN - River Valley defeated Whiting 3-0 here on Tuesday in Class 1A Regional quartefinal volleyball action. Game scores were 25-22, 25-7, 25-6. Kari Ludvigson had 18 kills on offense, four blocks on defense, and was 6-6 serving for the Wolverines, who are now 26-10 in match play this season...
TLC All-Conference VB honors (10/28/11)
LAKE VIEW - The Twin Lakes Conference has announced its All-Conference volleyball selections for the 2011 season. Alta-Aurelia junior Kelsie Snyder was named to the third team All-Conference, while her teammate and fellow junior Katie Turnquist received Honorable Mention...
SOS rally upsets L-B in playoffs (10/28/11)
LAWTON - Sophomore running back Zach Nieman rushed for 233 yards on 33 carries and scored two of his three touchdowns in the fourth quarter to rally his South O'Brien team past a previously undefeated and fifth-ranked Lawton-Bronson team, 28-14, in an Opening Round Class 1A playoff game here on Wednesday night...
Extension Line (10/28/11)
I have been getting several calls recently about fall anhydrous application. First and foremost -- when should we go? We want to start when soil temperatures are at 50 degrees or lower, and falling. Why? Nitrogen (N) in the ammonium form, stays in place, but when it gets warmer it more rapidly moves into the nitrate form -- which is water soluble and can move when excess water is in our soil profile. ...
A sound you can live with (10/28/11)
With winter bearing down on us and furnaces kicking in, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recommends smoke alarms in every bedroom, outside all sleeping areas, and on every level of the home, including the basement. Almost two-thirds of home fire deaths per year result from fires in homes with no smoke alarms at all or no working smoke alarms...