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Stories from Monday, November 7, 2011

'Learning with Lunch' Wednesday at WITCC (11/07/11)
Food is an important part of the holiday season. Between the tasty food and the busy schedules, it's easy for normal eating patterns to take a back seat during the holidays. ISU Extension and Outreach in Cherokee County, in partnership with Western Iowa Tech Community College and Hy-Vee, is offering a "Learning with Lunch" program on Wednesday, Nov. 9, from noon to 1 p.m. to help you learn how to balance healthy eating with holiday eating...
Friends of the Library's Annual Book Basket Project (11/07/11)
The 12th annual Cherokee Friends of the Library Holiday Book Basket project recently got under way. Friday's Cherokee Chamber Coffee was held at the Cherokee Public Library, which provided an opportunity for the public to get a look at the nearly 40 Holiday Book Baskets on display at the Library...
Artist of the month (11/07/11)
This month's Sanford Museum Artist of the Month is Scott Fairbairn of Prairie City. Fairbairn has brought many of his natural landscapes and wildlife photos to the museum. Fairbairn's photos are classic examples of composition and lighting in a large print format. His work is currently being displayed in the East Gallery of the museum until the end of the month. Photo by Mike Leckband...
CRMC Hospice 'Trees of Light' (11/07/11)
Cherokee Regional Medical Center Hospice will once again have lighted Christmas trees in Cherokee, Marcus, Aurelia and Holstein during the holiday season. These trees are a special way of remembering your friends and loved ones. You may help light the trees through a tax-deductible donation of any size. ...
City Election polls open Tuesday (11/07/11)
There are several city elections in Cherokee County on Tuesday. Eight citizens have filed papers for the three Cherokee City Council positions up for re-election Tuesday. The three open City Council seats are in Ward 1, Ward 3, and At-Large, with incumbents seeking another term in Wards 1 and 3, and out-going City Council Member Linda Burkhart not seeking re-election for the At-Large post...
Beta Sigma Phi Craft Show Nov. 12 (11/07/11)
The Beta Sigma Phi Fall Craft Show has been a tradition in Cherokee for 32 years. Many people attend the Show, and it has become a "pre-holiday" tradition for many. What a great way to begin the holiday season, and also a perfect way to spend a beautiful fall Saturday...
Nobles / daughter (11/07/11)
Matt and Amanda Nobles of Holstein are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Aubrey Jo Nobles, who was born at 9:44 p.m. on October 26, 2011. Aubrey weighed 8 lbs. 5 oz. and measured 20 1/2 inches long. Her grandparents are Terri Nobles and Steve Nobles, both of Holstein, and Joe and Gail Blocker of Hartford, South Dakota...
Johnson / son (11/07/11)
Evan and Jodi Johnson of Holstein are the proud parents of a baby boy, born at 9:02 a.m. on October 25, 2011. Bodie Lee Johnson weighed 7 lbs. 11 oz., measured 19 1/2 inches long, and was welcomed into the family by a big brother, Brock. Grandparents are Larry and Rhonda Johnson of Galva and Doug and Cindy Barry of Holstein...
Lemke - Villarreal / daughter (11/07/11)
Courtney Lemke and Rolando Villarreal are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Nevaen Alexis Villarreal, who was born at 9:45 a.m. on October 25, 2011. Nevaen weighed 8 lbs. 8 oz. and measured 20 inches long, and she was welcomed home by a big brother, Dominic Villarreal. Grandparents are Angie Agnitsch and Matt Agnitsch of Cherokee, James and Jeanie Arnoldussen of Arkansas, and the late Leo Villarreal...
Patterson / daughter (11/07/11)
Nate and Molly Patterson of Cherokee are the proud parents of a baby girl, Mesa Grace Patterson, who was born at 3:32 a.m. on October 25, 2011. Mesa weighed 6 lbs. 8 oz. and measured 20 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Mark and Ann Lundell and Mark and Becky Patterson, all of Cherokee...
The Anderson Report (11/07/11)
It was a summer and fall full of parades, fairs, community festivals and meetings with constituents. I took time to introduce myself to my new constituents in what will be Senate District 3 (Plymouth County and portions of Woodbury County). We are beginning to plan legislative forums for the upcoming session and will release January's schedule shortly, which will include meetings in both District 27 and 3. ...
Ask the Vet (11/07/11)
Many producers have begun calving, and with that comes the thought of breeding for next year. With record snowfall and bitter temperatures this winter, it is inevitable that cattle have undergone a degree of stress over the last few months. Herd bulls can be especially susceptible to effects of cold weather on their reproductive organs. ...
Who we celebrate on Veterans Day (11/07/11)
On Nov. 11, our country will honor its veterans as it does every year, with parades, ceremonies, speeches and patriotic music. Schools will welcome us into their classrooms and ask us to tell our stories, and everywhere we go young and old alike will clasp our hands and say, "Thank you for serving." We are blessed to live in a grateful nation...