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Stories from Friday, November 18, 2011

Vilsack visits Cherokee (11/18/11)
Christie Vilsack, D-Ames, candidate for the newly aligned Iowa 4th Congressional District, was in Cherokee on Wednesday. The former Iowa First Lady met with Democrats from several surrounding counties at The Grainery Lodge in rural Cherokee. The Cherokee County Democrats hosted the event where Vilsack explained to the large gathering why she has chosen to run against U.S. ...
Supervisors back to drawing board on jail issue (11/18/11)
Cherokee County Chief Deputy Jeff Friedrichsen and architect Rick Emswiler addressed the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday about an addition to the Cherokee County Jail. Two years ago, voters answered "no" to a proposed bond issue to build a new county jail...
Mid-Sioux's 3rd annual Mitten Campaign (11/18/11)
REMSEN - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc. is hosting its 3rd Annual mitten fundraiser by partnering with local businesses in five counties to provide assistance to needy families. You can help by purchasing a mitten at any of the participating businesses for $1...
Old-Fashioned Christmas music (11/18/11)
Take time out of your busy holiday schedule to enjoy one hour of live old-fashioned Christmas music with David and Judi Klee on Saturday, December 10 at 3:00 p.m., at The Spice Rack store in downtown Cherokee. Seating is limited, so arrive early to get your seat and refreshments for your mid-afternoon break...
'Festival of Trees' at the Sanford Museum (11/18/11)
The Sanford Museum in Cherokee is looking forward to the very popular "Festival of Trees" display in the West Gallery of the Museum. All businesses and organizations are invited to decorate a tree for the month-long exhibit. This is a beautiful display that attracts many visitors during the month of December and, of course, Santa will be at the Sanford on Thursdays nights, Saturday afternoons and some Sunday afternoons as well...
Times Gone By (11/18/11)
A peaceable conclusion was reached today at the high school in an affair that gave promise of causing an open ruction, when, after a conference between Principal J. S. McCowan and the parents of seven second team football players, who stayed over in Cherokee Saturday night, the boys voluntarily apologized and the incident was closed...
CCT to hold auditions for Young People's Theatre (11/18/11)
The Cherokee Community Theatre will be holding auditions for CCT's Young People's Theatre production of Disney's "Alice in Wonderland, Jr." on Sunday, December 4 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., and on Monday, December 5, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Auditions will take place at the Cherokee Community Center at 530 W. Bluff St...
Morningside hosts FB playoff game (11/18/11)
Morningside College will host the University of St. Francis in a first round game in the 2011 NAIA Football National Championship Series on Saturday, Nov. 19, at 1 p.m. Morningside will take a 9-1 record and a No. 6 NAIA national ranking into the contest. The Mustangs were this year's champion of the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) with an 8-1 league record, receiving the Championship trophy after their 59-7 win over Briar Cliff last Saturday...
Lucille Wilkie (11/18/11)
Lucille Wilkie, 92, of Cherokee, passed away, Wednesday, November 16th, at 3:15 p.m. at Careage Hills, where she had resided for the past 4 1/2 years. Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 19th, at 2 p.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee, Iowa. ...
Preparing for holiday guests (11/18/11)
For millions of Americans, the upcoming holidays means more guests, more foot traffic and less space in your home. Recognizing that most of us have little time (and money) to prepare for the potentially overwhelming blitz of family and friends, we offer here several useful tips to ready your home for overnight guests and make them comfortable without making yourself crazy...