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Stories from Friday, November 25, 2011

Underground Clothing provides 'fun and affordable' choices (11/25/11)
The Book Vine, located at 204 West Main Street in Cherokee, has a good - sized basement which was already set up to operate a small business, and owner Molly Loughlin didn't have look far to find a suitable tenant. On October 1, 2011, Molly's daughter-in-law, Amy Loughlin, opened a new business, Underground Clothing, downstairs at the Book Vine...
NFR bronc rider has Cherokee ties (11/25/11)
LAS VEGAS - Tyler Corrington from Hastings, Minn. has qualified for his first Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (NFR) to compete in saddle bronc riding Dec. 1-10. Corrington is the son of Doug and Stacey Corrington, formerly of Cherokee, and the grandson of the late Vere and Darlene Corrington...
WHS National Honor Society meets (11/25/11)
Members of the Cherokee Washington High School branch of the National Honor Society met recently and welcomed new members into their prestigious group.
Cherokee Parent/Teacher Conferences well attended (11/25/11)
The Cherokee School Board of Education learned Monday night that the District's administrators and faculty were well-pleased with the parent turnout at the recent Parent/Teacher Conferences hosted by Roosevelt Elementary, Cherokee Middle School, and Washington High School...
Knights donate $13,887.14 to CCWS (11/25/11)
The Cherokee Knights of Columbus had another successful fund drive for Cherokee County Work Services this year. A total amount of $15,150 was raised on the drive, with 10 percent of that amount donated to the Special Olympics, and the remainder going to Cherokee County Work Services to help them out with special projects...
Toys for Tots donation (11/25/11)
Dorothy Jenness of Cherokee recently presented two $25 checks, one on behalf of the Cherokee VFW Auxiliary, and the other from herself, to the Cherokee Police Department's Toys for Tots program. Accepting the donations is Officer Adam Roberts. Jenness stated that she is real happy to be able to help out. Photo by Mike Leckband...
CRMC Auxiliary's 'Sweet Affair' cookie sale (11/25/11)
Each year, Cherokee Regional Medical Center Auxiliary puts on the "Sweet Affair" holiday cookie sale as one of its annual fundraisers. The Sweet Affair is a great opportunity to purchase goodie trays for the holidays with each tray containing a wide assortment of cookies, candies and treats. The cost is $12 for a tray of five dozen and $6 for two and half dozen...
CCT to hold auditions for Young People's Theatre (11/25/11)
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...
Times Gone By (11/25/11)
Many of our readers have probably read of J. Rufus Wallingford, the get-rich-quick business crook in fiction. He was smoother than the ordinary run of these rascals, for he could always get out of tight places and consequently keep out of jail. Right here in Cherokee county, one of these crooks in real life, Alexander Eberlich, by name, has been operating for several months, and the only difference between his methods of business and Wallingford is--he once failed to keep within the law and out of jail.. ...
Raptor girls bounce back, beat WM (11/25/11)
HOLSTEIN - The Ridge View Raptors squared their season mark at 1-1 with a 70-43 Western Valley Conference win over West Monona here on Tuesday. The Raptors got off to a 20-6 lead in the first quarter and extended their lead to 27 points at the half, which was also their margin of victory...
River Valley girls beat K-P, 64-39 (11/25/11)
KINGSLEY - The River Valley girls opened their 2011-2012 basketball season with a convincing 64-39 victory over Kingsley-Pierson here Tuesday night. Lexie Chester led the winning Wolverines with 19 points, and Mackenzie Fitch added 14. Devynn Petersen paced the hot Panthers with 10 points...
Muriel L. Schmoldt (11/25/11)
Muriel L. Schmoldt, age 91 of Cherokee, passed away Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011, at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Funeral services will be Wednesday, Nov. 30 at 10:30 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Church in Cherokee with Father Bertrand officiating. ...
Extension Line (11/25/11)
Iowa State University recently completed their fall survey of subsoil moisture levels across northwest Iowa. Subsoil moisture levels are a concern as we look ahead to the 2012 cropping year. The amount of subsoil moisture is well below average. The level of subsoil moisture in Dickinson, Clay and Pocahontas Counties ranges from 1.4 inches to 5.0 inches of plant available moisture...
Think fire safety during holidays (11/25/11)
For most of us, the holidays represent a treasured time of year, and we work hard to make it special for the people we care about most. We decorate our homes with great thought and detail, and entertain friends and family by hosting parties and cooking elaborate meals and treats...