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Stories from Friday, December 9, 2011

Chad Elliott makes it to the J & B Festival (12/09/11)
As part of Friday's Jan. 13 Cherokee Jazz and Blues Festival Pub Craws, Chad Elliott will be performing at The Gasthous from 9 p.m. to midnight. Averaging over 100 shows per year, Elliott has been on the road for more than a decade performing a blend of roots, blues and folk music. He has played across the country and has been lauded as a modern-day troubadour...
Sanford Artist of the Month (12/09/11)
How do you fall head over heels in love with Iowa's landscape? By painting its mighty barns, curvaceous farmland, centurion-like hay rolls, and other agricultural icons. Artist Meredith Hladik Drummond, who is the featured Sanford Museum's Artist of the Month, has spied many of the scenes depicted in her oil paintings during weekend runs in central Iowa...
Supervisors approve Family Farm credits (12/09/11)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors met for a short meeting on Tuesday. Among items discussed on their agenda was the approval of the 2011 Family Farm applications. To apply for the credit, the person shall deliver to the county assessor a verified statement and designation of the tracts of agricultural land for which the credit is claimed. The assessor shall return the statement and designation to the county board of supervisors with a recommendation for allowance or disallowance...
Clothing drive under way (12/09/11)
A recent need for used clothing for residents of Cherokee County who are less fortunate than others is currently under way. Several volunteers have been busy organizing a clothing drive called "Godwill Donations" and are trying to help others stay warm during the upcoming harsh winter months...
Marcus Lumber announces $1,000 Giveaway Winner (12/09/11)
MARCUS - Dustin Hohbach of Paullina was the lucky winner drawn for the annual $1,000 fall shopping spree giveaway at Marcus Lumber. Hohbach's name was drawn on Nov, 19th from the thousands of names entered into the grand prize sweepstakes. Dustin now has the opportunity to pick from the over 67,000 items available through Marcus Lumber. ...
Times Gone By (12/09/11)
Sheriff McLeod was called to investigate a chicken stealing episode that took place last Wednesday night. A well known farmer found that his chicken roost had been robbed of several dozen fowl on the night above mentioned and near the chicken house he found a card with the name of a neighbor and well known resident of Griggs township. ...
Mat Braves lose tight dual at P/PP (12/09/11)
POCAHONTAS - The hard-luck Cherokee Braves, with three open weights, dropped a tense 33-30 wrestling dual at Pocahontas Area /Pomeroy-Palmer Tuesday night. The Braves of first-year coach Austin Todd got pin wins from Andy Pitts at 120 pounds, Hunter Morrow at 126, and Miah Back at 285, but fell just three points short from winning the match due to the forfeit points sacrificed...
Ridge View girls fall to Ar-We-Va (12/09/11)
WESTSIDE - Ridge View coach Ken Slater said his girls showed improvement in many areas against a highly ranked 1A school in Ar-We-Va in girls' basketball action here on Tuesday in a game won by the home team, 67-44. Slater said that Ar-We-Va has a well-rounded team with a tough inside-out game that made it tough defensively on the Raptors, and "they also got out and ran on us and we didn't do a good job in defensive transition."...
South O'Brien boys improve to 2-0 (12/09/11)
PAULLINA - The South O'Brien boys won their second game without a loss here on Tuesday, handing Remsen St. Mary's their first loss of the young season, 59-25, in War Eagle Conference basketball. Senior Adam Paulsen led the way for the Wolverines (2-0) with 23 points on 69% shooting from the field, including 75% from 3-point range; fellow senior Austin Wise scored 13 points, including 2 treys, and junior Matt DeVos canned all six of his field goal attempts for 12 points...
Raptors go 1-2 on the mat at ESC (12/09/11)
WALL LAKE - The Ridge View wrestlers ran into some tough competition here Tuesday night as they went 1-2 in wrestling action. The Raptors defeated East Sac County by the score of 66-12, and then lost to Humboldt, 57-18, and to South Central Calhoun, 65-16...
A-A boys top Sioux Central, 68-58 (12/09/11)
ALTA - The Alta-Aurelia boys battled back from a five point deficit at the start of the 4th quarter to defeat Sioux Central by 10 points, 68-58, in Twin Lakes Conference basketball action here on Tuesday. Neil Marshall led four A-A players who scored in double figures with 19 points,, joined by Jaden Holton, who scored 18 points, Jalen Henningsen, who had 16, and A.J. Lange, who totalled 13 points...
Evalyn Maxine Pease (12/09/11)
Evalyn Maxine Pease of Cherokee, age 93, passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 10, 2011 at the Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. ...
Fanny E. Hatterman (12/09/11)
Fanny E. Hatterman of Cherokee, age 87, passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2011, at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 10, 2011 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cherokee. Rev. Jonathan Riggert will officiate. ...
Extension Line (12/09/11)
Pork Quality Assurance Plus (PQA PlusŪ) was developed by the Pork Industry Animal Care Coalition to be a continuous improvement program. The coalition, made up of pork producers, packers/processors, restaurants and food retailers, dedicated itself to finding a food-industry solution that would give confidence to consumers that U.S. ...
Resolving holiday party blunders (12/09/11)
Holiday entertaining blunders like a spilled drink on the new carpeting can easily embarrass a guest and cause the host to panic. The following tips for holiday party hosts may help them not miss a beat by identifying the most frequent holiday party blunders and quick clean-up solutions...