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Stories from Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Bunch signing at Book Vine Thursday (12/14/11)
The man smiled. "My name is Sotare, and I just made you into a crucible, my crucible. The world is in trouble, and only my fire can heal it." What happens when a young man from small-town Iowa goes in search of adventure and finds that life in Chicago, Atlanta, and New York fails to satisfy his insatiable curiosity?...
Glenn Alexander returns to Cherokee J & B Festival (12/14/11)
Among the many acts that are returning to Cherokee of the 10 annual Cherokee Jazz and Blues Festival will be festival favorite, Glenn Alexander. Glenn along with his daughter, Oria Aspen, will be play at the The Copper Cup on Saturday, Jan. 14 from 9 p.m. to midnight during the Jazz and Blues Festival...
City reminds citizens of Dog and Cat Regulations (12/14/11)
Because of some complaints received at City Hall regarding the number of dogs and cats that may be kept in a City residence, the City is reminding residents of the Ordinance in place. Although the City of Cherokee does not require City licensing of dogs or cats, Section 55.09 of the City Code does require that: "No household within the city limits shall maintain more than three adult animals, excluding litters up to 6 months in age."...
O'Brien County to offer winter programs (12/14/11)
Winter officially arrives next week and what kind of weather will it bring? The O'Brien County Conservation Board will be celebrating the shortest day of the year and welcome the season with a hike through the pine trees. The O'Brien County Conservation Board is holding Welcome Winter Walk on Tuesday, Dec. 20, at 5 p.m. at Dog Creek Park...
Memorial Presbyterian Church host annual Advent Tryst (12/14/11)
The Cherokee Memorial Presbyterian Church will be holding its annual Advent Tryst on Dec. 21 at 9:30 a.m. The event is co-hosted by St. Paul United Methodist Church. The church originally began celebrating the Advent Tryst Service nearly 40 years ago...
EQIP financial assistance for conservation practices (12/14/11)
Signup continues for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), a voluntary conservation program of the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). This program is available to farmers to install or implement structural, vegetative and management practices on eligible agricultural land. ...
Braves hold off Ridge View boys (12/14/11)
HOLSTEIN - Try as they may, the Cherokee Braves simply could not put a gritty Ridge View boys team away here Saturday night in non-conference basketball action ultimately claimed by Cherokee, 57-51. The Braves jumped to a 20-10 lead after the tirst quarter, but were outscored 18-10 in the second frame for a shaky 30-28 halftime lead. ...
WHS girls nick Ridge View in OT (12/14/11)
HOLSTEIN - The Cherokee Washington High girls outscored Ridge View 8-3 in overtime to escape a non-conference basjetball tussle here Saturday night by the score of 40-35. Cherokee's Shanon Shaefer hit a huge three-ball at the buzzer to force the overtime period, with the teams locked up at 32-32 at the end of regulation in the low-scoring contest...
Wrestling Braves shine at Emmetsburg (12/14/11)
EMMETSBURG -- The steadily improving Cherokee Braves wrestling team split a double dual against two worthy foes here last week, even though they tied host Emmetsburg 39-39 only to lose 40-39 on criteria. The Braves then popped Alta-Aurelia 45-24 for the split...
MMC teams split with Trinity (12/14/11)
MMC teams split with Trinity MARCUS - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn basketball teams split a pair of games against Trinity Christian of Hull here last week, the 12th-ranked MMC girls prevailing 56-35, and the Eagle boys losing 60-54 in a tight game throughout...
Ridge View teams edged by SCC (12/14/11)
LAKE CITY - The Ridge View Raptors fell to South Central Calhoun here in a non-conference boys' basketball match-up by a 46-44 score. In the girls opener, Ridge View lost 46-31. In the boys game, SCC led at all the stops, with the final two-point margin being the tightest margin in the game...
A-A girls lose to PA/PP, WC (12/14/11)
The Alta-Aurelia girls played a couple of basketball games over the weekend, On Friday, the Warriors hosted Pocahontas Area/Pomeroy-Palmer. The visitors came out aggressively and did a good job with ball movement on the offensive side of the ball, and totally dictated the pace and flow of the game. The teams were tied at the end of the first quarter, 9-9, but the Indians had a 10-point lead at the half, 25-15, and increased it to 33-18 after three before posting a final winning score of 39-25...
Evalyn Maxine Pease (12/14/11)
Evalyn Maxine Pease of Cherokee passed away Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center at the age of 93. A Celebration of Life Service was held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, at the Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Magrey R. deVega officiated. Burial took place at Grand Meadow Township Cemetery. The Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.greenwoodfuneral.com...
Gloria Winterhof (12/14/11)
On Sunday, December 11, 2011, Gloria Darlene (Otto) Winterhof, 82, Aurelia, went to be with her Lord while she was a resident at Sunset Knoll Care and Rehab Center in Aurelia. Funeral services for Gloria were held on Tuesday, December 13, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aurelia, with Pastor Larry Lemke officiating. Burial was in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, rural Aurelia. The Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia was charge of arrangements...
Extension Line (12/14/11)
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will hold thirteen Crop Advantage Series meetings across Iowa from January 4-26, 2012. Locally, a Crop Advantage Series session will be held in Storm Lake at Buena Vista University in the Siebens Forum on Tuesday, January 17, 2012. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. and the program runs from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Paul Kassel, Extension Field Agronomist, is hosting this meeting...