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Stories from Wednesday, December 28, 2011

River Valley Choir (12/28/11)
Members of the River Valley High School Choir performed "Still, Still, Still" to piano accompaniment at the recent River Valley Holiday Concert in Correctionville. Photo by Jolene Smith
CRMC Hospice offers Living with Loss series (12/28/11)
Cherokee Regional Medical Center Hospice is offering "Living with Loss", a five week grief support program on Tuesdays, Jan. 10 through Feb. 7. The program is free of charge and is offered to anyone who has experienced a loss through death three months or more prior to attendance. This format combines grief education with peer support in a small group atmosphere...
CSWCD to meet (12/28/11)
The Cherokee Soil & Water Conservation District will be having their Organizational meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 3 at 10 a.m. at the USDA Service Center - 314 Lake Street in Cherokee. Individuals with disabilities and/or special needs should notify Tracy Rasmussen at 225-4151 of their need for special services far enough in advance of the meeting to enable services to be secured...
From London, a live concert at Meriden Free (12/28/11)
On Thursday, Dec. 29, 6:30 p.m., at the Meriden Evangelical Free Church, you can go to London without leaving town. Cost for the concert is a free will offering with proceeds to benefit the ministry of Jamie and Eric Staveness collegiate ministry. British inspired refreshments will be served: tea, crumpets and mince pie...
Sears to close 100-120 stores after poor holiday sales (12/28/11)
Sears Holdings Corp plans to close between 100 and 120 Sears and KMart stores after poor sales during the holidays, the most crucial time of year for retailers. The closings are the latest and most visible in a long series of moves to try to fix a retailer that has struggled with falling sales and shabby stores...
New Year's Bird Count planned (12/28/11)
Are you looking for the first robin of the year? Look no further south than the southeast corner of O'Brien County. Robins and bluebirds often spend the winter in our own backyard. Join in a citizen science opportunity offered by the O'Brien County Conservation Board and the Iowa Lakes Audubon Society. These groups have teamed together to offer a New Year's Bird Count for our area...
City's website (12/28/11)
The City of Cherokee has a new and improved website, and citizens are asked to check it out at www.cherokeeiowa.net. The website has a new look, and the City has added information and features to keep the public better informed. Some of the things you will find on the website include the latest City Council agenda, minutes from council meetings, and other public notices, as well as information about utilities, recreation programs, the latest City newsletter, and the entire City Code! You can download forms such as building permit applications and auto pay for utility bills. ...
Therese (Terry) P. Roy (12/28/11)
Therese (Terry) P. Roy, 74, of Cedar Falls, died Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011, at the Western Home Communities Elizabeth Martin Center. Funeral services were held today 10:30 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church, with burial in Greenwood Cemetery, both in Cedar Falls. ...
John M. Sauer (12/28/11)
John M. Sauer, age 80 of Omaha, Neb. and formerly longtime resident of Cherokee, passed away Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011 at Parkland Hospital in Omaha, Neb. Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 29, at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee. ...
Tom Rassel (12/28/11)
Tom Rassel, 70, of Cleghorn, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011 at his home. Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 27, the Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus. Kenneth A. Seifried celebrated Mass. Burial followed at Holy Name Catholic Cemetery in Marcus. ...
Marian L. Grothaus (12/28/11)
Marian L. Grothaus, 90, of Cherokee, passed away Sunday morning, Dec. 25, 2011 in the Cherokee Villa Nursing & Rehab Center. Funeral services were held today at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee. Magrey deVega officiates. Burial was in the Kingsley Cemetery. ...