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Stories from Monday, August 27, 2012

Sutherland gears up for Labor Day Celebration (08/27/12)
SUTHERLAND - Plans for another spectacular Sutherland Labor Day Celebration have been announced. The popular three-day event starts off on Saturday evening with a Street Dance on Sutherland's Main Street and features the band "8 Seconds" from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m...
Community Boosters (08/27/12)
The Cook Law Firm in Cherokee, including brothers J.C., Rich and Will Cook, has donated $2500 to the Cherokee Yacht Club Committee for the new Yacht Club project in Koser Spring Lake Park. The brothers recall many days spent at the Park as young lads. ...
No leads in suspected Marcus arson cases (08/27/12)
MARCUS - Local and county law enforcement officials continue their search for the indivdual(s) who allegedly set two Marcus homes on fire early Tuesday morning. A Marcus resident reported a home on fire around 12:45 a.m. in the 300 block of North Ames Avenue, and about three hours later, fire crews were also called to a house in the 100 block of East Fenton Street, according to Marcus Police Chief Jim Ebert, who said the first house had minor damage and the second received "significant" damage...
Should Jazz & Blues Festival change its name? (08/27/12)
Jim Adamson, the Coordinator of the annual Cherokee Jazz & Blues Festival, is requesting public input regarding a possible name change for the popular January Festival. Adamson said that some Festival Planning Committee members have suggested changing the name of the Festival to better fit what the event has morphed into regarding the various music genres playing the event...
School Board OKs administrative appointments (08/27/12)
Several Cherokee School District administrative appointments for the 2012-2013 school year were approved under "Consent" business last week by the Cherokee Board of Education. The appointments included: Equity & Affirmative Action Coordinator - Roosevelt Elementary Principal Barb Radke...
Chamber Golf Outing tees off Sept. 10 (08/27/12)
The 8th annual Cherokee Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 10, at the Cherokee Golf & Country Club. The annual event is the main fundraiser for the Cherokee Promotions Team and helps the Chamber fund many promotions throughout the year...
90th Birthday (08/27/12)
The 90th Birthday celebration for Margaret Nation will be at the Cherokee Community Center at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1. Margaret currently resides in Norfolk, Neb., and she will be joining her family at the 103rd Witcombe Family Reunion on Friday, Aug. 31 through Saturday Sept. 1. Margaret will be excited to see her old friends from the area!...
Braves' late rally too little, too late (08/27/12)
For the second year in a row, the Cherokee Braves' inability to identify and tackle Storm Lake's featured running back Aaron Krier paved the way for another convincing Tornado win, this time 41-14 over the Braves here Friday night. Last year Krier tallied six touchdowns in a non-district pasting of Cherokee, and this season the format remained pretty much the same, with costly Braves' turnovers and Krier's quickness and speed too much to handle for the Cherokee defense...
Ridge View cross country teams run (08/27/12)
MANSON - The Ridge View High School girls and boys teams both competed in the Manson NW Webster Invitational Cross Country Meet here on Thursday. The Raptor girls finished 4th among the seven teams who competed, scoring 138 points. Individually for Ridge View, Rachel Hunt finished in 20th place with her time of 20:30.39; Kate Mathes was 25th, with a time of 20:49.55; Melissa Brandt was 27th, in 21:00.13; Susie Collier was 30th, in 21:23.84; Sami Naberhaus was 36th, with a time of 22:43.94; and Courthey Carstens finished 38th with a time of 23:11.90..Forty-six runners competed in the Girls Meet.. ...
Young and old alike - read this! (08/27/12)
Every 13 minutes, someone dies on America's roads, amounting to more than 40,000 deaths consistently each year. Traffic crashes are the leading killer of people ages 1-34, and the real calamity here is how complacent our nation has become about these very preventable tragedies...