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Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014

Stories from Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Chili & Salsa Cook-Off on schedule Saturday (10/17/12)
CORRECTIONVILLE - CEDCORP, INC. of Correctionville will host its 1st annual Chili and Salsa Cook-Off Contest on Saturday at the Little Sioux Park Shelter House just south of Correctionville. The chili and salsa sampling and public judging will begin at 11 a.m. and last until 1 p.m. Results of the judging will be announced between 1-2 p.m...
Cherokee Symphony Fall Pops Concert Oct. 28 (10/17/12)
The Cherokee Symphony will stage its Fall Pops Concert on Sunday, October 28. Maestro Lee Thorson and the Cherokee symphony will be performing: English Folk songs Suite 1. March " Seventeen come Sunday" 2. Intermezzo " My Bonny Boy" 3. March " Folk Songs from Somerset"...
Kelsey Klingensmith kicks off new CD (10/17/12)
It has been said that Kelsey Klingensmith is a sweet country girl from Moville with the "soul of a songbird and the heart of an angel". A prodigious singer and songwriter, Kelsey has already written over 100 songs and recorded her first all -original CD...
CCCB Halloween Hike on Saturday (10/17/12)
The Cherokee County Conservation Board (CCCB) is hosting a Halloween Hike on Saturday at Silver Sioux Recreation Area. The night will be filled with activities for everyone from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. The evening will begin with trick-or-treating in the campground. Costumes and campsite decorating are encouraged...
Taco John's donates to Yacht Club project (10/17/12)
Doug and Val Woods, co-owners of Taco John's, are happy to donate $1000 to the Cherokee Yacht Club project. Taco John's was opened in Cherokee by the Woods in November 1996, and employs 14. Taco John's is open from 7 a.m. until 10 pm, serving West-Mex breakfast, lunch and supper. Here, Yacht Club Committee members Kay O'Connor, left, and Sheree Hausmann, right, accept the donation. Photo contributed...
MMC Music Boosters' fundraiser Tuesday (10/17/12)
MARCUS - Tuesday, Oct. 23 will be the third annual fundraiser for the Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Music Boosters. In the past, the MMC Music Boosters have had many fundraisers to help raise money for the music department. They've had fundraisers ranging from soup suppers to selling products for third party vendors. For all the hard work the kids did selling the products, they only collected 25% of the profits from the sale with the vendors collecting the other 75%...
A-A Warriors fall, 40-14 at Hinton (10/17/12)
HINTON - Alta-Aurelia continued the journey down the rugged road that is Class A District 1 Friday night when they took on the Hinton Blackhawks on the gridiron. The Warriors fell by a score of 40-14, as Hinton rolled up 217 yards on the ground and another 118 through the air. ...
South O'Brien falls to Emmetsburg, 51-0 (10/17/12)
EMMETSBURG - South O'Brien traveled to Emmetsburg on Friday night with a shot at the district championship, and what they found was a fired up E-Hawk group that had the same intentions. While the final score of 51-0 indicated a blowout, the Wolverines just seemed to have one of those games where everything that could go wrong, did...
River Valley wallops Whiting (10/17/12)
CORRECTIONVILLE - River Valley quarterback Brennan Riedemann rushed for a whopping five touchdowns and passed for three more to pace the Wolverines to a decisive 68-14 pasting of Whiting here Friday night. All told, Riedemann carried the ball 12 times for 249 yards and five TDs, the longest for 43 yards in the offensive onslaught. ...
8-0 MMC Eagles demolish winless CCE, 56-0 (10/17/12)
EVERLY - The 8-0, 7th ranked Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn football team trampled out-manned Clay Central Everly 56-0 in 8-player football action here Friday night. The Eagles rushed for seven touchdowns in the game, with Andrew Hoefling leading the way with three, Jake Meehan adding two, and Conner Holmes and Dylan Spieler one apiece...
Braves Football Tailgate Friday (10/17/12)
The Cherokee Athletic Boosters are teaming up with Cherokee Collision Center to sponsor a tailgate meal before the Braves' football game this Friday against Orange City Unity Christian. Serving time will be 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. across the street from George Hicks Field, in the parking lot of the Bacon Aquatic Center...
WHS VB teams ends regular season (10/17/12)
STORM LAKE - The Cherokee Washington High volleyball team registered a 2-3 match record at Saturday's Storm Lake Invitational here to end regular season play. Cherokee beat host Storm Lake 2-1 on game scores of 15-21, 21-19, 17-15; and beat Emmetsburg 2-0 on game scores of 21-15, 21-19...
Reasons to consider kindness (10/17/12)
"Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle." --Plato We face stress and negativity every day of our lives, be it from problems with the family, the job, the neighbor, the law, a pet, a distracted driver babbling on a cell phone, or perhaps a grouchy merchant you just dealt with. Whatever, stress and negativity can wreck what could have been an enjoyable and pleasing day, or experience...