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Stories from Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Strong showing for County Republicans (11/07/12)
Cherokee County Republicans fared well in Tuesday's General Elections, as all three Republican Supervisor candidates, Rick Mongan, Dennis Bush, and Ginger Walker, won in their respective districts. Of the 9,043 numbers of registered voters in Cherokee County 6,422 voted on Tuesday's General Election, for a turnout of 71 percent...
Marcus native to hold book signing (11/07/12)
Marcus native J W Bouchard, son of Steve and Mary Beth Bouchard, will be at The Book Vine in Cherokee, on Saturday from 1-2 p.m. signing copies of his newly released book, "Sam Finch and the Zombie Hybrid." J W Bouchard is a horror, science fiction and children's fantasy author best known for his novellas "Rabid" and "Last Summer."...
Pastor to be installed at Peace Lutheran Sunday (11/07/12)
MARCUS - Pastor L. Kevin Roop will be installed as Pastor of Peace Lutheran Church in Marcus this Sunday, November 11, at 2 p.m. Pastor Roop, who graduated from the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod's Concordia Seminary in St. Louis in May 2006, previously served as the Pastor at St. Thomas Lutheran Church in Panora, Iowa from July 2006 through October 2012...
You can't get there from here (11/07/12)
The barricades that have become part of the downtown Cherokee scenery on a two-block section of South Second Street (U.S. Highway 59), just south of Main Street, for several weeks were removed on Tuesday after a failed attempt by Century Link to lay a high-speed cable line on the east side of the street south from alley to alley...
Ridge View taps new members for NHS (11/07/12)
HOLSTEIN - The new inductees for the Ridge View High School National Honor Society were announced on Monday, Nov. 5, at a tapping ceremony at the school. The National Honor Society ceremony will take place on Monday, Nov. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Rosemary Clausen Center for Performing Arts in Holstein...
Gritty MMC refuses to lose (11/07/12)
NEWELL - Wow. The incomparable 12-0 Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn football Eagles, unranked and ignored much of this, their first year of playing the 8-player game this season, continued to respond and soar with a thrilling 42-38 come-from-behind win over #1 Newell-Fonda here Friday night in State Playoff Quarterfinal action...
Rodney M. Hazen (11/07/12)
Rodney M. Hazen, 67, of Dusseldorf, Germany, formerly of Cleghorn, passed away Monday, Oct. 1, 2012 at Cologne University Hospital in Germany. The family deeply mourns the loss of their beloved son, brother and uncle. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, Nov. ...
Marian E. Sears (11/07/12)
Marian E. Sears, 95, of Cherokee, passed away Friday afternoon, Nov. 2, 2012 in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held on Monday, Nov. 5, at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee. Carolyn Hollar officiated. ...
Alvin E. Nelson (11/07/12)
Alvin E. Nelson, 94, slipped from earth to heaven on Nov. 2, 2012. Victory!! He often said, "I am among all men most blessed." And he was a blessing to all who knew him. A memorial service will be held at the Thorne Crest dining room at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10. Jamie Cameron will officiate. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be designated to Thorne Crest for use in the chapel. Online condolences are welcome at www.bayviewfuneral.com...
Mindy A. Jensen (11/07/12)
Mindy A. Jensen, age 33, of Holstein, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 03, 2012 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center of Cherokee. A funeral service was held today at 10:30 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Battle Creek with the Kevin J. Freese officiating. Burial will be at the Mt. Hope Cemetery of Battle Creek...
Pigott / daughter (11/07/12)
Megan and Josh Pigott of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their baby girl on November 1, 2012. Clara Jacquelyn Pigott was born at 5:28 p.m., weighed 10 lb. 14 oz. and measured 22 inches long, and she was welcomed home by her big brother, William Christopher Pigott. Her grandparents are John and Connie Wiemold and Frank and Jodi Pigott, all of Cherokee...
Remembering and honoring our veterans (11/07/12)
In the Gettysburg Address, Abraham Lincoln called on Americans to complete the unfinished task of ensuring that liberty "shall not perish from the earth." Those words have guided America through trying times, and they guide her still today. Americans have never wavered in our commitment to freedom, nor to help those who seek to be free. ...