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Stories from Thursday, November 8, 2012

Bush selected for All-State Chorus (11/08/12)
MARCUS - Megan Bush, daughter of Bryan and Lori Bush of Cleghorn, was recently selected as a member of the Iowa High School All-State Chorus, and she will be performing with the honor group in concert at the Hilton Coliseum in Ames on Saturday, November 17th at 7:30 p.m...
Sizelands participants in TTT 'Tour of Homes' (11/08/12)
Cindy and Harry Sizeland purchased their 1908 Arts & Crafts Bungalow in a series of events that some may consider fate. Cindy, a member of the Bakker family originally from Cherokee, was home for a family reunion in 2008. While her husband was originally not going to attend he decided to fly in at the last minute...
Old Yacht Club about gone (11/08/12)
The former Cherokee Yacht Club in Koser Spring Lake Park will soon be a memory after it is razed and a new Yacht Club built on the site housing the former large outdoor shelter in the northwest corner of the Park. This is what was left of the old building after the three-season room on the front was recently salvaged and removed. Photo by Paul Struck...
County Legacy applications available Dec. 3 (11/08/12)
The Cherokee County Legacy Foundation has received $94,468.98 from the County Endowment Fund to be granted to local organizations for 2013. Grant applications may be picked up at the Iowa State Extension Office starting on Monday, Dec. 3. The extension office will also have the application on their website; www.extension.iastate.edu/cherokee/...
Chamber Coffee (11/08/12)
Friday's 9:30 a.m. Chamber Coffee will be hosted by the Cherokee Public Library, 215 South 2nd Street. Come and check out the Book Baskets!
CAEDC/WITCC to host 'Business Breakfast' (11/08/12)
On Wednesday, Nov. 14 from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at Western Iowa Tech Community College campus in Cherokee, the Cherokee Area Economic Development Corporation and WITCC are hosting a meeting for CEOs, Owners, Managers and Human Resource Directors. Bbreakfast will be provided...
Brent Olson receives national Field Forester award (11/08/12)
PISGAH, Ia. - Brent Olson, area forester with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, received one of nine Presidential Field Forester Awards from the Society of American Foresters during its national convention last month in Spokane, Wash. The award recognizes forestry professionals who displayed uncommon talent and innovative methods in the art and science of forest management...
Hy-Vee Recognizes Peters & Courtright (11/08/12)
The Cherokee Hy-Vee Distribution Center recently congratulated two of its drivers, Todd Peters and Chris Courtright, on attaining 1 million safe-driving miles. On Monday, Oct, 22, Peters was joined by his Distribution Center co-workers, family, and friends for a gathering as they were honored...
MMC plays at State today (11/08/12)
The undefeated Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Eagles take on Exira-Elkhorn-Kimballton in semifinal action in the Eight Man State football playoffs in the UNI Dome in Cedar Falls at noon today (Thursday).
Husman, Dagel, Zeimen All-District FB (11/08/12)
Cherokee Washington High seniors Marc Husman and Stetson Dagel, and junior Luke Zeimen have earned First-Team Class 2A All-District football honors for the 2012 season, it was announced this week. Husman, a 6-0, 180-pound running back and defensive back was named to the All-District elite as a running back; Dagel, a 6-4, 250-pound two-way lineman was named All-District as an offensive lineman; and Zeimen, a 5-11, 170-pound running back and defensive back for the Braves was named All-District as a defensive back.. ...
Margaret L. Nation (11/08/12)
Margaret L. Nation, age 89, of Norfolk, Neb. and formerly Cherokee, passed away Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 at the Stanton Health Center in Norfolk, Nebraska. Memorial graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Cherokee Memory Gardens Cemetery, with Pastor Tom Lewis officiating. ...
Clow 65th wedding anniversary (11/08/12)
The children of Edwin (Bud) and Dorothy Clow congratulate their parents on their 65th wedding anniversary. The couple were married on Nov. 12, 1947 at St. Paul Methodist Church in Cherokee.
Clow 65th wedding anniversary (11/08/12)
The children of Edwin (Bud) and Dorothy Clow congratulate their parents on their 65th wedding anniversary. The couple was married on Nov. 12, 1947 at St. Paul Methodist Church in Cherokee.
At The Library (11/08/12)
After preschool story time recently, the mothers and I were discussing the month of November. We all agreed that there are lots of Halloween and Christmas songs to go along with those holidays, but there weren't very many for Thanksgiving. The only one I could think of was "Over the River and Through the Woods." How about you? Can you think of any Thanksgiving songs?...
Who we celebrate on Veterans Day (11/08/12)
On Nov. 12, our country will honor its veterans as it does every year, with parades, ceremonies, speeches and patriotic music. Schools will welcome us into their classrooms and ask us to tell our stories, and everywhere we go young and old alike will clasp our hands and say, "Thank you for serving." We are blessed to live in a grateful nation...