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Stories from Friday, November 9, 2012

CCT to present 'A Christmas Carol' (11/09/12)
The Cherokee Community Theater is in the midst of rehearsals for its presentation of the musical version of Charles Dickens' beloved Christmas classic, 'A Christmas Carol.' Cherokee Community Theater has once again contracted with the industry standard for theatrical flight services, Flying by Foy, for the upcoming production...
CRMC Home Choice recognized (11/09/12)
Cherokee Regional Medical Center's Home Choice Department has been named a 2012 HHCAHPS Honors recipient, a prestigious award recognizing home health agencies that provide the best patient experience. Established by Deyta, this annual honor acknowledges the top 20 percent of agencies in the U.S. ...
City to enforce Sign Ordinance (11/09/12)
The City of Cherokee adopted a sign ordinance in December, 2001 as a means of regulating size, number and type of signs that may be installed along our streets and roadways. The ordinance regulates everything from the billboard along the highway to the garage sale sign. Permanent signs for business advertisements require a permit and fee, and are allowed primarily in our commercial and industrial zoning districts...
Housing repair programs available (11/09/12)
The City of Cherokee wishes to invite citizens to review and consider two housing repair programs available to Cherokee citizens to make essential repairs to their homes. Home owners with low to moderate incomes may be eligible. The first program is the City's Community Development Block Grant program that is available in a target neighborhood that is generally north of East Main Street, east of Highway 59, west of Saratoga Street and south of Linn and Fountain Streets. ...
All about family (11/09/12)
Harry Jr. and Nancy Brutsman sit in front of the hand-crafted fireplace in the old Cherokee Yacht Club with Yacht Club Committee Co-Chair Sheree Hausmann, left. The Brutsmans recently donated $1000 in memory of the late Harry Brutsman Sr., who served as the Koser Spring Lake Park Custodian from 1960 until his retirement in 1986. ...
Beta Sigma Phi Fall Craft Show at WITCC (11/09/12)
Are you looking for a great way to begin the holiday season? The Beta Sigma Phi Fall Craft Show has been providing that "pre-holiday" tradition for 33 years. Many people attend the Craft Show and say it marks the start of their holiday shopping and helps "get them in the mood" for their holiday traditions...
Times Gone By (11/09/12)
The election is past as is most of its anxieties and Roosevelt was given a big majority, but the outcome in the state is still in doubt and may go for Wilson. However this matters little who gets the state. For Roosevelt to have been elected would have been little short of a miracle, and it assumes almost that aspect when we consider the immense growth of the Progressive party since its birth the fourth of August. ...
Academic All-Lakes (11/09/12)
Three Cherokee Washington High senior volleyball players earned Academic All-Lakes Conference honors for the 2012 season, including Sammy Hirschman and Megan Hummel. Absent, Megan Carlson. To earn Academic All-Lakes status, you must be a senior with a minimum 3.5 GPA. Photo contributed...
WHS VB letter winners (11/09/12)
Varsity letter winners for the 2012 Cherokee Washington High volleyball team include, front row, left to right, Kaely Hummel, Megan Hummel. Back, Sammy Hirschman, Alexia Gerdes, Brookelyn Hoeppner, Ariana Smith, Maddy Woodall, Sara Ramirez. Absent, Megan Carlson, Emily Haselhoff. Photo contributed...
Morningside clinches GPAC FB crown (11/09/12)
SIOUX CITY - Morningside cooled off a surging Concordia University team when the Mustangs shut out the Bulldogs 50-0 last Saturday at Elwood Olsen Stadium. Concordia went into the contest riding a hot streak of five victories in its last six games. Morningside amassed 616 yards total offense and stuffed the Concordia ground game for just 14 yards rushing in 31 attempts...
On the job (11/09/12)
Rain or shine, the dedicated Cherokee VFW Color Guard never misses a Cherokee Braves home football game to give the 21-gun salute during flag raising ceremonies and the playing of the National Anthem at George Hicks Field. America pauses to honor all military veterans on Veteran's Day Sunday...
Nolder / daughter (11/09/12)
Sarah and Jeff Nolder of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their baby girl, who was born at 8:44 a.m. on October 26, 2012. Molly Pauline Nolder weighed 6 lb. 5 oz. and measured 19 1/2 inches long. She was welcomed home by her big brothers, Jack and Tyler. Her grandparents are Paul and Becky Derks and Larry and Vicki Nolder, all of Omaha, Nebraska...
Water conservation is vital (11/09/12)
With this year's terrible drought plaguing many parts of the country, area residents are reminded that water conservation starts at home and proper applications can save home owners hundreds of dollars and thousands of gallons of water each year simply by following any and all water conservation tips...