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Stories from Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Police Investigator honored for Valor (11/14/12)
KEARNEY, Neb. - On Monday, Oct. 29, Attorney General Jon Bruning presented Alliance Police Investigator Colleen Busch with the Certificate of Valor. This award was presented at the Police Officer's Association & Nebraska Sheriff's Association Fall Conference in Kearney...
Veteran's Day celebrated locally (11/14/12)
On Monday, November 12, members of the Cherokee VFW L.A. Wescott Post #2253 held a Veteran's Day memorial service at the Cherokee Veteran's Memorial, located outside of the Cherokee County Courthouse. Pictured here is Bob Conley, as he plays"Taps" At Conley's left is LeRoy Jenness of Cherokee, who serves as VFW National Deputy Chief of Staff...
FSA reminds County producers to vote (11/14/12)
Dustin Miller, Executive Director of USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Cherokee County, reminds eligible voters that the County Committee Elections are in progress. Ballots have been mailed and completed ballots must be returned by mail or delivered to the Cherokee FSA office by December 3, 2012...
Cherokee - the Christmas place to be! (11/14/12)
The Holiday Open House in Cherokee will be Saturday, November 24 and Sunday, November 25. This will be the kick-off of the Christmas Shopping Season. The Chamber will advertise this event with regular business hours on Saturday and 1 - 4 p.m. on Sunday, and Sunday store hours will then continue every Sunday through Christmas...
Remsen teen dies in crash (11/14/12)
REMSEN - A Remsen teenager died and two were injured in a rollover accident near Remsen on Saturday, according to a report from the Plymouth County Sheriff's Office. Matthew Gerrietts, 17, of Remsen, was driving a Ford Explorer south along Polk Avenue near 190th street when he apparently lost control of the vehicle, the sheriff's report says. Gerrietts was thrown from the vehicle, officials said...
Morningside football finishes 10-0 season (11/14/12)
SIOUX CITY - Morningside put the finishing touches on a 10-0 regular season when it crushed city rival Briar Cliff University 62-0 Saturday at Memorial Field to improve its all-time record against the Chargers to 10-0. The Mustangs amassed 617 yards total offense with an equal mix of 313 yards rushing and 304 yards passing. The Morningside defense held the Chargers to just 156 yards total offense, including a negative 19 yards rushing...
Hummel 2nd team All-Lakes volleyball (11/14/12)
Perennial Lakes Conference Volleyball Champion Hull Western Christian placed five players on the first team and three more on the second team of the 2012 All-Lakes Conference teams recently announced. Cherokee senior outside hitter Megan Hummel was named to the second team, the only Wahington High player earning All-Lakes distinction...
Schuck, Klett, Carlson First Team GPAC (11/14/12)
SIOUX CITY - Several student-athletes with local connections have been named to the first team All-Conference football team of the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC). Cherokee Washington graduate Kyle Schuck, a junior wide receiver, was one of five players named to the First Team offense from league champion Morningside. Schuck is the son of Steve and Barb Schuck of Cherokee...
Grady B. Ford (11/14/12)
Grady B. Ford, 79, of Marshall, Mo., died Friday, November 9, 2012, at The Living Center in Marshall. Funeral services are being held at 2:30 p.m. today at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall, with Kathleen Schmidtke officiating. Visitation is being held today from 1 p.m. ...
Bailey Kay Cordova (11/14/12)
Bailey Kay Cordova, 11 year old daughter of Chris and Carrie Cordova, of Cherokee, passed away on Sunday morning, November 11, 2012 in the Children's Hospital in Omaha, Neb. due to complications of open heart surgery. Funeral services were held today at 10:30 a.m. ...
Henn 50th anniversary (11/14/12)
Al and Barb Henn of Cherokee will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house on Saturday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Cleghorn Community Center in Cleghorn. The event will be hosted by their children and grandchildren. The couple was married on Dec. ...
Johnson 60th anniversary (11/14/12)
Orville (Dick) and Germayne Johnson of Sutherland are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary with a card shower. The couple were married on Nov. 14, 1952. Cards may be sent to 409 Ash St. P.O. Box #34 Sutherland, IA 51058.
'The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald' (11/14/12)
November 10th marked the 37th anniversary of the infamous wreck of the freighter The 'Edmund Fitzgerald' on Lake Superior. Twenty-nine brave souls drowned that night when the massive ship went down in a winter storm. Today we honor those men by printing the lyrics to Gordon Lightfoot's classic song memorializing the Edmund Fitzgerald's tragic end:...