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Stories from Friday, November 23, 2012

Welcome to the 'Cherokee Inn' (11/23/12)
Exorbitant corporate renewal fees and the realization that he felt like an employee of "The Brand" and not the owner/operator he officially was, has led Shirish Bhakta to leave the Super 8 motel chain and re-brand his Cherokee motel into the "Cherokee Inn" at 1400 N. 2nd St...
Supervisors hear Case Management issues (11/23/12)
At Tuesday's weekly meeting of the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors, Board members heard a report from Community Services Director Lisa Langlitz, who said she had received a contract for services from the Spencer Hospital that called for a daily rate of over $1000/day for Cherokee County patients...
Giving back (11/23/12)
The students at Cherokee Roosevelt Elementary School participated in a "Giving Back" project for the community last week. Students were asked to bring food items to help out the Mid-Sioux Food Pantry. The theme was to bring in enough food to fill Principal Barb Radke's office so she couldn't be in it. ...
Cherokee - the Christmas place to be! (11/23/12)
The Holiday Open House in Cherokee will be this Saturday and Sunday. This will be the kick-off of the Christmas Shopping Season. There will be regular store business hours on Saturday and 1 - 4 p.m. on Sunday, and Sunday store hours will then continue every Sunday through Christmas...
Madrigal Dinner at Ridge View (11/23/12)
HOLSTEIN - On Tuesday November 13, the Ridge View High School Fine Arts Program held a Madrigal Dinner at the Rosemary Clausen Center in Holstein. Noble Lords and Ladyes were heartily welcomed and feasted on a fine meal of Wassail, Sallade, Roasted Turkye, Galyzed Carrots and Assorted Cheesecake...
Times Gone By (11/23/12)
Yesterday at the tabernacle was different from all preceding days. It was announced that everybody and everything would give way to the young people and the prediction was entirely fulfilled. In the morning the various Sunday schools went in a body from their churches to the rink, where Dr. ...
Rec League volleyball standings (11/23/12)
Here are the latest standings in the Cherokee Recreation volleyball leagues: In the Co-Ed League, Team Jakes's has 11 wins; Family Feud and Mark's Crop Insurance both have 10 wins; Hang 'Em and Bang 'Em have won nine games; Hugo's Safesets have seven wins; Hy-Vee I has six wins; Jewett Chiropractic , five; Despikeables , four; Team Cream, Culligan Court Jesters and Friends of Friends each have three wins; and Hy-Vee II has won twice...
Mustang runners scholars (11/23/12)
SIOUX CITY - Eleven members of Morningside College's men's and women's cross country teams were recently named 2012 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, and two of those so honored are alumni of Galva-Holstein High School. John Harris, a junior from Holstein, has a 4.00 cumulative GPA, with majors in engineering physics and mathematics; and Breanna Mathes, a senior from Cherokee, has a 3.99 cumulative GPA, with a major in mathematics teaching...
Tickets changes for Iowa State Wrestling Championships (11/23/12)
BOONE - The State Wrestling Championship has been a sold out event for over 20 years and is the only IHSAA reserved ticket event. On November 19, 2011, the Board of Control of the Iowa High School Athletic Association adopted changes for the State Wrestling Tournament finals ticket distribution. ...
Morningside to NAIA quarterfinals (11/23/12)
SIOUX CITY - 3rd-ranked Morningside defeated 14th-ranked Montana Tech 40-35 in a high scoring NAIA Championship Series opening round shootout here last Saturday. The Mustangs moved on despite allowing season highs of 35 points and 517 yards total offense. The Mustangs, now 11-0, trailed for the first time all season as they fell behind 13-0 before storming back with a big second quarter...
Rose E. Godbersen (11/23/12)
Rose E. Godbersen, 79, of rural Quimby, passed away Tuesday morning, Nov. 20, 2012 in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 24, at 10:30 a.m. at Oakdale Evangelical Free Church. Pastor Don Meyer will officiate. ...
Preparing for the holidays (11/23/12)
With Thanksgiving this week and the Christmas and New Year's holidays right around the corner, we offer "work ahead" suggestions on getting yourself and your home better prepared for holiday diners and guests. 1. Clean the refrigerator: Take advantage and clean the icebox before it is loaded with turkey, mashed potatoes, and all those holiday treats. ...