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Stories from Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Meikle family donates (11/28/12)
Pictured in front of the old Spring Lake Park Yacht Club are members of the Meikle family, left to right, Lynn, sisters Bonita LaFave and Betty Bilney, and nephews Jon and Wane Miller (sons of Marcella, deceased). Absent, Bob and Lee Meikle. The family is giving $1,000 to the new Yacht Club project in memory of their parents Harold and Agness Meikle. ...
Cherokee native new President and COO of S.D. company (11/28/12)
For 21 years, ever since graduating form the University of Iowa with a B.A. in Finance, Brenda Ruppert, daughter of Stan and Lou Sitzmann of Cherokee, worked for Citibank in Sioux Fall, S.D. Over those two decades, this Cherokee native touched everything from customer service to collections, finance to IT. She handled training as well as quality and processs engineering and honed her administrative and people skills...
Christmas for the Military (11/28/12)
Central Bank of Cherokee invites the public to help them fill boxes for the troops from the Cherokee area who won't make it home for Christmas. There is a box set up for each soldier who will be away from their family this Christmas. If you would like to bring in something to put in the boxes they would love to fill them by Dec. 5...
Learning with Lunch (11/28/12)
The Learning with Lunch series continues on Wednesday, Dec. 5 from noon to 1 p.m. at Western Iowa Tech Community College in Cherokee. December's program will be presented by Valorie Royster, a licensed Mental Health Counselor at Royster and Royster in Cherokee...
Cherokee School District's 'State Penny' election Tuesday (11/28/12)
When the Cherokee Community School District Board of Education approved a resolution to extend the District's Revenue Purpose Statement in October, Superintendent Dr. John Chalstrom emphasized that the statewide penny sales tax revenue is specifically designed for property tax relief for all landowners in the District...
M-C Libary holiday kick-off (11/28/12)
Meriden-Cleghorn Community Library in Cleghorn is having a special event on December 1, from 9 a.m. to noon. Photos with Santa, cookie decorating, holiday decoration craft for children and adults, and treats. Their new holiday books will be available for check-out and reservations. They will also have their huge existing collection of holiday DVD, VHS, and books available...
Morningside Mustangs advance to Semi-finals (11/28/12)
SIOUX CITY - Morningside defeated 10th-ranked Southern Oregon 47-44 in overtime in last Saturday's NAIA Championship Series quarterfinal round game in Sioux City, in an offensive shootout where Southern Oregon amassed 587 yards total offense and Morningside had 505 yards total offense...
Farm Bureau honors MMC State Champs (11/28/12)
MARCUS - The Cherokee County Farm Bureau presented memorabilia footballs to each athlete on the Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Eagle State Champion roster during last week's MMC girls basketball season opener. The Iowa Farm Bureau is the sole title sponsor of the Iowa High School Athletic Association. ...
2012 Class 2A All-District Football (11/28/12)
OFFENSIVE DISTRICT MVP: QB Chris Balster of Sheldon DEFENSIVE DISTRICT MVP: DL Ben Starr of CL/GLR...
Nellie A. Nelson (11/28/12)
Nellie A. Nelson, age 87 of Cherokee, passed away Wednesday, November 21, 2012, at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cherokee. Pastor Kathy Wicks officiated. ...
Shirley Timmins (11/28/12)
A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 15, 2012, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Milford. There will be one hour of visitation held prior to the service at the church. The Schuchert Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements...
Leland Hogue (11/28/12)
Leland Hogue, age 90 of Marcus, passed away at his home in Marcus on Wednesday, November 21, 2012. Private family services was held at 1 p.m. on Monday, November 26. At Lee's request, there will be no visitation. Burial was at Marcus-Amherst Cemetery in Marcus. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.greenwoodfuneral.com...
Kimberly Ann Wolcott (11/28/12)
Kimberly Ann Wolcott, age 55, of Bellevue, Wash. and formerly of Cherokee, passed away Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 at her home in Washington surrounded by her family. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee. ...
Jed Schissel (11/28/12)
Funeral services for Jed Schissel, 58, of Knoxville, Iowa were held on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012 at the Bybee & Davis Funeral Home with Stephen P. Ebel, officiating. Military honors were accorded by the United States Army, the V.F.W. John Myers Post #3519 & the American Legion Baty-Tucker Post No. 168. Burial followed in the Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Van Meter, Iowa...
CAEDC Action Report (11/28/12)
In these tough economic times one of the interesting situational contradictions that is present is a high unemployment rate while at the same time companies have jobs going vacant because they are unable to obtain qualified applicants. We are promoting several initiatives to tackle this problem and I will speak to these in the next several articles to appear in this column...
Coping with holiday grief (11/28/12)
The holidays may be a cheerful time for most people, but for many others they can be a painful reminder of a lost loved one. According to mental health experts, individuals and families struggling with grief can find that grief all the more intense and quite difficult to cope with during the holidays...