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Stories from Monday, December 17, 2012

Elf help (12/17/12)
In the spirit of Christmas members of the Cherokee Police Department and Reserves in addition to family members, members of the Washington High School Student Council and volunteers from the community gathered together at the Cherokee Community Center to wrap gifts Wednesday evening. The gifts being wrapped are a result of donations to the Toys for Tots annual gift drive. Photo by Nancy Nelson...
New Leissler, Klee CDs reveal local musical genius (12/17/12)
The magical collaboration of many of Our Town's incomparable musicians has led our "Cherokee Troubador" Charlie Leissler to the release of his second CD, entitled "January Journey." Leissler's newest offering, that will absolutely blow listeners away with its quality and meaningful compilation of memorable songs, piggybacks with the release of his CD producers' own new CD - "An Old Fashion Christmas" - by Dr. ...
MMC students open school store (12/17/12)
MARCUS - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 'Introduction to Business' class held a Grand Opening for their school store on December 3rd, 2012. The class began working on the project in August, completing several steps needed to start their own business. The initial steps included developing a mission statement, finding a location for the store, completing letters of application and resumes, and doing mock interviews with potential store workers...
A-A students selected for Honor Choir (12/17/12)
ALTA - Four students from Alta-Aurelia High School - Ali Turnquist, Taler Stanton, Spencer Bezoni and Josh Baxter - have been selected for the Dorian Honor Choir at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa on January 13 - 14th, 2013. . Dorian Honor Choir is one of the largest, highest quality honor choirs in the Midwest. ...
Supporting Girl Scouts (12/17/12)
The United Board of Realtors from Cherokee and Storm Lake presented a $200 donation to Cherokee Girl Scouts this week. Accepting the check on behalf of the Girls Scouts is leader Karen Reusch from Joan Ballantyne of Delta Properties. Also pictured in front row are, left to right, Kelsay Parrott and Isabelle Reusch both members of Cherokee Girl Scouts. ...
Boy Scouts receive donation (12/17/12)
The United Board of Realtors from Cherokee and Storm Lake presented a $200 donation to Cherokee Boy Scouts this week. Accepting the check on behalf of the Boy Scouts is 2nd Class Scout, Benjamin Nelson of Troop 107 from Joan Ballantyne of Delta Properties. ...
Season of giving (12/17/12)
Dorothy Jenness of Cherokee recently presented at $125 check to Sergeant Brett Gannon of the Cherokee Police Department. The donation was from Jenness ($100) and the Cherokee VFW Auxiliary ($25) to the Toys for Tots fundraiser held on Sunday at the Cherokee Community Center. Photo by Mike Leckband...
Latest Rec League volleyball standings (12/17/12)
1. Hawkeyes, 19 wins; 2. Honey Badgers, 18; 3. Hits & Giggles and Chronicle Times, 11; 5. Icon Ag & Turf, 9; 6. The Serve-ivors (The Pub), 1 1. Mark Crop Insurance, 19; 2. Family Feud, 17; 3. Hang 'Em and Bang 'Em, 13; 4. Team Jake's, Hy-Vee I, Hugo's Safesets, 12; 7. Despikeables, 10; 8. Team Cream, 9; 9. Friends of Friends, 8; 10. Culligan (Court Jesters), 6; 11. Jewett Chiropractic, 5; 12. Hy-Vee II, 4...
Ridge View Raptors win 3 duals (12/17/12)
SCHALLER - The Ridge View wrestling team hosted Logan-Magnolia, West Monona, and Lawton-Bronson in dual matches on Thursday, and Coach Scott Phelps' Raptors came away with victories against all three of their Western Valley Conference opponents. 106: Zach Kenny, RV, won by forfeit; 113: Gabe Holben, LOMA, pinned Dylan Richards in 1:25. ...
Mustangs lose national title in OT (12/17/12)
ROME, Ga. - There may be some sleepless nights ahead for Steve Ryan and his Morningside College football team, tossing and turning over what might have been. Ultimately, though, the Mustangs will surely derive an enormous sense of pride from a season in which a national championship slipped through their hands in rather painful fashion here Thursday night at historic Barron Stadium...
Braves fall late at E-LC, 64-58 (12/17/12)
ESTHERVILLE - Playing one of their best games to date, the Cherokee Braves ended up on the short end of the stick here Friday night, dropping a hard-fought 64-58 game to Estherville-LC in Lakes Conference boys basketball. Three Braves cracked into double figures as the team broke out of a scoring funk that has plagued them the last few games. ...
#3 E-LC girls throttle Cherokee (12/17/12)
ESTHERVILLE - Estherville-LC, the third-rated Class 2A girls basketball team in Iowa boasting a 7-1 record, shut down the Cherokee offense to single digits in each quarter to prevail 61-13 in Lakes Conference action here Friday night. The senior-laden Midgettes led 18-5, 41-8, and 57-10 at all the breaks to make short work of the inexperienced Washington High lasses with one senior in action...
Weber / daughter (12/17/12)
Scott and Danielle Weber of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their daughter. Mya Marie Weber was born at 9:30 p.m. on December 10, 2012. She weighed 8 lb. 4 oz., and she was welcomed home by her big brother Jadyn. Grandparents are Dan and Nita Martinez of Red Oak, Tom and Colleen Madsen of Audubon, and Dennis and Kathy Weber of Boone...
Holiday travel with children (12/17/12)
Anyone who has spent part of their holiday travels with cranky children in tow knows how important patience and preparation can be. So what can frazzled parents do before hitting the road or taking to the skies to make sure their little ones are happy?...