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Stories from Friday, December 28, 2012

Slick roads part of snow showers (12/28/12)
A slow-moving weather front produced some slick road conditions on Thursday with a estimated four to five inches of snow developing over a two- day period. Northwest Iowa road conditions fluctuated from fair to slick throughout the day as light snow fell in and around Cherokee...
J&B Festival to spotlight local talent (12/28/12)
Kelsey Klingensmith and The Buffalo Ridge Band will be performing at The Gathering Place in Cherokee from 9 p.m. to midnight on Jan. 18,2013, as part of the upcoming Cherokee Jazz and Blues Festival. The name Kelsey Klingensmith has come to be quite familiar to Western Iowans, and that reputation is growing fast around the country as well, as this young, talented 13 year- old singer/songwriter begins her journey towards her lifelong dream of becoming Nashville's newest singing sensation. ...
Senator Feenstra at a glance (12/28/12)
Since it was announced last year that Cherokee County was aligned with Iowa Senate District 2, State Senator Randy Feenstra, Republican from Hull, has been busy meeting with his new constituency. Over the past year, he has met with various County and City officials and voters. Feenstra is a lifelong Iowan who was recently re-elected to a second term in the Iowa Senate...
DC Clean Line Project impacts area counties (12/28/12)
PRIMGHAR - A meeting was held in Primghar in November to discuss the future of the Rock Island Clean Line (RICL) DC wind energy transmission line from O'Brien County to Grundy County, Illinois. O'Brien County Economic Development Corporation executive director Kiana Johnson requested this meeting...
City snow ordinances (12/28/12)
Here is a reminder to the citizens of Cherokee regarding the City of Cherokee Snow Ordinances. Section 136.03 of the city code regarding the removal of snow, ice and accumulations: It is the responsibility of the abutting property owners to remove snow, ice and accumulations promptly from sidewalks...
Times Gone By (12/28/12)
For the first time in many weeks the fire whistle sounded its warning Friday afternoon. The occasion was a fire started in a small room on the second floor of the Sellers Hardware store. The room was used for storage purposes and for oiling harnesses...
Sign-up for City Men's Basketball (12/28/12)
The Cherokee Parks & Recreation Department has announced that registration is now taking place for the Adult Men's Basketball League. Teams can register online at www.cherokeeiowa.net/parks.htm. The cost is $150 per team, and the registration deadline is January 6, 2013...
Fuhrman Wrestling Invitational (12/28/12)
After winning the team title last season, the Cherokee Braves were runners-up this season at the annual Paul Fuhrman Wrestling Invitational in Cherokee recently. Here, Braves wrestlers, coaches, and cheerleaders pose for a photo with Fuhrman (third row middle), an acclaimed former Cherokee wrestler, football player, multi-sport coach, Athletic Director, and teacher. Photo by Reta Todd...
Delores Ann Short (12/28/12)
Delores Ann Short of Cherokee passed away at her residence Wednesday morning December 26, 2012 at the age of 75. Private family visitation and sharing of memories will be held at the Boothby Funeral Home from 9:30 - 11 a.m. on Saturday December 29th. ...
Harold Raymond Ferrin (12/28/12)
Harold Raymond Ferrin, age 77 of Cherokee, passed Monday, December 24, 2012 at his residence surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 29, 2012 at the First Church of Christ in Cherokee. Pastor Tom Lewis will officiate. ...
Dorothy Cecelia Stiles (12/28/12)
Dorothy Cecelia Stiles, 95, of Cherokee, passed away Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at Countryside Estates in Cherokee. Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 29, at 2 p.m. at Memorial Presbyterian Church in Cherokee. Magrey deVega will officiate. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. There will be a family prayer service at 1:45 p.m. at the church on Saturday. Friends may call at the Boothby Funeral Home from 1 p.m. until 8 p.m. today...