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Stories from Thursday, January 3, 2013

Jim Oatts Family Jazz to play at VFW (01/03/13)
The Jim Oatts Family Jazz will be performing at the Cherokee VFW Club on Jan. 18 as part of this year's Cherokee Jazz and Blue Festival begining at 9 p.m. Jim Oatts grew up in a musical family, living in Earlham and Jefferson, Iowa. ...
Cherokee County Parks offer wintertime fun (01/03/13)
For people who are looking to get away but don't want to go too far, the Cherokee County Conservation Board has a deal for you. Cherokee County has over 1,000 acres of land the have been devoted to parks. One of the most popular is Silver Sioux Recreation Area...
Benefit auction and meal planned for Cordova family (01/03/13)
The Trinity Lutheran Church of Cherokee will be holding a benefit for the Chris and Carrie Cordova family at the Cherokee Middle School at 206 E. Indian Street on Sunday, Jan. 13 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. This benefit is being held to help the Cordova family with expenses that incurred during the illness and the death of their daughter, Bailey...
City-wide Christmas tree pickup Monday (01/03/13)
The City of Cherokee Street Department will provide a city-wide Christmas tree pickup on Monday, January 7. Trees must be curbside only, with no plastic bags, tree stands, lights, decorations, or screws/nails in the trunk as the trees will be run through a chipper...
Warriors wrestlers fall to Wildcats (01/03/13)
ALTA - Alta-Aurelia had a wrestling dual here with Woodbury Central team during the final week of school before the Christmas break, and Woodbury Central defeated the undermanned Warriors by a 70-12 score, winning eight of the 14 matches by forfeit...
7th Grade basketball (01/03/13)
The Cherokee Open Gym girls 7th Grade basketball team recently played in the Akron-Westfield Tournament. Team members include, front row, left to right, Kammy Wych, Kylie Mongan, Paityn Hagberg, Brianna Sleezer. Back, Lindsay Williams, Jen Barritt, Skylar Gerdes, Apryl Mesler, coach Heath Hagberg. Absent, Alayne Graybill, Madison Rapp, Hailee Maurer, coach Todd Williams. Photo contributed...
8th Grade basketball (01/03/13)
The Cherokee Open Gym girls 8th Grade basketball team recently played in the Akron-Westfield Tournament. Team members include, front row, left to right, MaKenna Carver, Josie Kindwall, Jordyn Bingham, Alyssa Melton. Back, coach Calvin Carver, Fran Conley, Chandler Hohbach, Olivia Dagel, Clare Conley, coach Bruce Dagel. Photo contributed...
Margaret Ferrin (01/03/13)
Margaret Ferrin, age 85 of Gretna, Neb. and formerly of Marcus, passed away January 2, 2013, at the Gretna Community Living Center in Gretna, Neb. Funeral arrangements are currently pending at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Marcus. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.greenwoodfuneral.com...
Shirley A. Misner (01/03/13)
Funeral services for Shirley Ann Misner, 74, of Aurelia, were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2, at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aurelia, with Pastor Larry Lemke officiating. Visitation was held on Tuesday, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aurelia with the family being present. The Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia is in charge of arrangements...
Melvin J. Mayer (01/03/13)
Melvin J. Mayer, 86, of Marcus, passed away on Saturday, December 29, 2012 at the Heartland Care Center in Marcus where he had been residing since May of 2011. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 3, 2013 at Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Marcus. ...
Jean A. Dilocker (01/03/13)
Jean A. Dilocker, 84, of Aurelia, and former long time Cherokee resident, passed away Monday, December 31, 2012 at Sunset Knoll Care & Rehab Center in Aurelia. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, January 4, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cherokee. ...
Edith M. Bilsland (01/03/13)
Edith M. Bilsland, 90, of Marcus, passed away on Monday, Dec. 24, 2012 at Heartland Care Center in Marcus. Funeral services were held today at 10:30 a.m. at Grace United Methodist Church in Marcus. Deborah Stowers and Ron Rice will officiate. Burial followed at Marcus Amherst Cemetery...
Douglas Allen Seel (01/03/13)
Douglas Allen Seel, 58, of Cherokee, passed away Monday, December 31, 2012 at Cherokee Villa Nursing & Rehab Center due to a heart condition. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 5, at 2 p.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Cherokee. Pastor Jon Riggert will officiate. ...
Dale Allen Dalton (01/03/13)
Dale Allen Dalton, 53 of Cherokee, passed away Saturday morning, December 29, 2012 at Country Side Estates in Cherokee, following a short battle with cancer. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, Jan. 5, at 11 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. ...
Arlene M. (Kracht) Brown (01/03/13)
Arlene M. (Kracht) Brown, 88, of Cherokee, passed away Tuesday, January 1, 2013 after battling cancer for thirty years. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, January 4, at St. John's Church of Christ, rural Peterson. Pastor Don Andrews and Dave Orthmann will officiate. ...
Giorgio/Nelson wedding (01/03/13)
Rose Giorgio of Davenport and Matthew Nelson of Cherokee were married on May 26, 2012 at Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, a celebration followed at Heritage Hall on Rock Island Arsenal. Rose is the daughter of Tony and Pat Giorgio and Matt is the son of Jim and Sue Nelson of Cherokee. ...
Thies and Husman to Wed (01/03/13)
Jack and Susan Thies of Beatrice, Neb. and Brad and Deanna Husman of Quimby are proud to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their children, Tim Thies and Tina Husman. The couple met in Omaha, and they now live in Clarks, Nebraska, where Tim farms and Tina works at Pinnacle Bank...
At The Library (01/03/13)
I am writing my last article for this year. As I reminisce about the year of 2012 at the library, I remember how excited the children were to take part in our Summer Reading Program. I had one boy read close to four hundred books. Way to go Evan!...
Dress for the season (01/03/13)
As the annual winter weather and accompanying frigid temperatures plague us and we focus on making sure our homes, offices, and vehicles are ready for another long winter, we shouldn't fail to think about ourselves and proper clothing whenever we must venture out in frigid temperatures and wet conditions...