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Stories from Monday, January 7, 2013

Big Band Dance to swing at Jazz & Blues Festival (01/07/13)
Headlining this year's Big Band Dance at the Cherokee Jazz and Blues Festival will be The Mearl Lake Orchestra. The popular big band will be performing at the Western Iowa Tech Community College Conference Center on Saturday, Jan. 19 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m...
First baby of 2013 is a boy (01/07/13)
Molly and Nate Patterson of Cherokee are the proud parents of the first baby of 2013 born at Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Thomas Mark was delivered at 5:36 p.m. on Jan. 2 by Dr. Chris VandeLune. He weighed eight pounds and was 21.75 inches long. ...
New location (01/07/13)
Workers from Pilot Rock Signs of Cherokee recently hung new signage at the former Cherokee Hearing Aid Service location at 791 North 2nd St. Hinkhouse Hearing will be moving into the building, relocating from its former location at 110 North 2nd St. Photo by Dan Whitney...
Winter Bird Festival planned (01/07/13)
Are you looking for the first robin of the year? Look no farther south than the southeast corner of O'Brien County. Robins and bluebirds often spend the winter in our own backyard. Join in this citizen science opportunity offered by the O'Brien County Conservation Board and the Iowa Lakes Audubon Society. These organizations are again offering a Winter Bird Festival for our area...
Free application for federal student aid available (01/07/13)
DES MOINES -- For college-bound students and their parents, January is more than the start of the New Year; it also marks the availability of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2013-2014 academic year. The FAFSA is a standardized application used to determine eligibility for federal, state, and in some cases, institutional financial aid...
Central Bank announces scholarship (01/07/13)
Chuck Wulfsen, President at Central Bank, is pleased to announce that the Dr. John W. Dewar Scholarship Fund has extended its scholarship award to Jacob Lewis for the 2012-2013 school year. Lewis will receive $680, based on the current annual income of the trust administered by Central Bank. This brings the total scholarship paid to date to $71,330...
Cherokee girls gash Storm Lake (01/07/13)
STORM LAKE - Senior guard Megan Carlson, seeing her first action since breaking her ankle in early volleyball season, returned to Cherokee's basketball team with a vengeance here Friday night, scoring a career-high 24 points to lead Cherokee to a resounding 64-26 victory over winless Storm Lake...
Braves tumble 63-51 at Storm Lake (01/07/13)
STORM LAKE - The Cherokee Braves spotted Storm Lake an 11-5 lead in the first quarter and despite battling back time and again could not overtake the 7-2 Tornadoes, falling 63-51 here Friday night. Eric Wilkie led the Braves with 21 points, while Stetson Dagel, playing just one half, tallied 10 points, and Marc Husman and Zac Smith eight apiece...
Gerald J. "Jerry" Meylor (01/07/13)
Gerald J. "Jerry" Meylor, 86, of Marcus, passed away on Thursday, January 03, 2013, at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, January 7, 2013, at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus. ...
Lorrene Mason (01/07/13)
Funeral services for Lorrene Mason, age 91, of Carroll were held Friday, Jan. 4, at 7 p.m. at the Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Carroll. Services were also be be held on Saturday, Jan. 5 at 11:30 a.m. at the Cleghorn Presbyterian Church in Cleghorn. Pastors Dave and Sue Rauch officiated both services. Interment was in the Meriden Cemetery at Meriden...
Jodi Carlson, Andrew Thomas to Wed (01/07/13)
Jodi Marie Carlson and Andrew Armstrong Thomas, both of Cherokee, happily announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Jodi is the daughter of Barry and Lisa Carlson of Cherokee. She is a 2008 graduate of Washington High School. She earned an Associates degree in Medical Technology from Iowa Central Community College in Fort Dodge in 2011 and will earn a Bachelor's degree in Health Sciences from the University of South Dakota in May 2013. ...
85th birthday (01/07/13)
Betty Anderson of Aurelia will celebrate her 85th birthday, Jan. 11 with a family dinner. Betty is a lifelong resident of Aurelia, and she has two children, Gary of Waconia, Minn., and Chris Hyndman of Truman, Minn.; two granddaughters; and six great-grandchildren...
An Arbor Day Happy New Year (01/07/13)
Residents of Iowa can ring in the New Year with 10 free flowering trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation any time during January 2013. By becoming a part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation, new members will receive two white flowering dogwoods, two flowering crabapples, two Washington hawthorns, two American redbuds and two goldenraintrees...