Vernon 'Bingo' Peterson
(Obituary ~ 01/06/14)
Vernon "Bingo" Peterson of Cherokee, 99, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at Sunset Knoll Nursing Home in Aurelia. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee, with the Rev. Tom Petersen officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Aurelia. There will be a family prayer service at 10:15 a.m. Monday at the church. Online condolences can be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com...
Basic Biittner: It COULD be an outstanding class ...
(Column ~ 01/06/14)
The members of the Baseball Writers Association of America have turned in their ballots for election to the Baseball Hall of Fame, and the results will be announced on January 8th. There were 36 names on the ballot this year, and many of the players will get only a handful of votes, if any. However, there are so major names on the ballot this year, I would be very shocked , not to mention disappointed, if - like last year - no players are elected this year...
A sound you can live with
(Editorial ~ 01/06/14)
With bitter winter bearing down on us and furnaces running often, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recommends smoke alarms in every bedroom, outside all sleeping areas, and on every level of the home, including the basement. Almost two-thirds of home fire deaths per year result from fires in homes with no smoke alarms at all or no working smoke alarms...
Abby Normal to rock Jazz & Blues Festival
(Local News ~ 01/06/14)
If you are looking for a band that will get a crowd moving, then look no further than Abby Normal. The Des Moines based band has a song selection that is aimed to delight, and will be bringing it's Pop Rock cover songs to this year's Cherokee Jazz and Blues Festival. Abby Normal will be performing at The Gathering Place on Saturday, Jan. 18 from 9 p.m. to midnight...
Cherokee teams return to action
(High School Sports ~ 01/06/14)
The Cherokee Washington basketball teams return from the Christmas break tonight against East Sac County, then host arch-rival Storm Lake on Tuesday.
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