2013-08-05

Wells / son

Keith and Maylissa Wells of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their son on July 29, 2013. Benjamin Michael Wells was born at 9:40 a.m., weighed 7 lb. 4 oz. and measured 19 1/2 inches long. He was welcomed home by his brother Alexander and his sister Katherine. Grandparents are Terry and Sara Lively of Cleghorn and Ben […]

Friedrichsen / son

Adam and Kate Friedrichsen of Storm Lake are happy to announce the birth of their baby boy, born on July 20,2013. Fletcher John Friedrichsen was born at 6:06 a.m. He weighed 10 lb 6 oz. and measured 22 1/2 inches long. Proud grandparents are Dave and Jean Staiert of Carroll and John and Cherie Friedrichsen of Calumet .Great-grandparents are Mary […]

Cascione / Son

James and Karina Cascione are proud to announce the birth of their son, Hutton Walker Cascione, on July 13, 2013, in Feura Bush, New York. Hutton weighed 8 lb. 12 oz. and measured 20 in. long, and he was welcomed home by his sister, Isabella. Grandparents are Randy and Jane Walker of Cherokee and Stephen and Olga Cascione of Athens, […]

Maralyn Christensen

Maralyn Christensen of Cherokee, 62, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 6th, 2013, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cherokee. Pastor Jon Riggert will officiate. Visitation will begin at 1 p .m. today at Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee. The family will […]

Back to School Appreciation Dinner

The local Alpha Delta Kappa Chapter invites area female educators to a Back to School Appreciation Dinner on August 12 at Spring Lake Yacht Club in Cherokee. The dinner will start at 5 p.m. and will be provided my members to the ADK chapter. Alpha Delta Kappa was founded in 1947 and has more than 40,000 members. Headquartered in Kansas […]

Cherokee grads show true meaning of friendship


Braunschweig donates lifesaving kidney to Courtright Two former Cherokee Washington High classmates now share the true meaning of friendship as one donated one of his kidneys to the other to help save his life. Cherokee Washington High graduates Dana Braunschweig, left, and Andy Courtright, best friends since childhood, proved that beyond all doubt when Braunschweig donated a kidney to Courtright […]

Hallberg new Cherokee Symphony Conductor

Replaces retired Maestro Lee Thorson Cherokee is proud of the Cherokee Symphony, an outstanding musical organization that has wowed the crowds for the past 57 years. Ted Hallberg This orchestra, organized in 1956, provides the community with quality musical entertainment, while giving musicians in the area a semi-professional outlet for their talents. The Symphony will begin its 58th season this […]

Hanover Tractor Ride scheduled

The 9th Annual Hanover Tractor Ride will be held on Saturday, August 17. Tractors and drivers will assemble at the Hanover Village southwest of Alta (Junction of M-27 and C-65). Registration is from 8 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. An interesting scenic route is planned. A morning coffee break and the noon lunch are included in the $20 registration fee. Drivers […]

The Brightside Lounge changes hands


Things will be changing soon at The Brightside Lounge in downtown Cherokee. Pictured, left to right, are Shirley and Donny Bright, who are passing over their ownership key to Rich and Peg Hinkhouse, who will be taking over ownership on Aug. 16. A farewell “last blast” party will be held for the Brights on Saturday, Aug. 10 at The Brightside […]