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Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
Chamber Coffee (10/29/14)
Friday's Chamber Coffee will be hosted by the Cherokee Jazz and Blues Fest Committee at The Gathering Place, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Costumes are optional, but there will be a prize for the best one.
Say 'Eagles!' (10/29/14)
The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn football cheerleaders were all for a group photo by a TV guy prior to Friday night's regular season finale in Marcus. The Eagles host Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire in 8-player State Football Playoffs tonight. Photo contributed...
Jazz & Blues Festival fundraiser Friday (10/29/14)
There will be a Halloween Dance & Costume Party benefiting the Cherokee Jazz & Blues Festival at the Cherokee VFW Club on Friday night. The event is a fundraiser for the upcoming 15th Cherokee Jazz & Blues Festival (CJBF), which will be held on Jan. 16 & 17, 2015, and the band "Short Notice" will perform from 8 p.m. to midnight. Friday night's Halloween Dance & Costume Party is being co-sponsored by the committee planning the 15th CJBF and Steve Bechtel, Manager of the Cherokee VFW Club...
CMS students earn NW Iowa Band honors (10/29/14)
Four Cherokee Middle School band students have been selected to participate in the 46th annual Northwest Iowa Junior High/Middle School Honor Bands Festival. On Saturday, October 18, over 300 seventh and eighth grade band students from 43 Northwest Iowa schools auditioned for a position in two honor bands. Approximately 190 students were chosen. These selected students will perform a concert at Schaller Chapel on the Buena Vista University Campus, Saturday, Nov. 1...
Nov. 4 General Election nears (10/27/14)
The tables are set for the upcoming Nov. 4 General Election with national fascination over the U.S. Senate race between Democrat Bruce Braley and Republican Joni Ernst fueling record absentee ballot registrations. Braley, from Waterloo, and Ernst, from Red Oak, are in a nasty knock-down, drag-out battle seeking retiring Democrat U.S. Senator Tom Harken's seat in Washington...

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