Bethlehem Lutheran Church commemorates 50 years at location
The congregation at Bethlehem Lutheran Church will celebrate the anniversary of its move to their current location, at 300 E. Bow Drive, with a special service this Sunday. The service will start at 9:30 a.m., and, weather permitting, it will begin outside before moving into the church sanctuary. Following the service, the youth of the congregation will be serving lunch to attendees, with proceeds to be used as a fundraiser for the youth group...
Cherokee 5-person Golf Tourney Sept. 6th
The Cherokee Golf Course will host a 5-Person High Steaks Golf Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 6, with a 9 a.m. Shotgun start. The entry fee is $35 per person and includes the golf and a steak dinner following the tournament. Call the Cherokee Golf Course 712-225-4687 to sign up...
Uncle Ben 5K Run/Walk Raises $9,500 for Three Local Schools
CUSHING, Iowa -- Nearly 250 people competed in the second annual Uncle Ben 5K Run/Walk sponsored by Driftwood that took place here Saturday, August 16, at 9 a.m. The event raised $9,500 for the following three local elementary schools, who had the most participants that day:...
'Double 5 generation' photo
Here is a unique "double 5-generation" photo that Cherokean Lorna Brandt took recently . The baby in the photo is the first great-great grandchild of Lorna's mother,Vera Brandt, and the baby has two great-great grandmothers still living. The baby,whose name is Damian McKibben, is being held by his father, Brandon McKibben, of Bagley, Iowa. ...
Paltz completes auctioneer course
MASON CITY - Earning the honorary title of "Colonel," Dennis John Paltz of Cherokee recently graduated from the World Wide College of Auctioneering here. Paltz successfully completed the course of instruction and training covering all phases of auctioneering taught by professional instructors at the college. Students received instruction in Real Estate, Benefit/Charity/Fundraising, Automobile, Farm, Antique, and Specialty Auctions, as well as vocal training and auction law...
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