Mentoring program started in Cherokee
Abbie Plum, who is completing her junior year at Cherokee Washington High School, knows what it is like to be surrounded by family troubles and need a more mature youth to spend time with and to confide in. "I want there to be somebody there for the kids who go through that situation," Plum said...
Road to Success Scholarship
Western Cherokee Mutual Insurance of Marcus, along with Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance of Grinnell,Iowa, have named River Valley senior Aaron Nicolaisen of Correctionville as a recipient of a 2015 "Road to Success" Scholarship, in the amount of $1,000...
County purchases grader
Upon the recommendation of county engineer Brandon Billings, the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved the purchase of a 2015 Caterpillar motor grader from Ziegler Cat. Billings said there was also a bid for a John Deere motor grader at a comparable price, so the recommendation was based on operator preference and anticipated resale value...
Rodeo weekend events
Look for the 2015 Cherokee Rodeo special section in the hard copy edition of today's Chronicle Times. Rodeo performances will take place on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 28-30, and additional events and vendors will take place on the fairgrounds, where the rodeo also takes place. ...
WITCC wind energy meeting Wednesday
Cherokee's Western Iowa Tech Community College (WITCC) and the City of Cherokee are hosting an information meeting regarding WITCC's wind energy program, scheduled to begin classes in Cherokee this August...
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