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Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015

Horse shoe pits planned (07/31/15)
Bob Leach of the Cherokee Arena Committee has presented preliminary plans to the Cherokee City Council for the construction of horseshoe pits at the East Beech Street location where the horse arena, concession stand and restrooms are located. The matter was presented during the public forum portion of the July 28 council meeting. Leach was seeking input from the council before proceeding with the project...
New FEMA funds sought (07/31/15)
The deadline has passed for property owners to be become part of the first round of FEMA flood zone residential property buyouts, but the city of Cherokee plans to apply for a different FEMA program for the purchase of up to eight already-identified properties. Four are owner occupied and four are rentals...
Conservation tour a success (07/31/15)
The Cherokee Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) held its annual Conservation Tour on Tuesday evening, July 21. Around 45 people participated in the tour this year, which began at the Cherokee County ISU Extension Office at 4:45 p.m. After introductions, Cherokee SWCD Commissioner Ramona Nitz gave a presentation on cover crops. She talked about the many benefits of cover crops, and why she and her husband have started planting cover crops...
Times Gone By (07/31/15)
Millions can be saved in Iowa annually on the upkeep of automobiles by intelligent work of auto owners, it is claimed by the engineering department of the Iowa State college at Ames. To aid owners of cars to get more use out of them at less expense, an automobile institute has been arranged to be held every day at the state fair, beginning Aug. 25. R. A. Leavell, an expert, will be in charge...
Chamber Coffee (07/29/15)
This week's Chamber Coffee will be hosted by Miller, Miller and Miller Law Firm at 216 West Main Street, as the firm welcomes back Associate Lisa Mazurek. Coffee and treats will be served on Friday, beginning at 9:30 a.m.
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