Huckabee brings campaign to Cherokee
Mike Huckabee, Republican candidate for president, brought a message of social conservatism, economic populism, and an aggressive military policy to a town hall style meeting at the VFW in Cherokee on Wednesday, July 1. Huckabee is a former governor of Arkansas and former talk show host who came in first place during the 2008 Iowa GOP caucuses, both in caucus night polling and eventual Iowa delegate allocation to the Republican National Convention...
Invenergy plans 2nd O'Brien County Wind Farm
Recently, Invenergy Director of Communications Alissa Krinsky said, "Invenergy will host a public meeting regarding our proposed O'Brien County Wind Energy Project, with our development team leaders-Dani Zimmermann (Project Manager) and Kevin Parzyck (Vice President of Development)-in attendance and available to answer questions from local residents...
Uncle Ben 5K Run/Walk August 15
CUSHING - The third annual Uncle Ben 5K Run/Walk, sponsored by Pedersen Duct Cleaning, is slated to be held here on Saturday, August 15, at 9 a.m. Each of the last two years, nearly 250 participants have shown up for the event, doubling the size of this small town in Woodbury County as they raised almost $20,000 for local elementary schools...
School board elections are coming
School Boards across the state will hold elections on Sept. 8, with the filing of nomination papers with board secretaries taking place between July 6 and July 30. Nomination petition forms can be picked up during regular business hours at the school board secretaries'Äô offices...
Talent Show at Cherokee County Fair
The Cherokee County Fair will again be serving as a sponsor for the Bill Riley Talent Search this year. The local talent contest will take place at the Cherokee County Fairgrounds on the last day of this year's fair, Sunday July 19, at 1 p.m. Prizes will be awarded to the top three places in each age group Sprouts (ages 2- 12) and Seniors (age 13-21), and the winner in each group will advance to perform at the Iowa State Fair...
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