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Saturday, Apr. 25, 2015

J. Sterling Morton featured at Sanford (04/24/15)
On Saturday, April 25, the Sanford Museum Association will host a program at the museum titled "The Life and Times of J. Sterling Morton". Darrel Draper will present a two-act living history program about the life of the founder of Arbor Day and former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, from his birth in New York to his death in Nebraska City, Nebraska...
Community turns out for Cherokee Trails event (04/24/15)
The gathering at the trestle in the center of Cherokee on Wednesday, April 22, had the air of celebration. Tracy Smith, spokesman for Wellmark, was there to present a $7,500 check to the Cherokee Trails Committee for planned improvements of the trail system in Cherokee. This is one of Wellmark's projects in Iowa and South Dakota that will have a "long-lasting impact on making the healthy choice the easy choice and improving overall community health and wellness."...
Branstad and Reynolds honor Cherokee County (04/24/15)
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds came to Cherokee County on April 21 to honor public officials, business leaders, and others for establishing the infrastructure needed for broadband connectivity throughout the county. Also at the Tuesday afternoon event,which was conducted at the Yacht Club in Koser Spring Lake Park, the governor and lt. ...
Knights of Columbus Calendar Winners (04/24/15)
April 23 - Peg Koch of Cherokee April 24 - Charlotte Groves of Cherokee
Cherokee native accepts new management position (04/24/15)
Providence Health & Services of Southern California is excited to announce that Geri Harmon MSN, RN, CDE has accepted the role of Director of Professional Practice and Magnet Recognition. Geri, the daughter of Larry and Colleen Harmon of Cherokee, joined Providence in 1996, starting at the San Pedro Peninsula Hospital as a bedside nurse. She joined the leadership team soon after, as a Clinical Supervisor on 2nd Med./Surg., and In 2003, she transitioned into Diabetes Management...
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