A Million Miles
Cherokee HyVee Store Director Joe Bertino congratulates driver Danny Crooks who had completed his million accident-free miles for HyVee during his trip to the HyVee store on Thursday, Aug. 27.
Alquists named to 4H Hall of Fame
Dennis and Lois Alquist of rural Meriden were among the 125 Iowa 4-H volunteers from ninety-one counties who were inducted into the 2015 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame on Aug. 23 at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair. Although Dennis and Lois Alquist were not youth 4-H members, they became involved when their children entered the 4-H program...
Grassley supports banking ban to maintain sanctions
Senator Charles Grassley answered questions from the public during an appearance at the Family Table Thursday morning in Cherokee as a guest of Rotary and Kiwanis. This is part of Grassley's annual 99 county tour of Iowa. Grassley said he is unlikely to support the Iran nuclear deal...
Uncle Ben 5K Run/Walk tops $25K in 3 years
Nearly 275 people flocked to this small town for the third annual Uncle Ben 5K Run/Walk sponsored by Pedersen Duct Cleaning that took place here Saturday, Aug. 15, at 9 a.m. Although final numbers are still being tallied, organizers project more than $7,000 to be split between the following three local elementary schools, who had the most participants that day:...
Times Gone By
Cedar Rapids G a z e t t e : Justin Barry of Walker, a member of the state legislature for two terms, and a candidate for speaker of the last house, has retired from Linn County politics and will take up his residence in another section, according to an announcement made by him recently...
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