Simon Estes Concert
World renowned bass-baritone Simon Estes appeared in concert at the Washington High School Auditorium in Cherokee on Sunday April 17, 2016, as part of his 'Roots and Wings' Tour. More than 500 music lovers were presnt to enjoy the performances of...
April Area Happenings
Spring is Here ! (at least it felt like it SOME days)
Cherokee County Recognition Banquet
The 21st Annual Cherokee County Recognition Banquet, hosted by the Cherokee Area Economic Development Corporation, was held at the Conference Center on the Cherokee campus of Western Iowa Tech on Saturday March 12, 2016.
2016 Cherokee Jazz & Blues Festival
THe annual Cherokee Jazz & Blues Festival took place this year on Friday January 15th and Saturday January 16th. The weather was very cold, but the music was hot!
Marcus Christmas Celebration
The city of Marcus had its 2015 Christmas celebration on Friday December 11th.
2015 Lighted Christmas Parade
On Thursday evening December 3rd, Cherokee held its annual Lighted Christmas Parade, with several floats and other participants welcoming in the Christmas Season!
Cherokee Ridge Runner Fall Rendezvous
The Cherokee Ridge Runners staged their Fall Rendezvous from Oct. 11-13
2nd Grade Trip to Omaha Zoo
Cherokee 2nd graders recently made a trip to Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo. The trip was funded by the Cherokee Education Foundation, and was theculminating activity of the students' Science unit on "Living Things."
2015 Marcus Community Fair
The 2015 Marcus Community Fair got under way at the Marcus Fairgrounds on Thursday August 6th, and ran through the weekend.
All- School reunion in Aurelia
Aurelia held its All School Reunion on the weekend of July 17-19, 2015. Activities included several community meals, tours of the school, several class reunions. and a parade.
2015 Cherokee County Fair
The 2015 Cherokee County Fair had entry days on Wednesday July 15 and Thursday July 16, and the Fair officiall opened on Friday July 17 and closed on Sunday July 19.
Quimby Watermelon Days
The 2015 Watermelon Days in Quimby took place on Friday June 24th and Saturday June 25th.