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Stories from Tuesday, March 22, 2005

New deputy is sworn in (03/22/05)
By Ken Ross A new deputy for the Cherokee County Sheriff's Department was sworn in on Thursday at the chambers of the Cherokee County magistrate, Ryan Kolpin. Jeff Friedrichsen, a lifelong resident of Cherokee County, has long considered the possibility of a career in law enforcement, although he pursued another career path after graduating from Washington High School in 1997. He studied carpentry at the community college in Sheldon and then worked for Haselhoff Construction...
School changes phone service (03/22/05)
By Ken Ross The Cherokee School Board voted to change phone service following a presentation by Doug Jenson, business account manager for Iowa Telecom Communications, a Newton based company. The presentation was made at the meeting on Tuesday this week, a change of schedule for the regular meeting which usually occurs on the third Monday of the Month...
Cherokee library offers adult activities (03/22/05)
By Nancy Nelson, Staff Writer The Cherokee Public Library is now offering a variety of activity days for adults. Mary Jo Ruppert, Librarian said the reason for the additions are, to draw people into the library so they can see how great it is with all the resources and items available to use...
Archery tournament right on target (03/22/05)
By Nancy Nelson, Staff Writer There are few things more exciting than planning, working and creating a big event that becomes a success. Roy Howard, owner of Roy's Archery has done just that this past weekend, March 11-13, when he and his wife Jean hosted the Iowa State Archery Association (ISAA) State Indoor Tournament...
Aurelia approves building projects (03/22/05)
By Ken Ross The Aurelia School Board approved several building projects at the regular meeting on Monday. The board approved a bid of $11,409 for waterproofing brick work on the 1920 building from Vinton Tuck Pointing of Vinton. The board approved a bid from H&S Roofing of Spencer to put a coat of asphalt on the flat roof of the 1920 building...
Pro Pork to move operations (03/22/05)
By Ken Ross An ag business that has been in Cherokee since 1986 will be moving to Sioux Center at the end of the month to be closer to its sister organization. Pro Pork, located on Highway 59 at the southern end of Cherokee, will be sharing more resources with Transova Genetics in Sioux Center, which is the sole reason for the move, Ron Durre, CEO of Pro Pork, explained...
County considers Quimby request (03/22/05)
By Ken Ross The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors heard a request from Betty Woltman, mayor of Quimby, and Jack Foresman, board member of the Quimby Golf Course, requesting a permanent abatement of taxes for land leased by the city of Quimby to the Quimby Golf Course...
SVMH in tune with health care advances (03/22/05)
Enhanced Cherokee hospital grows into the new century By Paul Struck, Editor (Editor's note: This is the first in a series of weekly articles detailing the history and on-going changes at Sioux Valley Memorial Hospital in Cherokee as it transitions into the future of regional health care with an enhanced identity and a compelling new image.)...
Kiwanis Student of the Month (03/22/05)
The Kiwanis Middle School Student of the Month for February was announced at the club's Feb. 22 meeting. Cherokee Kiwanis Club members recognized eighth grade student, Misty Bruhn. Misty, who is the daughter of Tim and Millie Bruhn, is an outstanding student at Cherokee Middle School. Misty is active in basketball, track, volleyball, softball, choir, and art mentorship. She is equally busy outside of school through her participation in youth activities in the Trinity Lutheran Church...