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Stories from Monday, March 28, 2005

Focus groups assist SVMH efforts (03/28/05)
By Paul Struck, Editor (Editor's note: This is the second 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. The first article in the series detailed the changes SVMH has gone through over the last 89 years.)...
Voting changes are coming (03/28/05)
By Ken Ross, Managing Editor Cherokee County, like counties throughout the country, will need to have federally compliant voting in place by 2006 as a result of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA). HAVA is a result of the problems that surfaced during the close 2000 federal election, particularly the problems in Florida which delayed the announcement of the results of the presidential vote...
MMC summer work bids approved (03/28/05)
By Nancy Nelson, Staff Writer Plans for summer work in the Marcus-Meriden-C leghorn School District are laid out and bids for some of the work were approved at last week's MMC School Board meeting. The Cleghorn gymnasium will receive a face lift this summer with the floor being refinished and base molding installed. ...
SBA honors Carey's Furniture (03/28/05)
By Paul Struck, Editor Steady growth and expansion have combined to make Carey's Furniture in downtown Cherokee the 2005 Iowa Woman-Owned Small Business of the Year, as awarded by the United States Small Business Administration (SBA). The SBA announced this week that Carol Carey of Carey's Furniture was selected as the state's Woman-Owned Small Business of the Year. Carey was nominated for the award by Leon Klotz, vice president of Cherokee State Bank...
RV moves up track project (03/28/05)
The River Valley School Board moved track resurfacing up to a high priority item because of deterioration of the high school track, which has not been resurfaced for 17 or 18 years. The track in its present condition will still have to serve the district for the spring track season. It will be resurfaced as a summer project. Part of the project cost will come from local option sales tax revenue...
Budget debate continues (03/28/05)
By Ken Ross, Managing Editor The Cherokee City Council invited public comment at the Tuesday meeting regarding possible fees for fire calls, accident calls and building inspections as a means for supplementing the cost of operating the fire department...
Struck Strikes Out: Equal opportunity hackers (03/28/05)
It's now the end of March and warmer weather can't be far away. And that means it's getting close to golf time, folks! Is spring the best time of the year, or what? At any rate, as we all prepare for the golf season, I would guess many of you are tired of hearing all the excuses golfers throw out for screwing up yet one more shot or one more round on one more day...
Ben Hueser hailed as Cleghorn's reader (03/28/05)
By Ron Flewelling With the recent balmy weather hopefully creating a jump start for spring, over at the northwestern end of the county, it's three cheers and a tip of the leprechaun's lid for Ben Hueser as he accepts the mantle as the Cleghorn Library's March Reader of the Month...