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Stories from Tuesday, May 31, 2005

Reichert acquitted (05/31/05)
Following a two-day trial last week at the Cherokee County Courthouse, a jury found Justin Reichert not guilty on a charge of homicide by a vehicle. Charges stem from an accident on June 16, 2002 at 7:47 p.m., on Highway 59 about seven miles south of Cherokee resulting in the death of Ted Boysen, 31, Holstein. ...
Property vacated but not sold (05/31/05)
By Ken Ross, Managing Editor The Cherokee City Council voted to vacate two parcels of property but turned down bids for the properties, in action at the Tuesday city council meeting. Prior to voting on vacating a property on Ridgeview Drive, the council heard a question from Don Royer who lives in that neighborhood...
County gets life saving devices (05/31/05)
By Ken Ross, Managing Editor If a person's heart stops at the Cherokee County Courthouse, there will be equipment there to get it started and about a dozen people there trained to operate it, and if a person's heart stops elsewhere in the county, sheriff's deputies, quite likely the first responders on the scene, will also have the training and equipment to restart the person's heart...
The Final Touch (05/31/05)
**K's Battery re-dedicates marker for Civil War veteran By Nancy Nelson, Staff Writer Norm Kolb and Evan Knapp are a couple of good old boys who enjoy the hobby of Civil War reenacting. Kolb has been interested in the hobby for a number of years, although, he admits, not as long as Knapp...
Fee ordinance tabled (05/31/05)
By Ken Ross, Managing Editor The scheduled second reading of an ordinance establishing fees in support of the fire department was tabled at the Tuesday meeting of the Cherokee City Council, pending consideration of revisions. The decision to table the matter was made following comments from insurance agents, real estate agents and landlords regarding the effects that fees will have on citizens...
Saddle is tribute to veterans (05/31/05)
By Paul Struck, Editor When Mike Leach of Cherokee sits tall in the saddle, every day is Memorial Day for the former United States Marines Sergeant who returned from duty in Iraq last fall. In fact, whenever he looks at the special commemorative veterans' saddle he recently handcrafted with his dad, Bob, Leach is instantly drawn to recalling the many members of his "family" who have proudly and courageously served this country in the military...
Fouts / Townsend (05/31/05)
Justine, Alexandra and Jacob Fouts of Kingsley are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their mother, Janelle Lynn Fouts, to Jerry Lee Townsend of Washta. Janelle is the daughter of Keith and the late Betty Swanson of Pierson. Jerry is the son of Roy and Helen Townsend of Washta...
Pingel / DeVos (05/31/05)
The parents of Joni Pingel and Aaron DeVos announce the engagement and approaching wedding of their children. Joni is the daughter of Don and Jan Pingel of Cherokee. She is the Executive Director of the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce in Cherokee. Aaron is the son of Karen Becker of Storm Lake and Airlin and Rose DeVos of Sheldon. He is the Manager of Store Operations at HyVee/Drugtown in Cherokee...