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Stories from Wednesday, July 6, 2005

Happy Birthday, Cherokee! (07/06/05)
Above is the official, designated logo for the City of Cherokee's Sesquicentennial Celebration scheduled for June 29-July 2, 2006. Depicting Cherokee's 150th Birthday, the colorful logo will adorn all types of Sesquicentennial memorabilia, beginning with T-shirts geared at raising funds to enable the committee to purchase future souvenirs and related memorabilia...
Dreams do come true (07/06/05)
**Dr. Eva Goettsch opens her new state of art dental facility By Nancy Nelson, Staff Writer It seems only a few months ago when the ground was broken for Dr. Goettsch's new facility located next to HyVee in Cherokee. The building is now complete and ready for business. The public was treated to an open house at her new location this Wednesday...
"Transitional Forms" on display at Sanford Museum (07/06/05)
The Sanford Museum in Cherokee has a new featured Artist for the month of July. Nora Cross was awarded Best of Show during the Afternoon With the Blues event held at the museum in January of this year. As a child, Cross left her native Hungary with her parents and settled in Toronto, Canada, where she receive a public school education. She also received a certificate in piano at the University of Toronto's Royal Conservatory of Music...
Cherokee Fair locked and loaded (07/06/05)
**Popular annual celebration runs July 7-10 By Paul Struck, Editor An abundance of quality family entertainment awaits those attending the 2005 Cherokee County Fair beginning Thursday, July 7, and concluding Sunday night, July 10, at the Cherokee County Fair Grounds...
Council reverses decision on municipal pay raises (07/06/05)
**Process will proceed establishing fire call fees By Paul Struck, Editor After considerable discussion, Cherokee's City Council Tuesday night reversed a contentious June 14 decision that rejected raises for full-time city employees not covered by collective bargaining agreement, or by an individual contract...
Supervisors OK Aquatics Center funds (07/06/05)
**Board pledges $50,000 to project; public hearing set for proposed lake By Paul Struck, Editor In Tuesday's regular meeting, the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors pledged $10,000 per year for a five-year period to benefit the proposed new Cherokee Aquatics Center in Gillette Park, and also approved sending a letter of support for the Aquatics Center Committee to include with its grant application for Vision Iowa "CAT" (Community Attraction and Tourism) funding...
FSA seeks committee members (07/06/05)
Cherokee County Farm Service Agency executive director Michael Houston has announced that the USDA will soon be accepting nomination forms for eligible candidates to serve on local Farm Service Agency county committees. The nomination period is now thorugh August 1, 2005...
ACS 'Relay For Life' scheduled (07/06/05)
**Annual Cherokee event benefits cancer research By Paul Struck, Editor Plans are being finalized for the American Cancer Society's (ACS) annual "Relay For Life" to be held at Koser-Spring Lake Park in Cherokee Friday and Saturday, August 5 and 6. Beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, August 5, teams of enthusiastic walkers will gather at the Cherokee park for an overnight relay aganst cancer, the walk ending at 7 a.m. Saturday...
Martin / Hickey (07/06/05)
Edward Hickey IV and Katy Martin were united in marriage on April 9, 2005 at Danforth Chapel located at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan. with Rev. Brian Adams officiating. Katy is the daughter of Mark and Deb Cozine and Robin and Patrice Martin all of Cherokee. ...
Nairn/Schutt (07/06/05)
Kelli Jo Nairn and Ryan Michael Schutt were married Saturday, May 28, 2005 at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Cherokee, with Rev. Ray Hampton and Rev. Bill Cotton officiating. Parents of the couple are Ron and Diana Nairn of Pierson, and Deb Schutt and the late Dennis Schutt of Cherokee. Grandparents are Galen and Joan Hartman of Laurel, Neb...
Howard / Stull (07/06/05)
Roy and Jean Howard of Cherokee are proud to announce the wedding of their daughter, Renee Jean, to Lonny Stull, son of Carolyn and the late Dean Stull. Renee and Lonny were united in marriage by Gary Swick on April 9, 2005 at The First Church of Christ in Cherokee...
Menke / De La Mater (07/06/05)
The parents of Abby K. Menke and Christopher M. De La Mater announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children. Abby is the daughter of Dr. Tim Menke and Ginni Menke of Cherokee. She is a 2000 graduate of WashingtonHigh School and graduated from the University of Iowa in 2004, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors in Exercise Science. Abby is currently attending Dental School at the University of Iowa and will graduate in 2008...
Lund / Johnson (07/06/05)
The parents of Emily Ann Lund announce the engagement and approaching wedding of their daughter to Eric Allen Johnson of Cherokee. Emily is the daughter of Steve and Mary Jane Lund of Cherokee and is currently employed at Sunset Knoll in Aurelia. Eric is currently employed with Guarantee Gutter...
Cronin / Martin (07/06/05)
Tim and Angela Cronin of Meriden announce the engagement of their daughter, Leah Marie, to Brandon Todd Martin. He is the son of Mike and Rae Dean Martin of Greenfield. Leah is a 1998 graduate of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn High School and a 2003 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa. ...
Draper / Jorgensen (07/06/05)
The parents of Destiny Draper and Kyle Jorgensen announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their children. Destiny is the daughter of Robert and Mary Draper of Sutherland. She is a 2001 graduate of South O'Brien High School. She is currently manager at Dairy Queen and a full-time student studying social work and Spanish...
Horton / Bubke (07/06/05)
Dakota Horton, the son of Chris Horton would like to annouce the engagement and approaching wedding of his dad to Michelle Sue Bubke. Michelle is the daughter of Paula Bubke and Mike Hill and Dennis and Cathy Bubke all of Holstein. She is a 2001 graduate of Galva-Holstein and is currently employed at Cherokee Regional Medical Center...