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Stories from Tuesday, July 19, 2005

Country Side Estates fined (07/19/05)
The Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals has issued a $3,000 fine against Country Side Estates in Cherokee as the result of a male resident who allegedly had inappropriate physical contact with two non-consenting females...
County proceeds on landfill expansion (07/19/05)
**By Ken Ross, Managing Editor As a result of a report from Larry Clark, county engineer, at last week's Cherokee County Board of Supervisors meeting, the supervisors indicated that the Cherokee County Landfill proceed in rezoning 80 acres for an expansion of the landfill...
HyVee to open gas station (07/19/05)
HyVee will be operating a gas station and a convenience store at the location of the McDonald's Restaurant in Cherokee. Tim Haupert, manager of the Cherokee HyVee Food Store, said that he expects to have the gas station and convenience store in operation sometime in mid-August...
Council retains parking lot (07/19/05)
**By Ken Ross, Managing editor The Cherokee City Council, on a vote of three to two, decided to retain a vacant lot. The decision at the Tuesday meeting of the council came two weeks after establishing a minimum bid of $1,000 for the lot which is now used for public parking...
Hein retires from NRCS (07/19/05)
**By Nancy Nelson, Staff Writer To be employed at one place for a long period of time takes more than a good paycheck. When you have fun people to work with and a job that provides a sense of accomplishment and purpose, time flies. Carol Hein has been Secretary to the Natural Resources Conservation Service and Cherokee Soil and Water Conservation District for the last 21 years...
Heschke / Leach (07/19/05)
Kathy Lee Heschke and Michael Douglas Leach were married on Saturday, April 23, 2005 at Oakdale Evangelical Free Church in Meriden, with Rev. John Akins officiating. Parents of the couple are Duane and Jo Heschke of Aurelia and Bob and Donna Leach of Cherokee. Grandparents are Bill and Alice Leach of Hartley. Jim and Dee Nelson of Aurelia, Harold and Bev Heschke of Cherokee, and great grandmother Myrtle Goettsch...
Fordyce / Duckert (07/19/05)
Mr. and Mrs. Ron Duckert and Mr. and Mrs. Dan Fordyce would like to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their son and daughter, Debbie Duckert and Jay Fordyce. The couple attended Iowa Lakes Community College and are now living in Aurelia. Debbie is currently office manager at Valley Glass and Framing in Cherokee. Jay is working at the Fordyce Dairy Farm in Aurelia...
Gray Matter: There's just something about those cookbooks! (07/19/05)
"Antiques and Collectibles" -- now there's a phrase we seem to be hearing a lot these  days. Perhaps that says something about  the fast pace of most everyone's lives.  Younger people, looking at these reminders of a time when life moved less frenetically, seem to be fascinated.  Magazines, newspaper columns, and certain television shows all feed that interest.  I have loved and collected antique furniture forever -- possibly material for some future bit of Gray Matter. ...
Ross Rambles: My dilemma (07/19/05)
Campaigns for the November 2006 state and federal elections are already under way, a fact that I regard with some dread. Incumbents never stop campaigning and they naturally get publicity because their actions are newsworthy, but usually not very newsworthy for a newspaper with a local focus such as the Chronicle Times...