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Stories from Thursday, July 5, 2007

Storefront improvement awarded grant (07/05/07)
A program recently created by the Cherokee Industrial Corporation, the City of Cherokee and the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce has the goal of improving the looks of the retail business district by providing incentives for businesses to improve their storefronts...
Cherokee Swim Team competes in two meets (07/05/07)
The Cherokee Swim Team, approximately 60 members strong, traveled to Rockwell City on Wednesday June 13 for their first meet of the season. No scores were recorded, but Cherokee coaches Jodi Morgan, Julie Bofenkamp, and Sophia Haselhoff were very pleased with the team's performance...
Schnoes/Ohlendorf (07/05/07)
Jennifer Schnoes and Cody Ohlendorf are happy to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Jen is the daughter of Dean and Brenda (Rupp) Schnoes of Creston. Cody is the son of Dean Ohlendorf and Terry Groen, both of Marcus. Jen is a 2001 graduate of Creston High School and a 2006 graduate of Buena Vista University, Storm Lake. She is employed as an office manager at Rasmussen's Ford in Cherokee...
From the Midway: Freedom of Speech - the good, the bad and Ann Coulter (07/05/07)
In this great country that we live in, there are rights that we should hold dear to us. First and foremost, in my book, is the freedom of speech. I'm a firm believer in freedom of speech, can't really be in the newspaper business if you're not. It's my belief that our founding fathers put that amendment first in the bill of rights for a reason, to have a voice for the people that is uncorrupted by one's standing in life...
Conflicting requests (07/05/07)
City council members and other city officials often have to deal with conflicting requests from citizens, choosing one side over another when both sides have merit. At the last meeting of the Cherokee City Council, one citizen asked that a person who owns property in the same block be prohibited from hiring a service to spray dust control material, "tree sap", on the gravel alley, something done in that alley several times a year for many years...