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Stories from Tuesday, February 26, 2008

22nd annual Pheasants Forever Banquet to be held (02/26/08)
Plans are finalized for the 22nd annual Cherokee County Pheasants Forever Banquet. According to Roger Braun, Chapter President, the fund-raising event will take place at the Western Iowa Tech Community College Conference Center on Saturday, March 15...
Marcus Fair recognition (02/26/08)
The Marcus Fair Board held its annual appreciation meal Sunday night at the Marcus Community Center for the large number of volunteers who work to make the fair a success. The Farmer's State Bank was recognized for being a huge supporter of the fair for more years than one can remember. Accepting the Roy Johnson Memorial award on behalf of the bank is President Steve Kunzweiler, left, while Rod Ogren made the presentation. Photo by Nancy Hohbach...
Budget adjustments approved (02/26/08)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors approved amendments to the budget for the present fiscal year at the regular meeting on Tuesday. A public hearing was held prior to approval of the budget amendment, but no member of the general public appeared at the public hearing to address the amendment...
Job well done (02/26/08)
Lynde Lundquist was the guest of honor at a retirement coffee at the Cherokee County Courthouse on Feb. 20. The County Treasurer, shown here with her husband Gary, has been a county employee for 42 years. When asked what she planned to do now, she quickly replied, "Everything I haven't done for 42 years!" Photo by Dan Whitney...
Jennifer Bechtel Box Office Manager for 'Godspell' (02/26/08)
SIOUX CITY - Jennifer Bechtel, daughter of Michael and Joyce Bechtel of Cherokee, is the box office manager for the upcoming Morningside College theatre department production of the Stephen Schwartz/John-Michael Terbelak musical "Godspell." Bechtel, a junior who is majoring in biology, is a 2002 graduate of Cherokee Washington High School...
Thill and Smith/son (02/26/08)
Seth Thill and Stephanie Smith of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their son. Roman Michael Vernon Thill was born on Dec. 19, 2007. He weighed 3 lbs. 6 oz. and measured 18 inches long. Grandparents are Steve & Gail Thill and Bill and Mary Crow of Cherokee...
Lee/son (02/26/08)
David and Bethany Lee are the proud parents of a son, Treyton Thomas, born Jan. 31, 2008 at St. Luke's Hospital in Sioux City. He weighed 9 lbs. and 3 oz. and was 21 inches long. He has a sister, Katelyn, age 6, to welcome him home. Grandparents are Bill and Linda Lee of Cherokee and Dave and Cindy Stevenson of Marcus. Great-grandparents are Bud and Dorthy Clow, Phoebe Mummert and Lucille Gravenish all of Cherokee...
Pay me now, or pay me... (02/26/08)
About once a year we chronicle the head-spinning health news that we experience on a nearly daily basis. For example: Drinking alcoholic beverages can cause all sorts of health problems, but drinking red wine every day appears to lower the risk of cancer. Or, how about the news this week that those of us using sugar substitutes are likely to gain more weight than those who use real sugar?...