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Stories from Monday, March 30, 2009

Nelson wins PF gun (03/30/09)
Aurelia School Board Meets for Workshop Session (03/30/09)
AURELIA - The Aurelia School Board met on Thursday afternoon for a special "workshop" session, in which several items of concern were discussed. Nothing on the agenda was an action item, so there were no decisions made which would affect any school policies...
Mayer rehearses for Veteran's Tour in Cherokee (03/30/09)
Cherokee area musicians make up her new band
'Tastes and Sounds of Cherokee' April 2 (03/30/09)
The Cherokee Music Boosters will be hosting its 13th annual "Tastes and Sounds" event on Thursday, April 2, from 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. at the Western Iowa Tech Community College Conference Center. This event is a fundraiser for the Cherokee Washington High School and Cherokee Middle School instrumental and vocal programs...
Is your business protected? (03/30/09)
Businesses in Cherokee County now have the option to protect their business in the face of a disaster with a Disaster Recovery Plan. The Department of Commerce recently awarded Siouxland Interstate Metropolitan Planning Council (SIMPCO) with a two-year grant to create and write Disaster Recovery Plans for businesses...
Local Jr. Girl Scouts visit State Capitol (03/30/09)
Cherokee Parks & Recreation activites (03/30/09)
Bacon Aquatic Center - season passes now available. Family Pass - $125; Single Pass - $70. For more details, see www.cherokeeiowa.net Cherokee Run Club - Informational Meeting at Cherokee Community Center on April 9 at 7 p.m. Tiny Tots Soccer - The Family Edition. Kids ages 4-6 and adults (each child must have an adult accompanying and participating with them). April 18 and 25. Cost is $5 per child. Registration forms can be found online at www.cherokeeiowa.net/parks.htm...
City Council hikes cable user fees (03/30/09)
$410,706 Waste Water Treatment project a go Cherokee's City Council Tuesday night unanimously approved first reading of an ordinance that would increase the City's cable franchise user fee for residents, and also authorized Fox Engineering to proceed with the proposed $410,706 Ultraviolet Light Project at the Cherokee Waste Water Treatment Plant...
Panda pages (03/30/09)
'Main Street Pharmacy' to open in April (03/30/09)
Tony Puffett has been working as a pharmacist for Hy-Vee for close to 20 years now. He first came to Cherokee in 1991 and worked at what was then called Drugtown until 1998, when he transferred to Carroll. Tony and his wife Noelle returned to Cherokee in 2003 and he resumed working at Hy-Vee Drug Store in Cherokee until August 2008, when he transferred to the Estherville Hy -Vee Drug Store...
WITCC hosts Spring 2009 Community Education Classes (03/30/09)
Western Iowa Tech Community College in Cherokee is again hosting an interesting and exciting line-up of Community Education Classes for area residents. The classes have proven very popular in the past few years and this year WITCC is offering seven diverse Community Education Classes, including Hello Cupcake!; Digital Photography-Capturing Vacation Memories; Bow-Wow Etiquette Revisited; Beading Basics and Beyond; Spring Greetings; Beer Sampling; and Microsoft Word For Beginners...
Times Gone By (03/30/09)
100 years ago Marcus Township How It Was Organized Only Three Homestead Entries in the Township I.M. Jackson, of Marcus, was a Times caller Friday to pay his 38th annual subscription to the Times. Mr. Jackson came to this county in 1871 entering one of three homesteads ever acquired in that township. ...
Chip-chippin' away (03/30/09)
Girls' Early-Bird Softball Tourney May 16th (03/30/09)
AURELIA - Aurelia is hosting a grades 6-8 Girls' Early-Bird Round-Robin Softball Tourney on May 16th. Sign-up form and $95 registration fee is required by Friday, May 1st. There's a $10 discount if registered/paid prior to Apr 17th. For more information visit our web site at http://www.leaguelineup.com/ayl or call Ed Johnson 712-732-1095 Ext 104, or evenings 712-434-2705. Registration forms/fees can be mailed to: Aurelia Youth League, POB 474, Aurelia, IA. 51005...
Tomahawk Relays fields assembled (03/30/09)
The annual Cherokee Tomahawk Relays are scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, April 6-7, at George Hicks Field on the Washington High School Campus. The girls competition this year features 16 teams in two classes, with the 2A teams including Sioux City North, Sioux City West, Sioux City Heelan, Le Mars, Spencer, Spirit Lake Park, Estherville-LC, and MOC-Floyd Valley...
Cherokee Swim Team Sign-Up April 1 (03/30/09)
Cherokee Swim Team coach Jodi Mongan has announced that Wednesday, April 1 is the date for all interested swimmers, ages 18 and under, to sign up to join this year's team. The sign-up will take place on the upper level of the Cherokee Community Center from 4 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Wednesday...
Winter Sport's Banquet (03/30/09)
Cherokee Swim Team Sign-Up April 1 (03/30/09)
Cherokee Swim Team coach Jodi Mongan has announced that Wednesday, April 1 is the date for all interested swimmers, ages 18 and under, to sign up to join this year's team. The sign-up will take place on the upper level of the Cherokee Community Center from 4 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. on that date...
Margaret E. Stanford (03/30/09)
Margaret E. Stanford, 86, of rural Larrabee, passed away Thursday evening, March 26, 2009 in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held today at 2 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Rev. Jud Stover will officiate. ...
Larry D. Sayler (03/30/09)
Larry D. Sayler, 66, Northfield School of Liberal Arts Teacher, passed away Sunday, March 22, 2009. Funeral services were held today at 10:30 a.m., at the Eastminster Presbyterian Church in Wichita, Kan. Survivors include wife, Sonya; sons, Capt. Aaron C. ...
Wilbur L. Hantsbarger (03/30/09)
Wilbur L. Hantsbarger, Jr. 82, of Hawarden, died Tuesday, March 24, 2009, at the Hawarden Community Hospital. Funeral service will be today at 1 p.m. Friday at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Hawarden with Rev. Todd Bunge officiating. Burial will follow in the Grace Hill Cemetery with military rites by the Hawarden VFW and American Legion. ...
Basic Biittner: Third Time's the Charm (03/30/09)
I've been very fortunate, during my 53 years as a fan of Rock and Roll and comedy, to have been able to see many of my favorite performers live in concert. Paul McCartney, Elton John and Billy Joel, Bob Dylan, The Beach Boys, The Righteous Brothers, Neil Diamond, Willie Nelson, Bob Hope, Steve Martin, Bill Cosby, Steven Wright, Three Dog Night, Chicago, John Mellencamp, Paul Simon, Simon and Garfunkel, CSN, Crosby and Nash, and The Crickets are just some of the artists I've been able to enjoy in person.. ...
So you're looking for some culture? (03/30/09)
Webster's Dictionary defines culture as -- 1:cultivation; 2: refinement of intellectual and artistic taste; 3: particular form or stage of civilization. Recently I was reminded of how unique the culture in Cherokee is. While living our daily lives, stopping to think about culture is not always on the top of the list, yet it binds us together like nothing else...
'Tis the Easter season (03/30/09)
With soon-to-be succulent Easter meals in front of us, sufficient planning and a well-balanced menu makes it possible for us to enjoy our favorite holiday foods without gaining too much weight and making the much-anticipated joyous times stressful and worrisome...