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Stories from Monday, April 6, 2009
Music Concert (04/06/09)
Rick molds Air Force 'warriors' (04/06/09)
LACKLAND AIR FORCE BASE, Texas - Rising at 3 a.m. is a small sacrifice for the son of a Cleghorn couple - the future of the Air Force awaits. With a uniform in perfect order, he pulls the immediately identifiable campaign hat low and straight, down the forehead to nearly the eyebrows. ...
Tomahawk Royalty (04/06/09)
Golden Egg winner (04/06/09)
Spring means Severe Weather Awareness (04/06/09)
Spring is here, and so is severe weather season. The State of Iowa has designated April 6-10 as Severe Weather Awareness Week. Wednesday, April 8 has been designated as the state-wide tornado drill. At approximately 10 a.m., a mock tornado watch will be issued for Cherokee County. At approximately 10:10 am, a mock tornado warning will be issued...
Congregate Meals (04/06/09)
Congregate Meals is a federally-funded program which provides a solid, nutritious meal for senior citizens. The meals are served five days a week at the Hy-Vee Store in Cherokee. The meals follow the food guidelines put out by the "Siouxland Aging Services," an agency based out of Sioux City. Siouxland Aging Services provides services for Cherokee, Plymouth, Ida, Monona and Woodbury Counties...
VFW Auxiliary Easter Egg Hunt April 11 (04/06/09)
The annual Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by the local VFW Auxiliary, will take place this year on the day before Easter - Saturday, April 11 - at Koser/Spring Lake Park in Cherokee. The event, for children ages 1 - 10, will begin at 10 a.m., and participants will be able to earn extra prizes, including "money eggs."...
CRMC Shining Star (04/06/09)
Real Easter Bunnies are not toys (04/06/09)
The Easter bunny is second only to Santa Claus in the minds of many children. Unfortunately, eager-to-please parents often buy a live Easter chick, bunny, or duckling for the kids without thinking long term. However, just as they do with toys, most children stop caring about the pet when it is no longer cute and new, and by late spring, large numbers of unwanted rabbits are dumped at shelters and rescue centers, or are left outside to fend for themselves...
Cherokee area cancer support group (04/06/09)
According to the American Cancer Society, there will be an estimated 1.4 million new cases of cancer diagnosed in 2009. Everyone has been affected by cancer in one way or another. You may be a current cancer patient, a cancer survivor or have a family member or friend who is suffering from cancer...
Wellness Center offers Lifeguard classes (04/06/09)
The Wellness Center is offering lifeguard classes starting Wednesday, April 29. Classes will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the following evenings: April 29, May 6, 8, 12, 15, 18, 19, 20 and 22. Attendance is mandatory for all sessions. Cost for the nine session class is $125 which includes certification. ...
Hoosiers' hiatus (04/06/09)
40th annual language day (04/06/09)
Run, brother (04/06/09)
Up & Over (04/06/09)
Fern M. Addy (04/06/09)
Fern M. Addy, 93, of Marcus, Iowa, peacefully entered into rest on April 1, 2009 at Heartland Care Center, Marcus. Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, April 6, 2009 at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus, Iowa. Father Eugene Murray will officiate. ...
Richard Cedar (04/06/09)
Richard Cedar, 80, of Larrabee, died Friday, April 3, at his home in Larrabee following a brief illness. Services are pending at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee.
Schueder/Sullivan engagement (04/06/09)
Sarah Schueder and Nicholas Sullivan are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding on April 25. Sarah is the daughter of Cindy and Alan Phipps of Cherokee. She is the owner of Hairology in Cherokee. Nick is the son of David and Janet Sullivan of Aurelia. He works for Rasmussen Ford in Cherokee...
Think before hiding those Easter eggs (04/06/09)
What more fun at Easter than the traditional, time-honored practice in many homes of hiding colorful Easter eggs for the children to find, and then seeing the joy on their faces as they find each egg? Yet, common sense must rule in this entertaining Easter pursuit that is so special for children, parents, and grandparents...