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Stories from Monday, April 13, 2009

WHS Prom Candidates (04/13/09)
Iowa agricultural assessments increasing (04/13/09)
The 2009 agricultural land and building assessments for property tax purposes will increase an average of 48 percent in Iowa due to increasing crop yields and prices. However, an assessment law limits the annual change of the statewide taxable value of agricultural land and buildings to 4 percent...
Redevelopment Incentive Grant awarded to Loughlins (04/13/09)
The Redevelopment Incentive Fund (RIF) is a program established by the Cherokee Industrial Corporation (CIC), in conjunction with the City of Cherokee and the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce for the purpose of promoting the continued expansion of the community's commercial base...
Symphony presents 'Young Artists' Concert Sunday (04/13/09)
The Cherokee Symphony, conducted by Lee Thorson, will be performing it's final concert of the season on Sunday, April 19. Featured in this performance will be the popular Young Artists Concert, comprised of talented area artists outstanding in their musical careers...
WITCC hosts Community Reception (04/13/09)
There will be a free Community Reception at Western Iowa Tech Community College in Cherokee today, from 5- 6 PM. This is a come and go event. The WITCC elected board of directors will be there and would enjoy meeting with everyone.
Turkey Shoot (04/13/09)
Local student to tour with Northwestern choir (04/13/09)
Nathan Lafleur, a freshman from Cherokee majoring in business administration, is a member of the Northwestern College A cappella Choir, which toured in South Dakota and Iowa. The choir's three-part touring concert began with songs focusing on the progression of the human heart from cold to submission and finally worship at the foot of the cross. Next the ensemble performed folk and virtuosic selections, and closed with spirituals...
Masonic Scholarships to be awarded (04/13/09)
Speculative Lodge #307 A.F.&A.M. of Cherokee and Marcus will be awarding $300 scholarships to a Cherokee senior and a Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn senior who will graduate this spring. The scholarships may be used for a two or four-year college, or a vocational-technical school...
Mid-Sioux Annual Meeting May 1 (04/13/09)
Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc. will host its annual meeting Friday, May 1, at the Western Iowa Tech Community College Conference Center in Cherokee. Lunch will be served at 11:45 a.m., to be followed by a guest speaker at 1 p.m. and employee and volunteer awards presented at 1:30 p.m...
Keys found (04/13/09)
A key ring with two keys has been found behind the Cherokee VFW. Please stop by the VFW to claim them if they are yours.
Fran Conley named as Roosevelt's April Reader (04/13/09)
Another page has been flipped on the calendar and we are rapidly leaving winter behind us. Signs of a brand new season are all about us...buds are appearing on the trees, the grass is turning green and boys of all ages are grabbing their gloves and heading off to the ball fields...
Tennis Braves whitewash young E-LC (04/13/09)
The talented and deep Cherokee Braves tennis team spanked visiting Estherville-LC 9-0 in boys Lakes Conference action here Thursday night. The Braves swept the six singles matches and three doubles matches in convincing fashion over a Midget team that lost its top eight players to graduation last season...
Cherokee tennis girls tumble at E-LC (04/13/09)
ESTHERVILLE - The Cherokee Washington High girls tennis team kicked off its 2009 season here Thursday, dropping a decisive 8-1 decision to Estherville-LC in Lakes Conference action. Cherokee's lone winner was Demi Dunn, who pocketed an exciting 10-8 victory over Lexie Hash at #1 singles following a stirring comeback...
Nelson impressive in first steeplechase (04/13/09)
SIOUX CITY - Cherokee native Kara Nelson, a sophomore at Morningside College, competed in her first-ever steeplechase at Thursday's Northwestern College Red Raider Open track and field meet in Orange City, and turned in an impressive performance. Nelson, the daughter of Jim and Susan Nelson of Cherokee, won the Women's 3,000 meter steeplechase with a time of 11:28.0 - fast enough to automatically qualify her to compete in the event at the NAIA Outdoor Championships in St. Louis next month...
CYSBA ball fields clean-up is Tuesday (04/13/09)
The Cherokee Youth Summer Ball Association (CYSBA) is having its field clean-up on Tuesday, April 14, from 5 -7 p.m. at the Sam Doupe Fields. CYSBA organizers ask the players and their families to help get the fields ready for the season. Please bring a rake and help clean the fields. If it is raining or too wet, the back-up date is Friday, April 17 from 5-7 p.m...
Hershey Youth Track & Field Meet on tap (04/13/09)
Popular annual meet at Cherokee WHS April 21
Joani Catherine Bohm (04/13/09)
Joani Catherine Bohm, 61, died at Sanford Foundation Hospice Cottage in Sioux Falls, SD on April 6, 2009, after a seven-year battle with breast cancer. Visitation with family and friends will be at Heritage Funeral Home, 4800 S. Minnesota Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD, from 5:00 p.m. ...
Focusing on family movies (04/13/09)
Since the days of the first movie serials and double features that would open with a Bugs Bunny cartoon, the movies have been a part of Americana. We can't get enough of movie stars, the Internet is loaded with trailers and movie news, and every weekend, millions of Americans take that time-honored stroll through those velvet ropes -- down the aisle that's lit from the floor -- to a plush seat looking up to that giant silver screen...