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Stories from Friday, April 24, 2009
Tomes to go (04/24/09)
City proceeds to refinance loan (04/24/09)
Board meets with bond consultant (04/24/09)
Veteran Sheriff's Deputy Stubbe retires R. Mark Cory of Ahlers & Cooney PC met with the Cherokee County Board of Supervisor on Tuesday. Cory offered his company's counsel services to the Board for the proposed jail project. Cory's company offered advice to the Board in the regards of ballot language for the proposed Aug. ...
Ag Safety Day held at Cherokee Community Center (04/24/09)
On Tuesday forth-graders from all of the Cherokee County Schools (Cherokee, Aurelia, Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn and River Valley) spent the day attending Ag Safety Day at the Cherokee Community Center. The program consisted of 11 different safety stations where demonstrators taught the students about different safety issues. The Cherokee Farm Bureau and the Cherokee County Extension office sponsored the event...
Auditions on for 'Beauty and the Beast' (04/24/09)
In this, its 50th season, the Cherokee Community Theater is again preparing to present its annual musical. This year, Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" will be performed on June 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, and 28. There are children in the cast, and there are also many featured roles for older actors and actresses. ...
Breanna Konz hailed as MMC's April Reader (04/24/09)
The winter of 2008-09 is now only a notation in the book on the history of Iowa climatic inclinations. All the familiar tools of the frigid season...the snow scoops, ice scrapers, space heaters and other foul weather not fun-type paraphernalia, have been stowed away in closets, garages and other cubbyholes and will hopefully be kept busy for the next several months collecting flakes of rust...
Ag Safety Day (04/24/09)
Volunteer recognition (04/24/09)
School Board ratifies CEA Master Agreement (04/24/09)
Contract includes 3.7-percent total package increase The Cherokee School Board Monday night ratified the proposed 2009-2010 Master Working Agreement with the Cherokee Education Association. Cherokee Superintendent Dr. John Chalstrom categorized the recent negotiations with the CEA as those done in good faith and understanding by all concerned parties, including the CEA and Board representatives involved in the negotiations...
Finishing touches (04/24/09)
WHS Prom King and Queen (04/24/09)
MMC School Board working to balance budget (04/24/09)
MARCUS - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn School Board Monday night accepted resignations from Jenna Johnson as junior high volleyball and girls basketball coach; Dean Bindner as an assistant football and wrestling coach; Jodi Mongan as a volleyball coach; Patty Spencer as a cook at Cleghorn building; and Victor Dreier as technology instructor...
Goodwill Ambassador Trailer in Aurelia (04/24/09)
AURELIA - The Goodwill Industries Ambassador Trailer will be receiving donations in Aurelia April 23 until April 28. Donations are to be placed in the Ambassador Trailer located in the southeast end of the parking lot of the United Methodist Church. Donations are to be placed as far to the front of the trailer as possible...
Cherokee Firemen's Dance Saturday (04/24/09)
The Cherokee Fire Department is hosting its annual Firemen's Dance from 9 p.m. to 1 .m. Saturday at the Cherokee Bowl. The band scheduled this year is "The Riata Band." Tickets are $5 per couple and available at the door for those who have yet to purchase their tickets...
Braves tame Tigers in Lakes tennis (04/24/09)
Cherokee boys now 4-0 SPENCER - The 4-0 Cherokee Braves beat the Spencer Tigers 6-3 in a highly competitive Lakes Conference boys tennis match here Tuesday night in a meet postponed one week due to a scheduling conflict. In varsity singles action for the Braves, Cole Egger beat Taylor Harman 6-2, 7-5 at #1; Gregor Pritzlaff beat Drew Jacobsen 6-1, 6-3 at #2; Cole Renken beat Mark Wakefield 6-0, 6-4 at #3, Nick Parker beat Waylon Glienke 6-1, 6-4 at #4, Alex Struck lost 3-6, 6-4 (6-10 super tiebreaker) to Joel Kaldahl at #5, and John Bieber fell 5-7, 4-6 to Drake Swanson at #6.. ...
Cherokee girls golf team stays busy (04/24/09)
Spirit Lake won a Lakes Conference girls golf triangular at the Cherokee Golf & Country Club Monday night, carding a 200, followed by Le Mars 247, and Cherokee 254. On Tuesday night, Cherokee competed in another triangular at Newell-Fonda, also featuring Storm Lake. Storm Lake won the meet with a 215, followed by Cherokee 224, and host N-F 226...
Spencer blanks WHS tennis girls (04/24/09)
Visiting Spencer smashed the Cherokee Washington High girls 9-0 in Lakes Conference tennis action here Tuesday night, in a make-up of a match the week before that was postponed due to a scheduling conflict. For Cherokee in varsity singles, Demi Dunn lost 10-3 to Hannah Martens at #1, Allie Parker lost 10-3 to Jennifer Barnett at #2, Sydney Morton fell 10-2 to Mackenzie Kabrick at #3, Amanda Kohn lost 10-0 to Holly McCloud at #4, Hillary Wilkie lost 10-4 to Jill Wittrock at five, and Aurora Buschkamp fell 10-1 to Lutda Lovan at #6.. ...
Galvin/Snelling engagement (04/24/09)
Sharon and the late Larry Galvin of Cherokee announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Galvin to Timothy Snelling. Tim is the son of Amy Moore of Colorado. The couple currently resides in Cherokee and Tim is currently employed at Wal-mart in Storm Lake and Jennifer is currently works Hy-Vee in Cherokee. The couple will be marred in Cherokee on June 27 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee...
Farmers, avoid those power lines (04/24/09)
As area farmers get deeper and deeper into the spring planting season, it's vital for them to remember and practice important safety steps when dealing with large equipment and power lines. According to recent information from Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative, each year in the United States hundreds of farm workers are injured and many killed when their farming equipment makes contact with power lines...