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Stories from Friday, May 1, 2009

MMC Prom Royalty (05/01/09)
City Council approves cable franchise fee hike (05/01/09)
OKs $10,000 to refinish Community Center floor The Cherokee City Council Tuesday night approved the third and final reading of the ordinance increasing the city's cable television franchise fee from its original 1-percent of gross revenue to 5-percent, representing an estimated tax hike of about $1.50 per month for local cable subscribers...
Swine Flu among issues discussed by Supervisors (05/01/09)
Aimee Barritt, Cherokee County Emergency Management Agency Director, informed the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors that her department was contacted by the Public Heath Department and she began efforts to have a plan in effect in case there is an outbreak of the Swine Flu if it would hit Cherokee County...
Cystic Fibrosis Bake Sale May 9 (05/01/09)
Connections to Afghanistan now possible through Iowa Communications Network (05/01/09)
(Des Moines) - Iowa families now have the potential to visit with military family members deployed to Afghanistan via the Iowa Communications Network (ICN). ICN is part of the Operation Hometown Link initiative of the national non-profit Freedom Calls Foundation. The Network has held approximately 60 reunions over the State's fiber optic network since 2007...
City of Cherokee city-wide clean up day (05/01/09)
The City of Cherokee is again sponsoring a City-Wide Clean-up Day. To make this job easier, City employees will assist on Monday, May 4 by picking up in all areas of the city -- provided arrangements are made in advance at City Hall. The City Council encourages residents to take advantage of this to help you clean up your property. ...
DNR will continue to accept comments (05/01/09)
DES MOINES -- As part of its efforts to better protect Iowa's streams and update the state's water quality standards, the DNR will continue to accept public comments on the second set of stream use designations. The DNR is asking for Iowans' comments on the recommended stream uses planned for approximately 1,000 miles of streams. A listing of the specific streams that the DNR is seeking comments for is available at: www.iowadnr.gov/water/standards/files/ba......
DARE graduation at CMS (05/01/09)
Feeding the bargain hunters (05/01/09)
MMC hurdles host team for Alta title (05/01/09)
Aurelia, RV boys also compete on blustery day ALTA - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn boys edged the Alta Cyclones for the Class A team championship at Tuesday's Alta Boys Relays, with the Eagles posting a 118 team total to the Cyclones' 115. Newell-Fonda was also in the mix, finishing third with 113 points, and they were followed by Schaller-Crestland (88 points) and River Valley (74)...
Sheldon golfers slip by Cherokee girls (05/01/09)
Visiting Sheldon nicked the Cherokee Washington High girls 234-235 in Lakes Conference girls golf action at the Cherokee Golf & Country Club here Tuesday night. The scheduled Lakes Conference triangular also originally included Hull Western Christian, but the Wolfpack does not have a girls golf team this season...
Braves third at HWC golf meet (05/01/09)
HULL - Sheldon nicked host Hull Western Christian by one stroke - 168 to 169 - to win a Lakes Conference boys golf triangular here, also featuring the Cherokee Braves, who placed third after carding a 171 in the competitive match. Cherokee's David Cook was medalist with a 40, claiming the title on criteria over runner-up medalist Dan Ridenhour of Sheldon, who also carded a 40...
7th girls track team competes at Sheldon (05/01/09)
A small team of just four girls represented the Cherokee 7th grade girls at a track meet in Sheldon on a cold and windy night Tuesday. The squad was down in numbers because many of the team members were participating in the Honor Choir in Spirit Lake, but the Cherokee girls did come away with some places in the individual events...
Aurelia girls second in NWC Golf Meet (05/01/09)
AURELIA - Aurelia High School served as the host for Tuesday's Northwest Conference Girls' Golf meet, and the Bulldog girls did well, finishing second with a team total of 213. Alta took the team title with a 191 team score, led by meet medalist Kolbie Boom and runner-up medalist Jordan Henningsen, both of whom posted rounds of 47. Teammates Alyssa Engelke and Kelsey Barker added a 48 and 49, respectively, the third and fourth low scores among individuals...
Beulah Lillefloren (05/01/09)
Beulah Lillefloren, 82, of Cherokee, died Wednesday April 29, 2009 in the Cherokee Villa in Cherokee following a lengthy illness. Memorial services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Pastor James Steen will officiate. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee at a later date...
Basic Biittner : May Day (05/01/09)
A couple of years ago around this time of year, I asked readers if May Day was still celebrated in our elementary schools or in family homes, or anywhere, really. I don't recall receiving any answers, so I will pose the question again, as May 1 once again arrives...
Let's all help clean up (05/01/09)
The City of Cherokee has begun its annual Spring Yard Waste Pick-Up dates, and we can't say enough about the importance of all city residents to please participate in this vital community endeavor this season. We implore residents to clean up their properties as best they can and follow the rules that will enable Sanitary Services to pick up all your yard waste to help beautify this lovely, scenic, Little Sioux River Valley community...