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Stories from Monday, June 1, 2009

Perrin selected as Test Pilot of the Year (06/01/09)
PATUXENT RIVER, Md. - Major Jack D. Perrin, USMC, a 1987 Cherokee Washington High School graduate, was selected as the Marine Corps Aviation Association's 2008 John Glenn Test Pilot of the Year. Perrin, the son of former Cherokeans John and Donese Perrin, received the award at the annual MCAA Awards Dinner at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland, on February 5, 2009...
County Supervisors donate to Marcus For Progress (06/01/09)
Ed Sand met with the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors recently for a funding request on behalf of the Marcus For Progress organization. Sand requested funds for a new roof and fašade renovation, including an awning treatment and a new door and paint for the Marcus Senior Citizen Center...
Rodeo Kicks Off (06/01/09)
One of Cherokee's most popular annual events kicked off Thursday night. With exceptional weather, the 43rd annual Cherokee Chamber of Commerce PRCA Rodeo started off with great fanfare with over 1,500 in attendance, according to the Cherokee Chamber Commerce...
Briar Cliff University announces 2009 graduates (06/01/09)
At Briar Cliff University's 78th commencement ceremony, on Saturday, May 9, President Beverly A. Wharton conferred degrees to 279 candidates. The 2009 graduates included: Bachelor of Arts--Glenn Edwards of Washta, summa cum laude Master of Arts in Human Resource Management--Fredrick John Seel of Cherokee...
Beck receives scholarship (06/01/09)
Smith Insurance of Marcus and Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company in Grinnell have named Jordan Beck as a recipient of the $1,000 2009 Road to Success Scholarship this spring. Jordan, a student at Washington High School in Cherokee, was selected from thousands of Grinnell Mutual policyholders, based on excellence in the high school classroom and a safe driving record on the roadways. Jordan is the son of Debbie Nelson and Al Beck...
Benefit planned by Careage Hills (06/01/09)
Careage Hills is sponsoring a benefit dinner for Marilyn Peck,who is undergoing chemotherapy treatments, on June 7, from 11 a.m. to noon at the Cherokee Community Center. Menu includes pork burgers, hot dogs, baked beans, chips and bars. There will be also be a bake sale,and the cost is a free will offering. An account has been set up for Marilyn at Cherokee State Bank...
Roosevelt report cards (06/01/09)
Report cards for Roosevelt Elementary School students may be picked up between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. from June 3 - 9.
Report cards at Aurelia June 3 (06/01/09)
Report cards for Aurelia students can be picked up at the Aurelia Community School Superintendent's office on Wednesday June 3, from 8 a.m. - 12 noon and 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Pride of Iowa (06/01/09)
One of the most popular 4-H events at the Cherokee County Fair is the Pride of Iowa contest. This is popular for both 4-H'ers and the public. Have you ever been to one? Well, if you haven't, why not try something new this year. Have you ever tried to make a list of all the different products that are made or grown right here in Iowa? Well the Pride of Iowa contest is an opportunity for 4-H'ers to learn more about those products. ...
Iowa Master Gardener program provides education and volunteer service (06/01/09)
Light is shining brightly on home gardening these days -- both literally and figuratively. Literally speaking, spring is here; the days are ever longer; and the warm sunshine and explosion of growth brighten our days. Home gardening is also in the proverbial spotlight. ...
Hy-Vee recognizes Bill Meister (06/01/09)
The Hy-Vee Distribution Center recently announced their Employee of the Quarter for the second quarter of 2009 - Bill Meister. Bill started his Hy-Vee career in May of 1998 as a part-time order selector in the Grocery department. He was promoted to regular status in August 1998 and full-time status in January 2004. ...
Last time - (06/01/09)
Galva-Holstein Athletic Director Tim Thomas surveys the action at the recent Class 1A District Track & Field Meet in Holstein. Thomas is entering into a well-deserved retirement after successfully and expertly guiding the G-H athletic programs for several years. Photo by Reta Todd...
UNI program ends, Ege picks Texas school (06/01/09)
After winning the 2007 Iowa Class 2A baseball title, Cory Ege of Cherokee was enthused to go off to the University of Northern Iowa for his post-high school baseball career. However, now that playing for the Panthers is no longer an option, Ege has picked his next school, the University of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. ...
Johnson / Linn Wedding (06/01/09)
Kayla Ann Johnson, the daughter of Richard and Sherri Johnson of Cherokee, and Jeffery Scott Linn, the son of Cheryl Linn and Bruce Linn, both of Cherokee, were united in marriage on December 13, 2008 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cherokee, with Pastor Richard Arndt officiating...
Donahoo/Fordyce engagement (06/01/09)
Bob and Kathryn Donahoo of Peterson and Dan and Julie Fordyce of Aurelia are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Stephanie Donahoo and Jay Fordyce. A June 27 wedding is planned at the bride's rural home. Jay is a 2001 Graduate of Aurelia High School and a 2003 Graduate of Iowa Lakes Community College. ...
Movie violence impacts youth (06/01/09)
Most children witness two murders a day. This is one of the stunning results of a survey conducted by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, which estimates most American children will witness as many as 16,000 murders via television and movies by the time they are 18...