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Stories from Thursday, July 2, 2009

Board purchases two vehicles for Sheriff's Department (07/02/09)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors purchased two Dodge 2009 white Durango SUVs to be used by the Cherokee County Sheriff's Department. These vehicles are to replace two existing Department vehicles that have extensive mileage. The vehicles, preferred by the Sheriff's Department, were purchased through Holzhauer Motors in Cherokee from a fleet lot in Ohio at a cost of $20,810 for one of the vehicles and $23,910 for the other. ...
Little Sioux anglers host second all-night fishing contest (07/02/09)
Cherokee lab facility has Ribbon Cutting Friday (07/02/09)
There is absolutely no doubt that the life blood of Northwest Iowa, including, of course, Cherokee County, is agriculture and agriculture-related fields. It may come as a surprise to some people, though, that there are not any quality laboratory facilities in the area that can test such things for area farmers as soil content, feedlot manure, groundwater, and wastewater. Samples have to be sent as far away as Omaha or Des Moines to get that testing done. Until now, that is...
Red Ribbon cutting (07/02/09)
Recently the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce held a Red Ribbon cutting ceremony at Fireice Firearms during the chambers' weekly coffee. Fireice Firearms owner, Dave Brown recently doubled the size of his store with an expansion project. Photo contributed...
2009 Fireworks Safety Fact Sheet (07/02/09)
The following data is from the 6,300 estimates: Other Firework Statistics According to the American Pyrotechnics Association: The following data is from the 6,300 estimates: Other Firework Statistics According to the American Pyrotechnics Association:...
Red Cross gives county recognitions and awards (07/02/09)
Trip Down the Little Sioux (07/02/09)
Last weekend this group of friends was spotted traveling down the Little Sioux River near Martin's Access - relaxing on their tire tubes while enjoying a perfect summer's day. Photo by Mike Leckband
List of items for sale at Thursday's Cherokee Farmer's Market (07/02/09)
Jim Adamson, Market Manager for the Cherokee Area Farmers Market, has released this list of items which will be available at the Cherokee Area Farmer's Market this afternoon (Thursday). The CAFM is located next to the Historic Depot in Cherokee. Randy and Rochelle Hofmeyer -strawberry bread, cinnamon rolls, Italian Parmesan bread, cookies, Farm Fresh Eggs ; Wayne Nafe - radishes; onions; kohlrabi; zucchini, green beans; Virginia Snip - peas, strawberries, spinach, radishes, red lettuce, rhubarb,broccoli, collards; Scott and Deb Koch - radishes, lettuce, green beans, potatoes, broccoli; Ron Rickett - peas, cabbage, potatoes, kohlrabi; Loyd Reineke - Honey; Shirley Campbell - onions, sugar cookies, chocolate chip and peanut butter cookies,oatmeal raisin cookies, rhubarb dish. ...
Ege leads #3 Braves past HWC (07/02/09)
Junior hurler Cody Ege struck out 10 and allowed just one earned run on four scattered hits and four walks to lead Cherokee's third-ranked Braves to a 9-3 Lakes Conference baseball victory over Hull Western Christian here Monday night. The win avenged the Braves' lone Lakes Conference loss after HWC beat Cherokee 5-1 in Hull on June 8...
HWC pounds WHS 12-0 in 3 innings (07/02/09)
Cherokee's youthful softball squad managed just one hit and visiting Hull Western Christian pounded out nine hits in three at-bats to dust the Washington High lasses 12-0 in three innings of Lakes Conference softball action here Monday night. Megan carlson had Cherokee's lone hit as Wolfpack pitcher Abby Hortman limited WHS to no runs and one hit, while striking out one in three innings of work...
GHSC Lady Pirates beat K-P, BCIG (07/02/09)
Galva-Holstein/Schaller-Crestland defeated Kingsley-Pierson in Kingsley, 10-2, in Tuesday night Western Valley Conference softball action. Monday night, the Lady Pirates beat Battle Creek-Ida Grove 5-1 in Galva. GHSC scored eight times in the 6th inning to break open what had been a tight game against K-P...
NYFL Summer Camps scheduled (07/02/09)
NYFL Summer Camps scheduled Jim Demers, the Executive Director of Sports That You Deserve and President of the Northwest Youth Football League , has sent along this information, addressed to area youth. Area Youth, It is time to begin preparing for the 2009 Football Season! There are two youth football camps being offered this summer through Sports That You Deserve and the NYFL. Both camp opportunities are open to all players in grades 3-6 (2009-2010 school year) and all positions...
Daniel C. Bowman (07/02/09)
Family graveside services for Dr. Daniel Carson Bowman, 70, a former school administrator in Iowa, were held at 10 a.m., Monday, June 29, in Missouri. Burial was in Wakenda Cemetery near Hardin, Mo., under the arrangements of Thurman Funeral Home in Richmond, Mo. Dr. Bowman died on Saturday, June 27, 2009, at the Lexington Care Center in Lexington, Mo., after a brief illness. Condolences may be sent to Donna Schannuth, Box 336, Oakwood, Hardin, Mo. 64035...
Harmon / daughter (07/02/09)
Sean and Melanie (Harman) Harmon are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Lilianne Marie Harmon, born on June 18, 2009, at Mercy Medical Hospital in Des Moines. Lilianne weighed 7 lb. 7 oz. and measured 19 inches long, and was welcomed home by her big sister, Lauren Mae...
Basic Biittner : What a week! (07/02/09)
Last week was one in which I became a little hesitant to read the latest news. It seemed as if reports of the death of someone famous were coming in at a record pace. The first, the death of Ed McMahon, was not a total shock. McMahon was 86 years old and had been in poor health. ...
At the library (07/02/09)
"Be Creative at Your Library" summer reading program began on Wednesday with our kick-off at the Cherokee Community Center. A free hot dog lunch was served from 11:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. followed by a program that featured magician Chris Collins and his Wheel Of Amazement...
How about it, kids? (07/02/09)
Hey, kids! We have a great idea for you to show that your heart's in the right place, you are the recipient of some good parenting, you take pride in your community and environment, you have a thirst to acquire knowledge in many areas, you are a team player, you are interested in putting a little pizzazz in your resume, and you are always interested in doing a little community service to show your skills and please your fellow man...