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Stories from Monday, July 20, 2009

CAEDC Loan awarded to Marcus motel (07/20/09)
MARCUS - A positive feeling abonded within the members of the Hometown Guesthouse of MarcusBoard of Directors this week.The board had been working to win the approval of a loan from the Cherokee Area Economic Development Corporation for some months now. The CAEDC is a county organization which promotes economic development within the area and is responsible for distributing money allocated to the country for economic development...
As a fairy ring grows (07/20/09)
A "fairy ring" recently sprouted up on the west side of Oak Hill Cemetery. Although not full completed, this fairyring has the potential of being quite large. For those of you who have never heard of a fairy ring - a fairy ring, also known as fairy circle, elf circle or pixie ring, is a naturally occurring ring or arc of mushrooms. ...
Supervisors hear update from Sheriff's Department (07/20/09)
Cherokee County Sheriff Dave Scott presented the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors with his department's 2009 quarterly revenue report. A balance of $29,652 in fees and collections was turned in. After the Board accepted Scott's report, the discussion went to employee matters when Scott and 911 Director Dave Skow recommended a wage promotion for Stacey McGee who would be named Chief Dispatcher and would be taking over duties that Skow has been performing since he became the 911 Director in 2004.. ...
Chamber says 'farewell' to Tom Rutter (07/20/09)
The Cherokee Chamber held their weekly Chamber Coffee at Central Insurance at Central Bank on Friday. Those in attendance came to send Tom Rutter (center, wearing a black jacket) off into his retirement. Photo by Chris Reed
MMC falls to Central Lyon in District (07/20/09)
GRANVILLE - Central Lyon scored the winning run with two out in the top of the seventh inning on a fielder's choice infield ground ball to defeat Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 3-2 in an exciting Class 1A District Tournament semi-final baseball game here Thursday night...
Winding Roads: River-Cade Parade was a bust (07/20/09)
This past week, we decided to take in the River-Cade Parade in Sioux City and I came away calling it the B and B parade. The B's stand for boobs and bootie. One saw plenty of this whether in the parade itself or observers sitting and walking around the area...
We salute our firefighters (07/20/09)
United States fire and rescue departments responded to 399,000 home fires in 2007. These home fires killed almost 2,900 - roughly eight people every day. Our local volunteer fire and rescue departments train and focus on ways to prevent fires, and the deaths, injuries, and property loss they cause...