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Stories from Thursday, August 20, 2009

O'Halloran International celebrates anniversary (08/20/09)
O'Halloran International is celebrating its third anniversary in Cherokee on Friday with an Open House -- including a Chamber Coffee, Fuel Management class, and prize giveaways throughout the day. O'Halloran in Cherokee is located on South U.S. Highway 59. That location operated under the Bushlow's name prior to that and most of the Bushlow's team, including Steve Hirschman as leader, transitioned to O'Halloran International...
Cherokee Fair Queen fares well at State Fair (08/20/09)
The 2009 Cherokee County Fair Queen, Demi Dunn of Cherokee, was named the Second Runner Up at the State Fair Queen competition at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines on Saturday. (Iowa State Fair Photo by Steve Pope)
Aurelia School has four new teachers (08/20/09)
AURELIA - Classes started on Tuesday in the Aurelia Community School District, and when the students arrived, they were greeted by four new teachers among the Aurelia staff- Will Dible, Jennifer Wittmaack, Ryan Meyer and Jennifer Keitges. Will Dible is a first-year teacher, and he will be teaching all of the grades 9 - 12 science subjects at Aurelia this year. ...
New vehicle repair service coming to town (08/20/09)
Construction progress is full speed ahead for a new vehicle repair business being constructed on the south end of Cherokee, on the west side of U.S. Highway 59. S&W Repair, which will be located north of Danny's Sports Spot and across the highway from the Home Choices Hospice and Public Health facility, will be owned and operated by Jim Steffen and Dave Wersinger, who were both previously employed as mechanics at the former Brown Chevrolet and Buick Company in Cherokee...
Remember our troops! (08/20/09)
Nick Daum 325 West Ent Avenue, Unit 119A Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80914 - - - A1C Benjamin M. George 14032 W. Mustang St. #3792 Luke ASB, AZ 85309 - - - Brad Bunt ARSIC South J6 APO AE 09355 - - - Lucas P Pyle 1/25 SBCT HHC BTB K-9 FOB WARHORSE APO AE 09336...
Fishman graduates from basic training (08/20/09)
Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Diana M. Fishman graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas on April 10, 2009. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills...
Area High School Football Schedules (08/20/09)
CLASS 2A Fri. Aug. 28 - Storm Lake (nd) Fri. Sept. 4 - at Spencer (nd) Fri. Sept. 11 - Okoboji, Milford Fri. Sept. 18 at Pocahontas Area/Pomeroy-Palmer Fri. Sept. 25 - at Clarion-Goldfield Fri. Oct. 2 - East Sac County Fri. Oct. 9 - at Buffalo Ridge...
Wiebersch / Westmoreland Engagement (08/20/09)
Jordan Wiebersch and Brandon Westmoreland along with their children, Levi and Luke, are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Jordan,the daughter of Paul and Cyndi Wiebersch of Marcus, is a 1999 graduate of MMC High School. She is currently employed in management at American Collateral Recovery Group, a repossession management firm...
Loshman / Bergert Engagement (08/20/09)
Abby Loshman and Zack Bergert of Lincoln, Nebraska, are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Abby, the daughter of Steve and Gina Loshman of Calumet, is a 2006 graduate of South O'Brien High School and earned an Associates Degree at Northwest Community College in Sheldon in 2008. ...
CAEDC Action Report (08/20/09)
This time every year there is a change in the Cherokee Area Economic Development Board of Directors as the three-year terms come to an end. Many times our Board members stay well beyond their first term as is the case with Mike Hunter. Mike, the President of Cherokee State Bank is retiring from service on the CAEDC Board of Directors after thirteen continuous years of service. ...
Extension Line (08/20/09)
Have you ever questioned some of the folklore shared among gardeners that gets passed down from one generation to the next? Some of this folklore may make some sense. One example has to do with members of the cucurbit family - squash, melons, pumpkins, and cucumbers. ...
Library News (08/20/09)
Today I told someone I was really tired of books. What I meant was I am tired of moving books. The summer book sale at the Cherokee Public Library was a great success with profits of over $1,300 but it involved a lot of book moving. I usually set it up and rearrange it as necessary but I made a note to myself to turn it into an opportunity for volunteer action next July. I think my age is showing...
Basic Biittner : One Last Visit to the Dome (08/20/09)
I took a trip north with family and friends last weekend. We were making our (almost) annual trip to see a major league baseball game in Minneapolis. The Twins' opponents this time out were the Cleveland Indians. The Indians are having a 'down' year, and the Twins also have not caused any sportswriters or fans to wax eloquently about the team and liken them to the '27 or '61 Yankees, or even the Twins of 1965, 1987 or 1991. ...
Tyson Deli successes trigger housing boom (08/20/09)
Ηave you had a house for sale for the past few months with few prospects? Have you thought about finding that smaller home to retire in, but do not believe that this is the economy in which to sell your larger home? Have you wanted to make improvements to your rental property, but questioned what type of return you will get on your investment?...
Cherokee Relay For Life 2009 (08/20/09)
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