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Stories from Friday, August 21, 2009

Fond Farewell for Don Avis (08/21/09)
Longtime Cherokee County Iowa State University Extension Education Director Don Avis was the guest of honor at a retirement party held at the County Extension Office on Tuesday. Avis has been the Extension Education Director for the past 19 years. Many area well-wishers came to the Extension Office to wish Avis good luck and for him to enjoy his retirement...
Grassley to hold town hall meetings in NW Iowa (08/21/09)
Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley will be in Cherokee on Wednesday, Aug. 26th from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Sanford Museum. Grassley is holding town hall meetings in 16 Northwest Iowa counties between Aug. 24 and Aug. 28. Grassley will hold meetings in Cherokee, Estherville, George, Humboldt, Ida Grove, Jefferson, Le Mars, Pocahontas, Primghar, Rockwell City, Ruthven, Spencer, and Spirit Lake. ...
Cherokee School Board approves Special Education contracts (08/21/09)
The Cherokee School Board Monday night approved contracts for seven new Special Education Associates in the District, and heard from Superintendent Dr. John Chalstrom regarding the impact on enrollment projections of new students, due to the additional employees currently being hired at Tyson Deli in Cherokee...
Goodwill Trailer to receive local donations (08/21/09)
Goodwill's Ambassador Trailer will be receiving donations in Washta, Cherokee, and Aurelia in upcoming days. Donations will be received in Washta beginning September 2 until September 9, with the Ambassador Trailer parked in the Cargo Espress parking lot south of the convenient store...
Iowa High School Girls Coaches Association 2009 All-State Selections (08/21/09)
ELITE TEAM Pitcher of the Year- Player of the Year CLASS 2A FIRST TEAM Player of the Year Pitcher of the Year CLASS 2A SECOND TEAM CLASS 2A THIRD TEAM CLASS 2A HONORABLE MENTION CLASS 1A FIRST TEAM Pitcher of the Year Player of the Year CLASS 1A...
Aurelia girls named to All-Conference Softball Team (08/21/09)
SCHALLER - Several Aurelia girls received mention when the Northwest Conference All-Conference softball teams were released recently. Erin Laursen, a Bulldog junior, was named to the First Team at a utility spot and sophomore Audrey Winterhof and junior Kristun Tabler were selected to the second team as an infielder and utility player, respectively...
Save $ on city lighting systems (08/21/09)
There has been continual and dramatic improvement in energy efficient traffic and street lighting products offered in recent years, and by converting to newer systems when the time comes a city can greatly reduce energy bills and also have a positive impact on public safety...