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Patriotic picture (08/24/09)
Board OKs increase for ambulance funding (08/24/09)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors met with John Comstock, CEO of the Cherokee Regional Medical Center, on Tuesday at the Cherokee County Courthouse. Comstock met with the Board to request more funding from the countys ambulance fund. Comstock reviewed operations of the ambulance service and requested additional funding to maintain the highest level of service possible. ...
Tom Wurth to release new album (08/24/09)
Near death accident inspires Marcus native NASHVILLE, Tenn.--Nashville based, Grammy-nominated, singer-songwriter and producer Tom Wurth releases the re-mixed and mastered project, IF THE ROAD RUNS OUT, on September 8, 2009. The album comes from Echelon Records, a newly established independent label headed up President Mike Dinwiddie, who is also the Mayor of Spring Hill, Tennessee...
Annual Cherokee Scarecrow Contest fast approaching (08/24/09)
The 3rd annual Cherokee Chamber of Commerce's Scarecrow Contest will soon begin. This year's contest will be held in conjunction with the Cherokee Depot's Fall Family Festival. The Chamber is inviting people to participate in this popular event. Create your own scarecrow to be decorated in the Cherokee's shopping area. The more creative and fun the better, scarecrows will be judged on originality, quality and theme...
Benefit to help Katie (Schueder) Mangan (08/24/09)
WAUKEE - On Sept. 26 there will be a 5k run in Waukee to benefit Katie Mangan , former Cherokee resident and 1997 graduate of Cherokee Washington High School. Katie is the daughter of Dan and Charlotte Schueder of Cherokee and is married to former Cherokee resident and WHS graduate Timothy Mangan...
School Days (08/24/09)
City group seeking housing information (08/24/09)
ATTENTION HOME OWNERS Have 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 this is the economy 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?...
Goodwill Trailer to receive local donations (08/24/09)
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...
Hy-Vee Recognizes Lisa White (08/24/09)
Jesse Rodby rules as RV's August Reader (08/24/09)
The hours are slowly trickling away on the summer of '09. The new school year is lurking just over the horizon and it's now time for parents to haul their resident rug rats out of swimming pools and off baseball diamonds for a back to school shopping safari...
CRMC Shining Star (08/24/09)
Leslie J. Full (08/24/09)
Leslie J. Full, 80, of Cleghorn, died Thursday Aug. 20 2009 in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee, following a lengthy illness. Funeral services were held today at 11 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee. Msgr. ...
Giffords celebrate 50th Anniversary (08/24/09)
Col. Ron Gifford (ret.) and Karen (Kirkpatrick) Gifford, both from Cherokee, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on September 5, 2009. The couple were married in 1959 at the Immaculate Conception Church in Cherokee. After a lengty career in the United States Army, Ron and Karen retired to Indianapolis, Indiana, where they currently reside...
That hometown feeling (08/24/09)
Last year's Marcus Fair was rather remarkable with the Westernaires from Colorado putting on a couple of performances. I thought the schedule this year worked out good but I also thought that perhaps on late Sunday afternoon, the crowd would drift away. Was I wrong!...
September is National Preparedness Month (08/24/09)
As we've seen in recent months, emergencies ranging from health epidemics, like the H1N1 Flu, to extreme weather, like Hurricane Bill, can hit at a moment's notice. September is the sixth annual National Preparedness Month (NPM) which is the perfect time to remind citizens about the importance of having an emergency preparedness plan for their families, businesses, and communities. ...