[Masthead] Fair ~ 41°F  
High: 67°F ~ Low: 43°F
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Stories from Thursday, September 24, 2009

Depot quilt to be raffled (09/24/09)
Depot quilt - Starting this weekend, at the Cherokee Depot's annual Fall Family Fest, you will be able to purchase a chance at winning this handmade quilt, with all the proceeds going to the Depot Group. This 90-inch by 65-inch quilt was started by Donna Waterbury, right, who found images of trains and train crossings and transferred them onto fabric that she used for the quilt squares. ...
Marcus Heartland Care Center expands (09/24/09)
MARCUS - The Board of Directors at Heartland Care Center in Marcus has announced an immediate expansion to the facility. A second dining area and a nurses' station are being added onto the north wing to offer enhanced care to its residents. The Board has been thinking and planning an addition for about three years now. The addition is another step toward providing the best in community-based quality care, which is the mission of the non-profit Care Center. Cost estimate for the addition is around $400,000...
Committee to study City's cable TV service (09/24/09)
The Cherokee City Council Tuesday night unanimously approved a motion to create a local Communications Study Committee to explore replacing the City's current Mediacom cable television service due to mounting citizen complaints and a consistent lack of "quality of service" offered by the national communications giant...
Cherokee Farmers Market holds its last session of the year (09/24/09)
Today (Thursday) will be the final market day of the 2009 market season. Vender list of items that will be available for sale during the Cherokee Area Farmers Market under the canopy at the depot this from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. is below. Jim Adamson, Market Organizer, thanks each of you for your help in making this season the most successful season of the past six years...
WHS, MMC, RV compete in Cherokee VB tourney (09/24/09)
Although there were flashes of stellar play and continued improvement, the young Cherokee Washington High volleyball team went winless at Saturday's Cherokee Invitational, dropping all six matches against some quality competition from both small and large schools...
Dale H. Otto (09/24/09)
Dale H. Otto, age 70, of Storm Lake, passed away on Monday, Sept. 21, 2009 at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center of Storm Lake. A funeral service will be held on Friday, Sept. 25, 2009 at 10 a.m. at the Grace Lutheran Church of Storm Lake. Burial will be at the St. John's Lutheran Cemetery of Galva. A visitation will be held today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Alta. The Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Alta is in charge of the arrangements...
Wetter / daughter (09/24/09)
Jake and Ginell Wetter of Marcus are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Ashley Kathleen Wetter, at 8:15 p.m. on September 16, 2009. Ashley weighed 7 lb. 14 oz. and measured 21 1/4 inches long, and has a big sister Caitlin and a big brother Joshua. Her grandparents are Joe and Mary Ellen Wetter of Marysville, Kansas and Lawrence and Peg Tegtmeier of Hanover, Kansas...
Richter - Urbalejo / son (09/24/09)
Jennifer Richter and Dustin Urbalejo of Cherokee are the proud parents of a son, Madden Richard James Urbalejo, born at 5:42 p.m. on September 17, 2009. He weighed 7 lbs. and measured 21 inches long at birth, and has a big sister, Brynn. His grandparents are Richard and Carmen Richter of Cherokee, Cheryl Urbalejo of Guttenberg, and Joe Urbalejo of Tucson, Arizona...
Razo / daughter (09/24/09)
Juan and Maria G. Razo of Cherokee are the proud parents of a daughter, Sarry Razo, born at 7:13 a.m. on Sept. 17, 2009. She weighed 7 lb. 13 oz. and measured 21 1/2 inches long at her birth, and has a big brother, Juan Razo jr. Grandparents are Jose M. Oregoeda and Carmen Lozano of Chicago and Jose Razo and Maria DeJesus Razo of Mexico...
Hoeppner /son (09/24/09)
Tracy and Caty Hoeppner of Cherokee are the proud parents of a son, Braylund LeeRoy Hoeppner, born at 10:46 p.m. on September 18, 2009. Braylund weighed 8 lb. 11 oz. and measured 21 1/2 inches long at his birth. He has two brothers, Brady and Braxten, and one sister, Brookelyn, at home, and his grandparents are Deby and Denny Baker, Ted and Brenda Parker and Florence and Harry Phelan, all of Cherokee, and Vern Peters of Manson...
Barajas- Salazar / daughter (09/24/09)
Barajas- Salazar / daughter Jesus Barajas and Ana Salazar of Cherokee are the proud parents of a daughter, Adriana, born on September 19, 2009. She weighed 7 lb. 6 oz. and measured 21 inches long at her birth. Grandparents are Leopoldo and Maria Barajas and Refugio Polendo and Teresa Jiminez...
At The Library (09/24/09)
Children's Library Corner - It's hard to believe that summer is officially over and the first day of fall, Tuesday, Sept. 22, is upon us. Mother Nature didn't waste any time in letting us know that a new season has begun with the cool temperatures and leaves on the trees starting to turn brilliant bright colors...
All things considered (09/24/09)
We applaud the Aurelia School District and community for persisting to explore all pertinent avenues regarding possible future school sharing with neighboring districts in Cherokee and/or Alta. It is crucial for the Aurelia School Board and Administration to consider all appropriate options, to glean all the information available, and to eventually reach agreement on what they consider to be the most viable and prudent path to follow for all concerned, including the students, the District, the faculty, and the community.. ...