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Stories from Monday, October 5, 2009

Cherokee County Youth Celebrate National 4-H Week (10/05/09)
October 4 through Oct. 10 is National 4-H Week, and Cherokee County is celebrating with a Mayoral Proclamation. On Wednesday at 4 p.m. at the Cherokee City Hall, local 4-H youth gathered while Cherokee Mayor Pam Pierce signed an official proclamation making this week National 4-H Week...
Salvation Army donates to Mid-Sioux Opportunity (10/05/09)
When Mary Jo Carnine , the Cherokee County Salvation Army representative since 1995, found that she had some extra money left in her fund this year (most likely from higher-than-expected contributions), she proposed a use for this money to the Salvation Army office in Omaha. Mary Jo proposed purchasing necessary, non-perishable, items which cannot be purchasd with food stamps, and donating these items to Mid-Sioux Opportunity for distribution to their clients in need of the items...
MHI to hold further informational meetings regarding MHI Closure (10/05/09)
Recently Dr. Dan Gillette, Superintendent at the Cherokee Mental Health Institute announced that the MHI would be holding informational meetings regarding the MHI Closure Task Force. The meetings are to help community leaders stay informed throughout the time that the MHI Closure Task Force continues to collect information on the other MHIs...
Remember our troops! (10/05/09)
Braves pounce on Raiders, 35-13 (10/05/09)
If you're going to call them anything, call them well-coached, which is a testimony to the coachable fabric weaving its way throughout the 2009 Cherokee Braves football team, and the savvy, want-to work ethic of the Braves coaching staff that shows itself week after week...
G-H girls win two of three matches (10/05/09)
The talented Galva-Holstein volleyball team, battling injuries all season, won two of three Western Valley Conference matches last week, falling 3-1 at Lawton-Bronson, and defeating Boyer Valley 3-0, and Charter Oak-Ute 3-0 in Dunlap. Against L-B, the Lady Pirates lost by game scores of 25-23, 25-23, 25-27, 26-24 in four extremely competitive games. At Boyer Valley, the Pirates prevailed 25-17, 25-12, 25-17...
Winding Roads : What change do you want? (10/05/09)
The Hohbachs were back at the Mayo Clinic this past week and everywhere we went, the topic in the center of the great majority of the conversation was health insurance and what the government should or should not do. Perhaps that was inevitable considering where we were but the tone of these discussions was one of disgust and worrisome for these folks. ...
Recycle those plastic bags (10/05/09)
Here's encouraging news for anyone who wants to protect the environment. Plastic bag recycling has increased significantly, and there are easy steps you can take to contribute to this important trend. Over 800 million pounds of post-consumer plastic bags and film were recovered in 2006 - a 24 percent increase from 2005, according to the National Post-Consumer Recycled Plastic Bags and Film Report...