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Stories from Monday, November 2, 2009

Aurelia Board votes to pursue sharing with Alta (11/02/09)
AURELIA - The special meeting of the Aurelia School Board Thursday night was very well-attended by an interested public. Meeting in the school gym, Superintendent Lynn Evans started the meeting by stating the purpose of the meeting, which was for the Board to decide which direction they would pursue in seeking a sharing agreement with either the Alta or Cherokee School District...
CMS students design State Fair tile (11/02/09)
Congratulations to Taylor VandeLune, left, and Kayla Riedemann. They are the recent winners of the Cherokee County Tile Design Contest. One of their tile designs will be painted on the wall of the new Jacobsen building at the Iowa State Fair. There will be a design for each county in Iowa. Close to 85 Cherokee Middle School students participated in the contest. Photo contributed...
City Elections are Tuesday (11/02/09)
The tables are set for Tuesday's City Elections, with two candidates filed for three vacancies in Cherokee, including Mark Murphy filing for Mayor to replace outgoing Mayor Pam Pierce, who was appointed to the post and has declined to run for election, and Mick Mallory, incumbent At-Large Council member, who is seeking re-election...
Some gifts last a lifetime (11/02/09)
Last week, Cherokee Hy-Vee Distribution Center employee Will Joines sent a special care package to the children of Afghanistan. Well, not just one package but a whole pallet full of packages. The packages contain school supplies that are so desperately needed in the war torn country...
Candelabra Campsite? (11/02/09)
Perhaps the last thing one thinks they might find in a Boy Scout Campsite is a candle lit dinner for five complete with wine glasses and a waiter, right? Well that is just what the leadership of Greater Marcus Area Troop 113 (GMAT 113) planned upon...
Remember our troops! (11/02/09)
Edwards, Joshua PRT MEHTAR LAM FOB MEHTAR LAM APO AE 09354 --- A1C Nick Daum PSC 1 Box 3405 APO AE 09009 --- A1C Benjamin M. George 14032 W. Mustang St. #3792 Luke ASB, AZ 85309 --- Seth Foresman 7th Communication BN. ALFA CO. SWAT PLT. Unit 35611 FPO AP 96606...
Food For The Needy Day (11/02/09)
Allender Chiropractic in Cherokee will be sponsoring their 22nd Annual "Food For The Needy Day" on Wednesday, Nov. 4. For existing patients, the clinic will be collecting the normal charges, payable that day, and donating them to Mid-Sioux and the Cherokee County Food Pantry...
MMC 2009 football awards announced (11/02/09)
MARCUS - The 2009 Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn football team held its annual post-season Awards Ceremony recently, acknowledging All-District, All-District Academic, and various team awards as voted by team members. Earning All-District honors this season were first team linebacker Russ Godbersen, second-team receiver John Hoefling, second-team linebacker Neal Bunt, second team kicker Finn Bode, and honorable mention defenders Nathan Zubrod and Zach Specht...
Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Football Awards (11/02/09)
The MMC High School football awards were recently announced, as follows: Participation awards were handed out, followed by Letter winners for the year. All but 2 Letter Winners return next year. Then came the special awards. First the team voted on awards, followed by District Honors...
Arlene J. Pinkerton (11/02/09)
Arlene J. Pinkerton, 90, of Cherokee, formerly of Quimby, passed away Friday morning, Oct. 30, 2009 in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 4, at 11 a.m. at the St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee. ...
4-H Spotlight (11/02/09)
Awards Ceremony Nov. 15 is a very important date for Cherokee County 4-H. We will be celebrating the 2008-2009 accomplishments of 4-H'ers at our Annual Awards Ceremony. The Awards Ceremony will take place at the Aurelia Community Center. We will begin the evening at 5:30 p.m. ...
Extension Line (11/02/09)
Why is my Evergreen tree not green forever? The term "evergreen" used to describe conifer (cone-bearing) trees isn't 100% accurate. This is the time of year some "evergreens" begin showing symptoms of seasonal needle loss as conifers do not keep their needles indefinitely. ...
Nutrition labels can be healthy guide (11/02/09)
If you're like most shoppers, you want to get in and out of the supermarket quickly and with everything on your list. Healthy eating is important; however, if you don't want it to take a lot of time, use the Nutrition Facts label as the best tool to help you decide what to buy. ...