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Stories from Friday, January 15, 2010

Photos on display (01/15/10)
Michele Deiber Kumm, Sanford Museum's Associate Director, left, and Kerisa Pingel, Sanford Museum's Educator, are pictured hanging entries in "The Beauty of Northwest Iowa" Photo Contest. The photos are currently on display in the West Gallery of the Museum until Feb. 12. There will be a gallery talk from the judges of the contest and an artists' reception on Jan. 23 at 7:30 p.m. Awards for the contest will be given out at that time. Photo by Mike Leckband...
Council mulls firefighter position, snow ordinance (01/15/10)
Cherokee's City Council Tuesday night wrestled with replacing a vacant firefighter position, enforcement of the City's snow removal ordinance, and narrowly passed the second reading of a new ordinance increasing City sewer rates to compensate for a continued shortfall in the sewer budget...
Cherokee 4-H to host 'Barn Dance' fundraiser (01/15/10)
Tired of being cooped up because of the snow and cold? Want to have fun and help 4-H'ers at the same time? Plan to attend the 4-H Facilities Betterment Project "Barn Dance" fundraiser on Saturday, Jan. 30 at the Cherokee Community Center (upper level)...
K.C. begins 2010 Money Calendar Drive (01/15/10)
The Cherokee Knights of Columbus has begun its 18th year of selling money calendars. Knights will be selling the calendars for $20 each through Feb. 20, 2010, and on March 1, the first drawing for cash will be held. There will be 60 $50 winners and two $500 winners, and winners can pick up their checks at Robinson's Floor Covering...
January landscape (01/15/10)
Frost-covered trees and a pathway plowed out for the family dog were part of the January 2010 landscape in Cherokee County. Photo by Dan Whitney
Supervisors hear funding requests from fair boards (01/15/10)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors met for their regular meeting on Tuesday. On the Board's agenda was Chuck Tolzin from the Cherokee County Fair Board, who submitted a funding request from the Board in the amount of $30,000. Tolzin told the Board about what kind of entertainment will be at this year's County Fair. ...
Times Gone By (01/15/10)
After a period of forty four years spent in newspaper work, L. B. Raymond of this city, is out of the harness. On or about May 1, 1866, Mr. Raymond became identified with the newspaper business in this county by being associated with J. Cheston Whitney in editorial work on the Franklin Reporter, and almost continually since he has been actively engaged in the newspaper field in this county...
Area students named to Dean's List at Morningside (01/15/10)
SIOUX CITY - Each semester, the Dean's Honor List at Morningside College recognizes students who achieve a 3.67 or higher grade point average and complete at least 12 credits of course work with no grade below a C- . William C. Deeds, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the college, recently released the fall 2009 Dean's Honor List, and each student recognized received a letter of recognition from Deeds...
Knights of Columbus Spelling Bee (01/15/10)
The 2010 Knights of Columbus Spelling Bee for all area students in grades four through seven will be held Sunday, Jan. 24 at the Cherokee Immaculate Conception School with a start time of 1 p.m. Participants may view and print the word lists for all four-grade levels at www.iowakofc.org/youth.shtml...
Great night for Bulldog teams (01/15/10)
AURELIA - The fans who attended the basketball doubleheader here on Tuesday - a make-up contest against Whiting, originally scheduled for last Thursday - were treated to the rare experience of two Aurelia victories. I'm not sure how long it has been, but since the Aurelia girls had only one previous win this season and the boys had none, the double victory was certainly the first this season...
Fritz / daughter (01/15/10)
Matt and Cheri Fritz of Vilonia, Arkansas are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Aubrey Grace, at 1:50 p.m. on December 17, 2009. Aubrey weighed 8 lbs. 4 oz., measured 20 3/4 inches long, and was welcomed home by her big brother, Ethan. Grandparents are Dan and Bev Reinholdt of Cherokee, Kathy Fritz of Rapid City, South Dakota, and the late Dennis Fritz, who was from Washta...
Pigott / daughter (01/15/10)
Adam and Michelle Pigott of Cleghorn are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Chloe Adel Pigott, born at 11:25 p.m. on Jan. 10, 2010. Chloe weighed 5 lbs. 8 oz. and measured 19 1/2 inches long., and she has three sisters at home - Brooke, Hannah, and Addyson...
NBC as an employer (01/15/10)
Cities, counties need citizen input (01/15/10)
With new City Council members and County Supervisors assuming their posts across the country this month, it is timely to encourage citizens to become an active participant in the local government process. For cities and counties across America, effectively dealing with the #1 problem area - long-term financial issues - is never easy...