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Stories from Thursday, February 4, 2010

Central Bank receives award (02/04/10)
DES MOINES -- EMC Insurance Companies has announced its 2010 "Leading Partners" and has distinguished Central Insurance at Central Bank as one of the highest-performing EMC agencies in the country, placing them in the top 15 percent of all EMC insurance agencies nationally...
Schubert purchases Greenwood Funeral Home (02/04/10)
For the past 34 years, Tim Greenwood has owned and operated The Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. This past December, Greenwood began the transition of transferring the business to Matt Schubert. The Greenwood Funeral Home, as it's known today, was started by Frank Greenwood, along with his partner, Don Whitlach, who bought the former Schmidt Funeral Home in 1953 and renamed the business Greenwood Funeral Home at that time. ...
Jewett buys Allender Chiropractic (02/04/10)
Allender Chiropractic Clinic in Cherokee has been sold to Dr. Travis Jewett of Storm Lake. Jewett, 28, is a native of Sloan and graduated from Westwood High School there before earning his Bachelor's degree from Iowa State University and his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 2007...
Area school districts entering labor negotiations (02/04/10)
Most area school districts are either in the process of labor negotiations or will be in the near future, as schools across Iowa battle budget woes triggered by Governor Chet Culver's 10-percent State budget cut across the board, and declining enrollments...
Chamber Coffee at City Hall (02/04/10)
This week's Chamber Coffee will be hosted by the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce at City Hall, 416 W. Main St., at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, and will coincide with their annual meeting.
Vascular Screening tests available (02/04/10)
Stroke occurs when a blood vessel feeding the brain bursts or is clogged, causing a sudden disruption in the blood flow to the brain. Stroke is the third leading killer in the Unites States. Every 45 seconds someone has a stroke. On Thursday, Feb. 18, Cherokee Regional Medical Center will offer two low cost screenings. ...
Hy-Vee Distribution Center announces 2009 Employees of the Year (02/04/10)
The Cherokee Hy-Vee Distribution Center has announced its Employees of the Yera for 2009. Saira Flores received her honor from our Offices. Saira began her employment in June of 2006 as a part-time order selector in Repack. She accepted a regular-time position in Human Resources in September of 2007. ...
Remember our troops! (02/04/10)
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Cherokee girls lose to E-LC Midgets (02/04/10)
Try as they may, and they have all season long, the Cherokee Washington High girls just couldn't get over the hump here Tuesday night, falling 47-33 to a solid Estherville-LC team in Lakes Conference basketball. After trailing 16-14 at halftime, Cherokee knotted the game with the first basket of the second half, but from then on the visiting Midgets controlled the game by fashioning a 10-12 point lead the rest of the way and answering any Cherokee basket with one of their own...
2010-2011 Football Districts alignment (02/04/10)
BOONE - The Iowa High School Athletic Association has announced the Football Districts realignment for the 2010-2011 seasons. All area schools are in District 1 or 2 of their respective classes, and playoff qualifiers from Districts 1 and 2 will meet in post-season match-ups in all classes...
Aurelia girls top Rockets, 45-35 (02/04/10)
AURELIA - The Aurelia girls hosted a jv-varsity basketball doubleheader with Remsen-Union here on Tuesday night. In the opener, the R-U JV scored a 30-17 win over the young Bulldog girls. Aurelia Coach Aaron Ware said, "Our junior varsity is a young group and have only played a few games. They played hard and were able to overcome some early turnovers to...
AGHSC wins two duals in Quad Meet (02/04/10)
ALTA - The Aurelia/Galva-Holstein/Schaller-Crestland wreslers wrapped up their regular season with a couple of wins in Quad wrestling action here on Tuesday. AGHSC defeated East Sac and Alta, then lost to Storm Lake. The AGHSC coaches were happy with the team's effort and the hard - fought matches they had in many of their matches. AGHSC coach Scott Phelps said, "The kids will continue to train hard as they head into a tough 2A Sectional being hosted (Saturday) in Holstein...
Braves blow by Midgets, 67-37 (02/04/10)
The Estherville-LC Midgets want to know just who dat? wearing #12 for the Cherokee Braves basketball team here Tuesday night, because they never got a good enough look when he blurred by them to recognize him. So, we'll spill the beans. It was Cody Ege, Cherokee's mercurial senior guard, who gives an all-new meaning to quickness on a basketball court during Cherokee's 67-37 Lakes Conference win...
Monroe-Rubendall / daughter (02/04/10)
Christopher and Amanda Monroe-Rubendall of Cherokee are happy to annponce the birth of their first child, a daughter. Leighton Grace Monroe-Rubendall was born at 6:31 p.m,.on January 27, 2010, and weighed 8 lbs. 6 oz. and measured 20 1/2 inches long. Her grandparents are Jane Weins and Rick Monroe, both of Cherokee and Ron and Beth Rubendall of Fonda...
Peterson / daughter (02/04/10)
Leigh and Angie Peterson of Aurelia are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Aylah Leigh Peterson, at 8:56 a.m. on January 28, 2010. Aylah weighed 8 lbs.7 oz. and measured 20 1/2 inches at her birth, and she was welcomed home by a big brother, Tyler, and a big sister, Emma...
Smith - Byers Wedding (02/04/10)
Jillian Smith and Robert Byers were united in marriage on September 5, 2009 at Cedar Hills Community Church in Cedar Rapids, with Leonard "Doc" Ranson officiating the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of John and Marcia Smith of Aurelia and the groom is the son of Greg and Robin Byers of Marion. Grandparents of the bride are Donald and Delores Smith of Aurelia and grandmother of the groom is Jessie Lefebure of Marion...
Stromer - Bunt Engagement (02/04/10)
Dave and Kim Stromer of Garner are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Gretchen, to Shawn Bunt, son of Pat and Norene Bunt of Marcus. Gretchen is a graduate of Iowa State University and is currently employed with Wells Fargo in Des Moines as a Legal Specialist. Shawn is a graduate of Des Moines Area Community College and is currently employed with Interstate Batteries in Des Moines as a Commercial Account Manager...
Library News (02/04/10)
The Cherokee Public Library has been doing a great checkout the last few weeks. After all what is there to do this winter but watch movies or read books? Here are a few suggestions from what I've been reading and watching. Saving Cee Cee Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman is a first novel. ...
Household CFOs must take charge (02/04/10)
Americans have found ways to take control of their household finances, even in tough economic times. Still, a recent survey of "Household CFOs"- individuals in charge of managing family finances - found that two out of three households in the U.S. do not have an emergency savings account. Analysts say that could put them at financial risk in the event of a crisis...