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Stories from Friday, February 5, 2010

Large Crowd for "Barn Dance" (02/05/10)
The Cherokee 4-H clubs are trying to raise money for the betterment of some of the buildings at the Cherokee County Fairgrounds, and they staged a "Barn Dance" at the Cherokee Community Center on Saturday night.
Aurelia School Celebrates 100 Days (02/05/10)
AURELIA - The Aurelia Community School District TK - 4th grade students and their teachers celebrated their 100th day of school this year on Monday, February 1. The date for the celebration "kept eluding" Principal Ann Sandine, in her words, as she was trying to plan the event, due to students missing a few days with the recent winter weather...
'Sermons a la Carte' to start February 17 (02/05/10)
"Sermons a la Carte" has been a tradition in Cherokee since 1985. After Jan Huber, Joyce Bennett and Marilyn Cedar attended a similar service years ago, they felt that Cherokee could use an ecumenical program of this kind. With the help of the Cherokee Ministerial Association, who agreed to sponsor the program, each year, on six Wednesdays during the Lenten season, a time of music, worship and fellowship is provided at Memorial Presbyterian Church in Cherokee, selected for its central location and available parking.. ...
Citizen of the Year in Aurelia (02/05/10)
Jeff Bowen accepts a plaque designating him as Aurelia's 2010 Citizen of the Year at Monday's Commercial Club Kickoff Dinner.Bowen is an Aurelia native and has been a businessman for several years, first with his own plumbing business and for several years as owner and operator of the international business, Geo-Loop, Inc. ...
Will RAGBRAI coming through Cherokee County? (02/05/10)
Food Check-Out Week spotlights healthy eating on a budget (02/05/10)
As the economic squeeze continues, many Americans remain concerned that the cost of a healthy diet is out of reach. However, according to an Agriculture Department study, the cost of eating healthy hasn't changed as much as some less-healthy alternatives. Eating healthy food while on a budget does require smart shopping...
Cherokee State Bank 2010 Stockholders Meeting (02/05/10)
Cherokee State Bank held its annual stockholders meeting on Jan. 26. The stockholders re-elected Directors Richard Anderson, Larry Carlson, Richard Cook, Calvin Leonard, Jack Montgomery and Michael Hunter. Calvin Leonard was re-appointed Chairman of the Board at the organizational director meeting following the stockholders meeting. Leonard has been on the bank Board of Directors since 1986, serving as Chairman since 2004. Leonard farms in Silver Township...
Times Gone By (02/05/10)
On Thursday evening the Cherokee Fire Department gave their annual ball and as usual was well attended. A large delegation of Remsen fire ladies and their ladies came down on the 6:15 train and the music was also from Remsen. At 8:30 the ball was opened by the grand march headed by the Remsen Fire Boys and then the Cherokee fire boys after which the regular dancing took place...
Host Cities for 44 Super Bowls (02/05/10)
Super Bowl Sights (02/05/10)
Moline / daughter (02/05/10)
Adam and Elizabeth Moline are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Ella Elizabeth, at 8:01 p.m. on January 14, 2010. Ella weighed 6 lbs. 11 oz. and measured 19 1/2 inches long. Her grandparents are Rev. Don and Gayleen Meyer of Marcus and Bob and Deb Moline of Rogers, Minn...
Basic Biittner : The Oscars (02/05/10)
They announced the nominations for the 2010 Academy Awards on Tuesday. Years ago, I tried to see all the nominated films before the big night, so I could watch the show and applaud or denounce the winners. That would be kind of tough this year. for a couple of reasons. ...
Join Arbor Day Foundation, receive free Colorado blues (02/05/10)
Now is the perfect time to start thinking about the spring planting season, and the Arbor Day Foundation is offering an ideal way for everyone to plant trees when the weather turns warm. Every person from Iowa who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in February will receive 10 free Colorado blue spruce trees...