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Stories from Friday, March 5, 2010

Cherokee Community Theatre presents 'Enter Laughing' this month (03/05/10)
The Cherokee Community Theatre will present the first play of their 51st season this month. Rehearsals are well underway for "Enter Laughing," a comedy by Joseph Stein, based upon a book by comedy legend Carl Reiner. The play is under the direction of first-time director James Puffett...
Board of Health issues tattoo warning (03/05/10)
Board of Health issues tattoo warning Recently the Cherokee County Board of Health has been made aware of tattooing occurring within Cherokee County in an unsafe manner. Iowa Law requires that all tattoo artists and establishments be inspected yearly. Licensing and inspection is necessary to ensure that the artist establishment is practicing safe and sterile techniques...
Cherokee State Bank donates $10,000 to 4-H Betterment Project (03/05/10)
Mike Hunter, back second from right, and Leon Klotz, front second from right, of Cherokee State Bank recently presented a check in the amount of $10,000 to members of the Cherokee County 4-H's Stockmen and Cavalier Clubs. Also pictured are 4-H Fundraising Committee Members Val Cedar, back left, and Bruce Jones, back right. The donation goes to the 4-H Betterment project at the Cherokee County Fair Grounds...
Supervisors approve bus trip to Capitol (03/05/10)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday for their regular meeting, and among the items discussed was the approval of payment for a bus trip to the Iowa State Capitol on Wednesday, March 10. Cherokee Area Economic Development Corporation and the Cherokee Board of Supervisors organized the trip. ...
New lighting for Cherokee's George Hicks Field this summer (03/05/10)
The aged lighting system at George Hicks Field at Cherokee Washington High School, more than 50 years old and in a state of decline and disrepair, will be replaced this summer at an estimated cost approaching $200,000, according to Cherokee Superintendent Dr. John Chalstrom and the Cherokee Board of Education...
WHS Spanish Honor Society enlarges (03/05/10)
Nine Cherokee Washington High School students were inducted into the Spanish Honor Society during ceremonies at WHS Tuesday night. They are, front row, left to right, Brooke Luetkeman, Amanda Kellen, Taylor Johnson, Jakob Hummel. Back, Whitney Webb, Alex Struck, Nicole Springer, Sara Ruehle, Jenna Lundsgaard. Photo by Paul Struck...
'Locks of Love' will help another (03/05/10)
Aubrey Kannegieter, 3-year-old daughter of Tyler and Jessica Kannegieter, recently had about ten inches of her hair cut by Mary Schulenberg of Aurelia. Aubrey reportedly loves her new 'do, and is excited that her shorn locks will be going to a sick boy or girl who has lost their hair, as part of the the "Locks of Love" program. Photo contributed...
80th Birthday (03/05/10)
Wish Lynn Schwier a Happy 80th Birthday on March 9, 2010. Birthday Cards can be sent to him at 5280 S Ave., Cherokee, Iowa 51012.
Times Gone By (03/05/10)
Cory Ege slams game-winning HR (03/05/10)
CORPUS CHRISTI, Tex. -- Cory Ege could have picked few venues better for his first career home run than Whataburger Field. It came against an area rival and pushed the contest in favor of Ege's side. Add that it was hit to an area of the ballpark that professionals seldom clear, and it makes Ege's shot Tuesday night for Texas A&M-Corpus Christi all the more memorable...
Steffes / daughter (03/05/10)
Tim and Ronita Steffes of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Abigail Patricia Steffes, at 3:17 p.m. on February 26, 2010. Abigail weighed 7 lbs. 9 oz. and measured 19 1/2 inches long. She was welcomed home by her sisters, Jillian and Makayla, and her brother, Emmet. Grandparents are Bob and Sherill Glassmaker of Marcus and Daryl and Pat Steffes of Granville. Helen Glassmaker of Cleghorn is her great-grandmother...
Utesch - Bird Engagement (03/05/10)
Sarah Johanne Utesch and Brent Thomas Bird are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Sarah is the daughter of Steve and Melissa Utesch of Marcus and the granddaughter of Robert and Kathleen Utesch of Hawarden and Milton Anderson of Akron. She is a graduate of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn High School and earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Iowa in 2005. Sarah is currently employed as a Recreational Therapist at the Skyline Retirement Community in Omaha...
Harbaugh-Mortenson engagement (03/05/10)
Apryl Sue Harbaugh of Manchester and Ronald Ray Mortenson of Cherokee announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Kim and Karen Harbaugh of Manchester and Barb Timmins of Cherokee. The couple will exchange vows May 8 at Greeley Community Church in Greeley...
Library News (03/05/10)
I am ready to write about how the snow is melting and spring is in the air but I'm afraid that might jinx the weather. I think all of us are tired of a long white winter. But at least it's March and despite what the weatherman may throw at us, the wait for green grass doesn't seem quite as long...
Extension Line (03/05/10)
This winter's weather has been difficult for plants, wildlife, and humans. With the recent snow melt, the extent of the damage to landscape plants is just now being uncovered. It isn't just the amount of snow, but also the extended period of snow cover that caused serious problems for wildlife. When denied access to food on the ground, rabbits and deer were forced to feed on unprotected trees and shrubs in windbreaks, home orchards, and landscape plantings...
Cities, counties need citizen input (03/05/10)
For cities and counties across America, effectively dealing with long-term financial issues is never easy, especially at this time of year when budgets are in the process of being finalized. Difficult decisions have to be made. It is crucial to develop strategies and methods to inform, listen to, and involve a broad base of community members in this process. Such an approach benefits both citizens and elected officials...