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Stories from Monday, March 22, 2010

CFRD requests county financial assistance for grass fire equipment (03/22/10)
The Cherokee Fire and Rescue Department requested $15,000 from the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors at the Board's meeting on Tuesday. CFRD representatives Hank Hayes and Roger Frisbie stated their case for needing a new lightweight vehicle or 'Brush Truck' for battling grassfires...
Lundquist to join CRMC as Marketing/PR manager (03/22/10)
Cherokee Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Kent Lundquist as Marketing/ Public Relations Manager. Lundquist, a native of Cherokee and a 1990 graduate of Washington High School, received his bachelor's degree from Morningside College in 1994 with a double-major in Business Administration/ Marketing and Mass Communications. ...
'Twelve Angry Men' to be presented in Holstein (03/22/10)
HOLSTEIN - The Holstein Community Theater will be performing "Twelve Angry Men," a drama adapted by Sherman Sergel and based on the Emmy award-winning television movie by Reginald Rose. The story is set in the 1950's where a 19 year-old man has just stood trial for the fatal stabbing of his father. As the jurors are led to deliberation, the guard mutters "He doesn't stand a chance."...
'YES Center' marks 20 years in Cherokee (03/22/10)
On March 1, 1990, the Youth Emergency Services (YES) Center was founded in Cherokee. Part of the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS), the facility, which is located in the Ginzberg Building on the campus of the Cherokee Mental Health Institute, provides emergency detention services for youth...
Local students participate in Northwestern scholarship competition (03/22/10)
The following students were among over 280 outstanding high school students, representing 17 states, to participate in a Northwestern College Scholarship Day recently. Local students included: Jessica White of Cherokee from Washington High School, Emily Bush of Cleghorn from Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn High School, and Andrew Volkert of Correctionville from River Valley High School...
Schuck selected for Shrine Bowl game (03/22/10)
Cherokee Washington's Kyle Schuck has been named to the North roster for the annual Iowa Shrine Bowl Game, according to a press release. The game, which benefits the Shrine hospitals, will be played at Iowa State University's Jack Trice Stadium on Saturday July 24...
CYSBA seeking committee volunteers (03/22/10)
The dedicated Cherokee Youth Summer Ball Association (CYSBA) that organizes and manages all of Cherokee's youth baseball and softball programs, is forming a valuable new "Physical Labor Committee." CYSBA is in the process of organizing such a committee to help with preparing the CYSBA ball fields for the season...
BVU to Hold Youth Football Camp July 19-21 (03/22/10)
STORM LAKE -- Buena Vista head football coach Jay Anderson and his BVU Football Staff will be conducting their 2010 BVU Youth Football Camp from July 19-21, 2010 on the Buena Vista University campus. The camp will be open to any athletes who will enter grades 3-8 during the upcoming 2010-2011 school year...
Tony L. Matula (03/22/10)
Tony L. Matula, age 90 of Aurelia, IA, passed away Friday, March 12, 2010, at the Cherokee Villa Nursing and Rehab Center in Cherokee. Memorial services will be held later in the spring. Greenwood Funeral Home of Cherokee is in Charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to www.greenwoodfuneral.com...
Irwin - Wilcox Engagement (03/22/10)
Dr. Tom and Jan Irwin of Cherokee are proud to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Allison Elaine Irwin, to Derrick Brian Wilcox, son of Kip and Michelle Wilcox of Waynesville, Ohio. Allison is a 2003 graduate of Washington High School in Cherokee and a 2006 graduate of the University of Iowa. ...
The Wieck Report (03/22/10)
and Democrats' Latest Job-Killing Tax Increase You might have heard of the famous "duck test." The reasoning goes that if something looks like a duck, swims like a duck and quacks like a duck -- it probably is a duck. This well-known test can be used to better understand one of the biggest and most controversial bills of the entire session...
Party of Tradition (03/22/10)
Children's injuries can be avoided (03/22/10)
Unintentional injuries in children are a serious public health concern. Not only are "accidents" the leading cause of death in children ages 3-8, they can result in long-term impairments -- such as traumatic brain injury -- as well as short-term impairments -- such as stitches or broken bones...