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Stories from Friday, April 16, 2010

Next spring yard waste pickups in Cherokee (04/16/10)
Sanitary Services will pick up yard waste on your regular recyclable service day. The next pick up for the Westside of Cherokee will be on May 6 and May 27. This area also includes Rock Island and Parkview Additions. Eastside of Cherokee will be on May 7 and May 28...
Cherokee Symphony on Sunday (04/16/10)
The Cherokee Symphony will be performing this Sunday, April 18 at 4 p.m. at the Cherokee Community Center. Featured in this performance will be the Young Artist Concert. This will be the final performance to the 2009-2010 season. Tickets at the door are $10 and season tickets are honored. Children through high school are admitted free...
Aurelia, Cherokee, MMC Jazz Bands excel at State (04/16/10)
DES MOINES - The Aurelia Jazz Band was awarded a 4th place finish at the Class 1A Iowa Jazz Championships here Tuesday. Also in 1A, Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn earned an 8th place finish, while Cherokee claimed 8th place in Class 2A. The top eight places in all four classes at the Iowa Jazz Championships receive trophies...
Cherokee City Council approves 1-year labor contracts (04/16/10)
The Cherokee City Council, as discussed in closed session Tuesday night, approved a labor agreement with the I.U.O.E. Local 234 for a one-year contract; 2.5% across-the-board wage increase; and health insurance deductibles paid by the employee of $650 per employee and $1,300 per family. The contract will take effect July 1, 2010...
DHS updates Supervisors on consolidation efforts (04/16/10)
Tom Bouska, Department of Human Services Western Iowa Service Area Administrator, met with the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. Bouska has been traveling around to each of the counties in his service area that will soon have their DHS Offices classified as below part-time status...
Times Gone By (04/16/10)
Shortly before 2 a.m. Saturday the fire alarm was sounded for the Second Ward. The scene of the fire was the Young building on East Main street, occupied by F. J. Brockway & Co. department store. The fire was discovered by Night Policeman James Payton who turned in an alarm and the fire boys were soon at work. ...
CRMC Shining Star (04/16/10)
Cherokee Regional Medical Center is proud to announce Jean Walker as its April "Shining Star." Jean is the Occupational Therapist in the CRMC Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Department. As stated in her nomination letter, "Jean is a great asset who comes with years of experience to the PM&R department. Jean is very knowledgeable, and takes time with her patients, even whenshe is extremely busy."...
WHS girls runner-up in golf meet (04/16/10)
Spirit Lake carded a 195 to win a Lakes Conference girls golf triangular at the Cherokee Golf & Country Club Tuesday, with runner-up Cherokee Washington High scoring 218, and Le Mars 238. Ashley Nielsen of Spirit Lake was medalist with a 47, and her teammate Maureen Owens was runner-up medalist with a 48...
Golf Braves open with Lakes win (04/16/10)
LE MARS - The Cherokee Braves golf team opened its season with a sweet performance to claim a Lakes Conference boys triangular, carding a 171, to runner-up Le Mars's 175, and Spirit Lake's 195. Matt Weeks of Spirit Lake was medalist with a 39, and Cherokee's Matt Pitts was runner-up with a 41...
Le Mars sweeps WHS tennis girls (04/16/10)
Visiting Le Mars swept the youthful Cherokee Washington High girls tennis team 9-0 in season-opening Lakes Conference action here Monday night. In varsity singles for Cherokee, Demi Dunn lost 10-3 to Natalie Miller at #1, Amanda Kohn lost 10-0 to Erica Westoff at #2, Denise Freed fell 10-2 to Carolyn Ahlers at #3, Sanna Miller lost 10-1 to Molly Fischer at #4, Sarah Ruehle fell 10-7 to Sammie Weidauer at #5, and Amber Haupert lost 10-0 to Catie Meis at #6...
Tennis Braves drop 2 road matches (04/16/10)
The Cherokee tennis Braves, defending Lakes Conference champions for the first time in school history, found the going tough in their first two difficult season-opening road matches, falling 7-2 to a talented Denison-Schleswig team last Friday, and then losing by the same 7-2 score at Le Mars Monday night...
Dennis Harder (04/16/10)
Dennis Harder, 57 year-old son of Nancy and Freddie Harder, died of cancer in December of 2009 in California. Dennis had four brothers - Doug, Jeff, Ron and Bryan, and one sister, Robbin.
21st Century Confessional (04/16/10)
Reasons to consider kindness (04/16/10)
"Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle." --Plato We face stress and negativity every day of our lives, be it from problems with the family, the job, the neighbor, the law, a pet, a distracted driver babbling on a cell phone, or perhaps a grouchy merchant you just dealt with. Whatever, stress and negativity can wreck what could have been an enjoyable and pleasing day, or experience...