WHS holds Jr. - Senior Prom (05/03/10)
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WHS holds Jr. - Senior Prom (05/03/10)
Cleghorn man pleads guilty to federal meth charges (05/03/10)
A Cleghorn man who conspired to manufacture and distribute methamphetamine and distribute pseudoephedrine pled guilty on April 21, in federal court in Sioux City. Scott Alan Hare, 29, from Cleghorn, was convicted of one count of conspiracy to manufacture and distribute methamphetamine, and distribute pseudoephedrine after having a prior felony drug conviction and one count of manufacturing methamphetamine...
City Council discusses bridge project, nuisances (05/03/10)
The Cherokee City Council last week approved soliciting bids for engineering services for the proposed Birch Street bridge replacement project. City Administrator Don Eikmeier reported that for engineering design and inspection services for the Birch Street bridge replacement project to be eligible for federal reimbursement, the City must seek proposals from engineering firms...
CAASA has a new look for the future (05/03/10)
The Centers Against Abuse and Sexual Assault's (CAASA) Cherokee Center has announced physical changes in service delivery for the upcoming year. The Cherokee Center currently located in their former shelter is planning a move to an office location in the near future...
Red Ribbon cutting (05/03/10)
The Cherokee Chamber of Commerce held a Red Ribbon cutting on Friday for Powersports of Cherokee. Powersports owner Dustin Schmillen along with his wife Holly and their daughter Aliva welcomed members of Cherokee's business community along with the public for their first Open House to celebrate the business's one-year anniversary. Photo by Mike Leckband...
Chamber's'Best of Cherokee' Photo Contest now underway (05/03/10)
The Cherokee Chamber of Commerce Promotions Team is seeking entries for the "Best of Cherokee" Photography Contest. The photos should illustrate life in Cherokee and possibly attract someone to visit or relocate to Cherokee. The contest started on April 1 and ends September 30. Photos will be judged by a jury panel and the winning photograph will be made into a special edition, Cherokee Postcard which will be sold by the Chamber of Commerce...
Northey comments on Iowa crops and weather report (05/03/10)
DES MOINES -- Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey recently commented on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is released weekly from April through October. "Near perfect weather much of the week allowed corn planting to continue at a record pace," Northey said. "The weekend rains were welcomed in many parts of the state, but some more warm, dry weather will now be necessary before soybean planting begins in earnest."...
Le Mars sweeps WHS girls tennis (05/03/10)
LE MARS - The talented, experienced Le Mars team shut out the Cherokee Washington High's girls 9-0 here last week in Lakes Conference tennis action. In varsity singles for Cherokee, Demi Dunn lost 10-3 to Natalie Miller at #1, Denise Freed lost 10-0 to Erica Westhoff at #2, Amanda Kohn lost 10-4 to Carolyn Ahlers at #3, Sarah Ruehle fell 10-7 to Molly Fischer at #4, Hillary Wilkie lost 10-8 to Stephanie Young at #5, and Sanna Miller fell 10-2 to Catie Meis at #6...
Tennis Braves fall 6-3 to Le Mars (05/03/10)
Visiting Le Mars clipped the Cherokee Braves 6-3 in Lakes Conference boys tennis action here last week in a hard-fought contest that featured several tight matches that the gritty Bulldogs were able to pull out late. The Braves won two singles matches and one doubles match to lose to Le Mars for the second time this season, falling 7-2 in brisk winds at Le Mars April 12...
Bacon Aquatic Center to open May 27 (05/03/10)
Opening day at the Bacon Aquatic Center in Cherokee will be May 27, with things kicking off that evening with a "School's Out Party" from 8-10 p.m. Admission to the event is $3 for non-season pass holders, and anyone under age 13 must be accompanied by an adult...
Aurelia, Pocahontas boys golf dual (05/03/10)
POCAHONTAS - The Aurelia and Pocahontas Area boys played a dual golf meet at Pocahontas last week, with Pocahontas Area posting a 177 - 202 win. The Aurelia boys were led by Nick Hirschman and Colton Ballantyne, both of whom came in with a score of 49. Cory Ballantyne shot a 50 and Cody Glienke a 54 to round out the Bulldogs' scoring. Kaleb Howey and Joe Suhr also played for the Aurelia varsity and Kevin Hernandez and Christian Witzel played for the JV...
Daniel Sweet (05/03/10)
Funeral services for Daniel Sweet, 88, of Aurelia were held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cherokee. Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Aurelia, with Redig Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Hertha Hinkhouse (05/03/10)
Hertha Hinkhouse, age 92, of Correctionville, passed away on Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at the Correctionville Nursing and Rehab Center of Correctionville. A funeral service was held on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Salem Lutheran Church, 1391 Lee Ave., of rural Correctionville with Pastor Bert Burwell officiating. ...
Paulsen - Gloyd Wedding (05/03/10)
Amanda Paulsen, the daughter of Verdene Paulsen of Cherokee and the late Stephen Paulsen, and Benjamin Gloyd, the son of Levi and Elaine Gloyd of Milford, were united in holy matrimony at the Oakdale Evangelical Free Church in Meriden on January 30, 2010, with Rev. Clint Hogrefe officiating...
Wester - Douglas Engagement (05/03/10)
Amy Wester and Joshua Douglas are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Amy, the daughter of David Wester and Candy Wester, is a 2003 graduate of South O'Brien High School and a 2007 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa with a degree in Health Promotion...
Extension Line (05/03/10)
This past week I was asked about getting rid of snakes in the home yard. To address this question, I am sharing an article from Dr. Jim Pease, retired Iowa State University Extension Wildlife Specialist. "Arrgh! There's a snake in the yard!" This is often the reaction of people who come into contact with these common Midwestern wildlife. ...
Winding Roads: What is the meaning of citizenship? (05/03/10)
You might know it would take a woman to get the job done! Arizona's governor should get a pat on the back for getting her state legislature to pass some laws with some teeth in them to eliminate illegal residents of that state. That takes backbone to take a stand knowing full well that many may vote against her in the next election. How grand it is that she thought of the condition of her state rather than doing what it takes to protect her governor's job. Now that is an example of leadership...
Prepare for power outages (05/03/10)
Here's a bright idea: Your business should be prepared for a power outage. Too many are not. This is especially critical at this time of year when the portent of damaging spring thunderstorms, winds, torrential rain, and tornadoes are not out of the realm of probability...