[Masthead] Fair ~ 9°F  
Feels like: 9°F
Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014

Stories from Monday, May 10, 2010

Les Todd joins Cherokee State Bank (05/10/10)
Michael Hunter, President and CEO, Cherokee State Bank is pleased to announce that Les Todd has joined Cherokee State Bank in the position of Vice President. His duties will primarily involve lending, specializing in agricultural lending. Todd has 28 years of banking experience and has been actively involved in community service. He is presently on the Cherokee County Economic Development Board, Aurelia Kiwanis, and Aurelia School Foundation...
High time (05/10/10)
The donation of a beautiful town clock that will augment the ambiance of our historic Downtown, an officially designated Cultural & Entertainment District, came to fruition last week when the attractive clock was installed on East Main Street, adjacent to the Sanford Museum's Sanford Lane City Park...
Withers joins PAMHI (05/10/10)
Patrick Schmitz, Executive Director, is pleased to announce that Mary Ellen Withers has joined the staff of Plains Area Mental Health, Inc. She will be providing services in both the Cherokee and Storm Lake office locations. Withers has extensive background in the social work field having worked within both hospital and agency settings. ...
Trustee position opening at Cherokee Library (05/10/10)
There will be an open position on the Cherokee Public Library Board of Trustees effective July 1, 2010. Interested individuals may leave their name at City Hall or at the library. This is a mayor - appointed , non-paying, position with a 6 year term. Meetings are normally held the first Wednesday of the month at 8:30am. Applicants must live within city limits. Questions may be directed to Mary Jo Ruppert, Library Director at 225-3498 or maryjo@cherokee.lib.ia.us...
Supervisors deny 2010 'Slough Bill' tax exemptions (05/10/10)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors last week denied a long-standing tax exemption for property owners for land in the designated "Slough Bill" that will lead to an $18,000 bounty for the Cherokee School District, and $8,000 in additional tax revenue for the County...
ISU Extension offers 'Learning Luncheon' series (05/10/10)
Have you ever thought about wanting to attend some short, fun classes, but wondered where you'd have the time to fit them in? Lunch time is a great opportunity to fit some learning into your day and have fun while doing it. Iowa State University (ISU) Extension in Cherokee County is offering a Learning Luncheon Series. The series consists of workshops with different topics scheduled. The workshops are taught by Field Staff, as well as Master Gardeners...
Funds available for Early Childhood education (05/10/10)
Northwest Early Childhood Iowa (NECI) - formerly known as NW Iowa Community Empowerment (NICE), has received ARRA (American Recovery and Reinvestment Act) funds. These ARRA funds will assist families with child care costs. Funding is for families that have children under the age of 2 and in a QRS Level 3 or higher quality child care. When the child turns 2 years of age they are no longer eligible for the program...
Edwards / daughter (05/10/10)
Kurt and Leah Edwards of Alta are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Hanna Jo Edwards, at 11:30 p.m. on May 3, 2010. Hanna weighed 5 lbs. 5 oz. and measured 17 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Bruce and Diane Edwards of Alta and Paul and Carolee Franzkowiak of Schaller...