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Stories from Thursday, May 20, 2010
June 11 CSP deadline for Cherokee farmers (05/20/10)
Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) applications received by June 11 will be considered for the next ranking and funding period. CSP is a voluntary program that encourages agricultural and forestry producers to maintain existing conservation activities and adopt additional ones...
Hy-vee, Casey's sponsor veterans Honor Flight (05/20/10)
DES MOINES - Officials with Hy-Vee, Inc. and Casey's General Stores recently announced plans to jointly sponsor another Honor Flight trip for military veterans. The announcement came at a recent news conference held at the World War II Memorial Plaza just east of the Iowa Capitol...
Aurelia report cards pick-up (05/20/10)
The Aurelia Community School will have report cards available for pick-up on Monday, June 7. They may be picked up in the central office between 7:30 a.m. to noon or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Tennis Braves end season with decisive win (05/20/10)
The Cherokee Braves nailed down a third-place finish in the rugged Lakes Conference tennis wars this year, closing the season with a resounding 8-1 triumph over Estherville-LC here Monday night. The Braves swept the six singles matches and claimed two of three doubles matches to easily dispatch the young Midgets, who return all but one player next season...
High-flying Eagles (05/20/10)
Members of the Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn track and field teams qualifying for the Iowa State Co-ed Track & Field Championships in Des Moines today through Saturday are, front row, left to right,, Amanda Hoefling, Ashley Schneider, Rachel McDermott, and Jena Mittelstadt. Middle, Sarah Bird, Erica Dreckman, Kayla Foresman, and Carly Lehnhoff. Back, Blake Erdman, John Hoefling, Finn Bode, Jay Welp, and Neal Bunt. Photo by Lonnie Boekhout...
WHS girls 1-1 in Regional tennis (05/20/10)
The Cherokee Washington High girls tennis team stayed busy recently, competing in first-round Regionals at Spencer Saturday, and closing out the Lakes Conference regular season with a trip to Estherville-LC Monday night. Cherokee beat Spencer 5-3 in the opening Regional match, and then lost 5-1 to Sioux City Heelan...
Barbara Ann Miller (05/20/10)
Barbara Ann Miller, age 68, of Correctionville, passed away on Sunday, May 16, 2010 at Horn Memorial Hospital in Ida Grove. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 22, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. at the Grace Lutheran Church of Correctionville, with Rev. ...
Donald E. O'Neal (05/20/10)
Donald E. O'Neal, 86, of El Reno, Oklahoma passed away on Sunday, Dec. 27, 2009, in Norman, Okla. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, May 22, at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Rev. Magrey deVega will officiate. It was Donald's wish to be cremated, and his remains will be buried in the Liberty Township Cemetery in rural Meriden. The Boothby Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements...
At the Library (05/20/10)
It's that time again. Time to think about all the fun summertime brings. Don't forget to include the Cherokee Public Library in your summertime fun. There are three big events happening as part of the summer reading program, MAKE A SPLASH --- READ. Thursday, June 3, The Bassmeister, Curt Strutz will present "Fishing for Laughs" at 10 a.m. ...
CAEDC Action Report (05/20/10)
While the economy continues to cause problems with many in the nation Cherokee County continues to adapt and to support business growth. Over the past month we have been fortunate to see economic progress march forward with the opening of two new businesses and several groundbreakings...
Being the Incumbent (05/20/10)
Concern grows for 'driving drowsy' (05/20/10)
There is growing concern regarding drowsy young people driving automobiles -- a significant problem among teens - especially now that our schools and colleges are in the midst of dismissing for the summer and many of our young people enter the workplace with summer jobs...