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Stories from Thursday, May 27, 2010

Cleghorn business to close doors (05/27/10)
CLEGHORN - Art Scheskie, Spokesman for Hussmann-Taylor Industries of Cleghorn, a subsidiary of Ingersoll Rand Air Solutions of Davison, N.C., has announced that the plant in Cleghorn will be closing on July 30. Hussman/Taylor is a wholesale refrigeration equipment company that refurbishes refrigerated display cases found in supermarkets, restaurants, and convenient stores. Scheskie said operations at the Cleghorn plant will be moved to the company's operation in Urbandale...
Hayes Appointed to Iowa Credit Union Review Board (05/27/10)
Jeff Hayes, North Star's President/CEO, was recently appointed by Iowa's Governor, Chet Culver, to serve as a member of the Iowa Credit Union Review Board. The Iowa Credit Union Review Board is a seven member board, charged with the responsibility of working with the Division of Credit Unions within the Department of Commerce. Supervision of the many aspects of the credit union industry in Iowa is the central focus of the Iowa Credit Union Review Board...
Marcus Council amends budget in special meeting (05/27/10)
MARCUS - A Public Hearing was held Monday night by the Marcus City Council in order to amend the current budget for the fiscal year ending on June 30th. The expenditures included: a mower, a cement patio, a library-micro project and purchase of books, lights at the park, community and economic development of the Business Park. ...
Chamber Coffee at Bits & PIeces (05/27/10)
Friday's Cherokee Chamber Coffee, at 9:30 a.m., will be hosted by Bits & Pieces at the northwest corner of the Iowa Highway 3 and U.S. Highway 59 Junction north of Cherokee.
CCT to present 'Annie' in June (05/27/10)
The Cherokee Community Theater is proud to present 'Annie.' this summer. Their rendition of the award-winning hit musical, based on Harold Gray's comic strip "Little Orphan Annie," will feature some of the finest talent our area has to offer. Bring the entire family to see the adventures of Annie and her faithful dog Sandy, as they make their way from Miss Hannigan's orphanage to "Easy Street" with Daddy Warbucks. ...
CRMC Wellness Center summer hours in effect (05/27/10)
Effective May 24 the Cherokee Regional Medical Center Wellness Center switched over to their summer hours adjusting for summer activities and schedules. The Wellness Center is currently open during the following times: Monday through Friday -- 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. "Under 18 Swim" -- 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m...
Open House at Memory Barn (05/27/10)
Wayne Stellish will be holding an Open House at his "Memory Barn" on Sunday June 6 from 1 - 3 p.m. To get to the Memory Barn from Cherokee, head south on Highway 59, then turn left on C-63 and go 3 1/2 miles to T Avenue, where you take a left and go 1 1/4 miles north. ...
Karen J. Kimber (05/27/10)
Karen Jeanne Kimber, 72, passed away Tuesday, May 25, 2010. Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, May 29 at the United Methodist Church in Adel. Her family will greet friends from 11 a.m. until the time of the service.
Mortensen / son (05/27/10)
Jackie and Kory Mortensen of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Lincoln Thomas Mortenson, at 12:16 p.m. on May 18, 2010. Lincoln weighed 9 lbs. 7 oz. and measured 21 inches long. He has a big sister, Ellana Mary Mortenson, at home, and his grandparents are Shelley and Tom Mortenson of Cherokee and May and Larry Pigott of rural Meriden...
Thiessen / son (05/27/10)
Thiessen / son Sarah and David Thiessen of Alta are happy to announce the birth of their son, Dane Alexander Thiessen, at 5:29 on May 20, 2010. Dane weighed 7 lbs. 13 oz. and measured 20 1/4 inches long. Grandparents are Pam and Joe Foreman and Helen and Bernie Thiessen...
Law - Hayden / son (05/27/10)
Krista Law and Tristin Hayden are happy to annpunce the birth of their son, Brenyn David Hayden, born at 10:48 p.m. on May 19, 2010. Brenyn weighed 7 lbs. 7 oz. Grandparents are Deneil Law and Troy Grazier of Correctionville and Danny and Thu Law of Cushing...
Basic Biittner : Summertime (05/27/10)
Well, as of last weekend, summer has arrived in Northwest Iowa. Yes, I know it's only May and the "official" start of summer is still three weeks away. But, I ask you - Were you here last weekend? 90 degrees with a hot, overpowering wind, high humidity and lots of flying pests spells summer to me, pal...
Library News (05/27/10)
I have never been a fan of the summer season. Give me a cool fall day or a nice winter one anytime. Heat, humidity and those stupid little black bugs are not my favorite things. However, no one gave me control over the seasons or the weather and most people don't agree with me, so enough said. I'll just hang out in the air conditioning and read...
Washed ashore in Louisiana (05/27/10)
Remember grilling safety (05/27/10)
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reminds grilling enthusiasts and basic backyard cooks alike to remember grilling safety as the outdoor cooking season heats up. In 2005-2008, U.S. fire departments responded to an average of 7,900 home fires involving grills, hibachis, or barbecues per year, causing 120 reported injuries and $80 million in direct property damage...