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Stories from Thursday, July 29, 2010

Chamber Coffee at Weeping Willow (07/29/10)
Cherokee Thunder Tractor Pull returns to Cherokee (07/29/10)
Friday, July 30 marks the Second Annual Cherokee Thunder Outlaw Truck and Tractor Pull held at the Cherokee Fairgrounds. The Pull will begin at 7 p.m. with the Beef Producers and Pork Producers grilling, as well as Mill Creek Valley 4-H Club selling pop and water. Spectators are encouraged to bring their own cooler with their beverages for $5, as there will be no alcohol sold at the pull...
Employer meeting in Cherokee Aug. 26 (07/29/10)
Iowa employers... are you ready? More than 3,200 soldiers from the Iowa National Guard were informed of their mobilization to deploy this fall in what is projected to be the single largest single-unit call-up since World War II. Additionally, there are over 400 Army Reserve troops who have been deployed or will soon be deployed in the next year...
3 killed in accident in BV County (07/29/10)
REMBRANDT, Iowa (AP) -- Buena Vista County authorities have released more information on a fiery crash that killed three people near Rembrandt. The sheriff's department said Tuesday that a car driven by 55-year-old Pedro Pablo Gordillo Nino, of Storm Lake collided with a vehicle driven by 66-year-old James Victor Clausen of Sioux City on Sunday afternoon at the intersection of Highway 3 and County Road M-44...
Community sendoff ceremonies planned (07/29/10)
The Cherokee American Legion Post 230 is notifying area residents of local sendoff ceremonies for approximately 2,800 members of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team (2BCT), Iowa Army National Guard. The ceremonies will be held in various locations throughout Iowa from July 30 through Aug. 9. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend the sendoff ceremony...
Archery Tournament this weekend (07/29/10)
On Saturday and Sunday, the Full Draw Archery Club's annual 3-D Archery Tournament will be taking place at the club's outdoor range, located approximately a mile-and-a-half south of Cherokee along Highway 59. The tournament is open to all archers, with sign-uo beginning shortly before 8 a.m. each day. Archers may choose to shoot either or both days. Refreshments will be available. You may call Bruce Johnson (221-7560) or Shane Clausen (229-7972) for more information)...
Items for sale at the Farmers Market (07/29/10)
Here is the list of vendors and their items that will be for sale during the Cherokee Area Farmers Market at the depot under the canopy from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. today. Loyd and Sharon Reineke will have honey and beeswax; Dave and Sally Carlson will have sweet corn, tomatoes, beets, and cucumbers; Wayne Nafe will have white potatoes, red potatoes, green beans, peppers, carrots, zucchini, white onions, yellow onions, cucumbers, cabbage, beets, and sweet corn; Chuck Benson will have zucchini bread, banana bread, zucchini, tomatoes, gourds, and oatmeal raisin cookies; Dollie Morton will have peanut butter cookies, chocolate chip cookies, oatmeal raisin cookies, brownies, banana bars, angel food cake, rhubarb strawberry pie, dill, and some plants; Scott & Deb Koch will have green beans, beets, cabbage, sweet corn, a few tomatoes, potatoes, and carrots; The Hofmeyers will have honey wheat bread, focaccia bread, french onion wheat bread, chocolate chip cookies, peanut cookies, italian parmesan bread, caramel cinnamon rolls, banana bread, and strawberry bread.. ...
Extension Council offers candidates opportunities to educate and serve (07/29/10)
The process to fill five seats on the Cherokee County Extension Council will begin shortly, says Jerry Chizek, Region 6 Extension Education Director. The council, like the hundreds of other Extension councils across the country, is the grass roots governing body for the nation's Cooperative Extension System. Candidates for the council will appear on the general election ballot in November...
Cherokee Swim Team ends dual season (07/29/10)
LAURENS -The Cherokee Swim Team ended its dual meet season by traveling to Laurens on Wed. July 21. The meet went quickly, giving the athletes little rest time between events. Despite that, some great swims were recorded and several swimmers ended their 2010 season at this meet. ...
Walter Anderson (07/29/10)
Walter Anderson, age 94, of Cleghorn, passed away Tuesday, July 27, 2010, at his home near Cleghorn. Funeral services were held today at 11 p.m. at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Father Gene Sitzmann officiated. Burial will be held at 4 p.m. today at Mackey Methodist Church in Boone County. ...
Steven Hankens (07/29/10)
Steven Hankens, age 65, of Cherokee, passed away Tuesday, July 27, 2010, at Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Memorial services will be held at a later date this summer. Online condolences may be sent to www.greenwoodfuneral.com.
Extension Line (07/29/10)
It is hard to believe that, as of August 1st, the current structure of Iowa State University (ISU) Extension has been in place. We are located in what is called "Region 6," which includes the six counties of Buena Vista, Calhoun, Cherokee, Ida, Pocahontas, and Sac Counties...
Volunteers needed (07/29/10)
Everyday volunteers make a difference in our life, our community and our world. Just take a look around you and you can see their mark everywhere. In Cherokee County you can look at the Public Library in almost every town, Cherokee Regional Medical and Wellness Center, Western Iowa Tech Community College and Convention Center, Bacon Aquatic Center, the Cleghorn and Aurelia Community Center, just to name a few...
At the Library (07/29/10)
A huge splash was made this summer at the Cherokee Public Library as the boys and girls read, listened, and participated in our summer reading program, "Make a Splash. . . Read." Three special programs The Bassmeister-"Fishing for Fun," "Pockets Full of Fun" with Lisa Laird, and "Indiana Bones and his pet dragon Draco were well attended. ...
Quagmire (07/29/10)
A second stimulus? (07/29/10)