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Stories from Monday, September 27, 2010

2010 Artisans Road Trip (09/27/10)
The Artisans Road Trip once again invites area residents to meet the artists and visit the studios of Northwest Iowa. This year's event is being held on Friday, Oct. 1, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 2, and Sunday, Oct. 3, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m...
Iowa Water and Land Legacy Amendment proposed (09/27/10)
Representatives of a coalition supporting the Iowa Water and Land Legacy Amendment , which will be on the Nov. 2 ballot, are "trying to get the word out" and educate voters as much as possible about the amendment. Scott Moats of Westfield, a member of the coalition, was in Cherokee recently, and he stated that this amendment is needed because Iowa's water quality is poor. In fact, he said, data from the Department of Natural Resources shows that 53% of Iowa's waters rate "poor."...
School Board holds organizational meeting (09/27/10)
The Cherokee Board of Education conducted a meeting within a meeting last week, concluding activities of the retiring school board, administering oath of office to the "newly elected" board, and appointing the annual Standing Board Committees. The Board re-elected member Laura Dawson as Board President, and re-elected member Jack Creel as Vice-President...
MMC homecoming royalty (09/27/10)
The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn High School royalty was announced at the school on Thursday evening, left to right, are Jesse Kunzweiler, Jon Hoefling, Neal Bunt, King Blake Erdman and Queen Kelsey Sears, Stephanie Specht, Jackie Holmes and Amanda Hoefling. Crown bearers are Michael Rupp and Hannah Pigott...
CPD prepares to move (09/27/10)
The former Cherokee Department of Human Services office got a facelift this week. Joe Tinker, left, and Tom Midland, of Tinker Masonry of Cherokee are pictured completing the final row of bricks that will cover the front of the building, which will soon house the Cherokee Police Department...
Amherst Cemetery Walk (09/27/10)
Since 1999, a planned cemetery walk has been a featured highlight in the fall when various pioneer families of the community are honored. It's a great event for historical buffs. Nancy Hier and Steve Andreasen did much of the first couple such walks which have been very informative of the community's history. This year's walk is set for Saturday, October 2 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Marcus Amherst Cemetery which is sponsored by the Marcus Historical Society...
Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc. receives Cherokee County Legacy Foundation Grant (09/27/10)
Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc. received $3,000 from the Cherokee County Legacy Foundation this year. The money was used towards helping the low-income families of Cherokee County with crisis needs such as: rent and utility payments, food, miscellaneous emergency needs, and items for newborns. In order to qualify for these funds, families were required to be at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guideline, and must also be in a crisis situation...
Braves' defense rules JSPC (09/27/10)
Fast improving in all areas, but mental lapses leading to foolish penalties, the 2-3 Cherokee Braves overcame a tough Jefferson-Scranton/Paton-Churdan team 16-8 here Friday night in Class 2A District play. The Braves scored touchdowns in the second quarter and third quarter, punctuating both with much-needed 2-point conversions, to counter the Rams' lone fourth-quarter TD...
It's come to this? (09/27/10)
You can find it here (09/27/10)
We've said it before and we'll say it again. The message is important enough to bear repeating, especially as the fall shopping season approaches. Shopping locally is important for the local economy. Some items cannot be found in Cherokee County, or only in a limited selection, but shopping out of the county only increases the problem as local merchants cannot stock a sufficient selection when there is not sufficient demand. ...