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Stories from Monday, January 17, 2011

DHS cuts would be 'devastating' to Cherokee MHI (01/17/11)
The Department of Human Services' (DHS) proposed budget cuts to Iowa's four Mental Health Institutes as announced last week would deal a serious economical blow to the Cherokee MHI. Although much is merely speculative at this time, according to Cherokee MHI Superintendent Dr. Jason Smith, it is obvious that there will be DHS cuts as newly elected Iowa Governor Terry Branstad follows through on former Governor Chet Culver's recommendations to trim the state's DHS budget...
Earth Day Craft Show April 23 (01/17/11)
Nancy Nelson of Nelson Sewing and Crafts is currently organizing the first -ever Cherokee Earth Day Craft Show to be held on April 23 - the day after Earth Day - at the Cherokee Kountry Klass Mall, located at 515 W. Cedar St. The theme of the show is Recycling...
City Council discusses dogs and cats at large (01/17/11)
The bark is already in there, but the Cherokee City Council is exploring ways to put more bite into the City's dogs running at large laws and their enforcement. Although no action was taken on the matter at last week's City Council meeting, it was decided that City Administrator Don Eikmeier, Mayor Mark Murphy, Police Chief Steve Schuck, City Attorney Wally Miller Jr., and City Council members will study the issue further and return with their findings and recommendations at the next Council meeting.. ...
Warrior boys triumph over Wolverines (01/17/11)
CORRECTONVILLE - The Alta-Aurelia boys grabbed an early lead and led all the way, as they cruised to an easy 69-23 non-conference win in basketball action here on Thursday. A.J. Lange led the Warriors with 18 points and he was joined in double figures by Ryan Friedrich, who had 12 points, and Jaden Holton, who scored 10. Jalen Henningsen just missed double figures, as he tallied nine, as all 15 A-A players saw action and 10 of them scored...
River Valley girls topple Warriors (01/17/11)
CORRECTIONVILLE - The River Valley and Alta-Aurelia girls battled back-and-forth for three quarters before River Valley pulled away to win 61-51 in non-conference hoops action here on Thursday. Jordan Henningsen led the Warriors' scoring attack with 21 points, and the senior added four rebounds, four assists, two steals and two blocks. ...
Braves fall to Tornadoes, 74-70 (01/17/11)
STORM LAKE - The Cherokee Braves, with their pride in question after a couple decisive losses before the holiday break, battled a restored Storm Lake team to the bitter end here Friday night before falling 74-70 in Lakes Conference action. Trailing by 6-8 points much of the way, the Braves fought back in the fourth quarter to take a 61-60 lead with about 2:30 left to play, before the Tornadoes sustained with a couple big three-balls and appropriate foul shooting down the stretch...
Cherokee girls roar by Storm Lake (01/17/11)
STORM LAJKE - The Cherokee Washington High girls put their thumb on the winless Storm Lake team in the early going here Friday night and maintained the pressure to rout the Tornadoes 62-21 in Lakes Conference basketball action. Shanon Shaefer scored a career-high 19 points to pace Cherokee to the decisive win, while Katie Sambrano came off the bench to tally 12, and Megan Hummel scored eight, and Megan Carlson and Clare Tuttle six apiece...
Preparing for that winter vacation (01/17/11)
As many area residents plan a winter get-away vacation, either for a long weekend or an extended period of time, it is wise to have your vehicle serviced, inspected, and ready for safe travel to that special vacation destination. Have your car examined before you leave. The last thing you want to worry about is your car breaking down, stranding you far from home. Take it to your local auto shop for a quick once over, and make sure your tires are winter ready and properly inflated...