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Stories from Monday, March 7, 2011

Wa-Tan-Ye week (03/07/11)
On Friday, Mayor Pro-tem Linda Burkhart presented a proclamation at the weekly Chamber Coffee to the Cherokee Wa-Tan-Ye Club declaring March 6 through March 12 'Wa-Tan-Ye Week' in Cherokee. The Cherokee Wa-Tan-Ye Service Club invites the public to come and learn about their organization. ...
A hero in our midst (03/07/11)
MARCUS - It is now official. There is a Hero in our midst, by the name of Sawyer Heidesch. On Saturday, February 19, 201,1 The Boy Scouts of America, upon Recommendation of the National Court of Honor Presented the HEROISM AWARD to Sawyer Heidesch for Demonstrating Heroism and Skill in Saving or Attempting to Save Life at Minimum Risk to Self...
Proposed City Budget rivals last year's (03/07/11)
After a series of workshops and "homework" sessions the past few months, the Cherokee City Council is poised to propose the City's 2011-2012 Fiscal Year Budget at a Public Hearing at 7 p.m. Tuesday night in Council Chambers. Essentially, the new budget is similar to last year's and totals an estimated $11,120,271, compared to the 2010-2011 budget of $10,965,390...
Cherokee woman injured in accident (03/07/11)
The Iowa State Patrol Thursday finally issued a report of a traffic accident involving personal injury to a Cherokee woman in a collision that occurred about 8 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22. According to the Patrol, a vehicle driven by Beverly Ann Stines, 51, of Cherokee, was southbound on Riverview Drive and failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Riverview Drive and the Iowa Highway 3 by-pass, colliding with a westbound tractor-trailer driven by Larry Allen Lundeen, 72, of Pomeroy...
Cherokee All School Reunion (03/07/11)
The second All-School Reunion including high school attendees from Cherokee Public Schools, Immaculate Conception, and past/present teachers/administration is being planned along with the "Little Sioux Summer Fest" to be held July 1 through July 4. As with the first All-School Reunion was held in 2006, A postcard mailing for early planning was sent out in November for those living outside of Cherokee County and via e-mail for those addresses provided...
Morningside relay teams advance (03/07/11)
SIOUX CITY - Both the men's and women's 3200 meter relay teams from Morningside College advanced to Friday's finals at the NAIA Indoor Track and Field Championships with school-record times in Thursday's semifinals. The men's team of Brian Gesink, Garret Ehlers, John Harris (former Galva-Holstein prep) and Monte Larson combined for a time of 7:40.95 to shatter the former school mark of 7:45.59, set at last year's national meet. Morningside posted the third fastest time overall in the semis...
Charles D. Prescott (03/07/11)
Charles Daniel Prescott, 76, of Marcus, passed away on Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at Rock Rapids, following a courageous battle with cancer. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 10, 2011 at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus. The Very Reverend Armand Bertrand will celebrate Mass. Burial will follow at a later date at the parish cemetery...
Lois M. Biggins (03/07/11)
Funeral services for Lois M. Biggins, 84, were held Thursday, Feb. 3 at 11 a.m. at the Lakeside Presbyterian Church in Storm Lake. Visitation took place on Feb. 2 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake , where the family was present for the entire time. Burial was in the Storm Lake Cemetery. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
4-H Spotlight (03/07/11)
With the temperatures outside being a little below bearable at this time of the year, it 's never too early to start planning events for the warmer summer months ahead. The new 4-H Campers list has just entered our office. 4-H Camp takes place at the beautiful 4-H Center near Madrid, Iowa. ...