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Stories from Thursday, March 17, 2011

Bringing the recycling need to the great outdoors (03/17/11)
When most of us think about recycled products, the thought of outdoor furniture may not be at the top of our list. However,it is on the top of the list at R.J. Thomas Manufacturing of Cherokee, their list. Among the many products that R.J. Thomas' Pilot Rock brand designs and manufactures, there is a complete line of benches, tables, waste and recycling receptacles and bike racks that are made completely out of 100 percent, high density recycled plastic...
Chamber Coffee (03/17/11)
Farm Bureau Insurance and ISU extension will host the weekly Cherokee Chamber of Commerce coffee Friday at 9:30 a.m., at 209 Centennial Drive.
Andy Juhl & Bluestems perform here Saturday (03/17/11)
Marcus native Andy Juhl and his band, the Bluestems, will perform at The Gathering Place in Cherokee Saturday evening at 8 p.m. The following is a press release from Andy Juhl's web site: No clever one-liner can describe Andy Juhl's sound. It's classic folk sweetened by the twang of harmonica and slide guitar. ...
River Valley to present 'Sealed in Spit' (03/17/11)
CORRECTIONVILLE - On Friday, March 25 and Saturday, March 26 the River Valley Speech and Drama Department will be presenting an original play written and directed by River Valley Play Director Margaret Witt. The play "Sealed In Spit" is a comedy of a rich businessman named Billy who offers $3 million to a struggling matchmaking company if its owners, three lovely sisters, can find his friend a perfect match within a week's time...
Show to bring antiques, flea market to Le Mars (03/17/11)
Two women's love of the past is bringing an antique show and flea market to Le Mars in April. The upcoming Spring Fever Antique Show and Separate Flea Market is the brainchild of Linda Mayrose and Pam Hutchins, both of Le Mars. "Linda and I both enjoy antiques," Hutchins said. "We thought it was a novel idea to bring antiques into town."...
CRMC Public Health Services Immunization Clinic (03/17/11)
Cherokee Regional Medical Center Public Health Services has set the Immunization Clinic Schedule for the second quarter of 2011. Immunizations will be given on the following days: Wednesday - April 13, Wednesday - April 27, Wednesday - May 11, Wednesday - May 25, Wednesday - June 15, and Wednesday - June 29. All Immunization clinics will be held at the CRMC Public Health Services office from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on these dates...
Remember our troops! (03/17/11)
Doug Ockerman HQ ISAF BSG TRANS CO APO AE 09356 --- Daniel J. Holmes P.O. Box 15474 Norfolk, VA 23511 --- Sgt Rebel Borrink 2/34IBCT BAGRAM AIRFIELD APO AE 09354 --- Joshua Edwards 451/EMSG/ELRS/LGRV APO AE 09347 --- Tyler Klotz F/334 BSB FOB LIGHTNING - GARDEZ...
Cherokee All School Reunion (03/17/11)
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...
Northwest communications to Host Lunch and Learn (03/17/11)
Northwest Communications' Web Solutions Division is hosting a 'Lunch and Learn' in Cherokee on March 23 at Danny's Sport Spot, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. There is no charge, and all area businesses are welcome, and encouraged, to attend. Learn some website marketing tips from the Web Development professionals at Northwest Communications...
The Man, The Fan (03/17/11)
Cherokee high school sports super fan Kenny Bern, left, is congratulated by Iowa High School Athletic Association Executive Director Rick Wulkow while receiving the IHSAA's first ever Fan Appreciation Award at last week's Boys State Basketball Tournament. ...
Dagel First Team All-Lakes basketball (03/17/11)
Cherokee's Brock Dagel, a 6-8 senior post player, was recently named to the All-Lakes Conference First Team for basketball. Dagel was the lone Brave named to the First or Second teams. No honorable mention selections were submitted to the Chronicle Times...
Conley / daughter (03/17/11)
Randy and Sandra Conley of Victoria, Texas announce the birth of their daughter, Lyla Grace, on March 6, 2011. She weighed 6 lbs. 14 oz. and measured 18 inches long, and has one sister, Olivia. Lyla's father formerly lived in Cherokee, and her paternal grandparents are Evelyn Sand of Cherokee and the late Leonard Sand. Her maternal grandparents are Jose Delgado and Carmen Delgado of Victoria, Texas...
Strawn / son (03/17/11)
Jon and Erin Strawn of Aurelia are happy to announce the birth of their son, Cody Lee Strawn, who was born at 4:18 p.m. on March 12, 2011. Cody weighed 7 lbs. 6 oz. and measured 21 inches long, and he has one brother, Kyson Strawn. Grandparents are Jill Henderson of Omaha, Jony Meeves of Dunlap, and Bonnie Strawn of Sioux City...
Wankum/Meyer engagement (03/17/11)
Together with their parents, Mallory Ann Wankum and Ryan James Meyer are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Mallory is the daughter of Kathy and the late Ray Wankum of Marcus, and Ryan is the son of Jim and Annette Meyer of Larrabee...
Library News (03/17/11)
Happy St. Patrick's Day! I am not much of a holiday person but this one runs second to Halloween as my favorite. There's just something about cute leprechauns and cheerful green shamrocks that makes me smile. I always enjoy putting together bulletin boards and the annual reading of the green display in March...
Ask the Vet (03/17/11)
Spring is here and, unfortunately for us and our pets, the mosquitoes will not be far behind. Mosquitoes can carry a variety of diseases affecting animals, but one of the most devastating diseases to the dog or cat is Heartworm Disease. Life Cycle What Do I Need to Know?...
No Fly Zone (03/17/11)
Truth from Blarney (03/17/11)
Every March 17, individuals tap into their inner Irish and celebrate St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. Myth and fact have melded over the years with respect to St. Patrick, and many people aren't quite sure what to believe about this beloved holiday...