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Stories from Monday, March 21, 2011

Barnes' valued reputation leads to Big Show (03/21/11)
Just how was the Barnes/MJM PRCA Rodeo of Cherokee and Peterson chosen as producer and stock contractor for the inaugural Atlantic City Boardwalk Rodeo scheduled for April 1-2-3 in 10,000-seat Boardwalk Hall Arena? Well, let's allow Janet Markowitz, the official Chair of the 2011 Atlantic City Boardwalk Rodeo, to explain:...
RV Speech members head to All-State (03/21/11)
The River Valley High School Speech team was informed the Monday after the IHSSA Individual Events State Competition at Algona recently that six of their performers had been chosen as Outstanding Performers. Students who received this honor qualify for an appearance at the All-State Festival on March 28 at the University of Northern Iowa...
Marcus Knights donate to CCWS (03/21/11)
Marcus Knights of Columbus recently gave a contribution of $4064 to the Cherokee County Work Services as part of the annual Knights of Columbus project outreach. Pictured representing the Marcus Knights of Columbus is Doug Dreckman, left, and representing Cherokee County Work Services is Calvin Carver. ...
Huseman supports Ag Protection Bill (03/21/11)
DES MOINES--Thursday Rep. Dan Huseman (R-Aurelia) supported a bill to protect Iowa's livestock and crop producers. House File 589 addresses concerns of biosecurity of Iowa's animal industry and the well-being of animals. The bill protects livestock and crop operations against unauthorized destruction, killing or injuring of stock, or disruption of agricultural or biotechnical operations on an owner's premise...
Special Election to be held April 5 (03/21/11)
The Cherokee County will be participating in a Special Election, and notice is hereby given to the qualified electors of the Northwestern Iowa Community College District (Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Community School District residents) in Cherokee and Plymouth Counties, and will be held on Tuesday, April 5, from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m...
Amanda Elliott on Fall semester Deans' List/Honor Roll at UNL (03/21/11)
Following is a list of University of Nebraska-Lincoln students named to the Deans' List/Honor Roll for the fall semester of the 2010-11 academic year. Qualification for the Deans' List varies among the eight undergraduate colleges and the Honor Roll for the Division of General Studies. ...
ILCC Fall grad list (03/21/11)
Iowa Lakes Community College has announced its graduation list for the end of the Fall, 2010 semester. Iowa Lakes Community College offers associate degrees, diplomas and certificates. The college has campuses in Algona, Emmetsburg, Estherville, Spencer and Spirit Lake. Individuals who would like to know more about Iowa Lakes may visit the college Web site at www.iowalakes.edu or call 1-866-IA-LAKES...
UD Students experience the world for J-Term (03/21/11)
January 2011 marked the first full implementation of the University of Dubuque's January Term (J-Term) calendar. One J-Term option for students is structured time for off-campus (domestic and international) studies -- this term included trips to Spain and France, China, the Bahamas, and New York City...
Hecox named to Honor Roll (03/21/11)
Lauren Hecox, daughter of Gene and Joanne Petersen, Cleghorn, was named to the Honor Roll for the early fall term at Brown College, Twin Cities, Minn. She is working towards a Bachelor of Science degree in Digital Photography.
Larry D. Knaack (03/21/11)
Larry D. Knaack, 71, of Correctionville, passed away Wednesday afternoon, March 16, 2011, at the Kingsley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Kingsley, Iowa. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 19 at the United Methodist Church in Correctionville, with the Rev. Sheryl Ashley officiating. Interment was in the Good Hope Cemetery, rural Correctionville...
Christensen/Meylor engagement (03/21/11)
Duane and Linda Christensen of Cherokee are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Laura Adair to Jonathan Meylor, son of Kay Meylor and the late James Meylor. Laura graduated from Iowa State University in 2009, and is currently employed as a Human Resource Generalist at Community Care Inc. in DeWitt, Iowa...
Gustafson/Campbell engagement (03/21/11)
Grant and Joan Gustafson of Clemmons, N.C. announce the engagement of their daughter, Gwen Gustafson of San Diego, Cal., to Brooks Campbell, also of San Diego. Brooks is the son of Dale and Linda Campbell of Gresham, Oregon. Gwen is also the granddaughter of Frances Hiemstra of Aurelia and the late Lester Hiemstra and the late Bert and Joyce Gustafson, formerly of Cherokee...
The Anderson Report (03/21/11)
It was another busy week in the Iowa Senate as floor debate continued. We took action on several pieces of legislation ranging from the Endow Iowa Tax Credit to possessing cats classified as Bengals and Savannahs. Obviously some legislation will have a greater impact on our day-to-day lives more than others...
Legislative Report (03/21/11)
The Iowa House was active last week, even though there was not as much "big" legislation passed as in the previous weeks. Two days were devoted to floor debate and two days were set aside for committee meetings. When we are debating and voting on the floor, it is imperative that we are either at our desks, or close to them. ...