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Stories from Thursday, March 24, 2011

RV thespians present spring comedy (03/24/11)
CORRECTIONVILLE - With the signs of the season now well in place, the orators of the River Valley Speech and Drama Club have once again taken to the boards to present their annual spring production. This year, the talented RV thespians will be hitting the mark and taking their audience on a whirlwind spin with a comedic roller coaster ride called "Sealed in Spit."...
Pheasants Forever Banquet Saturday (03/24/11)
The 25th annual Cherokee County Pheasants Forever Banquet will take place at the Western Iowa Tech Community College Conference Center in Cherokee on Saturday. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. "We're expecting lots of people at this year's banquet," said Chapter President Dave Brown. ...
Chamber Coffee (03/24/11)
The Cherokee Fire & Rescue Department will host the weekly Cherokee Chamber of Commerce Coffee Friday at 9:30 a.m. at 300 W. Elm St.
CCVA Director offers advice on benefits (03/24/11)
The Cherokee County Veteran Affairs Office recently released information regarding veterans switching to an electronic payment option for their federal benefits. According to Dana Evans, Cherokee County Veteran Affairs Director, the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued a final rule to extend the safety and convenience of electronic payments to all Americans receiving federal benefits and non-tax payments...
'Learning With lunch' at Cherokee WITCC (03/24/11)
The Cherokee County ISU Extension, along with Partners Western Iowa Tech Community College and Hy Vee, will provide a Learning With Lunch presentation on Wednesday, April 13 at noon till 12:50 at Western Iowa Tech Community College in Cherokee. This one in a series of educational opportunities is presented by The Weeping Willow, a local interior design business. ...
Aurelia Kindergarten Assessment April 8 (03/24/11)
AURELIA - The Kindergarten Assessment for Aurelia students who wil beginning kindergarten in the Fall of 2011 will be held on Friday, April 8. Children must be five years of age on or before September 15, 2011 in order to be eligible to enroll in kindergarten. During the session, children and their parents will have an opportunity to visit the kindergarten room, visit with the teachers, Tonya Wilkinson and Amy Rohwer, and have various assessments...
Cherokee fares well at Lakes Indoor (03/24/11)
STORM LAKE - The Cherokee boys and girls track and field teams worked the kinks out at the annual pre-season Lakes Conference Indoor Meet hosted by Buena Vista University here Tuesday. Several Cherokee athletes placed in the top 10 in their respective events, with Taylor Woods winning the girls shot put with 36-9 1/2 heave, and Brock Dagel placing second in the boys shot put with a 46-5 effort...
Indoor Track (03/24/11)
This Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn girls relay team, at left, waits patiently for instructions from a meet official prior to competing in the recent Track & Field Indoor Meet at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake. The MMC runners include, left to right, Erica Dreckman, Carly Lehnhof, Amanda Hoefling, and Nicole Schwarz. Area prep track and field teams begin outdoor action next week. Photo by Paul Struck...
David A. Ruge (03/24/11)
David A. Ruge, 65, of Cherokee, passed away Monday, March 21, 2011 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 26, at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee.Pastor Mark Leeds will officiate. Burial will be at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery at Aurelia.Visitation on Friday, March 25 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at Boothby Funeral Home.Online condolences may be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com...
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Living with abundant wildlife (03/24/11)
Despite a much-anticipated early spring being delayed by our recent winter weather, the first robins have been spotted, so it won't be long! At any rate, here's some heady advice concerning the arrival of spring and how man can best peacefully co-exist and avoid conflict with the many creatures of wildlife...