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Stories from Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Essay winners (03/30/11)
Proudly holding the checks these Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn students earned by writing an essay about "Why I Love America" are Caden Remington, the 1st place fourth grader and also the district winner; 3rd place Colton Meyer; 2nd place fourth grader Joe Johnson; 1st. ...
Teacher of the year (03/30/11)
The VFW Cherokee LA Wescott Post 2253 and the Eighth District, represented By Pres. Clint Hoferman, awarded MMC teacher Melissa Utesch the honor of Teacher of the Year last Thursday. She will receive $100 plus a plaque, and the school will also receive $100. Utesch was completely surprised as her students and fellow teachers cheered her. Photo by Nancy Hohbach...
Cherokee County audit report released (03/30/11)
Hunzelman, Putzier & Co., PLC of Storm Lake released an audit report for Cherokee County on Monday. The County had local tax revenue of $18,099,048 for the year ended June 30, 2010, which included $779,820 in tax credits from the state. The County forwarded $13,017,314 of the local tax revenue to the townships, school districts, cities, and other taxing bodies in the County...
Dynamic Women hosts Spring 'Ladies Night Out' (03/30/11)
Dynamic Women will be having their 11th Ladies' Night Out event on April 11. "So...Let's Have A Party!" Party Fair, where guests will be able to find new ideas and resources for all kinds of parties, will be offered by local businesses and individuals, with displays open from 5:30 p.m. until 6:20 p.m...
ACS 'Relay For Life' kick-off rally is April 5th (03/30/11)
On Tuesday, April 5th at 5:30pm, the American Cancer Society Relay For LifeŽ of Cherokee County will officially get under way as event volunteers and participants gather at the Cherokee Middle School for a kick-off rally to launch their fundraising efforts for the year...
CCT to present 'Glass Menagerie' (03/30/11)
"The Glass Menagerie," written by Tennessee Williams, is considered one of the most famous plays of the modern theater, and the Cherokee Community Theatre will bring the classic to life at the Cherokee Community Center in April. As in Williams' other plays, which include "Cat On a Hot Tin Roof" and "A Streetcar Named Desire" among others, the main characters in...
Frisbie receives award (03/30/11)
Iowa Firefighters Association President Ellen Hagen, center, and past IFA President Ron Wilson, left, presented a 55 Year Award to Roger Frisbie of The Cherokee Fire Department. The award was presented on Friday when the Department hosted the Cherokee Chamber Coffee at the station. Photo contributed...
WHS track athletes excel at USD (03/30/11)
VERMILLION, S.D. - A select group of Cherokee Washington High track and field participants competed in Saturday's Norm Herren Track & Field Invitational at the Dakota Dome at the University of South Dakota here. The Cherokee contingent was led by promising sophomore Marc Husman, who won the rugged all-class 400 meters in a speedy indoor time of 52.75. ...
Ruby E. Berger (03/30/11)
Alfred J. Wilberding (03/30/11)
Alfred J. Wilberding, 89 years old, of Remsen, died Friday, March 25, 2011, at Floyd Valley Hospital in LeMars. Funeral service was at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen, with Rev. William McCarthy & Deacon Rick Roder officiating. Burial was in the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Remsen.Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com...
Extension Line (03/30/11)
Recently, ISU Region 6 Extension Council members met to review the objectives and goals of the Iowa 4-H program. It was great to hear the passion for 4-H in the room and to discuss the business objections for program expansion with local Extension decision makers. ...
The hidden dangers of low-water crossings (03/30/11)
As we enter the second week of spring, that often means melting snows and spring rains can and is causing flooding in Iowa and throughout the Midwest. Currently, we have many rivers and tributaries in the Midwest bank-full or overflowing due to snow melt and spring rains. We cannot caution residents and motorists enough about flood dangers, and implore everyoine to please be careful out there...
No more nukes (03/30/11)