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Stories from Thursday, March 31, 2011

Tomahawk Relays Court announced (03/31/11)
The court for the 2011 Tomahawk Relays was announced Wednesday, during a ceremony at Washington High School. Among the candidates vying to be the Tomahawk Relays King and Queen are, left to right, Alex Struck, Seth Mahnke, Sam Hinkhouse, Gus Laursen, Amber Haupert, Sarah Ruehle, Tonya Stowater and Jenna Phipps. Absent, Stephanie Aguilar and Austin Mongan. Photo by Mike Leckband...
WHS students in NASA Space Settlement Design Competition (03/31/11)
On March 10, five Cherokee Washington High School seniors and one teacher, along with several other Northwest Iowa high school students, boarded a chartered bus for a trip to Houston, Texas. Altogether, nearly 140 Iowa students traveled to the NASA campus to compete in the 2011 Space Settlement Design Competition. Students from Iowa were put into teams with students from Houston, and the teams were required to design a rotating space settlement to revolve around the sun...
Sanford Museum to present 'Duffy Hudson as Edgar Allen Poe' (03/31/11)
Sanford Museum to present 'Duffy Hudson as Edgar Allen Poe' Sanford Museum Association will present Duffy Hudson as Edgar Allen Poe on Tuesday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m. and admission is free. Broadway and film veteran Duffy Hudson brings his talent and fascination for Edgar Allan Poe rises from the scene of his mysterious death and continues as he pieces together the events of his life...
WHS 2011 Prom April 9 (03/31/11)
The 2011 Washington High School Prom "Forever For Tonight" will be held on Saturday, April 9, with the Grand March beginning at 8 p.m. The doors will open for the public at 7 p.m. The cost for admission is $2 per person for balcony seating. As has been done in previous years, parents with WHS students attending prom will need to pre-purchase their lower level bleacher seats. They will be limited to two tickets per WHS student attending the prom...
Chamber Coffee (03/31/11)
This week's Chamber Coffee will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Friday at Cherokee City Hall located at 416 W. Main St.
Chamber Bowling Outing April 8 (03/31/11)
The 7th annual Cherokee Chamber of Commerce Bowling Outing is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, April 8 at the Cherokee Bowl. Cost id $20 per person for a four-person team and that includes the bowling tournament, a large pizza per team, and a pitcher of soda or beer...
County health rankings useful for planning efforts (03/31/11)
A nationwide report called the "2011 County Health Rankings" was released today by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. The report compares the health of counties in every state across the nation, measured by overall health and factors that influence health...
Students learn and earn at Beef Scholarship Extravaganza (03/31/11)
AMES -- High school students interested in cattle and beef production took home $7,650 in scholarships from the recent Beef Scholarship Extravaganza organized and hosted by the Iowa Cattlemen's Foundation. Twenty-four students representing 10 teams took part in the event held at Iowa State University. Students were challenged to demonstrate their skills and knowledge in beef and cattle production management...
Noted Civil War expert to speak at WITCC April 7-8 (03/31/11)
SIOUX CITY - Ken Lyftogt, an expert on Civil War history and professor of history at the University of Northern Iowa, will give two free public presentations on Iowa's role in the American Civil War, April 7 and 8 in the Cargill Auditorium at Western Iowa Tech Community College's Sioux City campus...
All-State player (03/31/11)
Ridge View's Isaiah Miller has gleaned several basketball awards this post-season. Miller, a 6-6 senior, earned second team Western Valley Conference honors, second team Iowa Basketball Coaches Association All-Substate honors, IBCA Senior All-Star for the Northwest Team, and second team INA All-State Boys Basketball Team. The son of Pat and Mary Miller of Holstein, he averaged 21 points per game and 14 rebounds per game this past season for the Raptors. Photo contributed...
Ronald D. King (03/31/11)
Ronald D. King, age 66, of Washta, passed away suddenly on March 27, 2011, at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 2, at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus. Father Armand Bertrand will officiate. ...
CAEDC Action Report (03/31/11)
You know what drives me nuts? When I am ignored, like I'm barely visible. The silence is deafening. You have a vendor/partner who does very good work. But they have a cultural habit that is resulting in you deciding to look for new vendors. They go silent...
Library News (03/31/11)
After finishing the 'new materials' section of the Cherokee Public Library's April newsletter, I have decided it should be a good month for all of our patrons who look forward to new books and movies. Many of the items I am about to mention already have reserves on them (before they're even in the door), so be sure to call or stop in and ask for a 'hold' if anything is of interest to you. ...
In a few words ... (03/31/11)
Practical tips on car buying (03/31/11)