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Stories from Friday, July 15, 2011

Getting ready for Creek Fest (07/15/11)
On Wednesday July 13, many area volunteers descended on the location for this weekend's Creek Fest. Creek Fest will be held along the shores of Mill Creek, located just northwest of Cherokee. The volunteers helped set up the festival by placing picnic tables and raising tents, designating camping areas and parking spots for the popular local music festival...
Correctionville anglers host first Catfish Marathon of summer (07/15/11)
CORRECTIONVILLE - On July 9, a flurry of frenzied fisherfolk and other avid area anglers sallied forth to the aquatic parameters of the Little Sioux River with their trusty rod and reels in hand to compete nightcrawler-to-nightcrawler and bait can-to-bait can for the bragging rights of top angler on the river...
City OKs resolution supporting proposed 'Clean Line' project (07/15/11)
The Cherokee City Council Tuesday night approved a resolution supporting a proposed "Clean Line" Energy Program that would convert wind energy in Northwest Iowa into direct current and transport it on new DC transmission lines to Chicago and other major metro eastern locations of the United States...
Supervisors reduce speed limit on 480th Street (07/15/11)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved, in a unanimous roll call vote, adopting a resolution to reduce the speed limit from 50 mph to 25 mph on a 1,800 foot section of 480th Street (also named Section Street) that leads into and out of the City of Marcus...
Times Gone By (07/15/11)
Word was received here Monday of the death of Will Prunty, son of David Prunty, a Cherokee county pioneer, which occurred the 9th inst. on his Colorado sheep ranch near Nunn. It appears that Will, who was batching, arose early that morning and made biscuits for breakfast and by mistake used arsenic instead of baking powder and partaking of these died that evening after a day of intense suffering...
Cherokee Swim Team having successful season (07/15/11)
The Cherokee Swim Team took to the water in their first away dual meet of the season at Rockwell City. After a shower passed through just a few events into the meet, the meet resumed under much clearer skies. Because of the rain delay, the meet ended after event #62, which meant that about 20 events were not swum, and some swimmers only competed in two of their individual events. ...
Swim Team opens season (07/15/11)
The Cherokee Swim Team opened their 2011 season on June 15 by hosting the Laurens Swim Team in the first dual meet of the season. It was a great night for a swim meet and Laurens brought some fast swimmers to challenge Cherokee's team. The swimmers each swim up to three individual events and two relays during a meet, and Cherokee had two triple winners during the meet. ...
Cherokee 2-Ball Golf Invitational (07/15/11)
More than 100 couples participated in the annual two-day Cherokee Golf & Country Club 2-Ball Invitational last weekend in Cherokee. Winning first place in the Championship Flight on Saturday was Will Cook and Laura Dawson of Cherokee, who fashioned an 18-hole score of 83...
Thomas R. Kruse (07/15/11)
Thomas R. Kruse, 70, of Weslaco, Texas, formerly of Cherokee, passed away, Wednesday, July 13, 2011. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee.
Nutrition labels beneficial to shoppers (07/15/11)
If you're like many, you want to get in and out of the supermarket quickly and with everything on your list. Healthy eating is important; however, if you don't want it to take a lot of time, use the Nutrition Facts label as the best tool to help you decide what to buy. ...