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Stories from Friday, August 12, 2011

Murrell new WITCC President (08/12/11)
SIOUX CITY - The Board of Directors of Western Iowa Tech Community College (WITCC) have announced that it has selected Dr. Terry Murrell as the new president of the college. Murrell, who succeeds Dr. Robert E. Dunker as president, assumed his duties Aug. 1 after serving as Executive Vice President of WITCC...
Synergy Center relocates on Cherokee MHI Campus (08/12/11)
Jackson Recovery Center held an open house on Tuesday August 9th at the Synergy Center, located in the Voldeng Building of the Cherokee Mental Health Campus at 1267 W. Cedar Loop Road. A ribbon cutting with the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce took place at noon, and it was preceded by lunch, a brief program, and a reflection from a graduate of the Synergy Center. Tours of the facility were also available...
Westernaires return to Marcus Fair (08/12/11)
The Westernaires, from Jefferson County, Colorado. were scheduled to arrive in the Marcus area about 4 p.m. on Thursday. Friday will be a practice day, and then the group has two scheduled performances at the Marcus Fair on Saturday - one at 2 p.m. and the other at 7:30 p.m. ...
Supervisors act on landfill loan (08/12/11)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved an $8,000 donation from the Rural Betterment Fund to benefit the Grand Meadow Heritage Center's proposed Blacksmith project. The Board also proceeded with plans to refinance a proposed $2.8 million General Obligation Bond and Loan Agreement for the Cherokee County Landfill Commission. Supervisors will hold a Public Hearing on the matter at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 23 in the Board room at the Courthouse...
Marcus Fair has an 'Official' American Flag (08/12/11)
MARCUS - The 75th Marcus Community Fair is privileged to display a flag that was sent to the community by Wesley Reuter. Wes, a 2008 graduate of MMC High School, is an active member of the 185th Air National Guard who is currently serving at an undisclosed location in southwest Asia. The flag he sent to his hometown recently flew from the main flagpole at his base in honor of the 75th edition of the Marcus Fair and the entire Dorr family...
Sanford meteor shower party Saturday night (08/12/11)
Weather permitting , the Sanford Museum will be hosting its annual Perseid Meteor Shower Party on Saturday, August 13, at 9 p.m., and the public is certainly welcome to attend. The party will be at the north end of the Cherokee Youth Summer Ball Association ball fields on East Indian Street in Cherokee. Bring your lawn chairs, binoculars and bug spray and enjoy an evening of watching for meteors...
Kermit T. Hazen (08/12/11)
Kermit T. Hazen of Cherokee, formerly of Cleghorn, passed away at the age of 97 on August 10, 2011 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 13th, at 10:30 a.m. at the First Church of Christ in Cherokee. ...
Duane Conn Fee (08/12/11)
Duane Fee, a resident of Walnut Creek, California, passed away July 15, 2011 at the age of 83. Duane was born in Cherokee on July 5, 1928, to the late James and Ethel Fee. He was a graduate of Quimby High School, Iowa State University, and Arizona State University. Duane married the love of his life, Carol (McGee) in...
Cascione/ daughter (08/12/11)
James and Karina Cascione are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Isabella Sophia Cascione, who was born on July 4, 2011 in St. Croix, Virgin Islands. Isabella weighed 7 lbs. 2.2 oz. and measured 20 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Randy and Jane Walker of Cherokee and Stephen and Olga Cascione of Athens, New York. Great-grandparents are Keith and Marlene Walker of Cherokee and Patsy and Teresa Paglen of Silver Springs, Maryland...
Nicholson- Gray Engagement (08/12/11)
Nicole Michelle Nicholson and John William Gray of Cherokee announce their engagement and approaching marriage. Nicole, the daughter of Sharon Nicholson of Cherokee, is 2005 graduate of Cherokee Washington High School and is currently self-employed in home daycare. John, the son of Rick and Monika Gray of Dickens, is a 1998 graduate of Ruthven High School and is currently employed by Astron. The couple are planning an August 20, 2011 wedding...
Basic Biittner : More Hall Talk (08/12/11)
Yes, it's me again, and yes, I am going to talk again about my obsession, the Baseball Hall of Fame. In my last two articles, I discussed several possible candidates for future election to the Hall and most of the names I mentioned were men who have received a good deal of support from the baseball writers in past elections, or those who I believe will receive support in future elections...
Fleas and Your Pets: Handling an Infestation (08/12/11)
Fleas live on dogs, cats, and wild animals such as raccoons and opossums, and deposit eggs everywhere they go One adult flea can lay 50 eggs per day and up to several thousand eggs within 3-4 months Your pet can pick up fleas any time they go outside or are near a dog or cat infested with fleas...
Please slow down out there (08/12/11)
We encourage area motorists to please slow down at unmarked, residential intersections in Cherokee. With next week's arrival of the new school year, there will be many more vehicles on city streets and those unmarked intersections at all hours - especially in the west part of town where heavy street construction, bottle-necked traffic, Washington High School, football fields, Community Center, Country Club, Bacon Aquatics Center, Gillette Park and its large playground, and Mental Health Institute daily attract dozens and dozens of vehicles.. ...