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Stories from Friday, September 30, 2011

Supervisors approve $70,000 for 4-H Expo Center sprinklers (09/30/11)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors approved $70,000 from the county's Betterment Fund to be used for a sprinkler system at the 4-H Expo Center located at the Cherokee County Fairgrounds. In June, executive members of the Cherokee County Fair Association, representatives from the 4-H-Facilities Betterment Committee, Cherokee City Fire Department, and five representative for the Iowa State Department of Public Safety, including Iowa State Fire Marshall Ray Reynolds, met at the fairgrounds regarding a use variance for the new Cherokee 4-H Expo Center.. ...
CCT stages 'Rabbit Hole' Oct. 5-9 (09/30/11)
The Cherokee Community Theater is pleased to kick off its 2011-2012 season with the Pulitzer Prize winning play "Rabbit Hole," by David Lindsay-Abaire. "Rabbit Hole" is a poignant, honest and unexpectedly witty portrayal of a family attempting to recover in the wake of a sudden shocking loss. ...
Cherokee School Board members start new terms (09/30/11)
Three re-elected incumbent Cherokee School Board members were administered the oath of office during last week's School Board meeting. Those sworn in to officially begin their new terms were Laura Dawson, Deb Johnson, and Jack Creel. Dawson was re-appointed President of the Board and Creel was re-appointed as Vice-President...
Cherokee 'Life Chain' scheduled for Sunday (09/30/11)
Cherokee Christian Community organizers have again scheduled participation in the "National Life Chain" from 2-3 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of Main and Second Streets in downtown Cherokee. In conjunction with the Life Chain, a "Pack The Pick-up" event is also scheduled for 1:30-3 p.m. ...
CRMC Physical Medicine and Rehab to sponsor 5k Fun Run/Walk (09/30/11)
In support of Iowa's Healthiest State Initiative and in recognition of October being National Physical Therapy Month, the Cherokee Regional Medical Center Physical Medicine and Rehab Department will be sponsoring a 5K Fun Run/ Walk as well as a 1K "Tot Trot /Mutt Strut" on Saturday, Oct. 22. The events will start and finish on the CRMC campus...
Times Gone By (09/30/11)
Mrs. C. J. Hills, of Storm Lake, who has been visiting her daughter, Mrs. Michael Toohey, 1517 Fourth avenue south, for the past few days, died about 3 o'clock Friday. She had been ill with pneumonia a few days. The body was taken to Storm Lake Saturday noon by Mr. and Mrs. Toohey, where Sunday afternoon the funeral will be held. Interment will be made there. Mrs. Hills was 76 years of age...
Extension Line (09/30/11)
Research shows that many of us believe that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, yet more than half of all Americans do not eat breakfast every day according to the 2009 Foundation Food & Health Survey. Are you one of those non-breakfast eaters? If so, read on to see how this morning meal boosts brain power...
Farm tractor rollovers a deadly problem (09/30/11)
Tractor rollovers are the single deadliest type of injury incident on farms and it is reported that of the 4.7 million tractors in the U.S. today alone, one-half of them are without rollover protection for the operator. A tractor can turn over suddenly and if it is not equipped with a 'Rollover Protection Structure' (ROPS) and a seatbelt, there is a good chance the tractor could crush the driver...