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Stories from Monday, November 21, 2011

Turkeyology winners announced (11/21/11)
Turkeyology winners announced The winners have been named of the Turkeyology Contest sponsored by The Chronicle Times, Fareway and Hy-vee. The winners of the two frozen Fareway turkeys are Greg "Farley" Johnson of Cherokee, and Evelyn Sand of Cherokee. The winners of the two frozen Hy-Vee turkeys are Bonnie Ducommun of Cherokee and Sandy Stubbe of Cherokee...
Vilsack makes several stops in Cherokee (11/21/11)
Christie Vilsack, Democrat candidate for Congress in Iowa's newly aligned 4th District, made several stops in Cherokee last week, including an overnight stay. On Wednesday, Vilsack (D-Ames) was the guest of honor at a Cherokee County Democrats Meet the Candidate event at The Grainery Lodge in rural Cherokee. Several Democrat representatives from surrounding counties had an opportunity to meet Vilsack and ask questions from the former Iowa First Lady...
CCLF 2012 Grant applications available Dec.1 (11/21/11)
The Cherokee County Legacy foundation has been notified it will soon be receiving an $118,130 state award to advance community- based philanthropy throughout the county. The award comes by way of the County Endowment Fund, which was established by HF 2302 in the 2004 Legislative Session. The purpose of this legislation is to provide financial support to encourage the creation and development of community foundations and civic philanthropy throughout Iowa...
'Good Times' bunch goes Hawaiian (11/21/11)
Members of the Good Times Place participated in a Hawaiian Luau at the Cherokee Community Center on Thursday November 9, and the Cherokee seniors came dressed in muumuus and grass skirts for the occasion. which was hosted by Dale and Caryl Lee Cline...
Salvation Army Bell Ringers will be in Cherokee (11/21/11)
The Salvation Army, which began in England in the late 19th Century, this year celebrates the 120th year of its practice of ringing bells for donations during the Christmas season, and this year, for the first time in many years, Cherokee will also have Salvation Army volunteers ringing bells for donations...
CPD Special Enforcement Project on Thanksgiving Eve (11/21/11)
The Cherokee Police Department will have a special enforcement project the night before Thanksgiving, on November 23rd, 2011. This is known to all as a heavy travel day in America. The Cherokee Police Department will be pulling violators over for any violation, but particularly violators who are not wearing their seat belts. Here is the break down of the new seat belt law:...
CPD Special Enforcement Project on Thanksgiving Eve (11/21/11)
The Cherokee Police Department will have a special enforcement project the night before Thanksgiving, on November 23rd, 2011. This is known to all as a heavy travel day in America. The Cherokee Police Department will be pulling violators over for any violation, but particularly violators who are not wearing their seat belts. Here is the break down of the new seat belt law:...
CPD Special Enforcement Project on Thanksgiving Eve (11/21/11)
The Cherokee Police Department will have a special enforcement project the night before Thanksgiving, on November 23rd, 2011. This is known to all as a heavy travel day in America. The Cherokee Police Department will be pulling violators over for any violation, but particularly violators who are not wearing their seat belts. Here is the break down of the new seat belt law:...
WITCC students attend HR Conference (11/21/11)
Miichelle Rupp of Marcus and Dawn Staver of Cherokee were awarded scholarships to attend a CareerTrack's Human Resources Conference in Sioux City recently. Both women are completing Western Iowa Tech Community College's Human Resource Management program through classes on the Cherokee WITCC Branch Campus and online...
Christmas Box Program for soldiers (11/21/11)
As were celebrate the holiday, Central Bank of Cherokee hopes that each of us will remember our troops by mailing them a card of donating towards the 5th Annual Central Bank Christmas Box Program that are sent to soldiers who won't be home for Christmas...
Thanksgiving tops for cooking fires (11/21/11)
Thanksgiving remains the leading day for cooking fires, with three times as many cooking fires as on an average day. According to the National Fire Protection Association, cooking equipment fires are still the leading cause of U.S. home fires and fire injuries, and the third leading cause of fire deaths. On a typical Thanksgiving, U.S. fire departments respond to 1,500 home cooking fires compared to 450 such fires on an average day...