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Stories from Monday, February 20, 2012

CAASA 'City Lights ... Women's Night' at WITCC (02/20/12)
The annual Centers Against Abuse and Sexual Assault's "City Lights ... Women's Night" will be held on Saturday, at the Western Iowa Tech Community College Conference Center, 200 Victory Dr., Cherokee. The cost is $25 per person and includes a meal. Reservations, with assigned seating, should be made with Julie Schulenberg at 712-225-5003...
CPD introduces new K9 officer (02/20/12)
The Cherokee Police Department is proud to welcome their new drug detection dog Ike to the police force. Last week the department unveiled the 1 1/2 year-old yellow labrador who has been working with Cherokee Police Officer Adam Roberts. The CPD began accepting donation from business and citizens of Cherokee last year to purchase Ike from Performance Kennels of Minneapolis, Minn...
Man found dead near hog confinement (02/20/12)
MERRILL - The Plymouth County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a 47-year-old man found outside of a hog confinement area in Merrill. Deputies said James L. Dixson, of Marcus, Iowa, was pronounced dead at the scene after a family member called 911 at 7:56 p.m. Tuesday. The call was placed from the 26000 block of 220th St...
Pilot Rock DAR Chapter presents awards (02/20/12)
Pilot Rock NSDAR Chapter recently presented awards to area youths and adults at the Cherokee St. Paul United Methodist Church. Nancy Parrott presented the American History Essay awards to students. First place winners read their essays at the program. ...
Soar into spring at the Prairie Heritage Center (02/20/12)
This year the visiting Bald Eagles have had an easy winter in the Little Sioux River. Open water has provided opportunities to use different roosting locations. The annual Bald Eagle Watch is an excellent time to learn more about eagles and observe them in the area...
Ridge View performers (02/20/12)
Ridge View High School had two groups nominated for All State Speech, which was held last weekend in Ames. The first group nominated was Performing group - Musical Theatre, "Cell Block Tango." Pictured, left to right, Olga Goncear, Amber Adams, Sarah Rice, Grace Feilmeier, Anna Smith, and Amelia Leuschen. Ridge View Speech coach is Mary Oakley-McAreavy. Photo contributed...
James Dixson (02/20/12)
James Dixson, 47, of Marcus, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012 at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. today at Grace United Methodist Church in Marcus. Ron Rice officiated. Burial followed at Marcus Amherst Cemetery. ...
Tips to help care for aging pets (02/20/12)
Pet ownership in the U.S. is at its highest level with an estimated 70 million households owning a pet, according to a recent National Pet Owner Survey. The survey further reported that 75 percent of those homes are estimated to have aging pets. As a result, there is a growing demand for health-enhancing products for senior pets. ...