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Stories from Friday, March 2, 2012

County CRP informational meeting March 7th (03/02/12)
A general Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) sign up begins on March 12, 2012 and runs through April 6, 2012. "To provide information on this sign up, an informational meeting on the general Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) has been scheduled," announced Dustin D. Miller, County Executive Director for the Cherokee County FSA Office. "...
City supports Directory Project for Oak Hill (03/02/12)
The City of Cherokee owns and maintains Oak Hill Cemetery. Located west of the City along County Highway #38 (West Main Street), the cemetery is a 32-acre tract that is available to all citizens of Cherokee and surrounding areas. More than 8,000 gravesites are located at the cemetery. The unused portion of the cemetery should serve the families of Cherokee for the next 40 to 50 years...
City OKs Budget Hearing, Yacht Club fund-raiser (03/02/12)
The Cherokee City Council Tuesday night set the date for the Public Hearing for the proposed 2012-2013 Fiscal Year Budget, and authorized the Koser Spring Lake Park Yacht Club Committee to proceed with fund-raising for a proposed new Yacht Club to be constructed in the Park on the current large outdoor picnic shelter site on the northwest side of the lake...
Times Gone By (03/02/12)
James Robertson, Jr., a banker of Washta, Ia., heretofore as idolatrous worshipper of Theodore Roosevelt, cannot follow his one time hero in his chase after a third term. Mr. Robertson was in Sioux City yesterday and, at the West hotel, he appeared to be enjoying a discussion of politics...
Colorful snowman (03/02/12)
Aangel Stevens (left) and Brooklyn Stubbe pose with the colorful snowman they recently constructed in Brooklyn's yard at 700 W. Elm St. in Cherokee. The girls used colored hairspray to give their creation its unique look. Photo contributed
Cancer Support Group schedules meetings (03/02/12)
According to the American Cancer Society, it is estimated that there will be over 1.6 million new cases of cancer diagnosed in 2012. Everyone has been affected by cancer in one way or another. You may be a current cancer patient, a cancer survivor, or have a family member or friend who is suffering from cancer...
Ridge View students participate in District Speech (03/02/12)
Several Ridge View High School Speech students participated in the District Speech Coontest at Denison High School on Saturday, Feb. 25. Ridge View participants included: Meg Kofmehl, who received a I rating in Prose; Katie Kestel, Literary Program, II rating; Sarah Rice, Acting, I rating; Alex Conover, Poetry, I rating;Amber Adams, Storytelling, I rating; Amelia Leuschen, Musical theatre, II rating; Olga Goncear, Expository Address, II rating; Anna Smith, Acting, II rating ; Michael Currie, Improv, II rating ; Haydan Johnson, Poetry, II rating; Sara Gisch, Poetry, II rating and Karlen Lamp, Poetry, I rating .. ...
Knights of Columbus Awards (03/02/12)
At the monthly meeting of the Knights of Columbus, Doug Davis, Knights of Columbus Grand Knight presented the K of C Family of the Month Award to Shirley Staver and Family of Cherokee GK Davis also presented the K of C Knight of the Month Award to Ron Honsbruch of Cherokee. Pictured, left to right , front row, Grand Knight Doug Davis, Ron Honsbruch, Trey Claycamp, Dena Claycamp, Edwin Claycamp, Shirley Staver . Back row: Caleb Claycamp, Skyler Staver, Chad Staver. Photo contributed...
Grohes observe 60th anniversary (03/02/12)
Gordy and Nona Grohe of Aurelia will observe their 60th wedding anniversary on Saturday, March 3rd. The couple are the parents of three children: Sue Roberts of Aurelia, the late Michael Grohe, and Kelli Hirschman and her husband Steve of Aurelia, and they also have nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren...
Lorne W. Hahn (03/02/12)
Lorne W. Hahn of Aurelia, 86, passed away Thursday, March 1, 2012 at Careage Hills in Cherokee. Funeral services will held be Monday, March 5th, at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee, with Pastor Don Rothweiler officiating. Visitation will be on Sunday, March 4th, from 11 a.m. ...
Schmidt, Bruening announce engagement (03/02/12)
Russ and Laura Schmidt of Cherokee are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie , to Adam Bruening, son of Gerald and Mary Bruening of Fort Dodge. Stephanie graduated from Morningside College in 2011 with Bachelor's degrees in Counseling Psychology and Nursing, and she is currently working as an R.N. ...