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Stories from Friday, March 16, 2012

Aurelia Board to seek construction bids (03/16/12)
AURELIA - The members of the Aurelia School Board and school administrators were joined by members of the school's Citizen Advisory Board and other interested community members for a special meeting in the school gym here on Tuesday. The purpose of the special meeting was to listen to proposed plans for several construction projects involving the school buildings...
CAEDC receives donation (03/16/12)
First Cooperative Association and Land O'Lakes recently donated two $500 checks to the Cherokee Area Economic Development Corporation. Pictured is First Cooperative Agronomy Manager Mark Braunschweig, left, presenting the checks to CAEDC Executive Director Mark Buschkamp. ...
Appreciation given to Schroeder (03/16/12)
Members of the Cherokee Historic Preservation Commission gathered at Jane's Sanford Lane Salon on Wednesday to surprise former member Steve Schroeder with a plaque of appreciation for his services to the historical preservation of Cherokee. The plaque was from the Cherokee City Council and Mayor Mark Murphy. ...
Aurelia School District to vote on Local Option Sales Tax proposal (03/16/12)
AURELIA - Aurelia Community School District patrons will be asked to vote on a revised revenue purpose statement on April 3rd. Voters in the Aurelia School District will cast their ballot on whether or not to continue the one-cent Local Option Sales Tax (LOST). This is a continuation of an existing tax. Originally, the LOST was determined by each county's retail sales and distributed to each school district in the county on a per pupil basis...
Final performances of CCT presentation this weekend (03/16/12)
The Cherokee Community Theatre will be presenting its final performances of the romantic comedy 'Almost, Maine' this weekend, with performances at 7:30 p.m. tonight and Saturday and a closing matinee performance at 2 p.m. on Sunday. All performances are held in the Cherokee Community Center, and...
Supervisors discuss options on Hazard Mitigation Plan (03/16/12)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors heard from Cherokee County Emergency Management Director Ben Schuberg on Tuesday regarding the status of the Cherokee County Hazard Mitigation Plan. Members of the Alta-Aurelia School District, who would like to build a tornado safe room, recently approached Schuberg on the matter...
Times Gone By (03/16/12)
Last week was one of profit and pleasure to the people of this county who were privileged to hear Joe E. Wing, the noted agriculturist, lecturer and traveler. He has a message of value and tells it so simply yet eloquently that it is a rich treat to hear him. Thursday and Friday he spent in the west side, talking to the Marcus Special, to the Marcus schools and to the people...
CRMC Auxiliary to host Masquerade Jewelry fund-raiser (03/16/12)
The Cherokee Regional Medical Center Auxiliary is pleased to announce its Masquerade Fund-raising Jewelry Sale, with the proceeds benefiting the CRMC Auxiliary. The jewelry sale will take place from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 22 in the First Floor Conference Room at Cherokee Regional Medical Center located at 300 Sioux Valley Drive in Cherokee...
Central Insurance recognized for outstanding performance (03/16/12)
EMC Insurance Companies announced its 2012 "Leading Partners" and has distinguished Central Insurance at Central Bank as one of the highest-performing EMC agencies in the country, placing them in the top 15 percent of all EMC agencies in the United States...
Put me in, Coach (03/16/12)
Cherokee native Dewey Hupke, left, coordinator of the annual Northwest Iowa Coaches & Officials Association High School Senior All-Star Wrestling Meet in Cherokee last week, was a happy camper afforded the opportunity to reminisce with his "old" high school coach Jim Lewallen, who was among the honorees at Friday's meet here. ...
Betty J. Zwick (03/16/12)
Betty J. Zwick of Aurelia, age 90, passed away Thursday morning, March 15, 2012 at Sunset Knoll Nursing and Rehab Center in Aurelia. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee.
Charles Kirchoff (03/16/12)
Charles E. Kirchoff, 89, of Fergus Falls, Minn., passed away Feb. 5, 2012 surrounded by his family. He was residing at the Veteran's Administration care facility in Saint Cloud, Minn. Services were held on Feb. 9 at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Fergus Falls, Minn. Curtis Deterding and Roger Lange officated...
Mortensen / son (03/16/12)
Jackie and Kory Mortensen of Cherokee are the proud parents of a baby boy, born at 12:54 p.m. on March 12, 2012. Kristian Mortensen weighed 9 lbs. 3 oz. and measured 20 1/2 inches long, and he was welcomed home by his big brother, Lincoln Thomas, and big sister, Ellana Mary. ...
Living with abundant wildlife (03/16/12)
The soaring warm temperatures may not last, but like the growing number of robins in the yards, they are surely a harbinger that beautiful spring weather is on the way Here's some heady advice concerning the arrival of spring and how man can best peacefully co-exist and avoid conflict with the many creatures of wildlife...