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Stories from Friday, May 11, 2012

Sambrano to receive award from Morningside College (05/11/12)
SIOUX CITY -- Morningside College has awarded Kaytlin Sambrano of Cherokee the following Celebration of Excellence awards: Athletic Grant and Mustang Co-Curricular Award. Sambrano has been accepted for admission to Morningside for the fall 2012 semester...
Landfill faces mounting financial woes (05/11/12)
Drastic changes are continuing at the Cherokee County Landfill and Recycling Center as the governing Cherokee County Solid Waste Commission scrambles to stamp out several threatening financial fires burning out of control at the landfill operation. At issue is the landfill's fragile financial situation caused by a variety of circumstances both in and beyond the Commission's and landfill management's control...
New signage at new location (05/11/12)
New signage is now in place on this building at 112 N. 5th Street, in anticipation of Country Tire and Service opening at the new location on Monday May 21. Photo by Dan Whitney.
Book competes at HS Rodeo (05/11/12)
Madison Book of Marcus is shown competing in the Breakaway Roping event at the recent High School Rodeo in Sidney, Iowa. The popular annual event is sponsored by the Iowa High School Rodeo Association. Photo by Kenn Krpan
Dedication Friday for Cherokee Rail Spur (05/11/12)
The public is invited to attend the dedication ceremony for the Cherokee Industrial Corporation Rail Spur Trans Load Facility today, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The Load Facility is located at 202 Washburn St. on South Highway 59 between American Natural Soy, Cloverleaf Storage and the old Advance Foods Building...
Supervisors approve amendment to County Budget (05/11/12)
Spring Lake Yacht Club to get $50,000 The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors held a budget hearing for a proposed amendment to the 2011/2012 budget. At issue several line items, for the County Conservation Department and County GIS Department. In regards to the Conservation Department Board budget amendment of $25,000 for the Conservation Martin's Access playground...
Summer Lunch Program at Roosevelt (05/11/12)
Students in Cherokee will once again be able to receive a hot school lunch during the summer. FREE meals will be served daily at Roosevelt Elementary School from June 4 thru July 20 with the exception of July 4, 5 & 6. Students age 18 and younger qualify for this FREE program. Parents are allowed to eat with their children for $3.50 per meal. Meals will be served from 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the Roosevelt building located at 929 North Roosevelt...
A Mother's Day Message (05/11/12)
Trapp promoted at Central Bank (05/11/12)
Sheila Trapp began her career at Central Bank in 1999 in the bookkeeping department. and was recently promoted to the position of Commercial Loan Officer. Sheila's responsibilities include assisting customers with their commercial loan needs and servicing existing commercial accounts. She specializes in analyzing financial and credit data along with advising customers of different loan options...
Times Gone By (05/11/12)
Saturday the people of Aurelia were startled with the news that the store operated by Geo. Garber had been entered during the preceding night and about $200.00 worth of silk, fifteen dollars in cash, two hand grips, one suit case and a lot of men's furnishings taken. The robbery was not discovered until nearly eight o'clock when Mr. Garber arrived at the store...
WHS girls 3rd at Emmetsburg Meet (05/11/12)
EMMETSBURG - Led by double winner Taylor Woods, the improved Cherokee Washington High girls track and field team finished third in the team race at this week's Emmetsburg Relays. Woods won the shot put with a 38-6 effort, and also won the discus with a throw of 111-6...
Track Braves compete at Spencer (05/11/12)
SPENCER - The Cherokee Braves racked up a first, two seconds, and a third-place finish at the recent Spencer Relays here. The medley relay team of Sergio Goechez, Rasheen Ulis, Eamon Adamson, and Marc Husman won in a time of 3:48. Cherokee seconds went to Lane Peterson's 137-10 discus throw, and Adamson's 4:49 clocking in the 1600 meters...
WHS girls tennis team falls to Le Mars (05/11/12)
LE MARS - Cherokee Washington High School juniors Megan Carlson and Megan Hummel managed the lone two wins for the WHS girls tennis team in a regular season-ending 7-2 loss to Le Mars in Lakes Conference action here Monday night. In varsity singles for Cherokee, Denise Freed lost 2-10 to Carolyn Ahlers at #1, Taylor Meyerhofer fell 2-10 to Emily Ahlers at #2, Emily Estala lost 5-10 to Catie Meis at #3, Megan Carlson beat Hannah Lang 10-5 at #4, Brooke Luetkeman lost 8-10 to Anne Meis at #5, and Megan Hummel beat Emily Pick 10-8 at #6.. ...
Nelson, Bush to wed (05/11/12)
Cliff and Michelle Nelson of Cherokee are proud to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter Kayla to Aaron Bush, son of Jacob Bush of Cedar Rapids and Robin Bush (Hagan) of Cherokee. Kayla, a 2006 graduate of Cherokee Washington High School, is currently attending Northwest Iowa Community College in Sheldon, and is employed as a CNA at Cherokee Regional Medical Center. ...
4-H Spotlight (05/11/12)
Is the Clothing Revue only for those who know how to sew? No. Can modeling clothes be an educational experience? It can be in 4-H. Did you know that you can even go to the local thrift store, Goodwill, or shopping at the neighbor's garage sale can lead to an entry in the Clothing Revue. In fact the mere act of getting out of bed and selecting what to wear for the day is a learning experience in 4-H...
Basic Biittner : Historic anniversaries (05/11/12)
In the multi-media era in which we live today, it seems that one media outlet or another is always reminding all of us that "this (year/month/day) marks the (100th/75th/ 50th/25th/10th) anniversary of (fill in the blank). For example, last year, 2011, marked the 10th anniversary of "9/11," as it's come to be known, and we were reminded of this many times throughout the year, and especially in the days surrounding the actual anniversary date. ...
Here's to you, graduates! (05/11/12)
"Where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio, the nation turns a lonely eye to you, ooh, ooh, ooh... Yes, those memorable Paul Simon lyrics from the 1960s movie, "The Graduate," ring true today as always, as many of us constantly search for deserving idols in Hollywood, collegiate and professional sports, television, music and theater...