[Masthead] Fair ~ 70°F  
High: 82°F ~ Low: 62°F
Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014

Stories from Monday, May 14, 2012

Veterans Appreciation Day in Cherokee (05/14/12)
The Cherokee County Veteran Affairs Office will be hosting this year's seventh annual Cherokee County Veterans Appreciation Day to be held on Saturday, July 28 at the Cherokee County Fairgrounds from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with the main ceremony at 1 p.m...
Dog gone (05/14/12)
The annual Cherokee Chamber of Commerce Hot Dog Day was held on Thursday May 10th and area business demonstrated their grilling skills, much to the delight of the hundreds of area residents that flocked to downtown Cherokee to get a free hot dog.
'Relay For Life' seeks participants (05/14/12)
With the American Cancer Society Relay For Life season now upon us, the American Cancer Society would like to remind everyone how important these events are in the fight against cancer. Thousands of Iowans benefit from the money that is raised at the local Relay For Life. ...
Reminder to register to vote (05/14/12)
The Voter Pre-Registration deadline for the Primary Election is Saturday, May 26. The Cherokee County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections encourage new residents of the county to register by downloading the registration form at www.cherokeecountyiowa.com/electionprima... or by stopping at the office at the Cherokee County Courthouse, located at 520 West Main St. in Cherokee, to complete a registration form...
Spring Lake Park always popular with teens (05/14/12)
(Editor's note: Cherokee resident Marlene Kelly grasped the spirit of the ongoing Koser Spring Lake Park grass-roots fund-raiser to build a new Yacht Club for family gatherings. She penned a thought-provoking story of her experiences a few weeks ago which ignited memories from her son, Todd, who now lives in Rio Rancho, New Mexico.)...
County Auditor's Office will be open Sat. May 26 (05/14/12)
The Cherokee County Auditor's Office will be open on Saturday, May 26 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for absentee voting. This is the Pre-Registration deadline for the June 5 Primary Election and any new voter registrations after this date will require a current photo ID and proof of residency...
Cherokee Driver's Education sign-up (05/14/12)
Driver's Education sign up is in progress for the Cherokee Community School Driver's education program. Washington High Students may sign up at the high school office now. Students in 8th grade who are 15 years of age or need a school permit will sign up in the near future at the Cherokee Middle School. Students must have an instructional permit in order to sign up...
Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarship winners (05/14/12)
The local chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa, an honorary sorority of educators, has announced the recipients of the 2012 student teaching scholarships. Abby George, daughter of Kim and Mark George, is the first recipient. She is a graduate of the University of South Dakota with a major in Elementary Education and Special Education and an endorsement in reading and coaching...
Warrior boys edge Prairie Valley (05/14/12)
AURELIA - The Alta-Aurelia boys pulled out a three-stroke victory, 161-164, here on Thursday, in a Twin Lakes dual golf match against Prairie Valley. Prairie Valley's Nicholas Anderson was the meet medalist with an excellent round of 34, and A-A's Nick Radke was the runner-up medalist with a 38...
A-A girls topple Prairie Valley (05/14/12)
AURELIA - The Alta-Aurelia girls defeated Prairie Valley, 181- 239, in a Twin Lakes Conference golf dual here on Thursday. Alta-Aurelia's Kelsi Snyder was the meet medalist with a score of 42, and teammate Jennifer Jensen was runner-up medalist with a 44...
SOS boys, MMC girls make State (05/14/12)
In Class 1A District action at West Sioux of Hawarden Thursday night, the South O'Brien boys qualified six events for the Iowa State Track & Field Co-ed Championships Thursday through Saturday in Des Moines. Also in Hawarden, the Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn girls qualified three events for the State Meet, while the MMC boys were shut out advancing any events to State...
2A teams earn State berths (05/14/12)
In Class 2A District action in Sioux Center Thursday night, the Alta-Aurelia boys qualified seven events for the Iowa State Co-ed Track & Field Championships Thursday through Saturday at Des Moines. Also in Class 2A here, the Cherokee boys qualified four events, and the girls three, with the Braves sprint ace Marc Husman qualifying in three events, and stellar distance runner Eamon Adamson in one...
Warm weather means bare feet (05/14/12)
At the beach, at the pool or just walking in sandals, it's the season where your feet get to breathe. But how do you keep your feet healthy as you expose them to dangers like athlete's foot and other maladies that can make your feet itch, swell, smell, or just look ugly?...