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Stories from Friday, May 18, 2012

WITCC 'Victory Garden' growing in popularity (05/18/12)
An innovative venture is in the process of establishing a well-received, practical gardening project on the Cherokee Western Iowa Tech Community College Campus. WITCC and participating partners have a total investment of over $10,000 in the "Victory Garden" project thus far. ...
New additions to enhance Martin's Access and Silver Sioux (05/18/12)
As if the county recreation areas weren't entertaining enough, there are a few new additions that will increase family enjoyment. If you've driven through Martin's or Silver Sioux lately, you may have noticed some construction. Chad Brown, Cherokee County Conservation Board Director, is happy with the progress of the new attractions. "These new improvements are great additions to the parks. We appreciate the support of the supervisors who funded these projects," said Brown...
'Wings and Wheels' at Airport Sunday (05/18/12)
One of Cherokee's most popular traditions is the annual breakfast held at the Cherokee Airport. Many may remember the event at the Flight Breakfast but the event was changed last year to what organizers are calling "Wings and Wheels Breakfast" and will include not just an airplane show but automobiles, motorcycles, tractors and a helicopter, plus airplane rides for $20, weather permitting...
Supervisors updated on roads, bridges (05/18/12)
A good portion of Tuesday's weekly meeting of the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors was spent with County Engineer Dave Shanahan updating Board members on a number of bridge and road repair projects which are now, or soon will be, taking place in Cherokee County...
Times Gone By (05/18/12)
The Art Club closed its year's work with a social session on Tuesday afternoon in the Presbyterian dining rooms which was perhaps the most artistic and beautifully appointed luncheon of its kind given in this city. It was prepared by the Westminster Circle who spared neither time nor energy nor capability to accomplish their ultimate result and they are to be congratulated on the artistic effect as well as the delicious menu prepared for Art Club and its friends...
Summer Lunch Program at Roosevelt (05/18/12)
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...
All business (05/18/12)
Madison Book of Marcus is pictured in the "Pole Bending" event at the recent Sidney, Iowa High School Rodeo. Photo by Kenn Krpan
Cherokee, Alta-Aurelia square off in soccer match (05/18/12)
Alta-Aurelia, in the dark shirts, and the Cherokee Soccer Club, in white, played an exhibition soccer match in Alta on Tuesday evening. The Cherokee squad scored a 2-0 win.Photo by Dan Whitney
Parenting myths (05/18/12)
Most mothers may recognize "old wives' tales" as being false, but there are too many misconceptions about children's health and development that continue to fool parents and even some pediatricians. Parents continue to subscribe to many different myths about children's health and development, and some myths can seriously compromise the health or development of a young child...