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Stories from Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Highway 59 closed (06/20/12)
The City of Cherokee and Iowa Department of Transportation began removal of the U.S. Hwy. 59 railroad crossing, the last section on the closed rail line located between Bluff Street and Cherry Street along U.S. Highway 59, on Monday. City officials believe the work will be completed this week...
American Legion 'Got Your 6' campaign (06/20/12)
The Cherokee American Legion and Auxiliary 230 is proud to be a sponsor of "Got Your 6" campaign. This initiative joins forces with The First Lady, U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Hiring Our Heroes, and Top Tier nonprofits. This campaign spotlights veterans as civic assets and leaders, focuses on six pillars: Jobs, Education, Health, Housing, Family, and Leadership...
Council nixes offer for Head Start building (06/20/12)
Citing the exorbitant costs involved, the Cherokee City Council last week refused an offer by the Cherokee Airport Authority to relocate the former Head Start building for use as a City Parks maintenance facility. A letter was to be sent to the Airport Authority thanking them for the offer, while politely refusing the request...
Sioux Valley Golf Flight winners (06/20/12)
Flights two through seven compete in 9-hole match-play matches at the annual Sioux Valley Amateur Men's Match-Play Tournament, with all qualifiers missing the tourney cut automatically qualifying for Saturday's Consolation Tournament, also consisting of 9-hole match-play matches...
Pitts wins Sioux Valley Golf title (06/20/12)
Cherokee's Matt Pitts, who'll be a junior this fall at Morningside College in Sioux City, stunned a star-studded field to win the 2012 Sioux Valley Amateur Men's Match-Play Goif Tournament at the Cherokee Golf & Country Club here Sunday. Pitts, age 20, who had never won a single match in his previous Sioux Valley Am experience, defeated Jeff Mason of Holstein 2-1 in the Championship Flight finals Sunday, after turning back 2010 Champion Bill Mathers of Cushing 4-3 in a semifinal match Sunday morning.. ...
Cherokee girls fall 11-1 at MOC-FV (06/20/12)
ORANGE CITY - The 12-2 MOC-Floyd Valley softball team scored two runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to abruptly end a Lakes Conference tussle with Cherokee's youthful Washington High team here last week by the final tally of 11-1. The Dutch plated seven runs in the third inning to blow open the game by bunching three walks, two Cherokee fieelding errors, and four of their 10 total hits in the inning...
Daniel J. McClannahan (06/20/12)
Daniel John McClannahan, 61, Des Moines, died unexpectedly Thursday, June 14, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines from heart failure. Funeral services were held Monday, June 18, at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Urbandale. Per his wishes, his body was cremated prior to funeral services...
Marilyn R. Anderson (06/20/12)
Marilyn R. Anderson of Cherokee, age 80, passed away Friday, June 15, 2012, at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, at the Meriden Evangelical Free Church in Meriden. Pastor Larry Ostercamp officiated. ...
Carol E. Hetrick (06/20/12)
Carol E. Hetrick, age 65 of Cherokee, passed away Saturday, June 16, 2012 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 21 at the Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Pastor Loren Carlson will officiate. Burial will take place at Liberty Township Cemetery north of Meriden...
Terry C. Burkhart (06/20/12)
Terry C. Burkhart, age 63 of Cherokee, passed away Thursday, June 14, 2012, at his residence in Cherokee. Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, June 18, at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cherokee. Pastor Magrey deVega officiated. Visitation began at noon on Sunday, with the family present from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday afternoon at the Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Burial will take place at a later date. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.greenwoodfuneral.com...
Dilla/Vander Feen Engagement (06/20/12)
Anthony Dilla of West Des Moines and Lanette Peterson of Cherokee are proud to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter Kylie Dilla to Chase Vander Feen, son of Evan and Jill Vander Feen of Hawarden. Kylie, a 2007 graduate of Cherokee Washington High School, earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education from Briar Cliff University in May 2012. ...