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Stories from Thursday, August 16, 2012

Supervisors OK Aurelia, Meriden FD funding (08/16/12)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors held their weekly meeting on Tuesday, and equipping fire departments was the main agenda item. Aurelia Fire Chief Deloy Bruce appeared before the Board to report that the Quick Attack Unit which had been verbally approved by the Supervisors earlier this year had been ordered and the Department will hopefully receive it in late October or early December...
Maryhill blessings (08/16/12)
Sunday was an historical day as a dedication ceremony for the Rosary Shrine and Maryhill Parish Memorial was held. Bishop Walker Nickless of the Sioux City Diocese was in attendance and performed the dedication ceremony with the assistance of Cherokee Deacon LeRoy Rupp and Father Brent Lingle of the Sioux City Diocese Office of Worship...
River Valley Dancers perform at Arrowhead Stadium (08/16/12)
On Friday, Aug. 11, five River Valley Dancers performed at the Kansas City Chiefs pre-season football game at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. They learned the routine off a DVD and then five of the RV dancers went to the indoor practice field to rehearse with the other participants and the KC Chiefs cheerleaders...
Chamber Coffee (08/16/12)
This week's Cherokee Chamber Coffee will be hosted by Careage Hills, 725 N. 2nd St., at 9:30 a.m. on Friday.
County Fair queen at State Fair (08/16/12)
Cherokee County Fair Queen Heather Hoefling,16,of Marcus, recently participated in the Fair Queen competition at the State Fair in Des Moines.
Marcus Lumber riders donate to CFF (08/16/12)
MARCUS - Team Marcus Lumber riders pedaled a little closer to finding a cure for cystic fibrosis this summer on Ragbrai 2012. Coming together to join the annual bike ride event across Iowa, the members collectively donated over $3,800 to the cause. The team was comprised of more than 60 contributors ranging from Sioux Falls to Des Moines...
Cherokee State Bank awards scholarships (08/16/12)
Cherokee State Bank each year is able to award scholarships to Cherokee County students who are going to college from three different funds with which they are entrusted. One is the Fannye Ament Scholarship; another is the Brummer-Stiles-Duncan Scholarship; and the third is the Florence Frisbie Scholarship...
At the Library (08/16/12)
What a busy summer this has been! Swimming, ballgames, the Rodeo, RAGBRAI, Cherokee and Marcus Fairs and family reunions have kept all of us hopping. If you're looking for a place to relax, mosey on down to the Cherokee Public Library and check out our new books, DVDs, magazines, books on CD, and use our computers. We have something for everyone...
Volleyball begins (08/16/12)
Members of the Cherokee Washington High School Volleyball team are shown hard at work recently as they get ready for the upcoming season.
LSFC All-night Catfish Tourney starts Saturday (08/16/12)
CORRECTIONVILLE - The Little Sioux Fishing Club of Correctionville will hold an all-night Catfish Tournament beginning Saturday with registration from 4-5:30 p.m. at Little Sioux Park south of Correctionville. Weigh-in will be Sunday morning at Little Sioux Park and all teams must weigh in their own fish...
George F. Moore (08/16/12)
George F. Moore, 90, of Cherokee, passed away on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 12, 2012 at the St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Aug. 18, at 10:30 a.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cherokee. Rev. ...
Basic Biittner : A gold for the Brits (08/16/12)
A while back, I "warned" all of my readers (all five of you) that the British were coming this spring and summer, and I feel it is now my duty to advise you that the coast is clear. The Queen's official anniversary celebration has passed, and the Olympics are over...
Reduce, re-use, recycle (08/16/12)
We live in a throw-away society. We're wasteful. We must all change our lifestyles to reduce, reuse, and recycle. Although we may think we can't make a difference individually, small steps taken on an individual level can and do make a difference. We must each do our own small part to minimize the waste and excess consumption in our society. ...