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Stories from Friday, August 17, 2012

Road closures announced (08/17/12)
County Road C-44 will be closed for road repairs from L-56 to L-51 from Monday August 20 through August 30. Thru traffic will be detoured south on L-56 to C-60 to L-51 and back to C-44. Your patience during this time is appreciated.
Dr. Jensen joins CRMC Specialty Clinic (08/17/12)
Dr. Wade Jensen of CNOS, P.C. in Dakota Dunes, S.D.,will soon provide services through the Specialty Clinic at Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee, announced Michael Hurlburt, CEO of CNOS. Beginning Aug. 31, Dr. Jensen and his Physician Assistant, Mike Nelson, will see orthopaedic and spine patients in the CRMC Specialty Clinic every other Friday...
Mandatory Reporter classes at CRMC (08/17/12)
Child/Dependent Adult Abuse Mandatory Reporter classes will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 11 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center Education Room. Mandatory reporters are required to attend this class once every five years. Please call 712-225-3368, extension 206 or email hr@cherokeermc.org to register for this class. CEU and CEH available and the cost is $10...
Times Gone By (08/17/12)
Jacob Johannsen, who was taken to the hospital at Heron Lake last week for an operation to relieve trouble which was caused by his drinking some sort of a cleaning solution several weeks ago passed away there Sunday morning. The body was brought home Monday evening and the funeral held Wednesday...
Drought-related webinar at Extension Office (08/17/12)
Iowa crop and livestock producers are invited to attend an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach webinar Tuesday, Aug. 21 to learn about grain quality issues and marketing options related to drought. The Cherokee County Extension Office will be hosting the webinar, which begins at 1 p.m. There is no charge to attend the webinar...
Harkin welcomes USDA Disaster Declaration (08/17/12)
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) recently issued the following statement after learning that Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack had issued a disaster declaration to assist Iowa farmers who have suffered losses from the ongoing drought impacting the Midwest...
Sherwood 'Skip' Worden (08/17/12)
Sherwood "Skip" Worden, 86, of Marcus passed away on Monday, August 13, 2012 at Heartland Care Center in Marcus. A Memorial Service will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 18, 2012 at the Earnest - Johnson Funeral Home in Marcus, with Rev. ...
Jim Karhoff (08/17/12)
Jim Karhoff of Anthon, 73, passed away Monday, August 13, 2012, at St. Luke's Medical Center in Sioux City. The Funeral Mass will be Friday, August 17 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 400 East Randolph Street, in Anthon, with Rev. Daniel M. Greving, officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery at Anthon. The Armstrong Funeral Home of Anthon was in charge of funeral arrangments...
Farmers Markets offer great value (08/17/12)
Farmers Markets are popping up in small towns across rural America. Increasingly, farmers and ranchers realize there is interest in fresh, locally-grown food. And while it may not be their only source of income, it puts local dollars in local pockets and impacts the health of local folks...