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Stories from Monday, October 22, 2012

Vilsack tours downtown (10/22/12)
Christie Vilsack, candidate for Congress in Iowa's 4th Congressional District, visited Cherokee on Thursday, took a tour of Main Street businesses and discussed creating layers of economic opportunity in the small towns and cities across the district. ...
Boothbys support Yacht Club Project (10/22/12)
Boothby Funeral Home recently donated $1,500 to the Cherokee Yacht Club project in Koser Spring Lake Park. The Boothbys have been serving the Cherokee area for 85 years. Pictured are Yacht Club Committee member Steve Thomas, left, accepting a check from David, Tom and Richard Boothby...
County Auditor's Office open Saturdays (10/22/12)
The Cherokee County Auditor's Office will be open on Saturday, Oct. 27 and Saturday, Nov. 3, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for absentee voting. Oct. 27 is the Pre-Registration deadline for the Nov. 6, 2012 General Election, and any new voter registrations after this date will require a current photo ID and proof of residency...
Reminder to register to vote (10/22/12)
The Voter Pre-Registration deadline for the General Election is Saturday, Oct. 27. The Cherokee County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections encourages new residents of the county to register by downloading the registration form at www.cherokeecountyiowa.com/electiongener... or by stopping at the office to complete a registration form at the Cherokee County Courthouse - 520 W. Main St. - Cherokee...
Voting hours and locations for Election (10/22/12)
The Cherokee County Auditor's Office reminds voters that the polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6 for the General Election. All residents in the State of Iowa must vote in the precinct in which they reside on Election Day. Polling locations for Cherokee County residents are:...
Supervisors' races shaped for November Election (10/22/12)
By Paul Struck Editor Although several Cherokee County incumbent candidates are running unopposed on the 2012 General Election Ballot for November, three races have materialized for the three County Board of Supervisors seats up for re-election this year...
Costume Parade on tap for Saturday (10/22/12)
The annual Cherokee Main Street Trick or Treat Costume Parade will be held this year on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 1 p.m.. The popular sidewalk parade of downtown Cherokee will begin and end at the Cherokee Fire Station. All costume parade entrants are asked to check in at the Cherokee Fire Station between 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m. The parade will leave the Cherokee Fire Station parking lot at 1 p.m...
State of Iowa recognized as among healthiest employers (10/22/12)
The state of Iowa and eight other Iowa employers have been recognized by the Wellness Council of Iowa for excellence in worksite health promotion at the fourth annual Healthy Iowa Awards. The State of Iowa joins a growing list of America's Healthiest Companies as judged by the Wellness Council of America and the Wellness Council of Iowa. ...
Braves' valiant effort falls short (10/22/12)
The winless Cherokee Braves left it all out on the field here Friday night before succumbing to an opportunistic Orange City Unity Christian team 34-27 to end the 2012 football season for both squads. With the Knights picking up their first victory of the season last week in a 38-34 non-district win over Class 1A Le Mars Gehlen, the 0-8 Braves were determined to pocket a victory for their first win of the season, but it was not to be as Unity Christian answered Cherokee scores throughout with lengthy zingers of their own to take command and hang on tight for the 7-point victory.. ...
Marcia Kloster (10/22/12)
Marcia Ann Kloster of Le Mars,75, passed away on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 20, 2012 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars. Rev. Greg Gabriel and Rev. ...
Basic Biittner : Another 'Unofficial' World Series this year (10/22/12)
After watching a couple of exciting American League post-season series involving my beloved New York Yankees, I have come to the conclusion that the time has come for the Yankees to regroup or rebuild, before they sink to the level of that horrible 1965 -1974 decade, when they were nowhere to be found in the post-season picture...
Safety a part of Halloween fun (10/22/12)
Safety a part of Halloween fun With Halloween bearing down on us, Cherokee, as well as all other towns, will celebrate the annual spookfest with trick-or-treat scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 31. There are several safety suggestions from the National Safety Council that parents and families should keep in mind while making plans for the trick-or-treating sessions. Major among those are:...