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Stories from Monday, December 3, 2012

4-H Spotlight shines on Awards Banquet (12/03/12)
November 15th has come and gone and I have survived yet another BIG milestone on the 4-H calendar, The Awards Banquet. This year the Awards Banquet was held at the Aurelia Community Center. We started the evening with a potluck dinner. YUMMY!!! Cherokee County 4-H has the best cooks in the county!...
Hy-Vee announces McQuistan retirement (12/03/12)
Greg McQuistan, Assistant Vice President at the Cherokee Distribution Center, has announced his retirement effective January 1, 2013. McQuistan is a long-term, well respected Hy-Vee officer. His roots with Hy-Vee go back to his days with Sunrise Dairy, his family business. Greg's family, consisting of his father Ron and his brother Mark, the recently retired Vice President of Procurement, spent years servicing the ice cream sections of Hy-Vee stores...
Boothby's to host Service of Remembrance (12/03/12)
The Boothby Funeral Home of Cherokee is now planning their Second Annual Christmas Service of Remembrance. The service will be held on Dec. 8, at 7 p.m. in the Boothby Funeral Chapel on East Main Street in downtown Cherokee. Richard and David Boothby invite anyone from the families they have served, along with anyone from the public, to join them for en evening of remembrance, some Christmas music, a special DVD, and some refreshments and treats to culminate the evening...
Hy-Vee names Darrell Short Transportation Manager (12/03/12)
Hy-Vee proudly announces the selection of Darrell Short to oversee the Cherokee Distribution Center Transportation Department at the Cherokee Hy-Vee Warehouse. His new position will be Transportation Manager. Currently, Darrell is the Assistant Transportation Manager under Lisa Stowater, and he will assume his new position December 3...
Stowater promoted at Hy-Vee Distribution Center (12/03/12)
Hy-Vee proudly announces the selection of Lisa Stowater to the position of Assistant Vice President, Cherokee Distribution Center. Currently serving as Assistant Vice President, Transportation and Human Recourses at Cherokee, Lisa will take over the reins for Greg McQuistan who recently announced his retirement...
Hirschman named Hy-Vee Human Resource Manager (12/03/12)
Hy-Vee proudly announces the selection of Mandy Hirschman to oversee the Cherokee Distribution Center Human Resource department. Currently, Mandy is the Assistant HR Manager under Lisa Stowater and will assume her new position December 3. Hirschman's first job was working at the Cherokee Hy-Vee Store for one year while in high school. ...
Iowa's shotgun deer season preview (12/03/12)
Heading into Iowa's busiest outdoor 'opening day,' shotgun deer season hunters should expect to see fewer deer. While that downturn is by design, they should still fill plenty of tags, during the December 1-5 first shotgun season or the December 8-16 second season...
Counties sign up now to evaluate animal confinement sites (12/03/12)
DES MOINES -- Counties interested in evaluating proposed confinement facility locations must adopt and file a construction evaluation resolution, then submit the resolution to the DNR between Jan. 1 and 31. About 87 counties pass a resolution each year, allowing the county to review the master matrix for totally roofed animal feeding operations that need a construction permit before building...
DNR reminds manure applicators to take annual training now (12/03/12)
DES MOINES -- Nearly 1,000 confinement site manure applicators may need to complete their annual training requirements by Dec. 31 according to the DNR. "It's not too late for applicators who are currently certified but haven't completed their annual training requirement to get it done before the end of the year," said Jeff Prier, who coordinates the DNR's manure applicator certification...
MMC winner (12/03/12)
Jacob Letsche of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn controls Jordan Schemmel of West Lyon at 195 pounds during last week's wrestling double dual in Marcus, which featured the teams from MMC, West Lyon, and Hull Western Christian . Letsche won by fall in 5:33. Photo by Jeff Benson, Lyon County Reporter...
Adult City League VB Standings (12/03/12)
Here are the latest standings in the Cherokee Parks & Rec. Adult Volleyball Leagues: 1. Hawkeyes, 12 wins; Honey Badgers, 11; Icon Ag & Turf, Chronicle Times, 8; Hits & Giggles, 5; The Pub (Serve-ivors), 1 1. Mark Crop Insurance, 13 wins; 2. Family Feud, Team Jake's, 12; Hang 'Em and Bang 'Em, Hy-Vee I, 9; Hugo's (Safesets), 8; Despikeables, 6; Jewett Chiropractic, Friends of Friends, Culligan (Court Jesters), 5; Team Cream, 4; Hy-Vee II, 3...
Ticket changes for Iowa State Wrestling Championships (12/03/12)
BOONE - The State Wrestling Championship has been a sold out event for over 20 years and is the only IHSAA reserved ticket event. On November 19, 2011, the Board of Control of the Iowa High School Athletic Association adopted changes for the State Wrestling Tournament finals ticket distribution. ...
2012 Iowa Girls High School Basketball Rankings (12/03/12)
1. Western Christian; 2. IKM-Manning; 3. Panorama; 4. Aplington-Parkersburg; 5. Maquoketa Valley; 6. Lawton-Bronson; 7. Missouri Valley; 8. North Linn; 9. Des Moines Christian; 10. North Butler 1. Bedford; 2. Ar-We-Va; 3. Burlington Notre Dame; 4. Newell-Fonda; 5. Central Lyon; 6. Grundy Center; 7. Adair-Casey; 8. LeMars Gehlen Catholic; 9. West Sioux; 10. Stanton...
Rohlk / daughter (12/03/12)
Marin and Calvin Rohlk are the proud parents of a baby girl, born on November 19, 2012. Kenadi Elizabeth Rohlk was born at 6:02 a.m., weighed 7 lbs. 12 oz., and measured 21 inches long.
'A Christmas Carol' is magical (12/03/12)
The more we hear about it, the bigger the buzz becomes that the Cherokee Community Theater and Cherokee School District have combined unrivaled talent and absolutely slammed a home run on its current production of "A Christmas Carol," the Broadway Musical...