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Stories from Thursday, January 24, 2013

Re - zoning proposed for properties south of Cherokee Business District (01/24/13)
The Cherokee Planning and Zoning Board will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 to allow for comment and questions on a proposal to rezone property located south and southwest of the Cherokee Central Business District (See attached map for affected properties.) from either the C-1 or R-2 zoning districts to a newly created C-2 General Retail/Wholesale Business District...
WHS financial aid tonight (01/24/13)
To help students prepare for college, Cherokee Washington High School and the Iowa College Access Network (ICAN) are offering a free presentation on financing college. This is your chance to receive help with all your questions about the financial aid process and life after high school...
Postage rate increase effective Sunday (01/24/13)
Postage rates will increase, effective January 27, 2013. First Class letters will now require 46-cents postage, and postcards will be 33-cents. Stop by the Post Office if you would like a new rate sheet.
Cherokee Educational Foundation Benefit Dinner & Auction Feb. 22 (01/24/13)
The Cherokee Educational Foundation's annual Benefit Dinner and Auction is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 22 on the upper level of the Cherokee Community Center. This enjoyable "evening out" will begin at 6 p.m. with a social hour and viewing and bidding on several valuable silent auction items. A delicious dinner of prime rib or fish, catered by The Family Table, will follow, and the evening will conclude with the lively and entertaining "live" auction...
Chamber Coffee (01/24/13)
Friday's Cherokee Chamber Coffee, at 9:30 a.m., will be hosted by the Cherokee Regional Medical Center Wellness Center.
Free Throw champs (01/24/13)
Winners of the recent Cherokee Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest were, left to right, Carter Jacobson, Jake Zwiefel, Emma Jensen, Taylor Richardson, Trever Larson, Tyler Richardson, and Lindsay Williams, pictured with Grand Knight Jeremy Jensen. Photo contributed...
A- A wins dual at HMS tournament (01/24/13)
HARTLEY - The Alta-Aurelia matmen took part in a dual tournament here on Saturday, and the Warriors came away with one win, one draw, and three close losses in their dual matches against some tough squads. The Warriors scored a 39-36 win over host Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn, had a 36-36 tie wih Western Christian/Unity Christian, and lost to West Monona, 42-30; Boyden-Hull/ Rock Valley, 69-6; and Laurens-Marathon, 37-30...
Ridge View girls fall to OABCIG (01/24/13)
IDA GROVE - The Ridge View High School girls trailed throughout the first half, then came on to make a game of it in the second half before succumbing to Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove, 57-50, in Western Valley Conference Tournament action here on Monday...
AP Iowa High School boys basketball rankings (01/24/13)
1. West Fork, Sheffield; 2. Western Christian; 3. Cascade,Western Dubuque; 4. Nodaway Valley; 5. (tie) IKM-Manning, Sheldon; 7. West Branch ; 8. PCM, Monroe; 9. New Hampton;10. Des Moines Christian Others receiving votes: MFL-Mar-Mac 10. Notre Dame, Burlington 8. St. Edmond, Fort Dodge 6. West Marshall, State Center 5. North Cedar, Stanwood 1...
St. Mary's girls post win over MMC (01/24/13)
STORM LAKE - The Storm Lake St. Mary's girls, on the strength of junior Jasmine Demers' double-double (24 points, 14 rebounds) overcame a first quarter Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn lead to post a 56-37 non-conference win here on Tuesday. MMC was led by Sarah Dreckman's 14 point, five rebound, five assist performance...
MMC girls edge GT/RA, 36-34 (01/24/13)
MARCUS - Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn scored a narrow 36-34 victory over Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire in a low-scoring non-conference game here Saturday that was close all the way. Alison Meehan led the Lady Eagles' balanced scoring attack with nine points, and she was followed closely by Ashley Hurd, who scored eight points and Alissa McDermott, who totaled seven. ...
R-U girls edge MMC in close game (01/24/13)
MARCUS - Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn and Remsen-Union played a tight basketball game here on Monday night before the Rockets wound up winning a 60-55 War Eagle Conference match-up. Sarah Dreckman led the way for the Lady Eagles, as she netted 16 points while also grabbing seven rebounds and stealing six passes. ...
Eagle boys fall to R-U, 61-50 (01/24/13)
MARCUS - The Remsen Union Rockets overcame a 4-point halftime deficit to knock off Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn, 61-50, in a battle of War Eagle Conference basketball favorites here on Monday night. Dylan Spieler, with 15 points and a 10 rebounds, and Tyler Prunty, who scored 18 and grabbed six boards, led the Eagles' effort, while Andrew Hoefling had eight rebounds and scored seven points...
Eagle boys fall to SL St. Mary's (01/24/13)
STORM LAKE - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn boys faced the unenviable task Tuesday of taking on a #2- ranked Storm Lake St. Mary's team which had suffered its first loss of the season the night before, falling at Le Mars Gehlen, 72-57. The Panthers bounced back from that defeat on Tuesday,though, defeating a good MMC team, 81-48, in non-conference action...
A-A boys top Sioux Central, 54-42 (01/24/13)
ALTA - The Alta-Aurelia boys won a Twin Lakes Conference game here on Tuesday against Sioux Central, by the score of 54-42. Colton Ballantyne scored 16 points and grabbed six rebounds for the victorious Warriors, while Ross Friedrich scored 13 and also had three steals. Jayson Van Haaften and Titus Letzring each scored six points and Letzring also blocked two shots. Jayden Van Berkum grabbed five boards for the Warriors and Nathan Flaherty dished out four assists and had two steals...
Klatt / son (01/24/13)
Ben and Ashley Klatt of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their baby boy. Knox Coltyne Klatt was born at 9:55 p.m. on January 16, 2013. Knox weighed 5 lb. 12 oz. and measured 18 1/2 inches long, and his grandparents are Jeff and Debbie Klatt of Storm Lake, Wendy Klatt of Sac City, Carmen Corey of Gilbert, Az and Carles Blass of Early...
Library News (01/24/13)
Last week at my crochet club meeting, it was observed that I have been working on the same piece for two, maybe three, years. I reminded the girls that I don't go to club to do needlework, even though my intention when I started several years ago was to learn how to crochet...
At the Capitol (01/24/13)
The 2013 session is underway. The Senate will be controlled by the Democrats this session; they have 26 members versus 24 Republicans. The party that is in control has the power over the entire agenda, including what policies get discussed and brought up for a vote. The Iowa House of Representatives will be controlled by the Republicans with 53 members versus 47 Democrats...
Water conservation is vital (01/24/13)
As severe drought conditions continue to plague much of the United States, area residents are reminded that water conservation starts at home and proper applications can save home owners hundreds of dollars and thousands of gallons of water each year simply by following any and all of these tips:...