Mayor, 2 Council posts on City ballot Nov. 5

One of the most challenging and exciting responsibilities an individual can assume is to become an elected City official. The business of city government and local leadership presents a unique opportunity to resolve issues, accomplish goals, and affect the future of your community. The City of Cherokee conducts business on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 7 […]

Marcus Fair to kick-off Thursday

MARCUS – The annual Marcus Fair gets underway on Thursday, with entries for the swine show from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. From 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. the Entry Day continues for the Exhibit Building and Commercial Exhibits Weigh-In for all livestock. The exhibit buildings will be opened from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Other fair highlight on Thursday […]

Items for sale at the CAFM

This is National Farmers’ Market Week, and here is the updated list of vendors and the items they will have available for sale during the Cherokee Area Farmers Market this Thursda, August 8, from 4 – 6 p.m. under the canopy at the Cherokee Depot.This will be the tenth market of the 2013 season. Chuck Benson and Moosie will have […]

Quad County breaks ground on Cellulosic Technology

Five new jobs coming to Galva in Spring 2014 GALVA – Quad County Corn Processors hosted a formal ground breaking ceremony for its Adding Cellulosic Ethanol (ACE) Patent Pending Technology on July 29th at the plant. Quad County will create two million gallons of cellulosic ethanol in Galva, and the construction phase is expected to be completed by April of […]

High temps dangerous for dogs

When the temperatures and high humidity levels soar during the “Dog Days of August,” we are reminded that man’s best friend can have serious trouble coping with the heat. If a dog gets over heated, it could succumb to heatstroke with the possibility of not recovering. Symptoms can include increased heart rate, labored breathing, weakness, stumbling, and even seizures and […]

Cherokee hosts Conference Swim Meet at Bacon Aquatic Center

The Cherokee Swim Team hosted the 2013 AHEELA Conference Swim Meet on Saturday, July 27 at the Bacon Aquatic Center where 374 swimmers from 11 teams converged for the final meet of the season. The team had a great day and the facility received lots of compliments from visiting coaches and fans. Photo by Mike Leckband The Cherokee Swim Team […]

Youth soccer registration under way

The Cherokee Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for Youth Soccer. Registration deadline is August 14th. Cost is $25 per player. Register at Cherokeeiowa.net or visit the Cherokee Community Center. Call the Parks & Recreation Department office at 225-2715 for more information.

Possible Water shut off in Cherokee Thursday

The City of Cherokee has announced that due to a leak in the 400 block of Gillease Street, the water may need to be shut off on Thursday, August 8, at 8:30 a.m. In the event it needs to be shut off, residents should plan on it being off for four to six hours. There are two possible areas that […]