Conservation Tour a Success
The Cherokee Soil & Water Conservation District (CSWCD) held its annual Conservation Tour on Monday evening, July 14th. Around 40 people participated in the tour this year, which began at the Cherokee USDA Service Center at 4:30 p.m. After introductions the group headed to Steve Nelson's pasture in Sheridan Township, Section 1, where they listened to Steve talk about how he does rotational grazing with his cattle. ...
4-H winners at Cherokee County Fair
Grand Champion Breeding Gilt: Emma Kaskey; Reserve Champion Breeding Gilt: Clare Conley;Grand Champion Senior Showmanship: Amber Neisius;Reserve Champion Senior Showmanship: Devin Lux; Grand Champion Junior Showmanship:Rebecca Jochims;Reserve Champion Junior Showmanship: Emma Friedrichsen...
Genealogy group meeting on Saturday
The Computer Genies of NW Iowa will be meeting on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. in the LeMars Public Library. Tom Munson, Clerk of archival records at the Sioux City Museum, will be the program speaker, and he will be explaining basic forms of photographic-based materials and how to date photos. He will also provide information on digitizing and scanning...
Presidential Disaster Declaration issued for 26 counties
DES MOINES -- President Barack Obama has approved Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad's request for a 26-county Presidential Disaster Declaration, according to a press release. Branstad's request was sent to the President July 14 in response to significant damage caused by June storms, damaging winds, tornadoes, heavy rain, hail and flooding...
Cystic Fibrosis fundraiser Aug. 2
With renewed anxiety and exhilaration running deep, the Christa Lux family of Cherokee today has a very promising reason to rejoice with the latest news that researchers may be zeroing in on an effective treatment to combat Cystic Fibrosis, the devastating, incurable lung disease Christa has been stricken with since birth...
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