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Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Times Gone By (09/19/14)
Col. J. H. McConlogue, chairman of the state board of control, has arranged with Thomas H. MacDonald, engineer for the state highway commission for the construction of several new roads through the state property at Cherokee. A camp of convicts will be established next week to take up the work. Between 25 and 40 men will be employed during the next three months...
WHS music fundraiser Sept. 18 (09/17/14)
The Cherokee Washington High School Band and Choir students will be starting their annual Music Fundraiser on Thursday, September 18. This year, instead of selling frozen pizzas or cookie dough they will be conducting a "Donate Night." The students will be dividing up into groups with adult volunteers and going around town to collect money for the High School Music Trip...
Symphony organizes for 2014-2015 season (09/17/14)
The Cherokee Symphony will begin its 59th season under the direction of Ted Hallbeg, a cellist and teacher from LeMars. Hallberg, the 4-12 orchestra director and music coordinator for the LeMars Community School District, will begin his second season with the Symphony. The year of transition went extremely well...
Breast Cancer bike ride scheduled Oct. 11 (09/17/14)
Letsche's Bike Shop in Cherokee is proud to be one of nearly 100 Trek Bicycle Dealers across the United States and Canada that has scheduled a bike ride to help combat breast cancer. The bike ride will be held on Saturday, October 11, starting at 1:00 p.m. The ride will begin and end at Letsche's Bike Shop on Cherokee's West Main Street...
U.S. Highway 59 South closed (09/17/14)
A Portland cement overlay project on U.S. Highway 59, from the Ida County line north to Iowa Highway 3 in Cherokee, will require closing a portion of U.S. 59 to traffic until Oct. 1, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation's Cherokee construction office...
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