Cherokee Tyson Plant to close in September
The Cherokee Tyson Deli Plant in Cherokee will be shuttered September 27 affecting approximately 450 employees, according to Tyson Senior Manager of Public Relations of Corporate Affairs, Dan Fogleman. Fogleman was in Cherokee Friday to break the news to Tyson employees in a 3 p.m. meeting. The Sept. 27 date was chosen as it's at the end of the company's fiscal year, explained Fogleman...
New Shopko Store coming to Cherokee
The Cherokee City Council Tuesday night concurred with a recent Board of Adjustment approval granting a zoning variance that clears the way for a Shopko Store in Cherokee to be located in the former Harley-Davidson building on North Second Street. The Shopko Store would utilize 39,000 square feet of retail space in the 48,000 square foot building...
Board OKs new roof for WHS
The price of education went through the roof at Tuesday's Cherokee Board of Education meeting as Board members heard the news that the Washington High School roof needs to be totally replaced, instead of just replacing a portion of it, as they had previously planned...
River Valley CSD Registration
CORRECTIONVILLE - The River Valley School District's Registration is scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, August 4 and 5. Registration will be held at the Correctionville site for all students - pre-school through grade 12 - from 1-8 p.m. on both days. Please bring the mailed packet with you...
No yard waste in City streets
The City of Cherokee reminds its residents that City Code prohibits the blowing of yard wastes into City streets. The City just completed street sweeping of all residential streets a few weeks ago and, unfortunately, some streets already have accumulated yard wastes in the curb line or storm sewer inlet as a result of blowing grass into the street...
Last week's most read stories
Last week's most discussed