Symphony organizes for 2014-2015 season
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
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
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...
Child sexual abuse prevention training
CAASA (Centers Against Abuse and Sexual Assault) invites area adults to attend a free community training on Thursday, Sept. 25 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church located at 230 N. Roosevelt Ave. in Cherokee. According to CAASA one in four girls and one in six boys will be sexually abused before their eighteenth birthday...
'Breakfast with the Birds' hits the road
The early bird catches the worm, but what about the early birder and breakfast? The Cherokee County Conservation Board (CCCB) is hosting "Breakfast with the Birds" on Saturday, Sept. 27, and for the first time, they are taking Breakfast with the Birds on the road! Those in attendance will spend the morning at Hitchcock Nature Center, then travel to the DeSoto Wildlife Refuge for the afternoon...
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