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Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014

Cherokee native's company one of nation's top Small Businesses (08/29/14)
Inc. magazine, founded in 1979 and based in New York City, is a monthly publication focused on growing companies, and the magazine publishes an annual list of the 5000 fastest-growing private companies in the U.S., the "Inc. 5000." They also feature a special ranking of the top 10% of the list, which they term the "Inc. 500."...
Lt. Gov. tours Cherokee plant (08/29/14)
Iowa's Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds stopped in Cherokee Tuesday as part of her 99 County Tour. While in town, Reynolds took a tour of American Natural Soy, and the lieutenant governor was interested in the company's innovative organic processing of oils, flour and meal. ...
Monarchs on the Move (08/29/14)
SUTHERLAND - A random monarch has been floating past the Prairie Heritage Center all summer,but soon those single butterflies will gather en massse, as millions of monarchs will be on the move. The O'Brien County Conservation Board is hosting its annual monarch tagging event at Mill Creek Park on Thursday, Sept. 4 beginning at 5:30 p.m...
Knights to kick-off fund drive for CCWS (08/29/14)
The Cherokee Knights of Columbus will be raising money for Cherokee County Work Services (CCWS), as well as the Special Olympics, throughout the month of September. For the past 22 years, the Cherokee Knights of Columbus have been working to help those with disabilities or varying abilities. 'Project Out-Reach' is the Knights' annual fund drive to help raise money for the Cherokee County Work Services and Special Olympics...
'Tea with Chuck and Ward' (08/29/14)
The Cherokee Sanford Museum Association presents the program "Tea with Chuck and Ward" on Sept. 6 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at The Copper Cup, located at 425 W. Main St. Chuck Schoenknecht and Ward Paul, Sanford Museum's favorite antique appraisers, will be the hosts for this special event. They will tell those in attendance about different kinds of teas and tea traditions. Each person will go home with a special antique cup and saucer set...
State news
  • Iowa discipline board reprimands attorney
    DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) -- An attorney accused of mishandling client billing in an employment lawsuit has been reprimanded by the Iowa Supreme Court Attorney Discipline Board....
  • Omaha schools moves graduation ceremonies to Iowa
    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- In response to complaints about lack of room, Omaha Public Schools has announced it will move all of its high school graduation ceremonies next year - out of state....
  • Lawsuit says Iowa nursing home mistreated woman
    MADRID, Iowa (AP) -- The family of an elderly Iowa woman who died this week has sued the nursing home where she was receiving care, accusing the facility of leaving the woman naked and soiled on the floor of an unfurnished room....
  • Iowa police say fast-food laced with THC
    OTTUMWA, Iowa (AP) -- Police in southeast Iowa say lab tests have confirmed the presence of THC, the intoxicating chemical found in marijuana, in a burger bought last April at a local fast-food restaurant....
  • Chinese woman seeks December trade secrets trial
    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- A Chinese woman charged as part of what federal prosecutors say was a conspiracy to steal trade secrets from U.S. seed corn companies is seeking to have her case separated from her brother's and wants a trial held as quickly as possible....
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