District 4-H Horse Show held here
The 2014 Cherokee Cavaliers 4-H District Horse Show was held on June 29 at the Cherokee County Fairgrounds. The Cavaliers were host to their annual Horse Show , which is open to all 4-H members entered in the horse project area within our district. Organizers are happy to say that not only Cherokee County 4-H'ers but also exhibitors from Ida County were here as well, with a total of 28 exhibitors participating in many classes...
VFW to honor fallen WWII sailor on Sunday
This coming Sunday, the Cherokee VFW L.A. Wescott #2253 Post will be honoring a former Cherokee County resident, the late LeRoy Reinert, a fireman first class with the U.S. Naval Reserve who was lost at sea on July 30, 1945 as the result of the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis...
Proposed oil pipeline to traverse NW Iowa
Four NW Iowa counties, Lyon, Sioux, O'Brien and Cherokee, and four Midwest states are in the crosshairs for a proposed 30-inch diameter, high-pressure pipeline carrying Bakken crude oil from the Williston, N. D. oil producing basin to southern Illinois. Oil could either go to the East Coast via rail or south by pipeline to the Gulf Coast for processing into refined petroleum products like gasoline, diesel and jet fuel...
'Relay For Life' Set for Aug. 1
You're invited to the Cherokee County Relay For Life on Friday August 1st at Gillette Park/Bacon Aquatic Center in Cherokee. Come help the American Cancer Society celebrate this year of hope. A special part of the Relay For Life of Cherokee County, a team event to fight cancer, will be a luminary ceremony at dusk. Candles, inside of luminary bags which have a message of remembrance, a prayer of thanks, or words of hope attached, will illuminate the walking path...
Veit Clinic recognized for patent-centered care
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) recently announced that Stephen J. Veit, MD PC, of Cherokee has received recognition from the Patient-Centered Medical Home 2011 program for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long-term participative relationships...
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