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Signatures verified for Grand Jury

On Wednesday, August 13, 2014 the Cherokee County Clerk’s office verified and County Clerk Rod Edmondson certified to the Clerk of the District Court 356 valid signatures on the ...

Columbus discusses pay raises for city employees

Courtesy of Tom Hanrahan | Columbus Cherokee County News-Advocate Columbus Fire Capt. Steve Burton was joking, but some people took him seriously. While filling in for Fire Chief Jason ...

Galena Council rescinds landfill ordinances

Machelle Smith | Galena A special council meeting was held on Wednesday, July 30, to discuss to proposed landfill near Highway 69A and Lostine Road. Mayor Dale Oglesby five statements. 1. ...
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Weston’s reopens six weeks after Baxter Springs tornado

Toni Zibert | Baxter Springs After the April tornado that devastated the town, Baxter Springs is still rebuilding – business by business, home by home. One of the hometown favorites, ...

Cherokee County Unofficial Election Results

Final Unofficial Election Results Cherokee County Kansas 38 0f 38 Precincts   Democrat Governor Paul Davis -543 US Senate Chad Taylor-298 Patrick Wiesner-249 US House of Representatives Margie ...