User uShare Login | Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.

35° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options




[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news


Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!


Iowa Town Bracing For Closure Of Tyson Foods Plant

July 27, 2014, 3:31 PM

Iowa Town Bracing For Closure Of Tyson Foods Plant

One small northwest Iowa town is preparing to deal with the loss of 450 jobs this fall when the Tyson Foods plant in Cherokee closes, and business owners are worrying about what it will mean.

The Tyson plant is the second-largest employer in Cherokee.

Cherokee Mayor Mark Murphy says he was surprised by Friday's announcement of the plant closing, and the city will try to help plant workers find other jobs in the area.

Linda McClaren says she knows her American Theater will be affected because going to the movies is something people do when they have extra money to spend.

Previous Story

Next Story



View business

You may also like

Sanford To Give Out Double Bonuses

11/18/2015 10:27 AM

It's been a good year for Sanford Health System. So good, in fact, that the company is giving all of its 27,000 full and part-time employees a dou...

Full Story
Avera To Purchase DAKOTACARE

11/19/2015 11:00 AM

With ownership, Avera would become the second-largest health insurer in the state.

Full Story
Board Of Education Member Had Multiple Contracts With State

11/23/2015 6:05 PM

That means in addition to her state salaries at USD and Northern State, Duncan earned an additional $124,000 in contracts from the Department of Educa...

Full Story | Watch
Board Of Education Member Also Has Contract With Dept. Of Ed

11/18/2015 6:00 PM

Duncan was also one of the independent evaluators for the GEAR UP program. She did that work for the University of South Dakota.

Full Story | Watch
Black Friday Shopping Starting on Thanksgiving

11/21/2015 5:43 PM

As more stores announce their Black Friday hours, the times are getting earlier and could even cut into your Thanksgiving meal.

Full Story