Cherokee Chronicle Times Headlines News from the Cherokee Chronicle Times newspaper in Cherokee, Iowa en-us New Mill Creek Festival announces lineup A popular local music festival has a new identity for a fresh start, with an energetic lineup for two days of performances in August. Mill Creek Festival, replacing the event formerly known as Creek... Mon, 22 May 2017 11:49:48 -0500 Rodeo Time is Fast Approaching! It's May, and that means the 51st annual Cherokee Chamber PRCA Rodeo will be here before you know it. Thousands of rodeo enthusiasts travel to Cherokee every summer for the Cherokee Chamber PRCA... Mon, 22 May 2017 11:48:20 -0500 Farewell for Lemkes May 28th AURELIA - The congregation of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aurelia invites area residents to join them in bidding a fond farewell to Pastor Larry and Marge Lemke at an Open House in the Aurelia... Mon, 22 May 2017 11:47:15 -0500 Cherokee 7th grade girls place 3rd at Conference Track Meet SPENCER -- The Cherokee Middle School 7th grade girls placed 3rd in the Lakes Conference Track Meet here on Friday May 12th. Conference champions for the Braves included Rylee Pitts in the High Jump... Mon, 22 May 2017 11:46:36 -0500 Helen G. Mendt Helen G. Mendt, age 92 of rural Cleghorn, IA, passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at her home, surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 19, 2017, at the... Fri, 19 May 2017 11:50:24 -0500 Young Braves' tennis season ends at District Meet Coach optimistic about team's future Fri, 19 May 2017 11:49:59 -0500 Cherokee girls netters advance in Regional Tourney LE MARS - On Saturday, May 13th the Cherokee Girls Varsity tennis team traveled to LeMars for the first two rounds of Regional Team play. In the first round, Cherokee played Bishop Heelan of Sioux... Fri, 19 May 2017 11:49:21 -0500 Cherokee, Alta-Aurelia boys compete in Sectional Golf at Sioux Center SIOUX CENTER - The Alta-Aurelia and Cherokee boys were among the teams which competed in the Boys' Class 2A Sectional Tournament here last weekend. Western Christian topped the Team Standings with a... Fri, 19 May 2017 11:48:53 -0500 Burgers with Benefits June 1 Cherokee Regional Medical Center, North Star Community Credit Union, and other sponsors host Annual Children's Miracle Network cookout on June 1 to benefit local hospitals. 62 children enter a... Fri, 19 May 2017 11:48:30 -0500 Branstad certifies Cherokee County as a Home Base Iowa community CHEROKEE -- Governor Terry E. Branstad participated in a ceremony in the auditorium at the MHI Tuesday to celebrate the achievement of Cherokee County being certified as the 48th Home Base Iowa (HBI)... Fri, 19 May 2017 11:47:57 -0500