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Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Knights of Columbus Calendar Winners (05/02/16)
April 30 -
Tim Anderson of Cherokee
May 2 -
Arlene Alesch of Marcus
High water in the area (04/29/16)
Water from the Little Sioux River has been flooding Koser Spring Lake Park, and it is now closed to through traffic. More rain is expected on Saturday.
Lions Club Serves the Community (04/29/16)
The Cherokee Lions Club is interested in continuing a 41-year tradition in Cherokee of services and fraternity. The club was chartered in 1975 and currently has 18 members. Three of the members are from the original charter group - Gary Olsen, Leroy Nelson and Wayne Woolridge...
Knights of Columbus Calendar Winners (04/29/16)
April 28 -
Eileen Hiniker of Cherokee
April 29 -
Dennis Bahr of Cherokee
Cherokee K-8 Art Show (04/29/16)
The Cherokee K-8 Art Show at the Western Iowa Tech Community College Conference Center in Cherokee opened on Monday and ended Wednesday. Upon entering this year's show, guests were asked to sign-in and then were issued 3-D glasses as part of one of the many exhibits that were created by students from Roosevelt Elementary and the Cherokee Middle School. Guests were also given a ballot so they could name a student from each class for the Art Show's "People's Choice" Award...
25 fire departments participate in Aurelia elevator burn (04/27/16)
A wooden grain elevator was burned to the ground on the evening of Friday, April 22, with the Aurelia Fire Department assisted by 24 additional local fire departments, 164 Fire EMS personal, the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office, Cherokee Co EMA, Cherokee Co 911/Communications and the Iowa State Patrol...
Maple River floods (04/27/16)
Heavy rains Sunday made The Maple River north of Aurelia flow out of its banks Monday morning - and more rain is in the forecast.
Concert on Sunday (04/27/16)
On Sunday, May 1, at 4 p.m. at the upper level of the Cherokee Community Center the Cherokee Symphony will present their annual "Student Soloist Concert."
Clyde plans to bring ISP experience to sheriff position (04/27/16)
Two candidates have filed nomination papers for Cherokee County Sheriff as Republicans on the June 7 primary ballot. No one has filed for sheriff as a Democrat. Sheriff Dave Scott is not seeking reelection. State Trooper Jerod Clyde is featured in this edition of the Chronicle Times. Chief Deputy Jeff Friedrichsen was featured in the April 25 edition of the Chronicle Times...
Knights of Columbus Calendar Winners (04/27/16)
April 26 -
Jeanne Ravnsborg of Quimby
April 27 -
Chris Cave of Cherokee
Knights of Columbus Calendar Winners (04/25/16)
April 23 -
Rita Comstock of Cherokee
April 25 -
Cherokee Lions Club
Friedrichsen promises to continue progress in sheriff's office (04/25/16)
Two candidates have filed nomination papers for Cherokee County Sheriff as Republicans on the June 7 primary ballot. No one has filed for sheriff as a Democrat. Sheriff Dave Scott is not seeking reelection. Chief Deputy Jeff Friedrichsen is featured in this edition of the Chronicle Times...
Times Gone By (04/22/16)
April WIT Trio student (04/22/16)
Jennifer Miller of Cherokee has received the WITCC TRIO-Student Support Services Achiever of the Month Award for April. This award recognizes Western Iowa Tech TRIO students for demonstrating qualities of leadership and citizenship while achieving collegiate academic success. ...
WHS Prom Court (04/22/16)
The 2016 prom court for this weekend's Junior-Senior Prom at Cherokee Washington High School includes Queen candidates Taylor VandeLune, Natalie Brewer, Skyla Harger, Rebecca Fajardo and Jasmine Ramirez and King candidates Glenn Zimmer, Charles Pickett, Brady Lundquist and Alex Winchell. Absent: Kirk Stowater.
CPD K-9 is top dog (04/22/16)
Sgt. Brett Gannon of the Cherokee Police Department has only been a K-9 handler about a year, but he and his drug detection dog Ike were able to take first place in the Vehicle Search category at the United States Police Canine Association Region 21 Trials held in Manchester, Iowa, April 12-13...
Godspell slated for Sawyer Center in Marcus (04/22/16)
The new family life center - the Sawyer Center - at Grace United Methodist Church in Marcus, is hosting live performances of the musical Godspell. The play is based on the Gospel according to St. Matthew. It was conceived and originally directed by John Michael Tebelak, with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz...
Burn rescheduled (04/22/16)
The burning of a grain elevator in Aurelia and the subsequent closing of a portion of Hwy. 7 through Aurelia has been rescheduled for this evening, April 22. The burning, done in connection with a drill by multiple fire departments, is scheduled for 7:30 p.m...
Knights of Columbus Calendar Winners (04/22/16)
April 21 -
Frances Rupp of Cherokee
April 22 -
Melvin Reinert of Cherokee
Simon Estes Roots & Wings Concert at WHS (04/20/16)
Over 500 music lovers gathered at the Washington High School Auditorium on April 17 for a concert by world renowned bass/baritone singer Simon Estes, with guest bass/baritone singer Blake Burroughs (Burroughs is a professional singer now living in New York who is a WHS alumnus and former student of Estes), pianist Jodi Goble, accompanist Teresa Adams, the WHS Choir directed by Natalie Barkley and three members of the Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Choir...
Estes delivers inspiring message (04/20/16)
World class bass/baritone singer Simon Estes delivered a powerful message of respect, faith and forgiveness to the Washington High School and Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn High School students and staff gathered Monday in the WHS auditorium. On Sunday, Estes had performed at the WHS auditorium, making Cherokee County one of over 50 of Iowa's 99 counties that have had the privilege of a concert on the Roots & Wings Tour. ...
Prescription drug take back day (04/20/16)
On, Friday, April 29 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hy-Vee Pharmacy at 800 N 2nd St. Cherokee, is having a drug take back day for unused expired prescriptions and over-the-counter medications, ointments, patches, non-aerosol sprays, creams, vials, and pet medications...
Knights of Columbus Calendar Winners (04/20/16)
April 19 -
Roger Braun of Cherokee
April 20 -
Richard Boothby of Cherokee
Student Soloist Concert (04/20/16)
On Sunday, May 1, at 4 p.m. on the upper level of the Cherokee Community Center the Cherokee Symphony will present its annual "Student Soloist Concert." Six applicants competed and three outstanding musicians were selected to perform with the Cherokee Symphony. Conductor Ted Hallberg, LeMars and violinist Laura Haverdink, Orange City, acted as judges...
LWML Spring Rally (04/18/16)
The Cherokee Zone of the Lutheran Women's Missionary League will hold its annual Spring Rally on Tuesday, April 26th at Zion Lutheran Church in Paullina. The featured speakers will be Rev. Don and Gayleen Meyer of Marcus, who will present detailed information and photos from their recent trip to Israel...