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Stories from Monday, March 14, 2005

IHSAA honors Struck (03/14/05)
DES MOINES - Cherokee Chronicle Times editor/associate publisher, and former sports editor, Paul Struck, is a 2005 recipient of the News Media Award presented annually by the Board of Control of the Iowa High School Athletic Association. The annual award is bestowed upon members of the news media who have contributed greatly through the years to the success of the Iowa high school intersholastic athletic progam...
Miss Rodeo Cherokee to be crowned (03/14/05)
By Nancy Nelson The time is coming for the 2005 Cherokee PRCA Rodeo. This year brings us to our 39th Rodeo Anniversary. Besides being a time for family entertainment and world class competition, it also presents an opportunity for girls to compete for Miss Rodeo Cherokee...
Agriculture Disaster Planning Comes Home (03/14/05)
By Nancy Nelson If you can, imagine the ripples in a calm, still pool of water after a stone has been dropped in. The calm waters may be the quiet days of farm life here in Cherokee County. The stone would be a case of foot and mouth disease in a small hog confinement facility in the county...
School tax drops (03/14/05)
By Ken Ross, Managing Editor The property tax for the Cherokee School District will drop by $1.77 per $1,000 assessed valuation for the next fiscal year, primarily as a result of the countywide one cent local option sales tax for schools. The school board met in special session at noon on Wednesday of last week to approve the budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1...
Roosevelt Round-Up (03/14/05)
by Nancy Nelson It will soon be that time of year again when parents tearfully take their first child to kindergarten. It's a time of mixed emotions. You are happy to see the excitement in your child's eyes at the prospect of being a 'big kid' yet you feel a certain amount of sorrow that your exuberant child is no longer a baby or toddler. Those days are now but a memory in the photo album...
Council approves budget (03/14/05)
By Ken Ross, Managing Editor There were several citizens in the audience interested in the 2005/06 budget at the special meeting of the Cherokee City Council on Wednesday but the details of the budget had already been worked out at previous meetings...
ISU crop clinic Tuesday (03/14/05)
By Paul Struck, Editor The Cherokee County Iowa State University Extension is sponsoring the 2005 Crop Production Clinic from 9:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Western Iowa Tech Community College in Cherokee. Registration begins at 9:15 a.m. and ISU Extension Economist William Edwards will discuss "Factors That Influence Cash Rent and Land Values" from 9:30-10:30 a.m...
Struck Strikes Out: Cherokee girls impress many (03/14/05)
At the recent Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest Regional Finals in Remsen, I had the pleasure of visiting at length with a dad who's two daughters play basketball in the Lakes Conference. He was telling me how happy all the other Lakes Conference teams and players will be when Cherokee seniors Autumn Bartel, Katie Ebel, and Beth Leonard graduate this spring...
Riley Byers rules as RV's reader (03/14/05)
By Ron Flewelling With the blustery March weather keeping us teetering on the balancing beam between winter and spring, it's a waning winter Wahoo! and three sizzling shamrocks for Riley Byers as she accepts the accolades as the RV March Reader of the Month...
Hartmann / Gordon (03/14/05)
Gerald John Hartmann and Jennifer Kay Gordon were united in marriage on September 18, 2004 in New Prague, Minn. The outside ceremony took place at 5 p.m. and was conducted by Pastor Raymond Hampton. Parents of the couple are William and Cheryl Gordon of Cherokee and Roger and Helen Hartmann of New Prague, Minn...
Buurman / Allbaugh (03/14/05)
Willie and Joyce Allbaugh of Quimby announce the engagement of their son, Chris, to Lea Buurman, daughter of Mary Buurman of Paullina and Dennis Buurman of Coleman, S.D. Chris is a 1993 graduate of Correctionville and is currently employed in Vermillion, S.D...
Seel/Schossow (03/14/05)
Mr. and Mrs. John Seel of Cherokee, announce the engagement of their daughter, April Rachelle Seel to Adam David Schossow both of Cherokee, son of Becky and Darrell Wolf of Ida Grove and David Schossow and Terry Boughey of Laurens. April is currently employed at The Family Table Restaurant in Cherokee. The couple plans to wed on May 14, 2005 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Cherokee...
Now & Again: Delivery Day (03/14/05)
Girls Scouts of America are starting their annual cookie sale in our area. Whenever the cookie sales begin, it always brings back the best memories and I want to share one with you here. As a young girl growing up as an 'army brat', I have consistently fond memories of participating in Girl Scouts of America. It was one of the things I knew I could count on no matter where I moved to next. It truly is a world wide organization...
Ross Rambles: The web we weave (03/14/05)
For a few weeks now, the Chronicle Times has had a website, a development that many people feel is long overdue but one I have not been enthusiastic about. I have reluctantly adjusted to this development but I'm still a bit uncertain as to what purpose it serves for our business...