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Stories from Monday, December 19, 2005
City in no hurry for gas franchise (12/19/05)
City in no hurry for gas franchise By Ken Ross, Managing editor The city of Cherokee has not had a natural gas franchise for four years and council members do not feel rushed to approve a 25 year franchise with Alliant Energy. The matter was tabled at the Tuesday evening city council meeting, pending finding more information on the matter...
Learning two ways (12/19/05)
It was rather a fluke that Remigiusz Cieslinski, 18 of Konskie, Poland, found his way to Marcus to attend high school. His parents' friends had learned about the possibility of studying in the U.S. and encouraged his parents to look into it. They did and Cieslinski arrived in Marcus in late August...
Aurelia keeps its middle school wrestling (12/19/05)
The Aurelia School Board spent much of its monthly meeting on Monday discussing the status of the middle school wrestling program. The school had been extended an invitation by the Alta school to share middle school wrestling, as Aurelia's squad is expected to be low in numbers and because Aurelia did not have a coach contracted for the middle school position...
Citizen criticizes CPD (12/19/05)
At the Tuesday Cherokee City Council meeting, a citizen criticized the manner in which Steve Schuck, Cherokee police chief, arrested her son, 17-year-old Washington High School student. Schuck subsequently defended his actions as reasonable and necessary...
Learning about U.S. first-hand (12/19/05)
Daniel Borngraeber, a 16 year-old from Hamburg, Germany, arrived in Marcus in early August before school started. Borngraeber has always wanted to see first-hand what the U.S. was truly like. With his parents encouragement plus his 20 year old brother who had a similar experience in Alabama, Borngraeber was pleased to arrive in Iowa...
Comp board recommends 2.5 percent (12/19/05)
The Cherokee County Compensation Board is recommending a 2.5 percent raise in pay for all elected county officials, other than members of the board of supervisors. Based on the recommendation of the supervisors themselves, the compensation board is recommending no increase in salary for the supervisors...
Marcus Junction groundbreaking (12/19/05)
The board of directors of the "Marcus Junction Auto and Truck Plaza" is inviting the public to a groundbreaking ceremony at the future site of this planned $1.2 million facility. The groundbreaking will take place at the intersection of Highways 3 and 143 at Marcus on Friday, Dec. 16 at 3:30 p.m...
Gray Matter (12/19/05)
**The true spirit of Christmas
Ross Rambles (12/19/05)
Cookies make fine holiday tradition We recently received an email from an unknown author about the best Christmas cookies ever. Unfortunately, this arrived too late to include with the Christmas cookie recipes that appeared in the Wednesday Chronicle Times...
Lisa Spencer and Luke Talbert exchanged marriage vows October 1 at the Clarion Hotel, Sioux City, with Pastor Michael Martin officiating. A reception was also at the Clarion Hotel in Sioux City. Following a wedding trip to Colorado, the couple is at home in Kingsley. ...
Dustin Hahn and Kelli Terry were united in marriage Friday, June 24, 2005 at Little Sioux Park in Correctionville with Reverend Paul Egger officiating. The groom in the son of Dan and Julie Hahn and John and Vale Cedar all of Cherokee. Grandparents are Robert and Mary Hahn of Cherokee, Bud and Sandy Leonard of Quimby, and Paul and Marilyn Cedar of Cherokee...
Steven Arthur Block and Danae Sue Miller were united in marriage at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee on July 9, 2005 at 5 p.m. Reverend Raymond Hampton officiated the double ring ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by her father, Douglas Miller...
Marriage vows will be exchanged July 1, 2006 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Wayne, Neb. between Sara Meyer of Pender, Neb. and Eric Schultz of Wisner, Neb. Glen and Lorie Meyer of Pender, Neb. are parents of the bride-to-be. Dennis and Margaret Schultz of Wisner, Neb. are parents of the future groom...