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Stories from Monday, February 19, 2007

Council hires Bacon Aquatics Center manager (02/19/07)
City, Cherokee Policeman's Association OK labor contract The hiring of a new Bacon Aquatics Center manager and City Recreation director, agreement on a labor contract with the Cherokee Policeman's Association, and establishing the date for the Public Hearing on the proposed 2007-2008 fiscal budget highlighted the Feb. 13th Cherokee City Council meeting...
Remember our troops! (02/19/07)
SSG Allen, Shawn 2d SCR Fire Squad. CMR 411 Box 2173 APO, AE 09112 SSGT Matthew J. Rick PSC 41 Box 2676 APO AE, 09464 Sgt. Short, Dylan OIS 425th TC DET2 APO-AE 09334 PFC Uit De Flesch, Traci D Company 2-10 Inf. Unit 48 3BLT 495 Iowa Ave. Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. 65473-8958...
Appeal reinstates ousted BOH members (02/19/07)
Gary, Sleezer back on board until issue resolved in court An appeal to reinstate two Cherokee County Board of Health members recently dismissed due to a residency requirement ruling has been filed in District Court and now awaits a District Court opinion...
Aurelia School Board explores sharing (02/19/07)
AURELIA - The monthly meeting of the Aurelia School Boardon Feb. 12 included, as have most meetings in the last year or two, discussion about possible sharing of programs, staff, and/or students with other districts. The Board heard from Michelle Witte, an English teacher from the Wall Lake View-Auburn school district. ...
Country Side Estates Employee of the Year (02/19/07)
On Friday Feb. 9, Country Side Estates awarded Teresa Dalton with their 2006 Employee of the Year award. She is seen here with administrator, Gary Parry and supervisor, Janice Rollefson. Dalton has been with CSE for seven years and works in the laundry department. Pictured left to right are: Gary Parry, Teresa Dalton and Janice Rollefson...
Former MMC Tutt graduates basic combat training (02/19/07)
Army National Guard Pvt. Anatasia R. Tutt has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.. ...
Meike deployed (02/19/07)
Air Force Maj. Douglas A. Meikle has deployed to Southwest Asia, in the Persian Gulf region, to support the mission of Operation Enduring Freedom, as a member of the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing. The service member is normally assigned to the Air Force Safety Center, Kirtland Air Force Base, Albuquerque, N.M...
'Hey, mon, it's cold out there' (02/19/07)
Sub-zero temperatures don't stop this crew As the Bacon Aquatics Center and Gillette Park construction project inches to completion during this current spell of nasty winter weather producing frigid temperatures and frequent snowfalls, two hardy men completed the Aquatic Center's water slides recently...
Bulldog girls bow out at Alta (02/19/07)
Sheldon rolls past Braves (02/19/07)
Bulldogs lose to Charter Oak-Ute (02/19/07)
CHARTER OAK - The Aurelia Bulldog boys ran into a hot-shooting Charter Oak-Ute team in non-conference basketball action here Tuesday night. The Bobcats scored 20 points or more in each of the first three quarters against Grant Peckenschneider's Bulldog team, and Coach Peck said, "They shot the ball extremely well. If they shoot like that, they will be a very difficult team to beat come tournament time."...
AGH wrestlers to State Duals (02/19/07)
BATTLE CREEK - The Aurelia-Galva-Holstein wrestling team came away with a hard-fought dual meet victory at the Regional Duals here on Feb. 13th against a very talented Battle Creek-Ida Grove/Odebolt-Arthur team. The two Maple Valley Conference foes battled it out back and forth all night, with AGH coming out with a 34-30 victory. The win qualified the AGH team for the State Dual Meet in Cedar Rapids, on Saturday March 3rd...
Future Mustang (02/19/07)
Galva-Holstein standout Austin Todd recently signed his Letter of Intent to play football at Morningside College. Present for the signing were, left to right, Morningside linebacker coach (and Cherokee Washington grad) Drew Hahn, Austin Todd, his mother Reta Todd, and G-H football coach Brad Knight. Photo contributed...
Bulldog teams drop two (02/19/07)
AURELIA - The Aurelia girls basketball team outscored Northwest Conference opponent Sioux Central 40-34 over the last three quarters in action here Friday night. Unfortunately for the Bulldog girls, they play four quarters, and the 15 points by which they trailed after the first quarter of play proved too much of an obstacle to overcome, as they dropped the game to Sioux Central by a score of 55-46...
Area wrestlers vie at Sectionals (02/19/07)
AGH wins team title, advances nine to Districts The Chronicle Times coverage area is fortunate to have several outstanding wrestlers, and they did themselves, their schools, and their fans proud Feb. 10th in Sectional Wrestling tournaments in Orange City (Class 2A) and Rock Rapids (1A)...
4 Braves earn Districts (02/19/07)
Champs Halverson, Loughlin; runners-up Conley, Jones advance ORANGE CITY - The Cherokee Braves advanced four wrestlers to Feb. 17th's Class 2A Districts in Spirit Lake, including the state's top-ranked 130 pounder, undefeated Tyler Halverson. The four-time state qualifier and 2005 state champion at 103 pounds, Halverson this season sports a sparkling 39-0 record. The senior Brave also racked up his 100th prep career pin at the Sectionals here on Feb. 10th....
Gertrude V. Mulcahey (02/19/07)
Gertrude Viola Mulcahey, 92, died Monday Feb. 12, 2007 in the Cherokee Villa Nursing and Rehab Center following a lengthy illness. Burial was Friday Feb. 16, 2007 in the Mount Calvary Cemetery, Cedar Rapids. Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee,was in charge of arrangements...
Donna M. Colshen (02/19/07)
Donna M. Colshen, 79, of Fulton, died Monday Feb. 12, 2007 at Harbor Crest Nursing Home. Cremation rites have been accorded. A Memorial Service was held on Feb. 14 at 1 p.m. at Lemke Funeral Homes-Lyons Chapel, 2304 N 2nd St., Clinton,Ia. Colshen was born Dec. 12, 1927 in Cherokee, to Garness and Ruby Eleanor (Braley) Mundy. She was a 1946 graduate of Cherokee High School, and attended Iowa State Teachers College for one year...
Schmillen/Wise (02/19/07)
The engagement and approaching marriage of Tara Schmillen of Waterloo and Brandon Wise of Cedar Falls, are being announced by their parents, Kevin and Twyla Schmillen of Cherokee, and Tim and Mary Wise of Cedar Falls. Tara is a 2003 graduate of Cherokee Washington High School. ...
Ogren/ Richardson (02/19/07)
Chuck and Kay Ogren of Marcus, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Celeste Ellen Ogren, to Adrian Michael Richardson, son of Mike and Lacey Richardson of Creston. Celeste is a recent graduate of Iowa State University with a degree in Elementary Education, Adrian will graduate from Iowa State University in May, with degrees in Agronomy and Biology...
Basic Biittner: My "pets" (02/19/07)
Have you ever been around people who just can't wait to tell you all about their children, grandchildren, or pets? Well, I sure have, and, I admit, I have actually been one of those people myself. So, if I've offended any of you with my bragging and showing pictures, as Steve Martin used to say - "well, excu-u-u-u-u-u-se me!"...
Outdoors smoking ban on horizon (02/19/07)
If smokers are bummed about the push in Iowa and many other states to ban smoking in bars and restaurants, they're really going to be bummed when they learn about the growing movement in countless cities and states to ban smoking in public parks and other recreation areas...