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Stories from Thursday, September 13, 2007

Ag Days (09/13/07)
A good crowd was present to enjoy burgers, chips, and cookies at the annual "Ag Days" celebration, held in the Bomgaar's parking lot on Sept. 6. The annual event is sponsored by the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce, KCHE, and The Chronicle Times. Photo by Dan Whitney
Playground work done (09/13/07)
Local volunteers and minimum security inmates from Rockwell City started work on installing the playground equipment at Gillette Park on Friday. Despite heavy rain the previous evening, the use of tarps kept the ground from being too muddy to work. Photo by Ken Ross...
WHS has new art teacher (09/13/07)
Nathan Evans starts his first teaching job this year but he is confident the school year will go well since staff members at Washington High School have been friendly and helpful. The new art teacher is particularly grateful for the assistance of retiring art teacher Steve Schroeder...
Braves hammer Storm Lake (09/13/07)
Early 21-0 start pushes Cherokee to big win STORM LAKE - Cherokee's 21-point first quarter set up a big non-district victory over Storm Lake here Friday night as the lethargic Braves ultimately reigned 47-21. The Braves' big start was fueled by junior quarterback Tyler Jones, who completed 13-17 passes in the first quarter for 159 yards and three touchdowns to establish Cherokee's prowress and set the Tornadoes back on their heels...
Freshman Braves fall at HWC (09/13/07)
HULL - The Cherokee Washington High freshman football team dropped a 44-8 decision at Hull Western Christian Tuesday night. The Young Braves tallied their lone score in the fourth quarter after a long drive, with Seth Mahnke firing a 10-yard touchdown pass to Brock Dagel. Mahnke then hooked up with Alanzo Ruble for a two-point conversion pass...
Cherokee VB sophomores go 1-2 (09/13/07)
HULL - The Cherokee 10th graders participated in the annual Hull Western Christian Sophomore Tournament Tuesday, and finished the day with a 1-2 record. In their first game, they played George-Little Rock, and lost, 13-21, 7-21. Emily Anderson and Julie Miller both had two kills in this match, and Kelsey Ludwig had one ace serve and was 12-13 setting, with two aces...
South O'Brien drops 3 of 4 (09/13/07)
EVERLY - The South O'Brien Wolverines played the Clay Central-Everly Mavericks here on Thursday night, and SOS coach Denise Erdmann called it a "close match." CC-E took game one by a 25-21 score, then South O'Brien won a tough 27-25 game. Game three went to Clay Central-Everly, 25-17, and the teams then battled in game four, with the Mavericks eventually prevailing, 26-24...
Lady Pirates sweep VB at K-P (09/13/07)
KINGSLEY - Coach Scott Mitchell's Galva-Holstein Lady Pirates had an excellent evening at Kingsley on Thursday, first defeating BC-IG 25-21, 25-21, 26-24, then beating host Kingsley-Pierson 28-26, 25-21, 25-15. In speaking about the BC-IG match, Mitchell said, "We served very well tonight, and had them scrambling at times... it was a very workmanlike effort... we need to play with a little more energy at times."...
Aurelia drops 5-game match to RV-A (09/13/07)
AURELIA - The Aurelia girls came out just a little short in a non-conference volleyball match with Ruthven-Ayrshire here on Sept. 6. After dropping a tough first game, 23-25, the Bulldogs overcame a rough start and won game two, 25-19 - their first win of the young season. They didn't take long to get win #2, though, taking the Raiders 25-23 in game three. R-A bounced back with a 25-13 win, then took the deciding fifth game by a 15-3 count...
Fox wins Quimby Golf (09/13/07)
QUIMBY - Tim Fox claimed first place at the recent Quimby Men's Membership Club Golf Tournament, while Jerry Jones placed second. Kyle Trapp finished third, and Mike Kozora was fourth. Other players finishing in the top 11 included Jerry Rolefson, Larry Trapp, Terry Sargent, Dwight Johnson, Mike Roe, Todd Goettsch, and Roger Mischke...
Team named for exhibition game (09/13/07)
A number of brave souls have agreed to face the Harlem Ambassadors Basketball Team that will be coming to the Washington High School gym on Sept. 27 for a game that will raise funds for the Bright Beginnings Day Care and Preschool. The Harlem Ambassadors provide high-energy family entertainment, combining impressive athletic skills with showmanship and humor. In addition to entertainment, the Ambassadors promote the value of staying in school, staying off drugs and fostering racial harmony...
From the Midway: Thoughts about the "Moving Wall" (09/13/07)
This week Cherokee County is hosting the Vietnam "Moving Wall." This event is to honor Veterans from Cherokee and the surrounding area and to help in the ongoing healing process of our heroes who served our country. I would like to take some time to pay homage to the hard work that Dana Evans and David Brown and the many volunteers who will make this event possible. Their dedication and hard work will come to fruition this week. I'd like to think that this event is for everyone...
Bernice E. Phipps (09/13/07)
Bernice E. Phipps, 91, died Thursday Sept. 6, 2007 at Country Side Estates, Cherokee, following a brief illness. Services were held Tuesday Sept. 11, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Cherokee, with Pastor James Steen officiating. Burial was in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Cherokee...
Marilyn H. Gramann (09/13/07)
Marilyn H. Gramann, 70, of Pine Brook Forest S.C., died on Sunday Sept. 2, 2007. Funeral services will be on Saturday Sept. 15 at 3 p.m. at Fletcher Funeral Services in Fountain Inn, S.C. Marilyn was born in Cherokee, to Eddie and Effie (Carlson) Halstrom. She was a graduate of the University of South Dakota in Business Administration...
Jensen/son (09/13/07)
Nathan and Nancy Jensen of Storm Lake are pleased to announce the birth of their son. Brakton Gage Jensen was born on Aug. 31, 2007 at 8:38 p.m. He weighed 9 lbs. and 6 oz. and measured 21.5 inches long. Welcoming Brakton home was his big sister Elli...
Winding Roads: Taking in the sights (09/13/07)
I'm sure many of you must have missed the Hohbachs' presence last month as we finally took off for my dream trip of seeing most of the west -- the northern portion of it. The scenery was breathtaking and I most certainly want to go back. I believe Oregon and Washington to be the most beautiful states. We had never been there and I wanted to see what I could possibly see in three weeks time but it took a little longer than that...
The feds do their jobs (09/13/07)
It may seem discouraging that corruption among public officials still occurs in this country as it has all over the world throughout recorded history. Recently, FBI agents arrested 11 public officials and an individual in a New Jersey corruption probe, including mayors, state legislators, city council members and school board members...