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Stories from Thursday, October 4, 2007

MMC homecoming candidates (10/04/07)
Homecoming Week at Aurelia - King Andrew and Queen Kayla (again) (10/04/07)
Aurelia High School celebrated their Homecoming the week of September 24 -28. Following a week of "theme days" for students, on Thursday evening, following the Homecoming parade and Pep Rally, the homecoming king and queen were announced. For the second consecutive year, the Aurelia students named a King Andrew and Queen Kayla. ...
Fund Drive starts (10/04/07)
The Cherokee County Fund Drive Hot Dog Days will start Oct. 1 at 4 p.m. in Quimby. Once again the annual fund drive will be serving hot dogs in the following towns in Cherokee County: Washta on Oct. 2, Marcus on Oct. 3, Cleghorn on Oct. 4, Larrabee on Oct. 5, Meriden on Oct. 8 and Aurelia on Oct. 9. Serving hot dogs will begin at 4 p.m. on every date...
Times Gone By (10/04/07)
100 years ago The new council hall and fire house has now assumed a stage where its proportions and effect can be judged. For a city the size of Cherokee the general exterior appearance of the building is very credible and the interior is all that could be desired. ...
City seeks community center bids (10/04/07)
The Cherokee City Council voted on Tuesday to seek bids on roof replacement, heating and air conditioning and windows for the community center. The heating and air conditioning project includes electrical system updates needed to proceed with the project...
Groundbreaking scheduled (10/04/07)
Dirt work has started on a planned 38-unit assisted living facility to be located just east of the north water tower in Cherokee on Highway 3. A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for Oct. 17 at noon. More details on the project will appear in a later edition of the Chronicle Times...
Variance process questioned (10/04/07)
What is normally a routine matter of approving Cherokee Board of Adjustment decisions was questioned at the Tuesday meeting of the Cherokee City Council. Council member Mick Mallory pointed out that the variance request from Kevin Halder at 401 North Roosevelt involved three variances from city ordinance requirements for accessory buildings on residential properties...
Welcoming Harvest International (10/04/07)
On Tuesday Sept. 23rd, the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce held a special Chamber Coffee and Red Ribbon Cutting to welcome Harvest International to the community. Many members of the Chamber were on hand to show their support for the new business. The grain auger manufacturing company is located at 1130 Riverview Dr. Photo by Mike Leckband...
Casino vote slated (10/04/07)
Pat Buck-Hanks and James Peck were at the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday to present a petition to call for a special election for a referendum on having a casino in Cherokee County, The special countywide election has been set for Dec. 4, with polls open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m...
#1 HWC cruises past Cherokee girls (10/04/07)
HULL - Iowa's # 1 Class 2A volleyball team - Hull Western Christian - lived up to its billing and continued its stranglehold on the Lakes Conference here Thursday night with a 3-0 sweep of Cherokee. The Wolfpack and its year-round volleyball program claimed game victories of 25-11, 25-11, 25-10 in blitzing the Washington High gals to remain undefeated in matches and games since they were accepted into the Lakes Conference 11 years ago...
Braves overtake HWC, 38-19 (10/04/07)
Jones passes for 429 yards, four TDs HULL - Cherokee's record-setting quarterback Tyler Jones completed 29 passes in 44 attempts for a whopping 429 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Cherokee Braves to a hard-earned 38-19 win over Hull Western Christian here Friday night...
Bulldog 'D' gets RSM, 19-14 (10/04/07)
Aurelia's Bruce accounts for 3 TDs in key district win AURELIA - Two gritty defenses pulled the plug on the explosive, normally prolific, 8-man football offenses here Friday night during Aurelia's 19-14 district victory over Remsen St. Mary's. The big Homecoming win propelled the Bulldogs of coach Myron Radke to a sparkling 4-1 record as the Aurelia defense rose to the challenge after allowing the Hawks 14 first-quarter points, before shutting them out the rest of the way...
Hinton girls blitz MMC, 3-0 (10/04/07)
MARCUS - A strong Hinton team swept three games from Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn in War Eagle Conference volleyball action here Tuesday night, claiming game scores of 25-14, 25-17, 25-14. Kaylee Dreckman led the Eagles in serving with a perfect 12-12 night and two aces, followed by Jessica Zubrod 9-11 and one ace, Andrea Doeden 5-5, and Beth Mohning 4-4...
Homecoming week at Aurelia (10/04/07)
As part of Aurelia Homecoming activities, Coach Myron Radke and senior captains Jared Buce and Seth Bruce took the TK and kindergarteners to the locker room to show them the football equipment the players wear during the game. Photo submitted.
SOS girls fall to Spalding, 3-1 (10/04/07)
GRANVILLE - The South O'Brien Wolverines played a tough War Eagle Conference volleyball match on the road on Sept. 23 against a scrappy Spalding Catholic team. SOS coach Denise Erdmann said her team had a few serve receive errors and a few hitting errors in the first two games that gave Spalding the momentum to take those games, 25-21 and 25-19. ...
Cherokee XC runs at HWC (10/04/07)
HULL - The Cherokee cross country team ran at the rugged Hull Western Christian meet on Sept. 24, and finished in ninth place with 260 points. Individually, in the boys varsity race, Nick O'Bryan placed 35th, in a time of 18:54, Zach Mosbach 49th in 20:00, Kody Sump 57th in 21:22, Cole Renken 59th in 21:38, and Calvin Conley 60th, also timed in 21:38...
'Dog chow (10/04/07)
Lady Pirates win MV/AO XC (10/04/07)
G-H squads also run at Denison-Schleswig MAPLETON - The Galva-Holstein Lady Pirates finished in first place among seven teams in the girls' varsity cross country race at the Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto Invitational Meet here last week. Galva-Holstein scored 30 points to beat second place MV/AO by 40 points. Ar-We-Va finished third, BC-IG fourth, Hinton fifth, and Westwood and West Monona did not have enough runners to qualify for the team competition...
Eagles run well at Alta meet (10/04/07)
ALTA - Coach Ric Collins' Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Eagle cross country team braved a wet and muddy course at Alta on Monday to post some of their best times of the season. Freshman Jay Welp finished third in the boys' varsity race with an outstanding time of 18:21, sophomore Tyler Brady ran strong and won the junior varsity race in 20:08, senior Jill Bird finished 10th in the girls varsity race with a time of 19:06, and sophomore Taylor Hanson ran a 19:41 to be the first JV girl to finish...
River Valley girls 5-1 in MVC (10/04/07)
The River Valley volleyball squad won five matches in pool play to advance to the semi-final round of the Maple Valley Conference Tournament Saturday. RV beat Westwood 21-6, 21-18; Odebolt-Arthur 21-16, 8-21, 15-12; Whiting 21-16, 21-11; Woodbury Central 21-13, 22-24,15-10; and Galva-Holstein 23-21,16-21,15-9 to advance to play against West Monona...
G-H girls sweep Wolverines (10/04/07)
HOLSTEIN - The River Valley Wolverines came to town to meet Galva-Holstein, a team they had beaten in the Maple Valley Conference Volleyball Tourney on Saturday, and came out on the short end of a three-game sweep. Galva-Holstein coach Scott Mitchell's Lady Pirate team won 25-21, 27-25, 25-13 over the River Valley squad...
Cherokee Sweeps Storm Lake (10/04/07)
STORM LAKE - The Cherokee volleyball team got back on track with a 3-0 sweep of Storm Lake here Tuesday night, claiming game scores of 27-25, 25-14, 25-19. The victory moves the Washington High gals to a sparkling 25-9 match record and avenges a 2-1 setback to the Tornadoes in last Saturday's Schaller-Crestland Tournament...
Aurelia girls beat Ruthven-Ayrshire (10/04/07)
RUTHVEN - The Aurelia volleyball team was "due for a good night," thought coach Tim Ireland, and Sept. 24th was that night as the Bulldogs beat Ruthven-Ayrshire 3-1. The Bulldogs lost game one on the Raiders' home court, but then rebounded to take the next three games and win the non-conference match, three games to one...
Aurelia runs at Sheldon and Alta (10/04/07)
The Aurelia Cross Country team ran at two meets in the last week. On Thursday, Nick Hirschman and Ryan Donahoo ran in the varsity boys' race. Hirschman finished 65th, in a time of 24:49, and Donahoo was right behind him in 66th place, with a time of 26:24. Coach Aaron Ware said that both ran hard, and have been making continuous improvement through the season. He said he is really pleased with their progress so far...
Bumann/son (10/04/07)
Marty and Karie Bumann of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their son. Martin Dean Bumann Jr. was born on Sept. 19, 2007 at 5:30 p.m. he weighed 7 lbs and 15 oz. and measured 21 inches long. Welcome Martin home are his big brother Tristin Hunter and his big sister Ember Anne...
Larson/son (10/04/07)
Chad and Cynthia Larson of Alta are pleased to announce the birth of their son. Nash Miles Larson was born on Sept. 19, 2007 at 9:45 p.m. he weight 6 lbs. and 12 oz. and measured 19 inches long. Welcoming Nash home are his three brothers Colten, Schade and Beauden also one sister Mallory...
Bouchard/Mosbach (10/04/07)
Rebecca Bouchard of Remsen and Kirby Mosbach of Storm Lake are pleased to announce their plans for a Nov. 17 wedding at the United Methodist Church in Storm Lake. Rebecca is the daughter of Le Den and Sandy Pingel of Cleghorn. She is currently employed as a Cherokee Mental Health Teacher...
Dorr/Cangelosi (10/04/07)
Becky Dorr and Andy Cangelosi of Clive are pleased to announce their engagement and approaching marriage. Becky, the daughter of Richard and Barbara Dorr of Cleghorn, is a 1992 graduate of Cherokee Washington High School and a 1999 graduate of Buena Vista University. She is employed as a Store Accounting Supervisor with Hy-Vee, Inc in West Des Moines...
Winding Roads: Living life (10/04/07)
Fear is a short simple word that can turn one's life upside-down in an instant. Our minister spoke about fear in a recent sermon and I must say that it really got me thinking. I'm a person who is prone to worry when it comes to my personal agenda. It's a bad habit that I have had to reduce as it is not good for anyone no matter what the reason may be...
Basic Biittner : What's News, Pussycat? (10/04/07)
A headline I came across the other day stated: "Hillary: I am not a Lesbian!" This particular bit of "news" prompted several thoughts in my idle mind, many of which can actually be printed in this family newspaper. Number one question: Is a denial of an accusation "news," if there was never really an accusation in the first place? As far as I know, no one openly "challenged" Mrs. Clinton's sexual preference...
Dealing with the realities of campus security (10/04/07)
Iowans will have to wait a little longer to find out if campus security at the three state universities will be armed. The Iowa Board of Regents met recently in Council Bluffs to discuss security and voted to develop a comprehensive safety and security plan, but stopped short of authorizing the arming of campus security guards...
Get the oil flowing (10/04/07)
This week, Defense Secretary Robert Gates asked Congress to approve nearly $190 billion for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan in 2008, increasing initial projections by more than a third. Testifying before the Appropriations Committee, Gates said the extra money was necessary to buy vehicles that can protect troops against roadside bombs, refurbish equipment worn down by combat and consolidate U.S. bases in Iraq...
A visually dramatic non-event (10/04/07)
We are surprised that the case of Andrew Meyer, a University of Florida student who was tasered by campus police, is considered by some to be a freedom of speech issue. Meyer was at an appearance of John Kerry on campus. Meyer cut into a line of students waiting to ask questions and started demanding that his own questions be answered. ...