NFL linebacker goes back to elementary
(Community Sports ~ 03/06/08)
By Madelene Biesantz, Editor Josh Stamer usually plays for the NFL's Buffalo Bills in New York. On Tuesday Feb. 26, he was playing for the fifth graders at Franklin Elementary during noon recess. The 6'3" linebacker visited the Le Mars school after he received a fan letter from his cousin's son, a fifth grader named Alex Sudtelgte...
A soldier shows his appreciation
(Local News ~ 03/06/08)
One of the regular features that we run in the Chronicle Times is "Remember our troops," where the names and addresses of service men and women are periodically published in the newspaper. It has been our hope that members of the community will take the opportunity to write to the soldiers and let them know that they are not alone in the trials that they have to endure so far away from home...
Winding Roads:Spring in the air
(Column ~ 03/06/08)
You can feel spring in the air, at least when I was writing this, but in Iowa that can change rapidly. By the time you read this, I will have put my snowmen away and have pulled out all the bunnies and be ready for a new season. I felt I needed to get on a positive note...
You gotta be kidding
(Editorial ~ 03/06/08)
We would never question the depths of their dedication and the admirable courage they all possess and readily display whenever summoned. We would never doubt their motivation to serve the public, often at their very real inconvenience, peril and sacrifice...
Gary Eugene Sonksen
(Obituary ~ 03/06/08)
Gary Eugene Sonksen, age 67 of Monroe, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008, at his home. Memorial services will be held at a later date in Cherokee. Memorials may be given to the Gary Sonksen Memorial Fund and condolences may be left for the family at www.coburnfuneralhomes.com...
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