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Stories from Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Times Gone By (03/26/08)
100 years ago Charles Chritchfield, who has been working in this city, has been acting queer this week. Last Friday he was taken sick while at Remsen. A physician was called and said that Critchfield was threatened with pneumonia but the next day he seemed better and on Sunday night returned to Cherokee. ...
Coaching changes key River Valley meeting (03/26/08)
CORRECTIONVILLE - A busy agenda kept the River Valley Board of Education and administrators hard at the tasks at hand during the regularly-scheduled meeting here on March 18. Major among many actions undertaken by the Board was the approval of several coaching contracts, and the resignations of two coaches...
Dr. Gillette named MHI Superintendent (03/26/08)
Dr. Daniel Gillette, the most recent Superintendent of the Mental Health Institute in Cherokee, has been appointed to the position again, and resumed his employment on March 3. Gillette, a Child Psychiatry specialist, left the MHI several months ago to take new employment in Sioux Falls. He found he missed the work in Cherokee, however, and applied for the stiil-vacant Superintendent's position, which had been filled on a temporary basis by MHI's Business Manager Tony Morris...
Marcus motel on its way (03/26/08)
MARCUS - The Hometown Guest House is taking shape quickly. Area residents are amazed at how quickly it is going up as each day it gains a new look. Tom Hohbach Construction of Marcus is in charge. Hohbach has enlisted other area crews to assist him in getting it up quickly as winter weather had made it impossible to get it started. Those who are working together getting it done include Paul and Andy Busch, Rory Means, Dave McIntosh and Damon Busse...
WHS track teams vie in Lakes (03/26/08)
STORM LAKE - Partial Cherokee Washington High track squads participated in the season-opening Lakes Conference Indoor Track & Field meet at Buena Vista University her on March 18th, with Matt Koch leading the Braves with a first-place finish in the high jump, and a second-place finish in the 55-meter high hurdles...
All-MVC basketball teams released (03/26/08)
Junior Taylor Nees of Galva-Holstein earned a first-team berth on the boys All-Maple Valley Conference teams announced last week. River Valley juniors Anthony Volkert and Zach Hullinger, along with Galva-Holstein senior Ben Andresen, earned second-team berths on the All-MVC squads...
2008-09 Iowa prep Football Districts (03/26/08)
BOONE - The Iowa High School Athletic Association recently announced the 2008-2009 District football assignments. Here are the Districts for the high school football programs in the Chronicle Times coverage area: In Class 2A, Cherokee Washington and Galva-Holstein/Schaller-Crestland have both been assigned to District 2, along with Clarion-Goldfield, Eagle Grove, East Sac County, Humboldt, Okoboji, and Pocahontas Area...
More honors for Bartel and teammates (03/26/08)
SIOUX CITY - Morningside College's Dani Glass, a 5-10 junior guard from Sioux City, has been named to the 2008 NAIA Division II Women's Basketball All-America first team for the second year in a row. Glass averaged 12.0 points and 8.1 r ebounds per game this season, and had her top two individual scoring performances of the season in the Mustangs' last two games of the season - hitting 22 points in the NAIA quarterfinals against Minot State and 25 in the semifinal loss to Northwestern. ...
Bartel among NAIA Scholar-Athletes (03/26/08)
SIOUX CITY - Morningside College's Autumn Bartel, Mackenzi Mendlik, Kristi Tighe and Brittany Williamson have been named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes in the sport of women's basketball. Student-athletes must be of at least junior status and have at least a 3.50 cumulative GPA to be eligible to be named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes...
State qualifiers (03/26/08)
These five Aurelia Junk Yard Dogs youth wrestlers qualified for the 2008 Iowa AAU Kids State Championship March 29 - 30th in Des Moines. They wrestled at districts in Spencer on Saturday, March 15th and placed in the top four to qualify for state. left to right - Taylan Entriken (3rd place), Jon-Michael Henry (4th place), Skyler Solko (1st place), Dustin Rosewall (4th place), and Michael Rosewall (1st place). Photo contributed...
Bucketmaker champs (03/26/08)
The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn girls basketball traveling squad, comprised of sophomores, freshmen, and 8th graders, won its division at the recent 25th annual Westendorf Bucketmaker Tournament in Onawa. MMC beat Charter-Oak-Ute 26-17, and Whiting 45-40. The team is coached by Eagle varsity coach Shane Williams, and assistant coach Ric Collins. Photo contributed...
Lorin F. Green (03/26/08)
Lorin F. Green, 87, of Oelwein, Iowa, died on Saturday afternoon, March 22, 2008 at Oelwein Health Care Center in Oelwein after a brief illness. Funeral Services were held today at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Fairbank, Iowa, with Pastor Jason Princer officiating...
Roderick Q. Waller (03/26/08)
Roderick Q. Waller, 88, of Cherokee and former long time rural resident of Quimby, passed away Wednesday, March 19, 2008 at his home with family by his side. Funeral services were held Monday, March 24 at 2 p.m. at the Memorial Presbyterian Church in Cherokee. Rev. Ethan Sayler will officiate. Burial was in the Marcus-Amherst Cemetery. The family requests that memorials be made to the Memorial Presbyterian Church or the Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church Restoration Fund...
Gray Matters: Prepare for the Fair (03/26/08)
Today I am writing about fairs. Each year there's one in Cherokee, one in Marcus and several others in the area. You may be thinking, "Why so early? There's plenty of time to think about those matters." Surprisingly, there are board members, committee members, and many others who think about those matters year-round...
Fair debt collection (03/26/08)
Most Americans find themselves owing some kind of debt at some time in their life. Especially lately, in the face of the national home lending crunch. But Iowa law prohibits coercive, abusive, harassing, fraudulent, or deceptive collection practices in consumer debts...
Farmers, stay alert (03/26/08)
With spring planting just around the corner, the heightened national security alert since 9-11, and the fact you just never know, it's timely asking farmers to remain vigilant in protecting the quality and quantity of our food supply from possible terrorist intervention or other anti-American wackos...
Jazz bands wow SRO crowd (03/26/08)