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Stories from Friday, April 4, 2008

County Supervisors meet (04/04/08)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors met last week at the Cherokee County Courthouse for their regular meeting. After approving the agenda and minutes from the previous meeting, the board then postponed the approval of a Physical Capacity Profile test to be added to the county employee policy. The reason for the postponement was because the Board felt that more research was needed on the issue before it would approve the policy...
Jane's Open House (04/04/08)
On Friday, April 4 Jane Schmillen, owner of Jane's Salon, will be hosting an open house in conjunction with a red ribbon ceremony with the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber Coffee will be held at 9:30 a.m. at the salon. Schmillen will be giving out door prizes every 10 minutes from 8 a.m. ...
Carey's Restaurant celebrates 30 years (04/04/08)
Cherokean overcomes many obstacles in his life When something's working for you, there's no big reason to make many changes. And that's the philosophy of Carey Lee Hetrick, who this month is celebrating his 30th year in the restaurant business in Cherokee...
Remember our troops! (04/04/08)
Times Gone By (04/04/08)
WHS Speech students excel at State competitions (04/04/08)
Cherokee Washington High School Speech students had a very successful season this year. Six groups attended State Large Group competition, with two groups receiving a I rating and four groups receiving a II rating. These groups included one Ensemble Acting entry, three Group Improvisations, one Mime, and one Choral Reading...
Cooks donate gun in memory of father (04/04/08)
Will Cook (left), Mike Mummert (right) and Simon Mummert (center) are shown with the gun that was donated by Rich Cook and Will Cook in memory of their father at the recent Cherokee County Pheasants Forever Banquet that was held at the Western Iowa Tech Community Collage Conference Center. Over 450 people attended the annual Pheasants Forever Banquet. Photo contributed...
Aurelia woman receives Red Cross Award (04/04/08)
AURELIA - Carla Peterson of Aurelia says she doesn't consider herself to be a hero, but she graciously accepted an unexpected award from the Siouxland Area Chapter of the American Red Cross, which holds a ceremony each March to honor extreme heroism in northwest Iowa. Peterson was cited for her quick actions last summer that saved the life of a 2-year-old Storm Lake boy who had nearly drowned off Bel Air Beach...
Tomahawks this weekend (04/04/08)
The Cherokee Washington High boys and girls track teams host the annual Tomahawk Relays April 4 and 5.The girls competition begins at 5 p.m. Apr. 4, and the boys run April 5, starting at 11 a.m. Read all about it and see many more photos in next week's Chronicle Times. Photo by Paul Struck...
Galva-Holstein Relays postponed (04/04/08)
HOLSTEIN - The 68th annual Galva-Holstein Relays, originally scheduled for March 28, have been postponed until Monday April 14, due to the winter-like weather conditions which hit the area on March 26th and 27th. The teams scheduled to compete include Battle Creek-Ida Grove, Charter Oak-Ute, East Sac County, Galva-Holstein, Hinton, Kingsley-Pierson, Lawton-Bronson, Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto, Odebolt-Arthur, Remsen Union, River Valley, Schaller-Crestland, West Monona, Westwood, Whiting and Woodbury Central.. ...
Wieland/Niemeier Engagement (04/04/08)
Leah Wieland and Daniel Niemeier would like to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Leah is the daughter of Dennis Wieland of Aurelia, and Melanie and Kenneth Petersen of Correctionville. Daniel is the son of Larry and Sandy Niemeier of Lawton, and Pandora and Dana Phipps of Cherokee...
Winding Roads: Prices gone wild (04/04/08)
Can you believe how irresponsible one can be and get away with it? One has to ask oneself---"Are we dumb being responsible by paying our bills?" Perhaps more of us should have bought a half million dollar home and all that goes with it on a flexible mortgage rate and blow along with the wind. Who would have thought you could do that and have U.S. Senators stepped up and go to bat for you...
Let's hear it for our 'road warriors' (04/04/08)
As Old Man Winter blasted us with rain, ice, snow, wind and frigid temperatures during one very long winter, and again last week, it's time to think about the dedication to duty of our street and road crews, utility workers, law enforcement officers, fire fighters, and emergency responders...
Please read this, honey (04/04/08)
With a divorce rate nearing 60-percent in this country, coping with the daily pressures of work, family and marriage can be alleviated by healthy, constructive communication between spouses. Along with all the experts' recommendations of what to do to deal with each other and any stress that befalls us, such as setting goals, negotiating, being flexible, planning time together and laughing, there also is a list of what NOT to do...