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Stories from Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Sheriff's Department receives new equipment (04/29/08)
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced an award of $33.7 million to fund equipment and training for first responders across the nation, as a part of the fiscal year 2007 Commercial Equipment Direct Assistance Program (CECAP)...
Little Miss and Little Mister contest (04/29/08)
The Cherokee Chamber PRCA Rodeo is holding a Little Miss and Little Mister contest in conjunction with the 2008 Rodeo. The contest is open to all area 3rd graders. There will be one young lady to hold the Little Miss title and one young man will be Little Mister...
Aurelia teachers and Board meet for 'Q & A' (04/29/08)
AURELIA - A large group of Aurelia School District teachers met with Aurelia School Board members Dan Winterhof, Jim Hultgren, and Paul Pingel Wednesday afternoon, April 15. to open a dialogue regarding the future of the District. Teachers had requested such a meeting after contracts for next school year were issued...
Prunty a new face in politics (04/29/08)
After neighbors encouraged Larry Prunty to enter the race for Cherokee County Supervisor, he finally decided to give it a try. He is seeking the Democrat nomination for the District 2 supervisor's seat and will face fellow Democrat Linda Bindner of Marcus in the June primary.
South O'Brien wins 2A Jazz Band Championship (04/29/08)
Chronicle Times area High School Jazz Ensembles performed very well at the State Jazz Band Championships, held on Tuesday in Des Moines. South O'Brien, directed by first-year director Ryan Rager, were judged as Champions of Class 2A, beating out Roland-Story for the trophy. The school, frequent state competitors in the past, returned to Des Moines in style, winning the state championship...
Aurelia boys 2nd at Alta meet (04/29/08)
ALTA - On a warm, but extremely windy, day April 15th, the Aurelia Bulldog boys' track team finished second to the host Alta Cyclones at the Alta Co-Ed Relays, despite having only eight athletes participating...
Joyce M. Ohlendorf (04/29/08)
Joyce M. Ohlendorf, 61, of Remsen, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2008 at the Happy Siesta Nursing Home in Remsen. Funeral services were held Friday, April 18, 2008 at Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Marcus, with Reverend Don Meyer officiating. Interment was in the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. Arrangements were with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars...
Genevieve B. Steig (04/29/08)
Genevieve B. Steig, 89 of Iowa City, died Wednesday, April 16, 2008, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. No services are planned. Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service of Iowa City provided cremation services. Genevieve Bainbridge (Woltman) Steig was born April 12, 1919, in Pierson, the daughter of Albert and Amy (Bainbridge) Woltman. ...
McClellan/daughter (04/29/08)
Tempestt McClellan of Alta is pleased to announce the birth of her daughter Zoe Danyel McClellan. Born on April 9, 2008 at 7:30 p.m. She weighed 6 lbs. 11 oz. and measured 19 inches long. Grandparents are Deb and Larry McClellan of Alta.
Forch/daughter (04/29/08)
Trapper and Bobbie Forch of Correctionville are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Timber Forch. Timber was born on March 30, 2008 at 9:28 a.m. She weighed 7 lbs and 7 oz. and measured 21 inches long. Welcoming Timber home was her big sister Emily Ann...
Crouch and Webb/daughter (04/29/08)
Zachary Crouch and Tanya Webb of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter McKayla Jean Ranae Webb. Born on April 3, 2008 at 2:23 a.m. and she weighed 7 lbs and 10 oz. and measured 19 inches long. Grandparents are Todd and Terri Webb of Cherokee and Melisa Johnson of Cherokee and Tony Crouch of Oklahoma...
Thill/Showers Engagement (04/29/08)
Jessi Thill and Wesley Showers of Broomfield, Colo. are pleased to announce their engagement and approaching wedding. They were engaged May 16, 2007 on the beach in Santa Barbara, Calf., and the couple will be married on Sept. 6, 2008 in Okoboji.
Osborn/Halls (04/29/08)
Amy Osborn and Matthew Halls will be getting married on June 14, 2008 in Des Moines. Amy was born in Cherokee, and her father, Scott Osborn, still resides there. Amy and Matt currently live in Ankeny. The wedding will be held at Highland Park Christian Church in Des Moines, with the reception to follow at The Sheraton in West Des Moines. ...
Watch those 'free trial offers' (04/29/08)
It may not be a surprise to many that some consumers today are being charged for products or services and don't even know it. This happens especially when consumers receive "free trial offers" for buying club memberships, travel clubs, or credit card protection plans - and then are charged automatically on their credit cards or bank accounts when the free trial period ends...