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Stories from Monday, September 15, 2008

'Brass In Blue' performs in Marcus (09/15/08)
MARCUS - "Brass In Blue," a symphonic brass ensemble comprised of members of the Unites States Air Force Heartland of America Band, performed Sept. 9th at the Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn High School gym here. The musical director of the Ensemble is SSGT Matt Erickson, an MMC High School graduate...
'The Gardens' hosts Open House (09/15/08)
'The Gardens' Retirement Community - new to Cherokee this summer - hosted its Grand Opening on Sept. 9 from 4-6 p.m. at its location on the northeast corner of the Iowa Highway 3 and U.S. Highway 59 junction on the city's north side. A Chamber of Commerce Red Ribbon Cutting ceremony also took place at 5 p.m...
Clarification (09/15/08)
The City of Cherokee's recent purchase of a $30,164 Bobcat skid loader for the Parks Department was purchased through Bobcat Governmental Sales, not Builders Sharpening & Service of Cherokee as was reported in a recent Chronicle Times City Council story, according to Mark Pierce, proprietor of Builders Sharpening & Service...
River Valley girls sweep Aurelia (09/15/08)
CORRECTIONVILLE - The River Valley Wolverines and Aurelia Bulldogs met here on Sept. 2 in a season-opening, non-conference volleyball match. When it was over, veteran Wolverine coach Marlene Bauman's girls had won three straight close games over first-year Bulldog coach Ann Gerdes-Dornack's squad by scores of 25-17, 25-19, 25-20...
Football Eagles fall short, 19-13 (09/15/08)
DUNLAP - The young Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn football Eagles spotted Boyer Valley a 13-0 first-quarter lead before answering back with two touchdowns of their own to tie the game, only to fall short 19-13 in season-opening non-district football action here on Aug. 29...
Long kick returns lead Spencer to 43-26 win (09/15/08)
Two lengthy, inexplicable kick-off and punt returns against a lethargic Cherokee special teams defense led Spencer to a 43-26 non-district victory over Cherokee Braves here on September 5th. Those two big scoring bombs occurred in the third quarter, when speedy Tiger Kyle Fitch rambled 92 yards with a kick-off return, and then ripped through the Cherokee defense with a 76-yard punt return to hand the Tigers a 36-19 lead they would not relinquish...
2008 Swim Team Holds Awards Picnic (09/15/08)
The Cherokee Swim Team concluded its 2008 season with a recent awards potluck at the Cherokee Community Center. Coach Jodi Mongan thanked everyone for a great season and handed out the medals and ribbons from the conference swim meet. In addition to the conference ribbons, each swimmer left with at least one award...
Basic Biittner: The Hoops Hall (09/15/08)
On Saturday Sept. 6th, the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts inducted the latest class of basketball greats into their esteemed group. This year's group included a lot of pretty well-known names. Here are the latest inductees, in alphabetical order:...
Farmers, avoid those power lines (09/15/08)
As area farmers prepare to enter into the fall harvest season, it's vital for them to remember and practice important safety steps when dealing with large equipment and power lines. According to information from Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative, each year in the United States hundreds of farm workers are injured and many killed when their farming equipment makes contact with power lines...