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Stories from Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Former Congressman Bedell visits Cherokee (11/05/08)
Berkley Bedell of Spirit Lake, a six-term United States Representative (1976-1987) stopped by the Chronicle Times office on October 29th, joined by Dave Hubler, the older brother of Rob Hubler, the current Democratic candidate for that House seat. Bedell and Hubler were in the midst of a whirlwind tour through the District when I spoke to them, urging people to get out and vote in Tuesday's election...
Vote counting machines get OK (11/05/08)
On Thursday October 30, members of the Cherokee County Auditors office (Kris Glienke, Jody Haupert, Kris Witcombe and Sharon Henkel), along with heads of the Cherokee Republican (Mark Leeds) and Democrat (Chuck Clark) parties, and members from the local media (Niki Thunder of KCHE and Mike Leckband of the Chronicle Times) certified the county ballot counting machines at the Cherokee County Courthouse...
NW Ia. JH/MS Honor Band festival held on Nov. 1 (11/05/08)
The 41st annual Northwest Iowa Junior High/Middle School Honor Band festival took place on the evening of Saturday, November 1, in the gymnasium at Storm Lake High School. Approximately 425 7th and 8th grade musicians from 44 Northwest Iowa schools auditioned on October 18th for places in one of two equal bands. The two honor bands rehearsed during the day on Saturday before presenting their concert that evening...
Bethlehem Lutheran holds Hymn Festival (11/05/08)
Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cherokee presented a special Hymn Festival on Sunday November 2nd at 3 p.m. "Through the Church the Song Goes On: A Hymn Festival Celebrating the Time of Harvest" presnted a series of 11 hymns, interspersed with reflective readings. The hymns were sung by the entire congregation, a mass choir of 60, or in some cases, a combination of both groups...
Times Gone By (11/05/08)
'Harvest of Quilts' draws large crowd (11/05/08)
On Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 18th and 19th, the members of Cherokee Quilt Batts donned their aprons and hosted another successful quilt show, held at the Western Iowa Tech Community College Conference Center in Cherokee. An eye-catching display of straw bales, pumpkins, and wooden quilt blocks was placed on the corner of U.S. Highway 59 and Victory Drive to draw people in, and this year's show, entitled "Harvest of Quilts," was attended by nearly 300 people...
MMC torches Panthers, 57-0 (11/05/08)
MARCUS - The improved Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Eagles put it all together in their regular-season finale here on October 24th, torching winless Kingsley-Pierson 57-0 after exploding to a 35-0 halftime lead that led to a continuous clock throughout the second half...
Spirit Lake Park squads win District XC (11/05/08)
OKOBOJI - Host Spirit Lake Park swept both the boys and girls team titles of the Class 2A District Cross Country Meet here on Oct. 30th, the SLP boys scoring 53 points, and the girls 51 to each qualify for the State Co-ed Meet Saturday at Fort Dodge, along with the second- and third-place teams...
Jones adds to prep career passing mark (11/05/08)
Cherokee Washington High senior quarterback Tyler Jones, Iowa's prep career passing yardage record-holder, passed for 102 yards in a 44-20 Class 2A Substate loss to Orange City Unity Christian in Orange City on October 29th to push his final career total to 9,144 yards...
Unity Christian takes 44-20 Substate victory (11/05/08)
ORANGE CITY - Northwestern's College's football stadium is beautiful, but the outcome of the Cherokee Braves Class 2A District Substate game played there on October 29th against host Orange City Unity Christian was ugly, as the 9-1 Knights slammed the 5-5 Braves, 44-20...
Winding Roads:Vote---it's your duty (11/05/08)
The Hohbachs spent a couple of weeks visiting their daughter and husband and to soak up the atmosphere of our nation's capitol. The climate is different from here and certainly the economy is quite different. You really see very little of the middle class. The poor folks have a steep hill to climb as most things are very pricey there...
Coping with illegal dumping (11/05/08)
We applaud all municipal, county, and state officials, and the Department of Natural Resources Energy and Waste Management Bureau's continuing efforts to raise awareness on illegal dumping in Iowa. It is no secret that the illegal disposal of solid waste presents serious environmental and public health problems. ...