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Stories from Monday, November 17, 2008

Taste of Home Cooking School in Cherokee (11/17/08)
The Chronicle Times presented the Taste of Home Cooking School on Tuesday evening, November 11. Over 750 people attended the event held at the Washington High School Gymnasium. The popular show demonstrates several recipes which have been featured in the "Taste of Home" Magazine and cookbooks. Photos by Mike Leckband...
Chamber offers new service for members (11/17/08)
The Cherokee Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce another benefit for chamber members. Currently all chamber members have the opportunity to introduce themselves to any Internet user at no cost to its members. No other Chamber of Commerce in all of northwest Iowa offers its members this searchable feature...
Washta's Shade Tree the cure for harvest headaches (11/17/08)
WASHTA - For a farmer, it's the worst case scenario. You are in the middle of a busy harvest season when a vital gear or other sundry part, touted previously by the implement dealer as "unbreakable," snaps off and leaves you stranded right in the middle of a corn row...
Times Gone By (11/17/08)
While Wm. McNames was in Cherokee Monday he enjoyed an incidental conversation with a young man who has just returned home from a trip around the world with the government fleet. Mr. McNames was not introduced to the young man and did not inquire his name, but he was someone who had come home to visit his parent's near Cherokee. ...
Veterans Day celebrated throughout the county (11/17/08)
Area communities held special celebrations throughout Cherokee County on Veterans' Day, November 11. Photos from the Aurelia and Cherokee ceremonies are pictured on this page. Aurelia photos by Dan Whitney, Cherokee photos by Mike Leckband, except where noted...
Evangeline Sins recognized for 60 years of service (11/17/08)
The Worship Committee of the First Church of Christ of Cherokee honored Evangeline Sins on Sunday, Nov. 9. An appreciation open house was held from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the church to recognize her 60 plus years of service. "Vangie," as her friends call her, has played the piano or organ at the church faithfully for 60 years; playing for church services, revival meetings, funerals, weddings or whatever was needed. ...
Aurelia Board hears about Career Development (11/17/08)
AURELIA - At its monthly meeting on November 10th, the Aurelia School Board heard from teacher Tim Ireland about the Career Development program he has initiated this fall. Principal Ann Sandine and the teachers had expressed a desire to make the students' home room period a more productive one, and the Career Development Program is one of the results. ...
Knights donate to Cherokee Work Services (11/17/08)
The Cherokee Knights of Columbus raised a record $14,829 this year with their fund drive. Ten per cent of this total was given to the Special Olympics and the remainder - $13,346,10 - was presented in a check to Cherokee County Work Services on Wednesday November 12...
Council to seek bids for warning sirens (11/17/08)
The Cherokee City Council and Mayor Pam Pierce are seeking donations to help pay for one of three new city warning sirens, it was decided at the Council meeting on Nov. 10th. The meeting was moved from its original Tuesday meeting date due to Veterans Day Tuesday...
Community Empowerment Program works with children and families (11/17/08)
Northwest Iowa Community Empowerment (NICE) is an agency serving Cherokee, Plymouth, Sioux and Lyon Counties, and is responsible for funding and administering several programs for children ages 0-5 and their families. The agency is investing more than a million dollars into these programs this year...
Iowa 'KidsNet' to hold orientation in Cherokee (11/17/08)
Iowa KidsNet, the statewide organization that recruits, trains, licenses and supports Iowa's foster and adoptive families, will hold an orientation in Cherokee on Tuesday, December 2, for individuals interested in becoming foster or adoptive parents...
November Art Wall (11/17/08)
Sherresse Buzard is the Studio Art Instructor at Southwestern Community College, and is this month's featured artist at the Sanford Museum in Cherokee. Many of her mixed media paintings will be on display at the Sanford Museum throughout the month of November. Photo contributed...
Hallelujah Night Party big success (11/17/08)
The second annual "Hallelujah Night Party," held on Oct. 31 at Faith In Christ Fellowship in Cherokee, was a big success, according to Pastor Pinky Person. "Our purpose," said Pastor Person, "was to present an alternative to Halloween trick or treating," who said that this year's turnout was much larger than last year's initial party...
Buffalo Ridge players earn All-District football nods (11/17/08)
Buffalo Ridge, the first-year merger of the Galva-Holstein and Schaller-Crestland football programs, landed three players on the 2008 Class 2A District 2 All-District teams, including first-team selection Mark Cronin, a senior linebacker for the Bison...
9 Braves earn All-District football honors (11/17/08)
The Cherokee Braves 2008 football squad was honored at its annual post-season banquet on Nov. 11th, with those players earning All-District, All-Academic, and varsity letters recognized. Seven Braves earned Class 2A All-District first-team honors, and two more were named second-team All-District. Two other Braves received All-District honorable mention status...
WHS XC letter winners (11/17/08)
The Cherokee Washington High cross country squads' 2008 varsity letter winners were introduced at their annual post-season banquet at WHS recently. Varsity letter winners are, left to right, Kody Sump, Cole Renken, Abby Hayes, Nate O'Bryan, Whitney Axiotis, John Bieber, Chyenne Mortenson, Nick O'Bryan, Katy Hart. Absent, Calvin Conley, Zach Mosbach. Photo contributed...
Aurelia's Fowler, Bruce All-District (11/17/08)
AURELIA - Aurelia seniors Anthony Fowler and Aaron Bruce were recently named to the All-District 1 first team in 8-player football. Both are seniors and play the end position on both offense and defense. Fowler led the team in receptions this season with 31 catches for 573 yards and seven touchdowns, and Bruce had 23 catches for 266 yards and five TDs. Bruce also returned 13 kickoffs for 326 yards and a pair of touchdowns, and Fowler had 70 tackles on defense and Bruce 68...
Nelson sets XC record; qualifies for Nationals (11/17/08)
SIOUX CITY - Kara Nelson, a sophomore from Cherokee, ran the fastest women's cross country time in Morningside College history to lead the Mustangs to a third-place finish at the recent University of South Dakota Graphic Edge Invitational here. Nelson ran the 5K course in 18:24 to finish third in the individual standings. Her time broke the previous Morningside record of 18:29 Nelson ran earllier this season at the South Dakota State University Invitational...
LaVon G. Grienke (11/17/08)
LaVon G. Grienke, 88, of Cherokee, passed away Nov. 13, 2008 at Careage from 1951 until her death. She worked in the canning factory in Storm Lake and then worked at Cherokee Mental Health Institute for 19 years before retiring in 1977. LaVon loved to read, play cards, listen to music and spend time with all her grandchildren...
Capesius/son (11/17/08)
Joe and Melanie Capesius of Austin, Texas are happy to announce the birth of their son, Mason Kelly Capesius on September 20, 2008. He weighed 10 lbs. and 4 oz. and measured 21 inches long. His sister Gabbie and brother Patrick welcomed him home. Grandparents are Clinton and Marlene Kelly of Cherokee and Ray and Marce Capesius of Dubuque. Great-grandmother is Hazel Kelly of Cherokee...
Nelson/daughter (11/17/08)
Terry and Leah Nelson of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter. Emily Hope Nelson was born on Oct. 30, 2008 at 7:09 a.m. She weighed 6 lbs. and 10 oz. and measured 19 inches long. Welcoming Emily home are her brothers Kain and Parker...
Preparing for the holidays (11/17/08)
With the holidays right around the corner, here are some timely tips for getting yourself and your home prepared for holiday diners and guests. 1. Clean the refrigerator: Take advantage of Clean Your Refrigerator Day on Nov. 15 and clean the icebox before it is loaded with turkey, mashed potatoes, and all those holiday treats. ...
Let's hear it for our 'road warriors' (11/17/08)
As Old Man Winter blasted us with rain, ice, snow, wind and cold temperatures this 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...
Turn in those poachers (11/17/08)
With the hunting seasons upon us, we encourage Iowans to join with the Department of Natural Resources in the on-going effort to rid our state of thoughtless, law-breaking wild game poachers. Poaching is a crime. In essence, poachers steal our natural resources while giving all hunters and fishermen a bad name...