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Stories from Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Larsons and Angie (02/25/09)
Seth and Josh Larson, usually in town as the popular Denver-based rock band "Something Underground," teamed up with fellow Denver musician Angie Stevens to please the large crowd with some acoustical music at the Copper Cup in Cherokee on Feb. 19th...
Countryside Estates' Employee of the Year (02/25/09)
Joyce Gross (center) was recently named Employee of the Year at Countryside Estates. Presenting Gross with the award are Lisa Spence (left) and Gary Parry. Photo contributed
Cherokee Home Show March 7 (02/25/09)
The 2009 Chronicle Times Home Show, coming up on March 7, will feature information and products to improve homes and lifestyles. Exhibits from various vendors will be on display throughout the time of the home show and a large variety of presentations will also be offered throughout the day...
Former Aurelia grad wins Hearst Scholarship (02/25/09)
SAN FRANCISCO - The top ten winners in college Editorial writing were recently announced in the 49th annual William Randolph Hearst Foundation's Journalism Awards Program. Undergraduate journalism programs at 110 colleges and universities across the nation were eligible to participate in the program, and 98 students from 54 colleges and universities participated in this competition...
RV wins on late three-ball, 53-52 (02/25/09)
MOVILLE - The River Valley boys advanced in the Class 1A District Tournament with a thrilling one-point victory here on Feb. 19. Samuel Lundt hit a three-pointer with five seconds left in the game to give the 12-7 Wolverines a 53-52 victory over Western Valley Conference foe Woodbury Central...
SOS loses to Unity in OT, 57-55 (02/25/09)
ORANGE CITY - The South O'Brien boys lost to War Eagle Conference rival Unity Christian, 57-55 in overtime, in Class 2A District Tournament play in Orange City on Feb. 19, bringing the Wolverines' season to a disappointing end. Jarod Syndergaard scored 25 points and Ryan Brasser added 16 for SOS, which trailed by 10 points early on, but came back to knot it up, sending the game to overtime with a late three-pointer. ...
G-H boys beat Whiting in tourney (02/25/09)
HOLSTEIN - Galva-Holstein led all the way as the Pirates beat Whiting 61-48 in Class 1A District Tournament action here on Feb.19. Isaiah Miller scored 19 points to lead the 19-3 Pirates of Coach Bob Lee, and Kellen Jacobson was also in double figures, with 10 points. Cole Egger added nine points for the winners...
Turnovers help end 'Dogs season (02/25/09)
EVERLY - "Turnovers killed us in the first half," said Aurelia coach Grant Peckenschneider, summing up his team's 59-36 District tournament loss here on Feb. 19 to the host Clay Central-Everly Mavericks. The Bulldogs committed 29 turnovers in the game, many of them traveling or carrying the ball violations, in getting down early to the Mavs...
Simpson/son (02/25/09)
Jim and Jennifer Simpson of Chatfield, Minn. are pleased to announce the birth of their son. Kael Walker Simpson was born on Feb. 4, 2009 at 9:58 a.m. He weighed 8lbs. and 7oz. and measured 21 inches long. Grandparents are Blair and Eileen Chapman of Rochester, Minn. (formerly of Cherokee) and Mike and Beverly Simpson of Creston, Iowa...
Kacmarynski/son (02/25/09)
Chris and Molly Kacmarynski of Peterson are pleased to announce the birth of their son. Connor Allan Kacmarynski was born on Feb. 2, 2009 at 2:36 p.m. He weighed 8 lbs. and 5 oz. and measured 19 inches long. Welcoming Connor home is his sister Hannah...
Bermudes and Meyers/daughter (02/25/09)
Manuel Bermudes and Katie Meyers of Storm Lake are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter. Andeea Lynn Jovel was born on Jan. 28, 2009 at 7:32 p.m. and weighed 6 lbs. and 7 oz. and measured 20 inches long. Grandparents are William Smith and Beenda Meyers of Cherokee and Angela Sanchez of Storm Lake...
Peterson/daughter (02/25/09)
Chad and Candace Peterson are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter. Kylee Rayma Peterson was born on Jan. 11, 2009 at 9:12 a.m. at the Bremerton Naval Hospital in Bremerton, Wash. She weighed 7 lbs. and 4 oz. and measured 19 inches long...
Tracy/Kenyon engagement (02/25/09)
Michael and Jan Tracy of Cherokee are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Jill to Darren Kenyon, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Kenyon of Tama, Iowa. Jill is a 1996 graduate of Washington High School in Cherokee and earned her bachelor of science degree and masters degree from Iowa State University. She is currently the Assistant Elementary Principal/K-12 Curriculum Director for South Tama County Community School District...
From the Midway: My cure for Insomnia (02/25/09)
Like a lot of people out there, I've battled with insomnia for most of my adult life. I spend many hours in bed staring at my dark ceiling. My mind gets full of little problems floating around my head. Did I pay my gas bill? What will we put on the front page tomorrow? Is my toothbrush getting too old? Did I let the dog out? These are types of dumb questions that keep me awake at night, especially because I don't have a gas bill or a dog...
Hooray for pond scum! (02/25/09)
For water enthusiasts, from fishers to boaters to swimmers to picnickers, the news is simply too good to be true - scientists in the burgeoning renewable energy field say they can make fuel out of algae. That's right. That stinky, slimy, disgusting plant-life scum that adorns our lakes, ponds, seas, and bays could be a lucrative crop in the production of biofuels...