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Stories from Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Joyce Rupp to hold retreat in Cherokee (03/17/09)
The public is welcome to a retreat featuring Joyce Rupp, a native of the Cherokee area, on Saturday, March 28 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The cost is $10 per person. Checks may be made out to Immaculate Conception Parish and sent to 723 W Cedar St., Cherokee, IA 51012. Register by calling: Norma Clark 225-2073, or Opal Rupp 225-3404, or Sister Janice Hoffman 225-4114. If you leave a phone message, please give your phone number...
Local veterans hold fundraiser for WWII vets (03/17/09)
On Saturday March 14, the Cherokee County Veteran Affairs Office attempted raise $5,000 for the WWII Honor Flight that will go to Washington D.C. on June 2, 2009 from Sioux City. Local Veterans set up at the Cherokee Hy-Vee store, the Hy-Vee Drugstore, the Hy-Vee Pharmacies in Cherokee and Marcus, Car-go-express in Washta, Aurelia Hardware Store, and in Quimby...
Home Show held (03/17/09)
The 15th annual Cherokee Home Show was held on March 7 at the Western Iowa Tech Community College Conference Center in Cherokee. Visitors attending this popular event were treated to all that is new in the home supply industry. The Chronicle Times sponsors the annual event. Photos by Mike Leckband...
Aurelia Board approves early retirements, resignations (03/17/09)
AURELIA - Personnel issues were a big part of the agenda at the March 9th meeting of the Aurelia School Board meeting, as three staff members' requests for Early Retirement and two coaches' resignations from assignments were approved. Polly Rapp, the Central Office Secretary, will be retiring after 35 years of service to the District; Marvin Munden, High School Business teacher, has taught at Aurelia for 30 years; and Lee Langlitz, High School English teacher, has been at the school for 21 years. ...
New Holstein Subdivision (03/17/09)
The City of Holstein and McGuire Auction Company, Inc., have announced the sale of the first lot in the East Ridge Subdivision developed by the City of Holstein and being marketed by McGuire Auction Company. John and Julie Modrell, pictured here with City Council member Todd Vohs, have purchased Lot 23 in the Subdivision and will be building a home on the property this spring. ...
Cherokee wrestlers hold Awards Banquet (03/17/09)
Patrick Loughlin was voted Most Valuable, and Dustin Rosewall voted Most Improved at the recent Cherokee Breaves Wrestling Awards Banquet at the Washington High School Commons. Loughlin, Calvin Conley, Tyler Lundsgaard, and Stephen Veit were voted team captains, and Senior Awards were presented to Conley, Lundsgaard, Loughlin, and Veit...
Two Aurelia girls receive All-NWC Honors (03/17/09)
The Northwest Conference has released the selections for the 2008-2009 Girls' Basketball All-Conference teams, and two Aurelia girls were among those named. Megan Glawe, a sophomore, was named to the All-Conference second team, and junior Erin Laursen received All-NWC honorable mention...
Robert H. Schroeder (03/17/09)
Robert H. Schroeder, 87, of Cherokee, passed on March 9, 2009 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center following lengthy illness. Funeral services were held on March 14 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cherokee, with Pastor Larry Lemke officiating. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. There were military rites at the cemetery by the V.F.W. Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee was in charge of arrangements...
Hilma W. Artz (03/17/09)
Hilma W. Artz, 92, of rural Cherokee, passed away on March 7, 2009, in the Cherokee Villa Nursing & Rehab Center. Funeral services were held on March 12. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee, with The Rev. Magrey deVega officiating. Burial was in the Kingsley Cemetery. The Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee was in charge of arrangements...
Erpelding/son (03/17/09)
Luke and Debbie Erpelding of Aurelia announce the birth of their son, Jacob Steven Erpelding. Jacob was born at 1:35 a.m. on February 27, 2009, at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. He weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 19.5 inches in length at birth. Jacob was welcomed home by his brothers, Zachary and Tyler...
Tunink/daughter (03/17/09)
Gray Matters:Nostalgia (03/17/09)
If you like experiencing a bit of nostalgia for days long past, IPTV Festival has certainly been offering the opportunities. "Picture Perfect: Iowa in the 1940's," a collection of images from that era, was a delight. Then I was particularly intrigued by the compilation of photos and memories entitled "Iowa' One-Room Schoolhouses." I never actually attended one. ...
Farmers, stay alert (03/17/09)
With spring planting just around the corner, and in the wake of our sustained heightened national security alert since 9-11, it's timely asking farmers to remain vigilant in protecting the quality and quantity of our food supply from possible terrorist intervention, however remote we might think that possibility to be...