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Stories from Thursday, September 3, 2009

Remember our troops! (09/03/09)
Remember our troops! Nick Daum 325 West Ent Avenue, Unit 119A Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80914 --- A1C Benjamin M. George 14032 W. Mustang St. #3792 Luke ASB, AZ 85309 --- Brad Bunt ARSIC South J6 APO AE 09355 --- Lucas P Pyle 1/25 SBCT HHC BTB K-9...
Glacial Trail Scenic Byway meeting to be held at Prairie Heritage Center (09/03/09)
The Old O'Brien Glacial Trail Scenic Byway is now the Glacial Trail Scenic Byway. The State - designated scenic byway has been part of the northwest Iowa area since 1999, but most people know nothing about it. The Glacial Trail Scenic Byway is a 36-mile loop that takes in the four corners of Clay, Buena Vista, Cherokee and O'Brien Counties, and is located in the Little Sioux River Valley, which includes some of the most scenic areas in Iowa...
Teen Benefit Concert a success (09/03/09)
According to Laurie Dreier, the Immaculate Conception Director of Religious Education Youth Ministry, about 100 people attended the Aug. 22 Benefit Youth Concert at the Cherokee Community Center, and approximately 200 food items were also brought in. The extra money from the door proceeds was added to the school supply donations, which ended up being a total of about 100 items...
Chronicle Times drops P.O. Box (09/03/09)
With more and more correspondence today arriving by e-mail, cell phones, and FAX machines, the Chronicle Times has recently closed its Post Office Box, and is now having mail delivered by carrier to the Chronicle Times, located at 111 S. 2nd St. At times, there may be a delay in our normal correspondence due to postal delivery schedules. We regret any inconvenience this may cause...
Counties react to DHS Director's comments (09/03/09)
DES MOINES - DHS Director Charles Krogmeier made an erroneous statement quoted in the Des Moines Register on Friday, August 28. Director Krogmeier was attributed with stating that Iowa is the only state in the country with a mix of county and state control of mental health systems. ...
Check out the Sanford Museum Book Sale (09/03/09)
The Sanford Museum is clearing out its library by having a book sale all this week until Saturday. The public is welcome to stop by the Museum to check out the wide variety of educational books, encyclopedias and periodicals available for sale at reduced prices. For more information call Linda Burkhart at 225-3922...
Chizek says ISU Extension is in the relationship business (09/03/09)
SAC CITY -- As Jerry Chizek makes his way around his new Iowa State University Extension region, he's quick to reassure folks that "Extension will still be in the relationship business." Since Aug. 1 Chizek has been the director for ISU Extension's new Region 6, covering Buena Vista, Calhoun, Cherokee, Ida, Sac and Pocahontas counties...
Spencer attorney new District Associate Judge (09/03/09)
SIOUX CITY - Spencer attorney Charles K. Borth has been selected to fill the vacancy created by retiring District Associate Judge Donavon Schaefer, it was announced this week by Leesa McNeil, District Court Administrator for the Third Judicial District...
WHS class of 1989 (09/03/09)
On June 20 the Washington High School Class of 1989 gathered for their 20-year class reunion. Pictured are: Terry Linn in foreground. Front row, left to right, Dave Phipps, David Jensen, Doug Goebel, John Blum, Jason Kohn, Patty Duggan, Brant Ludwig, Trudy (Carey) Pederson and Dave Morrow. ...
DEC funds to benefit area families (09/03/09)
The Cherokee Drug Endangered Children (DEC) team is happy to announce that it has been awarded a grant from the Cherokee County Legacy Foundation. This grant allows the local DEC team to expand its efforts beyond helping substance abuse families only. DEC is now offering its services to low-income and at-risk families as well...
Available at today's CAFM (09/03/09)
The Cherokee Area Farmers Market will have the following items available for sale during today's market. The CAFM is located under the canopy at the Cherokee depot this from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wayne Nafe Green Beans, Green Peppers, Potatoes, Onions, Carrots, Eggplant, Acorn Squash,...
Change in location for Sept. 8 Whitsont lecture at BVU (09/03/09)
STORM LAKE, IOWA -- NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson -- the first female commander of the International Space Station (ISS) -- will be at Buena Vista University (BVU) on Tuesday, Sept. 8 for a lecture in the Academic and Cultural Events Series (ACES). The program is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.in Schaller Memorial Chapel on the BVU campus. This is a change in location from a previous announcement that the event would be held in Anderson Auditorium. The event is open to the public free of charge...
College planning help offered (09/03/09)
Juniors in high school and their parents can get free college planning information during a presentation offered by the high school guidance office and the Iowa College Access Network. The ICAN College Planning presentation will be held at Washington High School Library on Sept. 14 at 7 p.m...
Cherokee XC runs at Spirit Lake meet (09/03/09)
OKOBOJI - The Cherokee Washington High cross country teams improved their early season times running at the Spirit Lake Invitational on Brooks Golf Course here Tuesday night. Chyenne Mortenson led the Cherokee girls to the finish line, placing 46th in a time of 18:25, followed by Katy Hart 50th in 19:16, Stephanie Aguillar 65th in 22:46, Claudia Campuzano 66th in 23:56, and Abby Hayes 67th in 24:48...
Bulldog girls drop 3 straight to Wolverines (09/03/09)
AURELIA - The Aurelia Bulldog volleyball team opened their season at home Tuesday night against River Valley, and though the Wolverines won the match in three straight games, Bulldog coach Ann Dornack felt that her team played very well for their first match. RV won the second game by a 25-11 score, but the other games were tight, with scores of 25-23 and 25-21...
Cherokee Bowl a world record participant (09/03/09)
Cherokee Bowl a world record participant The Cherokee Bowl will join more than 3,200 bowling centers during National Bowling Week to achieve a new world record. On Saturday, the Cherokee Bowl is inviting the public to participate in a challenge to break the current world record of 548,721 bowling games played in a single day. All those who take part in the world record breaking event will receive a certificate to verify their participation...
WHS volleyball team opens season (09/03/09)
ORANGE CITY - The Cherokee Washington High volleyball team got its 2009 season started against three tough foes at the MOC-Floyd Valley Tournament here Tuesday night. The youthful Cherokee club lost all three matches to tough foes, including 21-11, 21-12 setback to Spencer, a 21-12, 21-8 loss to MOC-FV, and a 21-14, 21-6 loss to Le Mars...
Firefighters take it to the limits (09/03/09)
As our hearts and prayers go out to the thousands of helpless California and other western residents fleeing their homes and livelihoods in the face of the voracious forest fires devastating the western and southwestern United States, we must not forget the gallant men and women firefighters battling the fierce, record-setting fires...
Winkowski / daughter (09/03/09)
J. and Lisa Winkowski of Nevada are happy to announce the birth of their first child, a daughter, Anya Marie Winkowski, at 6:12 a.m. on July 7, 2009. Grandparents are Blair and Eileen Chapman of Rochester, Minnesota (formerly of Cherokee), Jim and Marian Winkowski of Globe, Arizona, and Dianne and Rusty Cline of Marengo...
Basic Biittner : Reincarnation (09/03/09)
I have never been a believer in reincarnation, nor in anything else mystical, magical.To me, "Reincarnation" was just a cute song by the late Roger Miller: "If I was a bird and you was a fish, What would I do? I guess I'd wish for Re - incarnation, re - incarnation,...
Library News (09/03/09)
When I can't think of anything for a column, I usually end up writing about books. When I do that I usually write about fiction. So I thought I'd change pace a little and cover some of the recent non-fiction titles we have at the Cherokee Public Library...