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Stories from Monday, September 28, 2009

WHS Homecoming Court announced (09/28/09)
The 2009 Washington High School Homecoming Court was named on Friday in the WHS Auditorium. This year's candidates for Homecoming Queen are, front row, left to right, Amanda Callahan, Demi Dunn, Bailey English, Amanda Kohn and Julianne Miller. Candidates for Homecoming King are, back row, left to right, Cory Bryant, Cutter Carlson, Cody Ege, Nick Parker and Kyle Schuck...
River Valley CSD swears in Board members (09/28/09)
CORRECTIONVILLE - The River Valley Board of Education adminstered the Oath of Office to newly elected Board members Scott Carnes in District 1, and Dawn McCrea in District 4 at last week's regular meeting. McCrea ran for re-election in the September 8 School Election, and Carnes did not seek another term. However, he was elected by write-in votes and has accepted the position...
Aurelia School Board hears citizen concerns in special meeting (09/28/09)
AURELIA - In a special School Board meeting at the Aurelia school Thursday afternoon - ironically, on the same day as the school's Homecoming parade and Pep Rally - 22 concerned Aurelia citizens were present as the Board members and School Administration summarized the Community Meeting held on September 14. That meeting concerned the future of the Aurelia School District, with talk about sharing with either the Alta or Cherokee School Districts...
Cherokee Zone LWML Fall Rally Held in Aurelia (09/28/09)
The Fall Rally of the Cherokee Zone Lutheran Women Missionary League was held on Tuesday, Sept. 22 at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aurelia. This year's theme was "Look to the Hills--God Reigns." There were 52 members, two guest and four Pastors who attended this event. The evening began at 6 p.m. with registration, coffee and a dessert buffet. Zone Counselor, Rev. Larry Lemke, gave opening Devotions...
Cherokee Symphony ready for new Concert season (09/28/09)
The Cherokee Symphony Orchestra and Board of Directors look forward with great anticipation to the 2009-2010 concert season. Most people in the area are familiar with the Cherokee Symphony's unique history and renowned tradition of sustained excellence...
Benefit softball games for Jordan Beck played on Sept. 20 (09/28/09)
Sunday afternoon, September 20th, the third annual benefit softball games were played at the CYSBA baseball fields. This year, peoceeds will go to benefit Jordan Beck, who is undergoing radiation and chemotherapy in preparation for a bone marrow transplant scheduled for 9-25-09...
Remember our troops! (09/28/09)
Edwards, Joshua TRT MEHTA LAM SOB MEHTA LAM APO AE 09354 --- 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...
WHS Homecoming Parade Oct. 2 (09/28/09)
Cherokee Washington High School will be having its Homecoming football game and associated activities this Friday, October 2. The Homecoming Parade will start at 2 p.m. at 5th and Main Street by the Courthouse, and proceed down Main Street to the City Parking Lot, which is located next to Hy Vee Drug Store. A pep rally will then take place at that location...
Lisa Peters earns Cosmetology degree (09/28/09)
Lisa Peters, the daughter of Steve and Gwen Peters of Marcus, recently received her degree in cosmetology from La'James College in Mason City. While at La'James, Lisa received extensive training in hair sculpture, hair artistry, esthetics, fashion, nail design, salon management and marketing...
Braves win rugged road game (09/28/09)
CLARION - The gritty Cherokee Braves kept their heads down and just kept on choppin' wood against all the odds here Friday night and came away with a thrilling 21-20 Class 2A District win over undefeated Clarion-Goldfield five counties east of here on Iowa Highway 3...
Aurelia hammers Spalding, 44-14 (09/28/09)
AURELIA - Jacob Howey picked off two passes in 1:36 of the third quarter and returned them both for touchdowns to break open a tight 14-0 game, and lead Aurelia to an exciting 44-14 District football win over Granville Spalding here Friday night at the Bulldog's Homecoming 2009...
WHS VB team sharp in Spencer loss (09/28/09)
The Cherokee Washington High volleyball team started the match in a positive and aggressive manner with a hard-fought 25-23 victory in the first game, but then faltered down the stretch to drop a 3-1 Lakes Conference decision to Spencer by the game scores of 25-23, 22-25, 13-25, 17-25 here Thursday night...
GH rated 15th in 1A volleyball (09/28/09)
In ratings released on Friday by the Iowa Girls' High School Athletic Union (IGHSAU). the Lady Pirates of Galva-Holstein were ranked 15th in Class 1A. No other Chronicle-Times area teams are rated in any classes, though Storm Lake is ranked 10th in Class 3A...
GHSC XC teams run at MV-AO (09/28/09)
MAPLE VALLEY - The Galva-Holstein/Schaller-Crestland Girls and Boys Cross Country teams ran at the Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto Invitational Meet held here on Thursday, and fared well. The GHSC varsity girls scored 36 team points in placing second to champion Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove, which scored 31 team points. ...
Extension Line (09/28/09)
Every fall specimens start appearing at our Extension offices. They are called "worms," "armyworms", "wireworms," or much worse, but the pest is always the same -- millipedes. Usually the complaint isn't about just one millipede, but lots of them...
Basic Biittner : In case you forgot ... (09/28/09)
In this world of "All-NFL, All-the-Time," where everybody and his brother (and sometimes sister) are in an NFL pool, a Fantasy League, placing bets (friendly or otherwise), or just plain glued to the tube on Sunday afternoons and nights, Monday nights, and (sometimes) Thursday nights, etc., etc., etc., I'm here to report from the "old school."...
Fire damage losses critical (09/28/09)
In honor of Fire Prevention Week, this year scheduled for Oct. 4-10, we thought the following alarming statistics of fire losses timely. In 2008, fires caused more than $15.5 billion in direct property loss. Fires in residential properties caused $8.6 billion of it...