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Stories from Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Remember our troops! (09/30/09)
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Hy-Vee expansion noted (09/30/09)
Todd Hockenson, Assistant Vice President of Distribution for Hy-Vee in Cherokee, middle, prepares to cut the ribbon for the newly-completed 230,000 square-foot expansion at the Cherokee Distribution Center, as Hy-Vee employees, department heads, and other dignitaries participate in the celebration. The massive, new facility will house dry grocery storage, with the existing warehouse space devoted to always increasing general merchandise. Photo contributed...
Cherokee Board of Education airs Aurelia sharing proposal (09/30/09)
(Editor's note: The following was submitted to the Chronicle Times as a letter to the editor. Because of its importance to both communities, the Chronicle Times editor assigned it Page 1 priority.) On Monday, October 5, the Cherokee Board of Education will conduct its monthly Management Team Meeting. The topic of the meeting will be the discussion of a whole grade sharing proposal with the Aurelia Community School District...
Prairie Heritage Center offers fall activities (09/30/09)
What shines through the night sky and what thumps through the woods? These are some of things that the O'Brien County Conservation Board invites you to discover on the "Full Moon Hike" to be held on Monday, Oct. 5. As part of the Year of Astronomy events, this hike will not only explore the night sky in the light of the full moon, it will also highlight some of the creatures of the night owls, raccoons and other animals. ...
WHS Homecoming Schedule (09/30/09)
Thursday, Oct.1 Theme: "Costume Day" Homeroom Olympics - Capture the Flag (Football Practice Field) Football Powder Puff Games 5:30 Gates Open - Adults $2.00 Students $1.00 (Fundraiser -Activity Tickets are not honored) 6:00 to 6:45 p.m. Freshmen vs Sophomores...
Larrabee receives emergency siren grant (09/30/09)
WASHINGTON- Senator Chuck Grassley today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of Rural Development has awarded $39,915,036 in direct loans, grants and loan guarantees to Iowa through the Community Facility Direct Loan and Guaranteed Loan Programs...
Growing your business (09/30/09)
The Iowa Downtown Resource Center, housed at the Iowa Department of Economic Development (IDED) in Des Moines, is sponsoring a "Strategies to Revitalize Your Business" workshop in Cherokee on Wednesday, October 7. The workshop is free of charge to attendees. Cherokee Area Economic Development Corporation is the host for the workshop, and lunch will be provided. The workshop will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Gathering Place, 207 W. Main St. in Downtown Cherokee...
Lady Pirates fall to OA/BCIG in WVC (09/30/09)
KINGSLEY - The Western Valley Conference held its conference volleyball tournament on Saturday, and the Galva-Holstein Lady Pirates, in the words of their veteran coach Scott Mitchell, "weren't very good in any aspect of the game today except serving." If it weren't for that, said Mitchell, "we would have really struggled."...
Wolverines roll over Southeast Webster (09/30/09)
BURNSIDE - The River Valley Wolverines rolled to a convincing 30-6 non-district win over Southeast Webster-Grand here on Friday. RV started off the scoring with a safety, then added four touchdowns. Cody Paris led the Wolverine ground attack, gaining 104 yards on 22 carries, while Blaine Cullen and Austin Hansen contributed an additional 53 and 44 yards, respectively, to the Wolverines' total rushing yards...
WHS posts 1-2 record at VB tourney (09/30/09)
SCHALLER - The improving Cherokee Washington High volleyball team posted a 1-2 match record in Saturday's rugged Schaller-Crestland Invitational here, losing to the ranked host Wildcats 2-0, defeating Rockwell City-Lytton 2-0, and falling 2-1 to East Sac County...
Nelson individual champ at Doane XC Meet (09/30/09)
CRETE, Neb. - Cherokee's Kara Nelson, a junior at Morningside College, was the individual champion at the Doane College Dean White Invitational Cross Country meet here on Saturday. Nelson's time of 18:57.37 over the 5k course helped her Mustang team take the team championship as well. ...
South O'Brien loses late to Rebels (09/30/09)
PAULLINA - South O'Brien's football team let another one get away Friday night. The Wolverines hosted the Rebels from Sioux Central and came up short on a 25-12 loss. The game started out with the Rebels kicking off to the Wolverines. The Rebels onside kicked the opening kick and recovered on the 49 yard line of the Wolverines. The next play for the Rebels was a 49-yard hook and ladder play that scored the Rebels with only 12 seconds off the game clock in the first quarter...
Eagle runners do well at Alta Invite (09/30/09)
ALTA - Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn cross country runners competed at the Alta Invitational here on Monday, and several Eagle runners ran good mid-season times to earn high places. Jay Welp earned second place in the varsity boys' competition, as the junior ran the course in 16:28...
Aurelia man among Coe Hall of Fame inductees (09/30/09)
Four former Kohawk athletes will be inducted into the Coe College Athletic Hall of Fame during Homecoming weekend, Oct. 2-4. The 2009 class of inductees includes Cherokee County attorney Ryan Kolpin '91 of Aurelia. Also being honored are Cedar Rapids residents Barrie Ernst '76, Nancy Kahle Netolicky '86 and Jeff Hrubes '88...
Michael Ray 'Mike' Libke Sr. (09/30/09)
Michael Ray "Mike" Libke Sr., 55, of rural Correctionville, died Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009, at his home following a long illness. Services were held at 10 a.m. on Monday at First Lutheran Church in Kingsley. Burial was in Kingsley City Cemetery. Visitation was held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley...
Prescott / son (09/30/09)
Gabe and Shelly Prescott of McPherson Kansas, are the proud parents of their first son, Graham Wesley Prescott, born on August 8, 2009. Graham weighed 6 lbs, 10 oz., and measured 20 inches long at his birth. Grandparents are Glen and Susie McCannon of Aurelia, Dale and Jeannie Heinen of McPherson, Kansas, and Ken Prescott of Paynesville, Minnesota...
McAlpine - Cruz / daughter (09/30/09)
Christina McAlpine and Isaac Cruz of Larrabee are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Alana Marley Cruz, at 9:22 p.m. on September 23, 2009. Alana weighed 8 lb. 4 oz. and measured 21 inches long at her birth. Grandparents are John and Marlene McAlpine of Larrabee and Eva Cruz of Storm Lake...
Matthews - Roethler / daughter (09/30/09)
Danielle Matthews and Patrick Roethler of Paullina are the proud parents of a daughter, Braylynn Ann-Marie Roethler, born at 8:04 a.m. on September 25, 2009. Braylynn weighed 6 lb. 10 oz. and measured 19 1/4 inches long at her birth. Grandparents are Peter and Tracy Matthews of Paullina, Danae Wetrich and Steve and Jill Wetrich, all of Primghar ,and Jerry Roethler of Larrabee...
Kirchner / son (09/30/09)
Michael and Deserae Kirchner of Correctionville are happy to announce the birth of their son, Ethan James Kirchner, at 8:42 p.m. on September 24, 2009. Ethan weighed 6 lb. 11 oz. and measured 19 inches long at his birth, and joins his sister Michele and brothers Trent, Trevor, Nathen and Aaron at home. Grandparents are Jeff and Donna Black of Anthon and Gary and Thelma Kirchner of Correctionville...
Anderson - Cresap / son (09/30/09)
Page Anderson and Brent Cresap of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their son, Brice Wesley Cresap, at 10:08 p.m. on September 26, 2009. Brice weighed 5 lb. 6 oz. and measured 20 inches long, and his grandparents are Mike and Becky Anderson, Connie Anderson and Barb Cresap, all of Cheokee; Bob and Marilyn Cresap of Kentucky; and Linda Van Voorst of LeMars...
Gray Matters: Roadside Bouquets (09/30/09)
As autumn approaches the changing colors along the highways and byways always attract our attention. This reminds me of an interesting query made by a busy young mother some years ago. "If you love to arrange things but have no time to grow flowers, what can you do?" she asked. I had a ready answer from my own experience...
Scarecrows, Fall Family Fest a joy (09/30/09)
Our hats are off to the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce and all the businesses who participated in the Dowtown Cherokee Scarecrow Contest, also in conjunction with the annual Cherokee Fall Family Festival at the historic, restored Cherokee RR Depot. Kudos also around to the Cherokee Depot Committee and all its hard work in organizing and staging the popular Fall Family Fest last weekend that attracts many families, adults and children to Cherokee for a great Iowa fall weekend of fun and entertainment.. ...