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Stories from Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Letsche's celebrates 40 years in business (10/07/09)
In 1969, Charlie Letsche decided to open a shop in Cherokee to fix and sell bicycles, and opened his shop in a small building where the Cherokee Laundromat is now located. It was a small business, and occupied only one- half of the building, with a Gulf gas station occupying the other half...
Missing (10/07/09)
The Chronicle Times Scarecrow, which placed third in the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce Scarecrow Contest, was abducted from its spot in front of the newspaper building late on Friday evening. If you have any information on the Scarecrow's abduction, please call the Chronicle Times at 225-5111 or the Cherokee Police Department at 225-6728. No questions will be asked for the safe return of the Scarecrow. Photo by Vanessa Reusch...
Life Chain in Cherokee (10/07/09)
Sunday afternoon, nearly 40 people from Cherokee and surrounding communities, came together to take part in a peaceful, public demonstration, known as Life Chain. This community out-reach project focuses on promoting the protection of all human life, at all stages of life. ...
PSAT tests for WHS students at WITCC (10/07/09)
The PSAT (Preliminary SAT) will be offered to interested sophomores and juniors at Cherokee Washington High School on Wednesday, October 14 at the Western Iowa Tech Community College campus. Testing times will run from 8:15 to 11:30 A.M. The PSAT is the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test for junior testers, but is also offered to sophomores who wish to try the testing process one year before being competitive...
Open House Fri. at Historic School House in Holstein (10/07/09)
The Holstein Heritage Foundation (HHF) is hosting an Open House at the Douglas Center School House on the Main Street of Holstein from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. this Friday, October 9, as part of the Galva-Holstein school Homecoming Activities. There will be tours of the school, and displays about the history of the town of Holstein, and members of the Holstein Chamber Of Commerce will also be serving free ice cream sundaes. ...
Aurelia FB players honored at breakfast (10/07/09)
AURELIA - The Senior Class parents and the Aurelia Kiwanis recently served breakfast to the Aurelia football team and coaches at the Aurelia Community Center, recognizing the five Aurelia senior football players - Taylor Witzel, Steve Berg, Jacob Howey, Elliott Zadow and Zach Nixon...
2009 DISTRICT/REGIONAL XC Meets (10/07/09)
CLASS 1A at Galva- Holstein Alta; Ar-We-Va; Aurelia; Algona Bishop Garrigan; Boyer Valley; Emmetsburg; Galva-Holstein/Schaller-Crestland; LeMars Gehlen; Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn; Hinton; Laurens-Marathon; Manson- Northwest Webster; Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn; North Sentral Kossuth; Pocahontas Area/Pomeroy-Palmer; Prairie Valley Gowrie; Remsen-Union; Remsen St. ...
Iowa volleyball rankings (10/07/09)
In the latest rankings of Iowa High School volleyball teams, compiled by the Iowa High School Girls Athletic Union and released last week, no Chronicle Times area schools are ranked among the Top 15 teams in any class, as Galva-Holstein, previously ranked #15 in Class 1A, has dropped out of the rankings...
Last Call for Adult Volleyball (10/07/09)
City of Cherokee Parks and Recreation Department Sarah Nolder The Cherokee Parks and Recreation Department are still accepting registration for fall/winter adult volleyball leagues until October 9th. We offer women's and coed leagues with the entry fee for any league $130 per team. ...
Bulldogs fall to big CO-U 3rd quarter, 34-20 (10/07/09)
CHARTER OAK - The Aurelia Bulldogs and the host Charter Oak-Ute Bobcats were tied at the half here on Friday night, 8 - 8, before four third quarter touchdowns by the Bobcats left the Bulldogs facing a 34-8 deficit as the 4th quarter began. Coach Grant Peckenschneider's 'Dogs didn't give up, though. ...
South O'Brien plays well, but drops H'coming game to L-B (10/07/09)
Homecoming 2009 was a bit cool, damp and breezy, but the Wolverines played as good a football as they have all year for three quarters in 33-20 loss to the Lawton-Bronson Eagles. The Eagles took the opening drive and nearly 5 minutes of the 1st quarter to score the first points of the night on a 1 yard blast up the middle. ...
Rated Gehlen bombs youthful MMC (10/07/09)
MARCUS - Hosting the 10th-ranked, 5-1 Le Mars Gehlen Jays for Homecoming was too big a task for the youthful Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Eagles, as the Jays bombed MMC 42-6 in Class A District football action here Friday night. The Eagles, with six freshmen in the starting lineup, scored its lone TD on a run by Tanner Utesch, who carried the ball seven times for 36 yards and that TD to lead the MMC rushing attack, which totaled just a scant 45 yards on 26 carries throughout the game...
Alta ground game stymies River Valley (10/07/09)
CORRECTIONVILLE - The Alta Cyclones kept the ball on the ground almost the entire game to ring up 257 rushing yards on 51 carries on the way to a 20-6 Class A District win over River Valley here Friday night. Robbie Sauter led the Cyclones rushing attack with 21 carries for 120 yards and one touchdown, while Ben Stevens carried the ball 22 times for 106 yards and one TD, and Morgan Van Houten lugged it three times for 23 yards and a TD to account for all the Alta scoring. ...
VirginiaEllen (Green) Crocker (10/07/09)
VirginiaEllen (Green) Crocker, 90, of Cherokee, went to her eternal rest on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2009. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Oct. 8, at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Paul's United Methodist Church. Rev. Magrey deVega will officiate and burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery at Cherokee. ...
Ann M. Hoomany (10/07/09)
Ann M. Hoomany, 85,longtime resident of Fulton, N.Y. passed away Sept. 19, 2009 in Boca Raton, Fla. Ann was born in DeSmit, S.D., the daughter of Ray and Mamie Meylor. She grew up in Marcus, and graduated from Immaculate Conception High School in Cherokee. After graduation, she moved to Washington, D.C. where she met and married John Hoomany...
Laurence Edward Ehrich (10/07/09)
Laurence Edward Ehrich, 88 of Evening Shade, Ark. and former Cherokee resident, passed away Saturday Oct 3, 2009 at his home in Evening Shade, Ark.. Larry was born on Aug. 8, 1921 in Cherokee, to Harry and May (Rohl) Ehrich. He married Irma (Daisy) Henderson March 11, 1942 while serving in the Armed Services in Glendale, Calif. ...
Judith Fisher Schmidt (10/07/09)
Judith Fisher Schmidt, a North Carolina native, born on Sept. 20, 1949 passed away Sept. 24, 2009 in her home surrounded by the love of her family. She was a Florida resident of 22 years, who resided in Miami before retiring to Cape Coral with her husband in 1999...
Irene C. Scott (10/07/09)
Irene C. Scott, 89, of Perry, died on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009 at the Rowley Memorial Masonic Home. A 1 p.m. funeral service was held on Tuesday at the Norwalk Christian Church. Rev. Dayna Kinkade officiated. Burial was held in the Violet Hill Cemetery in Perry...
Evelyn A. Lenard (10/07/09)
Gray Matters: Adapting to Change (10/07/09)
We are all aware that small changes are inevitable, and over the years most of us adapt pretty well.But, when it comes to facing a really major change, it's a somewhat different matter.I happen to be in the midst of a major one right now.Let me explain...
Letterman's own Top 10 List (10/07/09)
We've all heard the news about the guy who was allegedly trying to extort $2 million from CBS late night talk show host David Letterman for having sexual relationships with female employees, charges that Letterman has publicly admitted to. What we don't know is why Letterman's female employees are anxious to have sex with him in the first place?...