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Stories from Friday, November 27, 2009

The Spice Rack expands services (11/27/09)
The Spice Rack, owned and operated by Judy and David Klee, opened its doors at 222 W. Main St. in Cherokee in June 2006, and they have provided services unique to Cherokee throughout the ensuing three years - Judy with her baked-from-scratch, fresh-from-the-oven, delicious pastries and an assortment of various and sundry hard-to-find items for the kitchen and other rooms in the house, and David - an accomplished musician and music educator - with his state-of-the-art recording studio available to musicians throughout the area to "lay down some tracks.". ...
Cherokee Youth donates blankets in Grandfather's memory (11/27/09)
Allison Van Vactor,12, the daughter of Jason and Janelle Van Vactor of Cherokee, spent about six months this year making a dozen "tie-blankets" at home for the express purpose of donating the blankets to the Oncology Department at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center...
Supervisors give $200,000 to CCWS (11/27/09)
Jan Cosgrove and Calvin Carver, Co-Directors of the Cherokee County Work Services, along with CCWS Board Members Duane Mummert and Roberta Klingborg, met with the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday to request funding for their building addition and interior renovation project...
GH-SC School Districts mull whole grade sharing (11/27/09)
The Galva-Holstein School Board met with the Schaller-Crestland Board on Monday for a work session regarding tentative plans for the two districts to pursue a whole grade sharing agreement. According to Galva-Holstein Superintendednt Dr. Harold Post, " Nothing official has been decided, and once public meetings are held in December, I will have a better feel for when the whole grade sharing will happen. It still appears that it will happen, with time being the variable...
'Lucky 13' Winners (11/27/09)
Carey's Furniture recently completed a very successful promotion called "Lucky 13." Thirteen names were drawn from those who registered at Carey's ad on the Chronicle Times website, and those "Lucky 13" people each received a $100 gift certificate at Carey's Furniture, good until Nov. ...
Times Gone By (11/27/09)
100 years ago Shack In Confusion, Brick Knocked From Under Heavy Stove, Dishes and Oil Cloth Torn From Table, Doors of Cupboard Open, Contents Thrown On Floor, No Bruises On Body Which Would Cause Death Another Theory For Cause of Death Friday morning a young man by the name of Ryan at about 9 a.m. ...
Ridge View girls win basketball opener (11/27/09)
HOLSTEIN - The newly-formed Ridge View Raptors girls basketball team, a combination of the Galva-Holstein and Schaller-Crestland programs, broke into their inaugural season here Tuesday night with a resounding 60-37 victory over West Monona. The Clayton sisters led Ridge View, with Chelsea scoring 22 points, and Egypt tallying 21. ...
Schedules for Area High School Varsity Winter Sports (11/27/09)
MMC girls edge Bulldogs, 64-60 (11/27/09)
AURELIA - The Aurelia girls' basketball team put up a somewhat surprising battle against a veteran Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn team in the Bulldogs' opening game of the season here on Tuesday. MMC held leads of 18-14, 32-24 and 52-36 at the quarter breaks, but the Bulldogs of Coach Aaron Ware chipped away at the margin in the final quarter, outscoring Coach Shane Williams' Eagles 24-12, to make it a 64-60 MMC victory at the end of the game...
Earl Jacobson (11/27/09)
Earl Jacobson , 85, of Larrabee, Iowa passed away Thursday, November 26, 2009 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.. Funeral services will be held Monday, November 30th, at 10:30 a.m. at the First Church of Christ in Cherokee, Iowa. ...
Delores M. Gerstandt (11/27/09)
Kellen / daughter (11/27/09)
Karl and Melissa Kellen of Granville are the proud parents of a baby girl, Gabrielle Gladys Kellen, born at 6:20 p.m. on October 2, 2009 in Sioux Falls. Gabrielle weighed 5 lbs. 15 oz. and measured 18 1/2 inches long at her birth, and has two sisters, Emily and Allison, and three brothers - Mason, Morgan and Zach...
Grauer / son (11/27/09)
Gayle and Jared Grauer of Lincoln, Neb. are pleased to announce the arrival of their second child, a son, Blake Colten, who was born October 29, 2009 . Blake weighed 8 lbs. 1 oz. and was 20 1/2 inches long at his birth. Grandparents are Joan and Ed Mundil of Hooper, Neb. and Linda and Keith Grauer of Cherokee, Great Grandparents are Shirley Skadeland and Rhoda and Vernon Grauer, all of Cherokee...
Basic Biittner : my Eponymous ways (part two) (11/27/09)
Due to the overwhelming response to my first column on the subject, I continue herein with a list of more eponyms, which are persons after whom a discovery, invention, place, etc., is named - or thought to be named. Mulligan, in its golf sense, is a relatively new word, but was in common use on golf courses by at least the 1940s. A mulligan is, of course, a "do-over." There are many, many stories about the birth of the golf term "mulligan" ... and it's quite possible that none of them are true...
Some credit card hints & tips (11/27/09)
With holiday shopping season here, did you know that parts of the new credit card law took effect in August with additional changes planned for February and July, 2010? The new law contains the biggest changes the credit card industry has seen in decades...
The STARS were out in November (11/27/09)
November 15th has come and gone and I have survived yet another BIG milestone on the 4-H calendar, The Awards Banquet. This year the Awards Banquet was held at the Aurelia Community Center. We started the evening with a potluck dinner. YUMMY!!! Cherokee County 4-H has the best cooks in the county!...
Thanksgiving holidays a time for joy (11/27/09)
We're in the midst of the Thanksgiving holidays - a time when families and friends get together to enjoy a bountiful feast. Holidays can be wonderful, but they can bring added stress and excesses. Here are some tips to help you have a healthy Thanksgiving:...