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Stories from Wednesday, January 6, 2010

All that jazz (01/06/10)
Mark Pender, Headliner for this year's Cherokee Jazz and Blues Festival is pictured with members of the 2007 Cherokee Washington High School Jazz Band. The connection between Pender and the WHS Jazz Band will grow stronger this year due to the fact that the WHS Jazz Band will be the opening act for Pender on Saturday night at the Western Iowa Tech Community College at 7 p.m. File photo...
Mahogany excited to return to Cherokee (01/06/10)
"The hay's in the barn" is a popular phrase among Iowa farmers, meaning that the work is done and things are good to go. It also pertains to renowned jazz and blues vocalist Kevin Mahogany's booked appearance at the 10th annual Cherokee Jazz & Blues Festival this weekend...
City Council to participate in ILC Leadership Academy (01/06/10)
On Thursday from 6-8:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, the members of the Cherokee City Council will participate in an Iowa League of Cities - sponsored Municipal Leadership Academy, presented via the Internet. The presentation will cover the budget process, personnel issues, land use and zoning issues...
First baby of 2010 (01/06/10)
Shawn and Cammy Stricklett, along with their daughter Cadence, are pictured as the proud family of the 2010 New Year's baby born at Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Reid Michael Stricklett was delivered at 3:53 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 1. He weighed in at 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 21 inches long. Congratulations to the CRMC New Year's Baby. Photo contributed...
End of a Decade (01/06/10)
Former Cherokean seriously injured in accident (01/06/10)
WORTHING, S.D. (AP)- One person is dead and two others suffered serious injuries in a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 29 in southeast South Dakota. The highway patrol says 40-year-old Evelyn Washington of Sioux Falls was driving north on I-29 near the Worthing exit early Friday morning when she rear-ended another vehicle. Her car spun and struck a third vehicle...
Snow emergency in effect in Cherokee (01/06/10)
Cherokee Mayor Mark Murphy has declared a snow emergency so that intersections may be cleared and streets widened. No Parking on city streets is allowed during this snow emergency. Even though your street has been cleared, crews will be widening and clearing intersections for...
Volunteers needed for festival (01/06/10)
The 10th Cherokee Jazz & Blues Festival will be this weekend. Event organizers still in need of volunteers to help take tickets at the door at the Friday night Pub Crawl, Saturday night Pub Crawl, and concerts on Saturday night and Sunday afternoon...
Citizen of the year sought (01/06/10)
Nominations are being accepted for the 20th Annual "Citizen of the Year Award" which is presented by the Mayor of Cherokee to recognize an individual who has made a significant contribution to the betterment of the entire community of Cherokee, outside their chosen trade or profession...
Local REAP Committee to Meet (01/06/10)
The Cherokee County REAP (Resource Enhancement and Protection) Committee has scheduled its annual meeting for today at 3 p.m. at the Cherokee County Conservation Board's meeting room facility located at their headquarters - 629 River Road. The tentative agenda for this meeting will be to :Hold an election of officers. Review any short or long term plans, and applications for any group or organization considering a proposed REAP project grant...
Dustin time (01/06/10)
Cherokee's Dustin Rosewall controls Nathan Zubrod of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn at the recent Paul Fuhrman Wrestling Invitational in Cherokee. Area prep wrestlers return to action Thursday night after their holiday break, with Cherokee competing in a double dual at Spencer, also including Estherville-LC; MMC hosting a double dual featuring Akron-Westfield and Sioux Center; and Aurelia/Galva-Holstein/Schaller-Crestland (AGHSC) hosting a double dual with Woodbine and Kingsley-Pierson. ...
Doris M. Stroud (01/06/10)
Doris M. Stroud, 78, of Cherokee, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 05, 2010 at Countryside Estates in Cherokee. It was Doris's wishes to be cremated and there will be no services at this time. On line condolences may be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com...
Larry N. Menke (01/06/10)
Larry N. Menke, age 56, of Cherokee, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009, at Countryside Estates in Cherokee following a long battle with cancer. There will be a private family memorial service held at a later date. There will be a public gathering for friends today at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee starting at 5 p.m. Family will be present from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday night. Online condolences may be sent to www.greenwoodfuneral.com...
Faye Trimble (01/06/10)
Mary Faye Trimble,104, of Cherokee, passed away December 16, 2009 in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. On Saturday, January 9, 2010, at 11 a.m., a brief service will be held at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee with burial to follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery at Cherokee. ...
Peterson / son (01/06/10)
Justin and Debbie Peterson of Aurelia are happy to announce the birth of their son, Aiden John Peterson. Aiden was born at 12:47 p.m. on November 11, 2009, weighed 6 lb. 10 oz., and measured 20 inches long. Aiden's grandparents are Kurt and Cheryl Peterson of Aurelia and Ron and Vicky...
Stricklett / son (01/06/10)
Cammy and Shawn Stricklett of Holstein are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Reid Michael Stricklett, at 3:53 p.m. on January 1, 2010. Reid weighed 7 lbs. 12 oz. and measured 21 inches long, and has one sister, Cadence. Grandparents are Craig and Gloria Todd of Washta and Christine Brown of Council Bluffs. Great-grandparents are Tom and Connie Jacks of Clarksville, Tenn. and Arliss Todd of Holstein...
Timmerman / daughter (01/06/10)
Kent and Natasha Timmerman of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Allysa Kae Timmerman, at 1:16 a.m. on December 30, 2009. Allysa weighed 7 lbs. 10 oz. and measured 21 inches long. She has two big brothers at home, Cole and Trey...
Gray Matters: Pet people (01/06/10)
My present location has brought me face-to-face with situations that are relatively new to me--the relationships between pets and their human companions. In the past, my special neighbor, Helen, had her well-loved cats. Marcus' famed drug-sniffer, Shiloh, lived nearby, and the owners of two striking Samoyeds had moved in across the alley. But here, I am having the eye-opening experience of getting to know folks who seem to be as concerned about their pets as I am about my kids...
Don't miss Jazz & Blues Festival (01/06/10)
For several weeks on these Chronicle Times pages, you've read all about the prominence and international acclaim of the many, varied musicians. On these pages, you've seen their photos and their bands' photos, and read extensive biographical information and all about their accomplishments...