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Stories from Thursday, February 18, 2010

$5 million expansion up and running at Tyson Deli (02/18/10)
(Editor's note: Today's Tyson Retail Deli story kicks off the Chronicle Times popular, annual Progress Edition. See more stories and photos in the "Progress 2010" Photo Gallery) In 2005, Tyson Deli in Cherokee had started its smokehouse expansion project on the east side of the plant. ...
Chamber Coffee (02/18/10)
This week's Cherokee Chamber Coffee will be hosted by Sanford Home Medical, 1509 N. 2nd St. Friday at 9:30 a.m.
Cherokee's Great Pancake Day Race another success (02/18/10)
Like a bad batch of batter, cold winter weather, snow and ice covered streets, and the Cherokee Braves District Tournament basketball game out of town hampered the turn-out for the second annual Cherokee Great Pancake Day Race Tuesday. Still, nearly 40 courageous, happy, sporting ladies competed in the race from City Hall to St. Paul's United Methodist Church to celebrate this ancient Shrove Tuesday tradition borne in Olney, England...
Food for the needy day (02/18/10)
Cherokee Girl Scouts Kelsay Parrott, Isabelle Reusch, Kaitlyn Parrott and Felicity Holz at Cherokee Mid Sioux display the pile of food they helped collect at local grocery stores Hy-Vee and Fareway for the Mid-Sioux Food Pantry during the Super Market Saturday event last week...
Branstad to be in Cherokee today (02/18/10)
Former Iowa Governor Terry Branstad will be holding a town hall meeting at Daryl Bunch and Associates located at 221 E. Main St. in Cherokee at 4 p.m. today. The event is free and open to the public.
MMC boys beat Spalding in District (02/18/10)
MARCUS - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn boys raced away to a 29-15 halftime lead on the way to a decisive 62-32 victory over Granville Spalding in Class 1A District basketball action here Tuesday night. The Eagles placed four players in double figures and were led by Neal Bunt with 14 points, Will Hansen 12, John Hoefling 11, and Zach Specht 10...
South O'Brien ends Braves' season (02/18/10)
PAULLINA - South O'Brien led at all the breaks while claiming a 63-56 Class 2A District basketball victory over the Cherokee Braves here Tuesday night. The loss ends the season for the 12-8 Braves, while the Wolverines proceed down tourney trail with a sparkling 18-4 mark...
Anna Mae Ward (02/18/10)
Anna Mae Ward, age 81, of Cherokee and formerly of McKeesport, Pa. passed away Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010, at Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Presbyterian Church, in Cherokee. ...
Hogrefe / son (02/18/10)
Clint and Greta Hogrefe of Meriden are thrilled to announce the birth of their son, Packer Dennis, on February 7, 2010. Packer weighed 8 lbs. 14 oz., and was welcomed home by his big sister, Esther. Grandparents are Eunice Neuhaus of Bennington, Neb. and Annette Anderson of Albert City...
Mc Donald / son (02/18/10)
Mike and Susy McDonald of Ankeny are happy to announce the birth of their son, Jack Michael, on January 28, 2010. Jack weighed 9 lbs. 8oz., measured 21 inches long., and was welcomed home by his big sister, Emma. Grandparents are Jim McDonald and Jim and Janet Staver, all of Cherokee...
Ways to save money on groceries (02/18/10)
With today's terrible economy, the relentlessly-high gasoline prices, and the holiday bills and winter heating bills coming due and hitting everyone in the wallet, we thought it timely to pass on some money saving tips we recently ran across. Here are some ways to save serious money at the supermarket. ...