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Stories from Friday, February 19, 2010

2010 EQIP signup for Cherokee County Ag Producers (02/19/10)
Signup continues for Cherokee County agricultural producers to receive financial and technical assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), a voluntary program for farmers to protect soil, water and other natural resources on their land...
Pioneer and Sand Seed Service partner to expand soybean production (02/19/10)
Pioneer Hi-Bred and Sand Seed Service recently announced a partnership to expand Pioneer soybean production capacity to help meet the growing demand for Pioneer® brand soybeans. The Sand Seed Service soybean production location in Marcus will partner with the Pioneer soybean production location in Aurelia to condition, package and ship Pioneer soybeans...
Sermons a la Carte (02/19/10)
Next Wednesday's (Feb. 24) Sermons a la Carte at Memorial Presbyterian Church will be "Do Not Enter: Dealing With Temptation" by Pinky Person, based on Romans 12:1-2 and James 1:12-16. Service is from 12:05 - 12:30 p.m., with lunch ($3) to follow at 12:30 p.m...
Times Gone By (02/19/10)
One of the most important discussions during the Farmers' Institute was that of using the Cherokee County poor farm for experimental purposes in connection with state experiments at Ames and the adoption of a resolution indorsing that plan. It is no new or untried scheme, being already in actual practice in a number of Iowa counties with surprising beneficial results to the farming community. ...
Softball meeting Monday (02/19/10)
The Cherokee Softball Association will hold a meeting on Monday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. at the Cherokee Community Center. The main purpose of this meeting is to elect and vote for officers to fill the three vacant seats on the CSA board for the 2010 and 2011 seasons. To be able to vote, you have to have paid your league dues in 2009, but anyone is welcome to attend the meeting...
Area wrestlers compete at State (02/19/10)
DES MOINES - A pair of Sheldon-South O'Brien wrestlers in Class 2A were still alive Thursday afternoon at the Iowa State Wrestling Championships here. For S-SOS, Pete Matthews was the lone winner in his opening match of the 10 area wrestlers comprising the Chronicke Times coverage area...
2 MMC grapplers vie at State 1A (02/19/10)
DES MOINES - Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn's Russ Godbersen split his first two matches to stay alive for a medal and a shot at third place at the Class 1A Iowa State Wrestling Championships here Thursday. His teammate, Jacob Pearson, lost his first two matches to end his season...
Raptors season ends at OA-BCIG (02/19/10)
IDA GROVE - The inaugural season of the Ridge View boys' basketball program came to an end on Wednesday night when the Raptors lost a first-round Class 2A Distict game to the host Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove team, 55-44. Seth Johnson led Ridge View's scoring with 16 points, followed by Isaiah Miller, who scored eight, and Christian Bondinello, who tallied seven. OA-BCIG's Alex Warnke had a big night, scoring 26 points for the Falcons...
Basic Biittner : Sunday afternoon television (02/19/10)
It's a good thing they invented DVDS, cable and satellite t.v., books, magazines and the internet, because I think otherwise I would have to struggle to find a way to fill my Sunday afternoons. You see, watching sporting events on t.v. will no longer be one of my options. ...
Library News (02/19/10)
A few years ago I started a program at the Cherokee Public Library called Reader's Choice. It is still ongoing but I have not done well at promoting it lately so I think it is time to rework it and give it a boost. Reader's Choice involves sponsoring a favorite author and agreeing to pay for new titles by that author. ...
Wind Power (02/19/10)
Shaving oil next big thing? (02/19/10)
Sometimes the most surprising products are those that present a new take on something simple - such as shaving. For example, for decades it seemed that the introduction of the aerosol shave cream was the last word on making shaving easier and more effective. ...