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Stories from Monday, March 1, 2010

Chronicle Times annual Home Show Saturday (03/01/10)
On Saturday, March 6 the 16th Annual Chronicle Times Home Show will feature information and products to improve homes and lifestyles. Exhibits from various vendors will be on display from 9 a.m. to 3p.m. Saturday at the Conference Center at the Cherokee campus of Western Iowa Tech Community College. A variety of presentations will also be offered throughout the day...
City Council sets 2010-11 budget hearing (03/01/10)
The Public Hearing for the City's proposed 2010-11 Fiscal Year budget was set for 7 p.m. March 9 by the Cherokee City Council at last week's meeting. In a series of Budget Workshop meetings the past few weeks, the Council has continued reviewing the 2010-11 budget with department heads from Street, Water, and Sewer departments. City Administrator Don Eikmeier also discussed Debt Service, Aviation Authority, Solid Waste, Landfill, and Hotel/Motel Tax budgets with the Council...
Cherokee Area Recognition Banquet at WITCC March 13 (03/01/10)
The 15th Annual Cherokee County Recognition Banquet will be held Saturday, March 13, 2010 at the Western Iowa Tech Community College Conference Center in Cherokee. The night will be filled with entertainment starting at 5:30 p.m. with a social hour that will feature the music of Charlie Leissler. ...
WHS Pops Concert (03/01/10)
A sizable and appreciative crowd attended the Cherokee Washington High School Music Department's Pops Concert Thursday night in the WHS Auditorium. Parking was at a premium as the Concert and a State Class 1A District Final boys basketball game between Boyden-Hull and Storm Lake St. ...
Obama declares disaster counties in Iowa (03/01/10)
President Obama recently declared a major disaster exists in the State of Iowa and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by a severe winter storm and snowstorm during the period of December 23-27, 2009...
Borkowski elected President of DMACC Honor Society (03/01/10)
Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Boone Campus student and Tau Phi Chapter President of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society Jennifer Doak, right, of Ogden administers the oath of office for Rob Zahnd, left, of Boone and Jason Borkowski of Cherokee. ...
Two Gymnastics teams complete regular season (03/01/10)
OWATONNA, MN- Two of Springer's Gymnastic teams completed their regular season here on Sunday, February 21, in an upper division meet against six other teams from Minnesota and Wisconsin. The teams were divided into an upper and lower division. In the upper division, the Springer's Blue Team placed 2nd with a team total of 120.45. ...
Gymnastic action (03/01/10)
STORM LAKE, IA-The Springer's Gymnastics teams were in action on Saturday, Jan. 30, at the first of two home meets for the club. Nine teams with a combined total of almost 80 gymnasts competed in the "Candyland Invitational" at the BVRMC-Fitness and Health Center...
Springer's head to Minnesota (03/01/10)
JACKSON, MN-Three teams represented the Springer's Gymnastics program at the "Aloha Tournament" in Jackson on Sunday, January 24. The three teams, from the Springer's program in Storm Lake, competed amongst a field of 13 teams during the meet. There were 6 teams in the upper division where the Springer's Blue and Springer's Pink teams competed and 7 more in the lower division where the Springer's program was represented by the Black team. ...
New football districts delete old rivals (03/01/10)
The result of the Iowa High School Athletic Association's realignment of the high school Football Districts for the next two years means the Cherokee Braves, along with many other teams, have been uprooted from playing familiar foes and long-established rivals...
Area natives receive honors at Northwestern (03/01/10)
Bryan Case (left), a 1989 Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn graduate, watches as Pete Stevenson, a 1975 grad of Meriden-Cleghorn, (middle) receives the Barnabas Award from the duo's college alma mater, Northwestern College. The Barnabas Award is bestowed upon former Raiders who have encouraged others to strive for their best performance athletically, academically and personally, and who used their sport as a way to bring others to a knowledge of Jesus Christ. ...
Reader Mail: Know When to Hold 'Em! (03/01/10)
Here's a question from a reader like you who's learning how to use coupons to save money at the grocery store: Q: "I have to disagree with you about holding onto coupons until stores put the item on a good sale. Great idea, but as you might have noticed coupons today have a very short life span. You...
Schuett/Jennett engagement (03/01/10)
Mark and Julie Schuett of Cherokee are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Nicole Ann Schuett, to Samuel Douglas Jennett, son of David and Denise Jennett of Storm Lake. The couple is planning a May 29th wedding at St. Joseph's Catholic...
Winding Roads: True meaning of giving (03/01/10)
Right now most of us are too young to know what life was like in the 1930's but we can remember our folks talking about it and how they survived making do with what they had. There were many stories of neighbors helping neighbors and doing without. My father was earning his living as a butcher and folks would come in who had little means of buying what they needed. ...
Coping with illegal dumping (03/01/10)
We applaud all municipal, county, and state officials, and the Department of Natural Resources Energy and Waste Management Bureau's continuing efforts to raise awareness on illegal dumping in Iowa. It is no secret that the illegal disposal of solid waste presents serious environmental and public health problems. ...