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Stories from Thursday, March 18, 2010

Boy Scout Pancake Breakfast (03/18/10)
The Cherokee Boy Scout Troop 107 will be hosting a Pancake Breakfast at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church located at 300 East Bow Dr. from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 21. Cost is a free will donation.
Breakfast benefits Marcus youth baseball/softball (03/18/10)
MARCUS - The Marcus Lions Club annual Omelet Breakfast benefiting youth baseball and softball leagues is scheduled for Sunday, March 28 in the Marcus Community Center. The breakfast is from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $6 for age 13 and older, and $4 for age 12 and under...
Ag scholarship available (03/18/10)
For the 27th consecutive year, the Agri-Business Committee of the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce is offering a scholarship for graduating seniors. This year, one $1000 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior in Cherokee County. This scholarship may be used at a two or four year college or university...
Cherokee County 4-H'ers cheer on (03/18/10)
Five Cherokee County 4-H'ers were among the 1,000 4-H youth and their families and friends from across Iowa who were part of a sea of green cheering on the Iowa State University women's basketball team Feb. 27. The Cherokee 4-H'ers participated in the second annual 4-H Day at Cyclone Women's Basketball in Hilton Coliseum in Ames, cheering the Cyclone women to a 48-39 win over Kansas State University...
Tail feather winner (03/18/10)
This year's winner of the tail feather contest is Travis Daily of Cherokee,right, with a 29" feather. First prize was a Pheasants Forever jacket and cap. The contest was held at FireIce Firearms and sponsored by Cherokee County Pheasants Forever. Cherokee County Pheasants Forever Chapter Vice-President and FireIce Firearems owner David Brown presented the prize. Photo contributed...
CRMC above state rate for healthcare workers vaccinated (03/18/10)
According to information provided by the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices issued a recommendation in July of 2009 for healthcare and emergency medical services personnel along with four other initial target groups to be the first to receive the 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine. ...
Large crowd attends MMC School Public Forum (03/18/10)
MARCUS - An estimated 75-85 concerned citizens gathered in the Commons area at the Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn High School on Monday night in a Public Forum. They were there to learn more from the school administrators and Board about the District's current financial and enrollment situation...
Old man river rises once again (03/18/10)
The Little Sioux River has been showing the effects of a combination of rain and snow melt in recent days as it has flooded Spring Lake Park and Wescott Park near the U.S. Highway 59 bridge near downtown Cherokee. A flood warning was issued shortly after noon on Sunday. At 8 a.m. Monday, the Little Sioux water level was recorded at 22.3 feet. Flood stage is around 17 feet. The forecast calls for the river to crest at approximately 20 to 21 feet by Friday, March 19, before it begins falling...
Chamber Coffee (03/18/10)
This week's Cherokee Chamber Coffee will be at Cherokee County Farm Bureau, 209 Centennial Drive. The coffee, at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, is being hosted by Cherokee County Farm Bureau and Cherokee County ISU Extension Service, and is in recognition of National Agriculture week...
The Great Easter Egg Hunt is on (03/18/10)
Exciting prizes and fun for all highlights The Chronicle Times third annual Great Easter Egg Hunt beginning on Monday, March 22 and running until April 2 or until the eggs are found. A Gold egg and Silver egg will be hidden within the Cherokee City limits (excluding private property). Clues in this year's contest will be harder than ever with new puzzle clues that will be featured in The Chronicle Times to help you down the bunny trail and, hopefully, to one of the eggs...
'Junk Yard Dogs' advance 4 to state wrestling (03/18/10)
Aurelia Junk Yard Dogs wrestled at the AAU district tournament in Spencer on Saturday, March 13th. Nine Junk Yard Dogs placed in the top four of their brackets qualifying them to onto the state tournament in Des Moines on March 27 & 28th. Skyler Solko - 1st place...
Beavers seeking first IIAC Title since 1981 (03/18/10)
STORM LAKE - Coming off a season in which it tied a school record with 27 wins and returning all four all-conference selections, the Buena Vista baseball team has lofty goals for 2010, with getting a hand in on its first regular season Iowa Conference title since 1981 at or near the top of the list...
ESPN to feature NCAA Wrestling (03/18/10)
BRISTOL, Conn. - ESPNU, ESPN and ESPN360.com will combine for expanded live coverage of the 80th annual NCAA Wrestling Championships on Friday, March 19, and Saturday, March 20, from the Qwest Center Omaha in Omaha, Neb. The Championships will be telecast entirely in high definition...
Ege shines at Texas baseball tournament (03/18/10)
CORPUS CHRISTI, Tex. - Former Cherokee Braves repeat all-stater Cory Ege made the All Tournament team in the Whataburger Baseball Classic last weekend in Corpus Christie, Texas. Teams in the field were UCLA. Oklahoma and Mississippi State. There was only one position player selected at each spot...
MMC Youth winning wrestlers - (03/18/10)
All six of these lads participated in district competition in the youth wrestling tournament at Spencer last weekend, and each placed to continue on to state competition March 27-28th In front (from the left) is Connor Holmes, Justin Theisen and Jacob Letsche. Standing in back are Ben McDaniel, Derik Erdman and Tristan Olson. Photo by Nancy Hohbach...
Tourney winners (03/18/10)
This group of freshman and sophomore Cherokee Washington High girls basketball players traveled to two recent tournaments, bringing home trophies. In Onawa, this talented group took first place by beating Whiting 61-17 and West Monona 62-22. In Omaha, the girls placed first in their pool and third place overall in the tournament. ...
Bellefy on winning Pro-Am golf team (03/18/10)
LAS VEGAS, Nev. - The 8th Annual TaylorMade-adidas Iowa PGA Las Vegas Pro-Am was held March 8-10 at Paiute Golf Resort, which is located approximately thirty miles north of the Las Vegas strip. Thirteen teams, each consisting of one Iowa PGA professional and four amateurs, competed in this year's event...
Alice Dunn (03/18/10)
Alice Dunn, 94, of Marcus, passed away on Sunday, March 14, 2010 at the Presbyterain Home of Arden Hills, Minn. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 20, 2010 at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus. Father Armand Bertrand will officiate. Burial will follow at the parish cemetery. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday at the church. Stories, memories and expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Ralph E. Woltman (03/18/10)
Ralph E. Woltman, 91, of Cherokee, passed away Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 20 at 10:30 a.m. at St.. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee. Rev. Magrey deVega will officiate. ...
Berry / Greenwood Engagement (03/18/10)
Tim and Patty Greenwood of Cherokee are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their son John to Laura Berry, daughter of Dave and Sue Berry of St. Charles, Illinois. John is a 1999 graduate of Washington High School in Cherokee, and a 2003 graduate of the University of Iowa, with a degree in Biology. He is currently employed by Ethicon, a division of Johnson and Johnson, selling medical equipment in Wilmington and Fayetteville, North Carolina...
4-H Spotlight (03/18/10)
Library News (03/18/10)
2010 Census (03/18/10)
Make spring cleaning a breeze (03/18/10)
Spring is just around the corner and experts advise tackling spring cleaning "inside jobs" one at a time to be ahead of the game when the temperatures rise. Start by making a list of each room in your home and then each task that needs to be completed in that room. Depending on the amount of time you have, select a job you know you'll be able to finish. This way, you'll feel rewarded as you complete each task...