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Stories from Friday, May 28, 2010

Youth Tennis Camp June 14-25 (05/28/10)
It's time to register for the annual Youth Tennis Camp offered by the Cherokee Parks & Recreation Department. This two-week camp begins on Monday, June 14 and runs for two weeks through Friday, June 25. Camp is held at the tennis complex on East Indian Street. Sign up for fun tennis instruction and games while getting great exercise. Sessions for ages 8-15 are in the mornings with times depending on the number of students participating...
Fry gets military send-off at Aurelia (05/28/10)
AURELIA - Mike Fry, long-time Physical Education instructor and wrestling/football/track coach at Aurelia, will soon be deployed for a year with the United States Army National Guard in Afghanistan, and he received a surprise farewell send-off in the Aurelia gym on Monday afternoon...
Supervisors approve RAGBRAI ordinance (05/28/10)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors held a public reading for the 2010 Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) ordinance on Tuesday, and also entered into a heated discussion regarding proposed county time clocks with Sheriff Dave Scott and Larry Walker of Secondary Roads, with Scott warning the Board that this is "war."...
Memorial Day programs in area towns (05/28/10)
Former and current members of the military are invited and encouraged to march in the Memorial Day parade, and the group will meet at the Aurelia Community Center at 9:30 a.m. to assemble. Parade participants for the march down Main Street will assemble at the First Congregational Church at the corner of Main and 5th Streets, and the parade will begin promptly at 10 a.m...
City Council OKs budget change; denies 2 nuisance appeals (05/28/10)
The Cherokee City Council approved a budget amendment for the 2009-2010 Fiscal Year following a Public Hearing at the regularly scheduled Council Meeting Tuesday night. The Council also hassled with two disgruntled property owners about recent nuisance abatement citations issued by the City, and narrowly approved maintaining the wildlife/fowl building at Koser Spring Lake Park...
A cut above (05/28/10)
Jeff Klatt, nationally acclaimed chain saw artist from Storm Lake, is pictured sharping up the tools of his trade as he takes time away from a memorial military tribute carving at Cherokee's Oak Hill Cemetery on Wednesday. Klatt is putting several man hours in to have the memorial, carved from the remaining trunk of a large tree that was taken down, completed in time for Monday's Memorial Day Program at Oak Hill Cemetery. ...
No paper on Monday (05/28/10)
Due to the Memorial Day Holiday, there will be no Monday issue of the Chronicle Times.
4th Generation Family Business Says 'Thanks' (05/28/10)
Marcus Lumber has planned a June 4th celebration in honor of 90 years of service. From 8am to 8pm the local communities are invited to the appreciation event where cookies, donuts, and sandwiches will be served in gratitude for all the long-standing, loyal customer support. ...
First Cooperative Association awards $7,500 in scholarships (05/28/10)
First Cooperative Association, headquartered in Cherokee, with 16 locations in Northwest Iowa has awarded fifteen (15) $500 scholarships to chosen graduates in their trade area. Since 1997 in excess of $100,000 has been given to local graduates to further their education in a variety of fields...
Free summer school lunch (05/28/10)
Students in Cherokee will once again be able to receive a hot school lunch during the summer. Free meals will be served Monday through Friday at Roosevelt from June 7 until July 23 with the exception of July 1, 2 and 5. Students age 18 and younger qualify for this free program. Parents are allowed to eat with their children for $2.25 per meal. Meals will be served from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the Roosevelt building located at 929 North Roosevelt...
Ask the ISU Extension Garden Experts: Ash Tree and Rose-of Sharon (05/28/10)
Q: Why are my green ash trees dropping leaves? The leaf drop is probably due to anthracnose. Anthracnose is a common fungal disease of trees in Iowa. Anthracnose may occur on ash, sycamore, maple, oak, walnut and other deciduous trees. Cool, rainy weather in spring favors anthracnose development. ...
It is the veteran ... (05/28/10)
It is the VETERAN, not the preacher, who has given us freedom of religion. It is the VETERAN, not the reporter, who has given us freedom of the press. It is the VETERAN, not the poet, who has given us freedom of speech. It is the VETERAN, not the campus organizer,...
'Small' fish kill blamed on city swimming pool (05/28/10)
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says elevated chlorine levels from the city swimming pool were probably the cause of a small fish kill in the city of Cherokee. On Wednesday, the DNR investigated a report of dead fish found Tuesday night in Railroad Creek...
Northey comments on Iowa Crops and Weather report (05/28/10)
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey recently commented on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is released weekly from April through October. "While much of the state was able to start drying out this past week so farmers could get back in the fields, Southeast Iowa has continued to receive heavy rains that have limited fieldwork and could require some replanting," Northey said...
Wolverine girls lose to OA-BCIG (05/28/10)
IDA GROVE - The River Valley softball team opened the season here with a disappointing 7-4 loss to a quality Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove team on a windy Monday evening. RV Coach Dean Norris felt that a couple of errors and some baserunning problems led to his team's loss...
Mustangs to compete in Nationals (05/28/10)
SIOUX CITY - Morningside College will send 11 athletes, in five events, to the 2010 NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships in Marion, Indiana today through Saturday. Both the Mustangs' Men's and Women's 3200-meter relay teams will be competing at the Nationals, along with four individuals in three individual events. ...
Wolverines shut out Spalding 7-0 (05/28/10)
GRANVILLE - South O'Brien squad shut out Granville Spalding in high school baseball action here on Tuesday. The Wolverines'Ryan Brasser gave up just one hit and struck out 18, and he and his teammates collected 11 hits, including a home run by Trevor Lansink, in posting a big win in their first game of the season...
WHS girls play in Regional tennis (05/28/10)
SPENCER - The Cherokee Washington High girls tennis team competed in the State Regionals here last week, with #1 singles player Denise Freed and #1 doubles team Demi Dunn and Amanda Kohn making solid showings despite not advancing in further tournament play...
Slater - Slechta Engagement (05/28/10)
Kenneth and Diane Slater of Cherokee and James and Faylenne Slechta of Vail are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Ann Kay Slater and David Le Slechta of Westside. Ann received a Bachelor of Science in elementary education from Kansas...
4-H Spotlight (05/28/10)
This year, the 4-H Communications Events will be judged on July 11 at the Cherokee County Fair Grounds in the North and South 4-H buildings. Judging will begin at 11:00 a.m. following the church service. The Church Service and Communications Events are open to the public. The four Communications Events that will be judged on July 11 are: Educational Presentations, Working Exhibits, Share-the Fun, and Extemporaneous Speaking...
Remembering on Memorial Day (05/28/10)
Our Pride, Our Flag (05/28/10)
The American Flag means much to all, opportunity for some, to better their lot. Life in freedom the dream to live out, ponder the Red, White and Blue. Sacrifice of blood the seed of liberty, responsibility to all to keep the treasure. Fight or vote your duty is sure...