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Stories from Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Country Club cart shed ravaged by fire: 25 golf carts destroyed or damaged in Monday night blaze (07/07/10)
The State Fire Marshal continues to investigate a Monday night fire that destroyed about half of a 196-foot long golf cart shed at the Cherokee Golf & Country Club. The Cherokee Fire & Rescue received the alarm at 8:15 p.m. and firefighters were on the scene for about two hours extinguishing the blaze that billowed a large black smoke cloud into the July sky...
Cherokee County Fair begins Thursday: Exciting, new events promise family fun, interaction (07/07/10)
Plans are finalized and exciting entertainment, fun and games are on tap for the 87th annual Cherokee County Fair scheduled Thursday through Sunday at the Cherokee County Fairgrounds. The four-day extravaganza promises tremendous family fun, with each day highlighted by an evening entertainment sure to please one and all, young and old alike...
Tractor ride around Cherokee County (07/07/10)
Sit back, relax on your tractor, and enjoy a slow and scenic view of Cherokee County during TRACC, the Tractor Ride Around Cherokee County. Everyone is invited to join the free tractor ride on Sunday, July 11, beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the Cherokee County Fair Grounds...
Successful blood drive (07/07/10)
A blood drive was held on June 22 in the Cherokee Community Center for the Siouxland Community Blood Bank. There were 47 registered donors and 47 units of blood were collected. The Siouxland Community Blood Band thanks all who participated. The next blood drive will be on Tuesday, July 27 from noon to 6 p.m. in the Cherokee Community Center...
CSWCD to host Conservation Tour (07/07/10)
The Cherokee Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) will host its annual Conservation Tour on Tuesday evening, July 20. The tour will begin at the Cherokee USDA Service Center, located at 314 Lake St., at 5:10 p.m. The commissioners cordially welcome your participation...
Cherokee girls 2-2 at Spencer tourney (07/07/10)
The Cherokee Washington softball team competed at the Spencer Softball Tournament this weekend and finished with a 2-2 record. On Friday, Cherokee defeated Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn, 6-2, and lost to the ranked Newell- Fonda Mustangs, 13-3, in six innings. On Saturday, Cherokee defeated George- Little Rock/Central Lyon, 9-8, and lost to Sioux City West, 3-1...
Sweeney wins SV Consolation tourney (07/07/10)
Doug Sweeney of Sutherland beat Shawn McGowan of Aurelia to win the Championship Flight of the 2010 Cherokee Sioux Valley Amateur Men's Match-Play Consolation Golf Tournament June 26 at the Cherokee Golf & Country Club. The tournament is comprised of all Sioux Valley Amateur Men's Match-Play Golf Tournament qualifiers failing to make the cut the week before...
Northwest Iowa League Champs (07/07/10)
The Cherokee Major Girls finished the regular season 7-1 and won the end of the season tournament with wins over Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn, Kingsley-Pierson, and Remsen to finish the season 10-1. Team members include, front row, left to right: Erin Kelly, Jordan Weaver, Courtney Johnson, Kaitlyn Parrott. Middle, Kaely Hummel, Emily Haselhoff, Taylor Pruett, Halie Kraft, Ashley Wharton, Katie Gannon, Brianna Nixon. Back, Coach Jim Haselhoff, Coach Troy Hummel. Photo contributed...
Cherokee WHS softball team stays busy (07/07/10)
The Cherokee Washington High softball team rang up a 1-3 won-loss record last week, losing a 1-0 thriller at #2 ranked Emmetsburg Thursday night, and then posting a 1-2 mark at the rugged Carroll Kuemper Tournament in Carroll Friday and Saturday. At Carroll, Cherokee lost 14-4 to Denison-Schleswig, dropped an 8-4 decision to Sioux City West, and then beat Prairie Valley 9-1...
Frances "Fran" Marguerite Russell (07/07/10)
Frances "Fran" Marguerite Russell, 56, of Fort Dodge, Iowa, quietly slipped off to Heaven in the early morning hours of Friday, July 2, 2010 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home in Fort Dodge, after bravely battling her second bout of cancer. The family has carried out Fran's wishes to be cremated. There will be no viewing or any public service...
Donald H. Burkhardt (07/07/10)
Donald H. Burkhardt, 82, lifelong Cherokee resident, passed away peacefully Sunday evening July 4, 2010 at his home surrounded by his wife, children and grandchildren. Funeral services are being held today at 2 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. ...
Gerald M. Peterman (07/07/10)
Gerald M. Peterman of Chicago, formerly of Quimby, passed away Tuesday, June 29, 2010, Per his request, his remains were cremated and no services were held. Gerald was born Jan. 13, 1935 to Harry and Bertha VanAmberg-Peterman. He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister, Geraldine, and his brother, Donald...
Gaudian - Fritz Engagement (07/07/10)
Darwin and Jan Gaudian of Primghar announce the engagement of their daughter Darcy to Brian Fritz, son of Jay and Dee Fritz of Paullina. Darcy is a 2001 graduate of South O'Brien High School and a 2008 graduate of the College of Pharmacy at Drake University, and is currently employed at Hy-Vee Pharmacy in Cherokee. Brian is a 2000 graduate of South O'Brien High School and a 2001 graduate of Northwest Iowa Community College in Sheldon, and is currently employed by Gergen Construction in Paullina...
Nichols - Thompson Engagement (07/07/10)
Brad and Mary Lou Nichols of Carroll and Tammy Boothby of Cherokee and Randy Thompson of Primghar are happy to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Michelle Nichols and Jerud Thompson. Michelle is a 2005 graduate of Kuemper High School in Carroll and a 2009 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa, with a degree in General Studies. She is currently employed by Cedar Valley Community Church with their Happy Times Pre-School in Waterloo...
Cherokee's Entertainment and Cultural District (07/07/10)
Cherokee's Entertainment and Cultural District Back on Sept. 1, 2004 Cherokee, was awarded the designation of an Entertainment and Cultural District. This award came after many hours of fact finding, writing, compiling of information and multiple presentations. ...
Thank You-DEC (07/07/10)
Letter to editor: The Cherokee County Drug Endangered Children Alliance thanks the Chronicle Times for all your help and support. Thank you for helping to make our DEC Fund-raiser on June 18 such a great success! DEC Alliance Cherokee County
Thank You-Preuss (07/07/10)
To the editor: I thank the Quimby Fire Department and all the other people who helped us get to safety from Silver Sioux Park (during the recent flooding). Also, to the Conservation people and Scott Carnes who helped us getting our vehicles and campers out a couple days later. I know the rest of the people feel the same way...