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Stories from Monday, July 19, 2010

Groom Room Red Ribbon (07/19/10)
Members of the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce celebrated the Red Ribbon Cutting at the Groom Room during Friday's Chamber Coffee. The new, full-service salon offers hair cuts, nail trims, boarding, and a wide range of services leaving pets polished to perfection. The Groom Room is located at 104 N. Second St. in downtown Cherokee. For more information, call the Groom Room at 225-1150...
Quimby oat harvest proves to be shocking (07/19/10)
GRAND MEADOW - Back in the days when men were men and smelled like good honest sweat and horse doo-doo, bringing in the oat harvest was a labor intensive task down on the farm. Before the advent of combines, the oats had to be cut with an oat binder, a machine that scythed the standing grain before bundling the oat sheaves and depositing them on the ground...
Supervisors get update from Engineer (07/19/10)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors heard from County Engineer Dave Shanahan on Tuesday. Shanahan updated the Board on the progress that the Secondary Roads are making on county roads that were damaged due to the recent flooding of the Little Sioux River and Mill Creek...
Second annual Inkpaduta Canoe Race (07/19/10)
Grab your friends and get your team together.The O'Brien County Conservation Board and the Little Sioux Valley Conservation Association is sponsoring the Second Annual Inkpaduta Canoe Race to the Prairie Heritage Center.This year there will be two divisions one for canoes and one for kayaks...
MMC team ropers earn NHSFR berth (07/19/10)
MARCUS - Cole and Cody Remington, juniors at Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn High School, have earned a position on the Iowa High School Rodeo Team and traveled with the team to Gillette, Wyo. July 18-24 to compete in the 62nd annual National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSFR) team roping competition...
B-17 Bomber rides to be raffled off (07/19/10)
SIOUX CITY - The Mid America Museum of Aviation and Transportation in Sioux City is hosting a special event Saturday, July 31, at the Museum at 2600 Expedition Court, adjacent to the Sioux Gateway Airport here. Besides the many permanent displays in the 30,000 square foot Museum that take you on a journey through the history, science, and technology of American aviation and transportation, a special feature July 31 is the appearance of a World War II B-17 Bomber. ...
CRMC Wellness Center Football Camp (07/19/10)
The Wellness Center on the campus of Cherokee Regional Medical Center will be hosting a Youth Football Camp Tuesday through Thursday, July 20-22. The camp if for those entering the 3rd through 8th grades this fall. The camp will focus on football skill development and fundamentals...
Cherokee Class of 1945 celebrates 65th reunion (07/19/10)
The Class of 1945 from Cherokee High School celebrated their 65th Class Reunion on June 22. Pictured: back row, left to right - Floyd Ehrich, Kip Nelson, Lloyd Robinson, Chuck Perrin, Marjorie (Williams) Goodburn, Dorothy (Mileham) Perrin, Joyce (Ohlson) McIntosh, Leila (Carson) Wolfe, Jerome Peterson. Front row - Avis (Anderson) Berry, Helen (Nash) Sturgeon, Dorothy (Bugh) Jenness, Elaine (Smith) Peterson, Darlene (Moses) Dobson, Lois (Witcombe) Williams...
Cash reward offered for area burglaries information (07/19/10)
The Cherokee County Sheriff's Department, along with the O'Brien County and Plymouth County Sheriff's Departments, are offering a cash reward up to $2,200 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of persons involved in rural burglaries in Cherokee, O'Brien, and Plymouth counties...
Farmland leasing workshop Aug 5 (07/19/10)
As we turn the calendar to August, a common question shared by landowners and tenants is, "what is a fair cash rent for the 2011 crop year?" To provide some insight into that question, an Iowa State University Extension Farmland Leasing Workshop will be held on Thursday, Aug. 5 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Western Iowa Tech Community College Auditorium in Cherokee...
Commercial Manure Applicators (07/19/10)
Iowa State University (ISU) Extension in cooperation with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will conduct a statewide training for commercial manure applicators on Wednesday, Aug. 25, from 9 a.m. to noon. This training will not be a live show, but will be the same program that was offered for training in January 2010...
Taryn Godbersen awarded scholarship at SDSU (07/19/10)
BROOKINGS, S.D. Taryn Godbersen of Marcus was awarded the Yellow and Blue Scholarship for the 2010-2011 academic year at South Dakota State University. Godbersen is a sophomore majoring in nursing at SDSU, the daughter of Jim and Bette Godbersen and is a 2009 graduate of the Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn High School. ...
Thevenin Earns Silver Medal at National Level for Skills USA (07/19/10)
Austin Thevenin, a 2008 graduate of Aurelia High School, recently participated in the National SkillsUSA Competition in Kansas City, June 21 - 25. Thevenin's journey to the competition began during his time at Northwest Iowa Community College in Sheldon while majoring in computerized manufacturing technology...
2010 Lakes Conference All Conference softball teams released (07/19/10)
SECOND TEAM PITCHER CATCHER FIRST BASE INFIELDERS OUTFIELDERS UTILITY...
IHSBCA Final Rankings (07/19/10)
The final 2010 rankings for Iowa High School baseball have been released by the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association (IHSBCA). The final rankings for Class 1A and 2A, the only classes involving Chronicle Times area high schools, are as follows:...
River Valley softball season wrap-up (07/19/10)
River Valley closed out the 2010 season with an 8-12 record, 6-8 in the Western Valley Conference, good for fifth place. The Wolverines will graduate two seniors who will be hard to replace, accoding to their coach, Dean Norris. "Sarah Byers is a three year starter who played a variey of positions and had a great attitude about softball," said Norris, "and Kelli Miller is a five-year starter and two time all conference selection who practiced softball daily. ...
Warriors edged out in extra innings (07/19/10)
ALTA - The Alta-Aurelia Warriors baseball team overcame a grand slam home run by Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove's Dayton Hoelscher, scoring five times in the 7th inning to tie their District quarterfinal game at 6-6, before falling to the 19-3 Falcons, 7-6, in nine innings here last week...
Georgia L. Anderson (07/19/10)
Georgia L. Anderson, 81, of Sioux City passed away Thursday evening, July 15, 2010 at Touchstone Living Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 20, at 2 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Rev. Magrey deVega will officiate and burial will be in the Meriden Cemetery at Meriden. ...
Wise / daughter (07/19/10)
Brandon and Tara Wise of Waterloo are proud to announce the birth of their first child, a daughter. Haley Marie Wise was born on Wednesday, July 7, 2010 at 4:59 P.M. at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo. She weighed 4 lbs. 13.6 ozs. and was 18 1/4 inches long. Haley's grandparents are Kevin and...
Olson-Draper wedding (07/19/10)
Tyler, Cody and Gregory Olson are pleased to announce the marriage of their mother, Brenda, to Daniel Draper. the couple were married on February 25, 2010, but also had a small ceremony, with friends and family attending, at Daniel's cabin in Sutherland on July 4th...
4-H Spotlight (07/19/10)
Welcome back to the 4-H Spotlight! I know it has been a while since I last wrote, but things have been really busy. With the county fair over, there are a million things to do to get ready to send things to the Iowa State Fair. Even though the Cherokee County Fair is over, fair season is still going strong. ...
From the Midway: What are the odds? (07/19/10)
Over the past several months I've been working with a group of old friends to hold a reunion of former Arnolds Park employees. I'm happy to announce that we will be holding our little reunion at the end of the month. As many of you readers know, I like to recount some of my adventures working at the storied amusement park. With this reunion fast approaching, some of those old adventures have be floating to the surface of my old dusty memory...
Extension Line (07/19/10)
How do you know when "free" credit reports are actually free? Many of the free credit reports offered by companies often come with strings attached; hidden fees or enrollment charges after a free trial period ends, for example. In April 2010, a new rule from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) went into effect that requires web sites advertising "free" credit reports to direct people to the only government-approved site for free credit reports: HYPERLINK "http://www.annualcreditreport.com" www.annualcreditreport.com.. ...
Lightning deadly natural force (07/19/10)
As weather experts, insurers, and homeowners keep a close watch on the Atlantic Ocean Basin for hurricane activity this summer, weather experts caution people across the nation not to underestimate the destructive and deadly force of thunderstorms and lightning, which occur far more often and directly affect more of the U.S. than hurricanes...