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Stories from Monday, August 9, 2010

Stieneke resigns from City Council (08/09/10)
In a Letter to the Editor in the hard copy edition of today's Chronicle Times, Cherokee City Council member Greg Stieneke announces his resignation from the Council. Stieneke, who has served on the Council since December, 2006, resigned officially August 4 citing health reasons in a letter delivered to City Hall...
Light work (08/09/10)
Workers arrived last week to tear down the 50-year old lighting system at George Hicks Field on the Cherokee Washington High Campus. A new $200,000 lighting system has been planned for about a year and will be installed this week for The Cherokee Braves football and track and field events. ...
Employer Support meeting regarding Guard deployment (08/09/10)
More than 3,200 soldiers from the Iowa National Guard were informed of their mobilization to deploy this fall in what is projected to be the single largest single-unit call-up since World War II. Additionally, there are over 400 Army Reserve troops who have been deployed or will soon be deployed in the next year...
Red Ribbon at Unwind Massage Therapy (08/09/10)
The Cherokee Chamber of Commerce hosted a Red Ribbon event Friday morning at Unwind Massage Therapy, a business owned by Shannon DeWitt offering massages and facials to clients in need of some rest and relaxation. Unwind Massage Therapy is located 115 E. Main St. For more information or to book a massage, call Unwind Massage Therapy at 225-1190...
Heartland Care Center expands (08/09/10)
MARCUS - The Heartland Care Center is hosting an open house in appreciation of everyone's support of this facility on Saturday, August 14 at 1-3 p.m. Tours of the facility will be provided as well as some refreshments. The Administrator, LuAnn Rogge, commented that once again the Marcus area has been quite faithful to Heartland. With many people returning to the Marcus area for the Marcus Fair, the board felt this would be a good time to express their appreciation for all this support...
Cherokee Archery Club hosts 3-D Archery Tournament (08/09/10)
The weekend of July 31, the Full Draw Archery Club of Cherokee hosted a 3-D Archery Tournament in Cherokee that was the second leg of the North Iowa Triple Crown. The first leg of the Triple Crown was held in Spencer on July 11 and the third leg will be held in Fort Dodge August 21 and 22...
Pancake Breakfast in Marcus (08/09/10)
Marcus Boy Scouts will be holding a Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, Aug. 15 at the Marcus Community Center from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
ISU Extension in Ida and Cherokee Counties Announces Master Gardener Program (08/09/10)
The ISU Extension office of Ida and Cherokee Counties is offering the popular and highly educational Master Gardener Program beginning Sept. 14 through Nov. 4. Since 1977, more than 7,000 Iowans have received Master Gardener training from Iowa State University Extension. Master Gardeners are members of the local community who take an active interest in growing flowers, vegetables, fruits, shrubs, trees, and lawns...
Holstein tries to raise funds for lighting project (08/09/10)
The Holstein Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce plans to sell coupon books for businesses in Holstein in order to raise additional funds for its downtown lighting project. Several chamber members are offering coupons for a variety of items in their businesses. These coupons have been compiled into a coupon book. The coupon books are on sale now for $10 per book. The coupons in book will be good from now until Dec. 31, 2010. Books are available from any Holstein chamber business...
New football districts erase old rivals (08/09/10)
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...
2010-2011 Iowa prep football Districts (08/09/10)
BOONE - Here are the Iowa High School Football Districts for the 2010-2011 seasons, as announced by the Iowa High School Athletic Association All area schools are in District 1 or 2 of their respective classes, and playoff qualifiers from Districts 1 and 2 will meet in post-season match-ups in all classes...
Cherokee Country Club 2-Ball Results (08/09/10)
The Cherokee Golf & Country Club held its annual 2-Ball Couples Tournaments on Saturday July 10, and Sunday July 11. Will Cook and Laura Dawson of Cherokee won the Championship Flight on Saturday with their score of 75, and Marc and Amy Sarchet of Cherokee took the Championship Flight on Sunday with a round of 80...
Fern Brenneman Bowen (08/09/10)
Fern Brenneman Bowen, 99, passed away May 29, 2010 in Fitchburg, Wisc. Graveside memorial services will be held Wednesday, Aug. 11 at 10 a.m. at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. Rev. Carolyn Hollar will officiate. The Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee has charge of the arrangements...
Lohry/son (08/09/10)
Joel and Tracy Lohry of Dakota Dunes, S.D., are proud to announce the birth of their son,James Alexander Lohry, on Saturday, July 24, 2010. James weighed 5 lbs. and 10 oz. and was 18 inches long. James was welcomed home by his brothers Matthew, 6, Cael, 3, and Jadon, 11 months...
Vande Walle / daughter (08/09/10)
Kelly and Jessie Vande Walle of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Sloane Rae Vande Walle, at 5:39 p.m. on August 3, 2010. She weighed 5 lbs. 15 oz. and measured 18 3/4 inches long. Grandparents are Gary and Kay Weishaar of Perry and Kirk and Myrna Vande Walle of Bella Vista, Arkansas...
Struck-Davison Engagement (08/09/10)
Abby Struck, daughter of Paul Struck and Linda Struck of Cherokee, and Mike Davison, son of Jim Davison and the late Linda Davison of Omaha, Neb., announce their engagement and approaching marriage. Abby is an attorney for the Office of the State Public Defender in Council Bluffs. Mike is a superintendent for G&S Construction, Inc. in Omaha, where the couple resides...
Extension Line (08/09/10)
On July 29 I had an opportunity to participate in the North Central Region Administrative Leadership Conference Webinar. Our afternoon keynote speaker was Steve Siemens, "Siemens People Builders" of Des Moines. His presentation was entitled "When You're Through Changing, You're Through!" Since so many organizations, including our own Iowa State University Extension, are going through change, I thought it was appropriate to share some notes from his presentation...
A New Generation of Monikers (08/09/10)
Summer means bare feet (08/09/10)
At the beach, at the pool or just walking in sandals, it's the season where your feet get to breathe. But how do you keep your feet healthy as you expose them to dangers like athlete's foot and other maladies that can make your feet itch, swell, smell, or just look ugly?...