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Stories from Monday, August 16, 2010

Another inspirational Aurelia alumnus (08/16/10)
A few months ago, the Chronicle Times published an article about an alumnus of Aurelia High School, Tom Whitney, who had gone on to do some significant work after his high school days. We recently were made aware of another Aurelia alum who earned considerable renown in his chosen field. Unfortunately, the occasion which enlightened us was this individual's recent death...
Little Miss Marcus contestants (08/16/10)
The "Little Miss Marcus" contest, held in conjunction with the Marcus Fair, was held on Thursday, Aug. 12. Standing in front, left to right, are these cute little ladies: Emily Dreckman, Makenzie Meyer, Mattisen Diaz, Little Miss Marcus Christina Lux, runner-up Mya Holmes, Kristina Goth, and Hannah Jochims. Standing in back are last year's winner Shana Ames, Faith Olson, Molly Reuter, and Sadie Gengler...
Some gave their all (08/16/10)
Starting off the Fifth Annual Cherokee County Veterans Appreciation Day was the arrival of the three-quarter replica of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Friday. The Tomb was escorted by the American Legion Riders, along with the Cherokee County Sheriff's Department, and is pictured traveling through Cherokee on its way to the Cherokee County Fairgrounds. Photo by Mike Leckband...
Council acts on Ament Addition sewer connections (08/16/10)
Cherokee's City Council, hoping to get past the lingering controversy surrounding residents in the Ament Addition ordered to disconnect long-established cross sewer connections in violation of City Code, voted unanimously last week to continue to enforce the City Ordinance and allow property owners up to 10 years to pay for the cost of the disconnections...
Jerry and Lynn Ebert to be inducted into Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame (08/16/10)
Jerry and Lynn Ebert of Cherokee County will be inducted into the 2010 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, Aug. 22. Eighty-nine Iowa counties are participating this year and have selected inductees for their outstanding service and dedication to 4-H. ...
Fund-raiser planned for Springer family (08/16/10)
A fund-raiser for the Fred Springer family of Cherokee is scheduled for Saturday, August 28, at the Cherokee VFW Club and will include a meal and dance with free-will donations. The Springer family is faced with mounting medical and personal bills resulting from Fred's injuries sustained in a car accident in February and he has been unable to work because of those debilitating injuries sustained in the accident affecting his motor skills...
Back-to-School Dance (08/16/10)
The Cherokee Washington High School cheerleaders will be holding their annual "Back to School Dance" fundraiser in the "teacher's parking lot" at the high school on Friday August 20th from 9 p.m. until midnight. Admission is $5 per person.
"Welcome to Medicare" seminars offered at CRMC (08/16/10)
Are you going to be eligible for Medicare in the near future? Have you been on Medicare for awhile and want to better understand what it offers? Do you have a family member you help with Medicare issues? "Welcome to Medicare" is for you! This free, two hour seminar hosted by Cherokee Regional Medical Center will be offered twice during the month of September. ...
Hospital Inpatient or Outpatient - ask if you have Medicare (08/16/10)
Did you know that even if you stay in the hospital overnight, you might still be considered outpatient? "We get calls and e-mails from Iowans on Medicare who stay in the hospital overnight, but are billed as outpatient," says Kris Gross from the State of Iowa's Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP). "Many people are unaware of the difference between outpatient 'observation' status and inpatient and how this affects their billing," she adds...
Carlsons to celebrate 50th anniversary (08/16/10)
Rod and Kaye Carlson of Paullina were married on August 27, 1960, and will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary this month. The couple have been blessed with four children and several grandchildren. Steve and Kim Carlson and family live in Sioux City; Lori and Jim McGuire and family live in Holstein; Mike and Tracey Carlson and family live in Emmetsburg; and Ryan Carlson lives in Paullina...
Triplets abound at Marcus Fair (08/16/10)
In "Babies on Parade" at the Marcus Fair Thursday evening, a double set of triplets participated. In front is Mom Jamie Tentinger holding Abigail, grandma Pam Tentinger holding Callie and Dad Bucky holding Brenna. In the back, Aunt Samantha Nelson holds Colin, Dad Ryan Dunkel holds Brady, and Mom Emily Dunkel holds Addison. The Dunkel triplets are seven months old, while the Tentinger triplets are 15 weeks old...
Triplets abound at Marcus Fair (08/16/10)
In "Babies on Parade" at the Marcus Fair Thursday evening, a double set of triplets participated. In front is Mom Jamie Tentinger holding Abigail, grandma Pam Tentinger holding Callie and Dad Bucky holding Brenna. In the back, Aunt Samantha Nelson holds Colin, Dad Ryan Dunkel holds Brady, and Mom Emily Dunkel holds Addison. The Dunkel triplets are seven months old, while the Tentinger triplets are 15 weeks old...
CSWCD to publish cookbook (08/16/10)
The Cherokee Soil and Water Conservation District is accepting recipes and anecdotes to include in a cookbook they will be publishing entitled "The Farmer's Wife". The District would like to include in the cookbook stories of how you had to come up with a meal to feed many in a short time, or how to "fend for yourself" in the field...
Cherokee Middle School Open House (08/16/10)
On Tuesday (Aug. 17), the Cherokee Middle School will be hosting an Open House from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. "I Scream for a Great New Year" is the theme, and they will be serving Root Beer Floats - so come join the fun. This will be a great chance for students and parents to meet the teachers...
2010 Preseason Football Notes (08/16/10)
This fall marks the first year of a new two-year re-classification of districts. These changes occur to take into account changes in school enrollment, sharing programs, whole grade sharing, etc. All told from the 2008 scheme, there are 56 total changes, which include two new programs (Meskwaki Settlement School, which played a schedule last year in 8-Player, and Woodward Academy, which is fielding a Class 1A team.)...
Ege named to IHSBCA 'Super Team' (08/16/10)
Cherokee's well-decorated senior baseball All-Stater Cody Ege continues to collect individual honors, being named to the 2010 Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association elite "Super Team" last week as a utility player. The IHSBCA Super Team is comprised of players from all four classes and is the "best of the best," according to the IHSBCA. Cody's older brother Cory also earned Super Team Captain honors as a senior three years ago...
Galvin - Martin / daughter (08/16/10)
Patricia Galvin and Ben Martin of Holstein are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Elizabeth Marie Martin, at 3:31 p.m. on August 4, 2010. Elizabeth weighed 7 lbs. 3 oz. and measured 20 1/2 inches long. Her grandparents are Pat Galvin of Holstein, Rita Galvin of Correctionville, Mary and Calvin Meyer of Nashua, and Mike Martin of Charles City...
Cox - Lias / son (08/16/10)
Samantha Cox and Adam Lias of Holstein are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Daniel LeRoy Lias, at 1:29 p.m. on August 2, 2010. Daniel weighed 7 lbs. 2.2 oz. and measured 20 inches long. His grandparents are Viola Lias-Conover of Holstein and Melissa Cox-Peasley of Onawa...
Burch / son (08/16/10)
Kory and Jennifer Burch of Aurelia are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Kooper Alan Burch, at 5:57 p.m. on August 6, 2010. Kooper weighed 7 lbs. 10 oz. and measured 19 1/4 inches long. He has one brother,Tucker.
CAEDC Action Report (08/16/10)
Welcome to our new Cherokee Area Economic Development board members! At the June 30 meeting the Cherokee Area Economic Development Corporation said goodbye to two Board members who have completed their terms and have made the decision to leave the Board at this time. ...
How about it, coach? (08/16/10)
Every prep athletic season, someone telephones anonymously, or sends an anonymous letter to us, or vocalizes to others to complain about the perceived lack of coverage of their school's sports teams. This matter is only exacerbated when an area school's team or teams are excelling at the time, while others are winning few and far between. It is at this time when the notorious Green Monster rears its ugly head and motivates such calls and letters...