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Stories from Thursday, September 2, 2010

No paper Monday (09/02/10)
There will be no Monday issue of the Chronicle Times due to the Labor Day Holiday. Next issue will be Sept. 8.
Sutherland Labor Day Celebration (09/02/10)
The annual Sutherland Labor Day Celebration will kick off on Saturday with a street dance on Main Street in downtown Sutherland from 9 p.m. 1 a.m. The dance will feature the band 8 Seconds. On Sunday's Labor Day Celebration events continue to roll out, with a Salute Antique Tractor Ride beginning at noon. Then at 1 p.m. the popular Car and Motorcycle Burnout Contest will take place in downtown Sutherland. From 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. there will be Park and Shine along with a Cruise and Fun Run...
4-H receives donation (09/02/10)
Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. recently awarded the Cherokee County 4-H Expo building project a $4,000 Community Investment Program Grant. Accepting the grant for the building project was the Country Pioneers 4-H Club of Aurelia. Pictured, left to right, Cindy Hanner,4-H club leader; Gracie Winterhof, 4-H member; Tayler Rohwer, 4-H member; Beth Hanner, 4-H member; Adam Anderson, Pioneer representative; Corey Zindel, Pioneer representative; Jeff Carlson, 4-H member; Kirk Carlson, 4-H member; Nicole Springer, 4-H club member; and Peggy Corrington, Building Committee representative. ...
Absentee Ballots are now ready for Special Election (09/02/10)
Notice is hereby given to the qualified electors of the Northwest Iowa Community College District (Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Community School District residents) in Cherokee and Plymouth Counties, that a Special Election will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 14 from noon until 8 p.m...
Candidate for supervisor faces political woes (09/02/10)
On Tuesday, Kris Glienke, the Cherokee County Election Commissioner, issued the following Notice of Hearing regarding an objection filed by Chuck Clark, Chairman of the Central Committee of the Cherokee County Democratic Party, concerning Chad Dutler's candidacy for County Supervisor as a Democrat...
Chamber Coffee at Holzhauer Truck Center (09/02/10)
This week's Chamber Coffee will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday at the Holzhauer Truck Center, which is located in the old Brown's Chevrolet showroom on Highway 59 South. This will be a Red-Ribbon event.
Peterson benefit Sunday (09/02/10)
A benefit for Kelsie Peterson, a 2009 Cherokee Washington High graduate who was recently diagnosed with cancer, will be held Sunday, Sept. 5 in Cherokee. A Co-ed Slowpitch Softball Tournament at Wescott Park in Cherokee has been organized that day, with proceeds going to help Peterson to defray her mounting medical costs...
WHS Class of '95 schedules reunion (09/02/10)
The Cherokee Washington High class of 1995 has scheduled its 15th-year class reunion for Friday and Saturday, October 1-2 in Cherokee. The reunion coincides with the Cherokee Braves 2010 Football Homecoming game against Carroll Kuemper Friday, Oct. 1...
Head Start meals program under way (09/02/10)
The Mid-Sioux Opportunity Head Start/Early Head Start announces their sponsorship of the Child & Adult Care Food Program. Meals are available at no separate charge to enrolled children/adults in the following Northwest Iowa child/adult care centers. Meals are provided without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability...
Guest speaker at MMC on Friday (09/02/10)
The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Comunity School District is sponsoring a special event on Friday, Sept. 3, beginning at 8:45 a.m. in the high school gymnasium in Marcus. Shelly Ogren. a 2000 graduate of MMC, will open the program with her testimony of inspiration...
Helen R. Nonken (09/02/10)
Helen R. Nonken, 84, of Cherokee, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010 at Careage Hills in Cherokee. Funeral services will be held Friday, Sept. 3, at 2 p.m. at the Memorial Presbyterian Church in Cherokee. Rev. Ethan D. Sayler will officiate. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. ...
Library News (09/02/10)
It's always fun to find a new author. Sometimes first books are duds but often I think they are more carefully written and researched as the author tries to establish a place in book publishing. There are two I have read recently from the Cherokee Public Library that I feel deserve mention. Both times I put them down with a "Wow, that was a good book!" feeling...
Vacant House Tips (09/02/10)
Home and business owners can reduce their chances of property damage by taking measures ahead of time to protect their unoccupied house or business, according to the Institute for Business Home Safety. The number of vacant homes in the U.S. rose from 14 million in 2008, to 19 million by the first quarter of 2010, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau...