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Stories from Monday, September 20, 2010

Fall Rendezvous nears (09/20/10)
The Cherokee Ridge Runner's Fall Rendezvous will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 9 and 10 at the Little Sioux Wildlife Area southwest of Cherokee and the public is welcome during daylight hours. On Saturday there will be a Novelty and Shotgun Shoot and Hawk and Knife Throw events. Remember to post and pull your own targets on the range and bring your own staple gun...
Breast Cancer Awareness bicycle ride scheduled (09/20/10)
Letsche's Bike Shop in Cherokee is proud to be one of 102 Trek Bicycle Dealers across the United States and Canada that has scheduled a bike ride to help combat breast cancer. The bike ride will be held on Saturday, Oct. 9, starting at 1 p.m. The ride will begin from Letsche's Bike Shop...
General Obligation Bond falls just short for NICC (09/20/10)
Voters in Area IV (residents of Lyon, O'Brien, Osceola, Sioux, as well as the Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn School District in Cherokee County) who represent Northwest Iowa Community College, came just short of passing the $13.4 million General Obligation Bond during a special election held on Sept. 14...
Water shut off to impact Cherokee streets (09/20/10)
The Cherokee Water Department has announced that on Wednesday, Sept. 22 the water will be shut off at 8:30 a.m. for about six hours barring any problems. The water is being shut off to replace two fire hydrants and two water main valves. The affected areas are as follows: Euclid Avenue from Willow Street to Sumner Street, Fountain Street from Euclid Avenue to Roosevelt Avenue, Roosevelt Avenue from Magnetic Street to Fountain Street, Union Street, Cedar Street from Second Street to Euclid Avenue, North First Street from Cedar Street to Linn Street, Cherry Street from First Street to Second Street, Linn Street, Willow Street from Euclid Avenue to Union Street.. ...
Quilt Batts continue annual service project (09/20/10)
Recently several members of the Cherokee Quilt Batts met in the basement of St. Paul's United Methodist Church for what has become an annual service project for the group, sewing Christmas stockings for servicemen. This is the fourth year the Cherokee Quilt Guild has participated in this worth- while project. ...
Blood Bank on Sept. 28 (09/20/10)
The Siouxland Community Blood Bank, a subsidiary of LifeServe Blood Center will be in Cherokee at the Cherokee Community Center from noon to 6 p.m. on Sept. 28. Blood donors need to be a minimum of 17 years old (16 years with parental consent), weigh at least 110 pounds, and be in general good health. For additional information about blood donation or to schedule an appointment call 800-798-4208 or visit www.siouxlandbloodbank.org...
Good health is a gardening bonus (09/20/10)
Gardeners, novice and experienced, will be inspired by Iowa State University Extension's 2011 garden calendar. The full-color, 12-month calendar is filled with stunning photography and information. Monthly "gardening is good for you" messages and health tips have been added to the gardening tips traditionally featured in the extension garden calendar...
Gold Star Mothers (09/20/10)
Cherokee VFW Auxiliary 2253 honored four 'Gold Star Mothers' at their Sept. 13 meeting. Pictured are Margaret Steward and Charlotte Siegel. Also honored but not pictured were Connie Means and Cheryl Winklepleck. Each received flowers. September is Gold Star Mothers recognition Month . Photo contributed...
RV observes National Anthem Day (09/20/10)
On Monday, Sept. 13, the students at River Valley Elementary in Washta began the day at the flagpole, but not just to say the Pledge of Allegiance. The students, led by the elementary school's 5th and 6th grade Honor Choir, sang the National Anthem together to commemorate the 196th birthday of the song...
Lingren named ICN Director (09/20/10)
DES MOINES - The Iowa Telecommunications and Technology Commission (ITTC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dave Lingren to serve as Iowa Communications Network's (ICN) Executive Director, effective immediately. The ITTC conducted a nation-wide search beginning in March and over 100 applications were received, screened and evaluated by the consulting firm, Management Resource Group. ...
Students encouraged to attend College Fair (09/20/10)
SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. - Area high school students and parents looking at colleges are invited to attend the Tri-State College Fair on Sunday, October 3 at the Marina Center in South Sioux City, Neb. from 12:30-3 p.m. Representatives from institutions in Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota will be on hand to provide information and answer questions. Four-year public and private colleges, community colleges, two-year schools, private career institutions, and the military will all be in attendance...
Chronicle Times mail address (09/20/10)
Area residents are reminded that the Chronicle Times discontinued its Post Office Box service more than one year ago and all mail should now be sent to the Chronicle Times at 111 S. Second St., Cherokee, Iowa 51012. We are still receiving mail addressed to the old P.O. Box, which causes the mail to be several days late when delivered by carrier...
Braves fall to rated OA-BCIG (09/20/10)
IDA GROVE - The undefeated, sixth-ranked Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove team tallied two touchdowns in the fourth quarter to turn back a stiff challenge from Cherokee and claim a hard-fought 30-22 Class 2A District win here Friday night. The 4-0 Falcons continued to dominate Cherokee on the ground for four quarters out of their tricky double wing attack, cashing in on big plays and converting crucial third-down plays into first downs to eventually seal the deal...
Latest IGHSAU Volleyball Rankings (09/20/10)
(records are updated through Wednesday, September 15) 1. Tripoli; 2. Alta; 3. Stanton; 4. Grandview Park Baptist; 5. Holy Trinity Catholic; 6. Adair-Casey; 7. Janesville; 8. Gehlen Catholic;9. East Union; 10. Bedford 1. Western Christian; 2. Mediapolis; 3. East Sac County; 4. Sheldon;5. Ridge View ; 6. West Fork ; 7. Grundy Center; 8. Unity Christian; 9. Treynor; 10. Dike-New Hartford...
Full Draw Archery Club receives grant (09/20/10)
Full Draw Archery Club of Cherokee received a $3500 grant from the Cherokee County Legacy Foundation this past spring. The money received was used to upgrade Full Draw Archery Club's outdoor range with new 3-D targets, bow hangers and a spot-a-pot. With the upgraded range, Full Draw Archery Club was able to hold two very successful 3-D tournaments this summer, along with the Cherokee County 4-H Shooting Club holding an event of their own at the range. ...
Ridge View VB falls to Tornadoes (09/20/10)
STORM LAKE - The Ridge View Raptors volleyball team traveled to Storm Lake Thursday to take on the Class 3A Storm Lake Tornadoes and the Raptors, who have been ranked in the Top 10 in Class 2A all season, lost all three games to the host school by close margins, 25-23, 25-20, 25-23...
Cross country sites announced (09/20/10)
The Iowa High School Athletic Association and Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union have announced the sites of this fall's District and Regional Cross Country meets on Thursday, October 21. CLASS 4A - Cedar Rapids, Washington; Fort Dodge; Indianola; Marshalltown;...
Cherokee 8th Grade football (09/20/10)
The Cherokee Middle School 8th grade boys have played two games this seaso. On Sept. 9, they played Sioux Central in Cherokee and lost, 24-0. They then played Storm Lake in Cherokee on Sept. 14, and lost, 38-24. Derek Bechtel scored 3 TD's and a 2 point conversion and...
Extension Line (09/20/10)
As we see birds flying overhead this fall, I want to share insight on bird migration from Dr. Jim Pease, retired ISU Extension Wildlife Specialist. Migration is the movement of animals from one place to another. People have been fascinated with this annual migration of birds for thousands of years. ...
Fantasyland (09/20/10)
Reasons to consider kindness (09/20/10)
"Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle." --Plato We face stress and negativity every day of our lives, be it from problems with the family, the job, the neighbor, the law, a pet, a distracted driver babbling on a cell phone, or perhaps a grouchy merchant you just dealt with. Whatever, stress and negativity can wreck what could have been an enjoyable and pleasing day, or experience...