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Stories from Thursday, October 21, 2010

Millers celebrate 65th anniversary (10/21/10)
Clifford and June Miller were married October 28, 1945 at Zion Lutheran Church in Paullina, and farmed north of Cleghorn for 44 years until retiring. Their children are Paul and Janet Milller of Paullina, Nancy and her husband Glen Eckert of Lawton and Jim and Traci Miller of Remsen, and another daughter, Gwendolyn, is deceased...
Panic preparation (10/21/10)
Members of the Grand Meadow Heritage Center Board, including Karen Lund, Trish Flannigan, Roy and Jerry Townsend and Joel Volkert, and other volunteers have been keeping the cobwebs stirring as they make those panic and pandemonium preparations that are a necessity for any good Halloween howl. ...
'Tough Enough to Wear Pink' vote Friday (10/21/10)
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the Washington High School Varsity football cheerleaders,with the help of some courageous senior football players, are having a fundraiser to help find a cure. You may have noticed that all of the NFL players and coaches are wearing touches of pink this month to show their support of Breast Cancer Awareness, but here in Cherokee, the local gridders are going their NFL counterparts one better...
Main Street Trick or Treat Costume Parade Oct. 30 (10/21/10)
The Cherokee Chamber's Trick or Treat Costume Parade down Main Street is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 30. The parade will begin at the Cherokee Fire Station at 1 p.m. Parents can register their kids at the Cherokee Fire Station between 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m...
Chamber Coffee at North Star (10/21/10)
This week's Cherokee Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be held at North Star Community Credit Union at 9:30 a.m. North Star Community Credit Union is located at 1030 S. Second St.
Look for Extension Council candidates on ballot (10/21/10)
"Voters will have the opportunity to elect five members of the Cherokee County Extension Council in the Nov. 2 general election," says Lisa Meusburger, Cherokee County Extension Program Coordinator. "The Council members elected this year will have exciting opportunities to determine the work that Extension will do in Cherokee County for the next four years," Meusburger said...
Fridley Theatres initiates Courtesy Code of Conduct (10/21/10)
DES MOINES - Fridley Theatres, an Iowa-based, locally-owned theatre circuit, is proud to present its Courtesy Code of Conduct. Effectively immediately, Fridley Theatres will begin implementing 10 basic rules of conduct at each of their theatre locations, which include the American Theatre in Cherokee, as well as the theatres in Storm Lake and Spencer...
WHS girls fall to #5 UC Knights (10/21/10)
ORANGE CITY - The fifth-ranked Orange City Unity Christian team enhanced its reputation in first-round Class 2A Regional volleyball action here with a 3-0 win over Cherokee Washington High. The quick-striking Knights won by game scores of 25-13, 25-7, 25-19 to advance down tourney trail, while the Cherokee club shuts the book on the 2010 season...
Jewett Chiropractic to host "Food Day' (10/21/10)
Jewett Chiropractic in Cherokee has announced it will be sponsoring its annual "Food For The Needy Day" on Wednesday, Nov. 3. For current patients, Jewett Chiropractic will be collecting the normal charges, payable that day, and donating them to Mid-Sioux, Cherokee County Food Pantry...
DAR hosts presentation Nov. 6 (10/21/10)
Pilot Rock Chapter of NSDAR would like to invite the public to their program on Saturday, Nov. 6. Dr. Rudolph Daniels will give a presentation on "Things that make America Unique and Great" at the Cherokee Depot at 2 p.m. Dr. Daniels talk will feature both familiar and unfamiliar events in...
Election Results to be available online (10/21/10)
General Election results will be available on the homepage of the Cherokee County website on election night as soon as all precincts have reported. www.cherokeecountyiowa.com Polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 9 p.m. in all Cherokee County precincts on Tuesday, Nov. 2...
County Auditor's Office will be open Oct. 30 (10/21/10)
The Cherokee County Auditor's Office will be open on Saturday, Oct. 30 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for absentee voting. The Pre-Registration deadline for the November 2010 General Election was Oct. 23, therefore, any new voter registrations will require a current photo ID and proof of residency...
'Monster Hunt' deadline Friday (10/21/10)
The deadline for the Chronicle Times "Monster Hunt" Web Contest is Friday, so participants are encouraged to hurry to get their chance to win $100 in gift certificates and Cherokee Chamber Bucks. Participants must find out where the monsters are hiding on which participating business website and turn in their entry forms...
Chronicle Times mail address (10/21/10)
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...
MMC/RU runs at SOS XC Meet (10/21/10)
PAULLINA - The South O'Brien Wolverine Cross Country meet was held here Monday in ideal weather conditions. The Sioux Central Rebel girls took first place in the girls' section of the meet, totaling 45 points to runner-up Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn's 73. George/Little Rock/Central Lyon finished 3rd with 90 points, Hinton was 4th with 99 points and Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn/Remsen Union finished in 5th place, scoring 152 points...
Heelan Classic features top VB teams (10/21/10)
The Bishop Heelan Classic volleyball tournament in Sioux City on Saturday featured many top area teams, headed by number 1-ranked Hull Western Christian. The Ridge View Raptors were among the other participants, along with Sioux City North, Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln, IKM-Manning and Lawton-Bronson...
Western Valley Conference XC Meet (10/21/10)
WOODBINE - The Western Valley Conference held the Conference Cross Country meet here on Saturday. Although the Ridge View Raptors' Jessica Mathes and Ashley Drey took the top two individual spots in the girls' 4k race, the Ridge View girls finished fifth in the girls varsity team standings...
E'Hawks roll over Warriors, 51-14 (10/21/10)
EMMETSBURG - The Emmetsburg E'Hawks rolled to their 27th consecutive regular season victory as they piled up 414 yards in 41 rushing attempts and added one 42-yard touchdown pass in downing the Alta-Aurelia Warriors, 51-14, in Class 1A District football action here on Friday. Emmetsburg QB Cory Schultes gained 140 yards on just three rushing attempts, all of which resulted in touchdowns, and also completed a 42- yard pass to Jake Jackson for another score...
HMS slams South O'Brien, 48-6 (10/21/10)
PAULLINA - Matt Finch rushed eight times for 83 yards and two touchdowns to lead 10th rated Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn to a 48-6 Class 1A District football win over South O'Brien here Friday night. Hawk quarterback Justin Wohlert carried the ball five times for 104 yards and one TD, and Josh Treybal rushed seven times for 21 yards and a TD for HMS...
Cherokee Youth Basketball registration (10/21/10)
Registration deadline is Monday, Oct. 25 for the Cherokee Park & Recreation Youth Basketball Camp with Cherokee Washngton High varsity coaches Bob Lee and Heath Hagberg. The camp is for boys and girls in grades 3-6 and costs $20 plus a shirt deposit. Players can register online at or telephone 225-2715. Registration fliers also have been sent home in students' backpacks...
Emily M. Olson (10/21/10)
Emily M. Olson, 97, of Cherokee, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010 at the Countryside Estates in Cherokee. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 23, at 10:30 a.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Cherokee. Pastor Larry Lemke will officiate. ...
Basic Biittner : Is this really necessary ? Unfortunately, yes (10/21/10)
Fridley Theatres, an Iowa-based company which owns and operates several movie theaters throughout Iowa, including Cherokee's American Theater, has just developed a Courtesy Code that they expect their "guests" (aka paying customers) to follow. we printed the list of ten behaviors that the Fridley Co. and their local theater managers expect from their customers in order for all paying customers to be able to thoroughly enjoy the movie-going experience...
At the Library (10/21/10)
Last week Judy and I went to the ILA (Iowa Library Association) annual conference in Coralville, Iowa. The theme was "Hard Times, Hard Decisions." And right now I'm having a hard time making a decision about what to share with you. There was so much interesting information shared at each session and I would like to share them all. However, I have decided to divide the sessions and write about a couple in the next several library columns...
Extension Line (10/21/10)
This week's Extension Lines summarizes a portion of the data collected by ISU Extension Sociologists J. Gordon Arbuckle Jr. and Paul Lasley in the 2010 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll. More than 1,300 farmers participated in the poll offering their views on community and economic development issues affecting rural communities across Iowa and the Midwest. Conducted every year since its establishment in 1982, the Farm Poll is the longest-running survey of its kind in the nation...
Inexperienced Workers (10/21/10)
Ways to cozy up your home (10/21/10)
With the long, usually frigid winter months ahead of us and coming fast, we offer a few simple decorating touches that can add warmth to just about any home. Try an area rug. Nothing shows winter faster than cold floors on bare feet. Ward off chilly toes by placing area rugs in well-traveled areas of your home...