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Stories from Monday, November 15, 2010

First Cooperative Association buys former Holton building (11/15/10)
The First Cooperative Association, with grain elevators and related facilities in 17 area towns, has recently purchased the former Holton Custom Signs building at 960 Riverview Drive just off the Iowa Highway 3 By-Pass north of Cherokee. The First Cooperative Association is currently replacing the building's roof that was severely damaged in the July tornado that struck portions of Cherokee...
Remembering those who served (11/15/10)
Bob Conley of the Cherokee VFW L.A. Wescott Post #2253 is pictured playing "Taps" at the Cherokee Courthouse on Thursday during a Veterans Day Memorial service at the Cherokee Veteran Memorial. See more Veterans Day photos in the Veterans Day Photo Gallery in today's Chronicle Times. Photo by Mike Leckband...
Library holds annual fund raising project (11/15/10)
The Friends of the Cherokee Public Library would like to request your help in their annual fund raising project. They are planning the 11th annual Book Basket Project of the 2010 Holiday Season, and baskets are currently on display throughout the Cherokee Public Library...
Madrigal Dinner tickets go on sale Tuesday (11/15/10)
Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Come one and come all to the annual Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Madrigal Dinner! The MMC Royal Court and King's Carolers will present "To Play or Replay, That is Out of the Question" on December 4th and 5th at the King's Castle (aka MMC elementary gym), beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday and 5:30p.m. on Sunday...
'Terrific Table Scapes' (11/15/10)
The first "Learning With Lunch" workshop, "Terrific Table Scapes" was presented last week by Tandra Naslund at Western Iowa Tech Community College in Cherokee, and concerned decorating on a budget - but with style. The ISU Extension and WITCC have teamed to present the informative luncheon series, and the next program in the series, "Willow Wonders & Winter Bird Feeding Ideas," is scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 8. Photo by Mike Leckband...
Christmas Parade scheduled for Dec. 2 (11/15/10)
Cherokee's "Wonderful World of Christmas Parade" is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2 through Downtown Cherokee. Floats must have a Christmas theme and the annual Parade's overall theme is "Wonderful World of Christmas." The use of lighting and music is encouraged for all floats...
'Toys For Tots' Program under way (11/15/10)
The Cherokee Police Department and family members are again sponsoring the annual "Toys For Tots" Program benefiting the needy children of Cherokee County at Christmas time. The Toys For Tots Program is a non-profit organization that seeks donations to provide the needy children in the county with presents at Christmas tijme...
Prairie Heritage Center to host statewide traveling exhibit (11/15/10)
Americans and millions of people around the world will sit down to a meal sometime today courtesy of prairies that once covered much of Iowa. Come and experience the story of our prairie heritage through the exhibit "Tallgrass Prairie - Past, Present and Future."...
Jack J. Reed (11/15/10)
Jack J. Reed, 64, of Cherokee, passed away Friday morning, Nov. 12, 2010 in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Private family services will be held at a later date. Jack's remains were cremated. The Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences can be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com...
Extension Line (11/15/10)
Last week I shared a portion of a recently completed ISU Extension needs assessment. This week we share additional needs assessment information collected from 18 focus groups held this past summer. Extension is broadly perceived as serving youth and agricultural interests. ...
Eat those veggies! (11/15/10)
Health experts have always insisted that we need to eat vegetables if we want to have a real healthy diet, and there are five key veggies that top the list as the healthiest: When picking vegetables, the fresh and frozen vegetables are better than canned vegetables, because they have less added salt. ...