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Stories from Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Aurelia and Marcus natives perish in Nebraska plane crash (11/24/10)
STANTON COUNTY, Neb. - Authorities announced Monday that a missing plane carrying two men that left from Chamberlain, S.D. on Sunday afternoon en route to Millard Airport in Omaha, Neb. crashed in northwest Nebraska 11 miles east of Norfolk, Neb. in Stantion County. There were no survivors...
No newspaper Thursday (11/24/10)
There will be no Chronicle Times pubished on Thursday due to the Thanksgiving Holiday. The Chronicle Times employees wish everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving.
Set for the holidays (11/24/10)
The home of Keith and Joan Ballantyne, located at 1497 North Ridge, on the west portion of Cherokee, will be on the TTT Chapter FV Tour of Homes on Sunday, Dec. 5th. The table runner adds glitz to the setting which was a gift from India. The tree framed on the wall was formed from special mementos collected over many years. ...
4-H to host Santa's Workshop (11/24/10)
Looking for something for children to do on "Black Friday?" The 4-H Youth and the 4-H Betterment Committee, along with the Cherokee County Fair Association, will be sponsoring fun Christmas activities on Nov. 26 at the Gathering Place located on West Main Street in Cherokee from 10 a.m. until noon...
Sanford Museum to host two planetarium programs (11/24/10)
Linda Burkhart, Director of the Cherokee Sanford Museum announced that they would be holding two planetarium programs. The first will be held on Friday at 2 p.m. and the second will be held on Sunday at 2 p.m. As always, these programs are free and open to the public. For more information contact the Sanford Museum at 225-3922...
WHS Class of '65 true to their school (11/24/10)
An idea first bandied about at a class mini-reunion house party has hatched into a golden opportunity for Cherokee students by noted members of the Cherokee Washington High School Class of 1965. Members of that memorable WHS Class of 1965 have set up a "WHS Class of '65 Gives Back Scholarship" for a qualifying Cherokee senior to be used toward post secondary education...
VFW Auxiliary notes (11/24/10)
Cherokee VFW Auxiliary met Nov. 8. President, Marian McNabb opened the meeting, roll call taken, minutes of previous meeting approved as read. Shirley Nation gave the treasurer report. President McNabb introduced the guests, 8th District President, Marie Michelson and Betsy Lenz both of Alta...
Original Thanksgiving recipes (11/24/10)
Kelly Pitts, second grade teacher at Cherokee Roosevelt Elementary School would shares her class' "original" recipes for the Thanksgiving turkey. Prepare with caution. --- I get my turkey at the store. My mom puts it in the sink and puts hot water on it. Put it in the oven. The temperature is 50 degrees hot. My mom puts it in the oven from morning and took it out at noon. I would have apple sauce and chocolate pie and stuffing...
Area High School Winter Sports Schedules (11/24/10)
Boys' Basketball Schedule Saturday, Nov. 27, Storm Lake Jamboree at Storm Lake Thursday, Dec. 2, Manson Northwest Webster at Manson Northwest Webster High School Saturday, Dec. 4, Sergeant Bluff-Luton at Cherokee Tuesday, Dec. 7, Emmetsburg at Cherokee...
BVU to host holiday tennis clinic (11/24/10)
STORM LAKE - Buena Vista head men's and women's tennis coach Kevin McCadams will be conducting the fifth annual Co-Ed Holiday Tennis Clinic on December 27 and 28, inside of the Lamberti Recreation Center on the BVU campus. The clinic is open to all high school Varsity - level female and male athletes. It will run from 1-4:30 p.m. each day with cost set at $35 per day per person...
Lee way (11/24/10)
Cherokee Braves basketball coach Bob Lee monitors this one-on-one dribbling/defense drill during a recent practice session. The Iowa boys high school practices began Nov. 15 and the Braves open regular season Thursday, Dec. 2, at Manson NW Webster. The Braves play one-half of basketball against Laurens-Marathon Saturday in the Storm Lake Jamboree. Photo by Paul Struck...
Opal R. Dreyer (11/24/10)
Opal R. Dreyer, 91, of Cherokee, passed away on Nov. 10, 2010 at her home. Memorial services will be held at a later date. The Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee is in charge of the arrangements.
Edgar Allen (11/24/10)
Funeral services for Edgar D. Allen, 87, of Aurelia were held Tuesday, Nov. 23, at 1:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Aurelia, with Pastor Missy Brown officiating. Burial was in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, rural Aurelia. Visitation was on Monday from 2 p.m. until 7 p.m., with the family present from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia...
Gray Matters: My beloved Northwest Iowa (11/24/10)
Hello there, it's been a while since we've had a chat and I've missed all of you. The Chronicle Times editors have been very patient with me, which I have appreciated. Perhaps you've noticed that good writers go to great lengths to avoid cliché's -- you know, those little word grouping or catch phrases that are so easily picked up. ...
Extension Line (11/24/10)
Bed bugs have gotten increased media coverage the past couple years. This week, I want to share portions of a recent article written by Ken Holscher, Iowa State University Extension Entomologist. Holscher has been monitoring the level of bed bug reports for almost three decades, and has noticed an increase in the number recently. ...
Christmas is a-comin' ... (11/24/10)
'Tis the season (11/24/10)
With sufficient planning and a well-balanced menu, it's possible for us to enjoy our favorite holiday foods without gaining too much weight and making the much-anticipated joyous times stressful and worrisome. In fact, here are some timely tips for proper management of our holiday dining:...