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Stories from Monday, December 20, 2010

Two Cherokee Students show their design skills (12/20/10)
Last school year Cherokee Middle School eighth grade students used their graphic design skills to design logos with real world application. Two of these experiences included designing a logo for the Student Veterans Organization at Colorado State University (CSU SVO) and a new logo for the Cherokee Middle School Visual Arts Program (CMSVA)...
Operation Military Kids (12/20/10)
David Zollo & The Body Electric to rock J & B Festival (12/20/10)
David Zollo echoes some of the greats of country, rhythm & blues, and gut-bucket rock on Friday, Jan. 7 from 9 p.m. to midnight at The Other Place and on Saturday Jan. 8 from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the VFW Club. Equipped with a 'rode hard and put away wet,' whiskey-soaked rasp and a deep bag of keyboard chops that echoes some of the greats of country, rhythm & blues and gut-bucket rock, David Zollo brings to The Big Night the kind of savvy, trans-genre synthesis you might expect from a grizzled road warrior 20 or more years his senior.. ...
Visit with Santa (12/20/10)
Recently, Santa Claus made a visit to the Cherokee Public Library. Pictured are Alex, right, and Katie Wells, children of Keith and Maylissa Wells, who got all dolled up for Santa's visit to the library. Photo contributed
CRMC Quilt Winner (12/20/10)
Cherokee Regional Medical Center Auxiliary members Anna Lickiss left, and Mary Murphy, right, are shown with Bev Sprouse of Aurelia, who was the winner of the CRMC Auxiliary's annual Quilt Raffle. The Auxiliary sells $1 chances on a quilt all year long, and the winner is drawn each December at the organization's annual cookie sale. Photo by Dan Whitney...
City seeks nominations for 'Citizen of the Year' (12/20/10)
Nominations are now being accepted for the 21st Annual "Citizen of the Year Award" , which is presented by the Mayor of Cherokee to recognize an individual who has made a significant contribution to the betterment of the entire community of Cherokee, outside their chosen trade or profession...
CAASA continues its mission (12/20/10)
This year has seen many changes for the Cherokee Centers Against Abuse and Sexual Assault (CAASA) but its mission to eliminate personal, institutional and societal violence against individuals by empowering victims and survivors by providing supportive programs and services is stronger than ever...
A new look (12/20/10)
The Cherokee Police Department recently received new license plates. This marks the first time that Cherokee has received the new municipality plates that highlight the police department. These new blue plates replace the old standard black and white official plates. Photo by Mike Leckband...
Give a life-saving blood donation this Christmas (12/20/10)
The hustle and bustle of the holiday season brings joy and happiness to the lives of many people. During this festive time, please remember that your precious gift of a life-saving blood donation is still needed in your community. Generous volunteer blood donors are needed now to make sure there is an adequate supply of blood through the holiday season...
Early identification of flu strains 'rare' (12/20/10)
The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) recently announced that three separate strains of influenza have already been identified in Iowa this flu season. Health officials say that the findings are unusual, but point out the vaccine currently available protects against all three strains. ...
Auxiliary Notes (12/20/10)
Cherokee VFW Auxiliary met Monday Dec. 13, 2010 with a joint Christmas Supper with Post Members at 6 p.m. A short business meeting followed the supper. President Marian McNabb opened the meeting with all reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. Roll Call was taken, and minutes of the previous meeting approved as read...
Chronicle Times mail address (12/20/10)
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...
David Rausch (12/20/10)
David Rausch, 67, of Calumet, died on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010 at his home in Calumet. Services were held on Saturday, Dec. 18 at 10:30 a.m. at Zion United Church of Christ in Calumet. Pastor Barbara Weier officiated. Visitation will begin today at 2:30 p.m. with the family present from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Sutherland...
Braves drop Lakes Conference double dual (12/20/10)
LE MARS - Five forfeits-totaling 30 points-were too much to overcome for the young Cherokee Braves wrestlers here Thursday night, as they dropped a Lakes Conference double dual to Spirit Lake Park and host Le Mars. The Braves lost 65-12 to the tough Indians, and then were nipped 42-29 by Le Mars...
Braves tumble at Spirit Lake (12/20/10)
SPIRIT LAKE - The Cherokee Braves couldn't respond with the energy required for consecutive nights of rugged basketball action, dropping a disappointing 55-44 game at Spirit Lake here Friday night. After blowing away a good Ridge View club in Cherokee Thursday, the Braves were outscored and out-hustled in the setback to the 4-2 Indians, who outscored Cherokee 28-20 in the pivotal second half...
Springers do well in Welcome (12/20/10)
The Storm Lake Springers Gymnastics Teams started their season out with a bang on Saturday Dec. 4, at a meet in Welcome, Minnesota. Springers Sapphires scored 115.4 points, taking 1st place in the upper division, and Springers Emeralds scored 98.8, taking 2nd place in the lower division. ...
Ridge View girls overcome Cherokee, 58-51 (12/20/10)
Roxanne Grundmeier scored 13 of her game-high 19 points in the second half to lead the Ridge View girls to a hard-fought 58-51 victory over Cherokee here Thursday night in a weather makeup game postponed by last Saturday's blizzard. Nicole Snyder paced the Raptors in the first half with solid perimeter shooting and 11 points as the visitors took a 15-12 first-quarter lead to a 36-29 halftime bulge. The Raptors led 46-40 heading into the final eight minutes, with Snyder finishing with 17 points...
Braves bomb Ridge View boys (12/20/10)
Playing like they're capable of, the Cherokee Braves unloaded on visiting Ridge View here Thursday night, demolishing the shell-shocked Raptors 70-37 in non-conference basketball action. The game, a weather makeup from last Saturday's winter storm, hinged on the explosive offense of Seth Mahnke and Brock Dagel, with Mahnke firing in 17 first-half points and Dagel scoring 15 in the second half to take Ridge View out of the mix early...
James 'Jim' Jones (12/20/10)
James "Jim" Jones, 53, passed away on Dec. 17, 2010 in Amarillo, Texas. Memorial services will be Tuesday, Dec. 21 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church with Magrey de Vega officiating. Burial will be at a later date. Jim was born Jan. 24, 1957 in Cherokee, to Gerald and Jeanne Jones. He graduated form Washington High School in 1975. He worked for Hy-Vee while in Cherokee. He moved to Amarillo, Texas after graduation and worked for United Food Stores...
Stewart - Alvarado / daughter (12/20/10)
Christine Stewart and Ayendy Alvarado of Alta are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Arianna Scott Alvarado, at 6:43 p.m. on December 13, 2010. Arianna weighed 7 lbs. 15 oz. and measured 20 3/4 inches long, and she has two sisters, Cassandra Stewart and Bianca Alvarado. Her grandparents are Murray and Lamoon Marlatt of Newell...
Rupp / daughter (12/20/10)
Jason and Tiffany (Smith) Rupp of Lenexa, KS are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Clara Marie Rupp, at 12:22 p.m. on December 1, 2010. Clara weighed 7 lbs. 3 oz. and measured 20 inches long. Her grandparents are Lowell and Paula Smith of Aurelia and Jeff and Kim Rupp of Cherokee. Her great-grandparents are Robert and Nadine Faust of Paullina...
Doeden / son (12/20/10)
Steven and Ivy Doeden are happy to announce the birth of their son, Tate Doeden, at 3:29 p.m. on December 13, 2010. Tate weighed 9 lbs. 2 oz. and measured 22 1/2 inches long, and he will be welcomed home by two big sisters. Grandparents are Jeff and Nancy Sivinski of Cherokee and Michael and Karen Doeden of Cleghorn. Great-grandparents are Bob and Myrna Goodwin and Colette Sivinski, all of Cherokee, Erma Winter of Sibley, and Irv and Judy Block of Ashton...
Brenner / daughter (12/20/10)
Brandon and Amanda Brenner of Alta are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Bristol Kay Brenner, at 10:49 p.m. on December 10, 2010. Bristol weighed 9 lb. 10 1/3 oz. and measured 21 1/2 inches long. She has one brother, Allen, and three sisters - Marcia, Ava and Daynia. Her grandparents are Dave and Deb Dunn of Cherokee, Ed and Dori Brenner of Alta and Steve and Julie Ross of Aurelia...
Basic Biittner: Let's hear it for the Rust Belt (12/20/10)
Cleveland, situated on one of the Great Lakes (Erie) in northeast Ohio, has had its share of public relations problems over the years. It is part of the so-called "Rust Belt"(an unfortunate moniker, in my opinion) of blue-collar manufacturing towns that stretch from Buffalo to Duluth. ...
'Tis the season (12/20/10)
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:...