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Stories from Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Mt. Zion Baptist Choir to perform in Cherokee (12/29/10)
On Sunday afternoon Jan. 9, the Gospel Music of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church Choir of Sioux City will be heard at Cherokee's St. Paul's United Methodist Church from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church Mass Choir was formed by a vision from God given to our Pastor, Dr. Floyd E. Brown in 1980 after a visit to the State of California...
Delivering a bundle of joy (12/29/10)
Santa made a surprise visit to Cherokee Regional Medical Center on Thursday, Dec. 23 to spread some holiday cheer. While Santa has been known to deliver millions of great gifts over the years, even he admitted that he could not top this special delivery. ...
Citizen Bird Count project planned Jan. 8 (12/29/10)
Do you enjoy bird watching? Do you want to make a difference to bird conservation? Join the thousands of volunteers across America by taking part in the Christmas Bird Count. Each citizen scientist that takes part makes an enormous contribution to conservation. The data collected is used by the National Audubon Society and other conservation organizations to access the health of bird populations and to help guide conservation action...
No paper Friday (12/29/10)
There will be no Friday issue of the Chronicle Times due to the New Year Holiday.
The morning after (12/29/10)
The morning after Christmas offered a pleasant surprise, as fog rolled into Northwest Iowa during the night and produced beautiful ice crystals that formed a 'winter wonderland' on the trees and all other outdoor objects. Pictured is the view down Ash Street on the east side of Cherokee...
Aurelia native receives wonderful Christmas presents (12/29/10)
Elder becomes grandfather and receives kidney transplant JR (James) Elder of Casper, Wyoming received a wonderful phone call early on Tuesday morning, December 21. The University of Colorado Hospital was on the line, and told JR, who had had been on dialysis for four years, that they might have a match for a kidney transplant. The following morning, JR was in surgery, receiving the transplant, and the kidney began working immediately...
MLS donates to local organizations (12/29/10)
The MLS Realtors' Association, made up of Northwest Realty, The Gary Bowers Agency, Delta Properties, Gustafson Realty, and Rasmus Realty, presented donations to three worthy local causes recently. Photos by Mike Leckband
Briggs gets 11-point buck (12/29/10)
Charlie Briggs was hunting recently with his dad, Tim Wych, and uncle, Kelly Kannegieter, when he shot a huge 11-point buck just northeast of Cherokee. The buck scored a 172 6/8. Charlie is 13 years old and in the Seventh grade. He is the son of Tim and Kim Wych of Cherokee. Photo contributed...
DAR donates books (12/29/10)
The Pilot Rock Chapter of NSDAR recently presented two of Dr. Rudolph Daniels' books to the Marcus and M-C libraries. The book titled 'Sioux City Trains' was presented by Regent Peggy Corrington to Caryn Barry, library aide from the Marcus library. Lois Alquist, M-C librarian, accepted the book 'Trains across the Continent' from Regent Corrington...
S-SOS wins Ridge View Duals (12/29/10)
Richard "Dick" Joines (12/29/10)
Richard Keith Joines 79, of Gold Hill, Ore., passed away December 9, 2010, at his home. He was born May 23, 1931 to Frank and Enid Shove Joines. On May 11, 1952, he married Barbara Luft in Alta, Iowa. Dick lived in Southern Oregon for the past twenty years, and was a retired sheet metal worker. He served in the National Guard. Dick loved reading, the desert, and his family...
Frank Alden Druyor (12/29/10)
Frank Alden Druyor, 1923-2010 Veteran Pilot in three wars- WWII, Korea, and Vietnam, Frank is survived by his second wife, Grace Snead Druyor, four children, Nancy Druyor Stephens (Richard Wilhelm) of Tallahassee, William Druyor (JoLynn), Michele Druyor Williams (Richard), both of St. ...
Florence E. Dreeszen (12/29/10)
Florence E. Dreeszen, age 94, of Cherokee, formerly of Cushing, passed away on Sunday, December 19, 2010 at the Gardens Assisted Living Retirement Community of Cherokee. A funeral service was held on Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 2 p.m. at St John Lutheran Church of Cushing, with Rev Bev Wolff officiating. ...
Betty (Steward) McGowan (12/29/10)
Betty (Steward) McGowan, age 83, of Storm Lake, died Dec. 22, 2010 at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Memorial services took place Monday, December 27, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Storm Lake. Visitation was Sunday, December 26, 2010 from 3-6:00 p.m. at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. Burial was in the Buena Vista Memorial Cemetery in Storm Lake. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Gerald K. Madsen (12/29/10)
Gerald K. Madsen, age 78 of Cherokee passed away suddenly at his residence in Cherokee. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, December 30, 2010 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee. Father Armand Bertrand will officiate. Burial will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Cherokee. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday, with the family present from 5 -7 p.m. Wednesday night at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee...
Danny Lee Steinkamp (12/29/10)
Danny Lee Steinkamp, 66, of Andover, Kansas passed away Monday, December 27th, 2010 at his home surrounded by his family. There will be a Celebration Mass at 10 am Thursday, December 30, 2010 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Andover. Danny was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico on March 25, 1944, the son of Norville Clem and Lucille Ann (Boeckman) Steinkamp. ...
O'Connor - Reinholdt Engagement (12/29/10)
Chad Reinholdt of Cherokee and Alissa O'Connor of Fort Dodge happily announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Parents of the couple are Dan and Bev Reinholdt of Cherokee and Julie and Pat O'Connor of Fort Dodge. Reinholdt graduated from the Mitchell Technical Institute in Mitchell, South Dakota with a degree in Powerline Maintenance, and he is currently employed as the Electric Superintendent for the City of Pocahontas...
Struck Strikes Out : Learning and loving with a one and only (12/29/10)
Before Year 2010 says goodbye and we prepare to enter 2011, which will zip out of our lives faster than a small-town rumor like they all do anymore, please allow me one more Kenny Bern story. Kenny, Cherokee's super mega-fan for all things athletic with our kids from toddlers to college and pros, has penned a thoughtful "Letter to the Editor" he'd like to share this holiday season with the thousands of kids past, present, and future whom he holds so dear and supports so faithfully...
Holiday fire safety (12/29/10)
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) offers reminders to keep folks fire-safe as they wind down the holiday season. Roughly one-third of home fires and home fire deaths occur in December, January and February. Although Christmas tree fires are uncommon, when they do occur, they are often serious; one out of every 21 reported Christmas tree fires results in a fatality. One-third of Christmas tree fires occur in January...