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Stories from Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Registration deadline for adult hoops (01/26/11)
Friday, January 28th is the registration deadline for the Adult Basketball in the Cherokee Parks & Recreation League. Registration can be done by email at www.cherokeeiowa.net/parks.htm, and the cost is $150 per team. Games will be held on Mondays from Feb. 7th - March 28, at 7 p.m...
'Pastor Ray' says goodbye (01/26/11)
As people come and go in a community, some simply leave larger footprints than others through their words, actions, dedication to duty and cause, and a sincere, unrequited love of their fellow-man. You can park your car in the footprints left here by the Reverend Ray and JoAnn Kruger...
Picture perfect (01/26/11)
John Snapp of Cherokee received the First place prize of $100 in the Sanford Museum's Beauty of Northwest Iowa Photo Contest this year, for his photo called "Snowy Days." In addition to taking home the top prize, Snapp also received two People's Choice awards during the show at the Sanford Museum. Photo by Vanessa Reusch...
WHS to host Student Aid 'ICAN' lab (01/26/11)
On Monday, Feb. 7, Cherokee Washington High School, in conjunction with ICAN (Iowa College Access Network), will host a lab to help seniors and parents of seniors fill out the FAFSA (Free Application For Federal Student Aid). Currently, a session is being set up for 5:30 p.m. ...
Cherokee WHS ITED scheduled Jan. 31-Feb. 4 (01/26/11)
Washington High School will be administering the Iowa Test of Educational Development (ITED) next week to the freshmen, sophomores and juniors, January 31 through February 4. It is important for students to come prepared to do their best on each test. For this reason, it is recommended that everyone get a good night's sleep each night and to eat a good breakfast each morning...
Northey to visit Cherokee and Paullina (01/26/11)
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey recently announced that he would be visiting Cherokee and O'Brien Counties on Wednesday, Feb. 2 as part of his efforts to visit each of Iowa's 99 counties again in 2011. The meetings give Northey an opportunity to hear from Iowans and discuss agriculture and the issues facing farmers in the state...
Dunn to perform at Morningside (01/26/11)
SIOUX CITY - Demirae Dunn, daughter of Douglas and Deborah Dunn of Cherokee, and a Cherokee Washington High School graduate, is a member of the cast for the upcoming Morningside College theater department production of the Cole Porter musical, "Anything Goes." Dunn, who is a freshman at Morningside majoring in advertising, will play the role of Angel Charity...
'Learning With Lunch' Feb. 9 at WITCC (01/26/11)
The Cherokee County ISU Extension, along with partners Western Iowa Tech Community College and Hy Vee, will provide a Learning With Lunch presentation on Wednesday, February 9 at noon till 12:50 at Western Iowa Tech Community College in Cherokee. This very informative and educational opportunity is titled,"Don't Weight - Get On The Ball" presented by local Cherokee resident, Wendy Slaughter of Cherokee...
Girls basketball tourney pairings (01/26/11)
The pairings for the Iowa Girls High School basketball tournaments have been released. For the teams in the Chronicle Times coverage area: In Class 1A, Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn will play Granville Spalding Catholic in first-round action at Marcus on Thursday, February 10, and the winner of that game will meet the winner of the Ruthven-Ayrshire/Clay Central-Everly game on Tuesday Feb. 15, also in Marcus...
Warrior boys fall to #2 SLSM (01/26/11)
STORM LAKE - The Alta-Aurelia boys ran into #2-rated Storm Lake St. Mary's in a Northwest Conference hoops match-up here on Friday, and the Warriors of Coach Dean Lietz fell to the Panthers by a score of 72-46. Jalen Henningsen led A-A scoring with 17 points, but no other Warriors scored in double figures. Austin Glawe scored six points and Neil Marshall, Austin Delp and Christian Weiland each scored five. Marshall led the Warriors on the boards with six rebounds and Ryan Friedrich grabbed five...
Alta-Aurelia girls clip St. Mary's (01/26/11)
STORM LAKE - The Alta-Aurelia girls basketball squad bounced back from their loss to Cherokee on Thursday with a 50-32 Northwest Conference victory over Storm Lake St. Mary's here on Friday. The Warriors displayed good balance, as they were led by a double-double night from Emily Grieme, who scored 11 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Grieme also dished out four assists and had four steals for Coach Jeannie Henningsen's Alta-Aurelia team, which boosted its season record to 8-5 with the win...
Raptor boys fall to good WC team (01/26/11)
MOVILLE - The Ridge View Raptors fell behind early to a good Woodbury Central team on Friday and never could catch up, dropping a 75-54 Western Valley Conference boys' hoops decision to the Wildcats. Ridge View's Isaiah Miller once again posted a double-double, scoring 16 points and grabbing 10 rebounds to lead coach Shannon Tesch's Raptors' squad, while Seth Johnson added nine points and Kris Alesch tallied seven points and took down eight rebounds...
Braves split wrestling double dual (01/26/11)
HULL - The Cherokee Braves split a Lakes Conference wrestling double dual here last week, falling 54-24 to Storm Lake, and defeating host Hull Western Christian 33-30 after Miah Back's exciting last-second win in the 285-pound finale. Back, Zac Anderson, and Jack Letsche were double winners for the Braves, with Anderson winning both matches by fall, Letsche a fall and decision, and Back a fall and decision. Tyler McLaughlin also won a match by fall for Cherokee...
Warrior grapplers compete at HMS (01/26/11)
HARTLEY - The Alta- Aurelia Warriors faced five tough opponents in dual wrestling matches here on Saturday at the HMS Dual Meet, and came up on the short end of the team score in each case - certainly not an unusual case for the 6-man Warrior team this season...
Area wrestlers vie at OA-BCIG (01/26/11)
IDA GROVE - The Cherokee, Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn, and Ridge View wrestling teams all competed here Friday and Saturday in the 41st Herb Irgens Invitational. The Herb Irgens is one of the most competitive wrestling tournaments in Iowa, with 25 teams in classes 1A, 2A and 3A competing. Ridge View finished in 14th place with 83.50 points, while Cherokee finished 21st with 53 points, and MMC was 22nd, scoring 52 points...
Dagel, Ege lead Braves by Tigers (01/26/11)
The Cherokee Braves led at all the stops to eke out a hard-fought 60-52 Lakes Confernce boys basketball win over pesky Spencer here Friday night. The victory is the Braves' second in a row and third in four games and boosts their season record to 7-7...
Spencer girls handle Cherokee (01/26/11)
The Spencer Tigers jumped out to a 12-4 lead in the first quarter, sustained a 23-13 bulge at halftime, and then pulled away with a 15-6 scoring run in the third quarter to bounce the Cherokee Washington High girls 44-32 in Lakes Conference basketball action here Friday night...
Springers gymnasts have second meet (01/26/11)
Springers Gymnastics had their second meet of the season, the Holiday Cup Meet at Winona, Minnesota, on Sunday December 19th, 2010. Springers Emeralds Team Scored 105.5 points, taking third place in the Green Division, and the Springers Sapphires Team scored 113.8 points to place fourth in the Red Division...
Marjorie Krier (01/26/11)
Marjorie Krier, 69, of McCook Lake, S.D., died Jan. 12, 2011 at the Sioux City Hospital following a brief illness. Memorial services were held Jan. 15 at Meyer Brothers Memorial Chapel in Sioux City with Rev. Phillip Dicks officiating. Marjorie was born Dec. ...
Byrle Ellsworth Gross (01/26/11)
Byrle Ellsworth Gross, age 92, of Scottsbluff, Neb., died Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011 at his home. Memorial Services, with Military Rites by the United States Navy Honor Guard, will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, January 29, at the First Baptist Church in Scottsbluff, with Pastors Gary Cole and David Bouchard officiating. ...
Bernard D. Bond (01/26/11)
On Jan. 24, 2011, Bernard Bond passed away at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars, at the age of 86. Bernard D. Bond, the son of William and Elizabeth (Eshelman) Bond, was born on July 21, 1924, in Bridgewater. His childhood years were spent in Fontanelle, where he received his education. After his schooling, Bernard worked on a neighbor's farm. He also worked construction and was a telephone lineman...
David Lee Roberts (01/26/11)
David Lee Roberts, 52, of Tabor, passed away Monday, Jan. 24, 2011 at the Methodist Hospital in Omaha, Neb. following a courageous, 16-year battle with cancer. Services will be held on Thursday, Jan. 27, at 11 a.m. at the Fremont-Mills Community School in Tabor. Pastor Ricky Billingsley will officiate. Visitation will be today from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the First Christian Church in Tabor...
Nelsons celebrate 50th anniversary (01/26/11)
Lee and Janice Nelson of 1004 Rock Island in Cherokee were married at the Methodist church in Melvin, Iowa, on January 31, 1961. The couple will celbrate the 50th anniversary of their wedding with family and friends at a January 30th celebration, planned by their two sons, Dave and Dan...
Extension Line (01/26/11)
There is additional research information for parents to be concerned about how much time their kids spend playing video games. A new study by an international research team, including Iowa State University psychologist, Douglas Gentile, found further evidence that video game "addiction" exists globally and that greater amounts of gaming, lower social competence, and greater impulsivity were risk factors for becoming pathological gamers...
R.I.P. (01/26/11)
What if the lights go out? (01/26/11)
Here's a bright idea: Your business should be prepared for a power outage. Too many are not. According to a recent survey, only 39 percent of small businesses have backup power systems that can keep the lights on, the computers running and employees working during outages. ...