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Stories from Friday, March 4, 2011

When Aurelia had a movie theater (03/04/11)
An appearance by a former Aurelian on the Feb. 14, 2011 edition of Public Television's "Antiques Roadshow" caught my attention. I don't normally watch the show, but my old friend Gary Anderson tipped me off about the Feb. 14th show, and I tuned in for a couple of reasons - #1, it's always neat to see someone you know on the tube, and #2 - the item this person was having appraised was movie-related, and I have been a big movie buff for most of my life...
Chronicle Times mail address (03/04/11)
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...
'Sermons a la Carte' begins on March 9 (03/04/11)
The 26th annual Sermons a la Carte program begins next Wednesday, March 9 (Ash Wednesday). This is a program offered by the Cherokee churches every Lenten season. Ministers from the different area congregations take turns delivering a message each Wednesday from 12:05 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. at Memorial Presbyterian Church, 127 E. Willow St. in Cherokee, and congregations from around the area also take turns serving a delicious lunch following the service at 12:30 p.m. The cost of the meal is $3...
New Holstein church embarks on labor of love (03/04/11)
HOLSTEIN -- With hammers in their hands, and joy in their hearts, members and friends of Faith Lutheran Church in Holstein completed the interior demolition of their new church building at 113 N. Main St. and have started the construction phase. "The teardown is complete and now we're building it back up," said Kevin Conover, who serves as Faith council president. "With the exception of the furnace and the back storage rooms, we tore everything out and we're starting over."...
IHSAA to honor Cherokee's Bern (03/04/11)
BOONE - The Iowa High School Athletic Association will honor Iowa's longtime prep sports super fan Kenny Bern of Cherokee, at the Iowa Boys State basketball Tournament next week in Des Moines. Bern will be honored prior to the start of Class 1A State Championship at the Boys State Basketball Tournament, Friday, March 11...
Charles Daniel Prescott (03/04/11)
Charles Daniel Prescott, 76, of Marcus, passed away on Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at Rock Rapids following a courageous battle with cancer. The Earnest -- Johnson Funeral Home of Marcus is assisting Charles' family with funeral arrangements. Stories, memories and expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Adeline Lucille Uhl (03/04/11)
Adeline Lucille Uhl, age 85 of Cherokee, passed away Feb. 27, 2011, at Careage Hills Nursing Home in Cherokee. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. today at the Immaculate Conception Gymnasium in Cherokee. Father Armand Bertrand officiated. Burial was at Mt. ...
Steen/ Phipps engagement (03/04/11)
Jim and Colleen Steen of Cherokee proudly announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Chelsey Steen to Michael Phipps, son of David and Sheryl Phipps of Larchwood. Chelsey is a 2004 graduate of Washington High School in Cherokee and graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a degree in Graphic Design and Marketing. She is currently employed at Staples Promotional Products in Orange City, IA...
Swanson/Birkland engagement (03/04/11)
Gail and Grace Swanson of Sutherland, Iowa, are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jill Renée Swanson to Ryan Christopher Birkland, son of Charles and Lori Birkland of Spirit Lake. The bride-elect is a 2005 graduate of South O'Brien High School in Paullina and a 2009 graduate of Northwestern College in Orange City. She is currently the Preschool Teacher at Bright Beginnings in Cherokee...