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Stories from Friday, March 25, 2011

Times Gone By (03/25/11)
Cherokee High Meet Forest City High At Opera House Saturday Evening In Contest for Championship for North Iowa Will Now Meet Missouri Valley Champions. That was a great victory won by the Cherokee high school team over Forest City at the opera house Saturday evening. ...
Cherokee Farm Toy Show on deck (03/25/11)
Cherokee model toy enthusiasts and farm historians Al Henn, Bob Mahler, and Evan Knapp started a tradition back in 1993 when the trio staged the first Cherokee Farm Toy Show, and the 19th annual CFTS will be held on Sunday, April 10, from 9 a.m - 3 p.m. on the lower level of the Cherokee Community Center...
MMC Drill Team Night (03/25/11)
The drill team of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn High School presented several routines in the MMC gym on Tuesday evening March 22 , displaying their creativity and style for the crowd to enjoy . For more photos, see the 'MMC Drill Team Night' Photo Gallery.
Supervisors approve revisions to personnel policy (03/25/11)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved revisions to the Cherokee County Employee Personnel Policy regarding the definition of County work week. Primarily, the definition is used for payroll purposes and will affect all departments except the Secondary Roads, Sheriff's Department, and the Conservation Department...
'Iowans Helping Iowans' deadline June 30 (03/25/11)
DES MOINES Iowans affected by the 2010 natural disasters have through June 30, 2011, to apply for housing, business and unmet needs financial assistance through the Iowans Helping Iowans programs. The Iowa Finance Authority, Iowa Department of Economic Development and the Rebuild Iowa Office with the support of the Iowa Department of Human Services administer the programs. ...
Quilts In Bloom' Quilt Show to be held (03/25/11)
The Cherokee Quilt Batts will host their annual Quilt show, "Quilts In Bloom", at Western Iowa Tech Community College Conference Center on Friday, April 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday, April 10 from noon to 4 p.m. The annual event will feature a Merchant Mall, demonstrations, door prizes and a food court. ...
'Tastes and Sounds' April 4 (03/25/11)
The Cherokee Music Boosters will be hosting the 15th annual "Tastes and Sounds" event on Monday April 4 from 6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. at the WIT auditorium. This is a fundraiser for the Cherokee WHS and CMS vocal and band programs. While the public samples food and beverage items from 16 Cherokee businesses, the vocal and band students will provide continuous music entertafor their enjoyment...
'Junk Yard Dogs' wrestle at State this weekend (03/25/11)
The Junk Yard Dogs Wrestling Team is comprised of grade school grapplers from Aurelia, Alta, Cherokee, Storm Lake, and Schaller, and six of those wrestlers have qualified for the state youth wrestling tournament in Des Moines this weekend.
Valley Bank & Trust offers scholarships, student loans (03/25/11)
Valley Bank & Trust, Cherokee, Iowa, offers the Carroll C. Mongan Trust scholarships and low interest student loans for higher education to students who have been residents of Cherokee county for at least 10 years. The student must be a member of the graduating senior class or an undergraduate with at least one year remaining who has not previously received an award from this trust. All trust earnings are paid out in loans and scholarships...
Spring Sports Schedules (03/25/11)
The High School spring sports seasons are upon us, and the Chronicle Times herein presents the varsity schedules for track,golf and tennis for the high schools in our coverage area. Boys Golf Tuesday, April 12, Spencer, Estherville/Lincoln Central at Spencer...
Basic Biittner: The New (Im)morality (03/25/11)
I am one of those "Baby Boomers," a generic term which is often used to describe those of us who were born in the years 1946 - 1956. Rock and Roll was "born" during our era, and when I was a teenager, pop music went through its second major period of the era - the so-called British Invasion, led by the Beatles, Stones, Animals, Kinks and The Who, with the "late addition" of Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd...