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Stories from Thursday, April 7, 2011

Two downtown Cherokee businesses look to future (04/07/11)
Two of Cherokee's popular downtown businesses are currently finishing up attractive remodeling projects. A downtown business that is getting a new look is The Framing Nook, owned by Dwight and Bonnie Varce, which is located at 111 E. Main St. and is adjacent to their other business, Main Street Antiques, located at 113 E. Main St...
Chamber Coffee (04/07/11)
This week's Cherokee Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be held at the Gardens Retirement Community at 9:30 a.m. on Friday. The Gardens is located at 1610 Highway 3.
The Great Easter Egg Hunt is back (04/07/11)
Exciting prizes and fun for all highlight The Chronicle Times' Fourth Annual Great Easter Egg Hunt that begins on Monday, April 11 and runs until April 22 - or until the eggs are found. A Gold egg and Silver egg will be hidden within the Cherokee City limits (excluding private property). ...
Cherokee All-School Art Show April 18-20 (04/07/11)
The 2011 Cherokee All-School K-12 Art Show is scheduled at Western Iowa Tech Community College Conference Center Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, April 18, 19, 20. The Cherokee students' art work will be on display from 6:30-9 p.m. April 18, and from 4-7 p.m. April 19 and 20...
Voters narrowly defeat NWCC bond referendum (04/07/11)
SHELDON -- The Northwest Iowa Community College special bond referendum was narrowly defeated Tuesday with unofficial results showing the Sheldon school percentage was just below the required 60 percent majority. According to unofficial results late Tuesday, 2,675 (59.87 percent) voted in favor of the 15-year, $13.4 million bond to improve facilities at the college...
A-A teams compete at State VB (04/07/11)
The 6th and 7th grade teams from Alta-Aurelia recently participated in the AAU State Volleyball Tournaments. In the 6th grade division, 54 teams from around the state qualified to play in the State Tourney, which was held in Marshalltown. The Alta-Aurelia team qualified by placing second at the Storm Lake 6th grade tournament. The Warrior girls were able to win three games at state...
Carpenter-Biggerstaff engagement (04/07/11)
Alicia M. Carpenter and Brock R. Biggerstaff, both of Ankeny announce their engagement and approaching wedding. Parents of the couple are Dennis and Rosemary Carpenter of North Washington and Janelle Biggerstaff of Aurelia and the late Raymond Biggerstaff...
Library News (04/07/11)
Road trip! I'm never happier than when I am on the highway, even if it's just circling Cherokee while I eat an ice cream cone. I've found the distance from the DQ drive up around the bypass back to the library to be perfect for that and I'm often seen coming down the east hill around lunch time. However, this week I'm taking a little longer trip and while I like loud music, sometimes I need something different to keep me alert...
Iowans weigh in on litter (04/07/11)
A recent survey of over 800 Iowans completed for Keep Iowa Beautiful (KIB) found that Iowan's have a high level of awareness of Keep Iowa Beautiful. The survey indicated that 53% of Iowans know about KIB. The following are some additional points regarding litter issues:...