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Stories from Thursday, May 26, 2011

WHS tennis girls close out season (05/26/11)
SPENCER - The Cherokee Washington High girls tennis team wrapped up the 2011 season here last week in the Regional Individual Tennis Tournament. In #1 singles action for Cherokee, senior Sarah Ruehle defeated Sioux City Heelan's Mallory Sullivan 6-1, 6-2 in first-round action, and then dropped an 0-6, 2-6 match to #1 seed Erin Olson of Estherville-LC in the second round...
Nitz, Schroeder NAIA Scholar-Athletes (05/26/11)
SIOUX CITY - Five Morningside College tennis players have been named 2011 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes. Student-athletes must be of at least junior academic status and have a minimum GPA of 3.50 to be eligible for Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors...
Army Captain Mollie Keith honored by Truman Foundation (05/26/11)
FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. -- An Army veteran and an actor and humanitarian were honored at the 59th Annual Harry S. Truman Good Neighbor Award Foundation Luncheon May 5 at the Marriott Hotel in Kansas City, Mo. This event is held annually on or before the May 8 birthday of the late President Truman...
Visiting pen pals (05/26/11)
Diane Klinker's third graders recently had the opportunity to visit their pen pals from Denison. The students wrote each other once a month throughout the year. At the picnic, Ms. Hoaglund's Dension students shared 'reader theater plays.' Klinker's class wrote their own poem books to read and give to each pen pal. Pictured - Mike Burkhart and his pen pal work on making a craft together. Photo contributed...
No paper Monday (05/26/11)
There will be no issue of the Chronicle Times for Monday, May 30, due to the observation of Memorial Day.
20th Annual Friends of Conservation Fun Day (05/26/11)
On June 5, the 20th Annual Friends of Conservation Fun Day will be held at Silver Sioux County Park. This a free event for all who enjoy nature. There will be a wagon ride through the woods along with demonstrations of spinning wool, rope making, and woodworking...
Joplin Tornado Relief (05/26/11)
SUTHERLAND - The Sutherland and Primghar Churches of Christ are sponsoring a relief effort for the tornado victims of Joplin, Mo. Pastor Mike Cooper will be dropping off donated items in Joplin over the next couple of weekends. Your help is needed to get supplies to the many families who have lost their homes and everything they own. ...
Chamber Coffee (05/26/11)
Friday's Chamber Coffee is at Bits & Pieces, 5135 Highway 3, starting at 9:30 a.m.
New Mustang (05/26/11)
Cherokee's Alex Struck, a three-year varsity letterman for the Cherokee Washington High Braves, has accepted a four-year tennis scholarship to Morningside College in Sioux City. Struck also has been awarded academic and music scholarships at Morningside. Present at his recent signing of a letter of intent were his parents, Paul and Darla Struck (seated) and Morningside tennis coach Larry Mason, and Braves tennis coach Dave Zelle. Photo by Jakob Hummel...
BVU plays in College World Series (05/26/11)
On Saturday, the Buena Vista University baseball team won the NCAA Central Regional Championship with a thrilling 7-6 victory over Carthage College. With the win, the Beavers are headed to their first Division III College World Series. Buena Vista improved to 32-16 overall, while tying last year's record for wins in a season. This is the first time BVU has advanced beyond regional play since 1968. The Beavers also become the Iowa Conference's first team to advance since 2005...
Ridge View girls top River Valley (05/26/11)
CORRECTIONVILLE - The young Ridge View softball team got the 2011 season off to a good start with a 10-1 conference win over River Valley here on Tuesday . Picking up the win on the mound was Dana Hustedt, who pitched all seven innings, gave up one unearned run and allowed three hits while walking three and striking out a pair...
Kara Nelson to run at Nationals (05/26/11)
Kara Nelson, a senior from Cherokee, is one of five Morningside College athletes who will compete at the 2011 NAIA Outdoor Track and Field Championships to be held through Saturday on the campus of Indiana Wesleyan University. Nelson will be competing in the women's 3000 meter steeplechase. Mustang teammate Jessica Hudelson will run in the women's 1500 meter run and three Mustang men - Brian Gesink, Tyler...
Warrior boys split first two games (05/26/11)
The Alta-Aurelia baseball squad opened their season Monday night on the road against a Sergeant Bluff-Luton team which finished second in the state last season, and is rated #3 in this season's Class 3A pre-season rankings. The two teams put on quite a show on opening night with the host Warriors utilizing a 5th inning home run to edge the Alta-Aurelia Warriors, 3-2...
IGHSAU expands to 5 classes (05/26/11)
DES MOINES - The Board of Directors of the Iowa Girls' High School Athletic Union voted unanimously this week to expand to five classes in the sports of basketball, golf, softball, and volleyball beginning with the 2012 softball season. The largest class, 5A, will be composed of the 40 largest schools in the state in terms of enrollment. Class 4A will be comprised of the next 48 schools, 3A the next 64, 2A the next 96, and the remaining schools will be classified 1A...
Pre-season state baseball rankings released (05/26/11)
The Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association has released its pre-season baseball rankings. The top 10 teams in Class 1A, 2A and 3A are listed below, along with the school's 2010 won-lost record...
Rains cancel WHS baseball, softball games (05/26/11)
Many area high school baseball and softball games were rained out Wednesday night, including the Cherokee Braves baseball game at MOC-Floyd Valley in Orange City, and the WHS girls softball game at Sioux City West. Due to future scheduling conflicts, neither game will be made up, according to WHS Athletic Director Neil Phipps...
Teresa Ann Walden-Norland (05/26/11)
Teresa Ann Walden-Norland, 47, passed away Sunday, May 15, 2011, after a long battle with cancer. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 5, at Cedar Township Cemetery outside Larrabee. A family gathering will follow. Teresa was born March 4, 1964, and lived on a farm in the Cherokee area most of her young life. ...
Witzke / daughter (05/26/11)
Jennifer and Justin Witzke of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Kenzley Kaye Witzke, born at 2:09 p.m. on May 18, 2011. Kenzley weighed 9 lb. 4 oz., measured 21 3/4 inches long, and was welcomed home by a big brother, Kolton...
Swanson / daughter (05/26/11)
Rachel and David Swanson of Apple Valley, Minn. are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Taylor Beth Swanson. Taylor was born on April 22, 2011 at 10:16 am, weighed 8lb. 8 ounces, and measured 19 1/2 inches long. She was welcomed home by her big brother, Luke...
Wolfswinkel / son (05/26/11)
Lyndsay and Brent Wolfswinkel of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their son, Grady James Wolfswinkel, at 11:36 p,m, on May 19, 2011. Grady weighed 9 lb. 9 oz. and measured 20 3/4 inches long, and was welcomed home by his big sisters, Laney and Allison...
Bloom / son (05/26/11)
Aaron and Becky Bloom of Aurelia are the proud parents of a son, David Aaron Bloom, born at 12:37 a.m. on May 21, 2011. David weighed 8 lb. 9 oz. and measured 21 inches, and he has one brother, Jack, and two sisters, Maggie and Ellie, to welcome him home. Grandparents are Rick and Janet Angell of Cherokee and Arland and Barb Bloom of Albert City...
At the Library (05/26/11)
As the school year ends, so does the Tuesday's pre-school story time at the Cherokee Public Library. The children, their parents and/or grandparents, and I have enjoyed sharing stories, acting out rhymes and finger plays, creating works of art, and starting a rhythm band. Story time will begin again after Labor Day weekend...
CAEDC Action Report (05/26/11)
This article was sent to CAEDC by Jack Schultz. He is the CEO of Agracel Inc., an industrial development firm majoring in rural America, and author of 'Boomtown USA - The 7 1/2 Keys to Big Success in Small Towns.' Please read the following article and be sure to keep in mind the great things that could be done with funds given to the Cherokee County Legacy Foundation. ...
Remembering and honoring our veterans (05/26/11)
In the Gettysburg Address, Abraham Lincoln called on Americans to complete the unfinished task of ensuring that liberty "shall not perish from the earth." Those words have guided America through trying times, and they guide her still today. Americans have never wavered in our commitment to freedom, nor to help those who seek to be free. ...