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Stories from Thursday, June 30, 2011

No paper Monday (06/30/11)
The Chronicle Times will not be publishing a paper on Monday, July 4 due to the Independence Day Holiday.
North Star, Creamery Credit merge operations (06/30/11)
North Star Community Credit Union of Cherokee, and Creamery Credit Union in Sanborn, will merge their respective operations on Friday, July 1, creating combined total assets of $65 million. The merged financial institution will be known as North Star Community Credit Union and will consist of approximately 9,500 members...
Cavaliers celebrate their 50th year (06/30/11)
This year, the Cherokee County 4-H Cavaliers are celebrating 50 years as a club. Over those 50 years, Cavaliers has been responsible for lots of learning about life, people, and horses, plus the development of many long lasting friendships, and more fond memories than anyone can know...
Creek Fest returns on July 15th (06/30/11)
Creek Fest, which is held on land owned by Fred Jaminet, co-founder and producer of Creek Fest, located two miles north and two miles west of Cherokee, will return for a second year on Friday and Saturday, July 15 and 16. Last year's inaugural Creek Fest was a huge success despite excessive heat, and event co-founder and organizer Kurt Rasmus promises this year's Creek Fest will be "even bigger and better than last year."...
Class of 1956 Reunion (06/30/11)
The 55th Reunion for members of the Class of 1956 from Cherokee Washington and Immaculate Conception High Schools will begin with a "meet and greet" at the VFW at 7 p.m. tonight (Thursday). A banquet will be held at the Cherokee Country Club Friday, July 1, with a 5 p.m. Social Hour, followed by a 6 p.m. meal...
Area musicians present organ program July 10 (06/30/11)
STORM LAKE - St. John Lutheran Church, located at 402 Lake Ave., Storm Lake, is pleased to invite the community to a program of music, "Vicar and Friends," on Sunday afternoon, July 10, at 3:30 p.m. The public will enjoy the varied program presented by a fine group of musicians...
HWC Grand Slam sinks Braves (06/30/11)
HULL - The Cherokee Braves overcame an early 4-1 deficit to take a 7-5 lead into the seventh and final inning, only to see Hull Western Christian fight back with a game-winning Grand Slam and six runs in the bottom of the seventh to claim an 11-7 Lakes Conference victory here Monday night...
HWC girls hammer Cherokee 11-1 (06/30/11)
HULL - Cherokee's hard-luck Washington High softball team managed just one run on four scattered hits to drop a decisive 11-1 Lakes Conference enounter with Hull Western Christian here Monday night. Kaitlyn Miller led the Cherokee offense with a 2-2 performance and one RBI, while Megan Hummel and Tasha Larsen each singled to account for Cherokee's lone hits...
MMC boys take two from Gehlen (06/30/11)
LE MARS - The gritty Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn baseball team swept War Eagle Conference arch-rival Le Mars Gehlen by the scores of 6-4 and 6-1 in a weather makeup doubleheader here Monday night. The Eagles came out cooking in the first inning of the opener, scoring four runs and put the Jays back on their heels...
MMC girls post 3-1 tourney mark (06/30/11)
SPENCER - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn girls rang up a 3-1 record at last week's Spencer Invitational Softball Tournament, defeating Cherokee 8-1, falling 9-1 to Estherville-LC, and beating Spirit Lake 5-0, and Le Mars 3-2. The information on the MMC-Cherokee game was in Wednesday's Chronicle Times...
A-A Warrior girls edge Mustangs (06/30/11)
FONDA - The 4th-ranked Alta-Aurelia girls took a quick 5-0 lead over host Newell-Fonda in softball action here on Tuesday, but the always-tough Mustangs, a well coached, athletic team, climbed back into it and made the final score a narrow 5-4 win for the Warriors...
Alta-Aurelia hits N-F with big inning (06/30/11)
FONDA - Coming off a big Monday night win over Storm Lake St. Mary's, the Alta-Aurelia boys seemd to lack focus early in their Northwest Conference match-up with Newell-Fonda here on Tuesday before their bats came alive in the 6th inning for an 11-run outburst, leading to a 17-3 win over the Mustangs...
A-A boys beat rated St. Mary's (06/30/11)
STORM LAKE - The Alta-Aurelia boys took on conference rival Storm Lake St. Mary's, rated sixth in the state in Class 1A, for the second time this season here on Monday, and for the second time the Warriors went home with a victory over the Panthers, this time by a 5-0 score...
Mary C. Hagey (06/30/11)
Mary C. Hagey, 91 of Marcus, passed away on Monday, June 27, 2011 at her home. Mass of Christian Burial took place at 10:30 a.m. today at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus. Father Eugene Murray celebrated Mass. Burial followed at Holy Name Catholic Cemetery. ...
Library News (06/30/11)
The last day of June means the summer is flying by. And although that's fine with me since I'm one who prefers cooler temps, less humidity and lawns that do not require constant mowing, I'm sure there are people out there who are not anxious to turn the page over to July. It always seems once the 4th is over, summer is a rapid downhill slide...
Basic Biittner : What's in a (nick) name? (06/30/11)
Congratulations to the University of South Carolina, which won their second straight College World Series in Omaha on Tuesday night. South Carolina, like most schools, has a team nickname/mascot, which in their case is the Gamecocks. What is a gamecock, you might ask? No, it's not that thing that one bats back and forth in a badminton match - that's a shuttlecock. ...
Consumer fireworks can prove deadly (06/30/11)
With the Fourth of July to be celebrated this weekend, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) again warns of the dangers associated with consumer fireworks. NFPA is the coordinator and co-founder of the Alliance to Stop Consumer Fireworks, a national group of health and safety organizations that have joined together to take a stand against the use of consumer fireworks...