[Masthead] Fair ~ 50°F  
High: 69°F ~ Low: 46°F
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Stories from Monday, July 25, 2011

Continued work on West Cherry Street (07/25/11)
Men and machines - As the weather holds, workers from Lundell Construction continue to make progress on the $1.6 million West Cherry Street renovation project. According to City officials, past rains and utility installment schedule delays by Aliiant Energy have set the project back a few weeks. ...
Marcus Historical Society ready to raise money (07/25/11)
MARCUS - The Marcus Historical Society is pleased with the proposed addition to their present building that Bob Leavitt has put together for the group. The project can be done in stages with the first stage being to move and situate the present building on a cement foundation of around four feet. ...
'Lap of Hope' to kick off ACS Relay For Life (07/25/11)
On Aug. 5 at 7 p.m., The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Cherokee County will kick off with a special Survivors Lap, a moving experience honoring those who have defeated cancer. Survivors will join together to take the Relay's opening lap, unified in victory and hope, while the rest of the event's participants surround the park to cheer them on...
Camp Hope benefits children of addicted parents (07/25/11)
Recently, three Cherokee County children were sponsored to attend a week long camp: Camp Hope. The Cherokee County Legacy Foundation made it possible for two Cherokee County children to attend a camp for children of alcoholics and/or addicts, and the Cherokee Planning Council/Decategorization sponsored one Cherokee County child...
A-A boys play at State (07/25/11)
Getting the sign - Alta-Aurelia pitcher Christian Weiland got the win in the Warriors Class 2A Substate victory over Hull Western Christian last week, propelling the 30-4 A-A boys into the 2011 Iowa State Baseball Tournament. The Warriors played #2 seed Davis County Bloomfield (30-4) Saturday night in Des Moines. Read all about it in Wednesday's Chronicle Times. Photo by Trent Johnson, Storm Lake Pilot Tribune...
Dates set for Cherokee football camps, practices (07/25/11)
The Cherokee Braves Youth Football Camps are scheduled to begin Monday, August 1 at the Washington High School practice fields. Players in grades 3-6 will go from 4-6 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, August 1-3; and players in grades 7-8 will also go from 4-6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, August 1-4...
Swim Team wins last home meet (07/25/11)
On Wed. July 13, the Cherokee Swim Team took to the water in their last home meet of the 2011 season, hosting a very small contingent from both the Humboldt and Fort Dodge swim teams. Two records were broken during the meet, which went by quickly. The 11-12 girls' 200m Medley Relay team of Kylie Mongan, McKenna Alitz, Lindsay Williams and Kaely Hummel finished with a time of 2:48.9, breaking the previous record of 2:50.5, which was set in 2001 by the team of Nicole Gerstandt, Kayla Messerole, Kylie Dilla and Mallory Meylor. ...
Water conservation remains vital (07/25/11)
Despite there being "water, water everywhere" with the massive flooding throughout the Midwest due to spring's heavy snow melt, copious spring rains, and tragic and traumatic Missouri River mismanagement, area residents need be reminded that clean water conservation starts at home and proper applications can save home owners hundreds of dollars and thousands of gallons of water each year simply by following any and all of these tips:...