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Stories from Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Peterson to perform at Iowa State Fair (08/10/11)
Cherokee's Libby Peterson will be performing in the Bill Riley Talent Show Competition at the Iowa State Fair this Sunday, August 14. Libby, 14, is the daughter of John and Karen Peterson of Cherokee, and she will be singing and accompanying herself on the guitar on an original song, entitled "Thanks To You."...
Cherokee native VanRoekel named U.S. technology chief (08/10/11)
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Former Microsoft executive Steven VanRoekel has been named the nation's top technology chief, the White House announced last week. VanRoekel succeeds Vivek Kundra, the 36-year-old who pioneered the role. VanRoekel, 41, a 1988 Cherokee Washington High School graduate, said he would use his new role as chief information officer to introduce new technologies to improve government service as well as focus on cutting costs in an age of austerity...
Marcus Fair kicks off Thursday (08/10/11)
MARCUS - Plans are finalized and tons of total family entertainment await for the 2011 Marcus Community Fair scheduled for Thursday through Sunday, at the Marcus Fairgrounds. This year marks the 75th Anniversary of the Fair and represents the 27th consecutive year of free gate admission made possible by fundraising, Cherokee County funding, State funding, Grant writing, and generous local supporters...
Remember our troops! (08/10/11)
With many service personnel returning from Afghanistan, we ask the public to review the names and address on the Troop List so we can provide a current account of our service men and women. If you know of a change on the list, please notify the Chronicle Times. Thank for you continuing support...
CYSBA fund-raiser to improve ball fields road (08/10/11)
The Cherokee Youth Summer Ball Association (CYSBA) is conducting a special fund drive this summer to repair and extend the treacherous roadway servicing the CYSBA ball fields and Cherokee School District tennis courts off East Indian Street. CYSBA officials, who've been concerned with the roadway hazards for several years, have met with the School District and Board of Education, and the City of Cherokee, and received approval to proceed with a project that would extend the narrow south to north road accessing the ball fields to exit east onto North Roosevelt Avenue at the north end of the complex.. ...
2A Coaches All State Softball Teams (08/10/11)
Pitchers - Paige Compton, Durant-Bennett; Faith Schmidt, Emmetsburg; Kelsey Lough, Jesup; Tiffany Housh, Missouri Valley; Kaitlyn Caston, West Burlington Catchers - Sabrina Hargis, Bondurant-Farrar; Jayden Ott Central Springs; Zeah Peterson, CMB and Brianna Trainor, Colfax-Mingo...
Cherokee State Bank awards scholarships (08/10/11)
Cherokee State Bank is able to award scholarships each year to Cherokee County students who are going to college from three different funds with which they are entrusted. One is the Fannye Ament Scholarship; another is the Brummer-Stiles-Duncan Scholarship; and still another is the Florence Frisbie Scholarship...
1A Coaches All State Softball Teams (08/10/11)
P - Kelcie Bormann, Preston, Mindy Lorimor Fremont Mills, Kaitlin Floerchinger, Treynor, Amber Logemann, Earlham, Brandi Davis, Akron-Westfield, Allie Ingalls, NSK-AR ; C - Sarah Parkinson, Akron-Westfield, Erin Kliefoth, Exira-EH, Amy Wright, Earlham; IF - Alex Becker, Don Bosco Sr. IFSam Norris Martensdale-St. Mary's. IFEmma Krier Remsen St. Mary's, Danielle Samson, Lynnville-Sully,...
Hupke NW Iowa Coach of the Year (08/10/11)
Veteran coach Leo Hupke was named 1A Coach of the Year for the Northwest District by the Iowa Girls Coaches Association recently for his work with the Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn High School softball team. Several area players were also named to the Northwest District All-District team, including Kayla Foresman, Jalyn Doeden and Erica Dreckman from Coach Hupke's MMC squad in Class 1A...
Dreckman wins Cherokee Men's Open (08/10/11)
Nick Dreckman of Le Mars carded a 113 on rounds of 74-39 to win the recent 2011 Cherokee Golf & Country Club Men's Open Golf Tournament. Dreckman nicked runner-up Chris Jenness of Cherokee by two strokes, with Jenness posting a 115 on rounds of 75-40. Former Cherokee Golf & Country Club Superintendent Ryan Lux of Spencer finished third with 116 on rounds of 79-37...
Riley - Erdman engagement (08/10/11)
Dave and Denise Riley of Peterson are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Mandy to Ben Erdman, son of Steve and Mary Erdman of Marcus. Mandy is a graduate of Sioux Central High School, and received her Associates degree in nursing from Iowa Central Community College. She currently works as a Registered Nurse at the Spencer Hospital...
Campus fire safety vital (08/10/11)
The National Fire Protection Association urges students returning to campuses around the country and their parents to take the time to educate themselves on life-saving fire safety information. A leading cause of campus fires is cooking, with cooking equipment involved in 75 percent of the reported dormitory fires. Although only five percent of fires in campus housing began in the bedroom, these fires accounted for 62 percent of the deaths and (26 percent) of the injuries...