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Stories from Thursday, September 1, 2011

Sutherland Labor Day Celebration ready to go (09/01/11)
SUTHERLAND - The annual Sutherland Labor Day Celebration will kick off on Saturday with a street dance on Main Street in downtown Sutherland from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. The dance will feature the "Judd Hoos Band." A fundraiser for a new Sutherland Community Center will be held on Saturday, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Bogenrief Studios located at 220 W. Southern St. in Sutherland...
Home opener (09/01/11)
The Cherokee Washington High football cheerleaders and a sizable crowd comprised of Cherokee and Storm Lake fans attended the Braves first home game of the season Friday night at George Hicks Field. The Braves play at Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Friday night to open 2011 Class 2A District play...
New children's rug (09/01/11)
Recently a new children's rug was unrolled at the Washta Public Library. This new rug will be a great place for young minds to get their first taste of the world of books. Photo contributed
No paper Monday (09/01/11)
Due to the Labor Day Holiday, there will be no Monday publication of the Cherokee Chronicle Times. We encourage all our readers to enjoy a safe and happy Labor Day.
Mysterious illness disables Aurelia girl (09/01/11)
Fundraisers planned to benefit medical costs
Cherokee County Fair wins 'Blue Ribbon' Award (09/01/11)
IDA GROVE - The Association of Iowa Fairs Northwest District Fall Meeting was recently held at the Ida County Fairgrounds. At that meeting Association Director, Dave Hoffman, announced that the Cherokee County Fair will be presented the "Blue Ribbon Fair" Award for 2011 at the Association of Iowa Fair Conference and Annual Meeting in Des Moines on Dec. 9-11...
Balster leads Sheldon past South O'Brien boys (09/01/11)
SHELDON - Quarterback Chris Balster accounted for four touchdowns to lead Sheldon to a hard-fought 33-17 football win over South O'Brien here Friday night. Balster rushed 16 times for 97 yards and two TDs, completed 5-10 passes for 60 yards and one TD, and returned a punt 54 yards for a fourth TD to spark the Orabs throughout...
Falcons run past Ridge View boys (09/01/11)
HOLSTEIN - Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove clipped rival Ridge View 50-33 in a high-scoring football donnybrook here Friday night. OA-BCIG running backs Brent Stickrod and Trever Ryen were a handful for the Raptors' defense, with Stickrod scoring three touchdowns and rushing 17 times for 132 yards, and Ryen tallying two TDs and rushing 11 times for 121 yards...
Iowa State fans urged to arrive early Saturday (09/01/11)
AMES - Iowa State fans heading to Saturday's Northern Iowa at Iowa State football game in Jack Trice Stadium are urged to arrive early for the season-opening contest that kicks off at 6 p.m. Road construction continues on U.S. 30 from 230th Street in Boone County to just east of University Boulevard in Ames. Traffic has shifted onto the new U.S. 30 eastbound lanes at the west end of the project, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation's (DOT) Des Moines construction office...
'Doggie Dip' Day at Bacon Aquatic Center (09/01/11)
The annual "Doggie Dip" Day at the Cherokee Bacon Aquatic Center is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 6, from 3-7:30 p.m., according to the Cherokee Parks & Recreation Department. Cost is just $3 per dog for dog owners and their beloved pets to swim in the beautiful Bacon Aquatics Center before it closes for the season...
Stanley P. "Choppy" Rhoads (09/01/11)
Stanley P. "Choppy" Rhoads, age 97, died Aug. 29, 2011, in South Sioux City, Neb. There was a private family burial at Woodlawn Cemetery in Sioux Falls. Stan Rhoads, son of Charles and Myrtle (Pelton) Rhoads was born Dec. 19, 1913, in Cherokee. He was graduated from Wilson High School in Cherokee. He studied at Iowa State University and was certified as a Landscape Horticulturist and Tree Surgeon...
Children's Library Corner (09/01/11)
Shhhh!! Did you hear that? Are those little feet making their way to the children's department upstairs? Are those squeals of excitement as each child finds their favourite book to read or proudly puts the last piece of a puzzle in place? Did you see all those lego statues and sculptures looming high in the sky? Did you see the older boys and girls smiling as they find the next book in a series on the shelf? Did you see the parents and their children enjoying a board game or three? These are just some of the sights and sounds I miss at the library.The time will come soon as September rolls in when I'll hear these familiar sounds and grin.. ...
Labor Day always meaningful (09/01/11)
On the first Monday of September every year, America pauses to honor its workers and the contributions they make to their nation's strength and prosperity. The notion that work is valued and even noble dates to the ancients. "Seest thou a man diligent in his labor?" the Book of Proverbs asks. "He shall stand before Kings."...