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Stories from Friday, October 7, 2011

Donation received (10/07/11)
Cherokee Police Chief Steve Schuck (left) and Officer Adam Roberts receive a $500 donation to the CPD from Hy-Vee Store Director Tim Haupert and Hy-Vee Drug Store Manager Gary McCormick (far right). The money will be used towards the purchase of a new Police Dog for the CPD, which Schuck said is "already on order," and should arrive at the Cherokee station in the near future. Officer Roberts serves as the local department's Police Dog trainer. Photo by Dan Whitney...
'Phoenix' to reunite again for benefit concert in Cherokee (10/07/11)
Beginning at 8 p.m. and lasting until midnight on Saturday, the popular Phoenix band will be performing a benefit concert for the Cherokee VFW. Cost will be $5. The VFW is currently raising funds to complete a renovation project to make the VFW Hall more accessible to handicapped persons...
Historical plaque awarded (10/07/11)
Earlier this week, Steve Schroeder, left, and Jim Adamson, center, representing the Cherokee Historical Preservation Commission, presented an historical plaque to Scott Weber, board member on the Cherokee Industrial Corporation. The CIC currently owns the recently - renovated building on the northeast corner of Maple Street and Fourth Street,and that building,currently for sale, is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. ...
County redistricting plan approved by State (10/07/11)
On Tuesday the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors received approval by the Iowa Secretary of State's Office for the Cherokee County redistricting plan . The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors had met with members of the Cherokee County Temporary Redistricting Commission - Gil Bremicker, Ken Ogren and Lynn Winterhof - in August and at that time the Commission presented the Supervisors with a proposed district map for Cherokee County Supervisors, which the Supervisors ultimately approved...
The AALC welcomes Holstein church on 1-year Anniversary (10/07/11)
HOLSTEIN -- Faith Lutheran Church of Holstein was welcomed into a nationwide church family, The American Association of Lutheran Churches, just as members celebrated their first anniversary the last Sunday of September. "Congratulations to Faith, which was accepted into The American Association of Lutheran Churches," said the Rev. ...
CRMC Wellness Center to host weight loss challenge (10/07/11)
The CRMC Wellness Center is happy to announce the launch of "F.I.T.-In Cherokee". This program is the first ever weight loss challenge offered by the CRMC Wellness Center. F.I.T. represents "Forever in Training," and the focus is to encourage participants to forever train themselves to make health a lifestyle. ...
Times Gone By (10/07/11)
You wouldn't know it from any outbreak of violence but Cherokee is a strike center. At 10 o'clock Tuesday morning the men in the Cherokee shops after due consideration dropped their tools and walked out in compliance with the order of the grand officers...
Cherokee competes in annual XC Invitational (10/07/11)
Orange City Unity Christian won the girls division of the annual Cherokee Cross Country Invitational run Tuesday on the scenic Cherokee Mental Health Institute course under warm, sunny conditions. The Knights scored 48 points to win the girls title, followed by MOC-Floyd Valley 59, Le Mars 88, Hull Western Christian 101, Sioux Center 125, Spirit Lake 167, Sheldon 171, Okoboji 232, Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove 240, Cherokee 282, Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto 298, Storm Lake 299...
Iowa prep volleyball pairings released (10/07/11)
The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union has released the pairings for this year's Vollleyball tournaments. For the schools in the Chronicle Times' coverage area: In Region 1 of Class 1A, Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn will play Newell-Fonda in their first match on Wednesday, Oct. 19 in Marcus. The winner of that contest will play the winner of the Storm Lake St. Mary's - Kingsley-Pierson match on Tuesday, Oct. 25, also in Marcus...
Cherokee girls tumble at Le Mars (10/07/11)
LE MARS - The up and down Cherokee Washington High volleyball team was "down" here Tuesday night while dropping a 3-0 decision to Le Mars in Lakes Conference action, by game scores of 7-25, 11-25, 22-25. Megan Hummel paced the Cherokee serving effort with a 9-9 match and two aces, followed by Denise Freed 8-9 and one ace, Megan Carlson 6-6, and Kaitlyn Miller and Shanon Shaefer each 5-7...
Raptors, Warriors run at XC meet (10/07/11)
LAKE CITY - Area high schools Ridge View and Alta-Aurelia both competed Tuesday at the South Cenral Calhoun Titan Invitational Cross Country Meet. A total of 82 varsity girls on 10 teams competed in the meet, and Ridge View finished 9th, with 179 points, while Alta-Aurelia was 10th, with 196 points...
Farmers, beware of harvest fires (10/07/11)
With the hot, dry weather conditions plaguing the fall grain harvest throughout much of Iowa, many field, combine and tractor fires have been reported - some resulting in extensive property loss and personal injury. For farmers, major precautions include beginning every harvest season with a clean machine. ...