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Stories from Monday, October 10, 2011

Remember our troops! (10/10/11)
With many service personal 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...
City Clerks and Finance Officers can now register for budget workshops (10/10/11)
AMES -- In their ongoing effort to help Iowa's city clerks and finance officers prepare for the fiscal year budget, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Office of State and Local Government Programs (OSLGP) and the Iowa League of Cities are holding budget workshops throughout the state in November and December. The northwest Iowa location for the workshop is King's Pointe in Storm Lake on November 29, 2011...
2011 WHS Royalty (10/10/11)
Tasha Larsen was named the 2011 Cherokee Washington High School Homecoming Queen and Miah Back was named the 2011 WHS Homecoming King during the Coronation Ceremony held at the school on Friday. Photo by Mike Leckband
Katie's Crusaders' applies for PinkWell Challenge (10/10/11)
Lester Smith, creator of the PinkWell Challenge, is appearing on The Ellen DeGeneres Show this Tuesday, Oct. 11 to talk about the challenge and his book, "You Gotta Dance Like No One's Watching." Don't miss it as a PinkWell applicant, there are 25,000 reasons to watch. In honor of breast cancer awareness month and Ellen's involvement in the cause, Lester Smith is paying it forward by creating a special $25,000 Ellen Degeneres PinkWell Award...
5 arrested in Storm Lake drug bust (10/10/11)
STORM LAKE - On Thursday morning at approximately 6 a.m., the Storm Lake Police Department Entry Team, supported by investigators and other officers, executed a search warrant at 514 Terrance Street in connection with an investigation into the sale of illegal drugs in Storm Lake. ...
Public Hearings scheduled for City's Comprehensive Plan (10/10/11)
The City of Cherokee is pleased to announce that an updated draft of the City's Comprehensive Plan has been completed and is available for review by city officials and the general public. The Plan has been reviewed by the Planning and Zoning Board and is now scheduled for a Planning and Zoning Public Hearing on Monday, October 17, 2011 at 5:30 p.m. at the City Council Chambers, 416 W. Main St...
Pilot Rock Chapter DAR remembers 9/11 (10/10/11)
A group of 12 of Pilot Rock Chapter DAR women recently visited the Freedom Quilters' operation near Fonda, Iowa. Its founder Betty Nielsen greeted the women with much enthusiasm. The women were surrounded by a mass of quilts, which transformed the Freedom Quilts building into a patriotic sea of red, white, and blue fabric. ...
Cherokee Villa to hold Fall Bazaar and Bake Sale (10/10/11)
The Cherokee Villa Auxiliary will be holding its annual Fall Bazaar and Bake Sale on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 8 a.m. to noon and will be held in the living room area at the Cherokee Villa Donations of baked goods, craft items, white elephants and home canned goods or produce will be greatly appreciated and may be brought to the Cherokee Villa on Friday, Oct. 14...
MOPS host blood drive (10/10/11)
MOPS (Mothers of PreSchoolers) is a program designed to nurture and bring mothers together...any woman that is between pregnancy and through kindergarten are able to attend these meetings. They meet at Meriden Evangelical Free Church the second Wednesday of the month (during the months of September - May)from 9 am to 11 am. ...
Boosters 'Golf Day' a Success (10/10/11)
The Cherokee Athletic Booster Golf Day was held on Sunday August 28 at the Cherokee Golf and Country Club. The event was a lot of fun for all participants, all for a good cause, and the Cherokee Athletic Boosters express their heartfelt thanks to all of sponsors of the event...
They're off! (10/10/11)
Dozens of runners, representing 12 prep teams, take off at the start of the boys' varsity competition at last week's annual Cherokee Cross Country Invitational, which was run under bright, warm and breezy skies at the demanding Cherokee Mental Health Institute course. Orange City Unity Christian won the girls team title, and Storm Lake won the boys crown. Photo by Mike Leckband...
Late TD leads Braves past ESC (10/10/11)
Cherokee's battling Braves saved the best for last here Friday night, scoring three second-half touchdowns while overcoming a 25-7 deficit to lay claim to a thrilling 26-25 Homecoming victory over East Sac County. The Braves simply refused to lose this night, with senior quaterback Nate Seliger staying the course and coming through late with a winning touchdown pass to Nathaniel Morgan with 32 seconds left to play, after junior speedster running back Marc Husman returned a second-half kick-off 50 yards for a pivotal TD to ignite the Braves in the third quarter, who trailed 25-7 at the time.. ...
Schwarz paces MMC/RU XC girls (10/10/11)
KINGSLEY - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn/Remsen-Union cross country girls team placed third in last week's Cross Country Invitational here, hosted by Kingsley-Pierson/Woodbury Central/Lawton-Bronson on the Kingsley Golf Course. le Mars Gehlen won the girls 10-team competition with 48 points, while the host team K-P/WC/L-B was second with 60, and MMC/RU third with 61...
Latest IGHSAU prep volleyball rankings (10/10/11)
Class 2A - 1. Hull Western Christian; 2. Lake Mills; 3. Dike - New Hartford; 4. Grundy Center; 5. Sumner-Fredericksburg; 6. Mediapolis; 7. Sheldon; 8. Pella Christian; 9. Edgewood-Colesburg; 10. West Liberty Class 1A - 1. Tripoli; 2. LeMars Gehlen Catholic; 3. Holy Trinity Catholic;...
Twin Lakes Conference Volleyball tourney (10/10/11)
The Twin Lakes Conference volleyball tournament will be played on Tuesday, Oct. 11 and Thursday, Oct. 13, with the top 8 teams in the regular season standings playing on both nights, and the 9th - 11th seeds playing in Newell on Tuesday night for 9th, 10th and 11th places...
Warrior girls lose to St. Mary's (10/10/11)
ALTA - The Alta-Aurelia volleyball team finished regular season play with a Senior Night match here against Storm Lake St. Mary's on Thursday. The Warriors had six seniors - Bethany Boeck, Kelsey Brake, Jill Buckendahl, Alexis Hernandez, Kelsey McGowan and Alyssa Turnquist- and Coach Jeannie Henningsen said they have all done a good job leading the team this season...
LucilleF.Robinson (10/10/11)
LucilleF.Robinson, 79, of Meriden, passed away Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Memorial services will be held at a later date.The Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee is assisting the family with arrangements. Lucille was born on Aug. ...
Wedding Vows exchanged (10/10/11)
Jennifer Pysz and Jason Johnson were married on September 10, 2011, at the Cherokee Country Club. Photo contributed
Extension Line (10/10/11)
When you do not have enough money to cover your family's basic living expenses and pay all your creditors, you face some difficult financial decisions. When family income is reduced, your spending habits must change. The sooner you change, the more likely your financial problems can be lessened. Your family should be part of the decision-making process, since their cooperation is essential to carry out the plans...
Basic Biittner : Travelin' Man, part 2 (10/10/11)
Just three days after we returned from our trip to D.C., I headed out again. I flew in to Albuquerque, New Mexico late on September 8 and met my brother Doug for another of our "Musical History Tours." Our previous musical trips have been to New Orleans and Memphis, the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, and this time we were on a Buddy Holly trip to Clovis, New Mexico and Lubbock, Texas...
Farmers, have a safe harvest season (10/10/11)
Good weather and daylight hours always seem to be at a premium when Iowa farmers are trying to harvest a crop in top condition. Planned maintenance and skilled equipment operation can curb downtime and reduce the potential for accidents during harvest...