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Stories from Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Cherokee Symphony Pops Concert Sunday (10/26/11)
This year's ever-popular Cherokee Symphony 'Pops' Concert will be at 4 p.m Sunday, Oct. 30 at the Cherokee Community Center. Admission fee for individual concerts is $10 at the door, and children who are high school age or younger are always admitted free of charge. Popcorn and punch will also be available at no charge...
Aurelia's 'Harvest Hoopla' Saturday (10/26/11)
AURELIA - Saturday has been set as this year's date for the annual 'Harvest Hoopla' celebration in Aurelia, with a lot of activities going on in town all day long. Things start off at 7 a.m. at the Aurelia Community Center when the Aurelia Kiwanis, Commercial Club and D.A.R.E. co-sponsor a Hunter Harvest Breakfast. The meal will be served from 7 a.m.-11 a.m. There is no charge, but a free will offering will be taken, with proceeds going to the Alta-Aurelia School's D.A.R.E. program...
Main Street Costume Parade Oct. 29 (10/26/11)
The Cherokee Chamber of Commerce's annual Main Street Trick or Treat Costume Parade will be held on Saturday, Oct. 29 at 1 p.m. The sidewalk parade of downtown will begin and end at the Cherokee Fire Department. All costume parade entrants are asked to check in at the Cherokee Fire Department between 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m. The parade will leave the Cherokee Fire Department parking lot at 1 p.m...
'Monster Hunt' winner announced (10/26/11)
Amy Booher of Larrabee won the Chronicle Times' recent website Halloween Monster Hunt, claiming the $100 prize in gift certificates from participating businesses or in Cherokee Chamber Bucks. To participate in the contest, residents needed to locate where each of 10 monsters were "hiding" on each participating advertiser's website, and send the entry in to the Chronicle Times...
Meriden Evangelical Free Church to host 'The Lesters' (10/26/11)
On Sunday, Oct. 30 at 6 p.m., The Lesters will be performing at the Meriden Evangelical Free Church. Often called "St. Louis' First Family of Gospel Music," The Lesters have been sharing the Word through song for four generations. With more than an 80-year history and numerous albums behind them, the group proudly brings the third & fourth generation to the stage for a sound that is 100% ~ "PURE LESTER."...
Medicare announce Iowa Part D drug plans (10/26/11)
Medicare has announced the 2012 Part D prescription drug plans. "Iowa will once again have 33 stand alone drug plans in 2012, however the thing to understand is that the plans offered for 2012 are not the same 33 plans offered in 2011," says Kris Gross from the Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP)...
Vascular Screening tests available at CRMC (10/26/11)
On average, every 40 seconds someone in America has a stroke. Stroke occurs when a blood vessel feeding the brain bursts or is clogged, causing a sudden disruption in the blood flow to the brain. Stroke is a leading killer and the number one cause of adult disability in the Unites States...
Warriors lose football finale, 35-0 (10/26/11)
SIBLEY - The Alta-Aurelia football team finished their season here n Friday, falling to Division rival Sibley-Ocheydan, 35-0. The Generals (4-5) held the Warriors to just 46 yards in total offense on their way to an easy win. The Warriors (1-9) ended their season on a 8 game losing streak, and were winless in their division...
Drennan, Essick pace BVU volleyball (10/26/11)
LA CROSSE, WISC. -- The Buena Vista volleyball team took part in the two-day UW-La Crosse Invite on Friday and Saturday, and the Beavers came up short in four matches, falling to UW-Superior (3-1) and UW-La Crosse (3-2) on Friday before dropping a pair of 3-0 decisions to IIAC foes Loras College and Central College, respectively, on Saturday...
Conley's pick boosts Braves (10/26/11)
MISSOURI VALLEY - Refusing to accept defeat despite several costly miscues, the Cherokee Braves ended their football season on a bright note here Friday night, escaping Missouri Valley-West Harrison 40-32 in an entertaining, mistake-prone game. The Class 2A District win gave the Braves a 3-7 season record, while Missouri Valley-West Harrison closes the books on a 2-8 mark...
South O'Brien drops regular season finale, 12 - 7 (10/26/11)
PAULLINA - South O'Brien lost its final regular season game, 12-7, here Friday night to the visiting Sioux Central Rebels. The Rebels scored first after they received great field position after a shanked punt. The visitors then scored on an 11 yard pass with 1:11 to go in the first quarter. The 2pt conversion failed...
Lloyd Buss (10/26/11)
Lloyd Buss Paullina, age 91, passed away Friday, October 21, 2011 at Baum Harmon Mercy Hospital in Primghar, Iowa. Funeral services were held on Monday, October 24, 2011 at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars, with Reverend John Battern officiating, and burial followed in Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Marvin G. Ruschmann (10/26/11)
Marvin G. Ruschmann of Homer,Neb.,age 93, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011 at Regency Nursing Home in South Sioux City, Neb. with family by his side. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Homer. Burial will be in the Omaha Valley Cemetery near Homer. ...
Lorraine A. Warren (10/26/11)
Lorraine A. Warren of Alta, age 90, passed away on Wednesday, October 19, 2011, at Jennie Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs. A funeral service was held on Monday, October 24, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Storm Lake with the Rev Ryan Brandenberger officiating. Burial was at the Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery of Storm Lake. The Nicklas D Jensen Funeral Home of Alta is in charge of arrangements...
Hagg/Letsche Exchange August Vows (10/26/11)
Lindsay Ann Hagg and Jason Michael Letsche were united in marriage on August 6, 2011, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Algona. Reverend Steve Turner officiated the service. Lindsay is the daughter of Dan and Holly Hagg of Algona, and Jason is the son of Marty and Becky Letsche of Marcus...
The continued case for 'Move Over' (10/26/11)
September was a month to forget in many aspects. Statewide, fatality crashes spiked to near record levels. Locally in northwest Iowa, there were several high profile, multi-fatality crashes. Looking at statewide crashes, two hold significance for a slightly different reason...