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Stories from Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Cherokee DQ under new ownership (11/02/11)
The Cherokee Dairy Queen located at 1100 N. 2nd St. is under new ownership. The Cherokee DQ is now part of a system of DQ stores owned by Aftershock Ventures, LLC with locations in Sioux City, Onawa, Sergeant Bluff, and Iowa City. Aftershock's managing member Dan Hiserote lived in Cherokee for about 10 years during his grade school years...
Three candidates seek City Council Ward 3 post (11/02/11)
There are three candidates seeking the Ward 3 Cherokee City Council seat in the Nov. 8 City Elections, including incumbent Wayne Pingel, and challengers Matthew Royster and Jason Duma Johnson. As the incumbent, Pingel is seeking his first full term (four years) after being appointed to serve out the term of Greg Stieneke, who resigned midway into his term...
Marcus man dies in crash (11/02/11)
MARCUS - The Iowa State Patrol has issued a report following the fatal collision that killed 83 year- old, Donald Sanow, of Marcus, on Monday. According to the Iowa State Patrol report, Sanow was driving his 2006 Chevrolet Pickup Truck northbound on Cherokee County Road L-36 at approximately 7:13 a.m. when Sanow failed to yield from a stop sign at the intersection of L-36 and Iowa Hwy 3...
Zombie B-B-Q (11/02/11)
This home on Myrtle Street in Aurelia held a barbecue for zombies during the Hallowe'en season. Photo by Dan Whitney
Housing Repair Application Being Considered (11/02/11)
In the next few days a brief housing survey will be left in some residents doorways asking three short questions regarding housing conditions, and their opinion as to the need for a housing repair and rehabilitation program in Cherokee's older neighborhoods. ...
MHI /CCUSO doing 'fairly well' (11/02/11)
Dr. Jason Smith, the Superintendent of the Cherokee Mental Health Institute and Civil Commitment Unit for Sex Offenders (CCUSO), said the two facilities are doing "fairly well" in regards to their current budget and staffing status. Smith made the remark Friday at the quarterly meeting of the Citizens' Advisory Board at the MHI...
'Monster Hunt' winner (11/02/11)
Troy Valentine, co-publisher of the Chronicle Times, is pictured awarding Amy Booher of Larrabee with a $100 gift certificate for being the Chronicle Times 'Monster Hunt' winner. Photo by Mike Leckband
RV's Schirmer in baseball program (11/02/11)
River Valley High School junior Adam Schirmer has joined several college-bound athletes from the around the country choosing to represent the U.S.A. and Toledo, Ohio as a member of Coast to Coast Baseball in Florida this December. During the five-day program, Schirmer will compete against top amateur teams from San Juan, Puerto Rico while receiving instruction from Coast to Coast staff who have all played or coached the game of baseball at the collegiate or professional level. ...
RV volleyball team stays alive (11/02/11)
IDA GROVE - River Valley's improved volleyball team stayed alive in Regional semifinal action here last week, posting a hard-earned 3-2 match victory over Ar-We-Va to advance to a Class 1A Regional final Tuesday night against Le Mars Gehlen (31-1) at Sioux City East High...
Wolverines fall in playoffs, 21-6 (11/02/11)
INWOOD - The end of the road came here Monday night for the game South O'Brien Wolverines, as they lost a second round Class 1A football playoff re-match against District rival West Lyon, 21-6. The two teams had met previously this season, with the Wildcats edging the Wolverines by a 21-20 score at Paullina...
Harry H. Neiman (11/02/11)
Harry H. Neiman of Quimby, age 86, formerly of Wayne, Nebraska, passed away Saturday, October 29, 2011 at his residence in Quimby. Memorial services will be held at 5 p.m. Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at the Praise Assembly of God Church in Wayne. Pastor Donna Smith will officiate. ...
Hazel I. Rupp (11/02/11)
Hazel I. Rupp of Marcus, age 97, passed away Saturday, October 29, 2011 at the Heartland Care Center in Marcus. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, November 2, 2011, at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus. Father Armand Bertrand will officiate. Burial will take place at Marcus Holy Name Cemetery in Marcus. The Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Marcus is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.greenwoodfuneral.com...
Agnes M. Martin (11/02/11)
Agnes M. Martin of Aurelia,age 6, passed away Thursday, October 27, 2011, at Sanford Children's Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 3, 2011, at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Robert Blair will officiate. Burial will take place at a later date. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. on Thursday up until service time at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.greenwoodfuneral.com...
Bullies are still out there (11/02/11)
Bullies used to simply shake down the weaker kids for lunch money, but these days, the bully business has gone online, and it's booming. According to a survey of 2,000 middle school students by the Cyberbullying Research Center, 10 percent said they were recent victims of cyberbullying, while 18 percent claimed to be "lifetime" victims of online bullies...