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Stories from Friday, November 4, 2011

Members to operate Cherokee VFW Club (11/04/11)
The Cherokee VFW Club & Activity Center will be under the management of its VFW members until a new manager is found. The VFW Club continues to take bookings for weddings (seats 150-175), class reunions, birthday parties, family reunions, business meetings. You can contract your own food, music, decorate, and have a full bar for just the cost of a cleaning deposit and the rental fee...
CMS students sing in Honor Choir (11/04/11)
On Tuesday, seven students from Cherokee Middle School were members of the ICDA Junior High Honor Choir Festival in LeMars. Students from approximately 40 schools in Northwest Iowa came together in the LeMars High School gym to work with Director Matt Huth on music they then presented at a concert that evening...
Supervisors approve purchase of new loader (11/04/11)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved the Cherokee County Engineer to purchase a new loader for the Secondary Roads Department. County Engineer Dave Shanahan brought the Board several price quotes from five different companies. After discussing the matter with Shanahan about the advantaged of one loader to another, the Board and Shanahan agreed that they would purchase a Caterpillar 9384 from Ziegler for the price of $110,800 with trade-in...
CPD sponsoring Toys For Tots (11/04/11)
The Cherokee Police Department and their families are again sponsoring the Toys For Tots program. This is a non-profit organization. Toys For Tots is a program that enables the Department to provide the needy children of Cherokee County with presents at Christmas time...
Festival of Trees at the Sanford Museum (11/04/11)
The Sanford Museum is looking forward to the very popular "Festival of Trees" display in the West Gallery of the museum. All businesses and organizations are invited to decorate a tree for the month long exhibit. This is a beautiful display that attracts many visitors during the month of December and, of course, Santa will be at the Sanford on Thursdays nights, Saturday afternoons and some Sunday afternoons as well...
West Cherry Street now open (11/04/11)
The majority of construction of the renovated West Cherry Street is now completed, and officials opened the street on Monday. This marks the near completion of the West Cherry Street project, which began earlier in the spring. The North 11th Street renovation project is nearly completed and will be opened soon, according to the City. Photo by Mike Leckband...
Johnson gets promotion (11/04/11)
The Cherokee State Bank Board of Directors has promoted Chris Johnson to Loan and Compliance Officer. Chris graduated from Iowa State University in May, 2009, with a B.S. in Finance and Management. He has worked at the bank since December 2009, attended the 2010 IBA Compliance School in Des Moines, the 2011 Consumer Credit School in Iowa City, and other lending and compliance seminars sponsored by the Iowa Banker's Association...
Times Gone By (11/04/11)
In spite of the warning the people had regarding Halloween four of our Cherokee young men thought they could perform their pranks. As they were big they thought no one would dare to say or do anything to them but they had just got nicely started at their work when one of the watchmen who was near by arrested them...
34-1 Jays handle River Valley girls (11/04/11)
SIOUX CITY -There wasn't much different about the season's 34th win for the once-beaten Le Mars Gehlen Catholic volleyball team. Much like the previous 33 victories, the Jays of Coach Mike Meyer took that last step to Iowa's Class 1A state tournament by spreading the wealth in a 25-17, 25-14, 25-14 victory over River Valley in a regional final hosted by East High...
Class 1A, 2A State VB pairings (11/04/11)
The pairings in the Class 1A and 2A State volleyball tournaments, which are being held in the Ice Arena in Cedar Rapids this year, have been released. There are no schools from the Chronicle Times coverage area which qualified for the State tournament this year, but there are some other Northwest Iowa teams playing...
District 1, Class 1A Honors (11/04/11)
Lawton-Bronson, 7-0 in District play, 9-0 overall; IKM-Manning, 5-2 ,6-3; Manson NW Webster, 5-2, 6-4; Prairie Valley, Gowrie, 4-3, 5-4; Ridge View, Holstein, 4-3, 4-5; Hinton, 2-5, 2-7; West Monona, Onawa, 1-6, 1-8; Westwood, Sloan, 0-7, 0-9. Ridge View had the following players named to the All-District first team: QB Seth Johnson; Wide Receiver Kris Alesch; tackle Michael Davidson; middle linebacker Jamie Huenecke and cornerback Austin Graff. ...
Donald L. Sanow (11/04/11)
Donald L.Sanow of Marcus, 83, passed away on Monday, October 31, 2011 following an auto accident in Marcus. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. today at Peace Lutheran Church in Marcus. Rev. Don Erickson will officiate. ...
Monte R. Noethe (11/04/11)
Monte R. Noethe of Cherokee,age 71, passed away Tuesday, November 2, 2011 at Sunset Knoll Nursing home in Aurelia. Memorial services will be held at 5 p.m. today at the Immaculate Conception Gym. Father Armand Bertrand will officiate. Burial will be at a later date. ...
Ardis Kate Baker (11/04/11)
Ardis Kate Baker of Quimby,81,passed away Tuesday, Nov. 01, 2011 at the Happy Siesta Nursing Home in Remsen. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 5, 2011, at the Immaculate Conception Gym. Father Armand Bertrand will officiate. ...
Bushlow/Gorff engagement (11/04/11)
Misty Bushlow and Daryl Gorff, both of Madison, Alabama, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Misty, the granddaughter of Patricia and John Veencamp of Cherokee and the late Ralph Ellis, graduated from Cherokee Wahington High School in 1997, and attended Wayne State College in Wayne, Nebraska, graduating in 2002 with a degree in Interior Design...
Extension Line (11/04/11)
I hope everyone has enjoyed our recent mild weather. Sooner, rather than later, we will get to experience winter driving conditions. With the upcoming holidays and the travel associated with them, it may be a good idea to be ready for the changes in driving conditions. Here are some reminders as you prepare for the winter driving season...
If you want to feel good, volunteer (11/04/11)
There are few ways to feel as good about yourself as volunteering. We realize that many of us are wrapped up with work and family, trying to make ends meet, so the idea of volunteering can seem like it's just another "have-to" to write into the already crowded calendar. However, if you do it right, it can be a great stress reliever and a source of true joy in our lives...