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Stories from Thursday, January 19, 2012

Jason Jones continues to shine (01/19/12)
A couple of weeks ago, the Chronicle Times ran an article about Aurelia native Jason Jones, now of Huntington Beach, California, who has been earning plaudits for his classic car restoration work. Since that article ran, according to a press release submitted to the Chronicle Times, Jason's '41 Willy's was named Top Car at the 2011 SEMA show in Las Vegas, he continues to appear on the hit television show "Chop, Cut, Rebuild" on the Speed channel, and he also received "star treatment" with a 12-page profile/photo spread in the November 2011 edition of the online magazine, Wolf Motorsports Magazine.. ...
Cherokee School Board hears FY financial outlook (01/19/12)
The Cherokee Community School District Board of Education Monday night heard a detailed overview of proposed changes in the Cherokee Washington High and Middle School Code of Conduct Policy, and received an ominous caveat from Superintendent Dr. John Chalstrom regarding the District's financial outlook for Fiscal Year 2012-2013...
IWS Traveling Show on display at Sanford Museum (01/19/12)
If you know someone who enjoys painting with watercolors and lives in Iowa you may know a member of the Iowa Watercolor Society. Beginning in January, the Iowa Watercolor Society Traveling Show is on display at the West Gallery at the Cherokee Sanford Museum until the end of March...
Aurelia Commercial Club Kick-off Dinner (01/19/12)
AURELIA - The Auerlia Commercial Club will hold its annual Kick-Off Dinner at the Aurelia Community Center tonight. A social hour will begin at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. Aurelia's Citizen of the Year will also be honored during the course of the evening...
Alta- Aurelia, Ridge View Quiz Bowl Teams to compete (01/19/12)
Two high schools from the Chronicle-Times coverage area are competing in an area 'Quiz Bowl' competition, in which students are quizzed about their knowledge of a wide array of subjects. The Alta-Aurelia High School team has won three of their matches so far and lost two. ...
CSWCD to meet (01/19/12)
The Cherokee Soil & Water Conservation District will be having their regular meeting via conference call on Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 9 a.m. Phones will be available for public comment at the USDA Service Center - 314 Lake Street in Cherokee. Individuals with disabilities and/or special needs should notify Tracy Rasmussen at 225-4151 of their need for special services far enough in advance of the meeting to enable services to be secured...
Bridal couple has Christ- centered relationship (01/19/12)
Kristen Beier first met Ross Peterson two years ago at their church, the Oakdale Evangelical Free Church in rural Meriden, and the young couple began a friendship which soon developed into something deeper. Kristen, 21, and Ross, 27, began dating, but their dates weren't like many other young people's dates. ...
Chamber Coffee (01/19/12)
Friday morning's 9:30 a.m. Chamber Coffee will be hosted by Natural Health Solutions, 117 S. 2nd Street, in honor of their 5th anniversary.
Back champ at Le Mars Invitational (01/19/12)
LE MARS - Cherokee's Miah Back won the championship at 285 pounds at Saturday's rugged Le Mars Wrestling Invitational, rolling over three quality opponents in the process. Cherokee's Rick Weaver at 145, and Zac Anderson at 152 registered runner-up finishes, with Anderson winning his 100th prep match, but losing for the first time all season...
Warrior girls beat K-P, 40-31 (01/19/12)
ALTA - The Alta-Aurelia girls hosted Kingsley-Pierson in non-conference basketball here Tuesday. night. Both teams have been struggling to get wins, and both teams were looking at Tuesday's game as a chance for a victory. The Alta-Aurelia girls prevailed, 40-31, thanks to a tremendous defensive effort and a balanced scoring attack. A-A led at all the stops and held a 33-19 lead going into the 4th quarter...
Morningside runners impressive at Dordt invite (01/19/12)
SIOUX CENTER - Morningside College's track and field team made an impressive season debut here when they won 10 events and broke two school records at Saturday's Dordt Invitational. Megan Glisar, a sophomore transfer from the University of Iowa, broke the previous Morningside women's high jump record of 5-5 when she cleared 5-9 1/4 to win the event in her first meet for her new school. Glisar is a past graduate of Sergeant Bluff-Luton High School...
MMC boys hang on to beat HMS, 36-33 (01/19/12)
HARTLEY - The gritty Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn boys outscored host Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 14-0 in the second quarter to post an 18-11 halftime margin. and then hung on desperately to register a 36-33 War Eagle Conference basketball win here Friday night...
RV Raptors win big at Westwood (01/19/12)
SLOAN - The Ridge View boys basketball team became the latest big winners in Sloan on Tuesday, but their win came on the basketball court, not the casino, as the Raptors stormed out to an 18-3 lead against the host Westwood Rebels and never looked back on their way to a 55-25 Western Valley Conference win...
Alta-Aurelia splits in double dual (01/19/12)
GRAETTINGER - The Alta-Aurelia wrestlers competed in dual matches against East Sac County and host Graettinger-Terril here on Thursday and the Warriors came away with one win, a 45-24 triumph over East Sac, and one loss, a 41-21 defeat at the hands of Graettinger-Terril...
Roger A. Mischke (01/19/12)
Roger A. Mischke, age 75 of Meriden, passed away Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012, at his residence in Meriden following a courageous battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his family. A memorial services will be Friday, Jan. 20, at 11 a.m. at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Don Tisthammer will be officiating...
Kleinhesselink, Todd to wed (01/19/12)
Mike and Gina Kleinhesselink of Alton announce the engagement of their daughter Kelsey to Austin Todd, son of Wayne and Reta Todd of Holstein. Kelsey, a 2008 graduate of Maurice - Orange City High School, is working on her Bachelor of Science degree in elementary teaching and special education at Morningside College, and will graduate in May 2012. ...
Giorgio, Nelson to wed (01/19/12)
Together with their parents, Rose Giorgio and Matthew Nelson are excited to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Rose, the daughter of Tony and Pat Giorgio of Davenport, earned both a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Arts degree in speech pathology from the University of Northern Iowa, and she is currently employed as a speech therapist in a children's clinic...
At the Library (01/19/12)
Hip Hip Hooray for getting to the middle of January with very little snow on the ground! I hope the weather holds out so boys and girls can come to the library on Monday, January 23 from 3:45 -- 4:45 p.m. and discover some "New Twists on Old Fairy Tales". ...
Winter walking safety vital (01/19/12)
With a few more months of winter ahead of us and at some time snow and ice covering many of our walkways and roadways, The Iowa Department of Public Health warns that slips, trips, and falls can cause not only debilitating injuries, they're the second leading cause of accidental death in the United States...