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Stories from Monday, January 30, 2012

Ridge View earns 5 'I' ratings at District Large Group Speech (01/30/12)
HOLSTEIN - The Ridge View Speech students, under the direction of sponsor Mary Oakley-McAreavy, participated in the District Large Group Contest at Moville on Saturday January 21, and the students earned five "I" ratings and two "II" ratings for their performances...
City of Cherokee cracks down on feral cats (01/30/12)
A series of citizen complaints growing and continuing for the past few years has prompted the City of Cherokee to begin trapping feral cats and having them euthanized. The City has received several complaints in the past of many wild cats in the South 6th Street neighborhood and in an around an abandoned and condemned house at 211 S. 6th St. The City inspected the area and located many feral cats, and then consulted with a veterinarian...
Winter Hike at Mill Creek Park (01/30/12)
Looking for an outdoor adventure for the weekend? Explore the winter woods. The O'Brien County Conservation Board is holding a Winter Hike on Saturday, Feb. 4, at 1 p.m. at Mill Creek Park. Everone will meet near the lodge and gather for a hike through the woods looking for animal signs...
County budget request breakdown (01/30/12)
Last week, Cherokee County Departments submitted their annual budget requests for the 2012/2013 fiscal year to the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors for their consideration . On Thursday, the Cherokee County Auditor's office released the following budget requests:...
Chronicle Times Home Show set for March 3 (01/30/12)
The 14th annual Chronicle Times Home Show will be held on March 3, 2012 at the Cherokee Western Iowa Tech Community College Conference Center from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. , and will feature information and products to improve homes and lifestyles. Exhibits from various vendors will be on display throughout the time of the Home Show, and there will also be special programs given by three presenters...
Diamond ring give-away (01/30/12)
On Thursday, Royer's Jewelry in downtown Cherokee held a drawing for a diamond ring valued at $779 to usher in a new beginning and welcome new staff to the 110 year-old West Main Street business. Pictured are store manager Bill Eskildsen,right, and former owner and special guest Don Royer (whose father, Oscar, began the business in Aurelia in 1902 and moved to Cherokee in 1922) who drew the winner. ...
Orthmann new face at Greenwood-Schubert (01/30/12)
MARCUS - There is a new face at Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Marcus. Matt Schubert and Tim Greenwood have welcomed Andrea Orthmann to the business. She will be a plus to Greenwood-Schubert accommodating their patrons. Orthmann is a native of Sutherland and graduated from Sutherland High School in 1976. ...
Hard-luck Braves fall to E-LC in OT (01/30/12)
Try as they may, the snake-bit Cherokee Braves couldn't make it happen down the stretch and lost a heart-breaking 58-57 overtime game to Estherville-LC in Cherokee Friday night. The Braves started slow and trailed 13-1 in the first quarter before righting the ship and battling back to take a 23-21 halftime lead thanks to a big three-ball at the buzzer by Eric Wilkie, preceded by a sweet post-up bucket by Jake Spindler, and a snazzy three-ball from Zac Smith from the wing right after he missed one from the top of the key.. ...
#2 E-LC storms by Cherokee girls (01/30/12)
The #2, 18-1 Estherville-LC girls basketball team showed they're for real here Friday night, rolling over the Cherokee Washington High girls 69-25 in Lakes Conference basketball action. The Midgets nursed a 14-8 lead in the first quarter and then went on an astounding 28-3 scoring spurt in the second quarter to claim a resounding 42-11 halftime lead, before outscoring the WHS gals 27-14 in the second half to chart the win...
Lamerne Caroline Weiland-Mohn (01/30/12)
Lamerne Caroline Weiland-Mohn, 95, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012 at Carrington Place in Toledo, Iowa. Funeral services will held today at 11 a.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church in Alta, with Michael R. Standfest officiating. There was a visitation one hour prior the service. Burial was in the Hanover Cemetery in Hanover...
Cowan, Schmidt exchange vows (01/30/12)
Craig W. Schmidt and Monica M. (Clow) Cowan were united in marriage in the chapel of St. Paul United Methodust Church in Cherokee on November 26, 2011. The double ring ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Magrey DeVega, who also sang "The Lord's Prayer." The bride and groom wrote their own vows and presented communion to the wedding guests...
Free Blue Spruce trees (01/30/12)
Here's an ideal way to get into the mood for spring planting: Join the Arbor Day Foundation and receive 10 free trees to plant when the weather turns warm. Every person from Iowa who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in February 2012 will receive 10 free Colorado blue spruce trees. "Planting Colorado blue spruce trees will add beauty to your landscape in Iowa with their blue-green hue and distinctive shape," said John Rosenow, chief executive and founder of the Arbor Day Foundation...