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Stories from Thursday, March 1, 2012

Logos Contest winners announced (03/01/12)
The first-place and second-place winners have been determined in the Chronicle Times recent Logos Contest promotion where readers matched logos with participating Cherokee businesses. Lorna Brandt of Cherokee won first place and $50 in Cherokee Bucks, and Deb Paulsen of Washta was in second place, winning $25 in Cherokee Bucks...
House to honor Iowa WW ll sailors (03/01/12)
DES MOINES - For the past two months, House members have been quietly engaged in a bipartisan effort to find the families and friends of the men who lived through and died during the sinking of the USS Indianapolis. "It became such a horrific event," said Mark Evans, a historian at the Naval History and Heritage Command in Washington. "They were scalded by the flames and fuel, they suffered from dehydration and exposure, and then comes the story of the sharks."...
America's birds (03/01/12)
After seeing just how powerful and poised the eagle is, it's no wonder it is the symbol of America. These two majestic eagles were pictured by Steve and Deb Robb of Cherokee roosting in a tree near Cherokee.
CRMC Diabetes Center continues series (03/01/12)
The CRMC Diabetes Center will continue their six-part informational series entitled "Diabetes and the Body", with the third program of the series to be held on Monday, March 5th at 6 p.m. in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center 1st Floor Education Room...
CYSBA sign-up is Sunday at CMS (03/01/12)
Sign-up for the Cherokee Youth Summer Ball Association is Sunday from 2--6 p.m. at the Cherokee Middle School for grades Kindergarten thru 8th. Cost is $30/child with an $80/family maximum, plus a concession stand charge of $20/family, to be refunded when the scheduled shift is worked...
St. Paul's services at Community Center (03/01/12)
The Board of Trustees at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee, which suffered major fire damage last Sunday afternoon, has made a decision to hold the church's regular Sunday morning worship services in the auditorium on the upper level of the Cherokee Community Center for the month of March, according to Pastor Magrey deVega...
County Health Care Sector's impact $34.8 million annually (03/01/12)
The financial impact of the Health Sector in Cherokee County totaled $28.4 million in 2011, with the Cherokee Regional Medical Center accounting for approximately $12.4 million of that in unaudited totals of salaries and benefits. The totals are compiled and supplied annually by the Iowa Hospital Association (IHA), with Cherokee County's Health Sector including the CRMC; physicians, dentists, and other health practitioners; nursing and residential care facilities; pharmacies; home health care services; and other ambulatory health care services.. ...
Chamber Coffee (03/01/12)
This week's Cherokee Chamber Coffee, at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, will be hosted by the LifeServe Blood Center and will be held at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center.
Iowa Heifer Champion (03/01/12)
This commercial heifer, raised by Bruce Jones of Aurelia, won its class and its division at the recent Iowa Beef Expo in Des Moines. The heifer was shown by Jaylee Happe, the daughter of Brian and Jana Happe of Cherokee. Photo contributed
Media, officials awards at IHSAA State Basketball (03/01/12)
MEDIA AWARDS: d Adam. OFFICIALS' HALL OF FAME son Kyle and daughters Kristen and Kari. ion Basketball Officials' Hall of Fame. Retired from Eaton Corporation in Belmond, he and his wife, Rene, raised two sons and two daughters...
Big Ten Wrestling Championships on BTN (03/01/12)
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Big Ten Network will offer its most extensive Big Ten Wrestling Championships coverage ever, with all four sessions Saturday and Sunday, March 3 and 4, at Purdue University receiving either live television or online coverage...
Lonnie Edwin "Swede" Hanson (03/01/12)
Lonnie Edwin "Swede" Hanson Washta, 72, passed away Monday morning, February 27, 2012 at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City after a two year battle with congestive heart failure. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 3, 2012 at the Washta United Methodist Church. ...
Jo Anne Marie Thompson (03/01/12)
Jo Anne Marie Thompson of LeMars, 64, a former Cherokee resident, passed away Friday, February 24, 2012 at The Abbey of LeMars. Memorial services will be held Friday, March 2nd, at 10 a.m. at The Abbey. It was Jo Anne's request to be cremated, and burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery, along with the remains of her husband Bruce. There will be no visitation. The Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee is handling the arrangements. On line condolences may be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com...
Stief -Jansen / son (03/01/12)
Kristina Stief and Justin Jansen of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their son, Clayton Michael Jansen, at 12:38 p.m. on February 22, 2012. Clayton weighed 6 lbs, 8.3 oz., measured 20 inches long, and was welcomed home by his sisters Angel Jansen and Ariel Simpson. Grandparents are Wendell and Jackie Stief of Storm Lake and Mike and Polly Jansen of Cherokee...
Leach / daughter (03/01/12)
Michael and Kathy Leach of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Kaycee Lynn Leach. Kaycee was born at 7:30 a.m. on February 23, 2012 and weighed 7 lbs. 5 oz. and measured 20 1/4 inches long, and she was welcomed home by her big sister Jayleen. Grandparents are Duane and Jolynn Heschke and Bob and Donna Leach...
At The Library (03/01/12)
As I was shelving books today, the title of a book caught my eye, When Will It Be Spring?. I'm sure everyone has been asking this question. The good news it is only 20 days until the first day of spring. Do you have cabin fever? If so, take a stroll on down to the Cherokee Public Library and check out our new books, dvds, and magazines...
Struck Strikes Out : For Tessie and the girls (03/01/12)
We buried Mike J. Ryan last week. Many of you knew him. Others didn't and that's their misfortune. A few weeks ago, Mike decided he'd had enough of his wicked illness, ceased treatment, entered hospice, and last week journeyed on to whatever it is that's out there for one of those special people among us who never hurt a soul, never spoke ill of others every day of his life, and showed absolute, unequivocal love of his fellow man by action, rather than words...
Arbor Day Foundation trees available (03/01/12)
The Arbor Day Foundation is making it easier for everyone to celebrate the arrival of spring through planting trees. Join the Arbor Day Foundation in March 2012 and receive 10 free white flowering dogwood trees. "White flowering dogwoods will add year-round beauty to your home and neighborhood," said John Rosenow, chief executive and founder of the Arbor Day Foundation. "Dogwoods have showy spring flowers, scarlet autumn foliage and red berries that will attract songbirds all winter."...