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Stories from Friday, March 9, 2012

Times Gone By (03/09/12)
100 years ago The first of the week relatives of Henry Stabblefeld, of Aurelia, received word that Henry had committed suicide at a hotel at Milwaukee, Wis., where he had gone on a visit, and instructions were asked as to disposition of the body. Instructions were wired to ship the body to Aurelia. ...
Supervisors OK county budget (03/09/12)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors approved the 2012-2013 county budget on Tuesday. The $12,535,599 budget was approved after a Public Hearing during which no opposition to the proposed budget was raised. In fact no members of the public showed during the hearing...
DAR notes (03/09/12)
On Saturday, March 3, Pilot Rock Chapter NSDAR met at Danny's Sports Spot for their monthly meeting. At the meeting an award was presented to Mike Leckband for his coverage of our chapter's events in the Chronicle Times, and the group also recognized their newest member , Viola Lias- Cononver...
Daylight Savings Time begins this weekend (03/09/12)
Daylight Savings Time begins at 2 a.m. this Sunday, so be sure to set your clocks ahead one hour before you go to bed Saturday night.
Shepherd's Table (03/09/12)
The Shepherd's Table is an outreach ministry of Meriden Evangelical Free Church to the citizens of the surrounding area to come and enjoy a free meal. People who come to The Shepherd's Table are also able to take food home with them such as frozen goods, bread and baked goods. ...
Chemical spill closes Hwy. 7 in BV County (03/09/12)
NEWELL - The rollover of a tractor-trailer owned by Packers Logistics out of Kieler, Wis., closed part of Highway 7 just east of Newell in Buena Vista County Wednesday. The Newell Fire Department, Buena Vista County Emergency Management, Buena Vista County Environmental Health and Zoning, and the DNR have been on site since early this morning...
Local Coe College student named to Dean's List (03/09/12)
Amanda Kohn of Cherokee has been named to the Coe College Dean's List for the fall 2012 term. Kohn, the daughter of Martin and Melissa Kohn, is a 2010 graduate of Washington High School. She is currently a sophomore at Coe. Full-time students who rank in the top 10 percent of the student body are named to the Dean's List. For the past fall term, students achieving a grade point average of 3.875 or higher earned this high honor...
All-Star wrestling in Cherokee tonight (03/09/12)
The Northwest Iowa Wrestling Coaches and Officials Association will host the 4th Annual High School Senior All Star Wrestling Meet tonight at Cherokee Washington High School. The meet features several area prep wrestlers, including Cherokee, Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn, and Ridge View seniors. They include 2012 State Wrestling Tournament qualifiers Zac Anderson and Miah Back of Cherokee, Jacob Pearson and Dillon Mugge of MMC, and Logan Schafer of Ridge View...
Hawkeyes edge Illini in Big Ten (03/09/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Matt Gatens scored 20 points to help Iowa defeat Illinois 64-61 Thursday in the first round of the Big Ten tournament in what might have been the final game for Illini coach Bruce Weber. Speculation has been that Weber would be fired after the season. The Illini closed the regular season having lost eight of nine, with their only win coming against Iowa...
Lady Cyclones fall in Big 12 (03/09/12)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The 4th seeded Iowa State Cyclones trailed Kansas State by four at halftime in their Big 12 Tournament women's basketball game here on Thursday, and the Wildcats (20-12) managed to maintain that lead in the second half, gaining a 67-63 win over Coach Bill Fennelly's Cyclones...
St. Mary's Panthers win opener at State tourney, fall to B-H in semis (03/09/12)
DES MOINES - The defending Class 1A Champion Storm Lake St. Mary's jumped out to a 20-8 first quarter lead in their first-round State Tournament game Monday against Lisbon, and the Panthers went on to cruise to a 62-44 victory over the Lions (20-6)...
Marie Baker Engelbrecht (03/09/12)
Marie Baker Engelbrecht, 84, of Largo, Fla. passed away Feb. 19, 2012 of natural causes. She was born July 27, 1927 in Rock Island, Illinois, raised in Bradenton, Florida, married into a military lifestyle and eventually settled in Largo in 1997. She was an avid bridge player and enjoyed spending time with her loving family and friends. ...
Robert (Bob) L. Robinson (03/09/12)
Robert (Bob) L. Robinson, 63, of Cherokee, passed away Sunday afternoon, March 4, 2012 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 12, at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Pastor Sharon Cates will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery with military rites by L. A. Wescott Post #2253 of the V.F.W...
Bowing for health (03/09/12)
Some believe that we could vastly improve the health of our citizenry and of the world, and save billions of dollars in costs associated with colds, flu and other illnesses if we, as Americans, would adopt the practice of bowing when greeting one another, rather than shaking hands...