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Stories from Wednesday, March 21, 2012

South O'Brien Boy Scouts Chili Feed Sunday (03/21/12)
PAULLINA - The South O'Brien Boy Scouts are sponsoring a Chili Fund-raiser from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday in the Paullina Community Building. The proceeds from the free will donation chili feed will help send a Scout to camp.
Iowa Spring photo contest (03/21/12)
DES MOINES - Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey recently announced that the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship is kicking off a "Spring Facebook Fun Photo Contest." Iowans are invited to submit photos that showcase the beauty of spring in Iowa through the department's Facebook page, which can be accessed through the department's website at www.iowaagriculture.gov...
Chronicle Times launching mobile app, will charge non-subscribers for online news (03/21/12)
On March 23, the Chronicle Times will join hundreds of newspapers across the nation and begin charging for access to their online content. Current print subscribers will have full access as part of their subscription, but online-only users will be asked to pay after they surpass a limited number of story views per month...
Spring Play at Alta-Aurelia this weekend (03/21/12)
ALTA - The comedy-mystery "Finders Creepers" by Donald Payton is the Spring Play presentation at Alta-Aurelia High School this year, and the students will be performing the play this Friday and Saturday evening at the Roxy Theater in downtown Alta. Curtain time is 7:30 p.m. on both evenings...
'Country Cruisers' celebrate 20 years of fun (03/21/12)
In March of 1992, a group of Cherokee area people formed a group for dancing, instructed by Frank Johnson. That group, The Country Cruisers, has remained active throughout the ensuing 20 years, practicing on Wednesday evenings and putting on dances seven months of the year at the Cherokee Community Center...
Chamber warns of alleged City/County map fraud (03/21/12)
The Cherokee Chamber of Commerce is alerting the public that a company by the name of Universal AdCom is soliciting advertising in the Cherokee area for a proposed Cherokee City/County Map. This company is NOT authorized by the Chamber of Commerce or any other entity in town to do this. ...
Sermons a la Carte (03/21/12)
Today (Wednesday), the Sermon a la Carte wil be delivered by Larry Ostercamp of the Meriden Evangelical Free Church, and will focus on "Peace and Patience." Serving will be by Meriden Evangelical Free Church, Oakdale Evangelical Free Church and First Church of Christ...
VFW receives donation (03/21/12)
On Friday, State Savings Bank of Cherokee presented a $500 donation to the Cherokee VFW's wheelchair accessibly project. The ramp for the project was recently completed, and finish work on the door to new wheelchair accesses is nearing completion. Pictured, left to right, Pat Kirby of State Savings Bank, Dutch Robbins, Jan Wieland, Steve Bechtel, Mark Patterson, and Richard Waterbury. Photo by Mike Leckband...
Artist Co-op meeting (03/21/12)
Attention area artists, musicians and community members! You are invited to attend a meeting at The Copper Cup on Thursday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. to discuss the development of a non-profit Art and Music Co-op. For more information contact Bridget Durst at 225-2914...
Oak Hill donation (03/21/12)
Cavaliers 4-H Club recently donated $200 to the Oak Hill Cemetery Directory Fund. The club decided to support the directory project because founders of the equestrian club and the families of several members and leaders have a connection to Oak Hill Cemetery. Katie Cedar, club president is shown handing the $200 check to Margaret Woltman, directory committee member as others look on...
Living history (03/21/12)
Four couples were instrumental in establishing the Cavalier 4-H club. Vere and Darlene Corrington and Ralph and Martha Patterson are all buried in Oak Hill Cemetery now, and shown in this photo are some of their descendants, left to right, Robert "Curley" Corrington, Janice Corrington Witcombe, Margaret Patterson Woltman and Micki Patterson Conley...
Oswald speaks about Ag Day (03/21/12)
Tom Oswald, the president of the Cherokee County Farm Bureau Board, visited with Cherokee Chamber of Commerce members at last week's Chamber coffee, which was held at the Farm Bureau and Iowa State Extension offices. Oswald shared with Chamber members the importance of agriculture in the Cherokee community and its effect on everyone...
Cherokee Firemen's Dance (03/21/12)
Members of the Cherokee Volunteer Fire Department started their door-to-door ticket sales for the Cherokee Firemen's Dance this week The dance will be the 129th annual Firemen's Dance, and will be held at the Cherokee VFW Club, located at 113 E. Maple St., from 8 p.m. to midnight on April 21...
Waffles at Galva Church (03/21/12)
The Galva United Methodist Women will host a Dad's Belgian Waffle supper at the church on Monday, March 26 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Carryouts will be available in the church dining room. All tickets are $6 except for children age five and under who may dine free at the church...
Morningside student paper published in research journal (03/21/12)
SIOUX CITY -- Morningside College student Demi Dunn, daughter of Douglas and Deborah Dunn of Cherokee, wrote a paper that was recently published in a peer-reviewed undergraduate research journal. Dunn is a 2010 graduate of Washington High School. Her article, "Propaganda vs. Political Persuasion in Politics: Public Beware," was published in the ninth volume of Young Scholars in Writing: Undergraduate Research in Writing and Rhetoric...
Wrestling Media Association honors Ben Hupke (03/21/12)
ST. LOUIS, Mo. - The National Wrestling Media Association, the national professional organization for wrestling journalists, has named the recipients of its Annual Wrestling Journalist Awards. Cherokee Washington alum Ben Hupke of Hupke Wrestling Productions, was selected as the Broadcaster of the Year...
All-WVC basketball teams announced (03/21/12)
The Western Valley Conference recently announced its 2011-12 All-Conference basketball teams. In the Boys North Division, first team selections were (first five were unanimous picks) Beau Wolfe, senior, Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto; Austin Lefler, senior, Lawton-Bronson; Colin Henrich, junior, and Tate Rohde, senior, Kingsley-Pierson; Jacob Luft, senior, Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove; Paul Gallagher, junior, Woodbury Central; Matt Smith, junior, Lawton-Bronson; and Brady Crichton, senior, Woodbury Central.. ...
James W. Johnson (03/21/12)
James W. Johnson of St. John, Kansas, age 64, died March 17, 2012, at Via Christi St. Francis Regional Medical Center, Wichita, Kansas. Memorial services will be held today at 2 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, rural Pratt, Kan. and Saturday, March 24 at Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Marcus at 11 a.m...
Betty J. Zwick (03/21/12)
Betty J. Zwick of Aurelia, age 90, passed away Thursday morning, March 15, 2012 at Sunset Knoll Care & Rehab Center. Memorial services will be held on Friday, March 30, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at First United Methodist Church in Aurelia. Pastor Missy Brown will officiate...
Hazel M. Wulf (03/21/12)
Hazel M. Wulf of Marcus,72, passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2012 at the Heartland Care Center in Marcus. The Earnest - Johnson Funeral Home in Marcus is assisting Hazel's family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Children's injuries can be avoided (03/21/12)
Unintentional injuries in children are a serious public health concern. Not only are "accidents" the leading cause of death in children ages 3-8, they can result in long-term impairments -- such as traumatic brain injury -- as well as short-term impairments -- such as stitches or broken bones...