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Stories from Friday, March 23, 2012

All in the family (03/23/12)
Jonathan Meylor (in cap and gown) recently became the 32nd member of his family to receive a Doctor of Chiropracty degree, and many family members were in attendance when Jon accepted his diploma from the Palmer School of Chiropracty in Davenport on February 24...
Utesch family donates to MMC libraries (03/23/12)
MARCUS - Steve and Melissa Utesch recently made a monetary donation to the elementary libraries in Marcus and Cleghorn in memory of Melissa's parents, Milton and Mary Anderson, formerly of Akron. The Utesches have chosen to donate the money for sports books, as their youngest son Tanner, along with Melissa's late father have always had a special love for baseball...
Alleyway improvement on Supervisor's agenda (03/23/12)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors took the first steps towards fixing the old alleyway that has been used as a sidewalk from the Cherokee County Courthouse to the Cherokee Law Enforcement Center at their meeting Tuesday. Last year the County's insurance Company had recommended that the alleyway not to be used as a walkway due to a steep incline that becomes icy in the winter months...
Times Gone By (03/23/12)
The Black Prairie Belt Away Down South In Dixie Victor Feller Tells About It Humus Exhausted But Can Be Restored The black prairie belt that we came south to see is a strip of land from fifteen to forty miles wide and extending from north central Mississippi in a southeasterly direction for 200 miles down to central Alabama...
Struck named Honorary Referee for Tomahawk Relays (03/23/12)
The Chronicle Times is proud to announce that "one of our own" has been selected to serve as the Honorary Referee at this year's Tomahawk Relays. Paul Struck, veteran sportswriter and editor, has been selected for the honor, according to Cherokee Washington Activity Director Neil Phipps...
Alta-Aurelia to host Quiz Bowl Saturday (03/23/12)
ALTA - An official National Academic Qualifying Tournament Quiz Bowl competition will be held at the Alta-Aurelia High School here this Saturday, according to Will Dible, the Alta-Aurelia Quiz Bowl coach. Dible, who teaches science courses at Alta-Aurelia, said that 16 to 18 teams are expected to compete, including three teams from Alta-Aurelia High School...
Special Olympic athletes compete in Iowa City (03/23/12)
On the weekend of March 9 and 10th, two Cherokee Special Olympic athletes headed to Iowa City along with their coach to participate in the Midwinter State Tournament. Cody Ludwig, a 3rd grade student at Cherokee Roosevelt Elementary placed third in the boys 8-11 year old basketball skill competition...
Western Valley Conference Indoor Track & Field Meet (03/23/12)
FIELD EVENTS Long jump: 1, Tyler Birdsall, West Harrison, 19-2.5; 2, William Dougherty, KP-WC, 19-2; 3, Mark Eberly, IKM-Manning, 18-8. High jump: 1, Zak Gander, River Valley, 6-2; 2, Robert Tank, IKM-Manning, 6-2; 3, (tie) Tyler O'Connell, Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto; Sam Wegner, IKM-Manning, 5-8...
Husman paces Braves at Lakes Indoor (03/23/12)
STORM LAKE - Marc Husman placed first in the 800 meters, and second in the 200 meters to pace the Cherokee Braves at the Lakes Confernce Indoor Track & Field Meet here Tuesday night at Buena Vista University. The young Braves recorded several top 10 finishes in the rugged Lakes Meet that serves to kick off the track and field season. No team totals are kept in the abbreviated indoor format...
LaVonne Sadler (03/23/12)
LaVonneSadler, 89, of Hartley, formerly of Cherokee, passed away Tuesday evening, March 20, 2012 at Community Memorial Health Center in Hartley. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 24, at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. ...
Kohn/Leonard engagement (03/23/12)
Gena Kohn and Jared Leonard, both of Cherokee, are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Gena, the daughter of Joyce Kohn and Joe Kohn, from Cherokee, is a self-employed daycare provider. Jared, the son of Debra Bell of Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. and Skip and Kelly Leonard of Ida Grove, is employed as a Retail Wireless Consultant at U.S. Cellular in Storm Lake...
4-H Spotlight (03/23/12)
Over 60 youth and 30 adults from Sioux, O'Brien, Plymouth, Dickinson, Osceola, and Cherokee counties met at Dordt College on March 3 to celebrate and, to not only share what they learned through 4-H FIRST LEGO League (FLL), but also find out about the "next steps" of learning. ...
Free trees for April's Arbor Day (03/23/12)
National Arbor Day is April 29 this year, and the best way to celebrate is by planting trees. The Arbor Day Foundation is making it easy for everyone to celebrate the tree planters' holiday. Everyone who joins the Foundation in April will receive 10 free shade trees...