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Stories from Friday, May 4, 2012

County Department Heads vent wage frustrations to Supervisors (05/04/12)
"It's not fair..." "It's like a slap in the face..." "Everybody need the same opportunity for the same wage..." These are some of the statements from disgruntled Cherokee County Department Heads who held a general discussion with the Cherokee County Supervisors on Tuesday over wages paid County employees...
Cherokee State Bank contributes to Yacht Club Project (05/04/12)
Cherokee State Bank recently made a generous donation of $30,000 to the fund to build a new Yacht Club at Koser Spring Lake Park.
Country Tire to re-locate (05/04/12)
Country Tire and Service, owned and operated by Mel Kruse, has been providing customers with farm service and auto repair out of a building at 312 E. Main St. in Cherokee for 1 1/2 years, after initially operating out of Mel's farm place for 2 1/2 years. The business will soon be moving to a larger facility, however...
Rotary Backpack Program (05/04/12)
Ramona Nitz of Cherokee recently held a fundraiser for the Cherokee Rotary Club's Backpack Program. In total, she raised $3,213 for the program. She presented the funds to the Rotary Club earlier this week at the Rotary Club's weekly meeting at Danny's Sports Spot. Pictured accepting the funds are, left to right, Brenda Perrin, Dr. Robert Martin, Ramona Nitz and John Cook. Photo by Mike Leckband...
Times Gone By (05/04/12)
The Times is pleased to note the change this week in ownership of the Cherokee Electric plant. A. A. Boyd and W. E. Wright, of Michigan City, Ind., have been in the city some time negotiating on behalf of Michigan City capitalists for the purchase of the stock of the Cherokee Electric company and these negotiations have ended successfully. The new company with ample capital and large experience will put the plant in the very best condition and will make it second to none in the state...
Warrior boys second at TLC Meet (05/04/12)
SAC CITY - Manson-Nortwest Webster beat out the Alta-Aurelia boys, 142 -121, to win the team championship at Tuesday's Twin Lakes Conference track meet here. South Central Calhoun finished third and Sioux Central fourth. The Warriors' Jalen Henningsen was a double winner, as he took the100 meter dash in a time of 11.01 and came back to win the 200 meter dash, in a time of 22.86. ...
A-A girls compete at Conference Meet (05/04/12)
SAC CITY - The Twin Lakes Conference staged its annual Conference Track and Field Meet here on Tuesday, and in the Girls division, the East Sac gals won the Team Championship, scoring 168 points, with Sioux Central finishing second with 125 points, South Central Calhoun third, with 85 points, and Manson Northwest Webster fourth, with 82 1/2 points...
Spindler medalist in golf (05/04/12)
The Cherokee Braves tied for second at a Lakes Conference boys golf triangular at the Cherokee Golf & Country Club Tuesday night, but officially finished third based on criteria. Spirit Lake won the three-team meet after carding a 165, while host Cherokee and Hull Western Christian tied for second with 178...
Girls Regional Tennis sites (05/04/12)
The IGHSAU has assigned the regional tournaments for Iowa Girls' High School tennis teams. Cherokee is the only Chronicle Times-area team which plays tennis, and Cherokee has been assigned to the Class 1A Regional at Spencer on Thursday May 17th, starting at 9 a.m...
Ridge View, River Valley in WVC Meet (05/04/12)
KINGSLEY - Host Kingsley-Pierson/Woodbury Central won the boys team title, and Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove won the girls crown at the Western Valley Conference Track & Field Meet here Monday night. Area teams Ridge View and River Valley featured several fine performances at the expansive 16-team meet in both boys and girls divisions...
Johnson/ son (05/04/12)
Matthew and Molly Johnson of Cherokee are proud to announce the birth of their son, Aaron Scott Johnson. Aaron was born at 10:30 a.m. on April 28, 2012. He weighed 6 lbs. 8 oz., measured 19 inches long, and was welcomed home by his big brother, Evan. Grandparents are Scott and Jan Mitchell and Dave and Shirley Cain, all of Lake Park...
Lightning a deadly natural force (05/04/12)
As weather experts, insurers, and homeowners keep a close watch on stormy spring weather, we join in cautioning people across the nation not to underestimate the destructive and deadly force of thunderstorms and lightning. According to the National Weather Service, every thunderstorm produces lightning. On average, 300 people are injured and 80 people are killed each year in the U.S. by lightning...