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Stories from Thursday, May 10, 2012

Advisory Committee meets at Cherokee WITCC (05/10/12)
The Western Iowa Tech Community College Advisory Board met at the Cherokee campus of WITCC last week, and several guests and dignitaries joined the group.
Two vehicle accident Monday afternoon (05/10/12)
There was a two vehicle accident at the intersection of North Second Street and Bluff Street on Monday at approximately 3:37 p.m. According to the Cherokee Police Department who investigated the accident, Nathan E. Westphal 32, Aurelia, was attempting a left turn from East Bluff Street to head south on 2nd Street when his truck struck a car driven by Jacob C. ...
A-A students to tour Japan (05/10/12)
ALTA - Will Dible, high school science teacher at Alta-Aurelia High School,wanted to take a group of his students to Japan to view historical and cultural sights. Last year, he offered the proposed trip to all Aurelia and Alta students who would be in high school in the 2011-12 school year, and eight students from Aurelia and one from Cherokee Washington High School signed up to join him on the journey...
Nursing Home Week May 13-19 (05/10/12)
Next week is National Nursing Home Week and the Cherokee Villa, Careage Hills, and Country Side Estates all have activities scheduled. National Nursing Home Week recognizes residents in long-term care settings who live life to the fullest, and the dedicated staff who care for them...
Koser Spring Lake Park projects updated, on schedule (05/10/12)
The three construction projects currently under way in and around Koser Spring Lake Park in Cherokee are progressing on schedule as good weather holds and workers are able to stay the task with few interruptions. The Lake Street improvement project by contractor Steve Harris Construction is expected to be completed by June 25 barring any unforeseen obstacles...
Book competes at HS Rodeo (05/10/12)
Madison Book of Marcus is shown competing in the Breakaway Roping event at the recent High School Rodeo in Sidney, Iowa. The popular annual event is sponsored by the Iowa High School Rodeo Association. Photo by Kenn Krpan
May is Beef Month (05/10/12)
The Iowa Beef Industry Council is pleased to announce that May is Beef Month in Iowa. Governor Terry E. Branstad has signed the May Beef Month proclamation in recognition of the importance of Iowa's beef industry to the state's economy. The Iowa Beef Industry Council is pleased to present the following proclamation...
Chamber Coffee (05/10/12)
This week's Cherokee Chamber Coffee will be held at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center at 9:30 a.m. on Friday.
Girls Regional Tennis sites announced (05/10/12)
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 17, starting at 9 a.m...
Warrior girls 5th in track meet (05/10/12)
LAKE CITY - The Alta-Aurelia girls finished fifth in the Girls Division of the Jim Yunek Relays run here on Monday. Tami Bertrand garnered the Warriors' lone individual gold medal, as she cruised to a win in the 400 meter hurdles, with her winning time of 1:12.61 more than four seconds faster than the second place finisher...
A-A boys win track and field meet (05/10/12)
LAKE CITY - The Alta-Aurelia boys scored 148 points in winning the Boys' Division of the Jim Yunek Relays here on Monday - the final meet before today's Class 2A District Meet in Sioux Center. Warrior runners won the 100, 200, 400 and 800 meter individual events on their way to winning the meet...
Busy golf Braves show improvement (05/10/12)
The busy Cherokee Braves golf team played in three events in the past week, competing at the Le Mars Invitational, the Lakes Conference Meet at Brooks Golf Course in Okoboji Monday, and hosting a Lakes Conference triangular in Cherokee, also including Storm Lake and Le Mars...
Braves Basketball Camp June 25-29 (05/10/12)
The Cherokee Washington High School boys basketball coaches are organizing a fundamental basketball camp from June 25th to June 29th at the Cherokee Middle School Gym. The camp is open to incoming 5th grade through 9th grade boys. The camp will focus on teaching the fundamentals of basketball throughout the five days. There will be a variety of contests and fun games related to basketball where campers can develop their skills...
Lux wins age division in half marathon (05/10/12)
LINCOLN, Neb. - Jaden Lux, a 17-year-old junior at Cherokee Washington High School, competed in the 35th annual Lincoln, Nebraska National Guard Half Marathon on Sunday, May 6, and finished first of 65 boys in the 19-and-under age division, completing the 13.1 mile course in 1 hour, 31 minutes...
Tennis Braves split two matches (05/10/12)
The Cherokee Braves tennis team split two recent Lakes Conference matches, upsetting traditional conference power Spencer on their home courts 5-4 in a highly competitive battle, and falling 7-2 to Le Mars in Cherokee Monday night. In the big win at Spencer, the Braves cashed in four singles matches and one doubles match to seal the deal...
City summer recreation programs set (05/10/12)
Dave Ellis, Director of the City of Cherokee Recreation Department, has released information regarding summer programs. The summer tennis clinic for youths will be June 11-22, with additional information soon to be forthcoming. Any questions, call Ellis at 225-2715...
Riley / daughter (05/10/12)
Brad and Sara Riley of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Ashtyn Maryann Riley, at 7:05 p.m. on May 4, 2012. Ashtyn weighed 6 lb. 14 oz. and measured 19 1/4 inches long. She was welcomed home by her sister Laityn. Grandparents are Keith and Denise Riley of Cherokee and Tom and Janet Mahr of Cresco...
At The Library (05/10/12)
May is such a busy month! There is a lot to celebrate with Mother's Day, Graduation, Memorial Day, and the last day of school. So I'm sure calendars are covered with places to go and things to do. Don't forget to mark your calendars for the library programs the library is having this month...
Reasons to consider kindness (05/10/12)
"Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle." --Plato We face stress and negativity every day of our lives, be it from problems with the family, the job, the neighbor, the law, a pet, a distracted driver babbling on a cell phone, or perhaps a grouchy merchant you just dealt with. Whatever, stress and negativity can wreck what could have been an enjoyable and pleasing day, or experience...