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Stories from Thursday, July 26, 2012

Supervisors support Substance Abuse Walk (07/26/12)
At their weekly meeting Tuesday, the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors heard a report from Ashley Christiansen and Melony Storm on plans for the 3rd Annual Substance Abuse Recovery Walk, which is a day of fun and celebration for recovering substance abusers and their families...
Cherokee School District registration (07/26/12)
The Cherokee Community School District will be conducting registration for the 2012-13 year on Monday, August 6 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and on Tuesday, August 7, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Photos will be taken at registration for students in grades 9-11 for the yearbook...
CRMC copes with multiple RAGBRAI XL medical issues (07/26/12)
The not-so-pretty underbelly of the beautiful human creature called RAGBRAI that rolled through Cherokee Sunday more than 30,000 strong was revealed and troublesome for more than 18 hours straight at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. According to CRMC CEO and President John Comstock, this year's record RAGBRAI crowd, combined with triple digit temperatures and the many uninhibited revelers, nearly overwhelmed the hospital's Emergency Room and downtown First Aid Station with a wide assortment of ailments and injuries.. ...
Why Do I Relay? (07/26/12)
Cherokee Relay for Life team captains were recently asked why they participate in the Relay for Life that will take place Friday, August 3, 2012 at Koser Spring Lake Park. Abbi Agnitsch, Tammy Hare, and Valerie Patterson are team captains for Team Lifesavers...
Local Hy-Vee floral team recognized (07/26/12)
A little movie magic meant big sales for Katie Booth and the floral team at the Hy-Vee Store in Cherokee. Their "Lights - Camera - Roses!" promotion for Hy-Vee's annual rose sale captured the imagination of both customers and the judges in the 2012 "Merchandising Award of Excellence" contest, sponsored by Super Floral Retailing and Börgen Systems...
All-District baseball teams (07/26/12)
The Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association has released its All District baseball teams, and several Chronicle Times area players were named to the IHSBCA Northwest District honor teams. In Class 2A, first team selections from our area included pitcher Kris Alesch and second baseman Travis Hoeppner of Ridge View, shortstop Neil Marshall and outfielder Jalen Henningsen of Alta-Aurelia, and catcher Dillon Drefke of Cherokee...
WHS softball letter winners (07/26/12)
This group of Cherokee Washington High softball players earned varsity letters for the 2012 season. They are, front row, left to right, Erin Kelley, Kaitlan Kennebeck, Brookelyn Hoeppner. Middle, Emily Haselhoff, Taylor Pruett, Kamie Crum. Back, Dani Roethler, Megan Hummel, Kaely Hummel, Kaleigh Dixson. Megan Hummel was a first-team All-Lakes Conference selection this season. Photo contributed...
Twin Lakes All-Conference Baseball (07/26/12)
LAKE CITY - The Twin Lakes Conference recently released its coaches' selections for All-Conference baseball honors. State tournament participant Alta-Aurelia was well-represented on the honor teams, with senior infielder Neil Marshall and senior outfielder Jalen Henningsen both unanimous first-team picks, and junior catcher Alex Stephan also a first team selection...
All-Twin Lakes Conference Softball (07/26/12)
LAKE CITY - The Twin Lakes Conference has released its All-Conference softball teams, and Alta-Aurelia sophomore Tayler Rohwer was selected to the All-Conference second team. Rohwer, who was the Warriors' primary pitcher this season, also swung a productive bat, and was selected as a Utility player...
David Engdahl (07/26/12)
David Engdahl 59, of North Mankato, Minnesota, formerly of Aurelia, passed away recently. A private ceremony and interment was held at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Aurelia, with Redig Funeral Home of Aurelia in charge of arrangements.
Eunice E. Johnson (07/26/12)
Funeral services for Eunice E. Johnson, age 83 of Cherokee and formerly of Cleghorn, who passed away on Sunday, July 22, 2012 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Her services were held today at the Peace Lutheran Church in Marcus with Donald Erickson officiating...
Library News (07/26/12)
RAGBRAI has come and gone. It is amazing how fast the riders flood in and how fast they pack up and go. We had a good experience on Sunday with nice people who were grateful for an air conditioned place to hang out. When I came in the door a guy was lying in the exterior lobby reading our Sunday newspapers and before long every chair in the place was occupied. Several people resorted to sleeping on the floor before the day was over...
we hait tipoes to (07/26/12)
If readers get irritated at typos contained in their newspaper or magazine, just imagine what it does to the publisher who must tolerate and try to prevent them, or the editor who's supposed to notice and rectify them, or the reporter or staffer who made them?...