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Stories from Friday, August 3, 2012

Little Miss Marcus (08/03/12)
The contenders for the 2012 title of Little Miss Marcus include : Jaidyn Ballard, daughter of Julie Ballard; Mattisen Dias, daughter of June Pallesen; Emily Dreckman, daughter of Bruce & Danae Dreckman; Allie Folkema, daughter of Cory & Marie Folkema; Sophie Hohbach...
Marcus Fair Cooking School (08/03/12)
Lynn Mohning will be the presenter at the 2012 Marcus Fair Cooking School. The theme for this year's cooking school "Family, Friends & Fun." Lynn is proud to call Marcus her home. She gained her cooking tips and talents from her Mom, Grandmothers, and Mother-in-Law along with learning by trial and error...
Marcus Fair Aug. 9 -12 (08/03/12)
2012 marks 76 years of tradition that we've come to know and love as "The Marcus Community Fair". This annual event has always had a strong focus on family, and serves as a showcase of the talents of our youth, and others of all ages, by providing a means of education, exhibition, and competition. ...
Marcus native Grage to exhibit art at Library, Marcus Fair (08/03/12)
The Marcus Public Library and PEO Chapter FM of Marcus are sponsoring an artists' exhibition and artists reception featuring the Horse Portraits of Jessica Grage, at the Marcus Public Library, 106 North Locust Street, on Friday August 10, from 2:30 p.m to 5 p.m. Jessica's series of horse portraits will be on display at the Marcus Public Library from Aug. 1 through Aug. 10...
Cherokee 'Relay For Life' begins today (08/03/12)
The schedule of events for the 2012 American Cancer Society's Relay For Life at Koser Spring Lake Park this weekend in Cherokee features many poignant and entertaining activities. From 5-7 p.m. today there will be a Community Supper and the Education Tent will be open to the public...
Time for a cool change? (08/03/12)
Jim Adamson, the Coordinator of the annual Cherokee Jazz & Blues Festival, is requesting public input regarding a possible name change for the popular January Festival. In a Letter to the Editor published on Page 4 in today's Chronicle Times, Adamson states that some Festival Planning Committee members have suggested changing the name of the Festival to better fit what the event has morphed into regarding the various music genres playing the event...
Artisans Road Trip display at Sanford Museum (08/03/12)
The August Art Wall of the Cherokee Sanford Museum will welcome a smattering of different works from several artisans as a preview of the eighth annual fall Artisans Road Trip (A.R.T). "Artists working for Artists" organize and run A.R.T. This group works to expand the art of Northwest Iowa by educating the general public about the art and the artisans. This helps build the local markets for art, while, at the same time, increasing tourism in the area...
Schoon Construction donates to Yacht Club (08/03/12)
Schoon Construction of Cherokee has donated to the Cherokee Yacht Club Committee for the proposed new Yacht Club to be built in Koser Spring Lake Park. Pictured here are Brenda (Schoon) Perrin, Judy and LeRoy Schoon, and Committee Co-Chair Mark Hecox. ...
New Administrator named at Careage Hills (08/03/12)
Earlier this year, Administrator Tron Dandy left Careage Hills Nursing Home in Cherokee to accept a job in Harlan. To replace him, Spencer native Jenny Kabrick has stepped in to the administrative chair at Careage Hills. This is Kabrick's first nursing home administrative experience, and when asked about being here in Cherokee she stated, "It's fantastic,and I couldn't ask for a better first home. The people are wonderful and I've gotten really close to a lot of the residents already."...
Times Gone By (08/03/12)
On going down to the cellar at her farm home in the course of her household duties on Monday morning, Mrs. J. Hathaway, residing in Liberty township, was nearly scared to death on finding a wild eyed staring figure with dusky voice and a great shock of hair looking up at her...
Fall prep sports practices start Monday (08/03/12)
Fall practices officially begin Monday for the Iowa High School sports of football, volleyball, and cross country. The first official competitions for volleyball and cross country begin on Monday, Aug. 20, and the first official football games begin on Thursday, Aug. 23, and Friday, Aug. 24...
Molly A. Greenwood Girsch (08/03/12)
Molly A. Greenwood Girsch, 57, of Waterloo, died Friday, July 27, at Covenant Medical Center of complications from a fall in her home. Services were held at 10:30 a.m. today, at St. Edward Catholic Church with burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Public visitation was from 4 until 8 p.m. on Tuesday at Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service on West Ridgeway. There will be no visitation at the church...
Persoon 50th Anniversary (08/03/12)
Family and friends are invited to celebrate Delbert and Sandra (Woodard) Persoon's 50th Wedding Anniversary at the K.C. Hall in Storm Lake on Aug. 4 from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.