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Stories from Friday, August 31, 2012

No Paper Monday (08/31/12)
There will no Chronicle Times on Monday due to the Labor Day holiday.
Northwest Realty donates to Yacht Club Project (08/31/12)
Northwest Realty has pledged to donate $1000 to the Cherokee Yacht Club project at Koser Spring Lake Park. Patty Smith and Karen Peterson, middle, co-owners of the business, are pictured here with Yacht Club Committee members Sheree Hausmann, left, and Cindy Wilberding during the recent ceremonial check presentation. ...
Women of Faith trip to Des Moines (08/31/12)
A group of 31 women from the Cherokee area traveled by bus to Des Moines to attend the Women of Faith conference, held on Aug. 24 and Aug. 25 at the Wells Fargo Center. The Women of Faith tour appears in cities across the U.S. during the year. This year's conference was titled "Celebrate What Matters"; based on the verse Psalms 33: 20-21, "So our hope is in the Lord. He is our help, our shield to protect us. We rejoice in Him, because we trust His holy name."...
Women in the Outdoors (08/31/12)
Women, are you interested in learning new outdoor activities in a supportive environment? A full slate of activities is on tap for this year's "Women in the Outdoors" event, sponsored by the National Turkey Federation and the Lyon, O'Brien and Sioux County Conservation Boards...
Cherokee Yacht Club bids higher than anticipated (08/31/12)
The Cherokee City Council Tuesday night approved a bid of $335,275 from Haselhoff Construction of Cherokee for the proposed new Yacht Club facility to be built in Koser Spring Lake Park, and identified the site for a new Parks Maintenance Building. Both existing facilities are aged, dilapidated, flood-damaged and located in narrow confines within the flood plain...
City of Cherokee receives grant money (08/31/12)
The City of Cherokee has received a grant through the State of Iowa to help pay for the cost of rehabilitating approximately ten single-family, residential structures located within a neighborhood as shown on map. The purpose of the Program is to assist low to moderate income persons to rehabilitate their homes in compliance with Iowa's Minimum Housing Rehabilitation Standards. ...
Times Gone By (08/31/12)
Was At Waterman Siding On Fishing Trip and Is Now at Swanberg Home Near There Jake Ahsbahs is lying at the Swanberg home, near Waterman siding suffering from the effects of poisoned meat which he got into his system on Tuesday while at the river fishing...
Hy-Vee Distribution Center recognizes employees of the Quarter (08/31/12)
Hy-Vee Distribution Center extends its congratulations to Doug Goebel, Luis Villegas, and Jim Preuss. The three were announced as Employees of the 3rd Quarter. Doug began his Hy-Vee career in September of 1988 at part-time as a Warehouse Generalist 1 in the Hy-Vee Grocery department. In November of 1989, he accepted a regular-time position in Grocery. In September of 1990, he was promoted to full-time. In November of 1997, he accepted a position in the General Merchandise department...
Cherokee Area Cancer Support Group (08/31/12)
According to the American Cancer Society, it is estimated that there will be over 1.6 million new cases of cancer diagnosed in 2012. Everyone has been affected by cancer in one way or another. You may be a current cancer patient, a cancer survivor or have a family member or friend who is suffering from cancer...
Cherokee XC team runs at Spirit Lake (08/31/12)
SPIRIT LAKE - The Cherokee Washington High cross country teams competed in Spirit Lake on a very hot evening Tuesday, but Coach Matt Hoskinson felt his team ran very well despite the heat. The Cherokee girls were led by Hanna Benningsdorf, who finished in 41st place with a time of 18:32 over the 4k course on Brooks Golf Course. Breeana DeVos was 42nd, with time of 18:34; Sydney Hart was 55th, in 21:04; Danni Roethler placed 57th with a time of 21:46; and Abby Lubeck was 60th, in 24:15...
American Pickers (08/31/12)
The college football season is a big deal to millions, but no more so than to Cherokee pals Carey Hetrick, left, and Mark Donahue. The duo annually select 10 teams apiece and cheer them throughout the season and bowl season and then total up the wins and losses to declare a proud winner. ...
Cherokee VB team opens season (08/31/12)
ORANGE CITY - The Cherokee Washington High volleyball team lost three matches to quality opponents at the season opener in the MOC-Floyd Valley Tournament Tuesday night, falling 7-21, 18-21 to Sheldon; 11-21, 13-21 to Le Mars; and 18-21, 15-21 to Spencer...
Lafleur, Nickelson to exchange vows (08/31/12)
Dr. Larry and Kathy Nickelson of Miller, South Dakota announce the engagement of their daughter Aubrey to Nathan Lafleur, both of Sioux Falls. Nathan is the son of Bryan and Laura Lafleur of Cherokee. The bride-to-be is a 2005 graduate of Sunshine Bible Academy and a 2009 graduate of Northwestern College in Orange City, with a bachelor's degree in Spanish. She is currently employed at the Orthopedic Institute in Sioux Falls, working in Patient Services...
Basic Biittner : Enjoying 'Baseball' (08/31/12)
As regular readers of this column know, I am a lifelong fan of Major League Baseball. I started collecting Topps bubble-gum baseball cards and watching the "Game of the Week" with Dizzy Dean on our black-and-white television set when I was just five years old...
Making new friends in school (08/31/12)
No matter if you are in high school or college, everyone's a little nervous on the first day of classes. It's natural, especially if you are new to the school. The trick to getting over those awkward silent moments is to be the first to break the ice and start a conversation. As the saying goes, it's not what you say, it's how you say it. Once the conversation gets going then both of you will feel more at ease and open to getting to know one another better...