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Stories from Monday, September 17, 2012

Steens returning 'home' (09/17/12)
Reverend James Steen came to serve as the minister at Cherokee's Bethlehem Lutheran Church in August of 1997 after receiving a call from the congregation. He has served in that position for 15 years now, and says his time there has been "one of the greatest blessings of our lives."...
Cherokee Symphony ready for 2012-2013 season (09/17/12)
The members of the Cherokee Symphony Orchestra and its Board of Directors are looking forward with great anticipation to the 2012-2013 concert season - the 56th year for this jewel in Cherokee's crown. The Cherokee Symphony, under the direction of Maestro Lee Thorson since 1981, is a 60-member orchestra which provides the community with the highest quality musical entertainment while also giving musicians in the area a semi-professional outlet for their talents...
MMC Homecoming Court (09/17/12)
Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn had its 2012 Homecoming football game on Friday September 14. This year's Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Homecoming King and Queen candidates were, front row, left to right, Mallory Roseen, Sarah Bird, Kelly Seablom, and Kayla Theisen. Back, Tanner Utesch, Michael Deichmann, Andrew Hoefling, and Tyler Prunty. The Eagles beat Remsen-Union at Friday night's Football Homecoming. Read all about the game and see more Homecoming photos in Wednesday's Chronicle Times. Photo contributed...
Council selects site for Parks maintenance facility (09/17/12)
Following lengthy discussion after several weeks of exploration and dismissed proposals, the Cherokee City Council last week approved a new site for the Parks Maintenance Building and approved a resolution calling for the City to issue a General Obligation Bond not to exceed $350,000 to pay for that facility and other Parks expenditures...
Utesch leads MMC past R-U (09/17/12)
MARCUS - Quarterback Tanner Utesch celebrated Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn's 2012 Homecoming in superb fashion here Friday night, leading the Eagles to a hard-fought 31-22 victory over neighborhood rival Remsen-Union, and also serving as Homecoming King in the festivities...
Area FB teams face tough games Friday (09/17/12)
Area high school football teams face stiff challenges Friday, with the Cherokee Braves (0-4) traveling to tough MOC-Floyd Valley (3-1) for their second consecutive rugged road trip in Class 2A District 1. In Class 1A District 1, South O'Brien (3-1) plays at Okoboji (0-4) in Milford, and Ridge View (1-3) hosts Fort Dodge St. Edmond (4-0) in District 2...
Sheldon slams Cherokee Braves (09/17/12)
SHELDON - Cherokee's struggling Braves trailed 20-0 in the first quarter after three quick-striking Sheldon touchdowns on the way to a decisive 51-7 dismantling at the hands of the 3-1 Orabs here Friday night. The Class 2A District 1 encounter saw the Orabs bolt to a 39-0 halftime lead and the continuous clock in the second half due to the 35-point mercy rule made quick work of the second half...
George Robert Frangenberg (09/17/12)
George Robert Frangenberg (Witte), 81, died July 29, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada, following a brief illness. George was born May 31, 1931 in Sioux City, and raised by Fred and Ann Witte. He attended school in Larrabee. George moved to Norwalk, Calif. and worked for the United States Post Office for many years. Following his retirement he moved to Las Vegas, Nevada. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War...
Rev. Alfred E. McCoy (09/17/12)
Rev. Alfred E. McCoy, age 83, of Sioux City, passed away Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Cathedral of the Epiphany Catholic Church in Sioux City. Bishop R. Walker Nickless will officiate. Burial will take place at Calvary Cemetery in Pocahontas. Visitation will be held today from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee...
Tips for tough teen times (09/17/12)
Today's teens find themselves facing more pressures than ever before. The advent of new technologies, the pitfalls of social networking sites, affording the latest fashions, achieving in the classroom, and an economy that has many parents taking extra jobs just to make ends meet may leave teens more on their own than ever before...