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Stories from Thursday, November 15, 2012

Bonanza Car Wash changes hands (11/15/12)
Bonanza Car Wash, located on Highway 59 North, has been owned and operated by Gene and Jean Anderson of Cherokee for 25 years, but the Andersons turned the business over to Dan and Bev Reinholdt of Cherokee recently. Dan is also co-owner of Top Notch Auto Repair and Bev has worked in the bakery at Hy-Vee Food Store for 12 years, and both will continue in these positions...
TTT Tour of Homes presents wide range of homes (11/15/12)
The bi-annual TTT Tour of Homes promises to be both interesting and inspiring with regards to the wide range of homes on the tour this year. The homes range from very old, Victorian era homes to newly built homes, and cover many areas of Cherokee. The Sizeland home featured in last week's Chronicle Times was built over 100 years ago in 1908 and has many unique, warm, and cozy features. ...
CRMC Hospice 'Trees of Light' Nov. 27 (11/15/12)
For the 17th consecutive year, Cherokee Regional Medical Center Hospice will once again have lighted Christmas trees in Cherokee, Marcus, Aurelia and Holstein during the holiday season. These trees are a special way of remembering your friends and loved ones. ...
A-A Boards discuss Standards-based grading (11/15/12)
A-A Boards discuss Standards-based grading By Dan Whitney Staff Writer ALTA - At their monthly meeting here on Monday, the members of the Alta and Aurelia school boards heard a presentation by teacher Will Dible on the Standards-based grading he has been doing in several of his classes. Basically, this type of grading focuses on what students have actually learned in a class, as determined by their proficiency in meeting the goals of the course, as opposed to getting a letter grade on tests...
Aurelia Board approves continuing ISP (11/15/12)
AURELIA - At a Special Meeting of the Aurelia Community School District Board of Directors Monday evening, following a public hearing on the matter, the Board approved a resolution for the District to continue its participation in the Instructional Support Program (ISP) , determining that continued participation was consistent with the five- year finance plan to fund the ongoing programs and services of the School District, and in the best interest of the district, as provided in Iowa Code, sections 257.18 through 257.21.. ...
Chamber Coffee (11/15/12)
This week's Chamber Coffee will be hosted by Careage Home Care, 212 West Bluff Street, starting at 9:30 a.m. on Friday.
Cook Law Firm expands (11/15/12)
The Cook Law Firm of Cherokee has opened a satellite office at 103 N. Hamburg in Holstein, and plans for now are to be open Tuesdays and Thursdays, or by appointment, at the new site, Call 712-368-2110 for an appointment. Approximately 25 members of the Holstein Chamber of Commerce turned out on Thursday, Nov. 8th to welcome Cook Law Firm to Holstein...
CSWCD to meet Nov. 19 (11/15/12)
The Cherokee Soil & Water Conservation District will be having its regular monthly meeting on Monday, Nov. 19 at 9 a.m. at the USDA Service Center -- 314 Lake Street in Cherokee. Individuals with disabilities and/or special needs should notify Tracy Rasmussen at 225-4151 of their need for special services far enough in advance of the meeting to enable services to be secured...
Letsche Memorial Hunting Tournament scheduled (11/15/12)
The Michael Letsche Memorial Hunting Tournament has been scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 24. There will be four hunters per team and a two dog limit per team. Cost is $20 per team. Pay out is half of money collected with the other half going to Cherokee County Pheasants Forever Youth Programs in Michaels memory...
Welp qualifies for XC Nationals Saturday (11/15/12)
SIOUX CITY - Morningside College's men's cross country team received an at-large berth for the NAIA National Championships which will be held at Vancouver, Wash. this Saturday, November 17th. Coach David Nash's Mustang men qualified for the nationals as a team for the first time in school history. No. 21 Morningside finished second at last Saturday's Great Plains Athletic Conference Championships...
... Where Eagles dare ... (11/15/12)
Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn first-year football coach Kyle Oswald leads the undefeated Eagles out of the tunnel at the UNI Dome in Cedar Falls for last week's 8-man State Playoff semifinal victory over Exira-Elkhorn-Kimballton. MMC plays in the State Championship game today against undefeated Don Bosco Gilbertville. Read all about it and see more photos in Monday's Chronicle Times...
2012 CYFL teams (11/15/12)
The 2012 Cherokee Youth Football League teams - comprised of players in grades 3-4, and 5-6, along with their coaches - recently got together for a total team photo. Organizers said the season was a "huge success" , featuring many talented players and coaches...
Julia McGee (11/15/12)
Julia McGee, age 68, of Orange City, formerly of Cherokee, passed away on Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at the Heritage House Nursing Home in Orange City. There will be a funeral service on Saturday, Nov. 17, at 10 a.m. at the First Reformed Church in Orange City. Mark Haverdink will officiate. Interment will follow at the West Lawn Cemetery in Orange City. Visitation will be after 4 p.m. on Friday, with the family present from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City...
Uitdeflesch - Zara / son (11/15/12)
Brandon Uitdeflesch and Shannon Zara of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their baby boy, Ryder Mathieu Uitdeflesch. Ryder was born at 7:11 p.m. on October 27, 2012, weighed 4 lb. 12.5 oz. and measured 17.5 inches long. He was transferred to St, Luke's Hospital in Sioux City shortly after his birth, but he is expected to return home soon, where he will be greeted by his big sister, Jenna Uitdeflesch. ...
Sivinski / son (11/15/12)
Staci Sivinski of Cherokee is happy to announce the birth of her son, who was born at 7:14 a.m. on November 6, 2012. Jeffrey Cash Sivinski, who will be called "Cash," weighed 6 lb. 15 oz. and measured 20 inches long. His grandparents are Jeff and Nancy Sivinski of Cherokee...
Library News (11/15/12)
There is exciting news from the Cherokee Public Library! The project to digitize Cherokee newspapers is up and running. There is still some work to be done, but the papers from 1970-1985 and from 1992-2001 are now accessible online. We hope to have the missing issues and the 2002-2011 newspapers online by the first of the year...
Holiday dangers for pets (11/15/12)
As the pages of the calendar flip and we move closer to the holiday season, pet owners should be aware of common -- but hidden -- dangers to their pets as we transform our homes for the celebrations to come. The holidays are supposed to be a time of joy for our families, but in preparing for the season, many pet owners run the risk of exposing their pets to household dangers that could present potential life-threatening hazards to their pets...