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Stories from Wednesday, November 21, 2012

'Christmas Carol' performances begin Friday and Saturday (11/21/12)
The Cherokee Community Theater, in conjunction with the Cherokee School District, are presenting, "A Christmas Carol," The Broadway Musical. The production will be performed on stage at the Cherokee Community Center, with the first performance on Friday, November 30th and concluding on Sunday, December 9th. ...
A-A students in Honor Band (11/21/12)
Students from across Northwest Iowa met in Storm Lake recently to audition for a spot in one of two honor bands, and four Alta-Aurelia students were selected for the 2012 Northwest Iowa District Honor Band. left to right, Grace Weiland (Bass Clarinet), Abigail Anderson (Flute), Michael Swanson (Alto Saxophone), and Matthew Swanson (Percussion)...
Revenue Purpose Statement Special Election Notice (11/21/12)
Notice is hereby given to the qualified electors of the Cherokee Community School District in Cherokee County, that a Special Election will be held on Tuesday, December 4, 2012, from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. Poll Location is at the Cherokee Community Center, upper level, south room, at 530 W Bluff St., Cherokee...
Spice Rack to host Christmas Concert (11/21/12)
David and Judi Klee will host an Old Fashioned Christmas Concert at the Spice Rack in downtown Cherokee on consecutive Saturdays, Dec. 8 and Dec. 15, at 3 p.m. The event is open and free to the public ,and will feature old fashioned Christmas music, including selections from their new Christmas CD, which will be released at that time...
City Council nixes downtown snow removal ordinance revisions (11/21/12)
Several downtown merchants were present at last week's Cherokee City Council meeting to discuss the proposed revision to the ordinance regarding snow, ice and accumulations downtown. The Council had passed two readings of an ordinance that would require all snow on Main Street from 1st to 6th streets be placed not less than 18" into the street to help eliminate damage to the new curbs by the snow plow blades...
No Chamber Coffee (11/21/12)
There will be no Chamber Coffee this Friday, November 23rd, due to the Thanksgiving Holiday.
No paper Thursday (11/21/12)
There will be no Thursday issue of the Chronicle Times due to the Thanksgiving Holiday. Happy Thanksgiving to all.
Ridge View Class Officers (11/21/12)
Pictured are the 2012-13 Class Officers at Ridge View High School in Holstein.
MMC students perform in Honor Band Festival (11/21/12)
SIOUX FALLS, SD - On November 9 and 10th, four of Marcus Meriden Cleghorn's many talented band students were selected to attend the 55th Annual Augustana College Honor Band Festival. Augustana College hosted 300 talented instrumentalists and 70 band directors representing schools from Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota for the two-day event...
CRMC Auxiliary to host 'Sweet Affair' (11/21/12)
Each year, the Cherokee Regional Medical Center Auxiliary puts on the "Sweet Affair" holiday cookie sale as one of its annual fundraisers. The Sweet Affair is a great opportunity to purchase goodie trays for the holidays with each tray containing a wide assortment of cookies, candies and treats. The cost is $15 for a tray of 5 dozen and $8 for two and half dozen...
Great American Treasure Hunt coming to Cherokee (11/21/12)
Do you ever wonder what that old toy, class ring or piece of war memorabilia you have stashed away in your closet is worth? You might be sitting on a small fortune. Mark your calendar because the Great American Treasure Hunt and their specialists are coming to Cherokee, IA!...
Eagle 'D' huge factor in championship win (11/21/12)
The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn defense was a huge factor in the Eagles' State Championship win over Don Bosco Gilbertville last week. Here, Eagle defenders Nate Rassel (93), Nathan Zubrod (54) and Dylan Rolfes (11) bring down the ball carrier, while teammates Justin Theisen (50) and Connor Holmes (23) rush in to assist...
City Rec League volleyball standings (11/21/12)
Here are the latest standings in the Cherokee Recreation volleyball leagues: In the Co-Ed League, Team Jakes's has 11 wins; Family Feud and Mark's Crop Insurance both have 10 wins; Hang 'Em and Bang 'Em have won nine games; Hugo's Safesets have seven wins; Hy-Vee I has six wins; Jewett Chiropractic , five; Despikeables , four; Team Cream, Culligan Court Jesters and Friends of Friends each have three wins; and Hy-Vee II has won twice...
All-State, All-District VB teams named (11/21/12)
DES MOINES - The Iowa Girls Coaches Association has named its 2012 All-State and All-District volleyball teams. In Class 2A, Briana Weber of Dike-New Hartford and Brooke Woltersdorff of Western Christian were named Co-Players of the Year and headed the first team in Class 2A. Gretchen Kistenmacher, a senior at Ridge View High School, received Honorable Mention...
Evelyn P. Carlson (11/21/12)
Evelyn P. Carlson, 85, of Cherokee, passed away Saturday, November 17, 2012 at her home at The Beck. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Nov. 23, at 2 p.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cherokee. Pastor Jane Johnston will officiate. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. ...
Dunn / daughter (11/21/12)
Jeff and Allie Dunn of Bondurant are happy to announce the birth of their baby girl on November 15, 2012. Brooklyn Kay Dunn was born at 3:14 a.m., weighed 6 lbs. 10 oz. and measured 19 inches long. Proud grandparents are Mike and Pam Dunn of Meriden and Leon and the late Sharon Helling of Ankeny. Great-Grandparents are Doris and the late Darrell Dunn of Cherokee, Richard and Ann Helling of New Hampton, and Junior and the late Shirley Thrasher of Ames...
Patterson / son (11/21/12)
Nick and Kristin Patterson of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their baby boy, born at 1:53 a.m. on November 14, 2012. Owen Martin Patterson weighed 7 lb. 15 oz., measured 21 inches long, and was welcomed home by his big sister Sophia and big brother Garrett. Grandparents are Craig and Lynn Ivarson and Kenny and Kathy Patterson, all of Cherokee...
Struck Strikes Out : Many hands share MMC Eagle magic (11/21/12)
Last spring Leo Hupke, one of my favorite pals for nearly 40 years, was sitting in my office sharing information about the Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn girls softball team that he coaches. Leo is a "retired" former Cherokee Washington High teacher, Athletic Director, football coach, baseball coach, track and field coach, and softball coach...
The First Thanksgiving (11/21/12)
Thanksgiving tops for cooking fires (11/21/12)
Thanksgiving remains the leading day for cooking fires, with three times as many cooking fires as an average day. Cooking equipment fires are still the leading cause of U.S. home fires and fire injuries, and the third leading cause of fire deaths. On a typical Thanksgiving U.S. fire departments respond to 1,500 home cooking fires compared to 450 such fires on an average day...