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Stories from Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Jazz & Blues Festival time! (12/19/12)
Plans for the 13th annual Cherokee Jazz and Blues Festival are finalized, and the popular musical event will kick off on Friday, Jan. 18 and continue on Saturday, Jan. 19. This year's festival will offer something for everyone. There are many returning act such as The Northwest Iowa Musicians, Chad Elliott and Bonita Crowe, Ross William Perry, Kelsey Klingensmith and the Buffalo Ridge Band and Jim Oatts Family Jazz...
Tammy's serving up Homemade Goodness (12/19/12)
Growing up, Tammy Hare always had the goal of being a restaurant owner. When people would ask her what she wanted to be when she grew up, her answer was always the same, a restaurant owner. Hare's goal is about to become a reality, as she takes possession of the Spice Rack building on West Main in Cherokee this month. 'Tammy's', as she is going to call the restaurant, is scheduled to open around mid-January...
Cherokee dancer to perform at Outback Bowl (12/19/12)
Hanna Henson of Cherokee, a student at Cherokee Washington High School, has had a love of dance since the tender age of three. A energetic child, her mother decided that she would put that energy to work. Now that love of dance has led her to perform at this year's Outback Bowl in Tampa, Fla...
Ridge View wrestling tourney results (12/19/12)
HOLSTEIN - Three teams from the Chronicle Times coverage area competed at Saturday's Ridge VIew wrestling tournament here. The team title went to Southern Calhoun, with 185 points, while Sheldon/South O'Brien took second with 158 points, host Ridge View finished third, scoring 129 team points, Sioux City West scored 86.5 points to take 4th, Coon Rapids-Bayard was 5th, with 78.5 points, and Alta-Aurelia finished 6th, scoring 58 points...
Sign-up for City Men's Basketball (12/19/12)
The Cherokee Parks & Recreation Department has announced that registration is now taking place for the Adult Men's Basketball League. Teams can register online at www.cherokeeiowa.net/parks.htm. The cost is $150 per team, and the registration deadline is January 6, 2013...
Braves split wrestling double dual (12/19/12)
The Cherokee Braves split a tough Lakes Conference wrestling double dual in Cherokee last week, falling 48-36 to traditional power Spirit Lake Park. and sneaking past Le Mars 43-42 on criteria after the two teams tied at the buzzer. Christian Lundy won both his matches by fall at 132 pounds, as did Luke Zeimen at 160, and Andras Lukas-Farcus wrestling up at 182...
Braves 2nd at Fuhrman Invitational (12/19/12)
Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn won the Paul Fuhrman Wrestling Invitational in Cherokee Saturday, totaling 194.5 team points to runner-up Cherokee's 179. Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto and Hull Western Christian each placed third with 152 points, followed by MOC-Floyd Valley 149, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 86, Kingsley-Pierson 82, Laurens-Marathon/Sioux Central 78.5, East Sac County 54...
Donna Faye Kelley (12/19/12)
Donna Faye Kelley, age 83, of rural Peterson, passed away peacefully, Monday, December 17, 2012. The family has planned a private service. Donations can be made to Hope Harbor of Buena Vista Regional Medical Center, Storm Lake. Donna Faye (Powell) was born in Cherokee, on December 8, 1929 to Earl and Beulah (Krout) Powell where she grew up with her two sisters, Bonnie Lou (Kurhts) and Beverly (Nan) (Kintigh). ...
Marie Lillian Stines (12/19/12)
Marie Lillian Stines, age 75, of Holstein, passed away on Friday, December 14, 2012 at her residence of Holstein after a long battle with cancer. A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at the Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church in Holstein, with the Fr. ...
Dwyane Stoos (12/19/12)
Dwayne Frederick Stoos, 68, of Muscatine, died on Friday, December 14, 2012, at his home. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 in Muscatine. The Reverend Jason Crossen of the St. Mary and Mathias Parish will officiate. Casket bearers will be Neil Hynick, James Walters, Scot Bokhoven, Gene Waters, Melvin McMains, and Kory Schreiner. Burial will take place in St. Mary's Cemetery. A funeral luncheon will be held at Gannon Hall following the committal service...
Marian Tallman (12/19/12)
Marian Tallman, age 98 of Storm Lake,formerly of Cherokee, passed away Friday, December 14, 2012, at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Funeral arrangements are currently pending at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.greenwoodfuneral.com...
What means Christmas? (12/19/12)
Christmas is sights, especially the sights of Christmas reflected in the eyes of a child. Christmas -- that magic blanket that wraps itself about us, that something so intangible that it is like a fragrance. It may weave a spell of nostalgia. Christmas may be a day of feasting, or of prayer, but always it will be a day of remembrance -- a day in which we think of everything we have ever loved...