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Stories from Monday, December 24, 2012

Pheasants Forever gives to CCCD (12/24/12)
Last week the Cherokee chapter of Pheasants Forever donated $2,224 to the Cherokee County Conservation Department to help purchase educational tool such as binoculars, trail cameras, field guides. Those at the presentation were, keft to right, Scott Osborn of Pheasants Forever, CCCD Naturalist Laura Kohn, Pete Snapp of Pheasants Forever, Tim Greenwood of Pheasants Forever, and CCCD Director Chad Brown. Photo by Mike Leckband...
Sanford Museum offers Watercolor Workshop (12/24/12)
The Cherokee Sanford Museum Association will present a Watercolor Workshop, "Poetic Expressions in Watercolor" with Jo Myer-Walker on Jan. 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Deadline to sign up is Jan. 4. This workshop will be basic watercolor techniques, combined with discussion about your inspiration. Bring a poem, photo, phrase, or whatever inspires you to tell your own story in paint. Jo will be talking about painting inspired by poetry from Iowa' Poet Laureate, Mary Swander...
No paper Wednesday (12/24/12)
Due to the Christmas holiday, Tuesday's Area Avertiser will be delivered on Wednesday this week and there will not be a Wednesday edition of the Chronicle Times. The Chronicle Times and staff wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year..
Chamber 'Scrooge' promotion benefits area residents (12/24/12)
This year's Cherokee Chamber of Commerce Scrooge Contest winner Mike Hunter, along with Chamber Executive Director Julie Hering Kent and Chamber Board President Justin Pritts last week presented a check in the amount of $1,055 to the Cherokee Mid-Sioux Opportunity's food pantry...
Northwest Iowa Musicians to rock Jazz & Blues Festival (12/24/12)
Dave Napier, Stephen Smith, Ray Guntren, Joey Gulizia and Eddie Dunn make up a group they call the Northwest Iowa Musicians, and they will be returning to the Cherokee Jazz and Blues Festival in 2013. The group will be performing at the Copper Cup from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Jan 18...
MMC to Launch Anti-Bullying Program (12/24/12)
All schools deal with the issue of bullying. The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Community School District is taking proactive steps to stop and prevent bullying by adopting the PK-12 Olweus Bullying Prevention Program. This research-based school-wide "systems-change" program has been used successfully in schools all over the country and around the world with positive results...
MMC boys 7-1 at holiday break (12/24/12)
MARCUS - The 7-1 Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn boys just kept on winning here last week, decking a good Remsen St. Mary's team 75-51 after firing off a 44-21 scoring tear in the second half to break from a tenuous 31-30 halftime bulge. Dylan Spieler and Tyler Prunty provided a distinct 1-2 punch for the Eagles, with Spieler tallying 25 points and Prunty adding 17 for a winning combo. ...
River Valley girls basketball results (12/24/12)
Friday, December 14th, River Valley played against the Ridge View Raptors. At halftime the score was 34-6 with the Raptors taking the lead. The ending came out with Ridge View taking the win with 50-13. The leading scorer was Carley Burke with 6 points. The leading rebounders were Olivia Goettsch with 7 and Carley Burke with 5...
Iowa prep basketball honors (12/24/12)
BOONE - Murray senior Austin Halls is destined to be the 31st Iowa school boy to score 2,000 or more career points Friday when Coach Darin Wookey's 8-0 Mustangs entertain Diagonal (4-4). Halls will bring 1,980 points into his home gym. He has scored 220 points this winter for a 27.5 pga. He tallied 37 points in a 72-53 December 11 win over the Maroons in Diagonal...
RV boys fall at Logan-Magnolia (12/24/12)
On December 11, the River Valley boys lost a close away game against Logan-Magnolia. At halftime, the boys were down 47-41, and lost the game with a score 77-71. This was the fifth game of the season for the Wolverines. Junior Brennan Riedemann and sophomore Wyatt Fitch were the two players that scored the most in the game. Riedemann had 21 points scored and Fitch had 20 points...
RV boys drop 3 basketball games (12/24/12)
The Wolverines have played in three games in the past couple of days. The first game was home against Ridge View. The boys played hard and were down at half by only four. River Valley ended up losing the game 52-43. Sophomore Wyatt Fitch led the Wolverines in scoring and rebounding with 16 points and eight rebounds. Junior Brennan Riedemann had 14 points and tied with Junior Mason Alitz in rebounds with seven...
Le Mars blows by Braves, 75-28 (12/24/12)
Le Mars blows by Braves, 75-28 LE MARS - An explosive, highly regarded Le Mars boys basketball team, frustrated and ready to vent on somebody after a couple narrow losses to rated opponents in the toughest part of their early-season schedule, took it out on the Cherokee Braves here Friday night, to the tune of 75-28...
Cherokee girls falter at Le Mars (12/24/12)
LE MARS - The short-handed Cherokee Washington High girls basketball team fell behind 18-4 in the first quarter and couldn't recover on the way to a 56-22 setback to Le Mars here Friday night. With Cherokee managing just single digit scoring in all four quarters, it was an uphill battle all the way for the visitors, who trailed 36-7 at halftime, and 46-14 heading onto the final frame...
Basic Biittner: Another voice heard in the Hall debate (12/24/12)
The Baseball Hall of Fame was opened in Cooperstown, New York in 1939, and for all of the ensuing 73 years since that time, baseball fans have been debating about who "belongs" in the Hall - and who doesn't. With the names of all-time greats Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa - all of whom have been suspected of using Performance Enhancing Drugs (PEDs) during their stellar careers - on the ballot for the first time this year, the "who's in, who's out" debate is raging hotter than ever. ...
The Reason for the Season (12/24/12)