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Stories from Monday, December 31, 2012

Blues Drivin' at Jazz & Blues Fest (12/31/12)
Storm Lake band Blues Drivin' has signed on with the Cherokee Jazz & Blues Festival. The high-energy, multi-faceted five-piece classic rock/blues outfit will appear at the Cherokee Bowl, 201 Linden Street,on Saturday, January 19th, 9 p.m.-midnight. BD features blistering guitar licks and a sultry saxophone along with tight harmonies and a driving rhythm section that keeps the groove going all night long...
Midwest electric grid set to expand (12/31/12)
HARTLEY - The Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) recently presided over an informational meeting involving MidAmerican Energy and about 100 O'Brien County and western Clay County landowners at the Hartley Community Center. The meeting fulfilled a requirement of the IUB in that it provided basic information about MidAmerican's proposed 345,000 volt (kV) AC transmission line from a starting point near Sanborn. ...
Huseman continues serving district (12/31/12)
Dan Huseman, Republican from Aurelia, was elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1994 and now serves the Iowa House District 3, effective Jan 1, 2013. That district is made up of Cherokee County and O'Brien County and portions of Sioux and Plymouth Counties...
No paper Wednesday (12/31/12)
Due to the New Year's holiday, the Area Avertiser will be delivered on Wednesday this week, and there will not be a Wednesday edition of the Chronicle Times. The Chronicle Times' staff wishes everyone a Happy New Year.
Drought conditions result in dried up river (12/31/12)
An extremely dry summer resulted in a completely dried-up river bed in the Maple River this fall.
Cyclones in Liberty Bowl today (12/31/12)
When the Iowa State Cyclones (6-6) take on the USA Conference champion Tulsa (10-3) in the 2012 Liberty Bowl in Memphis, TN.today at 2:30 p.m. on ESPN, it will not be the first time the Cyclones have played in the Liberty Bowl - in fact, they played a memorable game exactly 40 years ago, in 1972, against Georgia Tech, who edged the Johnny Majors-coached Cyclones that day, 31-30...
Let's hear it for our 'road warriors' (12/31/12)
As Old Man Winter blasted us with rain, ice, snow, wind and cold temperatures the past few weeks, it's time to think about the dedication to duty of our street and road crews, utility workers, law enforcement officers, firefighters, and emergency responders...