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The St. Mary's, Sioux Central and Ridge View girls' basketball teams got a chance to see how they will fare on the court this coming season in the Jamboree last Saturday in Storm Lake. The Tornadoes hosted the event, but due...
Storm Lake Homecoming Parade 2015
Storm Lake HS Homecoming Fun Skit #1
Storm Lake HS Homecoming Fun Skit #2
Chad Elliott at the Witter Gallery
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Helping with history (11/24/15)
The Buena Vista County Historical Society is thankful for the support of Dana and staff at the Pilot-Tribune for our activities in 2015. Your coverage in print and pictures has helped us reach a larger readership for our fundraisers, our displays and programs. ...
Oil pipeline insurance deal not enough (11/24/15)
This is with respect to the Resolution recently passed by the Buena Vista County Drainage District. I commend the work of the County Board of Supervisors who sit as Trustees, as well as their attorney, Gary Armstrong, in doing what they can with a difficult situation...
Once more, 'Tom's donation' (11/24/15)
On November 14th I had the privilege of doing a memorial service for a fellow Christian servant, Tom Keller. Most of you know Tom from his 40 years of going door to door asking for donations for the Needy Children's Christmas Auction, except in Marcus because of a local family's willingness to help out...
'Hope' policy didn't work (11/24/15)
It's not fear mongering. It's not sensationalism. It's Radical Islamic Terrorism. Our policy of "hope" with Foreign Relations is not working. Hope ran through the streets of Paris last week with assault rifles and bombs. I am sure there are many good people among the Syrian refugees seeking asylum. ...
Terrorists, crisis and the candidates (11/17/15)
Pilot contributor Ed Fallon is in the midst of the Walk to Paris in Europe to raise attention to climate issues. He sent this report after the terrorist attacks of last Friday.
Another Keystone? (11/12/15)
With the Keystone Pipeline finally laid to rest, the national coalition that helped secure victory must turn its attention to the Bakken Pipeline. Don't be fooled: Bakken is the replacement for Keystone -- a fact that became crystal clear to me during my 400-mile walk along the pipeline's proposed path earlier this year. Bakken's ultimate target is Alberta's tar-sands oil, not North Dakota's "sweet" crude...
When is enough, enough? (11/05/15)
I am compelled to once again turn to the method of an editorial to express my disappointment in the management protocol with regards to the Buena Vista Memorial Cemetery... certainly lacking compassion for the bereaved. Our mom, Alyce Nielson, passed away in early June. ...
Bottled Up Emotions (11/05/15)
You previously ran an item called "Bottled Up Emotion." Some of your readers questioned whether the can and bottle bill should be done away with. Before the can and bottle bill was passed, I lived for a number of years in Boone, Iowa and participated in the annual city-wide clean-up in the spring...
BBC News
Pope remembers martyrs in Uganda
Pope Francis celebrates Mass at a shrine where dozens of Ugandan Christians were martyred for their faith on the latest stage of his African trip.
Russia announces Turkey sanctions
Russia announces a package of economic sanctions against Turkey over the shooting down of a Russian jet on the Syrian border on Tuesday.
Barcelona 4-0 Real Sociedad
Lionel Messi scores as Barcelona move seven points clear at the top of La Liga with an emphatic win over Real Sociedad.
Mass Yazidi grave found in north Iraq
A booby-trapped mass grave feared to hold more than 100 bodies is found near Sinjar, northern Iraq, after the town was freed from IS fighters.
Pro-Kurdish lawyer shot dead in Turkey
A prominent pro-Kurdish lawyer is shot dead in Turkey's south-eastern city of Diyarbakir, amid rising tension in the country's Kurdish areas.
Shapps quits amid Tory bullying claims
Grant Shapps quits as a minister amid claims he failed to act on allegations of bullying in the Tory youth wing, saying the "buck should stop with me".
GB lead after Murrays win doubles
Britain are one win from a first Davis Cup title in 79 years after Andy and Jamie Murray's doubles victory against Belgium.
Fury v Klitschko on after canvas row
Tyson Fury's world title fight with Wladimir Klitschko is set to go ahead after a row over the canvas being "too soft".
Clashes at new Macedonia migrant fence
Clashes take place as Macedonian soldiers raise a fence on the country's southern border with Greece to try to manage the flow of migrants better.
Three die in Colorado clinic shooting
A shooting at a family planning clinic in the US town of Colorado Springs leaves two civilians and a policeman dead, with the suspected gunman arrested.
State news
Hotel offers free holiday stays for those visiting sick
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) -- A Council Bluffs hotel is offering free rooms over the Thanksgiving weekend to people in town to see a family member or friend at a hospital or treatment facility....
State lawmakers question Medicaid plans
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Two state lawmakers are raising concerns about Gov. Terry Branstad's plans to continue to shift Iowa's Medicaid operation to private management, after a judge recommended that the state throw out one of four contracts awarded to companies to run the program....
Tech Town Hall to feature candidates in Iowa, New Hampshire
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- While they're used to facing Iowa and New Hampshire voters separately, presidential candidates will be questioned by both groups at the same time....
Police: 1 injured following shooting in Fort Dodge
FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) -- Authorities say a man has been injured following a shooting in Fort Dodge....
Officials: Smoking appears to have caused Dubuque house fire
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) -- Authorities say smoking appears to have caused a house fire in Dubuque....