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Talented underclassmen dominate this year's Pilot-Tribune All Area team, which bodes well for exciting seasons to come. The area is rich with all-around athletes who are standouts in offense and defense. In fact, we couldn't...
Storm Lake Choir Festival Finale
Grand Finale at Storm Lake Schools Parade of Bands
Chad Elliott at the Witter Gallery
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ADA had made a difference (07/29/15)
Faith, Hope and Charity would like to take this week to recognize the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to ensure the civil rights of people with disabilities. ...
SL on a roll for RAGBRAI (07/27/15)
What a terrific event! On behalf of the 2015 Storm Lake RAGBRAI Committee, we wish to thank the entire community for their efforts and support of this year's event as well over 20,000 visitors passed through the area to "Give Our Shores A Spin!" We have heard numerous stories of the hospitality and beauty we displayed - we can all be extremely proud of this. ...
Work together against pipeline (07/24/15)
If you are concerned about the proposed Bakken Oil Pipeline from an out of state oil company which would traverse Iowa and threaten our land and water, carrying 570,000 barrels of highly flammable crude oil across Iowa every day, then you are not alone. There is a growing movement of Iowans committed to stopping this project in its tracks...
Pipeline: more than a few farms are in the way (07/24/15)
Dakota Access has recently reported it has signed up over 60% of the necessary easements in Iowa for its proposed oil pipeline. I believe that is not true. As of July 17, eight easements were recorded in Buena Vista County. The total distance of those easements represents only about 7% of what Dakota Access needs in Buena Vista County...
BBC News
IAAF files show 'extent of cheating'
Anti-doping data, leaked to the Sunday Times and seen by the BBC, shows an "extraordinary extent of cheating" in elite athletics.
Harman calls for Calais compensation
Labour's acting leader writes to David Cameron calling for compensation from the French government for UK people affected by the Calais crisis.
Bin Laden relatives on crash plane
A plane that crashed at a small UK airport killing four people is believed to have belonged to Osama bin Laden's family.
New Taliban leader calls for unity
The new leader of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Akhtar Mansour, calls for unity and says the group will continue fighting.
Outburst mars Bobbi Brown memorial
The Georgia memorial service for Bobbi Kristina Brown, only child of late singer Whitney Houston, is marred by an outburst from her aunt.
VIDEO: 'Why can't we get married?'
Two men attending the annual Gay Pride parade in Belfast explain why they believe they should be able to get married.
BA to cut hand baggage allowance
British Airways announces it is to cut the hand baggage allowance for customers on its flights.
Dozens die as rains lash SE Asia
As torrential rain continues, dozens die in eastern India and neighbouring Myanmar, where disaster zones have been declared.
Aeroplane debris arrives in France
A piece of debris that experts believe could be from missing flight MH370 arrives in France from Reunion in the Indian Ocean for analysis.
Iraqi Kurds issue warning to PKK
Iraqi Kurdish authorities urge Turkish Kurd separatist forces to leave civilian areas, as Turkey continues its air strikes.
State news
Sioux City Hard Rock casino revenue behind projections
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) -- The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City's revenue in its first 11 months has fallen short of projections, but still outpaced its predecessor's all-time annual high....
More than 500 Iowa inmates moved to new Fort Madison prison
FORT MADISON, Iowa (AP) -- More than 500 Iowa inmates have been moved to a new maximum security prison in Fort Madison, following a litany of troubles that pushed back the move-in day by more than a year....
North Iowa schools suffer from special ed teacher shortage
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) -- A shortage of special education teachers has left public school districts in northern Iowa struggling to fill those teaching positions, school officials say....
Davenport police ID man killed in wood chipper accident
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) -- Davenport police have identified the man killed in a wood chipper accident earlier this week....
Rural Burlington man killed in lawnmower accident
BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) -- Authorities say an 84-year-old rural Burlington man has died in a lawnmower accident....