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Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014

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Upcoming Entertainment
'Memories Thru Song' at the Fonda Arts Center Jan. 11 (12/23/14)
"Memories Thru Song", a leisurely afternoon of musical favorites, will be presented on Sunday, January 11, from 2-4 p.m. at the Fonda Arts Center. Songs from the 1920's through the 1980's are sure to spark memories of "what was going on when..." There is not a one of us who does not associate certain songs with certain happenings; music is truly the universal language that brings joy and balance to our lives. ...
'STOMP' brings percussion explosion to NW Iowa (12/22/14)
STOMP is explosive, provocative, sophisticated, sexy, utterly unique and appeals to audiences of all ages. The international percussion sensation has garnered an armful of awards and rave reviews and has appeared on numerous national television shows...
Pilot at the Movies: Witherspoon's 'Wild' finds salvation in the woods (12/22/14)
Cheryl Strayed, as played by Reese Witherspoon in Jean-Marc Vallee's "Wild," is, bless the Lord, not an easily discernable type. She's also not the sort we've often encountered on the well-trod paths of female stereotypes in movies. Strayed is a bundle of messy imperfections, as we gradually learn from flashbacks that accumulate throughout her therapeutic journey on the Pacific Crest Trail in "Wild."...
'The Wonder Bread Years' coming to Clausen Center (12/18/14)
A salute to the Baby Boomer Generation, The Wonder Bread Years starring Pat Hazell, is a fast-paced, hilarious production that gracefully walks the line between stand-up and theater. Audiences across the country are enjoying a show that not only restores a much-needed sense of wonder, but leaves audiences laughing and savoring the past like never before...
Pilot at the Movies - Moses story 'Exodus' is an 3D epic run amuck (12/18/14)
A numbing and soulless spectacle of 3-D, computer-generated imagery run amok, Ridley Scott's "Exodus: Gods and Kings" presents an enduring tale by pummeling us over the head with it. The story of Moses rising up against the Pharaoh Ramses and leading hundreds of thousands of Hebrew slaves out of Egypt to freedom is one with which we're all extremely familiar. ...
Jest Murder Mystery plays at King's Pointe (12/16/14)
Jest Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre is coming to KIng's Pointe for a special performance January 23. Tickets are available now at the front desk, or by calling 712-213-5701. Cost is $45. Happy hour begins at 6 p.m., followed by the show at 7. Welcome to the 1920's where bathtubs were made for one thing only...
'Trotters come to NW Iowa (12/16/14)
The iconic Harlem Globetrotters are coming to the Tyson Events Center in Sioux City, with their unrivaled family show, featuring some of the greatest athletes on the planet. With incredible ball handling wizardry, amazing rim-rattling dunks and trick shots, side-splitting comedy and unequaled on-court fan interaction, this must-see event is guaranteed to entertain the whole family creating memories that will last a lifetime. ...
Rising blues star in area concert (12/15/14)
Samantha Fish takes the stage at the Hard Rock Resort in Sioux City New Year's night at 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale now. Kansas City-based Samantha Fish has been on a major roll ever since she teamed up with Cassie Taylor and Dani Wilde on Ruf's 2011 release, Girls with Guitars, and fueled by the trio's Blues Caravan tour of Europe and the U.S., created an international buzz in the blues world. ...
Steve Miller Band is coming to the Tyson Center (12/15/14)
Call him the Gangster of Love. Call him Maurice. You can even call him the The Joker or Space Cowboy. Everybody knows that Steve Miller speaks the pompatus of love. Just announced - the Steve Miller Band will be in concert May 21 at the Tyson Center in Sioux City. Earlier this year, Miller released a live version of "The Joker" album to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the original number one album, and did 41 dates with Journey this summer...
Weddings and Engagements
Kelsey Davidson and Nathan Corlew (12/23/14)
Mr. and Mrs. Doug Davidson of Schaller, are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelsey Davidson to Nathan Corlew. Nathan is the son of Reverend and Mrs. Doug Corlew, of Alta. The bride-to-be graduated from Ridge View High School in 2011. ...
Police and Sheriff's Blotter
SL man accused of strangulation (12/23/14)
A 21-year-old Storm Lake man is under arrest and accused of strangling his girlfriend with a pillow and holding her captive in a room. Storm Lake Police were called to 1102 West 5th Street on a domestic disturbance call Saturday afternoon. Upon arrival, police met with the reporting party who alleged that her boyfriend, identified as Francisco Maldonado, age 21 of Storm Lake, had physically assaulted her by holding her face against a pillow so she could not breathe and that he refused to let the victim call 911 and forcibly kept her in a room to prevent her from escape.. ...
Thrown dumbbell causes damage, schools put on alert for suspect (12/23/14)
On the morning of Friday, December 19, the Storm Lake Police Department was dispatched to BV Abstract located at 218 East 5th Street in reference to a vandalism. Upon arrival police met with witnesses and learned that a person visiting an apartment complex located at 220 East 5th Street had allegedly become angry while in apartment #5 on the second floor of the facility. ...
Police Blotter (12/23/14)
Updates from the Storm Lake Police Department, Buena Vista County Sheriff's Office and the Storm Lake Fire Department.
Police Blotter (12/22/14)
Updates from the Storm Lake Police Department, Buena Vista County Sheriff's Office and the Storm Lake Fire Department.
Theft of $5,000 bond money lands woman in jail - on $5,000 bond (12/22/14)
On Saturday, November 15, Storm Lake Police took a report in reference to a theft. Police were told by the reporting party that on February 7, 2014 he was booked into the Buena Vista County Jail on a criminal charge with a bond of $5,000. The reporting party requested that Maria Cardenas, age 56 of Storm Lake, retrieve $5,000 of the reporting party's money and pay the bond so he could be released from jail, which Cardenas did. ...
Suspect hid bag of meth, but left his ID inside (12/16/14)
On the morning of Saturday, December 13, 2Storm Lake Police arrested Everardo Manriquez age 20, at his residence located at 216 Hudson Street. Manriquez was wanted on two Storm Lake PD warrants for Gathering Where a Controlled Substance is Used (a class D Felony) and Possession of a Controlled Substance (a serious misdemeanor)...
Police Blotter (12/16/14)
Updates from the Storm Lake Police Department, Buena Vista County Sheriff's Office and the Storm Lake Fire Department.
OWI, gun violation in Peterson (12/16/14)
A complaint was filed in Clay County of a man who had been drinking leaving his residence in a vehice with a gun. The Clay County Sheriff's Office, assisted by the Spencer Police Department, located Anthony Lanus of Peterson pulling into the driveway of 112 Pine Street Dec. ...
Teen charged for sexual assault a year later (12/15/14)
Storm Lake Police have arrested a teenage boy on a report of a sexual assault made more than a year after the fact. On November 25, police took a report of an incident which occurred in September of 2013. Police were advised by the 14 year old female victim that she was at an apartment located in the 1000 block of North Seneca Street when she was allegedly sexually assaulted by her then-15-year-old boyfriend...
Booze-soaked fruit lands two CCE students in court (12/15/14)
The Clay County Sheriff's Office responded to the complaint from Clay Central Everly school December 10. Upon investigation, it was found a 17 year old juvenile female supplied vodka soaked cherries to a 16 year old juvenile male in the school. The 17 year old juvenile female was cited into juvenile court for Supplying Alcohol to Minors and Underage Alcohol Possession, both Simple Misdemeanors, and was released to the custody of her father. ...
Police Blotter (12/15/14)
Updates from the Storm Lake Police Department, Buena Vista County Sheriff's Office and the Storm Lake Fire Department.
Teen faces ICCC robbery charge (12/02/14)
A Storm Lake man was among four people charged after a dorm room robbery at Iowa Central Community College. They are scheduled for arraignment this week. Garhoth Dak, 18, of Storm Lake; Joseph Odir, 21, of Des Moines; Juma Deng, 21, of Urbandale; and Molong Deng, 23, of Des Moines, were all held on $10,000 bond each in Webster County. Dak is charged with second-degree robbery, the others with aiding amd abetting...
Healthbeat
Share Your Smile! (12/22/14)
The Iowa Central Dental Hygiene program has been participating and giving out toothbrushes (over 1200 toothbrushes last year), along with the tooth fairy, at the Share What You Wear event. This year the DH program wanted to do more and so in conjunction with the event a pilot dental program was planned, Share Your Smile!...
Nylan Center: cancer during the holidays (12/22/14)
Holiday time is typically a time of joy and celebration, but for someone with cancer it may seem like a difficult time to celebrate. Even the jolliest of traditions lose their luster when you're worried about your health or about those you love. "Remember you do not have to handle this sadness alone," says Brenda Winkler, Patient Navigator/Advisor at the June E. Nylen Cancer Center. "Talk with your family and friends or see a professional counselor."...
Is 2015 the year to finally quit? (12/22/14)
Once the holiday parties are over and gift wrap has been stuffed in the recycling bin, Iowans turn their thoughts to the New Year and what changes they'd like to make in the months ahead. Some 'resolutions' are quickly forgotten or abandoned after the first temptation. For Iowans who smoke, giving up tobacco may be the hardest, yet most rewarding resolution they will ever make...
Flu spreading, season may be more severe than usual (12/16/14)
Health surveillance systems are showing that flu is spreading in Iowa, especially among children, according to Buena Vista County Public Health officials. On Friday, an Iowa Department of Public Health statement urged all Iowans over 6 months of age who have not received a vaccination to get their yearly seasonal influenza vaccine quickly...
Beefing up the Run (12/15/14)
More than 65 Iowa beef industry volunteers served hot beef stew to thousands of runners in the 36th annual Living History Farms Off-Road Race recently. Runners from across the country enjoyed the mild weather to run the 7-mile race, which took place on the museum's grounds in Urbandale. Proceeds from the race support the Living History Farms Museums...
Enzyme may be key to cancer progression in many tumors (12/15/14)
The dirt in your backyard may hold the key to isolating cancerous tumors and to potential new treatments for a host of cancers. University of Iowa researchers have found a gene in a soil-dwelling amoeba that functions similarly to the main tumor-fighting gene found in humans, called PTEN...
Nine helpful tips to stay healthy through winter (12/15/14)
There are steps you can take to maintain good health, even in the harsh Iowa winter. Here are some basics courtesy of Sycamore Health Center. Wash Your Hands. Good hand washing is the #1 way to prevent the spread of infectious diseases. Scrub your hands for at least 15 seconds using soap and water or an alcohol-based hand rub...
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Anniversaries
50th Anniversary for the Mandernachs (12/22/14)
Gene and Gladys Mandernach celebrated their 50th anniversary by traveling on a seven-day Caribbean cruise. They were married on December 3, 1964. Their children include Brenda and Lance McFadden and family, Doug and Linda Mandernach and family, Rick Mandernach and children and Angie and Joe Russell...
Gail and Nancy Todd (12/15/14)
The Family of Gail and Nancy Meyer Todd would like to celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary with a card shower on December 27. Their address is 1642 640th Street Holstein IA 51025.
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Peyton Ann Wuebker

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Ryan and Becky Wuebker of Galva, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Peyton Ann Wuebker, born May 28 at 7:04 a.m. Peyton weighed 6 lb 9oz and was 20.5 inches long.

Grandparents are Rick and Deb Willer of Schaller and Wayne and Karen Wuebker of Ayrshire. Great Grandparents are Carol Wendel of Schaller, Bob and Bonnie Wuebker of Emmetsburg, and Don Ludwig of Estherville.

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