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Upcoming Entertainment
The Nutcracker (11/28/14)
The Rosemary Clausen Center for Performing Arts in Holstein will present "The Nutcracker" by the New York Theatre Ballet on Sunday, December 7 at 2 p.m. Tchaikovsky's classic has become a Christmas tradition around the world. New York critics have raved about this performance of "The Nutcracker" by saying, "The choreography is musical and inventive -- and fun. The atmosphere is relaxed and rowdy, the experience a happy one." It truly is a show that everyone should see at once in a lifetime...
Classic Crooners The Lettermen in holiday show (11/28/14)
Wild Rose Resort in Emmetsburg announces The Lettermen a Holiday Show, to perform Saturday, Dec. 20. Performance times are scheduled for 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Tickets are $15. The one change Tony Butala, original and founding member of The Lettermen, would have made in the 50 plus year career of one of the most popular vocal groups in history is a surprising one. ...
'Christmas: Music of the Season' at Fonda Arts Center (11/28/14)
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! The sights and sounds of the holidays are upon us. To add to the festive spirit, the Fonda Arts Center is presenting "Christmas Music of the Season" -- a sing-a-long, on Saturday afternoon, December 6th, from 2-4 p.m...
Beach Boys Christmas Show hits area soon (11/24/14)
A limited number of tickets remain for The Beach Boys live in concert with a special Christmas Show Saturday, December 13, at the Clay County Regional Events Center. Doors open at 6:30, showtime is at 7:30. Tickets are available at $39, $49 and $59. (The show will also be offered in Sioux City at the Orpheum theater Sunday at 7 p.m.)...
Jazz-rock fusion combo Marbin in Pomeroy (11/20/14)
Fusion instrumental band Marbin, out of Chicago, will be in concert Sunday, November 30, 5-9 p.m. at Byon's in Pomeroy. The little hotspot continues in its quest to bring a variety of Americana music to northwest Iowa, with this jazz-rock foursome made up of two performers from Israel and two from the Windy City...
Bellamy Brothers making first visit to region (11/20/14)
The Bellamy Brothers will be in concert Saturday, Dec. 20 at the Hark Rock Resort in Sioux City. Tickets went on sale over the weekend.Howard and David continue to prove that the trail they've ridden to fame has been as unique as their music itself - music that is now celebrating 30 years of success...
Pilot at the Movies - 'Dumb and Dumber To' lives up to its title (11/20/14)
Rated PG - Now showing in Storm Lake Our Score: 1 star out of 5
'The Nutcracker' at Clausen Center (11/17/14)
The Nutcracker will be performed by the New York Theatre Ballet, Sunday, Dec. 7 at the Rosemary Clausen Events Center in Holstein. Season tickets are not necessary to see "Nutcracker" but tickets should be ordered as early as possible to assure that seating will be available. ...
Christmas concert at Arts on Grand (11/17/14)
A CHRISTMAS CONCERT WITH AMBER NORGAARD - Arts On Grand welcomes singer-songwriter Amber Norgaard for a special holiday performance! Enjoy an evening of fantastic music from one of northwest Iowa's favorite musicians, some tasty refreshments and time with friends, all for a suggested donation of $5! "Her lyrics don't paint a picture, they grab your arm." The Iowa Entertainer said of Norgaard. The show is December 18th, 6 to 8 p.m...
Pilot at the Movies: McConaughey ventures into sci-fi with complex, entertaining 'Interstellar' (11/17/14)
Matthew McConaughey dips his foot into the pool of science fiction in this space thriller, "Interstellar." Joined by Batman's extended family - his butler Alfred (legendary actor Michael Caine), Catwoman (Anne Hathaway) and new Batman's brother (Casey Afleck), McConaughey plays Cooper, a former NASA pilot now widowed, who farms on an earth at some point in the future as it draws closer to losing its sustainability for life. ...
Weddings and Engagements
Jessica Lammers and Mike Brostad (11/28/14)
Mike Brostad and Jessica Lammers of Storm Lake would like to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Mike is a graduate of Buena Vista University with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. Jessica is a graduate of Creighton University with her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. ...
Police and Sheriff's Blotter
Police & Sheriff's Blotter (11/28/14)
Updates from the Storm Lake Police Department and the Buena Vista County Sheriff's Office.
Teen bomb threat arrest (11/24/14)
A 16-year-old from Spencer was arrested Thursday morning and charged with felony terrorism and felony arson threats. The arrest stems from an investigation into a bomb threat left on the bathroom wall of the Spencer High School Wednesday. A subsequent search was performed by Spencer Police of the juvenile's residence in which there was no evidence if a bomb or bomb making supplies...
Brother threatens sibling with knife (11/24/14)
On the afternoon of Wednesday, November 19, at approximately 5:40 p.m., the Storm Lake Police Department was dispatched to 603D West 8th Street for a fight in progress. Upon arrival of police they located and took into custody Jesus Diaz, age 16, of Storm Lake. ...
Burglar scheme goes awry, three jailed in Sac County incidents (11/24/14)
Three Ida County men are being held in the Sac County Jail on $12,000.00 bond after they were arrested on November 21. A report was received from the Ida County Sheriff's Office around 12:15 a.m. on a possible burglary at 1821 330th Street which is 1 miles east of Odebolt on Hwy 175. ...
Snow ban leads to 4 drug arrests (11/20/14)
On the evening of Saturday, November 15, at approximately 11:30 p.m., a Storm Lake Police officer was on location in the 700 block of Linden Lane moving vehicles off the roadway as part of the announced snow emergency in the city. While doing so an officer observed four persons in a vehicle at 728 Linden Lane. Upon investigating police allege that the four occupants were smoking marijuana in the vehicle. Police located and seized from the vehicle marijuana and drug paraphernalia...
Fire Calls (11/20/14)
On the evening of Monday, November 17, 2014, at approximately 6:41 p.m, the Storm Lake Fire Department responded to the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in reference to an automated fire alarm. Upon arrival of fire fighters they determined that construction dust in the basement activated the alarm system. There was no fire and no damage...
Accidents (11/20/14)
On November 14, at approximately 7:40 a.m., at the intersection of Seneca and E. 6th in Storm Lake, a vehicle driven by Harrsion Pedersen of Storm Lake was involved in an accident with another vehicle driven by Bonnie Harson of Storm Lake. The two vehicles collided causing total damages estimated at $3,500...
Theft case at SL Middle School (11/20/14)
On the morning of Monday, November 17, at approximately 9:45 a.m., the Storm Lake Police Department was dispatched to the Storm Lake Middle School in reference to a theft. Upon arrival police were advised that on November 13, a student allegedly had money stolen from their backpack. An investigation by school officials alleges that a 14 year old male of Storm Lake was responsible for the theft...
Door-knocking brings trespass charge for father (11/20/14)
On the morning of Monday, November 17, at approximately 11:32 a.m., the Storm Lake Police Department was dispatched to a disturbance in progress at 300 Oneida Street. Upon arrival of police they detained a Steven Albee, age 19 of Storm Lake, walking away from the residence...
Text threats to harm victim, himself land SL man in jail (11/18/14)
On the afternoon of Friday, November 14, at approximately 4:30 p.m., Storm Lake Police took a report of a harassment. The reporting party told police that they had allegedly received numerous unwanted text messages from Brandon Eaton, age 34, of Storm Lake. Eaton's messages included threats of harm and death towards the reporting party and himself. As officers were taking the report the alleged text messages continued to arrive on the victim's phone...
Fire Department calls (11/18/14)
On the afternoon of Friday, November 14, 2014, at approximately 4:28 p.m., the Storm Lake Fire Department responded to Grand Hall on the campus of Buena Vista University in reference to an automated fire alarm. Upon arrival of fire fighters it was determined that a system malfunction caused the alarm on the third floor of the dorm...
Wanted subjects arrested (11/18/14)
On the evening of Friday, November 14, at approximately 7 p.m., a Storm Lake Police Officer stopped a vehicle in the 800 block of Vestal Street for a traffic offense. Upon contacting the driver identified as Jennifer Jones, age 41 of Laurens, IA, police learned that Jones was wanted out of Buena Vista County on a warrant charging her with Failure to Appear in court reference No Insurance...
DRUG ARRESTS (11/17/14)
Shortly after 3 a.m. Thursday, Storm Lake Police were at the Sail Inn Motel located at 1015 East Lakeshore Drive investigating a hit and run accident. While on location police made contact with the occupants of room #33 at which time police allege when the motel room door was opened police observed drug paraphernalia in the room. ...
Police Blotter (11/17/14)
Updates from the Storm Lake Police Department, Buena Vista County Sheriff's Office and the Storm Lake Fire Department.
Public intoxication arrests (11/17/14)
On the evening of Sunday, November 9, 2014, at approximately 10 p.m., a Storm Lake Police officer while on patrol observed two persons believed to be heavily intoxicated walking in the 600 block of Lake Avenue. Police made contact with the two men at two different locations on Lake Avenue and identified them as Dak Chuol Ngut, age 25 of Storm Lake, and Scotty Blankenship, age 35 of Jefferson City, TN. Following an investigation police allege both men were highly intoxicated and arrested them...
Harassment case at high school (11/17/14)
On the afternoon of Thursday, November 13, at approximately 3 p.m., the Storm Lake Police Department took a report of a harassment at the Storm Lake High School. Police conducted an investigation and allege that a 15 year old male of Storm Lake made a series of threats to a school staff person. ...
Boy, 10, arrested for pulling South School alarm (11/17/14)
On the morning of Thursday, November 13, at approximately 7 a.m., the Storm Lake Fire Department responded to the South School located at 310 Cayuga Street in reference to an automated fire alarm. Fire fighters determined the alarm was caused when someone pulled an alarm pull station. There was no fire and no smoke in the building...
Suspect out on bond arrested again after trying to obtain rifle (11/17/14)
Wednesday, November 12, Storm Lake Police took a report that a person who was prohibited from possessing a firearm had obtained a rifle. Police were told that Tony Lee, age 54 of Storm Lake, who was released from the Buena Vista County Jail on November 6, after posting bond for multiple charges of Non-Consensual Termination of a Pregnancy and Sexual Abuse and related charges, allegedly acquired possession of a .22 cal. ...
Family Living
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Healthbeat
Dining Out for a Cure wraps up Breast Cancer Awareness Month (11/24/14)
Susan G. Komen Siouxland held Dining Out for the Cure on October 30 at various Siouxland restaurants as an awareness and fund raising campaign. The restaurants participated by giving a portion of food and non-alcoholic beverage purchases throughout the day to Susan G. Komen Siouxland...
'Boobie Tuesdays' help mammography fund (11/24/14)
Boz Wellz Restaurant staff presents a check for $500 to Buena Vista Regional Medical Center for their Boobie Tuesdays Promotion. Special desserts were made for each Tuesday in October and a portion of the sales were donated to BVRMC's P.I.N.K. fund to provide free mammograms to those that are not insured or underinsured...
Smokeout delivers help for smokers trying to snuff the habit (11/24/14)
The American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout takes place this week, and it is the perfect opportunity to quit smoking. No matter how old you are or how long you've smoked, quitting can help you live longer and be healthier. By quitting, you can add up to 10 years onto your life. ...

Anniversaries
Dennis and Diane Julius (11/28/14)
Dennis and Diane were married on November, 30 1974 at Memorial Presbyterian Church in Cherokee, Iowa. They have three children, Jim and his wife Michelle Julius, Janel and her husband Tim McFarland and Beth and her husband Brent DeGroote. They have seven grandchildren, Avery and Marisa Julius, Aubrey McFarland, and Ethan, Eli, Easton and Emma DeGroote. ...
Johnson Anniversary-60 years (11/18/14)
Jack E. and Janina Johnson, of rural Aurelia, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary. Cards may be sent to them at 5039 20th Ave, Aurelia, Iowa 51005. Their family includes Karen Lloyd of Fort Dodge, Roger and Shelley Johnson of Peterson, Patricia and Ken DeBreau of Gurnee, Illinois, and Richard and Connie Johnson of Urbandale. They have 11 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren...
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Lucy Lynn Dreckman

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Lucy Lynn Dreckman was born on November 3, 2014 at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines, IA, arriving at 8:34 a.m. She weighed 6 lbs 7 oz and was 19 1/4 inches long.

Lucy is the daughter of Chad and Sarah Dreckman of West Des Moines.

Grandparents are Bill and Karen Steffen of Storm Lake, and the late Chuck Dreckman of LeMars, IA; and Dave and Rhea Ahlberg of Des Moines. Great

grandfather is Richard Ahlberg of Des Moines, IA.

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