Jimmy Squibb Memorial Race
The family and friends of Jimmy Squibb surround his car on last Wednesday night. The race was named as memorial to Jimmy Squibb, an Iowan racer who died in 2015. During intermission, they had bike races for the kids. Older kids went on lap around...
Queen Carli looks back on an exciting year
The last act as Fair Queen for Carli Grau this week was to give a speech about her experience over the past year, before handing off the crown to the newly-minted queen, Brea Baumhover.
Grau confided that it had been her dream to serve as queen,...
LakeFest Car Show
Car shows are an integral part of the season in Storm Lake, from LakeFest to the Star Spangled Spectacular to the big Kiwanis show coming up for Labor Day.
These rides drew plenty of attention during the July 4th celebration - from a 1920s...
Star Spangled Spectacular
A look back on Storm Lakes signature celebration. / Photos by Dana Larsen and Chip Hubert
LakeFest Car Show
Edwards Auto Group sponsored the annual LakeFest car show in Storm Lake Saturday, with a strong turnout of cars from around western Iowa, from classics to hot rods. Above, The Spences from Spencer brought their vitamin C orange 1957 Chevy Sedan...
A breeze off the lake helped keep things tolerable Saturday evening during Lakefest, 2016, but it was still pretty warm as the opening acts sang for the crowd. The heat didn't stop one couple from out of town from cycling all morning, then hitting...
Welcome Home, Tornadoes
A crowd was on hand waiting nearly an hour to welcome the State runner-up Storm Lake soccer team home Saturday night. The bus cruised into the high school plaza playing its horn, with players hanging out the windows greeting their fans. Coach Ben...
Storm Lake Graduation
Images from the commencement ceremonies at Storm Lake High School Sunday. From top: Grads take a moment to applaud their parents in the crowd. Each was congratulated by school board leader Peter Steinfed as their received their diplomas and walked...
Fiesta Latina, Storm Lake's annual celebration of the Hispanic culture, drew a large crowd last weekend to enjoy music and dancing performers, food, games and face painting for the children. The events sponsored by the RAICES multicultural awareness...
SLHS Art Show
The Storm Lake High School held their Annual Spring Art Show last Friday and Saturday. Scores of students submitted their work into the show and others performed live mood music. Here is a look at a few of the pieces.
Newell-Fonda Dance Night 2016
The Newell-Fonda Silver Stars held their dance night Saturday night. Current members of the Silver Stars include: Abigail Smith, Jordan Wilken, Sydney Kay, Michaela Kies, Carli Grau, Peyton Wilken, Grace Jesse, Camryn Wilken, Maddi Morenz, Courtney...
SLHS Grand March
Storm Lake High School students got to participate in The Great Gatsby themed grand march. Along with the grand march, students got to have dinner and a dance at Kings Pointe. The Storm Lake High School junior class was in charge of the theme and...
NF girls championship run
By Mark Schafer
Pilot-Tribune Sports Editor
NEWELL - Plastered around the Newell Corral are various blue and silver rectangles. All hailing the success of past teams that the Mustangs have produced.
Championships from the '90s through the...
Newell-Fonda girls district basketball
Three games and three wins sent the Newell-Fonda Mustangs girls basketball team back to the 1A state tournament for the third straight year. Re-live some of the excitement from the games that brought them back to Des Moines.