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Teen founder hopes SLHS Gay Straight Alliance will build awareness (10/23/14)
'My main hope is to keep it going, so it can help a lot of people'
Vocal Concert (10/23/14)
The Alta-Aurelia Middle School and High School Vocal students performed at the Alta-Aurelia High School on Monday night. Top: The 7th and 8th grade students were under the direction of Deb Peterson and sang songs like "Fun, Fun, Fun by Jeff Funk," "I Will Sing by Roger Emerson," and "Pizza by Kirby Shaw." Bottom left: The High School Choir students were under the direction of Rebecca Elemond and performed songs like "For the Beauty of the Earth" by John Rutter, "Festival Hosanna" by Mary Lynn Lightfoot, and "Seize the Day" by Roger Emerson. ...
Scholastic Book Fair scheduled for next week (10/23/14)
The Alta-Aurelia Community School District will be holding a Scholastic Book Fair October 27 to October 31 at the library in Alta. School librarian Julie Langer said that the book fair has been going on in Alta for at least 20 years. This year, the library will also be holding a coin challenge through an effort called All for Books from Scholastic, Inc. Every cent that is collected will help build and refresh classroom libraries with new books that students want to read...
Lakeside council fields 'Save the Cobblestone' pitch (10/23/14)
A former Storm Lake man spearheading a campaign to preserve the venerable Cobblestone Ballroom desperately needed someone in local leadership to say they would support the fledgling project. He got that, if cautiously, in the form of Lakeside City Council members during a city meeting Tuesday night...
'You Are the Wind' (10/23/14)
Photos by Hugh Perry
Lake Creek Country Club optimistic as season comes to a close (10/21/14)
The annual Lake Creek Country Club shareholders meeting meets this evening at 7 p.m to finalize the upcoming year's budget and tournaments. Some changes though can already be observed. The newest and most obvious addition to the course is a towering bald eagle statue at hole five by local chain saw artist Jeff Klatt which unveiled two weeks ago...
Man accused of machete assaults, drugging ex into miscarriages (10/20/14)
A Storm Lake man is in jail after allegedly forcing a local woman to take drugs causing her to miscarry two pregnancies, and threatening her with a machete during sexual assaults. On October 1, Storm Lake Police initiated an investigation into alleged multiple incidents of abuse of an adult, Storm Lake woman...
Mary Swope and Other Ghost Stories (10/18/14)
"We didn't start the rumor that room 305 in Swope Hall was haunted," says Matt Wagner Buena Vista University Class of '98, later BVU director of academic technology. "That floor makes weird noises -- or you feel weird drafts of air, or doors will shut. The feelings were already there; people were afraid of third floor Swope. We just sort of played off them."...
Man fires gunshots at SL motel, no injuries (10/17/14)
Storm Lake Police have made several arrests in connection with an early morning disturbance and shooting at a local motel. On the morning of Thursday, October 16, at approximately 4:15 a.m., the Storm Lake Police Department was called to the Sail Inn Motel located at 1015 East Lakeshore Drive for a disturbance with a man reportedly armed with a gun going door to door at the motel...
New site a plus for Community Ed (10/15/14)
For Community Education, it's nice to see the sunshine. In July, the agency tasked with meeting the community's recreation and continuing education needs moved out of its longtime home in the subterranean bowels of the school administration building, and took up residence in three former portable classrooms adjacent to East School...
Local health community gears up on Ebola (10/15/14)
"We need to stop the flights that are coming in from the Ebola parts of the world," according to a post by Congressman Steve King on his Facebook page this week. Buena Vista County Public Health Director Pam Bogue feels such a policy could be a problem...
Supreme Court justices meet with local students (10/15/14)
The Iowa Supreme Court justices came to Storm Lake Wednesday night to hear oral arguments in two cases, including a high profile case on whether traffic cameras violate constitutional rights. The Storm Lake visit is one of four trips the high court will make out into the state this session to hear cases in front of live audiences in the evening...
Car dealership ex-employee accused in thefts, faked warranty orders (10/14/14)
On Friday, October 10, the Storm Lake Police Department took a report of a series of thefts which had occurred at the Rasmussen Ford Dealership located on North Lake Avenue in Storm Lake. Police were advised of several incidents of alleged thefts of cash from the businesses petty cash location. In addition police received information that a dealership employee allegedly made false warranty claims to Ford Motor Company for his own benefit...
SL school experiences hunger issues (10/14/14)
The rules for school lunches say "no seconds," and some students remain hungry while pans of hash browns and scalloped potatoes with ham are left to be thrown away. It is a dilemma that is frustrating leaders at Storm Lake Elementary School. "In talking to some of my friends who are principals around the country, some schools are starting to opt out of the hot lunch program," because of the regulations, Principal Juli Kwikkel said this week...
Candidates launches write-in bid for BV treasurer (10/14/14)
Sheri Elbert, rural Marathon, announced Monday that she will campaign as a write-in for Buena Vista County Treasurer. Incumbent Kathy Bach passed away recently, and had been the only candidate on the ballot. "After Kathy passed away, several people approached me about running, and I decided that I would give it a shot," said Elbert. No other candidates have announced campaigns...
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PUBLIC NOTICES
IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT FOR BUENA VISTA COUNTY (10/15/14)
EQUITY NO. EQCV029327 ORIGINAL NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION
THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT, BUENA VISTA COUNTY (10/15/14)
IN THE ESTATE OF Sue C. Jorgensen, Deceased Probate No: ESPR016799
THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT, BUENA VISTA COUNTY (10/15/14)
IN THE ESTATE OF Ruth L. Gorman, Deceased Probate No: ESPR016798
TRUST NOTICE (10/15/14)
IN THE MATTER OF THE DONNA M. HOBERMAN TRUST
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING (10/15/14)
FORTIETH MEETING, 2014 SESSION (40) SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING (10/15/14)
FORTY-FIRST MEETING, 2014 SESSION (41) SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
Regular Board Meeting (10/15/14)
Storm Lake Community School District School Administration Building September 18, 2014 7:00 p.m.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING (10/15/14)
The Buena Vista County Board of Supervisors has received a manure management plan application for a confinement animal feeding operation in Buena Vista County, more specifically described as follows: Location: Buena Vista County, Iowa, SE 1/4 Section 13 Barnes Township T93N R37W...
Notice of Public Hearing (10/15/14)
The Buena Vista County Board of Supervisors has received a manure management plan application for a confinement animal feeding operation in Buena Vista County, more specifically described as follows: Name: Axdahl Pullets, Inc (Chris Axdahl) Location: Buena Vista County, Iowa NE 1/4 NE 1/4 Section 21 Barnes Township T93N R37W...
IN THE JUVENILE COURT FOR O'BRIEN COUNTY, IOWA (10/15/14)
IN THE MATTER OF: JUVENILE NO. JVJV002627 N.D.S., DOB: 09-08-2014 MINOR CHILD.
IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT FOR BUENA VISTA COUNTY (10/15/14)
EQUITY NO. EQCV029327 ORIGINAL NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION
Alta City Council (10/15/14)
October 6, 2014
THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT, BUENA VISTA COUNTY (10/15/14)
IN THE ESTATE OF Connie L. Lietz, Deceased Probate No: ESPR016787
Alta City Council (10/15/14)
September 29, 2014

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