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BV Profs. discover international perspective on Easter Island (08/01/14)
Five Buena Vista University faculty members recently visited Rapa Nui, also known as Easter Island, as part of the McCorkle Fellowship program. During the 12 day trip, the Fellows visited various destinations and landmarks across the island's 63 square miles, gaining international perspectives and broadening their field of knowledge in their academic specialties...
PILOT SPECIAL REPORT: 50% of 2013 rental inspections in SL found violations (08/01/14)
City works to get housing units up to stiffer state requirements on smoke detectors
Witter Outdoor Artist Series soldiers on, to 'bring art out of the closet' (08/01/14)
"Paint the Town," a first effort of its kind by the Witter Art Gallery, wasn't quite the art explosion that the gallery had hoped for, but undeterred, Director Ron Stevenson is soldiering on with the next event in the series, "Paint the Parks" on Saturday, August 16, hoping to build the events gradually...
Galva plant unveils cellulosic ethanol bio-refinery (08/01/14)
GALVA - Quad County Corn Processors announced today that it will host a grand opening event for its new "bolt on" bio-refinery that is turning corn kernel fibers into cellulosic ethanol. Quad County is the site of Iowa's first cellulosic ethanol gallons and the world's first corn kernel fiber cellulosic ethanol, a process that was invented by Plant Engineer Travis Brotherson and patented by Quad County Corn Processors...
Six New Track Champions emerge at BV Raceway (08/01/14)
For a dozen weeks the races came from all across northwestern Iowa to race on the 3/8 mile track in Alta. While the competition was tough all season long six champions emerged for the 2014 season. BVR Bombers: Devon Pierce proved throughout the season that being consistent is a key to championships. On the season, Pierce finished with four wins, and only three finishes outside the top five...
Helipad issue raises concern (07/31/14)
Residents Don Piercy, his wife Jean, and Ted Brown all spoke their opinions to the Planning and Zoning board members Monday night about the location of the new helipad proposed by Buena Vista Regional Medical Center. BVRMC proposes moving the pad 100 feet west from its current location as part of an expansion and reconfiguration project...
Rapid progress for Storm Lake High School expansion (07/31/14)
With the school date closing in there is a new furry of work going on at the Storm Lake High School as construction is proceeding. "Despite any rumors that you may have heard school is still going to start on the 25th of August," said Storm Lake Community School District Superintendent Dr. ...
UPDATED: North Lake Manor fined $31,000 in wake of fatality (07/30/14)
Facility found back in "substantial compliance"
Riders young and old find balance on motorcycles in area (07/30/14)
An old riddle asks listeners, 'what stands on four legs in the morning, two legs in the afternoon and three at nigh?' to which the answer is humans as they age. However human are not the only things that turn to three legs after a few years of use. In Storm Lake and other places around the United States one of the most popular car modifications has been to turn motorcycles from two wheels into a motor trike which has three...
UPDATED: Sheriff on bank robbery investigation (07/28/14)
An area man was arrested and charged in the armed robbery of the United Bank of Iowa branch in Holstein bank on Thursday, just one day after the incident. Michael Aaron Dutcher was arrested Friday afternoon at a residence of an acquaintance in Quimby. ...
King: Immigration policy could lead to Obama impeachment (07/28/14)
Congressman Steve King believes the House of Representatives will begin immediate impeachment proceedings against President Barack Obama if he grants unilateral amnesty and work permits to large numbers of undocumented immigrants this season. In a Breitbart.com article reposted by King's re-election campaign on Facebook Monday, King said that if Obama "completely destroys the rule of law with the stroke of a pen" and "Congress fails to act," there will be "enough Republicans who didn't have a desire to do this" who will be "immediately activated" to consider impeachment.. ...
YMCA eyes possible funding from McDonald's founder's foundation (07/28/14)
Committee to meet with Buena Vista University leaders in September
Iowa Wild Hogs build winning BBQ team in Storm Lake (07/28/14)
In one taste an entire weekend will be made or broken for a family in Storm Lake. One bite needs to have all the flavor and taste for the judges of the Kansas City Barbecue Society. "Competitions all really come down to one taste of the meats. So we have to make sure that we get all of the flavor in one bite for the entire meat. It is not as easy as it looks," said Shannon Sundine who started the Storm Lake based Iowa Wild Hogs championship bbq team...
Suspect arrested in bank robbery (07/27/14)
An area man has been arrested and charged in the armed robbery of the United Bank of Iowa branch in Holstein bank on Thursday. Michael Aaron Dutcher was arrested Friday afternoon in Quimby. He is charged with first-degree robbery, first-degree theft and two counts of assault while participating in a felony. More charges are possible as the investigation continues. Evidence was reportedly confiscated after the arrest...
Creek Fest projecting crowd of 10,000+...Event catches headliner Florida Georgia Line cruising to a frantic peak, attracting visitors from 17 states, and raising new security needs (07/27/14)
CHEROKEE - They're calling it "The Party in the Pasture: The Weekend the Cows Can't Come Home," August 8 and 9. Grandpa's pasture, however, has never looked quite like this. Creek Fest 2014 organizer Kurt Rasmus says ticket sales are going like gangbusters for the area's version of a country-music Woodstock - in fact, it looks like attendance for Friday night's show will have to be capped soon...
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PUBLIC NOTICES
Four new members to be inducted into BVU Athletic Hall of Fame (07/30/14)
STORM LAKE-The Buena Vista University Athletic Department has announced that Randy Braden '76, Todd Candor '87, Marc Renning '91 and Amy (Meggers) Divis '04 will each be inducted into the BVU Athletic Hall of Fame during half-time ceremonies of the BVU vs UW-Platteville football game on Saturday, September 6, 2014...
Regular Board Meeting - Storm Lake Community School District (07/29/14)
School Administration Building July 16, 2014 7:00 p.m.
THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT, BUENA VISTA COUNTY (07/29/14)
IN THE ESTATE OF Marlyn D. Schumann, Deceased Probate No: ESPR016786
Notice of Hearing (07/29/14)
NOTICE OF HEARING ON ENGINEER'S CERTIFICATION OF COMPLETION OF WORK FOR REPAIRS TO DRAINAGE DISTRICT NO. 34, LATERAL NO. 7, BUENA VISTA COUNTY, IOWA YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that I & S Group, Engineers for the Drainage District, has filed a Certificate of Completion of Work, pursuant to Iowa Code Section 468.101, for repair work to Drainage District No. 34, Lateral No. 7, Buena Vista County, Iowa, done under contract by L. A. Carlson Contractor, Inc...
Notice of Hearing (07/29/14)
NOTICE OF HEARING ON ENGINEER'S CERTIFICATION OF COMPLETION OF WORK FOR REPAIRS TO DRAINAGE DISTRICT NO. 34, LATERAL NO. 5, BUENA VISTA COUNTY, IOWA TO: ALL LANDOWNERS, TENANTS AND OTHER INTERESTED PERSONS IN DRAINAGE DISTRICT NO. 34, LATERAL NO. 5, IN BUENA VISTA COUNTY, IOWA...
Alta Board of Trustees (07/29/14)
July 2014 Telecom Regular Board Meeting
Alta Board of Trustees (07/29/14)
July 2014 Utility Regular Board Meeting
Alta Municipal Utilities (07/29/14)
July 22, 2014 Special Telecommunications Board Meeting
Alta Municipal Utilities (07/29/14)
July 22, 2014 Special Utility Meeting
TRUST NOTICE (07/29/14)
IN THE MATTER OF THE TRUST: Amended Declaration of Trust of Doris E. Pitzen
REGULAR CITY OF LAKESIDE COUNCIL MEETING (07/29/14)
HELD JULY 8, 2014 AT 7:00 P.M. IN THE LAKESIDE CITY HALL
Buena Vista County ISU Extension (011) Published Report (07/29/14)
Agricultural Extension Education Operating Fund
SOUTH-WEST SHORELINE SANITARY DISTRICT (07/22/14)
Monday June 9, 2014
BUENA VISTA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER DISBURSEMENTS (07/22/14)
APRIL - JUNE 2014
THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT BUENA VISTA COUNTY (07/22/14)
Steven Robert Allbee, Plaintiff VS. Andrea Linn Allbee, Defendant
Buena Vista County Solid Waste Commission (07/22/14)
July 10, 2014
Storm Lake Community School District (07/22/14)
Regular Board Meeting School Administration Building June 18, 2014 7:00 p.m.
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