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Local and Area News
Mustangs crowned champions (11/20/14)
CEDAR FALLS -- They weren't supposed to be here. Not a team that started 0-3. That team made it to the State Championship team though. However they weren't supposed to win that either, especially after Brady Dicks, the senior quarterback and safety whom had helped the Mustangs get here, went down with an injury in the second quarter...
Celebrating 'Our Place' anniversary (11/20/14)
Our Place multicultural center on Saturday night marked their one year anniversary with music and soup dishes from around the world. Leaders in the community became "Celebrity Chef's" for the evening as they brought their own soup recipes. Soups from the United States, South Sudan, Sweden, Honduras, The Netherlands, Mexico, Laos, and more were represented. ...
The Good Samaritan Blue Crew (11/20/14)
On Friday, November 14, the residents and staff at Good Samaritan Society of Newell, celebrated World Diabetes Day by wearing blue to raise awareness for diabetes. At the Good Samaritan Society-Newell, diabetes affects a number of residents as well as staff. ...
Citizens Cares program benefits FH&C facility (11/20/14)
As part of the newer Citizens Cares program, an employee initiative designed to give back to local communities, the Storm Lake Community Credit Union employees selected Faith, Hope & Charity as the recipient of their donations this quarter. "We are very appreciative of Citizens Community Credit Union's support of FHC, and it's wonderful that every dollar they donate is matched by their employer. ...
Fonda Fire Department awarded funds for new safety equipment (11/20/14)
ALBERT CITY - The Fonda Fire Department was recently awarded a financial donation from LocalMotion -- a companywide program offered by Ag Partners, L.L.C. -- for $1,780. The money will allow the Fire Department to purchase 20 new helmet lights for their firefighters, and will replace older helmet lights that don't work properly. ...
BVU weighs options on Yik Yak app after bullying worries (11/18/14)
BVU weighs options on Yik Yak app after bullying worries Last week, Buena Vista University President Fred Moore and a few of his colleagues held open forum meetings within the BVU residence halls to discuss prioritization and other topics that students felt needed to be addressed. Among these topics was one that has proven itself a high priority in the recent weeks for the BVU community; Yik Yak...
Crossings controversy draws crowd (11/18/14)
Trains expected to double in number in SL, speeds to climb from 25 mph max to 45
Bosley creates a holiday meal for all (11/18/14)
For Cindy Bosley, Thanksgiving means preparing a typical Thanksgiving meal as any good cook might do. Typical, that is, if your family was perhaps 350 people. The Storm Lake Boz Wellz proprietor is creating a tradition, hosting a Thanksgiving meal for anyone in the community who might otherwise be alone on the holiday, be confined to their homes, or be unable to afford a holiday meal. This will be her fourth Thanksgiving event...
Sioux Rapids man to prison after July stabbing (11/18/14)
Pedro Orozco, age 43 of Sioux Rapids, was sentenced to up to 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to Going Armed with Intent, Willful Injury Causing Serious Injury with a Dangerous Weapon, Manufacturing Marijuana, and Drug Tax Stamp Violation. Orozco was transported to the Iowa Medical and Classification Center in Oakdale, Nov. 17...
The Sound of Success (11/18/14)
Long-awaited musical scores a sellout
Area musician pens first book, plans for a Storm Lake show (11/18/14)
Wilderman's Treetop Tales children's book and music album have hit shelves. Northwest Iowa artist and songwriter, Chad Elliott, released the interdisciplinary art, music and poetry project on November 10. "I am very happy to see this project finally come to life. I absolutely love singing these children's songs and sharing these paintings with families," Elliott said...
Drive for Persons With Intellectual Disabilities helps local causes (11/18/14)
On Monday, November 10, at the KC Hall, funds were distributed to four different charities in Storm Lake as a part of the 2014 Drive for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities conducted by the Storm Lake Knights of Columbus. Faith, Hope and Charity, Genesis Development, Storm Lake Special Education and Storm Lake Special Olympics each received checks for $1,160...
10-year-old boys surpass goal, raise $7,400 for Global Compassion Network Safe T Home (11/17/14)
A pair of 10-year-olds - Connor Cunningham and Paul Conover - who both attend Okoboji Elementary - raised $7,406.89 for the James 1:27 Widows & Infants Village in Haiti through Global Compassion Network. Their initial goal was $6,700 -- the cost of one Safe T HomeŽ including shipping...
Storm Lake United presents 'Give the Gift of Reading' (11/17/14)
"Giving the Gift of Reading" is underway this holiday season. Now through December 31st, Storm Lake United will be accepting new or gently used books for reading levels starting at kindergarten and going through 4th Grade. All books that are donated will be given to Storm Lake Elementary School...
Hachs Committed to Future of BVRMC (11/17/14)
Tara and Rob Hach, Alta, owners of Anemometry Specialists, Inc. are the newest members of the Circle of Life for Buena Vista Regional Medical Center. Those who are a part of the Circle of Life legacy society have included BVRMC in their estate plan to provide for the continued success of the medical center well into the future...
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Monday October 13, 2014
IN THE ESTATE OF Maurice T. Wittrock, Deceased Probate No: ESPR016807
The undersigned officers of Central Bank, Storm Lake, Iowa, and Lakes Bancorporation, Inc., Storm Lake Iowa, have placed on file with the Superintendent of Banking of the State of Iowa an Application for Approval of the Proposed Merger of Lakes Bancorporation, Inc. ...
IN THE ESTATE OF Lorraine B. Peterson, Deceased Probate No: 03111 ESPR016813
Notice of Proposed Merger of Lakes Bancorporation, Inc. with and into Central Bank (11/18/14)
Central Bank, Storm Lake, Iowa, and Lakes Bancorporation, Storm Lake, Iowa, have filed with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation an application for approval of a proposed merger of Lakes Bancorporation, Inc. with and into Central Bank, with Central Bank being the resulting state bank. ...
Special Board Meeting - Storm Lake Community School District (11/11/14)
School Administration Building October 28, 2014 5:00 p.m.
IN THE ESTATE OF Maurice T. Wittrock, Deceased Probate No: ESPR016807
Alta and Aurelia Community School Districts - October 13, 2014 (11/11/14)
The Board of Directors of the Alta and Aurelia Community School Districts met in regular session on October 13, 2014 in the Board Room at the Alta Community School. Presidents Gigi Nelson and Dan Winterhof called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. Alta Board members present: Ila Galvin, Greg Kueny, Gigi Nelson and Dave Turnquist. ...
Business News
Security Bank elects new president (11/20/14)
Benjamin Dvergsten has been elected as new present of Security Trust and Savings Bank. He is the fifth member of the Ballou family to hold the title. Since it's conception 106 years ago, Security Bank has been a family run business. The line of presidents is as follows. ...
Holiday shopping tips (11/20/14)
Are you into the thrill of chasing holiday "doorbuster" deals or the solitude of shopping from your screen at home? Whether you're shopping in town or online, a little strategy can save dollars and headaches. We invited Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller to share his top tips.
Glow skin rejuvenation clinic underway to glowing client reviews (11/13/14)
By MEGAN NAYLOR / Pilot-Tribune Staff Glow skin rejuvenation clinic has opened its doors at its new location at 210 E. 5th Street. The newly remodeled space is light, airy and relaxing. This business will be a unique addition to Storm Lake eliminating the need for those wanting services to drive an hour or more. ...
Paxtons Jewelry gets a sparkling update (11/13/14)
Sales manager Rhona Riggenberg reports that Paxtons customers have been surprised and amazed by the newly renovated modern look for the longtime Storm Lake business, with most of customer's first words being, "Wow." The last major renovation was 45 years ago in 1969. ...

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