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Stories from Friday, September 15, 2000

NEW LOOK FOR PILOT WEB PAGE (09/15/00)
Be on the lookout for our new look, and let us know what you think of the new format. We look forward to hearing from our readers about this new layout, and hope you will take the time to drop us a line...
Firm sues Spencer in cable TV dispute (09/15/00)
Mediacom, Iowa has filed suit against Spencer Municipal Utilities and the city of Spencer, asking for a preliminary injunction against the utility. In addition, a second lawsuit has been filed on behalf of Justin Campbell of Spencer, a Mediacom employee...
United Methodist Church to hold ground breaking ceremonies (09/15/00)
Plans include the renovation of the sanctuary, the building of a Family Life Center to the north of the present structure and a corridor on the west side of the church. Included in the renovation of the sanctuary are a new tracker pipe organ, reconstructed chancel area and an audio-visual, video presentation system...
JAG ceremony recognizes innovative program at SLHS (09/15/00)
Forty-three JAG students from the junior and senior class will be initiated into the JAG Career Association and officers will be installed. Guests will be Dr. Bill Kruse, SLCSD Superintendent, Mike Hanna, SLHS Principal, members of the JAG Advisory Board and Eric Boulommavong, SLHS Student Body President. State Senator Mary Lou Freeman will be the guest speaker. Parents are invited to attend...
Wireless laptop program brings BVU continued national recognition (09/15/00)
What's more, BVU has provided students with their own Gateway Solo notebook computers to access the new wireless network - anytime from anywhere on BVU's 60-acre campus. This puts a world of information at students' fingertips, whether they are inside a residence hall or outside by the lake...
DALE AND JANICE SORENSON CELEBRATE ANNIVERSARY (09/15/00)
Their family, Susan Sorenson, Sally Anderson and Jim, Sheila Bennett and Dan, Steve Sorenson and Heide, wish to invite family and friends to celebrate with an open house on Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Alta Community Center for a 5:30 p.m. dinner, followed by a dance...
RAFFLE WINNER (09/15/00)
Pictured are Joan Spooner, with Upper Des Moines; raffle winner Deb Drey, Early, with her daughter Megan; and Mary Stanton, Wal-Mart manager. The television was donated by Wal-Mart for the raffle. According to Spooner, 1,366 tickets were sold. Much of the money raised will be used for the Adopt-A-Family program in December...
Brink places in top 15 in SL Invitational (09/15/00)
Orange City Unity Christian won the meet with 33 points. Storm Lake scored 231. Spencer was second with 81 points, followed by Denison-Schleswig with 83, Cherokee 132, Sheldon 138, LeMars 172, Spirit Lake 173, MOC-Floyd Valley 189, Storm Lake and Sioux City North with 296...
Storm Lake must contain MOC-FV's option offense (09/15/00)
"They run the quarterback option very well," Storm Lake coach Craig Lyon said. "They ran it real well against Sibley-Ocheyedan. They like to involve the quarterback in the option or the roll out, so that's something we have to be aware of."...
SL, SM junior high volleyball teams victorious in matches (09/15/00)
The "B" team won 15-6, 15-13. Beth Bjorkgren was 14-for-18 in serving and Missy Swanson 12-for-17. Sarah Lenth was 9-for-12. The "C" team won 15-11, 5-15, 15-12. Stephanie Rude went 20-for-21 in serving, while Jasmin Carrasco was 7-for-9...
Sioux Central seeks to win fourth straight vs. Okoboji (09/15/00)
Okoboji does one thing, but they do it well. "They love to run, run, run and they're pretty good at it," Tiefenthaler said. "They've got a big back in Dan DeMuth. He's a 6-2, 195-pound senior. We've got to really find where he's at all the time."...
Galva-Holstein wins Class A girls title, Estherville takes AA (09/15/00)
Galva-Holstein scored 50 points, followed by LM-ACT with 78, Pocahontas 86, LeMars Gehlen 125, Hinton 138, Alta 187 and Aurelia 239. Jacobson posted a time of 13 minutes, 14 seconds, while Hanson finished in a time of 13:24. Abbie Bagenstos of Galva-Holstein was 11th in 13:47 and teammate Melanie Vollmar placed 12th in 13:48...
Alta tops Newell-Fonda; AC-T clips Aurelia (09/15/00)
Payne was 16-for-27 in hitting with six kills, while Nicole Kjolhede was 21-for-29 with fove kills. Brooke Ryherd went 17-for-17 in serving, while Kjolhede was 15-for-15 and Megan Brechwald 10-for-10. Tigist Cook was 12-for-13. Danielle Allen charted 21 set assists, while Payne added five digs and Grieme four blocks for Alta, now 1-1 in the league and 2-1 overall...
BV drops match to Luther (09/15/00)
Sarah Steinkamp charted five kills and six digs for the Beavers. Michelle Steding contributed four kills and Jamie Parmenter four kills and five digs. Sarah Martin had 11 kills to lead Luther. Anne Branstad added eight kills and two ace serves, while Katie Kuhlmann recorded 33 set assists...
'Weird Al' Yankovic brings unique style to Fair (09/15/00)
Yankovic will take to the Clay County Fair grandstand in Spencer Friday night for a unique show. Alfred Matthew Yankovic was born Oct. 23, 1959 in Lynwood, Calif. An only child, he began playing the accordion at age seven, following in the tradition of polka star Frank Yankovic (no relation); in his early teens he became an avid fan of Dr. ...
Witter Gallery's Fall Arts Festival planned (09/15/00)
The following artists will be participating in the event: Stephan Banwart, Storm Lake, oil paintings; Wally Becker, LeMars, antler carvings; Francis Brenneman, Kalona, pencil drawings; Judie Campbell, Sioux City, pottery; Pottery, wildlife bronzes and paintings by the Russell Christensen family, Neola; Shannon Holmberg, Storm Lake, photography; Rosanna Morrow, Newell, photography; Chuck Noble, Cherokee, pottery; Bettina Perkins, Anthon, watercolors; watercolors and prints by Atlanta Sampson, Toeterville; D.K. ...
Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra to perform at Schaller Chapel (09/15/00)
The band is directed by Jim Miller, truly one of the old pros whose musical life began in the heyday of the Big Band Era, a "Trombonist's Trombonist." With the rich, mellow sound of Tommy Dorsey (he still uses one of Tommy's mutes), Miller continues today a career of over 40 years, playing with and leading some of America's great big bands...
Ella Dodge (09/15/00)
Memorial services were held on Sept. 11 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Wheaton. Burial was in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Aurelia. Ella Dodge was born Nov. 7, 1906 to Mary and William Heimsoth near Aurelia. She was baptized and confirmed in March, 1919 at Hanover Lutheran Church in Hanover...
Attempted robbery occurs on Oneida Street (09/15/00)
According to information gathered on Tuesday, police were told that on Monday, Sept. 11, at approximately 9:30 a.m., an 18-year-old male was walking southbound in the 1000 block of Oneida Street. The male was approached by another subject who asked him for some money. The victim refused, at which time the subject asking for the money physically assaulted the victim. The suspect then fled on foot without getting any money...
POLICE AND SHERIFF'S BLOTTER (09/15/00)
ACCIDENTS Sometime between Sept. 4, 2000 at 11 p.m. and Sept. 5, 2000 at 11 a.m., a hit and run accident occurred at 209 Hudson Street, Storm Lake. A 1990 Jeep, owned by Scott Richey, 209 Hudson Street, Storm Lake, was parked in the driveway when an unknown vehicle struck it and left the scene. Damage to the Richey vehicle was estimated at $800...
Break in at Alta restaurant results in two arrests (09/15/00)
They reported someone had stolen numerous cases of beer and had damaged their business door and an exterior fence in the process. After a two-day investigation, the Alta Police Department concluded their investigation and arrested Martin James Poulson, 19, of Alta and 17-year old Joshua Michael Anderson, also of Alta...
Police arrest SL man on drug charges (09/15/00)
Police officers executed an arrest warrant on Tuesday, Sept. 12, at 8:15 a.m. at a residence located at 506 Otsego Street and took Wilson into custody without incident. Wilson was arrested on a warrant for Delivery of Crack Cocaine (class C felony). He was transported to the Buena Vista County Jail where he was booked on a $13,000.00 cash bond...
Officials still silent on local meth labs (09/15/00)
Details of the case will remain confidential for a few more days, until the completion of the investigation into who may have established the labs and trafficked the methamphetamine drugs produced there, according to a statement from the Iowa State Patrol...
Drug offenders (09/15/00)
Libertarian Ben Olson goes much farther. He not only admits openly to using marijuana, his sole campaign issue will be drug legalization, he indicates. Their opinions may shock some, but they are becoming less and less rare, it seems. We would argue against legalization of drugs on a moral basis as much as a practical one. ...
On Columbine (09/15/00)
What he said to our national leaders during this special session of Congress was painfully truthful. They were not prepared for what he was to say, nor was it received well. It needs to be heard by every parent, every teacher, every politician, every sociologist, every psychologist, and every so-called expert! These courageous words spoken by Darrell Scott are powerful, penetrating, and deeply personal. There is no doubt that God sent this man as a voice crying in the wilderness...