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Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

Stories from Sunday, September 24, 2000

'Reluctant Warrior' answers protest (09/24/00)
The protesters outside claimed that as the U.S. enters the 21st Century, Powell and his military background represent a dying function of the U.S. "I'm not ashamed to be a professional soldier - it's a noble profession," Powell said. Powell was at BVU yesterday to deliver the 11th Annual William W. Siebens American Heritage Lecture Series. Friday also marked the 20th anniversary of Harold Walter Siebens' $18 million gift to BVU...
Supervisors revisit issues on Rembrandt Enterprises (09/24/00)
On Tuesday morning, supervisors plan to discuss the possibility of having their county attorney request a formal opinion from the Attorney General on whether the egg facility can be considered an industry rather than an agricultural land use, and if so, whether it can be subjected to the county's zoning ordinance powers...
Bird's Eye View (09/24/00)
Pictured, a farm near Enron's monitoring station at M-31 and Highway 3. The top of a turbine is 214 feet off the ground. Enron Wind sponsored a media climb in conjunction with the 2nd annual Windfest, which is today in Alta at the Buena Vista County Fairgrounds. There will be bus tours starting at 10 a.m., food, entertainment and children's activities...
Basic EMT class scheduled in Schaller (09/24/00)
Requirements for admission to the EMT - B Class area: Must be 17 years old at the time of enrollment; must be able to read English; must be certified in CPR at the Health Care Provider level; and must be able to perform the physical duties of an EMT - Basic...
SCORE elects new officers (09/24/00)
Darel Burns of Storm Lake has been re-elected secretary-treasurer. Ballantyne and Lois Lytle, Storm Lake realtor, are newer women members of SCORE, along with Elaine Page. Bride is a former Pocahontas county banker. Ballantyne, in real estate for 50 years, is newly elected president of the Cherokee Kiwanis Club, serves on the boards of Western Iowa Tech Foundation, LeMars Mutual Insurance, Sioux Valley Hospital, Cherokee Rodeo (33 years), a member of Cherokee Chamber of Commerce since 1967 and sings in the Trinity Lutheran Church choir.. ...
UMC annual Turkey 'n' Trimmings dinner nearing (09/24/00)
This year, the Methodist Church in undergoing a major remodeling in the kitchen area, as well as the addition of a family life center to the north side of the church. Despite the remodeling, the dinner will still be held. You are invited to dine in "The Constructive Zone" on Sunday evening, Oct. 8, with serving from 4:30 to 7 p.m...
Fall Arts Festival to be held at Witter Gallery (09/24/00)
Quality art such as oil paintings, pottery, prints, bronze sculpture, photography, jewelry, antler art/sculpture, pencil drawings, watercolor paintings and more will all be for sale. There will also be entertainment and a bake sale, a raffle for artwork by market artists and lunch available for sale from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m...
FIRST PLACE WINNERS (09/24/00)
Bendixen won in the nails category and Niehaus won for formal long hair style...
STORM LAKE HOMECOMING 2000 (09/24/00)
~Storm Lake High School seniors Jill Parman and Eric Boulommavong were named the 2000 Homecoming Queen and King at Thursday's coronation ceremonies.
Latham turns up heat on energy policy (09/24/00)
Latham said the country has operated without an energy policy for seven years - something he considers frustrating. "My frustration has been all along with (Energy Secretary Bill Richardson) and the administration...," Latham said. "Our policy is a matter of having a tin cup and going on our knees to OPEC countries and begging them to provide us more resources, more oil."...
Divorce recovery workshop offered (09/24/00)
The Divorce Recovery Workshop is designed to help people who are experiencing a divorce or recovering from a divorce. The workshop, in its beginning, was the joint effort of former Pastor David Swinton and Beverlye Nelson. This workshop will once again be offered this fall beginning on Monday, Oct. ...
SANDRA ATZEN CURRY AND JOHN GRIFFEL WED (09/24/00)
The couple grew up in the Albert City area, graduating from Albert City High School in 1955 and 1956. The bride is the daughter of the late Leon and Ray Atzen and the niece of Marine and Ben Atzen of Spirit Lake. The groom is the son of the late Esther and Henry Griffel...
DAN AND SHAWN PURCELL WED (09/24/00)
Guests were seated outside the gazebo while Barbara Johnson, Storm Lake, a friend of the bride, performed a flute solo. The wedding party was escorted to the gazebo by music from Barbara Johnson. An inspirational Ceremony of Roses was lovingly bestowed by Robert Mills, friend of the groom, Algona...
Area church to celebrate '75 years in Christ' (09/24/00)
On Saturday evening, Oct. 14, a banquet will be held to kick-off the celebration at Western Iowa Technical Community College in Cherokee at 6 p.m. All former confirmands and current members are invited to attend. Sons of the congregation, Rev. Rodney Otto and Rev. Dan Wehrspann are invited to be a part of the celebration...
Starting on the right foot (09/24/00)
Mindi Becker, a biology major at BVU, knew she was interested in medicine, but she did not know what area. "I knew I wanted to be involved with medicine, but I also knew I wanted a life and a family," Becker said. "I knew I wanted to study medicine but I didn't know what."...
Photo album workshop to be held next week at South School (09/24/00)
Begin a vacation album with those great photos from your summer vacation. Catch up on that pile of photos that "blossomed" over the summer. Begin an album for your graduate now, instead of panicking in the spring. Start a School Days album for your grade schooler. Do a mini "Brag Book" of that new grandchild. Begin an album to give as a Christmas gift to your spouse, parent or special friend. The ideas are endless...
ROCKIN' COMPETITION (09/24/00)
~Throughout Storm Lake's Homecoming week high school students have been participating in various class competitions. Pictured, a tug-of-war match from Wednesday afternoon. One match placed the seniors against the faculty. The seniors won.
SL new home value up 350% (09/24/00)
While that figure seems impressive, Code Enforcement Officer Scott Olesen said the spike in new home value has less to do with a housing boom than it does with a building decrease last year. "Looking at the percent it sounds like a ton of (new homes), but this year is more like average," Olesen said. "We haven't had a super big push on new home development."...
YOU'RE IN STORM LAKE, TOTO (09/24/00)
Pictured above in a hilarious skit are Dorothy (Bruce Storm), the Lion (Steve Bodholdt), the Scarecrow (Fred Dehaan), and the Tin Man (Bill Keller). All are parents of Tornado football players...
PREP VOLLEYBALL - N-F outlasts St. Mary's; AC-T, Aurelia prevail (09/24/00)
Sara Larsen led the Mustangs in hitting, going 21-for-24 with eight kills. Amanda Kies was 12-for-14 with three kills and 19-for-22 in serving with six aces. Jenny Scharn made good on 32 of 34 set attempts with eight assists. Ashley Loos was 5-for-5 in serving and Erin Kies charted 19 digs...
BV runners win own invite (09/24/00)
Moenck posted a time of 27 minutes 2.6 seconds, while Keys finished in 27:24.6. Greg Bell was fifth in 27:40.8, Chris Holdren seventh in 27:50.6, Joe Ward eighth in 27:54.7 and Tim Hanson ninth in 28:00.6 Matt Smith was 12th in a time of 28:19.4. The women's team finished third with 70 points. Katie Berger placed sixth in 20:17.5, while Susan Brenteson was 13th in 20:43.0. Erin Hoffman finished 16th with a time of 20:55.4, while Dana Mace 19th in 21:05.9 and Kelly McClure 20th in 21:14.7...
Sioux Central stays unbeaten, 50-32 (09/24/00)
"Offensively, I thought we were very productive," Sioux Central coach Jeff Tiefenthaler said. "We scored a lot of points, but we were a little disappointed with our defense in the first half and having 115 yards in penalties hurt us." The Rebels got a 2-yard run from Jeff Madsen and a 24-yard TD pass from Cody Tibbetts to Jason Brown in the first quarter...
P-P upends Wildcats, 31-22 (09/24/00)
Schaller-Crestland built a 15-8 lead at the half on large part to a 6-yard TD run by Kelly Rydberg and a 1-yard plunge by Wes Turnquist. Ford, however, threw two TD passes to put the Knights right back in the game. "Right before half they scored on a 47-yard pass," Schaller-Crestland coach Dale Tokheim said. "They had the momentum after that," Tokheim said...
Newell-Fonda gets back on winning track in 23-13 win (09/24/00)
The Mustangs, now 3-1 overall, led 16-6 at halftime thanks to a 10-yard run by John Witt and a safety on a fumble in the end zone by River Valley. Kies then caught the long bomb from Stauter for a 16-0 lead. Graham Lundt ripped off a 74-yard TD run for River Valley in the third quarter, but that would be all the scoring the Wolverines would do against the Mustang defense...
Alta makes it two wins in a row (09/24/00)
"Offensively, we set the tone right off the bat with that big run," Alta coach Kevin Hammer said. "Our offensive line just did a super job. There were big holes all night long. Defensively, I thought we improved from last week. We did a good job swarming to the football. Our secondary played well and we didn't give up the big play."...
SL comeback bid falls short (09/24/00)
The comeback left no doubt about the team's character. "We told them the second half we're going out and playing for pride," Storm Lake coach Craig Lyon said. "What those kids showed for character and pride made me so proud of these kids. They know how frustrated I was with them at halftime. That wasn't typical of us."...
POLICE AND SHERIFF'S BLOTTER (09/24/00)
ACCIDENTS On Sept. 19 at 3:25 p.m., an accident occurred in the 100 block of West Milwaukee Avenue. A 1991 Chevy, driven by Cecil Chindlund, 72, 517 Swallum Drive, Storm Lake, was eastbound on West Milwaukee Avenue. A 1994 Saturn, driven by J. David Sprau, 26, 105 Oneida Street, Storm Lake, northbound on Michigan Street, struck the Chndlund vehicle. Damage was estimated at $400 to the Chindlund vehicle and $400 to the Sprau vehicle...
SL man caught in vandalism (09/24/00)
Officers learned a subject had deliberately scratched the door of a Jeep Cherokee with a key while the owner of the vehicle was sitting in the jeep. The owner exited the vehicle and detained the suspect until the arrival of police. In their investigation, police determined that approximately $300.00 damage was done to the vehicle and the suspect, Ethan Lindsay, 72, of Storm Lake had damaged a second vehicle with a key in the same parking lot on Sept. ...