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Stories from Monday, October 9, 2000

Historical Society to celebrate 40 years of heritage (10/09/00)
The historical society, a non-profit organization, was founded in 1960 to preserve and display items significant to the county's history. Max Ireland of Storm Lake has been interested in the historical society since 1967, when he was asked to give a program to the group...
Horsin' around (10/09/00)
For 32 years, Warren has been raising prize winning quarter horses and has recently branched out to raising paints. With 70 horses to care for, Warren doesn't have much time to horse around. "I think everyone has to have something they like to do and something to get up for in the morning," Warren said. "It's just in my blood, I can't help it."...
SL Park Advisory Board approves plan list (10/09/00)
Storm Lake street superintendent Pat Kelly said some of the items on the list are a day-to-day matter for the parks department, while others will be budgeted items in upcoming fiscal years. The short term list, scheduled to be completed in 1 to 3 years, includes:...
Make A Difference Day set at TLC Animal Shelter (10/09/00)
Everyone is invited to see all the improvements made at TLC, along with having an opportunity to see the pets which are up for adoption. TLC is still in need of volunteers to sponsor dogs; walkers and snugglers to love them; groomers; carpenters to do minor repair work and painters...
A harvest of ... diesel oil? (10/09/00)
"Iowa farmers are paying about 50 percent more for diesel fuel than they did during last year's harvest season," he said. "If weight limits were increased, farmers would make fewer trips to the grain elevators, saving fuel dollars. And, with the depressed prices for corn and beans, every little bit helps."...
UDMO to offer assistance in paying heating bills (10/09/00)
Upper Des Moines has federal funds available through the Iowa Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program. Upper Des Moines officials expect a greater demand due to the increasing costs of home heating fuel this year. The fuel assistance program for the elderly (60 years and older) and disabled runs from now until April 15. All other households can apply from Nov. 1 to April 15...
Farmers advised on genetically-modified corn (10/09/00)
Over the past week, farmers who bought StarLink hybrid have been contacted by its manufacturer, Aventis, about the agreement, which calls for all StarLink seed to be kept on-farm for feed, or shipped for feed or industrial use. The problem arose last month after a Fairfield, Iowa, company found evidence of the corn in taco shells. That type of corn is not approved for food use...
CAROLYN AND RON HINNERS CELEBRATE ANNIVERSARY (10/09/00)
The event will be hosted by their children and grandchildren: Brenda and Ahmed Shehadey, Kamella, Amira, Atta and Tysir of Brentwood, Calif.; Beth and Kevin Bittner, Alyssa and Kyle of Ankeny; Becky and Wayne Harger, Nicole and Amber of Eielson AFB, Ark. and Jeff and Amy Hinners and Mitch of Ankeny...
Donations still coming in for lighthouse project (10/09/00)
New members of the Beacon Club are Dr. A.A. Stepan, Medicap Pharmacy, Consumers Supply, Bil-Mar Foods and Bargloff & Company. The Beacon Club is a designation given to businesses and individuals who contribute $1,000 or more to the project, which is being spearheaded by the Storm Lake Chamber of Commerce...
Two-day seminar focuses on health, safety needs of agricultural population (10/09/00)
"This seminar provides a rare opportunity for medical professionals and others in our corner of the state to have access to this information first hand," commented Kristi Fisher, staff member with Spencer Hospital's AgriSafe Program, who is helping coordinate the program. "Nurses, physicians and social workers will be able to earn continuing education credits for their participation in this seminar."...
Local family physician attends national medical education conference (10/09/00)
The meeting was held Sept. 20 - 24 in Dallas, Texas, with more than 5,000 physicians from across the country attending the continuing medical education meeting. Gamache heard renowned speakers present up-to-the-minute information on a broad range of health topics...
ICCC offering 'Spanish for health care professionals' class (10/09/00)
The course, for health care providers, is designed to teach health care professionals to communicate with Spanish-speaking people while providing the student with information about the Hispanic culture. Classes will be held in room 330 of the vocational-technical building at Iowa Central Community College from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. for eight consecutive Tuesdays. The class instructor will be Patty Croonquist...
For a change of pace exercise, try a water workout (10/09/00)
Here are the other advantages of working out in water:...
Schaller-Crestland outlasts AC-T spikers - PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP (10/09/00)
Ehlers and Lindsey Lullmann each went 15-for-15 in serving. April Schuknecht was 15-for-16 with three aces, Alicia Lovin 19-for-21 with two aces and Hogrefe 12-for-14. Schuknecht made good on 36 of 51 set attempts with 19 assists, while Lullmann was 20 of 32 with eight assists...
Special teams haunt Alta in 19-6 loss to Galva-Holstein (10/09/00)
"The big difference in the game was our special teams," Alta coach Kevin Hammer said. "Our kickoff and punt coverage was not good all night. Our open field tackling was extremely poor. Offensively and defensively we did things we wanted to do. We weren't quite effective, but we played well enough to win the football game. We shorted up the field on them and they took advantage."...
BVU leads IIAC golf after first round of play (10/09/00)
Buena Vista carded a team score of 342 strokes to finish in first place, 13 strokes ahead of Simpson's 355. Central is third with a 357. The Beavers' Jess Still is third after carding an 85, Debbie Zorn is tied for fourth with an 86, while Tiff Swestka and Betsy Hall are tied for seventh with an 89. Kristi Wellendorf is currently tied for 12th with a 92...
Sioux Central keeps perfect record intact with 44-20 win (10/09/00)
Madsen, who plays halfback and linebacker, injured his leg on the third play of the game. "When Madsen went out early in the game, that changed my game plan a little bit, so we became more wide open," Sioux Central coach Jeff Tiefenthaler said. "We tried to move the ball around to different people. It's great to be 7-0 with this group."...
SL misses on chances to score points (10/09/00)
"Offensively, we were out of sync," Storm Lake coach Craig Lyon said. "We certainly had the chances - as many times as we were inside their 15 and didn't score - that was the difference in the game. Defensively, we did well. The offense needs to score to take pressure off the defense."...
SL swimming team finishes up busy week (10/09/00)
Rude posted a time of 27.45 seconds in the 50 freestyle, while Snow swam a time of 6 minutes, 12.72 seconds in the 500 freestyle. The 200 freestyle relay team of Rude, Billie Blanchard, Nichole Ahlers and Kelly Schultz placed second with a time of 1:53.48. The 400 freestyle unit of Rude, Ahlers, Amber Griffin and Snow was second in 4:20.65...
'Clue' opens Spencer Theater's 41st season (10/09/00)
Or possibly Colonel Mustard in the drawing room with the gun? If you haven't got a clue, you should make sure you get one - or at least a ticket to one of the eight performances offered between Oct. 11 and Oct. 21. CLUE, The Musical (based on the internationally popular board game) is now a rousing, fun-filled family musical which brings the world's best known murder suspects to life. ...
Halloween celebration planned (10/09/00)
Volunteer help is needed each of the six evenings from 4:30 to 8:15 p.m. to give out free popcorn, assist visitors with the marshmallow roast, help people on and off the horse drawn wagons, hand out information in the visitor center and to guide our costumed visitors along the Halloween route...
Historic Terrace Hill portrait available (10/09/00)
There will be only 950 signed and numbered limited paper editions and 200 Giclee signed and numbered canvas prints available. Naser's goal is to preserve Iowa's history and landmarks through his art. For more information or prices, please contact the historic Old Brewery Bed & Breakfast and Gallery in Guttenberg at 1-800-353-1307...
Intramural sports season to begin soon (10/09/00)
Team captains need to register their team and then pick up individual forms for each of their players to complete. Registrations are due by Oct. 16. This program will run for six weeks, ending before Christmas. All games will be played on Sundays...
Marjorie Hart (10/09/00)
Burial will be at St. Mary's Cemetery in Storm Lake. Barker Funeral Home of Alta is in charge of the arrangements. Mrs. Hart passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 4, at the Buena Vista County Hospital in Storm Lake. Marjorie Janet, the daughter of Alexander and Anna Marie (Nelson) Holmes, was born May 14, 1916, in Alta. She was baptized into the Methodist faith...
Clara Whitaker (10/09/00)
Casketbearers were Jim Puffer, Doug Sassman, Dean Whitaker, Scott Whitaker, Don Gibbons and Wencil Small. Burial was in Lone Tree Cemetery in Sioux Rapids. Sliefert Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Mrs. Whitaker passed away at her home on Tuesday, Oct. 3...
POLICE AND SHERIFF'S BLOTTER (10/09/00)
ACCIDENTS On Oct. 1 at 2:10 a.m., a hit and run accident occurred at the Hudson Street and East Lakeshore Drive intersection. An unknown vehicle was traveling south on Hudson Street, struck the stop sign on the west side of Hudson Street and then left eastbound on East Lakeshore Drive. Damage to the stop sign was $50...
SLFD called to BVCH, humidifier malfunctions (10/09/00)
The fire department determined a smoke detector in an air handling duct on a rooftop heating and cooling unit in the radiology department had activated. The cause is suspected to be a malfunction in a humidifier which caused the heat ducts to fill with steam...