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Stories from Friday, October 13, 2000

Students taking a stand on yearbook issues (10/13/00)
The yearbook has been a hot topic in the Alta school system since the beginning of the school year due to the high costs and the need for a yearbook advisor. Linda Ducommun resigned from the yearbook advisor position last spring due to conflicting interests. Students are concerned there will be no yearbook class and no yearbook this year...
PISTOL PETE'S (10/13/00)
Students from South and East elementaries and St. Mary's took part in a field trip as part of Comm"UNITY" Education's Adventure Club program. Pistol Pete's Pumpkin Patch is a seasonal theme display with a variety of activities and old fashioned goofiness, such as the "Foot Path."...
RISING FAST (10/13/00)
A portion of the building opens this season for wrestling; completion of the multi-purpose sports and fitness facility is now expected by late spring or summer of 2001...
Buchanan's Reform Party VP hopeful in SL (10/13/00)
Details will be announced once Foster's schedule is set. Foster, a black woman who has worked for 30 years as an educator in the harsh South-Central area of Los Angeles, is also the author of "What's Right for All Americans." A key message in her campaign has been to challenge conventional wisdom on race relations, in which she has called current black leaders "a band of snake oil salesmen." The liberal government and media have created a welfare state, Foster has said, while she intends to promote Bible-based values, the traditional family and a traditional interpretation of the Constitution.. ...
City reveals 5 hopefuls for administrator, hopes to hold line on salary (10/13/00)
The council met in closed session Tuesday to review the credentials of the best half of the field, as recommended by executive search consultant James Brimeyer. By Wednesday, all five of the council's choices agreed to come to the community to interview for the job...
BV County named as a farming disaster area (10/13/00)
Buena Vista, along with 12 other counties, is now eligible for Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency farm loans for crop losses caused by drought that occurred from Dec. 1, 1999, and is continuing, according to the USDA. Along with Buena Vista, Cherokee, Ida, O'Brien, Plymouth, Sioux and Woodbury counties were named as primary disaster areas last week. Also eligible, because they are contiguous to the disaster areas, are Calhoun, Clay, Crawford, Dickinson, Palo Alto and Pocahontas counties...
State brings Latino study to the city (10/13/00)
The meeting is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 28, and is open to anyone interested in attending. State officials hope to learn more about the pros and cons about immigration in Storm Lake, and hope to be able to share that information with other communities across the state facing similar issues...
BVU Alumni award winners honored during homecoming festivities (10/13/00)
Robert and Dorothy Ohrlund received the Wendell Halverson Outstanding Friend Award, a service award intended for people who are not former students of BVU to recognize consistent dedication to the quality for which the University stands. The Ohrlunds have been proud residents and supporters of the Storm Lake community for half a century. This community pride prompted them to take an active interest in the well being of BVU and they have become two of the University's most tireless volunteers...
Local students perform with Hawkeye marching band (10/13/00)
The band performs under director Kevin Kastens. Under his direction, the band puts more than 200 students on the field for its performances. They perform at pre-game and half time of all Hawkeye home football games, and travel to at least one away game each fall...
SL Mayor Kruse proclaims October as Head Start Awareness month (10/13/00)
In celebration of this anniversary, Head Start honors the community partners who help perform its mission of working with low-income preschool children and their families. The anniversary theme, "We're Counting On You!" focuses on thanking the local and national agencies and individuals who have assisted with training, resources, medical care and other needs of the program's children, families and staff members...
SL student headed to nation's Capitol (10/13/00)
The three representatives from Iowa will join nine other youths from Missouri, Indiana and Kansas to present their issues to an audience of 1,500+ and directly to Frank Holleman, Deputy Secretary U.S. Department of Labor; Edward Montgomery, U.S. Department of Education; Ray Bramucci, Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor; and Patricia McNeil, Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Education...
Building Trades home on upward swing (10/13/00)
"We just about have the walls erected and are pretty much on schedule," Building Trades Class instructor Kim Piercy said. "By the middle of the week we'll start setting rafters." Thirty-four students are taking the Building Trades class this year. ...
An aluminum windmill for the community of Alta (10/13/00)
The twelve students participating in the class gathered pop cans from the school's study hall and began stringing them all together. "This is an annual project and a real learning process," Ducommun said. "There have been a few snags, but it's going very well. This group is amazing and they come up with some really good ideas."...
School board on space needs, haunted house (10/13/00)
"I think we need to form one big committee of board members, teachers and community members, where we can share our ideas and begin to learn together," Maharry said. "From that one committee, I would like to see us form three sub-committees." The first committee would deal with optimal learning conditions along with different programs that need to be looked at...
JENNIFER MILLER AND JEFF DAHM (10/13/00)
The bride-elect is a graduate of UNI and is employed by Hy-Vee Food Stores and Maxim Technologies. The groom-elect attended UNI and is a produce manager with Hy-Vee Food Stores in Iowa City. The couple will be married at Grace Lutheran Church in Waterloo on Saturday, Nov. 11...
SL Zone LWML holds Fall Rally (10/13/00)
Vivian Ernst and Susan Miller, Ida Grove, representatives to Latvia on the WISHES program, gave an interesting presentation of their experiences there. A monetary ingathering of $262.25 was taken for the Concordia Lutheran School Library. The meeting followed a delicious supper served by the Ladies Aid and the Gospel Circle of St. ...
BERNIECE AND FRANCIS NOWACK (10/13/00)
The event is being hosted by their children: David and Gloria Nowack of Jefferson City, Mo.; Mark and Sandi Hoffman of Centerville; Steven Nowack, Denver; Cheryl Nowack, Excelsior Springs, Mo.; Brian and Debra Parrott, Iowa City; Roger and Angela Reed of Ruthven and Philip and Sarah Nowack, Ft. Atkinson...
ART AND LURENE MITTELSTADT (10/13/00)
Art and Lurene have lived their lives in the Storm Lake area. Art worked for Peter Pan Bread Co. and Lurene worked for J.C. Penney. They attend the First Baptist Church. Their children are Don and Jane Mittelstadt of Okoboji, Bill and Dee Mittelstadt of Cedar Falls, and Susan and Robert Honley of Salem, Ore., as well as their nine grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren reside in Oregon, Colorado, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and Ohio...
DANIEL WOELBER AND TRISHA TOMASEK (10/13/00)
Parents of the couple are Tom and Pat Tomasek of Omaha, Neb. and Waldo and Sherran Woelber of Rembrandt. The bride-elect is employed in human resources at Gateway Computers in Sioux Falls and the groom-elect is a support manager, also with Gateway Computer...
SL plays Spencer tough (10/13/00)
The Tornadoes, now 0-7 in the league and 5-17 overall, received nine serving points from Ashley Mason and four from Mary Phiakhamta. Karen Sennert recorded seven attacks with four kills, while Meredith Stille had five attacks with three kills. "We started off with a 7-1 lead in the first game and the girls were pumped," Storm Lake coach Jacquie Bauer said. ...
SL to prove last week was a fluke (10/13/00)
The Storm Lake coach feels his team will return to its normal ways when the Tornadoes visit Sheldon Friday. "I just look at last week as unusual," Lyon said. "That wasn't typical of us on offense. That was just one of those nights where nothing was going right. I think we should be back to normal. We've had good practices this week and I just have a real good feeling about how things are going right now. The intensity is there this week that wasn't there last week."...
Two old rivals collide for Wildcats homecoming game (10/13/00)
Schaller-Crestland coach Dale Tokheim talked about what he gathered from watching the Indians on film. "They run a wide open offense," he said. "They spread you out and go four wide and run a lot of motion. We're going to run a 5-2 and hope that we can stop the run and play our zone defense, and hopefully, everybody can carry out their assignment."...
Alta looks to get running game going vs. Remsen (10/13/00)
Hammer insists the Cyclones have to make a conscious effort to establish a more consistent rushing attack. "One thing we need to do is get back to rushing the football a little bit better," Hammer said. "We need to average four or five yards a carry and be rushing it 40 to 50 times a game."...
Newell-Fonda, Pomeroy-Palmer battle for playoff lives (10/13/00)
"They are the best football team we have played so far this year," Newell-Fonda coach Brian Wilken said. "They have terrific offensive linemen and they have a big back in Alex Poppen who runs hard and a quick back in Kevin Krausman who also runs hard. They have great skill kids with Loots, Thompson and Ford. They're very, very dangerous with all the weapons they have on offense."...
Aurelia High School to present 'Anne of Green Gables' (10/13/00)
"Anne of Green Gables," is based on the book by L.M. Montgomery. The dramatized version has been adapted by Joseph Robinette and published by Dramatic Publishing. The play follows the story of a young orphan girl, Anne Shirley. Anne is adopted by Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert, a brother and sister who still live on the farm on which they grew up, Green Gables. ...
Footloose set to romp through Stephens Auditorium at Iowa State University (10/13/00)
Rocking the house with one of the most popular scores ever written, this high-energy musical opened on Broadway on Oct. 22, 1998. Songs like "Almost Paradise," "Holding Out For a Hero," "Let's Hear It For the Boy," and the Kenny Loggins title track "Footloose" made the powerhouse score an international phenomenon and a multi-platinum best seller. Nine new songs written for the musical by Tom Snow further invigorate the stage version...
First Federal Savings officers join IBA committees (10/13/00)
Binder serves on the IBA Marketing committee. The marketing committee implements programs that promote the banking industry throughout Iowa. It also develops marketing-related educational programs for bankers and coordinates communication between bank marketers across the state. ...
Nielsen promoted at Bomgaars (10/13/00)
Nielsen has lived in Storm Lake all her life and has worked at Bomgaars for 11 years. She has one son, Jason, who lives in Cedar Rapids...
Working in the comfort of home (10/13/00)
Fabrizio began consulting on her own ten years ago and has enjoyed the comfort of her home business north of Storm Lake ever since. Fabrizio is a Management Marketing Consultant, who develops proposals for those in the architectural and building industry - from her own home...
STORM LAKE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BRIEFS (10/13/00)
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Marjorie Hart (10/13/00)
Burial was at St. Mary's Cemetery in Storm Lake. Barker Funeral Home of Alta was 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 Mary 14, 1916 in Alta. She was baptized into the Methodist faith...
Elaine Pyle (10/13/00)
Pallbearers were David Hadden, Jim Bjorklund, Kenny Bonde, Bill Morrow, Ron Woolridge and Dale Martin. Burial was in Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery in Storm Lake. Sliefert Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Mrs. Pyle passed away on Thursday, Oct. 5 in Sac City...
Alice Matson (10/13/00)
Burial will be at 2 p.m. today at the Storm Lake Cemetery. Smith-Loterbour-Powers Funeral Home of Laurens is in charge of the arrangements. She passed away Thursday, Oct. 5 at St. Luke's Hospital in Sioux City. Alice Mae was born on April 13, 1943, the daughter of Wilbur and Fern (Martin) Peterson, Sr., near Marathon. She attended school in Marathon, graduating from Marathon High School in 1961. Following high school, she attended a lab technicians college in Minneapolis, Minn...
Earl Wright (10/13/00)
Pallbearers were Trevor Wright, Brendt Wright, Cody Wright, Joe Dungan, Brad Wright and Jay Dungan. Honorary bearers were all of Mr. Wright's grand-nieces and nephews. Burial was at Cook Center Cemetery in Schaller. Farber & Otteman Funeral Home of Schaller was in charge of the arrangements...
POLICE AND SHERIFF'S BLOTTER (10/13/00)
ACCIDENTS On Oct. 3 or 4, a hit and run accident occurred in the 500 block of Seneca Street. A 1989 Dodge, owned by Deborah Hanson, 319 East 4th Street, #2, Storm Lake, was parked on Seneca Street when it was struck by an unknown vehicle which left the scene. Damage to the Hanson vehicle was estimated at $250...