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Stories from Tuesday, October 17, 2000

'Dr. Seuss' BVU radio ads have students seeing red (10/17/00)
To ensure that prospective students know that fact and become more aware of BVU overall, an advertising campaign was recently launched in the Des Moines area. Some students on campus, however, are disappointed and upset by the advertisements, particularly the radio spots, and the way they portray current BVU students...
International activist to speak in Primghar at NW Iowa Peace Links (10/17/00)
Gagnon serves an international community of Star Wars resistors and as coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space. He was the organizer of the Cancel Cassini Campaign that drew enormous support and media coverage around the world and was featured on the TV program, "60 Minutes."...
Des Moines Register political columnist Yepsen to speak at BVU ACES event (10/17/00)
Yepsen will handicap the upcoming presidential election and speak on "The Media and Politics" in an Academic and Cultural Events Series (ACES) program in Hansen 8 Conference Room, located in the Harold Walter Siebens Forum. Yepsen, 49, has written politics and government for the Register since 1983. ...
Izaak Walton League to hold meeting (10/17/00)
In Dr. Blackmer's presentation, he will discuss the use of nitrogen fertilizers for farm fields. All area farmers are encouraged to attend. The meeting will be at the Lakeshore Cafe, with dinner starting at 6:15 p.m...
Area students receive degrees from Iowa Lakes (10/17/00)
Area students receiving degrees included the following: James Robert Hanson, Construction Technology, Alta; Kristi Ann Buhs, Medical Assistant, Fonda; John William Ahlers, Construction Technology; Nicole Elizabeth Griffin, Nursing; Bob Hodgell, Construction Technology; Sharon Kay Truelson, Medical Assistant, Laurens; Bryce Phillip Richter, Associate in Arts Degree, Peterson...
Community Ed open gym times announced (10/17/00)
Open gyms on Sundays will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. in the high school for grades 9-12, middle school grades 5-8 and South School for grades K-4 and families. Adults are welcome at the high school from 3 to 4 p.m. Beginning in November, the weight room will also be open for high school students from 1 to 4 p.m...
Make a Difference Fair to be held at BVU (10/17/00)
Community Education will be offering free rides from St. John Lutheran Church and Lakeside Presbyterian Church on the corner of Third and Lake from 1 to 3:30 p.m. The fair is designed to help improve the community and help others. Volunteer opportunities will be showcased and attendees will have a chance to see where and how they can volunteer their time...
Dollars for Scholars to begin annual fund drive (10/17/00)
Area individuals will be contacted by mail and telephone, in an effort to raise funds that will provide scholarships for the graduates of 2001 from both Storm Lake and Storm Lake St. Mary's High Schools. Every dollar raised through the local fund drive is invested in the education of young people, since Dollars for Scholars administration is entirely volunteer. Every dollar raised stays in the Storm Lake community for the graduates of its two high schools...
Love & Logic (10/17/00)
Presenting the class will be Assistant Storm Lake Middle School Principal Cotton Koch and Middle School Guidance Counselor Kay Anthony. The presentation is patterned after the book, "Parenting with Love and Logic: Teaching Children Responsibility," by Foster Cline and Jim Fay...
BAREFOOT WEATHER (10/17/00)
~The fall weather this week feels almost like summer, an opportunity for a child to go barefoot on the sand at sunset on a Lakeside lake access.
ANTI-DRUG AND ALCOHOL CRUSADE (10/17/00)
~Storm Lake D.A.R.E. Officer Pete Erickson talks with students in Tami Moritz's science class at the Storm Lake Middle School. Over 200 D.A.R.E. students are enrolled this season in Storm Lake public, St. Mary's and Sioux Central sixth grades.
MIGRATING IS FOR THE BIRDS (10/17/00)
The next step will be to see if the swans, some of the first hatched in the Storm Lake area in 1999, will migrate south. The program's ultimate hope is to launch a wild population of these largest waterbirds in the world, migrating and returning annually to nest and produce new cygnets. The project is in need of funds to feed and provide medical care for resident mated pairs and cygnets. Donations can be sent to Box 714, Storm Lake, or dropped off at the Pilot-Tribune...
Opinions mixed on SL annexation discussion (10/17/00)
"At least I get a cookie out of annexation," he said, expressing his concerns about increased taxes and utility costs. The City of Storm Lake held the open house to provide information to concerned homeowners as well as to gather input from the citizens of Storm Lake and citizens in the proposed annexation areas...
'A City Beautiful' (10/17/00)
There will be a public reception on Friday, 4-5 p.m., at City Hall to allow the public to meet the five candidates. The city council will try to reach a consensus on who to hire that Saturday, authorizing the city's search firm, the Brimeyer Group, to conduct the negotiations...
Searching for BV County teens to represent Iowa in teen pageant (10/17/00)
The 2000 competition featured AJ Mclean from the Backstreet Boys, Nicole Johnson, Miss America 1999, Christian Davis, 3 Deep and Babee Girl. If you are between the ages of 13 and 19 as of July 21, 2001, you could represent Iowa at the national competition. All contestants will be judged in four areas of competition: Personal Interview, Swimwear, Evening wear and a Fashion Show Presentation...
ANDY AND JOYCE ANDERSON ANNIVERSARY (10/17/00)
The entire family gathered in July for a Mass of Thanksgiving at St. Mary's Church in Storm Lake and a weekend together to celebrate the occasion. Andy and Joyce were married Oct. 20, 1950 at the Naval Training Center in San Diego, Calif. by Msgr. Robert J. Quinn...
Wild Turkey Chapter planned for BV/Cherokee area (10/17/00)
The purpose of the meeting is to organize a local NWTF chapter that will host a fund raising, membership banquet for the Buena Vista/Cherokee County area. Funds raised by this chapter will be utilized for wild turkey conservation projects throughout Iowa and the nation. Everyone with an interest in the conservation of the wild turkey is encouraged to attend. The meeting is open to the public at no cost...
BVU offense sputters in 21-6 setback (10/17/00)
"We just didn't come ready to play as a football team," Buena Vista coach Steve Osterberger said. "We didn't have any excitement and enthusiasm. Our team wasn't ready to play." Clemen scored on a 3-yard run with 11:56 left in the first quarter, and after a Buena Vista interception, the Storm drove 19 yards in four plays, capped off by Clemen's 1-yard plunge to make it 14-0...
River Valley stuns G-H in fourth quarter (10/17/00)
The Pirates held a 19-7 lead at halftime, but couldn't hold it. The Wolverines scored a touchdown in the third quarter and two in the fourth. Kellen Ludvigson threw three TD passes - a 5-yarder to Scherb, a 20-yard strike to Still and a 40-yard pass to Still...
LM-ACT captures Twin Lakes team titles (10/17/00)
LM-ACT won the girls title with 23 points. Pocahontas was second, followed by Manson Northwest Webster, Sioux Central and Prairie Valley. Richie Thacker of Sioux Central finished fourth overall with a time of 18 minutes, 19 seconds. Joel Mills was ninth with a time of 19:04, while Aaron Sassman was 10th in 19:12. Zach Skelton placed 13th with a time of 19:28 and David Tellifsen 24th in 20:37...
BVU runners win Coe Invite (10/17/00)
Buena Vista scored 38 points, edging Central by one point for the title. Hanson posted a time of 27 minutes, 50 seconds. Ryan Moenck was right behind in sixth place with a time of 27:51. Phillip Keys placed eighth with a time of 28:19, followed by Joe Ward in 10th with a time of 28:23. Brett Sealine placed 14th with a time of 29:18, Craig Zeise was 21st in 29:51 and A.J. Weineth was 32nd in 30:30...
Big plays hurt Storm Lake (10/17/00)
Sheldon finished with 547 yards rushing to Storm Lake's 205. "The kids hung in the whole game," Storm Lake coach Craig Lyon said. "We played hard. We didn't quit. We're going to have some good things happen yet." Seehusen scored on TD runs of 87, 2 and 66 yards in the first half, while Kuiper scampered 61 yards for a score just before halftime, and added a 52-yard run in the second half...
Alta gets past Remsen-Union, 30-21 (10/17/00)
"I think the difference in the game was our offense did a good job of having long, sustaining drives," Alta coach Kevin Hammer said. "We had good ball control. Coach (Rory) Payne did a good job of mixing up the plays offensively. Our line did a good job of staying with their blocks. Jon ran hard for us and had a really good game."...
Newell-Fonda playoff hopes dashed by Knights, 20-19 (10/17/00)
"It was a tough game to lose," Newell-Fonda coach Brian Wilken said. "There's no other way to go about it. I knew going in that the team with the fewer mistakes was going to win and they made fewer mistakes than we did." Newell-Fonda, now 5-2 overall, scored on its first play from scrimmage when Kyle Stauter connected with Jon Grote for a 70-yard touchdown pass. The extra point failed...
Aurelia inches closer to 8-man playoff spot (10/17/00)
Aurelia trailed 22-21 at halftime, but scored 18 unanswered points in the third quarter to take a 39-22 lead. It was all academic after that. "This was one of the most fun games I've ever been involved in," Aurelia coach Myron Radke said. "The third quarter we just took over. We scored 18 points and they didn't score at all. That was the difference in the game. We came out and decided to play football."...
S-C knocks off Sac City (10/17/00)
Schaller-Crestland rushed for 333 yards in the game to the Indians' 47. "The offensive line played a great game," said Schaller-Crestland coach Dale Tokheim. "We executed our offense and finally came out with a win." Rydberg had touchdown runs of 63 and 55 yards, while Reimers scored from 4 yards out...
Arts Council concert to recreate Beatlemania (10/17/00)
The number one Beatles tribute in the world, Yesterday, has been performing and touring throughout the world sounding and looking like The Beatles. Thrilling their audiences wearing authentic suits like the ones on The Ed Sullivan Show, Yesterday will take you on a mystery tour from 1964-1966 with their mop top hair, Beatle boots, exciting powerful vocals and witty stage mannerisms...
Cherokee Symphony preparing for upcoming concert (10/17/00)
The symphony will perform a variety of music, some serious and some fun. They will perform Aaron Copland's "Lincoln Portrait," which will be narrated by Dr. Joe Traylor, who is a professor at BVU and is also a member of the cello section. Another selection is "Hymn to the Fallen," by John Williams from the movie, "Saving Private Ryan."...
Pocahontas Pheasants Forever banquet (10/17/00)
Pheasants Forever is a tax-exempt, non-profit conservation organization whose goal is to improve upland wildlife habitat and populations. Banquet tickets are $35, which includes a $25 Pheasants Forever membership. Youth can join for a reduced fee of $25 and spouse meal tickets can be purchased for $10. All members receive the bimonthly PHEASANTS FOREVER magazine. For further information about Pheasants Forever or banquet information, contact Bradley Freidhof at 712-335-4395...
Cherokee chiropractic office to sponsor Food for the Needy Day (10/17/00)
For existing patients, there will be free adjustments given on that day in exchange for a donation of non-perishable food items or paper products. New patients are also welcome, but need to call and make an appointment, as this will be a very busy day...
Joe Francis (10/17/00)
He was born on Nov. 26, 1929, the son of Clem and Grace (Horton) Francis. He was raised on a farm near Linn Grove. Following graduation from Linn Grove High School, he attended and graduated from Buena Vista College and also served with the United States Navy...
Shirley Wilson (10/17/00)
Casketbearers were Larry Davenport, Charles Dahl, Bill Wilson, James Vanscoyk, Mark Prosser and Ray Brady. Honorary bearers were Tim Pierce, Phil Redenbaugh, Phil Stimson, Craig Schroeder and Dallas Enns. Burial was in Storm Lake Cemetery with Sliefert Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements...
SL man chased, beaten, robbed; police seek tips (10/17/00)
The victim was walking on West 8th Street when he saw a party going on at 705A West 8th Street. He approached the mobile home and was talking to a subject when a second subject struck him in the face. The victim fled from the scene but was pursued by approximately six subjects who caught him, knocked him to the ground and beat him. The attackers also robbed him of his wallet and stole approximately $35.00...
SL man arrested for assaulting 5-year old child (10/17/00)
Police were advised at 6:50 p.m. that a 5-year old male was physically assaulted at a residence located at 1109 East 1st Street. During the assault, the juvenile received minor injuries and was treated at the Buena Vista County Hospital. Bounving Chanthavysouk, 37, of Storm Lake, was arrested and charged with Child Endangerment, an aggravated misdemeanor. He was booked on $6,500 cash bond...
Man arrested for drugs, turns out to be juvenile (10/17/00)
On Oct. 8, Storm Lake Police arrested a subject who identified himself as Mohamed Yusuf Abdi, 21, for Possession of a Controlled Substance. At the time of the arrest, the subject was jailed. Relatives of the arrested subject came to the Storm Lake Police Station from Eden Prairie, Minn. and advised police that the subject being held was not Abdi, but instead a 15-year old male identified as Osman Ahmed Aden...
POLICE AND SHERIFF'S BLOTTER (10/17/00)
ACCIDENTS A hit-and-run accident occurred on Oct. 11 at 10:15 a.m. in the Hy-Vee parking lot, 1250 Lake Avenue. A 1993 Ford owned by Jeriann Vige, Sutherland, was parked in the parking lot when it was struck by an unknown vehicle which left the scene. Damage to the Vige vehicle was estimated at $800...
LETTER TO THE EDITOR - Are you listening to your daughter? (10/17/00)
It is easy enough to do; and in a study conducted by Applied Research and Consulting LLC, a collaboration with the Girls Scout Research Institute, girls said that their parents were unwilling to listen to their questions if they felt the girls were too young to be asking them...
BTWEEN THE LINES - The Dr. is in - well, almost nter: an opportunity (10/17/00)
No, I'm not a doctor, but I saw several minutes of "ER" once. When I gave up medical school to become a Pilot-Tribune columnist, I gave up noon tee times and 18-digit salaries for bologna sandwiches minus the bread. On the up side, a surgeon can't eliminate his boo-boos with a bottle of "White-Out."...
LETTER TO THE EDITOR - Pork rhetoric (10/17/00)
The facts are that the pork checkoff program has been good for Iowa family farmers. If you want proof, consider these facts: The "Pork: The Other White Meat" promotional effort has been one of the most successful ad campaigns in America. Today's checkoff is collected from all producers (in every state) and importers. We are now a net exporter of pork rather than a net importer...