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Stories from Tuesday, October 31, 2000

BVU students give Santa's Castle public relations a needed facelift (10/31/00)
The students researched Santa's Castle and met with Storm Lake Chamber of Commerce Director Melanie Miller. Public relations campaign themes were discussed. After a few weeks of analyzing this information, the students presented their campaign plans book to Miller. They chose the theme, "Bringing Families Together," and hope this promotes tradition in the community and its families...
StarLink hassle just beginning (10/31/00)
Aventis, the producer of StarLink, has been working in conjunction with USDA to make sure all StarLink from this year's harvest is used for industrial purposes or for feed. Kraft recalled the shells that contained traces of StarLink, while several other food companies have temporarily closed corn flour mills because of suspected contamination from StarLink corn...
Candlelight remembrance service to be held at Odebolt church (10/31/00)
You and your family are invited to take part in a remembrance service in honor and in memory of loved ones and friends we have lsot, or are losing, to Alzheimer's disease or related dementia. Your presents and support mean so much to caregivers, families and friends. If your life has been touched in any way by someone faced with Alzheimer's, you are not alone, come take a moment to remember. ...
Lupus Bowl-A-Thon approaching (10/31/00)
Pledge, play and prove you are a supporter of those afflicted with Lupus. One or more pledges will give you prizes for the most pledges, high score, low score incentives and lots of fun! If you are interested in bowling or sponsoring a team, please call Lori Aronson at 712-843-5447 or Toni Schwaller at 712-732-1618 for more information. ...
St. Luke's HEARTS group remembers through memorial (10/31/00)
The memorial service, presented by St. Luke's HEARTS (Helping Empty Arms Recover Through Sharing) Support Group, is Sunday, Oct. 29, 7 p.m. in the atrium and auditorium of St. Luke's Regional Medical Center, 2720 Stone Park Blvd. This will be the 11th year the service has been held...
Straining to see (10/31/00)
More than 75 percent of America's workforce is now using computers on a daily basis. The majority of these professionals are performing close-up computer work for most of their workday - a task the human eye was not designed for. Although office personnel have performed close up work for centuries, the proliferation of computers and the replacement of paperwork with computer work have triggered a host of new vision problems related to the use of computers...
State Latino leaders come to SL for hearing on issues (10/31/00)
Much of the discussion revolved around ways to improve access to Immigration and Naturalization Services for immigrants in remote parts of the state. "Iowans need to put pressure on (INS). We need administration, not enforcement," said Elizabeth Salinas-Newby, director of the Division of Latino Affairs...
On one day's notice, SL couple become parents (10/31/00)
Cale Matthew Murray is the first son of John and Edean Murray. The Murrays adopted Cale, who arrived in the U.S. last Friday. The Murrays are relieved and thrilled after starting the adoption process in August last year. The Murrays used the adoption agency Holt International, based in Oregon. The agency has been operating for 40 years, having started after the Korean War to adopt "G.I. Babies" who were left behind by Americans in Korea...
Friendly foes set for vote for sheriff vote (10/31/00)
"We try not to bring (the election) up in the office," incumbent Sheriff Chuck Eddy said. "You try to keep it out of the office and try not to cause problems in the office." Eddy's challenger, Deputy Gary Launderville, admits that their working relationship has changed as the election nears...
'Preemie' (10/31/00)
Tiny Ashlee tipped the scales at only 1 pound, 6.9 ounces and was a mere 11 inches long at birth. She was born at the Children's Methodist Hospital in Omaha, Neb. Jen's pregnancy was going well until August, when she began experiencing high blood pressure and fluid retention. Her condition hadn't improved and on Sept. 17, she was admitted to Buena Vista County Hospital...
EDUCATION BRIEFS (10/31/00)
St. Mary's High School releases first quarter honor roll St. Mary's High School has released the names of students in grades 9-12 who earned honor roll status. They include the following: Platinum Honor Roll 4.01 - 4.33 Seniors: Eric Drey, Chris Hansen, Erin Nurse...
CANDYLAND DORMS (10/31/00)
~Buena Vista football player Dax Doran gives a young trick-or-treater a helping hand. The team members hosted hundreds of children making a Halloween visit to the residence halls last week.

Love Without Limits (10/31/00)
Foster parenting can be enjoyable and rewarding, however there is a shortage of those who are willing to take a child into their home to gain the experience that has touched so many lives. In hopes of responding to the need, the first "foster parenting open house" in the community is beiung held today, starting at 10 a.m. at Iowa Central Community College. The...
Lake Preservation teams up with BVU students (10/31/00)
For the past several weeks, the student group Lake Partners has been working directly with organizations, local leaders and LPA president Steve Roth. Their goal was to create an awareness campaign that would inform the Storm Lake community about the current situation of the lake, the dredging project scheduled to take place in the summer of 2001 and future projects needed for upkeep of the lake...
St. Mary's launches Big Raffle program (10/31/00)
The five prizes are: one $10,000 prize; a $2,500 prize and a $1,000 prize and two $500 prizes. Winners will be drawn following the Live Auction at the 2001 St. Mary's Ball and Charity Auction "Passage to the Far East." Winners need not be present to win and will be responsible for all taxes and fees...
ERIKA AND JOHN KILEY WEDDING (10/31/00)
Parents of the couple are Steven and Mary Schuknecht of Albert City and John and Julia Kiley of Woodward. Grandmothers of the bride are Ruth Tewes and LaVonne Schuknecht. Grandparents of the groom are Keith and Carm Staker, Kenny and Carol Gilbaugh and Russel and Lenora Kiley...
CHAD AND AMY MILLANG WEDDING (10/31/00)
Parents of the couple are Bruce and Pam Milbrandt of Storm Lake and Dennis and Donna Millang of Huxley. Seating the guests were ushers Mark Hagerman, friend of the groom, Fort Dodge; Chad Milbrandt, brother of the bride, Kansas City, Mo.; and Cory Milbrandt, brother of the bride, Ames...
STEPHANIE AND MATHEW EMERY WEDDING (10/31/00)
Parents of the couple are Charlie and Valerie Hogrefe and John and Twila Lange, and the late Jim Emery, all of Albert City. Special guests attending the ceremony were Jack and Janet Whipple of Sidney, grandparents of the bride, Arnold and Mary Andersen of Coon Rapids and Iva Lange of Albert City, grandparents of the groom. A white rose was placed on the altar in loving memory of family and friends no longer with the couple...
Dollars for Scholars benefits local graduates (10/31/00)
The Storm Lake community has responded to the need for private sector scholarship support through the Dollars for Scholars program. For over a decade, Storm Lake Dollars for Scholars has been awarding scholarships to the college-bound seniors from its two high schools, providing them with not only financial support, but a community "pat on the back" as well...
Trial program for trapping beavers initiated (10/31/00)
For this trial program, the board has appropriated $1,000 for fiscal year 2001. The bounty will be paid out at the rate of $25 per beaver trapped in the natural streams of the county. To qualify for reimbursement under this program, trappers are first required to register in the office of the County Auditor, to provide proof of a valid fur bearer's license and to submit their claims on forms available from the County Auditor. ...
Penniman receives prestigious award (10/31/00)
According to ACHCA, the designation of Fellow has been earned by fewer than 800 of the very best administrators across the nation and is positive evidence that the recipient's base of knowledge, skill and experience exceeds that of most administrators...
Alzheimer's awareness is key to coping with disease (10/31/00)
"I really enjoy it and have learned some wonderful lessons from many of them," McKenna said. "People who have Alzheimer's disease and their families are on a journey, and those special moments will be cherished forever. I encourage people to enjoy the moment and to listen to their heart when helping them cope with the disease."...
Galva-Holstein clinches playoff berth with 50-0 win (10/31/00)
Galva-Holstein scored two touchdowns in the first quarter to take a 14-0 lead. The Pirates then scored five touchdowns in the second quarter in taking a 50-0 lead with 1:44 left to play in the first half. All seven of the Pirates' touchdowns were of the rushing variety...
Southern Calhoun snaps LM-ACT win streak; G-H learns playoff opponent (10/31/00)
The loss snapped LM-ACT's five-game winning streak. The Raiders finished the season 5-4. Beschorner threw TD passes of 33, 22 and 11 yards. Jeremy Gutshall caught two of them and Eric Snyder one. Kock ran for touchdowns of 1 and 17 yards, while Snyder added a 19-yard run. Dave Higgins scored on a 24-yard run for the Mustangs, while Robyn Anders had a 20-yard interception return for a touchdown...
Northwest volleyball team released (10/31/00)
Named to the first team from Pomeroy-Palmer were Angie Helmers, Megan Holtorf and Joeli Schipull. Joining them were Danielle Allen and Ashlea Payne of Alta, Jenna Malcom and Angie Willer of Schaller-Crestland, Karla Hogrefe and Emily Ehlers of AC-T and Sara Larsen of Newell-Fonda...
Buena Vista runners finish fourth in Iowa Conference meet (10/31/00)
Wartburg was the team winner with 29 points. The Beavers scored 113. Bell posted a time of 26 minutes, 58 seconds, while Keys ran a time of 27:20. Joe Ward was 24th in 27:36, Tim Hanson 31st in 27:58 and Ryan Moenck 32nd in 28:05. Brett Sealine placed 51st with a time of 29:53 and Craig Zeise was 56th in 30:21...
Alta's winning season denied by Schaller-Crestland, 28-6 (10/31/00)
Schaller-Crestland got on the scoreboard first when Reimers busted loose for a 38-yard TD run. Kelly Rydberg ran in the two-point conversion. It stayed that way until the 8:40 mark of the second quarter when Rydberg scored from 6 yards out. The two-point conversion failed, making it 14-0 Wildcats...
BVU throws Loras for a loss (10/31/00)
Buena Vista's defense held Loras to minus 10 yards rushing and Jamison threw for 241 yards and three touchdown passes on Saturday as Buena Vista routed Loras 37-15 in an Iowa Conference game at the Rock Bowl in Dubuque. The Duhawks had 31 rushing attempts, but only minus 10 yards in part to Chad Kelley. The former Storm Lake prep had four tackles for loss totaling 23 yards. Kurt Boustead added two tackles for loss. Boustead finished the game with 12 tackles...
SL swimmer sets school record at district meet (10/31/00)
Snow finished fifth in the 500 freestyle with a time of 5 minutes, 51.39 seconds. That time broke her old record of 6:04. A pair of relay teams finished seventh. The 200 freestyle tandem of Kristin Rude, Billie Blanchard, Amber Griffin and Kelly Schultz posted a time of 1:50.36. The 400 freestyle unit of Steph Klar, Jill Kestel, Megan Kestel and Snow finished in 4:09.18. Both times were season bests...
G-H, L-M advance to regional semifinals (10/31/00)
Galva-Holstein, now 33-2-2 overall and ranked ninth in the state, will play unranked Southern Calhoun (15-16-2) in a regional semifinal match Monday night at Holstein. Galva-Holstein charted 47 kills in the match. Taneal Jepsen had eight, Stacy Friedrichsen seven and Shelley Cronin six...
Storm Lake drops finale in waning seconds (10/31/00)
"The kids played one full game again," Storm Lake coach Craig Lyon said. "We played hard for four quarters. It was just a tough one to lose. We just ran out of time there at the end. It was a great group of seniors. They sure gave it everything they had this year."...
SLHS thespians to stage 'South Pacific' (10/31/00)
Tickets are currently on sale from cast and crew members, the SLHS office or at the door each night. All seats are $5 and no activity passes will be honored for the musical. For the past two months, close to 100 SLHS students and adults have been in rehearsal, building sets or painting drops in preparation of the three day run. ...
An unusual night at the theatre for Iowa Lt. Governor (10/31/00)
The theater program at Mitchellville is the brainchild of Marti Sivi of Des Moines. Marti, who has a degree in criminal justice, has been involved in local theater for 20 years. She first visited the correctional facility with an interfaith forum a few years ago...
'Who's Dying to be a Millionaire' at N-F (10/31/00)
Mayor Bertha Hoggens and a group of council women have come to the set to officially welcome the host, Reginald Smarmy, to the city and gets caught up in what is happening on the show. The local police chief, Jesse Marlowe, and his deputy, Barbara Philpot, are called in and decide to cancel the show. Director Clovis Darnell and vice president of the station, Joyce Mansfield, are not about to let that happen because the ratings have never been higher...
Haunted Happenings (10/31/00)
Scores of children took part in a Halloween costume parade, and events such as a pumpkin carving contest, scarecrow contest and hayrides rounded out the night. ...
Photo album workshop nearing (10/31/00)
Instructor Jane McClinton will be offering a photo album workshop on Saturday, Nov. 4 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at South cafeteria. Registration fees are $10 for new enrollees plus $2.50 for materials and $5 for continuing enrollees. At the workshop you will learn how to turn your boxes of photos and memorabilia into family keepsakes. New enrollees will meet with the instructor for the first hour and will be taught photo organization, preservation and creative scrap booking...
Rufus Peper (10/31/00)
Rufus Christian, the son of John and Ida (Zein) Peper, was born Dec. 20, 1906 in Sac County. Following graduation from high school, he completed one year of college. He joined the United States Army Air Force in May of 1942. He attained the rank of Sergeant, serving as a motor vehicle dispatcher until November of 1945. ...
Henrietta Anderson (10/31/00)
Burial was at Garner Township Cemetery. Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Mrs. Anderson passed away Thursday, Oct. 26 at Jennie Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs. She was born in Alta and graduated from Alta High School in 1950. Mrs. Anderson worked at Jennie Edmundson Hospital as a nurses' aide and also at J.C. Penney...
POLICE & SHERIFF'S BLOTTER (10/31/00)
ACCIDENTS On Oct. 15, Allyson Munger, 714 Seneca Street, Storm Lake, reported that sometime between 2 and 9:30 p.m. on Oct. 14, her vehicle had been stolen from her residence and then was involved in an accident before being returned to her residence. The vehicle, valued at $2,000, received $800 damage to the right side. It was unknown where the accident occurred or who the driver was...
Nebraska man arrested on drug charges, wanted on warrants (10/31/00)
Police responded to the clinic and further learned the subject had provided a false address and was wanted on outstanding warrants from some area counties. The police made contact with the subject in the clinic shortly after 11 a.m. and arrested David Reiss, 42, of Dakota City, Neb., without incident. Reiss was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia following a search of his vehicle in the parking lot of the hospital...
Two people from Spencer arrested for manufacturing meth (10/31/00)
Both were charged with possession of meth precursors, a class D felony, and manufacturing of meth, a class C felony. A $42,250 bond has been set for both Woolery and Thong. Both are being held in the Clay County Jail. Other charges and arrests are pending...
Alta woman battles police in SLHS call (10/31/00)
Police determined a female had entered the school office and asked to go into the German class. When office staff determined the woman had no legal right to enter the class, they asked her to leave. School administrators observed the woman and noticed she was acting in a strange manner and notified the police...