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Stories from Tuesday, November 7, 2000

Students learn record keeping, chicken production in class (11/07/00)
Every autumn, freshmen agriculture students at Cascade High School take a plunge into the broiler business. The seven- to eight-week course isn't necessarily intended to teach the students about broiler production, so much as to introduce them to business record-keeping skills and some basic business principles...
Kuehl & Payer grows in aquisition of Sac County Surveying and Mapping (11/07/00)
Sac City Surveying and Mapping, currently owned by Bud Vote, provides services in the drainage engineering and surveying areas. Kuehl & Payer, Ltd. will continue to maintain the Sac City Surveying and Mapping office in Sac City. Bud Vote intends to continue as an employee of the firm with the goal of retiring in the near future. ...
N-F applies for wireless network grant (11/07/00)
Superintendent Merle Boerner said if the district received the grant, it would be used for improving the connection to provide more reliable Internet and e-mail functions in the school buildings in Fonda. The requested amount is slightly over $12,000...
FOR THE LOVE OF CHILDREN (11/07/00)
The Gingerbread House's new addition which is now taking shape will be named in Ohlund's recognition. She has served as the Gingerbread House director for over 25 years before retiring earlier this year. A plaque marking the dedication was unveiled to the visiting crowd. ...
A LEARNING EXPERIENCE (11/07/00)
~Students from Tim Keigan's fourth grade class at North Elementary had the opportunity to tour Genesis Development's Storm Lake recycling workshops last week . Genesis and Keigan's class are Partners in Excellence for this school year.

SL native Poulsen named to Dean's List at AIB (11/07/00)
To be one the Dean's list, a student must have a grade point average between 3.5 and 3.79 for 12 or more consecutive credit hours. Poulsen, a graduate of Storm Lake High School, is majoring in Business Administration at AIB. She received a certificate in recognition of her accomplishment at a ceremony held on Oct. 15 in the Activities Center on the AIB campus. ...
SLHS student council receives high honors at conference (11/07/00)
The conference was attended by approximately 1,300 student leaders and student council advisors from across the state of Iowa. This annual conference is sponsored by the School Administrators of Iowa and the Iowa Association of Student Councils. ...
Bowers awarded Lam Scholarship at Beloit College (11/07/00)
The scholarship is awarded to students who exhibit high ability in the area of bowed string instruments. The scholarships are worth $10,000 ($2,500 per year) over a four-year period. Winners are chosen competitively, based on an audition and recommendations by music instructors. Students do not have to be music majors to win the Lam Scholarship, but they must complete an application for admission no later than Feb. 15. ...
Whip bully sydrome with brain power (11/07/00)
Bullying can leave permanent physical and emotional injuries. Parents should be aware of these facts about bullying: Read the rest of this article in the 11/07 Pilot Tribune. ...
MUCH ADO (11/07/00)
The show runs through Saturday. Tickets are available at the door or by reservation. In practice for an emotional scene are (left to right): Josh Kleinmeyer (Friar Francis), Kat Smith (Beatrice), Janelle DenBlekyer (Hero) and Lynn Ringnalda (Ursula). ...
The Miracle Baby (11/07/00)
Ashlee, who was born on Sept. 22, 12-weeks before her due date, weighed only 1 pound, 6.9 ounces and has been in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) since her birth. It's been a trying time for the Sammons family, but with each passing day Ashlee continues to show signs of improvement. And like all new parents, Jen and Jason are glowing with love and affection over their little miracle...
Collegiates: 'just go vote' (11/07/00)
Both organizations have done a variety of activities, from debates to voter registration drives, to encourage participation in this year's election. President of the College Democrats Jessica Knutson said the two clubs did a variety of partisan and non-partisan voter registration drives. She noted the big push for absentee ballots this year as well...
Area ethanol plant set to break ground (11/07/00)
"We're very excited as there is a demand for this already," Quad County Corn Processor president Randy Hustedt said. "We are excited about this new venture which will be owned by local farmers and will add value to our local economy." On Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 10 a.m. the Quad County Corn Processors will hold a groundbreaking for their new ethanol plant at the future plant site two miles south of Galva at the junction of highway 20 and M-25...
City launches disaster mitigation plan (11/07/00)
Having a hazard mitigation plan in place will allow the city to receive an additional 10 percent in disaster relief if a Presidential-declared disaster occurs. The Iowa Emergency Management Division is providing NWIPDC $4,000 to assist the city with the hazard mitigation plan. That includes $3,000 from a grant, $500 cash match from the city and a $500 in-kind match from the city...
City of SL to try new solution to combat ice, snowy roads (11/07/00)
Street superintendent Pat Kelly said the city street department will test the salt-brine system to see how it works for Storm Lake's streets. Kelly said the street department will not preapply the solution in advance of winter storms, but will apply it afterwards to see if the salt-brine solution activates the salt faster and keep the material on the streets...
BV soccer team drops hard-fought match (11/07/00)
Joe Gohr scored the only goal in the match at the 25:06 mark of the first period. E.J. Brezenski was credited with the assist. Buena Vista goalkeeper Damir Andrasi tallied four saves. Nebraska Wesleyan improved to 13-2-3 overall. Buena Vista dropped to 12-9. ...
State's top running backs to face off in 4A quarterfinal game (11/07/00)
The two running backs were the featured performers Monday night when No. 1 Cedar Falls met No. 5 Iowa City High in the Class 4A quarterfinals of the high school football playoffs. Freeney has led Cedar Falls to a 10-0 record and is closing in on the state's single-season rushing record of 2,685 yards set by Chad Shuff of LeMars in 1992...
BV rallies to clip Coe (11/07/00)
"I think the biggest thing is they found some confidence in themselves and they realize they could finish the game out and come back from a situation that they were put in," Buena Vista coach Steve Osterberger said. Buena Vista trailed 26-21 when it got possession of the ball on its own 20-yard line with 2:15 left to play. ...
Witter Gallery announces November youth classes (11/07/00)
The children will make and decorate friendly Clothespin butterflies. Tissue paper, watercolor paint and pipe cleaners help these beautiful butterflies come to life. A little imagination is all that is required. Grades K-4 are invited to the Witter Gallery on Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 4 to 5 p.m. for an artistic hands-on experiment. Students will make their own stained glass murals using paint and plastic. This fun project explores the possibilities of color and light...
Tickets still available for Yesterday concert (11/07/00)
Davey Justice, who plays the role of Paul McCartney, talked about the show in a recent interview. It will be a two hour program with a 15 to 20 minute intermission. Yesterday merch-andise will be available for purchase at that time and also after the concert. Audience members will be able to chat with band members and receive autographs...
Gospel group to appear in Newell, Storm Lake (11/07/00)
The Impressions have been traveling nationwide to share their Southern Gospel music on a full time basis. The close harmony of this family trio is provided by Sharon and her children, Kristen and Brad. They have shared the stage with such legendary greats as The Kingsmen, The Melody Boys, The Lesters and Palmetto State Quartet. ...
Make an ornament for the Governor's holiday tree (11/07/00)
The Iowa Christmas Tree Growers have generously donated two Christmas trees to Governor Vilsack and Lt. Governor Sally Pederson. Vilsack and Pederson would like to decorate these trees with Iowa-made ornaments. "Hundreds of Iowans donated their handcrafted ornaments last year and as a result, our Christmas trees were spectacular. They added a wonderful sense of festivity to our offices," said Vilsack...
SL Public Library to celebrate National Children's Book Week (11/07/00)
Everyone is invited to enjoy the dramatic readings of The Pumpkin Blanket by Deborah Turney Zagwyn, Dark Fright by Holly Young Huth and other wonderful surprises. An autograph session and hot cocoa will follow the storytelling. The wearing of pajamas and slippers are encouraged. This program is free and all ages are invited...
Ferrell Dotson (11/07/00)
Ferrell Quentin, the son of William Downton and Marry Emma Dotson, was born Nov. 12, 1919 in Palestine, W.V. He graduated from high school in West Virginia and attended Lambuth College and received his MBA degree from Northwestern University in Chicago...
George Phipps (11/07/00)
Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. Boothby Funeral Home of Cherokee is in charge of the arrangements. George A., the son of Arthur and Flora (Ashenfelter) Phipps, was born July 22, 1927 at the Afton family farm. He attended Afton country school, graduating from Wilson High School in 1945...
Bumper full of attitude - BETWEEN THE LINES (11/07/00)
He got a few suggestions, such as "A State of Minds." But he got more foolishness, like "Iowa - a State of Confusion" and of course, the classic "Iowa - Idiots Out Walking Around," probably from a disgruntled Minnesotan who required help with the spelling...
THE PILOT EDITORIAL - Court cutback (11/07/00)
The hospitalization referee is not to be taken lightly. This is the person who decides when and where residents with problems from mental health to substance abuse are sent to evaluation and treatment. There is no rulebook to make every decision this job requires. ...
PILOT EDITORIAL - Women's Center (11/07/00)
As a health professional with a wealth of human knowledge, Kim Weiland is an excellent choice to head the project. Input by local doctors and nurses is also invaluable. The center will no doubt draw people into Storm Lake for their services and health education in an increasingly competitive environment. ...