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Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

Stories from Monday, December 4, 2000

Senator Freeman named chair of Senate Business and Labor Committee (12/04/00)
"Senator Freeman has shown tremendous insight in the area of business and labor, and I am pleased to entrust the committee to her leadership," Senator Iverson said. "I asked Senator Freeman to chair this committee because I knew she would encourage business growth in Iowa while protecting the needs of our labor force."...
BV County Hospital financial situation strong (12/04/00)
He attributed the strong audit to a hard working staff and good management during the past year. He said BVCH's little debt is a plus. "It gives the hospital what it needs to be prepared for future projects," Hannafch said, adding that BVCH would be in a good position to borrow...
'I got away with something...' (12/04/00)
Attorneys for a Spirit Lake woman convicted of child endangerment in the death of her daughter, 2-year-old Shelby Duis, will be allowed to present new evidence in seeking a new trial, a judge ruled Friday after a stunning twist in the case. Kossuth County District Court Judge Joseph Straub said he would consider the motion after hearing from a Storm Lake businesswoman who testified that Jesse Wendelsdorf, the mother's former boyfriend, confessed that he killed Shelby. ...
SL jury foreman: confession is not a surprise (12/04/00)
Storm Laker Paul Bowers said that throughout jury deliberations last July, the jurors continued to look for either Wendelsdorf or Heidi Watkins to "trip themselves up," he said. With a hearing set for a possible new trial for Heidi Watkins, though, Bowers said it is still uncertain what the confession tapes will mean for Wendelsdorf's future...
Federal funds may be too late for SL dredging (12/04/00)
The Department of Natural Resources has $3.7 million in hand to dredge a portion of the west end of the lake, but there will be nothing in the department's fiscal 2001 budget request to add to the project, DNR senior planner Al Farris told the Pilot-Tribune this week...
Bush, Powell have had impacts on SL (12/04/00)
Despite a maze of recounts, ballot controversies and court actions that could potentially change the outcome of the election, George W. Bush was behaving for all the world like a president-elect. At his side was his apparent choice for Secretary of State, retired General Colin Powell...
LPA to host community forum, Freeman to be speaker (12/04/00)
The community forum is a tactic out of Lake Partners "deepening the ties" campaign. Its purpose is to educate the community on the upcoming dredging project of 2001 and gauge public opinion on the matter. Senator Mary Lou Freeman will be the keynote speaker for the night, focusing on fundraising possibilities for further dredging while several other major figures will field questions regarding lake conditions, the positives and negatives of dredging and the impact on the Storm Lake community. ...
KRISTIN AND HARRY JOHNSON WEDDING (12/04/00)
Maids of honor were Kindra Kruse of Des Moines and Kari Kruse of Overland Park, Kan. Price Johnson of Dallas, Texas, served as best man. The bride is a 1988 graduate of Galva Holstein High School in Holstein and a 1992 graduate of Iowa State University in Ames where she was a member of Chi Omega Sorority. ...
RACHEL AND CURT FREDERICKSEN WEDDING (12/04/00)
Parents of the couple are Richard and Sherri Johnson of Cherokee and Greyling and Denise Fredericksen of Aurelia. The bride was given in marriage by her father, Richard Johnson. Maid of honor was Jessica Taylor, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Mindi Jaminet, friend of the bride, Erica Johnson, sister of the bride, Kayla Johnson, sister of the bride and Amy Glienke, friend of the bride...
The low carb, protein-based meat cookbook (12/04/00)
One cookbook by a Newell woman is advocating a return to protein. In her newest book, Barbara Doyen follows up on the low-carb, protein-based diet movement and provides over 450 tasty meals. Doyen, who is a literary agent, has noticed the increase in protein-based diets over the past few years, and in 1995 she and her husband, Bob, started following Dr. Robert Atkins' low-carbohydrate diet...
Cancer Society to host SL open house (12/04/00)
West Region Navigator Jennifer McCann will be available to present the facts and answer questions about the Navigator program. Area ACS volunteers, cancer health professionals, area media representatives, and any person or group interested in learning more about ACS programs and services are invited. Refreshments and holiday treats will be served...
Family History Center opens in Storm Lake (12/04/00)
Janice Danielson has headed up the new center and said she's very excited to bring this opportunity to the area. There are other Family History Centers in Spencer, Fort Dodge and Sioux City. "I think this is a big boost for those who are interested in family history," Danielson said. "Genealogy is the second most popular pastime in the world. Tons of people are doing this and now they can do it right here."...
ISU's Haywood earns all-Big 12 accolades (12/04/00)
Wide receiver J.J. Moses and defensive end Reggie Hayward were chosen for the second team by the panel of sports writers who voted on the players. This is the fourth time in six years an Iowa State running back has earned first-team all-Big 12 honors. Troy Davis made the first team in 1995 and 1996. His brother, Darren, was a first-team pick last year...
Nebraska Wesleyan upends BV women (12/04/00)
Nebraska Wesleyan shot 37 percent in the second half in taking a 39-34 halftime lead. Each team scored 39 points in the final 20 minutes. Nebraska Wesleyan made 27 of 67 shots for 40 percent compared to 25 of 59 for 42 percent for Buena Vista. Buena Vista was led in scoring by Jessica Jensen, who scored 14 points. Sally Rezabek added 12 points and seven rebounds...
Newell-Fonda routs Aurelia; Alta upends S-C (12/04/00)
Newell-Fonda jumped out to 21-14 lead after the first quarter and extended it to 39-30 at the half. It was 65-44 after three periods of play. Travis Brown added 11 points and Bryce Edwards 10 for the Mustangs, now 2-0 overall. Wade Brower and Carlton each cleared six rebounds, while Brown charted four steals...
BV wrestlers pin Northwestern (12/04/00)
Buena Vista, now 2-0 in duals, scored 18 straight points at the start. Jamie Taxted won by pin in 1 minute at 133 pounds, while Mark Van Beek won by decision 7-4 at 141. Will Graves then won an 8-3 decision at 149 and Aaron Loewens won by pin in 1:00 at 157 pounds for an 18-0 lead...
SL wrestlers open with split (12/04/00)
Storm Lake won six matches by pin in the match against LM-ACT. Dylan Wagener stuck Jake Petersen in 2 minutes, 35 seconds at 125 pounds, while Pete Harder needed 1:20 to pin Jason Langan at 135. Jared Ponsor pinned Todd Reese in 3:14 at 152 pounds, Tyler Radke stuck Clif Rubicam in 45 seconds at 160, Ben Strandberg pinned John Sobotka in 1:37 at 189 and Alfredo Ramos won by pin in 1:21 over Derek Olsen at 275...
Wassail party coming (12/04/00)
This event is being offered, free of charge, with musical entertainment provided by Scott Schulke on the piano. Light refreshments will also be served. The exhibit will be on display from Dec. 4 through Jan.. 2 and may be viewed during the gallery's hours of 1:30 to 4 p.m. ...
Biennial show brings honors for several local artists (12/04/00)
The 2000 Holiday Biennial is the gallery's eighth biennial art exhibition and contains 33 works by 28 artists. A wide variety of artistic styles will be featured. The exhibition includes watercolors, oils, acrylics, intaglio, mixed media, etching, stoneware, copper, bronze, silver, clay and drawings in chalk, colored pencil and pastels...
B.V. County Chorale debut concert scheduled for December 10 (12/04/00)
Auditions were not required. While fun is still a major component, the 55 adult singers are beginning to see that with a little bit of work, Jeff Tollefson will mold their effort into some of the nicest music they've ever done. On Sunday December 10, the public will have a chance to listen to the group as they perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. at Schaller Chapel...
Duane F. Demers (12/04/00)
Pallbearers were Wilbur Triplett, Keith Miller, Ben Demers, Dale Martin, Jim Demers and Keith Hartman. Burial was in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Storm Lake. Sliefert Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Mr. Demers passed away Wednesday, Nov. 29, in Storm Lake...
Storm Lake man sentenced to federal prison on meth, gun charges (12/04/00)
The Honorable Donald E. O'Brien, Senior United States District Judge sentenced Barnett on Tuesday in Sioux City to a prison term of 10 years. At the plea hearing, Barnett admitted that during the course of the conspiracy, he and others distributed over 32 pounds of methamphetamine in the Northern District of Iowa. During the conspiracy, he possessed a .357 caliber revolver...
SL man arrested on false ID, drug charges (12/04/00)
Following the search of the residence, police located and seized false identification cards, marijuana and other drug paraphernalia. Police arrested a 28-year old Storm Lake man who was using several alias names. Juan Pablo Baraona-Hernandez, aka Oscar Gaona, aka Raymond Rodriguez, aka Juan Barahona was charged with Forgery, a class D felony, Possession of Marijuana, a serious misdemeanor and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor. ...