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Stories from Wednesday, January 10, 2001

Dressing for class, with some class (01/10/01)
Well, take a stroll into your child's cafeteria this year and check out the current attire of the under-12 set. Black fake leather pants are one of the hottest items for girls-the tighter the better. Hip? Certainly. Age-appropriate? Certainly not. The same goes for boys wearing chain belts on pants so oversized that the legs drag under their shoes...
Civil Rights, peace leaders join in next SL Diversity Day (01/10/01)
The event is held to help the school and the community appreciate and celebrate the diversity of cultures and ideas around them. The opening session for this year's event will include the S.O.S. Players, young actors performing skits on racism, diversity and violence issues, with music by the University of Iowa Steel Pan Band...
Human services courses offered at ICCC (01/10/01)
Human Behavior in the Social Environment will be held for 15 consecutive Tuesday evenings from 6:30 until 9:30 p.m. beginning Jan. 23. Contemporary Health Issues will be held for 15 consecutive Tuesdays from 9 a.m. until noon beginning Jan. 23. Human Potential will be held for 15 consecutive Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. beginning Jan. 18...
Music Booster soup supper approaching at Sioux Central (01/10/01)
The supper will be held prior to the home basketball game, with serving being held from 5 to 8 p.m. Tickets will be $3.00 for everyone except preschoolers, who are admitted free. Music Boosters are composed of the parents of the students who are involved in any way in the music program at Sioux Central. ...
Sioux Central Elementary School creates postal system (01/10/01)
The program was implemented as a special Talented and Gifted program project implemented by student Sara Petty, a senior at Sioux Central. Sara remembered how much she enjoyed a similar system when she was in elementary school, and asked if she could give this year's younger students a chance to send letters to one another...
Red Cross urges donors to give blood today at KC Hall (01/10/01)
This fact of life makes it difficult sometimes for the American Red Cross to maintain an adequate blood supply for patients during the winter. Winter weather may be unpredictable, but there is always a need for blood. Plan now to give blood today at the KC Hall from 1 to 7 p.m., when the American Red Cross Bloodmobile is in Storm Lake and help save someone's life in this season of need...
ICCC students compete in automotive contest (01/10/01)
The students competed against more than 300 students representing 19 high schools from across Iowa, in the written portion of the contest held Dec. 15 on the DMACC Ankeny campus. The Storm Lake Center students are taught by instructors Joe Kramer and Jeremiah Rossman...
FLOWER POWER (01/10/01)
More than 80 brides visited the Bridal Expo, where they were able to leave with many wedding arrangements taken care of. ...
GOODFELLOW KIDS (01/10/01)
Shown are Christine Becker, Katie Demers, Michelle Fassler, Alyssa Larson, Shelby Overmohle, Justine Scarbrough, Jill Smith and Leigh VanderWoude. ...
SM boys drop CYO games (01/10/01)
St. Mary's led 32-26 at the half, but was outscored 39-22 in the second half. Joe Fitzgerald contributed 11 points and 10 rebounds, while Billy Mach had 10 points and seven assists. Joey McCollum cleared eight rebounds. Granville Spalding defeated St. Mary's 62-42 in the first round Saturday. Wordekemper scored 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds. Kyle Drey added 10 points and 11 rebounds. Billy Mach handed out three assists. ...
Wartburg takes showdown with Buena Vista (01/10/01)
STORM LAKE - If Wartburg's game plan was to jump on Buena Vista early and make the Beavers play catch-up the rest of the game, then the strategy worked to a tee. Wartburg, which entered the game in first place in the Iowa Conference one game ahead of Buena Vista, jumped out to a big lead early in the game and then used a 15-0 spurt later in the first half to take an insurmountable lead and hand Buena Vista a 78-66 setback on Saturday at Siebens Fieldhouse...
Cold shooting hurts BV women in loss (01/10/01)
Wartburg, which shot 50 percent in the first half, took a 43-27 lead at the break. The Beavers managed to hit just 10 of 29 field goals in the first half for 35 percent. Buena Vista's shooting wasn't much better in the second half as it made 10 of 35 shots for 29 percent...
Galva-Holstein upends N-F in ranked showdown (01/10/01)
Newell-Fonda, now 5-3 overall, led 13-11 after the first period, but the Pirates took a 21-19 halftime lead. It was 32-29 Galva-Holstein entering the fourth period. Kris Beyer contributed 11 points, seven rebounds and two steals for the Pirates, now 7-2 overall. Lindsey Murphy had nine points and Abby Todd six rebounds and three assists...
St. Mary's girls gain split in CYO (01/10/01)
St. Mary's led 10-8 after the first period, 21-14 at halftime and 29-19 after three periods. Megan Kestel added eight points for the Panthers, while Jill Kestel grabbed nine rebounds and Ploeger seven. Jen Petersen had four steals for the Panthers, who shot 34 percent...
Excitement packed night awaits symphony-goers (01/10/01)
All will be seen and heard at the next concert of the Sioux City Symphony Orchestra on Saturday evening, Jan. 20, at 8 p.m. in Eppley Auditorium at Morningside College. The Sioux City Symphony will be only the second orchestra in the world to perform William Bolcom's Concerto Grosso for Saxophone Quartet and Orchestra. ...
Hanover Historical Society receives grant money (01/10/01)
"Farm Bureau is improving the quality of life by providing financial assistance to community projects throughout the state of Iowa," said IFBF President Ed Wiederstein. "This support, in conjunction with support from the county Farm Bureau, is creating the opportunity to enhance the quality of life in rural Iowa."...
Witter Gallery hosting new landscape exhibit (01/10/01)
"Scenes from the Road," pastels by Diane Blair Kunzler of Glidden, is a reflection of the artist's fascination with the beauty of the Iowa landscape. This exhibition is being sponsored by Early Builders, Inc. Ms. Kunzler received her BA degree in Art from Graceland College in Lamoni. ...
Genevieve Rauch (01/10/01)
Casketbearers were Brent Rauch, Michael Wietecha, David Wietecha, Michael Brumgardt, James Cooney and Kelly Kleinsasser. Burial services were held at St. Mary's Cemetery in Auburn. Farmer and Otteman Funeral Home of Lake View was in charge of the arrangements...
Lillian Otto (01/10/01)
Pallbearers were Larry Otto, Marlin Freidrich, Darrell Hinkeldey, Frank Klahs, Mike Gessner and Ron Bue. Burial was in Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery. Sliefert Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Mrs. Otto passed away Tuesday, Jan. 2 at the Buena Vista County Hospital...
Benjamin Donath (01/10/01)
Benjamin Carl, the son of Benjamin Franklin and Cletha (Seitz) Donath, was born June 19, 1921, in Lincoln, Ill. He graduated from Lincoln High School in 1939. On July 6, 1942, he married Ruth Jones. To this union, three children were born: Michael Stephen, Karen Sue and Benjamin Boyd...
Marjorie Buse (01/10/01)
Burial was at Laurens Cemetery. Smith-Loterbour-Powers Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Mrs. Buse passed away Thursday, Jan. 4, at the Buena Vista County Hospital in Storm Lake. Marjorie I., the daughter of Carl and Luella (Weise) Thygersen, was born March 6, 1919, in Havelock. She was educated in the Havelock and Gilmore City schools, graduating in 1936 from Gilmore City High School. She also had one year of business education...
POLICE & SHERIFF'S BLOTTER (01/10/01)
ACCIDENTS An accident occurred at 10:25 a.m. last Tuesday at the Family Health Center parking lot, 2015 West 5th Street. A 1995 Ford, owned by Silvestre Espinoza, Storm Lake, was parked facing southeast. A 1994 Buick, driven by Helen Larson, 81, of Albert City, was backing out of a parking space next to Espinoza and the vehicles collided. Damages were estimated at $200 to the Espinoza vehicle and $100 to the Larson vehicle...
SL man faces second OWI charge (01/10/01)
The officer attempted to stop the car but the vehicle ignored the lights and siren and continued to proceed northbound on Lake Avenue at approximately 65 mph. After approximately a three mile pursuit, the vehicle finally pulled over and stopped. The driver, identified as Paul Lussman, 45, of Storm Lake, was charged with OWI 2nd Offense, Failure to Yield to an Emergency Vehicle and Speeding. He was transported to the Buena Vista County Jail where he was booked in on $6,500.00 cash bond...
SLFD responds to dumpster fire (01/10/01)
The fire department extinguished the fire and determined the dumpster had some heat damage and some trash which had been burnt. No other damage was detected and the cause of the fire is unknown. The fire department left the scene at 12:42 p.m. They were assisted at by the Storm Lake Police Department and the Buena Vista University Security Department. ...
A PILOT EDITORIAL - Compare notes on SL pool (01/10/01)
Separately, a committee of volunteers is pursuing a new community center for the city, with a proposal that would have a new pool as a major element of the development. The state CAT fund process, other grants and fundraising work, and obtaining a site will have to be dealt with before the community can dive into such a project...
A PILOT EDITORIAL - Diversity & police (01/10/01)
In a community that has become ethnically diverse as quickly as Storm Lake has, it would be disasterous to have any public perception that one race was being treated any better or worse than any other by police or other city departments. Passing an anti-discriminatory resolution to be applied to itself not only indicates that we do not have that divisive condition, but that we as a diverse community are prepared to take a leadership role in equity issues. ...