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Stories from Monday, February 26, 2001

Meals on Wheels meets community needs on daily basis (02/26/01)
The purpose of the program has always been to assist neighbors in need. Meals on Wheels meets the needs of the elderly or those recovering from a hospital stay by preparing and delivering a home-cooked meal to them. Some of the participants are long term, while others need the service for only a few days...
Trinity Health Foundation taking scholarship applications (02/26/01)
Applications also are being taken for the Dr. Clyde Lindquist and Pauline Beckenbaugh Biderman Scholarships for the 2001-2002 academic year. The McMillen Scholarship awards four to six $500 to $1,000 scholarships annually. Preference in awarding scholarships is given to individuals who have completed the nursing program at Iowa Central Community College (ICCC) and are seeking an advanced nursing degree at an accredited educational institution. ...
Lakeside Presbyterian to host Sermons A La Carte series (02/26/01)
Each Wednesday during Lent, Sermons A La Carte will feature a different pastor from the Storm Lake community. A message will be delivered using this year's theme "Do I" Questions. All services will be held at Lakeside Presbyterian from 12:05 until 12:30 p.m. ...
Ag seminars promote 'stacking' on the farm (02/26/01)
The seminars, entitled "Farm to table... the way it use to be," are designed for non-farmers and farmers alike to learn more about direct marketing and healthy foods. "The key is the title of the seminar," Gould said. "It's 'Farm to table - the way it use to be.' The secret is locally grown food taken right to the table," he added...
S-C schools launch a $700,000, 6-stage plan (02/26/01)
The date for opening bids has been set for March 8, with a public hearing scheduled for March 12. The six-part project, which calls for a main contractor and eight to ten subcontractors, is expected to be complete before the beginning of the 2001-2002 school year...
Local reps find partisan wars heating up under the Gold Dome (02/26/01)
"I would say that it is probably more partisan than other years," Freeman said. "Maybe part of that is the redistricting we will be doing toward the end of the session. Politics does play a role in what happens down here, unfortunately." Currently Republicans are pushing a $40 million cut on this year's budget, warning that a slowing economy is draining the state's treasury...
A harvest of health (02/26/01)
From learning to playing, nutrition is important in a every child's life. One Iowa State University Extension program in the county is stressing that in hopes of raising healthy children and health families. Francisco Altamirano, ISU Extension family nutrition program assistant, has been working with the "Healthy Choices = Healthy Families" program since March of 2000 and says the program has been a success since it began...
200+ child support cases in BV (02/26/01)
Tonight 23 million children will go to sleep in a home without a father. That's four out of every 10 children in America. And by some estimates, 60 percent of America's children will live without their dads by the 2002. Children without a father in the home, according to a 1995 report of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, are five times more likely to live in poverty compared to children who live with both parents...
Alta students place in creative writing contest (02/26/01)
Alta Community School is one of the 40 schools who make up this council. Awards are presented to first, second and third place winners at each grade level. Read the winning stories in the 2/22/01 Pilot Tribune...
Alta students to tour Venezuela with College Band (02/26/01)
Weinert, a junior music major, plays the clarinet and Kruse is a junior elementary education major who performs both the oboe and English horn. Based in Merida, a city of 350,000 nestled between the highest peaks of the Venezuelan Andes, the band will perform five full concerts of traditional and contemporary American band music, including one at an indoor bullfighting ring. The group will also give mini-concerts at high schools, colleges, a prison and a plaza...
Kiwanis hear about Chinese agriculture (02/26/01)
The Kiwanis meet for breakfast every Tuesday morning and invite anyone to attend. The program was presented by James Hultgren, Iowa farmer and member of an agriculture trade mission that visited mainland China. The quality of agricultural products and a tentative projection for the future of the "Enterprise Zones" were focal points for the program...
SGR Photo to open in Alta (02/26/01)
SGR Photo is located at 111 South Main, across the street from Melanders. The building has undergone a lot of renovation and Rishoi said his physical plant is almost ready to go. "I've done a lot of renovating and changing things around," he said. "I had to hang drapes and backgrounds and get some photography equipment, but other than that, it's all done."...
Chamber discusses parade, city signs and Windfest plans (02/26/01)
The parade will be held on Thursday evening, July 19, and will run from the south end of Main Street past the Depot and finish at Grandma Nelson's Pantry. "The Fair Board has discussed making space for the floats at the fairgrounds in order to have them on display over there," chamber president Joe Aube said. "We'll need a lot of help to promote and organize this, so everyone's help would be appreciated."...
Eye-opener tours spur schools facilities discussion (02/26/01)
Groups involved had toured the district's facilities within the past two weeks. It was hoped that the tours would give others an understand of how to better access the district's needs. Administrators and students led the tours, with each giving their perspective as to what they see as major needs...
Reducing the pain of edema (02/26/01)
Sports Rehab and Professional Therapy Associates in Storm Lake continues to expand its services, striving to meet all the therapy and wellness needs in the area. They are doing so with the addition of an edema and lymphedema reducing treatment program...
Preserving a tradition (02/26/01)
Who will be the next to wear your wedding gown? Most brides today want to preserve their dress as a keepsake, perhaps for their own daughter to wear on her wedding day. In some cases, they may last generations. The Buena Vista County Historical Society Museum built a wedding exhibit with gowns dating back a century and more...
SLFD reports no injuries in vehicle fire (02/26/01)
When firefighters arrived, they found a car on fire with flames visible in the engine compartment. The fire was extinguished without incident. The cause of the fire has not been determined. There were no injuries reported and no property damage estimate is available at this time...
Four area teams advance to district semifinal round (02/26/01)
NEWELL - Corey Carlton poured in 23 points, including five 3-pointers, as two-time defending state champion Newell-Fonda opened Class 1A district tournament play with an 80-45 victory over Lawton-Bronson Wednesday. Newell-Fonda, now 17-2, will play River Valley in a district semifinal game on Monday night in Moville...
BV advances to IIAC tourney championship (02/26/01)
STORM LAKE - Adam Jones scored 17 points to lead five players in double figures as Buena Vista earned its second straight appearance in the Iowa Conference men's basketball championship game with a 91-69 thumping of Coe College Friday night at Siebens Fieldhouse...
Nitchals, Brosamle, Nielsen all advance (02/26/01)
Nitchals advanced with a 3-1 win over Craig Domeyer of Dyersville Beckman at 215 pounds. Brosamle won 10-7 over Doug Greving of Carroll Kuemper at 189. Nielsen was a winner by pin in 3 minutes, 51 seconds over Ryan Dillion of Alden at 152. Nitchals, Brosamle and Nielsen wrestled in quarterfinal round matches Friday night...
River Valley rallies to clip SM (02/26/01)
St. Mary's jumped out to a 20-17 lead after the first quarter and held a 31-24 halftime advantage. River Valley, however, used a 16-8 spurt to take a 40-39 lead into the fourth quarter of play. The Wolverines led 43-41 with 4 minutes remaining, but they finished the game with a 16-12 spurt to keep their lead...
Extreme Bull Riding Tour to make return trip to SL (02/26/01)
The tour is scheduled to return again this year to the old sale barn on Business 71 North of Storm Lake on June 9, 2001. The Extreme Bull Riding Tour is produced by White Buffalo Rodeo Productions and attracts members of the Bull Riders of America and National Federation of Professional Bull Riders from all over the United States. Last year's event in Storm Lake brought 40 riders and some top PBR bulls from the Bud Light Tour (the ones you see on TNN)...
Chase away the winter blahs at symphony concert (02/26/01)
The 3 p.m. concert will be a special afternoon planned by conductor Dimitar Nikolov. "Chase away your winter blahs" with a musical tour covering three centuries of selected dance music. Admission is by season membership, $8.00 for adults and $4.00 for students...
Single Sailors to host dance (02/26/01)
DJ music will be offered by Ron Brown from 8 p.m. to midnight. Admission is $8 per person. Guests between the ages of 30 and 70 come from all over Northwest Iowa. Waterfall and Barndance "mixers" are a part of each evening, as well as a Christian closing circle...
Spencer Carving Club begins second year (02/26/01)
The carving club meets from 7 to 9 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday of each month at the Furniture Doctor in Spencer, located at 13 Fifth Street S.E. Interested carvers are invited to attend to get acquainted Any form of carving is acceptable. The yearly dues are $10.00. Participants are asked to bring something to carve or other members can get you started on something regardless of the experience you may have...
Merle Kahuda (02/26/01)
Graveside services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Monday at the Rose Hill Cemetery in Greene. The Fratzke Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be held at Fratzke Funeral Home after noon on Sunday with the family present from 4 to 6 p.m. A memorial fund has been established...
Agnes Boock (02/26/01)
Burial was in the Cherokee Memory Garden Cemetery in Cherokee. The Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia was in charge of the arrangements. Mrs. Boock passed away Monday, Feb. 19, 2001, at Sioux Valley Memorial Hospital in Cherokee. Agnes Pauline, the daughter of Otto and Lillie (Meister) Todd, was born Aug. 11, 1935, in Cherokee. She attended Quimby Schools, graduating in 1955...
Herbert Sievers (02/26/01)
Pallbearers will be Myron Sievers, Stan Sievers, Keith Miller, Robert Sievers, Phillip Sievers and Dennis Gutz. Burial will be in Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery. Sliefert Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Mr. Sievers passed away Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2001, at Methodist Manor in Storm Lake...
Ohio man arrested on drug charges at motel (02/26/01)
Police determined the smell was burnt marijuana and located approximately one ounce of marijuana. Howell was arrested and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, a serious misdemeanor. He was booked into the Buena Vista County Jail on $1,950.00 cash bond...
Cruz guilty plea accepted, will enter as juvenile offender (02/26/01)
Cruz was originally charged with Rene Zarate, 17, in the stabbing death of Jorge Ramos, 47, of Storm Lake. Zarate was found guilty of first degree murder by a Buena Vista County jury earlier this month. Cruz entered a plea agreement with the state last December and pled guilty to the lesser charge of burglary in the second degree in exchange for testimony against Zarate...
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