[Masthead] Fog/Mist ~ 35°F  
High: 39°F ~ Low: 29°F
Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014

Stories from Tuesday, April 10, 2001

Bush: China relations will suffer (04/10/01)
"Every day that goes by increases the potential that our relations with China will be damaged," Bush told reporters during a Cabinet meeting to discuss his budget proposal. As the standoff dragged into its second agonizing week, Bush repeated the message delivered by his national security team on Sunday interview shows...
Procession of crosses walk to be part of Storm Lake Good Friday celebration (04/10/01)
The service is Clarence Enzler's "Everyone's Way of the Cross" and will begin at the church corners at Third and Lake Avenue in front of the steps at Lakeside Presbyterian Church. The service is a procession of each participant carrying a cross of any size to visit the stations of the cross. The stations will be at the church corners. The walking route includes Clough's gazebo, the bank corner, Historical Society gazebo, then back to Clough's gazebo and return to the church corners...
FH&C expanding services, rated tops by families (04/10/01)
A family satisfaction survey recently completed by the nearly 40 Northwest Iowa families enrolled in the program reflected positive comments along with the high ratings. To update the FHC board of directors on the status of the program, Tom Daniels, FHC executive director, distributed a goal review of the Community Services program at the directors' monthly meeting...
SM seniors may apply for loan program (04/10/01)
The Pigott-Bair Loan Program, established by alumni Phillip "Corky" and Mary (Bair) Pigott of Fresno, Calif., awards a one-time $2,500 zero-percent interest loan to one 2001 St. Mary's graduate to use towards post-secondary education costs. Corky is a 1960 graduate of St. Mary's and Mary is a 1961 graduate. They own and operate Pigott and Associates, which specializes in group insurance and financial planning for individuals. The couple have lived in the Fresno area for 17 years...
BVU's wireless campus still attracting nationwide attention (04/10/01)
The workshop's theme was "Anticipating the Future of Information Technologies," and it was sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges and co-hosted by EDUCAUSE and the Consortium for Computing in Undergraduate Education. President Moore's speech, "A Case Study in Change Management eBVyou - The Wireless Community," addressed how BVU confronted the enormous challenges presented by information technology in higher education and built consensus for enormous change as a response...
Study abroad in Czech Republic, Slovakia (04/10/01)
Iowa Central has received a $52,000 grant through the United States Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Fulbright Hays Program which encourages education and cultural exchanges. The trip will begin on June 11 and end on July 11. There will be 13 participants attending, led by Dr. Mary Sula Linney, language arts and humanities department chair at Iowa Central...
BVU alums tell students what to expect from life (04/10/01)
Unfortunately, the statement is not often followed by constructive advice about coping in the "real world." That's why Buena Vista University students were thrilled to hear about "Life After Graduation" from BVU alumni on March 30. BVU juniors and seniors heard from more than 30 alumni presenters and moderators at the "Life After Graduation" seminar. ...
Special Educator of the Year: 'The world is our classroom' (04/10/01)
"You look for things people at every level can do and see their level of potential," she said. "Start there and push the limits." Throughout her life, she has tried to follow that philosophy, whether it be taking a group of men with moderate to severe handicaps camping, or simply rocking and talking to a young child with disabilities...
Memorial set for award-winning longtime SL principal, volunteer (04/10/01)
Euchner passed away Friday of complications following surgery. Euchner served as principal of Storm Lake High School for nearly 30 years prior to his retirement in 1988. Following his retirement, Mr. Euchner continued to help children with special needs in the Storm Lake area as a volunteer tutor...
Stress, not spill, blamed in sudden catfish kill in Storm Lake (04/10/01)
Less than 100 dead fish were found, and no additional kill was evident Monday. Channel catfish have a history of struggling with hard winters, according to Mick Klemesrud of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Throw in low water levels and concentrate the fish in the one area with deep water, and that can put a lot of stress on the fish...
110 mph wind wreaks SL havoc (04/10/01)
A wind measurement in one of the Enron wind turbine towers near Storm Lake showed a top sustained wind speed of 110 miles per hour during the storm. Company officials aren't commenting on damages, pending potential insurance situations. The turbines are programmed to shut themselves down in cases of high wind to prevent the blades from spinning too fast for the mechanism...
Deadline for dedicating veteran's flags approaching (04/10/01)
The annual flag dedication ceremony is set to take place at 10 a.m. Monday, May 28, on the southwest lawn of the Buena Vista County Courthouse. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved to the Storm Lake High School gymnasium. Family members wishing to have their loved one's flag included in the 2001 program may deliver them to the Storm Lake Fire Station, the Storm Lake Chamber of Commerce office or to any local Storm Lake funeral director...
FOR FAITH, HOPE & CHARITY (04/10/01)
Pictured presenting the check to Pat Cowan, foundation director, is Bonnie Phillips, co-owner of the Sugar Bowl. The winner of the extra-large Beanie Buddy, "Valentina," is Kim Briley of Rembrandt. Judy Lukehart, "Beanie Queen" of the Sugar Bowl, is shown presenting Kim with Valentina...
Allee Mansion plan, AgCiting camp win Farm Bureau support (04/10/01)
The funds were made available through the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) Challenge Grant Program. The extension program in Buena Vista County provides a wide variety of agricultural education opportunities. To continue this tradition, two county-wide learning exper-iences have been scheduled - AgCiting and Safety Day Camp. ...
Ice Out just short of record (04/10/01)
The definition of Ice Out Day was set years ago by legendary conservationist Frank Starr and former Pilot publisher Phil Jarnagin, who has kept careful track of the freeze and thaw dates for over half a century. It might seem that spring came late this year, with Ice Out Day arriving April 8, but the records show that the lake has cleared on that date or later 11 times since 1950. ...
Schaller-Crestland takes fourth at Sac (04/10/01)
Manning won the team title with 67 points. Schaller-Crestland was fourth with 66 and Newell-Fonda fifth with 52. Allen leaped 5 feet, 10 inches to win the high jump. Robley won the 100 meters in 11.51 seconds and Galvin claimed the 800 meters in 2 minutes, 19.45 seconds. The 4x400 relay placed first in 3:43.79...
S-C AAU Volleyball team (04/10/01)
The team, named Siedout, qualified for the state tournament held in Charles City on March 26. Sideout, which is coached by Heather Bettin, finished third in that tournament. Team members pictured from left to right are, front row: coach Heather Bettin, Karla Hogrefe, Carrie Christiansen and April Schuknecht. Second row: Emily Ehlers, Megan McClintic, Sarah King, Angie Willer and Renae Schmitt. Not pictured is Greta Lichtenberg...
BVU swims to record breaking season (04/10/01)
The Buena Vista men's and women's swimming and diving teams finished their seasons with a record year for coach Deb Blanchard. The Beavers set 16 new school records. They began the season by breaking records and re-broke many of them throughout the season...
BV women race to team crown, men third (04/10/01)
Buena Vista scored 199 points in the meet. Sioux Falls was second and Martin Luther College third. The Buena Vista men's team finished third behind Martin Luther and Sioux Falls. Jensen claimed the 200 meters in 25.62 seconds and the long jump in 17 feet, 3 1/4 inches. Minish won the discus in 132-3 and the javelin in 106-3...
Cherokee PRCA Rodeo will celebrate 35 years (04/10/01)
The Cherokee Rodeo is the largest professional rodeo in Northwest Iowa. Rodeo fans return each year for the three performances that offer top professional rodeo competitions, specialty acts and excellent rodeo stock raised on the local Rafter B Bar ranch by the Barnes family, rodeo hall of famers in their own right...
Fort Dodge Theatre to hold auditions for production (04/10/01)
The show will open June 11 and run six nights through June 16 with a 7:30 p.m. curtain time each evening at the Hawkeye Community Theatre. Cheryl Walstrom will be casting and subsequently directing this murder mystery mixed with all the laughs and surprises you can handle. Open auditions will be held Monday, April 23, Tuesday, April 24 and Wednesday, April 25, beginning at 6 p.m. each night. The try outs will be held at Hawkeye Theatre, 521 North 12 Street in Fort Dodge...
WOI radio climate expert to speak at BVU (04/10/01)
Elwynn Taylor, who may have the largest public following of any "agricultural meteorologist" ever, will speak at 4 p.m. about "Weather and Climate Changes" in an Academic and Cultural Events Series (ACES) program in Eppley Auditorium in the Estelle Siebens Science Center on the BVU campus. The event is free and open to the public...
Murlie Persons (04/10/01)
Burial will be in Oak Valley Cemetery in Bertha. Visitation is being held at Farber and Otteman Funeral Home in Storm Lake. Mrs. Persons passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2001, at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Murlie May was born Feb. 9, 1929, in Parkers Prairie, Minn, the daughter of Floyd and Florence (Hendershot) Hennagir...
Arnold Buchholz (04/10/01)
Casketbearers will be Mr. Buchholz's grandchildren: Bruce Mertens, Michael Mertens, Barbara Mertens, Janna Jones Foels, Kent Jones, Jeffrey Santi, Jayson Santi and Emilee Buchholz. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery in Hartley. Warner Funeral Home of Hartley is in charge of the arrangements...
Helen Maxwell (04/10/01)
Burial will be in Harlan Cemetery. The Pauley Funeral Home of Harlan is in charge of the arrangements. Mrs. Maxwell passed away Sunday, Feb. 8, 2001, at the Elmcrest Retirement Community in Harlan. Helen Ann was born Feb. 9, 1908 in Iowa. She married Donald Maxwell and was a housewife...
Richard Euchner (04/10/01)
Burial will be in the Storm Lake Cemetery. The Fratzke Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Mr. Euchner passed away Friday, April 6, 2001, at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake of complications following surgery. Richard Paul, the son of George Paul and Bess (Murphy) Euchner, was born Dec. 1, 1922, in Waterloo. He graduated from Waterloo West High School in 1941. He then served in the United States Army in Europe during World War II...
Richard Frease (04/10/01)
Mr. Frease passed away Thursday, April 5, 2001, at his winter home in Venice, Fla. Richard was born May 6, 1928, in Scranton, the son of Milo J. and Oliveene Frease. He was preceded in death by his parents. Mr. Frease is survived by his wife and best friend Wilma; one son Curtis and Pat Frease of Milford; two sons: David Frease of Sioux Rapids and Allan Frease of Storm Lake; one daughter Susan and her husband Mike Owens of Omaha, Neb.; two grandchildren; one brother Glen and his wife Jo Frease of Ottumwa; one sister Mary Frettie of Phoeniz, Ariz.; three step-children: Deborah (Van Herde) and her husband Bill French, Darla Van Herde, Douglas Van Herde and his wife Jackie Conniff; four step-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; relatives and many friends.. ...