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Monday, Dec. 22, 2014

Stories from Wednesday, September 12, 2001

Early native survives World Trade Center attack (09/12/01)
Ellen Higgins Rieder, a 1978 St. Mary's graduate, works for an insurance company in the second tower of the World Trade Center. Her sister, Martha Smith of Nemaha, said Rieder had recently arrived at work at the World Trade Center when the first plane collided with the a trade center tower...
A country shuts down (09/12/01)
"All air craft are grounded until further notice," said Robert Ohrlund, chair of the airport commission. The 185th Fighter Wing based out of Sioux City was on heightened alert, as are other military and National Guard units throughout the country...
How to help (09/12/01)
Steve Harrington, director of the Siouxland Blood Bank, said the national blood supply is currently low, and said any donors would be helpful. Extended hours will be established at the Sioux City location at 1019 Jones St. Also, the Siouxland Bloodmobile will be visiting area locations in the coming weeks, and donors will be needed then as well...
Reaction in Storm Lake to devastation (09/12/01)
With friends and family working in New York City and Washington, D.C., thousands from across the country were directly affected by the destruction. However, many, many more, from the youngest child to the nation's oldest citizens, will attempt in the coming weeks and months to comprehend the attacks against America...
Rookie experiences life at small school (09/12/01)
However, the little size of her school does not match her large desire to see her students succeed. Bushner, a 1996 graduate of Urbandale High School in Urbandale, and a May 2001 elementary education graduate of Concordia University in Seward, Neb., is in her first year of teaching youngsters at the Concordia Lutheran School located on the west side of Storm Lake...
BV lists 18 sex offenders (09/12/01)
It's been six years since the Iowa Sex Offenders Registry was started as part of a nationwide movement, and state officials say it has proven an invaluable tool for law enforcement.A register was developed after the deaths of two children by convicted sex offenders...
SL students' art on display in summer/fall show (09/12/01)
Elementary art includes watercolor/crayon works by second graders John Bral and Anna Wulfekuhler, watercolor/crayon works by third graders Acisha Castillo and Alexandra Khaoom, and tempera works by fourth graders Jordin Bauer, Rudy Reyes, and Tyler Zylstra...
Teaching courses offered (09/12/01)
Educational Psychology will be held Monday evenings from 6:15 to 9:35 p.m. for 15 consecutive weeks. Children's Literature will be held Thursday evenings from 6:15 to 9:35 p.m. for 15 consecutive weeks. Human Growth and Development will be held for 15 consecutive Wednesday evenings from 6:15 to 9:35 p.m...
Transplant recipients share their inspirational stories (09/12/01)
Haahr had already had over five and a half stints installed to keep blood flowing through his arteries to his heart. Williams was on a dialysis machine 24 hours a day to help her kidneys filter out poisons in her body. Bocherding lay near death in a Phoenix-area hospital bed, desperately waiting to receive a new liver to replace one attacked by Hepatitis C...
Newell-Fonda places 2nd in L-M Tournament (09/12/01)
The Mustangs fell to Pocahontas 15-7, 15-7 in the finals. In previous rounds, Newell-Fonda beat West Bend-Mallard 15-13, 15-9 and Laurens-Marathon 15-13, 9-15, 15-13; and split with Storm Lake St. Mary's 15-5, 11-15 and Pocahontas 15-2, 5-15. Sara Larsen went 61-for-78 in hitting with 31 kills on the day. Erin Kies was 52-for-63 with 26 kills, while Amanda Kies was 22-for-26 with 12 kills...
PREP VOLLEYBALL - Alta drops match to tough P-P team; N-F outlasts AC-T (09/12/01)
POMEROY - Ashlea Payne went 18-for-21 with seven kills in hitting and added eight set assists and nine digs, but it wasn't enough as Pomeroy-Palmer defeated Alta 15-7, 15-5, 15-6 in a Northwest Conference match on Wednesday night at Pomeroy...
Alta runs past River Valley for first win (09/12/01)
Hanson's TD run put Alta up 6-0 in the second quarter. After a River Valley score tied the game, Alta quarterback Jamie Hammer connected with Dru Leyden for a 19-yard touchdown pass. Blake Huseman added a 1-yard touchdown in the third quarter and Matt Page recovered a fumble and ran 36 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter...
Home opener sweet for Storm Lake (09/12/01)
STORM LAKE - It didn't have a very good start, but it certainly had a fabulous ending. Storm Lake trailed 14-0 before the fans could get settled into their seats, but once they did, the Tornadoes put on quite a show for them. Storm Lake scored 36 unanswered points, including two rushing touchdowns by Jeff DeHaan, to win its home opener with a 36-14 rout over Humboldt on Friday night...
PREP FOOTBALL - Mustangs down S-C; Aurelia, G-H, LM-ACT all win (09/12/01)
The game was postponed last Friday because of lightning. Sievers scored two touchdowns on runs of 4 and 1 yard. The Mustangs' other touchdown came on a 14-yard pass from Jared Daniel to Blake Rieman. Schaller-Crestland's lone score on a 21-yard run by Kelly Rydberg...
CROSS COUNTRY - Lady Pirates place 2nd in G-H Invitational (09/12/01)
West Sioux won the team title with 31 points. Galva-Holstein scored 65. LM-ACT was fifth with 97, Sioux Central 14th with 248 and Aurelia 17th with 328. Jacobson posted a time of 12 minutes, 35.90 seconds to pace the Pirates. Teammate April Igou was eighth with a time of 12:40.92...
Jam Fest joins skateboard tricks (09/12/01)
This is the second time CRACK 'N THE SHELL will showcase original music from local bands. "CRACK 'N THE SHELL will expose people to different musical and entertainment styles," said Troy Wilson, event organizer. "It will be a cultural awakening of sorts."...
Auctions at Clay Fair to benefit Events Center (09/12/01)
Works produced by Dave Watson, Chainsaw Sculptor, one of the featured attractions at the Clay County Fair, will be offered to the highest bidder. The auctions will be: Wednesday, September 12 at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, September 15 at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, September 16 at 3:30 p.m...
BVU homecoming events announced (09/12/01)
Here are some highlights from this year's celebration, "All Roads Lead Back to BVU!" Friday, Oct. 5 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. - Career Symposium 4 to 6 p.m. - Homecoming Parade and Alumni Celebration Time to unwind from a busy day in the casual atmosphere of the new Lamberti Recreation Center. Catch up with college friends, longtime faculty and BVU coaches while enjoying an array of festive foods and beverages. Door prize drawings and campus tours offered...
Lovene Ambler (09/12/01)
Interment was at Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery, Storm Lake. Funeral Arrangements are by Sliefert Funeral Home. Lovene, daughter of Earl and Ada (Richardson) Dierwechter was born on August 21, 1912 at Storm Lake. She received her education at Storm Lake schools, graduating from Storm Lake High School...
Blanche Stevens (09/12/01)
Interment was at Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery, Lincoln, Neb., September 10. Sliefert Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Blanche, daughter of David and Mary (Simmons) Eisele was born June 9, 1905 at Saltillo, Neb. She lived with her family in the Lincoln area, receiving her education in the Lincoln School System...
Francis Gillis (09/12/01)
Funeral services were held on Monday, September 10, 2001, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Willmar with the Rev. Joseph Steinbeisser officiating. Interment will be in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Rice Rehabilitation Respiratory Therapy Center, Rice Hospice, or St. Mary's Foundation. Harvey Anderson Funeral Home, Willmar, Minn., is in charge of the arrangements...
POLICE AND SHERIFF'S BLOTTER (09/12/01)
ACCIDENTS On September 6 at 4:28 p.m., a hit and run accident occurred in the 500 block of Lake Avenue. A 1993 Mazda, owned by Adam Feilmeier, Omaha, Neb., was parked on Lake Avenue when it was struck by an unknown vehicle which left the scene. Damage to the Feilmeier vehicle was estimated at $500...
BETWEEN THE LINES - (09/12/01)
It is beyond our comprehension. This isn't supposed to happen in America. We are accustomed to seeing terrorist attacks around the world, but that is from the safe distance of news video and the detatchment of foreign perception. This isn't supposed to happen in America...