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Stories from Tuesday, November 27, 2001

Area teen's comeback complete, from brain surgery to title game (11/27/01)
Dan Beck, 18, played in the Class A state championship football game as Clay Central-Everly's power tackle against Fredericksburg on November 16, in the UNI-Dome. But, as head coach Klint Goodchild said, Beck showed an amazing amount of determination and made some dramatic improvements in order to play in the championship bout...
AC-T choir members attend Women in Song Honor Festival (11/27/01)
They were Mandy Schramm, daughter of Tim and Shelia Schramm and Lori Hogrefe, daughter of Charlie and Val Hogrefe, all of Albert City. The girls are members of the AC-T High School mixed choir under the direction on Mrs. Beverly Evans. Mandy and Lori spent the day rehearsing in a massed treble clef choir that consisted of participants from 17 schools from lowa, Nebraska, Minnesota, and South Dakota...
Bowers joins Beloit Orchestra (11/27/01)
The Beloit College Orchestra is comprised of students who play wind and string instruments and perform musical literature from a variety of historical eras. The orchestra performed at the college's Eaton Chapel on Nov. 15, under the direction of Dr. Robert Tomaro, who is also the director of the Beloit - Janesville Symphony Orchestra...
Women's Center leader faces own health crisis (11/27/01)
She sees her own serious illness as just one more opportunity to help care for others. As director of the emerging Women's Health Center at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center, she has been working to make women and their families aware of the very same kinds of health challenges that she now faces personally - breast cancer...
School districts tighten the belt (11/27/01)
Area school districts feel they can withstand state budget cuts this year, with several looking at an old-fashioned "belt tightening" instead of program or personnel cuts. However, that optimism quickly disappears when looking at future moves by the state, whether it be more budget cuts or just limitation on allowable growth dollars...
SL apartments go unscathed from smoke damage (11/27/01)
Firefighters arriving on the scene determined the smoke was coming from some cooking going on in the apartment and the occupants had opened the door of the apartment to vent the residence. When the door was opened it activated an alarm system. The Fire Department ventilated the apartment and determined there was no damage and no injuries...
Police seek help to solve strange series of burglaries (11/27/01)
On Wednesday, November 21 at 2:30 a.m. residents at 312 1/2 East 5th Street heard a subject open their front door. Residents yelled out, and the person fled on foot. It was impossible to get a good description. On Thursday, November 22, at approximately 12:45 a.m. ...
Needy area families await matches in Adopt-a-Family (11/27/01)
Individuals, families, classes, churches, clubs, businesses and others are invited to adopt a needy Buena Vista County family to provide a special package for a holiday meal they otherwise might not be able to have. Many people also include small gifts, gift certificates or personal items...
SPORTS DIGEST (11/27/01)
GOLF Norman wins: With one big birdie putt and one routine par, Greg Norman managed to recapture a bit of his old magic in the Skins Game. He played well, entertained fans and earned a cool $1 million. Perhaps more importantly, he beat Tiger Woods. Norman's birdie putt on the 17th hole put him in position to be the big winner in the annual Thanksgiving weekend event, and he followed it with a two-putt par on the 18th hole to win his first $800,000...
Losses for Nebraska, Oklahoma turn into big gains for 4 other teams (11/27/01)
While Miami was a near-unanimous choice at No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25, Florida moved up to No. 2, Texas to No. 3, Oregon to No. 4 and Tennessee to No. 5. Nebraska, beaten by Colorado 62-36 last Friday, fell four spots to No. 6, while Oklahoma tumbled seven places to No. 11 after its 16-13 loss to Oklahoma State last Saturday...
Jones' 3-pointer gives BV victory (11/27/01)
It was the first loss for Nebraska Wesleyan in its own tournament in 10 years. Nebraska Wesleyan led 44-41 at halftime, but Buena Vista shot 58 percent in the second half to outscore NWU 47-41. For the game, the Beavers were 32 of 52 from the field for 62 percent. Buena Vista shot 65 percent in the first half. Nebraska Wesleyan was 32 of 63 from the floor for 51 percent...
BV women need OT to beat NWU (11/27/01)
Buena Vista had beaten Nebraska Wesleyan 84-53 just three days earlier in the week. Nebraska Wesleyan's Lana Crosland hit a jumper with 0.5 seconds left in regulation to give her team a 68-67 lead. However, Nebraska Wesleyan was called for a technical foul when two players entered the floor in celebration. Buena Vista made the free throw to tie the game at 68 and force overtime...
Good game marks good season for both Iowa State, Iowa (11/27/01)
Iowa State simply made a few more plays at the right time and that's why the Cyclones beat Iowa 17-14 Saturday for their fourth straight victory in the series. ISU will go to a bowl game for the second straight year and proved to be more than the one-hit wonder the cynics had proclaimed after the Cyclones' 9-3 season in 2000...
The Noteables jazz ensemble in constant demand (11/27/01)
This 17-piece big band tours throughout the upper midwest entertaining communities of all sizes. From formal performances in grand auditoriums to casual concerts in the park, The Noteables are in constant demand. The Pilot-Tribune will present a special concert with The Noteables on February 11 at the Schaller Memorial Chapel. The public will be admitted free as seating permits...
Disney artifacts on display at museum (11/27/01)
Collected by an anonymous Cherokee resident, the collection includes several Mickey and Minnie Mouse characters as well as other pieces of Walt Disney memorabilia. Refreshments will be served to the public today as they browse through these winsome characters and remember a less stressful time in their lives. Children will be reminded of the fun they have with Disney and will be able to watch a Disney movie each day until Dec. 31 when the display closes...
Al Lease (11/27/01)
Funeral services were held Monday, November 26th at Grace Lutheran Church in Storm Lake with Pastor Steven Schulz officiating. Burial was in Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery with full military honors by Amvets Post #66 of Storm Lake. A memorial fund has been established...
Flora Thayer (11/27/01)
Flora Coston was born August 26, 1911, in Hot Springs, Arkansas, the daughter of Minnie and Duff Coston. She married Les Thayer of Storm Lake, on October 22, 1929 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. They lived in Missouri and Clear Lake before moving to their farm at Storm Lake in 1941...
G. Irene Love (11/27/01)
Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 26, at First Christian Church in Sac City with Reverend Sharla Hulsey officiating. Burial was in the Cedar Cemetery, Sac City. G. Irene Presley was born March 7, 1916 in Sac City, the daughter of Henry Gilford Presley and Ethel Lane (Byers) Presley. She did not finish 10th grade, but later tested into Fort Dodge Junior College and then graduated with a double major in English and Spanish from Buena Vista in Storm Lake...
Vernita Hetrick (11/27/01)
Burial was in the Holstein Cemetery, Holstein. Barker Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Vernita Lillian Hetrick, daughter of Hugo and Linda (Kuhlmann) Lafrentz, was born on December 8, 1927 in Ida Grove. She graduated from Alta High School in 1946...
Thomas Neagle (11/27/01)
A memorial fund has been established. Thomas Junior Neagle was born April 16, 1941 in Lake City, the son of Thomas Joseph and Clara Stella (Bushman) Neagle. He attended Nemaha schools. He worked as a track repairman for the Illinois Central & Gulf Railroad in Storm Lake and Fort Dodge and was a member of the IOOF Lodge #221 of Storm Lake...
LOCAL BRIEFS (11/27/01)
Man arrested on drug charges wanted for attempted murder On the evening of Sunday, November 25, at approximately 11:50 p.m. a Storm Lake Police Officer while on patrol checked on an occupied vehicle sitting in Chautauqua Park. One of the passengers was evasive with the officer's inquiries, and reportedly stated he had no identification. ...
LETTER TO THE EDITOR - Alta school bond: a staunch foe turns into a believer (11/27/01)
It's no secret that I was a staunch opponent to the previous three bond issues based on several particulars of that plan. I believed the plan to be too expensive, larger than what was actually needed, and mainly disapproved of the way it was to be financed...
PILOT GUEST EDITORIAL - Adoption as the ultimate 'pro-life' option (11/27/01)
Through the inquisitive eyes of a child, it is possible to experience sunrise for the first time and recapture the magic and energy of one's own youth by spending the holidays with a houseful of grandchildren. Even harried parents will tell you the daily grind makes for heartfelt memories to cherish for a lifetime. ...