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Stories from Monday, January 7, 2002

Wal-Mart Superstore plan tabled (01/07/02)
Plans for a voluntary annexation discussion of the former sale barn area off Business Highway 71 with city officials was also dropped, but Wal-Mart representatives do plan to attend the January 10 city council meeting in hopes of enlisting some local government help for a potential project...
Storm Lake sisters take patriotism into the service (01/07/02)
Rachel and Holly Gouldin serve in the United States Air Force and Army respectively. Rachel, 19, is an Airman, and 22-year-old Holly is a Private First Class. Their parents are Dr. John and Cheryl Gouldin. While they both had different reasons for joining the military, following Sept. 11 the sisters have found common ground as they serve their country...
Child shares memories of Bosnian social conflicts (01/07/02)
They do understand fear, uncertainty and good-byes to their friends and family. More than a decade ago the ties broke which held the former Yugoslavia together. The republics that constituted that country began declaring their own independence, while others made a mad grab for power...
SL residents learn about yoga in CommEd program (01/07/02)
A former Storm Lake resident returned home this week from Japan to help teach others in northwest Iowa about yoga, an ancient Eastern discipline which is designed to help calm practitioners through meditation, breathing exercises and various poses to help stretch and strengthen muscles and limbs...
Alford responds to player's remarks (01/07/02)
Alford responded Friday by saying he didn't want to talk about Scott's remarks - and then promptly did just that. Scott, a 6-foot-6 sophomore who was sitting out this season, has quit the team and will transfer. He told the Iowa City Press-Citizen he left because he was unhappy playing for Alford...
Iowa State coping with 26-game homecourt winning streak being snapped (01/07/02)
They had flirted with losing in two previous games before rallying to beat Auburn and San Diego at a tournament in San Diego. Against Kansas State, their rally fell short. Kansas State beat No. 4 Iowa State 69-63 in Wednesday night's Big 12 opener, snapping the Cyclones' 26-game winning streak at home...
Green forced out as Vikings' coach (01/07/02)
Green, whose 10-year tenure tied him with Pittsburgh's Bill Cowher for longest in the league, accepted a buyout of the last two years of his contract. "I've been very blessed and very fortunate. The players have been absolutely fantastic," said Green, who took no questions in announcing his departure...
Buena Vista women, men blow out Coe (01/07/02)
Buena Vista, now 4-0 in the league and 8-3 overall, sits alone atop the league standings. Buena Vista shot 49 percent for the game, making 29 of 59 field goals. Coe was 23 of 57 for 40 percent. Buena Vista trailed the Kohawks 22-17 before closing the first half with a 19-6 spurt to take a 36-28 lead at the break. The Beavers outscored Coe 41-27 in the second half...
GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL - Sheldon edges Storm Lake 50-46 (01/07/02)
Sheldon held an 11-9 lead after the first quarter, but Storm Lake led 21-16 at the half. It was 34-30 Tornadoes after three quarters. "The last minute we made a deadly turnover and they scored a layup right under the basket," Storm Lake coach Stacey VanDerSloot said. "The girls played great. They fought hard and deserved to win. Sheldon just stepped up in the fourth quarter and shot the lights out."...
BOYS PREP BASKETBALL - No. 7 Newell-Fonda holds off SM (01/07/02)
Newell-Fonda held a 12-10 lead after one quarter of play. The Mustangs outscored the Panthers 20-7 in the second quarter to grab a 32-17 lead at the half. Newell-Fonda held a 47-33 advantage after three periods of play. St. Mary's closed the deficit to 52-45 with under 4 minutes remaining on an Eric Wordekemper 3-pointer, but that was as close as the Panthers would get. Beau Artist answered with a 3-pointer to push the Mustangs' lead back up to 10 at 55-45...
BV wrestlers to take part in prestigious tournament (01/07/02)
The Cliff Keen/National Wrestling Coaches Association National Duals, hosted by Ohio State University in Columbus, will bring together for the first time a three-division format on Jan. 19. This new format will feature 90 dual meets on 12 mats over two days. Three separate 16-team individual dual meet championships will be run simultaneously, making it the greatest display of wrestling in the nation...
Hanover Historical Society to meet (01/07/02)
Lois McConkey of Alta will be the featured speaker at this year's meeting. She will be speaking on Barns-Vanishing landmarks." Lois will present a slide presentation on barns from the community as well as barns that she has photographed in her travels. We invite you to come and enjoy reminiscing with Lois...
Warm weather won't deter Winter Games at Okoboji (01/07/02)
But the warm temperatures of months past hasn't hindered the Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce from planning the University of Okoboji Winter Games. "We have had warm winters in the past," said Tom Kuhlman, Executive Vice President for the Chamber of Commerce. "We will have ice for the Winter Games."...
Green uses quick hang-up method to deal with telemarketers today (01/07/02)
On the other hand, the men were dressed almost identically in black tuxedos. We have no problem with that. That's because, while women prefer to present themselves as independent and unique individuals, men generally want what the other guy has, no matter how ridiculous it is...
Plans underway for Cherokee winter golf tourney (01/07/02)
You don't have to wait until spring to get some fresh air, exercise, and keep that swing grooved. Enter the 15th annual Off-Shore Masters Winter Golf Tournament. The Off-Shore Masters is scheduled for Saturday, January 19, at Koser-Spring Lake Park in Cherokee. The tourney format includes a challenging nine-hole par-34 course, with the tees on land and the sand "greens" on frozen Spring Lake. Only 6-9 irons and putters are allowed for clubs, and colored balls are required...
Dr. James Rosdail (01/07/02)
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, January 5, at 10:30 a.m., at the St. John Lutheran Church in Pomeroy with Reverend Michael Stadie officiating. Burial will be in the Union Cemetery, Pomeroy. Michael Loterbour - Powers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Walter Kelly (01/07/02)
During World War II, from August 10, 1942, until his discharge November 9, 1945, Walter served his country in the United States Army in the European, African and Middle Eastern Theaters. Upon his discharge he returned to Sac County. On September 17, 1947, Walter was united in marriage with Alice Bettin at the Presbyterian Church in Early. ...
Lorna Franzmeier (01/07/02)
A memorial fund has been established. Sliefert Redig Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Lorna died Wednesday, January 2, at the Pleasant View Home in Albert City. Lorna Marian Winterhof was born April 13, 1929, the daughter of William and Hilda (Lichtenberg) Winterhof at Hanover. ...
Elizabeth Dumbaugh (01/07/02)
Her body has been cremated and memorial services and burial will be scheduled later in Storm Lake. The Fratzke and Jensen Funeral Home of Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements. In lieu of flowers Elizabeth requested that memorial contributions be directed to the American Diabetes Association...
Alfred Swenson (01/07/02)
Funeral services were held on Friday, January 4, at Emanuel Church, Strawberry Point, with Reverends Steven Rye and Al Hock officiating. Burial will be in Strawberry Point Cemetery. Alfred Leo Swenson was born March 18, 1916, at Napoleon, North Dakota, the son of Alfred and Mary (Nord) Swenson. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Church at Napoleon. He graduated from Napoleon High School and attended Bismarck Business College...
Cory Bethune (01/07/02)
Sliefert Redig Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Cory Gene Bethune was born November 29, 1976, the son of Robert and Linda (Imhoff) Bethune in Storm Lake. He was baptized on January 30, 1977, at the First United Methodist Church in Storm Lake. He attended school in Storm Lake, and graduated from the Storm Lake high School in 1995. Cory enjoyed spending time with his daughter and nieces, snow boarding, and playing video games. Cory was employed by Graham Tire Company in Storm Lake...
Mildred Horlacher (01/07/02)
Funeral services were held Friday, January 4th at Fratzke and Jensen Funeral Home, 300 Cayuga Street, Storm Lake, with the Reverends Ken Bell and Durwood Clauson officiating. Burial will be in the Storm Lake Cemetery. A memorial fund has been established for the Storm Lake Area Hospice...
THE PILOT EDITORIAL - Superstore for Storm Lake? (01/07/02)
It's become competitive business. The town that isn't willing to dip into the warchest for incentives probably won't get the plant and the jobs. Last week, officials of Wal-Mart called off their plans to announce a massive Supercenter store for the city, but said they will instead approach the city council for ideas on ways that the expense of their plan could be decreased...
Honored citizens share the thanks (01/07/02)
We would like to recognize some of the elves that helped us with Santa's Castle this past year. First was our handy man Mark Jackson. He did all the work on the building and helped Jason Ballou and Harold Kentigh with the mechanical restoration of the animated figures. Keith Kistenmacher painted and spruced up the railings and poles. The special displays by Burt Bonebrake, Janet Straus and Susan Stone were a wonderful addition...
LETTER TO THE EDITOR - Unexpected miracles for Freedom quilters (01/07/02)
Enclosed in this envelope was a deposit slip... cash was put into my account on January 2 by none other than Santa Claus... to help with expenses for our New York City trip. I don't know who you are but I thank you from the bottom of my heart. Our Freedom Quilt project has been a miracle in the making from the beginning and I have just added your donation to the list of miracles. ...