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Stories from Tuesday, January 15, 2002

Scholarships available for high school seniors from Buena Vista Farm Bureau (01/15/02)
Buena Vista County Farm Bureau will be giving three scholarships this year to high school seniors in the amounts of $500, $400 and $300. The Iowa Farm Bureau will be presenting a total of 54 $1,000 scholarships. The IFBF scholarships are available to both high school seniors as well as those currently in college...
Buena Vista University had no knowledge of state sex offender registry (01/15/02)
Benjamin Handy, 20, pleaded guilty in 1999 of assault with intent to commit sexual abuse in Plymouth County. His victim was a 5-year-old girl, according to the Iowa Sex Offender Registry. State officials classify him at moderate risk to commit another sex crime...
Offenburger taking road trip through state, invites adventurers to come along (01/15/02)
Offenburger, who has been building a fan base with his own internet site featuring his own work and guest columns from around the U.S. and elsewhere in the world, has found advertising support for his venture from partners and patrons at interesting locations in Iowa...
St. Mary's starts new preschool, seeking out a coordinator (01/15/02)
St. Mary's Schools will operate the preschool if enough community interest is generated. Hansen explained the formulation of a preschool concept came from the school board's long-range planning process and surveying of prospective parents. The St. Mary's School Board approved moving forward with preschool plans at their last regular board meeting Jan. 9...
Osegaro runs for BV Supervisors (01/15/02)
He and his wife Jean have been residents of Storm Lake for 26 years, and have two grown children. He cites business and economic issues among his reasons for seeking his first elected office. "My strengths are in understanding the business sector and it's challenges. I am also keenly aware that as agriculture goes, so goes our economy in Buena Vista County. I have learned to watch expenses and yet know the need for growth and financial commitment," he said...
SL mobile home ordinance stirs waters of controversy (01/15/02)
The city is proposing to bill the mobile home park owner for water usage based on the master meter readings. Currently individual bills are sent to each mobile home. City staff have worked since April 2001 on the ordinance, said City Administrator John Call...
Audio tapes denied in BV sexual assault case (01/15/02)
Luke Franzenburg, 20, of Keystone, was arrested in September of 2001 after he allegedly engaged in intercourse with another BVU student without her consent. Arrest forms state that the alleged victim was intoxicated and unconscious at the time of the incident and woke up unclothed. The arrest sheet also states that Franzenburg allegedly admitted to having sex with her...
Local students earn Dean's List honors at Buena Vista University (01/15/02)
Students named to the list must have a minimum grade point average of 3.5 for the semester, based on a 4.0 grade point system, and must have taken at least 12 hours of coursework. (Signifies 4.0 Student) Jeffrey Halverson, Dennis Halverson, Roxanne Halverson...
EDUCATION BRIEFS (01/15/02)
Hegarty-Roach receives degree at South Dakota Mia C. Hegarty-Roach, Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy) of Storm Lake received a degree in psychology from the University of South Dakota during commencement exercises held Dec. 15 at the Dakota Dome in Vermillion, S.D...
Students write of diversity, tolerance (01/15/02)
Traditional way to learn: Students read textbooks. New way: Students write their own books. Take a lesson from St. Mary's, a small Catholic school with about 115 students in grades 7-12. Teen-agers there wrote "Silent Voices: A Teen-age Perspective on Values'' to show other students the importance of tolerance, character and diversity...
SL citizens may see landfill rate increase (01/15/02)
The Buena Vista County Landfill Commission has notified the city it is increasing landfill assessments from $24 to $27 per capita for Storm Lake. The city is getting hit twice, though, because the $3 increase will be applied to the latest Census figures, which have shown an increase in Storm Lake's population...
Iowa State, Oklahoma State both get something from game (01/15/02)
Both teams have something to take from No. 6 Oklahoma State's 69-66 victory at Iowa State on Saturday. Iowa State just wishes it could have taken a little more. "It's very encouraging because we were close," said Iowa State's Jake Sullivan, the only returning starter from last season's Big 12 championship team. "It's encouraging all year that we've been close. What's disappointing is all the games we could have won."...
Indiana upsets No. 13 Iowa on its home court (01/15/02)
Indiana, off to its best start in the league since the 1992-93 season, made eight 3-pointers in building an 11-point halftime lead and answered every Iowa threat in the second half. Iowa rallied from 17 down at halftime to beat Indiana last season. But the Hoosiers contained Iowa scoring leaders Luke Recker and Reggie Evans this time and forced the Hawkeyes into 15 turnovers...
GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL - Denison too much for Storm Lake, 65-43 (01/15/02)
When the other team shoots 50 percent, that makes it even tougher. Denison-Schleswig, ranked 10th in Class 3A, made 27 of 54 field goals to hand Storm Lake a 65-43 setback in a girls basketball game played Saturday at Tornado Fieldhouse. The Monrachs jumped out to a 15-2 lead in the first quarter before Storm Lake scored seven unanswered points to pull within 15-9 by the end of the first period...
BV women shoot 25 percent in loss to Loras (01/15/02)
Loras shot 44 percent and held Buena Vista to 27 percent shooting in the first half to take a 36-28 lead at intermission. The Duhawks held the Beavers to 23 percent shooting in the second half in outscoring them 34-22. For the game, Loras was 25 of 59 for 42 percent. Buena Vista was 18 of 72 for 25 percent, including 4 of 21 from 3-point range...
BV wrestlers drop tightly-contested match (01/15/02)
Jesus Wilson, ranked No. 1 in the nation at his weight class, posted a 7-2 win by decision over Buena Vista's Taylor Wood to give seventh-ranked Upper Iowa a 20-18 victory over 11th-ranked Buena Vista in an Iowa Conference dual meet on Saturday in Fayette...
PREP WRESTLING - SL wins two duals at Kuemper; AGH takes eighth at MVC meet (01/15/02)
Storm Lake defeated Ogden 42-36 and Council Bluffs St. Albert 54-27, but lost to Carroll Kuemper 47-25, Underwood 59-21 and Guthrie Center 54-15. "It is just really tough to do well against good teams when you forfeit four weights and start out down 24-0," Storm Lake coach Ty Seaman said. "We wrestled really well in the first two duals against Kuemper and St. Albert. We were aggressive and physical, and wrestled hard for 6 minutes."...
BV beats Loras for eighth straight (01/15/02)
Buena Vista had no problem winning its eighth straight game as the Beavers shot 57 percent to pummel Loras College 94-70 in an Iowa Conference game on Saturday night at Dubuque. Buena Vista, now 7-0 in the league and 11-3 overall, shot 61 percent in the first half to take a 49-32 lead at the break. The Beavers shot 52 percent in the second half to outscore the Duhawks 45-38...
Springers gymnastics teams compete in Minnesota meets (01/15/02)
In the novice 8-and-under division, Iwa Chanthavong placed second on vault and bars, third in all-around and fourth on beam and floor. Alex Furst placed third on vault, fifth on bars and sixth on floor. Emily Mohr placed fourth on bars and fifth on beam and floor. Tori Peck placed first on vault, bars, floor and all-around and third on beam. Cassie Todd placed fifth on bars. Katie Turnquist placed third on bars. Morgan VanDerSloot placed sixth on floor...
Hot tips for vacation bargain-hunting (01/15/02)
Wouldn't you like to get away from it all - without spending it all to get there? "People are finally getting back in the swing of traveling again, and that's great to see - and it seems like there are some pretty decent bargains out there waiting for them," said Jean Paterson of Nomad Travel in Storm Lake...
Mae Porath (01/15/02)
Barker Funeral Home, Alta, is in charge of arrangements. Mae Glendeene was born February 3, 1906, to the parents of Thomas and Ruth Lamastus in Christopher, Illinois. Mae passed away at Lincoln General, Lincoln Nebraska, January 10, 2002. Mae was married to Hans Fiksdale, and Walter Porath...
Ethel McGinty (01/15/02)
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday at St. Francis Catholic Church, Rockwell City, with Reverend Richard Kielbasa officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial. Burial will be at St. Francis Cemetery. Ethel Elizabeth McGinty was born March 2, 1919 at Fonda. ...
Linda Peterson (01/15/02)
Burial was in Elk Township Cemetery, Alta. A Memorial fund has been established. Barker Funeral Home in Alta was in charge of arrangements. Linda was born March 13, 1947, the daughter of Lester and Ina (Claypool) Schultz in LeMars, Iowa. She attended school at Merrill and LeMars. Her family moved to Laurens in 1963 and she graduated from Laurens High School in 1965. She attended college in Westmar for two years and graduated from Iowa State University in Ames in 1969...
Alice Lundblad (01/15/02)
The funeral service was Saturday at the Farber & Otteman Funeral Home in Odebolt with the Reverend Charles Bulger officiating. Burial was in the Odebolt Cemetery in Odebolt. The Farber & Otteman Funeral Home in Odebolt was in charge of arrangements...
Everett Eimers (01/15/02)
Everett LeRoy Eimers was born on January 22, 1928 at Halpa, Iowa, the son of Emil John and Adella Emma (Meyer) Eimers. He attended country school and graduated from the Burt High School in 1945. On June 23, 1950 Everett was united in marriage to Lorraine Krause at St. John Lutheran Church in Burt. He later married Inez Marie Schramm at St. John Lutheran Church in Storm Lake on August 16, 1957...