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Stories from Wednesday, February 27, 2002

Teens take prevention of crime goals to Washington (02/27/02)
Several students and faculty members from the Storm Lake Middle School traveled to Washington, D.C., for the Youth Safety Summit, sponsored by the National Crime Prevention Council. The summit ran from Feb. 15 to Feb. 19. Middle school students Drew Jones, Katelyn Croker and Jenny Jones, teacher Jaymie Bral and school liaison officer Jodie Stuckenschneider attended the conference...
A taste of Asia in SL (02/27/02)
If you're at all new in the community, you may have wondered just how it is that so many Southeast Asian people came to live and work in Storm Lake and Iowa through the years. This week brings several opportunities to hear the stories, listen to the music, experience the dances and games, taste the food and sample the fun that are all part of the culture of the Tai Dam, Lao and other Southeast Asians here...
EDUCATION BRIEFS (02/27/02)
Meusburger receives degree from Bellevue Cory J. Meusburger of Storm Lake received a degree in Criminal Justice Management from Bellevue University during Winter Commencement ceremonies at the Omaha Civic Auditorium on Jan. 27. Meusburger joined 888 other undergraduate and graduate students who received diplomas from the Bellevue, Neb., school during the ceremony...
New wireless computer lab to help St. Mary's students (02/27/02)
St. Mary's officially launched its new wireless laptop computer lab yesterday, thanks to a $10,000 grant from the Catholic Schools Foundation and local fundraising. St. Mary's has been one of the regional leaders in providing state-of-the-art technology to its students, as the entire K-12 facility is networked and there is at least one computer in every classroom...
Sanderson finishes dual career unbeaten (02/27/02)
Sanderson improved to 152-0 in his career by scoring a 23-7 technical fall over Jason Payne as Iowa State beat Northern Iowa 25-12 on Sunday. Ranked No. 1 at 197 pounds, Sanderson acknowledged the victory in his typical low-key fashion. "It was a good match," he said. "I felt good, but there are a lot of things I still have to work on - everything really."...
SL boys beat LeMars to close regular season (02/27/02)
Storm Lake, which finished the regular season 11-10 overall, played MOC-Floyd Valley (16-4) in a district semifinal game on Monday night in Orange City. Storm Lake led 12-8 after the first quarter, but trailed 29-27 at halftime. It was 40-34 Tornadoes heading into the fourth period...
BV swimmers set 7 new school records (02/27/02)
Buena Vista placed sixth out of 11 teams with 243 points in the women's meet, while the men's team placed ninth with 14 points. Amy Brown set new school records in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1 minute, 13.18 seconds and the 200 breast stroke in 2:39. Sara Becker set new marks in the 100 freestyle in 55.16 seconds and the 200 freestyle in 2:01.59...
BV secures bid to national tourney (02/27/02)
STORM LAKE - Chris Petersen finished with 20 points and nine rebounds, including four points during an 11-0 run that helped Buena Vista take a lead it would never relinquish as the Beavers defeated Wartburg 85-73 to win the Iowa Conference postseason tournament on Saturday night at Siebens Center...
S-C's Rydberg falls short in semifinals (02/27/02)
Rydberg will wrestle in the consolation round today with a chance to finish as high as third at 140 pounds. Rydberg advanced to the semifinals after winning his first two matches. He won in the first round by major decision 16-5 over David Dotson of Wilton. Rydberg then beat Travis Pike of Nora Springs-Rock Falls 8-0 in the quarterfinals...
Iowa offers a bumper crop of ag-related tourism attractions and events (02/27/02)
- At Living History Farms in Urbandale, visitors can spend several hours immersed in the history of Iowa farm life, at settings representing five time periods spanning 300 years. At the Ioway Indian village, a pioneer farm of the 1850s, the 1875 town of Walnut Hill, and the 1900s horse farm, costumed interpreters live the lives and demonstrate the skills of early Iowans. ...
Joyce Perrin (02/27/02)
Services were yesterday at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee. Rev. Armand Bertrand and Rev. Richard Ries officiated. Burial was in the Mount Calvary Cemetery in Cherokee. A visitation, service and rosary were held at the Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee...
Marilyn Brueggert (02/27/02)
A memorial service was held Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Alta with Rev. Lilette Johnston officiating. Her ashes will be interred at Buena Vista Memorial Cemetery in Storm Lake. Her Baton Rouge congregation, the Lutheran Church of Our Saviour, 3555 Jones Creek Road, will conduct a memorial service for her today, Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m., with the Rev. Stephen A. Springer officiating...
SL man survives a stabbing, his roommate goes to jail (02/27/02)
Shortly before midnight Saturday, the Storm Lake Police Department was dispatched to the emergency room at BVRMC as a man entered the hospital with a stab wound. Officers learned that a 33-year-old male victim had come into the ER with a knife injury to the neck...
POLICE AND SHERIFF'S BLOTTER (02/27/02)
THEFT On Thursday, Feb. 20, 2002, Jackie Tripp, Schaller, reported the theft of her wallet from Pizza Hut, 115 East Milwaukee Ave., while she was working there. Items stolen consisted of a wallet, identification cards and money. The items were valued at $311...
Gambling isn't all Vision (02/27/02)
She had it all - including a compulsive gambling problem that she hid from everyone for more than two years, including herself. People like Joey are the driving force behind programs like "Vision Iowa." Their losses will ultimately fuel Iowa's new millennium-style development strategy...
In memory (02/27/02)
Even last week when I read the obituaries in the newspaper I edit, they meant little to my young heart and mind. But that Friday, when I was asked to type up my husband's obituary, the importance became all too real. For those of you who didn't make the connection, the 24-year-old Michael Wolf that appeared in the Pilot-Tribune's obituaries was my husband...