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Stories from Monday, April 1, 2002

Candidates set for heated race (04/01/02)
It's a big year in county politics. There are 12 citizens seeking office, six positions up for election and four contested matches. And it's a big year for primaries as well. One county supervisor race will be decided in the primary, and many political analysts expect Iowa's 5th District Congressman may be decided there as well...
Photo Safari (04/01/02)
Don Poggensee, a well-traveled local freelance photographer, plans to share his talents in a new introductory photo class through Western Iowa Tech, hosted by Ida Grove High School. Beginners will get a thorough grounding in the photography arts that have carried Poggensee from the prairies of Iowa to the seal country of the Arctic. ...
Kirschenmn helps area athletes overcome injuries (04/01/02)
Those who have watched local high school athletes shoot baskets, spike volleyballs or jump over hurdles over the past year likely have one thing in common. Chances are they've all seen the end result of the many hours certified athletic trainer Dean Kirschenmann has put in taping ankles, examining knees and treating shoulder aches and pains of student-athletes...
Transplanted Brit shows the volunteer spirit at Genesis (04/01/02)
In the spirit of this national observance, Sarah Anderson, originally from Cambridgeshire, England, is now volunteering at Genesis Development in Storm Lake. After college graduation, Sarah worked at Granta Housing, a Cambridge-based company that offers housing opportunities to low-income families, the elderly, people with mental health disorders and people with mild to severe learning disorders...
Rock and Remember (04/01/02)
~Area rock bands gather next Saturday in Marathon to remember friends and to give something back For the full story, subscribe to the Pilot Tribune.
Wedding (04/01/02)
Catherine Anne Vermeer and Matthew David Bloom were united in marriage on September 15, at First Reformed Church in Sioux Center. The Reverend Greg Alderman performed the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Evan and Dawn Vermeer of Sioux Center and Myron and Karyn Bloom of Albert City...
Engagement (04/01/02)
Stacy L. Launderville and Shawn L. Sundine both of Hudson, IA are announcing their engagement and approaching wedding. Parents of the couple are Kevin & Denise Launderville of Hudson, and Howard & Debora Sundine of Storm Lake. The bride elect is a CNA at the Western Home in Cedar Falls and a student in the Dental Assistant program at Hawkeye Community College in Waterloo. ...
Engagement (04/01/02)
Mr. and Mrs. Russ Allen of Pender, Nebraska are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Brooke, to Christopher Sauter, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Sauter of Sioux City. Brooke holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She is an Actuarial Valuation Analyst in Retirement and Investor Services at the Principal Financial Group in Des Moines...
Guenther begins new job (04/01/02)
For Ben Guenther, the duties of a baseball manager seem to match those of his job as new bank president like a glove. Guenther, who served as market president at Firstar Bank in Boone for 20 years, was appointed the new division president of First Federal Savings Bank in Storm Lake earlier this month, and will be in charge of operations for the main bank in Storm Lake and six branches around the area...
Winning Season (04/01/02)
The Storm Lake eighth grade boys basketball team recently completed a winning season, achieving several medals including a first-place medal at the Storm Lake tournament and a second-place medal at the Cherokee tournament.
BV's Taxted wrestles in Dan Gable Classic (04/01/02)
The Buena Vista senior, who is a member of the National Team, wrestled Minnesota's Leroy Vega in the 125-pound match. "I'm happy to have finished my career at Buena Vista with a national championship," Taxted said. "I enter this match without any pressure and am looking forward to enjoying my final match. The competition will be great and I will have to wrestle well against Vega to have a chance at a win."...
BV pitcher flirts with no-hitter (04/01/02)
Christiansen, a former Sioux Central prep, was two outs away from throwing his first career no-hitter. He allowed one earned run, walked five and struck out five over seven innings to improve his record to 3-0 on the season. Buena Vista supported Christiansen with 11 hits. Travis Wielenga went 3-for-4 with an RBI. Dan Nuehring was 2-for-4 with a double. Justin McAtee, a Storm Lake native, was 2-for-4 with one RBI...
Iowa watercolor exhibition on display (04/01/02)
This extremely popular exhibit showcases award winning artists from across the state. This year 50 watercolors were selected from the works of nearly 100 different Iowa artists. This exhibit is available for public viewing at the Witter Gallery through the generous support of Citizen's 1st National Bank...
Donald Brown (04/01/02)
The funeral service will be Saturday, March 30, at 10:30 a.m. at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home with the Reverend Todd Schlitter from the United Methodist Church in Storm Lake officiating. Burial will be in Odebolt Cemetery in Odebolt. A memorial fund has been established...
The Pilot Editorial (04/01/02)
Iowa has taken some impressive steps forward this season to help women who are victims of domestic and sexual assault. The issue has been a quiet one - battered women do not have the glamour and TV appeal of, say, an issue like legislators watching "ultimate fighting" in the bars...
Let melting pot sparkle (04/01/02)
But when I was young, I made one Sunday School teacher think twice about her love of the Crayola corporation. It was an experiment that coincided with a lesson we were all being taught in elementary school: America is a melting pot. My teacher had big plans to illustrate this point one Sunday at church...
The gray generation reports (04/01/02)
We grew up with the Cobb's ballroom floor, Santa's Castle as our library, the railroad depot as the busiest place in town twice daily when a passenger train went through, and with the Harbor House as our dinner club. A front page article in the Pilot-Tribune asks the question, "Is Storm Lake's past also its future?" It informs readers the Chamber of Commerce is giving consideration to setting up a non-profit organization to raise funds to purchase and save Storm Lake historical landmarks of yesteryears. ...
Letters to the Pilot (04/01/02)
We thank the senate for finding 80 percent of last year's budget for our program, but the 20 percent we'll have to cut is disproportionate to the average 6 percent other state offices are seeing for cuts. The CASA program should expect to make the same sacrifices as all other state offices and employees...
Letter to the Pilot (04/01/02)
Attorneys, animal welfare activists, fishermen and religious and labor leaders will gather Friday, April 5, at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake. They're members of Waterkeeper Alliance and they say they're coming to Iowa to spotlight the way livestock producers are destroying the environment. While the group's activists are sure to make headlines, Iowa farmers won't be intimidated...