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Stories from Tuesday, June 11, 2002

Police issues fireworks safety warning (06/11/02)
Throughout the celebration of this year's Star Spangled Spectacular July 4, the Storm Lake Police Department encourages precaution, safety and good sense, as well as thinking twice before discharging illegal fireworks. Storm Lake Police Chief Prosser also said that the police department will once again be exercising a "zero tolerance" policy when it comes to possessing or discharging illegal fireworks during the celebration. ...
Raulie wins alumni leadership award (06/11/02)
Raulie earned $500 towards St. Mary's tuition for the 2002-03 school year. She will be a senior this fall. "Being a parochial school does not mean we are greater or less than any other school. But rather, I believe we are privileged to have the opportunity to pray, attend mass and educate ourselves more in daily Religion class," Raulie wrote in her application, explaining the value of Catholic education. ...
LPA looks for cash in lake dredge spoil (06/11/02)
After a presentation by a renowned environmental resources expert, members of the Lake Preservation Association learned of possible profitable uses for the steady flow of sediment from the Storm Lake dredging. The LPA met with Anne Montague, President of Managing Earth's Resources, Inc., a non-profit organization out of Beverly, Mass. ...
Barking dogs alert family (06/11/02)
The Buena Vista County Sheriff's Department cites smoldering sparks as the cause of a fire that left two buildings at a rural Storm Lake residence in ruins Friday night. Barking dogs are credited for alerting the family to call for help in what could have been an explosively dangerous situation...
Storm Lake shapes up as leading contender (06/11/02)
The local lake restoration project has done well to position itself for additional state funding for lake dredging. The state legislature has set aside only $350,000 for lake dredging in the next fiscal year, and according to criteria Storm Lake could be a major contender for those dollars...
AEA merger approved (06/11/02)
The State Board of Education approved on Thursday the voluntary reorganization of two area education agencies (AEAs). This is a historical decision, says Arrowhead spokeswoman Connie Johnson, since AEAs 3 and 5 are the first in the state to start the process...
Engagement (06/11/02)
Mr. and Mrs. Norlin Gutz and Mr. and Mrs. Mark Groher, of Storm Lake, announce the engagement of Sara Beth Gutz to Michael Gerrit Groher. Their wedding is on July 13, 2002 at Lakeside Presbyterian Church, Storm Lake. A reception and dance will follow at Buena Vista University...
Benefit supper (06/11/02)
Zion Lutheran Church A.A.L. Branch #2451 is sponsoring a benefit supper for Janet Buchholz, wife of Ron Buchholz, on Sunday, June 30, at Zion Lutheran Church, rural Storm Lake, from 5:30 - 8 p.m. The menu will consist of pork burgers, chips, potato salad, salad bars, and a drink. ...
St. Mary's drops CYO tourney consolation game (06/11/02)
St. Mary's fell to Granville Spalding 4-0 in the first round, then beat Algona Garrigan 7-4 in the second round before dropping a 4-1 game to Remsen St. Mary's in the consolation round. St. Mary's managed just five hits against Spalding. Matty Richardson had two hits, while Michelle Drey, Danielle Brock and Jen Petersen each had one. Maddie Rust took the loss. She allowed seven hits, three earned runs, walked none and struck out six...
Alford hopes Iowa players learned from last season (06/11/02)
The Iowa Hawkeye basketball coach guided a team picked by many to finish in the top three in the Big Ten Conference and make a second straight trip to the NCAA Tournament under the former Indiana Hoosier star. Instead, the Hawkeyes found themselves in the NIT Tournament after a disappointing 19-16 finish overall...
Ladies Day program to be held at BV County Fair (06/11/02)
This year's Ladies' Day program will be Friday, June 21, starting at 9 a.m. Jane Sievers, Albert City, heads the Ladies' Day committee along with Wanda Donahoo, Peterson, and Marge McClatchey, Linn Grove. The day starts at 9 a.m. with free juice, coffee and rolls severed by the Storm Lake Chamber of Commerce. There is a 4-H demonstration at 9:30 a.m. followed by a session on napkin folding and table setting by Doris Fondroy, Albert City, at 10 a.m...
Dr. Audrey Brecher (06/11/02)
Funeral services will be held on June 13th at 11 a.m. at the Storm Lake United Methodist Church with the Reverend Duane Queen officiating. Burial will be in the Elk Township Cemetery, rural Alta. Friends may call at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake on Wednesday after 2 p.m., where the family will be present to greet friends from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be a P.E.O. memorial service at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. A memorial fund has been established...
Nell Henningsen (06/11/02)
Memorial Services for Nell E. Henningsen, 85, of Geneseo, IL, formerly of Newell, were held June 2, at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Geneseo, with Reverend Dr. Robert Bottoms and Reverend Thomas Heyd officiating. Inurnment was in the Newell Cemetery, Newell...
Letter to the Pilot (06/11/02)
TO THE EDITOR: It seems that some people are uncertain about traveling - especially flying - since September 11. I'd like to tell you of our recent travels to the heart of the nation, New York City! Twenty Emerald Club members and guests from Central Bank of Storm Lake and Cherokee recently enjoyed a six day tour of New York City. ...
Letter to the Pilot (06/11/02)
TO THE EDITOR: I am writing in response to your headlines on June 6. Thanks Buena Vista County Supervisors. You just put another nail in the coffin of the Buena Vista family farmer, when you gave Storm Lake $600,000 plus $125,000. Proverbs chapter 1 says "So are the ways of everyone that is greedy of gain; which taketh away the life of the owners.'"...
Letters to the Pilot (06/11/02)
It is very reassuring to know that there are people in this world that care about others beside themselves. I say this because my mother was re-diagnosed with cancer in February and was forced to quit Bil-Mar, where she had worked for the last ten years...
Pilot Editorial (06/11/02)
You have to love the way the Lake Preservation Association thinks. If the question of what to do with the soupy sludge sucked out of the lake is the stumbling block to more dredging, the LPA is out looking for a way to turn that biggest drawback into a potential advantage...
Guest Opinion (06/11/02)
Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball." - Jacques Barzun It's finally happened. My young son has joined the ranks of the boys of summer, donning a uniform, planting his feet and swinging for the fences. Baseball, America's game has come to our happy home and, I'm afraid, my windows are no longer safe...
Letter to the Pilot (06/11/02)
~North progress TO THE EDITOR: Glad to hear that North Lake Avenue is finally getting fixed. I remember it being narrow and bumpy. I think also that the Super Wal-mart is a good idea. Storm Lake is doing a good job. Justin J. Teeter Via Internet