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Stories from Monday, June 24, 2002

Tour expands attention to lake watershed (06/24/02)
With all the talk of lake dredging, it's important to remember the less visible yet equally critical work being done in Storm Lake's watershed. On a bus tour before the Lake Preservation Association's annual meeting this week, people had the chance to see some of that up close, including a major settling basin on Episcopal Creek and other plans from city wellhead protection and programs to promotion of sound land management...
Highway 20 to be four-lane from Fort Dodge to Dubuque (06/24/02)
Extensions of 4-lane Highway 20 across northwest Iowa and into Illinois and Nebraska are vital to the importance of the route to serve business, industry and agriculture in the three state areas including Iowa, project proponents believe. Highway 20 will be four lane from Fort Dodge to Dubuque a year from now with the completion of the bridge over the Iowa River and paving poured thru Hardin and Grundy counties...
BVU contributes to Lake Preservation campaign (06/24/02)
The Lake Preservation Association kicked off its fundraising campaign on June 18 in support of a project to dredge at least half of the 3,000-acre Storm Lake to an average depth of 13 feet during the next 5-10 years, at an estimated cost of $5 million...
A Joyful Noise (06/24/02)
With guitar riffs, power vocals and amplifiers, one local band is spreading their faith in a less-than-orthodox fashion. Among the list of entertainers for this year's Star Spangled Spectacular is area rock band Psallo. With a heavy Christian influence penetrating their intense style of music, they're not your average headbangers...
Engagement (06/24/02)
Mr. and Mrs. Terry and Becky Banks, Fort Dodge, and Mr. and Mrs. Bruce and Deb Laursen, Storm Lake, are proud to announce the engagement of their children, Annie Banks to Justin Laursen. Annie is a graduate of Southwest State University in Marshall, MN, with an Art Education major. She is currently employed with Faith, Hope and Charity...
Engagement (06/24/02)
Summer Leigh Hansen and Cory Lee Sanden both of Alta would like to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. The couple plan to wed on July 27, at the First Presbyterian Church in Fort Dodge. Summer is a 2001 graduate of Iowa Central Community College in Fort Dodge with a major in criminal justice. She is now employed with the BV County Jail...
Anniversary (06/24/02)
David and Steve Anderson and Susan Mikeworth are pleased to announce the 40th wedding anniversary on June 24th of their parents, Roger and Judy Anderson, rural Storm Lake. This milestone was celebrated in April in Texas at a family gathering including David and Norma Anderson; Jack, Susan, Danielle, Malea Joy and AJ Mikeworth; Steve Anderson and his fiancee Amy Drussel, all of the Dallas area; and Verla Anderson and Roger and Judy Anderson of Storm Lake...
SM rolls on (06/24/02)
Joe Fitzgerald fired a two-hitter on the mound and also delivered a two-run triple at the plate to help lead Storm Lake St. Mary's to a 6-1 win over Albert City-Truesdale in Northwest Conference play on Thursday night at Memorial Field. Fitzgerald walked two and struck four over seven innings...
Pitching sparks SL (06/24/02)
Nick Sorbe scattered six hits over seven innings, and Mike Miller clubbed his first career home run as Storm Lake beat Cherokee 5-2 in a Lakes Conference game on Thursday night at Cherokee. Sorbe allowed just one earned run, walked one and struck out six to improve his record to 5-1. Storm Lake scored four runs in the first two innings, highlighted by Miller's solo home run and Jeff DeHaan's two-run double...
BVU to host variety of sports camps (06/24/02)
Football camps: The Buena Vista University football camps will be held in July. A padded camp for students entering grades 9-12 will be held July 14-17. The camp cost is $195 per resident camper and $150 per commuter camper with a $5 discount per camper in the same family...
Cabaret star gives free concert in SL (06/24/02)
Cool jazz singer Smitty will perform the concert that will feature her gentle wit and convey the energy and sentiment of the Swing Era. Known for her silky smooth voice-"If silk could sing, this is what it would sound like" (The Nantucket Beacon)-cool jazz singer Smitty will be joined in concert by Dr. Justin Miller, who tells the stories behind the songs, and five world-class musicians who hail from New York and New Orleans, Philadelphia, Denver, and Houston...
Kelli Johnson (06/24/02)
Funeral services for Kelli Ann Johnson of Akron, were held June 17, at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron, with Reverend Curtis Matson, officiating. Interment was in Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Arrangements were made by Schroeder Funeral Home, Akron...
Donald Eades (06/24/02)
A gathering of friends and a celebration of life will be held on Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Fratzke and Jensen Funeral Home, 300 Cayuga Street, Storm Lake. In lieu of flowers, gifts may be given to a memorial fund that has been established. Don's family includes his wife Darlene, Storm Lake; six children: Craig Eades and his wife, Ronnie of Denver, Pam Fiedler and her husband, Rick, Pat Patten and her husband Floyd, Deb Knoll and her husband Phil, Chuck Eades and his wife Stacia and Sue Eades all of Storm Lake. ...
Pilot Editorial (06/24/02)
Our staff had occasion this week to sit down with some families of new orientation students at BVU. It's a rare opportunity to see our community through fresh eyes. One of the risks of being so familiar with our home is to take much of it for granted. We admit to seeing the negatives at times, because we have come to expect the overwhelmingly positive...
Guest opinion (06/24/02)
An anniversary was marked Monday of one of the darkest hours in our country's political past. Thirty years ago, on June 17, 1972, five men broke into the Democratic National Committee's headquarters at the Watergate hotel and office complex in downtown Washington, D.C...