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Stories from Tuesday, July 2, 2002

Narrow win propels King (07/02/02)
State Senator Steve King said he is just starting to get a handle on the narrow victory awarding him a Republican congressional nomination from Iowa's sprawling 5th District Saturday. "It means we're full speed ahead in a campaign," King told the Pilot-Tribune yesterday. "There's no let up until Nov. 5."...
Relay's luminaries (07/02/02)
Those wishing to purchase a Relay for Life luminaria in honor and remembrance of loved ones afflicted with cancer may now create an even more touching commemoration thanks to a new, more personal method by the American Cancer Society. The Storm Lake branch of the ACS is offering a new option for honoring both survivors and those who have lost their battle with cancer in the form of personalized luminarias. ...
35 area veterans join Patriotic ceremonies (07/02/02)
Given the earth-shattering events of the past year, this year's Star Spangled Spectacular will bear added significance for all involved, particularly those who have displayed their love of country by defending it. With this, the decided theme of this year's celebration is 'United We Stand,' celebrating the bravery of our veterans, the strength of our nation, and the diversity of Storm Lake. ...
Fire relief fund established (07/02/02)
Due to a lightning strike on June 2, Ralph and Arnetta Kaufman's residence at rural Fonda, suffered significant fire and smoke damage. This disaster has given rise to various needs. A fund has been established at Ralph and Arnetta's home church, Manson Mennonite, to help them. ...
SSS fund drive needs final push for goal (07/02/02)
Drive co-chairmen Craig Fratzke and Dick Hakes were scrambling early this week to contact past donors and remind them that the July Fourth holiday looms ahead and the celebration needs their help. "The Commodores raised the drive goal to $20,000 this year because of increasing expenses," said Fratzke. "People have been great about giving and we have collected about $18,500 so far, but we'd really like to reach that $20,000 goal if we can."...
Meth lab suspect dies (07/02/02)
A man taken into custody last Thursday at a methamphetamine lab in Storm Lake has died. Joel Eickholt, 43, of Cherokee, died Saturday morning at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. An autopsy was performed Saturday afternoon, with results expected in about a week, according to Storm Lake Public Safety Director Mark Prosser...
SL schools use affirmative action, but no hiring on race or gender (07/02/02)
As diversity awareness continues to take precedence among issues of the Storm Lake area, school district leaders are following the trend with an updated affirmative action plan effective until 2004. The renewed plan, recently presented to the Storm Lake Board of Education by Middle School Assistant Principal Diane Jones, reflects ongoing progress toward meeting affirmative action goals that, by law, must be updated every two years. ...
Pair of Newell 4-H pupils experience government (07/02/02)
Two students from the 4-H group Newell Achievers were able to experience how the national government works and see the sights of the nation's capital during a six-day program designed to help 4-H students learn how to become better and more informed citizens...
Engagement (07/02/02)
Mr. and Mrs. Mark and Rosie Vonnahme, Lemars, and Mr. and Mrs. Sid and Linda Jones, Jefferson, wish to announce the engagement of their children, Stephanie Vonnahme and Adam Jones. Stephanie graduated from Buena Vista University and is attending Iowa State working towards her MBA. Adam graduated from Buena Vista University and is a third grade teacher and assistant basketball coach at Guthrie Center School. An August 9 wedding is planned at Storm Lake St. Mary's...
Newell-Fonda romps past Storm Lake St. Mary's (07/02/02)
Amanda Devereaux went 3-for-4 with a double and a triple, scored three runs and drove in three runs to help power Newell-Fonda to a 12-2 victory over Storm Lake St. Mary's in a Northwest Conference game last Friday night in Storm Lake. The Mustangs collected 14 hits in the game against losing pitcher Maddie Rust. Alicia Tiedeman had two hits and drove in two runs...
SM clinches at least tie for NWC crown (07/02/02)
Eric Wordekemper fired a two-hitter, walked none and struck out 14 batters to help Storm Lake St. Mary's clinch at least a share of the Northwest Conference title with an 8-1 victory over Newell-Fonda last Friday night at Memorial Field. St. Mary's is now 13-2 in the league. Newell-Fonda and Sioux Central are tied for second place with 11-3 marks...
SL wins 3 of 4 in Tornado Classic (07/02/02)
It was a pretty successful weekend for the Storm Lake softball team as it won three of four games in the inaugural Tornado Classic played on Friday and Saturday at the Field of Dreams. Storm Lake dropped its first game of the tournament 3-1 in nine innings to Carroll Kuemper, but rebounded to beat Granville Spalding 10-3, Schaller-Crestland 4-3 and Okoboji 3-2...
Lisa Sauter (07/02/02)
Funeral services for Lisa M. Sauter, 27, of Spencer, formerly of Storm Lake, will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 2, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake, with Father Robert J. Schimmer and Father Clair L. Boes officiating. Burial will be in the Newell Cemetery...
Theodore Fritcher (07/02/02)
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 3, at 10:30 a.m. at Lakeside Presbyterian Church in Storm Lake with the Reverend Duane Queen officiating. Burial will be in the Storm Lake Cemetery with full military honors by Amvets Post #66. Friends may call on Tuesday after 3 p.m. ...
Mildred Bartels (07/02/02)
Funeral Services were Monday July 1, 2002 at St. John Lutheran Church in rural Albert City. Mildred Ann Patton was born the daughter of John and Fannie (Culp) Patton on December 6, 1907 at Paullina. She received her early education from Paullina, later graduating from Britt High School...