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Stories from Tuesday, July 23, 2002

Lake project donations grow quietly (07/23/02)
"This seems to be one cause everyone can rally around," said Gary Lalone, one of the leaders of the LPA fundraising effort. "Most projects have some positives and negatives to them, but all the people we are coming into contact with seem to agree on the importance of the lake. Whether they live in the city or the county, the people do appreciate the value of this lake and it does affect all of our lives."...
SL school board explores future goals for district (07/23/02)
The state is asking for achievement goals for students in the same grade level in different years, such as a comparison between 4th grade students in 2000-01 and 4th grade students in 2001-02. The school district feels it would be more worthwhile to consider growth of the same group of students as they advance through the grades...
Water crisis: temporary fix (07/23/02)
Three industries were back to work yesterday after filtration problems at the water treatment plant were fixed - at least temporarily. Crews from the City of Storm Lake, IBP and US Filter, which operates the facility on contract with the city, worked around the clock this weekend to install and test a temporary filter...
New video store comes to SL (07/23/02)
Storm Lake residents will get a new choice for video rentals this fall with the opening of a new Mr. Movies store along West Milwaukee Avenue. The announcement was made this week by Al Schutz and Cheryl Deman, who serve as directors of operation for Al's, Inc. ...
RAGBRAI (07/23/02)
RAGBRAI riders Carl Antczak and Glenn Dorn, both from Cleveland, Ohio, locked horns during a mid-morning break in Rembrandt yesterday. Riders weren't butting heads over the weather - after temperatures in the high 90s and uncomfortable humidity Sunday, it was perfect riding weather on Monday. ...
Lake project donations quietly grow to $370,000 (07/23/02)
Despite a low-keyed summer, the Lake Preservation Association's effort to expand dredging of Storm Lake has sunk in deeply with the community, it seems. "This seems to be one cause everyone can rally around," said Gary Lalone, one of the leaders of the LPA fundraising effort. ...
Cancer Survivor joins Relay (07/23/02)
First in a Series on the Relay For Life Steve Hamilton has been involved in the Relay for Life before, but he always held a "detached view." "I thought I had no reason to worry about cancer," he said. This year will be different, though, after Hamilton was diagnosed with prostate cancer in April...
Anniversary (07/23/02)
will celebrate their 60th Wedding Anniversary on July 25. They were married at St. Mary's Church in Storm Lake in 1942. Helping them celebrate earlier were their children, Karen and Tim Peterson, Oklahoma City, Craig Cook, San Diego, CA, Lynn and Dennie Hamilton, Sioux City, Lori and Warren Hudson, Lookout Mountain, GA; seven grandchildren and their spouses and seven great-grandchildren. Cards may be sent to 1520 West 5th Street, Apt #1, Storm Lake, Iowa, 50588...
AC-T stays alive in regionals with win (07/23/02)
Rachel Degner fired a two-hit shutout, and Alicia Lovin belted an RBI triple to help send Albert City-Truesdale to a 2-0 victory over Clay Central-Everly in a Class 1A regional quarterfinal game on Saturday night at Albert City. AC-T, now 29-7 overall, played Armstrong-Ringsted (24-13) in the regional semifinals on Monday night at Albert City...
SL feels heartbreak in region semis (07/23/02)
The last out is always the toughest. Storm Lake found out the hard way. The Tornadoes were within an out of upsetting Waterloo East and advancing to the regional finals. Instead, an error allowed the tying run to score and send the game into extra innings where Waterloo East took advantage of its new life by scoring two runs in the top of the eighth inning to post a 5-4 victory in a Class 3A regional semifinal game last Friday at Fort Dodge...
SL plays well, but misses state berth (07/23/02)
They played phenomenal defense. They got excellent pitching. They even scored a run against a pitcher who hadn't given up any in two postseason tournament games thus far. They did everything but win the game. Austin Jansen's single scored Curt Bomgaars with the game-winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning as MOC-Floyd Valley got past Storm Lake 2-1 in a Class 3A substate game played last Friday night at Spencer...
SL St. Mary's begins quest for state crown (07/23/02)
One team hits a lot of home runs, the other relies on manufacturing runs. But one thing they both share - dominant pitching. Martensdale-St. Mary's and Storm Lake St. Mary's lock horns in what should be a tightly-contested first-round game in the state baseball tournament on Wednesday night at 8 p.m. at Carroll Stadium...
Witter Gallery to be offering day camp (07/23/02)
For the first time ever, the Witter Gallery will be offering a day camp August 13 - 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Children 8-12 are invited to join the "Pirate Adventure" each of the four days will be filled with pirate-themed artistic activities, such as bookmaking, collage, graphic arts, nature walks, creative writing and storytelling. The children will have a chance to learn some exciting nautical history while learning how to be non-violent, respectful pirates themselves...
Elizabeth Lester (07/23/02)
Burial will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery in Sioux Rapids. Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia is in charge of arrangements. A memorial fund has been established. Beth died Thursday, July 18, at the Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Elizabeth Frances Lester was born on Good Friday, April 13, 1979, at the Buena Vista County Hospital, the daughter of Darrell and Dixie (Pitts) Lester. ...
Kathleen Miller (07/23/02)
Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Aurelia. Kate died Wednesday, July 17, at the Sunset Knoll Retirement Home in Aurelia. Vera Kathleen Dunn was born June 16, 1910, the daughter of Frank and Sadie (Jamieson) Dunn at Marcus. She graduated from the Marcus High School. On April 15, 1931, Kate married John P. Miller in Marcus. Kate and John farmed. She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, Ladies Aid, and played cards with several card clubs...
Wally Bruns (07/23/02)
Funeral services were held Thursday, July 18, at St. Mary's Catholic Church with Reverend Robert Schimmer officiating. Burial with full military honors was by Amvets Post #66 in Storm Lake Cemetery. A Parish Scripture Service was held on Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center Foundation to be used for Home Health Care Services...
SL man arrested after disturbance at BV County Courthouse (07/23/02)
On the afternoon of Wednesday, July 17, at approximately 12 p.m. the Storm Lake Police Department was dispatched to the area of the Buena Vista County Courthouse in reference to a disturbance. Police were advised that a white male had caused a disturbance in the Courthouse when he began yelling at a Assistant County Attorney in reference to a Juvenile Court matter. Police were advised the subject had departed the Courthouse and was agitated...
Letter from the Editor (07/23/02)
I suppose there are many rural residents of northwest Iowa who can relate with Tim Humes, and probably a number of livestock people who are equally frustrated with people like him. Humes is the Sioux Rapids man who lives on a non-farm acreage, and took his protest about a nearby hog confinement development to the board of supervisors last week...
Letters to the Pilot (07/23/02)
TO THE EDITOR: Dr. Fred Moore, Buena Vista University, and Dr. Bill Kruse and the Storm Lake School Board: I would like to express my gratitude for your support of the History Day program in the Storm Lake School District. This year, three Storm Lake students won at the state level and advanced to National Competition in College Park, Md. I was one of those students...