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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Stories from Tuesday, July 30, 2002

FH&C marks new chapter (07/30/02)
It is a celebration of the past and of the future for Faith, Hope & Charity as the care facility begins a fundraising campaign for the latest service offered to families of special-needs children throughout northwest Iowa. Faith, Hope & Charity welcomes the community to a ribbon cutting and open house tomorrow, July 31, from 4 to 6 p.m., at the new Community Services Center, 1723 W. Milwaukee, east of the current facility...
Memorial service brings closure in case of mystery baby death (07/30/02)
A public memorial service will be held Wednesday, August 7, for the infant child who was found dead at the Harold Rowley Recycling Center on May 30. The Buena Vista County Sheriff's Department is planning the committal service, to be held at the Storm Lake Cemetery on Wednesday, August 7, at 10:30 a.m...
Early's duo brings their dream home from Nashville (07/30/02)
Whether Kansas or far from it, to Early natives and aspiring country music stars Josh Coon and Abbey Grooters, there's no place like home. The thrill of returning to northwest Iowa was evident for the brother and sister singing duo as familiar hometown faces welcomed the performers with hugs, handshakes and numerous requests for autographs upon their return Saturday evening for a headlining concert with their Nashville-based band, Early Risin'. ...
Sioux Central begins new year with several changes (07/30/02)
Sioux Central schools are preparing for a new school year with several new key staff members, a number of campus projects nearing completion, and the realization that the school's wind power hopes have been dashed. Peggy Wetherell has been named as the new principal for the elementary grades, and will begin that job Wednesday. ...
BV Homecoming plans are in place (07/30/02)
This year's event's are themed around all the "priceless" memories of BVU alumni, and begin with a career symposium Friday October 4, featuring many successful BV graduates sharing their secrets for a new generation of professionals. The public gets into the act later in the afternoon, with the homecoming parade at 4:30 in downtown Storm Lake. Afterward alumni will hold a social gathering in the Siebens Forum, complete with door prize drawings...
Concordia to start new year at St. John Lutheran (07/30/02)
After saying goodbye to their old school building at 1723 West Milwaukee Avenue last spring, teachers at Concordia Lutheran School in Storm Lake knew they would be instructing students in subjects such as math and geography in a different location this fall...
CABA (07/30/02)
The 16th annual CABA 10-and-under World Series kicked off Saturday night in Aurelia, with a lot of baseball, fireworks and an evening game between the Northwest Iowa Roughriders and sluggers from the Hawaii Warriors from Honolulu, Hawaii. The Roughriders won 8-0...
Wedding (07/30/02)
Married June 15, were Garnet Adams of Newell and Ron Craig of Storm Lake. Officiating the wedding ceremonies was Reverend Tom Hinshaw at the First Baptist Church. The maid-of-honor was Ann Jorgensen, Newell, and the best man was Everett Levan of Storm Lake. ...
Wedding (07/30/02)
Dawn Elizabeth Sliefert and Gregory Dean Spiess were united in marriage on April 13, 2002 at the Church of Christ in Alta. Rev. Rick Bender officiated at the 4:30 p.m. wedding. Parents of the couple are Don and Dianne Sliefert and Larry and Darlene Spiess all of Alta. Seating the guests were Dave Sliefert, Sitka, Alaska and Dan Sliefert, Alta, brothers of the bride...
Iowa Central to offer teacher certification classes this fall (07/30/02)
For more information or to register for any of the teacher certification courses offered this fall contact the ICCC Storm Lake Center at 732-2991...
Stranded runners hurt AC-T at state (07/30/02)
Timely hitting is just as important as pitching and defense in softball. You don't need to ask Kim Johnson that. The Albert City-Truesdale coach saw her team leave eight runners on base and six in scoring position as the 17th-ranked Hurricanes couldn't come up with the hits when they needed them and thus lost a Class 1A quarterfinal round game to top-ranked HLV of Victor 4-1 on Monday night at Harlan Rogers Park in Fort Dodge...
Wulfekuhler named elite all-state in track (07/30/02)
Amy Wulfekuhler of Storm Lake has been recognized by the Iowa Association of Track and Field Coaches as a member of the elite all-state team for her outstanding performance in this year's state track and field meet. Wulfekuhler long jumped 18 feet, 5 1/2 inches at the state meet, which also set a new Storm Lake school record. The top four performances in each event, regardless of class, in the state are awarded this honor...
Ann Mein (07/30/02)
Funeral mass will be held Tuesday, July 30, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake with the Reverend Robert Schimmer officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Ann's memory may be made to the American Cancer Society and to the Heart of Gold Foundation at Faith, Hope & Charity in Storm Lake...
Letter from the Editor (07/30/02)
Danuta Hutchins is just one of those people. They are the threads in the fabric of the community that run in a direction all their own. To me, they are the most priceless of resources - the thinkers, the slightly wild hares, the characters. They see things just a little differently, and they aren't afraid to say so. When you take time to see the world through their eyes, it's somehow a more bright and interesting place...
Letters to the Pilot (07/30/02)
TO THE EDITOR: Perhaps all of the local foster parents should be thrown into jail, not just those specifically selected as Foster Parents of the Year. This may seem unfair, however, it could benefit society by eliminating possible criminal elements...
Guest Editorial (07/30/02)
In "The Godfather: Part II," Michael Corleone softly delivers the poignant and ominous lines that seal his brother's fate. "I knew it was you, Fredo," Michael tells him. "You broke my heart. You broke my heart." Then he has Fredo killed. Fredo had committed the unforgivable offense, the injury that can never be made whole. He had betrayed one of his own...