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Stories from Thursday, September 5, 2002

City targets $6 million water plant (09/05/02)
Two Storm Lake City Council members voted against proceeding with a $6 million water treatment plant improvement project this week after at least one council member said he was afraid citizens would be stuck with the bill if either of the city's two meatpacking companies ever shut down...
City votes to add third officer to ranks of Alta PD (09/05/02)
Members of the Alta City Council approved the hiring of a third full-time police officer Tuesday night in order to temporarily replace Dave Freese, who has been reactivated for assignment in the United States military reserves and will be away from Alta for at least the next 12 months...
Battle Creek evacuated after propane tank explosion (09/05/02)
Jailer Mike Stover said one injury was reported in the 1 p.m. explosion at Johnson Propane Inc. County officials would not immediately release further information. Authorities quickly blocked the entrances to the city, which is about 40 miles southeast of Sioux City...
Search continues for two men using fraudulent checks in SL area (09/05/02)
The Storm Lake Police Department continues to search for two suspects in connection with trying to cash fraudulent IBP payroll checks. On the afternoon of Saturday, Aug. 31, at approximately 1:39 p.m., the Storm Lake Police Department was dispatched to the Fareway Grocery Store located at 404 E. 7th St. in reference to two subjects attempting to cash fraudulent IBP payroll checks...
Engagement (09/05/02)
, both of Storm Lake, wish to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Debbie is the Lake Point Villa apartment manager and Jeff works at Ranco in Sioux Rapids. The couple is planning on a wedding at Grace Lutheran Church on Oct. 12, 2002, at 4 p.m...
Engagement (09/05/02)
Jim and Dorie Bartholomew of Storm Lake and Marv and Jane Schumann of Spencer wish to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Lora Bartholomew of Alta and Robert Glsenbast of Spirit Lake. The bride-to-be is a graduate of Storm Lake High School and received a bachelor's of arts degree from Buena Vista University. She is employed at Hope Haven. The groom-to-be is a graduate of Spencer High School and is employed at Johnson Brother's Beverages...
McCabe era begins at Sorm Lake (09/05/02)
Bill McCabe doesn't want to get caught up in his starting a new era at Storm Lake. He would rather focus on his team making a new era of its own. A sharp one. McCabe makes his debut as Storm Lake football coach on Friday night when the Tornadoes play host to Sheldon at Tornado Stadium...
Construction work shifts into high gear at SL Honda (09/05/02)
Employees of Storm Lake Honda will be celebrating more than just the 25th anniversary of the store this fall, as the store will also be marking the addition of a new showroom which will provide room to display more inventory in a customer-friendly environment...
James Lewis (09/05/02)
Inurnment will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Aurelia. Visitation was yesterday at the Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia. Jim died Monday, Sept. 2, at the Sioux Valley Memorial Hospital in Cherokee. James Ray Lewis was born Aug. 1, 1908, the son of Leonard and Minnie (Miller) Lewis in Napa, Idaho. He attended school in Aurelia...
Norma Schuelke (09/05/02)
Norma was born Oct. 31, 1915, in Alta. She moved to California where she lived in Santa Cruz for 20 years before moving to Stockton six years ago. She worked in public relations and editorial capacities in Chicago and San Francisco. She taught sixth grade in Alta for nine years in the 1960s. In Florida she worked for the Orlando Sentinel and the Palm Beach Times...
Two men, one woman arrested on drug charges (09/05/02)
On Tuesday, Sept. 3, at approximately 11:45 a.m., the Storm Lake Police Department was dispatched to the 1000 block of Seneca Street in reference to a possible domestic disturbance where a male was assaulting a female and attempting to pull her into a car...
Dear teacher (09/05/02)
If one of my little yellow-haired, blue-eyed Vikings should turn up in your classroom, do this one thing for me. Ignore George Bush, the new batch of federal legislation designed to "revolutionize" education, and especially ignore those standardized tests everyone is talking about as if they were the second coming...