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Stories from Thursday, September 12, 2002

Sheriff 'patiently' awaits ruling on pregnancy tests (09/12/02)
At the Buena Vista County Sheriff's Department office in the bowels of the county courthouse, don't expect to hear the people in badges debating the court case over Planned Parenthood pregnancy testing results. Authorities are seeking the names of women tested positive, in hopes of solving the May fatality of a newborn boy found in the trash hauled into the recycling center. ...
Longtime hospital trustee withdraws from election (09/12/02)
The normally calm ballot for the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees has seen some action this week, with a longtime board member choosing to withdraw her nomination papers, and a challenge filed against the candidacy of a new- comer hoping to join the board...
Pair of new classrooms to be added to school (09/12/02)
The Alta School Board voted 3-1 to add two new classrooms to the east wing of the addition to the elementary school on Monday night, approving a motion that will provide more instructional space for reading, special education and guidance purposes at the school...
Anniversary (09/12/02)
of Alta will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Their family, Runae and Ervin Brake, Linda and Rodney Petersen, and David and Audrey Gustafson, wish to invite family and friends to celebrate with an open house on Sunday, Sept. 22 at the Alta Community Center from 2-4:30 p.m. The couple requests no gifts...
Engagement (09/12/02)
Gary Nepple and Beverly Nepple of Storm Lake and Mr. and Mrs. Mike Julius of Albert City announce the engagement of their children, Amy Nepple to Mike Julius. Amy is a 1997 graduate of Storm Lake St. Mary's and a 2002 graduate of Iowa State University. ...
Arch-rival Cherokee awaits SL (09/12/02)
They say in football that the biggest improvements should be made from Week One to Week Two. After last week's 12-0 season-opening loss to Sheldon, Storm Lake is definitely hoping so. The Tornadoes will need to make some dramatic improvements if they want to win their first football game of the season...
New rural internet service reaches area communities (09/12/02)
Statewide efforts to connect all of Iowa to the internet moved a step closer to reality this fall as FBX, the internet service created in partnership with the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation, expands service to Storm Lake, Sioux Rapids, Rembrandt and Linn Grove...
William Thieman (09/12/02)
Funeral services were held Tuesday, September 10, at St. Mark Lutheran Church with Reverend Connie Spitzack officiating. Burial was in the St. John Lutheran Church Cemetery, rural Albert City. The family requests that memorial contributions may be made to St. Mark Lutheran Church...
Ardyce Olsen (09/12/02)
Burial was in Newell Cemetery, Newell. Farber and Otteman Funeral Home, Sac City, was in charge of arrangements. Ardyce L. Olsen was born May 26, 1922 the daughter of Ernest and Letha (Strunk) Toomer in Nemaha. She was a graduate of Nemaha High School in 1940. On March 28, 1942, Ardyce was united in marriage to Ivan Olsen at Yuma, AZ. to this union two sons were born, Richard and Robert...
Letters to the Pilot (09/12/02)
TO THE EDITOR: Now that Bush has declared September 11th as "Patriot Day" we patriotic Americans need to figure out how to properly celebrate it. I think I will celebrate next Patriot Day by reenacting our fearless leader's immediate response to the plane crashes. ...
Letters to the Pilot (09/12/02)
TO THE EDITOR: The Hanover Historical Society heartily thanks all who came to enjoy the 6th Annual Hanover Festival. We hope the good music and activities of the day plus the good food and great friends helped to make the day a great time for you. We thank all members, volunteers and exhibitors who helped to make the day a success...
Letters to the Pilot (09/12/02)
As Planes crashed into the Pentagon and World Trade Center, Another Plane was brought down by Heroic Passengers. The Angels watched in horror and their tears fell like rain, Because they knew God could not stop the evil that came our way. Angels weep, their tears falling to Earth like rain,...
Letters to the Pilot (09/12/02)
TO THE EDITOR: The August 27 editorial "Hog-tied over the 'matrix"' is right on target. The editorial explains, "in a half-hearted effort to appease frustrated rural Iowans, lawmakers came up with the cockamamie concept of a complicated rating system, called a 'matrix."' This is exactly the case...
Letter from the Editor (09/12/02)
It's an odd feeling to pick up the New York Times and find yourself quoted, especially when it doesn't sound like something you'd say at all, or even an issue on which you'd feel comfortable speaking. That was the case for me this week, and of course the issue is the great Planned Parenthood debate, turned into a never-ending court battle...