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Stories from Tuesday, September 24, 2002

Woman Without a Country (09/24/02)
On the stage stands a woman without a country. She delivers a striking, emotional plea for peace, growing more passionate as she goes, so much so that the power of her words eventually shakes loose the wispy, traditional headdress that she wears, allowing it to puddle softly around her shoulders and baring a mane of dark hair tinged with copper...
MotorIoway tour to make first visit to Storm Lake (09/24/02)
In addition to the MotorIoway tour cars coming into the city, there will be a display of some 30-40 local machines by the Storm Lake SERPACI auto club, stores open special hours into the evening, and food and stage entertainment on Lake Avenue, according to chamber of commerce officials...
BV Science Center is a 'go' (09/24/02)
It's another major step forward for Buena Vista University, with President Fred Moore's announcement yesterday that the institution has raised $13 million to match an anonymous donor's $13 million challenge pledge for a new science center on the Storm Lake campus...
Aurelia second in own invitational tourney (09/24/02)
Aurelia beat Storm Lake St. Mary's 21-17, 21-19; and Sac City 21-11, 21-4; and split with Sioux Central 23-25, 21-15 in pool play. The Bulldogs won in the semifinals and lost to Sioux Central 21-7, 21-7 in the finals. Benes went 75-for-81 in hitting with 16 kills on the day. Alfred was 30-for-33 with 10 kills and Lana DeStigter was 28-for-34 with five kills...
Comedy basketball to make stop in Storm Lake (09/24/02)
The concept of comedy-style basketball is not new, nor are the world famous Harlem Road Kings. Celebrating 50 years and an expanded 50-game schedule and loads of laughter, this year's follies have the potential to be the best ever. The team has been featured in such publications as USA Today, XXL Basketball, Sports Spectrum and Basketball Digest. The Road Kings have played games in Europe and the Middle East this season...
Velma Robinson (09/24/02)
Velma died Saturday, September 21, at the Cherokee Villa Nursing Home in Cherokee. Velma Louise Saxby was born September 14, 1928, the daughter of Melvin Stephen and Rose (Piehl) Saxby at Peterson. She attended school in Peterson, graduating from high school in 1946. ...
Louise Thorson (09/24/02)
Burial will be a private graveside service at the Clinton-Garfield Cemetery near Rolfe. There will be no visitation. Powers Funeral Home in Rolfe is handling arrangements. Louise Thorson, age 87, of Storm Lake, formerly of Rolfe, died Friday, September 20, at the Methodist Manor in Storm Lake...
Marvin Mooney (09/24/02)
Friends may call at the Farber and Otteman Funeral Home in Sac City after 2 p.m. on Tuesday, September 24, with family present from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Walter Marvin Mooney, age 92, of Alta, died at Wel-Life on September 22, following a lengthy illness...
Alta man arrested for assault (09/24/02)
An Alta man was arrested on Thursday, September 19, on a Clay County warrant for willful injury at his residence for allegedly assaulting a fellow employee. Ken Stewart of Greenville suffered severe injuries to the head and chest during the altercation and was transported to the Spencer Hospital by ambulance...
Letter from the Editor (09/24/02)
On the surface, you would think that the glittery annual American Heritage Lecture series at Buena Vista University, renewed for the 13th time this weekend, was pretty utilitarian in nature. It poses as a chance to further dialogue on current affairs, to attract the wealthy and powerful of the midwest (that is, potential donors) to the campus, to further the university's image with a big-name speaker...
Letter to the Pilot (09/24/02)
TO THE EDITOR: When people ask me where I'm from, I always reply with great pride, "I'm from Iowa." I've always been proud to be from a state I consider to be progressive and a wonderful place to raise children. It was with great dismay I recently read an editorial in the Arizona Republic that was reprinted from the Boston Globe titled "Pregnancy Police are Loose in Iowa." The editorial told a story of a prosecutor in Storm Lake asking for and receiving patient records from physicians and clinics. ...
Letter to the Pilot (09/24/02)
TO THE EDITOR: Thank you for your editorial, which so eloquently articulated the contributions made by Marcia Schaller over the past 18 years as she served on the Board of Trustees for Buena Vista Regional Medical Center. I only wish I would have written it myself...