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Stories from Thursday, October 10, 2002

Bil-Mar may build its own water plant (10/10/02)
Officials at Bil-Mar / Sara Lee in Storm Lake are seeking approval from the City of Storm Lake to build a new 540,000-gallon a day water refinement and treatment plant on 30 acres of land east of Bil-Mar, a facility that could potentially provide an irrigation source for up to 390 acres of farmland around the Storm Lake area...
Alta to receive grants for ESL classes (10/10/02)
The City of Alta will receive $1,700 in state grants to continue the adult English as Second Language program in town this year, and will also be a primary recipient of a state incentive grant given to Buena Vista County for drug prevention that could provide up to $300,000 to county towns over the next three years...
Antiques in The Attic (10/10/02)
A young Storm Lake entrepreneur is looking to capture the charm of an old attic filled with miscellaneous collectibles by opening her own specialty store in downtown Storm Lake later this month, a venture which will transform a worn-down upper-level storage room into a business that will feature furniture, candles and an assortment of old and new antiques...
Genesis marks 5th year in Storm Lake (10/10/02)
Genesis Development is celebrating its fifth anniversary in Storm Lake, and the past five years have been ones of growth and trust. To celebrate, Genesis will host an open house all day tomorrow, as well as a Chamber Coffee at 10 a.m. on Oct. 11. Genesis Development has an annual budget of approximately $1.4 million and has 32 staff members. It serves 129 people...
Engagement (10/10/02)
Megan Colene Bellcock, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Bellcock and MA Todd Daniel Wilshusen son of Mr. and Mrs. Les Wilshusen are proud to announce their engagement. Megan will graduate from the University of Iowa on December 21, with a degree in Health Promotions. Todd is currently serving in the United States Navy and is stationed in San Diego where the couple will be residing. A January 3 wedding is planned...
Is this the week SL gets in win column? (10/10/02)
You'd think this week of practice would be a little gloomy after a 55-point loss last week. Not at all. This week has been spiritual because Storm Lake is playing a team it can potentially beat. The Tornadoes take on Humboldt on Friday night in Humboldt...
Robert Kindwall (10/10/02)
Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 10, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars. Pastor Bert Burwell will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. There will be a one hour visitation at the church prior to the funeral. Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home, Le Mars, is in charge of arrangements...
Bonnie Waldstein (10/10/02)
A memorial service was Wednesday, October 9, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church with Pastor Durwood Clausen officiating. Burial was in the Little Sioux Valley Cemetery in Rembrandt. The Sliefert-Asmus Funeral Home of Storm Lake is in charge of arrangements...
Helen Stein (10/10/02)
She was baptized and confirmed at St. Mary's Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church and was a graduate of St. Mary's Catholic School in Portsmouth. On August 12, 1941, she was united in marriage to Carl Peter Stein at St. Mary's Our Lady of Fatima. To this union fourteen children were born. ...
Eternal: kids and baseball (10/10/02)
He was going to be a big league baseball star, and I never doubted it for a moment. In those days, when a Little League uniform was a T-shirt with "Sandy's Restaurant" stenciled across the front, jeans and a pair of Converse red-balls, he lived and breathed baseball...
Letters to the Pilot (10/10/02)
TO THE EDITOR: I have known Mac Kaminsky for the past year and a half. He is very dear to my heart and I will not see him go. Mac is an inspiration to me, and is the type of person I aspire to be someday. He is hard working, goal oriented, kind, caring. ...
Letter to the Pilot (10/10/02)
TO THE EDITOR: Everyone that knows this young man would go to bat for him. He is exactly the kind of person this country needs to continue to grow strong. He's young, bright, energetic, moral, has never asked for a handout. He only wants the opportunity to work and become part of our country. He is the kind of person you want for a friend, or your son...
Letters to the Pilot (10/10/02)
TO THE EDITOR: I will begin by saying that I'm extremely distraught about this entire situation with Mac Kaminsky. Being a former fellow student at the University of Northern Iowa, I know firsthand the kind of person Mac is as a student, but more importantly as a friend. As a pre-med major, I know what it takes to be a successful student, employee and a worthy U.S. citizen...