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Stories from Tuesday, October 15, 2002

Local opinion splits on invading Iraq (10/15/02)
Storm Lakers seem to have mixed feelings as they watch and listen to their nation grow closer to a potential war with Iraq. While many feel the need to support their country, some question the preemptive nature of this incident. "As an old military man, I'd say go to war, but I don't know with the kind of support we don't have in the world," said Jim Julius of Storm Lake. "I have to ask myself why don't we have the support of everyone else...
Manson named semifinalist (10/15/02)
Justin Mason, a junior at Storm Lake High School, has been named a National Merit Scholarship semifinalist in the 2003 Merit Scholarship competition. Semifinalists such as Mason will have an opportunity to continue in the competition for 8,000 Merit Scholarship Awards worth a total of $30 million that will be offered next spring...
Demers takes part in ISU Field Day tour (10/15/02)
Diane Demers of Rembrandt was one of 150 Iowa State University students to participate in the Masonry Institute of Iowa's Student Field Day on Oct. 10, an event giving architecture, engineering and interior design students at the Ames school a chance to work more closely with block, stone, brick and mortar...
Dollars for Scholars (10/15/02)
The Storm Lake Dollars for Scholars organization begins its annual fund drive next week. The Dollars for Scholars Board of Directors has set a goal of $12,003 for this year's fund drive. Area individuals will be contacted by mail and telephone, in an effort to raise funds that will provide scholarships for the graduates of 2003 from both Storm Lake and Storm Lake St. Mary's High Schools. Every dollar raised through the local fund drive is invested in the education of young people...
Caring CropWalkers (10/15/02)
More than 50 people representing local churches of all denominations came together for the Storm Lake CropWalk on Sunday afternoon, an event held to raise money to buy food for less fortunate people living in more than 80 countries around the globe. Students, adults and families in Storm Lake were able to traverse either a two-mile or three-mile route for the fundraising effort, one of more than 2,000 such CropWalks held across the nation on Sunday...
Scouts vs. Hunger (10/15/02)
Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts from Storm Lake and Newell wrapped up their annual food drive last Saturday, collecting well over 1,800 pounds of can goods and other nonperishable items for Upper Des Moines Opportunity. From Storm Lake Boy Scout Troops 103 and 104 and Cub Scout Packs 104 and 105 took part in the drive. Newell Cub Scout Pack 102 collected food in Newell...
TLC captures hometown essence (10/15/02)
The lights are especially bright for one project at the TLC after-school program that teams up middle school students with college students to merge words and pictures to create a "community map" of their hometowns. The TLC students showed off their works in progress this week at the "Lights On Afterschool" open house at both the middle school afterschool program and the elementary ETA program...
Local VA clinic clears first hurdle in Congress (10/15/02)
Iowa Congressman Tom Latham believes a significant battle has been won in the attempt to establish a Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) for veterans in Storm Lake. Latham included language in a funding bill passed by the House Appropriations Committee late last week, directing the Veteran's Administration to establish a clinic in the city...
Engagement (10/15/02)
Kara Kappenman and Grayson Guzman are proud to announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Steve and Shalley Kappenman, Storm Lake, and Dr. Antonia and Generoso Guzman of Hayti, Mo. Kara is a 1997 graduate of Storm Lake High School and a 2001 graduate of Creighton University in Omaha with a degree in Organizational Communications and Human Resources. She is employed as a recruiting coordinator at Michener-Gaines and Associates, Inc., St. Louis, Mo...
In The Service (10/15/02)
Army National Guard Pvt. Joseph M. Deman has graduated from basic military training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo. During training, the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremonies, weapons, rifle marksmanship, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions...
Anniversary (10/15/02)
LaVonne and Bob Haburn, of Newell, celebrated their 60th Anniversary on October 4 and 5 with their family in Newell. There was a family supper at Haburns home Friday evening. On Saturday, a brunch at Bethel Baptist Fellowship Hall; then a catered meal in the afternoon with all family in attendance. ...
Loras runs past Buena Vista (10/15/02)
Jeremy Brown rushed for 232 yards and two touchdowns as Loras beat Buena Vista 35-19 in an Iowa Conference game on Saturday in Dubuque. Loras scored two first-quarter touchdowns to take a 14-0 lead. Brown had a 23-yard run and Ben Burbach caught a 22-yard TD pass from Adam Hamil. Those scores came in the first 6 minutes of the game...
Holton earns medal (10/15/02)
Eric Holton earned a medal to help lead Alta at the LM-ACT Invitational cross country meet on Saturday. Alta finished seventh out of 12 teams. Holton finished 13th out of 67 runners with a time of 17 minutes, 31 seconds. Charles Ryherd was 27th with a time of 18:30, followed by Josh Mann 34th in 18:54, Tom Hinkeldey 47th in 19:41, Brett Hahn 54th in 20:26 and Kyle Edwards 60th in a time of 21:31...
G-H stays unbeaten (10/15/02)
Daniel Lichter rushed for 129 yards and two touchdowns and Galva-Holstein, ranked third in Class 1A, held Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto to just 145 yards in total offense in a 35-7 victory last Friday night at Mapleton. Maple Valley scored the first touchdown of the game, but then it was all Pirates after that. Lichter scored on a 1-yard run and Chad Hustedt on a 7-yard run to make it 15-7...
Aurelia survives (10/15/02)
Tyler Nelson threw a 20-yard touchdown pass to Brent Kai with 8 seconds remaining to rally and give Aurelia a 20-19 come-from-behind victory over Coon Rapids-Bayard in a battle of unbeaten district teams on Friday night in Coon Rapids. Aurelia's late score was set up by Tyler Kannegieter's kickoff return to the Coon Rapids-Bayard 37-yard line. Kolin Peterson kicked the decisive extra point...
Fun and Fright (10/15/02)
There's fun and fright again in Aurelia, as the Bates Motel checks visitors in for a fourth year this Halloween. There was a preview for those close to the project last Saturday, with the spooky fun kicking off for the general public this Saturday, Oct. 19...
Iowa Quilters Guild (10/15/02)
The Iowa Quilters Guild will meet at the United Methodist Church in Sergeant Bluff on Nov. 1-2 in an event hosted by the Siouxland Samplers Quilt Guild. A $10 registration fee will cover all the supplies needed for the workshops. A $5 fee is charged to non-guild members. Participants should bring a basic sewing kit. Lunch will be provided for $5...
Police Blotter (10/15/02)
VANDALISM On Thursday, October 10, Tiffany Rimmer, of Schaller, reported damage to her car tires while parked in the 500 block of Erie Street. Damage to the tires was estimated at $75. THEFT On Thursday, October 10, Kelly Fix, Storm Lake, reported jewelry stolen from her residence on October 4. The jewelry is valued at $160...
SL teen girls arrested (10/15/02)
On the morning of Friday, October 11, at approximately 10:17 a.m. the Storm Lake Police Department was dispatched to the Storm Lake Middle School in reference to a threat that was made involving a knife. Upon arrival of officers it was determined that the situation had been secured by School Administrators and they had located and secured the knife. ...
Guest Opinion (10/15/02)
"The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and the lightning bug." - Mark Twain In our society, "handicapped" and "disabled" are all-encompassing terms that are misused. People with hearing or vision impairments don't need "handicapped" parking or restrooms. Many people with physical disabilities do need accessible parking and restrooms...
Editor opinion (10/15/02)
Forget your Visa or MasterCard. Cancel the Diners Club and American Express. What the country needs to kick start the economy is a boatload of those U.S. Navy credit cards. Have you heard this story? If not, just ask our U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley, the old whistleblower himself. He's fit to be tied...
Pilot Guest Editorial (10/15/02)
The Matteson Company's dredge, the "L.W.," is a stable platform even when Storm Lake is choppy. As a mid-summer thunderstorm was brewing in the distance, my wife, Ann, and I were touring the "L.W." under the guidance and watchful eye of its captain, L.W. Parker...