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Stories from Monday, November 4, 2002

At age 77, area horse racing legend is back (11/04/02)
A horse trainer from Alta who has been able to enjoy the sights and sounds of equine sports for more than 40 years has been able to reach the victory circle again this season at Prairie Meadows Racetrack, picking up his latest wins in a four-decade career that has taken him to venues across the United States and Canada...
An Egg Roll Extravaganza (11/04/02)
The sweet smell of thousands of eggs rolls and crab rangoon wafted through the halls of Storm Lake High School earlier this week, as students in the Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) organization spent nearly 20 hours together creating the Asian cuisine items for a future fundraising campaign...
BV County 4-Hers receive awards (11/04/02)
A Birthday Party was also held for 4-H's 100th birthday. Cookies and party favors were enjoyed by all. Over 150 4-H'ers, leaders and volunteers were recognized for their efforts from the past 4-H year. The Maple Valley Agriculturists and the Maple Valley Motivators were hosts for the event...
BVU's next mission: mind, body and soul (11/04/02)
While excitement continues for Buena Vista University and its new science center, BVU plans to look inward over the next couple of years in terms of both student development and the structural renovation. BVU President Fred Moore said it has been a busy fall, which included a lecture from the former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Benazir Bhutto, and groundbreaking on the $26 million Science Center...
Democrat big guns rally in Storm Lake (11/04/02)
It was a packed house for a Democratic rally last night at the Boathouse in downtown Storm Lake, as supporters stood shoulder to shoulder to hear Tom Harkin, Tom Vilsack, Sally Pederson, Paul Shomshor and other Democratic candidates for state office...
Huseman gets 9 years of 5 bank robberies (11/04/02)
A former AIta city council member who admitted to five armed bank robberies in Minnesota was sentenced Thursday in United States District Court. Daniel Scott Huseman was sentenced to 108 months in prison and four years supervised release by Judge Ann. Montgomery. Huseman was also ordered to pay $66,000 in restitution to the five victim banks and to forfeit two firearms that were in his possession at tile time of his arrest, including one that was used during the bank robberies...
Engagement (11/04/02)
Mike and Diane Overmohle of Storm Lake are pleased to announce that their son, Joshua Overmohle, is engaged to marry Abbey Johnson, the daughter of Cletus and Kathleen Johnson of Le Center, Minn. Abbey is a 1997 graduate of Le Center High School and a 2002 graduate of Southwest State University in Marshall, Minn., with a bachelor's degree in elementary education. She is currently employed by North Star Bank in Roseville, Minn...
SL blanked in season finale (11/04/02)
MOC-Floyd Valley, the district champions, will host a first-round playoff game on Wednesday night. The Dutch generated 349 yards rushing in the game. Jansen had 271 on only 13 carries. "They ran the ball very well and they dominated us," Storm Lake coach Bill McCabe said. "I thought we improved throughout the year. It might not have shown."...
Alta routs L-B in season finale, 49-0 (11/04/02)
"I thought our kids did a good job of coming out and playing hard from the start of the game," Alta coach Kevin Hammer said. "We wanted to set the tone early. We got some good blocking from our linemen and Joel and Dru ran hard early and we got the big lead."...
Laurens-Marathon left standing (11/04/02)
Betsy Behrens went 23-for-25 in hitting with 13 kills, and Lindsey Meyer was 16-for-17 in serving as Laurens-Marathon knocked off Central Lyon 15-8, 15-9, 15-2 in a Class 1A regional quarterfinal match played on Wednesday night at Spirit Lake. Laurens-Marathon, now 29-5-1 overall and ranked 21st, plays No. 1 ranked Rock Valley (31-1-2) in a regional semifinal on Monday at 7 p.m. in Spencer...
Aurelia thumps Remsen S.M. (11/04/02)
Aurelia finished the regular season 9-0. It will play in the playoffs next Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at a site to be determined. "It was fun to have the undefeated season," Aurelia coach Myron Radke said. "We're really tickled for the kids." Aurelia struck first when Brent Kai ran 23 yards for a touchdown through the Remsen St. Mary's defense. Kolin Peterson kicked the extra point for a 7-0 lead...
Schaller-Crestland can't stop Lakeland's running attack (11/04/02)
Lakeland bolted out to a 14-0 lead on TD runs of 7 and 23 yards by Loder. Matt Van Kleek scored on a 25-yard run for a 20-0 Raiders lead. Lakeland scored three touchdowns in the third quarter to make it a 41-0 game. John Hansen scored on a 3-yard run and Loder had TD runs of 3 and 5 yards...
Letter to the Pilot (11/04/02)
TO THE EDITOR: In "Questions and Answers about the Proposed Hotel/Motel Tax" (The Storm Lake Pilot Tribune October 12), the Storm Lake Chamber of Commerce outlines several reasons the proposed hotel/motel tax will benefit our community. I would like to add my own perspective in support of the proposal...
Letter to the Pilot (11/04/02)
TO THE EDITOR: In Celebration of the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Clean Water Act, America's Clean Water Foundation (ACWF) invited volunteer monitors across the nation to monitor water quality on Oct. 18... On Oct. 18, I collected and entered Storm Lake water transparency data into their web site. A turbidity tube was used to measure the water transparency at Circle Park, which is located just south of Buena Vista University...
Letter from the Editor (11/04/02)
Students at Buena Vista University complain that their meal plan doesn't go far enough. Residents of Storm Lake complain about the infestation of crows again, and the city council gives the okay for police to rub them out. Seems that we could kill two birds with one stone, so to speak...
Letter to the Pilot (11/04/02)
TO THE EDITOR: I remember the last time Storm Lake voted down the hotel/motel tax, to my amazement. It was five years ago, and $500,000 worth of investments and services and opportunities have passed us by since then. We will never get those opportunities back...