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Stories from Monday, November 11, 2002

Living the Diabetes (11/11/02)
Lussman, the leader of the Storm Lake AmVets Honor Guard, still follows a regimented schedule today in order to wage an important battle against a different type of foe: diabetes. The retired farmer, who lives with wife Joanne six miles northeast of Storm Lake, is one of 17 million people nationwide who suffer from diabetes, a condition characterized by high levels of blood glucose resulting from defects in the production of insulin, a substance which regulates the body's use of glucose. ...
Mayor challenges DM Register (11/11/02)
Storm Lake Mayor Jon Kruse decided that a recent Des Moines Register article titled "Bleak and Broken" gave his city a black eye it doesn't deserve. Kruse sent the following letter to the Register to challenge the story on a woman living in substandard housing...
AmeriCorps is making a difference (11/11/02)
From the hug of a kid to the satisfaction of helping a 6th grader with a math problem, AmeriCorps members find many different opportunities and rewards in Storm Lake. Through Community Education, AmeriCorps members serve in Project UNITE where they work in elementary students, coordinate a mentor program for middle school students and help other students in afterschool programs. ...
Language a key to SL learning (11/11/02)
A new report shows minority and poor students continue to fall behind their peers across Iowa. "The gap is still there, and in some cases it's getting worse," said Ted Stilwell, director of the Iowa Department of Education. The achievement gap between minorities and non-minorities in subjects such as math, reading and science is continuing to widen in towns across the state, a trend which the Storm Lake school system is in the vanguard in trying to correct. ...
Five elected to BV County Extension Council posts (11/11/02)
They are Shelley Hohneke, Storm Lake, Barry Kruse, Alta, Sara Monroy-Huddleston, Storm Lake, Nancy Sargent, Storm Lake, and Tim Smith, Storm Lake. These new members will join the council in January. The new members will replace Laura Millard, Alta, Dennis Requist, Storm Lake, Dan Sievers, Storm Lake, Kent Smith, Storm Lake, and Leon Williams, Storm Lake...
Antique tractor (11/11/02)
A 1941 Thieman tractor is featured in a full page on the 2003 Classic Farm Tractors Calendar. It is owned by Wayne Thieman, Newell, son of one of the original partners of the Thieman Harvester Co., the firm that built these low-cost tractors locally in the 1930s and 1940s...
Storm Lake, Alta High schools present fall productions (11/11/02)
More than 100 students in the Storm Lake music and drama departments will present Rogers and Hammerstein's musical "Oklahoma!" at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13, Friday, Nov. 15, and Saturday, Nov. 16. Tickets for the show will be $5 for all audience members...
Engagement (11/11/02)
Rod and Linda Dierking would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kara of Tempe, Arizona to Larry Pearson, also of Tempe, son of Vince and Patsy Medina of Fresno, CA. Kara is a mortgage underwriter for Censeco Finance in Tempe an Larry is a Lighting Technician for Sunbelt Scenic Studios in Tempe. The couple is planning a March 1st wedding at the All Saints Catholic Newman Center in Arizona State University in Tempe...
Witter Gallery celebrates 30th anniversary (11/11/02)
The anniversary celebration will take place from 6-8 p.m. on Monday night, Dec. 2, in conjunction with the Gallery's "2002 Holiday Biennial" exhibition and the city of Storm Lake's annual "Miracle on Lake Avenue." The celebration is free and open to the public and will be held at the Witter Gallery, located at 609 Cayuga Street in the Storm Lake Public Library building. ...
Pirates' ship sails on (11/11/02)
Nothing comes easy in the world of prep playoff football. Galva-Holstein found that out in its first-round playoff game on Wednesday night. The Pirates, ranked No. 1 in Class 1A, needed an interception late in the game to seal a 21-14 verdict over unranked Manson Northwest Webster and advance to the quarterfinal round...
Let the Dogs out (11/11/02)
It's safe to say these two teams probably don't like each other. Two years ago, Sentral of Fenton beat Aurelia to prevent the Bulldogs from going to the playoffs. Last year, Sentral spoiled Aurelia's unbeaten season in the regular-season finale, only to find Aurelia return the favor a week later in the state semifinals...
Cherokee Symphony to open season (11/11/02)
The Pops Concert will be presented Sunday,November 17, 2002 at 4 p.m. in the Cherokee Community Center with Maestro Lee Thorson as Conductor. Featured vocalist will be Glee Crippen, soprano, from Storm Lake. She will sing selections from The Music Man by Meredith Willson/Isaac and selections from Les Miserables by Claude - Michel Schonberg/...
Jennifer Perry (11/11/02)
A graveside committal service will be held at the Storm Lake Cemetery at 1 p.m. on Monday, November 11, followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m. at the Storm Lake United Methodist Church. Reverend Stephen M. Hall of St. Mark Episcopal Church of Fort Dodge will officiate...
Adelaide Buelt (11/11/02)
Interment is in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Fonda. MaHaney Funeral Home, Fonda, is in charge of arrangements. Adelaide R. Buelt, daughter of Hugo and Katherine (Renze) Werner, was born October 3, 1920 at Roselle. She passed away November 5, 2001 at the Fonda Nursing and Rehab Center in Fonda, at the age of 82 years...
Donald Oviatt (11/11/02)
The graveside service was held on Thursday, November 7, at the St. Mary's Cemetery in Storm Lake. The Pastor Jamie Cutler of the Storm Lake United Methodist Church officiated the service. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home of Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements. Memorials may be made to the Donald Oviatt Education Scholarship and sent to City Bank on 801 Main in Norwalk, Iowa 50211...
Letter from the Editor (11/11/02)
What a difference a half a decade or so can make. This week, the hotel/motel tax sailed by in Storm Lake with a huge approval rating among voters. The very same idea got dumped flat by the same voters five years ago. What made the difference? The approach, I suspect...
Letters to the Pilot (11/11/02)
Remembering David Schmidt TO THE EDITOR: Your thoughts about David Schmidt are right on line. He was a strong and thoughtful man, who lived every hour of every day to its fullest. I knew that Dave was ill. But he never really told me much about his problems. His conversation was more about you and others...