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Stories from Monday, November 18, 2002

IBP inks promise to help with city water plant, a 'leave town guarantee' (11/18/02)
Tyson/IBP is promising the City of Storm Lake it will help share in the costs of improvements at the city's water treatment plant. Yesterday afternoon, Tyson Foods IBP Fresh Meats and the City of Storm Lake announced that they reached an agreement on a new 20-year water contract as well as a "leave town guarantee," which ensures Tyson/IBP's financial role in a proposed water treatment facility for the city. The city council will review the contract Monday...
'Jammin with JAG' to be on KAYL radio (11/18/02)
Iowa Jobs for America's Graduates students from Storm Lake High School will be producing "Jammin With JAG" this Wednesday night, November 20, from 8-10 p.m., over KAYL 101.7 FM radio. This will be the third year for this successful radio program and fundraiser...
BVU to present fall music concert Nov. 24 (11/18/02)
Buena Vista University's music department will present its Fall Major Works Concert on Sunday, Nov. 24 at 4 p.m. in Schaller Memorial Chapel. The concert features the BVU Concert Choir performing Mozart's "Vesperae Solemnes de Confessore" with selected student soloists: Sarah Smith from Storm Lake - soprano; Kimberly Wankum from Marcus - contralto; Paul Kolsrud from Red Wing, Minn. ...
Race to finish Santa's Castle (11/18/02)
With less than two weeks remaining before the opening of Santa's Castle in Storm Lake, workers are putting together the finishing touches on the different displays of animated machines, holiday scenes and rumbling trains. There will be several new displays for visitors to look at beginning on Thanksgiving Day, the first day the attraction will be open. ...
Shopping for health (11/18/02)
Coupons, comparing prices and making sure to get enough food to feed the many mouths in the family are all major concerns of those who enter one of the local grocery stores on a regular basis. However, a nutrition expert from Iowa State University Extension says grocery shoppers should also be concerned about the nutritional content of the items they buy, and said people can make wise choices in regards to items such as fruits, dairy products and bread...
State Park planner comes to SL (11/18/02)
A landscape architect is expected to tour Storm Lake in the next couple of weeks to take stock of existing facilities and see what could be possible for a state park. According to Arnie Sohn, of the DNR's conservation and recreation division, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources lead park planner will tour the area and see what the opportunities are. ...
Lake team is born with 2 missions (11/18/02)
It was a historic day Thursday as the final signature landed on an agreement forming the Lake Improvements Commission - the new governing body of the ongoing dredging and watershed protection effort for the lake. Representatives of the Lake Preservation Association, Buena Vista County and the cities of Lakeside and Storm Lake gathered in the Storm Lake City Hall for an official ceremony signifying the creation of the new commission...
Focus program to feature holiday activities (11/18/02)
This week's episode of Focus features holiday activities in Storm Lake and a different look at Buena Vista University's alma mater. Host Mandi Meyer talks with Marilyn Monson, from the Storm Lake Chamber of Commerce about Santa's Castle and Miracle on Lake Avenue...
Pittman case appeal still in early stages (11/18/02)
An appeal for George Pittman, Jr. is still in the early stages of the process, according to his appellate defender. Stephen Japuntich, of the state defender's office, said the case has been docketed. He will review case information and submit a brief to the court within the next three months...
Anniversary (11/18/02)
~JACK AND KAY NIELSEN will be celebrating their 45th Anniversary on November 23. A Card shower is being held in their honor to recognize this special occasion. Cards can be sent to: 1397- 600th Street, Newell, IA 50568
Marvin Wilkerson (11/18/02)
Funeral service for Marvin Lee Wilkerson, Sac City, was held Friday, November 15, at 2 p.m. at the First Christian Church in Sac City with Reverend Sharla Hulsey and Reverend Phil Coe officiating. Burial will be in the Oakland Cemetery, Sac City. Farber and Otteman Funeral Homes, Sac City, was in charge of arrangements...
Nelson Newendorp (11/18/02)
Nelson C. Newendorp, 96, of the Methodist Manor in Storm Lake, formerly of Le Mars, passed away on Tuesday, November 12, at Methodist Manor. A Celebration of Life Service was held at the First United Methodist Church in Le Mars. Pastor Donna Newendorp and Pastor Jason Larson officiated. Burial was in the Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars...
Raymond Holstein (11/18/02)
Raymond R. Holstein, 82, of Alta, passed away at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center on November 13. Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday, November 16, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Alta, with Pastor Lilette E. Johnston officiating. Burial will be in Schaller Cemetery in Schaller. Barker Funeral Home in Alta is in charge of arrangements...
Nelda Robinson (11/18/02)
Nelda Jane Robinson died on November 10, at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake after a brief illness. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday November 16, in the Schaller Cemetery under the direction of the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Schaller. There will be no visitation...
Letter to the Pilot (11/18/02)
TO THE EDITOR: This letter is in response to the editor regarding the Alta football program and the issue of the yellow shoes. The Alta Education Association wholeheartedly supports the coaches in the decision they made concerning the final football game of the year played on November 1...
To spank or not to spank (11/18/02)
I haven't really given spanking much thought up until lately. My two kids, for all their tornado-like tendencies, are really fairly benign creatures to live with. Aside from the occasional farting contest or 2,000 trips out of bed for a drink, they tend to inspire more curiosity (you got used bubble gum stuck where??) than anger...
The Pilot Editorial (11/18/02)
A new study released Thursday shows that Iowa state-level candidates alone raised $41.5 million in donations for the recent midterm campaigns. The true figure would be much higher, considering the outdated campaign finance reporting system, and the "soft money" that goes straight to the parties (banned for future elections.)...