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Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

Stories from Monday, December 2, 2002

Cobblestone owner eyes options (12/02/02)
Ideas of purchasing the former Cobblestone Inn and Harbor House sites for public park uses may have to compete with private development concepts, according to the owner of the two vacant lakefront landmarks. The Cobblestone Inn, a historic ballroom at Lakeside, has been proposed as a lodge within a state park project being considered by local leaders and the Department of Natural Resources. ...
Citizens Bank buys former sale barn site (12/02/02)
Citizens First National Bank has purchased the former Sale Barn property at North Lake Avenue and C-49, adjacent to the construction site of the new Wal-Mart Super Center. A new branch bank is planned for the location. "Some of the major routes in the community meet at that corner, and we are also keeping in mind what we expect to be the future growth of the community. ...
A new wave of opportunity (12/02/02)
The first meeting of the Lake Improvements Commission is set for Thursday, Dec. 5. The group's first order of business? Take the first tangible steps to dredge Storm Lake and to implement water quality improvement projects in the lake's watershed that may still be having an impact a century from today...
4-Hers find creative ways to help others (12/02/02)
This holiday season, U.S. soldiers around the world will receive packages of gifts from residents of Northwest Iowa courtesy of a Clay County 4-H club. Operation Enduring Peace, which ran only a few weeks in November, collected hundreds of food items, books and games, as well as about $400 to purchase additional items...
Designer Dolls (12/02/02)
In her spare time as a young child, Darlene Evans loved to play with Barbie dolls, engaging in a activity that captivated millions of young girls around the country who wanted to dress Barbie up in the latest styles of clothes and fashions for a night on the town...
Self-defense class to teach safety, self-respect (12/02/02)
A martial arts and self-defense instructor from Indiana will be helping Storm Lake area residents gain confidence in themselves and learn how to protect themselves and others they love from attackers during a technique-laden seminar next weekend in Storm Lake...
Sports Brief (12/02/02)
BV player an Academic All-American STORM LAKE - David Laudner of Buena Vista was selected to the 2002 Verizon Academic All-America College Division Second Team, it was released. Laudner, a senior offensive lineman from Rockwell, has a 4.0 grade-point average in political science. He was one of 48 players selected for both teams. Laudner represented District VII...
'Restoration of Marriage' at SL After Five SL After Five (12/02/02)
"DIG IN AND DO" with delightful Cheryl Wells of Blue Bunny Ice Cream will be the theme of the Tuesday, December 10th Dinner Program for the Storm Lake After Five (affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries). The event will be held from 6:30 -8 p.m. at St. Mark Lutheran Church...
BVU music department to host madrigal dinners (12/02/02)
The music department at Buena Vista University will be presenting its annual Christmas Madrigal Dinners on Sunday, Dec. 8, at 1 and 5:30 p.m. in the Siebens Forum Ballroom. The two-hour festive dinner will feature vocal and instrumental music and some hilarious antics...
SBA economic injury disaster loans available (12/02/02)
Businesses in Buena Vista County are eligible to apply for low interest Economic Injury Disaster loans from the United States Small Business Administration (SBA) that are are now available to help businesses meet normal operating expenses that cannot be met due to the effects of a disaster...
Clara Bethune (12/02/02)
Funeral Services for Clara Bethune, 85 of Aurora, Neb., formerly of the Carroll, Randolph, Pierce, and Norfolk area were held on Friday, November 29, at the Howser-Fillmer Mortuary with Reverend Gail Axen officiating. Interment was in the Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery, Norfolk...
Health is bad for benches (12/02/02)
There's an old bench down in Chautauqua Park by the Buddy Monument, located in a prime spot for catching the late afternoon sun and saying "Hey" to anybody passing from either direction. I remember that bench from trips my family would take to Storm Lake when I was a child. ...
Letters to the Pilot (12/02/02)
Help Genesis to help Santa and his Castle TO THE EDITOR: Genesis Development would like to ask the support of the Storm Lake community as we raise funds for Santa's Castle this holiday season. As you may be aware, Santa's Castle is a unique Storm Lake holiday attraction that operates primarily off entrance fees, donations and volunteer help...
The Pilot Editorial (12/02/02)
You will see a lot of D.A.R.E. in this newspaper, and you should - the local effort against youth abuse of drugs and alcohol is among the most active in the nation, thanks to our cooperative schools and the involvement of our local police department...