[Masthead] Fair ~ 72°F  
High: 73°F ~ Low: 57°F
Thursday, Sep. 18, 2014

Stories from Tuesday, December 3, 2002

City goes to the financing well for water plant project (12/03/02)
The City of Storm Lake is preparing the financing of a water plant and well field improvement project, and has applied to a state revolving loan fund to finance the project. City Clerk Patti Moore told the city council last night that there may be some delay for state financing, with money not available until next spring. Because of that, the city will look for interim financing with a local financial institution...
Sheriffs' focus: homeland security (12/03/02)
Buena Vista County Sheriff Chuck Eddy is preparing to become the next president of the Iowa State Sheriffs and Deputies Association (ISSDA), where he will follow a "distinguished" group of law enforcement leaders who have helped shape its mission...
A Ton of Good Will (12/03/02)
The Storm Lake Midde School student council has collected 2,000 pounds of donated food for the local food pantry program for the needy this season. The annual community service effort includes a contest in which the homerooms that contribute the most food by weight win a pizza party paid for by the student council...
Travel the globe in St. Mary's Big Getaway Raffle (12/03/02)
St. Mary's Parish and Schools has kicked off the Big Getaway Raffle this fall with a record number of drawings throughout the year. Bob Lenhart and Mike Pertzborn are co-chairs for the 2002-03 raffle. Lenhart and Pertzborn said the grand prize for the raffle is a travel "getaway" package to the dream destination of the winner - Australia, Europe, the tropics, a cruise, Africa - with a value no higher than $10,000. ...
Attending College seminar to be held on Dec. 12 at ICCC (12/03/02)
Community members will be able to learn about the ins and outs of attending college at an upcoming Iowa Central Community College infor-mational session on Thursday, Dec. 12. Participants will be able to discover the realities of the financial aid process including grants, loans, scholarships, out of pocket expenses, the financial aid package, and the benefits of the online application procedure...
Benefit set for Guard members and families (12/03/02)
The Storm Lake Iowa Army National Guard Family Support Group is hosting an Auction and Soup Supper Benefit on Saturday, December 7th, 2002 from 5-7 p.m. at the National Guard Armory in Storm Lake (1601 Park Street). The menu will include a choice of chili or chicken noodle soup, sandwich, and dessert. ...
Concordia Seminary Chorus to appear at St. John Lutheran Church (12/03/02)
The Concordia Seminary Chorus of St. Louis, Mo., announces its 2002 Advent Tour. The Rev. Henry V. Gerike is the director of the choir. The choir will present a service of congregational hymns, readings and settings of psalms and spiritual songs for the season of Advent on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 6 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church, 402 Lake Ave., Storm Lake...
Wedding (12/03/02)
were married Sept. 28 during a 2 p.m. ceremony at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Storm Lake. Father Robert Schimmer officiated. Parents of the bride are Joan Lichter of Storm Lake and Bud Lichter of Mason City. The groom's parents are Mike and Connie Kahnke of Storm Lake. Bob and Marge Shewell of Storm Lake are Scott's maternal grandparents...
Buena Vista men claim Nebraska Wesleyan Classic (12/03/02)
Buena Vista remained perfect this season with a 4-0 overall record after winning the Nebraska Wesleyan University Classic on Saturday night. The Beavers opened the tournament with a 75-64 victory over Briar Cliff University on Friday. Sophomore Michael Cameron led a balanced Beaver attack with 11 points...
League contenders to meet in IIAC opener (12/03/02)
The two teams who are expected to contend for the Iowa Conference men's basketball title will go at it right off the bat. Buena Vista, the defending league champion, and Wartburg, last year's runner-up, will go head-to-head tonight at 8 p.m. at Siebens Fieldhouse...
Josehp Anderson (12/03/02)
Joseph Frank Anderson, 99, passed away Saturday, Nov. 30, 2002, at Methodist Manor in Storm Lake. Funeral services are today, Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 11 a.m. at Oakdale Evangelical Free Church in rural Meriden. Visitation was yesterday at the Sliefert-Asmus Funeral Home in Storm Lake...
Robert Konradi (12/03/02)
Robert B. Konradi, 70, died on Nove. 30, 2002, at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held today, Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Church, Storm Lake, with the Reverend Douglas Klein officiating...
Norman Nesheim (12/03/02)
Norman K. "Bob" Nesheim, 91, died on Nov. 26, 2002, at the Good Samaritan Center in Newell following a lengthy illness. The funeral service was Friday, Nov. 29, at the St. Peter Lutheran Church in Newell with the Pastor Michael Harman officiating. Burial will be in the Newell Cemetery, Newell, Iowa...
Randall Wiseman (12/03/02)
Randall Lee Wiseman, 41, of Elgin, Texas, died on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2002, at his mother's home in Aurelia after a long illness. Funeral services will be held Monday, Dec. 2, at 12 p.m. at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake with the Reverend Duane Queen of the Lakeside Presbyterian Church, Storm Lake, officiating...
Lyle Biggins (12/03/02)
Lyle D. Biggins, 65, of Storm Lake died on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2002, at Spectra Health Care following a brief illness. Funeral services were Monday, Dec. 2, at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake with Pastor Darrell Schmid of the Assembly of God Church, Storm Lake officiating...
Letter from the Editor (12/03/02)
A new alcohol policy proposed at Buena Vista University has stirred up an interesting debate involving the student newspaper, "The Tack." Students from The Tack addressed the university senate recently, protesting a part of the policy under which the university could ban advertising of alcohol products in campus media...
Letters to the Pilot (12/03/02)
TO THE EDITOR: The holidays can be a time of great fun, but for some the parties, family gatherings, and our expectations for these events can be stressful. As rural communities and families change some events just don't provide the joy they once did. Are you still trying to hold on to the past?...