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Stories from Tuesday, December 17, 2002

Citizens 101 (12/17/02)
By BRENT HARDIN Pilot-Tribune Staff Given a choice of options, studying the history, culture, customs and government of the United States wouldn't make the top of most people's lists of things to do on a Friday night. Maria Meza, Maria Fuentes and Michaela Rivera were more than willing to spend two hours of their night in room 10 of the Iowa Central Community College Storm Lake Center learning about this nation, however, as their choice of Friday night activities would help them to become citizens of the United States.. ...
Council approves up to $7m bonding for water plant (12/17/02)
The Storm Lake City Council authorized up to $7 million in general obligation bonds to provide interim financing of the Water Plant Renovation Project on Monday night, while awaiting approval from the State Revolving Fund. Since the state will not consider the city's loan until February 2003, City Clerk Patti Moore said the city council anticipates needing to finance only about $2 million for the project in the interim...
Friends in high places (12/17/02)
Kimberly Richardson was a guest recently at President Bush's ranch in Crawford, Texas, where she attended the 21st birthday party of the President's twin daughters, Barbara and Jena. Kimberly and Barbara Bush attend Yale University, as close friends and sorority sisters...
Med center chooses a leader (12/17/02)
The CEO at the Guthrie County Hospital has been chosen as the new CEO at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center. Todd Hudspeth was named as the BVRMC CEO yesterday. He will begin his work Jan. 13, 2003. In selecting Hudspeth, BVRMC Board of Trustees chair Mike Sharar and Iowa Health System VP for Public Affairs Barry Spear described him as "a visionary leader, with a proven track record of advancing physician, patient and employee satisfaction as well as meeting clinical and financial objectives.". ...
Rembrandt Enterprises receives Venture Award (12/17/02)
The 2002 Outstanding Business of the Year Venture Award has been presented to Rembrandt Enterprises by the Iowa Area Development Group. Rembrandt Enterprises is an Iowa-based egg production and processing company. The company recently completed the first phase of a four million egg laying and in line breaking operation near Rembrandt in Buena Vista County. ...
SL teachers to face new state evaluation process (12/17/02)
New evaluation procedures mandated by the Iowa Department of Education will be implemented for beginning teachers in the Storm Lake public school district this spring, a move designed to improve teacher quality by establishing a set of criteria new educators must meet in order to be recommended for a standard license by administrators...
Engagement (12/17/02)
Carrie Lynne Crampton, Storm Lake, and Christopher John Swinney of Belford, England are pleased to announce their engagement and approaching marriage on December 28, at Lakeside Presbyterian Church with Reverend L. Ferguson of Denison officiating. Parents are Peg Domayer, Storm Lake, and Susan and Richard Robinson of England. ...
Anniversaries (12/17/02)
DOUG AND DARYLA LOCKWOOD Doug and Daryla Lockwood will be celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, December 17. They were united in marriage at the Methodist Church in Larabee, with friends and family present. Doug is currently employed as the Tire Shop manager of Bomgaars and Daryla is the manager of the West Caseys here in Storm Lake. ...
Upcoming Events (12/17/02)
Pajama Story Time to be held at library Pajama Story Time, at the Storm Lake Public Library on Thursday, December 19, at 7:30 p.m. will feature stories of Christmas on the farm, and will include a telling of Farmer Christmas by Jerry Johnson of Buena Vista University. All ages are invited to wear pajamas and to bring blankets while enjoying tales of rural Christmas, its traditions and songs. Crafts and hot chocolate follow the readings...
SL comeback falls short to S-C (12/17/02)
Monica Bloyer scored a game-high 19 points and Jenna Malcom added 15 to help Schaller-Crestland knock off Storm Lake 49-46 on Saturday night at Schaller. Schaller-Crestland held a 7-4 lead after the first quarter before extending it to 20-13 by halftime. It was 37-24 after three quarters...
Romualdo, Wagener lead SL wrestlers (12/17/02)
George Romualdo finished second and Dylan Wagener placed third to help lead Storm Lake in the Emmetsburg Invitational on Saturday. Storm Lake finished seventh in the team standings. Emmetsburg was the winner. Romualdo was the runner-up at 145 pounds and Wagener the third-place finisher at 130. Marc Wiley was fifth at 112 pounds, as was Jake Droessler at 275. Austin Brown was sixth at 152...
Nicholson inducted into Hall of Fame (12/17/02)
John Raffensperger, Hi Covey, Ira Dunsworth, Bill Bergen. They were some of the legendary high school track and field coaches in the state of Iowa. Dean Nicholson now has his name alongside theirs in the Iowa Track Coaches Hall of Fame. Nicholson, who led Storm Lake to the Class 3A state track and field championship last season, was inducted into the Hall of Fame at an awards ceremony in conjunction with the annual Iowa State Track Clinic on Saturday in Des Moines...
Emma Stutz (12/17/02)
Funeral Services for Emma Stutz, 95, of Cherokee formerly of Aurelia, were held Monday, December 16, at the Meriden Evangelical Free Church, with Pastor Ostercamp officiating. Burial was in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Aurelia. Emma died Saturday, December 14, at the Careage Hills Nursing Home in Cherokee, where she had been a resident since May of 1996...
Wanda Drzycimski (12/17/02)
Services for Wanda Alice Drzycimski, 75, of Storm Lake, formerly of Linn Grove, were held Monday, December 16, at Riverside Presbyterian Church in Linn Grove, with Pastor Robert Grupp officiating. Burial was in Barnes Township Cemetery, Linn Grove. Wanda Alice Drzycimski, the daughter of Arthur D. ...
Letter from the Editor (12/17/02)
Watching Dick Armey walk away as Senate majority leader leaves me with mixed emotions. The crusty Texan, a 17-year veteran of Congress, has sometimes been backward in social issues. On the other hand, you have to smile at a guy on a Congressional salary who used to sleep on a cot in his office because he was too cheap to rent a room...