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Stories from Monday, January 6, 2003

$6m water plant project underway (01/06/03)
Construction is starting on a $6 million water treatment plant improvement project for Storm Lake - a project aimed at improving reliability for the aging water plant. Increased reliability for users of the city's water treatment plant is a key feature of the improvement project...
Child restraint use drops in SL (01/06/03)
The number of children properly restrained in vehicles declined last year in Storm Lake for the second year in a row, according to a study released this week. Findings show that only 66.3 percent of children observed were properly restrained in 2002; down from 73.9 percent in 2001. Storm Lake's high was 80.1 percent in 2000...
News in Brief (01/06/03)
N-F student nominated for Academy A Newell-Fonda High School student has been nominated by Senator Chuck Grassley for one of two available placements to the U.S. Naval Academy. Ross Eldred, Newell, was one of 19 nominees announced by Grassley for the prestigious Annapolis, MD, campus...
Healthbeat (01/06/03)
An innovative blood cleaning system is helping to reduce reliance on donated blood for hip and knee replacement patients at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center, as patients are now able to reinfuse their own blood rather than donated fluid following surgery...
Anniversary (01/06/03)
will celebrate their 50th anniversary on January 24. A reception will be held at the Church of Christ in Storm Lake on January 19, from 2 until 4 p.m. The couple was married by pastor Alvin Giese at the church on January 24, 1953. The reception will be hosted by their daughter Lori and her husband Robert Couillard of Blair, NE, and Dale's sister, Gayle Sundberg of Storm Lake. The couple requests no gifts. The gift of your presence is enough...
Weddings (01/06/03)
LARA QUEEN AND JOHN PLAISANCE John Plaisance and Lara Queen, both of Storm Lake, were married August 10, 2002, at the Lakeside Presbyterian Church in Storm Lake. Rev. Duane Queen, father of the bride, and Rev. Claude Jones of the Douglas Avenue Presbyterian Church in Des Moines officiated...
SL teams drop games to Western Christian (01/06/03)
Steve Van Voorst scored 12 points to lead three players in double figures to help power Western Christian to a 75-27 victory over Storm Lake in a Lakes Conference game on Friday night at Hull. Western Christian scored 11 unanswered points to jump out to a 15-4 lead after the first quarter before using another 11-0 spurt in extending the lead to 36-11 by halftime. Western Christian used a 23-8 spurt in the third quarter to take a commanding 59-19 lead into the fourth period...
Area Obituaries (01/06/03)
Hazel Bennett Hazel E. Bennett, age 97, of Storm Lake, died on Wednesday, January 1, 2003 at the Methodist Manor Care Center in Storm Lake after a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 4th at 10:30 a.m. at the Lakeside Presbyterian Church in Storm Lake with the Reverend Duane Queen officiating. Burial will be in the Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery. A memorial fund has been established...
Letter from the Editor (01/06/03)
The Iowans for a Better Future group is taking on a life of its own, and much of what it is saying, we need to hear. You have to like the plucky group of that cuts across the state's leadership strata. It was birthed by the governor to create a blueprint for the decade ahead, but refused to be politically pigeonholed, or to be dismissed while its report gathers dust on some shelf like all of the other blue-ribbon task force studies over the years...