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Stories from Thursday, January 9, 2003

S-C leader backs 4-way school merge (01/09/03)
A regional academy system could arrive at the doorstep of Sac County schools within the decade, an approach a local superintendent says could be the most beneficial route for his and other local districts to take to improve academic quality for students in the future...
BV New Year's baby (01/09/03)
The first baby born in Storm Lake in 2003 came into the world to the sound of a helpful volunteer voice. Luis Gustavo Lagunes, the baby of Jose and Irene Lagunes of Sioux Rapids, was born at 9:29 a.m. on Saturday at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center. The first child of the couple, Luis weighed 7 pounds, 1.5 ounces...
CADA, BV librarians, historical society ask for funds (01/09/03)
Agencies continue to request funding from the Buena Vista County Board of Supervisors. With a tight county budget, most of them are asking the board to maintain the same level of funding as last year. CADA has asked for $4,500 from the county, the same as it was given last year...
Alta to receive $40K from new state grant (01/09/03)
The community of Alta has been selected as the pilot program for a new Buena Vista County Public Health substance abuse prevention program, a designation that will provide more than $40,000 to begin family, school and community programs this year. BVCPH is one of 28 Iowa entities receiving a total of $7 million from Project SIGnificant, a state incentive grant program looking to encourage Iowa counties and communities to implement model programs with proven effectiveness to combat the abuse of alcohol, marijuana and tobacco by youth. ...
Wedding (01/09/03)
Shayla Nicole Lang and Joshua John Fischer were united in marriage on October 4, 2002. Parents of the the happy couple are William and Jan Lang of Storm Lake and John and Mickayla Fischer of Arthur and Jerrold and Kathleen Goodman of Alta. Grandparents of the bride are Darlene Wright of Schaller and David and Wilma Lang of Storm Lake. ...
St. Mary's romps; Sac stuns N-F (01/09/03)
Marisha Imming scored a career-high 13 points to help propel Storm Lake St. Mary's to a 44-21 victory over Pomeroy-Palmer on Tuesday night at Pomeroy. St. Mary's jumped out to a 16-5 lead after the first quarter. The Panthers extended the lead to 28-9 by halftime and held a 40-19 lead after three periods of play...
Schaller vet hits cutting edge with latest procedure (01/09/03)
Area dogs, cats and pigs can now bark, meow and oink for joy when they arrive for surgery at a local veterinarian, as she is the first to employ new laser technology during her operations. Dr. Deb Nook, the owner of Schaller Vet Clinic in downtown Schaller, is the first animal doctor within a 150-mile radius to own a set of laser surgery tools, equipment that can help reduce the amount of bleeding and any pain animals may encounter and feel after the procedure...
Area Funerals (01/09/03)
Kurt Mario Ardiles, age 29, passed away Saturday, January 4, at his residence in Storm Lake. A funeral service was scheduled for Wednesday, January 8, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Arrangements were made with the Sliefert - Asmus Funeral Home in Storm Lake...