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Stories from Tuesday, February 4, 2003

Former SL woman reports about space shuttle Columbia (02/04/03)
Just 16 minutes before its scheduled landing February 1, the space shuttle Columbia disintegrated 40 miles above Earth, killing its crew of seven astronauts. As the nation was beginning to grieve for its lost space heroes, a Storm Lake woman was in the midst of the investigation, reporting for a Texas newspaper in the midst of the rain of debris from the shuttle...
Comments by Congressman King on the Columbia tragedy (02/04/03)
"They reached for the sky in their lives and careers demonstrating excellence in all they did. This accident has taken the lives of seven brave space travelers and is a blow to our space program," said Congressman Steve King. Congressman King reminds us to fully appreciate the contributions of these patriots...
SL artists strike gold in Scholastic contest (02/04/03)
Tornado art students were recently recognized for their artistic excellence with a whirlwind of regional awards, as the artworks of a school-record 43 pupils were accepted for display at the Scholastic Art Awards show at the Morningside Eppley Art Gallery in Sioux City...
BV County sets out to budget, finds 'not much to cut back' (02/04/03)
The Buena Vista County Board of Supervisors will sit down today to start making decisions on the 2003-04 fiscal year budget. Supervisors heard from all of the county department heads during three days of meetings last week. Supervisor Chair Herb Crampton said it is too soon to tell if the board of supervisors will have to consider any tax increases. He hopes the board can sit down today and see how the total department requests add up to expected revenue...
AmeriHost Inn to host Citizen's Academy (02/04/03)
The Storm Lake Police Department is pleased to announce that AmeriHost Inn is once again an underwriter of the Citizen's Academy, which will be held beginning in late February. AmeriHost Inn is donating $500 towards the Academy to pay for supplies, which are used during the course...
King attends Columbia memorial (02/04/03)
King and his Congressional colleagues left Andrews Air Force Base early this morning by chartered plane and were ushered to Houston's Johnson Space Center for the service. After the ceremony, King remarked, "Our country is deeply rooted in frontierism. ...
Sobering effort for BV campus (02/04/03)
Buena Vista University is experiencing what some consider a "problem" among students: binge drinking. Statistics from surveys show BVU is consuming more alcohol than other Iowa colleges. The overabundance of alcohol intake was concern enough for the university to create special task forces to research the situation, who went on to propose many changes to the university's existing alcohol policy...
Special program for mothers, daughters set (02/04/03)
'GirlTalk,' a new program designed to facilitate communication between fifth grade girls and their mothers is planned to start Tuesday, February 11th, at the Alta High School Library in Alta. 'Girl Talk' is a program sponsored by Iowa State University Extension in Buena Vista County and Alta Community Schools. ...
Vision for a State Park to take shape this month (02/04/03)
The next big step in a state park effort will take place Feb. 18 when all involved in the preliminary discussions come together to develop a vision for the project. Since last fall, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources has been exploring possibilities for its involvement in the project and has brought in its lead landscape architect, Angela Corio, to explore a possible plan...
Storm Lake takes seventh in Lakes meet (02/04/03)
SPENCER - Dylan Wagener finished second at his weight class and George Romualdo was third at his to help Storm Lake finish seventh in the Lakes Conference wrestling meet held on Friday night at Spencer. Emmetsburg won the team title with 307 points. Storm Lake scored 80.5...
N-F keeps rolling with win over WLVA (02/04/03)
NEWELL - Jennifer Schumann scored 13 points to lead four players in double figures to help send 15th-ranked Newell-Fonda to a 64-53 victory over Wall lake View-Auburn on Saturday night. Newell-Fonda, now 14-2 overall, led 19-13 after the first quarter, 36-24 at halftime and 53-38 heading into the fourth period of play...
G-H girls suffer first loss (02/04/03)
Jennifer Schlinz finished with 26 points, seven rebounds, three assists and three steals, but it wasn't enough as eighth-ranked Galva-Holstein suffered its first loss of the season, 62-57 in double overtime to Woodbury Central in the finals of the Maple Valley Conference Tournament on Saturday...
Women's Day of Health and Wellness slated (02/04/03)
Buena Vista Regional Medical Center and Buena Vista University, in Partnership with CommUNITY Education are hosting the 2nd Annual Women's Day of Health and Wellness On February 15, from 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at the Buena Vista University in the Siebens Forum...
St. Mary's BAll to feature new event (02/04/03)
St. Mary's Ball and Charity Auction 2003 will feature a new event as part of the "A Royal Tradition" event Saturday, March 29, in the Siebens Forum on the Buena Vista University campus. Some ballgoers will enjoy being pampered in the new exclusive Royal Panther Club prior to the ball and auction event...
Funeral Listings (02/04/03)
Connie Tysver Connie Sue Tysver, 57, of Storm Lake, died January 31, at home after 14 years of battling with breast cancer. Funeral services were held on Monday, February 3, at St. Mary's Church in Storm Lake with the Reverends Robert Schimmer, and Doug Klein, Associate Pastor officiating. Burial was in St. Mary's Cemetery...