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Stories from Monday, February 10, 2003

Diversity Day 2003 (02/10/03)
He talked tough. He walked tough. He looked tough. But that's all a misconception, preconceived notion... a stereotype. This homeboy graduated from Harvard with honors. But for Richard Santana, a former California gang member, people can't see past his appearance...
Storm Lake on 'solid financial footing' (02/10/03)
Despite the economic downturn plaguing other cities across the state as well as state government, the City of Storm Lake looks forward to another year of progress from employee retention to substantial capital improvement projects. Other ideas explored at a budget workshop this week for the Storm Lake City Council include lakeshore beautification and paving both Vestal and Expansion Boulevard...
Humor used to deal with subject of eating disorders (02/10/03)
A recovered anorexic and national comedian blended humor with a serious message about the dangers of eating disorders during an hour-long multimedia presentation on Tuesday night at Buena Vista University, looking to help inform the college students about a serious health issue which affects millions of Americans today...
Indian history comes alive with unique presentation (02/10/03)
A full-fledged member of Choctaw Tribe of Oklahoma gave a colorful presentation over the history and culture of Native Americans on Thursday at Storm Lake High School, helping inform students and community members about his heritage during Diversity Day at the school...
Thunder on Ice Schedule of Events (02/10/03)
Saturday, February 15 Sunday, February 16 Activities will be held between the Storm Lake Access and Marina and the SL Municipal Golf Course clubhouse on the east side of the lake...
Anniversaries (02/10/03)
Arlin and LaVon (Frank) Lehmann of rural Storm Lake will celebrate their 50th anniversary on February 15. An open house will be held at Grace Lutheran Church in Storm Lake on Sunday, February 16, from 2-4 p.m. The open house will be hosted by daughter Linda and husband Tom Gayette and family of Royal. The couple requests no gifts...
Iowa can reap benefits from harnessing wind power (02/10/03)
Iowa residents (and those just paying a visit) know that the wind likes to blow in the Hawkeye State. While it's an annoyance to most, a small but growing number of people believe this force of nature can deliver benefits to Iowa's economy and environment and are working to do just that...
Shot at buzzer by P-P spoils St. Mary's upset bid (02/10/03)
Josh Freimuth scored on a 5-footer after an offensive rebound as time expired to give Pomeroy-Palmer a 60-58 victory over Storm Lake St. Mary's in a Northwest Conference game on Friday night in Storm Lake. St. Mary's led 17-14 after the first quarter. It was 29-29 at the halftime break and 48-36 Knights heading into the fourth period. St. Mary's outscored the Knights, ranked 10th in Class 1A, 22-12 in the fourth quarter...
SL After Five dinner party planned (02/10/03)
Storm Lake's After Five invites you to their "Love Speaks In Any Language" Dinner Party on Tuesday, February 18, at 6:30 p.m. at St. Mark Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall in Storm Lake. Carrie Langford from Kansas City, Mo., will relate six steps in dealing with unwanted circumstances. Mariela Alverez, from Venezuela, will demonstrate how to make a "Flan" a popular Venezuelan dessert, and Ron Netten will provide musical entertainment...
Cherokee Symphony mid-winter concert slated (02/10/03)
Cherokee Symphony Mid-Winter Concert will be Sunday, February 16, at 4 p.m., at the Cherokee Community Center in Cherokee. The Conductor, Lee Thorson, will play selections by Edvard Grieg, Sigurd Jorsalfar, OP. 56, Prelude: In The Hall of the King, Triumphal March and Essay for Orchestra, OP. 12 by Samuel Barber...
Editor's Comments (02/10/03)
My streak appears safe for another year. Once again, I have not been asked to address any graduates this coming spring, anywhere. And with darn good reason. All the bull hockey they will hear about caterpillars blossoming into butterflies and the flowery hopes and dreams prose isn't really my style...
The Pilot Editorial (02/10/03)
Like beauty, economic development seems to be in the eye of the beholder. Not so many years ago, the sole purpose of Storm Lake's development commission, and that of nearly every progressive city, was an all-out assault to lure new industry - any industry - to town...