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Stories from Monday, March 10, 2003

Area students advance to state geographic bee (03/10/03)
What are the capitals of Angola, Switzerland and Mozambique? What continent is the Leaning Tower of Pisa located on? What mountainous country is completely landlocked in South America? Robert Maharry and Justin Cullen know the answers to all of those questions and more - and they are only in the sixth and seventh grades...
Healthbeat (03/10/03)
The knee joint is one of the most frequently injured joints in recreational and athletic endeavors and is the main support and hinge of the longest lever of the body - the legs. Considering that the legs are utilized in most athletic movements, including running, jumping, walking, pivoting and kicking, it is understandable that this joint is prone to injury...
New weather alert tower debuts (03/10/03)
It wasn't a ribbon cutting for a new building or new business, but rather for radio signals that will provide Buena Vista County and the surrounding areas the latest in weather and severe weather information. A NOAA Weather Radio Transmitter is now broadcasting from a MidAmerican Energy tower in Storm Lake, and it will be a "timely and reliable" source of information for citizens, according to Greg Harmon, meteorologist in charge of the Sioux Falls National Weather Service office...
Momentum builds for SL projects (03/10/03)
You can almost feel a wave of momentum building in Storm Lake, as goals evolve from wish toward reality. At the center of it all is the massive lake restoration effort. With the announcement of a deal on a new spoil site, it becomes assured that a local dredging project will be underway this summer. ...
Engagement (03/10/03)
are engaged and plan a May 30 wedding at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Aberdeen, South Dakota. Parents of the couple are Steve and Pat Darling of Aberdeen South Dakota and Michael and Karen Galvin of Galva. The bride-to-be is attending South Dakota State University and the groom-to-be works at Clark Drew Construction, both in Brookings, SD...
Buena Vista routs Illinois College (03/10/03)
When Illinois College started hanging around early in the game, Brian Van Haaften called a timeout. The score was tied at 24-24. Van Haaften told his team to make extra passes and defend the 3-point arc better. The response was very well-received. Buena Vista outscored Illinois College 26-10 after that point to the end of the first half and went on to crush the Blueboys 96-66 in the first round of the NCAA Division III national tournament Thursday at Siebens Center...
Newell-Fonda advances (03/10/03)
Eric Johnson played like a man on a mission. The 6-foot-7 center scored 16 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and blocked five shots to help No. 1 and unbeaten Newell-Fonda beat No. 4 Odebolt-Arthur 64-52 in a Class 1A district final at Lake View on Thursday night...
Funeral Annoucements (03/10/03)
Pauline Vogel Funeral Services for Pauline L. Vogel, Wall Lake, formerly of Sac City, will be Saturday, March 8, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Sac City, with Reverend Mark Selby officiating. Burial will be in Nemaha Cemetery, Nemaha. Farber and Otteman Funeral Home, Sac City, is in charge of arrangements...
Letter from the Editor (03/10/03)
Agree or disagree, one has to admire Steve King for being a man of his word. Almost as soon as he jammed his transmission into park in Washington, King has authored a bill to make English the official language of the United States. It was a key promise of his campaign and a repeat of the bill he helped to push through the statehouse in Iowa last year...
Letters to the Pilot (03/10/03)
TO THE EDITOR: After reading the article in the March 4, 2003, Pilot-Tribune I felt a response was in order. First of all, the other council members were totally justified in their "No" vote on the proposal. If the Seneca Place apartments can't stay in the black with government subsidies, why should more taxpayer money be thrown in?...