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Stories from Monday, April 7, 2003

Ink in the blood (04/07/03)
Phil Jarnagin was the last of his kind - an old newspaper pro who believed in manual typewriters and handset type; an active community supporter who had 56 years worth of perfect attendance to Kiwanis meetings; a protector of the local environment long before that cause came into vogue; a husband, son, father and grandfather who loved his family and always remained close...
Taxation makeover (04/07/03)
State Rep. Mary Lou Freeman is still working through a new Republican property tax plan, but she's eager to hear public input on the proposed system presented this week. "I'm very anxious to get some feedback from local officials and see what they think," she said...
Young Marine on front lines in Iraq (04/07/03)
Many 20-year-old women are right now concerned with a spring break tan, cramming for exams or lining up a part-time summer job. A typical day for Andrea (Miska) Rollins, a native of Alta, is a bit more volatile. She is serving in Iraq with the Marine Corps, a three-year veteran entrusted with the job of trucking dangerous loads of ammunition and fuel to the front lines of the battle...
Area bands look to hit a high note at the Iowa Jazz Championships (04/07/03)
Eight area jazz bands will be among 75 high school ensembles in five classes vying to bring home the coveted state championship trophy on Tuesday, as they will be competing in the 2003 Iowa Jazz Championships at the Convention Center and Civic Center in Des Moines...
Relay For Life to hold kickoff event April 16 (04/07/03)
The American Cancer Society's Relay For Life in Buena Vista County will kick off on Wednesday, April 16, when organizers of the event will hold a kickoff at the American Cancer Society office, located at 541 Cayuga Street in Storm Lake, from 5:30-6:30 p.m...
Anniversary (04/07/03)
MARGE AND BERNARD KENNEDY The family of Bernard and Marge Kennedy are pleased to announce that they are celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary on April 18. If you would like to help them celebrate this special occasion, please send a card and your best wishes to: Bernard and Marge Kennedy, 3701 E. Peony Place - 303, Sioux Falls, SD 57103...
Northwest Iowa native claims Emmy (04/07/03)
Kelly Jo McDonnell-Weiner, 33, was recently awarded an Emmy from the Upper Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for serving as the producer on a two-part television magazine feature segment, "Hunt of a Lifetime."...
SL returns experienced boys tennis team in 2003 (04/07/03)
Five letterwinners return to a Storm Lake boys tennis team that finished 4-7 a year ago. The list of returnees includes No. 1 player Polin Vithayasab, No. 2 player Phoxay Saengchanpheng, No. 3 player Jon Ellwanger, No. 4 player Matt Henson and No. 5 player Phim Srimeuang...
Basektball coaches clinic slated in Newell (04/07/03)
The Graphic Edge Northwest Iowa Spring Basketball Coaches Clinic will be held on Saturday, April 12, at Newell-Fonda High School. The clinic will be a good chance to listen, learn and discuss basketball in the state of Iowa at a low-cost clinic. Registration will take place at 8 a.m. with the first speaker to begin at 9 a.m. A time schedule is still being developed...
SL exhibit lays rubber with Ford's horsepower history (04/07/03)
Things have come full circle at the dark brick building on West 5th Street in Storm Lake. Originally the home to a Model T dealership, and now the community historical museum, the building is buzzing as it is once again being turned into a Ford edifice...
Funeral Arrangements (04/07/03)
Janet Garlock Janet W. Garlock of Schaller passed away Friday, March 28, 2003, at the Odebolt Nursing and Rehab Center in Odebolt. Memorial services will be today, Saturday, April 5, at 11 a.m. at the Presbyterian Church in Schaller, with the Rev. Ken Fells officiating. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements...
Letter from the Editor (04/07/03)
It has been decades since Phil Jarnagin delivered his famous "Pilot Punches" from this office, but yet he is and always will be a very real part of the heart of this newspaper. Those of us who have followed in his footsteps could only hope to keep the man's editing chair warm...
Letters to the Pilot (04/07/03)
A child speaks out on abuse issue DEAR EDITOR: The saddest thing in any form is child abuse, but the next saddest thing is if you know it is happening and say NOTHING! If you know this is happening, speak up, you can save a child's life. Hi, my name is Shelby Meyer and my mom is a powerful voice in a child's life, she is a CASA volunteer...