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Stories from Tuesday, May 13, 2003

June-A-Palooza plans are shaping up for downtown (05/13/03)
Arrangements are rapidly coming together for "June-A-Palooza!" - a new celebration coming to downtown Storm Lake on Saturday, June 14. The event will spotlight the local shopping village and its eateries, showcase the work of local artists with the city's first "Art Crawl," and will provide entertainment, activities and shows of new cars and motorcycles on Lake Avenue...
Branstad to give address at BVU graduation ceremony (05/13/03)
Terry Branstad, former governor of Iowa, has been selected as Buena Vista University's commencement speaker for its graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 25, in the Siebens Fieldhouse at 3:30 p.m. When he was first elected in 1982, Branstad became the youngest governor in Iowa's history. He served four consecutive terms until 1999 for a total of 16 years, becoming Iowa's longest-serving governor...
Trio of SLHS art students earn elite all-state Visual Arts honors (05/13/03)
Three Storm Lake High School art students have been named as 2003 Iowa All-State Visual Artists, one of the highest individual honors for high school artists in the state. Erin Taphorn, Ian MacDonald and Amy Wulfekuhler each received the prestigious award this year, and comprised one-quarter of the 12 total students who received the award. ...
Police receive decontamination chamber (05/13/03)
It's not as exciting as a new fire truck or as interesting as computer databases in squad cars, but in today's world it's every bit as important. The Storm Lake Police and Fire Departments were the recipients of a portable decontamination chamber, made possible with a $10,000 donation from Buena Vista Mutual Insurance Association...
Bound for Cuba (05/13/03)
Two Buena Vista University professors will get a first-hand look at Cuba this week as part of an Iowa trade delegation visiting that newly-opened communist country located 90 miles south of Florida. While the purpose of the trip is to promote trade, Dr. Eric Eller, a professor of economics and finance at BVU, and Dr. Tim McDaniel, a professor of mathematics and statistics at BVU, hope to use it as an opportunity to plan for a student trip to Cuba next January...
Pilot People (05/13/03)
A lot of people like to travel when they retire, but it's few who make a point to visit over 200 towns each year, as Professor Carson and Barnesy the Clown do. But that's OK for Jerry and Pat Milligan - a husband and wife duo in Storm Lake yesterday to promote next week's performance of the Carson & Barnes Circus...
Engagement (05/13/03)
David and Diane Scott of Holstein announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Ann to Eric Justin Dutler, son of Jim and Roxy Dutler of Galva. Stephanie and Eric are 1995 graduates of Galva-Holstein High School. Stephanie graduated from the University of South Dakota in 1998. ...
Highway 20 group has fresh optimism for 4-lane expressway (05/13/03)
The U.S. Highway 20 Corridor Association has some fresh momentum in the effort to get the remaining 100-mile segment of the highway in northwest Iowa paved into a four-lane expressway, thanks to the Iowa Legislature. Both the Iowa Senate and House passed concurrent resolutions this session supporting the four-lane project. ...
Alta wins final five events to take South O'Brien title (05/13/03)
Alta finished first in the final five events to erase a 25-point deficit and win the South O'Brien Invitational track and field meet last Friday. Alta scored 119 points in the meet to win by 17 over Remsen St. Mary's. Aurelia was fourth with 82 points...
Cowboy Up (05/13/03)
The 37th annual Cherokee PRCA Rodeo comes to town May 29, 30, and 31. Along with the many PRCA and WPRA events are many planned events that will provide fun and entertainment for the family. The Cherokee PRCA rodeo is produced by the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce Rodeo Board and Barnes/MJM Rodeo of Peterson...
Funeral Arrangements (05/13/03)
HELGESON Esther A. Helgeson, age 84, of Albert City, passed away on Wednesday, May 7, 2003, at her home. A funeral service was held on Monday, May 12, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Albert City with Reverend David Bernhardt officiating. Interment was in the Fairfield Township Cemetery. The Sliefert - Asmus Funeral Home in Albert City was in charge of the arrangements...
Letters to the Pilot (05/13/03)
TO THE EDITOR: As Americans celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week, U.S. Education, I offer this open tribute. To America's Teachers: Thank you. Thank you for your dedication. Thank you for your hard work. Thank you for your service. Thank you for choosing this noble profession...
Letter from the Editor (05/13/03)
Every town should have a Chris Nolte or two woven into its fabric, even if for an all-too brief time. As the first to ever serve as CEO of both the Chamber of Commerce and the SLADC industrial development group, Nolte will leave a legacy behind as he resigns after two years at the helm...