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Stories from Tuesday, June 10, 2003

Student loan interest rates drop to record low levels next month (06/10/03)
College students and parents in Iowa and across the country can soon take advantage of record-low interest rates, as the U.S. Department of Education announced this week that interest rates on federal education loans will drop to their lowest point ever...
WMD preparation class for EMS professionals to be held Jun 24-27 (06/10/03)
Iowa Central Community College will host a course for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) First Responders in Operations and Planning for Weapons of Mass Destruction in Fort Dodge. The course, offered free of charge, will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 24-27 in the Voc-Tech Building Room 101 on the ICCC Fort Dodge campus...
'Wall of Hope' to be a new feature at Relay for Life (06/10/03)
A "Wall of Hope" will debut at the American Cancer Society Relay For Life in Storm Lake this year. Sponsored by Buena Vista Regional Medical Center, the "Wall of Hope" will feature first-hand accounts of cancer survivors telling their own stories...
Local health care providers honored; TB clinic for needy (06/10/03)
Buena Vista County Public Health and Homecare, along with Trimark Physicians Group and Buena Vista Regional Medical Center, are being recognized for their efforts to bring healthcare to those who cannot afford it. The trio of healthcare providers composes one of four community groups across the state receiving the 2003 Iowa Community Health Prize, sponsored by Iowa Health System and the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation...
BV Jail task force finds its task to be complex (06/10/03)
Members of the Buena Vista County Jail Task Force learned quickly that looking into future options for the jail means more than just finding more cell space. Any decisions made regarding the jail affect other county departments, too. "We feel we have to do more than just look at the jail," said Bill Strawn of Storm Lake, chair of the task force. "There are more departments than just that that we need to look at."...
Jamboree fires up Linn Grove faithful (06/10/03)
"I can almost smell the tempting aroma of fresh baked rolls and grilled brats - and hear music drifting along - all the while busy people browse through artist's wares along Linn Grove's Main Street. "On June 21st, Linn Grove will be a gathering place where people bring chairs, street side, to take part in a heart warming flag ceremony," says Monte Scholten of the hubbub which will surround the Linn Grove River Jamboree...
Engagement (06/10/03)
Courtney Ann Andersen and Ryan Neil Berg would like to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Iowa Falls, on July 26. Courtney is the daughter of Dick Andersen and the late Tanya Andersen of Iowa Falls. Ryan is the son of Dennis and Marilyn Berg of Arcadia...
Two Deomocrats challenge King for 5th District Congressional seat (06/10/03)
A former school board candidate has become the second person to announce plans to seek the Democratic nomination for the western Iowa congressional seat held by Republican Steve King. David Grimesey, 30, of Sioux City, announced his candidacy for the 5th District seat Friday...
SL takes third in baseball invitational (06/10/03)
Dru Leyden went 2-for-4 and drove in four runs, and Eric Holton collected three hits to fuel a 10-hit attack as Alta knocked off Storm Lake 10-3 in the first round of the Storm Lake Invitational baseball tournament on Saturday. The championship game between Alta and WLVA was rained out Saturday night. That game will be played tonight in Storm Lake...
Cross-town Rivalry (06/10/03)
Ty Zimmerman belted a two-run double with two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning to break a tie and help give Storm Lake a 4-1 victory over cross-town rival Storm Lake St. Mary's in the first round of the Storm Lake Invitational softball tournament on Saturday...
Area Events in Brief (06/10/03)
June-a-Palooza set for SL June-a-Palooza plans are coming together for the new celebration in downtown Storm Lake, scheduled for Saturday, June 14. The 500 block of Lake Avenue will be closed to traffic to allow for the events, which run from 9 a.m.-5 p.m...
Funeral Arrangements (06/10/03)
KOTH Vivian Koth, age 73, of Des Moines, died Tuesday, May 27, 2003, at her apartment in LiGutti Tower in Des Moines. Graveside services were held Tuesday, June 3 at Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery, Storm Lake, with Pastor Steven Schulz officiating...
Letters to the Pilot (06/10/03)
Appreciates banks' gesture for the lake TO THE EDITOR: I'd like to express my appreciation to two local bankers, George Schaller and Tim Brown, for their generous contributions to the Lake Preservation Association. I was born and raised in Storm Lake, then spent 15 years in metro Denver, so I can appreciate the value of small town business. With people like this, hopefully our beautiful lake will be here for many future generations to enjoy...
Pilot Guest Editorial (06/10/03)
The June 2 IBP spill into Storm Lake was not "an Act of God," as it was explained to me by an IBP executive. No, the spill happened because IBP wastewater crud flowed downhill through a city storm sewer. No, there was no containment wall around the plant's storm sewer which could have prevented the crud from exiting toward the lake...