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Stories from Tuesday, July 15, 2003

Designer says Sara Lee water treatment system will be a plus (07/15/03)
Dr. Jack Sheaffer, chairman and founder of Sheaffer International, says that a proposed wastewater treatment system for the Storm Lake Sara Lee Foods plant will allow that industry to expand its operations, while also enhancing the environment. Storm Lake city officials expressed concerns about the plan, its site and the impact of the separate plant on the city treatment system at a public meeting Wednesday...
Relay for Life (07/15/03)
The 2003 Storm Lake Relay for Life raised a new record total for cancer prevention, treatment and awareness efforts over the weekend. "The walkers raised $65,000, and we still have money coming in to count. It's really wonderful," said Jonette Spurlock, development specialist for the American Cancer Society in Storm Lake. The total is a new record for the event...
New ideas surface for State Park (07/15/03)
The State Park Planning Committee kicked off yesterday afternoon with a lot of big ideas for the future of Storm Lake. Twenty-two people attended the meeting, including David Ciaccio of the Ciaccio Dennell Group - the land planning firm hired to conduct the feasibility study and master plan for the proposed state park...
SL students honored in Washington (07/15/03)
Congratulations on the academic achievements of the Storm Lake History Day students and their teacher, Roberta Moore. The success of these students at the Iowa national History Day contest meant they were eligible to participate in the national competition in Washington, D.C., June 15-19...
Engagements (07/15/03)
BERKLAND AND HEADLEY Lyn and Diana Berkland of Storm Lake are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Julie Lynn to Ryan James Headley both of Denver, Colo. Ryan is the son of James and Pam Headley of Coer d'Alene, Idaho. Julie, a graduate of the University of Iowa, is a special events development officer for the Children's Hospital Foundation of Denver. Ryan, a graduate of the University of Idaho, is a product manager for Wagner Equipment Company of Denver...
Vision Iowa to award over one million dollars (07/15/03)
The Vision Iowa board has awarded nearly $1.1 million for small projects in eight communities. "We're proud to join eight more communities in creating developments that will make Iowa a better place to live, work and visit," said Michael Gartner, board chairman...
Majority of Iowa homeless are under age 21 (07/15/03)
A study shows that youngsters make up 62 percent of Iowa's homeless population, compared to national estimates that range from 20 percent to 40 percent. An estimated 22,639 people 21 years old or younger were homeless at some time during the 2001-2002 school year, according to the January 2003 study by Iowa's Interagency Task Force on Homelessness. It was done for the state Department of Education...
Panthers pay tribute to Skamser by posting W at home (07/15/03)
St. Mary's players surprised head coach Phil Skamser with a moving tribute before Friday night's game against Aurelia, honoring the longtime Panthers coach for the enthusiastic and caring attitude he has displayed toward his squads for more than a decade...
Cyclones tumble to Pirates by four (07/15/03)
The red-hot bats of the Alta Cyclones were cooled off by Galva-Holstein pitching on Friday night, as Alta was able to muster only three hits in a 4-1 loss at the hands of the Pirates. Brad Payne, Joel Corlew and Nate Hinkeldey were the only Cyclones who were able to record hits in the contest, resulting in one run in the bottom of the sixth. ...
Garden Festival takes root with 'Evening Extra' (07/15/03)
The Annual Garden Festival will be held at Prairie Pedlar near Odebolt on Saturday, July 26 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., and Sunday, July 27 from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Reservations can be made for an "Evening Extra," Saturday night from 7 - 10 p.m. The two-day gala will feature a variety of garden activities for the entire family...
Top of batting order helps Tornadoes silence Bulldogs (07/15/03)
The first four batters for Storm Lake justified their position on the top of the Tornadoes lineup card on Friday night, as they collected three hits, had four runs batted in and scored all five of their team's runs in a big 5-1 victory over LeMars...
Funeral Arrangements (07/15/03)
DICK Albert J. Dick, 87, of Early, passed away Saturday, July 12, 2003, at the Newell Good Samaritan Center in Newell. Albert was born Sept. 11, 1915 in Early, the son of Louis Dick Sr. and Josephine (Spindler) Dick. Albert lived his entire life in the Early area and attended Sacred Heart Catholic School...
Letters to the Pilot (07/15/03)
Storm Lake is blessed by Kiwanis sailing program TO THE EDITOR: Several of our church's youth, and adults present, were given the great good fortune of an evening of sailing sponsored by Storm Lake's Kiwanis Club this past week. This letter is a public expression of our appreciation and notification of the service the local Kiwanis offer in sharing their sailing experiences, instructions and use of their watercraft...