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Stories from Tuesday, July 22, 2003

SL Airport surface project off the ground (07/22/03)
An engineering firm will begin design work on a $455,000 runway and taxiway project at the Storm Lake Municipal Airport. The Storm Lake City Council approved a supplement to an October 2002 contract with the engineering firm Snyder & Associates of Ankeny...
New frontiers in learning (07/22/03)
School hasn't even started, but you can feel the excitement as a unique partnership blasts off between NASA and Sioux Central Community Schools. Sioux Central has been named as a NASA Explorer School, the only one in Iowa. There are 50 schools in the nation named as NASA Explorer Schools...
Learn how to start a medical transcription business (07/22/03)
Learn what it takes to start your own home-based medical transcription business at an upcoming ICCC workshop on Wednesday, Aug. 20, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Instructor Julie Barlow will provide participants information on the necessary skills, experience and equipment needed to start a home-based transcription business. ...
Storm Lake teen experiences first pageant (07/22/03)
in the National American Miss Pageant as a State Finalist in the Teen Division (ages 16-18). The pageant was held at the Marriott Hotel in downtown Des Moines July 4-6. Kayla's journey down the pageant trail began a couple of months ago when a brown envelope appeared in the mail for her. Inside was a resume type invitation from the National American Miss Selection Committee...
Families' heroes come home (07/22/03)
Saturday is a very special day for one 11-month-old, since it marks the first day her daddy will be home for longer than only a few days. Abigail Troxel was born Aug. 15, 2002, which coincidentally is the same birthday of her father, Sgt. Darrel Wayne Troxel...
'He believes Green' (07/22/03)
The newly appointed interim director of 4-H started his rise through the ranks in Buena Vista County. Chuck Morris replaced former Iowa State University Extension 4-H Youth Development Director Joe Kurth, who left to take the same position in Kentucky, on July 1. Morris, who has been the 4-H associate director since 1983, started his career as the Extension 4-H Youth Leader for Clay and Buena Vista counties...
Engagement (07/22/03)
Karen Nehring of Newell is proud to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of her daughter, Darcie to Jason Hendrickson, son of John and Jan Hendrickson, Sac City. Darcie is employed at Newell Good Samaritan Home and Jason is employed at Shop and Save in Sac City. An August 22 wedding is planned at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Newell...
50th Wedding Anniversary (07/22/03)
Glen and Nola Carlson of Storm Lake will observe their 50th Wedding Anniversary Saturday, July 26. They will celebrate with their family at a later date. Their children are Jody and Lee Bedell of Maple Valley, Wa., Scott and Colleen Carlson of Sioux City and Greg and Doreen Carlson of Ida Grove. ...
Iowa care centers part of federal program (07/22/03)
Seventy nursing homes in Iowa hope a federal program will help them improve care to their residents. Nursing homes will target one area for improvement, such as reducing infection or chronic pain, or reducing the loss of daily activity. Under the program the Iowa Foundation for Medical Care, the state's quality control organization, will provide the assistance at no cost to participating nursing homes...
Rebels end season for Panthers (07/22/03)
Sioux Central's Adam Huebner came through in the clutch for the conference champions on Monday night in Fonda, nailing a line drive single off of St. Mary's relief pitcher Billy Mach in the top of the seventh to help Sioux Central defeat the Panthers at Fonda, 7-5...
Wildcats flex offensive muscle (07/22/03)
One of the main concerns for St. Mary's head softball coach Phil Skamser heading into Saturday night's game against Schaller-Crestland centered around the ability of S-C batters to bring home runners in scoring position. The Wildcats lived up to their advanced billing on Saturday night, taking advantage of numerous scoring opportunities with key hits to win a first-round district contest at Storm Lake, 9-3...
BV music camps produce two big concerts (07/22/03)
The vocal music department at Buena Vista University will be sponsoring two music camps for high school students later this summer in Storm Lake. The BVU Showchoir Camp will run from Friday, July 25, to Sunday, July 27. The Finale Performance featuring two Showchoir Shows and selected soloists will be held at 4:30 p.m. in Anderson Auditorium on July 27. The free concert is open to the public...
AC Threshermen harvest plans for 33rd annual show (07/22/03)
Everyone is invited to join the Albert City Threshermen and Collectors Association on August 8, 9 and 10 to relive the "Good Old Days" at the 33rd annual show. The group is featuring Oliver Hart-Parr during the entire celebration this year. History will be in action with actual threshing demonstrations, horse drawn field activities, and an antique tractor pull on Saturday. ...
Funeral Arrangements (07/22/03)
PETERSON Robert E. Peterson, age 41, of Storm Lake, died Wednesday, July 16, 2003 at his residence following a sudden illness. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, July 23, 4 p.m. at the Scandinavian Cemetery, rural Alta, with Rev. Connie Spitzack officiating...
Pilot Guest Editorial (07/22/03)
My father is 82 years old, my mother is 77. Fortunately they are both in good health and live independently, but the day may come when they will need some support, such as prepared meals or home health care. Like many other Iowans with aging parents, I want to be sure that I can count on the quality and safety of those services...