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Stories from Tuesday, September 16, 2003

'Garden Cafe Gallery' brings local artists' work to SLHS (09/16/03)
Patio tables complete with umbrellas and comfortable chairs stand next to each other in a row. Across from them, a wall is lined with a glass case of beautiful art work created by professional artists. Is it a quaint sidewalk cafe? A high-class art musuem? To the contrary, it's Storm Lake High School and what art teacher Anita Coon calls the 'Garden Cafe Gallery.'...
2003 Albert City-Truesdale Homecoming candidates announced (09/16/03)
Candidates for 2003 Homecoming royalty were announced recently at Albert City-Truesdale High School. Homecoming week is scheduled for Sept. 22-26 at AC-T with festivities going on throughout the week. A cornation ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 24 at 7 p.m., and to cap off the week, the L-M AC-T Raider football team will take on West Lyon in a 7:30 p.m. match-up on Friday, Sept. 26...
German Festival comes to Hanover with a vast array of traditional foods (09/16/03)
If you like good German food, then Hanover is the place to be on Saturday, September 27. Every fall with the exception of 2001 when construction was underway on the Church's addition, the rural Alta congregation of St John Lutheran have hosted a German Feast. This year the 12 annual German Feast will be held on September 27...
2 dead in Sac County gun battle (09/16/03)
By DANA LARSEN Pilot-Tribune Editor A 73-year-old Sac City man who died in a hail of gunfire after apparently killing his son and opening fire on Storm Lake Police officers, apparently fired the shot that ended his life himself. The bizarre incident started Friday night shortly before 8 p.m. when a 911 call was fielded from the Howard Huen home, 2840 Union Avenue in rural Sac County, southwest of Sac City...
Divorce recovery workshop offered (09/16/03)
The Divorce Recovery Workshop will be offered this Fall beginning Monday, October 6, at 7 p.m. at the Storm Lake United Methodist Church, 211 East Third Street, Storm Lake. This is the 9th year the Storm Lake United Methodist Church has been offering to the community an interdenominational Workshop Series, The Divorce Recovery Workshop...
Mt. Everest conqueror to speak at BVU Sunday (09/16/03)
Imagine climbing mountains in a foreign country with no food or water, in the most terrible weather conditions. Twenty-seven year old Charlie Wittmack has done that, in seven different countries. Buena Vista University invites the public to here Wittmack tell about his latest adventure, becoming the first Iowan to reach the summit of the highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest. ...
DNR okays Rembrandt Enterprises expansion (09/16/03)
The Department of Natural Resources has given preliminary approval for a major expansion at Rembrandt Enterprises chicken-and-egg plant, and judged that a laundry list of concerns from residents of the area should have no impact on the decision. The permit for the expansion saw some controversy from neighbors who feel their quality of life and property values are being compromised. ...
Anniversary (09/16/03)
WOODFORD Elden and Helen Woodford will be celebrating their 60th Wedding Anniversary. They were married September 17, 1943. Children include Dee Ingalls, Marathon, Linda Shelton, Big Lake, MN., Julie Lullman, Storm Lake and their families. To make this day more memorable all friends and family are invited to an open house in their honor on September 27, from 2-4:30 p.m. at the Methodist Church in Marathon. All friends and family are invited to attend. The couple request no gift. ...
Wedding (09/16/03)
Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Nielsen Wesley Nielsen of Cedar Rapids and Molly Barry of Cedar Rapids were married Saturday, May 17, at All Saints Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids. Parents of the couple are Dennis and Betty Nielsen of Fonda and Jim and Sally Barry of Cedar Rapids...
Engagements (09/16/03)
Hout & Barker-Neddermeyer Jane Barker-Neddermeyer of Arthur, and Donald Hout of Storm Lake, announce their engagement and approaching marriage. Parents of the couple are James and Marne Barker of Arthur and the late Henry and Betty Hout, of Storm Lake. Jane is employed at Faith, Hope, and Charity and is a student at Iowa Central Community College. Don is employed in the Maintenance Department at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center...
Ida County added to West Nile list (09/16/03)
Fourteen additional cases of West Nile virus have been reported in Iowa, putting the state's tally at 38, including two deaths, state health officials said Monday. New cases were reported in Audubon, Cerro Gordo, Dallas, Dickinson, Ida, Marion, Monona, Plymouth, Polk, Sioux and Tama counties. That brings to 75 the number of Iowa counties in which the illness has been reported this year...
Natural gas prices sky-rocket, advocates worried (09/16/03)
Advocates for elderly and low-income Iowans told a congressional task force Monday that some families could be forced to forgo meals or medication if a cold winter drives up natural gas prices, which already are twice as high as a year ago. Unless the winter is very harsh, Iowa utilities said they are on track to be at full storage capacity by October and should be able to keep pace with demand. ...
L-M spikers charge to win (09/16/03)
The Laurens-Marathon volleyball team lit up it's own tournament on it's home floor here Saturday. The Chargers went 3-0 in pool play and 6-0 in games in the morning, then dispatched West Bend Mallard 21-11, 21-11 in the championship semis before beating Clay Central-Everly 21-10, 21-17 for the title...
Cranston defies odds after accident (09/16/03)
Alta High senior Halley Cranston has always loved running. "It was always just a lot of fun and relaxing," she said Sunday night at the Hy-Vee grocery store in Storm Lake, where she works part-time. "But it's not as fun as it used to be, and it's a lot harder now."...
SLHS plans for Homecoming fun next week (09/16/03)
Storm Lake High School is preparing to "Pound da Hounds"in their Homecoming activities, starting Monday. Monday September 22nd - Sing em to sleep! Start off the week by lulling the Hounds to sleep. Students will dress as their favorite singer and be ready to kick off of their very own At 3 p.m. students report to the bus barn from 4-7 to help your class build floats for the parade...
Pancake breakfast cooking for area DARE (09/16/03)
A Pancake Breakfast will be held on Sunday, Oct. 5th, at the Alta Community Center, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. All proceeds will go Alta and Aurelia DARE anti-drug-and-alcohol education programs. The breakfast is sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 6172 with additional funds from Trivent Lutheran Chapter...
Famed Celtic dance troupe visits (09/16/03)
Michael Flatley's Lord of the Dance - the international sensation that has broken box office records in more than 30 countries - is returning to North America. It will play The Orpheum Theatre in Sioux City for one performance only, Thursday, October 30, at 7:30 p.m...
Funeral Arrangements (09/16/03)
JOHNSON Elva E. Johnson, age 100, of Albert City passed away Friday, September 12, 2003, at the Pleasant View Home in Albert City. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, September 16, at 2 p.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Albert City with Reverend David Bernhardt officiating. ...
Letter from the Editor (09/16/03)
It has finally happened, as we all knew it would. The Vision Iowa golden goose has nearly dropped its last egg of cold cash, and not a single community in Buena Vista County has yet managed to get so far as filing an application to share in the riches...
Letters to the Pilot (09/16/03)
TO THE EDITOR: On Sunday, August 3, my wife and I were traveling to Sioux City to pick up 3 of our granddaughters to take them to Adventureland in Des Moines. When we reached Storm Lake we discovered that we had a problem with our van. We called one of my wife's relatives who knows a great deal more about vehicles than either of us do and, he referred us to Wal-Mart - as that was the only business open that had any automotive people around on Sunday...
Guest Opinion (09/16/03)
Presidential hopeful Howard Dean is using the Internet more effectively than Nigerian entrepreneurs and Viagra manufacturers combined. He raised $1 million in a four-day period last month. His campaign expects to raise $10.3 million in the three months ending Sept. 30, the most any Democratic presidential candidate has ever raised in a similar period with the exception of Clinton, who was a sitting president when he did it in 1995...