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Stories from Tuesday, October 7, 2003

Adult Education (10/07/03)
Time and stress management class for NW Iowa SIOUX CITY - The next class for the Siouxland Nonprofit Management Institue (SNMI) will be "Time and Stress Management." The class will be held at Western Iowa Tech Community College in Sioux City on Tuesday, Oct. 14...
SLHS marching band attends Algona Band Day (10/07/03)
The Storm Lake High School Marching Band participated in the 55th annual Algona Band Day on Saturday, Oct. 4. The day included a competitive parade in the afternoon and a field competition in the evening. A beautiful fall day was host to this event that gave the SLHS students a little larger view of what bands in other schools do...
Leadership Iowa in SL (10/07/03)
Forty Iowans from across the state will be gathering in Storm Lake at Buena Vista University on October 9, 10 and 11 for the opening session of Leadership Iowa. The Leadership Iowa program is sponsored by the Iowa Association of Business and Industry Foundation. Leadership Iowa serves as an issues awareness program to develop, educate and motivate future leaders of Iowa...
SL Area Arts Council holding Scarecrow contest October 9 (10/07/03)
The Storm Lake Area Arts Council is sponsoring a Scarecrow contest October 9, for Moonlight Madness, downtown Storm Lake. The contest is open to anyone or any groups. First prize is going to be $50 in Storm Lake Bucks. The money can be used at any participating store in the Storm Lake area. Second Place is $20, third and fourth place are both $10...
BV County completes requirements for disaster matching funds (10/07/03)
Completion of comprehensive emergency planning will ensure that Buena Vista County will be eligible for state matching funds in the event of a presidentially-declared disaster. Buena Vista County has completed a comprehensive county-wide multi-hazard emergency plan, which helps provide for disaster response, recovery, and mitigation needs of the citizens of the county...
Ministers petition SL: clamp down on strip clubs (10/07/03)
Six Storm Lake ministers have petitioned the Storm Lake City Council to stop the opening of strip dancing bars in the city, following the opening of the gentlemen's club Hot Shots recently. The ministers, all members of the Storm Lake Area Ministerial Association, say they are concerned both over the moral impact of such business on the community, but also about the "degrading effects" of such establishments on women...
SL students to get a taste of outer space (10/07/03)
ISU Extension Buena Vista County, 4-11 and Youth Programs and 50 Storm Lake 4th grade students will take the "Space Science Challenge" on today. ISU Extension staff will explore with students the impact of new food designs due to the NASA space program, astronaut -inspired nutrition lessons, and will make special food trays for astronauts in micro-gravity...
Penney workers stunned by closing (10/07/03)
"It was like a death in the family. I feel bad about my people having to deal with this, especially the way they learned about it." Storm Lake manager of JC Penney Keith Winter said that the news of the store's closing was sudden and unexpected...
Engagement (10/07/03)
Amy Lynn Thornhill, daughter of Linda Thornhill of Storm Lake and Ronald Thornhill of Denison, will marry E.M. Leonard III on Saturday, October 11. Their ceremony will take place at West Des Moines Open Bible Church in West Des Moines, Iowa at 3 p.m.with a reception and dance following at Raccoon River Nature Lodge in West Des Moines. ...
Anniversary (10/07/03)
Craig and Jeanette Buckingham will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on October 19, from 10:30 to 1 p.m. in the fellowship hall at Trinity Lutheran Church in Alta. Craig and Jeanette would like to show their thanks and appreciation for the blessings that friends and family have given us there past sixty years. They have lived on the same farm all 60 years and Craig has been there 80 years...
Wedding (10/07/03)
The marriage of Alyssa Jane Cruzen and Charles Edward Taylor took place on Saturday, August 2 at half after ten in the garden of the Valentine Richmond History Center, Richmond, Virginia. The Rev. David Fitzsimmons of Des Moines, uncle of the bride, officiated...
New Cherokee pool considered (10/07/03)
A group of citizens interested in a new or significantly unproved swimming pool in Cherokee met with city officials on Wednesday. The Cherokee Parks and Recreation Department recently received a bequest from the George Bacon estate, with at least part, perhaps most, of that money expected to be used for the aging municipal pool...
Authorities may be closing in on source of threatening letters (10/07/03)
Authorities are quietly analyzing evidence and conducting interviews five months after a series of unsigned letters threatened the safety of athletes, put a community on edge and forced the cancellation of a high school track and field event last spring...
Improving Raider spikers eye state (10/07/03)
The Laurens-Marathon volleyball team still has some things to work on, according to head coach Kerry Feekes, but that doesn't mean the Chargers don't have a chance to make the 2003 Iowa State Tournament. The Laurens-Marathon spikers' week started nicely last Thursday, when they defeated then tenth-ranked Rockwell City-Lytton, 19-25, 25-12, 25-23 and 25-21...
Knights overpower BV gridders (10/07/03)
Wartburg used its powerful offensive and defensive lines to win the battle at the line of scrimmage here Saturday afternoon, beating the Buena Vista University football team 41-7. With the win, the Knights improved to 4-0 overall on the season and to 3-0 in Iowa Conference play. The Beavers dropped to 2-2 and 1-2...
Area Go & Do (10/07/03)
Sioux Central's 'Bye Bye Birdie' Sioux Central High School will present the musical, "Bye Bye Birdie" on November 7, 8, and 9. They are needing some clothes from the 50's. If you have any clothing that would have been worn in the 1950's and would be willing to loan them for the musical please contact Heidi Thies, Rick Roghair, or Kris Skelton at Sioux Central, 283-2571. ...
Book Club welcomes new members (10/07/03)
The Community Book Club in Storm Lake is picking up steam, and everyone who loves to read is welcome to join in. October's reading selection is "The Secret Life of Bees" by Sue Monk Kidd. It is on display at the Storm Lake Public Library, and will be discussed at the club session Thursday, October 23, 7 p.m., at the Library...
Guest Editorial (10/07/03)
." It's a notion that's been around for a while. But, like the wheel, it needs reinventing every now and then. In the world of both game and non-game wildlife, there's no greater impact on population numbers than good quality core habitat! It means the difference between having shelter from a bitter Iowa blizzard and death by freezing or suffocation. ...
Letters to the Pilot (10/07/03)
TO THE EDITOR: In the Sept. 26 edition of the Centerville Daily Iowegian, managing editor Dan Ehl profiled the visit of British writer James Buchan. As a literary magazine author, Buchan has traveled the world. Recently, he came to southern Iowa to give his overseas readers a glimpse of small-town America...