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Stories from Tuesday, November 4, 2003

Garden Club sponsoring poster contest (11/04/03)
The Buena View Federated Garden Club of Storm Lake invites first through fifth grade students to participate in the National Garden Club, Inc. 2004 Smokey Bear Poster Contest. Tips and rules for posters: a good poster is bold and simple in design, should be based upon Smokey Bear's birthday theme, "Sixty Years of Vigilance," its message should be delivered in both the picture and the slogan and should be easily understood...
More Storm Lake music students honored (11/04/03)
District auditions for the 277-piece All-State band, 190-piece orchestra and 600-piece voice were held Saturday, Oct. 25 at Storm Lake, Hampton, Oelwein, Atlantic, Indianola and Washington. Approximately 17 percent of the students who audition are selected for membership in the All-State ensembles. Gaining membership is one of the highest individual honors available to Iowa high school musicians...
Cherokee's Sanford Museum presents WWII exhibit (11/04/03)
Sanford Museum Association presents a special event, "I Remember When..." on Saturday, Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m. The evening will share some of the stories that have been collected from the people who lived through World War II. A play reading featuring some of these memories has been prepared...
SL native Nordyke listed in 'Who's Who' (11/04/03)
Margaret Nordyke, a Storm Lake native now living in Santa Barbara, California, and working with the family and presidential library project of Ronald Reagan, has been named to the National Register's "Who's Who in Executives and Professionals." Nordyke is honored for her work as the lead fundraiser for the Ronald Reagan Gala to benefit the Alzheimer's Association...
Community Chest aiming for new record (11/04/03)
The 2003-2004 Storm Lake Community Chest campaign is off and running and looking forward to another prosperous year. The 2002-2003 campaign successfully met its $55,000 goal and divided those funds between 18 local agencies. Since the goal was met last year, the Community Chest executive board has decided to raise the bar this year and has set the fundraising goal at $60,000. The campaign began in September and runs throughout the year until August...
Holiday Open House (11/04/03)
Little Layne Haakinson spends some quality time inside the Santa display at his grandparents' Frame 'N Art Shop during the annual downtown Holiday Open House Sunday. Many of the merchants said that the spirited crowds on hand throughout the event were considerably larger than in other recent years, foreshadowing a strong season. ...
U.S. soldiers in Pakistan face 'Taliban supermarket' (11/04/03)
On a knob of windblown earth between Orgun-E and the Pir Kotay Valley, a caravan of Humvees came upon an unlikely sight: beehives row upon row, and by the roadside in recycled plastic water bottles, fresh honey for sale. Sgt. 1st Class James D. Gannaway, 1st Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, was willing to buy. But the apiary owner refused his dollars. Only Pakistani money accepted, he was told...
Wedding (11/04/03)
Melissa Ann Madsen, of Mankato, Minnesota and Meshack Kirwa Sambu of Mankato, Minnesota were united in marriage on May 24, 2003. The marriage ceremony was preformed by Pastor Lilette Johnston at Trinity Lutheran Church in Alta. Parents of the bride are Michael and Leigh Madsen of Alta. Parents of the groom, John and Rhoda Sambu of Eldoret, Kenya were pleased to be able to attend. Meshack's brother Felix of Eldoret, Kenya was also able to attend...
Teens charged in string of burglaries (11/04/03)
SPENCER - Four teenagers have been arrested for a string of burglaries in this northwest Iowa community. One of the boys, Ryan Daniel Stone, 16, of Spencer, faces 11 counts of third-degree burglary and one count of attempted burglary. He and another boy, Craig Russell Clopton, 16, were arrested Wednesday after police responded to a burglary at a home...
UP train derails in northwest Iowa (11/04/03)
SHELDON - Twenty-five Union Pacific freight cars hauling sand and soybean oil derailed near this northwest Iowa town. No one was injured, UP spokesman Mark Davis said Monday. The derailment happened at 4:30 a.m. Sunday. He said 20 cars were loaded with sand and five were hauling soybean oil...
State's hog producers remain divided over labeling rules (11/04/03)
Hog producers are divided over new regulations that require labels identifying the country of origin for farm products sold in the United States. The U.S. Department of Agriculture issued the new labeling regulations last week for pork, beef, lamb and other agricultural products. The new labels are to be used beginning Sept. 30, 2004...
Wildcats play for state tonight (11/04/03)
This will be no early Saturday morning showdown for the seventh-ranked Schaller-Crestland and fourth-ranked Galva-Holstein volleyball teams, who play for a berth in the Class A Iowa State Tournament tonight in Ida Grove. The Wildcats and Cardinals have met each other once in two early-season tournaments, with Galva-Holstein winning the first 2-0 and the second 2-1...
District champ G-H banged up but ready for South Hamilton (11/04/03)
When a football coach talks about 'taking care of business,' he's usually referring to on-the-field execution. But Sunday night, Galva-Holstein's Brad Knight used that phrase for a different reason. "We're pretty banged up at this point in the season, as most teams are through nine games," Knight said. "We've got to get healthy fast and take care of business that way and we should be all right."...
'Long December' for former deputy (11/04/03)
Author Don Harstad has chosen a land he is intimately familiar with as the basis for his fifth novel, "A Long December." Nation County, Iowa, set in the northeastern corner of the state is loosely based on Clayton County where Harstad spent 20 years as a deputy sheriff, patrolling the back roads and watching the population change from Irish-German to a place where as many as 19 different languages are spoken...
The Spokesmen in concert at SL First Baptist (11/04/03)
The Spokesman, formed in 1988 as a male quartet, dedicated itself to the singing of Southern Gospel music. As the group evolved, it expanded its style of music to include many different styles of Christian gospel music to augment and complement Southern Gospel music...
'Happy Valley High' hits the stage at Aurelia (11/04/03)
The Aurelia High School Drama Department Presents "Happy Valley High", a 50's Musical/Comedy by Shubert Fendrich and Steven Fendrich. If you like the authentic music from the '50's, you will love Happy Valley High. When Al Barbella gives up his career as a sailor, he becomes a teacher at Happy Valley High. ...
Funeral Arrangements (11/04/03)
Christina Buttenob Funeral services for Christina (Chris) R. Buttenob, 75, of Aurelia, were held Monday, November 3, at the First United Methodist Church in Aurelia, with Pastor Jack Weida officiating. Burial was in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Aurelia. The Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia was in charge of arrangements...
Letter from the Editor (11/04/03)
Albert City-Truesdale has two worthy suitors to choose from for a new sports sharing partner, but neither are completely the Prince Charming the district perhaps hoped for. Each has pros and cons to offer. The decision could well have far-reaching consequences beyond the football field and basketball court...