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Stories from Tuesday, November 11, 2003

Concordia Lutheran School to hold dedication/open house (11/11/03)
Concordia Lutheran School will be holding a Service of Dedication and an Open House for their new school building on Sunday, November 16 at 2 p.m. The school is located in the Christian Education wing of St. John's Lutheran Church, located at 402 Lake Avenue in Storm Lake...
Students get dental screenings at schools (11/11/03)
Buena Vista County dentists and dental hygienists will be teaming up with Upper Des Moines Opportunity, Inc. to conduct dental screenings and sealant placement on second, sixth and seventh graders at the elementary schools and middle school in Storm Lake...
Smokeout aims to snuff tobacco on BV campus (11/11/03)
The American Cancer Society is coordinating the Great American Smokeout for the Buena Vista University campus community. The anti-tobacco campaign, titled "The Dangers of Smoking: No Ifs, Ands, or Butts" will include a kick-off event on November 18, with BVU alumni, Sharon Wellendorf...
Restoration for Little Storm Lake in the works (11/11/03)
Little Storm Lake wetland preserve may be getting a facelift thanks to the efforts put forth by the Storm Lake Improvement Commission, the Department of Natural Resources and the Army Corps of Engineers. Julie Sievers of the DNR reported to the Lake Improvement Commission Monday that after meetings between the Corps and the DNR, the Engineers "would like to do a wetland restoration on Little Storm Lake."...
Clubs aim to make BV a Blue Star County (11/11/03)
Blue Star Markers is a cooperative effort of the Federated Gardens clubs, Veteran's organizations, area businesses, and families and friends of Veterans. Buena Vista residents have an opportunity to have the only Blue Star County in Iowa to Honor our Veterans...
Blizzard Busters Snowmobile Club opens membership drive, fun night (11/11/03)
B.V. Blizzard Buster Snowmobile Club's Fun Night - Raffle/Membership Drive will be November 22, at 7:30 p.m. in Sioux Rapids, at the Legion Community Center. A raffle drawing will be held at 10 p.m. for the choice of 2004 Artic Cat 4x4 ATV or 2004 Artic Cat Z570 Snowmobile...
Local families work to brighten the holidays for soldiers in middle east (11/11/03)
November 3 members of the Military Family Support group met at Abner Bells Coffee House to pack boxes for their family members stationed overseas. Each family contributed numerous items that soldiers in Iraq, Afghanistan and Africa. The postal service deadline for shipping boxes to the troops for holiday delivery is November 15 for packages and December 1 for cards and letters, according to group founders Gary and Jan Worthan, Storm Lake...
Wedding (11/11/03)
Stephannie Marie Werner and Scott Robert Gibbins were united in marriage on June 14, 2003 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Schaller, with Pastor Albert Buelow officiating. The reception followed at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Storm Lake. Parents of the couple are Wayne and Karen Werner of Schaller and Marion and Sue Gibbins of Storm Lake. ...
Engagement (11/11/03)
Don and Sylvia Clarke, Marietta, Georgia and Gary and Jan Worthan, Storm Lake, announce the engagement of their children Natalie Clarke and Shannon Worthan. Natalie, a 2001 graduate of Harrison High School, Marietta, GA, attended the Naval Academy Prep School before attending Birmingham Southern College, where she will receive her degree in Political Science in May. ...
Man arrested in area stabbing, standoff (11/11/03)
CLEGHORN - A man who police say stabbed his girlfriend was arrested following a standoff at a home in the northwest Iowa town. Grant Wilson, 42, was arrested for domestic assault, willful injury and assault on a police officer. Police were called to the home, about 40 miles northeast of Sioux City, about 7 p.m. Saturday after receiving a call that a woman had been stabbed...
Clay Fairgrounds event center to debut (11/11/03)
The public will get an opportunity for its first look at the completed Clay County Regional Events Center on Saturday, Nov. 15 with a full day of activities, beginning with a ribbon cutting and kick-off ceremony near the main entry to the events center at 10 a.m., and culminating in a free concert by New Odyssey in the evening...
Three arrested for firing shots at FD school site (11/11/03)
FORT DODGE - Three people, including two teenagers, were arrested after gunshots were fired at a school building here. The two teens, ages 15 and 14, were charged with second-degree criminal mischief, reckless use of a firearm and discharging a firearm within the city limits...
West Lyon pulls upset over G-H (11/11/03)
Prior to Monday night's state quarterfinal football game here with West Lyon, Galva-Holstein had lost just two fumbles all year. The Pirates nearly doubled that total against West Lyon and it proved their demise in a 22-13 loss to West Lyon. "We have no exuses for the loss, we just didn't play very well," said G-H coach Brad Knight. "You can't turn the ball over three times in a key playoff game and expect to win."...
Top-ranked Treynor holds off Newell-Fonda, 17-0 (11/11/03)
Treynor's No. 1-ranking was on the line here Monday night against powerful Newell-Fonda, but the Cardinals were just too big and fast to let it slip away. Led by a banner performance from a defense that has give up just three points all season, Treynor ended Newell-Fonda's season with a 17-0 loss...
'Dogs puts breaks on R-SM, win 40-14 (11/11/03)
Aurelia cruised into the eight-man semifinals here Saturday afternoon with a surprisingly easy and dominating win over Remsen-St. Mary's, 40-14. Just a week earlier, the Bulldogs had to score 20 fourth quarter points in a come-from-behind 28-23 win over the Hawks...
'Like Jazz' in local concert (11/11/03)
Acclaimed singer and songwriter David Basse, along with his quartet, will debut his newest CD release for Iowa audiences on Friday, November 21st, starting at 8 p.m. at The Bullseye Sports Lounge (formerly The Brownstone) in Cherokee. This is the first time area audiences will get to hear cuts from his new City Light Entertainment release...
Area Events in Brief (11/11/03)
Gospel concert at BVU Nov. 20 On Thursday, November 20, 7 p.m. Buena Vista University presents Voices of Praise Concert at Anderson Auditorium, Harold Walter Siebens Forum. This is a Buena Vista University campus-wide gospel choir. Under the direction of Johnessia Thomas, the choir will be performing ten gospel selections to enrich the campus and community climate...
Funeral Arrangements (11/11/03)
, age 83, of Schaller died on Friday, November 7, 2003 at the Willow Dale Wellness Village in Battle Creek. Funeral services were held on Monday, November 10, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Schaller with Reverend John Schauer officiating. Ruth Wendel was born on September 27, 1920 to Albert and Matilda (Fett) Wendel, on a farm north of Schaller. She attended school in Schaller and graduated from Schaller High School...
Letter from the Editor (11/11/03)
My goodness, we must be short on genuine issues these days. The hottest news in the Democratic presidential race seems to be an offhand comment by Howard Dean about Confederate flags and pickup trucks to the Iowa media, which has boiled over into a national name-calling epidemic...
Opinion (11/11/03)
It was a good buck. Perhaps a trophy. A deer of a lifetime, perhaps. And, it was walking right along a trail that led right under the bowhunter. Anticipation became reality as the arrow was sent on it's way. A solid "thunk" told the bowhunter the arrow had hit the deer; at 15 yards distance, it was hard not to miss a vital spot. ...
Letters to the Pilot (11/11/03)
TO THE EDITOR: We would like to express our appreciation to all who participated in and supported the BVRMC Adult Day Care. This program began 16 years ago and has provided care to over 200 families in this region. We are saddened by the decision to close this facility but are grateful that we have had the opportunity to serve so many people. We feel that care for the elderly is a much needed service in this area and sincerely hope that a new provider will be available in Storm Lake very soon...