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Stories from Tuesday, February 10, 2004

St. Mary's HS, MS students take part in honor band performance (02/10/04)
A select group of St. Mary's Middle School and High School band students were chosen to take part in the Diocesan Honor Band. These students along with students from 11 other Catholic schools in the diocese practiced together all day Jan. 22 at Buena Vista University and presented two concerts at Schaller Chapel in the evening. Honor band members Justin Cullen, middle school; Jon Foell, middle school; Andy Pytel, middle school; Leigh Vander Woude, middle school; Tim Frank, high school...
Storm Lake and Aurelia DECA students prove to be successful at district competition (02/10/04)
Storm Lake and Aurelia students involved in DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) won big at the district conference held in Fort Dodge. Competing against such schools including Ames, Hampton-Dumont, Fort Dodge and Hinton, Storm Lake accumulated the highest number of points garnering first place. Aurelia DECA students earned third place...
King: Iraq is selfless mission (02/10/04)
Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) of Kiron told a Storm Lake crowd Monday that the United States' invasion of Iraq was "the most important and self-less mission this country has ever gone on." King went to Iraq in October 2003 to get the truth and to see for himself what was going on in the war-torn country, he told a group of Kiwanians at an early morning gathering at Lakeshore Family Restaurant...
Storm Lake tourism show a hit at capitol (02/10/04)
Another busy week with groups from all over the state descending on the Capitol to tell their stories of success as well as make a plea for adequate funds to keep doing what they are doing. On Tuesday the Empowerment Groups were in the rotunda. Diane Briest hosted the Sac, Buena Vista and Crawford County booth to tell of the early childhood programs in our area. ...
Nature Conservancy leader on 'Parks in Peril' at BV (02/10/04)
Buena Vista University will welcome Dr. James Rieger of The Nature Conservancy to campus to speak about the "Parks in Peril" program, an effort to save vital natural resources in Latin America. Rieger's lecture will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. in Hansen Room 8 of the Harold Walter Siebens Forum. The event is open to the public, free of charge...
Free legal consultation for farmers at Buena Vista Extension Office (02/10/04)
An attorney from the Iowa Legal Aid Farm Project will be available on Thursday, February 19, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Buena Vista County Extension Office, 824 Flindt Drive, Storm Lake to meet with farmers to provide a free legal consultation. The Iowa Legal Aid Farm Project provides free legal serviced to financially eligible farmers for their farm debt problems, disputes with creditors, business contract matters, protection of homesteads and other agricultural legal matters...
Pilot sweeps statewide news honors (02/10/04)
The Storm Lake Pilot-Tribune has again swept many of the top honors in the Iowa Newspaper Association awards ceremony held in Des Moines Friday night. The newspaper earned General Excellence honors, which it has done numerous times over the past decade, recognizing outstanding overall achievement in journalism...
Petition aims to shut down strip bar (02/10/04)
The City Beautiful isn't the place for a gentlemen's club that features exotic dancing. So says the Storm Lake Ministerial Association, which has presented the city council with petitions signed by more than 600 of its constituents asking the body to shut down Hot Shots, a bar on Flindt Drive that features strip dancing...
Storm Lake's Be-Four Kindergarten wins Gold Seal (02/10/04)
The Be-Four Kindergarten program has received one of the highest honors possible - the Gold Seal for Quality Child Care. And rightly so. The program has been offering 4-year-old students coming from at-risk and low income families the equal opportunity to an early-childhood education since 1997...
Engagements (02/10/04)
Ben Ries & Krista Larson Krista Larson and Ben Reis would like to announce their engagement. Krista is the daughter of Dan and Donna Larson of Johnston. Ben is the son of Doug and Pam Reis of Early. A May 15, 2004 wedding is planned in Johnston. Krista graduated from Johnston High School in 1998 and Iowa State University in 2002 with an accounting major. Ben graduated from Schaller-Crestland High School in 1996 and from Wayne State College in 2000 with a Criminal Justice Major...
BVU women take command of conference race (02/10/04)
No one can question the Buena Vista University women's basketball team's ability to score points in bunches. The BVU women went into this weekend's games on the road at Coe and Cornell second in the nation in Division III in scoring. But according to BVU coach Janet Berry, defense was a different matter...
Tornado girls fall to Sheldon in Lakes tilt (02/10/04)
The Storm Lake High girls basketball team struggled offensively with it's inside and outside game here Saturday night in a 59-50 loss to Sheldon. "We forced them into 18 turnovers and only had seven," said Storm Lake High girls basketball coach Stacey VanDerSloot. "We handled the ball well, but struggled with our shooting."...
SLHS wrestlers have high district hopes (02/10/04)
Storm Lake High wrestling coach Ty Seaman says he and his team can't help but be a bit disappointed about how this season has gone. "We just haven't been at full health for most of the season," Seaman said Sunday night. "We knew at the beginning of the year we were young and inexperienced in the low and middle weights and that we lacked depth in the upper weights...
It's a conference race again for BVU men (02/10/04)
The Buena Vista University basketball team stubbed its collective toe this weekend, losing to Coe College on Friday night in Cedar Rapids and to Cornell College here Saturday night. With their first two conference losses of the season, the Beavers dropped to 9-2 in IIAC play. Wartburg swept over the weekend and still has three losses at 8-3...
Hooks and Spoons opens (02/10/04)
The Buena Vista Art Gallery in Storm Lake will feature "Hooks and Spoons" the senior art exhibition of Tim Wirth from February 9-20. Tim Wirth, an art major from Clear Lake, will display nine recent paintings. "Growing up in rural Iowa, I've always been fascinated at how closely power and vulnerability exist. ...
Go & Do Calendar (02/10/04)
Boosters supper Senior Schoolhouse Valentine dance at KC Hall BVU speaker...
Funeral Arrangements (02/10/04)
Helen J. Woodford March 12, 1924 - February 1, 2004 Helen J. Woodford, age 79, of Marathon, passed away Sunday, February 1, 2004, at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. A funeral service was held Friday, February 6, at the United Methodist Church in Marathon with Reverend David Schumann officiating. Burial was at Poland Township Cemetery in Marathon. The Sliefert ~ Asmus Funeral Home in Marathon is in charge of the arrangements...
Readers Respond (02/10/04)
The global economy TO THE EDITOR: What are the plans for the temporary foreign workers? At present we have 10 million aliens in the United States who want to have a temporary workers card. Question - Will those who don't apply for a temporary workers card be deported back to their own country?...
From the Editor (02/10/04)
Little brother works a lot of overtime trying to get noticed. You inherit the shirt that's faded and advertising last year's Disney movie, the littlest room in the house, the kid bed that sags, the foam football with the big bite marks. You play second base with a third-hand glove, and you don't complain...