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Stories from Tuesday, May 18, 2004

Iowa Legal Aid Farm Project attorney to speak May 21 (05/18/04)
An attorney from the Iowa Legal Aid Farm Project will be available on Friday, May 21, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Buena Vista County Extension Office, 824 Flindt Drive, Storm Lake, to meet with the farmers to provide a free legal consultation. The Iowa Legal Aid Farm Project provides free legal services to financially eligible farmers for their farm debt problems, disputes with creditors, business contract matters, protection of homesteads and other agricultural legal matters. ...
Rachel Hustedt is this year's recipient of P.E.O. Scholarship (05/18/04)
Rachel Hustedt, a senior from Storm Lake High School, has been named the 2004 recipient of the Storm Lake P.E.O. Scholarship. The award was announced at the annual P.E.O. Founder's Day brunch held Saturday, April 24 at Lake Creek Country Club. Rachel is the daughter of Milo and Pat Hustedt. She was chosen from an outstanding field of candidates from both Storm Lake and St. Mary's high schools...
St. Mary's students contribute to Children's Miracle Network (05/18/04)
The Storm Lake St. Mary's High School Leadership Program has donated $420 to Children's Miracle Network from a fundraiser conducted by over 20 St. Mary's High School students who participated in a volunteer work project. This donation will benefit Buena Vista Regional Medical Center and St. ...
Pride of Iowa brings out cooks (05/18/04)
Pride of Iowa was held at the St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Storm Lake recently with 16 4-H'ers participating. Pride of Iowa is a fun way that 4-H'ers may showcase their cooking abilities using products that are produced in Iowa. Iowa products such as beef, pork, eggs, dairy, oatmeal, soybeans, honey, and strawberries were used in this contest...
Truancy law paying off, SL council taps magistrate court (05/18/04)
Truants beware! The Storm Lake city council amended its ordinance prohibiting truancy Monday night during its regular meeting so that cases of minors found guilty of truancy will be forwarded to the Magistrate Court rather than the Juvenile Court. The amendment makes truancy, as other city ordinance violations, a simple misdemeanor. That is, a fine imposed by the judge not to exceed $500 or incarceration not to exceed 30 days...
SL families bus to Texas to see soldiers off (05/18/04)
Family members with loved ones in HHB 1-194th Field Artillery being deployed to the Middle East, climbed on board an Excel Executive Coach Friday afternoon at the Storm Lake National Guard armory to head for Fort Hood, Texas, to see their soldiers one last time before the unit heads overseas...
Minority is a majority (05/18/04)
On the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark ruling ordering the integration of schools, an era of change is official in Storm Lake - the ethnic "minority" is now the majority in local schools. In the Storm Lake School District, 1,124 of the 2,011 student body is considered to be of minority background - or 55.5 percent. Over 50 percent of students in each building except the high school are considered minority, and in one elementary, more than three out of four are minority...
FIVE, FOUR, THREE, TWO, ONE...! (05/18/04)
The two amiable combatants hold their ground during the final countdown of the seconds in the 56-hour Charity Challenge at the Storm Lake New Car Dealers car show Saturday afternoon. The only two organizations to start, the St. Mark's Lutheran Church Youth Group and Genesis work activity center, went the distance to split the $5,000 prize. ...
Engagement (05/18/04)
Nancy Peterson and Ryan Skubis Robert and Ann Peterson of Aurelia are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Nancy Ellen, to Ryan Gehran Skubis, both of Aurora, IL. Ryan is the son of Stan and Jean Skubis of St. Charles, IL. The bride-elect is a graduate of Aurelia High School and received her bachelor's degree in marketing from Iowa State University. Nancy is employed with Enterprise Mortgage Corporation in Oak Brook, IL...
Anniversary (05/18/04)
Mr. & Mrs. Arnold Hartje Arnold and Darlene Hartje of Storm Lake will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an Open House on Saturday, May 29, from 2 to 4 p.m. at St. Peter Lutheran Church, 314 S. Clark Street, Newell. Their family, Norma and William Breimeier, Sandy and Rachel of New Salem, North Dakota, and Dwight and Karen Hartje, David, Sarah and Jonathan of Storm Lake invite you to come and share their special day with them. ...
Iowa numbers in workforce starting to gray (05/18/04)
Iowa employers are increasingly turning to older workers as the Baby Boom generation starts to gray, according to a U.S. Bureau of the Census study. The number of workers older than 65 has increased dramatically in the health services industry and at social services agencies, two of the fields that posted big gains...
Elderly couple discovers human blood in home (05/18/04)
An elderly couple were shaken this week after discovering human blood throughout their home with no explanation why it was there. Elmer and Viola Stacy, both in their 90s, made the gruesome discovery on Tuesday, when they found the blood splattered in the kitchen and several other rooms, mostly on the floors and low on the walls. They apparently were home when the mess was made...
Rebel boys qualfiy in three events for 2A state meet (05/18/04)
The Sioux Central boys track and field team qualified three individuals for state and one relay team here Saturday at a Class 2A District meet held at Emmetsburg High School. But coach Nathan Leidahl couldn't help ponder what might have been. The top three individuals at districts qualify for state while the Rebels took fourth in five events...
Hinkeldey delivers big-time at Holstein district meet (05/18/04)
Alta freshman Dee Hinkeldey delivered big time here Saturday in her first varsity track and field district meet, qualifying for the Iowa state meet in four events. The top two individuals in both relay and individual events qualify, with the eight best remaining times and distances in Iowa also qualifying in each event...
It's good news for SLHS girls tracksters (05/18/04)
After Friday night's 3A District meet here at Dean Nicholson Field, Storm Lake High track and field coach John Brostad was sure of only one thing - his 4x100 team had qualified for state by taking first place. This season in Iowa girls prep track and field, the top two finishers in each district qualify automatically while the next best eight times at district meets across the state qualify in relay and individual events...
Cowboy Up for PRCA Rodeo (05/18/04)
The Cherokee Rodeo Board of Governors, and Barnes/MJ Rodeo Company are preparing for another great ride at the 2004 Cherokee PRCA Rodeo Thursday, Friday and Saturday, June 3, 4 and 5. Rodeo shows will be held at 7:30 each night. For the first time in nearly 30 years, the Cherokee PRCA Rodeo will crown its very own Rodeo Queen to represent the Cherokee Rodeo at rodeos, parades and promotional events throughout the region...
Area Events In Brief (05/18/04)
Kids fishing contest in BV The Buena Vista County Conservation Board fishing contest will be held Saturday, June 5, 9-11 a.m. at Gustafson Lake near Sioux Rapids. The contest is open to ages 6-15, and is part of the Fish Iowa aquatic education program through the DNR. ...
Pilot Guest Editorial (05/18/04)
In a recent opinion piece, northwest Iowa Congressman Steve King downplayed the image of American abuse of Iraqi prisoners. Douglas Burns, a journalist from Carroll, offers a counterpoint. By DOUGLAS BURNS Caroll Daily Times Herald Special to the Pilot-Tribune...
Letters to the Pilot (05/18/04)
It wasn't 'hazing,' Congressman King TO THE EDITOR: In a recent written statement Congressman Steve King compared the abuse in the Abu Ghraib prison to "little more than hazing." With that statement he sets himself apart from the Bush administration, from the military, from religious leaders across this country and the world, and the rest of Iowa's Congressional delegation. ...