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Stories from Tuesday, September 7, 2004

ICCC offers variety of fall classes (09/07/04)
A number of evening courses will be offered by the Iowa Central Community College Storm Lake Center with classes starting Labor Day Weekend. Medical Transcription will be held on Tuesday nights from 6:15 to 9:35 p.m. Julie Barlow, home based medical transcriptionist from Schaller will be the instructor...
Adventure (09/07/04)
he Storm Lake School District's before- and after-school-program is in full swing. The program's future was looking dim until word was received this summer that a federal $2.1 million grant from 21st Century Community Learning Centers was awarded to the district over a five-year period. ...
Marathon asks county for aid (09/07/04)
The City of Marathon will be asking the county for help with repairs of the Community Center at the Buena Vista County Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday. Marathon City Clerk Cindy Richardson will come before the board on behalf of the small city's landmark, which was damaged when strong winds last spring tore off a third of the roof. In addition to community events, the building currently houses city offices and the community center...
A Renaissance (09/07/04)
It's probably no coincidence that the counterculture movement and the Society for Creative Anachronism both started in 1967 in San Francisco. They might be a little older now, but in talking to the medieval membership, you get the idea they're much the same breed of people...
Area Woman Remembered in 4-H Hall of Fame (09/07/04)
The Sac County Extension nominated Duretta Quail posthumously for the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame at the 2004 Iowa State Fair. There were 100 inductees into the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the 4-H Exhibit Building at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, August 22. Inductees into the Hall of Fame received recognition for their outstanding service and dedication to 4-H. Her family members were presented a plaque by the Iowa 4-H Foundation as they were introduced on stage...
Recycling regulations now in effect (09/07/04)
The City of Storm Lake would like to remind citizens that effective September 1 the new regulations for garbage and recycling collections is in effect. These regulations are as follows: On garbage pickup days, garbage is limited to three 33 gallon containers per week with each container or bag not exceeding 25 pounds...
ISU's new ag expert brings a warning for area growers (09/07/04)
Farmers beware: Contract production can be hazardous to your health. That was the message Roger McEowen, Iowa State University's new ag legal expert, offered to farmers Wednesday in Storm Lake. McEowen and outgoing ag legal head Neil Harl are touring the state as a 'good-bye and thank-you' tour for Harl and a 'hello and let's-get-down-to-business' tour for McEowen...
Engagements (09/07/04)
Jud Graesing and Kari Medsker Kari Medsker and Jud Graesing, both of Linn Grove, along with their parents, Linda Medsker of Rembrandt and Dennis and Lynn Graesing of Linn Grove, are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Kari is a 1999 graduate of Sioux Central High School and a 2003 graduate of Iowa State University. ...
Anniversaries (09/07/04)
Mr. and Mrs. Jon Hall The children and grandchildren of Jon and Carol Hall invite you to join in the celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary. An open house will be held on Saturday, September 25th from 1 to 4 pm at the Raccoon Valley State Bank Community Room in Dallas Center. No gifts please. Jon and Carol Hall lived in the Storm Lake area from 1974 until 1985. ...
First residents of Great Ape Trust of Iowa arrive (09/07/04)
By the end of this month, the first residents of Great Ape Trust of Iowa will arrive at their new home in Des Moines. Organizers of Great Ape Trust announced today that Azy and Indah, two orangutans, will be transferred to the world-class research center on September 28, from the Smithsonian's National Zoological Park in Washington, DC. Brother and sister, the two are believed to be the first orangutans to live in Iowa...
Barge season slated for spring on Missouri River (09/07/04)
Barge traffic on the Missouri River could return to Iowa next spring, Secretary of Agriculture Patty Judge said Friday. "This is great news for the Sioux City and Council Bluffs area. We need a fully operational barge system on the Missouri River," Judge said. "This important service will bring agricultural products, such as fertilizers, into Iowa and help move commodities out of Iowa,"...
BVU takes Bethel to wire in 34-24 loss (09/07/04)
If Buena Vista University football coach Steve Osterberger found out anything about his team in it's 34-24 loss to Bethel College here Saturday, it's that there's no quit in it. He also found out this group has the potential to win a lot of football games...
G-H spikers win pair (09/07/04)
The Galva-Holstein High volleyball team swept a pair of games here Friday, beating Remsen-Union and Whiting. The Lady Pirates opened the double dual with a 25-13, 25-15 and 25-12 sweep of Remsen Union. Emily Schlinz led the way with nine kills, three digs and one block while teammate Kelli Beyer added one ace serve, five kills, five digs and two ace blocks...
Aurelia rolls over East Greene in 2004 opener (09/07/04)
The Aurelia football team picked up where it left off last year in the regular season, opening the 2004 campaign with a 40-6 win over East Greene here Friday night. The Bulldogs finished 10-1 last season, winning the district title and beating Remsen-St. Mary's in a close game i the state quarterfinals before losing in the semis to eventual eight-man state champion Sentral Fenton...
At the Witter (09/07/04)
September's exhibit at the Witter Gallery is pit-fire pottery by area artist, Brian Barkey. Mr. Barkey is from Clarinda. He is a teacher at Clarinda Community School, where he teaches art to grades 9-12. Mr. Barkey is also a 1988 graduate of Buena Vista University, and did his student teaching under the supervision of Ron Netten at the Storm Lake High School in 1988...
The Art of Humanity (09/07/04)
The Lakes Art Center of Okoboji is pleased to announce the exhibit "Tapestry of Life: Photography by Howard Buffett" on loan from the Joslyn Museum, Omaha, from September 10 through October 23 with an opening reception September 10 from 6 to 8 pm. This exhibit is sponsored by the Pearson Art Foundation...
Funeral Arrangements (09/07/04)
Jodie Schulke August 5, 1962 - August 8, 2004 Memorial services for Jodie K. Schulke, age 42, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, were held in Colorado Springs on Thursday, August 12. Private family graveside services were held Friday, September 3 at 6 p.m. at Galva East Cemetery in Galva with Reverend Paul Egger of St. John Lutheran Church in Galva officiating. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements...
Editor's Viewpoint (09/07/04)
I set down my verboscope and undo the top button of my starched white labcoat. "Martini," I tell my winsome assistant Miss Gale Nightenforce, "stirred, not shaken...oh, and use the diet Mountain Dew this time." No, I'm not a doctor, but I saw several minutes of "ER" once. ...
Guest Editorial (09/07/04)
Buying shoes for their children is particularly serious business for German parents. For that reason a U.S. shoe company is making big strides there with its expandable "Max der Wurm" (Max the Worm) shoes. The shoes have an extending concertina panel between the toe and heel. When a silver button on the shoe is depressed, the panel can be lengthened to accommodate the quickly growing feet of a German youngster...