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Stories from Tuesday, September 14, 2004

Chartered (09/14/04)
It is a given that all children learn differently. Up until now, all students throughout Iowa's elementary, middle and high schools have had no choice but to participate in the same sort of classroom setting and be introduced to the same materials...
Kreative Kitchens (09/14/04)
Looking for something new for lunch? Try Kreative Kitchen at Storm Lake High School. There's nothing like it! Senior high students work with Becky Stille to plan a menu, shop, prepare and serve the meal. The meals are served on Fridays at 12:10 p.m. ...
Hanover German fest Sept. 25 (09/14/04)
If you like good German food then Hanover is the place to be on Saturday, September 25. Every fall with the exception of 2001 when the construction was underway on the Church's addition, the rural Alta congregation of St. John Lutheran Church have hosted a German Feast. This year the 13th annual German Feast will be held on September 25...
NRA banquet Sept. 27 at KC Hall (09/14/04)
If you like to shoot, love a great meal, and want to help a good cause, the Storm Lake Friends of NRA Banquet is probably just for you. Chris Persoon, Friends of NRA (National Rifle Association) chair, said the banquet scheduled for Monday, Sept. 27 at the Knights of Columbus Hall on 1507 E. Lakeshore Drive in Storm Lake is a fund-raiser for local projects. The social hour starts at 5 p.m. followed by the meal at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. auction. Tickets are $25 a person...
Council OKs rezoning (09/14/04)
The Storm Lake City Council recently approved first reading of an ordinance to change rezoning for a warehouse on North Michigan south of Fourteenth Street. Jeff and Becky Loew are asking for the rezoning of the property currently owned by the Cox Family Trust from R-3 Multifamily Dwelling District to C-2 Commercial. The Loews want to purchase three lots fronting North Michigan Avenue and west of their business, Loew's Carpet One on North Lake Avenue...
Cooperatives merge Friday (09/14/04)
On Friday, September 10 at the Allee Building in Newell, Newell Coop Elevator President Steve White convened a meeting of the Board of Directors for the purpose of counting the ballots that had been cast in relation to the proposed merger of FC Coop of Farnhamville and the Newell Coop Elevator. The results of the vote are as follows:...
Gergen: election turns on security issue (09/14/04)
Terrorism was the inevitable topic as David Gergen, an adviser to four presidents, spoke with a panel of students and delivered the Siebens American Heritage Lecture at Buena Vista University Saturday - three years to the day from the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001...
New technology brings latest medical advanced to BVRMC war on cancer (09/14/04)
Star Wars technology has come to Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Every Monday, BVRMC offers full PET/CT services to oncology patients. The acronym stands for positron emission tomography/computed tomography. The $3 million unit offers state-of-the-art radiological services. ...
BVU takes classes on-line, statewide in new plan (09/14/04)
A crop of freshmen at Buena Vista University may one day soon be taking a math class in their own living rooms, at 3 a.m. if they wish. They may study philosophy in the bathtub, if only their extension cord or laptop batteries will allow. BVU President Fred Moore recently introduced plans for a new On-Line Education initiative that would make the university a leader in the emerging field of distance education...
Engagements (09/14/04)
Katherine Rudoff and Alex Dunn Mike and Ann Rudoff of Green River, Wyoming, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine, to Alex Dunn, son of Randy and Debbie Dunn of Sioux Rapids. The couple will graduate from the University of Wyoming in May 2005 with Katherine receiving degrees in molecular biology and psychology and Alex receiving a degree in business administration. ...
Little Brown Church in Nashua will celebrate 150th anniversary (09/14/04)
A church built by volunteers during the Civil War and immortalized in a song will celebrate its 150th anniversary next summer. The Little Brown Church's congregation began in 1855 as the First Congregational Eccesiastical Society of Bradford. Traveling preachers led services in homes and behind storefronts...
Grand jury called in West Okoboji fatal boat crash (09/14/04)
A Dickinson County grand jury will be convened to determine what, if any, indictable charges should be filed regarding a fatal boat crash, which occurred on West Lake Okoboji last month. The DNR has completed its investigation of the Monday, August 2 incident and has provided the information to Dickinson County Attorney Rosalise Olson who has decided to call a grand jury to consider the case...
Hinkeldey, Aurelia's Nelson finish strong at G-H (09/14/04)
Sioux Central's Robyn Daly and Alta sophomore Dee Hinkeldey were the top area runners in the Class B varsity girls race here Saturday at the annual Galva-Holstein Classic cross country meet. Daly medaled by finishing the 4-kilometer course in 11th place with a time of 16 minutes, 19.68 seconds. ...
SLHS shines at E-Burg (09/14/04)
The Storm Lake volleyball team came back strong at the Emmetsburg Tournament here Saturday, winning two of four matches after a tough start to the season. During the tourney, the Tornadoes split with Lakes Conference opponent Emmetsburg, beat Algona and lost to Manson-Northwest-Webster...
Chargers capture own tourney title (09/14/04)
The Laurens-Marathon volleyball team made the most of its home-court advantage here Saturday, winning it's own Charger Invitational tournament. The Chargers, paced by hitters Jacqulyn Schmidt and Kristi Brechler and setter MacKenzie Bell, beat Clay Central Everly 21-10, 20-22 and 15-10 in the championship game...
Art show explores shapes and nature (09/14/04)
Former Storm Laker Brian Barkey, a 1988 graduate of Buena Vista University and former student teacher at Storm Lake High School, has opened his one-man show at Witter Gallery, featuring pit-fire pottery set against numerous paintings and drawings of Iowa wildlife. Barkey is now an art teacher at Clarinda...
A Victorian Tea is brewing in SL (09/14/04)
Red Hat Ladies from around the state will be converging on Storm Lake September 25 to enjoy a Victorian High Tea, complete with musical entertainment and guest speaker Kristie VerMulm, anchor for KTIV News out of Sioux City. The tea is one of many highlights of the Red Hat Ladies Celebration...
Funeral Arrangements (09/14/04)
Eleanor C. Shold March 8, 1921 - September 7, 2004 Funeral services for Eleanor C. Shold, age 83, of Albert City, were held Saturday, September 11 at 10:30 a.m. at the Evangelical Covenant Church in Albert City with Pastor Gavin Ellis officiating. Burial was in the Fairfield Township Cemetery at Albert City. Arrangements were under the direction of Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City...
My View (09/14/04)
I once heard someone define an expert as anyone who lives more than 200 miles away who is willing to charge you an exorbitant amount of money to tell you what you already know. Experts aside, I think we have a lot to be proud of here in our area. I'm just thinking of a few of the events that have happened over the last month or so. ...
Letters to the Pilot (09/14/04)
Schools thank Hy-Vee To the editor: On behalf of our students and staff, we would like to publicly thank Jim Carney and HyVee for the generous yearly donations through the HyVee Shop Smart for Education Program. The monies given to our schools have helped our students and programs in a variety of ways. Through this program, HyVee helps to pay for needed equipment, supplies, field trip expenses, school assembly costs, etc...
Letter from the Editor (09/14/04)
One day, the people who make federal funding policies will be older, and retired, and facing the realities of perhaps trying to extend their independence from a nursing home, or the loneliness of having to go on after losing a life partner. I hope that when they are, the powers that will be tend to be a little more compassionate and deeper-thinking than those current leaders have proven to be in the sudden forced changed to the Dinner Date programs in northwest Iowa...