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Stories from Monday, October 18, 2004

Tyson chaplaincy program begins this week (10/18/04)
Tyson Fresh Meats team members will now have the benefit of clergy, on-site at the Storm Lake facility. Jack Barber, head pastor at the Storm Lake Church of Christ, and Barry Thongvanh, pastor at the Southeast Asian Community Christian Church in Storm Lake, will be two of the three chaplains Tyson is bringing to the plant. A third will be on staff as soon as Tyson can find a Spanish-speaking pastor. Chaplains will work about 12 hours a week each...
Local parties: Vilsack's time is up (10/18/04)
The state's Democratic Party leader is asking Governor Tom Vilsack to change his mind and run for a third term in office, a circumstance that political activists in Buena Vista County on both sides of the aisle feel would be a mistake. Vilsack long ago pledged to leave office after two terms. ...
BVU campus has fall visits (10/18/04)
Buena Vista University will host several opportunities for prospective students to visit campus this fall, including three Fun Fridays and a Blue and Gold Game Day. "A campus visit is the most effective way for high school students and their families to determine if our community is going to be the best place for them to pursue their higher education," says Julie Keehner, BVU's vice president for enrollment and student services...
BVRMC eyes helicopter pad (10/18/04)
It's been five years since Buena Vista Regional Medical Center had a helipad on its hospital campus. In 1999, the company that previously provided BVRMC with helicopter emergency services did not believe there was adequate space in the previous landing site behind the emergency room to operate safely...
Vision Iowa funds may be running low, but Storm Lake hopes still high for Awaysis $9m (10/18/04)
Funds may be running low in the Vision Iowa account, but hopes run high among the local supporters of the Project Awaysis destination park in Storm Lake. Some news reports have indicated that Storm Lake's hopes were diminished when the Vision Iowa board granted $5 million in funding to a Cedar Rapids project this week, but that is not the case, city officials respond...
Go and Do Calendar (10/18/04)
Roger Eichelberger of Palmer will share information on the military operation behind the expedition and share facts on the observance of the 200th Anniversary of the Lewis & Clark Expedition. Refreshments will be served...
Crippin offers Migraine Seminar (10/18/04)
David Crippin, MD will present a free educational session on Migraines, Monday, October 25 in the new Kallmer Education Center at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center. Dinner is included. This presentation will include information related to why over 14 million migraine sufferers are undiagnosed, why migraines are often mistaken for other types of headaches and how to recognize potential triggers and valid treatment options. ...
CC-E student brings loaded gun to school (10/18/04)
A 15-year-old Clay Central-Everly High School student was arrested Tuesday afternoon after bringing a loaded handgun to school. Deputies from the Clay County Sheriff's Department responded to a report that Joseph Dean Menke of rural Spencer, being in possession of a loaded 22-caliber high standard handgun...
Psychiatrist charged with sexual exploitation of patient (10/18/04)
A psychiatrist has been charged with felony sexual exploitation of a female patient. Dr. Gaylord Nordine, 60, who practices in West Des Moines, was charged Wednesday and released on bond. The charge carries a maximum prison sentence of up to five years...
Tornadoes trip turnover-prone Spirit Lake, 24-13 (10/18/04)
The Storm Lake High football team continues to seize its own destiny by the horns. The Tornadoes took advantage of three Spirit Lake turnovers in the third quarter, scoring 21 points in that frame, then cruising to a 24-13 win over the Indians here Friday night a crucial Class 3A, District 1 game...
N-F on roll, beats RC-L, 30-0 (10/18/04)
Despite losing running back Jared Neppl to a concussion early in the first quarter on the second drive of the game, the Mustangs of Newell-Fonda mounted a strong drive of first downs to beat the Wildcats of Rockwell City-Lytton 30-0 Friday night at Newell...
Alta finishes regular slate with win over Rebels (10/18/04)
Led by 13 kills from Holly Leyden and nine from Jenny Mahr, the Alta volleyball team beat Sioux Central here Thursday night in a Northwest Conference volleyball game. The Cyclones won the match, 21-25, 25-18, 25-19 and 25-21. "This was a great match tonight," said Alta coach Jeannie Henningsen. "Both teams played excellent volleyball which made for a fun match all the way around...
Harvest Hoopla offers haunting fun (10/18/04)
Along with the Haunted Bates Motel, an all new spooky creation in the old building that once served as an office for Aurelia's actual Dr. Bates, the area community is planning a full day of Halloween fun for the annual Harvest Hoopla on October 30...
Funeral Arrangements (10/18/04)
Leo Mores October 12, 1913 - October 6, 2004 Leo Mores, a longtime Iowa newspaper publisher, passed away October 6 in Harlan, just six days short of his 91st birthday, and two weeks to the day from the passing of his wife, Irene. Mores joined John B. ...
Young Voices (10/18/04)
If it's on television it's got to be true, right? Maybe not. But, if it's on the news on television, it's got to be true, right? Well, as we are quickly finding out, this is not guaranteed. Everyone has an agenda, whether realized it or not - including the trusted news programs and stations...
Letter from the Editor (10/18/04)
I was a bit surprised recently to hear a local leader refer to the lodge hotel as the "centerpiece" of the Project Awaysis destination park. On reflection, I suppose that there are as many "centers" as there are people who love that Storm Lake lakefront. For those who see the project first as a source of tourists and revenue, the hotel would indeed be the center...
Readers Respond (10/18/04)
Hope, not hate To the editor: Kerry wants to leave everything up to the United Nations, which for 12 years stood by as Saddam Hussein ignored its every resolution, and whose officials were engaged in the systematic corruption of the oil-for-food program, channeling funds into the pockets of Saddam's own relatives. ...