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Stories from Tuesday, October 19, 2004

WELCOME HOME (10/19/04)
Chad Shannon spent 13 months away from home and his family while serving in Iraq as a soldier in the United States Army. The son of David and Carolyn Shannon, Storm Lake, he is married to Kate, whose mom, Kathy Bodholdt, was an instructional assistant in Amy Bailey's third grade class last school year. Steve Bodholdt is Kate's dad...
'Parents Night Out' at Sioux Central (10/19/04)
Sioux Central will be hosting their annual "Parents Night Out" on Tuesday, October 26. "Parents' Night Out" is an opportunity for Pre-K thru 12th grade parents, adults and community members to spend an evening learning and sharing. Adults will be able to choose two sessions that they would like to attend during the evening. ...
Democrat anti-crime leaders take aim at Bush (10/19/04)
The state's top law-enforcement official and a former president of the Massachusetts Sheriff's Association said in Storm Lake Monday that President Bush has hurt the war against crime. Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller and Carmen Massimiano, former president of the Massachusetts Sheriff's Association, stopped in Storm Lake on a campaign swing through Iowa for the John Kerry Presidential campaign...
Lights On lights kids up (10/19/04)
"Too many kids are locked out after school," said Donna Queen, director of Storm Lake Middle School After School Program. On Thursday afternoon Storm Lake Schools celebrated Lights On After School, a gathering aimed at making people aware of the importance of after-school programs which allow kids to be safe, help working families and improve learning...
Marathon to get check to renovate community center Monday (10/19/04)
The City of Marathon will receive a $400,000 check Monday, Oct. 25 from the USDA Rural Development fund to help with renovation of the Community Center. Dr. Dan Brown, state director of the USDA Rural Development, will present the check which includes a $50,000 grant and a $350,000 loan to help with demolition and remodeling of the building damaged last spring by strong winds...
Mr. Goodfellow campaign kicks off for kids (10/19/04)
With the first of the cold north winds swirling around Storm Lake's children, an old friend with a warm heart arrives home right on schedule. Mr. Goodfellow launches his annual campaign today, as he has done for nearly 80 years in Storm Lake, ready to provide warm winter coats, hats, boots, snowpants and mittens for needy children who have none...
Trinity Lutheran Church Soup Supper to be held October 27 (10/19/04)
A Soup and Pie Supper will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Alta on Wednesday, October 27 from 5 to 7 p.m. The cost of the meal is $1.50 for soup, $1.50 for maidrites and $1.50 for pie. Carryouts are available.

Will Large Crop Estimates Get Larger? (10/19/04)
Recent forecasts of unusual increases in the 2004 corn and soybean harvest have raised questions of whether the crop estimates might increase still more, according to ISU Extension economist Robert Wisner. Two main indicators should be considered in answering this question, according to Wisner. ...
BVU routs Waldorf; braces for Simpson (10/19/04)
If there is one word that describes the Buena Vista University football team's 67-21 win over Waldorf College here Saturday afternoon at J. Leslie Rollins Stadium, it would be dominance. The Beavers scored three touchdowns in each of the first two quarters and held a 42-0 lead at the half...
SLHS boys harriers second at Spencer (10/19/04)
Six of the seven Storm Lake High boys runners medalled here Friday on a chilly and windy day as the Tornado harriers took second place in the Spencer Invitational. Spirit Lake won the boys competition with 38 points to 53 for Storm Lake and 98 for Estherville-Lincoln Central. Cherokee was fourth with 106 points while Spencer was fifth with 105 points...
Aurelia rolls on with rout of L-B (10/19/04)
The Aurelia High football team scored 30-second quarter points after a slow start and cruised to a 43-0 win over Whiting here Friday night. The Bulldogs scored just six points in the first quarter for a 6-0 lead but scored four touchdowns in the second quarter. They added seven points in the third quarter for the final margin...
G-H spikers compete in Heelan Classic (10/19/04)
The Galva-Holstein volleyball team dropped to 29-11 on the season by going 2-3 here Saturday in the high-powered Bishop-Heelan Classic. In pool play, the Lady Pirates lost to Heelan 21-10, 21-8 in their first match before beating Sioux City East 21-18 and 21-17 and Bellevue West 21-7, 21-15...
Storm Lake students cast in hard-hitting drama based on Matthew Shepherd tragedy (10/19/04)
Three Storm Lake students have been cast in the Buena Vista University fall theater production, The Laramie Project, written by Moises Kaufman and the Members of the Tectonic Theater Project. The fall production will be performed Wednesday through Saturday, November 3-6 at 8 p.m. in Anderson Auditorium, Harold Walter Siebens Forum on the BVU Campus...
Laurens Festival seeks worldly trees (10/19/04)
Five years ago the Christmas Festival of Trees began in Laurens. Designers have been decorating trees in unique and creative ways each year. This year a new policy has been made for the groups that decorate a tree for a specific country. These trees may be repeated in next year's festival. ...
Super Stars (10/19/04)
The second annual singing competition "Beaver Superstar" tackled movie soundtrack hits this week, such as "I Will Survive," performed at right. The2004 student competitors are Kenzie Bell, Erin Cottington, Ashley Farmer, Jessica Hanson, Racole Williams, Ashley Slaughter, Megan Walz, Ben Reburn, Autumn Golonka, and Tom Reburn. Three finalists win cash prizes. Open to the public, free of charge...
Funeral Arrangements (10/19/04)
Eldo Bartels June 15, 1922 - October 15, 2004 Funeral services for Eldo Bartels were held Monday, October 18 at 11 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Storm Lake under the direction of the Sliefert Funeral Home in Storm Lake. Reverend Steven Schulz officiated...
Young Voices (10/19/04)
Imagine. You are a young female soldier over in Iraq. Your deployment has been pushed back time and time again. You are tired, over-worked and miss your family and comforts of home. Then the unthinkable happens. You are raped by one of your superior officers...
Editor's Viewpoint (10/19/04)
As you listen to the politicians and their promises about how they are going to fix the health care costs crisis, it can be darn hard to get your cerebral arms around an issue so huge, complicated, confused and downright dysfunctional. The other day, it dawned on me how to interpret the promises...
Readers Respond (10/19/04)
A poetic look at campaign trail TO THE EDITOR: On November 2 when I'm elected president count on me in peace or war or when the money's spent. I'll cut out all the taxes you pay to government Balancing the budget by charging people rent I'll accept donations - like on the campaign trail...