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Stories from Tuesday, October 26, 2004

Storm Lake chef Cindy Molgaard offers a new Community Ed class full of recipes, entertaining tips (10/26/04)
Do you have anything cookin' on Thursday evenings? If not, then sign up for Cindy Molgaard's cooking classes which she will be offering at Melander's, using their modern "live kitchen" set-up. The classes will run each Thursday beginning Oct. 28 for four weeks and feature a different menu item each week...
LEADERSHIP (10/26/04)
Anthony Moya has been selected to take part in the very prestigious Presidential Youth Leadership Conference (PYLC) in Washington, D.C. One of the highlights of the event is scheduled to be attending the inauguration of the President of the United States...
Teachers are taught in workshop (10/26/04)
Sometimes teachers need to be taught too, and Storm Lake Middle-School teachers learned a lot in a workshop presented by a San Bernardino, Calif. educator last Thursday in Storm Lake. Ron Rohac, a 23-year science educator, who has worked in curriculum development, assessment, teacher training, and staff development, presented four workshops, two Thursday at the AEA building and two Friday at Storm Lake Middle School...
Native Americans 'adapt and survive' (10/26/04)
Despite hundreds of years of broken treaties, relocation, and even genocide, the Native Americans will survive because they are able to adapt, a Potawotami tribal member told Buena Vista University students and staff. Jeremy Finch, the cultural director of the Potawotami Nation in Shawnee, Okla., talked about the recent grand opening of the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., Native American traditions, and present-day survival in a philosophy tea at the Woods House Thursday. ...
Grassley and King wives campaign in Storm Lake (10/26/04)
As the Nov. 2 general election draws closer, the campaigning gets ever more intense, and Storm Lake was the target of another campaign canvass as Barbara Grassley and Marilyn King stumped for their husbands here Friday. The Grassleys recently celebrated 50 years of marriage, and almost that long in the political arena together. ...
Body found near sunken barge on Okoboji, search for 12-year-old continues (10/26/04)
Divers continued an extensive search on Monday for a missing boy involved in a barge incident Saturday evening on West Lake Okoboji. Twelve-year-old Colin Helmers and 31-year-old Matthew Molacek, both of Estherville, were reported missing Saturday evening, while removing docks from the lake...
12 arrests, 3 hurt in gang-related clash (10/26/04)
A dozen suspects were jailed on rioting and other charges after a brutal gang-related clash early Sunday morning in Storm Lake that left two people injured after being struck with blunt objects, a Storm Lake Police officer slightly hurt in a foot chase, and caused a trail of damage to cars and homes in two areas of the city...
Nurse coerced to implant wrong pacemaker; lawsuit filed (10/26/04)
A nurse alleges in a lawsuit that her employer coerced her doctor into implanting the wrong kind of pacemaker as part of a plan to win a $1 million kickback from the manufacturer. Kathleen Davis, 59, of Des Moines, says Dr. Frank Haugland told her that Iowa Health System officials pressured him to use a Medtronic pacemaker when a different brand would have been a better match for her body and condition...
Simpson defense stellar in 17-7 win over BVU (10/26/04)
The Simpson College football team's defense went into it's key Iowa Conference matchup with BVU here Saturday giving up just 12.2 points per game. Well, the Storm's stats will look even better next week. Led by 13 quarterback sacks, including four from Newell-Fonda alum Derek Ripke, the Storm stonewalled the BVU offense and scored enough points to win in a 17-7 victory...
G-H rolls up 71 in rout of RV (10/26/04)
Grant Nobles rushed for 120 yards here Friday night as the top-ranked Galva-Holstein football team continued to roll with a 71-0 shutout of River Valley. Three other Pirate runners rushed for over 65 yards as G-H piled up 437 yards rushing. G-H scored 14 points in the first quarter, 22 in the second and 19 in the third and 16 in the fourth...
BVU Basketball Clinic is slated (10/26/04)
The Buena Vista University basketball program will be conducting a basketball clinic for boys in fourth through eighth grades. The clinic will consist of two Sundays, Nov. 7 and Nov. 14. The camp will run from 5 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. both evenings. The clinic will be conducted in the Lamberti Recreation Center on the BVU campus...
Three football, four volleyball teams still in running (10/26/04)
The field for eventual state tournament berths for fall 2004 is starting to narrow for area football and volleyball teams. As of Tuesday morning, just three area football teams were still mathematically in the running for the playoffs, while four area volleyball teams remain...
Funeral Arrangements (10/26/04)
Dorothy Champion October 3, 1922 - September 27, 2004 Memorial services for Dorothy Champion were held Saturday, October 23 at 2 p.m. in the Kingdom Hall Of Jehovah's Witnesses, 525 Geisinger Rd., Storm Lake. Burial will be at a later date at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Mapleton. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements...
Readers Respond (10/26/04)
A disgrace on the front page TO THE EDITOR: I consider the Pilot Tribune a "class-act" family newspaper. That's why I was so appalled to see "Miss Mona" on page one of a recent issue. Miss Mona'a picture would beautifully grace the cover of the National Enquirer, but what a disgrace on the front page of the Pilot!...
My View (10/26/04)
By now, you've heard every ounce of rhetoric George W. Bush and John W. Kerry can bluster out, you've made up your mind, and you perhaps are beginning to W. (wish) that election day were over, already. Here's a few things you surely haven't heard from our political heroes, but might like to:...