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Stories from Monday, November 1, 2004

Rare BVRMC technology pays off against breast cancer (11/01/04)
In May of 2003 Buena Vista Regional Medical Center Center for Women announced the installation of a new mammography system that has assisted physicians in detecting and diagnosing breast cancer earlier and more accurately. This system, the first in a clinical setting in the state of Iowa, is the GE Senographe® 2000D full-field digital mammography (FFDM) system. ...
Mormons break ground for long-sought SL church (11/01/04)
The Storm Lake Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints will break ground Saturday for the new church that congregation members have dreamed of for more than 20 years in Storm Lake. The building will be located at 712 Highway 110, in the West Lakes Estates residential area directly across from the Emerald Park city tennis courts. Cost is estimated at $885,000...
Election Preview (11/01/04)
Steve Kettering (R) of Lake View, 26th District state senator, is running unopposed for reelection in the Nov. 2 general election. Kettering was first elected to the Iowa House in 1998 then ran to fill the Iowa Senate seat vacated by Steve King of Kiron January 2003, making this is the first full Senate term for which Kettering is running...
Election Preview (11/01/04)
Mary Lou Freeman (R), of Alta, incumbent 52nd District representative, is unopposed in the Nov. 2 general election. Freeman, originally from Kandiyohi, Minn. near Willmar, has lived in Buena Vista County since 1966. She has four children and nine grand children...
Rauchy and Movall only BVRMC board candidates (11/01/04)
Lyle Rachuy, an incumbent from Storm Lake, and newcomer Keith Movall of rural Newell are running uncontested for two available seats on the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center board of directors in the Nov. 2 general election. Rachuy is a two-term, 12-year veteran member of the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center board of trustees...
Family bids goodbye to Baker's Court (11/01/04)
On Sunday, the last plate will be served up with one more smile, and a Storm Lake family will hang up its aprons for the last time. Baker's Court, one of Storm Lake's best-known family-owned businesses, is closing this weekend after 11 years of good food and good memories in their cozy converted railroad depot restaurant on the west edge of the city...
$323 million windfarm is dedicated (11/01/04)
On a very wind-swept hilltop commanding the rolling Iowa prairie, Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley, local business and government leaders, and the hierarchy of MidAmerican Energy Friday dedicated the first of a forest of wind turbines that will eventually comprise what is billed as the world's largest windfarm...
Seniors sadly see program come to end Seniors sadly see program come to end (11/01/04)
The kitchen is closed. Participants of the Storm Lake Dinner Date Program ate their last on-site-prepared meal at the Senior Center Friday. Due to budget cuts by the Northwest Aging Agency, the three cook positions have been eliminated from the facility. Meals will now be contracted out to Lakeshore Cafe and brought to the Senior Center...
Anniversary (11/01/04)
Clair and Carol Thompson 50th Anniversary The children and grandchildren of Clair and Carol Thompson invite you to help them celebrate 50 years of marriage. Join us Saturday, November 6 at Lake Creek Country Club Hwy 7 West, Storm Lake. Buffet is at 6 p.m. followed by dancing around 8 p.m. Please consider this your personal invitation and please, no gifts. ...
Attorneys prepare to protect Nov. 2 election (11/01/04)
Iowa's two U.S. attorneys said Thursday they are preparing to respond to any complaints of election fraud or voting rights abuses during the Nov. 2 election. The effort is part of the Justice Department's Election Day Program to deter election fraud and discrimination at the polls...
Sixth man charged in Waterloo shooting; $1 million bond (11/01/04)
A sixth man has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a woman at party earlier this month. Shawn Washington, 26, of Waterloo, was charged Wednesday in the Oct. 10 death of Thyanna Parsons, 23, also of Waterloo, Capt. Bruce Arends said. Washington was arrested at a truck stop in Evansdale without incident, Arends said...
MMC puts end to Alta's season (11/01/04)
The Alta Cyclone football team saw its playoff hopes dashed on a couple of costly penalties here Friday night, losing a 12-7 decision to Marcus Meridan-Cleghorn. With the loss, the Cyclones dropped to 5-2 in district play and finished out of the playoff money. MMC won the district title finishing 6-1...
Wildcats upset WLVA (11/01/04)
For the second year in a row, the Schaller-Crestland volleyball team is one game away from a state tournament berth. The Wildcats overcame a tough hurdle here Thursday night with a surprisingly easy 3-0 sweep of Wall Lake View Auburn, the third-ranked team in Class 1A. The Wildcats beat WLVA, 27-25, 25-18, 25-16...
Pirates finish perfect 9-0 season with 36-0 shutout of Wall Lake View Auburn (11/01/04)
The Pirates of Galva-Holstein turned the tables on the Wolverines of Wall Lake View Auburn Friday night when they won at home 36-0. An outstanding performance by Grant Nobles of Galva-Holstein who had 117 yards on 12 carries and two touchdowns, one from 54 yards out, led the Pirates to their perfect 9-0 season...
Aurelia rebounds with win over Spalding Catholic (11/01/04)
It was hard for Aurelia coach Myron Radke to muster much enthusiasm for the Bulldogs' 54-0 rout of Spalding Catholic here Friday night. Radke was still thinking about last week's loss to Remsen-St. Mary's that knocked Aurelia out of the playoffs...
Newell-Fonda edges A-R (11/01/04)
Newell-Fonda kicker Peter Olsen put up two field goals to help the Mustangs beat Armstrong-Ringsted 6-0 at home Friday night. Olsen's two 30-yard field goals both came in the second quarter, with 8:08 and 2:56 remaining. Despite 220 yards rushing, the Mustangs were unable to give themselves the field position to run the ball into the end zone...
Veterans Day Special Event (11/01/04)
A Veterans Day Soup & Pie Supper will be held at the "Mess Hall" at the Buena Vista County Historical Society, 214 West 5th Street, Storm Lake on November 11 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. Homemade chili and chicken noodle soup, corn bread, honey, relishes, pie, ice cream and a drink will be served for $5. Enjoy a display of historic local military uniforms, flags, photos and other items. Author Danuta Hutchins will be on hand to read and sign her new book, "Torn Out Memories". ...
Funeral Arrangements (11/01/04)
Naoma Fleming August 9, 1925 - October 27, 2004 Funeral Services for Naoma Fleming were held on Friday, October 29 at 1 p.m. at the Sliefert Funeral Home in Storm Lake, with Pastor Richard Bender of the Alta Church of Christ officiating. Burial was in Barnes Township Cemetery at Linn Grove under the direction of the Sliefert Funeral Home in Storm Lake...
One Man's View (11/01/04)
It has been a fascinating election season. I won't be sad to see it come to an end, but I do think this pairing of candidates has come to infuse some new energy into a political process that desperately needs it. It would be hard to imagine two candidates being more polar opposite - in actions, beliefs, issues and style...
Readers Respond (11/01/04)
How did America get to this point on abortion issue? To the editor: The sobering Letter to the Editor submitted by Bo Brink concerning partial-birth abortion prompts me to ask an equally sobering question: How did our great nation get to this point? We slaughter our unborn children and call it a "right". We butcher our babies and call it a giant step forward for women. What has happened to us?...