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Stories from Monday, February 7, 2005

Exploring minds at South Pole (02/07/05)
Dr. Jaime Brower grew up experiencing the cold, sometimes frigid, temperatures of Iowa but nothing prepared her for what she weathered during a career trip to Antarctica and the South Pole. "Antarctica was fun," said the Newell native, now a psychologist based in Denver, Col. "It was a great out-of-town trip!"...
'Much to gain' in new elementary (02/07/05)
While the mantra "no new taxes" could apply to consideration for funding for a new grade school for Storm Lake, residents should not have to resort to reading lips to find that school officials and board members mean what they say. A School Infrastructures Local Option Tax (SILO), or the school-district equivalent of a Local Option Sales Tax, is the funding mechanism the school district believes will meet the need for a new grade school...
Personal Training Workshop (02/07/05)
The Sioux Valley Wellness Center in Cherokee and NETA, a non-profit fitness professional association, are co-sponsoring a Personal Training Workshop on Saturday, March 12th and Sunday, March 13th. This two-day workshop includes demonstration and practical application of one-on-one training. ...
Celebrate outstanding women Thursday, March 31 (02/07/05)
Does an outstanding woman reside in your town? Is she your neighbor? Is it your grandmother? Now you can honor her at a great event. Women's Night Out at the Clay Regional Event Center will be held March 31 from 5 to 9 p.m. This is an opportunity to celebrate women, enjoy an evening of entertainment and dining, and take advantage of all the options at the Center for Health and Beauty. ...
DECISION DAY NEARS FOR AWAYSIS (02/07/05)
As the fate of Storm Lake's Project Awaysis is to be put to the test on Tuesday, the absentee ballots are flowing in at a record pace. Storm Lake Mayor Jon Kruse is both pleased with the attitudes he is hearing from the community and confident in the outcome of the vote...
Fire, blast and sewer woes stump Laurens Fire officials (02/07/05)
The State Fire Marshal thinks that someone may have dumped an unknown ignitable substance into the Laurens sewer system - or at least that seems to be the only way to explain a bizarre series of events Tuesday that included a major house fire, a possible explosion and other problems in a small area of a couple blocks...
Tornado mat club to hold youth wrestling meet on Feb. 12 (02/07/05)
The Tornado Mat Club will play host to a youth wrestling tournament Saturday, Feb. 12 at the Storm Lake Middle School. Matches will be held in four age divisions, including PeeWee for kindergarten through second graders (maximum of age 9), and Bantam, which includes grades 3 and 4 with a maximum age of 11...
Sioux Central loses close matches at L-B Duals (02/07/05)
The Sioux Central wrestling team won one of five dual meets here Tuesday in the Lawton-Bronson Dual Invitational. The Rebels opened with a 43-30 win over Westwood, and followed that up with a close loss, dropping a 42-39 decision to Alcestor, S.D. In its third dual meet, Sioux Central lost 45-34 to Lawton Bronson, then lost 42-30 to West Monona. The Rebels concluded with 59-24 loss to MOC/Floyd Valley...
Larsen, Schumann pace N-F girls past SLHS (02/07/05)
Newell-Fonda post players Jenn Schumann and Andrea Larsen both finished with a game-high 17 points here Thursday night to lead the Lady Mustangs to a 62-46 win over Storm Lake. Senior guard Kristen Culp added 11 points for Newell-Fonda and Sarah Culp added six...
Prep Boys Basketball Roundup (02/07/05)
The Storm Lake High boys basketball team rallied from a 48-35 third quarter deficit to force overtime, but were outscored 10-8 in the extra period as Newell-Fonda escaped with a 65-63 win here Thursday night.. Storm Lake outscored the Mustangs 20-7 in the fourth quarter to force overtime...
Funeral Arrangements (02/07/05)
Wayne W. Armstrong February 26, 1926 - January 27, 2005 Private family memorial services for Wayne Armstrong were Monday, January 31 at 2 p.m. at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements. Wayne W. Armstrong, age 78 of Storm Lakedied Thursday, January 27 at Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge...
Guest Opinion (02/07/05)
Several years ago I wrote a letter to this paper telling how I found my child drunk for the first time. They have reprinted it several times and each time, I pray that some parent reads it and begins to pay attention to their child. I now have a child in the high school again. ...
Letter from the Editor (02/07/05)
Katherine Bates had always wanted to climb herself a mountain. She could have waited for the urge to safely pass by, or chosen an easy, safe, do-able little hill. Most people would. Undoubtedly, plenty of people told Katherine that she couldn't do it, shouldn't do; that it was taking too big a chance, and that it wasn't even very smart to try it...