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Stories from Monday, February 28, 2005

Personal Training Workshop to be held at the Wellness Center March 12 and 13 (02/28/05)
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 12 and Sunday, March 13. This two-day workshop includes demonstration and practical application of one-on-one training. ...
Murray to present at 4th Annual Women's Day of Health April 2 (02/28/05)
Motivational humorist and trainer Karel Murray will be the keynote speaker for Straight Talk: "Getting Off the Curb" at the fourth annual Women's Day of Health and Wellness Saturday, April 2 at Buena Vista University. A variety of topics will be presented throughout the day, including: Osteoporosis with Dr. David Crippin, Managing Your Money with Confidence with Jan Spielman, Perimenopause...
Mill Creek artifacts come home (02/28/05)
After three years of examining, recording and even marveling over the artifacts Rev. F.L. Van Voorhis recovered from the Mill Creek area, the Northwest Iowa Archeological Society out of Cherokee has turned over the one-of-a-kind collection to the Buena Vista County Historical Museum...
New program hopes to bring out the leadership ability in local minorities (02/28/05)
A ten-session series of programs designed to enhance the civic understanding and leadership skills of minorities in the Storm Lake area will begin on Tuesday, March 15. The sessions will be held at the AEA Building, Suites A & B, Storm Lake from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. for ten consecutive Tuesday evenings through May 17...
Community fired up to aid burn victim (02/28/05)
Kids don't come much better than 12-year-old Olen Hulsebus - a straight A middle school student and member of the Talented and Gifted program, an active standout in 4-H and the First Lutheran Church in Sioux Rapids and a lover of most sports including street hockey, swimming, football and basketball...
Drug sweep nets 11 in BV County (02/28/05)
A total of 11 people were arrested throughout Buena Vista County Thursday in a drug sweep by the Buena Vista County Joint Narcotics Unit. The arrests were related to methamphetamine, cocaine, and marijuana. Additional arrests are expected. Officers from the Storm Lake Police Department, Buena Vista County Sheriff's Department, and Alta and Newell Police were took part in the various investigations and arrests...
Negotiations near finish on Awaysis lodge management, indoor pool access at issue (02/28/05)
It will be about two weeks more until the City of Storm Lake chooses a motel manager for the new Cobblestone-inspired lodge, Project Awaysis manager Mike Wilson told the Pilot-Tribune. A short list of four candidates has been interviewed. "We're involved with negotiations with companies," Wilson said Friday. One non-negotiable item is that the indoor water park will have to be open for at least part of the time to non-lodge guests...
Aurelia offers Cherokee chance to share a school superintendent (02/28/05)
With the retirement of Marlin Lode as superintendent for the Cherokee School District, the school board at neighboring Aurelia are jumping at what could be a money-saving opportunity. The Aurelia board met in special session Thursday, then sent a letter to the Cherokee School Board asking if it would be interested in sharing the services of the Aurelia Superintendent, Tom Vint. A joint meeting is set for next week...
New breed of meth lab uncovered in Sibley, raising new concerns (02/28/05)
Northwest Iowa law enforcement agencies are used to seeing meth labs crop up in old farm buildings and quiet neighborhoods. They aren't used to the kind of meth lab they found this week in Sibley. Members of area law enforcement agencies, including a member of the Spencer Police Department, converged at 703 Sixth Avenue in Sibley to investigate a red phosphorus methamphetamine lab...
Area man performs in World Famous Lipizzaner Stallion Show (02/28/05)
Aurelia's Nick Handy has a job that any horse enthusiast would envy. He is a member of the "World Famous Lipizzaner Stallions" touring production which travels to cities across the United States, including Hawaii and Canada. He is fortunate to be one of the riders of the animals admired for their courage, spirit and beauty. The horses have been trained to perform a sort of equine ballet...
BVU men advance (02/28/05)
The Buena Vista University men's basketball team cruised into the Iowa Conference championship here at Siebens Field House Friday night, beating Luther 74-62 in an IIAC tourney semifinal game. With the win, the tenth-ranked BVU men improved to 25-2 on the season and advanced to the Iowa Conference championship game...
BVU women stunned by Wartburg (02/28/05)
Now, all the BVU women can do is wait until Sunday. That's when six at-large berths to the NCAA Division III national tournament will be announced. The Beavers were forced into hoping for an at-large berth courtesy of a 74-62 upset loss at the hands of Wartburg Friday night in an Iowa Conference Tournament semifinal game...
Remember the Music (02/28/05)
The year is 1962, and a trio of teenage siblings from Newell decided to play some rock 'n' roll. The medium is still as young as they are - it has been only a couple of years since Elvis first appeared on Ed Sullivan and Buddy Holly died in an Iowa plane crash...
Funeral Arrangements (02/28/05)
Sophie Erickson Walter May 5, 1906 - February 22, 2005 Funeral services for Sophie Walter were Friday, February 25 at 10:30 a.m. at St. John Lutheran Church in rural Albert City, with Pastor David Bernhardt officiating. Burial was in St. John Lutheran Church Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of the Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City...
Readers Respond (02/28/05)
A few thoughts on Awaysis To the editor: I certainly voted in favor of AWAYSIS. I have a few reservations, but I think the positives far outweigh the negatives. Watching the process will be exciting. But here are a few thoughts. As I look at the plans, it seems as if the Great Lawn can be established without sacrificing any of the presently standing big trees. ...
Pilot Editorial (02/28/05)
This week, a mysterious bunch calling themselves "Team VoteVilsack" announced a website designed to twist Governor Tom Vilsack's arm, or whatever else they can get hold of, until he agrees to run for the state's top office yet again. There's just a few problems with that...