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Stories from Tuesday, March 8, 2005

Faith, Hope & Charity would feel impact from Medicaid cuts (03/08/05)
With Medicaid facing $60 billion in cuts over the next 10 years, programs for the disabled such as what Faith, Hope & Charity offers in Storm Lake could face severe reductions in services. FH&C staff held a press conference 11 a.m. Sunday morning to draw attention to the cuts proposed by President Bush in his fiscal 2006 budget proposal...
Storm Lake, Aurelia DECA students fare well in district, state competition (03/08/05)
Storm Lake and Aurelia High Schools offer to their students the opportunity to participate in the DECA program, an extra-curricular activitiy which fuses the curriculum of marketing, management and entrepreneurship. The organization helps students develop leadership skills by offering the most extensive leadership develoment opportunities. The organization also promotes enterprise and entrepreneurship...
Aurelia, Cherokee positive on shared-superintendent idea (03/08/05)
The Aurelia and Cherokee School Boards are continuing discussion on the possibility of sharing a superintendent. Cherokee is losing their superintendent, Marlin Lode, due to retirement. The Aurelia School Board is willing to "share" their superintendent, Tom Vint, in hopes of saving some money for both of the neighboring districts...
Bush budget may cripple area drug force (03/08/05)
Local law enforcement officials fear that budget reductions in law enforcement assistance proposed by President Bush will make it harder to fight the war on drugs and deal with other crime. The President's proposed budget would slash Iowa law enforcement federal funding by two-thirds, or 65 percent. ...
Focus group searches for new SL school superintendent (03/08/05)
The search for a replacement for Storm Lake Superintendent Bill Kruse is in full swing. It is hoped that a contract will be signed by April 15. A focus group has been formed, comprised of a diverse group of people including business people, stay-at-home-moms, school personnel and others, to help come up with in the choice for the administrator. ...
Awaysis plan on target with DNR backing; Harbor House demo, moving road ahead (03/08/05)
Anytime you do a $30-million project, it's going to take some planning, at least if you want to do it right. And planning is the stage where Project Awaysis finds itself at the current moment. Discovery of asbestos in the Harbor House has presented a relatively minor glitch that will hopefully be resolved when the the city awards bids to a contractor for asbestos removal, hopefully at the Storm Lake City Council's March 21 meeting...
Community Ed Opportunities (03/08/05)
Burger King/ Coca Cola 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament The Burger King/ Coca Cola 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, April 2 at the Storm Lake Middle School. Teams of three or four players can sign up in several different divisions for both boys and girls...
AC-T Kindergarten Round-Up March 30 (03/08/05)
The Albert-City Truesdale Community School District invites all 2005-2006 kindergarten eligible children to a morning in the AC-T kindergarten room from 8:15 to 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday, March 30. Registration for children who will attend preschool in the fall are encouraged to register from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the preschool room on that same day...
Turnovers spell doom for BVU in 2nd round (03/08/05)
Seventh-ranked Puget Sound ended the Buena Vista University men's basketball team's season here Saturday night courtesy of some hot three-point shooting and a harassing defense. Puget Sound hit 14 three-point shots in dealing the Beavers an 85-82 loss in an NCAA Division III national tournament second round game...
BVU women suffer a heartbreaker to CSB (03/08/05)
The season came to a sudden end here Saturday night for the Buena Vista University women's basketball team, as the Beavers fell one shot short of the Sweet 16. Point guard Katie Maguire's three-point shot from just to the right of the top of the key hit the front rim and bounced out with 17 seconds left...
African dance comes to SL (03/08/05)
Buena Vista University will present an African Dance performance on Wednesday, March 9, at 7:30 p.m. in Anderson Auditorium. Special guest will be the dancer Earth. African dance captures the essence of the people with its difficult sequence of steps and movement. The event is open to the public, free of charge...
The sound of Harry Potter in BV concert (03/08/05)
Tyler Kirkholm, Storm Lake, will perform in the Buena Vista University Concert Band on Sunday, March 13 at 3 p.m. in Schaller Memorial Chapel on the BVU campus. Kirkholm, a freshman and son of Mark and Nelda Kirkholm, Storm Lake, will play the tuba in the concert band...
Pro lawn tips with CommUnity Ed (03/08/05)
Here's help for all you do-it yourselfers! Les Wilshusen of Mike's Lawn Service is offering "Everything You've Wanted to Know About Your Lawn & Landscape But Forgot to Ask" starting on Wednesday, March 16th from 7-9 p.m. at the Storm Lake Middle School Media Center. ...
Funeral Arrangements (03/08/05)
Norman H. Boisen July 14, 1923 - March 3, 2005 Funeral Services for Norman Boisen were Monday, March 7 at 2 p.m. at Emmanuel Reformed United Church of Christ in rural Schaller, with Reverend Henry Huddleston officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Schaller was in charge of the arrangements...
Guest Opinion (03/08/05)
Those of us living and working and relying on U.S. Highway 30 are, in the language of the locker room and the basketball paint and boxing corners, getting absolutely worked. And out-gunned, out-maneuvered, out-foxed and just generally outplayed. By the U.S. Highway 20 lobby...
Young Voices (03/08/05)
And here comes Renee Zellweger down the carpet looking absolutely stunning in her raspberry colored strapless Carolina Herrera dress. She's sporting a new hairdo and it looks as if she's trimmed down since her last film outing." "Oh and look at Gwyneth Paltrow. She looks so great - you wouldn't have guessed she'd just had a baby a few months ago. Her nude silk corset dress was designed by Stella McCartney."...