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Stories from Tuesday, September 6, 2005

Meet the new administrators (09/06/05)
At least four area schools are welcoming the expertise of new administrators. Three of the administrators are new to the area with prior experience and two are experiencing their first administration positions, being moved up the ladder from teaching positions held in the same schools they are now serving...
BVU sees 'banner year' as 1,200 begin classes (09/06/05)
From his office windows, Buena Vista University President Fred Moore has a view of the sun glittering down on the Storm Lake campus, and this week, it almost seems there wasn't a cloud in the sky - literally and figuratively. Enrollment is high and stable at 1,200 full-time students, in-transfers are up, and student retention could be the best in BVU history. The new on-line programs have had an encouraging response, and the initial program was completed on-budget, and on time...
Architect reacts favorably to Board of Adjustment vote (09/06/05)
The architect with whom the Buena Vista County Board of Supervisors has been working on a new jail, quite predictably, reacted favorably to the news that the City of Storm Lake Board of Adjustment had approved the county's plans for building a jail just north of Richland Street...
BVU names Dvergsten and Crouch co-chairs of community campaign (09/06/05)
Two Storm Lake business leaders have been selected as co-chairs of the Buena Vista University 2005-06 Community Campaign. Craig Crouch, an optometrist at Vision Care Associates, and Ben Dvergsten, a trust officer at Security Trust and Savings Bank, will serve as co-chairs of the annual fund drive. The campaign, which has a $115,000 goal this year, kicks off with a special "Business After Hours" reception on the BVU campus at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28...
County mulls clustering homes, hogs (09/06/05)
The Buena Vista County Board of Supervisors Tuesday discussed who should live where - people and animals alike - as a way of grappling with the ongoing conflict between rural residential development and animal confinements. As it turns out, the Board may have something to say about rural subdivisions. As far as livestock confinements are concerned, though, the county's hands may remain tied...
'Santa's Castle' to mark centennial (09/06/05)
Candy Clough, who as curator has the formidable job of pulling together the strings that make Santa's Castle a success, updated Hy-Noon Kiwanis recently about what's new at Storm Lake's premier Christmas hot spot. This is also the centennial for the construction of the building that the Andrew Carnegie Foundation built as a library for Storm Lake. ...
Local log cabin helps turn Clay Fair Wild! (09/06/05)
Iowa's rivers and streams are the focus of the DNR display at the Clay County Fair, Sept. 10 through 18, in Spencer. The DNR and 13 county conservation boards can be found in a renovated log cabin at the northeast corner of the fairgrounds. The Sundholm cabin was given to the DNR and moved from the Albert City area, where it once housed a big game hunting collection bagged by a local entrepreneur...
Iowa cracks down around Kinnick (09/06/05)
University of Iowa officials will be on the lookout for illegal Hawkeye merchandise, such as bootleg logo t-shirts, being sold by non-licensed vendors at football games this fall. In addition, UI Police and other law enforcement personnel will crack down on enforcing laws prohibiting underage consumption of alcoholic beverages and possession of open containers of liquor, beer and wine on public sidewalks and streets...
Bethel outlasts BVU gridders in shootout, 38-21 (09/06/05)
Bethel University, utilizing an effective mix between the pass and run, outlasted Buena Vista University here Saturday in a game of big plays, beating the Beavers 38-21 on a hot day at J. Leslie Rollins Stadium. The Beavers got a strong performance from their offense, particularly rookie quarterback Chris Hawkins, veteran wideout Jesse Schmidt and sophomore receiver Devin Stewart...
Rebels edge TRV for first win (09/06/05)
Stef Madsen and Beth Ehlers finished with 10 and eight kills, respectively here Thursday night, leading the Sioux Central High volleyball team to a 25-19, 25-15, 25-27, 25-19 win over Twin River Valley. Madsen was 17 out of 19 in hitting while Ehlers was 16 of 17...
Seven area softball players gain all-state honors (09/06/05)
Seven area softball players were named to the 2005 first or second all-state softball teams published recently by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union. In Class 3A, Storm Lake pitcher Trish Halder and senior catcher Mel Fisher were named first team all-state while third baseman Ty Zimmerman was named to the all-state second team...
CE Events (09/06/05)
Storm Lake CommUnity Education is offering a "Bridgefor Beginners" class on Wednesday nights, Sept. 14, 21, 28 and Oct. 5, 7-9 at the home of instructor Joan Hakes. Play each night, and get informative tips and handouts. Eight participants are needed. A fee of $25 should be paid to CommUnity Education, 419 Lake Avenue, by September 9...
Fish all night in Desoto Refuge event (09/06/05)
Due to the popularity of the last all night fishing event, DeSoto Refuge will host another one on Saturday, September 10th. After sunset on the 10th, all traffic entering and exiting the refuge will need to use the south entrance near Wilson Island State Park. ...
Funeral Arrangements (09/06/05)
Evert Joseph Danielson Sept. 4, 1919 - Aug. 31, 2005 Evert Joseph Danielson, age 85, of Storm Lake, Iowa and formerly of Albert City, Iowa, died Aug. 31, 2005 at Lake Point Villa in Storm Lake. Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 3, 2005 at 10:30 a.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Albert City, with Reverend David Bernhardt officiating. Burial followed in the Fairfield Township Cemetery at Albert City. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City was in charge of the arrangements...
Letter from the Editor (09/06/05)
As Buena Vista University gets ready to tell its tales of 100 years of gridiron glories during the 2005 Homecoming, I can't resist sharing a story it won't. The U's history resounds with fun tales, from the first - the veritable "theft" of the college from Fort Dodge by ambitious infant Storm Lake. History records the move as based on "patient and prayerful inquiry" - not to mention a tempting bribe of cash and free land...
My View (09/06/05)
Fall is approaching, it is in the air. And that means many changes. Caterpillars, in their furry little coats, can be seen out wiggling around. When my kids were young, one of the highlights of the season was to go hunting for the fuzzy worms. There was always a good population of them down our lane. ...