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Stories from Thursday, September 22, 2005

BV Jail plan in at $4.5 million (09/22/05)
Depending on how it's finished, the cost of the new county law enforcement facility will run $4.5 to just shy of $5 million. Omaha, Neb., architect Rod Moore released the figures this week, just in time for consideration by the Buena Vista County Board of Supervisors which plans a meeting for 1 p.m. ...
Sendoff today for SL National Guard soldiers (09/22/05)
Community sendoff ceremonies for approximately 115 Iowa Army National Guard Soldiers mobilized in support of the 1st Battalion, 133rd Infantry as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom will be held on Thursday, September 22 at four Iowa communities. Local officials and Iowa National Guard leadership will participate, and the public is welcomed and encouraged to attend...
Frito-Lay and Wal-Mart donate to area schools (09/22/05)
Nick Stabile (third from left) from Frito-Lay and Mike Brungardt (right) from Wal-Mart proudly donate two Compaq computers, two printers, two USB cables, and two reams of paper as part of their Computers for Kids program. Donna Senner (left), the technology coordinator from St. Mary's Catholic School and Sandy Getzmier (second from left), the 5th and 6th grade teacher from Concordia are on hand at the Wal-Mart in Storm Lake to receive the donations...
Birthday (09/22/05)
~Autumn Gaes Turning 18 really isn't that bad, Autumn! Happy Birthday - love from Mom, Dad, Tara, Michael, & Kyle.
Anniversary (09/22/05)
~Barb and Dean Phillips Happy 10th year anniversary on September 23rd to Barb and Dean Phillips.
Engagement (09/22/05)
Kathy and Neal Preston are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter Melissa Preston to the son of Daryla and Doug Lockwood, Justin Lockwood. Melissa is currently attending UNI in Ceder Falls and majoring in Graphic Design. She is a 2003 graduate of Emmetsburg High School and a 2005 graduate of Iowa Lakes Community College. ...
Texas Hold 'Em: snake eyes for Iowa? (09/22/05)
The growing popularity of a new form of poker may plunge the Legislature into another round of emotional debate over gambling, key lawmakers said on Tuesday. "I think this is an area that is unclear," said Sen. Michael Connolly, D-Dubuque. "I think it would help for people to know what's allowable."...
Alta, Aurelia turn back St. Mary's in NW matches (09/22/05)
AURELIA - Balance just might be the theme in volleyball this season in the Northwest Conference. Schaller-Crestland might a notch above everyone else, but the rest of the league's teams seem evenly matched. That was proved here again Tuesday night, as Aurelia beat Storm Lake-St. Mary's in a five-game marathon match...
Freshman Becker chooses fast pace on, off CC course (09/22/05)
STORM LAKE - It's no wonder that Storm Lake St. Mary's freshman Christine Becker has become one of the top cross country runners in the area this fall sports season. Every day after school for the past six weeks, Becker has raced from one extracurricular activity to another...
Obituary (09/22/05)
Beverly J. Brauhn, age 65, of Linn Gove, died Sunday, September 18, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 21 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Linn Grove, with Pastor Emily Allen officiating. Burial was in Buffalo Township Cemetery at Titonka. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Sioux Rapids is in charge of the arrangements...
Obituary (09/22/05)
Gary L. Boetel, age 68, of Storm Lake, died Sunday, September 18, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 21 at the United Methodist Church in Storm Lake, with Reverend Dr. Beverlee Bell officiating. Burial with full military rites was in Pleasant View Cemetery in Hartley...
Obituary (09/22/05)
Charlene Faye Osborne, age 82, of Alta, died on Thursday, September 15, at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Funeral services were held at 10:30 am on Tuesday, September 20, 2005, at First Presbyterian Church, Alta, with Pastor Craig Lee officiating. Burial is at the Woodlawn Cemetery, Alta. Visitation was on the evening of Monday, September 19, with the family present at the Barker Funeral Home in Alta, which was in charge of arrangements...
Obiturary (09/22/05)
Earl E. Otto, age 89, of Storm Lake, Iowa died Sunday, September 18, 2005 at Methodist Manor in Storm Lake. Funeral Services were held Wednesday, September 21, at 10:30 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Storm Lake, with Reverend Steven Schulz officiating. Burial will be in Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery at Storm Lake. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Obituary (09/22/05)
Memorial services for Earl E. Litwiller, 79, Manson, formerly of Storm Lake, will be held Saturday September 24, 2005, 10:30 A.M., at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Manson. Earl passed away June 26, 2005, at the Manson Good Samaritan Center. Private funeral services were held June 29...
Live, laugh and feel a lot better (09/22/05)
Life is better when you laugh. Whether you're 9 or 79, whether you're rich or poor, whether you have an incurable disease or not, you should laugh as often as possible. I'm convinced that laughter heals much of what goes wrong with us. I've been a comedian since I was 5 years old, so I've seen a lot of healing...
Football teaches lessons - for parents (09/22/05)
It's been a long while since football was a real concern to my fall. Of course, there are the Vikings to root against on television and my Cyclones to pull for, not to mention the beloved Beavers on a nice Saturday afternoon and some Friday night heroics from our Tornadoes...