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Stories from Tuesday, September 27, 2005

Helicopters return to BVRMC, with city (09/27/05)
Buena Vista Regional Medical Center CEO Todd Hudspeth reviewed with the BVRMC Board of Trustees Monday night conditions the hospital needs to meet to bring a helipad to the hospital. The City of Storm Lake Board of Adjustment last Wednesday gave final approval to the hospital's application for a conditional use permit to restore an air ambulance helipad to the hospital campus...
A grand adventure (09/27/05)
When you combine around 150 students from kindergarten to fourth grade in one area - it's an adventure just to keep them under control! This is Adventure Club - an organized program through CommUNITY Education which gives students of those age group a safe, structured and supervised environment when early school dismissals are planned due to staff in service days and parent/teacher conferences...
Latter-day Saints hold open house for new chapel (09/27/05)
After breaking ground just last Oct. 30, the Storm Lake Branch of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints held an open house for its new chapel at 712 Highway 110 on the southwest edge of Storm Lake. The chapel, which includes a sanctuary area, recreation hall, and meeting rooms, was built for $885,000 and paid for in cash, as is the policy of the Mormon Church. On hand Saturday were local and regional church officials...
City wraps bids, pre-AWAYSIS work to begin (09/27/05)
Project AWAYSIS kicked into high gear Monday when the Storm Lake City Council held a special meeting to award a number of project bids. Site preparation could start as soon as next work. The Council awarded a $15,000 bid to Brau & Miller Construction of Schaller for demolition of the city pool, well under the architects estimate of $43,000. ...
Birthday (09/27/05)
~Katie VanBerkum from Alta turns 8 years old on September 27th. Happy Birthday, Love Mom, Dad and Jayden
Obituary (09/27/05)
Richard Gale Watts, age 64, of Storm Lake, died on Tuesday, September 20, at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 24, at Barker Funeral Home, Alta, with Rev. Duane Queen officiating. Burial will be at the Storm Lake Cemetery, Storm Lake...
Obituary (09/27/05)
Dr. Virginia (Anderson) Curry passed away Thursday, Sept. 15 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eugene, OR. at the age of 78. A remembrance service was planned September 25 at her son's home near Dallas, TX. Dr. Currey was born May 6, 1927 at Gowrie to Paul and Mabel Anderson and graduated from Gowrie High School in 1944. ...
Obituary (09/27/05)
Tamela Ann Lyon, 59, of Mesa, passed away September 17. Tami was born in 1946 in Storm Lake, to Frank and Marian Mills. She graduated from Storm Lake High School in 1964 and attended the Gale Institute in Minneapolis for flight attendant training, but was soon recruited by the federal civil service and traveled to Washington, D.C. and Oahu, Hawaii to work for the U.S. Marine Corps...
Birthday (09/27/05)
~Natalie Sump will be celebrating her 85th birthday on October 1. Cards may be sent to her at 709 Angier Dr., Storm Lake. Warmest birthday wished from Judy, Jean, Janet, and their families.
Albright in Iowa: 'No good options left in Iraq' (09/27/05)
DES MOINES - The invasion of Iraq has led to a series of misfortunes "that should have been anticipated" and the United States lacks clear and palatable options in that country, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said Saturday. "Instead of winning friends for America, it has poisoned our relations with many countries in the Mideast and the Muslim world," Albright said. "In Iraq, there are no good options at this point and the worst days may be ahead of us."...
Rebels sweep through Alta volleyball tourney (09/27/05)
ALTA - The Alta High volleyball team took second place to Northwest Conference rival Sioux Central here Saturday in the Alta Tournament. The Cyclones opened with a 25-11 and 25-19 win over Sac City before sweeping Graettinger-Terril 25-10 and 25-16 in game two...
Rushing into full gear (09/27/05)
STORM LAKE - Establishing a solid ground game for the first time in 2005, the Buena Vista University football team rolled past Cornell College 33-13 here Saturday before 1,400 at J. Leslie Rollins Stadium. The Beavers rushed for 351 yards, an impressive performance by any measuring stick. BVU's all-conference senior running back Chad Pearson ran 35 times for 190 yards. Cornell didn't register a sack all day...
Does the simple life still apply? (09/27/05)
The other day, I was wolfing down a sandwich while writing notes for a speech, when friend Steve Kappenman sidles up with a piece of copier paper in his hand. "Uh, oh - bill," I thought automatically, looking for a handy exit. Turns out, thought, it is a little story that he wanted to share, which he has up in his office nearby...
Remember 'darndest things' (09/27/05)
Kids do say the darndest things. I wrote down many of the things that my own kids said when they were younger - and though they are now all teenagers or approaching that age, I continue to write things down. I bring out my little scribbles every so often and they bring me a few good laughs. There is another reason I have held on to their "quotes" - they can be used for blackmail purposes!...