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Stories from Thursday, October 20, 2005

Testimony peaks in Kolb vs. city lawsuit (10/20/05)
It was 1968 when Henry Kolb made an agreement with the City of Storm Lake to place a flower garden memorial on city property in memory of his grandson Robert, Norman Kolb's nephew. Henry Kolb later paid for a fountain at the garden. Two farms were placed in a trust to pay for the maintenance of the site...
Family hopes billboard will bring lost lab home (10/20/05)
"Toby" may be the most sought-after canine in Storm Lake history. With posters, lost-pet announcements in the media and now a towering billboard on Lakeshore Drive, the Rettinger family of Storm Lake still holds onto hope that someone will see and return the beloved pet...
Funeral Arrangements (10/20/05)
, age 31, of Lakeville, Minn. and formerly of Tipton died on Thursday, Oct. 13 in Lakeville. Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at the Henry W. Anderson Mortuary in Apple Valley, Minn. Burial was in the Lakeville Grove Cemetery, Lakeville, Minn.; visitation was from 10:00 a.m. ...
New Iowa license debuts, tougher job to counterfeit (10/20/05)
At the unveiling of the new Iowa driver's license design on Tuesday, Iowa Department of Transportation officials said lawbreakers will have a harder time trying to counterfeit the improved licenses. That means more identity thieves and underage drinkers will thwarted by the multiple layers of security that are part of the design, which was unveiled in Cedar Rapids. A driver's license station there will serve as a pilot for the new driver's license system...
Dollars for Scholars drive begins (10/20/05)
Student board members of the Storm Lake Dollars for Scholars are contacting area individuals by mail and telephone, in an effort to raise funds that will provide scholarships for the graduates of 2006 from both Storm Lake and Storm Lake St. Mary's High Schools...
Wildcats open tourney with sweep of Sac City (10/20/05)
SCHALLER - The Schaller-Crestland volleyball team made quick work of Sac City here Monday night in a Class 1A, opening round district tournament game, sweeping the Indians 25-8, 25-9 and 25-15. The Wildcats' balanced attack at the net was led by Laurie Nees, who finished with 11 kills. Jill Wedeking and senior Ayla Ringgenberg each added eight ace hits, with Kelli Carstensen recording six...
No. 1 West Bend Mallard, No. 6 Newell-Fonda to play for district title (10/20/05)
NEWELL - West Bend Mallard football coach Koy Goodchild, like most coaches, doesn't take much stock in state rankings. Going into Friday night's clash with Newell-Fonda in Newell, the Wolverines are top-ranked in Class A. Goodchild begs to differ...
Paralympic medalist comes to SC (10/20/05)
Standout wheelchair athlete and motivational speaker Mike Schlappi will be the guest speaker at the Annual Parents' Night Out at Sioux Central Schools in Sioux Rapids, Thursday, October 20th, 6:30 p.m. The public is invited for the presentation, "If You Can't Stand Up, Stand Out."...
BVU names three new trustees (10/20/05)
The Buena Vista University Board of Trustees recently announced that Becki Drahota, Sister Catherine Dunn and Laura Horn have been appointed as new members of the Board. Drahota is the owner and president of Mills Financial Marketing in Storm Lake. She founded the company in 1975, at the age of 25. In June her company celebrated its 30th anniversary as an integrated marketing resource for financial institutions, serving 35 banks in 15 states...
MetaBank Cookout Raises (10/20/05)
More than $800 was raised for CommUNITY Education at the MetaBank Charity Cookout. The eighth annual charity event, which was held Sept. 6 at MetaBank, served pork burger meals to more than 200 hungry attendees. MetaBank employees and the expert grill team from the Buena Vista county pork producers prepared and served the meals...
There is life after abuse (10/20/05)
This is the month we mark Domestic Abuse Prevention, and with it comes with sad cutout reminders in the store windows of Iowans who have lost their lives. This is not one of those stories. She shakes back a cascade of coppery hair, fires a cigarette with a newly-steady hand,...
Doing nothing about jail costs money (10/20/05)
Some people have begun to question the figures Sheriff Chuck Eddy and the Buena Vista County Board of Supervisors have been using to show the current costs of hauling prisoners out of county. People should take note, though, that Sheriff Eddy and the supervisors are using very real figures to show a very real problem with the current jail...