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Stories from Thursday, November 3, 2005

New SL logo unveiled (11/03/05)
A packed house at the Embers meeting room Wednesday evening witnessed the official unveiling of Storm Lake's new community logo, "Jump Right In!" The City of Storm Lake hired Strategic America of Des Moines to design the logo in a branding campaign based on comment from business leaders throughout the community. ...
Event set for 'Miracle' child (11/03/05)
Tiny Madison Foell is a living miracle. In her first few months, she has withstood more serious medical problems than most people face in a lifetime. She is being celebrated for being the fighter she is by those who love her - and by a community that has yet to meet her...
Meet the candidates vying for mayor, council seats (11/03/05)
There will be a race for the mayor position and a race for two council seats during Tuesday's election in Alta. Everyone's votes are needed; polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Running for the position of mayor are Tom French and Chris Ledoux. Running for the two council seats are incumbents Brian Walsh and Bruce McGowan and Pam Henderson...
ACES-on-AIR program Nov. 8 (11/03/05)
Advanced Career Exploration students from Storm Lake High School will again produce "ACE-on-AIR" Tuesday night, Nov. 8, from 6-8 p.m. over KAYL 101.7 FM radio. This is the sixth year for the student-produced radio show under the direction of Pegg Havens, ACE instructor. ...
Lanphere brings case for new jail to Kiwanians (11/03/05)
Bill Lanphere, vice chair of the Buena Vista County Board of Supervisors and a Hy-Noon Kiwanian, told fellow Kiwanians about the need for a new county jail Monday. County voters will decide Nov. 8 whether they want to foot the bill for a new $4.8-million jail. ...
Weber name new Storm Lake Chamber executive assistant (11/03/05)
Abby Weber of Peterson has joined the Storm Lake Chamber of Commerce as executive assistant. Weber is a 2003 graduate of Morningside College in Sioux city with a degree in business with a marketing emphasis. She worked at All Star Pro Golf in Spencer and more recently as a teller at MetaBank in Storm Lake...
Funeral Arrangements (11/03/05)
Harold Friedrich, age 92, died Sunday, Oct. 30 at Methodist Manor in Storm Lake. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Nov. 2 at St. John Lutheran Church, Alta, with Pastor Mark Abraham officiating. Burial was at the St. John Lutheran Cemetery, Alta. Visitation was held Tuesday, Nov. 1 with the family present. Barker Funeral Home of Alta is in charge of the arrangements...
Birthday (11/03/05)
~Chris Ringgenberg turns 10 on November 2nd. Happy Birthday!
Wedding (11/03/05)
Michelle Ann Ackerman and Benjamin Matthew McCollum were united in marriage on Saturday July 2 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Albert City at 5 p.m. Pastor David Bernhardt officiated at the ceremony. Reverend Matthew Hewitt gave the message. Parents of the bride are Nick and Anita Ackerman of rural Storm Lake. ...
The Naturals (11/03/05)
STORM LAKE - Storm Lake High swimmers Sarah Larson and Megan Hofmaster were standing in the water at Finkbine pool on the Buena Vista campus Tuesday afternoon, taking intermittent sips on water bottles during a break in their routine of swimming laps...
OT thriller! (11/03/05)
LEMARS - Newell-Fonda linebacker Peter Olsen stuffed LeMars Gehlen running back Alex Loutsch at the line of scrimmage on a two-point conversion in overtime here Tuesday night, giving the Mustangs a heartstopping 35-34 win in a first round, Class A playoff game...
Hanson elected to Meta Financial Group Board of Directors (11/03/05)
James S. Haahr, chairman of the board of Meta Financial Group (MFG), MetaBank, and MetaBank West Central (MetaBank WC) is pleased to announce the election of Brad Hanson to the board of directors for MFG, MetaBank, and MetaBank WC effective Oct. 24...
Jail a must on Nov. 8 (11/03/05)
I think the word is out that there's an election next Tuesday to determine whether Buena Vista County will build a new jail. There still some fundamental questions that are being asked at some of the meetings that Sheriff Chuck Eddy and members of the county Board of Supervisors are attending. Quite frankly, I thought a lot of the answers to most of these questions had already been addressed. Apparently that is not the case, so let's try it again...
Lessons to be learned (11/03/05)
Parents, you by now have a head swimming with grade-point averages, data from Iowa Tests of Basic Skills and all the other tests, and the headlines created by No Child Left Behind attempts to rate the local schools. You have absorbed graphs and pie charts and columns of numbers seeking to break down how and what your child is being taught. Or at least taught toward taking tests...