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Stories from Thursday, November 10, 2005

Alta, Aurelia begin amiable talks toward school sharing (11/10/05)
The Alta and Aurelia School Boards met in a friendly atmosphere Monday to exchange ideas and "start conversations" about potential possibilities of sharing academics or sports somewhere down the line. Superintendents Fred Maharry and Tom Vint were present as were administrators, staff members and community people from each district...
Musician, SL poets struck by inspiration: Katrina Song (11/10/05)
What do an author, a standup bass musician and a pack of poetry lovers have in common? Not much, until now. With an unexpected tropical storm of inspiration that swept a dignified poetry club gathering into a studio of sound and passion last September, this unusual collaboration has waded into "Hell or High Water," an unusual song aimed at easing the pain of the victims of this season's hurricane strikes in the Gulf Coast region...
Coproducts add value to ethanol production (11/10/05)
Ethanol has proven itself as an efficient fuel that produces more fuel that what it takes to make it. What a lot of people don't realize, though, is that the coproducts from ethanol production are what give corn more added value than ever before. Larry Cheney, senior beef consultant with the Land O Lakes Feed Storm Lake facility, told Hy-Noon Kiwanis members Monday about ethanol products and their potential for Iowa livestock producers...
Moore hiring is official, Kooker raises concerns (11/10/05)
The Storm Lake City Council this week officially gave its seal of approval to hiring interim City Administrator Patti Moore as permanent city administrator. Moore filled the position vacated by John Call who was asked to resign in August. She will receive the same salary as Call, $82,199 yearly...
Birthday (11/10/05)
~Elaine Wright Happy 80th Birthday Elaine Wright. From Jolaine, Jace, Joni, Kevin, Kara and Kassi.
Funeral Notices (11/10/05)
Mary L. Miller, age 92, of Storm Lake, died Friday, Nov. 4 at Buena Vista Manor in Storm Lake. Funeral mass was held on Monday, Nov. 7 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake. Burial was in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery. Arrangements are under the Friends who wish to send on-line condolences to the family, or view the memorial folder online, may do so via the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home website: www.fratzkejensen .com...
Camp Algona POW Museum completes local phase of project (11/10/05)
The Camp Algona POW Museum recently added its third exhibit since opening in July of 2004. The new exhibit gives honor to the men and women of the Algona area who served in World War II. Although their service did not directly relate to the prison camp that was in Algona or the branch camp in Storm Lake during World War II, it is a compelling companion story...
Hometown Foods opens in Schaller (11/10/05)
Hometown Foods, owned and operated by Jeff and Megan Hansen, opened today at 201 S. Main in Schaller. It's been 10 years since the former Blum's Market was open at the same location. The Hansens felt it was time that Schaller had a grocery store again, but before embarking on the new venture, they did a community survey to determine whether the town of about 800 could support a grocery. ...
Love you this much (11/10/05)
The other night, I was hassling my young son to get his homework done, when all he really wanted to do was watch TV. "You can do your work first," I said, mustering up the fake stern parenting voice that I hope the kids don't yet realize is fake, "or you can go to bed!"...