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Stories from Thursday, November 17, 2005

'A First-Class Resort Project (11/17/05)
Officials at Leisure Hotels & Resorts are completing their preparations to manage the emerging lodge and water park developments in Storm Lake's Project AWAYSIS. "In addition to managing, operating and marketing the Lodge and outdoor and indoor aquatic centers, Leisure Hotels will assist with the design, technology and functionality, staffing, and other pre-opening issues," the company said in a statement this week...
Anniversary (11/17/05)
Happy Anniversary to Richard and Marjorie (Sampers) Andrews, who are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on November 26,1955 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake. They live in Galva now. Children are: Michael Andrews of Alta, Julie Brown of Odebolt, Joseph Andrews of Odebolt, Mary Jo Andrews of Newell, Patrick and Annette Andrews of Sgt. Bluff, and Carol and Alan Chicoine of Graettinger, 14 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren...
Funeral Notices (11/17/05)
Lucille Runyan October 22, 1921 November 12, 2005 Lucille Runyan, 84, of Stratford passed away at the Hamilton County Hospital in Webster City on Saturday evening, Nov. 12. She was born on October 22, 1921 in rural Stratford, the daughter of John and Agnes (Anderson) Carlstedt...
County 4-H'ers honored with annual awards (11/17/05)
Several Buena Vista County 4-Her's were recognized and honored at the 2005 Buena Vista County 4-H Awards and Recognition on Sunday, Nov. 13. The program was held at the St. Mark Lutheran Church fellowship hall in Storm Lake and was hosted by the Providence 4-H Club and the B.V. Clovers 4-H Club...
First snow a time for reflection (11/17/05)
Well, it finally came. The first snow. We waited long enough. Anytime you can go until mid-November until the first snow falls, though, it only means a shorter winter...and less time until spring. It was certainly an eventful summer, with Project AWAYSIS getting into full steam. There were a couple glitches that were finally overcome, but there's no need to get into that. Let's just say that things are on track...
Christmas, by any other name... (11/17/05)
The cease fire is in, the war is over - or at least on hold for a while. No, not the war in Iraq, not hardly. But one that's had even more attention of late - the offended Christians battling mega-merchandiser Wal-Mart. Now that, my friends, is your true clash of the titans...