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Stories from Tuesday, November 22, 2005

League wants equal water treatment standards (11/22/05)
Hopefully, the controversy over mounting pressure by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources on Iowa cities will not result in a town-versus-country issue. However, at this point, a lot of Iowa municipalities, particularly smaller ones who do not have the funding for state-of-the-art sewage treatment plants, are scratching their heads and wondering why they're getting all the attention. ...
Immigrant plan: SL a model for state's efforts (11/22/05)
On the heels of a recent public hearing conducted in Storm Lake, a legislative study committee on New Iowans on Monday issued a stack of recommendations calling for efforts to better assimilate immigrants. Key points include a specific ban on human trafficking as a means to target those who profit on the dangerous practice of smuggling illegal immigrants, and a call for expanded efforts to teach English as a Second Language...
Battle of the Bands joins campus and community to support music (11/22/05)
The band Straight Outta Junior High (SOJH) from Lincoln, Nebraska won the EDGEdOUT Battle of the Bands Saturday Night at the Elk's Lodge in Storm Lake in front of a crowd of about 400. SOJH won $500, the spot as headliner for the EDGEfest concert event in Sunset Park next spring, and a claim on supremacy in Northwest Iowa alternative rock 'n' roll...
Funeral Arrangements (11/22/05)
Ethel G. Weiland September 30, 1908 Novmeber 18, 2005 Ethel G. Weiland, age 97, of Storm Lake, died Monday, Nov. 14 at Methodist Manor in Storm Lake. Memorial services were held Friday, Nov. 18 at 1:30 p.m. at the Sliefert Funeral Home in Storm Lake, with Reverend Dr. Beverlee Bell officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of the Sliefert Funeral Home in Storm Lake...
Sioux Central girls steal the show at BB Jamboree (11/22/05)
STORM LAKE - Saturday night's Northwest Conference girls basketball Jamboree at the Storm Lake High gym gave some area coaches an inkling of what kind of season to expect. "We're looking for good things from this year's team," said Sioux Central coach Darren Piercy, whose Rebels stole the show Saturday night with a 37-33 win over Cherokee...
'Harry' gets scary, parents be wary (11/22/05)
"Harry Potter" isn't cute anymore. And I don't mean just the zits and 5-o'clock shadow that are starting to make it tough for Daniel Radcliff to play our magical boyish hero, and that the geeky cast of lads that are starting to look more like rejects from London's underground punk band revival than pretty little elfin people...
Thankful (11/22/05)
Thanksgiving is a special time of year and its true meaning is often overlooked. The Pilgrims and the Indians planned the first Thanksgiving as a "let's be friends, eat and enjoy each other's diversity" and as a way of saying "thank you" for everyone and everything they had been blessed with...
Want a warm feeling? Put a coat on a kid.... (11/22/05)
To all of our friends who have donated so far to the Pilot's Mr. Goodfellow Fund - over $2,000 worth in less than three week's time - we thank you. More importantly, some needy kids who have discovered that someone cares, thank you. If you can't give, we understand. Fuel and heating bills are hurting people. For some, the year has not been kind. So just give us a warm thought, would you? And we will do the same for you. God bless...