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Stories from Monday, March 6, 2006

Life in the fast lane (03/06/06)
When Jon Bruns was a young boy, one of his favorite places to vacation with his parents, Doug and Carolyn Bruns, was Michigan to see his grandma. The fact that the Michigan International Speedway was only 20 miles down the road from her house was an added attraction...
Everglades artist comes home to Witter Gallery (03/06/06)
On Thursday, Don Robb looked around a dimly-lit Witter Gallery, where he had just finished helping to install his new one-man exhibit, "The Backcountry of South Florida." It is a long way from the Everglades to Storm Lake, but both hold a special place in this artist's heart...
Engagements (03/06/06)
April Dewall and Phillip Adam Alejandrino Barb and Dean Phillips of Storm Lake, and Larry Dewall of Perry, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, April Jean, to Phillip Adam Alejandrino, son of Ruben Alejandrino of Corona, CA, and Wendy Alejandrino of Salem. Oregon...
Statehouse Almanac (03/06/06)
Reaching goals for veterans By Mary Lou Freeman Iowa State Representative, Storm Lake The Veterans' Affairs Committee has been busy getting bills out of committee that will be of benefit to veterans across the State of Iowa. We will be bringing three bills out of our committee...
Senate hears TouchPlay ban proposal (03/06/06)
A Senate committee voted unanimously this week to ban TouchPlay machines and give operators 30 days to shut them down. "There should not be slot machines in every nook and cranny of the state," said Sen. Larry McKibben, R-Marshalltown. Some lawmakers are worried about the financial implications facing the state, saying businesses have made huge investments in the TouchPlay machines...
Heelan tough at line in win over SLHS boys (03/06/06)
Thursday night's Class 3A, Region 1 semifinal between the Storm Lake High boys and Bishop Heelan wasn't for basketball purists, but there was good reason for that. Both teams played tenacious defense, causing turnovers, tough looks and plenty of foul shots. The Crusaders made 22 of 27 free throws to earn a hard-fought 57-50 win...
Alta boys trounce PP; face WBM for state (03/06/06)
When the Alta High boys basketball team picks up the pace, good things happen. The Cyclones did that in the second half here Thursday night at the Sioux Central gym, blitzing Northwest Conference rival Pomeroy-Palmer, 60-43 in a Class 1A, District 3 championship game...
Diamond prize brings gleam to SM Mardi Gras (03/06/06)
The St. Mary's Ball and Charity Auction Committee will be giving away a 1/3 carat diamond necklace as part of the Mardi Gras Magic this year. Paxton's Jewelry has donated a 14k white gold pear shaped diamond pendant with a retail value of $840 for the popular Paxtons' Chest of Chance feature at St. Mary's Ball...
Funeral Arrangements (03/06/06)
Daniel Floyd Kelly January 3, 1948 - February 28, 2006 Daniel Floyd Kelly, age 58, of Alta, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, February 28, 2006, at his home in Alta. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 4th, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Wall Lake. Burial and military graveside rites by the American Legion Chalon Post No. 262 of Wall Lake will be at the Wall Lake Cemetery under the direction of the Farber & Otteman Funeral Home...
Readers Respond (03/06/06)
Dirty pool on Patton case timing To the Editor: Fats, it's dirt pool what they are doing to those 30 or cases involving the Patton party matter -setting a trial during spring break when a lot of kids are going to Disney World for a band trip. He says the DA (actually the county prosecutor-on TV it would be the "District Attorney") is just trying to get one of those kids to be a snitch - "to cop a plea" so they won't miss perhaps the most important trip of their young lives, in exchange for testimony against the udder guys.. ...