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Stories from Thursday, March 30, 2006

Lydia Koth: 'Music is my life' (03/30/06)
"God gives us all a talent and we need to use it," said Lydia Koth, whose love for music has been shared with others way beyond seven decades. "Music has been my whole life - my fun life." Lydia has served as the choir director at St. John's Lutheran Church in Storm Lake, St. ...
Summit Church to host Christian concert April 6; everyone is invited (03/30/06)
Two up-and-coming Christian rock bands will perform at Summit Evangelical Free Church in Alta Thursday, April 6 at 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend and tickets will be $7 at the door. The concert is sponsored by the Apex (senior high) and Epic (junior high) student ministries of Summit Church. Doors open at 6:30 p.m...
VFW District meeting being planned; make reservations soon (03/30/06)
The members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #2253 and the Ladies Auxiliary cordially invite all comrades and sisters to attend the 8th district meeting at 113 East Maple, Cherokee on Saturday, May 6. Registration will be at 10 a.m., Loyalty Day Program will be held at 11 a.m. with dinner to begin at 11:30 a.m. Business meetings will begin at 1 p.m...
A Library Wonderland (03/30/06)
As National Library Week begins Monday, the Storm Lake Public Library is gearing up for an ambitious effort to promote literacy in some unusual ways, beginning with a Mind Over Matter competition and culminating with a Day in Wonderland. "We want to increase awareness," library Director Susan Stone said of the week's events. ...
Magazine names Foell as 'Super Teen' for '06 (03/30/06)
Friends and relatives of Mary Foell already know this Schaller-Crestland High School student is exceptional. They aren't the only ones. On Monday, the Next Step Magazine announced that Mary is being recognized as a 2006 Super Teen. "The Super Teen award is given to students who exemplify academic achievement and a commitment to community service," said David Mammano, founder and publisher of The Next Step Magazine. "We are pleased to say that Mary Foell is among the cream of the crop."...
Having a Ball! (03/30/06)
The 2006 St. Mary's Ball and Charity Auction raised an estimated $70,000 in profit to operate St. Mary's School Saturday night at the Buena Vista University Forum Dows Grand Ballroom. Chairs for the event were Roger and Mary Timko with co-chairs Robert and Kathy Fritz...
BV football's Osterberger resigns (03/30/06)
Buena Vista University President Fred Moore informed students and staff by e-mail Wednesday evening that BVU head football coach Steve Osterberger has resigned his post. According to Moore, Osterberger will move on to Loras College in Dubuque next season, where he will be the Duhawks' head football coach. Osterberger is a native of Dubuque...
'With regret,' park board backs land sale for condos (03/30/06)
The majority of the Storm Lake Parks and Recreation Advisory Board gave its blessing for the city to sell a portion of the golf course public land for a Project AWAYSIS condominium development Monday night, but not without some controversy. "AWAYSIS has a lot of good things. ...
Architects thinking 'outside the box' as they compete to design new Storm Lake elementary (03/30/06)
The Storm Lake School Board is on its way to selecting an architect for the new community-wide elementary facility. During a special meeting Tuesday night, the board, administrators and staff had the opportunity to listen to and interview representatives from three select firms...
Anniversaries (03/30/06)
Mr. and Mrs. Glen Huntington Glen And Bea Huntington will be celebrating their 50th Anniversary on April 22 with an Open House from 7-11 p.m. with a program at 7:30 p.m., held at the Lake Creek Country Club, with music provided by The Neighborhood Band...
Engagements (03/30/06)
Scott Brown and Kristy McGowan Bruce and Deanna McGowan, Alta, and Ted and Carolyn Brown, Storm Lake, are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their children, Kristy and Scott. Due to renovations at St. Mary's Catholic Church, the wedding will take place May 26, 2006 at the United Methodist Church in Storm Lake with a reception and dance to follow at Buena Vista University's Dows Grand Ballroom...
House passes an E-85 ethanol bill (03/30/06)
Ethanol and biodiesel fuels would have to make up 25 percent of all fuel sold in the state within 20 years under legislation approved by the House on Tuesday. The state would also have to spend $2 million a year to expand availability of a blend of gasoline that contains 85 percent ethanol...
BV baseball team has mixed results on spring trip (03/30/06)
Buena Vista University baseball coach Steve Eddie says he'll know a lot more about his team after its Iowa Conference opener Saturday at Wartburg. The Beavers, who lost seven seniors to graduation last spring, will be heavy underdogs to the Knights, ranked seventh in the nation in NCAA Division III...
Three SL girls medal at prestigious Dan Lennon meet (03/30/06)
Three Storm Lake High underclassmen placed in the top five here Monday at the Dan Lennon Invitational meet at the University of South Dakota's Dakota Dome. Michaela Brungardt took third out of 56 runners in the 400 meters in 6 3.14 seconds, while Morgan Darrow was fourth out of 50 throwers in the shot with a toss of 36 feet, 4.5 inches...
Newell-Fonda girls lack depth, but not talent (03/30/06)
With six talented seniors lost off last year's team, the Newell-Fonda girls track and field team is hoping to at least duplicate last year's second place finish in the Northwest Conference. "Our seniors that we lost were the glue of the team last spring," N-F coach Craig Davis said. "They were all about the team and doing what was right."...
Unique SL band set to kick off R&R (03/30/06)
The rock band 'Two and a Half' is a perfect fit to play in this Year's "Rock and Remember" show, which will be played over the next two weekends. A power trio - guitar, bass and drums - 'Two and a Half' is just as much about remembering as it is about playing rock and roll...
All rails lead to Cherokee for model railroading summit (03/30/06)
The Prairie Lakes Division of the National Model Railroad Association will be holding their spring meet and show in Cherokee, Saturday April 15th at the Cherokee Community Center, lower level, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Features include: model railroad layout displays, venders selling model railroad items, clinics on railroading, model contests, photo contests. ...
Mediterranian-style dining experience comes to area (03/30/06)
A new restaurant, which plans to open in Cherokee by the end of July, promises a cuisine which will be unique to this area. the cuisine will be "Mediterranean", featuring dishes from several countries along the Mediterranean Sea. "Corvo's" will be owned and operated by Bill and Mary Crow of Cherokee, and their daughter Stephanie Smith will be the manager. The restaurant will be located in the West Main Street building most recently occupied by another restaurant, The White Rose...
Funeral Arrangements (03/30/06)
Leonard Eickman November 29, 1916 - March 21, 2006 Leonard Eickman, age 89, of Fonda, died Tuesday, March 21, 2006 at Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge. Funeral Services were held on Monday, March 27, at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church in Fonda, with Father Thomas Hart as celebrant at the Mass of Christian Burial. Burial was in Mt. Zion Cemetery in Fonda under the direction of the Mahaney Funeral Home in Fonda...
Readers Respond (03/30/06)
When will this farce of a war end? To the Editor: My friend Tom McMahon, Executive Director, Democratic National Committee, sent me this information below and I believe that the American people have the right to hear the opinion of everyone, whether they agree on what is said or not. I am not asking you to agree with everything you read, I am asking you to educate yourself with the truth as others may see it...
Letter from the Editor (03/30/06)
If you've ever watched Seinfeld, you've seen Tom's Restaurant - the real life Manhattan cafe where so many of the sitcom's quirky greasy-spoon scenes were filmed. What you don't know is that just upstairs is the modest little office of James E. Hansen, a nondescript 63-year-old stargazer. You don't know his work as well as you do Jerry Seinfeld's, probably, but maybe you should...