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Stories from Monday, June 5, 2006

New road suggested between SL, Lakeside (06/05/06)
The drive is on for a new road between Storm Lake and Lakeside. "Lakeside needs another street to relieve the pressure of traffic, especially with the growing amount of recreation traffic of people pulling large boats, fifth wheels and travel trailers that have grown to the size of Greyhound buses," says Burt Bonebrake, a member of the Lakeside City Council...
Awaysis condos project could triple to 111 units, scenic pond proposed (06/05/06)
On Monday, the Storm Lake City Council will be asked to approve a million-dollar land sale that would pave the way for a condominium development on the municipal golf course that could be more than triple what the city had envisioned. Regency Commercial Services made the most attractive bid to buy the land - the one million dollars on the button that the city had hoped to receive. ...
Exhibit, author revive Cobblestone memories (06/05/06)
Interest in the long-boarded-up Cobblestone Ballroom is rekindling this season, thanks to a new exhibit at the Iowa Rock 'N' Roll Hall of Fame and a well-known writer researching the famed site for a possible project. The Hall of Fame, located at the amusement park in Arnolds Park, has been seeking a Cobblestone exhibit for some time...
Veteran's Appreciation event comes to area (06/05/06)
The first Veteran's Appreciation Days in the area will be held Saturday, June 10, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Cherokee County Fairgrounds. Several Veteran Administration offices will be represented at the event: Many more activities and opportunities for area veterans and their families will be included...
BVU taps leader from George Washington U as dean of students (06/05/06)
Buena Vista University has hired Dr. Keith Betts as its vice president for student services/dean of students. Betts is currently senior executive director of the Division of Student and Academic Support Services at The George Washington University and will assume his responsibilities at BVU on August 1...
Retiring SL educators honored (06/05/06)
Current and former Storm Lake School District staff members joined for the annual end-of-the-year breakfast Wednesday. The school year was reflected upon, staff members leaving the district were bid ado and two retiring staff members were honored. Jan McConnell retired with 16 years as a special education instructional assistant and Sandy Taylor leaves with 27 years years as a second grade teacher with the district...
Engagements (06/05/06)
Katie Heithoff and Shawn Darrington Tom and Joyce Heithoff of Council Bluffs announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie Heithoff, to Shawn Darrington, son of Erik and Barb Erickson of Wall Lake and Arlan and Marsha Darrington of Neola. Katie is a 1994 graduate of St. Albert Catholic School and is currently working on a degree in the medical field. She is the head softball coach and assistant girls basketball coach at St. Albert...
Storm Lake High softball, baseball teams off to strong starts (06/05/06)
Tornado softball team turns back Harlan, Heelan Seniors Ty Zimmerman and Trish Halder didn't waste any time illustrating two of the top reasons this season's Storm Lake High softball team should be one of Iowa's best. Tuesday night in the Tornadoes' season opener against Harlan at Sioux City Heelan, Zimmerman cranked a three-run homer in the third inning off second-team all-state pitcher Katie Goetzinger, and that was all Halder needed. ...
Rebel softball team turns back St. Mary's (06/05/06)
The Sioux Central softball team took advantage of seven St. Mary's errors and was bolstered by a strong pitching effort from senior Chelsea Winterboer in a 9-5 win over the Panthers here Wednesday at Memorial Field. Despite the loss, St. Mary's coach Courtney Berg wasn't disappointed in her team's performance...
Aurelia softball team has impressive debut (06/05/06)
Talk about an impressive debut. The Aurelia softball team banged out 15 hits here Thursday, opening the 2006 season with a 16-9 win over Clay Central Everly. CCE held a 1-0 lead after one inning, but the Bulldogs scored all they needed in the top of the second with six runs. They added four in the third, five in the fourth and one more in the fifth...
Alta softball team wins conference opener (06/05/06)
The Alta softball team opened its Northwest Conference season Wednesday with a 6-5 win over Schaller-Crestland in Early. Alta led 5-2 after the second inning, but the Wildcats chipped away at the lead, scoring single runs in the third, fourth and fifth innings for a 5-5 tie after five frames...
History: Harker House Reopens for the Season (06/05/06)
On the corner of Lake Avenue and Third Street sits a landmark that many Storm Lakers may not fully appreciate. The Harker House stands on the corner as a mark against time, opening during the summers as a museum to honor a way of life long since past...
SSS Car Cruise (06/05/06)
Organizers want to encourage those with classic cars to take part. Meet in the Merrill Manufacturing parking lot on North Lake Avenue by 5 p.m. on July 3. All classic car owners are welcomed and encouraged to participate so the community can enjoy viewing your vehicle...
Funeral Arrangements (06/05/06)
Esther Buch October 10, 1915 - May 28, 2006 Esther Buch, age 90, of Newell, died Sunday, May 28, at the Newell Good Samaritan Center in Newell. Esther Martina Jensen was born in Sac County, on October 10, 1915 to Miller and Hedvig (Jensen) Jensen. Her parents were both born in Denmark, so Esther and her only sister, Beulah, were the first generation in her family to claim American citizenship by birth. ...
Readers Respond (06/05/06)
What you see is what you get To the editor: About Richard Dirkx, Candidate for BV County Supervisor: If I were to give this article a heading it would probably be "What you see is what you get". I've known this man, his fine wife since they started farming the hard way. ...
Letter from the Editor (06/05/06)
Everyone knows by now that factory farming, giant confinement operations, absentee landowners, rising age and falling number of growers, an almost complete lack of crop diversity and a dependence on subsidies has changed rural Iowa in a dramatic way...