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Stories from Monday, July 31, 2006

Awaysis pool being built in yards, not meters; but why? (07/31/06)
When it comes to competitive swimming, inches matter. So do centimeters. This week, some parents of swim team competitors have become concerned that the Project AWAYSIS outdoor pool is apparently being developed in yards, instead of the current competitive standard of meters...
Albert City Threshermen ready to rumble (07/31/06)
Everyone is invited to join the Albert City Threshermen & Collectors Association on August 11, 12 and 13, to relive the "Good Old Days" at the 36th annual show. This year they are featuring Ferguson tractors and implements, as well as gas engines made in Iowa...
Supervisors rezone sites, consider remodeling (07/31/06)
The Buena Vista County Board of Supervisors opened its meeting this week with the second reading of the ordinance to amend the zoning map to change a parcel in Scott Township section 12 from Agricultural 1 to commercial-1. Supervisor Jim Gustafson asked that the board request a monitoring well be put into the lagoon for Binder's livestock trailer wash bay. That motion carried. The final reading is set for August 1 at 8:30 a.m...
Local leaders: 'English' law isn't enough (07/31/06)
Congressman Steve King, representing increasingly diverse western Iowa, testified on behalf of an English as the Officials Language bill before the U.S. House Education and Workforce subcommittee this week. King applauded the action he had led in the Iowa Statehouse toward such an English Language bill in the Iowa Legislature, signed into law in 2002...
Patton to challenge former boss for county attorney (07/31/06)
Dave Patton, Storm Lake, is launching what he says will be a campaign of "common sense" administration of justice in hopes of becoming the next Buena Vista County Attorney. He is currently circulating nomination papers, and told the Pilot-Tribune that he is committed to running in the fall election...
Anniversaries (07/31/06)
Hinkeldeys to celebrate 45th anniversary Harold and Lorraine Hinkeldey of Storm Lake will celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary with an open house, Sunday, August 13, at West Links in Alta, from 2 - 5 p.m. Harold and Lorraine (Otto) were married August 19, 1961 at the home of Lorraine's parents in rural Alta...
Engagements (07/31/06)
Molly Kelly and Austin Brown Kenneth and Deanna Russell of Storm Lake are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Molly Kelly to Austin Brown, son of Jim and Lisa Brown of Storm Lake. Molly is a 2002 graduate of Storm Lake High School. She is a senior at Central Missouri State University and is double majoring in Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education...
TV journalist speaks at Bishop's Dinner (07/31/06)
The tenth annual Bishop's Dinner for Catholic Education will feature one of America's premier Catholic journalists. Raymond Arroyo will be the featured speaker at the October 22nd dinner, which honors area educators including those at St. Mary's in Storm Lake...
'Aggressive' plan for new area veteran clinic (07/31/06)
In a nationwide effort to localize primary care for qualified Veterans, Spirit Lake is slated to be the site of a new Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC), set to open in the spring of 2007. "The clinic is being built to enhance the service for veterans in the surrounding area," said Ernest Cupp, Director of Dickinson County Commission on Veteran Affairs...
Lenox romps past WLVA nine, 10-0 (07/31/06)
Third-seeded Lenox rolled into the 1A finals with a 10-0, six inning win over Wall Lake View Auburn on Thursday afternoon at Principal Park. Lenox (27-5) got out to an early lead and rolled to the victory. The Tigers put a five spot on the board in the second inning. The first five batters of the inning reached base and eventually scored. Todd Kinker and Grant Calvin had RBI singles to pace the Tigers...
Runs could be at a premium in N-F/ Earlham tilt (07/31/06)
Newell-Fonda softball fans had to sweat things out last Monday in the Mustangs' 2-1 region final win over third-ranked North Kossuth. They may do the same next Monday when Newell-Fonda opens Class 1A state tournament action vs. Earlham of the West Central Conference. Game time at Rogers Sports complex in Fort Dodge is 5 p.m...
Funeral Arrangements (07/31/06)
Henry R. Gorman September 19, 1923 - July 23, 2006 Henry R. Gorman, age 82, of Storm Lake, died Sunday, July 23, at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center. Graveside services were held Thursday, July 27 at the Poland Township Cemetery in Marathon, with Reverend David Schumann of the Marathon United Methodist Church officiating...
Readers Respond (07/31/06)
Gingerbread worries To the Editor: I am responding to the article that was in the paper a couple of weeks ago about "Mom's Running Gingerbread house". My response is so what! Past administration were moms and dads, and many of the twenty some employees that have left Gingerbread in the past two months are parents. ...
More blood, more pictures (07/31/06)
As well as taking photographs, I collect them; photography has been a lifelong passion. Some of you may know my photo credit for the photographs I took on September the 11th and the months that followed. Very few people have seen my personal collection of photographs, only a few are on the wall...