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Stories from Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Where will the dredge go? (09/26/06)
As the Lake Improvement Commission of Storm Lake met Monday, Bill Lanphere asked an interesting question - where do you put something as big as a dredging boat? The state marina at Casino Beach, where the dredge has docked for winter in the past, will be totally redone next year...
ACE celebrates fourth year at SLHS (09/26/06)
The Advanced Career Exploration (ACE) program at Storm Lake High School will hold its fourth Initiation and Installation ceremony for the 2006-2007 members and officers on Wednesday, September 27, 2:45 p.m. in the High School Media Center. The keynote speaker will be Stacey Eddie, Director of Sales, King's Pointe Waterpark Resort and SLHS graduate. Officers to be installed are:...
Creative in the kitchen (09/26/06)
The Storm Lake High School Kreative Kitchen is ready to prepare and serve you a meal you won't forget! Creative foods students of Becky Stille invite the public to take part in this unique project. Meals are planned, prepared and served by the students in the class. A different group of students participate each semester...
Swan cygnets move to SL pond site (09/26/06)
Members of the Buena Vista County Swan Restoration Committee worked Wednesday to collect their cygnets from last spring's hatch. The Cherokee Conservation group managed to collect their entire family of swans at the Larsen Lake site and deliver them to the main Swan Pond on Highway 71 north of Storm Lake, where birds are kept for the winter season...
Concert stage for Great Lawn waiting in the wings (09/26/06)
A portable stage will not be available for the Great Lawn project when AWAYSIS is completed next spring in Storm Lake, but the concept is still on the drawing board for chamber of commerce stalwarts. "Budget-wise, we are not quite ready to buy a stage, but we are continuing to give that project thought, and it is certainly in the longer-term future," Marilyn Monson, chamber director, says...
MotorIoway rolls 'traveling museum' into Storm Lake (09/26/06)
Over 100 classic cars will be on display in downtown Storm Lake Saturday for an auto show by the participants in MotorIoway, the 11th annual 1,000-mile tour of the state. The 500-700 blocks of Lake Avenue will be closed to allow the public to get close to the cars and to meet the drivers...
Inside the HARVEST (09/26/06)
As the rains keep on coming down, many local farmers have been holding back going into the fields. "We are about a week behind from the normal schedule," said Randy Dunn, part of the grain marketing division of First Cooperative Association based in Cherokee. "There is a lot of mud in the field and the bean and corn crops still have too much moisture for harvesting just yet."...
Governor candidates square off: Which one is tougher on crime? (09/26/06)
Both of the candidates for governor take tough stands on crime issues, but they offer different approaches to the question of whether to build a new prison. Republican Jim Nussle is skeptical about the need to rebuild Iowa's only maximum security penitentiary, a 166-year-old prison in Fort Madison...
Denison nurse makes 11th hour bid to upset Congressman Steve King (09/26/06)
Cheryl Lee Brodersen (best known as "Gus"), a registered nurse from Denison, has announced her write-in candidacy for the U.S. House of Representatives 5th District seat. She will be running as an independent against the Republican incumbent Steve King, Democrat Joyce Schulte, and independent Roy Nielsen. That election will take place on Nov. 7...
Tornado spikers get win in Schaller tourney (09/26/06)
The Storm Lake High volleyball team went 1-2 here Saturday in the Schaller-Crestland Tournament, beating Siouxland Christian but losing to Schaller-Crestland and Sioux Center. In the win over Siouxland Christian, Michaela Brungardt led the way with seven kills while senior Katie Overturf added six more...
Alta 10-0 after weekend tournament (09/26/06)
The Alta High volleyball team improved to 10-0 here Saturday, beating Graettinger-Terril and Sac City in the Alta Tournament. The Cyclones opened with a five-game win over G-T, edging the Knights 28-26, 6-25, 25-11, 25-22. They followed that up with a 25-9, 25-15 and 25-12 win over Sac City...
Coe wears down Beavers , 41-17 (09/26/06)
Coe College rolled up 527 yards of total offense while recording a 41-17 Iowa Conference football victory over Buena Vista University. Neil Suckow scored three touchdowns to help the 14th ranked Kohawks remain undefeated. Suckow caught six passes for 116 yards and one touchdown as Coe rallied from a 10-7 second quarter deficit. He also scored two touchdowns rushing as the Kohawks defeated the Beavers for the third straight season...
SLHS gridders salvage weekend; finish off D-S (09/26/06)
It must have been tough for Storm Lake High football players to wake up Saturday morning with bumps and bruises from the physical beating they took the night before in a loss to fifth-ranked LeMars. That's not even taking into account the psychic toll a 54-0 loss can put on a team...
N-F gridders rout RC-L (09/26/06)
Spencer Baak ran for 96 yards and scored twice here Friday night, leading Newell-Fonda to a 49-9 rout of Rockwell City Lytton. The Mustangs scored in every quarter, including seven in the first, 21 in the second, seven in the third and 14 in the fourth...
Evolution of the Artist (09/26/06)
Buena Vista University Art Gallery, tucked away inside the underground Forum, has been host to many eclectic art exhibits in recent years, from student shows to exhibits by guest artists. Many different forms of paintings, sculpture, photography, industrial art and other genres have been showcased...
'A Tribute to Country's Greatest' at SL Elks Lodge (09/26/06)
"For The Love of Country," a talented group of impersonators who put on a musical tribute to some of county music's biggest stars, will return to Storm Lake on Saturday, September 30 for a show at the Elks Lodge. "A Tribute to Country's Greatest" will serve as a fundraiser for the civic group's scholarship efforts...
Funeral Arrangements (09/26/06)
Fidella "Della" Hobermann Fidella Hobermann, 85, Des Moines and formerly of Storm Lake, died Tuesday, Sept. 19 at Taylor House in Des Moines. Funeral Services for Della were held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, at Grace Lutheran Church in Storm Lake, with Rev. Steven Schulz officiating. Burial was in the Storm Lake Cemetery. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Readers Respond (09/26/06)
Real cost of a casino To the Editor: I am thankful that the "Don't Gamble with our Future" committee is working to inform citizens of the great risks in having a casino in Buena Vista County. I am learning why I will vote NO. If you want some facts, please visit www.DontGambleWithOurFuture.org...
Glawe's View (09/26/06)
My military nephew whom I spoke so fondly of a few weeks ago is now back in Iraq after a two-week visit home. He emailed me and told me this: "I can't believe how time flies. When I get home I would like time to slow down so I can catch up a little on the time I lost. ...