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Stories from Thursday, September 28, 2006

Cyclones ready to help injured teammate (09/28/06)
Quentin Thomas gave one for the team and now the team is giving one back to him. Seriously injured during the second game of the season, a benefit is being planned to help defray medical costs incurred. Two of the football players - Cody Nesbitt and Keegan Svendsen - have been charge of making all the arrangements...
Summit Church to host comedian; tickets on sale (09/28/06)
"Don't want to be yelled at by a preacher? Why not try being yelled at by a funny comedian," says Chad Johnson, pastor of student ministries at Summit Church in Alta. "We're inviting the public to enjoy the nationally known Thor Ramsey, at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 8. This is a guaranteed laugh event - so you'll want to invite all your friends."...
Law Enforcement Center project off to good start (09/28/06)
John Hansen of Midwest Construction Consultants visited the Buena Vista County Board of Supervisors to update them on the Law Enforcement Center project. Hansen was pleased with the project's progress and informed the board that the project has been passing the required inspections so far with only minor changes...
SL family housing team honored for bringing equality to diverse community (09/28/06)
Three USDA Rural Development Single Family Housing employees in Storm Lake were awarded an Equal Employment Opportunity Achievement Award by Rural Development State Director Mark Reisinger in recognition of their efforts to improve the agency's outreach to minority communities. The employees recognized were Sheila Zobrist, Vickie Larson and Sandy Zeman...
UDMO considers new Adopt-a-Family plan (09/28/06)
Upper Des Moines Opportunity, Inc. is taking a new approach to helping families celebrate Christmas this year. In past years, UDMO, partnered with the Pilot-Tribune, has offered the Adopt-A-Family program in which families are "adopted" by individuals, families, classrooms, clubs, churches and businesses. ...
SL Police join in Operation Northern Lights (09/28/06)
The Storm Lake Police Department will join with law enforcement agencies in northern Iowa, including those in the counties sharing highways IA 9, US 18 and IA 3 in a special traffic safety and enforcement project, known as Operation Northern Lights 2006...
Attorney Jennett to run for statehouse seat (09/28/06)
Local attorney Dave Jennett was one of many shocked by the passing of Mary Lou Freeman this season. Jennett has known Freeman for many years and has decided that he wants to follow in her footsteps of public representation. "I sincerely want to continue her legacy," Jennett said in a Pilot-Tribune interview. "She was able to strike a balance between the parties and she was able to get work done."...
Experts find King's Pointe storm damage is fixable (09/28/06)
King's Pointe construction will soon be pointing squarely in the right direction again. Several architectural experts who have examined the wind- damaged construction of the multi-million-dollar resort under construction on Storm Lake's waterfront have come to the conclusion that the damage can be effectively repaired...
Weddings (09/28/06)
Stacey Umland and Anthony Barber were married on Sept. 2 in Las Vegas, Nev. in the Chapel at the Luxor Hotel & Casino. The wedding was attended by twenty-five friends and family members. Parents of the bride are Dan and Deb Umland of Audubon. Parents of the groom are Jim and Sydney Barber of Alta. Grandparents of the bride are Richard and Lela Gleason, Willis and Thelma Umland and Lois Lacy...
Mystery (09/28/06)
On the morning of September 3 in Mexico City, a maid was cleaning rooms at the hotel Maria Cristina. After knocking repeatedly on the door of a room occupied by a retired American judge named Christopher Kepler, she called security. When they opened the door, they found Kepler, 57, dead in the room. He had been beaten, strangled, bound and gagged...
BV 4-H plans a community tailgate party (09/28/06)
What do David Letterman, Jacqueline Kennedy-Onassis and Faith Hill have in common? They all learned Leadership, Citizenship and Life Skills at young ages through 4-H. October 1-7 is National 4-H Week, and Buena Vista County Extension 4-H will be celebrating. The 4-H youth will connect with the community by hosting a tailgate party on Monday October 2, starting at 5:30 p.m. in the parking lot of the AEA building. Wear your 4-H Green or ISU Red & Gold!...
Mustang gridders wary of Laurens-Marathon's speed (09/28/06)
The Newell-Fonda High football team will get its toughest district test to date on its home field Friday night against Laurens-Marathon. It will be a classic matchup between a physical Newell-Fonda team and Laurens-Marathon, which relies on speed at all positions...
SL boys harriers 3rd, girls 7th in Denison Invitational (09/28/06)
This past week, Denison has been a place of good fortune for Storm Lake High teams. Last Sunday, the Tornado gridders were nearly flawless in finishing off Denison Schleswig in the last five minutes of a game that was suspended more than a week earlier...
Cyclones improve to 12-0 with two wins in triangular (09/28/06)
The Alta High volleyball team improved to 12-0 here Tuesday, going 2-0 and winning a triangular tourney with Storm Lake St. Mary's and Aurelia. The Cyclones opened with a 21-15, 21-17 win over Aurelia. Jahde Hammer led the way offensively with seven kills on 11 of 12 hitting. Jessy Bibler added six kills on seven of ten attacks...
SLHS, MOC/FV can't afford loss (09/28/06)
If there is a week during the season that prep football coaches dread, it's homecoming week. Not that coaches dislike the activities and school spirit that homecoming engenders; it simply runs counter to football players maintaining the focus they need in practice that week and in the game itself...
Calendar of Events (09/28/06)
Halloween Hike planned Sac County Conservation Board's 22nd Annual Halloween Night Hike will be held at Hagge Park, south of Sac City. Reservations are open for the Halloween Night Hike Saturday, October 21 and Sunday, October 22. Hikes will be given every 10 minutes between 6-9 p.m., both evenings. The hike is one hour, a mile in length. Refreshments will be served in the shelterhouse. Reservations are required. Call (712) 662-4530 Monday-Friday 8- 4:30 p.m. A small fee is charged...
Lake Cabinetry works to solve kitchen dilemmas (09/28/06)
When changes are being made in the kitchen, it is difficult to picture just how those ideas you have will come together. With the help of Paul Kelly at Lake Cabinetry, those ideas can come to life on his computer in color as well as dimensional views...
Kenpo Karate dojo set to open in Storm Lake by a BVU graduate (09/28/06)
Back in 1994, Clint Hughes, a Buena Vista University sophomore, started the kenpo karate club as part of class project. The project quickly expanded to local schools and Community Education. After graduation, Hughes opened schools in Lafayette, Indiana, and Boise, Idaho. Other students of his have expanded Universal Kenpo Karate Dojos to six schools in five states...
Funeral Arrangements (09/28/06)
Pearl Irene Peterson Pearl Irene Peterson, 89, of Storm Lake, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2006, at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake, Iowa after suffering a stroke. Services will be held at 1:30 pm on Friday, Sept. 29, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Alta, with Pastor Duane Olson officiating. ...
Readers Respond (09/28/06)
Beach Party a blast for SL Music Boosters To the editor: Thank you Storm Lake for making our 10th Annual Beach Party the most successful yet! It is a great occasion for the school and community to come together and as an added plus raise funds to support the music department. ...
Letter from the Editor (09/28/06)
"Freeing the captives is also a New Testament directive, a sign of the reign of God. It is also a much harder thing to do than visiting the imprisoned. Mostly because the vast majority of the men I meet in jail are captive and imprisoned souls whether they are locked up in jail or free on the streets."...