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Stories from Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Aurelia senior class to host supper (01/16/07)
The Aurelia senior class will have a soup and pie supper before the basketball game (Aurelia vs. Alta) Friday. Soup choices include chili, vegetable beef, chicken noodle and potato. A variety of pie choices will be available along with coffee, milk or water...
Ryan Schultz is member of Luther College Jazz Band (01/16/07)
Luther College junior Ryan Schultz, of Storm Lake is a member of the 2006-07 Luther College Jazz Orchestra. Schultz, the son of Dr. Mark and Shari Schultz of Storm Lake, is a 2004 graduate of Storm Lake Senior High School. He is majoring in physics and biology at Luther...
King's Pointe in SL: progress moves inside (01/16/07)
Progress is steady at the site of the King's Pointe resort development in Storm Lake. The roof and exterior walls of the indoor aquatic center were largely completed just ahead of the winter storm, allowing work to proceed uninterrupted. Exterior siding and stone work is continuing, giving passers-by to get a better idea of the finished look of the building. ...
Shanley keynotes Women in Denim conference (01/16/07)
The upcoming Women in Denim conference will feature many interesting speakers again this year, including Iowa author Mary Kay Shanley, who has authored nine books. Mary Kay will share ideas on why it is important and how to go about writing your personal stories for generations to enjoy...
Diocese settles suits over one-time St. Mary's priest (01/16/07)
The Sioux City Diocese has settled five lawsuits involving allegations of sexual abuse by at least one former priest. The settlement terms are confidential, said Sioux City attorney Scott Rhinehart, who represented two of the plaintiffs. Former priest George McFadden, accused of molesting more than two dozen children since the 1950s, is involved in most of the lawsuits...
BV Extension elects new officers and dates for meetings (01/16/07)
The 2007 Buena Vista County Extension Council held the organizationnal meeting on Monday, Jan. 8 in the Extension meeting room. Election of officers resulted in Shelley Hohneke, Storm Lake, being re-elected as chair of the council and Brian Waldstein, Sioux Rapids, as vice-chair. ...
Faced With Charged (01/16/07)
The Julich family has endured great pain over the past year. Ray and Nancy Julich who reside in Lakeside have both been faced with many ongoing health problems. Ray, 57, was first diagnosed with a brain tumor in May of 2006. He underwent surgery the following month where the doctors discovered that his tumors were cancerous. ...
Spencer woman embezzles over $100,000 (01/16/07)
A Spencer woman faces felony charges after turning herself in for embezzling over $100,000 from her employer. Linda Zech, 52, reported to the Clay County Jail in Spencer and was charged with first-degree theft and criminal mischief. She is accused to keeping cash deposits and making fake loans to steal money from Eaton Employee Credit Union...
Snow storm drops up to 9" (01/16/07)
At least seven people died in traffic accidents as the first major snowstorm of the season dumped six inches or more of snow in area of the state. The storm started on Sunday. Light snow continued early Monday, but was beginning to taper off. All the deadly accidents happened on Sunday...
BVU grapplers drop pair of duals in National Tourney (01/16/07)
The Buena Vista University wrestling squad dropped its first two matches at the NWCA/Cliff Keen National Duals on Saturday. The Beavers were eliminated from the competition with losses to Johnson and Wales University and Heidelberg College. Buena Vista, the 20th ranked team in the nation, began the day with a 24-15 setback to sixth ranked Johnson and Wales despite winning five of the matches. ...
BVU women get back on track with win over Wartburg (01/16/07)
The Buena Vista University women's basketball team snapped a three-game losing skid with a 69-60 Iowa Conference victory over Wartburg College on Saturday. It was the second win of the season for the Beavers over the Knights. Tracy Hartwig poured in a game-high 23 points to lead Buena Vista. She made three of the four shots she took from three-point range and buried all eight of her free throw attempts...
Storm Lake High wrestlers win three of five matches in Kuemper duals (01/16/07)
Four Storm Lake High wrestlers went undefeated in matches here Saturday, leading the Tornadoes to a 3-2 record in the Kuemper Duals. They were 112-pounder Cole Raglen, 119 pounder Jared Brashears, 140 pounder Ryan Lovstad and 145-pounder Daniel Higgins...
AGH wrestlers second at MVC meet (01/16/07)
The AGH wrestling team took second in the Maple Valley Conference meet here Saturday, with Battle Creek-Ida Grove winning the title. BC-IG won with 232 points, with AGH following with 208 and Woodbury Central with 172.5 points. According to AGH coach Scott Phelps, the Pirates placed ten wrestlers in the finals...
Burnside & Reed at BV (01/16/07)
Buena Vista University will close out its January Blues Series this week with a stellar concert open to the public, free of charge. The annual series has been part of the History of the Blues interim class at BVU. Thursday January 18, Burnside and Reed will perform at 7 p.m. in Anderson Auditorium at the BVU Forum...
Witter Gallery (01/16/07)
The Witter Art Gallery in Storm Lake will host a series of Artist's Night Out workshops for the public this season. Events will be held from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. on the 3rd Thursday of each month. Here are some upcoming events: Registration is necessary at the Witter Gallery, 609 Cayuga, Storm Lake...
Funeral Arrangements (01/16/07)
Maxine Onnen March 15, 1911- Jan. 7, 2007 Maxine Onnen, 95, Des Moines, died Sunday, Jan. 7, at Adel Acres Care Center in Adel. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Jan. 10, at 2:30 p.m. at Isles Funeral Home - Westover Chapel, 6337 Hickman Road, Des Moines. Burial was in the Masonic Cemetery, Des Moines. Visitation was held two hours prior to service time at the funeral home...
Letter from the Editor (01/16/07)
My hope is that the new King's Pointe facilities, the idea of a portable stage for the Awaysis Great Lawn, and community center projects for Marathon and possibly Newell, will soon be cranking up more opportunities for live music. There is a whole generation of Storm Lakers who need to experience the fact that music actually exists beyond the confines of their iPods earbuds...
Readers Respond (01/16/07)
An opportunity to serve BV veterans To the Editor: The Iowa 2006 Legislature has established a county Veterans grant program (HF2797) That would provide up to $10,000 to a county to assist in with improving veterans services. The legislature is targeting counties without a full-time director. The program would require a county to:...
Glawe's Outlook (01/16/07)
I came across an article the other day about this guy who is selling his country; persons interested in purchasing it were asked to respond to him! Apparently all the "country" consists of is an old anti-aircraft base perched on two concrete towers in the North Sea. The structure was built during WWII to repel German bombers and was taken over in 1965 by retired Army Major Paddy Roy Bates who went to live there with his family...