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Stories from Monday, February 5, 2007

Crippin family returns from a medical mission in Brazil (02/05/07)
Helping others is one of the things Dr. David Crippin does best. He has been practicing medicine for over 20 years and has seen many babies take their first breaths of life. Doing ministry work is also high on his list. He has traveled to Nicaragua the past three years with Baptist Medical/Dental Mission International to help those in need of medical care. ...
Bob Lenhart honored as St. Mary's volunteer of year (02/05/07)
St. Mary's School proudly named Bob Lenhart as the 2007 Volunteer of the Year as part of the Catholic Schools week celebration - The Good News in Education. Lenhart is a 1954 graduate of St. Mary's High School. His six children all attended St. Mary's, and he has nine grandchildren now attending St. Mary's School...
Corridor lobbies for lake, local road fund in Washington D.C. trip (02/05/07)
A delegation of fourteen community and business leaders from the four-county region of the Iowa Lakes Corridor is heading to Washington, DC on Sunday. The second annual Washington, DC Summit, led by the Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation, is intended to build and strengthen relationships with Congressional representatives and their staff and to gain their support for key infrastructure projects needed to support economic development of the region...
Murder Verdict: 'Guilty' (02/05/07)
The courtroom was somber as the jury, after three hours of deliberation, found Sessions Harper guilty of murder, sexual assault, kidnapping and arson in the death of 22-year-old Holly Michael Friday evening. The emotion was clear in the faces of Michael's family and friends who were present throughout the two-week trial at the courthouse in Storm Lake...
Hotel industry leader takes King's Pointe post (02/05/07)
Leisure Hotels recently selected Bill Gavin, formerly of northern Michigan, as General Manager of King's Pointe Waterpark Resort. Gavin is an experienced hospitality professional, having worked with some of the industry's best upscale hotel companies (The Ritz Carlton, Hilton, Starwood, and Radisson) over the course of his 20 year career. He has managed major resorts from Minneapolis to Denver...
Engagements (02/05/07)
Jennifer Peterson and Jason Knapton Mr and Mrs. Tim Peterson would like to announce the engagement of their daughter Jennifer to Jason Knapton, son of Ranae and Robert Knapton, Newell. Jason is a 1999 Newell-Fonda graduate. Jennifer is a 2003 Albert City-Truesdale graduate. She received her bachelor of Arts degree from ICCC in 2005. The couple plans a July wedding...
Anniversaries (02/05/07)
Don and Gladys Kestel Don and Gladys Kestel will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 11 Their children would like to honor them with a card shower. Please send greetings to 727, 650th street, Storm Lake, IA 50588. Don and Darlene Radke...
Demos boost school funds (02/05/07)
Democrats in control of both chambers of the Legislature announced Thursday that they have agreed to approve a 4 percent increase in basic state assistance to local elementary and secondary schools. Since their budgets are a mixture of state dollars and local property taxes, the $108 million hike in state funding is expected to force a $28.8 million increase in property taxes...
Vilsack lands utility gig (02/05/07)
Former Gov. Tom Vilsack has signed on to advise MidAmerica Energy Holdings Company on renewable energy and environmental issues, the company said Thursday in a statement. Vilsack, a Democrat who served two terms as governor, left office last month and is pursuing his party's presidential nomination...
Panthers celebrate homecoming with 10th straight win (02/05/07)
By the time the St. Mary's girls basketball team reaches its post-season opener, coach Ryan Berg wants his team playing well on both ends of the court. The Panthers, who entered the State Class 1A rankings at 15th Friday morning, had been coasting a bit on defense in its last few games, Berg said...
Panthers, SLHS drop contests', Alta rolls on (02/05/07)
The Storm Lake St. Mary's boys basketball team dropped a 64-43 decision here Friday night to Northwest Conference opponent Sac City. The Panthers were within six points of the Indians at both the first and second quarter breaks. Sac City led 39-29 at the end of the third quarter and cruised to the victory...
SLHS wrestlers split double dual in Holstein (02/05/07)
The Storm Lake High wrestlers split a pair of dual meets here Tuesday hosted by AGH, losing to the Pirates but beating Alta. In the 53-15 win over Alta, SL winners were Paul Inthakone (major decision), Jared Brashears (fall), Jose Diaz (forfeit), Patrick Higgins (decision), Ryan Lovstad (forfeit), Keith Wolf (forfeit), Ben Seaman (decision), Paco Vazquez (forfeit), Nate Tucker (fall), Juan Flores (major decision) and Adam Davis (decision)...
Alta boys JV clouts Gehlen, now 15-0 (02/05/07)
The Alta JV boys basketball team continued their winning ways Thursday with a convincing 92-40 victory over the LeMars Gehlen Jays, as Alta improved to 15-0. Stuart Goslinga led the scoring charts with 26 followed by Austin Stille with 17, Scott Radke with 14, Quentin Thomas with eight, and Mike Huseman, Jack Mills and Andrew Allerdings with six each...
Celebrate Mardi Gras with an evening of jazz (02/05/07)
rand exhibit gallery on "Fat Tuesday" evening, Feb. 20 from 7 p.m.- 9 p.m. Join in for an enjoyable evening of live, improvisational jazz music by area performers, while viewing a sneak preview of "Shades of Red" an invitational exhibit by Arts on Grand's Gift Gallery artists and Artisan's Road trip, the exhibit will officially open on Wednesday, Feb. 21 in the exhibit gallery. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for students...
Civil War revisited (02/05/07)
The local Emeritus University program brings its final session of "The Civil War Still Lives" to the public. Dr. Bill Feis, BVU history professor, brings this popular lecture series on the American Civil War to a close. Participants will hear how both the North and South have remembered the war. ...
Live Tunes (02/05/07)
There is an added 'Plus' to Coffee Plus as Staci Kuhnes will be performing Friday night, February 9th. Staci is a native of Storm Lake and will be performing a variety of vocal selections that evening beginning at 8 PM. Prior to Staci's 8 PM performance, an 'Open Mic' will be held at 7 PM for...
Diversity Day at SLHS Wednesday (02/05/07)
The sounds of Mariachi music, the smells of egg rolls and tamales and discussions of immigration, racial profiling and cultural differences will all be a part of the eighth Diversity Day to be observed Feb. 7 at Storm Lake High School. The public is invited to join over 900 students and school personnel in celebrating Storm Lake's growing diversity through entertaining assemblies, mini-course presentations and discussion groups, an ethnic food fair and international festival...
Funeral Arrangements (02/05/07)
Lorraine Frye Lorraine G. Frye, 74, Sioux Rapids, died Monday, Jan. 29, at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center at Storm Lake. Visitation for Mrs. Frye was held on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2007 from 6 p.m. 8 p.m. at the First United Church of Sioux Rapids, where the family will be present. ...
Pilot Editorial (02/05/07)
I mentioned to a friend tonight that I was entertaining the idea of becoming a cop because of my experiences at my internship with the Storm Lake Police Department over the past month. The idea astounded him, namely because he had never heard anyone say anything positive about Storm Lake's officers in blue. I laughed it off but then I realized he was right. I hadn't heard many good remarks either...
Readers Respond (02/05/07)
After the anger, find the peace To the Editor, Genesis Development would like to thank the Storm Lake community for their support of our successful fundraiser for Santa's Castle this past holiday season. Genesis has accepted donations of cash and redeemable beverage containers from the community in support of Santa's Castle. ...
Schroeder's View (02/05/07)
It's winter and for most of us we suffer from a bit of cabin fever and a few bouts of boredom. I think it may have something to do with the lack of sun and fresh outdoors oxygen that most of us experience as the inclement weather drives us indoors...