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Stories from Tuesday, February 6, 2007

Students and a soldier (02/06/07)
The fifth and sixth grade students at Albert City-Truesdale normally exchange gifts during the Christmas celebration in their classroom. But this year, they decided to buy gifts for one of America's heroes and hometown boy Josh Peterson. He is a member of the U.S. Army and is stationed in Iraq...
Education Briefs (02/06/07)
Students invited to take part in robotics camp Robotics Camp for Kids will be held Saturday, Feb. 10 from 1-4:30 p.m. Grades four through six may sign up to build a robot with a team, make it move and complete an obstacle course. The cost of the camp is $15, 4-H members are $5. The camp will be held at the Storm Lake AEA building, 824 Flindt. Space is limited to the first 30 campers paid and registered. You may contact the ISU Buena Vista County Extension at 732-5056 or...
Walgreens seeks city OK, site work is set for spring (02/06/07)
The Storm Lake City Council dispensed some welcome medicine Monday to the nation's largest pharmacy company, rapidly agreeing to sell city property and right-of-way needed for Walgreens to have a new store constructed downtown in 2007. Village Development out of Lincoln, Nebraska is in charge on the construction of the Walgreens Store on the 800 block of Lake Avenue. ...
New limits applied to lake's marquee gamefish (02/06/07)
The state has imposed a new set of fishing limits on walleyes, the marquee game fish in Storm Lake, in an attempt to increase the number of big fish developing in the lake. Starting this winter on Storm Lake, all walleyes between 17 and 22 inches in length must be immediately released. The daily bag limit will remain at three walleyes per day, and only one walleye over 22 inches can be harvested...
Plans for new SL school advance (02/06/07)
Plans are now in full motion for the proposed Storm Lake elementary building. Architecture Ken Wictor will meet with the teachers one more time to finalize the plans for the 126,000 square-foot proposed structure which will combine all the elementary students into one building...
Stepping Out (02/06/07)
Presidential candidate and fiscal/social conservative John Cox has been campaigning around the area, trying to get his name out in a field already populated by political superstars. Unlike many of the current presidential candidates who have been senators, representatives or otherwise held high-profile positions, Cox is a Chicago-based businessman who is looking to make serious changes in Washington...
Myth buster (02/06/07)
You've heard the phrase. Many of us probably believe it. Sex and violence sell. Brad Bushman, an Iowa State University psychology professor now doing work at the University of Michigan and Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, has shown otherwise. Bushman's societal studies have landed him on national television many times - most recently as he co-authored the first scientific study to show that exposure to video games causes psychological desensitization to real-life violence...
AGH wins dual finale, Tielbur shines for S-C (02/06/07)
Despite forfeiting two of the first three weight classes, the AGH wrestling team came back to beat Pocahontas in a dual meet here Friday night, 56-24. Pocahontas' Dawseny Smith won by forfeit at 103 pounds and at 110, Pocahontas' Bradley Ohlinger won by forfeit. At 112, AGH's Ryan Donahoo also won by forfeit...
Tigers hold on to edge SLHS boys in 2 OT, 66-60 (02/06/07)
Spencer outscored the Storm Lake High boys basketball team 9-3 in the second overtime period here Friday night en route to a 66-60 Lakes Conference win in two overtimes. Tornado guard Mitch McCabe canned a long three with 1 minute, 4 seconds left in the second OT period to get SLHS within 61-60. Spencer put the game away with five straight points...
It's six in a row for BVU women (02/06/07)
The Buena Vista University women's basketball team extended its winning streak to six games with an 83-78 victory at Coe College on Saturday. The Beavers overcame a 10-point second half deficit to split the season series with the Kohawks. Trailing 57-49 three minutes after the halftime break, Buena Vista went on a 20-6 run to take the lead until the three-minute mark when Coe surged ahead 72-71 on a layup by Shanon Nelson. ...
Community Ed Events (02/06/07)
Turbo Kick : Fitness Fun - Turbo Kick is the hottest kickboxing class around. Each workout is packed with calorie-blasting kickboxing, body sculpting and hottest dance music. The basic moves are simple and can be done by anyone at almost any fitness level. Sarah Dvergsten instructs. Register for two sessions a week or 3 sessions a week and attend at your convenience. $32-$44. Classes begin this week...
Funeral Arrangements (02/06/07)
Dennis Alan Buell March 18, 1940- Feb. 1, 2007 Funeral services will be 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 6 at Grace United Methodist Church in Pequot Lakes, Minn. Interment services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7 at Galva Methodist Church, Galva. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will follow in Galva Township East Cemetery, Galva...
Letters to the Pilot (02/06/07)
To the Editor: I have always been proud to call Storm Lake my hometown. Last weekend gave me that much more of a reason for my pride. I currently live in the Des Moines area and had come home to visit my parents and get a part for my truck replaced at Fitzpatricks. On my way to Storm Lake, my speedometer went out on my truck. That wasn't the part that I was originally coming back to get repaired...
Letter from the Editor (02/06/07)
For the past few months, I've been working on a Pilot-Tribune Hall of Fame series. Frankly, it has become an addiction. In the quiet hours between midnight and dawn every day, I slip "Better Days," "Chasing Cars," "Until the Day I Die," or maybe a faithful old Ramones tune into the CD player, and climb into someone's heart and mind for a look around...