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Stories from Tuesday, May 8, 2007

Tyrel Drey inducted into chapter of Alpha Psi Omega (05/08/07)
Morningside College student Tyrel Drey, son of Steve and Jean Drey, Storm Lake was inducted into the Morningside College chapter of Alpha Psi Omega, the National Theatre Honor Society, during the 2006-2007 academic year. Drey is a freshman at Morningside and is a 2006 graduate of St. Mary's School...
BVU students accepted for summer research projects (05/08/07)
Ten Buena Vista University science students have been accepted for highly competitive summer research programs, including two for on-campus research projects, and the others at major research institutions in the region. The students are: Typically less than 10 percent of the applicants are selected for the paid fellowships at the research institutions, according Dr. ...
Sievers receives Outstanding award in Women's History at State History Day (05/08/07)
Katie Sievers, Sioux Central seventh grader, received the award for Outstanding Entry in Women's History at the State History Day competition in Des Moines. This award was sponsored by the Iowa Federated Women's Club. Katie wrote a historical paper about Abigail Scott Duniway, a woman's sufferage leader from Oregon...
Video helps break down barrier at Buena Vista Regional Med Center (05/08/07)
During several community meetings, Buena Vista Regional Medical Center leaders heard from residents who spoke English as a second language that accessing health care was often a challenging and mysterious effort. Recognizing that cultural differences often impeded access to its health care services, the Storm Lake hospital made a commitment to address the issue...
Fishing contest for BV children (05/08/07)
Are there any young fish pros out there? If that's you, and you are between the ages of 6-15 years old, then pre-register now for the annual Buena Vista County Conservation Board fishing contest to be held Saturday, June 2 from 9 a.m.- 11 a.m. at Gustafson Lake south of Sioux Rapids. This fishing contest is in conjunction with the aquatic educational program, FISH IOWA, offered free of charge...
Rains frustrate King's Pointe building pace (05/08/07)
Heavy rains have slowed the work on the exterior and site of the King's Pointe lodge development, according to Project Manager Mike Wilson, but as of now, no changes are being made to the opening dates for the water park in June or the lodge in August...
HERO'S WELCOME (05/08/07)
Brian Botello has come home. The 19-year-old Alta soldier who gave his life last week on duty in Iraq arrived by charter jet Monday at the Storm Lake Airport in a flag-draped casket. The sun bowed out of the dark clouds briefly just prior to the plane landing and his sister, Jamie, noticed. "Maybe God wanted it to shine for Brian."...
5" downpours flood the area, overwhelm wastewater plants (05/08/07)
April showers have brought nothing but May downpours in the region this spring. Storms over the weekend pelted the area with over 5 inches more rain, flooded out basements and farm fields, and some damages were seen from winds estimated at nearly 50 miles per hour. Elsewhere in northwest Iowa, hail was reported...
Engagements (05/08/07)
Matthew Doebel and Sue Ellen Diaz Humberto Diaz and Alicia Cantu, Storm Lake, are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Sue Ellen Diaz, to Matthew Thomas Doebel son of Mark and Marilyn Doebel, Clear Lake. Matt and Sue will be married on June 9, 2007 at Grace Lutheran Church in Storm Lake with a reception to follow at the Knights of Columbus...
'Follow the Yellow Brick Road' premieres May 10 (05/08/07)
On Thursday, May 10 at 7 p.m. in Schaller Memorial Chapel, the curtain will rise on "Follow the Yellow Brick Road." But this is not the L. Frank Baum original. It has been updated and re-written by Buena Vista University Director of Intercultural Programs Leon Williams. This is the fourth installment of Williams' plays addressing multicultural issues...
Iowa's budget hits all time high (05/08/07)
Sunday, April 29 at 12:36 a.m. the first session of the 82nd General Assembly of the State of Iowa adjourns for the year. 2007 will go into the history books as a year of landmark changes for our state. 2007 marks the first time in over forty years that the Democratic Party has held the Governor's office and a majority in both chambers of the Legislature. ...
Mustangs run roughshod over Poky (05/08/07)
Newell-Fonda's boys golf team made short work of Pocahontas Area here Friday, winning 152-169. The Mustangs had both the medalist and runner-up, with Matt Spaulding firing a 37 and Austin Vanderhoff a 38. N-F also took scores from James Tiedeman (38) and Tom Johnson (39). Also golfing were Spencer Baak (41) and Alex Vanderhoff (42)...
Eighth grade tracksters have strong showing (05/08/07)
Breaking the Storm Lake eighth grade girls school discus record once wasn't good enough for Jackie Brungardt. Brungardt, who threw 97 feet, 7 inches last Monday in Cherokee to break the school record, broke her own record three days later by going 102-4 Thursday in a triangular here with Sheldon and South O'Brien...
Beavers get one from Loras, will square up against Dutch Thursday (05/08/07)
The Buena Vista University baseball team wrapped up the regular season with three games at Loras College over the weekend. The Duhawks won the first two games and the Beavers avoided a sweep by winning the last game. With the win, BVU improved to 17-14 on the year and 11-11 in the Iowa Conference. Loras dropped to 21-15 overall and 13-10 in the IIAC...
Buena Vista, community stride for the cure (05/08/07)
May is ALS Awareness Month. Friday evening in Storm Lake, Lindsey Kruse and company did a bangup job of creating just that-to the tune of nearly $6,200. Kruse, an exercise science instructor and head volleyball coach at Buena Vista University, co-piloted Stride For A Cure along with her Advanced Sports Management class...
Storm Lake boys win fourth straight Lakes title (05/08/07)
Aaron Clausen shot a meet-best 71, Kyle Nielsen took individual bronze with a 76, and Storm Lake's boys golf team rolled to its fourth straight Lakes Conference title Monday at Brooks Golf Course in Okoboji. The Tornadoes edged second-place Spencer 302-316...
World Premier set for local film (05/08/07)
It has been a long wait for the online members at www.thepeoplesmovie.com and the Lake Okoboji community for the World Premiere of "ARNOLDS PARK," but the final plans are now in place for the curtain to open at 7 p.m. on July 19. Tickets will go on sale at the location of the World Premiere (the Great Lakes Cinema 7 in Okoboji, 712-332-7553) on Monday, June 18th. ...
BVU Events (05/08/07)
The Chicago theatre company performs three plays works written by children. Students from St. Mary's school will be a part of the audience. All are welcome, free of charge...
Funeral Arrangements (05/08/07)
Specialist Brian Anthony Botello May 28, 1987 - April 29, 2004 Specialist Brian Anthony Botello, 19, Alta, passed away on Sunday, April 29, in Iraq. Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 9, at the Summit Evangelical Free Church, Alta, with Rev. ...
Letter from the editor (05/08/07)
Boiled right down to it, all I really do for a living is ask questions. "Why are you running for office?" "What made him pull the trigger?" "How much will it cost us?" "Who? What? Where? Why? When? How? Whoa - are those things real? And always, can you spell your name for me?"...
Glawe's Outlook (05/08/07)
I'm up for a good laugh, how about you? How about marriage? That's a good topic to laugh about. I discovered these questions, dealing with marriage and dating, answered by kids, somewhere and I laughed and laughed. I hope you will get a good laugh today, too...
Readers Respond (05/08/07)
Corn-on-corn-on-corn To the editor: USDA's Prospective Planting report released in late March shows Iowa farmers intend to plant 1.3 million more acres of corn than in 2006. By upping their corn acres, Iowa farmers hope to take advantage of corn prices, which have risen 50 percent in the past year. From a business standpoint, planting more corn acres makes sense for many producers. Farmers are simply trying to supply a product the market wants and needs...