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Stories from Tuesday, June 5, 2007

Prime Time to 'Share Our World' Thursday (06/05/07)
"Sharing Our World" will be the theme for this year's Prime Time, to be held Thursday for senior citizens, ages 55 and better. This annual CommUNITY Education event will offer a fun and educational experience for all those attending. For $10, participants will receive a continental breakfast, lunch, prizes and a movie pass to "Fever Pitch" at the Vista 3 Theater plus the opportunity to learn lots of new things and win prizes...
Davis gains experience at summer internship (06/05/07)
Kevin Davis of Storm Lake is completing work toward his diploma in the Marine and Small Engine program at Iowa LakesCommunity College with a summer internship. Davis is working at Lakeside Marina in Storm Lake through early July where he is gaining valuable, real-world experience.?...
Teacher's Academy will feature ag curriculum (06/05/07)
Calling all teachers: Registrations are now being accepted for the Region 2 Teacher's Academy scheduled for June 18-20 at the Dickinson County Fairgrounds in Spirit Lake. There will be sessions and materials for kindergarten through 12th grade. This academy is an excellent opportunity for teachers to learn how to integrate agriculture into their curriculum. ...
Storm Lake Council approves a new subdivision (06/05/07)
Storm Lake City Council approved a resolution for a new subdivision for Colby Development Monday night. Colby Development will be creating a new housing development in an area west of Seneca Street and north of East 13th Street. The subdivision consist of 21 residential lost with the first half having seven lots with existing city sewer, water and streets...
SERPACI celebrates 50th year; car show (06/05/07)
Lake Creek Country club had a packed parking lot Friday, but most of the crowd was not packing the fairways, but showing off the classic bodies of timeless automobiles. Mustangs, Chevys, Fords and other classic cars were a part of the Society for the Encouragement of Restoration and Preservation of Antique Cars Incorporated (SERPACI) 50th Celebration...
BVU Service Award to Fleege (06/05/07)
Buena Vista University's highest faculty and staff honors were presented during the annual BVU Faculty/Staff Recognition Dinner recently. The seventh annual Education for Service award was presented to Rudy Fleege, associate director of facilities management. Fleege, who has been employed at BVU for 15 years and is responsible for grounds and custodial budgeting, planning and operations, was honored for his dedication and commitment as a role model for the BVU community...
Aurelia teacher of 34 years: 'Once a teacher, always a teacher' (06/05/07)
Mary Brinkman may have ended her 34 years of classroom teaching at Aurelia, but she will never quit being an educator. "Once a teacher, always a teacher," she said with a grin. A native of Remsen, Mary came to Aurelia right out of Iowa State University in 1973 to fill a third grade-sixth grade science teacher position. She fell in love and married Jim Brinkman and never left Aurelia...
Immigrant Bill seen as vital to SL workforce (06/05/07)
The clamor of voices in Spanish is not business as usual at the Storm Lake Chamber of Commerce. But times, they are changing. While politicians spent the day Monday arguing over the pros and cons of the Bush Administration-led efforts on immigration reform, Storm Lake's Hispanic business owners were gathering up in the chamber's offices to launch a new local organization...
Presidential campaign in Alta (06/05/07)
Former Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson has been told all his life that he could not win any of the elections he has entered. "When I ran for the House, I was told that I couldn't win. Well, I went door to door for the whole the three rural county area and when it came to election day, I won. ...
First day at waterpark to be a freebie (06/05/07)
King's Pointe Waterpark will kick off the inaugural season at the park with a Grand Opening event on Friday, June 15, Storm Lake city officials confirmed on Monday. The event is free to the public, including swimming that Friday. The Grand Opening will begin with a short program and ribbon cutting at 11:40AM on the deck of the waterpark. Guests will be allowed to enter the facility beginning at 11:30...
Anniversaries (06/05/07)
Maurice and Lillian Leonard celebrate 60 years Maurice and Lillian Leonard will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on June 7. Maurice and Lillian Cecava were married on June 7, 1947 at St. Mary Magdelan Catholic Church in Omaha, Neb. The couple has two children, Dr. Cynthia Martinek and husband Jerry, Belmond and Dr. DiAnne Leonard and husband Neil of Danville, Pa. They also have five grandchildren, Christopher and Katherine Martinek, and Ross, Seth, and Todd Ellison...
Engagements (06/05/07)
Britney Hanson and Josh Randolph Britney Hanson and Josh Randolph, Storm Lake would like to announce their engagement. Britney is the daughter of Wade and Mylynn Hanson, Vermillion, S.D. and Deb Hanson, Storm Lake. Britney is currently attending Iowa Central Community College in Storm Lake and will transfer to Buena Vista University to study social work. She is currently employed at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center...
McCain: Mexico will help protect border (06/05/07)
Republican presidential candidate John McCain said Friday during a central Iowa campaign stop that Mexico's new President Felipe Calderon will help the United States protect its southern border. "He is committed to enforcing the border, he is committed to cleaning up some of the corruption down there," McCain said during an event in downtown Des Moines. "I'm optimistic that we'll get a lot more cooperation in the future out of the Mexican government."...
A New Chapter (06/05/07)
With one book under his belt, 15-year-old author Sam Pelelo-Ray is now busily plugging away on number two. That is, if his homework doesn't get in the way. "My friends think it's pretty cool that I'm a published author," he said. "They don't always understand why I do it but they think it's pretty cool nevertheless."...
SLSM softball team beats S-C Monday (06/05/07)
The St. Mary's softball team led from start to finish in beating Schaller-Crestland 9-5 Monday in its home- and Northwest Conference opener. The win bumped SLSM to 2-2 overall and 1-0 in the NWC. Rylee Paterson delivered the pitching win, allowing eight walks and eight hits while fanning four batters...
Laurens-Marathon teams victorious (06/05/07)
Laurens-Marathon's softball team improved to 4-1 after beating 4A Mason City 2-1 here Saturday to win the Humboldt Tourney. The Chargers beat NK 4-3 and BCLUW 4-3 before the Mason City contest. In the first game L-M's Bryn Johnson struck out seven batters and homered in the fifth inning...
Newell-Fonda gets a good test from NSK (06/05/07)
Newell-Fonda's baseball team beat Maple Valley-Anthon Oto 5-4 and lost to North Sentral Kossuth 7-4 in the Newell-Fonda Tourney Saturday. B.J. Baskerville earned the win against MV-AO, with one earned run, eight hits, no walks and four strikeouts in seven innings...
Panthers pick up season's second win Monday over S-C (06/05/07)
The Storm Lake St. Mary's baseball team topped Schaller-Crestland 10-0 in five innings at home Monday. The Panthers improved to 2-7 (1-1 Northwest Conference) with the win, scoring 10 runs on five hits. "We came out strong in the first inning. We took advantage of some walks and hit batsmen," said St. Mary's coach Ryan Berg. "We finally had a game with no errors defensively, so that helped."...
Tornadoes claim the SL Softball Invite (06/05/07)
Just one day after opening its season with a win over Emmetsburg, the Storm Lake Tornadoes softball team beat E'burg again to win the Storm Lake Invitational Softball Tourney Saturday. The Tornadoes, who improved to 3-0, beat Manson Northwest Webster 15-1 in five innings in Round 1 before sneaking past Emmetsburg 6-4 in the final which went to the international tie-breaker...
Tornadoes win SL Baseball Invitational (06/05/07)
Storm Lake's baseball team won its own invitational Saturday at Storm Lake High School, topping Alta in a championship whose score looked like a football game. SL's Tyson Brandt hit for the cycle with an extra double to spare against the Cyclones (7-3, 3-0 Northwest Conference), and the teams combined for 44 runs in that one 6-inning game...
Two young rockers join up for first time at Relay for Life show (06/05/07)
Participants and spectators at the Relay for Life in Storm Lake this month will be treated to a new musical collaboration as two of the areas best-known young rockers team up for the first time, unplugged and ready to help in a good cause. Josh Nielsen, of the new Storm Lake band Third Warning, will team up with Justin Walsh, from the band Open Season...
Summerfest: Swedish fun, Albert City style June 16 (06/05/07)
One of the first big community celebrations of the season is Summerfest in Albert City - featuring an unusual event that reflects the Scandinavian heritage of the area. Summerfest will be held on Saturday, June 16, with the Swedish Midsummer Pole Dance to be held at 10:45 a.m. Everyone is invited...
Funeral Arrangements (06/05/07)
Clifford Keiser May 5, 1919- May 31, 2007 Clifford Darrel Keiser, 88, Storm Lake, died Thursday, May 31, at Methodist Manor in Storm Lake. Funeral services for Mr. Keiser were held on Monday, June 4, at 2 p.m. at the Storm Lake United Methodist Church, with Reverend Dr. Beverlee Bell officiating. Burial is in the Storm Lake Cemetery. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements...
Readers Respond (06/05/07)
From Russia With Love From JOHN PATRICK NAUGHTON "I have to tell you that I find Russia's recent missile diplomacy difficult to understand, and we regret Russia's reluctance to accept the partnership in missile defense that we have offered". - Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice...
Glawe's Outlook (06/05/07)
It is gardening time. I envy people who can grow vine-ripe tomatoes, earthy-tasting carrots, juicy, red watermelons and eye-stinging onions. My idea of producing those wonderful garden vegetables is plucking them from the display case at the grocery store...
Letter from the editor (06/05/07)
There was a study done in a medical journal not long ago, about what happens when you get eaten. Yeah, eaten. As in human burrito grande. It seems like a tough way to go, there, getting eaten. Worse than being a Cubs fan, almost. Being eaten is a pretty sudden, screeching halt. ...