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Stories from Tuesday, June 12, 2007

State Marina dock is largest ever (06/12/07)
As the Storm Lake State Marina takes shape at Casino Beach, its innovative dock system will be the largest ever created by manufacturer ShoreStation, based in Okoboji. The dock will include 300 sections, including slips for up to 84 boats, a fisheries system, a fishing pier, and a personal watercraft dock. Next year, 100 more sections of dock are planned to include a courtesy dock, four loading docks, gas service station and another fishing pier...
King's Pointe Preview (06/12/07)
Chet Culver will get the pointe on Wednesday, but there's no official word on whether the gubernatorial surf shorts and flip flops will be making an appearance. Culver will be coming for a special personal preview of the King's Pointe Waterpark and a tour of the Project AWAYSIS development on the lakefront. The waterpark will officially open to the public in a ceremony on Friday at 11:40, but Culver was unable to make that event, city officials said...
New DNR Director attends LPA picnic in SL (06/12/07)
The Lake Preservation Association will be hosting their annual picnic, Tuesday June 26 at the Clubhouse on the Storm Lake Municipal Golf Course. Tickets are $6 a person. The New Department of Natural Resources Director Richard Leoplod will be speaking to attendees as well...
New display to be dedicated, honoring two Medal of Honor heroes from BVU (06/12/07)
A Congressional Medal of Honor display recognizing two Buena Vista University (BVU) alumni who were recipients of the honor will be dedicated on June 14, 2007. The dedication, which is open to the public, will recognize Darrell R. Lindsey and Ralph G. Neppel, who attended BV and were among only five Iowans who received the Medal of Honor for their bravery in World War II. The ceremony will begin at 3 p.m. in the west hallway of the Harold Walter Siebens School of Business/Siebens Forum at BVU...
Student wins state poster contest; proceeds to nationals (06/12/07)
The Iowa Academy of Family Physicians is pleased to announce inners of the 2007 State Tar War Poster contest. They are: Jessica Sandoval, Storm Lake Middle School, Storm Lake, first place; Bailey McGuire, Sioux Central Elementary, Sioux Rapids, second place; and Hunter Moser, Clayton Ridge Elementary, Garnavillo, third place...
Anniversaries (06/12/07)
Steve and Carole Sievers Steve White and Carole Sievers were united in marriage April 24, 1982 at Zion Lutheran Church in Storm Lake. Steve and Carole will be celebrating their anniversary with their family. In honor of their 25 years together, their children, Doug and Tami would like to invite you to send cards...
Engagements (06/12/07)
Megan Sievers and David Collins Mike and Kim Sievers, Newell, and Brad and Joan Collins, Hinton, are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their children, Megan and David. Megan graduated from Newell-Fonda in 2005, attended Iowa Central Community College...
YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS (06/12/07)
When Jessica Rench and Kylee Lange decided to make some money by offering passers-by the opportunity to play a carnival-like game and win a prize, Michael Demers and Parker Lange decided to take advantage of the opportunity to raise some money, too, and sell lemonade to the same customers. ...
Spencer man convicted of distributing crack (06/12/07)
The United States Attorney Matt M. Dummermuth announced that a man who conspired to distribute and possess with intent to distribute crack cocaine pled guilty on June 7, in federal court in Sioux City. Jeremy Corr, 27, Spencer, was convicted of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute crack cocaine. In 2000, Corr was convicted of a felony drug offense in Hennepin County District Court, Minn...
Thompson may make appearance at Straw Poll (06/12/07)
Aides to Fred Thompson, the actor-politician considered a likely presidential candidate, have had repeated conversations with Iowa Republicans about him possibly competing in the straw poll in August. "They want to know what it's going to look like, how the voting works, the logistics of it and how the program works in general," Chuck Laudner, executive director of the Republican Party of Iowa, said Monday...
Cyclones stay unbeaten in NWC despite 'flat' performance (06/12/07)
Alta's baseball team raced to its 10th overall win and stayed unbeaten in Northwest Conference action with a hard-fought 11-9 win over tough league foe Sioux Central Friday. Austin Stille logged the pitching win for the Cyclones (10-4, 5-0 Northwest Conference), who host Manson Northwest Webster today in a JV/Varsity doubleheader starting at 5:30 p.m...
Panthers drop a pair at WC tournament Saturday (06/12/07)
According to head coach Monica Tucker, the Panthers are putting this tournament behind them. The St. Mary's softball team lost to Woodbury Central 19-4 and to Whiting 12-1 Saturday in the Woodbury Central Tournament. "Our defense really struggled today. We need to step up, continue to play hard and keep our heads up to be successful," Tucker said. "Communication is also key for us to be successful."...
Alta hands Sioux Central its firt loss (06/12/07)
The Alta softball team handed Sioux Central its first loss Friday, topping the Rebels 3-2 in a Northwest Conference tilt. Jessy Bibler struck out 10 batters, walked one and gave up three hits and one earned run in recording the win. Offensively, Alta's Jordan Henningsen went 2-for-3 with a run. Teammate Kelsie Peterson was 1-for-3 with a double. She also scored a run and drove in a run...
Weekend setbacks drop SL to 8-5 overall (06/12/07)
The Storm Lake baseball team had a tournament it would just as soon forget Saturday at Carroll Stadium. The Tornadoes (2-3 Lakes Conference) dipped to 8-5 overall after falling to a pair of tough ball clubs on a warm, sunny day at the Carroll Invitational...
Mustangs stiffarm 4-0 deficit to clip SLSM (06/12/07)
Lauren Devereaux recorded her ninth pitching win, and 1A No. 6 Newell-Fonda improved to 11-0 Monday by doing something it had yet to do - make a comeback. "The kids just finally relaxed," Mustangs coach Dick Jungers said after his club's 7-5 road win over the Storm Lake St. Mary's softball team...
Pop icons headline Clay County Fair for 40th anniversary (06/12/07)
The Clay County Fair has landed another musical coup for 2007, signing the legendary pop group Chicago to headline with a concert on Tuesday, Sept. 11, "An Evening With Chicago." Tickets are $26, or $21 in the grandstand annex. Showtime is 7:30 p.m...
Events in Brief (06/12/07)
ISU hosts Taste of Storm Lake Taste of Storm Lake will for the first time feature Iowa State University Extension Thursday, to help celebrate the organization's 150th anniversary. The event will be held at The Buena Vista County Courthouse green from 4:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. June 14...
Funeral Arrangements (06/12/07)
Clarence Edward William Movall March 6, 1921- June 5, 2007 Clarence Movall, 86, Alta, and a lifelong resident of Buena Vista County, died on Tuesday, June 5, at Careage Hills Nursing Home, Cherokee. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 8, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Alta, with Rev. ...
Readers Respond (06/12/07)
'For a soldier died today' He was getting old and paunchy and his hair was falling fast, And he sat around the Legion. telling stories of the past,of war that he had fought in and the deeds that he had done. In his exploits with his buddies, they were hero's every one...
Glawe's Outlook (06/12/07)
In the year 1957... Fifty years ago - seems like a long time ago, doesn't it? This has been circulating via email. The following were some comments made in that year. Many of you will be able to relate, while, many, like me, who wasn't even born in the year 1957, will chuckle about some of the comments, but realize that those years maybe were the better years...
Letter from the Editor (06/12/07)
Her coppery hair shone like a new penny in the raw light streaming through the open window. The brilliant color clashed with the pale purple blotches along her cheekbone and under her pretty eyes, lasting remnants of beatings that run together in her memory...