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Stories from Tuesday, June 19, 2007

SLHS Class of 2002 planning reunion (06/19/07)
The Storm Lake High School Class of 2002 is planning a picnic-potluck for their five-five reunion on Saturday, July 7, 7 p.m. at Frank Starr Park. Please bring your own beverages; the grill will be hot! Questions can be answered by Katie Johnson at 515-450-1773...
Rembrandt Alumni reunion July 21 (06/19/07)
This year's annual Rembrandt Alumni Association reunion and catered dinner is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 21, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Rembrandt. Reservations are $12.50 each with Rembrandt's own restaurant, the Nut Hut, back by popular demand, to cater the meal. Jeanne Hale Iehl (1977) is the new proprietor and is looking forward to the opportunity to serve the group...
SL council denies Truesdale plea for water negotiation (06/19/07)
Storm Lake City Council has denied the City of Truesdale a requested waiver that would have allowed the small community to negotiate with Iowa Lake Regional Water as a possible provider of water. Iowa Lakes Regional Water and the City of Storm Lake have an agreement that the water provider will not run water line inside a two-mile radius of Storm Lake...
Relay for Life renews tradition for more than 3m walkers (06/19/07)
The Storm Lake Relay for Life is being held June 23 and 24, 5 p.m. to 5 a.m. But what is a Relay for Life? The American Cancer Society Relay for Life represents the hope that those lost to cancer will never be forgoetten, that those who face cancer will be supported, and that one day, cancer will be eliminated...
Bonema receives rank of Captain (06/19/07)
Norman and Lorna Bonnema recently returned from Pensacola, Fla. visiting their son, Dr. Craig Bonnema and family along with their daughter, Kristi Prouty and granddaughter Megan Prouty, both from Oklahoma City, Okla. They made the trip to be present for the promotion of Craig to Captain, Medical Corps, U.S. Navy on June 1. Hosted by the Commanding Officer of the Naval Hospital, Pensacola, guests included the Surgeon General of the Navy, Vice Admiral Donald C. Arthur, MC USN...
CNN's O'Brien speaks at Dinner (06/19/07)
The 11th annual Bishop's Dinner for Catholic Education will feature one of our country's premier journalists. Soledad O'Brien, an internationally recognized award-winning journalist will be featured at the October 21 dinner. The Bishop's Dinner supports more than 6,000 students who attend Catholic schools throughout the Diocese of Sioux City...
Edwards: Boosting the middle class (06/19/07)
Presidential candidate John Edwards walked into the the Historic Masonic Building Sunday afternoon to a standing ovation. "It's exciting to walk into a room like that but the more important reason in coming is to hear what people are thinking about," Edwards said...
Sendoff for SL Guard July 20; 42 called up (06/19/07)
The Storm Lake Iowa National Guard unit will continue to play a heavy-lifting role in the war on terrorism. Twenty-seven of the unit's members are currently deployed. Even as many citizen soldiers return in August from a year's service in the Iraq theater of operations, a sendoff ceremony has been scheduled for July 20th to mark the deployment of 42 more of the unit's soldiers, bound for a year in Kosovo...
Lighthouse bid comes in $300,000 over budget (06/19/07)
Storm Lake officials face some cost-cutting measures as the low bid to build a 60-foot lighthouse on the new beach at Project AWAYSIS came in about $300,000 over what had been budgeted. One of the last major parts of the lakefront development project, the lighthouse is planned to stand 60 feet tall, with an observation deck at 40 feet accessed by elevator or a stairway winding around the exterior. The structure includes a concession building and a public restroom with exterior beach showers...
Engagements (06/19/07)
Heidi Frohardt and Phillip Smith Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Frohardt, Sac City are happy to announce the engagement, and upcoming marriage, of their daughter Heidi Marie to Philip James Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Smith, Merrill. A July wedding is scheduled. Grandparents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Frohardt, Storm Lake...
Anniversaries (06/19/07)
Dale and Laureen Brunning The children and grandchildren of Dale and Laureen Brunning wish to invite family, friends and neighbors to celebrate their 50th anniversary on June 24 from 2 p.m.- 5 p.m. at the Chautauqua Park Shelter House on East Lakeshore Drive in Storm Lake. Refreshments will be served. The couple requests no gifts, please...
Iowa congressmen reveal riches, debts (06/19/07)
The Iowa congressional delegation includesa pair of longtime senators who are multimillionaires and freshman congressmen who are much less affluent, according to financiai disclosure forms released Thursday. The lawmakers revealed a variety of assets beyond their congressional salaries of S165,200. However, it's difficult to say just how much the legislators are worth because they use wide ranges to report assets, income and debts...
Pocahontas veterans dedicating memorial (06/19/07)
The dedication ceremony for the Pocahontas County Veterans' Monument will be held on Saturday, June 23 at 2 p.m. The monument was built on the south side of the Pocahontas County Courthouse in Pocahontas. It was erected "in honor and memory of all Pocahontas County men and women who served our nation protecting our freedoms."...
Tornadoes go 2-0 at Humboldt Softball Tournament (06/19/07)
Storm Lake's softball team went 2-0 here in the Humboldt Tourney Saturday, the championship game of which was rained out. The Tornadoes, who would have played Algona in the final, improved to 11-4 by beating Carroll 7-4 in the first round and Garner-Hayfield 5-3 in Round 2...
Marathon rookie takes the overall title (06/19/07)
What possesses a person to get up and run 26.2 miles? Here's one man's answer: "It gets me out of the house." "Everyone should have a reason to get out of the house," quipped Jerry Sombke of Freeborn, Minn., on a sunny Saturday topping out at 97 degrees at the 12th annual Marathon to Marathon...
American woman, Denmark man win Hy-Vee Triathlon (06/19/07)
Rasmus Hennis of Denmark and Laura Bennett of America won their divisions in the inaugural Hy-Vee Triathlon Sunday in Des Moines. The event attracted 97 athletes - 53 men and 44 women - from around the world, each competing for part of the $700,000 purse, the largest in the sports history...
Storm Lake crushes Spirit Lake, 19-0 (06/19/07)
They needed a laugher. This was a Saturday Night Live marathon. Brendan Miller went the distance and struck out five batters, and Storm Lake belted 18 hits in a 19-0 shredding of Spirit Lake's baseball team Friday at Storm Lake. "We hit the ball pretty good and got to play a lot of kids," said Storm Lake coach Bill McCabe...
BV's Buford joins in the 4th of July festivities (06/19/07)
Buford the Beaver - Buena Vista University's mascot - will be making an appearance at the 2007 Storm Lake Fourth of July Star Spangled Spectacular. Beaver fans will be able to wave to Buford in the Big Parade starting at 10:30 a.m. - just yards away from the Buena Vista University campus...
Music, dancers and more set for Relay for Life in Storm Lake (06/19/07)
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 area's 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...
Funeral Arrangements (06/19/07)
Boneta M. Jensen Feb. 4, 1929- June, 16, 2007 Boneta M. Jensen, 78, Newell, passed away on Saturday, June 16, at the Newell Good Samaritan Center. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 19, at Nain Lutheran Church in Newell, with Pastor Barb Hansen officiating. Burial will be in the Newell Cemetery. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Newell is in charge of the arrangements...
Letter from the Editor (06/19/07)
Meet my buddy, Joe. Joe is just over 5'7" tall and weighs 175 pounds. He is 34.4 years old. He is married to a nice lady, Susan, just a bit younger than he is, and has two cute kids. His hair is graying, his eyes are brown. He works 42.2 hours a week, and nets $509.46 for it. He is 71.7 percent white, 12.2 percent black, 11.6 percent Hispanic, 3.8 percent Asian, and 0.7 percent Native American. He's a pretty nice guy, a real Mr. Average...
Glawe's Outlook (06/19/07)
Summer time is the season for sunburn, watermelon and showing hometown pride. I had the opportunity to attend the Albert City Summerfest on Saturday, where life is "So Swede!" The parade route was filled with lawn chairs and kids with bags to carry the candy being handed out by many. ...
Glawe's Outlook (06/19/07)
Summer time is the season for sunburn, watermelon and showing hometown pride. I had the opportunity to attend the Albert City Summerfest on Saturday, where life is "So Swede!" The parade route was filled with lawn chairs and kids with bags to carry the candy being handed out by many. ...
Bullies in the Workplace (06/19/07)
The other day a good friend of mine who lives in Lincoln, Neb. told me about a classic case of bullying last fall for her ninth grade son. My friend's son had just started high school and began some verbal jousting with another kid. One day, the kid and three of his friends waited for my friend's son after school and started the name calling, etc. ...