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Stories from Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Education Briefs (10/09/07)
Dinner's on at Kreative Kitchen Friday! The Storm Lake High School Kreative Kitchen will serve lunch on Friday - and you're invited! The Kitchen is under the management of instructor Becky Stille; the cooks are made up of students from the creative foods class...
Gospel duo presents message at Congregational Church (10/09/07)
Saturday, Oct. 13, the Donna and Chuck Buckland, Gospel Duo will present the Gospel in Music Ministry at the First Congregational Church in Newell. The worship service will begin at 6 p.m. The public is invited and encouraged to attend to enjoy an hour of special music...
Young girls check out new career paths at ISU (10/09/07)
Girls in grades six through 12 can check out career paths in science, technology, engineering and math at October conferences scheduled at Iowa State University (ISU). "Taking the Road Less Traveled" one-day conferences are sponsored by the Program for Women in Science and Engineering and take place at the ISU Memorial Union on the Ames campus. An Oct. 11 conference is for nine through 12th graders and Oct. 18 and 25 conferences are for six through ninth graders...
Sunset Bay condo project still hopes for walls by winter (10/09/07)
Construction on the $20 million Sunset Bay Condominiums project in Storm Lake will resume "soon," after several weeks in which the site has been shut down, according to Steve Brashears, Director of Sales. "This is information I was passed on and I have no reason to doubt it," Brashears said...
Flu season can begin by October; flu shots begin at Health Center in SL (10/09/07)
It's that time of year again...Time to prepare for flu season. United Community Health Center can help you and your family stay healthy this winter. Flu shots are now available at our health center located at 630 Ontario, Storm Lake location during center hours for the small fee of $15.00...
Global warming at issue in SL (10/09/07)
As climate change becomes an area of major concern throughout the world, the Iowa United Nations Association is hoping that Iowans will put some heat on political candidates to discuss foreign policy relating to global warming. The IUNA hosted a series of forums on global issues across the state this season, including Davenport, Muscatine, Pella and Decorah. Storm Lake was the last stop on the five forum tour, where local activists had selected climate change as the topic du jour...
Halloween Events Haunt BV Area (10/09/07)
Eat, drink, and be scary. The area offers up a frighteningly delightful array of Halloween events. Haunted Houses are in the works for Schaller, Marathon, Spirit Lake and Aurelia - along with a new Spooky Pointe event at King's Pointe Resort in Storm Lake...
ISU honors MIA Vietnam pilot (10/09/07)
A Davenport soldier missing in action for nearly 42 years in Vietnam will no longer be missing from an Iowa State University war memorial. Warrant Officer Jerry Prosper Clark was 25 when his observation plane went down after he reported engine problems on Dec. 15, 1965. He was reported missing in action after his body wasn't found. His status was changed to missing and presumed dead in 1973...
Inmates give back to the blind (10/09/07)
Puppies can bring a smile to nearly anyone's face. However, puppies are much more than amusing, wiggling bundles of fur at North Central Correctional Facility in Rockwell City. They enable the inmates there to give to others what they themselves live without - freedom...
Panther spikers show improvement at CYO Tourney Sunday (10/09/07)
Panthers coach Heather Beal said she saw improved play from her volleyball team Sunday at the CYO Volleyball Tourney at Le Mars Gehlen. St. Mary's fell to Algona Garrigan 1-2 (15-21, 23-21, 5-15), Bishop Heelan 0-2 (11-21, 7-21) and Spalding Catholic 0-2 (10-21, 16-21)...
Rebels run strong at L-M (10/09/07)
The Sioux Central girls cross country team placed fifth at the Laurens-Marathon Cross Country Co-ed Invite Saturday. The Rebels were led by Jennifer Rushton with a 14th place finish in a time of 17:57. Also scoring for the Rebels were Brittny Rebhuhn, 15th, (18:07), Elise Knudtson, 24th, (19:13), Ashley Nelson, 25th, (19:16), and Sunny Patten, 32nd (19:48). Rushton and Rebhuhn both medaled. Allie Swanson and Cassie Moens also ran for the varsity team...
Aurelia, G-H roll out prep football victories Friday (10/09/07)
Aurelia won its fifth straight game - beating Whiting 43-26 on the road - and Galva-Holstein got back on the winning track with a 28-7 win over Le Mars Gehlen's football team Friday. In the Aurelia contest, the Bulldogs were playing without injured two-way starter Alec Ohlson, a running back and linebacker. Still, they improved to 5-1 overall and stayed perfect at 4-0 in 8-player District 3...
Aerial Assault (10/09/07)
Senior quarterback Chris Hawkins set a new Buena Vista single-game record and tied the Iowa Conference record with six touchdown passes, as the Beavers finished with 381 yards of total offense, en route to their league victory of the season, a 42-7 Homecoming win over Cornell College (2-3 0-3 IIAC) on Saturday afternoon...
Game Time (10/09/07)
Coaching high school football is a little like playing a video game - only with real-life kids instead of computer-generated images, and headsets instead of joysticks. That's Schaller-Crestland interim coach Mike Tiedeman's synopsis of his new gig six weeks into the season. He makes the calls. The kids listen to him. The timeout button's in his hand, but it's up to the players to crank it into turbo mode...
Events in Brief (10/09/07)
New Year's party benefits Castle Tickets are going fast for the New Year's Eve Party benefit for Santa's Castle in Storm Lake. King's Pointe will host the event, which includes music by the classic rock band The Rumbles, champage, hor d'houvres and plenty of holiday fun. Tickets are $75, available at the Chamber of Commerce. Demand has been strong, with partiers from four states booking in so far. A very limited number of tickets remain...
Oktoberfest - Storm Lake '07 (10/09/07)
Storm Lake Elks Lodge will be hosting Storm Lake's first Oktoberfest with a special Old World style meal, music and dancing. The new event is being planned for Saturday, October 20 at the lodge, 610 Michigan Street. Performing will be The Malek Fishermen Band...
Funeral Arrangements (10/09/07)
Virgil Winten Anderson July 4, 1923- Oct. 5, 2007 Virgil Winten Anderson, 84, long time resident of Albert City, passed away on Friday Oct. 5. Funeral service were held 10:30 am, Monday, Oct. 8, at the Evangelical Free Church in Albert City. Pastor Steve Smith officiated. Burial is in the Fairfield Township Cemetery in Albert City with military honors by the Albert City American Legion Post. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City was in charge of the arrangements...
Guest Column (10/09/07)
In 1974, two wide-eyed and bushy-tailed Midwest guys, then in their mid twenties, took off from Paris on shiny new Motobecane bicycles with the goal of ending up in Munich. It was a time before life would demand their serious attention, before Richard would be raising a family in California and I would be sitting in front of a computer screen looking at a column deadline. ...
Glawe's Outlook (10/09/07)
Sunday marks a very significant life-changing day for me. It was 29 years ago that my mother - Audrey Jane Miller Nuehse - passed away. And though it has been that many years, I always approach that day with sadness. I was 19 - she was just shy of her 57th birthday...
Readers Respond (10/09/07)
Steve King and the SCHIP vote To the Editor: Congressman Steve King has been under assault by Iowa's Governor and Senate majority leader for his "nay" vote on the expansion of the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP.) The tirade reminds me of the outcry in 2005 when he cast a "nay" vote for the Katrina aid package. ...