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Stories from Monday, October 29, 2007

Mr. Goodfellow launches campaign (10/29/07)
Except, perhaps, for those who have no warm coat to wear, no mittens or boots to come between them and winter. For them, the season becomes a time to stand indoors and watch the others laugh and play their way through recess, through a half-frosted window...
Children join in groundbreaking for new SL elementary Tuesday (10/29/07)
The Storm Lake Community School District will host a Groundbreaking Ceremony Tuesday at 4 p.m. for the new elementary school project. The district released an architectural drawing this week showing a first indication of how the school may look, projected from concepts currently under discussion between the district and the architect...
'Build Bridges, Not Walls' (10/29/07)
"The wall is terrible - I can't think of anything worse," former President of Mexico Vincente Fox said when asked about the border wall being constructed between his nation and the U.S. "We should be building bridges instead of walls. Bridges of peace, bridges of trade, bridges of love. "...
BVU hosts Governor's Volunteerism Awards (10/29/07)
Buena Vista University will host a Governors Volunteer Award ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 31. The event is the last of four awards ceremonies being held in different parts of the state to honor individuals and groups who have strengthened Iowa's communities by volunteering with government agencies and nonprofit organizations. Lt. Gov. Patty Judge will make the award presentations at Storm Lake...
KC's raise $4,800 for charitable services (10/29/07)
The Storm Lake Knights of Columbus have raised over $4,800 for programs that aid citizens with intellectual disabilities - an increase of about $1,800 from a year ago. The KC's announced the results of their first Omelette Breakfast and Silent Auction event held Sept. 30, which replaces a car show as the group's major fundraising event...
Ressler Drug sold, Hy-Vee to remodel (10/29/07)
Officials with Hy-Vee Inc. on Friday announced the purchase of Ressler Drug Company at 606 Lake Ave. in Storm Lake and its pharmacy in Laurens. Both businesses will remain in their current location and operate as satellite pharmacies of Storm Lake Hy-Vee beginning Nov. 12...
Engagements (10/29/07)
Nicole Griffin and Lukas Peterson Kevin and Rhonda Griffin of Laurens, announce the engagement of their daughter, Nicole Griffin, to Lukas Peterson, son of James and Diann Peterson, Albert City. Nicole is a 1997 graduate of Laurens-Marathon High School. ...
Anniversaries (10/29/07)
Virgil and Doris Hornor Virgil and Doris Hornor, Fonda, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary, with an Open House, from 1-4 p.m., Nov. 4 at the Knights of Columbus building in Fonda. Their children are Sherry Gustafson, Fonda; and Duane and wife, Eldona, rural Albert City. They have four grandchildren; three great- grandchildren; two step-great- grandchildren and one step - great- great grandchild...
Notorious (10/29/07)
This year marks the 30th anniversary of a crime that sent the city of Sioux Rapids into shock. In August of 1977, Robert E. Williams started on a killing rampage in Nebraska and into Northwest Iowa and Minnesota, murdering Virginia Rowe in her farm home north of Sioux Rapids...
'Green Men' perform at 4-H Recognition Day (10/29/07)
The annual Buena Vista County 4-H Recognition Day will be held Sunday, November 4, 2 pm, at Albert City School Old Gym, 300 Orchard St., Albert City. Over 150 4-H members, leaders and volunteers will be recognized for their efforts in the 2006 - 2007 4-H year. ...
Bishop Heelan proves its No. 2 ranking against SLHS (10/29/07)
Standout running back Brandon Wegher had 256 yards rushing and four touchdowns on 19 carries - and that was with 4:30 still left in the second quarter - as 3A No. 2 Sioux City Bishop Heelan handed Storm Lake's football team a 58-14 loss Friday at Tornado Stadium...
Nesbitt runs wild in Alta's rout of SEW (10/29/07)
Alta won its seventh straight game Friday, heading into next Wednesday's first-round playoffs with momentum in its favor after a 67-18 drubbing of the Southeast Webster-Grand football team. The district-champion Cyclones (7-2, 7-0 Class A District 3) got a 9-yard touchdown run from Cody Nesbitt in the first quarter before the Eagles answered with a 1-yard TD run...
Newell-Fonda makes short work of Odebolt-Arthur as it gears for playoffs next week (10/29/07)
Newell-Fonda capped off another successful campaign Friday at Odebolt-Arthur with a 38-8 victory, leaving them with a 7-2 overall record and a spot in next week's playoffs. It was the final football game of O-A existence, as the team will consolidate with Battle Creek-Ida Grove next year...
State cross country meet off and running today in Fort Dodge (10/29/07)
An even pace wins the race. That's Storm Lake cross country coach John Brostad's philosophy heading into the coed state meet at Lakeside Municipal Golf Course in Fort Dodge today. Tornadoes Freddy Mendoza and Paul Yak will represent Storm Lake in the 3A boys race beginning at 12:30 p.m...
Wolves oust Aurelia for title (10/29/07)
An 8-player district championship football game turned into a rout during the second quarter Thursday - and Aurelia wasn't the one doing the routing. Chris Hemphill rushed for a season-high 212 yards and three touchdowns on 17 totes, and Harris Lake-Park scored all its points in the middle two periods in a 49-3 District 3 statement win over the Bulldogs...
Rising above the crossbar (10/29/07)
While other girls are lacing up their running shoes or putting on knee pads, Storm Lake High School senior Kyrie Butler is donning her cleats and shoulder pads. Standing only about 5-foot-5, she is not what one would expect for the only female on the Tornado football team. However, Butler has just wrapped up her second year as the team's kicker and is as much a part of the team as Chom Thammavongsa or Alex Severson...
Area Events (10/29/07)
'Bracelets by You' Learn how to make fun bracelets to give as gifts or to add to your own accessories. Inez Schaechterle is offering "Bracelets by You" on Thursday, November 15th from 6-8 pm at the Storm Lake Middle School Media Center. The class will help you through the basics. ...
Sioux Central brings 'Peanuts' to life (10/29/07)
Sioux Central High School Music Departments production of "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown" is just a few weeks away! Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the whole Peanuts Gang will entertain you on Friday, Nov. 9 and Saturday, Nov. 10 in the old school gym in Sioux Rapids...
8 bands battle in EDGEdOUT concert in SL (10/29/07)
Eight alternative rock bands will vie for a $300 cash prize and put on one of the most anticipated concert events of the year in the 3rd annual KBVU 97.5 EDGEdOUT Battle of the Bands on Saturday, Nov. 17 in Storm Lake. Performing on stage at the Elks Lodge will be:...
Funeral Arrangements (10/29/07)
Med Hornecker May 19, 1968- Oct. 22, 2007 Med Hornecker, 39, died at home on October 22, 2007 after a long battle with brain cancer. Med was born May 19, 1968 and lived in Storm Lake until after graduating from high school in 1986. Med is the son of Mac and Marie Hornecker, now residing in Arkadelphia, AR. ...
Letter from the Editor (10/29/07)
In journalism school, the first thing they tell you is never, ever, to write an editorial about abortion or Planned Parenthood. It's bad juju. There is a reason I wasn't valedictorian in journalism school. Some of the presidential candidates have made Planned Parenthood and the right-to-life vs. ...
Readers Respond (10/29/07)
Khat not such a threat From PAUL PETERSON / Storm Lake Oct. 16 I saw the the story about the "Khat" drug bust in Storm Lake, and about the "new area drug threat" from this insidious stimulant (not). I read that story with interest, again and again, wondering just what lurks beneath the surface here.....
Schroeder's View (10/29/07)
Ever wonder how to make points with your wife? Or what you did to lose a few? Well here are a few "Pointers" I have adapted from a popular e-mail that is going around! Here is a guide to the point system: SIMPLE DUTIES SOCIAL ENGAGEMENTS HER BIRTHDAY...