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Stories from Monday, December 10, 2007

City tries to correct street plowing concerns (12/10/07)
As the second snowstorm of the season buried Storm Lake streets in snow and slush Thursday, with more powder expected by Saturday, city officials hoped to avoid the kind of complaints that had been heard the weekend before with an ice and snow storm...
SL native Hoye named Chief of State Patrol (12/10/07)
Patrick Hoye, a Storm Lake native with 25 years of experience in law enforcement, has been appointed as the Chief of the Iowa State Patrol. A public ceremony will be held Tuesday at the Iowa State Historical Building, starting at 1:30 p.m. to celebrate Hoye's appointment. The public is invited to attend...
Youth focus in on presidential campaign (12/10/07)
They may not be able to vote, but the pack of presidential candidates might be surprised at how opinionated they are. Children and teens in the Storm Lake schools are forming their opinions on who to support in the 2008 presidential election. Visits to the Storm Lake schools this week underscore how focused the students are...
Hy-Vee buys Bedel's, 2nd SL pharmacy sale (12/10/07)
Officials with Hy-Vee Inc. on Friday announced the purchase of Bedel's Drive-In Pharmacy at 409 W. Fifth St. in Storm Lake. The longtime business will remain in it's current location, and operate as a satellite pharmacy of Hy-Vee beginning Jan. 7...
BVU computer science students are doing something 'groovy' (12/10/07)
There's something "Groovy" going on in Jason Shepherd's computer programming class that will eventually benefit Buena Vista University faculty as they advise and mentor with students across campus. "Groovy" is actually a hot, new programming language says Shepherd, instructor of computer science. The six students in his User Interface Design and Development class are building a web application that will assist faculty advisors in working with their students...
Anniversaries (12/10/07)
Radke's celebrate golden anniversary Lee and JoAnn Radke will be celebrating 50 years of marriage on Dec. 8. They were married at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Alta. Lee and Joann have four children and nine grandchildren . You can join them in celebrating their anniversary with a card shower. Their address is 409 Alta Vista St., Alta, IA 51002...
Photography classes help at-risk students (12/10/07)
When asked what they see in a picture of a church choir, the students answer "kids," "diversity," "beauty" and "Bible." As with pictures, there are several ways to interpret life. This is what Jim Tillman tries to teach these teens in his digital photography class at Juvenile Court Services...
Iowa High Court keeps sex offender safety zone around schools, day cares (12/10/07)
The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday once again upheld the controversial state law that requires convicted sex offenders to live at least 2,000 feet away from a school or child care center. In ruling on a Polk County case involving Benjamin David Groves, the court said the state law does not violate his constitutional due process rights...
Tornado matmen fall to E'burg, SLP in league opener (12/10/07)
The Storm Lake wrestling team played host to Emmetsburg and Spirit Lake Park Thursday in Lakes Conference-opening double dual action at Tornado Fieldhouse, falling to the E'Hawks 47-22 before losing to the Indians 50-26. Other than Jared Brashears and Michael Mohr recording forfeit victories, Patrick Higgins (140 pounds) and Jorge Hernandez (285) had the lone Tornado conquests against Emmetsburg...
Beavers fall to No. 7 Coe, 29-9 (12/10/07)
In a key Iowa Conference showdown on Thursday night, the Buena Vista wrestling team was able to pull out only three decisions, as seventh-ranked Coe College got the better end of the 12th-ranked Beavers, en route to the 29-9 victory. The Kohawks jumped out to a quick 14-0 lead before BVU picked up its first win of the match. Aaron Cook, ranked 10th in the latest rankings released on Tuesday, pulled out a 4-0 decision over Tyler Baker (13-5) at 149 pounds, en route to his 11th win of the season...
Spencer bests SLHS swim team (12/10/07)
Storm Lake's boys swim team competed in its second meet Thursday, falling to Spencer 129-35 in a double dual that turned into a dual when inclement weather prevented Sioux City Metro from making the trip. The Tigers won all 11 events and added second-place finishes across the board in their home pool opener at the Spencer Family YMCA. They swept 3-of-11 races...
Tornado boys stun No. 3 HWC; Alta girls pick up first win (12/10/07)
Will the Thrill lifts SLHS past Wolfpack Will Hansen put back a Jordan Carlson miss just before the buzzer, and Storm Lake shocked 2A No. 3 Hull Western Christian 56-55 Friday. "We didn't give up," SL head coach Bob Grant said. "They are athletic. They're rough, they're big and they don't quit. But our boys did not quit playing. I'm so proud of them."...
Crooners Christmas Concert (12/10/07)
EARLY - The Crooners will once again present a Christmas concert featuring a mix of favorite sacred and secular music on Saturday, December 15, at 7 pm. The concert will be held in Furrow Hall of the Early United Methodist Church, 402 Hickory, in Early...
SLHS Concert (12/10/07)
On Monday, December 10 the Storm Lake High School Music Department presents its annual Holiday Concert at 7:30 p.m. in the high school gym. The string orchestra will begin their portion with "Ashokan Farewell" by Unger and end with a Robert W. Smith orchestra arrangement of "Variant On An Old English Carol. "...
Funeral Arrangements (12/10/07)
Eldora Ripke Aug. 9, 1925- Dec. 2, 2007 Eldora Ripke, 82, Storm Lake, died Sunday, Dec. 2, at her home. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, at Zion Lutheran Church in rural Storm Lake. Burial followed in the church cemetery. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements...
Schroeder's View (12/10/07)
If you could go anywhere within the continental US, just where would you go? We chose Key West, Florida and it was if I had died and gone to Heaven! Imagine if you will - leaving the Tall Corn State with temps ranging around the upper teens, landing in Key West with temps around 80 or so! It was amazing and intriguing as we hailed a cab and traveled through the tropical streets. ...
Letter from the Editor (12/10/07)
Tom Harkin has grown bored of chewing up and spitting out Republicans like yesterday's scooby snacks - he's now out to lay the smackdown on Shrek. True, Shrek happens to be a green ogre, and as I understand it, a cartoon, which renders him technically not real at all, but that isn't about to stop our good senator when he has a powerful snit worked up...