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Stories from Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Drugs & Storm Lake (12/02/08)
Moving Forward "I'm so proud of you," says Judge Mary Timko to Carrie, a parent participating in a new local Family Drug Court program. "We're all in this together." Carrie tells Timko how she's been telling her children how much she appreciates how they are finally getting along with each other. Carrie is happy to be able to spend time with her children. She says she also likes to be able to have some time for herself...
Education Briefs (12/02/08)
SLHS Kreative Kitchen to serve meal Friday The Storm Lake High School Kreative Kitchen will be serving a meal Friday. The Kitchen is under the management of instructor Becky Stille; the cooks are made up of students from the creative foods class. the meal will be served in the food room at SLHS (Room 18) at 12:10 p.m. Cost for the meal is $5. Please reserve your spot by noon on Tuesday by calling the high school office at 732-8065...
Relay for Life meeting tonight (12/02/08)
Get involved in the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. No matter who you are, you have the talent and creativity to help make the Relay for Life of Buena Vista County successful, meaningful and fun. Our committee is eager to hear your ideas as we plan the 2009 event. We urge everyone who wants to fight back against cancer to join us at 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 2, at the United Methodist Church Basement...
Women in Denim returns to Storm Lake Jan. 23-24 (12/02/08)
The premier event for women in agriculture in northwest Iowa will be held Jan. 23 and 24. Women in Denim will celebrate its 5th anniversary with inspiration, education and information all offered by talented speakers. Held at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Iowa, Women in Denim begins with a banquet Jan. ...
Jesse Hanson recognized for involvement in Sioux Central's FFA program (12/02/08)
FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. A Supervised Agricultural Experience - (SAE) project is required by each FFA member. ...
Area schools will present holiday concerts Dec. 2 - 18 (12/02/08)
Storm Lake St. Mary's Concordia Alta Sioux Central Newell-Fonda Aurelia...
BVU and hospital partner in new physician recruiting program (12/02/08)
A looming national shortage of physicians to serve rural communities is being confronted head on through a new strategic partnership of Buena Vista University (BVU) and Buena Vista Regional Medical Center (BVRMC). They have developed a program called "Undergraduate Rural Medicine Education and Development" (URMED). The program offers internships during January at BVRMC for two BVU pre-med students who have expressed interest in practicing rural medicine...
Newell man dies in crash, two teens injured (12/02/08)
An elderly Newell man died in a car accident five miles southwest of Fonda Saturday evening that injured two teenage brothers. Donald Galbraith, 80, was driving northbound on 250th Street in a 1997 Chevy pickup around 6 p.m. when he reportedly failed to yield the right of way at an uncontrolled intersection. He collided in the middle of the intersection with a 2000 GMC pickup driven by 18 year old Robert Devereaux of Fonda who was heading westbound on 650th St...
Fonda man charged with attempted murder (12/02/08)
A Fonda man was captured and charged with attempted murder after trying to stab another man with a military-style knife. Officers were called to 401 E. 1st Street in Fonda around 11:30 p.m. As an officer arrived, he heard breaking glass and then saw a man fleeing in a car stolen from the residence. ...
Upcoming Events (12/02/08)
NW Iowa Area Singles to hold meeting Spencer Northwest Iowa Area Singles will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 4 at the VFW Hall in Spencer. Join us for a short meeting and activity planning. This group is open to anyone single, widowed or divorced. For more information, call Tim, (712) 541-3539...
Iowa lawmakers could change sex offender law (12/02/08)
DES MOINES - As Iowa faces a deadline to update its sex offender law to match a stricter federal one, state lawmakers may use the opportunity to get rid of a controversial 2,000-foot rule restricting where offenders can live. Under the federal law, sex offenders would have to stay on an online public registry at least five years longer, reveal more personal information about where they work and go to school, and face more supervision from law enforcement...
Schaller native Jen Malcom & the Cyclones volleyball team earn third-straight NCAA bid (12/02/08)
AMES - For the third straight season the Iowa State volleyball team has earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament. The Cyclones (19-12) will head to Minneapolis, Minn., to face Northern Iowa (25-8) in the opening round of the 2008 NCAA Volleyball Championships on Friday, Dec. 5 at 5 p.m. at the Sports Pavilion...
Big second half powers BVU women past Presentation (12/02/08)
Buena Vista outscored Presentation College 51-28 in the second half to close out the 2008 Buena Vista Classic with a commanding 92-60 victory over the Saints. Junior Margo Muhlbauer (Manilla, Iowa/IKM) shot 9-of-13 from the field to finish with a game-high 19 points en route to earning Tournament MVP honors. She also hauled in a team-best five rebounds...
Strong start lifts Beavers to victory over Macalester (12/02/08)
Jeff Janssen (Fairmont, Minn./Fairmont) came off the bench and turned in a career-high 18 points, on the strength of four three-pointers, as Buena Vista connected on 51.4 percent of its shots from the field, en route to a commanding 97-53 non-conference home victory over Macalester College on Saturday night...
Storm Lake boys drop season opener to Sioux City North 58-43 (12/02/08)
A bit of early season rust hampered the Tornado boys in their 2008-2009 debut as Storm Lake couldn't get the shots to fall consistently in their 58-43 season opening loss to Sioux City North. Both teams struggled to get the shots to fall early as half of the opening quarter went by before the first field goal of the game...
SPAMALOT IS COOKING ON AREA STAGE (12/02/08)
The Tony Award-winning Best Musical of 2005, Monty Python's Spamalot, will open play the Orpheum Theatre in Sioux City for seven shows, December 3-7. Tickets are available for purchase at the Tyson Events Center, Ticketmaster.com, and charge by phone at 712-252-3434. Prices are $35 to $70...
Funeral Arrangements (12/02/08)
Richard R. Tolzin Oct. 7, 1920 - Nov. 29, 2008 Richard R. Tolzin, 88, of Cherokee, died Saturday Nov. 29, 2008 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center, Cherokee, following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Wednesday Dec. ...
Letter from the Editor (12/02/08)
Gay marriage: a losing battle for legislators Not long ago, I argued in this space against passing a state marriage protection bill that would basically be a ban on gay marriage. Today, I would argue just as hard against a law approving gay marriage in Iowa - for exactly the same reasons...
Young Voices (12/02/08)
Technology taking a toll Oh no, the series that you have been watching religiously for the past four years just aired a new episode and you missed it! What are you going to do? Watch it on the internet of course! I've done it, on more than one occasion and I'm sure lots of other people are doing it as well. But let's face it...
Glawe's Outlook (12/02/08)
Presidency through kids' eyes It won't be long until our newly-elected president takes office. The young students at West School conducted their own election - led by the 8 and 9 year olds. It was the neatest thing ever, watching them guide the littlest students to the "voting box" and showing them that they needed to mark an "X" by the picture of John McCain or by the picture of Barack Obama...