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Stories from Monday, June 15, 2009

Local rider: 'share the road' (06/15/09)
If a motorcyclist is involved in an accident the riders have a greater chance of being injured or killed than an auto motorist would if involved in an accident, says local motorcyclist and road instructor Chris Taylor. Taylor is a member of ABATE (A Brotherhood Aimed Toward Education) and S.H.A.R.E. ...
Pride Day makes proud return to Newell (06/15/09)
After a year without a major community celebration, Newell boosters are planning a rebirth of their traditional Pride Days event. The event will be held Saturday, Aug. 1, and planning is in the final stages. "People really missed not having it last year. It's good for the community, and we're going to go ahead with it as a one-day event for 2009, and try to just have a fun day for everyone who would like to join us," organizer Pat Murphy says...
ISU Extension offering clinic for babysitters (06/15/09)
Youth 11 years and older are eligible to attend the two day "Do I have what it takes to be YOUR babysitter?" clinic on June 24 and July 1. The clinic sponsored by ISU Extension-Buena Vista County will be held in the AEA meeting room at 824 Flindt Drive, according to Rhonda K. ...
Heroes Unite campaign runs through July 31 (06/15/09)
The Siouxland Community Blood Bank's 9th annual Heroes Unite donor recruitment campaign began on Monday, June 1. A Storm Lake community blood drive will be held on Tuesday, July 7th from noon to 6 p.m. at BVRMC. Hereos Unite is a competition between Siouxland communities to see who can collect the most units of blood to reward their fire and rescue squads with a cash prize...
Things to be Grateful for in Hard Times (06/15/09)
Oh, it's easy enough to give, risk and invest when times are super good, but you really find out what you are all about when the going isn't so easy. The same, I think, is true for communities. As I talk to my journalist friends around the country and beyond, they all seem to lament that nothing is happening where they live. ...