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Stories from Monday, September 14, 2009

Time to get the vaccine against regular winter flu (09/14/09)
WASHINGTON -- A typical school student who catches swine flu will spread it to two to three classmates. Thursday's stark new estimate comes as U.S. officials urged people to get the old standby flu shot out of the way now -- so they're ready when swine flu shots start arriving next month.
New stops signs OK'ed for elementary (09/14/09)
The Storm Lake City Council acted this week to approve new stop signs for the uncontrolled intersection of Vista Drive and West 6th Street, the main entrance area for the new Storm Lake Elementary School.
Porsch, Hocking run for SL Council (09/14/09)
Two longtime Storm Lake residents have announced their intentions to campaign for seats on the Storm Lake City Council in the upcoming election. Mike Porsch says he can lend a diverse perspective as the city seeks to build on its current progress. Jody Hocking feels he can offer budget-conscious leadership and help to avoid a "$300,000 mistake," as he termed the city's recent firing of Leisure Hotels in management of King's Pointe resort...
Former SLHS principal Mike Hanna returns as homecoming grand marshal (09/14/09)
Mike Hanna, who devoted 17 years to the Storm Lake School District as the high school principal, and left the district following the 2006-07 school year, has been selected by the student council to serve as this year's homecoming parade grand marshal.
Schoolhouse left in limbo (09/14/09)
Sale a 'misunderstanding,' but damages make it impossible to return the 85-year-old school to its foundation.
EXTENSION LINES (09/14/09)
Fall is the bountiful time of year. The farmers markets have had lots and lots of produce coming to town, the lawn mowers have had plenty of grass to mow, and it seems to be another great year for cricket production.
President Fred Moore: 'Successful BVU start' (09/14/09)
Buena Vista University got off to a "smooth and successful opening," shares President Fred Moore. "It was one of the smoothest I can remember."
AC-T purchases Automated External Defibrillator (09/14/09)
Albert City Truesdale School is now equipped with an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and there are 10 staff members who have been trained to use the equipment as well as learning CPR.
Iowa second in nation for highest average ACT composite score (09/14/09)
Iowa students earned the second highest average ACT score in the nation in 2009, according to results released by ACT.
Psychologist: Coach killing suspect not competent (09/14/09)
MASON CITY -- A Fort Dodge psychologist says the man charged with killing an Iowa high school football coach has constant hallucinations and is not competent to stand trial.
Fancy Feet: Don and Mae Berry share in granddaughter's running success (09/14/09)
Don and Mae Berry, Storm Lake, have five grandchildren that they are equally very proud of. The sun is shining a little brighter right now, Mae, said, on granddaughter Jenny, who has made her mark in the world of racing.
'ASAP' rocks SL Oktoberfest (09/14/09)
Popular Omaha-based cover band A.S.A.P has been tapped to perform at the first Storm Lake Oktoberfest event, scheduled for Saturday, October 15 in downtown Storm Lake.
Katherine Ehresman Oct. 1, 1951 - Sept. 6, 2009 (09/14/09)
Katherine Ehresman, age 57, of Cherokee, died Sunday, Sept. 6, 2009 at Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge. Visitation was held on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009 at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake, followed by a prayer service. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements...
Sadie I. Coatsworth April 10, 1921 - Sept. 7, 2009 (09/14/09)
Sadie I. Coatsworth, age 88, of Storm Lake, died Monday, Sept. 7, 2009 at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake.
Schwartz and Mason to unite in marriage (09/14/09)
Tracey Mason of Storm Lake and Kenny Mason of Fostoria announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Mason, to Joshua Schwartz of Alta. Joshua is the son of Jeff Schwartz of Storm Lake and Sally Ites of Alta. Josh currently works at Ace Hardware in Storm Lake. Rebecca currently works at Wel-Life of Alta...