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Stories from Thursday, April 5, 2012

BVU Recycling Week contest encourages trash talk (04/05/12)
Ready, set, recycle! The Buena Vista University (BVU) Sustainability Task Force and Residence Life are co-sponsoring a Recycling Week contest that begins April 10 and ends April 23. "It's actually more than a week long, but we think it'll be a great chance to get people to start thinking more about recycling," says Dr. Jill Rhea, associate professor of communication studies and chair of the Sustainability Task Force...
LWML Spring Rally April 23 (04/05/12)
The date for the Storm Lake Zone LWML Spring Rally has been set for April 23, at 5:30 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church in Storm Lake. We are calling all ladies to "Strength for the Journey" the theme of this year's rally. A special speaker, Sally Bohmer, will speak on "Lessons from the Journey," a message every woman needs to hear, especially the 30 or 40 something woman... "the best speaker we've had at a zone rally."...
Spring 2012 Buena Vista Co. Grant Cycle now available (04/05/12)
Grants are now being accepted for the Spring 2012 round of grant making for the Buena Vista County Community Foundation. Applications are available on the Foundation's web page at www.bvcountyfoundation.com on the "downloads" page. Applications are due by 5 p.m. ...
BVU's 99th Buenafication Day
 scheduled for April 24 (04/05/12)
Buena Vista University (BVU) will hold its 99th Buenafication Day on April 24. For this annual day of service and fun--which had its beginning as "Hobo Day"--classes are canceled to allow students, faculty and staff the opportunity to volunteer their time for service activities on campus and at local public and non-profit organizations in the community...
Dates set for Cherokee Rodeo (04/05/12)
Thousands of rodeo enthusiasts travel to the Cherokee County Fairgrounds every summer for the Cherokee Chamber PRCA Rodeo. This year's event has been scheduled for May 31-June 2. Rodeo events will include bareback riding, tie-down roping, team roping, saddle bronc, steer wrestling and barrel racing. ...
Harvey Skog (04/05/12)
Harvey Skog, age 92, of Albert City, passed away Saturday, March 31, 2012 at the Pocahontas Community Hospital in Pocahontas. Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 4, at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Albert City. Burial was in the Fairfield Township Cemetery in Albert City. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City was in charge of the arrangements...
Anderson and Bissen to exchange vows (04/05/12)
Scott and Linda Anderson of Storm Lake announce the engagement of their daughter Chelsea to Randy Bissen, both of Storm Lake. Randy is the son of Bob and Mary Bissen of Earling. The couple will marry on June 23, 2012 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake...