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Stories from Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Hazardous trash collections begin in BV (04/10/12)
The Harold Rowley Recycling Center will be hosting several household hazardous material collections on the following dates: April 11th: Storm Lake, Lakeside, and Truesdale June 6th: Rembrandt and Sioux Rapids August 8th: Albert City, Marathon, Linn Grove...
"Beavers Annual Great Boat Float Challenge" set for April 24 at Scout Park (04/10/12)
Buena Vista University (BVU) will host its fourth "Beavers' Annual Great Boat Float Challenge" on Tuesday, April 24 at Scout Park. This contest allows students, faculty and staff the chance put their homemade cardboard boats to the test as they attempt to paddle their way to victory...
All-State Music Camp to be held at BVU (04/10/12)
Buena Vista University (BVU) will be offering the All-State Music Camp for junior high and high school students this summer, according to Dr. Paula Keeler, assistant professor of music. The BVU All-State Music Camp will be held Aug. 2-4 with a finale rehearsal open to the public on Saturday, Aug. ...
Colbie Caillat in first area show (04/10/12)
Colbie Caillat & Gavin DeGraw with Special Guest Andy Grammer will make a northwest Iowa stop on their summer tour, June 26 at the Orpheum in Sioux City. Tickets are on sale now. Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Colbie Caillat and platinum recording artist Gavin DeGraw make an ideal pair...
Local, regional water quality initiatives to benefit from 5K (04/10/12)
In honor of Earth Month, Aveda salons across the U.S. are hosting special activities, such as Zumba, discounted salon services and wine tastings, to raise money for water quality projects. Serenity Salon and Spa, of Storm Lake, will be hosting its first 5K Walk/Run for Water Sunday, April 29 at 1:00 p.m., with 50 percent of proceeds donated to the Lake Preservation Association and 50 percent to the Audubon Mississippi Water Quality Project...
Kirk Tomford (04/10/12)
Kirk Tomford, age 56, of Early, died April 4, 2012 at Loring Hospital in Sac City. Memorial services were held Monday, April 9, at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. Burial will be at a later date. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Lynn Foster (04/10/12)
Lynn Foster, age 84, of Albert City, died April 5, 2012 at the Pleasant View Home in Albert City. Funeral services were held Monday, April 9, at Our Savior's 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...
Anne Muriel Thompson (04/10/12)
Anne Muriel Thompson, infant daughter of Keith and Amanda Thompson, passed away Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. A private family burial will take place at St. Columbkille Catholic Cemetery in Varina. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Reverend Edmund W. Lichtsinn (04/10/12)
Reverend Edmund W. Lichtsinn, age 89, of Webster City, and formerly of Storm Lake, died Saturday, April 7, 2012 at the Southfield Wellness Community in Webster City. Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 12, at 1 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church in Storm Lake. ...
Wadle and Nieland to wed (04/10/12)
Rick and Barb Wadle of Fonda are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel, to Benjamin (BJ) Nieland. BJ is the son of Barb Nieland of Sibley and the grandson of Willis and Darnell Ripke of Newell. The couple will marry on June 9, 2012 at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church in Fonda. ...