Auto Show features $5,000 charity contest
* The Storm Lake auto dealers host their New Car Show and Sale in the Merrill Manufacturing lot on North Lake Avenue May 13-15, 8 a.m. Thursday through 4 p.m. Saturday. Check out the charity contest, in which people compete to see who can keep a hand on a selected car for the longest period, with a $5,000 prize for the winner's good cause.
Country School class
* Storm Lake historian Lorraine Peterson will transport visitors back to the days of the rural Iowa country school on Friday, May 14, in a new CommUnity Education event. The class will be held in the original Elk Center School museum at Storm Lake, and you'll be the student. Fee of $5 to Comm-Unity Education by May 11.