The wedding season is upon us, with at least two ceremonies in The City Beautiful last Saturday. Pictured: Luis and Maria Garcia of Alta tied the knot on the shores of Storm Lake.TIMES photo by Dolores Cullen
Another BV turkey barn is infected By Tom Cullen Avian flu struck another Buena Vista County turkey facility this week, bringing the count of infected BV facilities to 16. The Iowa Department of Agriculture reported that a 16th Buena Vista poultry facility housing 24,000 turkeys contracted avian...
How did an 11-year-old touch literally thousands of lives? Carson Chase of Fonda was diagnosed with a mass on his spinal cord that required lengthy surgeries and ongoing treatment. Friends marveled at the boy’s sunny attitude. His charming, insightful comments were shared online, garnering...
It was a big weekend for graduations, with ceremonies at Sioux Central, Ridge View high school and Newell-Fonda. Look for more pictures in Friday’s issue. At Newell-Fonda Brady Dicks earns smiles from his dad Superintendent Jeff Dicks, school board president Roger Sarchet and principal Alynn...

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The wedding season is upon us, with at least two ceremonies in The City Beautiful last Saturday. Pictured: Luis and Maria Garcia of Alta tied the knot on the shores of Storm Lake.TIMES photo by Dolores Cullen
Another BV turkey barn is infected By Tom Cullen Avian flu struck another Buena Vista County turkey facility this week, bringing the count of infected BV facilities to 16. The Iowa Department of Agriculture reported that a 16th Buena Vista poultry facility housing 24,000 turkeys contracted avian...

Sports

Thursday, 21/05/15
Tornadoes have only 3 seniors in lineup BY JAMIE KNAPP The youth that is coming through the Storm Lake program may be taking shape this year on the varsity baseball team. The Tornadoes return seven players who saw regular playing time a year ago, but only three of them are seniors...
Thursday, 21/05/15
Walks haunted Storm Lake St. Mary’s last season. The Panthers issued a walk per inning — or seven per game. If St. Mary’s can cut down on that number, then the Panthers will increase their chances of being more competitive. “Our quality of pitching will determine...
Thursday, 21/05/15
Panthers have 3 with no varsity experience BY JAMIE KNAPP Pitching, pitching, pitching. That is without question the most important part of a softball team. Storm Lake St. Mary’s lost its starting pitcher for the last three years to graduation and will begin this season with...

Family & Friends

Friday, 22/05/15
Adam Lindquist aka Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt, our 26th President of the United States, came to Albert City on May 5 to tell the story of Roosevelt’s life, to entertain and to educate.   Adam’s first stop was the Albert City-Truesdale...
Friday, 22/05/15
Storm Lake Schools          Monday: Memorial Day          Tuesday: Pancakes and sausage or sloppy Joe, tri tator hashbrown          Wednesday:...

Opinions

Good that the Iowa Farm Bureau has opened its substantial treasury accrued from actuarial charts to a full-throated debate about the issue of water quality in The Tall Corn State. It set up a group, Iowa Partnership for Clean Water, to buy up $157,000 in TV ad spots this month in urban markets to...
Of course we were heartsick to learn that 35 positions will be eliminated in a reorganization at Buena Vista University. The board of trustees approved of a plan presented by President Fred Moore to set new priorities for what always has been a plucky and innovative survivor in Iowa higher...
Politicians are no help convincing them to stay By ART CULLEN Buena Vista County should brace itself for an economic shock as bird flu shuts down virtually all turkey and egg-laying facilities in the vicinity. Tyson Foods and Rembrandt Foods have been hard-hit, the former getting most of its...
By DON BEHM I saw a newscast that President Obama will probably ask Congress to send ground troops to the mideast to rid the world of Isis. I would bet that sooner than later we will be in an all-out war, worldwide. In my lifetime of nearly 88 years, I remember involvement in many wars. I...

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