A view of the new building from the lake. Photo by John Cullen

Friday was the big day when Methodist Manor residents moved from their old rooms to the new addition. Around 40 community volunteers, as well as many residents’ families helped in this well-orchestrated exodus. With its lake views and extra amenities, most folks were excited to move. Some,...
Left: Congratulations to Queen Madeline Else and King Ezra Miller who were crowned last Thursday night at Ridge View homecoming ceremonies. Right: Chandler Damewood and Abby Kraemer reigned at Alta-Aurelia. 
The fifth annual Buena Vista County Ryder Cup golf tournament took place Saturday at Lake Creek with both Lake Creek senior and junior teams coming out on top. Raising a glass are Steve Berry, Charles Horton, Mark Henningsen, Steve Campbell, Chuck Arett, Jim (Woody) Woods, Christos Iordanou, Tom...
JD Scholten, Democratic candidate for Iowa's Fourth Congressional District, spoke to local residents Thursday evening at Chautauqua Park shelterhouse, where Buena Vista County Democrats were holding a Taste of Storm Lake supper. Scholten rolled up his sleeves and helped serve turkey alongside...

A view of the new building from the lake. Photo by John Cullen

Local News

Recyclables must be in 32-gallon container Council hopes it helps to make city beautiful BY TOM CULLEN Storm Lake Mayor Mike Porsch says the debate over garbage has ended, at least for now. The city council on Monday approved a series of changes to its garbage collection ordinance on a third...
Shorty’s Island declared done BY TOM CULLEN Work on the Chautauqua Park Jetty and the Big Island are beginning this week, and Shorty’s Island has been completed. Iowa DNR Field Engineer Jeff Felts told The Storm Lake Times on Monday the contractor for the Big Island, Shekar...

Sports

Josh Werge, a sophomore at Buena Vista University, walks in front of

Schaller Memorial Chapel on the BVU campus. The 2017 Storm Lake

graduate transferred from Northwestern College.

Photo by TIM GALLAGHER

Wednesday, 19/09/18
Tornado all-stater at home in a Beaver uniform BY TIM GALLAGHER Sioux City Journal Josh Werge carries an ID card from six years ago, his freshman year at East High School in Salt Lake City, Utah. It’s a conversation piece. “That’s the East High of ‘High School...

Newell-Fonda’s R.J. Rojas tries to strip the ball from Kingsley-Pierson

quarterback Nathan Keck during their 8-man game last Friday at Newell.

Wednesday, 19/09/18
Mustangs rally to get past K-P, 27-26 Jake DeMey may have secured the win for Newell-Fonda, but it was the last drive of the first half and the first drive of the second half that went the farthest for the 8-man No. 2-ranked Mustangs. DeMey blocked a 30-yard field goal attempt as time...
Wednesday, 19/09/18
Two TDs in fourth aid Falcons, 32-22 Kaden Ladwig threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more scores to help OA-BCIG beat Storm Lake 32-22 in a battle of unbeatens last Friday night at Ida Grove. Ladwig passed for 259 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for 59 yards and two scores...

Family & Friends

Zachary and Alyssa Viggers with their son, Theodore.

Wednesday, 19/09/18
Zachary is the new pastor at St. John Lutheran Church - Hanover MY FAVORITE RECIPES BY MARY CULLEN Pastor Zachary Viggers and his wife Alyssa are settling into their new lives near Alta; they moved to this area in July from Fort Wayne, Ind. He is the new pastor at...
Isaac checks out a butterfly.
Wednesday, 19/09/18
AROUND TOWN BY MARY CULLEN The Nature Tots program was held on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the Storm Lake Library. BV County Conservationist Katie Struss told the two to four-year-olds about monarch butterflies. The program is held on the second Wednesday of each month...

Opinions

EDITORIALS BY ART CULLEN We have been talking a lot about the Iowa Secretary of Agriculture’s race for a couple reasons: First, Tim Gannon of Mingo is running as a Democrat, and we are longtime friends. He did a lot to help direct state resources to Storm Lake as an aide to former Gov. Tom...
EDITOR'S NOTEBOOK BY ART CULLEN Polls aren’t a whole lot of use at this point in telling us who will win in November. They tell us that Fred Hubbell and Kim Reynolds are in a dead heat for governor. Fair enough. It seems that way, with a ton of money crashing the TV set. And a couple...
They admit Trump’s dangerous, but they’ll stick with him as long as he cuts billionaires’ taxes, deregulates corporations, and feeds the military-industrial complex. BY PETER CERTO This week, the White House continues its furious hunt for the anonymous official who proclaimed...
LETTER TO THE EDITOR We thank the community of Storm Lake for their great show of support of our music programs at our 22nd annual Beach Party held last week in downtown Storm Lake. Your support has supplemented our programs for all 22 of the years we’ve held the event. You have made a...

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