Buena Vista County is the top turkey production site in Iowa. More than 70 barns

are close to Tyson’s Storm Lake facility.

Epidemic spreading south from Minnesota Entire flock is destroyed No threat to humans By WHITNEY ROBINSON The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) on Tuesday confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza (HPAI) in...

Melissa Keller of Goodwill is ready to take your old tech

gear. TIMES photo by DOLORES CULLEN

Goodwill wants your clunkers By DOLORES CULLEN There’s no excuse anymore to try to hide your old computers in the trash or leave them off who-knows-where.  With the Storm Lake’s upcoming clean-up days April 27 and May 11, everyone is encouraged to delve wholeheartedly into...

Amanda Lee

Pushed in Sioux City

Drugs, loaded revolver found in motel room An Alta woman who conspired to distribute methamphetamine was sentenced last week to eight years in federal prison. Amanda Lee, 23, from Alta, received the prison term April 10 after a Nov. 12, 2014, guilty plea to conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or...
A pair of Cooper’s hawks is building a nest high up in a tree at Chautauqua Park. The male is the smaller bird on top. The female works in the nest. Once the little hawks are hatched the male will do the hunting for the family. The menu includes small birds and mammals and insects. Both hawks...

Buena Vista County is the top turkey production site in Iowa. More than 70 barns

are close to Tyson’s Storm Lake facility.

Melissa Keller of Goodwill is ready to take your old tech

gear. TIMES photo by DOLORES CULLEN

Amanda Lee

Pushed in Sioux City

Local News

Buena Vista County is the top turkey production site in Iowa. More than 70 barns

are close to Tyson’s Storm Lake facility.

Epidemic spreading south from Minnesota Entire flock is destroyed No threat to humans By WHITNEY ROBINSON The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) on Tuesday confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza (HPAI) in...

Melissa Keller of Goodwill is ready to take your old tech

gear. TIMES photo by DOLORES CULLEN

Goodwill wants your clunkers By DOLORES CULLEN There’s no excuse anymore to try to hide your old computers in the trash or leave them off who-knows-where.  With the Storm Lake’s upcoming clean-up days April 27 and May 11, everyone is encouraged to delve wholeheartedly into...

Sports

Sioux Central’s Darma Tripp lands in the sand during the long jump

competition in Monday night’s Russ Kraai Invitational in Holstein.

TIMES photo by JAMIE KNAPP

Friday, 17/04/15
Tripp wins 3 events as Rebels run away Darma Tripp placed first in three individual events to help Sioux Central capture the team title in the 19th annual Russ Kraai Invitational on Monday in Holstein. Sioux Central scored 171 points in the meet. Alta-Aurelia was second with 126, Ridge...

Alta-Aurelia’s Mitchell Fritz paces Ridge View’s Charlie Kliegl during

the 400 meters in the Russ Kraai Invitational on Monday night.

Fritz edged Kliegl by .77 seconds.

Friday, 17/04/15
Three relays place first Mitchell Fritz and Nathan Pearson each won an invidual event and three relay teams were victorious to help Alta-Aurelia place second in the 19th annual Russ Kraai Invitational on Monday in Holstein. Sergeant Bluff-Luton won the team title with 154.5 points. Alta...

Storm Lake’s David Tucker nips Travis Zevenbergen to win the 400 meters in the

Unity Christian Relays. Tucker set a new meet record in 51.21 seconds.

Photo by Jim Shima

Friday, 17/04/15
Carlson a double winner, Tucker sets meet record for boys Nate Carlson won the shot put and discus, and David Tucker captured the 400 meters in a new meet record time to help Storm Lake open its outdoor track and field season with a sixth-place finish in the Unity Christian Invitational...

Family & Friends

Here is the Outhouse Lady Teresa Minard (right) and her sidekick Barbara

Johnson with some of the props they brought along. Barbara holds a fake

snake, an old Sears catalogue (toilet paper option number 1) and corncobs

(toilet paper option number 2). In Teresa’s bucket is a bag of lime, which

was often sprinkled on the contents below to keep the smell down.

Thursday, 16/04/15
Clarinda lady brings back outhouses from the bowels of history By DOLORES CULLEN When we caught wind that Iowa’s own “Outhouse Lady” was coming to Lake Pointe Villa, we wanted to meet her. Over the last dozen years, retired Clarinda schoolteacher...

Samantha Castillo, Eh Ler Moo Taw, Amy Slight and Nyathijin

Nyaw get ready for the show.

Thursday, 16/04/15
“Bee”-lieve in Yourself is the name of the upcoming informance (performance with information) at Storm Lake Elementary School Tuesday, April 21, beginning at 7 p.m. The program will feature 190-plus fourth graders singing about the importance of “...

Opinions

The Iowa Supreme Court took pains, it appeared, to repeatedly dwell on the “public purpose” requirement when a government authority grants eminent domain to condemn land. The case (Clarke County Reservoir Commission v. Edwin D. and Deloris A. Robins Revokable Trust) involved a 28E...
The Storm Lake School Board last week was forced into a vote to increase local property taxes because the Iowa Legislature is incapable of governing effectively. The school board had to approve a budget to meet its deadline under state law. Yet the legislature had not set how much growth in state...
By ART CULLEN Hillary Clinton set off on a merry road trip from her home in New York on Sunday in a black van named Scooby Doo and two trusted aides. Plus two Secret Service vehicles. Destination: Iowa. Monticello and Norwalk, to be precise. The former first lady and secretary of state is...
By DON BEHM Recently we rode by the home we had owned and lived in for 50 years. I noticed the wrought iron handrails were gone. I asked one of my kids why the new owner would take the rails off the porch. My kid said he did not know but that many new homes being built do not have handrails. I...

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