One of two Cherokee County deputies followed the chased car

into Storm Lake.

Woman tries to swim from cops The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office and Storm Lake Police arrested a Sioux City woman for driving through Emerald Park and crashing into the lake while eluding law enforcement. At 9:08 p.m. Sunday, the Storm Lake Police Department responded to a vehicle...
Storm Lake High School held a pep rally last Friday before its game against Sioux City Heelan during which the 2017 homecoming court was announced. Candidates for queen are pictured from left to right: Pasha Nyewe, Arwal Andrews, Yasmine Bourommavong, Carina Keokham, Danielle Reyes and Cindy...

Longtime SLHS math teacher Marcella Koth.

Former math teacher chosen for homecoming parade BY DOLORES CULLEN “Math is fun!” Marcella Koth proclaims it. This former Storm Lake High School math teacher has been chosen as the grand marshal of the Homecoming parade coming up Friday. “It is great to see Marcella bestowed...

Six Buena Vista County veterans were among the 145 veterans on the 15th

Brushy Creek Honor Flight last Saturday, Sept. 16. Front row left to right:

David Waterman, Alta; Ronald Schreier, Storm Lake. Back: Lynn Johnson,

Alta; David Lydell, Alta; Mark Fitzgerald, Storm Lake; Richard Waggoner,

Newell. All served in the Vietnam era.

Lynn Johnson, 72, of Alta shared a few of the many photos he took on the 15th Brushy Creek Honor Flight. Johnson, a Vietnam Army veteran, is commander of Alta VFW Post 6172 color guard. This Fonda native is a retired trucker. He’s been taking pictures since he was a child, armed with one of...

One of two Cherokee County deputies followed the chased car

into Storm Lake.

Longtime SLHS math teacher Marcella Koth.

Six Buena Vista County veterans were among the 145 veterans on the 15th

Brushy Creek Honor Flight last Saturday, Sept. 16. Front row left to right:

David Waterman, Alta; Ronald Schreier, Storm Lake. Back: Lynn Johnson,

Alta; David Lydell, Alta; Mark Fitzgerald, Storm Lake; Richard Waggoner,

Newell. All served in the Vietnam era.

Local News

New chef seeks to improve restaurant Revenue beats last year by 23% BY TOM CULLEN Weigand-Omega of Wichita, Kan., expects major improvements to Regatta Grille by next spring, as the management company hired an executive chef to oversee the restaurant that has failed to meet expectations,...
Closed meeting involving BV board averted; Sac, Calhoun meet in secret to talk insurance payments Sac attorney rebuffs public $40,000 in bills yet to be paid BY TOM CULLEN Sac County Drainage Attorney Colin McCullough stormed out of a joint meeting of Buena Vista, Sac and Calhoun counties...

Sports

Wednesday, 20/09/17
No. 7 Crusaders nip No. 8 Tornadoes, 10-7 When two teams are pretty evenly-matched on paper, special teams can oftentimes be the difference. A made field goal, a roughing the punter penalty and a blocked field goal all had a major impact in last Friday’s game between No. 7 Sioux...

Buena Vista running back Tariq Thomas stretches for the goal line during

the first half of their Iowa Conference game against Central last Saturday.

TIMES photo by JAMIE KNAPP

Wednesday, 20/09/17
Beavers edge Central 39-38 in overtime In a game that featured over 1,000 yards of total offense, it ultimately came down to a mere 2 yards on a two-point conversion run by T.J. Lint that gave Buena Vista a dramatic 39-38 overtime win over Central in the Iowa Conference opener last...
Wednesday, 20/09/17
Gracie Meier finished third in the 100 breast stroke to help Storm Lake place eighth in the Fort Dodge Invitational last Saturday. Cedar Fall won the meet with 471.5 points. Storm Lake scored 102. Storm Lake qualified for the finals in seven of the 11 events and were in the championship...

Family & Friends

Rhonda and Steve Wykoff

Wednesday, 20/09/17
MY FAVORITE RECIPES BY MARY CULLEN Following her retirement from working 35 years as a mental health counselor in Fort Dodge, Rhonda Wykoff of Pomeroy began a new career. She is now taking online classes through Wartburg seminary to work towards becoming an ordained...

Giovanny Nava, Macy Lane, Maddison Lane and Melissa Nava got to

meet Curious George.

Wednesday, 20/09/17
AROUND TOWN BY MARY CULLEN A large crowd of children and their parents enjoyed the IPTV Curious George program on Saturday at the Storm Lake Public Library. The children played games, made crafts, watched movies featuring the funny monkey and enjoyed lunch of Hundley...

Opinions

EDITORIALS BY ART CULLEN The stomach grumbled as we circled the block for a fifth time trying to find a parking spot on Lake Avenue anywhere close to one of our favorite sandwich shops. Most people would have driven off to a fast food joint, but we like the owner of this little coffee shop...
EDITOR'S NOTEBOOK BY ART CULLEN Gene Tinker smelled his own demise in June. He was the worker who oversaw animal feeding operations for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Representatives from the Iowa Farm Bureau and Iowa Pork Producers were in Director Chuck Gipps office complaining...
On Sept. 14, the Register headlines included “Transgender bathroom policy is flash point in Fairfield school election,” “Bullying being investigated in Iowa teenager’s suicide, police tell TV station,” “Like falling into a pit: How to talk to loved ones about...
I listened to a speech this past week concerning our country passing the debt level of $20 trillion, by Rand Paul. And he brought out a lot of points that speak to a letter to the editor submitted last week titled “Democrats Care More.” In Washington it is argued that you are more...

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