Top: Personnel from multiple departments are at the

intersection where the accident occured in this photo

taken from the farm (see map) on the left. A police

car is parked up near the train.

Dad, husband, farmer, coach perishes at tricky intersection near Sulphur A Storm Lake man died Wednesday morning when the agricultural sprayer he was driving collided with a train east of Storm Lake. The Buena Vista County Communications Center received a report at 9:30 a.m. of the accident at...

Lual War, 50, was jailed in Denison the weekend

before his trial on another charge.

Packed courtroom awaits trial. No defendant. He’s in jail in Denison. He is hauled up. Jurors read books. And now he says he wanted to plead guilty all along, in Nuer language. BY TOM CULLEN Buena Vista County Attorney Dave Patton only had one item on his agenda going into Tuesday...
Six cygnets were hatched out on Tim Humes’s pond in northern Buena Vista County last Sunday. He took the picture on Monday. 

Chris Cleveland

Cleveland to fill Anderson’s chair BY TOM CULLEN Iowa Central Community College has named one of its former electrical instructors as the next head of its Storm Lake Center. Iowa Central President Dan Kinney told The Storm Lake Times Wednesday Chris Cleveland, who worked at Iowa Central as...

Top: Personnel from multiple departments are at the

intersection where the accident occured in this photo

taken from the farm (see map) on the left. A police

car is parked up near the train.

Lual War, 50, was jailed in Denison the weekend

before his trial on another charge.

Chris Cleveland

Local News

May cede SLHS annex in 5 years 10-ACRE SITE EYED BY TOM CULLEN Iowa Central Community College is expected to purchase a site of about 10 acres to house its new industrial training center, with the expectation of further expansions. Iowa Central President Dan Kinney told The Storm Lake Times...
Banuelos’s pay restored, moved from tax to MV BY TOM CULLEN The Buena Vista County Board of Supervisors approved a settlement on Tuesday with the former deputy treasurer, who alleged she experienced workplace retaliation during her three years in the tax department. The only comment a...

Sports

Spencer’s Kade Carpenter tries to tag Storm Lake’s Mark Eddie at home

plate while trying to score on a wild pitch during their game on Monday at

Tornado Field. Eddie was safe on the play. TIMES photo by JAMIE KNAPP

Friday, 15/06/18
Tigers prevail, 9-8 Spencer scored three runs in the top of the eighth inning and Storm Lake could only counter with two runs in the bottom half as the Tigers came away with a 9-8 win in a Lakes Conference game on Monday at Tornado Field. Storm Lake took a 1-0 lead in the first inning,...

Storm Lake’s Skylar Cole is tagged out at third base by Spencer’s

Katelyn Nissen during their game on Monday at Tornado Field.

TIMES photo by JAMIE KNAPP

Friday, 15/06/18
Tornadoes collect 14 hits in 12-4 triumph Rachel Bozonie went 4-for-4 with three doubles, scored four runs and drove in a pair of runs to help power Storm Lake to a 12-4 win over Spencer in a Lakes Conference game on Monday at Tornado Field. The Tornadoes scored three runs in the first...
Friday, 15/06/18
Sam Peters cracked a grand slam — his first career home run — in the first inning, but Storm Lake St. Mary’s was unable to score the rest of the way as Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire got past the Panthers  5-4 in a Twin Lakes Conference game on Monday at...

Family & Friends

People keep coming in for DoTerra TerraShield, says The Daily Apple

owner Amanda Walljasper-Tate. It is available as a spray or non-spray.

TIMES photo by DOLORES CULLEN

Friday, 15/06/18
ALTERNATIVE TO BUG SPRAY BY DOLORES CULLEN There’s an item that, as they say, is flying off the shelves at The Daily Apple. “TerraShield,” an essential oil made by DoTerra, has customers telling their friends how well it repels bugs. It was in...

There’s a Color-A-Thon in Laurens July 14.

Friday, 15/06/18
Lace up your shoes and participate in the many 5Ks – or if you’re ambitious, a 10K or half marathon – this summer. ALBERT CITY SUMMERFEST Freedom Rock 5K Run/Walk is Saturday, June 16 starting at 7:30 a.m. It begins at the Albert City Fire Station...

Opinions

EDITORIALS BY ART CULLEN Good for Storm Lake Public Safety Director Mark Prosser for bringing the National Immigration Forum to The City Beautiful last week to conduct a focus group as part of 30 across the nation. The panel included Latino and Anglo public officials and pastors as part of the...
FILLERS BY JOHN CULLEN When Donald Trump ran for president, he said America would win so much we’d get tired of winning. I’m tired of winning. I can’t afford to win any more. Because of Trump’s trade policies, expenses at The Storm Lake Times will increase nearly $35,000...
Trump wanted to use the Postal Service to hit back at Amazon, but he may end up doing the opposite. BY JIM HIGHTOWER The U.S. postal system has 30,000 outlets serving every part of America. It employs 630,000 people in good middle-class jobs. And it proudly delivers letters and packages clear...
EDITORIALS BY ART CULLEN The photo was striking and remains vivid: Citizens First National Bank Chairman George Schaller with that dead-serious look on his face, palms spread up splayed on the conference table, leaning forward. Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley sat opposite him, reclining...

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