Sin 2,000 years ago still a sin, he says By Douglas Burns Jefferson Herald U.S. Rep. Steve King, R-Kiron, suggests gays won’t make it to heaven. What’s more, in an interview, King intimated that the divorced or cohabitators could be thwarted in the pursuit of eternal salvation as...
Storm Lake artist’s works grace annex to Methodist Church By DOLORES CULLEN You’ve heard of the Witter Gallery. How about the Witter Chapel? It’s a chapel designed by Storm Lake artist Ella Witter and built into the education wing of the Storm Lake United Methodist Church in...
Only SL grid coach in Hall By WHITNEY ROBINSON A campaign is underway to name the Storm Lake High School football field after John Swanson. SLHS alumnus Scott Randall shared his feelings with the school board on Wednesday evening. John Swanson was a great person and outstanding coach in the...

Local News

USA Today study finds the City Beautiful ahead of the curve By 2060, the rest of Iowa may look like the streets of Storm Lake, full of diversity. Buena Vista is the most racially and ethnically diverse county in Iowa, according to an analysis of Census data by USA Today and The Des Moines...
Sin 2,000 years ago still a sin, he says By Douglas Burns Jefferson Herald U.S. Rep. Steve King, R-Kiron, suggests gays won’t make it to heaven. What’s more, in an interview, King intimated that the divorced or cohabitators could be thwarted in the pursuit of eternal salvation as...

Sports

Storm Lake’s Gracie Meier swims the 100 breast stroke during Tuesday night’s meet

at Spencer.

Thursday, 23/10/14
Tornadoes beat Metro for first time this year Destini Oehlertz shattered her own school record in the 100 backstroke to win the event and Keely Soellner broke her own record in the 500 freestyle to lead Storm Lake in a girls double dual swim meet at Spencer on Tuesday. The Tornadoes...

Storm Lake’s Blake Berry closes in on Sioux City Heelan quarterback Nick McCann

during a fake field goal play in their game last Friday night. TIMES photo by

JAMIE KNAPP

Thursday, 23/10/14
Tornadoes visit winless Bulldogs today BY JAMIE KNAPP Now that the meat grinder of Storm Lake’s schedule is finally done, the Tornadoes can now play an opponent who is on the same level. Storm Lake has gone through a gauntlet the last three weeks in Sergeant Bluff-Luff-Luton,...

Alta-Aurelia’s Bryce Radke carries the ball during last Friday night’s game against

LeMars Gehlen. The Warriors are at West Sioux today. TIMES photo by

ROB MCCARTNEY

Thursday, 23/10/14
Falcons denied A-A playoff berth in ’13 BY JAMIE KNAPP Alta-Aurelia is looking to do to West Sioux what the Falcons did to the Warriors last year. West Sioux knocked the Warriors out of playoff contention in the final game of the regular season. One year later, Alta-Aurelia has...

Family & Friends

Thursday, 23/10/14
The Buena Vista University National Alumni Association honored four individuals for their service to the university and to their communities at a special luncheon and at half-time of the Homecoming game on Oct. 4. Jeremy Peichel, Class of 2009, and his wife Wendy (...
Wednesday, 22/10/14
Storm Lake Schools          Monday: Super nachos or baked breaded fish, refried beans and cinnamon stick          Tuesday: Italian dunkers with marinara sauce or BBQ rib sandwich, steamed...

Opinions

Joni Ernst has a solution to the problems of government: Blow it up. Worried about Social Security? Scrap it for private vouchers that may or may not sustain Grandma. Don’t like the EPA dragging its feet on renewable fuels? Get rid of it. Think the Affordable Care Act is a drag on the economy...
Book of poetry describes Korean War through the words of a one-legged Marine By ART CULLEN One war bleeds into the next until you forget what you were fighting for. The Korean War never really ended — we are still technically at war with North Korea and its NBA-loving dictator with a bad...
By DON BEHM There was an article in The Storm Lake Times about my retirement 25 years ago. I had retired from the food industry after 46 years of service. In 1943 I started working part-time in a small store. I spent 1945 and 1946 in the army. In the army the only thing I had to do with food was...
As we learned in civics class, we practice a two-party form of republican democracy for better or worse. Democrat and Republican. Many parliamentary forms of government have multiple parties that form governing coalitions: think Italy. Third-party and independent candidates do not fare well in Iowa...

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