Nate Titus, as Shrek, breaks into song during dress rehearsal Monday night. Times photos by Dolores Cullen

Nate Titus ‘made for the role’ of Shrek in Alta BY DOLORES CULLEN “He walked up there and was Shrek,” says Tessa Baxter, director of Buena Vista Community Theatre’s “Shrek the Musical” debuting this weekend at the Roxy Theater in Alta. She’s...

Portraits of the dogs up for adoption so far, include, top row left to right: Buttons, Doodle, Benson, Jet. Middle: Bowie, Miller, Wiggles, Harvey. Bottom: Scruffy, Cash, Jagger, Nugget. Photos are at Petfinder.com

33 orphans need foster homes BY DOLORES CULLEN Staff at Lake Animal Hospital are working overtime to care for the needs of and find new homes for 33 dogs removed from a pet-infested home in Storm Lake May 15. “It’s such a zoo,” says Lori Nehring of the situation. So far...
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources owns this dock. The city is supposed to maintain it. This is the result at the Storm Lake Marina, where $500,000 in dock repairs are needed. Fishermen pay license fees for this maintenance regimen, and boaters are assessed a marine fuel tax to support such...

Benches are in place for those who would rather sit than play. TIMES photos by DOLORES CULLEN

FH&C garden is also good looking BY DOLORES CULLEN Ground was broken last year for Faith, Hope & Charity a division of Hope Haven’s sensory garden. This year we get to see how the plans for the garden have actually materialized. Proposed by a BVU intern, the garden provides...
The metal mammoth created by Denny Allen of Aurelia is a fixture along C63 about 12 miles west of Storm Lake. The sculpture has been there since March 2018. Photo by Roger Feldhans

Local News

06/14/2019 - 9:55am
Work lasts spring to fall; using pilot car, no detour BY TOM CULLEN Hwy. 71 between Storm Lake and Early will be resurfaced next spring, according to the Iowa DOT’s five-year program released this week. DOT District 3 Planner Dakin Schultz says the...

Sports

Buena Vista University students Guy Tannenbaum, left, and Nick Henrichs are shown while broadcasting a BVU basketball game at Siebens Fieldhouse in February, just hours after the two student-athletes completed a baseball practice as both are members of the baseball team. Photo by Tim Gallagher, BVU

06/14/2019 - 11:08am
BVU baseball players Tannenbaum, Henrichs work on the field, in studio BY TIM GALLAGHER BVU Assistant Director of Communications More than three months ago in the first days of the season, Buena Vista University baseball players Guy Tannenbaum and...

Family & Friends

Levi Boyd in his workshop behind A&A Automotive. Times photos by Dolores Cullen

06/14/2019 - 10:41am
Levi Boyd turns reclaimed wood into tables, flags, you name it BY DOLORES CULLEN Storm Laker Levi Boyd has started his own woodworking business. A month ago he set up Endgrain Workshop in one of the large storage units behind A&A Automotive on...

Opinion

06/14/2019 - 9:02am
EDITORIALS BY ART CULLEN We were glad to meet Gov. Steve Bullock of Montana on Monday when he campaigned at Better Day Café for the Democratic presidential nomination. It’s a shame the rest of the nation won’t have the same opportunity in televised...

Obituaries

06/17/2019 - 9:13am
Ronald Keenan, 85, of Storm Lake died on Friday, June 14, 2019 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, June 20, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake. Burial will be in St. Mary's...

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