Albert City photographer Tim Fuchs watches five eagles’ nests around the area and came away with some spectacular shots last weekend. Female bald eagles begin laying eggs in mid-February. She lays one to three eggs, one at a time, with separation of a day or two between each egg. They will...

Tyler Brock of Sioux City is Director of Laboratory Services at Siouxland District Health Department.

He investigated mouse in burrito in Sioux City BY DOLORES CULLEN When a customer at Jim’s Burgers in Sioux City said he found a mouse in his burrito, a Storm Lake native stepped in to calm the storm of questions, rumors and accusations that followed. Tyler Brock, 46, from the Storm...

The jazz choir, left to right: Zoe Lopez, Kayla Keokham, Emmanuel Morales, Sarah Olson, Davion McDaniels, Tiahna Burton, Yeeshai Valdivia, Beauna Thammathai, Austin Knapp, Jessica Slight, Jaxon Burton, Rose Phiakhamta, Joey Chanthavisou, Alayna Rice, Reed Wunschel, Lisa Pham. Director is Joanne Tucker. 

The Storm Lake Music Department presented its annual Swing Show last Friday evening. Photos by Dolores Cullen Corbet Butler is in his first year as jazz band director. The players are:      Trumpets – Christian Roque, Yeeshai Valdivia, Santiago Moral, Joe Langner...

Local News

02/21/2020 - 10:03am
Town must annex bridge to qualify for $1M in state aid BY TOM CULLEN Confusion over annexation has pushed back the replacement of the Linn Grove Bridge to 2022. Buena Vista County Engineer Bret Wilkinson told The Storm Lake Times the DOT has...

Sports

02/21/2020 - 10:59am
The season-long issue of turnovers reared its head to begin the postseason for Storm Lake. The Tornadoes committed 30 of them on Wednesday night as Spencer ended their season with a 64-48 win in a Class 4A regional quarterfinal game at Spencer....

Family & Friends

Owners Marty Rath and Vicky Foley. 

02/21/2020 - 10:42am
New owners make improvements BY DOLORES CULLEN Have you met Marty Rath and his girlfriend Vicky Foley, owners of the Lighthouse Inn? The couple purchased the property from Lyman and Janine Hepworth who had it for eight months. Before that, it was...

Opinion

02/21/2020 - 9:08am
EDITORIALS BY ART CULLEN We finally have an estimate of “new” money for conservation in Gov. Kim Reynolds’s proposal to increase the sales tax by a penny: just $82 million, according to Peter Fisher and David Osterberg of the Iowa Fiscal Partnership...

Obituaries

02/20/2020 - 8:41am
Ron Ellefson, 78, of Storm Lake died on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 at his home. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 1 p.m. at St. Mark Lutheran Church in Storm Lake. Visitation will take place on Friday, Feb. 21, from 5-7 p.m. at...

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