The risen Christ appears on this stained glass window

in Schaller United Methodist Church. Times photo by

Dolores Cullen

‘Peace! Do not be afraid!’ After the Sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene came with the other Mary to inspect the tomb. Suddenly, there was a mighty earthquake as the angel of the Lord descended from heaven. He came to the stone, rolled it back and sat on...
Lien Tejeda Lores
Dancer, DJ, handyman
Fund drive set to return Lien Lores’s body to Cuba Funds are being raised to return the body of a Storm Lake man who lost his life in a motorcycle accident to his homeland of Cuba. The Buena Vista County Sheriff reported Lien Tejeda Lores died Monday night after his motorcycle hit an...
Christian Eberle
Gun with laser, ammo found
This could be the scrape that nabs Christian Eberle IDENTIFIED AS PISTOL-WHIPPED POT SELLER BY TOM CULLEN Christian Eberle has a long history of narcotics delivery and criminal activity in Northwest Iowa. He was the victim of an attempted murder in Palo Alto County over a dispute law...

The goldfish netted from Storm Lake is held by Matt Mork of the Iowa

Department of Natural Resources.

15-incher points to problem of invasive species BY DOLORES CULLEN How did a 15-inch goldfish end up in Storm Lake? It was probably dumped out of someone’s aquarium, says DNR fisheries biologist Ben Wallace. And that’s a no-no. The fish was caught last week along with hundreds of...

The risen Christ appears on this stained glass window

in Schaller United Methodist Church. Times photo by

Dolores Cullen

Lien Tejeda Lores
Dancer, DJ, handyman
Christian Eberle
Gun with laser, ammo found

The goldfish netted from Storm Lake is held by Matt Mork of the Iowa

Department of Natural Resources.

Local News

Timeline stretched to cut tax rate BY TOM CULLEN The Storm Lake School Board directed Supt. Stacey Cole to plan the same building project that failed a bond vote last winter, but with a longer timeline that’ll ease taxpayer burden in the short-term. Cole told the board Wednesday the...
Interviews set for next week BY TOM CULLEN Alta-Aurelia School District has selected four candidates for interviews later this month. Board Secretary Vicki Kolpin told The Storm Lake Times the school board and the district’s search consultant, Paul Tedesco, winnowed the field of...

Sports

Storm Lake’s Andy Rodriguez vies for the ball with Spirit Lake’s Ben

Steffens during their game on Monday night at Tornado Stadium.

TIMES photo by JAMIE KNAPP

Friday, 19/04/19
Jose Martinez and Jonathan Matute each scored a goal and Elijah Santellan and Caesar Mena combined for the shutout in goal as No. 3-ranked Storm Lake got past Spirit Lake 2-0 in a Lakes Conference boys soccer game on Monday night at Tornado Stadium. Carlos Munoz recorded an assist for...
Friday, 19/04/19
Emma Kenkel and Sami Lalone each won an individual event to help lead Storm Lake to a third-place finish in the Spirit Lake Invitational on Tuesday night. Spencer won the meet with 210 points. Storm Lake scored 107 points. Kenkel ran the 200 meters and finished second with a clocking of...

Storm Lake’s Fletcher Kucera hits a chip shot during Tuesday’s

meet against Alta-Aurelia and Ridge View at Lake Creek Country

Club. TIMES photo by JAMIE KNAPP

Friday, 19/04/19
Ben Raveling carded a 40 to capture medalist honors and help Storm Lake win a boys triangular golf meet on Tuesday at Lake Creek. The Tornadoes carded a 189 team score. Ridge View was second with a 208 and Alta-Aurelia third with a 213. Mark Eddie and Fletcher Kucera shared runner-up...

Family & Friends

From left: Dale Fibelstad, Hunter O’Bannon, Dan Robinson, Ron Dewey,

Al Patten, Aaron Johnson, Aaron Waldner, Clark Fort, Jared Brashears,

Jeff O’Bannon, Jason (Spot) McKenna.

Friday, 19/04/19
It just wouldn’t be Holy Thursday without the Storm Lake United Methodist Church’s Last Supper drama. “That You May Have Everlasting Life” was performed Thursday evening with local people cast as Jesus, his disciples and other biblical...
Hearing instrument specialist Lisa Jorgensen and her son Tryggvye in
front of Jorgensen Hearing Center. Lisa and her brother Luke own the
business. TIMES photo by DOLORES CULLEN
Friday, 19/04/19
Take care of your hearing because it impacts your overall health, says Lisa BY DOLORES CULLEN Lisa Jorgensen of the new Jorgensen Hearing Center at 205 Flindt Drive, Suite 1, is carrying on the legacy of her family’s business. Her father Dr. Daniel Jorgensen...

Opinions

EDITORIALS BY ART CULLEN Of course we don’t like to report that Storm Lake’s graduation rate is slipping, down 3%. We don’t like hearing about test scores that much, either, because we usually don’t stack up that well given our demographics. So we don’t put too much...
FILLERS BY JOHN CULLEN Local newspapers are basically little machines that spit out healthier democracies. That’s the conclusion of the Nieman Foundation’s Joshua Benton, who says studies show that strong local newspapers “increase voter turnout, reduce government corruption,...
BY JIM MCDIARMID Anette Stone, a freshman from New York City, represented one of my few successes as a young teacher at Buena Vista in 1963. I wasn’t qualified to be a college instructor, but my debate coach, Gladys Kuehl, spoke on my behalf and the administration figured my year as a...
CAPITOL LETTERS BY STATE REPRESENTATIVE DAN A. HUSEMAN R-District 3, Aurelia Last Thursday morning, someone in our caucus asked what the soil temperature was. One  member answered it was 44 degrees, but 53 degrees on Monday. He said when the soil is dry and 50 degrees, planters roll in...

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