A space to listen, to see, to perform And the mic works by Art Cullen An impish person could hope that someone in the sound booth was trying to get a little rise out of Storm Lake School Superintendent Carl Turner on Sunday afternoon. The good doctor had been working three years solid on an $18...
Logan McKenzie and Natalia Carr were crowned king and queen prior to Alta-Aurelia’s homecoming football game against West Lyon last Friday night in Alta. TIMES photos by JAMIE KNAPP
IDNR to assess SL performance Etnyre won’t elaborate on failures by Tom Cullen The Storm Lake dredge has been sidelined due to a litany of recurring mechanical failures, according to Storm Lake Public Works Director Jason Etnyre. Etnyre told the Lake Improvement Commission that the public...
Storm Lake High School nominated Homecoming candidates at last Friday’s pep rally. They are, front row left to right: Marlen Gracia, Nora Seaman, Ailyn Elizalde, Katrina Chaiyawong, August Satibanchong and Amber Chrischilles. Back: Fernando Elizalde, Parker Lange, Josh Werge, Efrain Gonzalez...

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A space to listen, to see, to perform And the mic works by Art Cullen An impish person could hope that someone in the sound booth was trying to get a little rise out of Storm Lake School Superintendent Carl Turner on Sunday afternoon. The good doctor had been working three years solid on an $18...
Logan McKenzie and Natalia Carr were crowned king and queen prior to Alta-Aurelia’s homecoming football game against West Lyon last Friday night in Alta. TIMES photos by JAMIE KNAPP

Sports

Wednesday, 28/09/16
Tornadoes beat Humboldt, 38-19 Team only unbeaten remaining in district After an emotionally-charged win over Sioux City Heelan in its previous game and homecoming just around the corner, it would be understandable for Storm Lake to have a letdown in its game against Humboldt. There...

Buena Vista’s T.J. Lint tries to tackle Simpson wide receiver

Matt Etherton during the first half of their game last Saturday

at BVU. TIMES photo by JAMIE KNAPP

Wednesday, 28/09/16
Beavers get 3 field goals in 17-9 setback Jalen Henningsen became Buena Vista’s all-time leader in receiving yards and Tyler Stolen kicked the second-longest field goal in school history, but it wasn’t enough as Simpson got past Buena Vista 17-9 in an Iowa Conference game...
Wednesday, 28/09/16
Storm Lake used its depth by winning three relay events and two individual events to capture the Des Moines North Invitational for the third straight year last Saturday. The Tornadoes scored 274 points. Des Moines Hoover was second with 198. The 200 medley relay team of Kylie Mongan,...

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Rudy and Bre Wieck

Wednesday, 28/09/16
MY FAVORITE RECIPES By MARY CULLEN This is Storm Lake High School Homecoming week so we are featuring Coach Rudy Wieck and his wife, Bre. They will be among the many fans cheering for a Tornado win on Friday night. “Football is our whole life,” Bre...
Wednesday, 28/09/16
Everyone is invited to travel Iowa’s scenic byways and back roads looking for one-of-a-kind creations. The 13th annual Artisans Road Trip will be held on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 9 from noon to 5 p.m. This year we have 41 artists...

Opinions

By ART CULLEN If you want to know how much Iowa has learned about water flow and flood resiliency, look at an aerial photo of Cedar Rapids. The Linn County Courthouse remains in the middle of the river. It was to be evacuated by Monday morning. Male jail inmates are being moved to the men’s...
EDITOR'S NOTEBOOK By ART CULLEN The football season ended Saturday when St. John’s beat St. Thomas in football in Collegevile, Minn. Back to politics: Hillary Clinton is poised to lose Iowa. It is hers to lose, and the polls with other indicators suggest that she will. The Democrats...
STRAY THOUGHTS By RANDY EVANS The nation’s third largest bank — the biggest in Iowa, by the way — must not have paid attention to the banking shenanigans that led to the financial crisis a decade ago. Otherwise, you would think John Stumpf, the chief executive of Wells Fargo...
By ART CULLEN Anyone who thinks Storm Lake is stuck in the mud or moving sideways should show up Sunday afternoon for the dedication of the renovated high school with a performing arts center. And then they should take a cruise around town to see how this community has made huge investments over...

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