Rembrandt Foods CEO Dave Rettig, second from right, speaks across the table to Sen. Chuck Grassley about post-flu issues in the egg industry. Sitting with his arms crossed at the end of the table is Newell turkey grower Dana Haahr.

Area turkey growers ask for standard response protocol after an outbreak Egg layers get shorted from indemnity fund By Tom Cullen Rembrandt Foods CEO Dave Rettig told U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley that Congress undervalues egg layers by three-fold during a meeting at Storm Lake Public Library Tuesday...
Her journey to weight loss started with removal of 16-pound tumor By Dolores Cullen You might say Christina Julius Luther is half the woman she used to be. This Storm Lake native and 1986 graduate of St. Mary’s High School unabashedly shows pictures of herself at 417 pounds. That was...
Bolden takes third trip, this one for 2 years A Storm Lake man was sentenced to two years in prison Monday for violating his probation after being charged with public intoxication 14 times. Martell Bolden, 29, was sentenced to two concurrent terms in prison for violating the terms of his...
‘Rumil 9-5-60’ ring may be claimed By Dolores Cullen A wedding band with the inscription “Rumil “9-5-60” was found on top of the metal awning that was removed from the Weaver Realtors building at 607 Lake Ave. Wednesday. On the same day, wood panels were taken off...

Rembrandt Foods CEO Dave Rettig, second from right, speaks across the table to Sen. Chuck Grassley about post-flu issues in the egg industry. Sitting with his arms crossed at the end of the table is Newell turkey grower Dana Haahr.

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Rembrandt Foods CEO Dave Rettig, second from right, speaks across the table to Sen. Chuck Grassley about post-flu issues in the egg industry. Sitting with his arms crossed at the end of the table is Newell turkey grower Dana Haahr.

Area turkey growers ask for standard response protocol after an outbreak Egg layers get shorted from indemnity fund By Tom Cullen Rembrandt Foods CEO Dave Rettig told U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley that Congress undervalues egg layers by three-fold during a meeting at Storm Lake Public Library Tuesday...
Her journey to weight loss started with removal of 16-pound tumor By Dolores Cullen You might say Christina Julius Luther is half the woman she used to be. This Storm Lake native and 1986 graduate of St. Mary’s High School unabashedly shows pictures of herself at 417 pounds. That was...

Sports

Friday, 28/08/15
The preseason Iowa Conference volleyball coaches poll was released on Monday and Buena Vista has been tabbed as the near-unanimous favorite to win the 2015 regular season crown. The Beavers received six of a possible seven first-place votes (coaches cannot vote for their own team) and...
Friday, 28/08/15
Micah Barnes went 13-for-13 in serving, charted 11 digs and five kills to help Alta-Aurelia open its volleyball season with a three-game nonconference win over OA-BCIG on Tuesday night at Ida Grove. Game scores were 25-15, 25-19, 25-17. Lauren Rohwer went 11-for-12 in hitting with nine...
Friday, 28/08/15
Ridge View returns several of its top players from a successful 24-10 team of a year ago. The Raptors won the Western Valley Conference with a 9-0 record. Heading the list of key returning players are second team all-conference libero Kaylee Blenner (87 digs, 78 assists, 26 aces) and...

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Marilyn Huseman of Alta and Virginia Carlson of Storm Lake will share the quilt with their three sisters. Times photos by Dolores Cullen

Friday, 28/08/15
BY DOLORES CULLEN All the girls were musical The bond between the six Hunter sisters who grew up on a farm between Storm Lake and Newell is immortalized in a colorful “sisters quilt,” created by two of the sisters – Marilyn Huseman of Alta and...
Friday, 28/08/15
Aug. 31: Morgan Jacobson of Alta turns 17. She’s busy in volleyball and dance. Happy birthday, love Grandma and Grandpa.     Aug. 30: Happy 10th birthday to this fourth grader at Alta-Aurelia. Have a great birthday, Emily!  ...

Opinions

BY ART CULLEN It is a marvel that Buena Vista County Board of Supervisors Chairman Dale Arends could fit into his cranium the idea that the identity or largesse of his paymaster be kept a secret from the public. Yet that is what Arends told us Tuesday as the board attempted to stonewall The Storm...
BY CINDY WIEMOLD Executive Director, Faith, Hope and Charity, Storm Lake “There are more big changes coming at us, and coming faster, than we’ve seen in the past 30 years in this field.”  This statement was voiced recently by a seasoned executive of a disability services...
BY VEE TUTT, Storm Lake I rented the Frank Starr shelter house for a family gathering on Sunday, Aug. 16. I can truthfully say, it was a disgrace because of the filth (leaves, twigs, dirt, plastic bottles, soda cans, etc.) on the concrete in and around the shelter. But the worst was over 200 bird...
BY ART CULLEN Rembrandt Foods President Dave Rettig has been reminded that necessity is the mother of invention as he raced around the globe looking for eggs that he could roll in to get his flu-stricken liquid eggs business back on the wing. We shared in his enormous relief as Rettig told us last...

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