Rob Hach and his son Robbie Hach surveyed damage and recovered

personal items from the building Monday afternoon. TIMES photo by

DOLORES CULLEN

Houses Social Security site Damage over $100,000 BY DOLORES CULLEN Storm Lake firefighters had only to cross the street to get from the firehouse to a blaze at 800 Oneida St. Sunday night, but by the time they arrived at 11:55 p.m., heavy smoke with visible flames burning shot through a window...

Water quality panelists, from left: Tom Isenhart, ISU; Art Cullen, The

Storm Lake Times; Clay Masters, Iowa Public Radio; Adam Kiel, Iowa

Soybean Association; and Mary Skopec, Iowa Lakeside Laboratory. 

Times photo

$700M needed in Iowa alone, nutrient standard author says BY TOM CULLEN Panelists at a water-quality discussion hosted by Iowa Public Radio here Monday said Iowans recognize a problem but have not responded in the scale necessary to solve it. Buena Vista University last week announced Iowa...
Alta-Aurelia senior Erin Lockin is escorted by 2016 graduate Bryce Radke in the grand march at the school’s prom held Saturday night in the gym. With the theme “Enchanted Forest,” couples strolled through the woodsy décor strung with winding ivy. Times photo by Dolores...
A semi driven by Mikheil Gelishvili of Philadelphia, Pa., went in the ditch on N14 north of Albert City last Thursday afternoon when the right rear duels of the trailer got off the shoulder causing him to get sucked down in the west ditch. There was damage to the right front of the tractor and the...

Rob Hach and his son Robbie Hach surveyed damage and recovered

personal items from the building Monday afternoon. TIMES photo by

DOLORES CULLEN

Water quality panelists, from left: Tom Isenhart, ISU; Art Cullen, The

Storm Lake Times; Clay Masters, Iowa Public Radio; Adam Kiel, Iowa

Soybean Association; and Mary Skopec, Iowa Lakeside Laboratory. 

Times photo

Local News

Victims tried to claw their way out, 10 died Bradley avoids death penalty with plea BY TOM CULLEN A Kentucky trucker who drove for a Schaller trucking company was sentenced to life in prison for smuggling immigrants across the U.S.-Mexico border in a sweltering tractor-trailer. JAMES...
Cullen named grand marshal Pulitzer Prize winning newspaper editor Art Cullen has been named Grand Marshal for the 2018 Star Spangled Spectacular Big Parade. Art Cullen, Times editor and author of the forthcoming book, Storm Lake. Cullen is editor of the Storm Lake Times and won the Pulitzer...

Sports

Wednesday, 25/04/18
Scully taps in goal with 6 seconds left to give Tornadoes 2-1 win Ben Schekirke has been around soccer long enough to have seen it all, but what he witnessed in the waning seconds last Saturday in the Sioux City North Tournament left him in disbelief. Storm Lake scored two goals in the...
Wednesday, 25/04/18
Storm Lake St. Mary’s High School has rescheduled its inaugural Hall of Fame inductions for this Saturday at 7 p.m. in the school gym. The first was canceled due to inclement weather. All of the team and individual state champions will be inducted into the new athletic Hall of Fame...

Alta-Aurelia’s Alexa Fredericksen and Carly Drenth (front left, center)

run in the 3,000 meters during Monday’s Ridge View Relays. TIMES

photo by JAMIE KNAPP

Wednesday, 25/04/18
Kara Richard finished third in the shot put to help Ridge View finish seventh in the OA-BCIG Invitational track and field meet last Thursday in Ida Grove. It was Ridge View’s first outdoor meet of the season after five weather postponements. Kingsley-Pierson/Woodbury Central won...

Family & Friends

From left: Christina Spillman, Cole Hackbarth, Justin Forkpa, Skylar

Finch, Kathryn Keller and Dalton Walker.

Wednesday, 25/04/18
Buena Vista University (BVU) Theatre will present Michael Frayn’s “Noises Off” April 26-28 at 7:30 p.m. in Anderson Auditorium on the BVU campus. The closing night of the show will follow BVU’s annual Student Recognition Dinner. Tickets for the...
Wednesday, 25/04/18
The public is invited to the Storm Lake High School annual spring art show this weekend in the school gym. With the theme “That’s So Art,” the accomplishments of the department in many media will be showcased. Hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, April...

Opinions

EDITORIALS BY ART CULLEN We are humbled and gratified that the editor will represent The Storm Lake Times as grand marshal in the Star Spangled Spectacular’s Big Parade on July 4. We are especially humbled to be listed with the likes of Bob Feller, who brought the Heater From Van Meter to...
EDITOR'S NOTEBOOK BY ART CULLEN Josh Merchant is ripping up turf and planting new seeds as he attempts to reinvigorate and repopulate Buena Vista University. He has a new dean, Brian Lenzmeier, he soon will have a new marketing director and development director. A new head basketball coach...
Over the last month, I’ve heard Representative Steve King address the workforce shortage with a series of statistics regarding the number eligible workers. Unfortunately, his math doesn’t solve the workforce shortage impacting growth of Iowa businesses. First and foremost, the math...
Why can’t the Republicans in Congress get their man in the White House under control? He just did a “Tillerson” on Ambassador Haley: cut the legs of credibility right out from under her — left her standing pathetically alone, an ineffectual fool in the eyes of the world...

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