Dierking opts out of re-election run By Tom Cullen Emilia Marroquin plans to run for Storm Lake School Board to fill the Latina voice she feels the district needs. Applications to run for Storm Lake School Board were due to Storm Lake Board Secretary Trudy Pedersen at 5 p.m. Thursday, and three...
Stowe: Governor is not in control By Tom Cullen Des Moines Water Works CEO Bill Stowe maintains that he won’t cave into pressure from Gov. Terry Branstad. Branstad warned DMWW Tuesday in front of reporters that if it doesn’t drop its lawsuit against Sac, Calhoun and Buena Vista...
Albert City Threshermen & Collectors Show Aug 7-9 Older now, Bob Bennett has 4 classics By Dolores Cullen Bob Bennett of Storm Lake is one of many getting ready for the Albert City Threshermen and Collectors Show coming up Aug. 7-9 on the grounds. He’ll have four Oliver tractors on...
Drivers injured in head-on collision Two semis collided head-on at 12:41 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Highway 71 and C-25 in Buena Vista County.  The Buena Vista County Sheriff was notified of the accident and that one of the drivers was badly hurt and was trapped in the semi. The...

Local News

Board wants to get rid of property before winter, with failing boiler By Tom Cullen Five developers are interested in the South School property, according to Superintendent Carl Turner. Turner told The Storm Lake Times that The Weltz Company, Compass Pointe, Southwest Minnesota, Seldin Company...
Dierking opts out of re-election run By Tom Cullen Emilia Marroquin plans to run for Storm Lake School Board to fill the Latina voice she feels the district needs. Applications to run for Storm Lake School Board were due to Storm Lake Board Secretary Trudy Pedersen at 5 p.m. Thursday, and three...

Sports

Bryce Radke, a first team all-conference and first team all-district pick,

was the premier player in the area. He hit .408, scored an area-best

49 runs, and went 5-3 with a 1.92 ERA.

Friday, 31/07/15
BY JAMIE KNAPP If Bryce Radke was going to develop into a top-notch baseball player, a transformation needed to happen with his approach at the plate. The Alta-Aurelia junior needed to become a better hitter — period. He demonstrated that this season, learning to become a better...
Friday, 31/07/15
Alta-Aurelia, Ridge View trios head list of picks   Sioux Central pair also first teamers   Two teams had above .500 records in the area this summer for prep baseball. And those two — Alta-Aurelia and Ridge View — reaped the rewards for it as those two schools...
Tuesday, 28/07/15
Three players from conference champion Newell-Fonda and four players from runner-up Alta-Aurelia head the list of selections to the all-Twin Lakes Conference first team for softball, it was released. Newell-Fonda was represented by infielder Brianna Wells, outfielder mackenzie Mandernach...

Family & Friends

Jae Eccher and Ashley Swanson

Friday, 31/07/15
Jae Eccher and Ashley Swanson James and Arlene Swanson of Mankato, Minn. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Swanson, to Jae Eccher, son of Joel and Laura Eccher of Fonda. Ashley is a 2006 graduate of Mankato West High School and a 2011...
Friday, 31/07/15
George Norris celebrated his 96th birthday on July 30. Cards can reach him at 645 Hyland Ave., Sac City, IA 50583.

Opinions

We had hoped that South School could remain in public hands for public use, now that it has been declared archaic for educational purposes. As Supt. Carl Turner pointed out repeatedly, no public trust has approached him with a bag of money or even one thin dollar. We are about to get the next best...
By DAN DIERCKS, Hagerstown, Ind. A belated congratulations to The Storm Lake Times on its 25th anniversary. My wife and I have been subscribers since Vol. 1 No. 1 and haven’t missed an issue since then. I left Storm Lake in 1968 after graduating from St. Mary’s, but we have made...
By JIM TREAT, Storm Lake It looks like the House of Representatives caved in to Big Agriculture when it voted 275-150 to nullify all state laws governing the disclosure of genetically engineered ingredients on the container labels of the foods we purchase. The food manufacturers who market the...
By Art Cullen Hillary Clinton has two hurdles to overcome in her quest for the White House: trust and sincerity. Her carefully orchestrated campaign is doing little to burnish her in either of these two key areas. In Carroll over the weekend, Clinton met with about 80 Democrats from around the...

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